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Google honours Samuel Johnson with Doodle
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Grabbing a dictionary to know the meaning a word may now have become a thing of the past in the online world, but Google Doodle on Monday decided to honour Samuel Johnson, the man who compiled a mammoth dictionary of the English language 150 years before the Oxford English Dictionary appeared.

Monday, September 18, 2017 11:40:04 AM

Telling Putin's side of the story, from Crimea to Trump and more (Book Review)
Title: The Putin Interviews; Author/Interviewer: Oliver Stone; Publisher: Hot Books/Skyhorse Publishing; Pages: 289; Price: Rs 699

Monday, September 18, 2017 11:12:04 AM

Seoul insists on sending Pyongyang humanitarian aid
Seoul, Sep 18 (IANS) The South Korean government reiterated on Monday the need to send humanitarian aid to North Korea despite the increased sanctions on the regime for its increased nuclear tests.

Monday, September 18, 2017 11:00:04 AM

US aircraft carrier to conduct joint drill in S.Korea
Seoul, Sep 18 (IANS) A US aircraft carrier will conduct a joint exercise with South Korean forces next month amid rising geopolitical risks on the Korean Peninsula, defence officials confirmed here on Monday.

Monday, September 18, 2017 10:18:05 AM

China issues stamp commemorating world's largest radio telescope
Beijing, Sep 18 (IANS) China on Monday issued a commemorative stamp in honour of the world's largest radio telescope located in Guizhou province.

Monday, September 18, 2017 10:18:04 AM

4 killed in market explosion in Afghanistan
Kabul, Sep 18 (IANS) At least four people have died and another 14 wounded in an explosion Sunday in southeastern Afghanistan, according to an official source.

Monday, September 18, 2017 5:32:05 AM

Palestinian President to deliver keynote speech at UNGA: Official
Ramallah, Sep 18 (IANS) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will deliver an "extremely important" speech at the UN General Assembly next Wednesday, an official said.

Monday, September 18, 2017 2:40:17 AM

Ryan School's reopening will erase all evidence: Pradhuman's father
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) As the Ryan International School in Gurugram is all set to reopen on Monday, Varun Chandra Thakur, the father of a seven-year-old who was found dead in the washroom of the school, says that reopening the school will erase all evidence about the case.

Monday, September 18, 2017 1:32:21 AM

Over 300 IS militants killed in airstrikes in Iraq
Baghdad, Sep 18 (IANS) The Iraqi aircraft conducted dozens of airstrikes against targets of the Islamic State (IS) militants in western Iraq, leaving many of their posts destroyed and killing some 306 militants, the Iraqi military said.

Monday, September 18, 2017 1:04:10 AM

Nine-medal haul for Indian women pugilists; Soniya clinches gold
Istanbul, Sep 17 (IANS) Indias young women pugilists returned with a rich haul of nine medals, including a gold medal, in the Ahmed Comert International Boxing Championship that ended here on Sunday.

Sunday, September 17, 2017 7:26:03 PM

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