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Crime file: Man held for raping 17-yr-old, Engineering student commits suicide, and more

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Man held for raping 17-yr-old
Koppal: The Alavandi police on Thursday arrested a person for raping a 17-year-old girl at Belur village in the taluk. The arrested is Devendrappa Telagade, a constructi

Comparison with 1990 situation not correct: Pranab

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday admitted the current economic condition in the country was 'difficult' but rejected any comparison with the situation of 1990 when India had faced an extern

Greek crisis deepens with no breakthrough in coalition talks


Greek political party leaders emerged late Sunday from emergency cabinet talks with no breakthrough in sight, raising the prospect of new elections that could scupper reforms and force the country out

Japan to forgive $3.7 billion of Myanmar's debt

Japan said on Saturday it will forgive about 300 billion yen ($3.7 billion) of Myanmar's debt and resume development aid as a way to support the country's democratic and economic reforms.

The governm

Debt drives three more Vidarbha farmers to suicide

Driven to desperation in the face of rising poverty and falling cotton prices, three more debt-ridden farmers in Maharashtra's Vidarbha region have ended their lives, an activist said on Friday.


Greece approves more budget cuts after credit downgrade


Greece's parliament late on Tuesday approved fresh budget cuts linked to a new eurozone bailout after a scalding credit downgrade soured efforts to cancel nearly a third of its huge debt.

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India's external debt rises to $326.6 bn


India's external debt climbed 6.6 percent to $326.6 billion by September end from $306 billion at the beginning of the current financial year on account of a sharp increase in commercial borrowings, e

US debt 'supercommittee' fails to reach deal


A US Congress "supercommittee" announced on Monday it had failed to reach a deal to rein in galloping deficits, done in by angry partisan battles over the best way to revive the sluggish economy.


U.S. debt panel to admit defeat on Monday


A congressional 'super committee' is expected to formally announce on Monday that its three-month-long effort to forge a $1.2 trillion deficit reduction plan has failed, aides told Reuters.

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Rupee drops past 51/dlr, hits 32-month low

The rupee skidded beyond 51 against the dollar to its lowest in 32 months on Friday, and was set for its third weekly fall, weighed down by rising oil import payments and slowing exports and foreign i

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