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In a surprise move, the ministry of corporate affairs (MCA) on Friday ordered the merger of National Spot Exchange (NSEL) with its promoter Financial Technologies (FTIL).
VANCOUVER - Tattooed on Josiah Wilson's chest is a fine line of writing that combines two significant dates: his birth and the death of his biological mother four days after he was born. The 20-year-
VANCOUVER - A young Calgary man says he was recently told he cannot play in the All Native Basketball tournament because he lacks the required aboriginal bloodlines, despite being a member of the Heil
Recently ranked as the greatest street in Ireland and Great Britain, Cork’s Oliver Plunkett St holds lessons for towns and villages across the country.
British construction output slipped more than expected in the fourth quarter of 2015, dragged down by reduced infrastructure spending despite housebuilding increasing at the fastest pace since the sta
Dublin-based IoT technology startup Smartfrog has closed a $5m (€4.45m) funding round that it hopes will allow it to scale its business internationally.
Jamie Dimon, chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase, spent $26.6m (€23.66m) to buy shares of his bank on Thursday after they tumbled to the lowest price in more than two years. Yesterday, the stock s
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Indian scientists had major role to play in the scientific discovery of gravitational waves. The post Gravitational waves discovery: Praise Einstein, but don’t forget these Indian guys appeared
Borkung Hrangkhwal, or BK as he’s more popularly known, has a simple message to give through his music — integrating the North East with the rest of India. The post All you need is ‘Jaan-Pehcha
It's that time of the week again when we recommend some beautiful music to you on Firstpost Playlist. The post Firstpost Playlist: Listen to DJ Shadow, Cigarettes After Sex, Petit Prince and more appe
The big change is the upcoming fishery will start one week later than normal due to extreme low tides during the first Saturday in May, which is the customary start of the season.
Vietnamese filmmakers will join their Southeast Asian colleagues in a documentary script-writing residence and a documentary co-production meeting in Phnom Penh.
‘For God so loved the world that he sent his Son’             
USA TODAY's best nerds discuss the Ryan Reynolds superhero movie.             
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Former CEO Sam Glines issues a statement explaining why the company may be imploding.
We need a President who can protect the U.S. against a massive cyber attack on our power grids.
Cybersecurity investments have reached an all time high.
Small cyber firm may be worth billions to a top five U.S. defense contractor.
Cybersecurity stocks are down, but cybersecurity spending is on an upward trajectory.
Saturday starts with dangerous wind chills — 15 to 25 degrees. The center of Arctic-source high pressure approaches northeastern Illinois during the early morning hours, producing bitterly cold weathe
The move to autonomous vehicles could have far-ranging impacts on society that the public and policymakers need to discuss and understand to promote the best outcomes.
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The chemical signal dopamine plays an unexpected role in social interactions, new research shows. In mice, nerve cells in the brain that release dopamine became particularly active in animals kept on
A new target in plants for the development of new herbicides for use by farmers and gardeners has been identified by researchers studying an enzyme in plants called DNA gyrase. In plants, DNA gyrase p
Fighting ants, giant solider termites, and foraging worker ants recently discovered in 100-million-year-old amber provide direct evidence for advanced social behavior in ancient ants and termites -- t
Colombia's experience of the Zika virus
A baby boy who died of sepsis fell victim to a sequence of healthcare failures in the short time he lived, a coroner has found.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three U.S. government agencies will team up to study whether artificial turf fields and playgrounds that use bits of recycled tires are exposing children to dangerous chemicals.
Dutch birth photographer Marry Fermont, 35, has captured the intensity of the occasion when parents meet their babies for the first time in her 'First Moments' series, saying it's always 'magical'.
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Cray's big computers shine among the clouds
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 12 (Reuters) - Visa Inc, the world's largest credit and debit card company, said on Friday it currently has about a 1 percent stake in mobile payments company Square Inc based on a
This week, as Mexico readied for the arrival of Pope Francis, a news conference at the Ministry of the Interior revealed a glimmer of the types of uncomfortable exchanges between reporters and off
Staff cuts at an Orange County jail removed obstacles that would have otherwise prevented three dangerous inmates from breaking out last month, according to a lawsuit filed by sheriff's deputies. 
World leaders meeting in Munich, Germany, forged an agreement on Friday to begin aid drops to besieged areas of Syria and pursue a "cessation of hostilities," even as the country's embattled leade
Meet Brian Vickers, the happiest man in the Daytona 500. "I can assure you that when the green drops next Sunday, I am going to enjoy it much more than anyone else on the race track," Vickers said
Kobe Bryant had taken four questions, including two in Italian, from media members crammed around him inside a hotel ballroom when a reporter from a Toronto radio station placed a shiny red bag on
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Eisenhower and Mac-Arthur tied for fourth in District 18-6A and, with the final playoff berth at stake, they played for it. In one of several area seeding games, with teams that couldn't or didn'
Surrounded by a crush of reporters, alternating between introspection and playfulness, Kobe Bryant revealed plans for his first day of retirement. "I'll probably wake up and have some coffee and go ba
MELBOURNE – Florida high soccer's David slew Goliath Friday night. With only 20 seconds to go in the match, Winter Park beat perennial champion Weston Cypress Bay 1-0 and will go to the Class 5A state
The Milwaukee Brewers have traded power-hitting outfielder Khris Davis to the Oakland Athletics for a pair of prospects.
With each Leaf to go down or leave town, Rich Clune’s fourth-line role becomes more important.
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Morgan Rielly couldn’t wait to “hang out” with his dog.
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Visa's investment in Square represents about 1 pct stake

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How will Mexican leaders, unused to a vocal church, handle the blunt-talking Pope Francis?

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Staff cuts at O.C. jail made escape easier, deputies' union contends

Staff cuts at an Orange County jail removed obstacles that would have otherwise prevented three dangerous inmates from breaking out last month, according to a lawsuit filed by sheriff's deputies. 
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Airlifts of assistance to begin across Syria

World leaders meeting in Munich, Germany, forged an agreement on Friday to begin aid drops to besieged areas of Syria and pursue a "cessation of hostilities," even as the country's embattled leade
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Brian Vickers is ready to race, at least in the Daytona 500

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Kobe Bryant is enjoying the moment at his final All-Star game

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Egypt doctors rally against police assaults

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Dining | Long Island: At Yonkers Brewing Company, Beer Steeped in Local Pride

In the city where the gangster Dutch Schultz once owned a brewery, there is a new kind of brewer in town.
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Jack Daniel's plans $140 million distillery expansion

The Tennessee whiskey giant is set to make a $140 million expansion to its distillery in Lynchburg.             
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Festival du Voyageur: cultural immersion in winter

Here in Manitoba, we love winter and there’s no better way to show our passion for the frosty season than to embrace the spirit of our forefathers. It’s time for Festival du Voyageur! Wes
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Orlando International Airport closes 2015 with record number of passengers

Orlando International Airport welcomed a record number of domestic and international traffic in 2015.

With 38.8 million passengers traveling through the airport last year. The existing recor

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Forget candy hearts: Alternative ways to celebrate Valentine's Day

Why bother with the same old candy and chocolate when you can surprise your Valentine?             
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Bites: At Dorset Restaurant, Sophistication by the Sea

In rural England, the Seaside Boarding House has a menu and sensibility of London, with a touch of beach culture.
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Check In: At Turin Hotel, a Minimalist Mood, With a Dash of History

At the NH Collection Torino Piazza Carlina, tasteful design and a touch of history in a city-center location is a winning combination.
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Ski report: Brief snowfall Saturday on higher hills, then more rain

Cold fronts and warm fronts take turns crossing Washington's mountains this holiday weekend.
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Inside Thailand temple set up by a monk to warn tourists and locals against sin

WARNING: DISTURBING IMAGES Wat Mae Kaet Noi, known as the Hell Temple of Chiang Mai, is filled with grotesque statues depicting torture and suffering in the underworld.
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