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New Delhi: Reacting to the High Court granting bail to Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, a prime accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, the Congress on Tuesday said this case has been diluted and not taken seriously by the probe agencies. “The manner in which this case has been diluted since 2014 and not taken…
04.25 / 16:20
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COMPARATIVE OPERATING COSTS IN ASIA 2016Business operating costs are lower in Asia than in Australia mainly due to regulatory impositions, according to Glen Robinson. Read…
A 17-year-old girl has died after being mauled by a shark in full view of her parents on Australia’s southwest coast, authorities said Tuesday. She was surfing with her father near Wylie Bay late Monday afternoon, reports said. The girl had lost a leg and was bleeding heavily when she was pulled from the water and [&…
04.25 / 16:09
timesofpakistan.pk
Parveen Arora Tribune News Service  Kheri Man Singh (Karnal), April 25 Gloom and anger prevailed at Kheri Man Singh, the native village of Ram Mehar (41), constable, Central Reserve Police Force, who was among the 25 soldiers killed in the Naxalite attack in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district on Monday. Mehar was posted in Chhattisgarh for the past two years and was scheduled to retire soon.  The bereaved family members and villagers demanded the government to give a free hand to the Army t…
04.25 / 16:06
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Panneerselvam's remark came a day after two factions were squabbling and blaming each…
04.25 / 15:54
business-standard.com
As part of 'vistarak' tour, Shah is slated to spend 3 days each in WB, Odisha, Telangana, TN,…
04.25 / 15:54
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State chief had expressed concern over the shrinking academic session due to increased…
04.25 / 15:54
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BJP has accused the ruling TMC of unleashing violence on its workers in the…
04.25 / 15:54
business-standard.com
IT firm Wipro expects locals to constitute more than half of its workforce in the US by June as it continues to make "significant" investments in the American market amid tightening of visa norms. The post In Q1, more than 50% employees to be locals in the US: Wipro appeared first on The Financial …
04.25 / 16:08
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Niti Aayog in its three-year draft action agenda today suggested a host of reforms in taxation, agriculture and energy sectors with the objective of accelerating growth and increasing employment opportunities. The post NITI Aayog’s 3-year agenda suggests key reforms to bolster economy appeared first on The Financial …
04.25 / 16:08
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Wall Street stocks rose again today, with the Nasdaq climbing above 6,000 for the first time and the Dow surging following a series of mostly strong earnings from blue-chip companies. The post Nasdaq hits 6,000 for 1st time as US stocks rise again appeared first on The Financial …
04.25 / 16:08
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Fiat Chrysler recalled 1.4 million U.S. vehicles after two security researchers demonstrated that they could gain remote control of a Jeep traveling at high…
Niti Aayog has also set the target for the revenue deficit to be reduced to 0.9 per cent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by…
We expect corporates to report a topline growth ranging from 10 to 12 per cent in the March quarter, while the bottomline may surpass topline growth, said…
BSNL launched three new prepaid promotional tariff vouchers priced at Rs 349, Rs 334 and Rs…
04.25 / 15:55
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Wipro has been investing significantly in the US towards increased…
04.25 / 15:55
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Washington: Do you love watching porn in alone time? You may need to stop it, as a study finds, self-proclaimed porn addicts may struggle to maintain a romantic relationship as they feel unworthy about themselves to go on dates. According to researchers, perceiving yourself as a porn addict can make you more anxious about starting…
04.25 / 16:20
tkbsen.in
Nguyen Le Hoai Anh, a 12th grader from Lao Cai provincial High School for Gifted Students, was awarded by the provincial People’s Committee, on April 17, for winning a full scholarship from Stanford University worth USD 286,000.Tuesday, 18 April 2017 11:38 A…
04.25 / 16:20
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In addition to benefitting your heart and muscles, a regular walk also contributes to keeping your brain healthy, new research suggests. The foot's impact during walking sends pressure waves through the arteries that significantly modify and can increase the supply…
04.25 / 16:08
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New Delhi: The CBI has registered an FIR against its former director Ranjit Sinha for allegedly trying to influence the coal scam probe as the agency’s chief. The action against Sinha came after the Supreme Court directed the agency to constitute a special investigation team to look into the allegations against Sinha. The Supreme Court…
04.25 / 15:40
tkbsen.in
In addition to benefitting your heart and muscles, a regular walk also contributes to keeping your brain healthy, new research suggests. The foot's impact during walking sends pressure waves through the arteries that significantly modify and can increase the supply…
04.25 / 15:21
boldsky.com
London [UK]: According to a new study, only one in five victims with serious injuries caused by child abuse in England and Wales gets treated at a major trauma centre. This happens despite the fact that such children are three times more likely to die of their injuries as compared to those who have been…
04.25 / 14:53
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Kochi: A state native moved the Kerala High Court today seeking a court-monitored probe into the alleged “sexually loaded statements” made by Power Minister M M Mani, who has strongly refuted the accusations. In his petition to the court, Kerala resident George Vattukulam accused Mani of making sexually-loaded, anti-woman statements at a public meeting in…
04.25 / 14:53
tkbsen.in
 Engraving art which is masonry work has long history in Afghanistan where most of historic monuments discovered were carved 1500 years back; for example, …
04.25 / 14:43
thekabultimes.gov.af
Jose Mourinho insists he "doesn't care" if his Manchester United players do not like his public criticism of…
04.25 / 16:18
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Mumbai Indians cricketer Jasprit Bumrah celebrates with team mates after taking the wicket of Delhi Daredevils batsman Rishabh Pant during the 2017 Indian Premier League (IPL) Twenty20 cricket match between Mumbai Indians and Delhi Daredevils at the Wankhede Cricket Stadium in Mumbai on April 22, 2017. PIC/AFP Indian Premier League's table toppers Mumbai Indians' death-over specialist, Jasprit Bumrah, should get the nod in India's ICC Champions Trophy squad, feels the franchise's bowling…
04.25 / 16:11
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THE goal to improve its ranking in the 60th Palarong Pambansa looks to be in peril for the Central Visayas Regional Athletic Association (Cviraa) as they ended up without a gold medal for two consecutive days at the Binirayan Sports Complex in San Jose, Antique yesterday. Cviraa already has three gold medals in the bag, coming from last Sunday’s gymnastics event. After that, however, Cviraa found itself struggling to win a gold medal for two days s…
04.25 / 16:10
sunstar.com.ph
MY fellow scribe, the prolific Dr. Rene Bonsubre, could not have described the events that transpired a few days ago any better than in his eloquent piece, “Bad weekend for Philippine Boxing” (www.philboxing.com). First off, Marlon Tapales was stripped of his WBO bantamweight crown when he weighed in 2 lbs. over the limit for his rematch against Shohei Omori. That meant being a former world champ already without throwing a single blo…
04.25 / 16:10
sunstar.com.ph
WHEN SunStar Davao ran a photo of some of their athletes sleeping on cartons during the Palarong Pambansa, DepEd officials, instead of showing concern for the athletes, expressed disappointment at what the hosts would feel after seeing such photos spread online. Short of accusing the paper of undermining the host's efforts, DepEd defended the hosts and said even the local politicians would visit them personally to check their…
04.25 / 16:10
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THE swimmers of Region 7 collected 12 gold medals at the start of the swimming competition of the 2017 Private Schools Athletic Association national meet in Iba, Zambales yesterday. Aside from the gold medals, Central Visayas had three gold medals from taekwondo and 10 in lawn tennis along with the nine silvers and five bronze medals from swimming. The swimming team, which was represented mostly by University of San Carlos swimmers, topped the women’s 4x50 medley relay and the 4x100 free s…
04.25 / 16:10
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REGION 7’s football team, represented by the University of San Carlos, qualified for the semifinals on Thursday after topping Group B in the 2017 Private Schools Athletic Association National Meet in Iba, Zambales yesterday. USC won, 10-0, against Baguio, and 3-2 against Calabarzon. In their game against Baguio, Yves Caballero had a hat trick while Bertram Musni and Aldrich Pelenio had two each. Migi Kwan, Mark Niñolas, Marcus Congmon also contributed to the ta…
04.25 / 16:10
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Pakistan will play arch-rivals and defending champions India in their first Group B match at Birmingham on June 4 followed by matches against South Africa (June 7 in Birmingham) and Sri Lanka (June 12 in…
04.25 / 16:09
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This year's Formula One Singapore Grand Prix, to be held from 15th to 17th September 2017, will see the debut of five award-winning international…
04.25 / 16:14
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Following its debut at the Geneva Motor Show, the 2017 Honda Civic Type R has set a new record for front-wheel drive cars at the Nurburgring…
04.25 / 16:14
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The candymakers are now trying to track down David Beckham’s son after a puzzling turn of events. In Japan, the art of “kumi ame” or “assembled candy” has been around since the Edo period (1603-1868). This type of sweet was first made by craftsmen, who used special techniques to create the saintly face of Okame and the large-ear-lobed head of […
04.25 / 16:09
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A Pakistani female entrepreneur has been selected to represent her startup at Blackbox Connect this year, a two-week residential programme for startup founders across the globe being held at the accelerator in Silicon Valley. Sana Farooq is founder and Chief Executive Officer of the The E-Learning Network (ELN), a UK-based centre that seeks to provide […] The post Pakistani entrepreneur chosen for prestigious Blackbox Connect Silicon Valley event appeared first on…
04.25 / 15:47
ibexmag.com
The second-generation of Mini's five-door Countryman has arrived in Malaysia and is available in two flavours, Cooper and Cooper…
04.25 / 15:37
buro247.my
A new update on the iPhone will enable users to have Siri read their WhatsApp messages. According to macrumours, the latest update will be available to users running at least iOS 10.3. Other changes include: In my updates screen, users can select multiple statuses at once and forward or revoke them Voice call icon has [...] The post iPhone users will no longer need to read WhatsApp messages appeared first on…
04.25 / 15:24
pakistankakhudahafiz.com
Free package includes dinner modeled after meals eaten by feudal lords.  Although I spent several years working in the hotel industry, my personal travel style makes me pretty flexible as far as picking as accommodations are concerned. As long as the location is good and the room clean, I don’t need a whole lot of [&…
04.25 / 15:21
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Similar to Airbnb, Favstay helps users rent trendy rooms at popular tourism destinations in Thailand Room booking platform Favstay has raised a US$2.88 million funding, the company’s co-founder Natavudh “Moo” Pungcharoenpong announced on his personal Facebook account on Wednesday. Upscale hotel chain Dusit International, 500 Startups, and several undisclosed strategic investors have participated in the [R…
Megastar Chiranjeevi met Kala Tapaswi K Viswanath this morning at the latter's home and conveyed his wishes to the legendary director for winning…
04.25 / 16:11
cinejosh.com
New Delhi: Aiming to bring a billion people online and make the web more useful for them, Google India on Tuesday announced a new set of products and features for the Indian languages. Google Translate will now use Google's new "Neural Machine Translation" technology to translate between English and nine widely used languages -- Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Gujarati, Punjabi, Malayalam and Kannada. "Google wants to extend internet for every Indian. We have identified gaps that…
04.25 / 16:11
mid-day.com
Triumph Motorcycles has announced a sales fiesta which will offer a host of impressive discounts and benefits including 100 percent finance option, low interest and exchange rates for its motorcycles. They have also simplified the process of exchange and upgrade which should help customers get maximum benefits from the offer.The company is also offering a 50 percent discount on the purchase of Triumph clothing and accessories. Speaking about the offer, Vimal Sumbly, managing director,…
04.25 / 16:11
mid-day.com
New York: Owing to the complications in adding edge-to-edge screen for their new upgrades, Apple's iPhone 8 may be delayed up to two months, a media report said. According to a report in Fortune late on Monday, the usual September launch may be delayed to October or November because of the complications that stem from the new OLED screen and the changes required to sensors and cameras. "The processing chip running the phones, Apple's custom A11, is also being manufactured on new…
04.25 / 16:11
mid-day.com
The recent spat between Kapil Sharma and Sunil Grover has left the fans of The Kapil Sharma Show in a tizzy. Fans of “Dr. Mashoor Gulati”, played by none other than Grover, were in for a shock when the actor-comedian walked out of the show, following an alleged fight between him and host of the […] The post Bua Finally Opens Up On The Cold War Between Kapil And Sunil appeared first on You…
04.25 / 16:10
youngisthan.in
Setting a record in the Indian film industry, Dr. B.R. Shetty, UAE based billionaire businessman and philanthropist, is investing Rs. 1000 crores (USD 150 million) to produce India’s biggest ever motion picture, Mahabharata. Noted advertising filmmaker, V.A Shrikumar Menon, is directing this magnum opus. Mahabharata will be produced in two parts and is scheduled to go on floor by September 2018 and will be released in early 2020. The second part of the film will be released within 90 days o…
04.25 / 16:09
bollyspice.com
Jim Sarbh first impressed us with his performance in the Sonam Kapoor starrer Neerja. Now the young actor has taken on a new role, in the epic romance Raabta. Now in both films he has played the villain, but the characters are vastly different and hence so are his character’s looks. After playing a terroist in Neerja, Jim’s role as the villain in Raabta has an entirely new vibe. The actor has got appreciation for his stylish and suave look from all quarters for this avataar. He…
04.25 / 16:09
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Sensitive skin is more prone to acne and blemishes breakouts that any other skin type. It is something that most women who have sensitive skin are well aware of. Women with sensitive skin are well-acquainted with the trials and tribulations…
04.25 / 16:08
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PANCHKULA: The Haryana government will launch on May 15 an integrated social media grievances tracker for Twitter and Facebook for faster and real-time redressal of grievances pertaining to different departments. “The online grievance redressal mechanism is being set up to identify, process and resolve all relevant short-term complaints being sent by citizens to the Chief…
04.25 / 16:20
tkbsen.in
China steals the South China SeaChina snaffled the South China Sea from its Southeast Asian neighbours, without firing a shot, says John West. Read…
Washington: Robert M. Pirsig, author of the influential 1970s philosophical novel "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance", has died at the age of 88. Pirsig died on Monday at his home in South Berwick, Maine, and his death was announced by his publisher William Morrow, who said Pirsig's health had been failing. Pirsig had been living in Maine for the last 30 years. Pirsig was a college writing instructor and freelance technical writer when the novel -- "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle…
04.25 / 16:11
mid-day.com
I refer to the article “Panel of MPs recommend changes to parliamentary procedures” (Straits Times, Apr 25). It states that “Parliament has spelled out the procedures it should follow to override the President, in a report released on Tuesday (April 25). These procedures, which flesh out changes to the elected presidency passed last year, will kick in if the President goes against the advice of the majority of the Council of Presidential Advisers and exercises his veto power. Parliament can…
04.25 / 16:11
allsingaporestuff.com
HPHPF creates petition to waive electricity charges for needy elderly in rental flats I refer to the article “Petition to Ministry of Social and Family Development to waive ‘Pay-as you-use’ for seniors in rental flats” (theonlinecitizen, Apr 25). It states that “Local volunteer group, Happy People Helping People Foundation (HPHPF) has created a petition – “Waive ‘Pay-as you-use’ charges for seniors staying in rented flats. Light is a necessity” which is to be presented to the Ministry of So…
04.25 / 16:11
allsingaporestuff.com
BAGUIO Water District (BWD) general manager Salvador Royeca confirmed a motion for reconsideration was filed against the decision of Pollution Adjudication Board (PAB) to fine a former Baguio Representative and three others for violating Clean Water Act. The BWD is contesting the PAB decision to fine Nicasio Aliping and contractors Romeo Aquino of RUA Construction, William Go of Goldrich Construction, and Bernard Capuyan of BLC Construction and Aggregates with P200,000. The motion was…
04.25 / 16:10
sunstar.com.ph
DOCTOR JULIE Cabato of the Regional Development Council is warning the public about the side effects of chewing “moma” or bettle nut. “Moma” is the mixture of betel nut, gaw-wed [betel leaf paper], lime and tobacco, which is usually chewed and spit out. Cabato said the habit can affect the colon as the system assumes to digest food while it can be associated with smoking as the consequences suffered by chewers are results of combined effects of chewing and smoking…
04.25 / 16:10
sunstar.com.ph
BAGUIO City Councilor Arthur Allad-iw is opposing the appointment of barangay leaders instead, pushed for the preservation of the democratic process. “To suspend it or appoint officials runs contrary to these rights and electoral processes. Election is the means that we enjoy these rights to choose our leaders and provides mandates for them to serve the p…
04.25 / 16:10
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