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 2018-01-22 16:31 

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PWL: Punjab dash Mumbai's knockout hopes...

New Delhi, Jan 22: Punjab Royals icon player Geno Petriashvili crushed Satender Malik in the men's super heavyweight (125 kilogram) category to help his team to a 5-2 victory over Mumbai Maharathi in a Pro Wrestling League (PWL) contest at the Siri Fo...

 2018-01-22 16:29 

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Syed Mushtaq Ali T20: Raina cracks hundred as UP, Punjab, Rajasthan, Delhi win...

Kolkata, Jan 22: Out-of-favour India batsman Suresh Raina broke a dry spell with the bat, smashing an unbeaten 59-ball 126 as Uttar Pradesh floored Bengal by 75 runs while Rajasthan, Punjab and Delhi also registered victories in the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 t...

 2018-01-22 15:12 

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I will come back, says emotional Mohun Bagan star Sony Norde...

Kolkata, Jan 22: Struggling to keep his emotions in check, Haiti international Sony Norde, who has been a back bone of Kolkata football giants Mohun Bagan since 2014, said on Monday that he will return to the club after treatment of his knee injury....

 2018-01-22 15:09 

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IPL 2018 to start on April 7 with revised timings...

Mumbai, Jan 22: The 11th edition of the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL) will be held from April 7 to May 27 with revised timings, the IPL Governing Council (GC) announced here on Monday....

 2018-01-22 15:06 

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Golfer Gaurika returns to action in 2nd leg of Hero WPT...

Mumbai, Jan 22: Gaurika Bishnoi, the No.1 golfer on the Hero Womens Professional Tour in 2017, will return to action for the first time in 2018 as she tees up for the second leg of the 2018 Hero WPGT on Tuesday....

 2018-01-22 14:42 

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I am hopeful of a comeback soon: Raina...

Kolkata, Jan 22: Out-of-favour India batsman Suresh Raina is hopeful of an India comeback "soon" after recently clearing the 'yo-yo' fitness test which is mandatory to stay in contention for the national side....

 2018-01-22 14:24 

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Looking forward to make most of opportunity in SA: Iyer...

Kolkata, Jan 22: South Africa-bound top-order batsman Shreyas Iyer on Monday said he is hopeful of making the best of the opportunity to play top quality bowling attack, and if given a chance would concentrate more on playing on the backfoot due to the ex...

 2018-01-22 14:17 

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Sandgren knocks out Thiem, reaches Australian Open quarters...

Melbourne, Jan 22: Tennys Sandgren of the United States on Monday battled his way to the Australian Open quarter-finals for the first time in his career, at the expense of world No. 5 Dominic Thiem of Austria 6-2, 4-6, 7-6 (7-4), 6-7 (7-9), 6-3....

 2018-01-22 13:53 

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Pence in Jerusalem, says honoured to be in 'Israel's capital'...

Jerusalem, Jan 22 (IANS) US Vice President Mike Pence referred to Jerusalem as Israel's capital as he met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday and said it was an "honour" to be there....

 2018-01-22 13:51 

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Rohingyas' repatriation to Myanmar postponed...

Dhaka, Jan 22 (IANS) The Bangladesh authorities on Monday said they would not initiate the repatriation of Rohingyas within the stipulated period agreed with Myanmar two months ago, on the grounds that preparations for the refugees' return have not ye...

 2018-01-22 13:36 

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Spain keeper Kepa pens new deal with Athletic Club...

Madrid, Jan 22: Athletic Club Bilbao on Monday confirmed that Spain international goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga had signed a new contract which would keep him at the club until the end of June 2025....

 2018-01-22 13:33 

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Shastri rues lack of practice in South Africa...
 2018-01-22 13:29 

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Hike in fee to play irks cricketers...

Ghaziabad, Jan 22: The Ghaziabad Cricket Association on Monday opposed the steep hike in playing fee at the Jawaharlal Nehru cricket stadium here....

 2018-01-22 13:19 

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Playing in Mushtaq Ali helped me prepare better for SA: Kuldeep...

Kolkata, Jan 22: South Africa-bound chinaman Kuldeep Yadav on Monday said he is in good rhythm ahead of the six ODIs and three T20 internationals there after playing six matches in the ongoing Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament....

 2018-01-22 13:15 

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U19 World Cup: Madhavere shines in Zimbabwe win...

Christchurch (New Zealand), Jan 22: Wesley Madhavere turned in an all-round performance as Zimbabwe crushed Namibia by seven wickets in an ICC U19 World Cup match here on Monday....

 2018-01-22 13:11 

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Karni Sena holds anti-'Padmaavat' protests in MP...

Bhopal, Jan 22 : With the release date of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Padmaavat" coming closer, protests against the film by the Shri Rajput Karni Sena have been growing in Madhya Pradesh. On Monday the Karni Sena held demonstrations in various p...

 2018-01-22 13:09 

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2018 FIFA World Cup trophy tour international leg begins...

London, Jan 22: The international leg of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia trophy tour started here on Monday with its next destination designated to be Colombo in Sri Lanka on January 24....

 2018-01-22 13:04 

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Pawan Kalyan launches 'praja yatra' in Telangana...

Hyderabad, Jan 22 : Actor-politician Pawan Kalyan on Monday launched his 'praja yatra' after worshipping at a temple at Kondagattu in Telangana's Jagtiyal district....

 2018-01-22 13:03 

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Hoping for best: Sidharth on 'Aiyaary', 'Pad Man' clash...

Mumbai, Jan 22 : Actor Sidharth Malhotra, who plays a pivotal role in "Aiyaary", feels the clash between the movie and Akshay Kumar's "Pad Man" could have been avoided. But he says he can only hope for the best now....

 2018-01-22 12:59 

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KISG to feature World championship medallists...

New Delhi, Jan 22: World junior champion shooter Anish Bhanwala (Haryana) and IWF World Youth Weightlifting Championships silver medallist Jeremy Lalrinnunga (Mizoram) will be among the many talented athletes taking part in the inaugural Khelo India Schoo...

 2018-01-22 12:47 

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Modi arrives in Zurich on way to Davos for WEF...

Zurich, Jan 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday arrived in Zurich, Switzerland, from where he will leave for Davos to attend the World Economic Forum....

 2018-01-22 12:42 

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Fractured finger rules out Bavuma from India series...

Johannesburg, Jan 22: South African top order batsman Temba Bavuma has been sidelined from the ongoing Test series against India after fracturing his right finger during a domestic one-day cup match, even as opener Aiden Markram continues to recover from ...

 2018-01-22 12:38 

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Former England football captain Armfield dead...

London, Jan 22: Former England captain and Blackpool Football Club Vice President Jimmy Armfield passed away on Monday at the age of 82 after a long battle against cancer....

 2018-01-22 12:37 

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Fewer Beijing couples for second baby...

Beijing, Jan 22 (IANS) Even though China has scrapped its one-child policy to deal with its aging population, fewer couples in Beijing want to have a second baby....

 2018-01-22 12:37 

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Richardson lone fresh face in Oz squad for S.Africa tour...

Melbourne, Jan 22: Cricket Australia (CA) on Monday picked uncapped fast bowler Jhye Richardson while recalling left-arm spinner Jon Holland to the 15-man Australia squad for the four-Test tour to South Africa, starting March 1....

 2018-01-22 12:31 

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Iraqi Parliament approves May 12 as date for elections...

Baghdad, Jan 22 (IANS) The Iraqi Parliament on Monday approved May 12 as the date for holding general elections, the state TV reported....

 2018-01-22 12:21 

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Virbhadra case: Court asks CBI to file supplementary chargesheet...

New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) A Delhi court on Monday asked the ED to file a supplementary chargesheet in a case against LIC agent Anand Chauhan, who is accused of investing Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh's "tainted" money in LIC p...

 2018-01-22 12:19 

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Al-Shehri becomes 1st Leganes signing during winter transfer window...

Madrid, Jan 22: Top-tier Spanish football club Leganes on Monday was preparing to receive Saudi Arabian forward Yahya al-Shehri as part of a deal between the General Sports Authority of Saudi Arabia, the Saudi Arabian Football Federation and La Liga, in a...

 2018-01-22 12:18 

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AAP withdraws petition in HC on disqualification of 20 MLAs...

New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Aam Aadmi Partys (AAP) disqualified MLAs on Monday withdrew from the Delhi High Court their plea seeking a stay on the Election Commission's recommendation to the President to disqualify 20 MLAs in an office of profit case....

 2018-01-22 12:16 

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Bayern see off Werder Bremen 4-2...

Berlin, Jan 22: Bayern Munich secured a 4-2 win over Werder Bremen while Schalke were held to a 1-1 draw by Hannover in the 19th round of the Bundesliga football action....

 2018-01-22 12:13 

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Gurkeerat's blitzkrieg helps Punjab win; Jharkhand lose again...

Kolkata, Jan 22: Veteran southpaw Yuvraj Singh and the big-hitting Gurkeerat Mann helped Punjab seal a thrilling three-wicket victory over Mumbai to win their second match on the trot in a Group A Super League Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 match at the Jadavpur Un...

 2018-01-22 12:11 

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One injured in J&K grenade attack...

Srinagar, Jan 22 (IANS) A civilian was injured when militants hurled a grenade at an army vehicle on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Monday, police said....

 2018-01-22 11:59 

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Himachal to provide land to Hindustan Salts for mining...

Shimla, Jan 22 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Monday directed the local authorities to provide land to state-run Hindustan Salts Ltd to restart mining rock salt in the state, an official said....

 2018-01-22 11:54 

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'Secret Superstar' rules China's box office...

Beijing, Jan 22 (IANS) Aamir Khan's "Secret Superstar" is ruling the Chinese box office with an earning of Rs 190 crore within four days of its release. The movie has already crossed its lifetime revenue of Rs 80 crore....

 2018-01-22 11:43 

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PMO protecting Bhima-Koregaon violence accused: Prakash Ambedkar...

New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Dalit leader Prakash Ambedkar on Monday alleged that the PMO had given orders not to arrest Hindutva leader Sambhaji Bhide, booked on the charge of orchestrating violence during the celebrations of the Battle of Bhima-Koregaon thi...

 2018-01-22 11:42 

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India's growing rich-poor divide: Richest 1% gross 73% wealth in 2017...

Davos, Jan 22 (IANS) India's richest, just 1 per cent of its 1.3 billion people, grossed 73 per cent of the wealth generated in 2017 while the wealth of the poorest half of Indians -- some 67 crore -- rose by only one per cent, according to a report b...

 2018-01-22 11:39 

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Am with SP 'for now', says Shivpal Yadav on 63rd birthday...

Lucknow, Jan 22 (IANS) Shivpal Singh Yadav, the estranged uncle of former Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party (SP) head Akhilesh Yadav, on Monday trashed speculation about joining the Congress and said he was "wedded to the wishes and commands" of ...

 2018-01-22 11:35 

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Drugs seized in Manipur, one held...

Imphal, Jan 22 (IANS) Drugs valued at Rs 35 lakh were seized in Manipur's Jiribam district bordering Assam and one man arrested, police said on Monday....

 2018-01-22 11:31 

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UPSSC constituted, ex-bureaucrat C.B. Paliwal named Chairman...

Lucknow, Jan 22 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government on Monday constituted the Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Services Commission (UPSSC) and named retired bureaucrat C.B. Paliwal as its Chairman....

 2018-01-22 11:06 

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China donates solar power generation systems to Nepal...

Kathmandu, Jan 22 (IANS) China has donated over 32,000 sets of solar power generation systems to Nepal to enhance its domestic capacity in combating climate change....

 2018-01-22 11:02 

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Spielberg gives democracy a shot in the arm with 'The Post': Richa Chadha...

Mumbai, Jan 22 : Actress Richa Chadha loved watching Steven Spielberg's "The Post" and says the filmmaker has chosen the right time to give democracy a shot in the arm with the movie....

 2018-01-22 10:54 

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16 injured in Sydney train accident...

Sydney, Jan 22 (IANS) At least 16 people were injured when a passenger train hit a rail buffer at a railway station in Sydney on Monday, the police said....

 2018-01-22 10:49 

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Structural differences in brain linked to epilepsy: Study...

London, Jan 22 (IANS) Thickness and volume differences in the grey matter of several brain regions could predict an increased risk of developing epilepsy -- a neurological disorder characterised by seizures, finds a research led by a professor of Indian-o...

 2018-01-22 10:48 

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Salman launches 'Welcome To New York' trailer...

Mumbai, Jan 22 : Superstar Salman Khan on Monday launched the trailer of the ensemble cast comedy "Welcome To New York" via his Twitter page....

 2018-01-22 10:48 

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Goel for security to man who took on AAP...

New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Vijay Goel on Monday said he will speak to Home Minister Rajnath Singh to protect lawyer P. Patel whose petition has led to the disqualification of AAP MLAs....

 2018-01-22 10:44 

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Two killed, scores of shops gutted in Bengal fire...

Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) Two persons were killed when a major fire gutted scores of shops in North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal early on Monday, fire brigade official said here....

 2018-01-22 10:40 

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Sisodia seeks public support on Delhi MLAs disqualification...

New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, in an open letter to the people of the city, on Monday sought support against the disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs on charges of holding "office of profit"....

 2018-01-22 10:37 

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Nothing offensive about 'Padmaavat': FDCI President...

Mumbai, Jan 22 : "Padmaavat" captures the audience with its riveting visuals and gripping storytelling which is sans anything offensive, says Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) President Sunil Sethi....

 2018-01-22 10:34 

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Akhilesh hints at contesting Lok Sabha polls...

Lucknow, Jan 22 (IANS) Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday hinted he will contest the next Lok Sabha election from Kannauj, the seat now held by his wife Dimple Yadav....

 2018-01-22 10:17 

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Nationwide jail strike hits France...

Paris, Jan 22 (IANS) A series of attacks on prison guards by inmates at jails across the country has led to a nationwide strike....

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