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Saradha scam: Trinamool MP Bose sent to CBI custody

Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) A court, rejecting the bail plea of arrested Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha member Srinjoy Bose, Saturday sent him to CBI custody till Nov 26. Bose was Friday arrested for his prima facie involvement in the Saradha scam on allegations of criminal conspiracy, misappropriation of funds and deriving undue financial benefits. While his counsel pressed for bail ...

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'Anand should bide time till last round for aggressive attack'

Chennai, Nov 22 (IANS) In the crucial 11th round game of the World Chess Championship underway in Sochi, Russia, Indian ace Viswanathan Anand has to hold out Sunday to mount a serious attack in his last game against Norwegian champion Magnus Carlsen to equalise first and take a shot at the title in the tie-breaker, say experts. While experts do not term Sunday's round as a battle of nerv...

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Jama Masjid Shahi Imam's son anointed Naib Imam

New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Shaban Bukhari, the son of Jama Masjid Shahi Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari, was Saturday formally anointed the Naib Imam (deputy Imam) of the 17th century mosque at a ceremony here. I announce Shaban Bukhari as the Naib Imam of Jama Masjid. I hope that he will live up to the expectations, Syed Ahmed Bukhari said during the ceremony. The 19-year-old Shaban Bukha...

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Chitra books knockout berth in World Snooker

Bengaluru, Nov 22 (IANS) Chitra Magimairajan maintained her unbeaten run in the women's league and became the first home player to qualify for the knock-out phase of the IBSF World Snooker Championship here Saturday. While 41-year-old Chitra posted her fourth win in the six-player Group D when she beat fellow Indian Meenal Thakur 3-1, young Amee Kamani and reigning national champion Vidy...

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Northeast journalists urge tribal body to lift ban on book

Guwahati, Nov 22 (IANS) A forum of journalists in the northeast has expressed concern over the ban on a book written by a Dimapur-based journalist by the apex body of the Ao tribe in Nagaland, and urged the tribal body to withdraw the ban. The Journalists' Forum Assam (JFA) expressed concern over the ban on Cogitating For a Better Deal written by journalist and Nagaland Page editor Monal...

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Indians bag gold in Track Asia Cup

New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) India's men and women elite cycling teams won two gold medals on the second day of the Track Asia Cup 2014 at the Indira Gandhi Stadium Complex Velodrome here Saturday. The Indian riders also claimed their second silver medal besides three bronze medals for an overall tally of three gold, two silver and six bronze medals in elite and junior sections. Debo...

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BJP's Tanwar must resign: AAP

New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The AAP Saturday demanded the resignation of BJP leader Karan Singh Tanwar from the post of vice chairman of the NDMC and his immediate arrest following reports that he allegedly abused a woman. According to an official statement by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Tanwar outraged the modesty of a woman in full public view by assaulting and abusing her Nov 19 outside N...

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Ask CBI if it is functioning independently: Bengal governor

Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) West Bengal Governor K.N. Tripathi Saturday justified the arrest of Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha member Srinjoy Bose in connection with the Saradha scam but refused to comment on whether the CBI was functioning independently. Bose - also the editor of Trinamool mouthpiece Jaago Bangla - was Friday arrested by the CBI for his prima facie involvement in the Saradha...

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Fake marksheet: Police remand for Himachal university official

Shimla, Nov 22 (IANS) A court Saturday sent a Himachal Pradesh University official to police remand for two days for issuing a fake marksheet to his son, police said. Police Friday arrested and registered a case against assistant registrar Bal Krishan Sharma on the complaint of the Students Federation of India president Rahul Chauhan. He was booked under relevant sections of the ...

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Sharif urges Obama to take up Kashmir issue with India

Islamabad, Nov 22 (IANS) As US President Barack Obama confirmed his India visit for the Republic Day next year, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif urged him to take up the Kashmir issue with India. Obama spoke to Nawaz Sharif over telephone Friday. Sharif said an early resolution of the Kashmir issue would bring enduring peace, stability and economic cooperation to the south A...

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FPIs stay invested in Indian growth story

Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) The growing anticipation of any dovish sign from the central bank in its upcoming monetary policy review kept the foreign investors interest focused on Indian equities. Supportive global cues, expectations of improvement in growth rates and expectations of an early interest rate cut have kept foreign investor's clued to the Indian markets. For the week ended...

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Pleasant, sunny Saturday in Delhi, similar weather Sunday

New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The national capital experienced a pleasant Saturday and the maximum temperature settled at 27.6 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average. Similar weather is likely Sunday, the Met Office said. There will be shallow fog early morning tomorrow (Sunday) and the afternoon will be sunny. Light mist will return in the evening, said an official of the India ...

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No relook on new delisting norms: SEBI

New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) India's market regulator Saturday ruled out any relook on its new delisting norms and said the new rules would make promoters reach out to the investors. Speaking to reporters here, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) chairman U.K.Sinha ruled out chances of reviewing the new delisting norms approved by the board recently. As per the new norms, d...

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Kerala performing arts festival to host 650 artists

Kochi, Nov 22 (IANS) The upcoming Kochi Muziris Biennale (KMB), a four-month-long performing arts festival, will showcase the country's rich heritage through 650 artists, the organisers said here Saturday. The festival, beginning Dec 12, will collaborate with 25 cultural groups and will be unveiled in Ernakulam and Thrissur districts. Theatre, dance, music, percussion and literar...

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Bynes has real medical issue: Ribeiro

Los Angeles, Nov 22 (IANS) Actor Alfonso Ribeiro says actress Amanda Bynes, who grabbed headlines recently for her erratic behaviour, acted strangely on the set of the film Love Wrecked in 2005. In an interview with InTouch magazine, Ribeiro, who was also in the movie directed by Randal Kleiser, opened up about the actress, reports contactmusic.com. I think she has a real medical...

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Hiding tattoos irks Chris Hemsworth

Los Angeles, Nov 22 (IANS) Actor Chris Hemsworth says he hates having his tattoos covered while shooting for films. In an interview with PEOPLE magazine, the actor also mentioned that it takes hours to cover the tattoo, reports contactmusic.com. They're a pain to cover up when you shoot a movie. It's, like, an hour of makeup, he said. Hemsworth, who has daughter India an...

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Sidhu, Murthy take slender lead in national rally

Bengaluru, Nov 22 (IANS) Team Mahindra Adventure's Gaurav Gill and co-driver Musa Sherif picked up useful Leg points which virtually assured them of the Overall title in the FMSCI Indian Rally Championship as they ended the day just two seconds behind teammates Sunny Sidhu and P.V. Srinivasa Murthy in the 40th Karnataka-1000 Rally here Saturday. Having won three of the four rounds of the...

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Will bring back Bollywood to Kashmir: Modi

Kishtwar (Jammu and Kashmir), Nov 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday said he would bring back the glory days of Bollywood when films were shot in Kashmir. I have to bring back Bollywood to Kashmir, Modi said while addressing a BJP rally in this Jammu and Kashmir town. Noting that the fastest growing industry in the world today is the tourism industry, he said: I have...

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India-Bangladesh collaboration can save Sunderbans: Experts

Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) India and Bangladesh must collaborate to facilitate and maintain a flow of fresh water round the year to save the Sunderbans mangrove ecosystem, scientists said here Saturday. Sunderbans is the world's largest mangrove forest and home to the endangered Royal Bengal tiger. More than two-thirds of the forest lies in Bangladesh and the rest in West Bengal. We ...

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Gold price gains marginally

New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The price of the yellow metal gained marginally Saturday following better demand due to the ongoing wedding season. The price of the yellow metal was at Rs.26,405 per 10 grams, while silver was at Rs.37,160 per kg. Earlier this month, riding on the back of an improving global economy, gold prices dropped to Rs.25,800 per 10 grams in the national capital....

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