August 20, 2017 11:55 pm
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Ravikumar Samarth and Shreyas Iyer came to India A’s rescue after the two batsmen scored individual half-centuries in the second and final ‘unofficial’ Test match against South Africa ‘A’.

August 20, 2017 11:47 pm
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West Indies’ Kraigg Brathwaite has been reported for a suspect bowling action during an innings and 209-run defeat by England in the first Test at Edgbaston where he bowled just six wicket-less overs for six runs.

August 20, 2017 11:28 pm
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Marcos Alonso scored twice to hand Chelsea their first win of the season, despite a tough fight by Tottenham and an own goal by Mitchy Batshuayi, that equalised the game 1-1 with six minutes of the match remaining.

August 20, 2017 11:14 pm
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Referring to a one-day strike called by Government teachers and employees tomorrow pressing various demands, DMK Working President M K Stalin said it was the duty of a responsible government to fulfill their reasonable demands.

August 20, 2017 11:05 pm

Meanwhile, more than 50 passengers who sustained injuries in the accident have been discharged after medical treatment, while free medical treatment of another 102 injured passengers is in progress.

August 20, 2017 10:59 pm
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Usain Bolt and friends partied at the DSTRKT nightclub in London alongside partner Kasi Bennett and Love Island stars. The partying and clubbing went on for three nights.

August 20, 2017 10:55 pm
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Mo Farah brought down the curtain on his peerless track career in Britain by winning his farewell race on home soil on an emotional afternoon at the Birmingham Grand Prix Diamond League meeting on Sunday.

August 20, 2017 10:51 pm
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Taapsee Pannu walked the ramp at the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2017 for designer Divya Reddy. She slayed the runway in a floor-length embellished jacket worn over a delicately-embroidered sheer piece. The actor says walking the ramp has always been a nightmare for her, right from her modelling days.

August 20, 2017 10:50 pm
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ISL franchise NorthEast United FC owner John Abraham on Sunday said his team will break-even within next one or two seasons and will become the first one among all the teams.

August 20, 2017 10:44 pm
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The move assumes significance in the backdrop of the Centre’s Constitutional Amendment Bill, providing constitutional status to the National Commission for Backward Classes which is now with the Rajya Sabha Select Committee.

August 20, 2017 10:44 pm
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Bulgaria’s former European weightlifting champion Velichko Cholakov, who served a four-year ban for doping, died on Sunday at the age of 35. A hospital official in the southern town of Smolyan confirmed Cholakov’s death and said the cause would only be known after an autopsy.

August 20, 2017 10:44 pm
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“Chief Minister Raman Singh should immediately sack minister Agrawal and the chairman of the state’s Gau Sewa Ayog from their posts,” the Congress leader demanded. Baghel questioned why the RSS and the BJP were silent over the death of cows in Bemetara and Durg.

August 20, 2017 10:36 pm
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The accused have been identified as Raftar Ahmed (driver) and Mukhtiyar Ahmad, both residents of Rajouri. Their vehicle has been seized and a case registered at the Nowshera police station, Manhas said, adding investigation is underway.

August 20, 2017 10:35 pm

The senior BJP leader alleged that one Ramashray Prasad Yadav was made chairman of Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) besides one Mohammad Shamim was nominated as an MLC from the governor’s quota when the RJD was in power.

August 20, 2017 10:34 pm
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Gote had come out against alleged corruption by an IAS officer, who was vice chairman of Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation and was executing land acquisition for CM Devendra Fadnavis’ dream project Nagpur-Mumbai Samruddhi Corridor.

August 20, 2017 10:31 pm
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Aly Raisman is ready to talk about “the elephant in the room.” And the six-time Olympic medal-winning gymnast thinks it’s time USA Gymnastics joins in a conversation she feels is long overdue.

August 20, 2017 10:27 pm
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“The threat from terrorism is changing and so must our response. That is why we are reviewing our counter-terrorism strategy and powers and why we have ploughed extra resources into counter-terrorism,” a government spokesperson said.

August 20, 2017 10:27 pm
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The gunmen shot at Hilal Ahmad Malik near his residence at Malik Mohalla in Shopian at around 8.00 pm, a police official said. He said Malik was taken to a hospital and his condition is stated to be critical. This is third shooting incident in south Kashmir by unknown gunmen in past 24 hours.

August 20, 2017 10:27 pm
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Researchers have found that adding water to whisky alters the drink’s molecules to make it taste better. Whisky is a chemically complicated beverage. After malting, mashing, fermentation, distillation and maturing, for at least three years in oak barrels, it is bottled.

August 20, 2017 10:20 pm

The BJP leader declined to comment on a conference organised by a section of fans of actor Rajnikanth in Tiruchirapalli to project him as the alternative to the “vacuum” in Tamil Nadu politics and to request him to embrace politics.

August 20, 2017 10:20 pm

According to a report by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), one person each died in Biswanath, Darrang, Kamrup and Morigaon districts in flood-related incidents.

August 20, 2017 10:20 pm
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This is not the first time a minister has come forward to highlight the benefits of environment-friendly idols. Last year in an address to the nation on Mann Ki Baat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi too urged people to use natural clay idols.

August 20, 2017 10:13 pm
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The charges against Chandy, a businessman-turned-politician representing Kuttanad in the assembly, is that he had encroached upon backwaters near his tourist resort at Kuttanad in Alappuzha district.

August 20, 2017 10:13 pm
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There is some indirect evidence that this digit ratio of the length of the fingers, is determined during early foetal development by testosterone – the more testosterone the foetus produces, the longer the ring finger, so the smaller the digit ratio.

August 20, 2017 10:13 pm
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Two Chinese cricketers have been drafted to play in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) next year, giving a boost to the fledgling sport in China. The two players of China national cricket team will represent Peshawar Zalmi in the next edition PSL.

August 20, 2017 10:10 pm
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The cases lodged in connection with the NGO’s alleged swindling of public money were being investigated by the Economic Offences Unit (EOU) of the Bihar police. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar recommended a CBI probe into the matter on August 17.

August 20, 2017 10:09 pm
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An overwhelming 2.5 lakh people on Sunday turned up at the India Gate to get a glimpse of the glittering trophy, which will be presented to the winners of the upcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup.

August 20, 2017 10:33 pm
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The IIT entrance exam will go completely online from next year, according to a member of the IIT Joint Admission Board.

August 20, 2017 10:02 pm
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Newcastle United fell to a 1-0 defeat at Huddersfield Town on Sunday in a meeting of two promoted clubs, having also lost at home to Tottenham Hotspur last week.

August 20, 2017 10:01 pm
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Lakshay Sheoran and Manisha Keer won India the bronze medal in the mixed team trap competition of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior World Cup for shotgun in Porpetto, Italy.

August 20, 2017 9:59 pm

BJP MP Anurag Thakur said on Sunday that the youth had to perform their duties in the coming assembly and general elections and alleged that the Congress was once again trying to divide the nation on caste and creed lines.

August 20, 2017 9:57 pm
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Leslie Kahn, from the US state of New Hampshire, was stuck in the pool last Friday. She was at the end of a swim in her backyard pool when the step ladder she used broke. Kahn struggled for nearly three hours before she used her swimming pool pole and technology to get help.

August 20, 2017 10:02 pm
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Huddersfield Town built on last week’s 3-0 win over Crystal Palace, which marked their return to the top flight after a 45-year absence, when Australian Aaron Mooy grabbed the winner in the 50th minute.

August 20, 2017 9:49 pm
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Taapsee Pannu says that she takes “ownership” of every films she works in and therefore feels pressure on every Friday morning whenever her movie is hitting the box office. Taapsee is currently excited for the trailer launch, on Monday, of her much-awaited film Judwaa 2.

August 20, 2017 9:45 pm
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“Today more than 50 passengers, who had received minor injuries, were sent to their homes after treatment. The government is extending all possible help to the stranded passengers so that they could reach their destination,” UP Cabinet minister Satish Mahana

August 20, 2017 9:37 pm
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An investigating official said a senior police officer had informed the management of the theatre, after he noticed the trio not standing up when the Anthem was played, who in turn lodged a complaint with police. Further investigation is underway.