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Indian Victims appeal to Gujarat CM: Reconsider decision to allow USA to partner Vibrant Gujarat

Ahmedabad, November 27, 2014: The Indian Victims of Pan Am 73 today appealed to the Gujarat Chief Minister, Smt. Anandiben Patel to reconsider the Governments decision to allow USA to partner Vibrant Gujarat. An Appeal Letter written by Aneesh Bhanot

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13 civilians killed by Ukrainian forces: Separatists

Moscow, Nov 27:  At least 13 civilians were killed in recent shelling by Ukrainian artillery in the eastern city of Donetsk controlled by pro-Russian separatists, the rebel command announced Thursday. A spokesman for the separatists told a Russian news agency

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Illegal road side encroachments will not be acceptable: Sidhu

Mohali, Nov 27: Illegal road side encroachments which results in mishap, will not be acceptable. This was stated by Deputy Commissioner Tejinder Pal Singh Sidhu while presiding over a District level road committee meeting at Municipal Corporation meeting hall. During

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Avoid getting your knees or hips replaced, try Physiotherapy first: Dr. Harshneet Chhabra

Chandigarh, Nov 27: “Many times, there is no need to get your knees or hips replaced as Physiotherapy can help avoid such a  surgery. Exercise and weight loss are actually the first line of defense in case of  a joint

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Cricketers who died of injuries on the field

Sydney, Nov 27: Phil Hughes Thursday joined the list of cricket players who died of the injuries sustained while playing the game. Here’s a list of the players who died after getting injured while playing: 1. Phil Hughes (Australia, 25)

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Kerala bishop’s home looted of jewellery, cash

Kottayam (Kerala), Nov 27: A bishop of the Jacobite Syrian Christian Church here said Thursday his house was robbed of 19 sovereigns of gold, Rs.48,000 in cash and a camera worth 600 euro. Bishop Mor Policarpose Zacharias told IANS that

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Hong Kong students threaten to occupy government buildings

Hong Kong, Nov 27: Students participating in the pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong threatened Thursday to attack government buildings following a night of clashes that occurred just hours after the police cleared out one of the occupied areas. The Federation

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Syrian army claims killing 50 rebels near Damascus

Damascus, Nov 27: The Syrian Army announced Thursday that it had killed at least 50 “terrorists”, as it describes anti-government insurgents, in an ambush outside Damascus, the state-run Sana news agency said. A military source quoted by the agency said

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Zambian police gear up for presidential election

Lusaka, Nov 27:  Police in Zambia have stepped up measures to ensure peace ahead of a presidential election scheduled for Jan 20, a top official said Thursday. Stella Libongani, the inspector general of Zambia Police, has since warned all political

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Danish parliament speaker to head UN General Assembly

Copenhagen, Nov 27: Danish parliament Speaker Mogens Lykketoft will become the next president of the UN General Assembly in September 2015 replacing current president, Uganda’s Sam Kutesa, media reported Thursday. “It will be an exciting but also complicated assignment,” Lykketoft,

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Mobiles on cyber attack target in 2015: Symantec

New Delhi, Nov 27: Mobiles will become a target of cyber attacks in 2015 as they store up a trove of personal and confidential information and are left switched on all the time, making them the perfect targets for attackers

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Sensex ends flat; IT stocks gain

Mumbai, Nov 27: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets closed flat – up a mere 53 points or 0.19 percent in Thursday’s trade session. The trade started on a cautious note as sentiments were sober due to derivative contract

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Modi, Sharif shake hands, chat at Saarc closing event

Kathmandu, Nov 27: In an ice-breaking moment, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi shook hands with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif, laughed and even slapped him laughingly on the arm while sharing a light moment at the concluding ceremony of the

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Jessica Simpson enjoys family holiday in Texas

Los Angeles, Nov 27: Singer-turned-fashion designer Jessica Simpson is making the most of her family holiday in Texas. The 34-year-old, who is on a holiday with her two kids Maxwell Drew and Ace Knute, is having the time of her

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Srikanth jumps to 8th spot in badminton rankings

Kuala Lumpur, Nov 27:  Leading Indian male singles shuttler Kidambi Srikanth jumped two places to the eighth position in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released here Thursday. The 21-year-old recently entered the semi-final in the Hong Kong Open,

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Starsports.com crosses Espncricinfo in October market share

New Delhi, Nov 27: Starsports.com said Thursday the digital service has overtaken EspnCricinfo in terms of overall reach for the month of October. According to third party analytics platform comScore, Star Sports had 4.242 million viewers compared to 4.233m for

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Natalie Portman in Steve Jobs’s biopic?

Los Angeles, Nov 27: Actress Natalie Portman is in early talks to be cast in a biopoc on Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. If she signs on the dotted lines, the actress would co-star alongside Michael Fassbender, who is currently attached

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Tom Hanks’s son sought help for cocaine addiction

Los Angeles, Nov 27: Actor Tom Hanks’s son Chet says he recently went to a rehabilitation to seek help for his cocaine addiction. Chet, 24, has now been sober for 50 days after “struggling” since he was 16, reports femalefirst.co.uk.

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Saarc energy accord signed

Kathmandu, Nov 27:  The foreign ministers of Saarc member states have signed the Saarc Framework Agreement for Energy Cooperation (Electricity). The agreement will enable greater cooperation in the power sector among South Asian countries. It is expected to improve power

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India launches e-visa facility for 43 countries

New Delhi, Nov 27: India Thursday launched electronic visa (e-visa) facility for tourists from 43 countries, including US, Israel, Palestine and Japan to the boost tourism sector and offer hassle-free travel to foreign visitors. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, along

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Eight killed in gunfight near Jammu border

Jammu, Nov 27: Eight people, including three civilians, were killed when the security forces took on infiltrating militants in Jammu and Kashmir Thursday, police said. A fierce gun battle between the security forces and militants began near the international border

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Saradha scam casts its shadow on Kolkata football

Kolkata, Nov 27: The multi-crore rupee Saradha scam has not spared even Kolkata’s century-old football clubs. The bank accounts of the top clubs are frozen, some of their top officials are behind bars, threatening the very existence of the sport

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Ban on bouncers will rob beauty of Tests: Nari contractor

Kolkata, Nov 27:  The death of Australian batsman Philip Hughes struck by a bouncer may have reignited the debate of safety in cricket, but former India captain Nari Contractor, one of the first to fall to a bouncer, is not

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Myanmar parliament adopts law on constitution amendment

Nay Pyi Taw, Nov 27: Myanmar parliament’s upper house Thursday adopted a draft nationwide referendum law on constitution amendment, parliament sources said. According to Speaker U Shwe Mann, the referendum will be held in May next year, ahead of which

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There’ll be no second part of my memoir: Naseeruddin

Mumbai, Nov 27: Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah, who has chronicled his journey in “And Then One Day – A Memoir”, says the book is a mirror reflection of his life and that he has no plans to come out with

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