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Sadashiv Amrapurkar in critical condition

Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Versatile actor Sadashiv Amrapurkar, who has been hospitalised at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital (KDAH) here, is now on life support ventilator and his condition is critical, says his daughter Reema Amrapurkar. He is on life support ventilator now but his condition is critical. However, his body is responding well to the ventilators. He suffered from lung infec...

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PM inaugurates Reliance Foundation Hospital

Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday inaugurated the revamped Sir Hurkisondas Nurrotumdas Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre here. Located in south Mumbai, the hospital in its 90th year was rebuilt by the Reliance Foundation ,led by its chairperson Nita Ambani, into a modern 19-storey tower with two heritage wings, the foundation said in a statement.<...

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Get your date right, check out how

London, Oct 25 (IANS) Going on a date? Don't let the nervousness or excitement take over your style judgement. First appearances can make all the difference so you want to wear something that not only expresses your style and personality but also makes you feel comfortable, reports femalefirst.co.uk. Not being comfortable with what you're wearing will not let you enjoy yourself, ...

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Modi inaugurates H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital

Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday inaugurated the Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital in South Mumbai. The hospital, in its 90th year, has been completely rebuilt by Reliance Foundation, into a modern 19-storey tower with two heritage wings. The foundation is headed by Nita Ambani. Founded in 1925 as Mumbai's first general hospital, it was also frequen...

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AIFF fines Pires, Fikru and Habas

New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) Saturday came down hard on FC Goa marquee player Robert Pires, Atletico de Kolkata striker Fikru Lemessa and head coach Antonio Lopez Habas by slapping them with severe fines and match suspension for offensive behaviour during the ill-tempered Indian Super League (ISL) encounter in Margao, Thursday. Pires and Fikru were fi...

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Bangalore indoor stadium venue for World snooker

Bangalore, Oct 25 (IANS) Looking at a budget of Rs.50 lakh for next month's IBSF World Snooker Championship here, Billiards and Snooker Federation of India (BSFI) officials have been doing the rounds of state government offices and also the municipality in a bid to put on a show worthy of the occasion. A BSFI statement Saturday said the championship, scheduled for Nov 16-29, will be held...

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BJP corporator shot dead in Agra

Agra, Oct 25 (IANS) A BJP corporator was shot dead while having liquor here, police said Saturday. Mahesh Jain, 46, was also the chief whip of the Bharatiya Janata Party in the civic body. Mahesh Jain and Pramod Jain were drinking liquor with two other people in Idgah colony when the incident took place on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday, a police officer said. <...

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Four shot at in Delhi rioting, 33 arrested

New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Four people were shot at during a clash between two communities over a petty issue in east Delhi's Trilokpuri area, police said, adding that 33 people have been arrested. Four persons were reportedly injured by gun shots but these were not fired by police. We are trying to identify who were behind the firing, a police officer told IANS. The firing took pl...

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Parties in Jharkhand gear up for assembly polls

Ranchi, Oct 25 (IANS) Following the announcement of the dates for the Jharkhand assembly polls, political parties here are gearing up for the election. The Election Commission Saturday announced that polls in the state will be conducted in five phases -- Nov 25, Dec 2, 9, 14 and 20. The stakes are high for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) which won 12 of the 14 Lok Sabha seats ea...

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Three, including two students, held for murder

Gurgaon, Oct 25 (IANS) Three people, including two teenaged students, were arrested here for killing a painter after a drunken brawl, police said Saturday. Puneet, Manav and Rahul were arrested for killing Anwar Ali, a painter living in a rented accommodation in Gurgaon. Puneet is a class 11 student while Manav studied in the 12th standard at a private school. Rahul is an auto-ri...

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Five arrested for attacking Bengal police team

Kolkata, Oct 25 (IANS) Five people were arrested Saturday for hurling bombs at a raiding police team Friday that left three cops injured in West Bengal's Birbhum district. Additional Superintendent of Police Ananda Roy said: We have arrested five people for the attack. A court remanded them to 14 days' judicial custody. Their interrogation has yielded some more names involved in the atta...

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Pune FC sign Liberian Brown

Pune, Oct 25 (IANS) I-League club Pune FC Saturday completed the signing of Liberian playmaker Eric Brown for the 2014-15 season. The 24-year-old left-footed midfielder joins Pune FC after spending the previous season with Kolkata's United SC and teams up with Ryuji Sueoka and Luciano Sabrosa as the third foreign signing of the season. Pune FC head coach Karim Bencherifa said: Br...

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Story of memories, nostalgia, metaphors

New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) In her debut novel, Ira Singh has deliberately picked up metaphors as motifs to narrate a coming-of-age story, set against the backdrop of partition and independence, and refrained from getting into details that led to these developments to narrate a story of a family. It would have been extremely rash to go into the details of the events...I wanted to show how p...

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Anil Kapoor ropes in a new director for Harshvardhan's next?

Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) As an attempt to explore new talent, actor Anil Kapoor has reportedly roped in fresh face to direct his son Harshvardhan's second film. The movie will be co-produced by his daughter Rhea Kapoor. Anil Kapoor wants to explore new talents and has roped in a new director to direct his son Harshvardhan's second film, said a source close to the project. This film ...

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Telangana, Andhra war of words hots up

Hyderabad, Oct 25 (IANS) The war of words between Telangana and Andhra Pradesh over sharing river water and power intensified Saturday, a day after Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao called his counterpart N. Chandrababu Naidu a cheat. Leaders of the ruling Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in Andhra Pradesh hit back at Chandrasekhar Rao and asked him to stop making baseless allegation...

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Owl Festival: A time to crack jokes in Varanasi

Varanasi, Oct 25 (IANS) Hundreds of thousands of people in this Hindu holy city - and now Prime Minister Narendra Modi's parliamentary constituency - in Uttar Pradesh are eagerly looking forward to Sunday, to a time for cracking jokes on anything under the sun and merry making, when the annual Uloo Mahotsava (Owl Festival) takes place. The festival, which has become part of the city folk...

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Indian-origin woman killed self, daughters with acid, inquest hears

London, Oct 25 (IANS) An Indian-origin mother poisoned herself and her two young daughters with acid last year after apparently facing problems trying to live with her husband's parents, an inquest heard Saturday. Heena Solanki, 34, was found dead in her bed alongside Jasmine, nine, and Prisha, four, by her husband Kalpesh Solanki at their home in Ruislip, west London, the Mirror reporte...

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Guard jumps to death in Gurgaon

Gurgaon, Oct 25 (IANS) A private security guard committed suicide Saturday by jumping from the 11th floor of a building here, police said. This is the third such incident in the building. Hari Shankar, hailing from Bulandshahr district in Uttar Pradesh, jumped off from Park Central building in sector 30. The deceased had Saturday joined duty after Diwali vacation.... No suicide n...

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Ebola cases exceed 10,000: WHO

London, Oct 25 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO), in its latest report Saturday said the number of Ebola virus cases has exceeded 10,000, with 4,922 deaths. Only 27 of the cases have occurred outside the three worst-hit countries -- Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea -- BBC reported. These three countries account for all but 10 of the fatalities. Mali became the la...

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Sundar Pichai to head key Google products, services

New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Search engine giant Google in a reorganisation of its management has assigned Sundar Pichai the leadership of core Google products, technology magazine Recode reported. In an exclusive report Recode said Google has sent a memo Oct 24 to staff explaining the changes. It said CEO Larry Page is transferring leadership of core Google products to Sundar Pichai, quotin...

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