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BJP-Shiv Sena Alliance of 25 Years on Verge of Collapse

BJP-Shiv Sena Alliance of 25 Years on Verge of Collapse

INDIAPOST – The 25-year-old alliance between the BJP and the Shiv Sena was on the verge of collapse Friday with both parties adopting a tough stance on the issue of seat-sharing for the Oct 15 state assembly elections, party officials said. Both the warring partners are holding a series of crucial meetings during the day to […]

Doordarshan Sacks Newsreader Over Xi Jinping Blunder

Doordarshan Sacks Newsreader Over Xi Jinping Blunder

INDIAPOST – A news anchor for India’s state TV channel has been fired after she referred to Chinese President Xi Jinping as “Eleven” Jingping — apparently mistaking his name for a Roman numeral, a top official at the station said Friday. Xi left for China on Friday after a three-day visit to India, where he signed […]

Indian Muslims will Die for The Country: Modi Slams Al Qaeda

Indian Muslims will Die for The Country: Modi Slams Al Qaeda

INDIAPOST – Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday asserted in an interview to CNN that the patriotism of Indian Muslims is unquestionable, slamming the terrorist group Al Qaeda, which had earlier in September announced the formation of an Indian branch of its militant group. Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri had earlier in September described the formation […]

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Good News! Now, Fight Bipolar Disorder with Yoga

Good News! Now, Fight Bipolar Disorder with Yoga

INDIAPOST – Some patients with bipolar disorder may get emotional, cognitive and physical benefits from yoga practice, a new study has found. “Some individuals with bipolar disorder believe that yoga has had a significant positive impact on their life,” said Dr Lisa A Uebelacker of Butler Hospital and Brown University. The study also found that yoga […]

First iPhone 6 Buyer Drops It

First iPhone 6 Buyer Drops It

INDIAPOST – One has to be a really lucky person, to own the first iPhone 6 in the world. But as they say, all good things come to an end, and for Jack, the first iPhone 6 owner, from Perth, Australia, it ran out the moment he had the box in his hands. In his […]

Doordarshan Sacks Newsreader Over Xi Jinping Blunder

Doordarshan Sacks Newsreader Over Xi Jinping Blunder

INDIAPOST – A news anchor for India’s state TV channel has been fired after she referred to Chinese President Xi Jinping as “Eleven” Jingping — apparently mistaking his name for a Roman numeral, a top official at the station said Friday. Xi left for China on Friday after a three-day visit to India, where he signed […]

Technology

First iPhone 6 Buyer Drops It

First iPhone 6 Buyer Drops It

INDIAPOST – One has to be a really lucky person, to own the first iPhone 6 in the world. But as they say, all good things come to an end, and for Jack, the first iPhone 6 owner, from Perth, Australia, it ran out the moment he had the box in his hands. In his […]

Apple iPhone 6 Plus Teardown Reveals Qualcomm, Skyworks Chips

Apple iPhone 6 Plus Teardown Reveals Qualcomm, Skyworks Chips

INDIAPOST – San Francisco: Apple’s iPhone 6 Plus uses chips from Qualcomm, Skyworks Solutions, Avago Technologies and other companies, according to gadget repair firm iFixit, which pried one of the devices open in Melbourne early on Friday. Apple said it received a record 4 million first-day pre-orders for the new phones, double the number for […]

U.S, France, Britain to Press Assad on Chemical Arms

U.S, France, Britain to Press Assad on Chemical Arms

The United States, France and Britain warned President Bashar al-Assad on Monday that there would be consequences if he fails to stick to a deal under which Syria must give up its chemical weapons, and U.N. experts confirmed sarin gas was used in the August 21 attack in Damascus.Russia, which negotiated the deal with the […]

Travel

China Not Warlike, Says Xi, As Border Standoff Dominates India Trip

China Not Warlike, Says Xi, As Border Standoff Dominates India Trip

INDIAPOST – China is not a warlike nation, President Xi Jinping said on Thursday, during a rare trip to neighbour India that was dominated by a standoff on a barren Himalayan plateau between soldiers from the world’s two most populous nations. Robust comments from prime minister Narendra Modi about the dispute in territory claimed by […]

Indian Muslims will Die for The Country: Modi Slams Al Qaeda

Indian Muslims will Die for The Country: Modi Slams Al Qaeda

INDIAPOST – Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday asserted in an interview to CNN that the patriotism of Indian Muslims is unquestionable, slamming the terrorist group Al Qaeda, which had earlier in September announced the formation of an Indian branch of its militant group. Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri had earlier in September described the formation […]

Indian Monsoon Covers Entire Country – Weather Office

Indian Monsoon Covers Entire Country – Weather Office

INDIAPOST – India’s monsoon has covered the entire country, the weather office said on Thursday, two days behind the normal schedule in a year that is forecast to bring below-average rains. The revival of monsoon rains in the grain bowl of northwest and central regions should help speed up sowing of main summer crops such as […]

Health

Threats Won’t Work, Venkaiah Naidu Tells Ajit Singh

Threats Won’t Work, Venkaiah Naidu Tells Ajit Singh

INDIAPOST – Union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu Friday said RLD leader Ajit Singh’s “threats” on being asked to vacate his government bungalow here “won’t work”. “Threats won’t work,” Naidu told reporters here without directly naming Ajit Singh. He said there was no question of political vendetta against Ajit Singh, former civil aviation minister […]

Tropical Storm Flooding Paralyses Philippine Capital, 1 Dead

Tropical Storm Flooding Paralyses Philippine Capital, 1 Dead

INDIAPOST – Tens of thousands of people fled roof-high floods and one girl drowned in the Philippine capital on Friday as another vicious storm swept across the disaster-plagued country. Rescue workers in trucks and rubber dinghies plucked residents from the tops of flooded homes, after one of Manila’s major rivers burst its banks, swamping heavily […]

Good News! Now, Fight Bipolar Disorder with Yoga

Good News! Now, Fight Bipolar Disorder with Yoga

INDIAPOST – Some patients with bipolar disorder may get emotional, cognitive and physical benefits from yoga practice, a new study has found. “Some individuals with bipolar disorder believe that yoga has had a significant positive impact on their life,” said Dr Lisa A Uebelacker of Butler Hospital and Brown University. The study also found that yoga […]

Sports

R&A Allows Women Members after Overwhelming ‘Yes’ Vote

R&A Allows Women Members after Overwhelming ‘Yes’ Vote

INDIAPOST – After 260 years of exclusion, women will be allowed to join the Royal and Ancient golf club after an overwhelming members’ vote on Thursday opened the doors to the famous St Andrews clubhouse and a role in the governance of the game. More than 75 percent of the club’s 2,400 worldwide members, voting […]

‘Locksmith’ Dutt Hones Bag of Tricks for Asiad Gold

‘Locksmith’ Dutt Hones Bag of Tricks for Asiad Gold

INDIAPOST – Touching feet is the traditional Indian way of showing respect to someone but, as his numerous opponents would vouch, if it’s on the wrestling mat and the outstretched arms belong to Yogeshwar Dutt, it normally means danger. The 31-year-old is one of the Indian freestyle wrestlers who have challenged the sport’s popular image of […]

Palestinian Players Confident of Success at Asiad

Palestinian Players Confident of Success at Asiad

INDIAPOST – Most football teams competing at the Asian Games get the benefit of national training camps and logistical backup to ensure all the players need to concentrate on is the games. Not so for the Palestinian team — some of the players have had to avoiding air strikes, plan their routes to practice sessions to […]

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Ajit Singh’s Cronies Threaten to Cut Delhi Water Supply

Ajit Singh’s Cronies Threaten to Cut Delhi Water Supply

| September 18, 2014 |

INDIAPOST – The NDA government’s move to evict former Union minister Ajit Singh, from the Lutyens bungalow that he has overstayed in, took an ugly turn today after his supporters clashed with the police in which over 200 protesters were injured in Murad Nagar town in Ghaziabad district. Thousands of Ajit Singh’s supporters pelted stones at […]

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Australian Police Foil Beheading Plot by Islamic State

Australian Police Foil Beheading Plot by Islamic State

| September 18, 2014 |

INDIAPOST – Intelligence showed that militants connected with Islamic State were planning to behead a member of the public in Australia, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Thursday after hundreds of police raided homes in a sweeping counter-terrorism operation. Abbott said there was a “serious risk from a terrorist attack” days after Australia raised its national […]

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China’s Xi Supports India’s Aspiration for Greater UN Role

China’s Xi Supports India’s Aspiration for Greater UN Role

| September 18, 2014 |

INDIAPOST – China supports India’s aspiration to play a greater role at the United Nations, including on the Security Council, President Xi Jinping said in a speech on Thursday after a summit with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. India has no permanent seat on the Security Council despite being home to a seventh of the world’s […]

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Obama Nominates Indian-American as Ambassador to India

Obama Nominates Indian-American as Ambassador to India

| September 18, 2014 |

INDIAPOST – President Barack Obama nominated former State Department official Richard Verma as U.S. ambassador to India on Thursday, just ahead of a visit to Washington by new Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a White House statement said. Verma, an Indian-American, served as assistant secretary of state for legislative affairs at the State Department in the […]

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Al Qaeda Gears Up for Final Jihad Against India

Al Qaeda Gears Up for Final Jihad Against India

| July 18, 2014 |

INDIAPOST  – NEW DELHI: In India Al Qaeda is at the gates, and there are enough jihadis within already. Intelligence agencies say the terror network is making inroads into India, sowing the seeds of a “final war” across the country. Information gathered on the Al Qaeda’s India plans point to a mobilisation of its resources […]

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