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'Whelan should quit football'

London, Nov 22 (IANS) Stephen Perry, chairman of England's 48 Group Club, has said that under-fire Wigan Athletic chairman Dave Whelan should quit after being accused of antisemitism and racism. Mr Whelan needs to retire from front line of football, Perry said Friday, reports Xinhua. The football authorities need to ensure that if he does not go voluntarily. Whelan is bei...

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End dynastic rule in Kashmir: Modi

Kishtwar (Jammu and Kashmir), Nov 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday exhorted people in this Jammu and Kashmir town to unshackle themselves from the yoke of dynastic rule and promised to make the state the ultimate tourist destination in the world. Modi said that Jammu and Kashmir had been held hostage by two families for over 50 years -- without naming either the Congress o...

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Will bring back Bollywood to Kashmir: Modi

Kishtwar (Jammu and Kashmir), Nov 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday promised to bring back Bollywood to Kashmir. I have to bring back Bollywood to Kashmir, said Modi while addressing a BJP rally in this Jammu and Kashmir town. Noting that the fastest growing industry in the world today is tourism industry, he said: I have to bring back tourism to the state and I hav...

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It was a war with Stallone: Arnold Schwarzenegger

New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Actors Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone are known for their action and stunt scenes and the former says he hated the latter for a decade. It was straight out war in the 80's between me and Stallone. We were competing with each other on all issues like who has more muscles, who has less body fat, who kills most people on screen, who has the most uniqu...

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Cardiff City owner accuses Wigan chairman, manager of racism

LONDON, Nov 22 (IANS) English football club Cardiff City owner Vincent Tan has accused Wigan counterpart Dave Whelan and newly-appointed manager Malky Mackay of being racists. The Malaysian businessman, who is a Chinese, criticised Whelan for using derogatory comments about Jews and the word chink in an interview with a national newspaper, reports Xinhua. Whelan has denied being ...

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Fudadin to replace Bravo in Windies Test squad

St. John's (Antigua), Nov 22 (IANS/CMC) Guyana left-hander Assad Fudadin will replace Darren Bravo in the 15-man Test squad for the tour of South Africa, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) announced. The 29-year-old Fudadin played three Tests in 2012 and has mainly campaigned with West Indies A since then. He made his debut against England at Birmingham and played two Tests against New...

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Delhi Metro runs train fully covered with advertisements

New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) A Delhi Metro train fully covered with advertisement on its exterior was run Saturday to augment non-operational revenues, an official said. There is only one such Metro train now, but from next week another train will run on another line (Yellow Line), a Metro official told IANS. The six-coach train was run on the Blue Line between Dwarka and Vaishali st...

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'Naaigal Jaakirathai'- Entertaining, but beware of cliches

Film: Naaigal Jaakirathai; Cast: Sibiraj, Idoh (a Belgian Shepherd); Director: Shakti Soundar Rajan; Rating: *** There are some genuinely good and bad moments in Naaigal Jaakirathai. As promised, the makers went on to credit the dog, Idoh, a Belgian Shepherd first in the title card, which is a sweet gesture (good part), but only to later give it a hero tag (bad part) and make it do every...

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End dynastic rule: Modi in Jammu and Kashmir

Kishtwar (Jammu and Kashmir), Nov 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday exhorted the people in this Jammu and Kashmir town to unshackle themselves from the yoke of dynastic politics. Modi said that Jammu and Kashmir had been held hostage by two families for over 50 years - without naming either the Congress or the National Conference. One family rules and robs the sate ...

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DAC clears mounted gun system for Indian Army

New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) Saturday cleared the acquisition of the 155mm/52 caliber mounted gun system for India Army for Rs.15,700 crore, an official said here. The proposal entails procuring 814 gun systems. The decision was taken at the DAC meeting chaired by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar. It was the first DAC meeting chaired by Parrikar...

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I always wanted to be a leading man: Arnold Schwarzenegger

New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) For Hollywood action star Arnold Schwarzenegger, the journey towards success was not easy. The actor says that it was his vision that helped him reach the top as you don't get to the top by accident. I always wanted to be the leading man. I believe if you think big you will end up big. You need to have a clear vision and then go after that vision. I shot for the ...

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Bihar woman leaves husband's house for lack of toilet

Patna, Nov 22 (IANS) A woman in a Bihar village has left her husband's house after he failed to construct a toilet. She has returned to her parents' house and made it clear that she will not return until the toilet is built. She has also submitted a written petition at a women's police station here demanding her husband construct a toilet. Babli Devi, 20, left the house early thi...

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When Shah Rukh attended Arpita's wedding reception

Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who attented Salman Khan's sister Arpita's sangeet ceremony, also made an appearance at her reception. After a starry wedding at Hyderabad, newly-wed Arpita and Ayush Sharma had a star-studded reception at hotel Taj Lands End here Friday night. Shah Rukh came late for the reception and if the reports are to be believed, the superst...

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Destroy militant camps, BSF tells Bangladeshi counterpart

Agartala, Nov 22 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) has asked its Bangladeshi counterparts to destroy militants' camps and hideouts within the latter's territory, an officer said here Saturday. Around 57 camps and hideouts of northeast India militant groups still exist in different parts of Bangladesh. We have asked the BGB (Border Guard Bangladesh) to dismantle these camps and to ta...

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Burj Khalifa, the site for world's highest selfie

London, Nov 22 (IANS) Taking the selfie phenomenon to a new level, a 47-year-old British photographer captured an image of himself on top of Dubai's Burj Khalifa, the tallest man-made structure in the world. Taking the selfie atop the 2,723 ft skyscraper, Gerald Donovan could well have taken the world's highest selfie, The Telegraph reported. A UAE-based photographer, Donovan use...

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Vishal Bhardwaj teams up with Meghna Gulzar

Panaji, Nov 22 (IANS) Filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj, who considers Gulzar as his mentor, is now working with the noted lyricist, poet and writer's daughter Meghna Gulzar. Fresh from the success of award-winning Haider, Bhardwaj is now busy with a film directed by Meghna. I've written a film for Meghna Gulzar. It is being shot right now. I am also doing the music for it, he told repor...

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'Exodusa' my biggest project: Ridley Scott

Los Angeles, Nov 22 (IANS) Filmmaker Ridley Scott, popular for his work in Gladiator, Aliensa and Prometheus, says his upcoming English film Exodus: Gods and Kings is the biggest project of his career even budget-wise. In terms of the metaphorical aspects, yes, this is the biggest project I've done. Even budget wise, it's probably the biggest, yeah. But I didn't approach it as my biggest...

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Leopards in human areas not conflict animals: Study

New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Leopards in human areas are not always stray or conflict animals but residents with strategies to thrive in human dominated areas, says the first GPS-based study of leopards in India. The study, which delved into the secret lives of these big cats, suggests that policy makers need to rethink India's leopard management strategies. Leopards apply tactics to...

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Harry Baweja to again direct son Harman?

Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Filmmaker Harry baweja, who launched his son Harman with Love Story 2050, says he will again direct him in his next venture. Yes I will be directing him in my next, Harry told IANS. Harry is currently enjoying the success of his film Chaar Sahibzaade and says he was not expecting this kind of reaction from the audience. I was not expecting this kind...

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How tweets can gauge unemployment levels

London, Nov 22 (IANS) How people tweet during day and night can be used to gauge unemployment levels, a new study suggests. Data analysis of Twitter activity can actually determine how many people in a given geographic area are unemployed, researchers from Cornell University said. The immediacy of social media may also allow governments to better measure and understand the effect...

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