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Tunisia, DR Congo reach Afcon quarters

Bata (Equatorial Guinea), Jan 27 (IANS) Tunisia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo both advanced to the quarterfinals of the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) after drawing their final Group B game 1-1 here. Ahmed Akaichi put Tunisia 1-0 ahead in the 31st minute Monday night and DR Congo were trailing until the 66th minute when substitute Loteteka Bokila rescued his team, reports Xinhu...

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Croatia midfielder Brozovic joins Inter on loan

Rome, Jan 27 (IANS) Italian football powerhouse Inter Milan announced the signing of Croatian midfielder Marcelo Brozovic on a two-year loan. Inter did not disclose the specific price of the deal Monday, reports Xinhua. Brozovic, 22, played with Dinamo Zagreb in 2012, scoring 10 times in 72 appearances for the club. Brozovic has seven caps for Croatia, including the 2014 ...

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Dwindling bee population poses malnutrition risk

Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) More than half the people in some developing countries could be at the risk of malnutrition if crop-pollinating animals like bees continue to decline, a study shows. Scientists at the University of Vermont and Harvard University have connected what people actually eat in four developing countries to the pollination requirements of the crops that provide their f...

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Asteroid that flew past Earth has small moon

New York, Jan 27 (IANS) The asteroid that flew past the Earth Jan 26 has its own small moon, NASA said. In the first radar images of asteroid called 2004 BL86, scientists working with NASA's Deep Space Network antenna at Goldstone, California, show that the primary body is approximately 325 metres across and has a small moon approximately 70 metres across. The 20 individual image...

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Sunny Tuesday likely in Delhi

New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) It was a pleasant morning here Tuesday with the minimum temperature settling at 10.2 degrees Celsius, slightly above the season's average. The Met Office has forecast a sunny day. The visibility in the morning was 400 metres. As a result, eight trains coming to the city were running late while the departure time of two was rescheduled, the Northern Railway said i...

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Asia resilient to external shocks: Moody's

Chennai, Jan 27 (IANS) Global credit rating agency Moody's Investor Services Tuesday said Asia will be resilient to global macro-economic challenges in 2015. In a statement, Moody's said Asia was less vulnerability to external shocks than other emerging economies and with sound fundamentals that compare well with many regions in the world. As global growth remains subdued with br...

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UN head calls for partnership with India to shape new future

United Nations, Jan 27 (IANS) A strong partnership between India and the UN based on shared Gandhian values is critical to shape a new future that embraces sustainable development, Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said in a Republic Day message. Mahatma Gandhi was a champion of peace, a defender of human rights, and an advocate for the empowerment of the poor, Ban said in the message Mo...

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State funeral for cartoonist Laxman

Pune (Maharashtra), Jan 27 (IANS) In a rare honour, the Maharashtra government has decided to accord a state funeral to legendary cartoonist R.K. Laxman, creator of the iconic The Common Man, here Tuesday, an official said. Laxman, 94 died in a private hospital Monday evening after a brief illness. His last rites will be performed with full state honours at Vaikuntha Crematorium here, ar...

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Sensex touches new high; capital goods stocks surge

Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Tuesday scaled a new peak and was trading at 99.95 points or 0.34 percent up. The index touched a high of 29,456.63 points, surpassing its previous high of 29,408.73 points it touched Jan 23. Good buying was observed in capital goods, auto and banking, while selling pressure was seen in IT, metal and technology, m...

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State funeral for Laxman

Pune (Maharashtra), Jan 27 (IANS) In a rare honour, Maharashtra government has decided to accord a state funeral to legendary cartoonist R.K. Laxman, creator of the iconic The Common Man, an official said here Tuesday. Laxman, 94, died in a private hospital Monday evening after a brief illness. His last rites will be performed at Vaikuntha Crematorium around 12 noon Tuesday. Top ...

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Three youth run over by train in Mathura

Lucknow, Jan 27 (IANS) Three youngsters were run over by a speeding train in Mathura late Monday when they were trying to click pictures and got too close to the railway track, police said Tuesday. The incident took place in Kosikalan area at the Kotban highway when four youngsters got down from their Alto car to click a picture. Before they could understand, a train knocked down three o...

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Woman, her four children murdered in Meerut

Lucknow, Jan 27 (IANS) A woman and her four children were among the six people hacked to death in Meerut, police said Tuesday. The murders took place Monday at Suhail Garden. Police said the deceased were identified as Rukhsana, the mother, and her children - Rinsha, 20, Julie, 8, Goongie, 6, and Suhail, 12. The bodies of all her children were found in pools of blood inside a hou...

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Portuguese soccer league standings

Lisbon, Jan 27 (IANS) Following are the Portuguese soccer league standings after Monday's match (tabulated under matches played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points), according to Xinhua. Benfica 18 15 1 2 41 8 46 Porto 18 12 4 2 42 10 40 Sporting 18 11 6 1 35 14 39 V. G...

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Spanish La Liga standings

Madrid, Jan 27 (IANS) Following are the Spanish La Liga standings after Monday's game(tabulated under matches played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, against, points), according to Xinhua. Real Madrid 19 16 0 3 64 16 48 Barcelona 20 15 2 3 54 9 47 Atletico Madrid 20 14 2 4 40 19 44 Valencia 20 12 5 3 38 18 41 Sevilla ...

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Politically Incorrect! Political satire in Urdu poetry

Here richly, with ridiculous display,/The Politician's corpse was laid away/While all of his acquaintance sneered and slanged/I wept: for I had longed to see him hanged, was prolific English author Hillaire Belloc's caustic send-off to an unnamed politician. The verse also exemplifies the vibrant, universal tradition of political satire that exists alongside organised government - from the plays ...

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Kelly Hoppen leaves 'Dragons' Den'

Los Angeles, Jan 27 (IANS) Actress Kelly Hoppen has confirmed her departure from TV series Dragons' Den after just two series. Citing a packed schedule as the reason for her decisionm to quit, there's no confirmation yet on just who will now step up and fill the void left, reports femalefirst.co.uk. I've had a brilliant time and made several successful investments, she said. <...

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Ex-CIA officer convicted in leak case

Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) The former CIA officer accused of disclosing the details of a covert operation to a New York Times reporter was convicted Monday in federal court, according to reports. Jeffrey Sterling was convicted on nine felony counts of unauthorised disclosure of national defense information, after allegedly leaking classified information about a top secret CIA operation to...

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David Beckham is beautiful: Helen Mirren

Los Angeles, Jan 27 (IANS) Actress Helen Mirren isn't fond of the word beauty, but the actress has referred to former footballer David Beckham as unbelievably beautiful. The 69-year-old actress, who is the face of L'Oreal Paris age perfect campaign, shared her views about beauty while filming an advertisement, reports dailymail.co.uk. The actress said: I used to worry a lot more...

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Argentina disbands intelligence body

Buenos Aires, Jan 27 (IANS) Argentina President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has announced plans to disband Argentina's intelligence agency. In a TV address, she said she would draft a bill to set up a new body, BBC reported. Fernandez said the intelligence services had kept much of the same structure they had during the military government, which ended in 1983. The mov...

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Islamic State 'driven out of Kobane'

Damascus, Jan 27 (IANS) Kurdish forces have driven Islamic State (IS) militants from Kobane, officials say, ending a four-month battle for the northern Syrian town. Fighters from the Popular Protection Units (YPG) were said to have entered outlying areas in the east of the town after the jihadis retreated, BBC reported. The US said anti-IS forces were in control of 90% of the tow...

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