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500,000 civilians in Mosul face `catastrophic' water shortages: UN

500,000 civilians in Mosul face `catastrophic' water shortages: UN

Operations to retake Iraq`s second city have damaged water pipes in recent days and residents in east Mosul say they have resorted to pumping water from wells.
 

Maoists with spiked currency arrested in Jharkhand

Maoists with spiked currency arrested in Jharkhand

Two pistols, live cartridges, one vehicle, five bank accounts in which money was to be deposited, seven mobile phones were also seized.
 

AIIMS to exempt OPD and clinical charges for two days - Read why

AIIMS to exempt OPD and clinical charges for two days - Read why

PM Narendra Modi had on Tuesday announced that hospitals, railway, bus and airlines ticket counters will continue to accept Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes for the next 72 hours.

Burnt currency notes found in Uttar Pradesh town

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday evening announced demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 denomination currency notes

Kolkata people in fix over refusal to accept high denomination notes

People were in a quandary here on Wednesday over the reluctance on the part of many outlets to accept demonetised notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000.

Rs 2,500 for 1-hour flights: This is how Modi government will fulfill your dreams

Rs 2,500 for 1-hour flights: This is how Modi government will fulfill your dreams

Here are some key points that can explain how the government will fulfill your dreams of affordable flying

Torrent Pharma seeks enabling nod to raise Rs 10,500 crore

The Ahmedabad-based drug firm Torrent Pharma is seeking enabling approvals from its shareholders to raise Rs 10,500 crore through issue of shares and other securities to fund its growth activity.

Pakistan evacuates more than 500 citizens from Yemen: officials

Pakistan on Sunday evacuated more than 500 of its citizens from Yemen by jumbo jet and sent a naval frigate to rescue others stranded in the war-torn country, officials said.

DiCaprio to rent out Palm Springs home for USD 4,500 a night?

DiCaprio to rent out Palm Springs home for USD 4,500 a night?

 Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio is reportedly renting out his Palm Springs property for USD 4,500 per night.

500 crocodile hatched in Bihatkanika

Wildlife lovers are jubilant as babies of estuarine crocodiles have emerged out of the eggshells in and around the crocodile research farm in Bhitarkanika national park in Odisha`s Kendrapara district.

Blue Ivy Carter to take nap in crib worth $3,500

The latest rumor to surround Beyonce and Jay-Z’s first born daughter, Blue Ivy Carter is that the newborn’s celebrity parents have bought her a crib worth 3,500 dollars.

John Lennon’s tooth auctioned for £19,500

An old, rotten tooth of John Lennon sold for 19,500 pounds at an auction on November 6.

Artist to make 1,500-ft Sachin painting

An artist will celebrate Sachin`s birthday by creating his 1,500-ft painting.

Women spend £26,500 on hair-dos

Women spend a year’s average salary on their hair over a lifetime.

First edition of US national anthem fetches $506,500

The music to the US national anthem has fetched $506,500 at a Christie`s auction.

`The Doors` lyrics sell for $19,500

Jim scribbled lyrics to `The Doors` track `LA Woman` has sold for USD 19,500.

500,000 in Myanmar still homeless from 2008 cyclone: UN

More than 500,000 people remain homeless in Myanmar due to a cyclone that hit the country nearly two years ago ahead of a rainy season beginning in May, the International Organization for Migration said.

Over 500,000 pray to ancestors in Gaya

Over 500,000 Hindu devotees have come to Bihar`s Gaya town to perform the `pinda daan` ritual for ancestors, officials said Thursday.

China`s top 500 firms outperform US rivals in 2008: Survey

China`s top 500 companies
outperformed their US counterparts for the first time last
year, a survey conducted by a business group has revealed, as
the financial crisis wreaked havoc in the United States.