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G7 warns Russia faces more sanctions
London, July 31 (IANS) The G7 leaders in a joint statement Wednesday said Russia will face further economic sanctions if it continued to support rebels in Ukraine. The warning came after the EU added eight more Russians to its sanctions. The G7 nations of economic powers, comprising the US, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and Britain, also said that Russia had undermined Uk...
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Kim Kardashian slams Rob's ex-girlfriend
London, July 31 (IANS) Reality TV star Kim Kardashian has hit out at brother Rob Kardashian's ex-girlfriend Adrienne Bailon for bad mouthing her sibling. Talking to a Latina magazine, the actress-and-singer, who dated Rob for two years, claimed that appearing on her ex-boyfriend's family's reality show Keeping Up with the Kardashians did her career more harm than good, reports femalefirs...
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Few Americans believe US winning fight against terror: Poll
Washington, July 31 (IANS) Belief that the US is winning the fight against terrorism has dropped to its lowest level in more than a decade of regular tracking, a poll has found. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey found that just 27 percent of the likely US voters now believe the US and its allies are winning the fight against terrorism, the lowest level in more than a deca...
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Kohli's significant dinner date with Vaughan
Southampton, July 31 (IANS/RAY) Tuesday night, India batsman and vice-captain Virat Kohli had dinner with Michael Vaughan, former England captain, at a Brazilian restaurant in Southampton. This was revealed by the latter on BBC Radio. What they chatted about has become a matter of speculation. There was no word from either as to what they discussed, though sources close to them indicate ...
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Simon Cowell will be a great dad: Ex-girlfriend
Los Angeles, July 31 (IANS) Former Playboy model Carmen Electra says that her ex-boyfriend, Simon Cowell, will be a great father to his son Eric. The 54-year-old music mogul and his girlfriend, Lauren Silverman, welcomed their first child together in February. Electra said: I'm sure little Eric will get a lot of knowledge of entertainment and business. He'll absolutely have to ta...
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Reach out to others as friends: UN chief
United Nations, July 31 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon has called upon all to reach out to one another as friends and build long-term foundations for lasting peace in the time of mistrust and violence. Marking the International Day of Friendship, the UN chief said that whatever the cause or however powerful the animosity, the human spirit must prevail, Xinhua reported. ...
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When Rita Ora forgot her lines
Los Angeles, July 31 (IANS) Singer Rita Ora found acting difficult as she kept forgetting her lines while filming her scenes for the upcoming erotica Fifty Shades of Grey. The 23-year-old singer, who is playing Mia Grey in the film, had someone feeding her script to her through an earpiece because she couldn't remember her lines, reports mirror.co.uk. She said: I had to have some...
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Liam Neelson yet to get over his wife's death
Los Angeles, July 31 (IANS) Actor Liam Neelson still hasn't got over his wife's death whom he lost five years ago. The Taken star was left heartbroken when he switched off Natasha Richardson's life support in 2009 following a tragic ski accident and he admits he still expects to hear her walk through the door at times, reports femalefirst.co.uk. Her death was never real. It still...
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Tunisian army chief resigns after soldiers' deaths
Tunis, July 31 (IANS) The Tunisian Army chief,Mohamed Salah Hamdi , has stepped down from his post as the highest commander, the defence ministry confirmed Wednesday. Hamdi had presented his letter of resignation July 23, less than a week after 15 soldiers were killed by militants along the Algerian border. He was leaving for personal reasons, Xinhua quoted Defence Minister Ghaz...
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Security Council renews UN mission in Cyprus
United Nations, July 31 (IANS) The UN Security Council (UNSC) Wednesday renewed a UN mission in Cyprus for another six months to continue assisting the parties in the country to bring the division of the island to a comprehensive and durable settlement. In a unanimously adopted resolution, the 15-member Security Council expressed its full support for UNFICYP (the United Nations Peacekeep...
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Commonwealth Games medals tally
Glasgow, July 31 (IANS) England are back at the top of the medals table with 37 gold, 34 silver and 30 bronze in the 20th Commonwealth Games.
India are now sixth with a tally of 41 medals, including 10 gold, 19 silver and 12 bronze.
Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
England 37 34 30 101
Australia 34 32 38 104
Canada 22 7 21 50
Scotland 13 12 14 39
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Daniel Radcliffe loved calorific treats
Los Angeles, July 31 (IANS) Actor Daniel Radcliffe enjoyed gorging on calorific treats while filming for What If. The 25-year-old enjoyed eating special sandwiches, which were made up of a whole loaf of bread, a jar of jam, a jar of peanut butter, bacon rashers and loads of butter, while shooting the upcoming romantic-comedy, reports femalefirst.co.uk. If you can get a job where ...
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Wins for Sharath Kamal-Shamini, Amalraj-Madhurika
Glasgow, July 31 (IANS) The mixed doubles pairs of Achanta Sharath Kamal and Shamini Kumaresan and that of Anthony Amalraj and Madhurika Patkar won their respective third mixed doubles matches in the table tennis competition of the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the Scoutstoun Campus here Wednesday. Sharath and Shamini won 11-5, 11-8, 11-8 against Malaysia's Chee Feng Leong and Ying Ho while...
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Grapplers clinch five medals, gold eludes India
Glasgow, July 31 (IANS) Virtually taking over where their compatriot shooters signed off at the range, Indian wrestlers rained medals picking up four silvers and a bronze, but the gold eluded the nation on day seven of competition at the Commonwealth Games here Wednesday. The grapplers cornered all the medals that came India's way. Satywart Kadian, Sakshi Malik, Bajrang and Lalita won th...
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Orlando Bloom throws punch at Bieber
Los Angeles, July 31 (IANS) Actor Orlando Bloom got into a brawl with pop star Justin Bieber in Ibiza. Outside a restaurant full of celebrities Bloom and Bieber were seen getting into an argument by a few eye witnesses, reports tmz.com. The eyewitness say that Bloom threw a punch and Bieber ducked. What's up b***h? screamed Beiber. The crowd applauded as Bieber le...
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Five Indian boxers reach CWG semis
Glasgow, July 31 (IANS) Indian boxers Pinki Jangra, L. Sarita Devi, Devendro Singh, Mandeep Jangra and Vijender Singh reached the semi-finals of the Commonwealth Games in their respective categories at the SECC Hall here Wednesday. However, Amritpreet Singh bit the dust as he lost the men's 91 kg quarter-final bout to local pugilist Stephen Lavelle. The judges found the Scot to be better...
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Mixed day for India in lawn bowls
Glasgow, July 31 (IANS) It was a mixed day for Indians in 2014 Commonwealth Games lawn bowls, as Sam Bahadur won both his men's singles match while the women's team lost their pairs match but won in triples at the Kelvingrove Lawn Bowls centre here Wednesday. Bahadur started the day with a 20-18 win over Pakistan's Muhammad Shahzad in the first match of round four in second B of men's si...
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England in driving seat against India
Southampton, July 31 (IANS) England look set to level the five-match series 1-1 after reducing India, who still need 333 runs to win, to 112 for four at stumps on day four of the third cricket Test at The Rose Bowl here Wednesday. India, chasing 445 runs for victory, lost Murali Vijay (12) to a silly run out. Vijay and his opening partner Shikhar Dhawan (37) went for a dangerous single a...
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Indian doubles squash players earn group wins
Glasgow, July 31 (IANS) India's doubles squash players earned wins in their respective categories at the Commonwealth Games here Wednesday. Men's doubles pair Saurav Ghosal and Harinder Pal Sandhu won 11-7, 11-3 over Uganda's Paul Kadoma and Michael Kawooya. They had earlier beaten Cayman Islands but lost to Wales to finish second in Pool G. Joshana Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal t...
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UPSC protestors torch buses, police booth in Delhi
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Civil service aspirants Wednesday night clashed with police and burnt down two buses and a police booth during their continued protest here demanding scrapping of the aptitude test from the entrance examination, police said. Around 400-500 aspirants took out a candle march in Mukherjee Nagar area in north Delhi. They were walking towards the Bara Hindu Rao Hospi...