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Barcelona an unbeatable machine: Roma coach Garcia

Barcelona, Nov 25 (IANS) Italian football club AS Roma's head coach Rudi Garcia has admitted FC Barcelona were too good for them in a 1-6 Champions League group stage thrashing here and said that the Catalan unit is an unbeatable machine. Barcelona pounded Roma with braces each from the returning striker Lionel Messi and forward Luis Suarez at the Camp Nou stadium on Tuesday. Roma had he...

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Snapdeal dissociates itself from Aamir's comment

New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Online marketplace Snapdeal on Wednesday dissociated itself from comments made by Bollywood actor Aamir Khan on the alleged growing intolerance in India. Aamir Khan is the brand ambassador of Snapdeal. Snapdeal is neither connected nor plays a role in comments made by Aamir Khan in his personal capacity. Snapdeal is a proud Indian company built by passion...

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India unveil spin venom after posting 215

Nagpur, Nov 25 (IANS) India reduced South Africa to 11/2 afer getting bowled out for 215 runs in their first innings on the first day of the third Test at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium here on Wednesday. For South Africa, Dean Elgar (7 not out) and skipper Hashim Amla (0 not out) were at the crease at the end of the day after spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja pi...

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DS Group eyes Rs.100 crore sales from Pulse candy

Hyderabad, Nov 25 (IANS) Diversified conglomerate DS Group's confectionary division is expecting Rs.100 crore in sales during the current financial year from hard-boiled candy product Pulse, a company official said. Announcing the launch of mango-flavoured product in south Indian market on Wednesday, the Noida-based Dharampal Satyapal group's (DS Group) vice-president (new product develo...

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Four females to officiate Women's World T20 Qualifier

Dubai, Nov 25 (IANS) For the first time ever, four female officials have been selected for the Women's World Twenty20 Qualifier taking place in Bangkok from November 28 to December 5, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Wednesday. Experienced New Zealander Kathleen Cross will be joined by Australia's Claire Polosak, England's Sue Redfern and the West Indies' Jacqueline W...

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Kashmir lawmaker Engineer Rashid attacked again

Jammu, Nov 25 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir legislator Engineer Rashid, who was assaulted by BJP legislators in the assembly after hosting a beef party, sustained minor injuries on Wednesday after being attacked by unidentified assailants in the state's Kishtwar district, police said. Rashid, an Independent legislator from Langate, was attacked in Bhaderwah town in Kishtwar. Miscreant...

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India vs South Africa: Third Test, Day 1 scoreboard

Nagpur, Nov 25 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the first day of the third cricket Test between India and South Africa being played at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium here on Wednesday: India (first innings) Murali Vijay lbw b Morkel 40 Shikhar Dhawan c & b Elgar 12 Cheteshwar Pujara lbw b Harmer 21 Virat Kohli c Vilas b Morkel 22 ...

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Pawar again predicts mid-term polls in Maharashtra

Satara (Maharashtra), Nov 25 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) president Sharad Pawar on Wednesday again predicted possible mid-term assembly elections in Maharashtra. He said in Karad town here that he foresaw the possibility after the scheduled elections to the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation due by February 2017. The corporation is now controlled by the Shiv Sena-Bhar...

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Gangster-sharpshooter nabbed in Ghaziabad

Ghaziabad, Nov 25 (IANS) A sharpshooter of a notorious gang who had a bounty of Rs.20,000 on his head has been arrested following a gun-battle with police in Ghaziabad, officials said on Wednesday. Ranchit Jat, who was a sharpshooter in the Vikky Tyagi gang, was staying in Modi Nagar area in a rented accommodation. On Monday, a trader filed a police complaint that Ranchit Jat sto...

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Golfer Vani grabs early lead at Jaipur

Jaipur, Nov 25 (IANS) Delhi's Vani Kapoor carded one under 70, the best score of Wednesday, to grab the lead on Day 1 of the 18th and season's final leg of the Hero Women's Professional Golf Tour at the Rambagh Golf Club here. Trailing her in the second position by a margin of two strokes is Ankita Tiwana at the Rs.5 lakh event which will conclude on Friday. Order of Merit leader...

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Germany to send troops to Mali to fight IS

Berlin, Nov 25 (IANS) Germany will send up to 650 soldiers to Mali for peacekeeping missions, including support in the fight against the Islamic State terrorist group, Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen said on Wednesday. The announcement came less than two weeks after the terrorist attacks in Paris that killed 130 people and less than one week after gunmen stormed a hotel in Mali's c...

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Michael Caine named Britain's greatest living movie star

London, Nov 25 (IANS) Actor Michael Caine has been titled Britain's greatest living movie star. He appears with other iconic British celebrities in ShortList magazine, which gave him the title and he hopes it will be years before any of the other actors get a chance to replace him, reports mirror.co.uk. The actor was delighted to have a blue plaque commemorating his birthplace.

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Stylish ways to sport high-waist trousers

New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Crop tops, blazers and shrugs look best when paired with high-waist pants, says an expert. Pooja Prabhan, a Myntra look good advisor, has shared tips on how to style your high-waist trousers: * Go the crop way: Crop tops make amazing pairs with high-wasted trousers. Add towering heels to the look and you are good to go. * When in doubt, tuck in: I...

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South Africa trail India by 204 runs

Nagpur, Nov 25 (IANS) South Africa were batting at 11/2 in their first innings on the opening day after bowling out India for 215 in the third cricket Test of the four-match series at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium here on Wednesday. Dean Elgar (7 not out) and skipper Hashim Amla (0 not out) remained unbeaten on the crease for the visitors at the end of day's play. Ravi...

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Unless West walks the talk, Paris climate talks would fail: Javadekar

New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The developed countries will have to walk the talk in Paris to make the climate change conference a success, according to the minister of state for environment, forest and climate change Prakash Javadekar. He said there were four distinct criteria which the United States and other western nations must show flexibility on otherwise in the words of French President...

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Government not engaging in talks on GST, land bill: Rahul

Bengaluru, Nov 25 (IANS) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said the Congress wished for talks with the government on issues like land and goods and services tax bills but it was not engaging in a dialogue. The main role of the opposition is to have a conversation in parliament. The problem is that the BJP (government) does not want to have a conversation. I have seen in p...

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We have no intention to escalate tension with Russia: Erdogan

Istanbul, Nov 25 (IANS) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that Turkey has no intention of escalating tension with Russia, one day after Ankara's downing of a Russian warplane angered Moscow. We don't have any intention of escalating tension with Russia, we are just defending our security, the Turkish leader told a meeting of Islamic countries in Istanbul, Xinhua re...

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Nepal to seek details from India on SSB shooting: Minister

Kathmandu, Nov 25 (IANS) Nepal would seek details from India on the alleged shooting by Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) personnel on Wednesday in eastern Nepal, in which four people were injured, the country's home minister said. Nepal's Home Minister Shakti Basnet's statement came during a meeting of a parliamentary committee. India's attention would be drawn through the ministry of ...

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We love India, won't leave: Aamir Khan

Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Bollywood actor-producer Aamir Khan on Wednesday clarified his stance on intolerance, saying he and his wife Kiran Rao love India and won't leave the country. Aamir said that while he stood by the interview that triggered a huge row, the avalanche of criticism directed at him and his wife only proved what he had said of the situation in the country. First, l...

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Paraplegic convict's execution put on hold again in Pakistan

Islamabad, Nov 25 (IANS) A wheelchair-bound murderer has been given a fourth extension of life - his execution has been put on hold just hours before he was due to be hanged in Pakistan, the media reported on Wednesday. Abdul Basit, a paraplegic, who was convicted of murder in 2009, was scheduled to be taken to the gallows earlier on Wednesday in Islamabad. His execution had alre...

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