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4 killed in landslides in Indonesia
Jakarta, Dec 7 (IANS) Landslides in Banten and Central Java provinces of western Indonesia have left 5 people dead and three others injured, disaster agency official said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 07, 2016 7:16:03 AM

Airstrikes kill 25 in Syria's Idlib
Damascus, Dec 7 (IANS) Airstrikes on rebel-held areas in the country's northwestern city of Idlib killed 25 people on Tuesday, a monitor group reported.

Wednesday, December 07, 2016 2:40:03 AM

Pakistani provincial assembly resolution seeks voting rights for transgenders
Islamabad, Dec 7 (IANS) The Pakistan's Khyber-Pakthunkwa Assembly has unanimously passed a resolution seeking voting rights for the transgender community in the province.

Wednesday, December 07, 2016 1:30:04 AM

Indian Aces beat UAE Royals to go top in IPTL
Singapore, Dec 6 (IANS) Indian Aces defeated UAE Royals 26-19 in the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) to stand atop the standings with 10 points here on Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 06, 2016 10:10:04 PM

India, China will help maintain Asia's growth rate in 2017: ADB
Singapore, Dec 6 (IANS) The largest economies of Asia - India and China - will help maintain the growth rate of the region at 5.7 per cent in 2016 and 2017, an Asian Development Bank (ADB) report said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 06, 2016 8:08:03 PM

Nepal President, PM condole Jayalalithaa's death
Kathmandu, Dec 6 (IANS) Nepal's President Bidya Devi Bhandari and Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' on Tuesday condoled the death of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa.

Tuesday, December 06, 2016 7:36:04 PM

Online lending platform denies leaking nude photos of female users
Beijing, Dec 6 (IANS) After the naked pictures of over a hundred female users of an online lending platform in China went viral last week, the company denied it posted the pictures, the Global Times reported.

Tuesday, December 06, 2016 6:10:04 PM

Turkey arrests opposition chief adviser in coup probe
Ankara, Dec 6 (IANS) Turkey on Tuesday arrested the chief adviser to the leader of the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) in the ongoing probe into the failed July coup attempt, media reported.

Tuesday, December 06, 2016 5:12:03 PM

Artificial Intelligence a hot trend in 2017: Ericsson
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Artificial Intelligence (AI) is an important development and consumers globally will see it playing a much more prominent role -- both in society and at work -- next year, a new report said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 06, 2016 5:00:05 PM

Moderate, continuous exercise may boost sperm quality
Tehran, Dec 6 (IANS) Men who engage in moderate and continuous exercise regimen such as cycling, jogging, running, walking and rowing three-to-five times a week for six months can improve their sperm count and other measures of sperm quality, a new study has found.

Tuesday, December 06, 2016 3:36:04 PM

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