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Taliban condemns “barbarity” of Islamic State execution video

KABUL: The Taliban condemned a video released this week showing what appeared to be a group of fighters belonging to the radical Islamic State movement killing a group of Afghan prisoners by blowing them up with explosives. The video, apparently shot in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar in June, …

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Lower inflation ups bankers’ hopes for more rate cuts by RBI

Bankers on Thursday said the sharp fall in inflation to 3.78% for July has raised hopes of another rate cut by the Reserve Bank at the September review of the policy. “Obviously, if more and more positive news on inflation front comes, it’s a reasonable expectation to expect that rates …

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EPL 2015: Chelsea midfielder Oriol Romeu joins Southampton

Southampton have signed 23-year-old Spanish midfielder Oriol Romeu from Premier League rivals Chelsea on a three-year deal. “It’s very good to be a part of this club,” Romeu told the Southampton website (www.saintsfc.co.uk) on Wednesday. “I was looking for a good club and for something new in my career. After …

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan goes Arabic

For filmmaker Sanjay Gupta, this is a first. His next release Jazbaa will be dubbed in Arabic for markets in Yemen, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates as well as parts of southern Iraq and Jordan — which collectively form the Arabian Peninsula, also known …

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Teachers, friends congratulate new Google CEO Sundar Pichai

Recalling the achievements of new Google Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Sundar Pichai, his teachers and friends have sent in their best wishes to the former on bagging the top post in the search engine giant. Sanat Kumar Ray, a professor at IIT-Kharagpur who taught Pichai, congratulated his pupil on the …

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