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  • LG announces brand new 5.5″ QHD display likely for the LG G4

    3 April, 2015 3:52 AM 11

    LG is gearing up for a launch later this month, and though they haven’t called it out as yet, it’s 99.99% positive that they will announce the G4 at the event. While the G3 introduced the first internationally available phone with a QHD display, LG has announced a new similarly sized panel with a QHD resolution that we’re pretty sure will be in the G4. The new panel

  • EDMC to clear all garbage by today

    3 April, 2015 3:29 AM 25

    New Delhi: All striking sanitation workers of the cash-strapped East Delhi Municipal Corporation have resumed work and all garbage left piled up in its area will be cleaned up by Friday. Chairman of EDMC's Standing Committee BB Tyagi on Thursday said civic life in east Delhi is trudging back to normal as safai karmacharis after returning to work are busy clearing

  • Amnesty probing reports of Iraqi forces` abuses in Tikrit

    3 April, 2015 3:08 AM 24

    Baghdad: Amnesty International said Thursday it was investigating reports of serious human rights violations committed by Iraqi government and allied forces in the operation to retake the city of Tikrit. "We are very concerned by reports of widespread human rights abuses committed in the course of the military operation in the area around Tikrit," the rights

  • India to have largest Muslim population by 2050: Report

    3 April, 2015 3:08 AM 1681 1

    Washington: Hindus will become the world's third largest population by 2050, while India will overtake Indonesia as the country with the largest Muslim population, according to a new study. According to the Pew Research Center's religious profile predictions assessed data released today, the Hindu population is projected to rise by 34 per cent worldwide

  • Nuclear sanctions on Iran to be lifted if it meets deal

    3 April, 2015 2:56 AM 93

    Tehran: A raft of biting global sanctions imposed on Iran for its suspect nuclear activities will be lifted over time, if the Islamic republic sticks to the terms of a final deal with global powers. Under a framework struck Thursday, the US and EU will lift all nuclear-related sanctions after the UN atomic watchdog, the IAEA, has verified that Iran has taken

  • UN inquiry faults peacekeepers in Mali protest deaths

    3 April, 2015 2:56 AM 40

    Gao: A UN inquiry on Thursday faulted peacekeeping police from Rwanda for opening fire on a crowd during a violent protest in northern Mali in January that left three dead. The inquiry found that the police unit serving in the MINUSMA force had "used unauthorized and excessive force on civilian protesters during the demonstration" outside a UN base in Gao, spokesman

  • Israel ends West Bank manhunt after `missing` man found

    3 April, 2015 2:56 AM 17

    Hebron: Israel called off a search for one of its citizens feared snatched by Palestinian militants after he was found alive in a West Bank settlement, police said early Friday. Police, troops and agents of the Shin Bet security service had spent hours Thursday blocking off Palestinian villages and searching house to house near Hebron, in the southern

  • Boko Haram `kills 9 Chadian troops, one Niger soldier` in ambush

    3 April, 2015 2:48 AM 133

    N`Djamena: Nine Chadian troops and one Niger soldier were killed after being ambushed by Boko Haram fighters in northeastern Nigeria, army spokesmen said Thursday. A Chadian military spokesman said fighting took place on Wednesday about 10 kilometres (six miles) from the town of Malam Fatori, which Niger said was retaken by regional forces fighting the Islamist

  • US to refuel Saudi-led aircraft in Yemen war: Officials

    3 April, 2015 2:48 AM 60

    Washington: The United States will provide aerial refueling for a Saudi-led campaign in Yemen but is not passing on precise information for air raids, a senior military official said Thursday. The US military`s Central Command (CENTCOM) has been given the green light to deploy refueling tankers for the Saudis and their Gulf partners in the operation

  • Big TV debate of British election campaign yields no clear winner

    3 April, 2015 2:48 AM 40

    Salford: The main TV debate of Britain`s national election campaign yielded no clear winner on Thursday with three opinion polls producing four different winners, but David Cameron`s attempt to appear the most statesman-like appeared to have paid off. The event was staged less than six weeks before an unusually close national election on May 7 as polls