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 2018-07-19 07:13 

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Sao Paulo beat Flamengo in Brazil's Serie A...

Rio de Janeiro, July 19: A second-half header from midfielder Everton gave Sao Paulo a 1-0 away victory over Flamengo in their Brazilian Serie A match here....

 2018-07-19 07:08 

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Mona Singh wants to open cafe, produce web series...

New Delhi, July 19 : It's just one life, so actress Mona Singh, of "Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin" fame, wants to try everything -- from producing shows on the digital platform to opening a cafe of her own....

 2018-07-19 07:02 

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I'm not rigid, but open to life: Actress Chitrangada Singh...

Mumbai, July 19 : She had no plans to enter Bollywood but made her debut in 2003 with Sudhir Mishras "Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi", and her performance was widely appreciated by critics and audience alike. In hindsight, the actress says her vulnerabi...

 2018-07-19 07:01 

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No coercive steps against Umar Khalid till Friday, HC tells JNU...

New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Thursday restrained the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) from taking any coercive steps against the student-activist Umar Khalid till Friday....

 2018-07-19 06:56 

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BJP believes in hiding the truth: Rahul...

New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Criticising the proposed amendment to the RTI Bill that will render it "useless", Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday slammed the BJP for believing only in keeping the truth hidden....

 2018-07-19 06:46 

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Can India drive Apple towards world's 1st trillion dollar company?...

New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) At nearly $940 billion, Apple is certainly well on the way to becoming the world's first trillion dollar company -- and the feat could be achieved as early as the end of this year with upcoming iPhone launches....

 2018-07-19 06:42 

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NAFTA renegotiations to resume in Washington...

Mexico City, July 19 (IANS) Talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) will restart on July 26 in Washington, Mexico Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo has said....

 2018-07-19 06:27 

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Never expected 'Khazana...' to be so successful: Pankaj Udhas...

Mumbai, July 19 : Ghazal maestro Pankaj Udhas has said he never expected that "Khazana - A Festival of Ghazals" will be so successful among the audience....

 2018-07-19 06:22 

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Priest from Punjab arrested in Delhi after rape complaint...

Chandigarh, July 19 (IANS) Punjab Police arrested a priest and self-styled healer from the Delhi international airport following a complaint from a woman in Zirakpur that he had raped her, said an official on Thursday....

 2018-07-19 06:15 

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Turkey ends state of emergency after two years...

Ankara, July 19 (IANS) The Turkish government has ended the nationwide state of emergency that was imposed two years ago after a failed coup attempt, the media reported....

 2018-07-19 06:12 

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Two key Apple executives quit amid Siri reshuffle...

San Francisco, July 19 (IANS) Apple's Head of Search Vipul Ved Prakash and Tom Gruber, Head of Siri's Advanced Development Group, have quit the company which is currently reshuffling its Siri team....

 2018-07-19 06:09 

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Partly cloudy Thursday morning in Delhi...

New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) It was a partly cloudy Thursday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 28.2 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season's average, the Met Office said....

 2018-07-19 06:07 

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Key Indian equity indices open in green...

Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) The key Indian equity market indices on Thursday opened higher despite a muted trend in Asian markets....

 2018-07-19 06:05 

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Shahid, Madhuri, Rekha attend 'Dhadak' special screening...

Mumbai, July 19 : Makers of "Dhadak" hosted a special screening of their film here that was attended by a host of Bollywood celebrities....

 2018-07-19 06:04 

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Guterres calls on world to draw inspiration from Mandela...

United Nations, July 19 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday called on the world to draw inspiration from former South African President Nelson Mandela to build a better future....

 2018-07-19 06:03 

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BJP promised 'Suraaj' but delivered 'Kuraaj' in Rajasthan: Congress...

Jaipur, July 19 (IANS) The BJP in Rajasthan had promised "Suraaj" (good governance) before coming to power in the state, but delivered "Kuraaj" (misgovernance) after forming the government, said the Congress on Wednesday....

 2018-07-19 05:55 

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We walked the talk on electrification, says Modi...

New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday claimed that officials working on electrification projects under his government reached every village, remotest of areas to fulfil his promise to the nation....

 2018-07-19 05:52 

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AI-first approach will transform our lives: Satya Nadella...

Las Vegas, July 19 (IANS) Recent advances in Artificial Intelligence (AI) have been "pretty stunning" but what the humanity is going to see soon will be even more profound, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has stressed....

 2018-07-19 05:45 

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Israel approves controversial 'Jewish nation state' law...

Jerusalem, July 19 (IANS) Israel's parliament on Thursday passed into law a controversial bill that defines the country as an exclusively Jewish state....

 2018-07-19 05:43 

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Russian meddling still a threat, White House says...

Washington, July 19 (IANS) The White House said on Wednesday that there is "still" a threat of Russian meddling in the US elections, claiming that president Donald Trump was not referring to that issue when he responded to journalists hours earlie...

 2018-07-19 05:39 

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Trump offers meeting requests to Rouhani: Iran...

Tehran, July 19 (IANS) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani received eight requests from his US counterpart for a meeting, presidential chief of staff Mahmoud Vaezi announced on Wednesday....

 2018-07-19 05:35 

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Russia no longer targeting US elections: Trump...

Washington, July 19 (IANS) President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he did not believe that Russia was still targeting US elections, contradicting the opinion of his director of national intelligence....

 2018-07-19 05:32 

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G.Noida building crash toll rises to 9; many still trapped...

Greater Noida, July 19 (IANS) The death toll in the twin-building collaps here in Uttar Pradesh climbed to nine on Thursday, with five more bodies pulled out from the rubble of the residential apartments early in the day....

 2018-07-19 05:28 

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Over 2,600 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra...

Jammu, July 19 (IANS) A fresh batch of 2,617 pilgrims left Jammu on Thursday for the ongoing Amarnath Yatra....

 2018-07-19 05:26 

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BRICS media seek closer cooperation to enhance voice...

Cape Town, July 19 (IANS) Leaders of media organisations from BRICS countries have met here in South Africa, seeking closer cooperation to make their voice heard on major international issues....

 2018-07-19 05:12 

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Facebook to remove posts that spur violence...

San Francisco, July 19 (IANS) Accused of helping to spur violence in countries like Myanmar, Sri Lanka and India, Facebook has said it will begin removing misinformation that leads to violence and physical harm....

 2018-07-19 03:26 

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7 new events included in 2022 Winter Olympics...

Lausanne (Switzerland), July 19: Seven new events will be included in the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board has said....

 2018-07-19 03:20 

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Shooter Jitu dropped from TOP scheme...

New Delhi: Star shooter Jitu Rai has been dropped from the latest list of sportspersons being supported by the much touted Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS)....

 2018-07-19 03:17 

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Twitter records 115 billion impressions during FIFA World Cup 2018...

New Delhi: The FIFA World Cup 2018 drama not just unfolded on the pitch in Russia but was also played out on Twitter in a massive way....

 2018-07-19 03:15 

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Matos steps down as Indian Arrows coach...

New Delhi: The All India Football Federation's (AIFF) developmental team Indian Arrows' coach Luis Norton de Matos, who also guided India during last years FIFA U-17 World Cup, stepped down from his post citing personal reasons on Wednesday....

 2018-07-19 03:13 

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Girona Fc names squad for India tour...

Kochi: Spanish La Liga outfit Girona FC on Wednesday announced its squad for the two pre-season matches in the Toyota Yaris La Liga World tournament, to be held between July 24 and 28....

 2018-07-19 03:11 

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Lahiri banking on experience to succeed at British Open...

Carnoustie (Scotland): Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri believes the feel-good factor will stand in his favour when he makes his sixth attempt at The 147th British Open starting here on Thursday....

 2018-07-18 16:32 

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Two Indians in all women South Pole expedition...

Kolkata, July 18: Two Indians - a ramp model and a student - are all geared up for a all-women South Pole expedition to be led by a septuagenarian Guinness World Record holder Briton Janice Meek starting end December, the duo said on Wednesday....

 2018-07-18 15:39 

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Indian Junior Badminton Asiad: Indian girls shine on opening day...

Jakarta, July 18: Junior shuttlers drew mixed response for India on the opening day of the Asia Junior Badminton Championships here on Wednesday....

 2018-07-18 15:37 

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Real Madrid chief expects to bolster squad with strong new signings...

Madrid, July 18: Real Madrid's President Florentino Perez said on Wednesday that he expects to bolster the squad with strong new signings in the summer transfer window, while speaking at the presentation of new defender Alvaro Odriozola....

 2018-07-18 15:34 

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Full-back Odriozola says surreal feeling to sign for Real Madrid...

Madrid, July 18: Real Madrid's newest full-back Alvaro Odriozola said on Wednesday that his road to joining the record European football champions has been surreal....

 2018-07-18 15:31 

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4th leg of 3x3 Basketball League in Chennai on July 21-22...

Chennai, July 18: The fourth leg of the 3x3 Basketball League (3BL) will be held here on July 21 and 22....

 2018-07-18 15:30 

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Singapore Open: Defending champ Praneeth bows out, Sourabh advances...

Singapore, July 18: Defending champion B. Sai Praneeth crashed out of the Singapore Open while Sourabh Verma advanced to the next round here on Wednesday....

 2018-07-18 15:25 

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Bangladesh appoint McKenzie as batting consultant...

Dhaka, July 18: Former South Africa international Neil McKenzie was appointed the Bangladesh batting consultant until next year's ICC World Cup in England and Wales, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced on Wednesday....

 2018-07-18 15:22 

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North Korea, South Korea to unify in 3 sports in Asian Games...

Jakarta, July 18: Athletes from the North Korea and South Korea will jointly compete in three sports during the upcoming Asian Games in Indonesia later this year, the Olympic Council of Asia confirmed on Wednesday....

 2018-07-18 14:31 

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Motta named PSG's U19 coach...

Paris, July 18: Retired Italian midfielder Thiago Motta has been named coach of Paris Saint-Germain's U19 squad....

 2018-07-18 14:28 

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Olympic Council of Asia praises Indonesia's Asiad preparations...

Jakarta, July 18: The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has praised Indonesia's preparations for the upcoming Asian Games, a top official of the council said on Wednesday....

 2018-07-18 14:26 

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Barcelona B-team joins in training for 2nd week of pre-season...

Sant Joan Despi (Spain), July 18: Barcelona's B-team joined the first team at Wednesday's training, the second week of pre-season practice held at the club's Joan Gamper Sports City here....

 2018-07-18 14:21 

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Duleep Trophy begins on Aug 17, Ranji Trophy from Nov 1...
 2018-07-18 13:42 

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Bill on death for raping children below 12 to be presented soon: Cabinet...

New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its nod to present a bill in the Parliament, proposing death sentence for rapists of children below the age of 12....

 2018-07-18 13:38 

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Golfer Neha takes one-shot lead in 9th Hero WPGT...

Bengaluru, July 18: Neha Tripathi shot an impressive two under 70 to grab a slender one-shot lead on the first day of the ninth leg of the Hero Womens Pro Golf Tour at the Eagleton Golf Resort on Wednesday....

 2018-07-18 13:36 

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Jumping to 5th spot in world hockey rankings a big boost: Sreejesh...

Bengaluru, July 18: India's men's hockey team captain P.R. Sreejesh says that jumping to the fifth spot in the world rankings has come as a big confidence-booster ahead of the 2018 Asian Games and the FIH World Cup later in the year....

 2018-07-18 13:33 

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Hima's historic gold rejuvinates sleepy Assam village...

Guwahati, July 18: Not many in the country would have been familiar with Kandhulimari village in Dhing -- a small town situated approximately 20 kilometers from Nagaon district headquarters, narrowed by a land-eating Brahmaputra -- until 18-year-old sprin...

 2018-07-18 13:32 

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Tunisia forward Khazri joins Saint-Etienne...

Paris, July 18: Ligue 1 outfit Saint-Etienne has announced the arrival of Tunisia forward Wahbi Khazri on a four-year contract until 2022....

 2018-07-18 13:22 

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Golf: Louis Philippe Cup to start from July 31...

Bengaluru, July 18: The Louis Philippe Cup, a co-sanctioned professional golf tournament by the Asian Development Tour (ADT) and the Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) will start from July 31, it was announced on Wednesday....

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