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Surprised by number of heat retirements: Federer

New York, Sep 5 (IANS) Seventeen-time Grand Slam winner Roger Federer said he has been surprised by the record number of players who have had to retire because of heat at the ongoing US Open. Jack Sock and Denis Istomin both withdrew, taking the tournament total to 14 retirements, equalling the Grand Slam record after two rounds. I think everybody should be well-prepared, there i...

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Mia Bella: A whiff of fresh air in the Village

New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) What is the one thing that comes to mind when you think of Hauz Khas Village? Food and the lake. But the overwhelming number of eateries can be a tad annoying when it comes to choosing one and you usually end up at your regular joints. Here's a whiff of fresh air. Mia Bella, located at the end of the road, has undoubtedly one of the most breathtaking views of the ...

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Man United hit back at Real Madrid president

Manchester, Sep 5 (IANS) English football club Manchester United has hit back in their war of words with Spanish football giants Real Madrid, stating they had submitted all their paperwork regarding goalkeeper David de Gea's transfer before deadline. The English club also said it is Real's fault that the deal did not go through. A statement by the English club was released after ...

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Modi in Bodh Gaya

Patna, Sep 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Bihar's Gaya district on Saturday to attend the concluding ceremony of the three-day international Buddhist conclave in Bodh Gaya, officials said. Modi was received by the Bihar governor Ram Nath Kovind and Minister Shyam Razak at Gaya's airport. This is Modi's first visit as prime minister to Bodh Gaya, a holy place for...

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New gene discovery could improve wheat production

New York, Sep 5 (IANS) Researchers have discovered a new wheat gene that helps the plant adapt to different climates and maximise grain production. The newly characterised VRN-D4 gene and its three counterpart genes which were earlier identified are crucial for understanding wheat vernalisation, the biological process requiring cold temperatures to trigger flower formation, the study sai...

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Monument to be built on Chinese blast site

Beijing, Sep 5 (IANS) A monument will be built on the site of the deadly explosions that rocked China's Tianjin city last month, authorities announced. Tianjin plans to build a 24-hectare park on the site of the blast and the monument will be given pride of place, Binhua New Area Planning and Land Resources Administration said on Friday. In addition, there are also plans to build...

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Six firemen injured battling blaze on truck

New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Six firemen sustained minor burn injuries while battling a fire that broke out in a truck carrying chemicals here, an official said on Saturday. The incident was reported around 10.35 p.m. on Friday from Alipur area of west Delhi when the truck was entering the national capital from Haryana. The truck carrying chemicals caught fire when it was entering Del...

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US stocks tumble

New York, Sep 5 (IANS) The US stocks suffered big losses on Friday as investors tried to digest the closely-watched jobs data amid global sell-offs. The Dow Jones Industrial Average shed 272.38 points, or 1.66 percent, at 16,102.38, reports Xinhua. The S&P 500 slipped 29.91 points, or 1.53 percent, at 1,921.22. The Nasdaq Composite Index dropped 49.58 points, or 1.05 percent...

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Oil prices fall amid ample supplies

New York, Sep 5 (IANS) Oil prices have dropped amid ample supplies of global crude. The West Texas Intermediate for October delivery moved down 70 cents to settle at $46.05 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, while Brent crude for October delivery decreased $1.07 to close at $49.61 a barrel on the London ICE Future Exchange. The weekly report of the Energy Information A...

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Three of family die of food poisoning in Tripura

Agartala, Sep 5 (IANS) Three people of a family, including two children, died in Tripura due to food poisoning, officials said on Saturday. The cause of the death has been confirmed by the post-mortem examination reports, officials said. According a health department official, Basanti Debbarma, 55, her two grand daughters -- Shristi Das, 7, and Maxi Das, 9, died on Friday while h...

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Astronomers unlock clues to star birth in neighbouring galaxy

Washington, Sep 5 (IANS) After analysing images of 2,753 young, blue star clusters in the neighbouring Andromeda galaxy (M31), astronomers with the help from citizen scientists have found that M31 and our own Milky Way have a similar percentage of new-born stars based on mass. By nailing down what percentage of stars have a particular mass within a cluster called Initial Mass Function (I...

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Modi greets nation on Krishna Janmashtami

New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday greeted the nation on the occasion of Krishna Janmashtami. In a statement, Modi said: Greetings to people on the occasion of Krishna Janmashtami. Hope this festival brings happiness and prosperity in everyone's life. ...

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Boeing's commercial spacecraft officially named Starliner

Washington, Sep 5 (IANS) Boeing's commercial spacecraft CST-100, currently under development as part of NASA's Commercial Crew Program to provide transportation to and from the International Space Station, has officially been named Starliner, the company said. Boeing made the announcement late Friday during a grand opening of the company's Commercial Crew and Cargo Processing Facility at...

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Himachal extends retirement age of award-winning teachers

Shimla, Sep 5 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh extended the retirement age of national and state awardee teachers, an official said on Saturday, which is observed as Teachers' Day. The cabinet presided over by Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Friday decided to give an extension of two years of service to all the national awardee teachers, said a government spokesperson. They will also be...

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China banks' capital pressure to continue: Fitch

Beijing, Sep 5 (IANS) Chinese banks are likely to continue facing profitability and capital pressures in the near term, said Fitch Ratings. The rating agency expected that the macroeconomic slowdown will continue to result in weakening asset quality and suppressed revenue growth, while net interest margins will remain constrained by earlier interest-rate cuts, reported Xinhua. Th...

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Modi greets nations on Teachers' Day

New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday greeted the nation on the occasion of Teachers' Day. Greetings and salutations to the teaching community on Teachers' Day. My tributes to the great scholar and teacher Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, the prime minister said in a statement. ...

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Clinton calls rival Trump's candidacy 'a bad development'

Washington, Sep 5 (IANS) Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton has taken a swipe at her Republican rival Donald Trump, calling his candidacy a bad development for our American political system. Trump's bravado could have dangerous repercussions if he became president, the former secretary of state said in an interview with NBC News Friday. Loose talk, threats, insul...

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Sunny Saturday morning in Delhi

New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) It was a sunny Saturday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 26.5 degrees Celsius, the Met Office said. According to the weather office the sky would remain clear throughout the day. The sky throughout the day will remain clear, an official of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. The maximum temperatu...

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New strategic balances to emerge in Indian Ocean, AsPac regions

Two very important statements from Kevin Andrews, Australia's foreign minister, and Kevin Rudd, the country's former prime minister, have opened up the scenario of a newly developing strategic balance in the Indian Ocean and the Asia Pacific regions. While Andrews has rued Australia's previous decision of walking out from Malabar, a multilateral naval military exercise, because of Chines...

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Hillary Clinton's favourability dips to new low: Poll

Washington, Sep 5 (IANS) Hillary Clinton's favourability rating has hit an all-time low, showed a Gallup poll on Saturday. Only 41 percent of the US adults now say they have a favourable opinion of the Democratic presidential front-runner, with 51 percent saying that they hold an unfavourable view, the poll said. The lowest favourability rating of 38 percent for Clinton came in 1...

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