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Violence hogs limelight as strike hits life in Bengal

Siliguri/Kolkata, Sep 2 (IANS) The countrywide shutdown called by trade unions against the central government's economic measures impacted normal life in West Bengal, with clashes between the ruling Trinamool Congress and the opposition Left Front leaving many people including legislators injured. While the Left Front declared the strike a success, Chief Minister and Trinamool supremo Ma...

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BJP adamant on contesting 160 seats in Bihar

Patna, Sep 2 (IANS) The BJP said on Wednesday that it will contest not less than 160 of the 243 assembly seats in Bihar, leaving 83 to its three allies. BJP's national vice president Renu Devi said here: The BJP will put up its own candidates from 160 constituencies. She said the Bharatiya Janata Party wanted to contest 170 seats but had decided to bring down the number by 10 in ...

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Aussie pacer Starc warns England of bouncers

Southampton, Sep 2 (IANS) Australia pace ace Mitchell Starc has said England can expect to face plenty of short-pitched bowling from his team in the upcoming five-match One-Day International (ODI) cricket series. The first game of the five-match series will be played in Southampton on Thursday. Starc added that Australia's speedsters can definitely trouble the English batsmen wit...

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Javadekar asks forest officers to focus on innovation

New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Union Minister of Environment, Forests and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday asked forest and wildlife officers to focus on innovation and initiative to maintain and improve the quality of forests in the country. Addressing the inaugural session of a two-day conference of principal chief conservators of forests and wildlife wardens here, Javadekar said...

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United's new signing Martial to wear No.9 shirt

London, Sep 2 (IANS) English football giants Manchester United have announced that their new signing Anthony Martial will wear the No.9 shirt. The 19-year-old French striker on Tuesday joined United from AS Monaco on a four-year contract with the option of a fifth for 36 million pounds ($55.02 million). The 19-year-old acquisition from Monaco follows Radamel Falcao in taking the ...

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Kohli goes by gut feeling, not conventional wisdom

From whichever angle India's Test series victory in Sri Lanka is seen, a new name crops up as a game-changer, making it a truly collective effort of the team. The series was gripping right through and the credit for much of the entertaining stuff must go to the Sri Lankan authorities for providing great pitches which gave both the teams enough to seize the opportunities. The beau...

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Exfoliation, hydration help in getting rid of smoker's lips

Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) Regularly exfoliate your lips and reduce the consumption of caffeine to get rid of dark lips caused by regular smoking, says an expert. Cosmetologist and beauty expert Manisha Chopra, co-founder, SeaSoul Cosmeceuticals, has shared tips to lighten smokers lips: * Exfoliation: Regularly exfoliate your lips to gradually get rid of the darker hue that the...

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Delhi gears up for film fest with robots, droids and more

New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Bringing a world of artificial intelligence and robots from the canvas of cinema, a three-day Artificial Intelligence Film Festival will be held here from September 17. The festival, being held in collaboration with Cinedarbaar, will show six science-fiction films that bring stories of robots and technology which will be followed by interactive sessions and roboti...

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Ex-serviceman shoots mother dead in Andhra

Hyderabad, Sep 2 (IANS) An ex-serviceman shot his mother dead over a petty family dispute in Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday, police said. According to police, Seikh Mastan Vali, who was in an inebriated condition, opened fire at his mother Fazlun (60) in Kommuru village in Guntur district. Vali recently returned to the village after taking voluntary retirement from the army. ...

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Milan were desperate to sign me: Ibrahimovic

Paris, Sep 2 (IANS) Paris Saint-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has claimed that Italian giants AC Milan were eager to sign him but there was no offer from English Premier League (EPL) club Arsenal. Rumours had suggested that the French champions were willing to sell Ibrahimovic this summer, with Arsenal, AC Milan, Manchester United and Inter all linked with moves. Milan offer...

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Probe ordered on Goa Police-matka lobby nexus

Panaji, Sep 2 (IANS) The Panaji bench of the Bombay High Court on Wednesday asked the Goa crime branch to probe the alleged nexus between the state police and the matka gambling lobby. The direction followed a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by activist Kashinath Shetye, who had attached along with his PIL evidence of matka gambling in various parts of the state including capital ...

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I'd love to play a classy gangster: Saif

Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) Phantom actor Saif Ali Khan says he wouldn't mind essaying a classy gangster on the big screen, but doesn't see himself fit into an on screen version of real life mafia don Haji Mastan. When asked about films on gangs of Mumbai, and if he would like to do characters on the lines of Haji Mastan, Saif told IANS here: Haji Mastan is a superb character... It is a very de...

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Shutdown hits commuters in Himachal

Shimla, Sep 2 (IANS) A shutdown called by trade unions against the central government's economic measures on Wednesday hit commuters most as over 2,000 state roadways buses in Himachal Pradesh went off the roads. Private bus and taxi operators also joined the strike. However, government offices and educational institutions functioned normally. The impact of the strike was...

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Strike hits hard Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 2 (IANS) A strike called by trade unions on Wednesday hit life in Kerala as public buses went off roads and shops and banks remained shut. Attendance in government offices was thin even as the government warned that employees who did not report to work would lose the day's salary. Chief Minister Oommen Chandy's office said the attendance in the state secre...

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Four gang-rape convicts get 10-year jail in dacoity case

New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) A Delhi court on Wednesday awarded 10-year jail terms to four people - earlier convicted for the brutal gang rape of December 16, 2012 - in a dacoity case that occurred the same night. Additional Sessions Judge Reetesh Singh on August 27 convicted the four for dacoity, kidnapping, wrongfully confining a person, voluntarily causing hurt in committing or attempting ...

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City gears up for film fest with robots, droids and more

New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Bringing a world of artificial intelligence and robots from the canvas of cinema, a three-day Artificial Intelligence Film Festival will be held here from September 17. The festival, being held in collaboration with Cinedarbaar, will show six science-fiction films that bring stories of robots and technology which will be followed by interactive sessions and roboti...

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Our patience is not weakness: Sharif

Islamabad, Sep 2 (IANS) Pakistan's patience in dealing with India must not be seen as its weakness, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Wednesday. Duniya News quoted Sharif as saying on Tuesday in Muzaffarabad that the Indian provocation vis-a-vis Pakistan was a threat to regional stability, the media reported on Wednesday. He said the UN was being informed about Indian attacks a...

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Congress slams government over decision to waive tax of FIIs

New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) The Congress on Wednesday slammed the central government over its decision to waive Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) on capital gains made by FIIs, saying it once again proved that the Modi government is indeed a suit-boot ki sarkar. The decision of the BJP-led alliance to waive off tax liability of more than Rs.40,000 crore owed by foreign firms once again proved that...

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UPFA opposes Tamil party as main opposition

Colombo, Sep 2 (IANS) United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) MPs on Wednesday voiced concerns over the Tamil political party's bid to become the main opposition in the Sri Lankan parliament. The UPFA, defeated by the United National Party (UNP) in parliamentary elections last month, won 95 seats but later split up after its largest coalition partner, the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), ...

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Have learned to keep my mouth shut: Kyrgios

New York, Sep 2 (IANS) Controversial Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios says he has learned to keep his mouth shut at times after the controversy surrounding his recent on-court comments. A couple of weeks ago, Kyrgios had jibed at Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka during a match in Montreal saying: (Thanasi) Kokkinakis banged your girlfriend. Sorry to tell you that, mate. The 20-year-...

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