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Pakistan school attack facilitator killed

Islamabad, Dec 26 (IANS) Pakistani officials Friday said that security forces have killed a facilitator of last week's savage Taliban attack on an army-run school that killed over 140 students and teachers in Peshawar. Commander Saddam was killed in a clash after a group of Taliban militants shot dead a tribal elder in Khyber tribal region, bordering Afghanistan, the chief administrator ...

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Microsoft keen to partner in Digital India, Make in India programme

New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Global IT giant Microsoft's chief executive officer Satya Nadella Friday said the company is looking forward to partner with the Digital India and Make in India programmes of the government. It's always fantastic for me personally to be in India and the conversation I had with the minister was wide ranging, Nadella said here after meeting ommunications and IT Min...

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L.K. Advani endorses 'courageous' film 'PK'

New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Senior BJP leader L.K. Advani has hailed Aamir Khan-starrer PK as a wonderful and courageous film. A movie buff, Advani recently watched the Rajkumar Hirani directorial. He took a liking to the film and feels that a majority of people should watch it. Hearty greetings to Rajkumar Hirani and Vidhu Vinod Chopra for a wonderful and courageous film that they ...

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Indian Navy ignored during tsunami for want of media policy

Boxing Day reminded me of Dec 26, 2004, the day the tsunami trampled Aceh in Indonesia, Galle and Trincomalee in Sri Lanka and devastated the east coast of India. An air force plane enabled me to be in Galle that fateful day. Captain Murlidharan Nair, Captain T. Asokan and a host of other naval officers from Kochi were holidaying on the high seas with their families when news of the tsun...

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Two more terrorists to be hanged in Pakistan

Islamabad, Dec 26 (IANS) An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Pakistan Friday set Jan 14 as the date for the execution of two terrorists in district jail Faisalabad, The Nation reported. The Faisalabad jail superintendent submitted an application before ATC Lahore, that terrorist Faiz Ahmad had killed Lance Naik Tariq Mehmood in 2000 at Nankana Sahib and Muhammad Sharif was involved in sever...

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Panel formed to implement Pakistan anti-terror plan

Islamabad, Dec 26 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has formed a committee for the implementation of the anti-terrorism national action plan. The committee will be chaired by Prime Minister Sharif and comprise federal ministers Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, Pervaiz Rashid, Ahsan Iqbal, Khawaja Asif and the prime minister's advisor Sartaj Aziz, The News International reported.

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Mumbai FC again sign Mohammed Rafi and Lawrence

Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) Mumbai FC Friday again signed Mohammed Rafi and Climax Lawrence for the upcoming season. The two players plied their trade for Mumbai last season too and chief coach Khalid Jamil is more than happy to get the duo for another season. These two players were precious assets last season. Rafi is a very good player with an attacking nous. He can provide as well ...

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Indian, Western fusion to delight music lovers

Kolkata, Dec 26 (IANS) A collaborative act involving Indian musicians and a cellist from the Netherlands will be a special treat for Indian classical music enthusiasts at the 63rd edition of Dover Lane Music Conference here. Beginning Jan 22, 2015, the prestigious annual festival will showcase talents of 21 artistes - some familiar and some new names. In the 63rd edition, we will...

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Pakistan will do well at World Cup: Shehzad

Karachi, Dec 26 (IANS) Pakistan opener Ahmed Shehzad is of the firm belief that the national cricket team can do wonders at the 2015 ICC World Cup to be held in Australia and New Zealand Feb 14-Mar 29. The last time the World Cup was held in Australia, Pakistan turned out to be the eventual winners in 1992 and the Pakistani opener feels this feat can be matched, Dawn online reported Frid...

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Tusshar finds Sunny Leone 'Bollywood's No.1 actress'

Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) Actor Tusshar Kapoor has had a lovely experience working with Sunny Leone in Mastizaade. In fact, he feels she's the top actress in the Hindi film industry today. It was a lovely experience working with her (Sunny). She is a wonderful actress and such a nice human being. She is the number one actress in Bollywood, so I think it ('Mastizaade') should be a blockbuster...

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'PK' zooms past 'Dhoom: 3' earnings in one week

Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) Christmas has proved to be a lucky time for Aamir Khan. Last year, he struck gold at the box office with Dhoom: 3, and this time the superstar's latest offering PK has zoomed past the action adventure's first week collections. While Dhoom 3 earned Rs.179 crore in one week in India, PK collected Rs.182.58 crore in the first week. The film's international gross box of...

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Pep up your look with false eyelashes

London, Dec 26 (IANS) False lashes are the best thing to create an eye-catching look for the party season, but they can be tricky to put on. However, your fears can be put to rest with simple tips. Celebrities like Jennifer Lawrence and super chic Rosie Huntington-Whiteley wear lashes effortlessly, reports mirror.co.uk. Here's how to use them easily: * Remove gently from ...

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Sensex ends flat; FMCG stocks down

Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) A day after it resumed trading, a benchmark index of the Indian equities markets closed Friday's session with marginal gains - up 33.17 points or 0.12 percent. Heavy selling pressure was observed in fast moving consumer goods (FMCG), consumer durables and automobile sectors, while healthy gains were made by information technology (IT), metal and capital goods scrip....

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Sun TV COO held for sexual harassment

Chennai, Dec 26 (IANS) Chief operating officer (COO) of Sun TV Network Ltd. C. Praveen was arrested Friday over alleged sexual harassment charges filed by a former woman staffer, police said. A police team picked him up from his residence here. According to police, a former woman staffer of the Surya TV arm of the company filed the complaint against Praveen. She had quit ...

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Tsunami warning system: India to do 3D mapping of coast

Hyderabad, Dec 26 (IANS) India is taking up 3D mapping of coastal areas as part of its efforts to further improve the tsunami early warning system. On the 10th anniversary of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami Friday, Minister for Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Harsh Vardhan said under the pilot project 3D Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping of Cuddalore and Nagapattinam (b...

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ED questions Punjab minister for four hours

Jalandhar, Dec 26 (IANS) Punjab's powerful Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia was questioned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials Friday for over four hours with regard to money-laundering links in a multi-million-rupee international synthetic drugs racket busted last year. Majithia, who is the younger brother of union Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal, faces all...

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Why Garrett Hedlund wanted to do 'Unbroken'?

Los Angeles, Dec 26 (IANS) Actor Garrett Hedlund says he was so gripped by the story of Louis Zamperini that he called Angelina Jolie and asked her to let him be a part of her directorial, which is about the Olympic runner's life. I called her. When I was working on 'On The Road', I read about Louis Zamperini. I thought the story was sort of too good to be true. When she signed on to dir...

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Kerala seeks Centre's support to tackle sea erosion

Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 26 (IANS) The Kerala government has urged the Centre to make suitable amendments to rules to bring sea erosion under disaster management, a state minister said Friday. After a commemorative meeting held near Kollam on the 10th anniversary of the 2004 tsunami, Revenue Minister Adoor Prakash told IANS that the state government had made a request for a change in rule...

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Four crushed to death under rice sacks in Delhi

New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Four labourers were buried alive under stacks of rice sacks which fell on them while they were sleeping inside a godown in the capital, police said Friday. The incident occurred Thursday night in west Delhi's Alipur area and came to light Friday morning when some other labourers found their associates dead under the weight of the sacks. All the victims - ...

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Raghubar Das to become Jharkhand CM Sunday

Ranchi, Dec 26 (IANS) BJP leader Raghubar Das will be sworn in as the Jharkhand chief minister Sunday, the party said Friday. ...

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