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Now, savour Kashmiri delicacies in Chennai

Chennai, July 8 (IANS) It's a cuisine that has its roots more than 3,000 km away in salubrious Himalayan climes. Now, denizens of this Tamil Nadu capital, where temperatures can soar to the mid-40s, can savour delicacies like tabakh maaz (lamb ribs with turmeric, cinnamon and cardamom) and rogan josh (lamb in maval petals and red onion gravy) at an ongoing Kashmiri food festival - and they're lov...

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New Zealand dumps Mexican grapes for spider scare

Wellington, July 8 (IANS) New Zealand supermarket chains were pulling Mexican grapes from shelves after the discovery of ten venomous spiders till Wednesday, said a media report. The ministry for primary industries (MPI) confirmed that since Friday (July 3), it has received reports of spiders being found in grapes that were imported from Mexico at several locations around the country, th...

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Kenya's Kiprop set to star on Monaco track

Nairobi, July 8 (IANS) Kenyan mid-distance star runner Asbel Kiprop will be one of the key attractions at the 10th Diamond League meeting of the season in Monaco on July 17. All eyes will be on the two-time World 1,500 metres Champion who is seeking a hat-trick at the World Championships in Beijing in August as he uses the Herculis meet in the French Principality to lay his marker ahead ...

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Stern action to be taken against piracy: 'Baahubali' team

Chennai, July 8 (IANS) Ahead of the release of S.S. Rajamouli's magnum opus Baahubali on Friday, the team has joined hands with key members of Telugu film fraternity to fight piracy and has launched a tirade against pirates. Popular Telugu producer and distributor Allu Aravind has joined the team and extended his support to stop piracy menace. Theatre owners have to be responsib...

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Diabetes, heart disease together cause early death: Study

London, July 8 (IANS) People suffering from both diabetes and heart disease are at a greater early death risk than people with just one condition or no disease, a study said. After analysing more than 135,000 deaths that occurred during prolonged follow-up of almost 1.2 million participants, researchers from the University of Cambridge found that an individual in his/her 60s having both ...

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Modi gifts Nazarbayev books on religions born in India

Astana, July 8 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday presented Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev a set of books relating to religions born in India. President Nazarbayev has held the Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions every three years at the Palace of Peace and Accord in Astana since 2003. The presented set includes an English trans...

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Rain in coastal Karnataka

Bengaluru, July 8 (IANS) Rain and thundershowers would occur at several places in coastal Karnataka, officials from the meteorological department said on Wednesday. Karnataka capital Bengaluru will experience a generally cloudy sky with light rain in some places on Wednesday. The city experienced 2.9 mm rainfall on Tuesday, officials said. The maximum temperature in Benga...

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Jindal criticises rival Trump for slur on immigrants

Washington, July 8 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian American Governor Bobby Jindal, considered a long shot Republican presidential candidate, has criticised rival real estate mogul Donald Trump for his comments on immigrants. Jindal, the son of immigrants from India, who identifies himself as only American and supports a hawkish view of immigration policy, said Tuesday he disagreed with Trump's...

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'Comedy Nights With Kapil' cast in new PETA campaign

Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) The cast of TV show Comedy Nights With Kapil has teamed up with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India for a brand-new campaign to promote the adoption of homeless cats and dogs. The campaign shows the cast on set alongside the words DOG Bless This Family! Adopt a Dog From a Shelter or the Streets - Don't Buy. People throw stones (at) them,...

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A device to detect diseases faster

Sydney, July 8 (IANS) Researchers are developing a laser system for a non-invasive, on-site breath analysis that can screen various diseases including diabetes, infections and cancer in a moment. The team from University of Adelaide has developed an instrument like an optical dog's nose that uses a special laser to measure the molecular content of a sample of gas, which can hit the marke...

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India set to launch five British satellites

Chennai, July 8 (IANS) The Indian space agency on Wednesday morning began the countdown for the July 10 rocket launch that would carry five British satellites. According to Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), the 62 hours and 30 minutes countdown for the July 10th night launch of rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) XL variant began at 7.28 a.m. on Wednesday. The r...

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Egypt's El Sisi invited to India-Africa Forum Summit

Cairo, July 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Special Envoy Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi met Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi here and invited him to attend the Third India-Africa Forum Summit in New Delhi. Naqvi, who is minister of state for parliamentary affairs and minority affairs, also conveyed the greetings of Modi to the Egyptian president during the meeting on Tuesday, accord...

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Modi gifts books to Kazakhstan president

New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday presented a set of books relating to religions born in India to Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev. The gift set includes the English translation of Guru Granth Sahib along with specially commissioned reproductions from the manuscripts collection of National Museum in Delhi, an official statement said. The ...

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Afghan, Taliban peace talks end

Islamabad, July 8 (IANS) The peace talks between Afghan officials and Taliban representatives ended on Wednesday, media reported. Officials of the Afghanistan Peace and Reintegration Programme held the peace dialogue with Taliban representatives in their first official face-to-face discussions which ended Wednesday morning. Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is in Oslo, la...

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Jindal mocked for posing with gun at campaign stop

Washington, July 8 (IANS) Republican presidential candidate Bobby Jindal has been mocked on Twitter for posting a photo of himself holding and admiring a weapon while at a campaign stop in Iowa last week. My kind of campaign stop; Capital Armament in Sibley, read the photo caption of Louisiana's Indian-American governor, inviting mocking comments, according to Atlanta Journal Constitutio...

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Hillary Clinton jabs Republicans on immigration

Washington, July 8 (IANS) Democratic frontrunner presidential candidate Hillary Clinton attacked her Republican rivals on immigration saying they are on a spectrum of hostility that was really regrettable in a nation of immigrants like America. Republican front runner Jeb Bush, son of a president and brother, and real estate mogul Donald Trump came in for particular criticism in her firs...

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Stroke leads to decline in memory over years

New York, July 8 (IANS) Those who survive a stroke may experience accelerated and persistent decline in memory and thinking ability over several years after the event, say a study. Problems with memory and thinking ability after a stroke keep getting worse for years, and happen faster than normal brain ageing, showed the the findings published in the Journal of the American Medical Assoc...

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'Maari' gets 'U' certificate

Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Actor Dhanush's forthcoming film Maari, which is slated to hit the theatres on July 17, has got a 'U' certificate. The 31-year-old Raanjhanaa actor took to micro-blogging website Twitter to announce about the films certification. #maari July 17 th release with U certificate. #varom #july17 #senjuruven #godbless, Dhanush tweeted. In the film, Dhanush...

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Fresh estimates of Earth's liquid assets revealed

Washington, July 8 (IANS) Using NASA's fleet of Earth-observing satellites, scientists have provided estimates for the global water cycle budget for the first decade of the 21st century, taking the pulse of the planet and setting a baseline for future comparisons. The water cycle describes how water evaporates from the Earth's surface, rises into the atmosphere, cools, condenses to form ...

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Southern composer M.S. Viswanathan very ill

Chennai, July 8 (IANS) Well-known southern composer M.S. Viswanathan, who has over 750 films to his credit, is battling for life at a private hospital here. MSV, as he's fondly called by the members of Tamil filmdom, is undergoing treatment at Fortis Malar hospital for old-age related ailments and breathing problem. He's been undergoing treatment over the last few days. After ini...

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