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East Bengal beat Dempo 3-1 in I-League

” Thereafter, Dempo tried hard staging a comeback but it was the red-and-gold brigade who put them on the back foot as a stunning strike from Malsawmtluanga from the edge of the area found the net rattling.” Kolkata, April 25 (IANS):  A rampant East Bengal downed Goan football club Dempo 3-1 to climb to fourth […]

Assam Rifles trooper killed in militant attack

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” The faction, which had last month unilaterally abrogated the ceasefire agreement with the central government, had warned of targeting the security forces.” Kohima, April 25 (IANS):  An Assam Rifles trooper was killed when militants fired at a patrol party here in the Nagaland capital on Saturday, officials said. The incident took place around 1 […]

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Ding beats Higgins at snooker Worlds

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” Ding, who fought back from 1-5 down to make it 5-3 against Higgins after the first session, took a 9-7 lead and took control in the third to win 13-9, reports Xinhua.” Sheffield (England), April 25 (IANS):  Former World No.1 Ding Junhui beat four-time winner John Higgins 13-9 to reach the quarter-finals of the […]

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Bangladesh cricket team to receive money, flats, cars

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” The Bangladesh team will get another 10 million taka for their inspiring performance in the World Cup and another 10 million taka for the limited-overs series sweep against Pakistan.” Dhaka, April 25 (IANS):  Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday announced that flats and cars along with prize money will be given to the […]

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Anil Kapoor gets Dinanath Mangeshkar Award, says he’s ‘newcomer’

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” This was the 73rd edition of the awards. Apart from Anil, actor Dilip Prabhalkar was also conferred with the honour.” Mumbai, April 25 (IANS):  Actor Anil Kapoor was conferred the Pandit Dinanath Mangeshkar Award on the occasion of the death anniversary of songstress Lata Mangeshkar’s father. The actor was thrilled to bits to receive […]

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CSK opt to bat against Kings XI

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” Chennai Super Kings: Dwayne Smith, Brendon McCullum, Suresh Raina, Faf du Plessis, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (captain), Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohit Sharma, Ishwar Pandey, Ashish Nehra.” Chennai, April 25 (IANS):  Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and opted to bat against Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier […]

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Quake kills eight in UP

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” He, however, said many houses and buildings in the temple town developed cracks.” Lucknow, April 25 (IANS): Eight people were killed and many others injured as a massive earthquake that hit Nepal also jolted many parts of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, officials said. Three people were killed in Barabanki, two each in Gorakhpur and […]

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Hurriyat leader Masarat Alam’s bail plea rejected

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Srinagar(PTI): A local court in Budgam on rejected the bail application of hardline Hurriyat Conference leader Masarat Alam Bhat. “The court has rejected the bail application of Bhat.The grounds on which the plea was rejected will be known when we get the detailed order copy,” the Hurriyat leader’s counsel Shabir Ahmad Bhat told PTI. The […]

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Earthquake LIVE update via Web team: Toll mounts to 688 in Nepal, 30 in India

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New Delhi(web team): Earthquake reported in Delhi, Bihar, UP, West Bengal. Tremors were felt in Delhi and NCR region for a minute at 11.44 am. Watch Video An earthquake measuring 7.9 magnitude struck 80 km east of Pokhara in Nepal on Saturday, about half way between the town and the capital Kathmandu, the U.S. Geological […]

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PM speaks to CMs after quake, convenes high-level meeting

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New Delhi(PTI): In the wake of the massive earthquake, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today spoke to the chief ministers of various states and convened a high-level meeting to take stock of the situation. The Prime Minister, who is keeping a close watch on the situation, spoke to chief ministers of Bihar, Sikkim, UP and Madhya […]

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