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Two IS militants arrested in Morocco

Rabat, Aug 23: Two Islamic State (IS) militants, who were planning to leave for training camps in Syria and Iraq, were arrested in Morocco, the interior ministry said. Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

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Want a perfect selfie? Try this ‘perfume bottle’

New York, Aug 23: For fashion-loving teenage girls who enjoy taking selfies but do not want the world to see, Sony has launched a unique perfume bottle-look camera that can be a perfect bag accessory. Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

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Talk to celebrities at Emmy Awards with Facebook app

New York, Aug 23: Facebook has teamed up with entertainment show “Access Hollywood” to launch an app that will connect fans with their favourite celebrities in real time during the 66th Emmy Awards nights Aug 25. Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

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Why most people are not downloading apps

New York, Aug 23: Most apps are free and even when these come with a price tag, the amount is nominal. Even then, people are not downloading them. Why? Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

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Five killed in Chandigarh accident

Chandigarh, Aug 23: At least five people were killed and 15 others injured when a luxury bus and a car collided in Chandigarh Saturday morning, police said. Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

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‘Katiyabaaz’: A documentary maker challenges mainstream space

New Delhi, Aug 23: The release of an 80-minute documentary on Kanpur’s electricity hassles against a big banner Bollywood film didn’t seem an alien concept to the makers of “Katiyabaaz”, who were confident of “challenging the mainstream”. Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

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WHO to unveil response plan for Ebola

United Nations, Aug 23: The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said it will unveil a response plan to deal with the current Ebola virus outbreak in west Africa. Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

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President condoles Ananthamurthy’s death

New Delhi, Aug 23: President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday condoled the death of writer U.R. Ananthamurthy, saying India will remember his invaluable contribution to literature. Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

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Sunny day in Delhi

New Delhi, Aug 23: It was a sunny Saturday morning in the capital, with the minimum temperature recorded at 26.4 degrees Celsius, average for this time of the season. The Met Office has forecast a clear day ahead. Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle

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Import-dependence impacting Indian forces’ combat-readiness

(by Admiral Arun Prakash (Retd)): The commissioning of INS Kolkata in Mazagon Docks Ltd (MDL) Mumbai, with due pomp and circumstance, on Aug 16 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi was an event of considerable significance for both the Indian Navy

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Cuban fishermen discover ancient artifacts

Havana, Aug 23: Fishermen in Cuba’s Pinar del Rio province have discovered artifacts believed to be from a 17th or 18th century shipwreck. Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

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Mobile phones cause changes in metabolism

New Delhi, Aug 23: Mobile phones are certainly causing some changes in the human body’s metabolism unlike claims made by cellular operators, medical experts have said. Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

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Flight carrying Haj pilgrims to leave Aug 27

Lucknow, Aug 23: The first flight carrying Haj pilgrims will leave for Saudi Arabia Aug 27 from an airport in Lucknow, officials said Saturday. Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

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Bangladesh shot out for 77, West Windies win series

St.George’s (Grenada), Aug 23: Spinner Sunil Narine triggered an avalanche of batsmen as Bangladesh crashed to a 177-run defeat allowing West Indies to take 2-0 lead in their three-match One Day International (ODI) series here at the National Stadium. Share

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Narine warns against taking Bangladesh lightly

St. George’s (Grenada), Aug 23: West Indies off spinner Sunil Narine has cautioned against taking Bangladesh lightly following his side’s crushing 177-run victory in the second One-Day International (ODI) here at the National Stadium. Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

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Electronic manufacturing policy unveiled in UP

Lucknow, Aug 23: The Uttar Pradesh government has unveiled a new electronic manufacturing policy which will enable mass production of cell phones, DVDs and computers with other products, an official said Saturday. Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

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Family top priority for Celine Dion

Los Angeles, Aug 23: Singer Celine Dion has cancelled all her work engagements indefinitely to stay by her ailing 72-year-old spouse Rene Angelil’s side, and to support their sons as family always comes first for her. Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

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Hamas attack kills boy in Israel

Jerusalem, Aug 23: A four-year-old boy was killed Friday evening by a mortar attack on southern Israel by Hamas, authorities said. Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

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Atletico Madrid beat Real to lift Spanish Supercup

Madrid, Aug 23: Atletico Madrid won the Spanish Supercup 2-1 on aggregate following a 1-0 win over Real Madrid in the second leg of the competition in the Vicente Calderon Stadium Friday night. Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

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Nearly 200,000 killed since start of Syrian crisis: UN

United Nations, Aug 23: The UN high commissioner for human rights, Navi Pillay, Friday said that more than 191,000 people have been killed in Syria between March 2011 and April 2014, saying that the ongoing fighting there “has dropped off

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Two killed in Pakistan firing in Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu, Aug 23: Two people were killed and seven others injured early Saturday in heavy firing by the Pakistan Rangers on the Border Security Force posts near the international border in R.S. Pura sector in Jammu district, police said. Share

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Eva Green finds movie business ‘cold’

Los Angeles, Aug 23: Actress Eva Green, who finds the film industry “cold”, says she always chose parts which made her feel good over those which presented her as a “boring beautiful girl”. Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

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Mass grave found in Mexico

Mexico City, Aug 23: At least nine bodies have been recovered from a mass grave in Tumbiscatio, a municipality in Mexico’s troubled state of Michoacan, media reports said Friday. Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

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US warns Russia over forcing convoy into Ukraine

Washington, Aug 23: The White House warned Russia Friday that sending an aid convoy into eastern Ukraine without Kiev’s approval would incur “additional consequences,” while Russia insisted that further delay of Moscow’s humanitarian mission would have been “unacceptable”. Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle

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Katie Holmes moves from NY to California

Los Angeles, Aug 23: Actress Katie Holmes, who has been living in New York for two years with her daughter Suri, has now shifted back here. Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

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