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'Fast and Furious 7' to release in India April 2

New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Fast and Furious 7, the much awaited seventh instalment of the Fast and Furious franchise, is set for an India release in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu on April 2. The news was confirmed in a statement from Universal Pictures India. Joining the star studded cast of Vin Diesel, late Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson and Michelle Rodriguez, will be Jason Stat...

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Six killed in Afghanistan roadside bombing

Kabul, March 2 (IANS) Six civilians were killed and two others wounded when a bomb planted by the roadside blew up a vehicle in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar on Monday, a provincial government spokesman said. A Toyota station wagon ran over an improvised explosive device (IED) along a road in Pandullah locality of Achin district. The explosion killed six people on the spot, Ah...

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Are Muftis try to break off BJP alliance: Omar

Srinagar, March 2 (IANS) Is Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed and his daughter Mehbooba Mufti trying to force the BJP to break their alliance, wondered former chief minister Omar Abdullah on Monday. Has Mufti decided the Modi-Mufti accord was a mistake? Are the father-daughter duo trying to force BJP to break off the alliance?, tweeted Omar after Sayeed credited peac...

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Mission accomplished, says Aditya Verma

Kolkata, March 2 (IANS) An elated Bihar Cricket Association secretary Aditya Verma, the petitioner in the spot-fixing and betting case in the Indian Premier League (IPL), said on Monday his mission of getting rid of N. Srinivasan from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has finally been accomplished. Mission finally accomplished, Verma told IANS over phone. I've earl...

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Iraqi forces launch major offensive against IS

Baghdad, March 2 (IANS) Iraqi security forces have launched a major offensive against Islamic State (IS) militants in the country's Salahudin province, a security source confirmed on Monday. The offensive is aimed at recapturing key cities and towns seized by the IS terrorist group in the province in central north Iraq. More than 30,000 Iraqi soldiers, policemen and allied Sunni ...

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TVS Motor logs sales increase in February

Chennai, March 2 (IANS) Two- and three-wheeler maker TVS Motor Company on Monday said it closed last month with 15 percent growth in sales volume. In a statement, the company said it sold 204,565 units (two-wheelers 195,509 units, three-wheelers 9,056 units) last month up from 177,662 units (two-wheelers 170,293 units, three-wheelers 7,369 units) sold in February 2014. ...

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Odisha government recommends setting up IIM in Sambalpur

Bhubaneswar, March 2 (IANS) Ahead of elections to the Sambalpur municipal corporation in Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday urged the Centre to set up the proposed Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in Sambalpur under relaxed guidelines. In a letter to Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Zubin Irani, Patnaik said: If central government is willing to rela...

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Jubin Nautiyal records song for 'Game Paisa Ladki'

Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) Singer Jubin Nautiyal has finished composing and recording a romantic song Nadaan dil for Sachin Agarwal's directorial debut Game Paisa Ladki. The film will be produced by Atul Patel and Sajan Agarwal under the banner Modern Movie Pvt Ltd, and is slated to hit the screens in April 2015. I am almost done with the shoot of my movie and we have a brilliant mus...

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Mehbooba Mufti defends Sayeed's remarks on Pakistan

Jammu, March 2 (IANS) Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti on Monday said she stood by the remarks made by her father and Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed who gave credit to separatist leaders, militants and Pakistan for the smooth conduct of the assembly election. Reacting to the criticism against her father's remarks made Sunday during a media c...

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All eyes on acting, Kareena says no to designing, filmmaking

New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) At a time when actors are exploring new arenas of the glamour industry -- be it fashion, production, direction or turning into a singer, actress Kareena Kapoor says she stays away from all such offers to focus on her passion -- acting. I have been offered to start my own fashion line, but right now I don't want to deviate from films as acting is my passion. And ...

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Maken appointed Delhi Congress chief

New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) The Congress on Monday appointed former union minister Ajay Maken as chief of the party in Delhi Congress president Sonia Gandhi also made five appointments to the party's various state units. Former state minister Ghulam Ahmed Mir has been appointed party chief in Jammu and Kashmir and former union minister Bharatsinh Solanki has been made head of the p...

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How to beat the bloat this Easter

New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Your health is in your hands on festivals like Easter, which will be celebrated next month. Make sure to avoid digestive issues such as indigestion and bloating by eating good quality probiotic nutrition and choosing the right drinks. Nutritionist Sarah West has shared tips on how one can beat the bloat this Easter, reports femalefirst.co.uk. * Try to ea...

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New heat-tolerant algal species discovered in Abu Dhabi corals

Abu Dhabi, March 2 (IANS/WAM) A new species of algae has been discovered in the coral reefs off United Arab Emirates' (UAE) capital Abu Dhabi, an organism that helps corals survive seawater temperatures of up to 36 degrees Celsius, temperatures that would be lethal to corals elsewhere in the world. In a collaborative project between New York University Abu Dhabi and Britain's University ...

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Communalism a problem, but accusations won't help: Naqvi

New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Admitting that communalism is a problem faced by the nation, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Monday, however, said accusations will not solve it. Several members raised the issue of communalism. These issues are there, communalism is there, casteism is there, untouchability was there... But to fight these problems, accusation a...

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Ola to ride high on TaxiForSure buyout

Bengaluru, March 2 (IANS) Leading mobile application provider for personal transportation Ola (formerly Olacabs) on Monday announced it was buying out leading cab aggregator TaxiForSure for $200 million (Rs.1,238 crore) in a cash and equity deal. The deal will make us market leader in the personal transportation space with one lakh vehicles on our mobile platform and deepen our footprint...

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OPEC daily basket price closes higher

Vienna, March 2 (IANS/WAM) The basket of 12 crude oils of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) closed at $56.83 a barrel Friday, compared with $56.07 last Thursday, the OPEC secretariat said. The OPEC Reference Basket of Crudes is made up of the following: Murban (UAE), Saharan Blend (Algeria), Girassol (Angola), Oriente (Ecuador), Iran Heavy (Islamic Republic of Iran...

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Kamaal R. Khan in talks for 'Nach Baliye 7'?

Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) Actor-producer Kamaal R. Khan is said to have been approached for the next season of dance-based reality show Nach Baliye. According to a source, the makers are approaching names from different fields to explore their dancing skills with their better half on the show. Kamaal, who was earlier part of the third season of Bigg Boss, and has appeared in films l...

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Australia to continue searching for missing MH370 jet

Sydney, March 2 (IANS/EFE) Australia has no plans to discontinue its underwater search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 which went missing on March 8, 2014, with 239 people on board somewhere in the Indian Ocean, said a government official on Monday. There are no discussions to suspend the search, Transport Minister Warren Truss's office told Efe news agency in an email. Instea...

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Treadmill performance can predict longevity

New York, March 2 (IANS) Can your performance on a treadmill tell how long you are going to live? Yes, say Johns Hopkins cardiologists. The team has developed a new algorithm - dubbed the FIT Treadmill Score - that can gauge long-term death risk in anyone based solely on treadmill exercise performance. The notion that being in good physical shape portends lower death risk is by no means ...

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Motorsports: Mishra tops, Santosh retains Desert Storm title

Jaipur, March 2 (IANS) As expected, Overnight leaders Abhishek Mishra (co-driver P.V. Srinivasa Murthy) and C.S. Santosh emerged champions in the XTreme and Moto (two-wheelers) categories, respectively, as the weeklong, 2,300 km 13th Maruti Suzuki Desert Storm cross-country Rally concluded here on Sunday night. Of the 130 participants who started the event in New Delhi on Monday, 69 made...

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