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    'Tired' de Villiers retires from international cricket

    Pretoria, May 23 (IANS) Former South Africa skipper AB de Villiers sprang a surprise on Wednesday by announcing his retirement from all forms of international cricket with immediate effect. "I have decided to retire from all international cricket with immediate effect. After 114 Test matches,

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    Tender coconut, mango: Ice creams Indians are gorging over

    New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) In the summer months, Indians are going in for ice creams -- mostly tender coconut and mango -- over juices to beat the heat, a new analysis reveals. In the summer months (March to May), there was a 65 per cent increase in the number of ice creams ordered when compared to the

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    Arvind to head KPMG Management Consulting practice

    New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Professional services firm KPMG in India on Wednesday said Arvind Gupta has been appointed its Partner and Head of Management Consulting effective from April 2018. According to the firm, Gupta has 25 years of experience in management consulting and professional services. "

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    Fund outflows, rupee depreciation dent equity indices

    Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Persistent outflow of foreign funds along with weak global cues and a depreciation in the rupee plunged the key Indian equity indices on Wednesday.

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    Cabinet nod for 4,072 towers in LWE areas for Rs 7,330 crore

    New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) To empower security personnel and people staying in the country's Left Wing Extremist (LWE) areas, the Cabinet on Wednesday approved the setting up of an additional 4,072 mobile towers at an investment of Rs 7,330 crore, IT and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here on

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    Japan thrash India in Uber Cup tie

    Bangkok, May 23 (IANS) India suffered a humiliating 0-5 defeat to Japan in their third and final Group A tie at the Uber Cup badminton tournament here on Wednesday.

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    Sidharth Malhotra urges Modi to strengthen animal protection laws

    Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Bollywood actor Sidharth Malhotra has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on behalf of of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India, requesting stronger penalties for people who commit acts of cruelty against animals. Sidharth pointed out that India&

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    Spiritual Guru shares thoughts on India-Nepal relationships

    Spiritual Guru Shankaracharya said that the relationship between India and Nepal has always been very close and it has been seeing new heights in the recent past. According to the Guru, India and Nepal's relationship is as old as the relationship of Lord Ram and his wife Sita, who was from Janakpur

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    Petrol almost Rs 85 a litre in Mumbai, crosses Rs 80 in Chennai

    New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The petrol price in India's financial capital Mumbai touched Rs 84.99 a litre on Wednesday. Petrol prices in Mumbai, Delhi and Chennai have already reached unprecendent levels, and are now setting a new benchmark every other day. In Chennai, price of the fuel breached the

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    Clark, Coezter, Hesson included in Kumble-led ICC cricket committee

    Dubai, May 23 (IANS) Former Australia womens captain Belinda Clark, Scotland captain Kyle Coetzer and New Zealand coach Mike Hesson were on Wednesday appointed to the ICC cricket committee headed by former India skipper Anil Kumble. According to an ICC statement, Clark was appointed as the women'

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    GDPR law will herald a new era in consumer trust: Microsoft India

    New Delhi/San Francisco, May 23 (IANS) With the European Union's (EU) General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR coming into effect on Friday, Microsoft India has said that the law will herald a new era in consumer trust. Microsoft India President Anant Maheshwari on Wednesday said the company vows

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    Anti-Sterlite protests: CPI(M) holds protest over death of 11 people

    Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Wednesday staged a protest in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore against the death of 11 people during Anti-Sterlite protest in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi. At least 11 persons were killed during protests on May 22. The protestors demanded the closure of Sterlite Copper

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    Donald Glover impressed with Emilia Clarke

    Los Angeles, May 23 (IANS) Actor Donald Glover is impressed with his "Solo: A Star Wars Story" co-star Emilia Clarke and says she is super talented. "Solo: A Star Wars Story" tells the story of how Han Solo met his future copilot Chewbacca before the events in the original 1977 &

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    Must-have summer products for your little one

    New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) In summer, the soaring temperatures can increase the risk of dehydration and irritation for your little one. Rajesh Vohra, CEO, Chicco India, the flagship brand of Artsana India Pvt Ltd, suggests: * Nappy cream: It helps to protect a nappy area of the babies while preserving

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    Global cues subdue key equity indices; Vedanta scrips fall

    Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Weakness in global markets along with concerns of renewed geopolitical and trade tensions subdued the key Indian equity indices on Wednesday afternoon making the bourses trade on a flat-to-negative note.

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    Celebrity life is not easy: Bollywood star Ranveer Singh

    New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Bollywood heartthrob Ranveer Singh loves all the attention. The actor, who is fondly called the Hindi film industry's livewire, thanks to his infectious energy and smile, says being a celebrity comes with some responsibilities -- which he is happy to embrace - but doesn&

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    Opt for fruits, vegetables infused beauty products

    New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Fruits and vegetables possess a plethora of health benefits when included in beauty products hence always opt for those options that has such ingredients, say experts. Sham Kumar, Education Manager at Kiehl's India shares some of the smart options in fruits and vegetables

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    I Was 8 When One Of The Greatest Directors Of Malayali Cinema Shot In My Neighbourhood

    In the 1987 cult classic Thoovanathumbikal (Dragonflies In The Spraying Rain), there’s a scene where the Delphic Jayakrishnan, a character immortalised by Mohanlal, and the sensual Clara (played by Sumalatha) are seen strolling through Thrissur town in the dead of the night to Johnson Master’s hauntingly

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    Indian women pioneers at UN hailed as upholders of women's rights

    Hansa Mehta, Lakshmi Menon, Begum Hamid Ali and Vijayalakshmi Pandit -- were hailed on Tuesday as role models who worked to champion gender equality at a nascent world organisation. At a panel discussion here on the Southern Legacy of Women and the Origins of the UN, Rebecca Adami, a senior lecturer

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    Pooja Bhatt agrees with New Delhi Archbishop on political situation

    Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Actress-filmmaker Pooja Bhatt on Wednesday said she agrees with New Delhi Archbishop Anil Joseph Couto that there is "turbulent political atmosphere" in the country and added that its "democratic and moral fabric" is in tatters. The Archbishop in his May 8 letter

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    John Abraham explains why he chose to promote movie on road rather than a mall

    Bollywood actor John Abraham and Diana Penty chose the streets of Delhi's Connaught Place, to promote their upcoming film, 'Parmanu: The Story Of Pokhran'. During an exclusive conversation with ANI, John Abraham said, "We thought why go to a mall when we can feel the city, feel India

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    Facebook CEO apologises to EU Parliament over data breach

    Brussels, May 22 (IANS) Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday apologised again for the massive Cambridge Analytica data breach, this time in front of the European Parliament (EU) leaders. Zuckerberg stressed that the social networking giant is trying to plug loopholes across its services, including

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    Thomas and Uber Cup: India hammered 0-5 by China in men's competition

    Bangkok, May 22 (IANS) India crashed out of the the men's competition at the Thomas and Uber Cup badminton tournament following a humiliating 0-5 defeat against China here on Tuesday. India's poor show continued in the men's doubles affair too as Arjun M.R. and Ramchandran Shlok suffered

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    Bosch net down 5.1% in 2017-18

    Bengaluru, May 22 (IANS) German auto component major Bosch Ltd on Tuesday reported Rs 1,371 crore consolidated net profit for fiscal 2017-18, a 5.1 per cent decline from Rs 1,444 crore in the previous fiscal from continuing operations. In a regulatory filing on the BSE, the city-based Indian subsidiary

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    Rising prices will have adverse impact on Indian market: IOCL Chairman

    As the prices of petrol and diesel continued to rise across India, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. Chairman Sanjiv Singh said on Tuesday that the rising prices of petrol and diesel will have an adverse impact on the Indian market. He said, "These prices are being governed due to geo-political issues