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    South Asia strategy working 'far more rapidly', says Trump

    New York, Jan 17 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has said that his South Asia strategy is "working far more rapidly than anybody would understand" and denying protection for terrorists in Afhganistan. The policy he announced in August was "providing crucial support for our forces in

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    Guterres to convene counter-terrorism summit, calls for united action

    United Nations, Jan 17 (IANS) Calling for united global action against terrorism, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has announced that he is convening a summit of heads of counter-terrorism agencies. "In June, I will convene a Summit of Heads of Counter-Terrorism Agencies to advance multilateral

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    WIFA, Mumbai City launch Baby League

    Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Western India Football Association (WIFA) and Mumbai City FC have launched the countrys first Baby League in the age group of eight to 12 years, by setting up 24 developmental centers here and in Pune. WIFA and Mumbai City FC aim to identify and groom future talent through these

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    DoT to spend Rs 10,743 cr to improve connectivity in NE

    Guwahati, Jan 16 (IANS) The government on Tuesday said it will invest Rs 10,743 crore for improving the telecommunication network in the northeastern states and along the National Highways in the region. Union Minister of State for Telecommunications Manoj Sinha announced this while he was in Guwahati

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    I-League: Neroca beat Arrows to cement third spot

    Vasco da Gama (Goa), Jan 16 (IANS) Neroca FC defeated a valiant Indian Arrows 2-0 in an I-League encounter at the Tilak Maidan Stadium here on Tuesday. An own goal from Anwar Ali in the 18th minute and a late goal from O. Chidi (90+5) helped Neroca emerge victorious. It was end to end football in the

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    India vs South Africa 2nd Test: Scoreboard on Day 4

    Centurion, Jan 16 (IANS) Scoreboard at stumps on the fourth day of the second cricket Test between South Africa and India here on Tuesday.

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    India to host Afghanistan's maiden Test in June

    New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) India will host Afghanistan in their debut Test from June 14-18 in Bengaluru, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced here on Tuesday. The BCCI announced the decision after a meeting with officials from the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) here. BCCI acting

  • Will wait to see how central govt. utilises Haj subsidy for education, scholarship of minorities: Owaisi
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    Will wait to see how central govt. utilises Haj subsidy for education, scholarship of minorities: Owaisi

    After central government withdrawn subsidy for Haj pilgrims which helped the Muslims to avail cheaper airfare, AIMIM (All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen) chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday condemned the decision and said he will wait to see how central government utilises Haj subsidy for scholarship

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    Israel PM applauds Modi for upgrading India in ease of business

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu inaugurated the 3rd annual Raisina Dialogue along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in the National Capital on Tuesday. While delivering his speech, the Israeli PM emphasised on free markets as the necessary tool for

  • Mitsu Chavda meets HM Rajnath Singh on her solo pan-India 'Ride for soldiers'
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    Mitsu Chavda meets HM Rajnath Singh on her solo pan-India 'Ride for soldiers'

    Mitsu Chavda a women biker on her quest met Home Minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi on her way to solo pan-India 'Ride for soldiers'. 23-year-old rider from Surat, Mitsu started her nationwide ride on November 26, 2017 to create awareness for paraplegic soldiers. She aims to travel more than

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    Investors pledge big investments at Bengal business meet

    Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) Several corporate houses on Tuesday came forward with big investment proposals for West Bengal and right at the start of "Bengal Global Business Summit" here an estimated Rs 17,000 crore worth of investments were pledged. The business summit was attended by a host of

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    Industry hopeful of smooth trial run of e-way bill

    New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) India Inc is hopeful of a smooth trial run for the e-way bill system which commenced on Tuesday. The trail run comes near a fortnight before the implementation of e-way bill for inter-state transportation of goods under GST from February 1, 2018. In December 2017, the Goods

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    2nd Test: Early blows put India in trouble

    Centurion, Jan 16 (IANS) Chasing 287 runs for a series-equalising win, India faltered from the start in their second innings and lost three quick wickets to close the penultimate day of their second cricket Test against South Africa at 35 for three here on Tuesday. India lost openers Murali Vijay and

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    GAIL renegotiates 'price and volume' of Gazprom's LNG

    New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Leading natural gas company GAIL on Tuesday said it has re-negotiated the "price and volume" of the long-term LNG sale and purchase agreement (SPA) with Russia's Gazprom. "The two parties have agreed to an adjustment to the price and volume of LNG supply thus

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    TCS bags $690 mn deal from Prudential arm

    Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Indian IT major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) on Tuesday said it had won a $690 million (Rs 4,416 crore) new deal from M&G Prudential, the savings and investment arm of the London-based Prudential Plc. "The 10-year deal envisages digital transformation of M&G business for

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    India at 35/3; still 252 runs short of win in second Test

    Centurion, Jan 16 (IANS) Chasing 287 runs for a series-equalising win, India faltered from the start in their second innings chase and lost three quick wickets to close the penultimate day of their second cricket Test against South Africa at 35 for three here on Tuesday.

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    Punjab beat Haryana in PWL tie

    New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Latvia's Anastasija Grigorjeva and India's Pooja Dhanda powered Punjab Royals to a scintillating 4-3 victory over Haryana Hammers in a Pro Wrestling League (PWL) tie at the Siri Fort Indoor Stadium here on Tuesday. Needing a point to close the tie, World Championship

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    JLR India launches 2018 Evoque Landmark Edition

    New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Jaguar Land Rover India on Tuesday launched a special model of its SUV 2018 Range Rover Evoque Landmark Edition priced at Rs 50.20 lakh (ex-showroom).

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    India bowl out S. Africa for 258; need 287 to clinch second Test

    Centurion, Jan 16 (IANS) India bowled out South Africa for 258 in their second innings on Tuesday -- the fourth day of the second cricket Test here -- and set themselves a 287-run victory target.

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    Icon players shine in PWL

    New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) In the third season of the Pro Wrestling League (PWL), icon players have continued to live up to the expectations of their respective teams. With six teams participating in the annual affair, each team has an icon player who is supposed to be the strongest wrestler in his squad

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    2nd Test: Du Plesis, Philander help Proteas bolster lead

    Centurion, Jan 16 (IANS) South Africa rode on steady batting by Faf du Plesis and Vernon Philander to post 230/7 in their second innings at tea on the fourth day of their second cricket Test against India at the SuperSport Park Stadium here on Tuesday. Philander scored a patient 26 off 85 balls with

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    Equity indices shed gains on widened trade deficit, crude prices

    Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Breaking a three-day streak of record closing highs, the two key Indian equity indices on Tuesday ended the day in the negative zone with heavy selling pressure in almost all the sectors, except the IT and Teck (technology, media and entertainment) indices.

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    US trying to convince Pakistan that India is not a threat: Minister

    Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan has said that the US has been trying to convince Pakistan that India is not a threat and that Islamabad should change its strategic stance towards its neighbour. Both India's capacity and intents are today hostile towards Pakistan,"

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    Reliance Nippon Life declares Rs 5 per share interim dividend

    Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Reliance Nippon Life Asset Management Ltd on Tuesday said it closed the third quarter of the current fiscal with a net profit of Rs 130 crore and declared an interim dividend of Rs 5 per share. In a statement issued here the company that manages the assets of Reliance Mutual Fund