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IIFCL to invest Rs.30 crore for TOP scheme

New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The sports ministry has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with public sector company India Infrastructure Finance Company Limited (IIFCL) to provide Rs.30 crore to the National Sports Development Fund (NSDF) for the Target Olympic Podium (TOP) Scheme. The company will shell out Rs.10 crore each year for three years under its initiatives for Corporate S...

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Odisha to provide iron ore linkage to local industries

Bhubaneswar, April 28 (IANS) With many small and large mineral-based industries facing a shortage of iron ore, the Odisha cabinet on Tuesday approved the supply of 70 percent of the ore mined in the state to local industries. Modifying the long-term ore linkage policy to state-based industries, the government increased the iron ore supply from 50 percent to 70 percent. The gover...

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Deepika, Irrfan unveil Piku Melange Collection

Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) Actress Deepika Padukone along with Piku co-star Irrfan Khan and director Shoojit Sircar unveiled the 'Piku Melange Collection', an ethnic fusion collection from Melange by clothing brand Lifestyle. The collection takes inspiration from Deepika's carefree, modern meets ethnic styling in the upcoming family comedy drama and aims at giving consumers access to their ...

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Girls diagnosed with autism later than boys

New York, April 28 (IANS) Girls are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) later than boys because females exhibit less severe symptoms, says a study. Females also have different symptoms than males, possibly contributing to later identification of the disease, it added. This suggests that girls with ASD, as well as perhaps older women with this disorder, differ from males...

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PM deputes four ministers for quake relief in India

New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has deputed four union ministers to coordinate relief work in quake-affected areas in India, a minister said on Tuesday. The four coordinators are Health Minister J.P. Nadda, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh and Chemicals and Fertilisers Minister Ananth Kumar, Minister of State for Parlia...

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Rags to riches Bournemouth joins England's football elite

London, April 28 (IANS) The agony and the ecstasy of English football continued to be played out Tuesday in the coastal town of Bournemouth. For the first time in its history, AFC Bournemouth, founded in 1899, has been guaranteed promotion to English football's top-flight Premier League, sparking jubilant celebrations across the town, reports Xinhua. The promotion was assured Mon...

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Alcohol has lasting impact on memory in teenagers

New York, April 28 (IANS) Drinking alcohol heavily during adolescence results in long-lasting changes in parts of the brain that control learning and memory, says a study. In the eyes of the law, once people reach the age of 18, they are considered adult but the brain continues to mature and refine all the way into the mid-20s, explained lead author Mary-Louise Risher, post-doctoral rese...

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Invasive lionfish reaches Brazilian waters

London, April 28 (IANS) A lionfish -- normally seen in the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean -- has made a remarkable journey to reach Brazilian waters. The piscine pioneer was spotted by a group of recreational divers in a reef off Cabo Frio, a municipality of Rio de Janeiro in southeastern Brazil. The divers returned to the site the next day with hand spears and captured the fish for th...

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Arsenal will not copy Chelsea's style: Striker Giroud

London, April 28 (IANS) English football club Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud on Tuesday insisted that his team will not change their style despite being 10 points behind league leaders Chelsea who are closing in on the Premier League title. Despite almost certainly missing out on the title, Arsenal could still end the season with the silverware having made it to the Football Association ...

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Tripura University to draw foreign students

Agartala, April 28 (IANS) To strengthen people-to-people ties between India and its neighbours, Tripura University has undertaken several initiatives to draw more foreign students, a top varsity official said on Tuesday. According to Anjan Kumar Ghosh, the central university's vice-chancellor, it has been observed that students in Bangladesh were keen to study at Tripura University. ...

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Ghani invites Modi to Kabul, Bamiyan Valley

New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Kabul to inaugurate the parliament building there built by India and also the Bamiyan Valley and other historical sites in his country. I look very much forward to receiving you in Kabul and I hope you will not only come to inaugurate the parliament (building) but also visit ...

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Michelle Keegan named Sexiest Woman

Los Angeles, April 28 (IANS) Actress Michelle Keegan has been named Sexiest Woman in the World in a poll conducted by FHM magazine. The former Coronation Street actress has topped the magazine's annual poll, beating Keeping up with the Kardashians star Kendall Jenner and last year's winner Jennifer Lawrence into second and third place respectively, reports femalefirst.co.uk. Supe...

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Must do whatever we can to help Nepal victims: Big B

Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan seems to have lost faith in the saying - 'Life goes on' - after the Nepal tragedy. He says he can't get his heart to agree with it, adding that all steps must be taken to get the nation back on its feet. Yes...they say life goes on much like 'the show must go on'...but somewhere the heart does not agree...please Lord be merciful! ...

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Kingfisher ordered to pay ex-pilot Rs.52 lakh in dues

New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has directed the now defunct Kingfisher Airlines to pay over Rs.52 lakh to a female ex-pilot, on her plea seeking outstanding salary for a period of 21 months. Justice Jayant Nath ordered the grounded carrier to pay Rs.52,61,450 with nine percent interest to the pilot. Taking note of a contract letter between the parties that showed...

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MTS India extends its help to Nepal by another day

New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Telecom service provider Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) India has extended its concessional call rate for earthquake-hit Nepal families by yet another day. Given the call traffic and the scale of the tragedy, it has been extended by another day, a company spokesperson told IANS. It means the MTS concession will be effective till midnight Tuesday. Starting 11...

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Nepalese in Hong Kong ready to help quake victims

Hong Kong, April 28 (IANS) Nepalese and aid groups here are appealing for relief funds and supplies for victims in quake-devastated Nepal. A Nepalese group is all set to ship the first batch of 1,500 blankets and 1,000 flashlights it has bought, the South China Morning Post reported on Tuesday. More supplies including tents, medicine and water purification tablets will be sent on...

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I can watch 'Kuch Kuch Locha Hai' with my parents: Ram Kapoor

Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) Ram Kapoor, who will be seen sharing the screen with actress Sunny Leone in Kuch Kuch Locha Hai, says that the forthcoming comedy caper is a family drama. He also says that he can even watch the film with his parents and in-laws. It's not an adult comedy. It's a family comedy which is going to be an U rated film, Ram Kapoor told IANS. I can watch this fil...

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Sensex, Nifty end in green

Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities, the sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange, closed 219.39 points, or 0.81 percent, up on Tuesday. The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also closed in the green -- up 71.80 points or 0.87 percent -- at 8,285.60 points. The 30-scrip Sensex, which opened at 27,215.61 points, closed...

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Facebook Messenger launches free VOIP video calls

New York, April 28 (IANS) Facebook Messenger has launched free VOIP video calling over cellular and wi-fi connections on iOS and Android platforms. The services will be available in the US, Canada, England and 15 other countries, TechCrunch reported. With 600 million Messenger users and 1.44 billion on Facebook, the new VOIP video feature has a massive built-in audience. Messenge...

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Mamata offers assistance to quake-ravaged Nepal

Kolkata, April 28 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday offered help to quake-ravaged Nepal. Let us stand beside our brothers and sisters in Nepal. They don't even have the basic needs like food and water. So, whatever our friends from Nepal will ask, we are willing to give, Banerjee told mediapersons here. Many people from Ne...

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