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Felt proud when Murray won Wimbledon: Chelsea manager Mourinho

London, April 21 (IANS) Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has said he felt like he was British when England's tennis star Andy Murray won the Wimbledon tournament two years ago. The Wimbledon that I really felt was Andy Murray's victory because it was very special for him, Mourinho was quoted as saying by dailymail.co.uk on Tuesday. Winning Wimbledon is the same for all the players,...

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Malaria can be detected with a breath test: Scientists

Sydney, April 21 (IANS) Australian scientists have discovered that the chemical make-up of malaria patients' breath has distinctive properties, making diagnosis by breath analysis a possibility, medical officials reported on Tuesday. The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) ran tests on volunteers by infecting them with malaria under controlled circumstanc...

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Fresh head injury scare to young Kolkata cricketer

Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) A young cricket player, Rahul Ghosh, was on Tuesday hospitalised after sustaining a head injury during a local league match, a day after the tragic demise of former Bengal Under-19 team captain Ankit Keshri. Ghosh had to be rushed to the Nightingale Hospital in central Kolkata after he got injured while fielding during the second division league match between his...

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President, PM condole J.B. Patnaik's death

New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday condoled the death of three-time Odisha chief minister and former Assam governor Janaki Ballabh Patnaik. Patnaik died at a hospital in Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday. He was 89. In his condolence message to his wife Jayanti Patnaik, the preside...

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Asked him to play carefully post Keshri's death: Injured cricketer's mom

Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) Injured Bengal cricketer Rahul Ghosh's mother said on Tuesday she had asked her son to field carefully while playing following the tragic death of former Bengal Under-19 captain Ankit Keshri on Monday. Ghosh was hospitalised here with a head injury sustained while fielding during a local league game on Tuesday. I had asked him to field carefully, an incon...

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Rahul condoles death of nine people in Amethi bus accident

New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday condoled the death of nine people in a bus accident in Amethi. In a statement, Gandhi, who is the Member of Parliament (MP) from Amethi, said he was deeply saddened by the accident in which a moving state transport bus caught fire. At this hour of grief, I express my heartfelt condolences to the grieving f...

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India provides assistance for Malawi flood victims

New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) India has made a contribution of $250,000 to Malawi in response to a request for assistance in view of floods in the African country. The external affairs ministry said Malawi's Vice President Saulos Chilima conveyed his appreciation for India's contribution and said it had come at a crucial time as efforts for rehabilitation of flood victims were underway. ...

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We've let ourselves down at key moments: Man City's Hart

Manchester, April 21 (IANS) Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart admitted his side should have mounted a challenge for the English Premier League (EPL) title this year and must now accept the criticism coming their way after falling short. Defending champions City were level with Chelsea at the top of the standings in January but have since fallen away, dropping 21 points from 14 games th...

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AAP to hold rally against land ordinance on Wednesday

New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will hold a rally here on Wednesday to oppose the central government's land ordinance, party leaders told a press conference on Tuesday. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will also participate in the rally. Party leader Sanjay Singh told media: Arvind Kejriwal will address the crowd at Jantar Mantar tomorrow (Wednesday). He ...

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South-Asian women at risk of later stages of breast cancer

Toronto, April 21 (IANS) South Asian women in Canada delay seeking breast cancer care and they are more likely to be diagnosed with later stage of the disease compared to the general population, says a new study. The researchers found that Chinese women are more likely to be diagnosed with early stages of cancer. Research has long suggested minority groups are among the least lik...

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Palestinian admits to car attack in Jerusalem

Jerusalem, April 21 (IANS) A Palestinian who drove his car into two Israeli pedestrians last week, killing one of them, has admitted that it was a deliberate act, a police statement said on Tuesday. I sought to kill Jews to revenge my miserable life, Khaled Kotina, a 37-year-old resident of the Palestinian suburb of Anata north in Jerusalem, told his interrogators. Kotina said th...

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Government encouraging strategic electronic industry: Minister

New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The government is trying to create conditions conducive for domestic manufacturers, both public and private, to play an active role in the domain of strategic electronics, Minister of State for Defence Rao Inderjit Singh said on Tuesday. We are aiming at expediting decision-making, as well as simplifying contractual and financial provisions, to establish a leve...

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Government misleading country on crop losses: Congress

New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The Congress on Tuesday accused the Narendra Modi government of misleading the country over the quantity of crops destroyed due to unseasonal rain and hailstorms. Mr. Modi and company and his suit-boot government is trying to mislead the country and a good example was seen in the Lok Sabha on Monday, Congress spokesperson Shakeel Ahmed told the media here. <...

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MH370 kins' case to be heard on May 15

Kuala Lumpur, April 21 (IANS) A Malaysian court on Tuesday set May 15 as the date for hearing of a case filed by two children of a passenger on board the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which has been missing for over a year. MH370 disappeared en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 8, last year, with 239 people on board. A search for the wreckage continues in the Indian Ocean but...

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Sri Lanka opposes move to summon anti-graft panel chief

Colombo, April 21 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government on Tuesday opposed the parliament speaker's decision to summon the country's anti-graft chief over her move to question the former president for bribery allegations. Parliament Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa, who is also a brother of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, summoned director-general of the Commission to Investigate Allegations of B...

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Land allotment cancelled, Hindustan Coca-Cola demands refund

Chennai, April 21 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government has cancelled the land allotment to Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt Ltd for its plant in Erode district, an official said on Tuesday. Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages has requested the state government to refund the entire amount paid by it. An industries department official told IANS on the condition of anonymity: A show-cause no...

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Special army unit to protect Chinese workers in Pakistan

Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) A special Pakistan Army unit will protect Chinese nationals working in Pakistan with the government granting approval, President Mamnoon Hussain told Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday during a one-on-one meeting. I am pleased to inform you that the government has accorded approval to provide security to the Chinese working in Pakistan and a special securi...

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DD to share archival content as educational DVDs

New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Public service broadcaster Doordarshan on Tuesday tied up with the National Council Of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) to share and disseminate its archival content in the form of educational DVDs to promote arts education in schools. A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between the two organisations to initiate the process. The proj...

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Sangakkara wants Pietersen to make England return

London, April 21 (IANS) Sri Lanka's batting great Kumar Sangakkara enjoyed his first experience of batting with Kevin Pietersen at English county side Surrey and said he wants England and Pietersen to settle matters which might help the English batsman find a way to return to international cricket. The pair spent 37 minutes together at the crease on the first day of their County Champion...

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Hope people accept me in a man's role: Sunil Grover

Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Stand-up comedian Sunil Grover, best known for his drag act as Guthhi in Comedy Nights With Kapil, hopes the audience accepts him in a man's role in the movie Gabbar Is Back. In the Akshay Kumar-starrer, Sunil will be seen as a policeman -- a role he thoroughly enjoyed. I hope people accept me in this film as I am very nervous. I hope people accept me in ...

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