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 2018-04-25 16:26 

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IPL-2018: De Villiers, De Kock's blitzkrieg power RCB to 205/8 vs CSK...

Bengaluru, April 25: South Africans AB de Villiers and Quinton de Kock's struck breezy half centuries to power Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) to a mammoth 205/8 against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the M.Chin...

 2018-04-25 16:18 

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Thiem beats Munar in Barcelona Open debut, to face Kovalik...

Barcelona, April 25: Austrian tennis player Dominic Thiem on Wednesday debuted at the Barcelona Open with a victory against Spaniard Jaume Munar and advanced to the last 16 round....

 2018-04-25 16:16 

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Barcelona Open: Dimitrov in 3rd round after straight-set win over Simon...

Barcelona, April 25: Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov on Wednesday qualified for the third round of Barcelona Open after defeating France's Gilles Simon 6-2, 6-1....

 2018-04-25 16:15 

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Japan's Nishikori withdraws from Barcelona Open 2nd round...

Barcelona, April 25: Two-time champion Kei Nishikori of Japan on Wednesday pulled out of the Barcelona Open second round due to a physical problem against Spaniard Guillermo Garcia-Lopez....

 2018-04-25 15:41 

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Don't attribute any importance to Hasan Ali issue: PCB chief...

Kolkata, April 25: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi on Wednesday refused to attach any importance to Pakistan cricketer Hasan Alis signature wicket-taking celebration during the flag-lowering ceremony at the Wagah border that did not go d...

 2018-04-25 15:39 

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Arsenal warm-up for Europea League fixture against Atletico...

London, April 25: Arsenal football club got a run out at its London training ground on Wednesday ahead of its first leg Europa League semi-final game against Atletico Madrid at the Emirates....

 2018-04-25 15:37 

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Four players return to Arsenal training before Atletico clash...

London, April 25: Arsenal players Mesut Ozil, Petr Cech, Sead Kolasinac and Jack Wilshere on Wednesday returned to practice on the eve of the first leg match of the Europa League semifinals against Atletico Madrid....

 2018-04-25 15:35 

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Roma condemns fan violence after clashes with Liverpool supporters...

Rome, April 25: AS Roma on Wednesday condemned the acts of violence carried out by two fans shortly before the first leg of UEFA Champions League semifinals against Liverpool, leaving a supporter of the English football club seriously wounded....

 2018-04-25 15:33 

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3x3 Pro Basketball League launched...

Mumbai, April 25: The first ever FIBA recognised league, 3x3 Pro Basketball League (3BL) was launched in the country on Wednesday in the presence of star India team players Satnam Singh, Amjyot Singh and Palpreet Singh Brar....

 2018-04-25 15:06 

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13 held for betting on IPL match...

New Delhi, April 25: Thirteen persons were arrested for involvement in betting on an Indian Premier League match and Rs 44,000 seized from them, police said on Wednesday....

 2018-04-25 14:49 

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India to play hosts England at Edgbaston, Oz at Oval...

Kolkata, April 25: India will take on hosts England at Edgbaston in Birmingham on June 30 in the ICC World Cup 2019, it was proposed at the ICC Chief Executives Meeting....

 2018-04-25 14:19 

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IPL-2018: Chennai opt to field vs Bengaluru...

Bengaluru, April 25: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and opted to field against struggling Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Wednesday....

 2018-04-25 14:11 

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Patrick Vieira says ready to lead Arsenal...

London, April 25: New York City FC's French coach Patrick Vieira on Wednesday said that if asked to, he would be ready to lead Arsenal after the departure of his compatriot Arsene Wenger....

 2018-04-25 13:36 

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Saina, Sindhu, Srikanth, Prannoy advance in Badminton Asia Championships...

Wuhan, April 25: Star Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal, P.V. Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth registered contrasting victories in their respective opening round singles matches at the Badminton Asia Championships at the Wuhan Sports Centre here on Wednesday....

 2018-04-25 13:33 

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2019 IPL likely to take place in the UAE due to general elections...

Kolkata, April 25: The 12th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is likely to take place in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) due to the general elections in 2019, a Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) official said....

 2018-04-25 13:31 

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Pandya, Karthik to be part of World XI against West Indies...

Kolkata, April 25: India all-rounder Hardik Pandya and wicketkeeper batsman Dinesh Karthik will be part of the ICC World XI which will take on the West Indies in a charity T20 game at the Lord's on May 31, BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Chaudhury said ...

 2018-04-25 13:23 

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'Veere Di Wedding' sparkles with chick splendour...

Mumbai, April 25 : The trailer of "Veere Di Wedding", featuring actresses Kareena Kapoor Khan, Swara Bhasker, Sonam Kapoor and Shikha Tilsania, which is just out, sparkles with a chic chick splendour....

 2018-04-25 13:16 

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Cambridge Analytica response on data breach "cryptic and evasive", finds government...

New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) In its bid to understand the dimensions of Facebook data breach, the Indian government had sought clarifications from Cambridge Analytica (CA), but the response it received was "unsatisfactory, cryptic and evasive", acco...

 2018-04-25 13:03 

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Next target Asian Games, Olympics medal: India's TT star Sathiyan Gnanasekaran...

Kolkata, April 25: On cloud nine after bagging medals of every hue at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, India's highest-ranked table tennis star Sathiyan Gnanasekaran now eyes podium finishes at the upcoming Jakarta Asian Games and the 2020 Olympics....

 2018-04-25 13:01 

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Uganda striker Umony joins Indian club Gokulam Kerala...

Kampala, April 25: Uganda striker Brian Umony has signed a one-year contract with Indian I-League side Gokulam Kerala Football Club, according to the player's agent....

 2018-04-25 12:58 

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Ecuador's Deportivo Cuenca hires Sanguinetti as coach...

Guayaquil (Ecuador), April 25: Coach Guillermo Sanguinetti, who was let go by Delfin's management after failing to turn the team around, has been hired by another Ecuadorian league football team, Club Deportivo Cuenca....

 2018-04-25 12:56 

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Sao Paulo request priority for any future Hernanes deal...

Rio de Janeiro, April 25: Sao Paulo have asked to be given priority in any future transfer involving Hebei China Fortune midfielder Hernanes....

 2018-04-25 12:56 

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Indians disappoint on Day 4 of shooting World Cup...

Chagwon (South Korea), April 25: Indian shooters disappointed on day four of the second ISSF World Cup Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun stage, to languish at the 10th spot here on Wednesday....

 2018-04-25 12:50 

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Indian TT teams depart for World Team C'ships...

New Delhi, April 25: After tasting success at the recently concluded Gold Coast Commonwealth Games (CWG), the Indian table tennis team, in two batches, left on Wednesday for the World Team Championships slated to be held at Halmstad in Sweden between Apri...

 2018-04-25 12:44 

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Wipro net plunges 21% yearly in Q4...

Bengaluru, April 25 (IANS) Global software major Wipro Ltd on Wednesday reported Rs 1,801 crore consolidated net profit for fourth quarter of fiscal 2017-18, registering 21 per cent annual decline from Rs 2,267 crore in the same period last year....

 2018-04-25 12:40 

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Bengal Panchayat polls: HC declines CPI-M petition for online nominations...

Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday declined CPI-M's petition asking the State Election Commission (SEC) to accept nominations sent for the West Bengal Panchayat elections through e-mail, refusing to interfere in the case....

 2018-04-25 12:31 

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India now pays more attention to environment: Venkaiah Naidu...

Dehradun, April 25 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday said India now pays much more attention to environment than earlier....

 2018-04-25 12:28 

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Xiaomi promises to give back to users if net profit margin exceeds 5%...

Beijing, April 25 (IANS) Xiaomi Chairman, CEO and Founder Lei Jun on Wednesday announced that the company will forever limit the net profit margin after tax for the entire hardware sales -- including smartphones, Internet of Things (IoT) and lifestyle pro...

 2018-04-25 12:23 

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Dhawan, Mandhana nominated for Arjuna Award...

Kolkata, April 25: India men's and women's team openers Shikhar Dhawan and Smriti Mandhana have been nominated by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for the prestigious Arjuna award, BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Chaudhury said on We...

 2018-04-25 12:22 

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Arijit does full justice to every song he sings: Divya Kumar...

New Delhi, April 25 : Singer Divya Kumar, who has tracks like "Shubhaarambh4;, "Jee karda" and "Raita phail gaya" to his credit, says singer Arijit Singh does full justice to every song he sings....

 2018-04-25 12:19 

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President of Spain's Las Palmas football club arrested...

Las Palmas (Spain), April 25: The president of the Spanish football team Las Palmas was arrested on Wednesday in connection with allegations of fraud....

 2018-04-25 12:18 

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Kareena is my favourite hero: Sonam Kapoor...

Mumbai, April 25 : Kareena Kapoor Khan is Sonam Kapoor's "favourite hero" she has worked with....

 2018-04-25 11:59 

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I promise to do one or two films a year: Kareena...

Mumbai, April 25 : Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor Khan, excited about "Veere Di Wedding", her first release post pregnancy, has promised she will do at least one film every year....

 2018-04-25 11:59 

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Madras HC orders Apollo Hospital to file report on Jaya blood sample...

Chennai, April 25 (IANS) The Madras High Court on Wednesday ordered Apollo Hospital to submit a report on the blood samples of late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa by Thursday....

 2018-04-25 11:55 

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IPL: Sunrisers pacer Siddarth reprimanded for breach of conduct...

Mumbai, April 25: Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) pacer Siddharth Kaul has been reprimanded for breaching the Indian Premier League (IPL) code of conduct during a match against Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium here....

 2018-04-25 11:53 

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Poor smartphone demand continues in China, Huawei leads in Q1...

Beijing, April 25 (IANS) While China saw smartphone shipments in the first quarter of 2018 dropping below 100 million units for the first time since Q1 2013, Huawei continued to lead with 22 per cent market share, a new report said on Wednesday....

 2018-04-25 11:53 

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ICC meet: Afghanistan to play England, Australia in Tests, no India in next FTP...

Kolkata, April 25: The Afghanistan cricket team will not engage in Test matches against India in the new Future Tours Programme (FTP) for 2019-2023 but will take on top teams like England and Australia in the next four years, its Cricket Board CEO Shafiq ...

 2018-04-25 11:51 

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Sonam, Kareena, Swara refrain from casting couch talk...

Mumbai, April 25 : Three of Bollywood's celebrated actors -- Kareena Kapoor Khan, Swara Bhaskar and Sonam Kapoor -- known for mincing no words on issues, refrained from commenting on the prevalence of the casting couch in the film industry a day after...

 2018-04-25 11:46 

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India revitalising Buddhist heritage through ties with Mongolia: Sushma...

Ulaanbaatar, April 25 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday said that India is reviving its Buddhist heritage through its ties with Mongolia and that the two countries are more spiritual partners than strategic....

 2018-04-25 11:37 

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'Modi's troll army' brings down India's rank in World Press Freedom Index...

New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) India dropped down to 138th rank, two points below the previous year, in the 2018 World Press Freedom Index released by global watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) on Wednesday....

 2018-04-25 11:36 

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Sterlite Tech's Q4 net profit up 77%...

Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) Global technology company Sterlite Technologies on Wednesday reported a rise of 77 per cent in its net profit for the fourth quarter of 2017-18....

 2018-04-25 11:24 

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Congress leader shot dead in J&K...

Srinagar, April 25 (IANS) A Congress leader was killed and his two security guards injured in a militant attack on Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said....

 2018-04-25 11:24 

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Why associate pleasure with sin, questions Kalki...

Mumbai, April 25 " Actress Kalki Koechlin wonders why people associate pleasure with sin....

 2018-04-25 11:20 

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Skipping breakfast can actually make you fat...

New York, April 25 (IANS) Are you in the habit of skipping your breakfast? Beware, your are more likely to gain weight and have a larger waist size, a study has found....

 2018-04-25 11:12 

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Reliance Nippon Life Asset Management posts Rs 522 cr profit...

Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) Reliance Nippon Life Asset Management (RNAM) on Wednesday said it closed last fiscal with a net profit growth of 30 per cent....

 2018-04-25 11:08 

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Kipchoge eyes Olympic marathon title defence in Tokyo...

Nairobi, April 25: London marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge says he intends to defend his Olympic title at the Tokyo 2020 Games....

 2018-04-25 11:06 

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India, Sao Tome to cooperate in traditional medicine...

New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday approved two agreements between India and African island nation Sao Tome and Principe to cooperate in traditional medicine and medicinal plants....

 2018-04-25 10:47 

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Gambhir quits Delhi captaincy; Shreyas named new captain...

New Delhi, April 25: Delhi Daredevils captain Gautam Gambhir stepped down on Wednesday after the capital franchise lost five of their six matches in the Indian Premier League (IPL) season so far....

 2018-04-25 10:41 

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Samsung launches high-performing SSDs for techies in India...

New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Global semiconductor leader Samsung Electronics on Wednesday introduced Samsung 970 PRO and EVO -- the third generation industry-leading consumer solid state drive (SSD) line-up -- in the Indian market....

 2018-04-25 10:38 

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Raw jute MSP increased to Rs 3,700 per quintal...

New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday increased the Minimum Support Price (MSP) of raw jute from Rs 3,500 to Rs 3,700 per quintal for the present fiscal....

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