• Dhoni invites Windies to bat in first T20I

    Lauderhill (Florida) Aug 27 (IANS) India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and elected to field in the first of the two-match T20 International series against the West Indies at the Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground here on Saturday.

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  • Mehbooba pins Kashmir hopes on Modi, blames Pakistan for unrest

    New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday squarely blamed Pakistan and separatists for fuelling the ongoing trouble in the Kashmir Valley that has been seething with public anger and violent anti-government protests for the past 50 days. Mehbooba was on a whirlwind visit to

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  • Whistleblower to hand over Scorpene data to Australian government

    New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The leaked data on Scorpene submarine has changed a few hands, after being taken from DCNS by a subcontractor, before reaching the whistleblower who gave it to The Australian newspaper, and will be handed over to the Australian government on Monday, said a report by the journalist

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  • Tagore's works not translated perfectly : Gulzar

    New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Translations of Rabindranath Tagore's Bengali works in English and Hindi are not up to the mark, according to eminent poet Gulzar, who recently translated the Nobel Laureate's most well-known poetry. The 82-year-old poet, along with actress Sharmila Tagore, launched

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  • BJP has ushered in era of politics of development: Amit Shah

    New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah said on Saturday that his party has ushered in an era of "politics of performance" in the country and asked the states to play a big role in the implementation of schemes and to bring in good governance. Shah also urged BJP Chief Ministers to

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  • Owaisi asks government to initiate dialogue on Kashmir

    Hyderabad, Aug 27 (IANS) AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Saturday said the central government should immediately initiate a dialogue to restore normalcy in Jammu and Kashmir. Voicing concern over the situation in Kashmir where curfew continued for the 50th day on Saturday, the Hyderabad MP said if no

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  • Benefits of face scrubs for men

    New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) A face scrub is as essential for men as it is for women. Facial scrubs are important to keep the skin pores clean and skin problems away. Proper exfoliation is important, says an expert.

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  • National sports awardees to meet PM Modi on Sunday

    New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Saturday said that this year's nominees for the National Sports awards, including Rio Olympics medallists -- shuttler P.V. Sindhu and wrestler Sakshi Malik -- will call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday, a day before the awards will be

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  • India vs. West Indies in USA: Team news and Schedule

    India and West Indies will play two T20 series at Central Broward Regional Park in Lauderhill, Florida and the main idea is to popularise the game of cricket in America. The series does not feature on Future Tours Programme but it was given a green signal by the ICC earlier this month. This is the first

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  • Bankers voice concern about financing large infra projects

    Kolkata, Aug 27 (IANS) There could be some concern about financing large infrastructure projects as the Reserve Bank of India's new framework related to 'large exposures' proposes to reduce bank exposure to large corporate entities. "There could be some concern for financing large infrastructure

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  • Modi takes over Amitabh on Twitter, top 10 Indians on microblogging site

    Nation’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken over Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Twitter. PM is now the most followed Indian on the micro blogging site. Modi now has more that 22.2 million followers while Amitabh Bachchan marginally trailing him with 22 million followers. Even the top two

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  • FC Pune City to take over defunct football club's academy

    Pune, Aug 27 (IANS) In an attempt to develop grassroot level football in the city, Indian Super League (ISL) team FC Pune City on Saturday announced its decision to take over Pune FC's academy and also unveiled its comprehensive development plans. In addition, FC Pune City is in the process of building

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  • Industry has changed, but not my life: Dolly

    Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) Actress Dolly Sohi Dhanowa, who became popular by playing lead roles in shows like "Bhabhi" and "Kalash", says the TV industry might have changed over the years, but her life is still the same. "It feels great to get a strong role of Janki Raichand in &

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  • 'China getting interested in political developments in countries around India'

    Agartala, Aug 27 (IANS) China, which earlier provided support to terrorists in northeast India, is now trying to get involved in political developments in the countries adjoining India, security experts from India and Bangladesh said here. Security and terrorism experts, addressing a conclave here on

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  • India always tried to resolve Kashmir issue with Pakistan: Mehbooba Mufti

    Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti slammed Pakistan and said India has always shown genuine interest in solving Kashmir issue.

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  • 22nd Delhi Book Fair opens

    Organised by India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) and the Federation of Indian Publishers (FIP), the fair is on at Hall 8 to 12A of the Pragati Maidan, till September 4. One pavilion comprises 'Selfie Stations' which focuses on the national campaigns that include Make in India, Swachh

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  • GMR wins contract for Goa's greenfield airport project

    Panaji, Aug 27 (IANS) GMR Airports Limited (GAL), a subsidiary of GMR Infrastructure Limited has won the international competitive bid for development and operation of the Mopa greenfield airport in North Goa. The airport will be built under the BOT (Build Operate Transfer) model. GMR won the bid on

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  • Sharif appoints special envoys to highlight Kashmir issue

    Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday nominated 22 parliamentarians as special envoys to highlight "the Indian brutalities and human rights abuses" in Jammu and Kashmir in key parts of the world. "I am standing behind these special envoys to ensure their toil

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  • Kejriwal known for faking pre-poll surveys: Digvijay

    Panaji, Aug 27 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is known for engineering fake pre-poll surveys some of which are projecting the AAP winning the next assembly elections in Goa and Punjab, Congress leader Digvijay Singh said here on Saturday. "No matter what Kejriwal says, he is known

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  • Climate change takes centre stage at Mountain Echoes Litfest

    Thimphu, Aug 27 (IANS) It may be wrong to say that the first day of the Mountain Echoes Literature Festival here began on a "positive note" as renowned author Amitav Ghosh painted a gloomy picture of the dangers of climate change looming over the world. The three-day festival, which was inaugurated

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  • Global cues, F&O expiry dent equity markets

    Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) Indian equity markets were dragged lower during the week ended Friday by weak global cues and derivatives expiry.

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  • Traditional Indian diet dramatically cuts Alzheimer's risk

    New York, Aug 27 (IANS) While consumption of meat, sweets, and high-fat dairy products that characterise a Western diet significantly increases the risk of Alzheimer's disease, traditional Indian diet is associated with reduced risk of the most common form of dementia, says a study. "Although

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  • Amit Shah inaugurates BJP CMs' meet

    New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) A meeting of the chief ministers of the states ruled by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was inaugurated here on Saturday by party President Amit Shah. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and senior ministers of his cabinet will also attend the conclave, being held at at Maharashtra

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  • Ind vs WI: First ever T20 International on American soil

    India is all set to take on West Indies on Saturday today with not only a change in format but even a change in the region. This is the first time India will be playing an international cricket match on US soil as the Central Broward Regional Park Stadium in Florida will host the first two T20 internationals

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  • Dassault Systèmes to organise '3DEXPERIENCE Forum 2016' in India

    New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) France-based global 3D design software company Dassault Systèmes on Saturday announced its 10th annual "3DEXPERIENCE Forum 2016" in India. The two-day event will see participation from industry leaders from fields as diverse as aerospace and defense, transportation

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