Poisoned syringes that could be fired at dogs on the street to kill them instantly were sold by a gang in China, allowing pets to be snatched and sold for the dinner table, state media said.
Rahul Gandhi, who takes over as Congress president on Saturday, has asserted that his political rivalry with Prime Minister Narendra Modi does not extend to hatred. In fact, he said, he feels only...
U.S. prosecutors on Tuesday brought federal charges against the suspect in Monday's attempted suicide bombing in one of New York City's busiest commuter hubs, accusing him of supporting a foreign...
The December 31 deadline for linking Aadhaar to bank accounts has been extended indefinitely by the government ahead of tomorrow's hearing of the matter in the Supreme Court. Sources said those...
A former Congress MLA allegedly routed and laundered black money to the tune of over Rs 8 crore post demonetisation as part of his purported nexus with Delhi-based lawyer Rohit Tandon and others, an...
In yet another instance of politicians demanding special treatment, a lawmaker and her husband in Telangana were caught on camera threatening, assaulting and even chased a toll collector down the...
Foreign workers in the US on a H1B work visa, the most sought after among Indian IT professionals, may work for more than one company, the country's immigration agency has said.
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan today said the Centre has agreed to continue search operations for the missing fishermen in Cyclone Ockhi that hit the state's coast on November 29 and 30.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte won martial law powers across the southern third of the country for one more year today to combat Islamic militants and leftist rebels, as Congress brushed aside...
After a high-voltage campaign, stage is set as Gujarat gears up for the second phase of elections tomorrow. Top leaders from Congress and BJP criss-crossed the regions going to polls and addressed a...
A senior FBI agent removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe this year referred to Donald Trump before his election as an "idiot," in emails turned over to the Senate, US media...
It's been about 35 years since Harriet Fridkin has had full use of her body. Multiple sclerosis slowly has seized her, leaving her unable to move any part of herself except her head. Her mind is as...
A crack has been found in a Japanese "bullet train" that could have caused a derailment, officials said Wednesday, in the first-ever "serious incident" for the iconic mode of transport.
A Colorado middle school teacher who wrote "I want to kill children" in a message to his students has resigned after an internal investigation into the incident.
An Indian-origin student was sentenced to 10 months in jail in Singapore for taking the services of an underage sex worker and not paying her in May last year, a media report said today.

Tripura High Court has issued separate notices to the state government, the Centre and the CBI seeking a reply as to why a CBI probe should not b

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With the imminent arrival of The Last Jedi, kicking off on Friday, let's take a look at how Star Wars changed our world.

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Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr's epigram plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose (the more things change, the more they stay the same) is well applied in Rahul's case. The dynast is not a "young leader" but a relic of the past. He is unsuitable for an aspirational India.

The post Gujarat campaign shows Congress president-elect Rahul Gandhi as fusty, ill-equipped to lead aspirational India appeared first on Firstpost.

Dwayne Johnson's girlfriend Lauren Hashian flaunted her baby bump at the premiere of his upcoming film Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle.

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Despite being late to the party, LG with its LG V30+ smartphone seems to be banking on its custom camera and audio offering that should help it stand out in a crowd of flagship smartphones launched this year.

The post LG V30 Plus launched in India at Rs 44,990; features Hi-Fi Quad DAC and f/1.6 aperture camera appeared first on Firstpost.

The amount of confusion around specifications, #DongleLife and more have created a messy ecosystem that’s so unlike Apple, it’s hard to believe it exists.

The post The Apple MacBook lineup is flawed and its ecosystem is confusing: Does Jony Ive’s return herald a fix? appeared first on Firstpost.

Xinjiang has long been subject to tight controls and is home to over 11 million Uighurs, a Muslim Turkic minority. Heavily armed troops in the region are a common sight.

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Pakistan's political leadership would lose control if it does not begin the process of changing its relationship with the Haqqani Network, Rex Tillerson has warned.

The post Status quo not enough for US, terror groups still allowed safe haven in Pakistan, says Rex Tillerson appeared first on Firstpost.

Root admitted he was sick and tired with the team's off-field alcohol-related incidents, which began before the tour with Ben Stokes' involvement in a fight outside a nightclub.

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Kareena Kapoor Khan has described her sister-in-law Soha Ali Khan as a solid woman.

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Here's a small piece of land where angels fear to treadâ?¦ Efforts at out-of-court settlements.
India's indigenous nuclear submarine project hums in top gear with the launch of its second ballistic missile submarine. But other projects face huge technical challenges.
India Today presents the Ayodhya almanac, 25 years after the demolition of the Babri Masjid and as the Supreme Court begins hearing the case again.
India moved up 30 places in the latest World Bank ease of doing business rankings. Yet, starting and running a business here remains an ordeal, signalling the need for bold regulatory reforms.
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