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Youths clash with police after Eid prayers

Srinagar, July 29 (IANS) A section of Kashmiri youths Tuesday clashed with police at a few places in the Kashmir Valley after Eid prayers Tuesday, authorities and witnesses said. Dozens of young men pelted stones at police personnel in the towns of Baramulla, Sopore and Anantnag. Stoning was also reported from Lal Chowk, the heart of Srinagar, as well as Hyderpora and other parts...

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Downpour fails to dampen Mumbai's Eid spirit

Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Unmindful of the heavy rain in Mumbai, Muslims came out in droves for the morning namaaz and celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr, here Tuesday morning. Reports of peaceful and joyous Eid celebrations also came in from Muslim pockets in the state, including Thane, Ratnagiri, Raigad, Aurangabad, Pune, Nashik, Beed and other regions. The festival marks the culmination of th...

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Sridevi not part of 'Drishyam' Tamil remake

Chennai, July 29 (IANS) Refuting rumours that Sridevi will be seen essaying an important role in yet-untitled Tamil remake of Drishyam, its director Jeetu Joseph says that the Bollywood actress is not part of the project. We haven't finalised the casting yet and Sridevi is not part of the project. As soon as we finalise our cast, we'll make the official announcement. For now, only Kamal ...

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Man strangles lover's son to hide affair

Beijing, July 29 (IANS) A man in China strangulated his lover's son to death after the 12-year-old came to know of their extra marital affair. The man, pretending to be the woman's cousin, stayed at her house in Jiangsu province July 22. But the little boy caught him embracing his mother at night as he stepped out of the bedroom, Shanghai Daily reported. The exposed man strangled...

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International observers to arrive in Russia

Moscow, July 29 (IANS) Two groups of representatives from the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) are scheduled to arrive in Russia's Rostov region Tuesday. The observers would be attending a technical meeting with Rostov's regional leaders, and customs and border officials Wednesday, Xinhua reported. Russia is ready to provide all kinds of assistance for O...

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Eid-ul-Fitr celebrated in Delhi

New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Eid-ul-Fitr was celebrated in the national capital Tuesday as Muslims marked the end of the holy month of Ramadan. Tens of thousands of Muslims thronged mosques in the morning and offered prayers. They also hugged one another wishing everyone Eid Mubarak. People prayed for peace and progress in the country and in their personal lives, Maulana Mufti Mukar...

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Eid celebrated in Kolkata

Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) Dressed in their festive best, Muslims across Kolkata gathered at the city's principal mosque, Nakhoda Masjid, since early Tuesday morning to offer prayers and greet one another on Eid-ul-Fitr. The festival marked the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting. Greetings of Eid Mubarak and Chaand Mubarak poured in with the sighting of the thin cresc...

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Telangana train-bus accident toll rises to 18

Hyderabad, July 29 (IANS) The toll in last week's accident at an unmanned rail-road crossing in Telangana rose to 18 with one more child dead at a hospital here Tuesday. Doctors at the Yashoda Hospital declared 11-year-old Vaishnavi dead. This took the toll of children in the accident, caused by the negligence of the school bus driver, to 16 and overall deaths, including those of the dri...

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Smartphone catches fire under US girl's pillow

New York, July 29 (IANS) In a bizarre accident, a 13-year-old girl found her Samsung Galaxy S4 burnt and melted under her pillow. The north Texas girl kept the phone on charge and wedged her charging phone under her pillow. Hours later, alarmed by a burning smell, she woke up and found her phone fried and pillow scorched, FOX 4 reported. According to the girl's father, he...

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NASA's Mars rover breaks off-Earth roving record

Washington, July 29 (IANS) NASA's Opportunity Mars rover that landed on the Red Planet in 2004 now holds the off-Earth roving distance record after trekking for 40 km. Opportunity has driven farther than any other wheeled vehicle on another world, said John Callas, a project manager at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California. The previous record was held by...

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Modi greets nation on Eid-ul-Fitr

New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday greeted the nation on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. Greetings on Eid-ul-Fitr. May this auspicious day strengthen the bond of peace, unity and brotherhood across our nation, he said in a tweet. Eid-ul-Fitr marks the culmination of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan during which Muslims observe dawn-to-dusk fast. ...

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Muslims in Kerala pray for victims in Gaza

Thiruvananthapuram, July 29 (IANS) Muslims in Kerala Tuesday offered special prayers for the victims in Gaza. On the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, which was celebrated Tuesday, thousands of Muslims dressed in new clothes were seen heading towards mosques. Special prayers were offered for the people suffering in Gaza. Panakad Syed Hyderali Shihab Thangal, chief of the Indian Union Musl...

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Minor girl gang raped at gunpoint in Delhi

New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) A teenaged girl was allegedly gang raped at gunpoint by five people known to her in a west Delhi house, police said Tuesday. The victim, a resident of Uttam Nagar and a student of class X, was taken to a house in west Delhi a week ago by the accused -- all of whom are known to her -- when she was going to school and raped in turns, police said. Of the fi...

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Muslims in Bangladesh celebrate Eid

Dhaka, July 29 (IANS) Muslims in Bangladesh are all set to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr Tuesday marking the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. The National Moon Sighting Committee took the decision at a meeting after reviewing information that the Shawwal moon was sighted at different parts of the country Monday, Xinhua reported. The meeting decided that the Islamic month of Shaa...

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Rain likely in Delhi Tuesday

New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) It was a cloudy Tuesday morning in Delhi and there is a possibility of rainfall in some areas of the city, said the Met Office. The sky will remain cloudy with light rain and thundershowers in some areas of the city, said an official of the India Meteorological Department. The day's maximum temperature is likely to hover around 34 degrees Celsius.

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Badrinath Yatra halted after heavy rain

Dehradun, July 29 (IANS) The Badrinath Yatra - part of the annual Hindu pilgrimage of Char Dham Yatra was halted following heavy rain in Uttarakhand, an official said Tuesday. The rain Monday washed away a road near Lambagad leading to the Badrinath shrine and it will take some time to repair it, officials told IANS. At least 83 pilgrims have been stopped at Pandukeshwar and Josh...

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Daily running can lower death risk

Washington, July 29 (IANS) A new US study has suggested that running everyday, even for a few minutes, can significantly reduce a person's risk of dying from cardiovascular diseases. Since time is one of the strongest barriers to participate in physical activity, the study may motivate more people to start running and continue to run as an attainable health goal for mortality benefits, a...

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China stocks open higher Tuesday

Beijing, July 29 (IANS) Chinese stocks opened higher Tuesday with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index opening at 2,179.83 points, up 1.88 points, or 0.09 percent. The Shenzhen Component Index opened at 7,828.35, up 19.69 points, or 0.25 percent, reported Xinhua. ...

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China's yuan strengthens

Beijing, July 29 (IANS) The Chinese yuan strengthened 7 basis points to 6.1615 against the US dollar in its central parity Tuesday, according to the China Foreign Exchange Trading System. In China's foreign exchange spot market, the yuan is allowed to rise or fall by 2 percent from the central parity rate each trading day, reported Xinhua. The central parity rate of the yuan agai...

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Nicki Minaj delays 'Anaconda' release

Los Angeles, July 29 (IANS) Rapper Nicki Minaj has delayed the release of her new single Anaconda until next month. The 31-year-old was due to drop her latest release Monday but announced in an Instagram post that it will not be available until Aug 4, reports contactmusic.com. She wrote: My darlingz (darlings), I've pushed the release of Anaconda to next week, Monday 8/4. I promi...

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