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3D printing brings Bronze Age music alive
Sydney, Sep 3 (IANS) An Australian archaeologist has 3D printed a replica of an Iron Age artifact to revive a rich musical culture in ancient Ireland. Billy O Foghlu from the Australian National University (ANU) has found evidence that the artifact may have been a mouthpiece from an iron-age horn and not a spear-butt as previously thought. When he used the replica artifact as a m...
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Shilpa Shetty's book on nutrition to release in November
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Actress Shilpa Shetty says she has finished writing her book on nutrition, and that it will release in November. Amongst all the things that I multi-task with, I've already finished and completed my book on nutrition and it should be releasing very soon in November, Shilpa said here on Wednesday at a press meet held to announce a partnership between eBay India and Be...
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Arjun Kapoor confident audience will love 'Ki and Ka'
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Tevar actor Arjun Kapoor is confident that his next film Ki and Ka will be received well as he feels that it has an interesting premise. Arjun expressed his views about the upcoming love story, and told IANS: I'm very confident that people are going to like this film, because genuinely it has a very interesting premise. The movie, directed by R. Balki, delves...
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US economy continues to expand: Fed survey
Washington, Sep 3 (IANS) The US economic activities continued to expand across most surveyed regions and sectors during the period from July to mid-August, according to a survey by the Federal Reserve. In the Fed's latest Beige Book which gauges its 12 districts' economy, six districts reported moderate growth, five cited modest increases, while the Cleveland district noted only slight g...
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Tom Cruise's 'Jack Reacher 2' set for October 2016 release
Los Angeles, Sep 3 (IANS) Hollywood star Tom Cruise will return to his look of a homicide investigator as production banner Paramount Pictures has scheduled the release date of Jack Reacher 2 on October 21, 2016. Although 2012's Jack Reacher wasn't a huge hit at the domestic box office, it will get a sequel after all. The second instalment of the action movie franchise replaces Warner Br...
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Chinese skipper to depart for Arctic Ocean challenge
Murmansk (Russia), Sep 3 (IANS) Guo Chuan, the first Chinese sailor who completed a non-stop solo circumnavigation in a 40 feet yacht, is expected to set sail on Thursday aboard his Qingdao China multihull for an unprecedented non-stop navigation through the Northeast Passage of the Arctic Ocean. Guo and his international crew arrived on Sunday at Murmansk Port of Russia, the starting po...
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Would love to do cameos in Bollywood: Ravi Teja
Chennai, Sep 3 (IANS) Actor Ravi Teja says he has no plans of establishing an alternate career in Bollywood, but admits he would love to essay cameo roles in interesting Hindi projects. I'm so busy with Telugu projects that I really don't have the time or interest to explore opportunities in Bollywood. I recently did a cameo song in Kannada film 'Vajrakaya', and I'd love to something sim...
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Dhanush's fourth release of 2015 set for Diwali
Chennai, Sep 3 (IANS) Actor Dhanush is on a roll. With three releases already in his kitty so far this year, his upcoming Tamil outing, which is tentatively titled VIP 2, will hit the screens on Diwali. If all goes as planned, 'VIP 2' will release during Diwali. There's a lot of shuffling of release dates of star-studded films, so a lot depends on the release of these films that are slat...
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Hyderabad to witness bridal opulence
Hyderabad, Sep 3 (IANS) After the successful celebration of bridal opulence in Delhi, BMW India Bridal Fashion Week 2015 will be held here from Saturday. An initiative of Fashion One, the two-day event will be held here for the first time. India's acclaimed couture designers like Raghavendra Rathore, JJ Valaya, Ashima-Leena and Neeta Lulla will showcase their latest designs in br...
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Pakistan violates Kashmir ceasefire
Jammu, Sep 3 (IANS) The Pakistan Army resorted to unprovoked firing at Indian positions on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, triggering gun battles, officials said on Thursday.
Defence ministry spokesman Lt Col Manish Mehta told IANS that the Pakistanis used small arms and automatics to target our positions in Krishna Ghati sector of Poonch district on Tuesday night.
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Designers tapping India's growing menswear market
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) India's menswear market, driven by the male desire to be well-groomed and impeccable style-wise, is attracting the country's top-notch designers to put their creative juices to use in that direction. They say men have finally realised that fashion isn't only for women. Renowned designer Manish Malhotra, who has completed 25 years as a costume designer and 10 years...
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Can't negotiate as government is confused: Ex-servicemen
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Ex-servicemen seeking the immediate implementation of the OROP scheme said on Thursday they can't talk to the government as it appeared to be confused. How do we negotiate when the government does not say what it is willing to offer? asked Captain Anil Kaul at the Jantar Mantar protest site where retired soldiers are on hunger strike. Added Group Captain V...
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De Gea calm, relaxed despite transfer talks
Madrid, Sep 3 (IANS) Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea is calm and relaxed despite a manic few days, his club and Spain international teammate Juan Mata said. The 24-year-old goalie has not played for United this season in the English Premier League (EPL) because of interest from Spanish football giants Real Madrid, culminating in a failed deadline-day deal to sign him. B...
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Bangkok bombing: Third suspect arrested
Bangkok, Sep 3 (IANS) Thai authorities have arrested a man for his suspected involvement in the deadly August 17 bombing at a shrine here that killed 20 people, the media reported on Thursday. Kamarudeng Saho, the third suspect, was apprehended in Sungai Kolok district of Thailand's Narathiwat province on Tuesday, the Bangkok Post reported. He was taken to Bangkok and detained at...
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Avril Lavigne, Chad Kroeger part ways
Los Angeles, Sep 3 (IANS) Singer Avril Lavigne and musician Chad Kroeger have separated from each other after two years of marriage. Lavigne, 30, announced their separation on Instagram, with a photograph featuring the two in happier timeS, reports aceshowbiz.com. It is with (a) heavy heart that Chad and I announce our separation today. Through not only the marriage, but the musi...
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Del Bosque: De Gea must play to go to Euros
Madrid, Sep 3 (IANS) Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has handed a warning to goalkeeper David de Gea which will do little to cheer the player in the wake of the breakdown of his expected move from Manchester United to Real Madrid. Everything appeared to be in place for the transfer of the goalkeeper, who has spent the first month of the season watching from the stands as the deal unfolded...
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Blueberry extract could treat gum infection
Toronto, Sep 3 (IANS) Scientists have discovered that wild blueberry extracts help prevent dental plaque formation and treat severe gum diseases. The findings could lead to reduced use of antibiotics to treat the serious gum infection disease called periodontitis. The researchers from Laval University in Quebec City, Canada, said they were developing an oral device that could slo...
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India-Pakistan tensions can become dangerous: Daily
Islamabad, Sep 3 (IANS) The rising tensions between India and Pakistan on the Jammu and Kashmir border could turn into a very dangerous one, a Pakistani daily warned on Thursday. The sparring match that has been continuing between Pakistan and India, notably along the LoC (Line of Control), could turn into a very dangerous one as tensions soar, The News International said in an editorial...
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I would hate to be Messi: Mascherano
Barcelona, Sep 3 (IANS) Argentine midfielder Javier Mascherano admits he cannot be Lionel Messi because of the criticism and immense pressure his national teammate and captain faces.
The four-time Ballon d'Or winner Messi is universally loved at Spanish football club Barcelona but has been the subject of harsh criticism in Argentina for failing to be as decisive for his national team.
Washington, Sep 3 (IANS) After clinching enough votes in the Senate to save the Iran nuclear deal, the Obama administration warned lawmakers it would be an illusion to expect countries like India to back fresh sanctions against Tehran. The warning came shortly after Barbara Mikulski, Wednesday became the 34th Democratic senator to back the deal to give President Barack Obama the required...