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Pakistan shelling forces border residents to migrate

Jammu, Aug 30 (IANS) Pakistan Rangers fired two mortar shells towards a BSF post on the international border in Jammu district, with many families in the border villages began migrating to safer places. Pakistan Rangers fired two mortar shells towards a Border Security Force outpost on the international border during Saturday night. Our troops did not retaliate, a senior police officer t...

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Mathura road to be named after lyricist Shailendra

Mathura, Aug 30 (IANS) Well-known Bollywood lyricist Shailendra will have a road named after him in Mathura where he spent his formative years from 1930 to 1946. Manisha Gupta, chairperson of the local municipality, announced this at a function in Shailendra's memory, aptly titled Jeena isi ka naam hai, organised by Jan Sanskratik Manch at the Birla Institute of Management and Technology...

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Manipur gives land for national sports university

Imphal, Aug 30 (IANS) The Manipur government has given 337 acres of land for the central government to set up India's first national sports university in the northeastern state, an official said here on Sunday. The Manipur government handed over 337 acres of land to the union ministry of youth affairs and sports for setting up of the national sports university at Yaithibi Khunou in Thoub...

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UN regrets sentencing of Al-Jazeera journalists

United Nations, Aug 30 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has regretted the sentencing of three Al-Jazeera journalists by an Egyptian court, the organisation said in a statement on Sunday. Egypt's top appealing court sentenced Australian Peter Greste, Egyptian-Canadian Mohamed Fadel Fahmy and Egyptian producer Baher Mohamed to three years in prison, Xinhua news agency reported. ...

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AIIMS student found hanging in hostel room

New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) A female medical student was found hanging in her room in a girls hostel at AIIMS on Sunday morning, officials said. The body of a female student, Khushboo Chaudhary, who had recently joined the 1st year MBBS course, was found hanging in her room in the girls hostel on the campus, All India Institute of Medical Sciences spokesman Dr Amit Gupta said in a press rel...

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India bowled out for 312 in first innings against Sri Lanka

Colombo, Aug 30 (IANS) Opener Cheteshwar Pujara remained unbeaten on 145 as India were bowled out for 312 in 100.1 overs in the first innings on Day 3 of the third Test against hosts Sri Lanka on Sunday. Resuming third day's play from 292/8, the visitors managed to add only 20 runs to their overnight score at the Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC) here. Tailenders Ishant Sharma (6) and ...

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Marcelo recalled to Brazil squad

Rio De Janeiro, Aug 30 (IANS) Real Madrid's Marcelo has been recalled to Brazil's squad for friendlies against Costa Rica and the USA, the country's football federation (CBF) said on Sunday. The 27-year-old replaces injured Atletico Madrid left-back Filipe Luis in coach Dunga's 24-man squad, the CBF said in a statement, Xinhua news agency reported. Filipe is the fourth player to ...

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Macro data, rupee movement to drive equity markets

Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Upcoming domestic macro data, rupee movement and heightened chances of a US rate hike will flare up volatility in the Indian equity markets during the coming week, experts say. Market experts feel that the situation might hinder the future prospects of the Indian equity markets which are at a cusp of recovery after being knocked out by the crash on Black Monday or A...

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French Ligue 1 standings

Paris, Aug 30 (IANS) The following are the French Ligue 1 standings after Saturday's matches (tabulated under matches played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points), Xinhua news agency reported. Reims 4 3 0 1 7 3 9 Paris SG 3 3 0 0 4 0 9 Rennes 4 3 0 1 7 4 9 Angers 4 2 2 0 5 1 8 Basti...

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English Premier League standings

London, Aug 30 (IANS) The following are the English Premier League standings after the matches on Saturday (tabulated under matches played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points), according to Xinhua news agency reported. Manchester City 4 4 0 0 10 0 12 Crystal Palace 4 3 0 1 8 5 9 Leicester City 4 2 2 0 8 5 8 ...

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A poet from Deoband and his epigrams in verse

Homer tells us that Odysseus, on returning home, wreaked havoc on the suitors and their servitors who had occupied his home in his absence and the only one he spared was a poet - for being divinely inspired. From bards to balladeers to lyricists, poets have always been respected for crafting the most enduring and popular record of the human condition. And they offer some of the best - subtle but ...

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Cloudy Sunday morning in Delhi

New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) It was a foggy, cloudy Sunday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature settling at 27 degrees Celsius, the Met Office said. The sky would be partly cloudy throughout the day, the weather office said. The maximum temperature would hover around 37 degrees Celsius. The humidity recorded at 8.30 am was 66 percent. The maxim...

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Vermaelen unlikely hero as Barca beat Malaga

Madrid, Aug 30 (IANS) Thomas Vermaelen was the unlikely hero as FC Barcelona beat Malaga 1-0 in the Camp Nou Stadium late Saturday. The central defender struck a sweet volley to break Malaga hearts after it looked as if an excellent performance from Malaga keeper Carlos Kameni was going to see them drop two points, Xinhua news agency reported. The first 45 minutes saw Barcelona l...

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Don't have any views: Arjun Rampal on divorce rumours

Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Actor Arjun Rampal has been on a continuous media trial over rumours of a rocky relationship with his wife Mehr Jessia. But the actor prefers not to react. Arjun and Mehr, who have been married for over 15 years, have been caught in the midst of divorce rumours, and while Arjun has slammed the media over it in the past, he now seems unaffacted. I don't have ...

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Spain's Primera Liga standings

Madrid, Aug 30 (IANS) The following are the Spain's Primera Liga standings after Saturday's matches (tabulated under matches played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points), according to Xinhua news agency. Celta Vigo 2 2 0 0 5 1 6 Barcelona 2 2 0 0 2 0 6 Real Madrid 2 1 1 0 5 0 4 Villarreal 2...

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Portuguese soccer league standings

Lisbon, Aug 30 (IANS) The following are the Portuguese soccer league standings after Saturday's matches (tabulated under matches played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points), according to Xinhua news agency. Porto 3 2 1 0 6 1 7 Benfica 3 2 0 1 7 3 6 Arouca 2 2 0 0 3 0 6 Vitoria Setubal 3 1 2 0 8...

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Jessica Alba among richest self-made women in US

Los Angeles, Aug 30 (IANS) Actress Jessica Alba is among a list of richest self-made women in the US, as featured Forbes magazine. Alba has even posed for the front cover page of the magazine, reports femalefirst.co.uk. The 34-year-old actress, whose eco-friendly brand The Honest Company, was valued at $1 billion, also shared that it's just as prestigious an honour as being featu...

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Italian Serie A standings

Rome, Aug 30 (IANS) The following are the Italian Serie A standings after Saturday's matches (tabulated under matches played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points), according to Xinhua news agency. Sassuolo 2 2 0 0 3 1 6 Sampdoria 1 1 0 0 5 2 3 Chievo 1 1 0 0 3 1 3 Fiorentina 1 1 0 0 2 0 3 Inter Milan ...

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Jessica Alba calls Taylor Swift 'a cutie-patootie'

Los Angeles, Aug 30 (IANS) Actress Jessica Alba finds Taylor Swift a cutie-patootie, and says she was initially surprised by how silly and fun the singer is in real life. She is a cutie-patootie. It's unbelievable how sweet and lovely she is, Alba said. You know what I like? I feel like I was really serious when I was in my early 20s, and she has the spirit of a kid. Not like a c...

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Want to work in films which remain memorable: Amrita Rao

Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Actress Amrita Rao who has not been seen in films lately wants to work in films which stay in the memories of viewers. My previous films were 'Jolly LLB' and 'Satyagraha'. And I'm a bit selective, but I've always had in my mind that whichever films I will do are memorable, said Amrita who was present at the special screening of Baanke Ki Crazy Baraat. I've s...

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