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IPL scoreboard: Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore

Bengaluru, April 20 (IANS) Following is the scoreboard of the Indian Premier league match between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Sunday. Mumbai Indians L Simmons c Aaron b Chahal 59 P Patel b Wiese 12 U Chand c Kohli b Chahal 58 R Sharma c & b Wiese 42 K Pollard c Chahal b Wiese 5

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Mumbai Indians notch first win in IPL 8

Bengaluru, April 20 (IANS) Mumbai Indians put in their best performance so far to chalk up their first win in five matches of the 2015 Indian Premier League T20 tournament as they defeated a fighting Royal Challengers Bangalore by 18 runs here on Sunday. Playing with a positive intent, Mumbai Indians, thanks to half-centuries by Lendl Simmons (59, 44b, 9x4, 2x6) and India Under-19 captai...

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Hindu temple vandalised in US

New York, April 19 (IANS) In the latest attack on Hindu houses of worship in the US, a temple has been vandalised in Texas horrifying both Hindus and non-Hindus, who have offered to help the temple clean the damage, media reported. In the attack at the North Texas Hindu Mandir in Lake Highlands suburb of Dallas, vandals painted symbols of devil worship on the temple's door, media reports...

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Mumbai Indians beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 18 runs

Bengaluru, April 19 (IANS) Mumbai Indians defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by 18 runs in their Indian Premier League match at the Chinnaswamy stadium here on Sunday. Mumbai Indians 209 for 7 in 20 overs (Lendl Simmons 59, Unmukt Chand 58, Rohit Sharma 42; David Wiese 4 for 33, Yuzvendra Chahal 2 for 28). Royal Challengers Bangalore 191 for 7 in 20 overs (AB de Villiers 41, Wi...

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'India needs to resume medical, engineering scholarships to Afghan students'

New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) India gives numerous scholarships to Afghan students every year to study humanities subjects but has discontinued for several years the practice of giving scholarships in applied sciences and medical courses, due to high demand of such seats from Indian students, it was pointed out at an event here on Sunday. During an interactive session with senior civil serv...

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Rahul Gandhi attacks Modi over land bill

New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of seeking to return debt of industrialists and vowed to fight for farmers' interests and against the weakened land bill in his first public rally after returning from a 56-day leave of absence. The BJP hit back, wondering how many times the Congress will launch him. The Congres...

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Rajasthan hopes for surge in tourist arrivals by 2018: Vasundhara Raje

Jaipur, April 19 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Sunday said the state expects a quantum jump in tourist arrivals by 2018. Inaugurating the 8th edition of the Great Indian Travel Bazaar (GITB) here, Raje said: We expect a quantum jump in the tourist arrivals -- with foreign tourists going up from 1.5 million to 2.5 million and domestic tourists from 33 million to 50 mi...

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Frenzied fans flock to stadium for Bengaluru IPL bash

Bengaluru, April 19 (IANS) With the rain gods taking leave and dark clouds keeping away, about 35,000 frenzied fans flocked to the Chinnaswamy stadium in the city centre on Sunday for a cracker of a contest between home team Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Mumbai Indians (MI) in an IPL-8 T20 league tie. With the tournament's second match in the city being played on a Sunday night i...

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27 unexploded WWII bombs found in Brunei's capital

Bandar Seri Begawan, April 19 (IANS) Police in Brunei said on Sunday that 27 unexploded World War II era bombs have been discovered at a construction site in the centre of the capital Bandar Seri Begawan. A group of construction workers found the mortar bombs, which are believed to be from the period between 1941 and 1945 when the Japanese were occupying Brunei, Xinhua quoted police as s...

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Modi's jibe at UPA in Canada regrettable, disgraceful: Tharoor

New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi's jibe at the previous UPA government during his Canada trip, saying he would clean up the dirt left behind by them, was regrettable and nothing less than disgraceful, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor said here on Sunday. Saying that abroad was not healthy. Political speechifying is normal in any democracy, but you do it at home. We have ...

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Tanzanian woman falls from Delhi building, dies

New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) A 25-year-old woman from Tanzania died after falling from the third floor of a building here on Sunday morning under mysterious circumstances, police said. The woman, identified as Malisha, fell from a residential building in south Delhi's Safdarjung area around 11 a.m. She was rushed to Jai Prakash Narayan Apex Trauma Centre, where she was declared dea...

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Mumbai Indians post 209/7 versus Royal Challengers

Bengaluru, April 19 (IANS) Showing a refreshingly positive intent, Mumbai Indians' batsmen punished a sloppy Royal Challengers Bangalore to post 209 for seven after being asked to bat first in the Indian Premier League T20 game here on Sunday. Though Mumbai Indians, who have lost all their four games thus far, continued to chop, change and experiment with their batting line-up, opener Le...

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I am enjoying my batting: Rahane

Ahmedabad, April 19 (IANS) Adjudged Man-of-the-Match for his splendid knock, Rajasthan Royals' (RR) opener Ajinkya Rahane on Sunday said he was just enjoying his stay at the crease. Rahane was unbeaten on 76 from 55 balls as he caressed the Chennai Super Kings bowlers with ease to the ropes in an Indian Premier League encounter at the Sardar Patel Stadium here and help his side overhaul ...

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AIIMS doctor commits suicide, gay husband held

New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) A 31-year-old doctor at AIIMS allegedly committed suicide by slitting her wrist with a sharp-edged object after her husband started mentally torturing her after she learnt that he was actually gay. Failed marriage, breach of trust and hiding of the sexual orientation by her husband forced Priya Vedi to commit suicide in a hotel room in central Delhi's Paharganj...

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Government to table copy of land ordinance in Lok Sabha Monday

New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) With the government slated to table a copy of the land ordinance in the Lok Sabha on Monday, the house is expected to witness a stormy start as it meets after a recess for the second half of the budget session. According to the schedule of business of the house, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajiv Pratap Rudy would lay a copy of the Right to Fair ...

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Two distressed farmers kill self in Mathura

Mathura, April 19 (IANS) Two distressed farmers, whose crops were damaged due to unseasonal rains and hailstorm, have committed suicide in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Sunday. Hari Kishan, 35, of Madora village in Mathura district, sprinkled kerosene and set himself afire late Saturday, a police officer said. He succumbed to burn injuries at a hospital on Sunday. Khajan Singh, 5...

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Congress will oppose land bill tooth and nail: Shashi Tharoor

New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) As parliament reconvenes this week after the intra-session break, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor said on Sunday that the party will oppose the land acquisition bill tooth and nail as well as any divisive and confrontational policies of the Narendra Modi government. Tharoor also termed Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi's address at a farmer's rally here as a new ...

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We summed up the conditions quickly: Watson

Ahmedabad, April 19 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals' skipper Shane Watson on Sunday said the ability to quickly sum up the conditions was the prime reason for his side's victory over Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the Indian Premier League. Chasing a score of 156/4, the Royals reached a winning 157/2 with 10 balls to spare with Watson alone contributed 73 to the cause. The pitch was a litt...

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India well on path to economic recovery : Arun Jaitley

Washington, April 19 (IANS) The Indian economy is on a recovery path with 7.4 percent growth in the first three quarters of the last fiscal with the new NDA government committed to maintaining overall macro-economic conditions, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said here. The Indian economy is now clearly on a recovery path. We are committed to maintain overall macroeconomic conditions on a...

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Delhi witnesses hottest day of season

New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The national capital on Sunday witnessed the hottest day of the season so far as the mercury level crossed the 40-degree-mark for the first time, settling four notches above the average. Sunday was the season's hottest day in the city at 40.6 degrees Celsius. This is for the first time the maximum temperature has crossed 40 degrees in this summer season in Delh...

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