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Pakistan-China will fight together to eliminate terrorism: Sharif

Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Tuesday that Pakistan and China would fight together to eliminate terrorism. Our joint efforts against terrorism have succeeded so far but we need to intensify our efforts, Sharif said after Chinese President Xi Jingping's address to a joint session of parliament. He also thanked Xi for visiting Pakistan, saying: You ...

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Tatra Trucks back in action in India

Abu Dhabi, April 21 (IANS) Czeck company Tatra Trucks is back in business in India's military space, after the ban on it for alleged corruption was lifted by the government a couple of months ago. Jiri Kasparek, the company's marketing manager, told India Strategic defence magazine (www.indiastrategic.in <http://www.indiastrategic.in/>) here recently that the company had signed an ...

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Acid sale data to soon be online

New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) To curb incidents of acid attacks on women, the government would soon make data available online on the sale of acids. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh informed the Lok Sabha that the government has also made nodal groups to monitor sale of acids in each state. We are also developing a software for online regularization of sale of acid. It is under pro...

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No roles for elderly women, says Revathi

Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Actress-director Revathi has never shied away from playing characters of her age, but she feels there is a dearth of roles revolving around life of an elderly woman and emphasised on a need to break out from the mold of stereotypical presentation. The kind of films I get is a little boring because I feel it's okay to play my age and that's not an issue. But it's j...

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KKR look to continue win-streak against Sunrisers

Visakhapatnam, April 21 (IANS) An in-form Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will face a struggling David Warner led-Sunrisers Hyderabad as the defending champions look for another stroll in the park here on Wednesday. Except for a hiccup against the Royal Challengers Bangalore, where the mighty Chris Gayle single-handedly beat KKR, their other three victories have been quite convincing to say ...

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Hugh Jackman's 'Pan' release date shifted

Los Angeles, April 21 (IANS) Hugh Jackman-starrer Pan, the retelling of fictional character Peter Pan, will now release on October 9 instead of July 24. We wanted to give 'Pan' the space to extend its theatrical run, so taking it out of the cluttered summer season made the most sense, said Warner Bros' domestic distribution head Dan Fellman, reports hollywoodreporter.com. Moving...

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Fiorentina lose, out of Europa League berth

Rome, April 21 (IANS) Mounir Obbadi scored in the 89th minute as Hellas Verona won 1-0 at Fiorentina in Italian football league Serie A. Fiorentina remained sixth on Monday, one point out of the Europa League places, although the Tuscan squad can also gain a spot in Europe next season by winning the Europa League, reports Xinhua. Fiorentina goalkeeper Neto couldn't control a shot...

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Manchester United tracking Brazilian duo

Rio de Janeiro, April 21 (IANS) English football club Manchester United are tracking highly rated Brazilian youngsters Eduardo Sasha and Rodrigo Dourado, according to local media reports. The Premier League club sent scouts to watch the pair play for Internacional against Cruzeiro on April 9, reports Xinhua. Sasha, 23, has earned a regular starting berth for the Brazilian top-fli...

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Miley Cyrus, Patrick Schwarzenegger split

Los Angeles, April 21 (IANS) Singer Miley Cyrus and actor Patrick Schwarzenegger have reportedly gone their separate ways after five months of dating. It's not a break. It's done, people.com quoted a source as saying. They're just in two different places in their lives - he's in college and she's focused on her music and career, the source added. Cyrus, 22, has been busy ...

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Bright and beautiful: Gul Ahmed, House of Ittehad's PSFW 2015 showcase

Lahore, April 21 (IANS) Gul Ahmed's 'A Flourishing Journey of Prints' showcasing stylish options with unique embroideries tied in with glamorously flowing contemporary silhouettes to House of Ittehad's range inspired by global contemporary cultures - the Textile Day at the ongoing PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week 2015 was truly a celebration of country's rich tradition. The eighth edition of th...

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PSG suspend boycott of Canal+

Paris, April 21 (IANS) French football club Paris Saint-Germain have said that they will suspend their boycott of television station Canal+ and its filials. Paris Saint-Germain, satisfied by the efforts of the LFP (French Football League) to clarify the conditions of exploitation of TV coverage when the players leave the field of play, has decided to suspend its boycott of TV station Can...

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Bobbi Kristina Brown 'remains unresponsive'

Los Angeles, April 21 (IANS) Reality TV personality-singer Bobbi Kristina Brown's grandmother Cissy Houston says her granddaughter has irreversible brain damage and still remains unresponsive. The mother of late singer Whitney Houston spoke out about Bobbi's condition after her father Bobby Brown told a crowd at a concert in Dallas on Saturday that his daughter was awake and watching him...

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'Transformers 5' might release in 2017

Los Angeles, April 21 (IANS) The fifth part of Transformers is scheduled to hit the screens in 2017. Our plan with the studio and filmmakers... you may have heard that some writers are being hired and we have in fact brought in Akiva Goldsman to lead a group of writers to really create a strategic plan around 'Transformers', said Hasbro CEO Brian Goldner, reports aceshowbiz.com.

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Eight killed as bus catches fire in UP

Lucknow, April 21 (IANS) Eight people were killed and 20 others injured when a moving state transport bus caught fire in Amethi on Tuesday, police said. The incident took place in Saransipur village. Eight passengers were burnt alive and 20 were critically injured. Some people jumped out of windows to save their lives, police said. ...

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Actor Prabhat Bhattacharya turns director with 'Kaanu'

Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii fame TV actor Prabhat Bhattacharya has now turned director with the film Kaanu, based on football. There aren't many movies in Indian cinema about football. There are a few in world cinema...sports genre is still untapped in our industry. 'Kaanu' definitely has sports backdrop, Prabhat told IANS. 'Kaanu' doesn't just talk about footba...

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Acid test for Kohli's RCB against CSK

Bengaluru, April 21 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), after back-to-back defeats at home, face a litmus test of their collective ability and character when they take on Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in a southern derby game of the Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Wednesday. The Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led Super Kings too are coming off a loss to league leaders Rajasthan Royals but ha...

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Gold sales to rise 25 percent on Akshaya Tritiya

New Delhi/Mumbai/Chennai/Bangalore, April 21 (IANS) To usher in good luck in their lives on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya, buyers have already started trickling in various jewellery shops on Tuesday and retailers expect sales to be higher by 25 percent over a usual day. Akshaya Tritiya is a holy day for Hindus and Jains and is believed to bring good luck and success. It is considered t...

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'Darwin's natural selection theory not original'

London, April 21 (IANS) The well-known Charles Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection was actually proposed by a little-known horticulturist 27 years earlier and he should be given due credit for his work, claims a British scientist. A new review of the ideas and work of Patrick Matthew, a Scottish landowner and fruit farmer, argues that he under-appreciated even though he des...

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Salman Khan accident case: Timeline since September 28, 2002

September 28, 2002: Shortly after 2 a.m., Bollywood actor Salman Khan's Toyota Land Cruiser rams into a roadside bakery in Bandra West, close to his seafront home in Galaxy Apartments. Four people sleeping outside the bakery are injured; one dies later. Later that afternoon, Khan is arrested by the olice and enlarged on bail by a metropolitan magistrate's court. October 21: Salma...

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Pakistan,China to continue cooperation in civil n-energy

Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) China and Pakistan have agreed to continue bilateral cooperation in civil nuclear energy under International Atomic Energy Agency safeguards, in line with their respective bilateral and multilateral commitments. In a joint statement, Islamabad and Beijing also reaffirmed their commitment to multilateral non-discriminatory arms control and non-proliferation e...

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