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 2018-09-12 08:40 

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Valencia shines in Ecuador's win over Guatemala...

Bridgeview (US), Sep 12: A beautiful goal and an assist made Enner Valencia the hero of Ecuador's 2-0 win over Guatemala in a friendly football match....

 2018-09-12 08:38 

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Situation not conducive for municipal, Panchayat polls: Congress...

Srinagar, Sep 12 (IANS) The Congress said on Wednesday that the situation in Jammu and Kashmir was not conducive for holding municipal and Panchayat elections....

 2018-09-12 08:34 

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13 projects for coal extraction identified: CIL chief...

Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Coal India Ltd (CIL) has undertaken rail infrastructure projects for planned growth in production and sales and as many as 13 projects for coal extraction have been identified, Chairman Anil Kumar Jha said on Wednesday....

 2018-09-12 08:34 

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Rashford goal lifts England over Switzerland...

Leicester (England), Sep 12: Marcus Rashford scored early in the second half here to give England a 1-0 victory over Switzerland in a friendly match three days after they lost 1-2 to Spain in the UEFA Nations League....

 2018-09-12 08:29 

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Sharif, daughter given parole; Kulsoom's burial on Friday...

Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Mohammad Safdar have been released from prison on a three-day parole to attend the funeral of Kulsoom Nawaz, who passed away in London after months of ba...

 2018-09-12 08:27 

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Argentina, Colombia draw 0-0 in friendly...

East Rutherford (US), Sep 12: Argentina and Colombia played out a goalless draw in an international friendly here as both teams looked to bounce back from disappointing World Cup campaigns....

 2018-09-12 08:21 

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Facebook new AI-tool to identify offensive memes...

San Francisco, Sep 12 (IANS) In a bid to curtail offensive memes that promote hate speech, Facebook is building a novel artificial intelligence (AI) system that uses machine learning to identify text in images and videos as well as transcribe it....

 2018-09-12 07:48 

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1.5 mn to evacuate as Hurricane Florence approaches US...

Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) More than 1.5 million people have been asked to evacuate their homes along the Virginia, North and South Carolina coasts as Category 5 storm Hurricane Florence approaches, an official said....

 2018-09-12 07:07 

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IAF chief backs Rafale deal...

New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Amid the rising clamour on the Rafale deal, the Indian Air Force Chief, Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa, on Wednesday said by acquiring the French fighters the IAF was strengthening its depleting fleet....

 2018-09-12 07:04 

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Shaan teams up with son for 'DuckTales'...

Mumbai, Sep 12 : Singer-composer Shaan and his 13-year-old son, Shubh, have collaborated to reprise the iconic title track of comedy series "DuckTales" in Hindi....

 2018-09-12 07:02 

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I'm open to playing a strong negative character: Luv Sinha...

New Delhi, Sep 12 : After war drama "Paltan", actor Luv Sinha wants to challenge himself as an artiste and says he would like to explore darker and complex themes with his projects....

 2018-09-12 07:00 

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Ex-IAF chief S.P. Tyagi gets bail in AgustaWestland case...

New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Former IAF chief Air Chief Marshal S.P. Tyagi and others were granted bail by a court here on Wednesday in a money laundering case related to the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal....

 2018-09-12 06:58 

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Richa, Neil-starrer to release in India, China on September 21...

Mumbai, Sep 11 : Bollywood film "Ishqeria", starring Richa Chadha and Neil Nitin Mukesh, will release in India and China on September 21....

 2018-09-12 06:55 

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SC seeks details of criminal cases pending against MPs, MLAs...

New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Chief Secretaries of all the states, including Registrars General (RGs) of the High Courts, to furnish details of the criminal cases pending against the MPs and MLAs....

 2018-09-12 06:54 

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My brand value has gone up with 'Baaghi 2': Tiger Shroff...

Mumbai, Sep 12 : Actor Tiger Shroff, who is busy shooting for his forthcoming film 'Student of the Year 2', says that he feels happy because after the success of 'Baaghi 2', top brands are approaching him for the endorsements deals....

 2018-09-12 06:52 

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'Sui Dhaaga' is a full on family entertainer: Anushka Sharma...

Mumbai, Sep 12 : Actress Anushka Sharma, who is gearing up for the release of her forthcoming film 'Sui Dhaaga' says that her film will be a full on family entertainer....

 2018-09-12 06:10 

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J&K likely to defer municipal polls...

Srinagar, Sep 12 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government is likely to defer the municipal elections scheduled in October to January 2019, sources said....

 2018-09-12 05:47 

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US identifies two sets of Korean War remains: Mattis...

Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) Defence Secretary James Mattis has revealed that the US has identified two sets of Korean War remains among those that had been returned by Pyongyang over a month ago....

 2018-09-12 05:21 

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SpiceJet opens five new air routes in Uttar Pradesh...

Lucknow, Sep 12 (IANS) An agreement was signed between the Uttar Pradesh government and private air carrier Spice Jet on Wednesday to fly on five new routes in the state, an official said....

 2018-09-12 05:00 

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Partly cloudy Wednesday morning in Delhi...

New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) It was a partly cloudy Wednesday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 26.5 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average, Met said...

 2018-09-12 04:59 

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Markets open on high note on Wednesday...

Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) on Wednesday opened on a positive note during the morning session of the trade....

 2018-09-12 04:57 

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India regrets Kashmir issue being raised at UNHRC...

United Nations, Sep 12 (IANS) India has expressed regret that the Kashmir issue is being raised at the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) after mentions of it by Michelle Bachelet, the new UN Human Rights High Commissioner, and by Pakistan at its current sessi...

 2018-09-12 04:50 

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Turkey opposes Idlib offensive at UN...

United Nations, Sep 12 (IANS) Turkey's Permanent Representative to the UN Feridun Sinirlioglu has voiced opposition to the looming offensive on Idlib, Syria, the last rebel-held stronghold in the war-torn country....

 2018-09-12 04:48 

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India remains on White House 'major' list on drug trade...

New York, Sep 12 (IANS) India continues to remain on the White House list of countries that are "major" transit points for or producer of illicit drugs....

 2018-09-12 04:46 

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Australia urged to end military ties with Myanmar over Rohingya crisis...

Canberra, Sep 12 (IANS) International human rights bodies urged Australia on Wednesday to end its military ties with Myanmar and impose sanctions on those responsible for "atrocities" committed against the Rohingyas....

 2018-09-12 04:45 

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Delhi Police head constable gunned down...

New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) A Delhi Police head constable was gunned down early on Wednesday by unknown assailants near his residence here, police said....

 2018-09-12 04:43 

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White House pays tribute to 9/11 victims...

Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have attended an observance in Pennsylvania -- the site of where a fourth plane crash had crashed on September 11, 2001....

 2018-09-12 04:40 

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Rupee inches closer to 73, hits 72.91/$...

Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Continuing its downward trend, the Indian rupee hit a new low of Rs 72.91 on Wednesday morning....

 2018-09-12 04:39 

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CRPF trooper injured in J&K firing...

Jammu, Sep 12 (IANS) A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper was injured on Wednesday in a firing by a lone gunman on the Jammu-Srinagar highway in Udhampur district, police said....

 2018-09-12 04:05 

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Chennaiyin FC conclude pre-season training in Malaysia...

Kuala Lumpur, Sep 11: Indian Super League (ISL) holders Chennaiyin FC (CFC) concluded their four-week-long pre-season camp in Malaysia on Tuesday....

 2018-09-12 04:02 

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Team has character, lacks experience: Kohli...

London, Sep 11: Observing that the five-match Test series against England was highly competitive, India skipper Virat Kohli on Tuesday said India played fearless cricket and the team has a lot of character but lacked in experience....

 2018-09-12 03:58 

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Cook becomes emotional in final Test...

London, Sep 11: Having enjoyed the memorable end to his Test career, former England captain Alastair Cook was an emotional man at the end of the final match of the series against India here on Tuesday....

 2018-09-11 16:32 

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Sherco TVS Factory Rally Team dominates Stage 1 of PanAfrica Rally...

Erfoud (Morocco), Sep 11: Sherco TVS Factory Rally Team had a successful outing post the Stage 1 of PanAfrica Rally with racers Adrien Metge and Michael Metge finishing at the first and second places respectively....

 2018-09-11 16:28 

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Brown eliminates Independiente, advances to Copa Argentina round of 16...

Buenos Aires, Sep 11: Brown de Adrogue, which moved into the Second Division this season, has defeated Independiente 4-3 on penalties, advancing to the Copa Argentina round of 16....

 2018-09-11 16:17 

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Late Mohammedan comeback nearly end East Bengal's title hopes...

Kolkata, Sep 11: Mohammedan Sporting Club virtually buried defending champions East Bengal's title hopes in the ongoing Calcutta Premier Division 'A' league following a 2-1 win at the Salt Lake Stadium here on Tuesday....

 2018-09-11 16:09 

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Divya's last-ditch efforts of no avail as Sagarika enters semifinals...

Vijayawada, Sep 11: Fourth-seed Divya Deshpande bowed out of the National Ranking (South Zone) Table Tennis Championships after going down 3-4 to an enterprising Sagarika Mukherjee of Railways at the DRM Municipal Indoor Hall here on Tuesday....

 2018-09-11 15:43 

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Fifth Test: Pant, Rahul keep Indian hopes alive...

London, Sep 11: A brilliant fightback by Lokesh Rahul and Rishabh Pant kept England at bay as India reached 298/5 at Tea on the final day of the fifth and final Test at the Oval here on Tuesday....

 2018-09-11 15:37 

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Czech Republic's head coach Jarolim resigns...

Prague (Czech Republic), Sep 11: Czech Republic's national football coach Karel Jarolim has resigned from his post following back-to-back international defeats, the Czech football association said on Tuesday....

 2018-09-11 14:10 

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Miller moves away from Test cricket to focus on World Cup...

Melbourne, Sep 11: South Africa batsman David Miller on Tuesday made himself unavailable to play first-class cricket and effectively ended his Test career to focus on preparing for next year's World Cup....

 2018-09-11 13:33 

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Poll panel questions donation 'discrepancies', AAP cries bias...

New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The Election Commission on Tuesday asked the AAP to explain donation discrepancies in its 2014-15 financial report with the ruling party in Delhi calling it "grossly incorrect and biased observations" by the poll panel....

 2018-09-11 13:28 

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Nawaz's ailing wife dies in London...

London/Islamabad, Sep 11 (IANS) Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, wife of deposed and now jailed Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, passed away in a hospital in London on Tuesday after months of battle with cancer, the family said....

 2018-09-11 13:23 

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Spain's Barcelona, Girona request permission to play league game in Miami...

Girona (Spain), Sep 11: The presidents of the Spanish league and two of the largest Catalan-based clubs, FC Barcelona and Girona FC, have sought permission from Spain's football body (RFEF) to play a La Liga game in the United States, a decision that ...

 2018-09-11 13:23 

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Neena Gupta agreed to do 'Badhaai Ho' for its subject...

Mumbai, Sep 11 : Veteran actress Neena Gupta, who is playing a pivotal role in the forthcoming multi-starrer "Badhaai Ho", says she agreed to do the film even without reading the script as its subject is very real and entertaining at the same time...

 2018-09-11 13:22 

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SC seeks Centre's response on removal of Vaid as DGP...

New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought the Centre's response on a plea contending that the removal of S.P. Vaid as Director General of Jammu and Kashmir Police breached the top court's directions on police reforms and amounte...

 2018-09-11 13:20 

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ISL's new campaign heralds rise of footballing nation...

Mumbai, Sep 11: Hero Indian Super League (ISL) on Tuesday launched a national campaign ahead of its upcoming season five, starting September 29 in Kolkata....

 2018-09-11 13:16 

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Mamata government reduces fuel tax by Re 1 per litre...

Kolkata, Sep 11 (IANS) Urging the Centre to reduce the cess on fuel prices, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday announced that her government has decided to reduce the tax on petrol and diesel by Re 1 per litre....

 2018-09-11 13:13 

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Modi's personal culpability in Rafale scam: Shourie, Sinha...

New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Alleging Narendra Modi's "personal culpability" in the Rafale jet deal, former BJP ministers Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie on Tuesday indicted the Prime Minister for "compromising national security" by unilat...

 2018-09-11 13:08 

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Lloris apologises for drink-driving incident...

London, Sep 11: English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur and France captain Hugo Lloris on Tuesday admitted to making a mistake after he was arrested on drink-driving charges last month....

 2018-09-11 13:06 

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Fifth Test: Rahul's ton averts early defeat for India...

London, Sep 11: Opener Lokesh Rahul's unbeaten 108 kept the fifth and final Test between India and England alive as the visitors were at 167/5 at Lunch on the final day at the Oval here on Tuesday....

 2018-09-11 12:52 

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Neeraj Chopra victory at Asian games celebrated at an event...

New Delhi, Sep 11 : Asian javelin throw champion Neeraj Chopra made India proud by winning Gold at the international podium. To celebrate his victory, Gatorade organised an event here where the sports drink brand welcomed its ambassador with actress Mandi...

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