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Commonwealth Games medals tally

Glasgow, July 29 (IANS) Australia are leading the medals tally with 29 gold, 23 silver and 29 bronze on the fourth day of the 20th Commonwealth Games. India now have jumped to the fourth place with a tally of 25 medals, including seven gold, 11 silver and seven bronze. Country Gold Silver Bronze Total Australia 29 23 29 81 England 26 21 21 68 Scotland 13 8...

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Shooters claim gold, two silvers, India fourth in medal standings

Glasgow, July 29 (IANS) Shooters kept the tricolour flying with Jitu Rai bringing a gold and Gurpal Singh and Gagan Narang garnering silvers to propel India to the fourth place in the leaderboard on day-five of competition at the Commonwealth Games here Monday. Apart from the exploits in the range, majority of Indian participants had a luckless day, even though para-discuss thrower Jai ...

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Mixed day for Indian women in lawn bowls

Glasgow, July 29 (IANS) Indian women won in paris but lost their triples match in lawn bowls of the 2014 Commonwealth Games here Monday. The Indian team won their first match in second round of pairs in section B beating Jersey Islands 14-12 at the Kelvingrove Lawn Bowls centre. The Indian women, however, lost their triples match in section A against Malaysia 14-16. ...

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Ed Sheeran can't keep a secret

Los Angeles, July 29 (IANS) Singer Ed Sheeran is not good at keeping secrets and this habit of his annoys his celebrity friends. The 23-year-old is incredibly open about his life, and though he hasn't shared anything malicious about his pals, including Courteney Cox and Taylor Swift, they are said to be unhappy about his loose-lipped ways, reports femalefirst.co.uk. It's getting ...

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Hi-tech machine spews beer for fans mimicking Scot talk

Glasgow, July 29 (IANS) Fancy a free beer? Get talking in Scottish! A hi-tech water cooler that talks to visitors and dispenses beer is doing the rounds of the city assessing one's accent and rewarding the best with a beer. So, tourists who can mutter I'll have a pint big man in a distinct Scottish accent and sing aloud, will be handed a beer by the machine. Those who can't patte...

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Indian medal winners at 2014 Commonwealth Games

Glasgow, July 29 (IANS) The following is the list of Indian medal winners at the 20th Commonwealth Games: Gold Sanjita Khumukchan: women's 48 kg weightlifting Sukhen Dey: men's 56 kg weightlifting Abhinav Bindra: men's 10 metre air rifle shooting Apurvi Chandela: women's 10 metre air rifle shooting Rahi Sarnobat: women's 25 metre pistol shooting

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India at the 2014 Commonwealth Games Tuesday

Glasgow, July 29 (IANS) The following is the list of Indians who will be seen in action in the 2014 Commonwealth Games Tuesday. Schedule Badminton (Emirates Arena) Men's singles (Round of 64): R.M.V.Gurusaidutt vs Benjamin Pui Hun Li (Isle of Man); K.Srikanth vs Duan March (St. Helena) Boxing (Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre): Women's (57-60kg) R...

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Three dead, 16 injured in Nigerian suicide attacks

Abuja, July 29 (IANS) At least three people were killed and 16 others injured in two suicide bombings Monday in northern Nigeria's Kano state, officials said. In the first incident, a female suicide bomber attacked a petrol station in the morning, killing at least three people and injuring more than 10 others, a police officer told Xinhua. In the second bombing, another female su...

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UN call neglects Israel's security needs: Netanyahu

Jerusalem, July 29 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Monday criticised the UN Security Council's call for ceasefire in the Gaza Strip, saying it strengthens Hamas and neglects Israel's security needs. In a telephone talk with the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, Netanyahu slammed Monday's call by the council for an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire, Xinh...

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Scoreboard: India vs England, day 2, third Test

Southampton, July 29 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard after the second day's play of the third cricket Test between India and England at the Rose Bowl here Monday: England (first innings, overnight 247/2) Alastair Cook c Dhoni b Jadeja 95 Sam Robson c Jadeja b Shami 26 Gary Ballance c Dhoni b Sharma 156 Ian Bell c Pankaj Singh b Kumar 167 Jo...

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Taiwan plane crash: Black box data deciphered

Taipei, July 28 (IANS) Taiwan has finished decoding the data from the two black boxes of its ill-fated plane that crashed last week, the island's aviation council said Monday. The council will release the information of one of the black boxes as soon as the data is confirmed, Xinhua quoted council chief Wang Hsing-chung as saying. Recordings of conversations in the TransAsia GE 2...

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China launches Microsoft probe

Beijing, July 28 (IANS/EFE) China Monday launched an official investigation in the offices of Microsoft across the country for reasons not yet specified, media reports said. Investigators from the State Administration for Industry and Commerce visited Microsoft installations in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Chengdu, Efe reported citing the South China Morning Post as saying on its web...

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GE invests in three wind projects in India

Bangalore, July 28 (IANS) US multinational General Electric's (GE) financial arm Monday announced it has invested an unspecified amount in three wind projects of Atria Power from the $1 billion fund it budgets annually for renewable energy projects worldwide. The three wind farms, including one in Andhra Pradesh and two in Madhya Pradesh will have a combined capacity of 126 megawatts (MW...

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Shooters continue to bring laurels for India

Glasgow, July 28 (IANS) The in-form shooters kept the tri-colour flying, clinching a gold, and two silvers Monday as India moved up to the fourth spot in the medal standings on day five of the Commonwealth Games here. Jitu Rai and Gurpal Singh opened India's medal conquest during the day winning the gold and silver respectively in the 50-metre pistol event before seasoned marksman Gagan ...

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India trail England by 544 runs

Southamton, July 28 (IANS) India were 25 for one in first innings, 544 behind England, after the second day's play of the third cricket Test at the Rose Bowl here Monday. Murali Vijay was batting on 11 and Cheteshwar Pujara on four when the stumps were drawn. Earlier, England declared their first innings at 569 for seven on the second day. Ian Bell was the top scorer with 167 whi...

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Para-swimmer Gayakwad enters men's 200m individual medley final

Glasgow, July 28 (IANS) Indian para-swimmer Sharath Gayakwad qualified for the men's 200-metre individual medley SM8 final at the Commonwealth Games here Monday. The 23-year-old Indian finished fourth out of five competitors in the heat, clocking two minutes and 41.56 seconds. England's Oliver Hynd came first with a timing of 2:26.94. All the five who raced in the heat will conte...

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Telangana to finalise industrial policy in a week

Hyderabad, July 28 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao Monday announced that the state's industrial policy will be finalised within a week. He directed the officials to acquire all land available for industry and transfer the same to Telangana State Industrial Infrastructure Corporation (TSIIC). He also suggested that for industries to be set up on this land, the governm...

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India's Chandrodaya qualifies for men's hammer throw finals

Glasgow, July 28 (IANS) India's Chandrodaya Narayan Singh qualified for the men's hammer throw finals at the Commonwealth Games here Monday. Chandrodaya finished fifth in his Group A qualification throwing a best of 67.95 metres in his first attempt at the Hampden Park Stadium. The 23-year-old could not emulate his first throw in his next two attempts as he was disqualified on hi...

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Suspected LeT terrorist arrested in Delhi

New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) A 42-year-old suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist has been arrested for his involvement in planning terror strikes in various parts of the country, police said here Monday. Abdul Subhan, a resident of Haryana's Mewat area, was arrested a week ago from south Delhi and is in the custody of Delhi Police's Special Cell. Sources said his name surfaced d...

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Two Delhi civic officials suspended

New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The South Delhi Municipal Corporation Monday suspended two officials over a case of attempted suicide by a sanitation worker. South Delhi Municipal Corporation has suspended a sanitary inspector and an assistant sanitary inspector of Najafgarh zone with immediate effect in an attempt to suicide case of a safai karamchari (sanitation worker), said a statement fro...

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