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IS executes 20 at Palmyra archaeological site

London , May 28

Islamic State terrorists shot dead 20 people in the Roman Theatre of the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, forcing local people to watch the executions, a monitor said.

Mobile, Twitter data can be used to estimate crowd size: Study

London , May 27

In an era of mobile internet, data is a key element in many fields. Now researchers say they can even use geographical data from mobile phones and Twitter to estimate the size of a large crowd.

Wenger hits back at Mourinho for criticising Arsenal

London , May 27

English football club Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on Wednesday took a swipe at Jose Mourinho after the Chelsea manager criticised Arsenal's season during a speech at the Blues' awards dinner.

I get better with age, says Pique

Barcelona , May 27

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique on Wednesday said he gets better with age and wants to stay at the Spanish club for the rest of his career.

Engineers India net down 35 percent in 2014-15

New Delhi , May 27

State-run Engineers India Ltd reported a consolidated net profit of Rs.313 crore for fiscal 2014-15, a decline of 35 percent year-on-year (YoY) from Rs.483 crore posted in previous fiscal (2013-14).

Tony Blair to step down as Middle East peace envoy

London , May 27

Former British prime minister Tony Blair will step down from his post as representative of the Middle East Quartet in early June, a source close to the former British prime minister said.

France to cooperate in future Bengaluru, Kochi metro projects

New Delhi , May 27

France is looking to collaborate in a major way in India's sustainable urban development and smart cities projects, and has evinced interest in the phase II Metro projects in Bengaluru and Kochi as well as in the launch of Metro services in Nagpur, officials said here on Wednesday.

Tabu will bring whole new energy to 'Fitoor': Abhishek Kapoor

Mumbai , May 27

Tabu, who has replaced veteran actress Rekha in "Fitoor", will bring a whole new energy to her part in the movie, director Abhishek Kapoor said on Wednesday.

Godrej Industries net up 23 percent in 2014-15

Mumbai , May 27

Godrej Industries Ltd. posted consolidated net profit of Rs.402 crore for fiscal 2014-15, registering 23 percent increase year-on-year (YoY) from Rs.326 crore in previous fiscal (2013-14).

Committed to provide 5 percent reservation: Rajasthan to Gujjars

Jaipur , May 27

The Rajasthan government on Wednesday told agitating Gujjars that it was committed to provide five percent reservation to the community under the special backward class category.