Khalid Shaikh

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Why lakhs of Indians celebrate the British victory over the Maratha Peshwas every New Year

Five hundred Mahar soldiers scattered the 25,000-strong Peshwa army for the East India Company in Koregaon near Pune in 1818.<p>An hour after New Year …

Divorced on WhatsApp 10 Days After Marriage, Alleges Kerala Woman

<b>Thiruvananthapuram:</b> A 24-year-old Muslim woman in Kerala has alleged that barely 10 days after her wedding, her husband divorced her on WhatsApp.<p>"My …

BJP hopes to cash in on beef politics

Prime Minister Narendra Modi finally broke his silence, if obliquely, on the murder of 52-year-old Mohammad Akhlaq at Dadri in Uttar Pradesh on …

Iraqi forces recapture areas from ISIL around Ramadi

Iraqi forces have retaken several areas north and west of Ramadi as efforts to close in on the Anbar provincial capital, which was seized by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group in May, intensified.<p>An operation involving 2,000 troops backed by air strikes from the US-led coalition …

Analysis: Is Russia flexing its missiles in Syria?

Russia's firing of 26 long-range SS-N-30A Kalibr cruise missiles from four surface ships in the Caspian Sea against 11 targets in Syria on Wednesday marks a significant escalation in President Vladimir Putin's military intervention in the Middle East.<p>The missiles flew almost 1,500km on a flight …

Russia fires cruise missiles at targets in Syria

Russia has fired cruise missiles at targets in Syria in a major display of military power, with warships in the Caspian Sea more than 1,200km away carrying out the attacks.<p>Russia says it is targeting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group, but at least some of its air strikes have …

Need a kidney? Inside the world’s biggest organ market | Business & Economy

<b>Chennai, India -</b> Three years ago, Vikas was a school dropout helping his father till the family farm near the northern Indian city of Kanpur - a job he despised.<p>But today, his fortunes have changed. The 26-year-old is earning much more money working as one of the hundreds of kidney brokers across …

Syria crisis: Nato renews pledge amid Russia 'escalation'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1198000/1198844_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534451857_4d0b40fb8b2369d04d638c7deca402cb<p><b>Nato has renewed assurances to defend allies in view of the "escalation of Russian military activities" in Syria, the alliance's secretary-general</b> …

India’s mobile dream becomes a nightmare of dropped calls

Rapid telecoms growth and poor infrastructure are threatening Narendra Modi’s dream of digitally connecting urban and rural India<p>In the past decade, nearly one billion people have been connected to wireless phone services as part of India’s mobile communications revolution, making it the …

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