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JNU students union's head arrested for sedition

New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) The president of Jawaharlal Nehru University's students union was on Friday arrested in a case of sedition and criminal conspiracy, police said. Kanhaiya Kumar was arrested for raising anti-India slogans at an event organised by the students to commemorate the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, who was hanged in Tihar Jail in 2014. He was ar...

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So how does gravity work in Einstein's theory of relativity. Interested?

New York, Feb 12 (IANS) Yes, Albert Einstein was right and the gravitational waves predicted by his general theory of relativity 100 years back have been detected directly in what is dubbed as breakthrough of the century. But for a layman and for those who were never got on to the science bandwagon, the theory is one hell of a question. Before Einstein came into the picture, Sir ...

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Jammu and Kashmir may see PDP-BJP government soon

Jammu/Srinagar, Feb 12 (IANS) If all goes well, the political stalemate in Jammu and Kashmir may end next week and a PDP-BJP coalition government will be back soon. Insiders in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) say the alliance could take office before the end of February. After saying for over a month that she won't head a PDP-BJP coalition ...

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Caution over macro-data flares volatility, markets trade flat

Mumbai, Feb 12 (IANS) Caution over the upcoming macro-data, coupled with unwinding of long-positions and negative global cues flared extreme volatility in the Indian equity markets on Friday. The choppy trade was marked by short-covering and value buying, a day after the barometer index corrected by 3.40 percent or 807.07 points due to less-than-expected earning results, bleeding interna...

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Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini get together for Maharashtra Night

Mumbai, Feb 12 (IANS) Bollywood megastars Amitabh Bachchan and Hema Malini will be a part of the Magnetic Maharashtra campaign, and will open 'Maharashtra Night', a cultural, entertainment and musical showcase of the state and its spirit, here on Sunday. The state government has come up with a project to present the unique strengths of the state with the Magnetic Maharashtra campaign as ...

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Apple still leads but Samsung fast catching up in US

Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) Apple is still the leader in the US smartphone market but it needs to pull up all its socks as Samsung is fast catching up with its stunning range of Android-based devices, a new report has revealed. According to US-based market research firm Parks Associates, Apple is still well in the lead compared to competing manufacturers, holding 40 percent of the smartpho...

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350 couples marry in Manila mass wedding

Manila, Feb 12 (IANS) Some 350 Filipino couples were married in a mass civil wedding on Friday in Manila's commercial district of Malate, two days ahead of the Valentine's Day. One septuagenarian couple, each aged 74 years old, took their wedding vows at the government-sponsored ceremony in San Andres Sports Complex after 42 years of living together out of wedlock, EFE news reported. ...

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Mahindra Q3 profit slips

Mumbai, Feb 12 (IANS) Auto major Mahindra & Mahindra posted a net profit of Rs.807.99 crore for the October-December quarter of 2015-16 compared to Rs.942.14 crore during the corresponding period in 2014-15, the company said in a regulatory filing here on Friday. The net profit of the company dropped 14.23 percent, the company reported. The net sales during the third quarter ...

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Indian, Israeli companies join hands for 'Make in India'

New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) More than 25 Indian and over 100 Israeli companies will gather later this month for a business seminar on defence and security in Israel, it was announced here on Friday. The seminar organised jointly by SIBAT, the Israel ministry of defence international defense cooperation directorate, and FICCI will take place on February 21-25 and will mainly focus on increas...

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'Trumbo': Fine performances elevate biopic

Film: Trumbo; Director: Jay Roach; Cast: Bryan Cranston, Diane Lane, Helen Mirren, Alan Tudyk, John Goodman, Elle Fanning, Michael Stuhlbarg and Louis C.K.; Rating: ***1/2 A character driven film, Trumbo is the flattering tale of Hollywood's great screenplay writer, Dalton Trumbo, who fought the system during the height of the cold war between the US and USSR. He was blacklisted and ostr...

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Neeta Lulla to exhibit Paithani line at 'Make in India' Week

Mumbai, Feb 12 (IANS) National Award winning designer Neeta Lulla, known for exquisite bridal and trousseau designs, will showcase an exclusive Paithani collection consisting of contemporary separates, as part of the 'Make in India' initiative by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The fashion show is scheduled to be held in Mumbai on February 17 under the 'Maharashtra Textiles Show/ Make in M...

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Economy top concern of US voters now, says Gallup

Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) In the lead-up to the next US primary in the state of South Carolina, Americans' main concern is the economy, according to a Gallup poll. The economy and jobs have been a major concern of Americans since 2008 when the country was hit by the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, Xinhua reported. While there have been improvements, the US eco...

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Headley confirms plans to target Bal Thackeray

Mumbai, Feb 12 (IANS) Pakistani-American terrorist-turned-approver David Coleman Headley on Friday said he had recced Shiv Sena Bhavan in Dadar West in Mumbai with the intention to target the building and the then party supremo Bal Thackeray. He said he developed close links with Rajaram Rege, who was the public relations officer to Bal Thackeray's son Uddhav, now the Shiv Sena chief, an...

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Clubs are jealous of Leicester's title bid: Pardew

London, Feb 12 (IANS) Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew said on Friday that other English Premier League (EPL) outfits are jealous of Leicester City's current form. Leicester are at top of the EPL table, five points clear of their nearest rival Tottenham Hotspur. Last weekend, the Foxes beat heavyweights Manchester City 3-1. We're a bit jealous of Leicester, all the clubs of a s...

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Messi extends support to players injured in accident

Buenos Aires, Feb 12 (IANS) Argentine football star Lionel Messi has expressed his support for the players from local team Club Atletico Huracan, injured when their bus overturned on way to the airport in Caracas, Venezuela. (I send my) strength and support to Club Atletico Huracan, their players and coaching staff, especially Pato Toranzo, Diego Mendoza and Pablo Santaella. I wish them ...

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Offering others support can reduce your stress

New York, Feb 12 (IANS) Cheering up others when they are feeling down or giving other forms of support -- rather than receiving it -- may have unique positive effects on key brain areas involved in stress and reward responses, new research has found. The researchers believe that giving support might improve health by reducing activity in stress-and threat-related regions during stressful...

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Sevilla to face Barcelona in Copa del Rey final

Vigo (Spain), Feb 12 (IANS) Sevilla battled Celta Vigo to a 2-2 draw to win the Copa del Rey semi-final clash 6-2 on aggregate to book a date with defending champions FC Barcelona in the final. Celta held nothing back in their bid to overcome the 0-4 drubbing they suffered in last week's first leg in Seville, reports Efe. But the home side's ambition nearly backfired in the 4th ...

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PSG's Lavezzi to join Hebei China Fortune

Paris, Feb 12 (IANS) Paris Saint Germain's (PSG) Argentine forward Ezequiel Lavezzi will leave the French football club to join the Chinese Super League side Hebei China Fortune, according to reports. The Chinese club sealed the deal, although it has not been officially announced, emphasising that the transfer value will be less than 10 million euros ($11.3 million), reports Efe. ...

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Vitamin D-rich foods during pregnancy may cut allergy risk in kids

New York, Feb 12 (IANS) Higher intake of foods containing vitamin D during pregnancy may reduce the risk of children developing allergies, a study reveals. However, intake of vitamin D supplemets may not confer the same benefits, the study said. Foods that contain vitamin D include fish, eggs, dairy products, mushrooms and cereals. This study may influence nutritional cou...

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More 'drama, dhishoom' in second trailer of 'Jai Gangaajal'

Mumbai, Feb 12 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra, who plays a police officer in the forthcoming film Jai Gangaajal, on Friday unveiled the second trailer of the Prakash Jha directorial and said it packs in a stronger punch. With dhishoom (punches), drama and full on power, check out the 'Jai Gangaajal' trailer 2', Priyanka tweeted. Jai Gangaajal is a sequel of the 2003 crime film Ga...

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