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    Not impossible for India to advance from World Cup qualifying stage: Bhaichung Bhutia

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  • Reliance to restart all fuel pump outlets by March 2016
    Reliance to restart all fuel pump outlets by March 2016

    MUMBAI (Reuters) - Reliance Industries Ltd plans to restart its entire 1,400 retail fuel pump outlets in fiscal year ending March 2016, a report on the company website shows. The stations were closed in 2008 when global oil prices urged towards $150 a barrel and the government's subsidy to state fuel retailers knocked privately-owned retailers out of the market. Over 320 fuel outlets have already been restarted, a presentation on the website showed. Reliance took a significant share away from …

  • One dies in Kashmir after police fire on protesters
    One dies in Kashmir after police fire on protesters

    One person died on Saturday in Kashmir following an injury suffered after police opened fire to disperse stone-throwing demonstrators during a daylong protest strike over the arrest of a separatist leader. The unrest in the Himalayan region is a challenge for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which this year took control of the state government in alliance with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the first time it has been in power in the state. …

  • Interview with Abneet Bharti – “Playing in the ISL will be perfect for my development”
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  • U.S. jury hears Bryant Gumbel testimony in HBO libel trial
    U.S. jury hears Bryant Gumbel testimony in HBO libel trial

    A federal jury heard testimony from Bryant Gumbel on Friday at a trial in which HBO faces libel claims over a report aired on the TV journalist's popular sports news programme that focussed on child labour in India. Gumbel's videotaped deposition came on the fifth day of the trial in U.S. District Court in Manhattan over the report on "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel" that first aired in September 2008. The report accused British sporting goods company Mitre Sports International of turning a …

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    Washington, April 18 (ANI): Scientists have found that our planet was formed much like asteroids, by cosmic ocean of millimetre-sized particles that orbited the sun. Dr Anders Johansen, an astronomy researcher at Lund University said that the chondrules were of exactly the right size to be slowed down by the gas that orbited …

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    Washington, Apr 18 (ANI): A new study has found that removal of the clot causing a severe stroke plus standard medication yields better long term outcomes in stroke patients than drug alone. Co-author Demetrius Lopes from Rush University Medical Center said that these findings are a game-changer for how they should treat …

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