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    Keralites corner glory in civil service exams

    TRIVANDRUM - After two decades, a Keralite has topped the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) examination. The results of the examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission in October 2012 were announced on Friday.

     

    Solar plane lands at night in US airport

    The first-ever manned airplane that can fly by day or night on solar power alone landed in the dark at a major southwestern US airport, a live feed from the organizer’s website showed early Saturday.

     

    Major wildfire spread in California

    A fierce, wind-driven wildfire spread along the California coast northwest of Los Angeles, threatening 4,000 homes and a military base as residents were evacuated ahead of the flames and a university campus was closed.

     

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    Israeli officials have confirmed that the Tel Aviv regime has conducted an airstrike

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    Lebanese President Michel Sleiman has condemned the latest violation

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    Israel has conducted an airstrike in Syria, apparently targeting a building, a US official said on Friday. The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, declined to elaborate

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    Australia halts cattle exports to Egypt

    Australian cattle exporters said they had suspended live shipments to Egypt on Saturday after abattoir footage shot by animal rights activists showed “horrific” mistreatment of cows.

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    US job maket strengthens

    US employment rose more than expected in April and hiring was much stronger than previously thought in the prior two months, easing concerns belt-tightening in Washington was dealing a big blow to the economy.

    EU predicts eurozone recession to continue in 2013, key economies set to breach deficit limits

    EU predicts eurozone recession to continue in 2013, key economies set to breach deficit limits

    Microsoft goes mainstream to win phone share

    Microsoft Corp’s phone chief hates to call the new Nokia Lumia 521 cheap, but the lower-priced smartphone launching in the United States is the company’s boldest move yet to win mass market share from leaders Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics.

    Run silent, run deep: The life of Brian Krzanich at Intel

    It took him 30 years, but Brian Krzanich - the understated, analytical engineer who started his career at an Intel chip factory in New Mexico - quietly worked his way up to the top. Now, the man who once prided himself on halving production times will have to act swiftly to move the company into new areas of growth.

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    High school student faces 20 years in prison for Facebook messages

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    Knight Riders win at last

    Chasing 133-run target, Yusuf Pathan and Jacques Kallis added quick fifty-run partnership for the third wicket to lead the Kolkata Knight Riders run chase against Rajasthan Royals at the Eden Gardens on Friday.

     

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    Warner powers Daredevils

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    Shaikh Salman wins AFC presidential election

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    Jude Law, 41, stunned fans today when he confirmed he was set to become a father for the fifth time. Upcoming singer/songwriter Catherine Harding (pictured left and right), also known as Cat Cavelli, is the woman expecting his child and is said to be around five months pregnant, a statement given by Law’s representative to MailOnline revealed. The 23-year-old enjoyed a romance with the star, 41, and it is understood to have conceived around May/June, while spending six weeks with him on location in the Czech Republic where he was believed to have been filming Spy.

    'Jail Oscar for ten years': Prosecutor demands long prison sentence for Blade Runner killer as his family 'rocks' mount show of support 

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    A prosecutor today made one final demand that Oscar Pistorius be jailed for no less than ten years as his family continued to show their unwavering support for the disgraced athlete. As they have done on almost every day of the seven-month trial, the runner’s brother, sister, aunt and uncle took their seats in the courtroom, offering him moral support and hugs of comfort through fits of sobbing and break downs. Pictured above, Pistorius’s sister Aimee is greeted by one of the athlete’s defence lawyers, Brian Webber,

    What you can earn from the top interest-paying current accounts: Santander best for balances of £10k or more while Halifax wins for smaller amounts

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    Cameron set to become first Tory PM to send his children to a state school after viewing ‘three of four’ with wife Samantha

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    Pakistani Christian woman is sentenced to hang for ‘blasphemous’ comments about prophet Mohammed during row with Muslim women who refused to share water

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    More trouble for Tesco as US billionaire investor Warren Buffett dumps 245million shares after describing his investment in the supermarket as ‘huge mistake’

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    Businessman ordered to pay £28,500 to his ex-girlfriend in landmark court ruling even though they were never married

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    Voting for Ukip WILL hand keys of No10 to Miliband, poll finds: Swing in marginal seats will tip balance in Labour’s favour 

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