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When 'The Siddhus of Upper Juhu' met Delhi cousins

New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Director Rahul da Cunha was terrified to bring his play The Siddhus of Upper Juhu to the national capital because he was skeptical of its denizen's response as the story with a Mumbai storyline. However, when a packed audience at the Kamani Auditorium gave it a standing ovation on Sunday, he knew that the Siddhus had walked straight into the heart of Delhites. The amusing...

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Did you hear about Twitter's 'Moments'?

New York, July 6 (IANS) Twitter's much talked about upcoming new feature called Project Lightning will likely be called Moments, when it is launched later this year. Periscope co-founder Kayvon Beykpour in an interview with The Telegraphrevealed the name of the feature, which is designed to curate live events and news. A Twitter spokesperson confirmed that Moments is the same as ...

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Paytm founder invests in GoQii Technologies

New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Paytm founder and CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma has invested an undisclosed amount in fitness-tracker start-up GOQii Technologies. GOQii, founded by angel investor and former Indiagames CEO Vishal Gondal, was incorporated in 2013. GOQii Technologies is a wholly-owned subsidiary of US-based GOQii. Wearables is a piping hot sector both globally and in India. Jun...

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Congress for SC-monitored CBI probe into Vyapam scam

New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Accusing Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan of misleading the investigation into the Vyapam scam, the Congress on Monday demanded a Supreme Court-monitored CBI probe. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had on Sunday demanded a neutral investigation in the Vyapam deaths, including that of a journalist. Is Chauhan refusing to listen to his own governmen...

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Delhi constable crashes into AIR office, shot

New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) A Nagaland Police constable posted at an All India Radio (AIR) office here on Monday shot and wounded a Delhi Police constable who crashed his car into the office gate during a joy ride. Constable Ankit Kumar, in his 30s, was shot at by the guard -- a constable with Nagaland Police -- around 3 a.m. at the AIR office near Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa College in De...

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Vijayvargiya defends his remarks over deceased journalist

New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh minister and BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya on Monday defended his remarks over deceased journalist Akshay Singh, saying he was only joking and was quoted out of context. Vijayvargiya on Sunday said: Forget that journalist who died. Is he more important than I am? His remark was about the deceased TV journalist, Akshay Singh, ...

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CPI MLA playing petty politics: Kerala CM

Thiruvananthapuram, July 6 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Monday said strict action would be taken against those trying to prevent government officials from discharging official duties. His comments came days after CPI woman legislator E.S. Bijimol allegedly tried to manhandle an additional district magistrate in Idukki district. He said the Communist Party of India legisl...

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Do food labels make us eat healthy?

London, July 6 (IANS) If you are making unhealthy food choices, part of the blame can be shared by food labels that are making consumers confused with their overload of information, says a new research. We found that the range of labels used by retailers and manufacturers can be confusing to customers for a number of reasons, lead researcher Sheena Leek from the University of Birmingham ...

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AIFF to conduct club licensing workshop on Tuesday

New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) will conduct a club licensing workshop for all I-League sides here on Tuesday. The AIFF has invited financial representatives of the clubs to the workshop which will include discussions on the financial criteria for licensing regulations, salary cap for players, future financial report among others. Around 25 club ...

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Greece result subdues markets; Sensex down nearly 100 points

Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Investor sentiments were subdued as Greece through Sunday's referendum rejected the new terms for a bailout package, which led a barometer index of the Indian equity markets to trade in the red during the mid-afternoon session on Monday. The sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) was trading nearly 100 points down during the mid-afternoon sessio...

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Leg-spinner Karn ruled out of Zimbabwe tour

Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Leg-spinner Karn Sharma has fractured his left middle finger and was on Monday ruled out of India's limited overs tour to Zimbabwe starting from Friday. The medical team confirms that leg-spinner Karn Sharma has been ruled out of India's tour of Zimbabwe due to injury. Karn has fractured his left middle finger, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said i...

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Modi's social media diplomacy can help ties: China daily

Beijing, July 6 (IANS) A leading English daily of China on Monday lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's diplomatic initiatives via social media, saying that it will play a constructive role in the relationship between India and China. When Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on his 60th birthday on his Sina Weibo account on Wednesday (July 1), he ...

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Shopping through mobile phones may cross $638 bn by 2018

New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Global e-commerce sales made through mobile devices are expected to cross $638 billion by 2018, says a joint study by ASSOCHAM and Deloitte. At present, the availability of e-commerce applications on various mobility devices is helping to drive sales and revenue. E-tailers like Flipkart, Amazon and Jabong now get 50 percent of their revenues from consumers shoppi...

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Rainy days likely in Kashmir

Srinagar, July 6 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir is likely to get a breather from the current spell of hot and humid air as local weather office Monday forecast rain in the state from Tuesday. We are expecting light to moderate rainfall accompanied with thundershowers on Tuesday and Wednesday, which can extend up to Thursday morning with heavy downpour likely in Jammu region, the local meteorol...

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Now, an app to tell who deleted you on Facebook

New York, July 6 (IANS) If you are keen to know who precisely un-friended you on Facebook, there is a new app now to help you in this regard. Called 'Who Deleted Me on Facebook', the iOS app lets you keep track of your friends list, The Next Web reported. Almost all of us have faced this. We look for someone who we know to be a friend of ours on Facebook and they are no longer on...

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De Gea set to return to United pre-season training

London, July 6 (IANS) Spanish goalkeeper David de Gea will return to Manchester United pre-season training when he returns from his holiday in Madrid. De Gea is expected to sign for Real Madrid this summer after telling teammates of his desire to leave the English Premier League (EPL) club. The 24-year-old failed to respond to an offer of a 200,000 pound-a-week new contract, but won't de...

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Reddit users 'revolt' against firing of employee

London, July 6 (IANS) Reddit had to apologise to its users after many of its popular subsections were taken down in a 'revolt' over an employee's firing. Volunteer moderators who work with paid administrators to run the site's discussion threads turned many of the 'subreddits' dark after the dismissal of communications director Victoria Taylor, Daily Mail reported. Taylor is know...

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Croatian court orders detention of senior football officials

Zagreb (Croatia), July 6 (IANS) Croatian football suffered a heavy blow when several of its senior officials were taken into custody on suspicions of tax evasion and corruption. The Zagreb county court on Sunday remanded in a one-month custody top officials of Croatian champion football club Dinamo Zagreb, Zdravko Mamic and his brother Zoran Mamic, as well as executive president of the...

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Vyapam: Delhi hospital to conduct college dean's autopsy

New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The autopsy of the body of Arun Sharma, the dean of a Madhya Pradesh medical college who was found dead in a hotel room here, would be carried out at the Safdarjung Hospital, officials said on Monday. The doctor's body is being brought to the hospital (Safdarjung) for post-mortem examination and a team from the forensic department has been constituted to perform ...

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Over 30 killed in Nigeria attacks

Lagos, July 6 (IANS) More than 30 people have been confirmed dead following fresh attacks by unidentified gunmen in Birnin-Magaji area of northwest Nigeria's Zamfara state, officials and police said. Muhammad Gusami, the local government chairman, who confirmed the incident on Sunday to reporters in Gusua, the state capital, said the attacks took place in Kokeya and Chigama villages, Xin...

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