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American teen named as world’s highest whistler

London, April 23: Walker Harnden, a 19-year-old music student at the University of North Carolina…

Prince George has grown "Extra Fat Roll" while on royal tour, says Duchess Kate

Washington, April 23: Kate Middleton has jokingly revealed that baby George has grown an "extra…

Don’t ignore Balochistan, Brahamdagh Bugti urges intl. human rights groups

Geneva, Apr.23: Exiled Baloch leader and President of Baloch Republican Party (BRP) Brahamdagh Bugti has…

‘Osama Bin Laden’ themed bars popular in Brazil

Washington, April 23: Ceara Francisco Helder Braga Fernandes, a bar owner in the Sao Paulo,…

Wearables sales predicted to rise by 19.2 million units in 2014

Washington, Apr 23: The wearable computing market will reportedly see 19.2 million wearable units shipped out throughout 2014, according to IDC forecast. …

Base jumpers create new world record by jumping off Burj Khalifa

Washington, April 24: Base jumpers Fred Fugen and Vince Reffet broke the world record of the sport by jumping off the top of the 2,717-feet tall Burj Khalifa in Dubai. …

British parents, kids abusing teachers on Facebook: Survey

London, April 22: Some British parents as well as school children - some even aged seven - are abusing teachers and even posting sexual comments on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter, a starling…

Haryana not protecting Kanda: Hooda

Chandigarh, Aug 16: On the defensive over the actions of Gopal Goyal Kanda, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Thursday said his government was not protecting the former minister, accused of abetting the suicide of…

Vote Congress, Shia groups urge Muslims

Mumbai, April 22: Softening their stand on the Congress, prominent Shia organisations, community leaders and Islamic scholars Tuesday appealed to Muslims to vote for the party in the ongoing national elections. …

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