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    India need not fear oil shortage: UAE envoy

    New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Even as the US-imposed sanctions on Iran has put India's energy security in jeopardy, UAE Ambassador to India Ahmed Albanna has allayed fears of an oil shortage, saying his country as well as Saudi Arabia can fill in if supply from Iran is disrupted. "In the international

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    Here's what Paul Schrader has to say of 'Sacred Games'

    New York, July 18 (IANS) American screenwriter Paul Schrader, known for working on Martin Scorcese's "Taxi Driver" and "Raging Bull", is watching India's first original Netflix series "Sacred Games". Its English dubbed version reminded him of how tricky is the use

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    'Vaishnav jan to' and its unsung writer

    New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) What impact can a song have on an individual, particularly on somebody as iconic as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi? The surreal, symbolic and sensual "Vaishnav jan to" was Bapu's favourite song and is synonymous with him even today. As somebody who grew up in India

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    Rana Daggubati extends KWAN South to Chennai

    Chennai, July 18 (IANS) After Hyderabad, actor Rana Daggubati has expanded the footprint of KWAN South -- which aims to herald a new era for the entertainment ecosystem of south India -- to Chennai. A year ago KWAN Entertainment entered into an agreement with production powerhouse Suresh Productions

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    Cirque du Soleil to make its India debut in November

    New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Globally popular live entertainment company Cirque du Soleil is set to come to India for the first time later this year, with shows in Delhi and Mumbai. It has partnered with BookMyShow to make its India foray. Canada-based Cirque du Soleil's new touring show 'Bazzar

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    BRICS media forum to start in Cape Town

    Cape Town, July 18 (IANS) The 3rd BRICS Media Forum under the theme of "BRICS Media Cooperation - Fostering an Inclusive, Just World Order" will be held on July 18-19 in Cape Town, South Africa. Topics to be discussed at the forum include media's role and responsibility in strengthening

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    England outclass India by 8 wickets, clinch ODI series

    Leeds, July 18 (IANS) England put up a strong all-round show to thump an underwhelming India by eight wickets in the series-deciding third and final One-day International (ODI) at the Headingley cricket ground here on Tuesday. Leg-spinner Adil Rashid's triple strikes in the middle overs helped England

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    England pip India by 8 wickets, clinch ODI series

    Leeds, July 18 (IANS) England put up a strong all-round show to thump an underwhelming India by eight wickets in the series-deciding third and final One-day International (ODI) at the Headingley cricket ground here on Tuesday.

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    NCLT approves Liberty House's plan for acquiring Adhunik Metaliks

    Kolkata, July 18 (IANS) The Kolkata bench of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) on Tuesday approved the resolution plan of the Britain-based Liberty House for acquiring debt-laden steelmaker Adhunik Metaliks under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC).

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    IMD issues heavy rain alert for 12 hours in Himachal Pradesh

    India Meteorological Department's Meteorological Centre in Shimla issued heavy rain alert for 12 hours in Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday. Mandi district received the highest rainfall of 192 mm in the last 48 hours. Minimum temperatures in the Shimla and surrounding areas dropped to 17 degree Celsius

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    Tough draw for Indians at Badminton Worlds

    New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) India's competitors in the BWF World Badminton Championships 2018 in Nanjing, China, have been handed a difficult path in the draw.

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    Anurag Thakur appointed BJP's chief whip in Lok Sabha

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday appointed Anurag Thakur as the party's chief whip in Lok Sabha. A former Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president, Thakur replaces Rakesh Singh, who was appointed as the Madhya Pradesh BJP president in April. Thakur, who is an MP from Hamirpur

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    Finance panel assures on Bengal's debt restructuring demand

    Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) The 15th Finance Commission on Tuesday assured West Bengal that it would "explore all possible ways" to meet the state's demand for restructuring the debt. "I think the state brought out very forcefully the need for the Finance Commission to look at the legacy

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    BJP did in 48 months what was not done in last 48 years: Naqvi

    Union Minister of Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi reacting on All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen Party (AIMIM) president Asaduddin Owaisi's statement on Tuesday. Union Minister of Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's development model is not

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    Asian Games torch arrives in Indonesia from India

    Jakarta, July 17 (IANS) The Asian Games torch arrived in Indonesia's Yogyakarta airport on Tuesday after being flown by Indonesian Air Force Boeing 737 400 plane from India, the first Asian nation to host the Asiad in 1951. The Asiad flame would stay in Yogyakarta until Wednesday where it would

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    Airbus appoints new India head for its helicopters business

    New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Aerospace major Airbus on Tuesday said it has appointed Ashish Saraf as Head of the helicopter division of Airbus India. According to the aerospace major, Saraf, whose appointment is effective July 1, 2018 takes over from Xavier Hay, who leaves India after six years to take

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    Satwik-Ponnappa advances, Gurusaidutt, Rituparna qualify for Singapore Open

    Singapore, July 17 (IANS) India's mixed doubles pair Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa advanced while singles shuttlers R.M.V Gurusaidutt and Rituparna qualified for the Singapore Open here on Tuesday.

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    Disciplined England restrict India to 256/8 in series decider

    Leeds, July 17 (IANS) Leg-spinner Adil Rashid's triple strikes in the middle overs helped England restrict India for a below par 256/8 in the series-deciding third and final One-day International (ODI) at the Headingley cricket ground here on Tuesday. Put in to bat, India rode on captain Virat Kohli

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    Approach Asiad with must-win attitude: Indian hockey team coach

    Bengaluru, July 17 (IANS) Indian men's hockey team chief coach Harendra Singh on Tuesday said they must approach the Asian Games in August with a must-win attitude if they wish to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. India, the defending champions, have been clubbed in Pool A alongside South

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    India asks Oman to cut duties on chemical products

    New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) India has requested Oman to reduce customs tariff on Indian chemical products, which would provide better market access to them in the Gulf nation, India's Commerce Ministry said on Tuesday. A statement issued at the end of the 8th session of the India-Oman Joint Commission

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    Jadhav case: Pakistan submits rejoinder in ICJ

    The Hague, July 17 (IANS) Pakistan on Tuesday submitted its second counter-memorial in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on the conviction of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav. Pakistan's 400-page reply, a rejoinder to India's last reply of April 17, was submitted by Foreign Office

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    Khelo Bharat 2018 finals on July 24-25

    New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The Khelo Bharat 2018 finals will be held on July 24-25 at the Talkatora Stadium here, with players from 27 states showcasing their skills in traditional games like Kabaddi, Kushti, Kho-Kho, Tug of War, and Malkambh, it was announced on Tuesday. Among those expected are Prime

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    BSE Dalal Street building gets trademark

    Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Stock exchange major BSE has secured a "trademark" for its iconic building -- Phiroze Jeejeebhoy Towers -- located on Dalal Street here. According to BSE, the Phiroze Jeejeebhoy Towers joins the elite club of distinguished structures around the world that have secured

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    India vs England 3rd ODI: Indian fans gather at stadium to cheer team India

    Indian cricket team arrived at the Headingley Carnegie Cricket Ground in Leeds for the last of their 3-ODI match on Tuesday. Indian fans gathered in numbers to watch the match and cheered on for their team. They painted their faces and carried Indian flags to show support for their team. England and

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    Team India reached stadium for last of their 3-ODI match against England

    Indian cricket team arrived at the Headingley Carnegie Cricket Ground in Leeds for the last of their 3-ODI match on Tuesday. Players could be seen coming out of their designated bus outside the stadium. Indian fans cheered on as the players made their way to the stadium, chanting 'Bharat Mata ki