Wednesday, 3 March 2021

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Rahul Gandhi concedes defeat, congratulates Modi

NEW DELHI: India’s opposition leader and Indian National Congress (INC) party president Rahul Gandhi conceded defeat and congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) victory in the just-concluded 17th general elections. “The BJP and the INC have different ideologies and visions. Modi and the BJP have ...

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Indian man jailed for stalking woman in UK

LONDON: An Indian man who stalked a woman over a period of 18 months after she attended to him just once in a shop in London has been jailed for 29 months. Rohit Sharma was jailed at Isleworth Crown Court in London on Wednesday after pleading guilty to stalking, harassment ...

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Cancer patient appeals Ajay Devgn to not promote tobacco products

BOLLYWOOD: Nanakram, a 40-year old cancer patient from Rajasthan, has made a public appeal to Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn to stop doing advertisement of tobacco products in the interest of the society.The patient’s family said that he was a fan of Devgn and used the same product which the actor ...

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16 Indian commandos killed in Maoist attack

MUMBAI: A suspected bomb attack by Maoist rebels killed 16 Indian elite commandos on Wednesday, police said, the latest incident of election-time violence in a decades-long insurgency. “Maoists attacked a team of commandos travelling in a private vehicle to inspect an earlier attack. So far 16 men have died,” an ...

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US refuses to share data on Pakistani F-16s with India

WASHINGTON has declined to share any information with New Delhi with regards to the use of F-16 fighter jets by the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) during a recent dogfight with the Indian Air Force (IAF), Indian media reported on Monday. “Soon after we were informed by the Indian side about ...

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Ganguly names his favourites to reach World Cup 2019 semi-finals

NEW DELHI: The former India captain, who led the team to the 2003 World Cup finals expects that current round robin format will be one of the most “keenly contested” tournament. “My pick for the four semifinalists spot would be India, Australia, England and Pakistan. India are one of the ...

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Kunal Khemu: Feel I am making my debut every two years

BOLLYWOOD: In a Kalank, Kunal Khemu whose work is being appreciated extraordinarily. Speaking about the ups and downs he faces in the industry, Kunal has said he finds plus and minus in everything and it is best to learn and move on. “I still feel I’m a newcomer on the ...

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UK experts join Indian medics to counter surgical infection threat

BIRMINGHAM: Experts from the University of Birmingham have tied up with medical professionals in India to set up an innovative research centre that will help improve care for surgical patients. A team from the university’s joint research team, involving the UK’s National Institute for Health Research Global Health Research Unit on ...

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Kagiso Rabada stars as Delhi Capitals stun Sunrisers Hyderabad

HYDERABAD: Keemo Paul, Chris Morris and Kagiso Rabada bowled Delhi Capitals to a 39-run win over Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium on Sunday. Delhi Capitals moved up to No.2 after winning their 5th match of the 2019 Indian Premier League, reports India Today. Delhi Capitals have ...

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Gunman opens fire at a wedding, killing 3: Afghan official:

KABUL: An Afghan official says a gunman opened fire at a wedding ceremony in eastern Khost province, killing at least three people before he fled the scene. The motive for the attack was unknown and no militant group immediately claimed responsibility for the shooting on Sunday night in the district ...

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