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    Indian team to visit China for football friendly

    New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) As part of their preparation for the forthcoming AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019, India will play an international football friendly against China on October 13, it was announced on Sunday. This is the first time ever that an Indian senior team will be travelling to China. For the record

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    Filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi dead at 64

    Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Filmmaker and screenwriter Kalpana Lajmi, niece of the legendary Guru Dutt and acclaimed for making women-oriented films like "Rudaali", "Ek Pal, "Daman" and "Chingaari", died here on Sunday following a multiple organ failure at the age of 64.

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    Petrol price rises to Rs 89.97 in Mumbai

    New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) As transport fuel prices continued their upward run across metros, petrol was selling Rs 89.97 a litre in Mumbai on Sunday, just 3 paise short of Rs 90. In the financial capital of the country, petrol went up 17 paise on Sunday, up from Rs 89.80 per litre on Saturday, data

  • Arun Jaitley rules out any possibility of scrapping the Rafale deal
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    Arun Jaitley rules out any possibility of scrapping the Rafale deal

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley rejected the possibility of scrapping the Rafale deal in view of the controversies and allegations on the government. He asserted that these jets are coming to India as they are needed for security and defence of the country. He said, "These jets are coming to India

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    More global summits in line to bring surge of climate actions

    New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Just over a week after commitments by investors, business communities and governments to step up actions at the Global Climate Action Summit, another two global dialogues both in New York next week, were the line to push actions towards bolder solutions to tackle climate change

  • Surgical strike is something India should be proud of: Arjun Jaitley
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    Surgical strike is something India should be proud of: Arjun Jaitley

    While reacting to Rahul Gandhi's tweet that Rafale Deal was a surgical strike on forces, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that surgical strike is something India should be proud of. He further added, "It's highly objectionable statement. Surgical strike is something India should be proud

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    'Cheaper Pakistani imports, high tax at home hurt Indian cement industry'

    New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Cheaper cement imports from Pakistan are hurting the domestic industry, which is already reeling under the impact of low demand and high GST, cement producers in Punjab and Kerala claim. There's been no customs duty on cement imports from Pakistan since 2007, making it competitive

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    Pakistan opposition holds government responsible for India debacle

    Islamabad, Sep 23 (IANS) Pakistan's two major opposition parties have held the present government responsible for the latest diplomatic debacle following New Delhi's refusal to hold a meeting between the two foreign ministers in New York. The leaders of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N

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    Jimmy Sheirgill to debut on TV with reality show

    New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Bollywood actor Jimmy Sheirgill is making his debut on the small screen as the host of a reality show "Castrol Garage Guru - The Super Mechanic Show". Castrol, a lubricant company, is coming out with the reality TV show, which complements its mechanic skill-testing

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    Voting underway in controversial Maldives presidential election

    Male, Sep 23 (IANS) Voting was underway on Sunday in a heavily-criticised presidential election in the Maldives that has been gripped by political upheaval . Thousands of voters queued up outside polling centres across the country that opened at 8 a.m., the country's Election Commission (EC) said

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    Centuries-old shipwreck found off Portugal's coast

    Lisbon, Sep 23 (IANS) Archeologists have found a centuries-old shipwreck off Portugal's coast near Lisbon, authorities said. The project's science director, Jorge Freire, called it the "discovery of the decade". Judging by what's been found so far, the ship was probably coming

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    Pakistan issues flood alert as heavy rains expected

    Islamabad, Sep 23 (IANS) The Pakistan Met Department has issued a flood alert as heavy rains and thundershowers with gusty winds were expected in Punjab province on Sunday. "A strong weather system from central India will pass between New Delhi and Lahore during Saturday evening to Monday afternoon

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    Taissa Farmiga's horror tale

    New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Actress Taissa Farmiga says she gets scared easily, and that helps her portray roles in horror films. "But the thing which I will say about doing horror films, for me, is that because as a person who gets scared so easily, it is quite easy for me to tap into the fear,"

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    Delhi Police arrest 3 foreign nationals, seize 5 kgs heroin from them

    Delhi police have busted an international drug trafficking gang. A special cell arrested two men from Afghanistan and a man from Nigeria. All of them were caught from Saket. The police have seized five kg of heroin and $42000. The group used to smuggle heroin into India from Afghanistan while supplying

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    Sara Ali Khan enjoys her weekend in Delhi

    Sara Ali Khan has Delhi in her mind these days. She head for a weekend getaway in the national capital. The actress uploaded a series of stories documenting her day in Delhi. She spend her time in a fair at India Gate, went for a quick shopping at Janakpuri's Dilli Haat where she tried a pair of

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    TechGig Geek Goddess launches its fourth edition with American Express

    TechGig Geek Goddess, India's leading coding arena for women, launched its fourth edition in association with American Express, a globally integrated payments company. The event offers prizes worth Rs 7, 50,000. This women-only code competition invites women coders to share their ideas and product

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    Upset at India's arrogant response: Imran Khan

    A day after Centre called-off the proposed India-Pakistan foreign minister-level talks, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan expressed discontent over the cancellation of the meeting. PM Imran Khan, in his tweet, said, "Disappointed at the arrogant and negative response by India to my call for resumption

  • Oscars 2019: Assamese film is India's official entry
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    Oscars 2019: Assamese film is India's official entry

    Assamese film 'Village Rockstars' has been selected as India's official entry to Oscars 2019 in the Foreign Language Film category. Out of the 28 movies in contention - including 'Padmaavat', 'Raazi' and 'Love Sonia' among others - the selection committee of the Film

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    India agreed but later found excuses to reject our talk proposal: Pakistan Foreign Minister

    Commenting on India's decision to call off meeting between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Pakistan counterpart, Foreign Minister of Pakistan Shah Mahmood Qureshi said, "India first agreed but later had to find excuses to reject our proposal." "In the month of September

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    Track Asia Cup 2018: India heads towards champion title on Day 2

    New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The second day of the Track Asia Cup 2018 witnessed exuberant performances at the Velodrome, with the finals of eight events taking place on Saturday.

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    Sports Flashes bags rights for live audio broadcast of EPL

    New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Indian fans can now keep themselves updated of the latest from English Premier League (EPL) football season by using the services of Sports Flashes, which has launched their live updates service on Amazon's Alexa. Sports Flashes, India's first online radio channel dedicated

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    A.K. Chaudhary is new SAIL Chairman

    Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Anil Kumar Chaudhary on Saturday took over as Chairman of state-run Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL), the company said in a BSE filing. Chaudhary, who was serving as Director (Finance) at the country's largest steelmaker since 2011, has replaced P.K. Singh who retired from

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    Structural development, promoting local talent necessary in Indian football: Cahill

    Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) Australian football legend Tim Cahill, who is also Jamshedpur FC's marquee signing for the upcoming Indian Super League (ISL) season on Saturday claimed Indian football to be in a "good place" but stressed on the importance to further develop the structure and bring

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    Weak rupee, credit crisis worries drag equity market down 3% over week

    Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Persistent depreciation in the Indian rupee and high crude oil prices coupled with concerns over credit crisis dragged the key equity indices three per cent lower on a weekly basis during September 17-21.

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    Modern weapons are the need of every force: Army Chief

    Indian Army Chief Bipin Rawat on Saturday said that modern weapons are the need of every force. Bipin Rawat said, "We continuously need modern weapons. There is a limit till which we can use a particular weapon, and as new technologies come, we also want them to be included in our forces. So buying