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Dipika-Joshana win historic squash gold

Glasgow,2nd August-2014,IANS: Dipika Pallikal and Joshana Chinappa created history by winning India’s first ever squash medal at the Commonwealth Games when they won the women’s doubles final in straight games to clinch the gold at the Scotstoun Sports Campus here Saturday. Dipika-Joshana win historic squash gold The Indian combine had a rather easy outing by winning […]

Outages, water crisis upset Agra residents in UP

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Agra,2nd august-2014,IANS: It has been a long summer of discontent for residents of Agra with long power blackouts and inadequate water supply. People are wondering what the Narendra Modi government’s priorities are. The Modi government’s top priority is bullet and high speed trains, and (Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister) Akhilesh Yadav has his eyes fixed on the […]

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Rijiju reviews law and order situation in Assam

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Guwahati,2nd august-2014,IANS: The central government Saturday agreed to deploy five units of CRPF’s elite Cobra battalion to launch counter insurgency operations in Assam, where a senior police officer was killed by militants two days ago. Besides, the centre agreed to continue the existing deployment of additional central forces in the state for a period of three […]

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Repatriate refugees to Mizoram: Tripura

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Agartala,2nd august-2014,IANS:The Tripura government and a Lok Sabha member from the state have once again urged the central government to take steps to repatriate the 35,000 tribal refugees to Mizoram, officials said here Saturday. Lok Sabha member from Tripura and former rural development and industries minister Jitendra Chaudhury raised the issue in the Lok Sabha […]

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Case filed against Aamir Khan over nude ‘PK’ poster

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Lucknow, Aug 2 (IANS):  A case was filed in a court in Kanpur Saturday against Aamir Khan and the producer and director of new movie PK after its poster showed the Bollywood star in the nude except for a transistor covering his private parts. Case filed against Aamir Khan over nude ‘PK’ poster In the complaint, […]

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Actress Apara Mehta turns ‘modern’ grandmother

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Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS): Actress Apara Mehta, known for her role in the TV serial Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, will soon be seen playing a modern and contemporary grandmother in the forthcoming show Jamai Raja. Actress Apara Mehta turns ‘modern’ grandmother She is playing a nani who prays every morning and is hip […]

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Modi reaches Nepal Sunday leading 101-member team

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Kathmandu, Aug 2 (IANS): Narendra Modi, accompanied by a 101-member delegation including seven ministers, arrives here Sunday on a two-day visit, making it the first bilateral visit by an Indian prime minister to this Himalayan nation in 17 years. Modi reaches Nepal Sunday leading 101-member team Both countries would also discuss a range of bilateral […]

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Leander to spearhead Indian challenge in Asian Games

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New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS): Leander Paes will again spearhead the Indian challenge as the All India Tennis Association (AITA) Saturday selected a 12-member team that would participate in the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, Sep 19-Oct 4. Leander to spearhead Indian challenge in Asian Games The AITA selection committee also picked up Somdev […]

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NIA gets more time to probe case against top IM men

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New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS): A court here Saturday allowed the National Investigation Agency’s (NIA) plea seeking more time for the probe in the case against two top suspected Indian Mujahideen operatives. NIA gets more time to probe case against top IM men District Judge I.S. Mehta allowed the NIA’s plea seeking a three month extension […]

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Decision on UPSC row at appropriate time: Minister Jitendra Singh

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New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS): The government will share its decision on the row over the civil service entrance examination at an appropriate time, Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Officer Jitendra Singh said Saturday. Decision on UPSC row at appropriate time: Minister Jitendra Singh At an appropriate time, the government will share whatever the […]

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