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Para-athlete Deepa Malik appeals for Khel Ratna, gets Haryana CM backing

Deepa Malik Ignored for this year’s Khel Ratna award, Rio Paralympics silver-medallist Deepa Malik and Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar have requested the Sports Ministry to reconsider her case but the government is unlikely to accept their “appeal”. The award selection panel has recommended javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia, the …

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Trai tightens call drop regulations

By: ENS Economic Bureau | New Delhi | Published:August 19, 2017 2:56 am “We have proposed financial disincentive in the range of Rs 1-5 lakh. It is a graded penalty system depending on the performance of a network,” Trai chairman RS Sharma said. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India on …

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Mumbai crime: Unani medicine practitioner arrested with firearms

The anti-extortion cell (AEC) of the Mumbai police’s Crime Branch on Friday arrested a 39-year-old man, a practitioner of Unani medicine, for illegal possession of firearms, allegedly meant for sale in the city. Abdul Sattar Shaikh, resident of Paydhonie in south Mumbai, was arrested with two pistols with magazines, a revolver and …

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What Time Is the Total Solar Eclipse?

We’re now counting down the time until the Great American eclipse in hours, not days. Are you ready? If you aren’t, don’t worry, we have you covered with the Eclipse 2017 Widget from our partners at Astronomy magazine. Powered by SkySafari 5, this interactive widget well let you know exactly when the show will …

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Why was Akshay Oberoi kissing a voodoo doll?

Prev Akshay Oberoi Akshay Oberoi was spotted kissing tha voodoo doll from the Hollywood horror flick, Annabelle at a promotional event. The actor, who featured in the horror thriller Pizza 3D, digs spookfests. Trending Video Watch video: Esha Gupta takes her love for fruits to the next level in these …

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Aboriginal artists' call to action

MOST millennials won’t have a clue what you’re talking about if you bring up Maralinga. People’s attitudes towards the nuclear tests conducted there by the UK between 1956 and 1963 are a telling insight into their relationship with indigenous history and colonisation. Hearing Betty Muffler tell me her story of …

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Today is Steve Bannon’s last day, says White House

By: PTI | Washington | Published:August 18, 2017 11:25 pm The White House announcement comes three days after Trump said of Bannon, “I like him, he’s a good man”. He also said that press treats him “very unfairly”. (AP Photo/File) Today is the last day for White House Chief Strategist …

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Striker Luis Suarez's injury adds to Barcelona's woe

Prev Barcelona’s Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez grimaces as he sits on the ground during the second leg of the Spanish Supercup football match Real Madrid vs FC Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, on August 16, 2017. Pic/AFP Things went from bad to worse for FC Barcelona on …

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Hitting the right spot

Written by Alaka Sahani | Published:August 19, 2017 12:52 am Jacqueline Fernandez EVERY time there was a setback, I bounced back. I never gave up. The film industry can be very demanding and one needs to be strong to handle it,” says actor Jacqueline Fernandez. Ahead of the release of …

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New pain reliever may help combat opioid abuse

By: IANS | New York | Published:August 18, 2017 4:56 pm The new pain drug binds to a receptor on cells throughout the central nervous system called the sigma 2 receptor. (Source: File Photo) Scientists have discovered a powerful pain reliever that is effective in alleviating neuropathic pain, a discovery …

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Barcelona hit by IS terrorists: 13 killed, death toll may rise

The van who ploughed into the crowd, killing at least 13 people and injuring around 100 others is towed away from the Rambla in Barcelona. Pic/AFP The Islamic State terrorist group claimed responsibility for an attack in which a van ran over pedestrians here in Las Ramblas boulevard. At least …

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