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1. Delhi sanitation workers call off strike 2. A red carpet welcome and Gujarati culture and cuisine await Xi during his six-hour visit to the state.3. Remittances to Kerala are growing ever since Keralites started migrating to the Gulf region 4. A giant meteorite that wiped out dinosaurs along with evergreen flowering plants 66 million years ago gave rise to deciduous plants 5. Ten million people in the US survive on less than $2 a day
Fifteen suspects detained, main accused identified in the Bulandshahr gangrape case.
EU questions Facebook-WhatsApp deal

London, Sep 2: In a bid to understand what separates a social network from a messaging application, European Union (EU) anti-trust officials have sent a detailed questionnaire to the competitors as well as customers of Facebook and WhatsApp.

The move is part of the EU's formal review of the $19 billion acquisition of the popular mobile messaging service WhatsApp by the social network earlier this year, Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported.

The unusual 70-page questionnaire comes after Facebook and WhatsApp formally notified the EU antitrust body of the deal Aug 29.

Europe's telecom industry argues that "over-the-top" operators such as WhatsApp use telecom companies' infrastructure but are not taxed or regulated in the same way.

Some European politicians also have expressed deep concern in recent months at the way US technology companies have come to dominate Europe's digital economy, the WSJ report added.

Recipients of the questionnaire are telecommunications operators, social-networking sites and other internet service providers.

The provisional deadline for a decision in the case is Oct 3.

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New Delhi, June 12 Sanitation workers in east and north Delhi called off their strike on Friday after Delhi government released their salary arrears even as political parties indulged in a blame game for the piles of waste lying on the streets that has caused concerns about a possible outbreak of diseases.

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Ahmedabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Chinese President Xi Jinping will reach here this afternoon on the first leg of his three-day India visit during which trade and investment are expected to top the agenda of talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi besides other bilateral and regional issues.

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Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 17: Remittances to Kerala have continued to grow ever since Keralites started migrating to the Gulf region, a study said.

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New Delhi, Sep 17: A giant meteorite that wiped out dinosaurs along with evergreen flowering plants 66 million years ago gave rise to deciduous plants - plants that lose their leaves at some point during the year, a significant study reveals.

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New Delhi, Sep 17: Nearly ten million people in the US live on less than $2 a day and outside the money economy, surviving on food stamps, welfare and free meals provided by public schools and charities, Brookings Institution researcher Laurence Chandy said.

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Moscow, Sep 2:  Four female and one male lizard which were sent to space to understand the effects of weightlessness on sexual intercourse have died, the Russian Space Agency said in a statement.

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Baghdad, Sep 2:  Thirteen people were killed and 45 injured in two car bomb explosions in Baghdad Monday, a police source said.

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Beijing, Sep 2: At least eight people were killed and 24 missing Tuesday after heavy rains caused landslides in China's Chongqing province.

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