Person of the Year 2014
Vol 5 Issue 50, Dec 12 - 18, 2014
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'Need driving licence, tourist permit? Everything can be done' 20:58 ( 20 Dec 2014 )
Britain's oldest man, a Sikh, celebrates Christmas 20:37 ( 20 Dec 2014 )
Kashmir polls see highest turnout in 25 years, 76 percent in last phase 20:31 ( 20 Dec 2014 )
Jharkhand polls' final phase sees 70 percent turnout 20:28 ( 20 Dec 2014 )
Pakistani Taliban chief killed? 15:05 ( 20 Dec 2014 )
Peshawar school massacre mastermind warns of more attacks 15:02 ( 20 Dec 2014 )
Five killed in US drone attack in Pakistan 14:59 ( 20 Dec 2014 )
Heart harvested in Bengaluru, transplanted in Chennai child 21:20 ( 19 Dec 2014 )
Conversion row disrupts Rajya Sabha for fifth day running 21:03 ( 19 Dec 2014 )
After bail, 26/11 mastermind Lakhvi detained again 20:57 ( 19 Dec 2014 )
Pakistan authorities agree on tough anti-terror policy 20:53 ( 19 Dec 2014 )
Swimmer Bhakti Sharma gets sponsor 20:46 ( 19 Dec 2014 )
India successfully tests 1,000-kg glide bomb 20:41 ( 19 Dec 2014 )
India outraged over bail to Mumbai terror mastermind 19:44 ( 19 Dec 2014 )
India calls upon Pakistan to reverse 'unfortunate' Lakhvi bail 20:09 ( 18 Dec 2014 )
26/11 mastermind Lakhvi gets bail in Pakistan 20:02 ( 18 Dec 2014 )
Crafts bazaar to offer Tibetan artisans' products 19:56 ( 18 Dec 2014 )
India successfully test fires its heaviest rocket 13:41 ( 18 Dec 2014 )
Conversion row continues in Rajya Sabha 13:37 ( 18 Dec 2014 )
SC extends Jayalalithaa's bail 12:56 ( 18 Dec 2014 )
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