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Jwala-Ashwini storm into Canada Open final

Calgary: India’s women’s badminton doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa stormed into the final of the $50,000 Canada Open Grand Prix tournament after beating Shiho Tanaka and Koharu Yonemoto of Japan 21-17, 21-16 in the semi-finals. The opening game saw fortunes fluctuating every now and then with both …

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DPS Director dies after mob assault over death of two students in Bihar

Patna(ANI): The Director of a Delhi Public School (DPS) branch Devendra Prasad died on Sunday after being thrashed by a mob following recovery of the bodies of two students from a ditch in Bihar’s Nalanda district. Prasad succumbed during treatment at the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH), Nalanda’s Superintendent …

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IPL-6 spot fixing case: Court to pass order on charge tomorrow

A Delhi court is likely to pronounce tomorrow its order on framing of charges in IPL-6 spot fixing case in which suspended cricketers S Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila, Ankeet Chavan and others, including underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and his aide Chhota Shakeel, are accused. Additional Sessions Judge Neena Bansal Krishna had …

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Air strikes in northwest Pakistan kill 10 militants

Islamabad: Air strikes killed at least 10 suspected militants in Pakistan’s northwestern Shawal Valley on Sunday, intelligence officials said, more than a month after security forces moved in on Pakistani Taliban strongholds in the region. The deeply forested ravines are a key smuggling route between Pakistan and neighbouring Afghanistan, and …

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Sanskrit should be propagated to purify minds of people: Sushma Swaraj

Bangkok(PTI): Sanskrit scholars from 60 countries began a five-day conference on Sunday with an inaugural speech by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj who suggested that Sanskrit should be propagated so that “it purifies the minds of the people and thus sanctifies the whole world.” Speaking entirely in Sanskrit to over …

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Google’s smart contact lens may arrive sooner than thought

Google’s smart contact lens that will measure glucose levels in diabetics by analysing their tears may be on the market before 2019. In a recent patent application, Google showed off potential designs for how it could package a smart contact lens, suggesting the project could be further along than thought. …

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PM Narendra Modi has promised to help Lalit Modi, alleges Congress

New Delhi(PTI): Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh on Sunday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has promised to help former IPL chairman Lalit Modi in all cases registered against him by the Enforcement Directorate. “I make this charge with full responsibility that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is helping Lalit Modi. …

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