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    India enter quarters of Asian Junior badminton

    Jakarta, July 16 (IANS) Barring Lakshya Sen, none of the Indian could stand up to the clinical South Koreans as India went down 1-4 in their last Group C match in the Asian Junior Badminton Championships here on Sunday. India were expected to put up a semblance of fight against the third-seeded Koreans

  • India changed in past 4 years because of strong leader who took strong decision: Rajyavardhan Rathore
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    India changed in past 4 years because of strong leader who took strong decision: Rajyavardhan Rathore

    Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Rajyavardhan Rathore attended an event of Youth Parliament on Sunday. During his address at the event, Union Minister said, "India has seen a huge change since the past 4 years because a strong leader took strong decisions and that ushered the

  • EAM Swaraj meets King of Bahrain
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    EAM Swaraj meets King of Bahrain

    Union Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj on Sunday met King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa in Bahrain's Manama. Earlier, she attended the first ministerial meeting of the India-Arab League Cooperation Forum to deepen the country's ties with the 22-member group. EAM Swaraj is on two-day

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    5 startups with heavy women workforce

    India continues to be a land of opportunities offering excellent scope to hire diverse workforce. Today companies are starting to realise that in order to truly attract top talent and run a business that appeal to the greatest amount of people; they need to be proactive about having a diverse workforce

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    Players with 100 plus caps an advantage: Hockey captain Rani

    New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) India's women's hockey team skipper Rani Rampal feels they carry good international exposure and players having 100 plus international caps will be an advantage for them in the forthcoming Women's Hockey World Cup. It will be India's first appearance in the

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    Wrestler Vinesh clinches gold at Spanish Grand Prix

    Madrid, July 15 (IANS) India's Vinesh Phogat clinched the gold medal at the Spanish Grand Prix wrestling tournament, thrashing Natasha Fox of Canada 10-0 in the final of the women's 50 kilogram freestyle category here on Sunday. It was a cake walk for the Indian wrestler via technical superiority

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    Sindhu loses to Okuhara in Thailand Open final

    Bangkok, July 15 (IANS) India's star shuttler P.V. Sindhu lost to reigning world champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in straight games in the women's singles final of the Thailand Open here on Sunday. The second seeded Sindhu lost 15-21, 18-21 in 50 minutes as the 2016 Olympic bronze medallist

  • BMC cleans garbage spillage after high tide at Marine Drive
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    BMC cleans garbage spillage after high tide at Marine Drive

    Mumbai's Marine Drive area experienced continuous high tides for the past few days. The high tide had washed up tons of garbage on the scenic Marine Drive leading to a building up of dirt and trash in the area. Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) workers cleaned the high tide spillage on promenade

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    India made Vice-Chair Asia Pacific of World Customs Organisation

    New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) India has become the Vice-Chair, or regional head, of the Asia Pacific region of the World Customs Organisation (WCO) for a period of two years up to June 2020, the government announced on Sunday. A Finance Ministry release here said the WCO has divided its membership into

  • EAM Swaraj meets Crown Prince of Bahrain
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    EAM Swaraj meets Crown Prince of Bahrain

    Union Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj on Sunday met Crown Prince of Bahrain Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa at Gudaibiya Palace in Bahrain's Manama. During the meeting both dignitaries had a discussion on upgrading both countries partnership across sectors, specially in trade and investment

  • Not setting up Shariat courts in all districts, only where people want them: AIMPLB
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    Not setting up Shariat courts in all districts, only where people want them: AIMPLB

    All India Muslim Person Law Board (AIMPLB) held a conference in Delhi on Sunday addressing the setting up of Shariat courts in all districts of the country. After the conference, AIMPLB member and advocate Zafaryab Jilani said, "We have never talked about setting up Shariat courts in all districts

  • Dharmendra Pradhan interacts with participants of India Skills East 2018 Regional competition
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    Dharmendra Pradhan interacts with participants of India Skills East 2018 Regional competition

    Union Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan interacted with participants of India Skills East 2018 Regional competition in Odisha's Bhubaneswar on Sunday. Candidates from various states have participated at the India Skills East 2018 Regional competition. It is organised

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    Watch: Mumbai experiences continued high tide after heavy rain

    After continuous heavy rain in Maharashtra, especially Mumbai, Marine Drive area saw high tides crashing on the shore on Sunday. The official website of India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted continuous heavy rainfalls till July 18 after which the city will experience moderate to light rainfall

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    Feeling of doing something for own country unmatched: Shankar Mahadevan

    New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Singer-composer Shankar Mahadevan, who has collaborated with Tomorrow's India, for a 'My Country, My Music' project which will bring together the best of India's folk music on a common stage, says doing something for one's own nation brings unmatched gratification

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    'Sacred Games': Kashyap does a 'yay' on Rahul Gandhi's remark

    New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Anurag Kashyap has appreciated Congress President Rahul Gandhi's comment on freedom of expression as a fundamental democratic right, in the context of the filmmaker's web show "Sacred Games". Netflix's "Sacred Games", produced by the Anil Ambani-led

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    Asian Games torch relay starts from capital

    The 2018 edition of the quadrennial event will be held from August 18 to September 2 in the cities of Jakarta and Palembang in Indonesia. The torch relay was preceded by the torch lighting ceremony where the Asian Games flame was ceremoniously lit by Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Secretary General

  • EAM Sushma Swaraj visits Isa Cultural Centre in Bahrain
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    EAM Sushma Swaraj visits Isa Cultural Centre in Bahrain

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj visited Isa Cultural Centre in Manama, Bahrain on Sunday. She was accompanied by her Bahrain counterpart Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa. EAM Swaraj gifted books to National Library at ISA Cultural Centre. The books are on many aspects of India, will serve as

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    Bahrain praises Indian community's role in its development

    New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Bahrain Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa on Sunday lauded the role of the Indian expatriate community's role in his country's development. "FM Shaikh Khalifa praised the contribution of Indian community settled in Bahrain towards the economic

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    'Sacred Games': Kashyap does a 'yay' on Rahul Gandhi's comment

    New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Anurag Kashyap has appreciated Congress President Rahul Gandhi's comment on the freedom of expression as a fundamental democratic right, in the context of the filmmaker's web show "Sacred Games". Netflix's "Sacred Games", produced by the Anil

  • EAM Swaraj meets Bahrain Prime Minister
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    EAM Swaraj meets Bahrain Prime Minister

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met Prime Minister of Bahrain Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa in Manama, Bahrain on Sunday. Earlier, she attended the first ministerial meeting of the India-Arab League Cooperation Forum to deepen the country's ties with the 22-member group. The meet also assumes

  • EAM Sushma Swaraj and her Bahrain counterpart sign MoUs
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    EAM Sushma Swaraj and her Bahrain counterpart sign MoUs

    Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) were signed between India and Bahrain in the presence of EAM Sushma Swaraj and her Bahrain counterpart Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa on Sunday. The MoUs were signed after two leaders co-chaired 2nd India-Bahrain High Joint Commission meeting. EAM Swaraj in on

  • EAM Swaraj co-chair's 2nd India-Bahrain High Joint Commission meeting with her Bahraini counterpart
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    EAM Swaraj co-chair's 2nd India-Bahrain High Joint Commission meeting with her Bahraini counterpart

    Union Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj co-chaired the second India-Bahrain High Joint Commission meeting with her Bahraini counterpart Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa in Bahrain's Manama on Sunday. Shaikh Khalifa praised the contribution of Indian community settled in Bahrain

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    Celeb scrutiny: Henry Cavill finds it funny

    Paris, July 15 (IANS) All their moves are followed, all their words are weighed and they practically lead their lives out in the open. The actor, popular as Superman from the "Man of Steel" franchise, says he understands the nature of his job, and believes in living with it rather than fretting

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    Theo Rossi feels 'super fortunate' to represent 'colourful' world

    New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) American actor Theo Rossi describes himself as "a mix of many things" due to his roots in Italy, Syria and Spain. Best known for playing the bad guy with scalp tattoos in the series "Sons of Anarchy" and supervillain Hernan "Shades" Alvarez in

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    Fortunate to be offered variety in a short span: Ishaan Khatter

    Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) He is all of 22. Now Ishaan Khatter is geared up for the release of his second big canvas entertainer "Dhadak". Critics have been so kind of me to praise my performance in my debut film," Ishaan told IANS in an interview here.