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Sikandar's ton gives Zimbabwe confidence to avoid whitewash

Lahore, May 30 (IANS) Taking heart from Sikandar Raza's century in the previous game, Zimbabwe will aim to avoid a whitewash as they meet Pakistan in their third and final One-Day International (ODI) at the Gaddafi Stadium here on Sunday. Pakistan have already pocketed the series having won the previous two encounters of their first home series since 2009 and will look to seal the deal b...

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Ranveer is now calmer, less anxious: Anushka Sharma

Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Actress Anushka Sharma, who worked with Ranveer Singh in the 2010 film Band Baaja Baaraat, says he is now a calmer and less anxious person as compared to his earlier days. When we worked together for 'Band Baaja Baaraat', Ranveer used to be very anxious and hyper on set. He used to do weird things, but now he is calmer, less anxious. He's a better actor now, Anushka...

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Missing NRI hotelier murdered in Punjab, body not found

Chandigarh, May 30 (IANS) Punjab Police on Saturday clarified that British hotelier of Indian origin Ranjit Singh Power has been murdered, but his body was yet to be recovered, rejecting initial reports that a body found in a Punjab forest was of the NRI. Deputy Commissioner of Police Rajinder Singh told reporters that the victim's friend and business partner, Baldev Singh Deol, and his ...

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Ballabhgarh riot victims blame local SHO, says NCM report

New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Riot-hit Muslim villagers in Ballabhgarh's Atali Village in Haryana have demanded strong action against Station House Officer (SHO) Babu Lal for abetting the miscreants belonging to the majority community who attacked them on May 25. A fact-finding team of the National Commission for Minorities (NCM) that visited the village on May 27 has stated this in its ...

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Heat wave unabated in Himachal Pradesh

Shimla, May 30 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh continued to sizzle on Saturday and recorded a maximum temperature of 41.7 degrees Celsius. Its capital city Shimla recorded a high of 27.1 degrees Celsius, weather officials said. Most of the towns recorded a maximum temperature of three to five notches above the average, mainly due to the dry weather, a meteorological department official told IANS...

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Key Iran n-talks resume in Geneva

Geneva, May 30 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and US Secretary of State John Kerry have resumed talks in the Swiss city of Geneva in another diplomatic bid to pin down a final deal on Tehran's nuclear programme. During their meeting on Saturday, the top Iranian and US diplomats will discuss the latest developments in the nuclear talks between Tehran and the P5+1 gro...

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Aerial bombing kills 71 in Syrian city

Damascus, May 30 (IANS) As many as 71 people were killed in Syrian aerial bombardment on militant-held areas in the country's northern city of Aleppo, a monitoring group said on Saturday. Syrian helicopters dropped crude barrel bombs on the al-Sha'ar neighbourhood in Aleppo, killing 12 people and injuring 15 others, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The Britain-based ...

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Strong quake off Japan

New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) A high-intensity earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale occurred in the sea off the east coast of Japan on Saturday, the USGS said. The quake struck 189 km west-northwest of Chichi-shima, and 874 km south of Tokyo, the US Geological Survey said. It said the temblor occurred at a depth of 677.6 km. Meanwhile, the India Meteorological Department (IMD...

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Saudi-led coalition planes pound Houthi targets in Yemen's capital

Sanaa, May 30 (IANS) Saudi-led coalition warplanes intensified airstrikes against Yemen's Shia Houthi group in the capital Sanaa on Saturday. The coalition forces made more than 20 sorties against Houthi targets at the Sanaa International Airport, adjacent al-Dailamy Airport, the headquarters of the air force base and the ammunition depots, security sources said. Witnesses said t...

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Punjab clears Rs.6,000-crore civic amenities' projects

Chandigarh, May 30 (IANS) Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Saturday cleared projects worth Rs.6,000 crore to provide basic amenities in the state and fixed 2016 as the deadline for their completion, an official statement said here. Interacting with chief executive officers, vice-presidents and representatives of companies working in the field of civic amenities the wor...

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Tabu gets into tough inspector look for 'Drishyam'

New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) After garnering plaudits for playing a mother in Haider, versatile actress Tabu will be back on the silver screen with more power in a police officer's avatar in Drishyam. There is a recurring pattern in Tabu's choice of films -- be it Cheeni Kum or Chandni Bar and that is the strong female characters. This time too, the actress will play the role of IG Meera Des...

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Ramkumar pockets Mysuru Open tennis title

Mysuru, May 30 (IANS) In a befitting finale to the Sobha ITF Mysuru Open tournament, Davis Cupper Ramkumar Ramnathan pushed himself to justify his top billing as he defeated Vishnu Vardhan 7-6(2), 3-6, 6-3 to claim the title here on Saturday. In a match of fluctuating fortunes, there was little to separate the two. The first set, after they traded a break apiece went into tie-breaker whe...

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Cabinet approves India-Bangladesh agreement on coastal shipping

New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The union cabinet on Saturday approved the agreement on coastal shipping between India and Bangladesh for coastal movement of goods between the two countries. Exim trade between India and Bangladesh would be benefited by way of reduction in freight charges. It will also improve the utilisation of port capacities of Indian ports and open up new opportunity for Ind...

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Australia's playing XI to be decided later: Lehmann

North Sound (Antigua), May 30 (IANS) Australia cricket head coach Darren Lehmann says the selectors will wait until early next week to make up their minds about Australia's playing 11 for the first Test against the West Indies in Dominica. The Aussies completed their only warm-up match of the tour here on Friday, a three-day game against a West Indies President's XI that ended in a draw....

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Abhinansu, Neeraj book place in India-Bhutan tennis final

Thimpu, May 30 (IANS) Kolkata's men's doubles pair of Abhinansu Borthakur and Neeraj Choudhary reserved a seat in the final of the inaugural India-Bhutan Friendship Tennis Championship here on Saturday. The duo played flawless tennis as they succeeded in overcoming a strong challenge from Nagaland's Vilasier Khate and Keneisezotou Whourie. Both the sets witnessed a single break of serve,...

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Tough job to sell a film, says Vinod Kapri

Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Vinod Kapri, whose debut feature film Miss Tanakpur Haazir Ho, which he has directed as well as produced, says it's a tough job to sell a movie and get support from big banners. But he has been lucky. He says he is over the moon to get support from Fox Star Studios, which is presenting his project with Crossword Films Production. It's a very tough job to sel...

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No respite from heat wave in Maharashtra

Mumbai/Nagpur, May 30 (IANS) There was no relief from the heat wave sweeping parts of Vidarbha and Marathwada regions of Maharashtra with high temperatures continuing on Saturday. Chandrapur burnt at a high of 48 degrees Celsius -- the highest temperature recorded in the state so far -- and two points higher than Friday's 46 degrees -- though there were no officially recorded heat wave ...

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Woman burnt alive for opposing husband's affair

Patna, May 30 (IANS) A woman was allegedly burnt alive after she objected to her husband's extra-marital affair with his sister-in-law in Bihar's Nalanda district, police said on Saturday. The incident took place in Nijay village. A police case was lodged following a complaint by the woman's brother, said officer-in-charge Kirpal Kumar of the Rahui police station under which Nija...

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Kiwi golfer Riordan wins ADT event

Port Dickson (Malaysia), May 30 (IANS) New Zealand's golfer Sean Riordan erased the heartbreak of not making the grade at the Asian Tour Qualifying School by closing with an even-par 71 to win his first Asian Development Tour (ADT) title at the $60,000 PGM Port Dickson Championship here on Saturday. Riordan, who led the ADT event after the second round, endured a nervous finish as he sig...

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Yazidi girl recounts ordeal as IS terrorist's sex slave

London, May 30 (IANS) A 17-year-old Yazidi teenager recalled her nine-month ordeal under Islamic State terrorists and how she and her little sister were raped daily by the jihadis after they were sold into slavery at an auction of virgins -- and she revealed she is now pregnant with an extremist's baby. The girl, now three months pregnant, revealed how every day of her nine-month ordeal ...

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