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Pranab the President

Pranab the President

Pranab Kumar Mukherjee, 76, was declared elected the 13th President on Sunday. The UPA nominee defeated the former Lok Sabha Speaker, P.A. Sangma, by 3,97,776 value votes. While Mr. Mukherjee…

Indians account for 22% of Britain’s ultra-rich club

Indians account for 22% of Britain’s ultra-rich club

Super-rich Indians account for more than 20% of the wealth of ultra-high net worth (UHNW) individuals in Britain, a new list showed on Tuesday. As a national group, they are…

Violence-hit Maruti plant in India remains shut

Violence-hit Maruti plant in India remains shut

The troubled Maruti Suzuki plant in India’s Haryana state has remained shut for the second day on Friday following Wednesday’s violent clashes that left a company official dead and 85…

UN votes to extend Syria observer mission

UN votes to extend Syria observer mission

The UN Security Council has unanimously voted to keep its observer mission in Syria for a “final” 30 days. However, members agreed the mission could be extended further if the…

Massive ice island breaks off Greenland glacier

Massive ice island breaks off Greenland glacier

An island of ice twice the size of Manhattan broke off this week from a Greenland glacier, a University of Delaware researcher reports. The 59-square-mile (150 square kilometers) iceberg is…

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