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Pakistan Army aircraft crashes near Quetta

Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) A training aircraft of the Pakistan Army crashed in the country's Balochistan province leaving both the pilots critically injured, Geo News reported Saturday. The incident occurred in the morning in the province's Ziarat district. Both the pilots -- Captain Hasnain and Captain Umer -- were taken to the provincial capital city of Quetta where they were reported to...

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Asian Games: Indian judokas disappoint

Incheon, Sep 20 (IANS) It was a disappointing day for the Indian judokas as Sushila Devi, Kalpana Devi and Navjot Channa failed to add to the country's medal tally in the 17th Asian Games on the opening day of competitions at the Dowon Gymnasium here Saturday. While Commonwealth Games (CWG) silver medallist Sushila (48kg) and Kalpana (52kg) both went into repechage after their quarterfin...

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Indian women track cyclists disappoint

Incheon, Sep 20 (IANS) Indian track cycling side comprising Kezia Vargheese and Deborah failed to qualify for the women's team sprint finals as they finished seventh and last in the heat at the Incheon International Velodrome here Saturday. The duo timed 27.063 seconds on Lap 1 and 21.845s on Lap 2 to come out with a combined time of 48.908s at the 17th Asian Games. Chinese Zhong...

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Hrithik dares B-Town buddies

Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Fit as a fiddle Hrithik Roshan has thrown up Bang Bang dares to Bollywood celebrities like Shah Rukh Khan and Sonam Kapoor, as part of an innovative promotional strategy for his forthcoming film. Hrithik, who has performed daredevilry for his movie, was active on Twitter Saturday and he reached out to the celebrities via the social networking platform. To SR...

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Taliban commander killed in North Waziristan

Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) A senior commander of militant organisation Tehreek-i-Taliban has been killed during a clash with security forces in the mountainous region of North Waziristan in northwest Pakistan. Mohammad Hasan, who hailed from Kabul, was killed in a clash in North Waziristan's Boya area, Dawn quoted a TTP spokesperson as saying in a statement, adding that he was recently rel...

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Fawad is new 'eyecandy' who can act: Ayushmann

Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) While girls are swooning over Pakistani sensation Fawad Khan and his Khoobsurat performance, actor-singer Ayushmann Khurrana says the new Bollywood entrant is an eyecandy who can act. Just watched Khoobsurat. Loved it. Way to go @sonamakapoor. And girls, watch out for Fawad Khan, the new eye candy who can really act, Ayushmann posted on Twitter. Fawad earned...

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Fruits from Kashmir reaching outside markets

Srinagar, Sep Sep 20 (IANS) Over 200 trucks carrying fruits from the Kashmir valley are leaving daily for different parts of the country, the state government said Saturday. Daily more than 200 trucks carrying different varieties of fruits have been moving from the valley to outside markets, the government said. Local markets have also again started trading which had stopped due ...

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Srinagar hospitals readying to resume functioning

Srinagar, Sep 20 (IANS) Hospitals in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital which suffered huge damage to diagnostic equipment in the recent floods, Saturday started clean-up operations to resume routine functioning as soon as possible. State heath department authorities said here Saturday: Clean-up operations at the hospitals have started and once electricity and water supply is restored...

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Tim McGraw intimidates daughters' boyfriends

Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) Singer Tim McGraw, who has three daughters with wife Faith Hill, says he enjoys intimidating his daughters' boyfriends. In an interview with Extra, the singer admits he's old school when it comes to being comfortable with her daughters dating. He makes sure the boys in their lives know that too, reports femalefirst.co.uk. The 47-year-old said: A young ...

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Punjab to launch direct seeding of paddy

Chandigarh, Sep 20 (IANS) Punjab, a major producer of foodgrain, is all set to introduce direct seeding of paddy, Punjab Deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal said Saturday. Badal, who was on a two-day visit to south India, said the Punjab government would launch a joint project with Nuziveedu Seeds to promote direct seeding of paddy in all blocks of the state next year. Padd...

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BJP leaders discuss Tamil issues with Rajapaksa in Colombo

Colombo, Sep 20 (IANS) A wide range of issues, particularly relating to ethnic Tamils of Sri Lanka, came up for discussion during a meeting of senior BJP leaders Muralidhar Rao and Vijay Jolly with Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the Presidential Palace in Colombo Saturday. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) general secretary Muralidhar Rao said a dialogue with the Tamil National All...

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Asian Games: Indian hoopsters thrash Palestine

Incheon, Sep 20 (IANS) Indian men's basketball team registered a facile 89-49 win over Palestine in their opening Group B match of the 17th Asian Games at the Hwaseong Sports Complex Gymnasium here Saturday. In a dominating display, the Indians outscored their opponents in all four quarters to romp home by a huge margin. Amjyot Singh was the star of the show for India winning two...

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Ghulam Ali sings in capital for a cause

New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Legendary ghazal singer Ghulam Ali left music aficianados mesmerised with his rendition of his classic numbers at a concert held here for a cause. He has urged the public to banish female foeticide from the society. The 'Ek Ehsaas' concert was held at the Siri Fort Auditorium Friday evening in aid of Arise's social awareness program Sangam's effort to educate peo...

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NOTA second in Chhattisgarh assembly by-poll

Raipur, Sep 20 (IANS) None of the Above (NOTA) stood second with 13,506 voters in the Antagarh assembly by-poll in Chhattisgarh expressing their displeasure with both the contestants. The result for the by-election was announced Saturday. There were only two candidates in the fray, BJP's Bhojraj Nag and Rupdhar Pudo of the Ambedkarite Party of India. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ...

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Sonam Kapoor doesn't like repeating roles

Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) A girl-next-door, a simpleton, a fashionista and a go-getter in different movies -- Sonam Kapoor says she has tried to play myriad roles in her career because she doesn't like to repeat characters. For her latest Bollywood release Khoobsurat, she has shed her inhibitions and gone wild in the Engine ki seeti song. But she says: That's not me. That's my charac...

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Hajj flights resume from Srinagar

Srinagar, Sep 20 (IANS) Hajj flights from summer capital Srinagar to Saudi Arabia, which were suspended due to floods, were resumed Saturday, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said. Hajj flights from Srinagar to Saudi Arabia have been resumed from today (Saturday) and two flights took off from the Srinagar International Airport carrying 275 pilgrims in each flight, Omar Abdu...

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'Most British female students face sexual advances on campus'

London, Sep 20 (IANS) Over one-third of British female university students have faced unwanted sexual advances on campus while studying, reveals a new poll. Regardless of gender, around a quarter of students have been sexually harassed in some form, added the poll by the National Union of Students (NUS), a British concern. These findings show that harassment is rife on campus but...

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Hamid Karzai optimistic about presidential poll result

Kabul, Sep 20 (IANS) Afghan President Hamid Karzai Saturday expressed optimism over the progress in talks between the presidential runners and promised the country would soon hear good news about the election result. With the announcement of the outcome of the mid-June presidential runoff election, people's suffering, pain and uncertainty would come to an end, Pajhwok Afghan News quoted ...

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Radio Kashmir Srinagar resumes routine broadcasts after 14 days

Srinagar, Sep 20 (IANS) Akashvani's Srinagar radio station popularly known as Radio Kashmir Srinagar resumed its routine broadcasts Saturday. The radio station had to suspend operations Sep 7 when flood waters submerged its installations in Srinagar city trapping 12 staff members inside. After two days, Radio Kashmir authorities had started an emergency FM broadcast service from ...

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Lahiri drops to fourth in Selangor Masters

Selangor (Malaysia), Sep 20 (IANS) Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri dropped to fourth place after leading on the first two days at the Worldwide Holdings Selangor Masters here Saturday. An ailing overnight leader, Lahiri struggled to a 76 which included two closing double bogeys and ended a tough day, three shots behind Australian newcomer Cameron Smith, who snatched a one-shot lead from Tha...

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