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Man who survived 9/11 attacks dies

Man who survived 9/11 attacks dies

He had got an extension of his life by more than 17 years but Jason Spindler could not make it beyond January 15 when a horrific terror attack took place in a hotel in Kenya. Spindler, a 40-year-old American business investment adviser from Houston, had survived the attacks that took place in the US on September 11, 2001, but he eventually died...

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Video: Brazil residents shocked to see

It is not a common sight but nevertheless it happened. Residents of a rural area in south-east Brazil recently were scared to see several spiders 'flying' in the air. The phenomenon was brought to the notice of the people by one Cecilia Juninho Fonseca who saw the unique occurrence while travelling with his family to his grandparents' farm...

US considers Indra Nooyi as next WB chie

US considers Indra Nooyi as next WB chie

Former CEO of PepsiCo, global beverage giant, Indra Nooyi, is being considered by the US administration as the next president of the World Bank, leading American daily New York Times has reported. Born in Tamil Nadu in 1955, Nooyi stepped down from the PepsiCo post last August after leading the firm for 12 years.

Increasing Chinese military power

Increasing Chinese military power

From aggressive stance in the South China Sea matter to building military facilities in Djibouti, China's is rapidly expanding its sphere of influence. The Pentagon has come up with a detailed report on how China is emerging as a major military superpower and a force to reckon with in the international geopolitics.

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