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Australia bowled out for 505 in first innings

Brisbane, Dec 19: Australia were bowled out for 505 runs in their first innings, taking a 97-run lead against India on the third day of the second Test at the Gabba here Friday. Australia were 503 for nine till tea

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Tooth loss may lead to memory decline

London, Dec 19: The memory and walking speeds of older adults who have lost all of their natural teeth decline more rapidly than in those who still have some of their own teeth, finds research. “Tooth loss could be used

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Kashmir shivers due to cold wave

Srinagar, Dec 19: The night temperatures across Kashmir remained several notches below the freezing point Friday as the weather office said the present cold wave conditions in the region will continue till Sunday. The minimum temperature was minus 4.2 degrees

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India conveys strong concerns over Lakhvi bail to Pakistan

New Delhi, Dec 19: India has conveyed to Pakistan its strong concerns on the granting of bail to Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, a key mastermind of the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, the external affairs ministry said and added that this makes “a

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Four Pakistan Taliban militants killed

Islamabad, Dec 19: Four Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) militants, including a key commander, were killed Friday during a raid carried out by Pakistan Rangers in the port city of Karachi. The raid was carried out in Musharraf Colony in which a

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Australian tailenders help hosts take 95-run lead

Brisbane, Dec 19: India’s ineptness at getting rid of the tailenders once again cost them dear as Australia reached 503 for nine, taking a 95-run lead, at tea on day three of the second Test at the Gabba here Friday.

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Two fresh polio cases found in Balochistan

Islamabad, Dec 19: Two new polio cases have been detected in Pakistan’s Balochistan province, pushing to 19 the number of cases in the region this year, Dawn reported Friday citing health officials. A polio vaccination campaign was suspended in the

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Internet addiction affects six percent of people worldwide

New York, Dec 19: A study has revealed that six percent of people are suffering from internet addiction worldwide, hampering their health and interpersonal relationships. Researchers from University of Hong Kong presented 164 internet addiction prevalence figures, with an overall

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Five die as truck rams into house in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Dec 19: Five members of a family were killed when a truck rammed into their house in Odisha’s Subarnapur district, police said Friday. The accident took place at about 11.30 p.m. Thursday near National Highway 26 at Cherupali village,

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Australia reach 503/9 till tea on third day

Brisbane, Dec 19: Australia reached 503 for nine till tea on the third day of the second Test against India at the Gabba here Friday. Skipper Steven Smith scored 133 while Mitchell Johnson made 88 as the hosts took a

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Atletico de Kolkata releases striker Fikru

Kolkata, Dec 19: Ahead of their Indian Super League (ISL) final against Kerala Blasters Fc, Atletico de Kolkata have released ace striker Fikru Teferra Lemessa on account of his hamstring injury. Fikru, who has a grade 1 tear in his

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Eight children found dead in Australian city

Canberra, Dec 19: Eight children were found dead at a house in Australia’s Cairns city Friday, a media report said. According to the police, the bodies were found at Murray Street in the suburb of Manoora in Cairns, the Canberra

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Origin of long-standing space mystery solved

London, Dec 19: Researchers from University of Southampton have helped solve a long-standing space mystery – the origin of the “theta aurora”. Auroras are the most visible manifestation of the Sun’s effect on Earth. They are seen as colourful displays

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Corinthians sign Colombian striker Mendoza

Rio de Janeiro, Dec 19: Brazilian giants Corinthians have signed Colombian striker Stiven Mendonza on a four-year deal. The 22-year-old agreed to join the Sao Paulo club from the Indian outfit Chennaiyin FC Thursday for an undisclosed fee, reports Xinhua.

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Execution of six Pakistani terrorists approved

Islamabad, Dec 19: Pakistan Army Chief General Raheel Sharif has approved the execution of six terrorists who were sentenced to death by military courts, a media report said Friday. “Chief of Army Staff today signed death warrants of six hardcore

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Cold, foggy morning in Delhi

New Delhi, Dec 19:  It was a cold, foggy Friday morning here, delaying over 40 trains coming to the city. The Met Office has forecast a partly cloudy day. The day’s minimum temperature settled a level below the season’s average

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Sensex surges 258 points; capital goods stocks gain

Mumbai, Dec 19: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Friday surged 258.20 points or 0.95 percent as capital goods stocks gained. Good buying was observed in capital goods, banking, auto, IT, metal and consumer durables sectors. The 30-scrip Sensitive

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French Ligue 1 standings

Paris, Dec 19:  Following are the standings of French Ligue 1 ahead of this weekend’s matches (tabulated under matches played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points), accordign to Xinhua. Marseille 18 12 2 4 36 16 38 Paris

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Distancing the Dalai Lama: Is Vatican playing into Beijing’s hands?

(by Amit Dasgupta): Nobel laureates gathered in Rome last week were dismayed that Pope Francis had surprisingly refused to grant an audience to the Dalai Lama so as to not incur Beijing’s inevitable wrath. Earlier the meeting was to be

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Lunch Scoreboard: India vs Australia, day three

Brisbane, Dec 19: The following is the scoreboard at lunch on the third day of the second Test between Australia and India at the Gabba here Friday. India: Murali Vijay c Haddin b Lyon 144 Shikhar Dhawan c Haddin b

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Smith, Johnson take Australia to 351/6

Brisbane, Dec 19: A blistering unbeaten 104-run partnership between captain Steven Smith (batting 110) and Mitchell Johnson (batting 67) took Australia to 351 for six, trailing India by 57 runs at lunch on day three of the second Test at

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Republican lawmakers threaten measures against Obama

Washington, Dec 19: Republican lawmakers in Florida Thursday announced that they were considering “all” types of action to block in Congress President Barack Obama’s decision to reestablish diplomatic relations with Cuba. Appearing at a press conference held Thursday in Miami

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Pamela Anderson, Rick Salomon to spend X-mas together

Los Angeles, Dec 19: Actress Pamela Anderson and her husband Rick Salomon, who have had a tumultuous 2014, are looking forward to end the year on a good note. According to a source, the 47-year-old and Salomon “are planning to

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Multiple IS leaders killed in Iraq: Pentagon

Washington, Dec 19: US air strikes have killed several senior Islamic State (IS) leaders in recent weeks, blunting the Sunni radical group’s ability to fight Iraqi and Kurdish forces, the Pentagon said Thursday. “I can confirm that since mid-November, targeted

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