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Mumbaikars to Burn Nirav Modi’s Effigy

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

Mumbaikars have found a unique way to celebrate the festival of Holi and also to vent out their ire against Nirav Modi of Nirav Modi Scam

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Para-Swimmer Prasanta Karmakar Suspended for Recording Video of Female Swimmers

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) has suspended Para swimmer Prasanta Karmakar for three years after he was found recording video of female swimmers during an event in Jaipur last year

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India, Kazakhstan to Expand Cooperation Between Financial Institutions

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

Key financial institutions of India and Kazakhstan have activated a process to expand cooperation in a variety of financial technologies

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Oprah Winfrey Waiting for ‘God’s Sign’ to run for President

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Philanthropist and TV show celebrity Oprah Winfrey has doused the speculations of running for the presidency, asserting that she is waiting for a signal from “God”

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Children and Teens Also Affected by Opioid Misuse Crisis

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

According to the lead author Ellen Raney of the study conducted by Wolters Kluwer Health, “The magnitude of the problem of prescription opioid use by children and teenagers is overwhelming”

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Tummy-Tuck Surgery Reduces Back Pain and Incontinence

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

Tummy-tuck surgery or abdominoplasty, which is conducted to restore the pre-pregnancy shape of the abdomen, can also improve back pain and urinary incontinence after childbearing, a study says

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Child Rights Commission Files Case Against ‘Kuthiyottam’ Ritual of the Hindus

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

The Kerala State Commission for Protection of Child Rights has registered a case against the ‘Kuthiyottam’ ritual performed by Hindus during ‘Attukal Pongala’ festival in Kerala

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Elgar`Shocked` Over Morkel’s Sudden Retirement

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

South Africa opening batsperson Dean Elgar has said that he went in a bit of shock after fast bowler Morne Morkel announced his retirement from all forms of cricket

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Medlife Partners With Aditya Birla Health Insurance to Launch Cashless OPD Medicine Delivery

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

Bengaluru based e-pharmacy major Medlife announced on Thursday its partnership with Aditya Birla Health Insurance to offer cashless medicine delivery to its eligible customers.

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Karti’s Arrest: CBI a ‘Credible Agency’, Says Rajnath

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) agency was a credible agency and was doing its job efficiently in the INX media case involving senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram’s son Karti Chidambaram.

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Bajaj Finserv Expand its Life Care Financing Segment

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

Bajaj Finance Ltd, the lending arm of Bajaj Finserv, on Thursday announced an addition of 160 medical procedures in its life care financing segment.

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Ted Baker Opens First store in India With Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

Already well-known for his international excursions and extensive search for gems across the globe, Ted Baker is proud to announce the beginning of an exciting new chapter, as he expands his global empire with his first store in India. Situated inside the prestigious Chanakya Mall in New Delhi, the 1,600 square foot store will be the latest home for Ted’s menswear, womenswear and accessory collections.

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Debt-ridden Farmer Commits Suicide in Ludhiana

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

A 42-year-old debt-ridden farmer allegedly committed suicide in Ludhiana’s Punjab.

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Rohingya Crisis: KS Relief Gives USD 2 mln to strengthen Cox’s Bazar Hospital

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre has announced a USD 2 million grant to the World Health Organisation (WHO) for upgrading the Sadar District Hospital in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, to enhance health care services for Rohingyas and their host communities.

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King Abdullah Receives Ceremonial Reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

King Abdullah II of Jordan on Thursday received a ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in Delhi

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OCS India Triumphs at the ET Now Facilities Management Awards

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

OCS India was the biggest winner at ET Now’s Facility Management Awards 2018, held in Mumbai on 15 February 2018, an event that recognizes best practice, outstanding performance and innovation within the sector.

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Hampshire Sign Hashim Amla as Overseas Player

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

South Africa batsperson Hashim Amla has been roped in by Hampshire as an overseas player for the early part of the upcoming County Championship season

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ICC to Televise WC Qualifer Matches for First Time Ever

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

The ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 will be televised to fans for the first-time ever, across five continents in 200 territories, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said

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Patients may Have Longer Lives After hip Replacement

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

Hip replacement surgery not only improves quality of life but is also associated with increased life expectancy, compared to people of similar age and sex, experts have suggested

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IS Militants Stone man to Death in Afghanistan

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

Militants affiliated with the terror outfit Islamic State (IS) have stoned a man to death in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province over an alleged illicit sexual relationship.

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Order on Bail Plea of Karti’s CA Reserved

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

A Patiala House Court on Thursday reserved order on bail plea of Karti Chidambaram’s chartered accountant (CA).

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Internet Goes Gaga Over This Cat-Loving Samurai

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

Seems like the internet has got its latest muse in a fictional cat-loving Samurai

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I-League: We’ve Proven we Belong Here, Says Neroca FC Coach

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

At the start of the season no one would have held out a candle saying Neroca FC will be vying for the I-League title,but it has been one of those seasons where fancied teams are playing catch up to unexpected pacesetters.

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Obesity not Linked With Respiratory Illness

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

A new study conducted by the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center found that although obesity has been considered a risk factor for more-severe cases of the flu, it is not a risk factor for severe acute respiratory illnesses, including the flu

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Para Swimmer Karmakar Suspended for Various Offences: PCI

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

Confirming the suspension of para swimmer Prasanta Karmakar, Vice President Paralympic Committee of India (PCI), Gursharan Singh, today said the athlete is also facing charges of indiscipline and anti-federation activities apart from charges of recording videos of female swimmers.

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INX Media Case: CBI Seeks 14-day Remand of Karti Chidambaram

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday sought 14-day remand for Karti Chidambaram, citing lack of time for interrogation in connection with the INX Media money laundering case in a Delhi Court.

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Jaitley Launches Online Module of General Provident Fund for Government Employees

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said that accounts of the government need to be error free since they inform the nation on the state of public finances.

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LAC Situation Sensitive, may Escalate: Bhamre

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre has cautioned that there is a possibility of escalation along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China.

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No Team can be Taken Lightly in Hockey WC: Indian Coach

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

As the International Hockey Federation (FIH) announced the schedule for the 2018 hockey World Cup, India head coach Sjoerd Marijne emphasised on the importance of winning every single match.

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Debt-ridden Family Commits Suicide in Surat

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

A couple along with their five-year-old son allegedly committed suicide on Wednesday by jumping off the 12th floor of a residential building in Surat’s Sarthana Jakat Naka area.

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EU Seeks to Amend Trump’s Mideast ‘Deal of Century’

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

The European Union member states have called on the US administration to amend an Israel-Palestine “deal of the century” that Washington hopes to unveil soon, Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki said on Wednesday

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Walmart Restricts Sale of Firearms, Ammunition to People Under 21

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

Walmart on Wednesday announced it will no longer sell firearms and ammunition to people younger than 21 of age

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China to Build Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier Within 7 Years

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

The Chinese Army has announced that Beijing wants to field its first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Liaoning by the middle of the next decade

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Meerut: Acid Thrown on two Female Boxers

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

Two men and one woman allegedly threw acid on two female boxers here in Lal Kurti area over a verbal feud

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Kerala: Transgenders Stage Protest Against Ill-Treatment by Police

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

Amid growing atrocities in the state, transgenders from across the state staged a protest here against their mistreatment at the hands of the state police

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Americans Like Angela Merkel, Germans Loathe Trump

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

The US and Germany, which share many mutual bonds and differences, have revealed one main reason for their differences in perception of US President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Markel, a study has said

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Virat Kohli Launches Forca Goa Foundation

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

FC Goa co-owner Virat Kohli launched the Forca Goa Foundation ahead of the team’s last home game of the league stage of the Hero Indian Super League (ISL) against ATK at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Fatorda

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Andhra Pradesh CM Confident of TDP Regaining Power

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

Hyderabad, Telangana Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu expressed confidence for the return of his party- the Telugu Desam Party-to power in the state. Naidu, who interacted with TDP, TS Politburo, and Central Committee Leaders here on Wednesday, said the state a number of proposals were pending for clearance before the central government. “For […]

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Railway Minister Urges Early Completion of Rail Projects

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal stressed on the need for completing projects before the designated deadline, rather than stretching it for 25-odd years, as per the “traditional way.”

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In India, ‘Holi’ Continues to be Pretext for Sexual Violence

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

In yet another horrific act of sexual violence, balloons filled with semen were thrown at two girls here in Amar Colony area

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US Olympics Committee Chief Resigns

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

US Olympics Committee (USOC) chief Scott Blackmun resigned citing health problems as the reason, according to various media reports

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Saint Laurent’s new Platform Boots Sure to be on Display Come Fall

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

Luxury fashion house Saint Laurent recently presented its autumn/winter 2018 collection at Paris Fashion Week- from the leather hot pants to the thigh-skimming sequin dresses

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Pak NHA Admits Irregularities in Awarding $2.9bn Contract to Chinese Firm

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

Irregularities were conducted in the award of a 2.9 billion dollar contract to a Chinese firm for the construction of a motorway under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) near Multan-Sukkur section, Pakistan’s National Highway Authority (NHA) chief has said

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Twitter’s ‘Bookmarks’ Feature set for Global Rollout

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

Micro-blogging platform Twitter announced that its ‘Bookmarks’ feature would be rolled out to all its users today

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China, Pakistan Plundering Baloch Resources: BLA Commander Aslam Baloch

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

A senior commander of the Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA), Aslam Baloch, has accused both China and Pakistan of plundering the natural resources of Balochistan and perpetrating atrocities on the Baloch.

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Pakistan Makes Huge Sacrifices in war on Terror: China

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

The Pakistani government and its people have sacrificed enormously in the country’s fight against terrorism, a Chinese official said here

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Virbhadra DA case: Delhi Court to Hear Tarini Group Director’s Bail Plea

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

The Patiala House Court on Thursday will hear the bail plea of Vakamulla Chandrasekhar, Director of Tarini Group of Companies, in lieu of a disproportionate assets (DA) case involving former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh.

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INX Media case: Karti Chidambaram to be Produced Before Delhi Court

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram’s son Karti Chidambaram will be produced before the Patiala High Court on Thursday, in connection with the INX Media money laundering case.

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Delhi Court to Hear Bail Plea of Karti Chidambaram’s CA

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

The Patiala High Court will hear the bail plea of Karti Chidambaram’s chartered accountant (CA), S Bhaskararaman, in connection with the INX Media money laundering case.

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Delhi Chief Secretary assault: HC to hear accused MLA’s bail plea

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

The Delhi High Court on Thursday will hear a bail plea of the MLA accused in the alleged assault of Delhi’s Chief Secretary, Anshu Prakash.

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Foreign Exchange Earnings Witness 9.9% Jump in Jan ’18

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

India’s foreign exchange earnings (FEEs) for the month of January 2018, saw a 9.9 percent growth compared to that of the same period last year.

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TN: Thousands pay Homage to Kanchi Shankaracharya Jayendra Saraswati

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

Scores of people gathered here to pay their last respects to Kanchi Shankaracharya Jayendra Saraswati, who passed away on Wednesday.

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China’s Manufacturing Gauge Hits 19-Month low in February

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

In lieu of Lunar New Year holidays, China reported a 19-month dip in its official manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index.

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Apple’s Chinese iCloud Operations, Encryption Keys Transferred to China

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

Tech giant Apple announced that its Chinese iCloud operations were being transferred to a local firm in southern China, along with its iCloud encryption keys.

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‘No Intelligence’ Russia Compromised Seven States Ahead of 2016 Election: DHS

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has denied a media report saying Russian operatives penetrated the websites or databases of Alaska, Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, Texas and Wisconsin ahead of the 2016 presidential election

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Rajkumar Santoshi’s Condition Stable

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

Film Director Rajkumar Santoshi’s condition is now stable after doctors performed angioplasty on him, sources said on Wednesday.

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Teacher in Custody After ‘Shots Fired’ Report at US School

 Thursday, March 1, 2018  |  No Comments

Police in the southeastern US state of Georgia on Wednesday confirmed that a teacher was taken into custody, who was barricaded in a classroom after the reports of shots fired at Dalton High School

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