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Richa Chadha extends Cannes trip for 'detox'

Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Actress Richa Chadha, who went to the French Riviera to attend the 68th Cannes International Film Festival for the screening of Masaan, has decided to extend her stay as she wants to treat herself to a mini vacation. According to a source, the Fukrey actress plans to visit Paris and Amsterdam before she heads back to India to resume the shooting of her next movie wi...

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Truncated national anthem played at Jayalalithaa's swearing-in

Chennai, May 23 (IANS) The swearing-in ceremony of AIADMK general secretary J.Jayalalithaa as chief minister and her council of ministers here on Saturday caused a controversy after a very short version of the national anthem was played on the occasion. Before the swearing-in ceremony, it was announced that the national anthem would be played followed by Tamizh Thai Vazhthu (Invocation t...

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India bag five medals in Women's Junior Boxing

Taipei, May 23 (IANS) Three Indian boxers, Savita, Mandeep Sandhu and Sakshi clinched gold medals, while Soniya and Gonella Niharika won silver medals in the AIBA Women's Junior World Boxing Championships here on Saturday. In the 50 kg category, Savita defeated Ukranian Rohova Kateryna 3-0 in the final, while in the 52 kg event, Mandeep defeated Irish Earley Niamh 3-0 in the title round....

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Seven children injured in Bihar blast

Patna, May 23 (IANS) Seven children were injured on Saturday when a bomb they found in a field in Bihar's Bhagalpur district accidentally exploded, police said. The incident took place in Kathalbari in Bhagalpur, about 200 km from Patna. Some children, who were playing in the field, found a bomb. As they were not aware it was a bomb, they hit it with a brick that resulted in the ...

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Rahul meets ex-servicemen on OROP

New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday met a delegation of ex-servicemen and promised them that he and his party would put pressure on the government for implementation of the one rank one pension scheme (OROP). The meeting took place at the AICC headquarters here. The OROP has been a long standing demand of the armed forces. It has been...

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Depreciating dollar, RBI investment returns hike foreign reserves

Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Depreciation in dollar value, interest payments on securities held by the apex bank in non-dollar currencies and the rich payouts for its participation in the forwards trading market led to an exponential rise in India's foreign exchange reserves. According to the data furnished by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in its weekly statistical supplement, India's total f...

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We're not repackaging UPA schemes: NDA government

New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The year-old Narendra Modi-led government says its schemes won't leave any sector untouched as it flicks aside a Congress charge that it was repackaging the UPA dispensation's programmes. With banking schemes like Jan Dhan Yojana, mass movement programmes like Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan, and social movements like Beti Bachao, the government says no sector has been l...

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Adil, Shivani bag tennis titles

Bengaluru, May 23 (IANS) Top seeds Adil Kalyanpur and Shivani Manjanna, both of Karnataka, won the boys and girls singles titles respectively, in the SAT Open National Series Under-16 junior tennis tournament here on Saturday. In a well contested boys singles final, laced with sparkling rallies, Adil defeated a gritty Nikit M. Reddy of Andhra 6-2, 6-4, while Shivani proved too good for h...

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IPL final to be re-run of rain-delayed inaugural?

Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) In what could be a repeat of the opening ceremony, thundershowers may play spoiler for cricket fans on Sunday when Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Mumbai Indians (MI) lock horns in the Indian Premier League (IPL) final here. The regional met office on Saturday said there is a possibility of thundershowers in the next few days in West Bengal, including state capital K...

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Vergara's former fiance to seek custody of embryos

Los Angeles, May 23 (IANS) Sofia Vergara's former fiance Nick Loeb is reportedly set to seek custody of their frozen embryos after a judge gave him permission to refile his lawsuit against the actress. Loeb, who is locked in a bitter dispute with the Modern Family star over the future of two female embryos they created together before their split May 2014, was granted permission to file ...

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Manager Pellegrini confident of staying at City

London, May 23 (IANS) Manuel Pellegrini is confident he will keep his job as Manchester City manager as he heads for crunch talks with the football club chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak. The City chief is expected to fly in from Abu Dhabi for Sunday's final game against Southampton at the Etihad Stadium and use the trip to hold an end-of-season review with Pellegrini, dailymail.co.uk reporte...

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LG-AAP row: Notification illegal, says Subramanium

New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The central government's notification giving Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung the final say in posting and transfer of Delhi government bureaucrats is illegal and constitutional, former solicitor general Gopal Subramanium has said. In his opinion that was sought by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over the Narendra Modi government's decree, the senior counsel said: I...

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'Bombairiya' our ode to Mumbai: British-born producer

New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Bombairiya is an ode to the city of Mumbai, a place full of contradictions and wonderment and where anything is possible, says British-born producer Michael Ward, whose wife Pia Sukanya has turned director with the film. The Bombairiya cast includes Radhika Apte, Akshay Oberoi, Siddhanth Kapoor, Shilpa Shukla and Ravi Kishan. 'Bombairiya' is our ode to th...

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UAE gears up for Mars mission

Abu Dhabi, May 23 (IANS/WAM) State-owned Masdar Institute of Science and Technology is ramping up its efforts to support the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in achieving its goal of sending an unmanned space probe to Mars by 2021, a media report said on Saturday. The initiative for the UAE's Mars mission, named Hope, the first in the Arab world, was launched in October. Masdar Institu...

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Would love to do a film based on chess: Aamir Khan

Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Actor Aamir Khan, who has done a film around cricket and is now working on a movie on wrestling, hopes to feature in a project on chess, a game which he enjoys playing. The 50-year-old was present at the inauguration of the third edition of the Maharashtra Chess League here on Friday. On being asked if he'd like to do a film around chess, he said: I would lo...

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Kolkata exhibition showcases biodiversity through matchboxes

Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) In a unique initiative to showcase the richness of biodiversity across the world, over 300 matchboxes from India and abroad, with engravings of animals and plants, are being exhibited here. At the Saga of Life exhibition at the Birla Industrial and Technological Museum, 350 matchboxes crafted from different materials and of varied sizes narrate the story of evoluti...

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Nirmala Sitharaman to lead business delegation to Algeria

New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will lead a business delegation to Algeria from May 26 to June 1, 2015, a FICCI statement said here on Saturday. India has been given a status of Guest of Honour country for the Algiers International Trade Fair, being held from May 26 to June 1, 2015 in Algeria. Last year, this status was given to the US, the statement from Fe...

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Never thought I'd do a Mahesh Bhatt film: Vidya Balan

Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Intense subjects intertwined with erotic elements are often at the core of movies from the Bhatts' Vishesh Films stable. Actress Vidya Balan, who features in their upcoming production Hamari Adhuri Kahani, says she never thought she would do a film under the banner. I never thought that in my career I would do a film with Vishesh Films because the kind of films the ...

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50 kg of cannabis seized in Bengal

Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) Fifty kilograms of ganja (cannabis) was seized from West Bengal's Murshidabad district while it was being smuggled to Bangladesh, a Border Security Force (BSF) officer said on Saturday. The seizure was made on Friday during a special operation by the 43rd battalion of the BSF of the Narsharipara border outpost in the district. The special team challenged a ...

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Linc Pen & Plastics' net profit up 24 percent

Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) Writing instruments company Linc Pen and Plastics Ltd (Linc) on Saturday said its net profit during the fiscal year 2014-15 increased by over 24 percent at Rs.14.32 crore against Rs.11.51 crore during 2013-14. The net revenue in the review period increased marginally by just over one percent at Rs.318.3 crore compared to Rs.314.1 crore during the fiscal year 2013-1...

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