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East Bengal play I-League match before empty stands

Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) City football giants East Bengal, known for their crazy fan following, on Saturday played an I-League game in front of empty stands at the huge Salt Lake Stadium as the police stayed away, citing a civic poll they were occupied with. East Bengal fans and others passionate about football were denied a chance to watch the match against Mumbai FC as the police expre...

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BJP asks EC for fresh Kolkata civic polls

Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) West Bengal's opposition BJP on Saturday wrote to the State Election Commission (SEC) asking it to cancel the Kolkata Municipal polls held during the day and hold the exercise afresh with adequate security. We pray to you to cancel the entire election in all the booths and announce a fresh date for a fresh re-poll with the presence of adequate number of CAPFs (Ce...

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30 killed in Yemen fighting

Aden (Yemen), April 18 (IANS) At least 30 people were killed and 24 others were injured when Shia Houthi militants attacked a military base loyal to Yemen's President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi in the southern province of Taiz, military sources said on Saturday. Houthi gunmen supported by a battalion of the elite republican guard forces besieged the headquarters of 35th Armoured Army Brigade...

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IPL: Delhi Daredevils vs Sunrisers Hyderabad - Scoreboard

Visakhapatnam, April 18 (IANS) Scoreboard of the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between the Delhi Daredevils and Sunrisers Hyderabad at the ACA-VDCA Stadium here on Saturday: Delhi Daredevils Mayank Agarwal c Dhawan b B Kumar 1 Shreyas Iyer c Warner b P Kumar 60 JP Duminy b Steyn 54 Yuvraj Singh c Warner b Ashish Reddy 9 Angelo Mathews not out 1...

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Greek police arrest two suspected terrorists

Athens, April 18 (IANS) Police in Greece said Saturday they have arrested two suspected terrorists in a central Athens district. According to the police, one of the suspects was a German, and the other a Turk, Xinhua news agency reported. Greek authorities did not elaborate on the charges against the two men. The two suspects, aged 47 and 56 respectively, were apprehended on Wedn...

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Sunni Ittehad leader dies in Karachi jail

Islamabad, April 18 (IANS) Tariq Mehboob, a leader of the Sunni Ittehad Council (SIC), an Islamic political party, died of a cardiac arrest in Karachi Central Jail on Saturday, a media report said. He was also the president of Anjuman-e-Nojawanan-e-Islam (ANI), a Karachi-based youth organisation. Jail authorities are making arrangements to transfer the body to Karachi's Jinnah Hospital f...

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Bharti Airtel clarifies its stand on net neutrality

New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Aiming to make the company's stand clear to customers on Airtel Zero, Bharti Airtel Managing Director and CEO (India and South Asia) Gopal Vittal on Saturday sent out an email to all its subscribers reiterating that it is completely committed to net neutrality. Our vision is to have every Indian on the internet. There are millions of Indians who think that the ...

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Security forces bust guerrilla hideout in Reasi district

Jammu, April 18 (IANS) The Security forces on Saturday busted a guerrilla hideout in Reasi district of Jammu region, recovering some arms and ammunition hidden there. Defense spokesman Lt. Colonel Manish Mehta told IANS in winter capital Jammu: Troops of Rashtriya Rifles, Territorial Army and the state police carried out searches in Kalaban Forests of Chasana Tehsil (Reasi) on the basis ...

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Daredevils snatch 4-run win over Sunrisers

Visakhapatnam, April 18 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils snatched a thrilling four-run win over Sunrisers Hyderabad to earn their second victory in the 2015 Indian Premier League (IPL) in four outings at the ACA-VDCA Stadium here on Saturday. Two brilliant half-centuries from opener Shreyas Iyer (60) and captain JP Duminy (54) guided the Daredevils to a competitive total of 167/4 in 20 overs. In ...

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KKR opt to field against Kings XI

Pune, April 18 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) won the toss and elected to field against Kings XI Punjab in an Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter at the MCA International Stadium here on Saturday. KKR have brought in pacer Umesh Yadav in place of K.C. Cariappa while Kings XI have replaced Thisara Perera for David Miller. The teams: Kolkata Knight Riders: Gautam Gamb...

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No information on cost of Modi's wardrobe: PMO

New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Prime Minister's Office says it has no information about the cost incurred on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's wardrobe. Replying to a query under the Right to Information Act, the Prime Minister's Office said it had no record of the information sought by applicant Rohit Kumar. It is your contention that the expenses on the prime minister's wardrobe w...

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Iran denies arming Houthis in Yemen

Tehran, April 18 (IANS) Terming as ridiculous Saudi Arabia's allegation that Tehran has been providing weapons to Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen, a senior Iranian military officer said on Saturday that it is Riyadh which is using US weapons to oppress Yemen. This claim is ridiculous because everyone knows that it is Saudi Arabia which has procured different weapons through the US and is usi...

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Afghan parliament endorses 16 ministers-designate

Kabul, April 18 (IANS) Sixteen more ministerial candidates were endorsed by the Wolesi Jirga, or lower house, of the Afghan parliament on Saturday. The Afghan government has 25 ministries and Saturday's voting brought to 24 the number of ministers approved by the lower house while the post for the country's defence ministry remained unfilled, Xinhua reported. All 16 minister-cand...

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Eight injured in firing in Bangladesh

Dhaka, April 18 (IANS) At least eight people, including a police officer, were injured after the shotgun of an Awami League leader's bodyguard accidentally went off at a party rally in Bangladesh's Faridpur district, according to police, even as local leaders said the shooting was not accidental. The incident happened when the shotgun, in possession of Faridpur Awami League leader Dipak ...

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'State, central governments prepared to deal with mischief by Pakistan, terrorists'

Jammu, April 18 (IANS) The central and state governments are fully prepared to deal with any mischief by Pakistan or the terrorists, Jitender Singh, minister of state in Prime Minister's Office, told reporters on Saturday. He was responding to media queries about displaying of Pakistan flags at a separatist rally in Srinagar on April 14. The central and the governments are fully ...

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Despite poor quarterly results, foreign investors remain

New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Despite poor quarterly earnings by corporate India, foreign investors continued to pump cash into the country's equity markets during the week ended April 17. The Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIs) remained net buyers in the Indian equities market for the week ended April 17, they bought stocks worth only Rs.914.12 crore or $146.55 million, according to the dat...

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Daredevils beat Sunrisers by 4 runs

Visakhapatnam, April 18 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils defeated the Sunrisers Hyderabad by four runs in an Indian Premier League (IPL) tie at the ACA-VDCA Stadium here on Saturday. Chasing 168, the host team could only manage 163/8 in 20 overs. This is the Daredevils' second win in four matches this season. ...

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NDFB cadre involved in 2014 Assam massacre held

Guwahati, April 18 (IANS) A joint team of army and Assam Police on Saturday arrested a National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) militant who was allegedly involved in the 2014 massacre of adivasis. The militant was identified as Samar Basumatary alias Sona, a self-styled platoon commander of NDFB in Chirang district, the army said in a statement. He was arrested during an operation a...

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Proper elections don't attract so many complaints: Bengal poll panel

Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) Facing a plethora of complaints regarding unfair practices including booth capturing in the Kolkata civic polls, the West Bengal State Election Commission on Saturday conceded that a properly conducted democratic exercise doesn't attract so many allegations. Ideally if the polling is conducted properly, you don't get so much of complaints. We have got complaints ...

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Goa CM rejects BJP's demand to arrest Karnataka minister

Panaji, April 18 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Saturday rejected his own BJP's demand to arrest of Karnataka minister R.V. Deshpande for making subtle threats against Goan IT professionals living in Bengaluru in retaliation to the demolition of illegal shanties in southern Goa, some of which housed Kannadigas. I would not do that, Parsekar told IANS on the sidelines of ...

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