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  • Operators prepare to deploy sonar in search for Malaysian Airliner in the Indian Ocean
    Search for missing jet refocuses on … Reuters

    A deep-sea drone completed its much-anticipated first full scan of the seabed in the remote Indian Ocean, the team looking for a missing Malaysian jetliner said on Thursday, … More »Search for missing jet refocuses on …

    Operators prepare to deploy sonar in search for Malaysian Airliner in the Indian Ocean

    A deep-sea drone completed its much-anticipated first full scan of the seabed in the remote Indian Ocean, the team looking for a missing Malaysian jetliner said on Thursday, as an air and surface search became less likely to yield results. Footage from a U.S. Navy deep-sea drone is fast becoming the most important tool …

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    Admiral Robin Dhowan takes over as Navy … IANS

    Admiral R.K. Dhowan, a navigation and direction specialist, was Thursday named the new chief of the Indian Navy. More »Admiral Robin Dhowan takes over as Navy …

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    Admiral R.K. Dhowan, a navigation and direction specialist, was Thursday named the new chief of the Indian Navy.

  • Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal addresses during a meeting in Varanasi on April 15, 2014. (Photo: IANS)
    Admitting Delhi 'mistake', Kejriwal … IANS

    AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal, who admitted he should have consulted the people before he decided to quit as Delhi chief minister and resign his government, has launched … More »Admitting Delhi 'mistake', Kejriwal …

    Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal addresses during a meeting in Varanasi on April 15, 2014. (Photo: IANS)

    AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal, who admitted he should have consulted the people before he decided to quit as Delhi chief minister and resign his government, has launched a major dialogue with voters here while calling for the defeat of BJP icon Narendra Modi.

  • A family member of a missing passenger on the South Korean ferry "Sewol" which sank at sea cries as she wait for news from a rescue team at a gym in Jindo
    Divers struggle in search for South … Reuters

    Rescuers fought rising wind, strong waves and murky water on Thursday as they searched for hundreds of people, most of them teenaged schoolchildren, missing after a South … More »Divers struggle in search for South …

    A family member of a missing passenger on the South Korean ferry "Sewol" which sank at sea cries as she wait for news from a rescue team at a gym in Jindo

    Rescuers fought rising wind, strong waves and murky water on Thursday as they searched for hundreds of people, most of them teenaged schoolchildren, missing after a South Korean ferry capsized more than 24 hours ago. Nine people were found dead and 179 were rescued, according to the South Korean government, leaving 287 …

  • Rahul Gandhi, Congress party vice president and son of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, addresses the media during the release of his party's election manifesto for the April/May general election in New Delhi March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
    Elections not a fight between individuals, … ANI

    Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said the present elections was not a fight between individuals, but instead a fight between ideologies. "This election … More »Elections not a fight between individuals, …

    Rahul Gandhi, Congress party vice president and son of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, addresses the media during the release of his party's election manifesto for the April/May general election in New Delhi March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

    Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said the present elections was not a fight between individuals, but instead a fight between ideologies. "This election is not between individuals, it is a fight between ideologies. On the one side, you have the Congress and the UPA, on the other hand, you have the BJP," …

  • Rajan reads the bi-monthly monetary policy statement at a news conference at the RBI headquarters in Mumbai
    A star abroad, RBI boss riles bond traders … Reuters

    Since taking the helm of the Reserve Bank of India, Raghuram Rajan's agenda to reform markets has put the noses of Mumbai bond traders firmly out of joint by upending … More »A star abroad, RBI boss riles bond traders …

    Rajan reads the bi-monthly monetary policy statement at a news conference at the RBI headquarters in Mumbai

    Since taking the helm of the Reserve Bank of India, Raghuram Rajan's agenda to reform markets has put the noses of Mumbai bond traders firmly out of joint by upending practices that provided them with a relatively secure rate of return. Benchmark 10-year bond yields have risen more than half a percentage point since Rajan …