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    David Harbour joins Chris Hemsworth in 'Dhaka'

    Los Angeles, Nov 17 (IANS) "Stranger Things" actor David Harbour will star opposite actor Chris Hemsworth in "Dhaka", an action thriller for streaming giant Netflix. Sam Hargrave, a stunt coordinator who also acts as the stunt double for "Captain America" star Chris Evans

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    '102 Not Out' to hit Chinese theatres on Nov 30

    Legendary actors Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor starrer '102 Not Out' is all set to hit the theatres in China. The movie, which marked the reunion of Bollywood veterans after 27 years on screen, has been scheduled to hit theaters in mainland China on November 30. Revealing the posters for

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    Painting of Indian trumpeters at risk of export from Britain

    London, Nov 17 (IANS) British Culture Minister Michael Ellis on Friday placed an export bar on a unique watercolour painting depicting a traditional musical performance in mid-18th century Northern India. The move will prevent the painting, considered of significant cultural interest, from being sent

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    Chinese Envoy to India encourages Indian and Chinese students to study in each others' countries

    Chinese Ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui attended the China-India Youth dialogue in the national capital on Friday. After the event, he spoke about the educational opportunities for both Indian and Chinese students. He said, "We encourage more Indian students to study in China and more Chinese students

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    CM Yogi Adityanath inaugurates UP Defence Expo-2018

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath inaugurated the UP Defence Expo-2018 in Kanpur on Friday. The inauguration came in line with the UP Investors' Summit which took place on February 21-22 wherein Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Defence Corridor. After inaugurating the event, CM Yogi

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    '102 Not Out' heads for China

    New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan-Rishi Kapoor's "102 Not Out" will release in China on November 30, marking Sony Pictures Entertainment India's foray into the China market. Based on a stage play by Saumya Joshi and directed by Umesh Shukla, "102 Not Out" features

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    China-India relations are at one of the best periods in history right now: Chinese Ambassador to India

    Luo Zhaohui, Chinese Ambassador to India on Friday attended the China-India Youth dialogue in the national capital. Highlighting India-China relations, Zhaohui said, "China-India relations are at one of the best periods in history right now. President Xi Jinping and PM Modi held an informal summit

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    FIIs to stage a strong comeback, says Assocham

    Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham) on Friday said it expects foreign institutional investors (FIIs) to "stage a strong comeback" owing to the strengthening rupee, low inflation along with weakening oil prices. "We expect foreign

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    Innovation needed to cut agricultural wastage: Suresh Prabhu

    Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday said that India requires innovation in agriculture in order to minimize wastage of argicultural produce which amounts to almost 30 per cent of the total output. "In India, we lose about 30 per cent of the vegetables, fruits and others

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    India's Forex reserves decline $121.2 mn

    Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) India's foreign exchange (forex) reserves declined by $121.2 million during the week ended November 9, official data showed on Friday.

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    Office space leasing at 36.4 mn sq.ft during Jan-Sep: Report

    New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Total area of office space leased out across major cities in the country during the January-September period in 2018 stood at 36.4 million square feet, 26 per cent higher on a year-on-year basis, a Colliers International report said on Friday. "Gross absorption grew by

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    ADB to lend $300 mn to boost infra funding by IIFCL

    New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Friday signed a $300-million loan agreement to support state-run India Infrastructure Finance Company Ltd (IIFCL) that provides long-term finance to infrastructure projects. The multilateral lending agency signed two other deals

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    Frost, Defourny share honours on Day 1 of MRF Challenge

    Dubai, Nov 16 (IANS) Danial Frost from Singapore and Belgian Max Defourny scored a race and a podium apiece to open their accounts in the first round of MRF Challenge at the Dubai Autodrome, here on Friday. Frost, 17, in his second season in the championship, thus notched his maiden win by topping Race

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    Indian health-fitness app start-up forays into Malaysia

    Bengaluru, Nov 16 (IANS) As part of its overseas geographic expansion into southeast Asia, Indian health and fitness app, HealthifyMe, has forayed into Malaysia to offer its services including diet and fitness plans, said a top official on Friday. "We will expand across southeast Asia to Singapore

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    Paddler Manav assures U-21 singles bronze in Belarus Open

    Minsk, Nov 16 (IANS) Indias prodigious young paddler Manav Vikash Thakkar scored an easy 3-0 victory over Russias Lev Katsman in the quarter-finals to assure himself a place in the last four and at least a bronze medal in the U-21 men's singles category of the ITTF Challenge Belgosstrakh Belarus

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    BIC all set to host JKNRC finale this weekend

    Greater Noida, Nov 16 (IANS) All roads for racing aficionados in Delhi-NCR will lead to the Buddh International Circuit over the weekend as the curtain goes up on the grand finale of the 21st JK Tyre FMSCI National Racing Championship. Local lad Rohit Khanna of Dark Don Racing will be the cynosure of

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    Pro-Khalistan elements in Punjab under scanner

    Foreign based Pro-Khalistan organizations that are pumping millions of dollars into reviving Khalistan movement in Punjab are under the watch of law enforcement agencies. Sikhs For Justice, whose Referendum 2020 in London was a massive failure, have reportedly started targeting youth of Punjab to carry

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    Global cues, fund influx buoy equity indices; telecom stocks rise

    Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Broadly positive global markets, influx of foreign funds and healthy macro-economic trade data lifted the key Indian equity indices on Friday.

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    My daughter is an incredible life lesson for me: Soha Ali Khan

    Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Bollywood actress Soha Ali Khan says being a mother has made her stronger, and that her daughter Inaaya Naumi Kemmu has given her an incredible life lesson. Asked about her bonding with her daughter, Soha told IANS here: "My daughter is an incredible life lesson for me. Most

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    A taste of Belgian fashion in Mumbai

    Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Belgian fashion designer Jean-Paul Lespagnard and Shuting Qiu, a graduate from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp, showcased their creations at an event, where music, fashion and food brought an essence of Belgium to Mumbai. For Belgian King's Day celebrations here on

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    Ali Fazal's personal connection with 'Mirzapur'

    Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Actor Ali Fazal, who will soon be seen in "Mirzapur", has a personal connection with the web series.

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    Badminton: Srikanth, Sameer crash out of Hong Kong Open

    Kowloon (Hong Kong), Nov 16 (IANS) Indian shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and Sameer Verma lost their respective men's singles quarter-final matches to bow out of the Hong Kong Open here on Friday. The fourth seed Srikanth lost to eighth seed Kenta Nishimoto of Japan 21-17, 21-13 in straight games while

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    Vibrant Gujarat 2019 to focus on trade, exports from Gujarat

    New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The ninth edition of the Vibrant Gujarat summit would focus more on trade and commerce, along with investments, Manoj Kumar Das, Principal Secretary to the Gujarat Chief Minister, said on Friday. As we are growing now we are not only focusing at investment in Gujarat, we are

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    Johnny Depp was very gentle with me: Alison Sudol

    Los Angeles, Nov 16 (IANS) Alison Sudol was nervous about shooting with Johnny Depp, but her nervousness went out of the window when she met him on the sets of the "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald". "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald" explores the story of Gellert

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    Delhi government hosting my concert tomorrow: TM Krishna

    Carnatic singer TM Krishna will finally be able to perform his concert in the national capital; a day after his sponsors Airports Authority of India (AAI) and SPIC MACAY succumbed to the threats from right wing elements on social media and cancelled his concert. Delhi government reached out to him and