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Donald Trump stuck in elevator in Colorado city, rescued

The Colorado Springs Fire Department has said that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump had to be rescued from an elevator that was stuck between the first and second floors of a resort. In a statement released on Saturday, the department says that it was called at 1:30 pm (local time) …

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US police use Pokemon Go to nab wanted criminals

The latest to join the Pokemon Go craze is the US police but for a serious purpose — to nab wanted criminals. A post on Virginia’s Smithfield Police Department’s Facebook page says Ditto, a purple, smiling blob of a Pokemon, is hanging out in the station’s processing room. A list …

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India to host Kabaddi World Cup in October

NEW DELHI: India will host the Kabaddi World Cup this year, featuring 12 countries, in October. USA, Canada, UK, Australia, Iran, Poland, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Korea, Japan and Kenya will be playing in the event, the dates for which will be declared later. “The International Kabaddi Federation is immensely proud that …

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Satish Mathur takes charge as Maharashtra DGP today

MUMBAI: Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Satish Mathur on Sunday took charge as the new Director General of Police (DGP) of Maharashtra. He was formally handed over the charge by outgoing DGP Praveen Dixit at a formal ceremony in Mumbai. Mathur, a St Stephen’s alumni, is the first IPS officer …

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Confident of getting GST bill passed in Parliament: Rajnath Singh

NEW DELHI: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday expressed confidence over getting the long-pending Goods and Services Tax bill passed in Parliament. “We are getting constitution amended for GST on which discussions have been on since long…since Congress’ time. I am confident that we will do those amendments and …

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Mayawati is BJP’s slave, not me: Ramdas Athawale

NEW DELHI(PTI): Hitting back at Mayawati for calling him a slave of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), newly-inducted Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale on Sunday said that the BSP supremo was in fact the slave as she had become the chief minister thrice with the …

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