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6.4-Magnitude Quake Struck Indonesia's Sumatra; 1 Died of Shock

A strong quake of magnitude 6.4 struck off the west coast of Indonesia's Sumatra Island on early Wednesday, according to U.S. Geological Survey. The tremor at a depth of 22 kilometer (13.7 miles) struck Indonesia at around 07.30 am (00:30 GMT) at epicenter. The strong quake killed one man and terrified other residents to flee from their homes and buildings. Jul 25, 2012
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Petrol Price Hiked: Mamata Demands Roll Back

In the backdrop of rising international oil rates, the oil marketing companies have announced up to Rs 0.90 paise per litre hike in petrol prices, with immediate effect from Monday mid-night. Jul 24, 2012
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Outlook Pulls Time Magazine Stunt, Brands Obama 'The Underachiever': India Goes Tit-for-Tat?

Popular weekly Outlook India launched an all-out attack on US, with its latest edition brandishing President Barack Obama on its cover calling him "The Underachiever". The magazine's point-blank move was in direct response to Time magazine's recent wisecrack at Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who was labeled with the same tag by the US-based publication a week earlier. Jul 20, 2012
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5.5 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Kashmir

A moderate earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale rocked Kashmir on Thursday. The tremor struck at 12:06:36 PM on Thursday according to United States Geological Survey (USGS). The epicenter was located at Hindu Kush region. Jul 19, 2012
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Apple vs Samsung: Court Rejects Plea to Seal Key Documents

Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics received a setback on Tuesday with a U.S. court rejecting requests of the electronics giants to seal some key documents out of public view in their patent war which is up for hearing later this month. Jul 18, 2012