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Terry Walsh leaves 'sporting' bureaucracy in a tizzy

Hockey coach Terry Walsh has coined a new expression to describe the babus and the officials of the national sports federations - sporting bureaucracy! What Walsh meant is, bureaucrats involved in running Indian sport. Hockey India is thinking that the Australian is attacking the Sports Authority of India (SAI) officials while the babus in turn are clear that it is the other way around. ...

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NASA finds ice cloud on Saturn's moon Titan

Washington, Oct 25 (IANS) Scientists have identified an unexpected, high-altitude methane ice cloud on Saturn's moon Titan that is similar to the exotic clouds found far above the Earth's poles. The cloud, imaged by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, was part of the winter cap of condensation over Titan's north pole. Researchers have determined that it contains methane ice that produces ...

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Samuels opts out as players retain lawyers for battle ahead

Port of Spain, Oct 25 (IANS/CMC) West Indies players who controversially abandoned the tour of India last week have retained legal counsel as they prepare to tackle the contentious Collective Bargaining Agreement signed by their union, West Indies Players' Association (WIPA), but batsman Marlon Samuels has opted not to pursue this course of action along with his team mates. This was conf...

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Positive gossip fosters self-reflection and growth

London, Oct 25 (IANS) Why are people interested in listening to gossip about others' achievements and failures? To promote self-reflection and growth. According to a study, listening to gossip may actually help individuals adapt to a particular social environment. For the study, the team asked participants to recall an incident where they received either positive or negative goss...

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Dalai Lama meets Canadian MPs, discusses Tibet

Dharamsala, Oct 25 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama met 10 members of the Canadian parliament and discussed the issue of Tibet, a statement said Saturday. They (the MPs) briefed His Holiness about their recent activities, including developments in the process of resettling 1,000 Tibetans from Arunachal Pradesh in Canada, of whom 220 have already arrived, a statement on the ...

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Awards matter to me: Deepika Padukone

Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Actress Deepika Padukone, who has lifted several awards last year for her performances in Chennai Express and Goliyon Ki Raasleela - Ram Leela, says that awards are important as it is sign of appreciation and hardwork. Awards matter to me. I would have been very disappointed if was not given any award last year. No matter what we say but at the end of the day, the ...

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Writing about Clean India a service to nation: Modi

New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a brief media address Saturday said the members of the fourth estate were doing a service to the nation by writing about a clean India. I am reading so many articles on clean India. Electronic and social media is also doing a comprehensive debate on it. This is a service to the nation. This is a good example of how the media can pl...

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Clothes drive to empower slum dwellers

Kolkata, Oct 25 (IANS) If you have spare clothes in relatively good condition, or accessories like belts, bags and scarves, do not hesitate to donate them to slum dwellers here as it could help them make some money, thereby empowering them. The Kolkata Clothes Drive, organised by the Responsible Charity in Kolkata and Pune on the first Sunday of each month, is not just an ordinary donati...

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Grand opening for 'HNY', collects Rs. 44.97 crore on first day

New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan starrer Happy New Year has hit the right note with audiences as the film earned a record Rs 44.97 crore on the opening day of its release. Produced by Shah Rukh's Red Chillies Entertainment Pvt Ltd and directed by Farah Khan, Happy New Year is a heist drama. The film that released Friday also features Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan, Boman Iran...

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10 Cambodian workers arrested in wage protest

Phnom Penh, Oct 25 (IANS) Ten workers were arrested in Cambodia Saturday after more than 200 protesters, demanding higher wages and better working conditions, burnt a factory gate and hurled stones at the police. The violence took place at the Juhui footwear factory in Choeung Prey district of Kampong Cham province, where demonstrators set the factory gate on fire, Xinhua reported.

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Coaches cautious over plans ahead of 'Classico'

Madrid, Oct 25 (IANS) FC Barcelona coach Luis Enrique was giving no clues over whether or not striker Luis Suarez would make his debut for the club in Saturday's 'Classico' away to Real Madrid. The game coincides with the first day Suarez is able to play after completing his four month suspension for biting Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini in the World Cup finals and many consider the ...

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Brazilian president denies awareness of corruption scheme

Brasilia, Oct 25 (IANS) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said that she was not aware about an alleged party corruption scheme linked to oil giant Petrobras. Earlier this week, Veja news magazine carried a report accusing Rousseff and her predecessor, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, of being aware of an alleged corruption scheme involving Petrobras, Xinhua reported. The alleged schem...

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Times have changed, says Modi in media outreach

New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday reached out to the media and said he was looking for ways to deepen his old ties with the fourth estate. Speaking at the Bharatiya Janata Party headquaters here, he said there was a time when he used to move chairs at the party office and used to freely interact with members of the press. Wishing the journalists a hap...

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S.J Suryah returns Vishnuvardhan's favour

Chennai, Oct 25 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker S.J Suryah, who roped in filmmaker Vishnuvardhan to play a crucial role in upcoming Tamil film Isai, has returned the favour by playing a cameo in the latter's forthcoming directorial Yatchan. When I requested Vishnu to be part of my film, he gladly obliged. He played a small role that comes at a crucial point in 'Isai'. When he offered me a role in...

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Villa Maya, where dining is more than a pleasure

Fancy dining in a three-storyed restored 300-year-old Dutch manor? Head for Villa Maya, a stone's throw from the international airport in Kerala capital Thiruvananthapuram, which has hit the headlines after it was ranked fourth among India's top 10 restaurants by travel portal Trip Advisor. Entering this eatery, owned by the Muthoot Pappachan Group's hospitality venture - MPG Hotels and ...

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Direction is on my mind: Randhir Kapoor

Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Veteran actor Randhir Kapoor, who is playing a grandpa in his forthcoming film Super Naani, says that he is thinking of directing a film next year. Direction is on my mind and I would direct a film next year. I don't want to reveal anything in advance, the 67-year-old, who has earlier directed films including Henna, Dharam Karam and Kal Aaj Aur Kal, told reporters ...

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Pakistan to introduce biometric machines to detect fake passports

Islamabad, Oct 25 (IANS) Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has decided to introduce machines at the Islamabad airport to detect fake passports, a media report said Saturday. An FIA immigration official said that biometric machines will be integrated to enable its immigration staff detect the most sophisticated fake passports, Dawn online reported. That would improve t...

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Dhoni buys Ranchi franchise of Hockey India League

Ranchi, Oct 25 (IANS) India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Sahara Adventure Sports Limited are co-owners of new Ranchi-franchise of Hockey Indian League (HIL), Ranchi Rays, which was unveiled here Saturday. Ranchi Rhinos, who were the inaugural champions of HIL, was scrapped following distrust between owners (Patel-PS Group and Uniexcel Group) and Hockey India (HI). ...

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In tech-era, parent-child relationship blooms on multiple channels

New York, Oct 25 (IANS) Calling home may not be enough, nowadays, to maintain an adequate parent-kid relationship in the era of technology, as connecting via multiple channels such as Facebook, smartphone or email seem to better develop the bond. According to a study, adult children's relationship satisfaction with their parents is modestly influenced by the number of communication tools...

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US to blame if n-talks fail: Iran

Tehran, Oct 25 (IANS) If the ongoing talks between Iran and the six world powers fail to culminate into a final deal, the US will be blamed, a media report said Saturday. On Friday, Chairman of the National Security and Foreign Policy Committee of Iran's Majlis Alaeddin Boroujerdi said that Iran has honoured its obligations under the interim accord it inked with the P5+1 group -- the US,...

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