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At three, Anjana becomes Kerala's youngest organ donor

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 3 (IANS) A five-year-old boy was doing well here on Monday after getting the liver and kidneys of a brain dead three-year-old girl, who became Kerala's youngest organ donor. The harvesting surgery started on Saturday night and when we finished the transplant, it took us 16 hours. The boy is currently on ventilator and is expected to come out of it tomorrow (Tuesda...

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25 dead in Syrian military plane crash

Damascus, Aug 3 (IANS) At least 25 people were killed and dozens injured on Monday when a military plane crashed in Syria. The plane crashed into a residential area in Syria, Xinhua news agency reported. ...

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Remembering Kishore-da: TV stars share their favourite songs

Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) His myriad songs made childhood sweeter for some, while some are fans of his acting. TV stars like Vivian Dsena and Aishwarya Sakhuja have shared their memories of Kishore Kumar's legacy ahead of the legendary singer-actor Kishore Kumar's 86th birth anniversary, which falls on Tuesday. Here's what the celebrities had to say: * Ashish Chowdhry: My dad used to...

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Paramount backs Cruise for 'Mission: Impossible 6'

Los Angeles, Aug 3 (IANS) Mission: Impossible 6 is in the works, Paramount Pictures vice chairman Rob Moore has confirmed. We're very happy to be developing this movie with Tom (Cruise). There's no question that Ethan Hunt deserves another film, Moore told variety.com. The previous four Mission: Impossible films grossed a combined $2 billion at the worldwide box office. Rogue Nat...

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Every home will have a drone soon: Indian-origin scientist

Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) The current craze of grabbing the latest mobile phone may soon be replaced by a desire to own a drone, according to Indian-origin scientist Parimal Kopadekar from NASA. In five to 10 years from now, every home may have a drone, Kopadekar said at a conference on Unmanned Aerial Systems Traffic Management hosted by Nasa and the Silicon Valley Chapter of the Assoc...

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A writer's job is not to make tourist brochure of India: Booker prize nominee

New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Anuradha Roy, longlisted for Man Booker Prize 2015, dispels the notion that Indian writers sell dark social realities of the country to the western world As a writer, she says, she can't close eyes to the unsavoury truths around her. Why wouldn't I write about something which affects me deeply? A writer's job is not to make a tourist brochure of the country. said ...

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RFC India strides ahead in second season

Panaji, Aug 3 (IANS) The latest addition to the country's motorsport scene, the Force Gurkha Rainforest Challenge (RFC) India completed a triumphant second season after a successful inaugural edition in 2014. The second season of the international off-roading event was held in different parts of Goa from July 25 to 31. Twenty three teams from across the country, including two from Goa, c...

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Heavy rain damages houses, crops in Leh

Srinagar, Aug 3 (IANS) Heavy overnight rain has damaged houses and crops in Jammu and Kashmir's Leh district, an official said on Monday. Incessant rain caused panic last night in Leh. Chuchot, Thicksey, Saboo, Phyang, Shey and Nyuma valley are worst affected areas in the district, an official told IANS. He said the gushing water seeped into the Leh airport during the wee hours o...

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Congress seems to have lost faith in democracy: Gadkari

New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday accused the Congress of stalling parliamentary proceedings as the party seems to have lost faith in democracy. Speaking to the media after External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj made a brief statement in Rajya Sabha on the Lait Modi issue, Gadkari said only the Congress wants to disrupt the house. It's...

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Sensex up 122 points; bank stocks rise

Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Expectations of a rate cut by the apex bank coupled-with capital infusion into the public sector banks cheered investor sentiments and led a barometer index of the Indian equity markets to trade up 122 points during the mid-afternoon session on Monday. The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also made gains during the session. It was up 27.15 po...

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Japan demands explanation on alleged US spying

Tokyo, Aug 3 (IANS) Tokyo is seeking an explanation from Washington on the alleged US spying on the Japanese government and companies, the media reported on Monday. We are strongly asking US director of national intelligence to check the facts, chief cabinet secretary Yoshihide Suga said over the US national security agency's alleged interception. If the alleged spying were true,...

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Illegal immigrants in Britain to face eviction

London, Aug 3 (IANS) Immigrants living in Britain illegally will face eviction from rental properties under new laws to be included in a new immigration bill, the media reported on Monday. Landlords who fail to check the immigration status of tenants could be fined or imprisoned for up to five years under a new criminal offence to be included in the bill, BBC reported. Communitie...

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Married? Have a crush to boost desire for your partner

New York, Aug 3 (IANS) Are you in a serious relationship and harbouring a crush on someone else too? Well, this may actually boost your desire for the current partner. According to an interesting survey, 70 percent women in the US reported that having an outside crush actually improved their desire resulting in a better life with their long-term partner. A majority of the women s...

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Caitlyn Jenner dating Candis Cayne?

Los Angeles, Aug 3 (IANS) It looks like reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner is crushing on her friend Candis Cayne. In a clip from an episode of I Am Cait, the 65-year-old packs for a road trip with her new trans girlfriends. While going through clothes in her closet with her best friend Ronda Kamihira, Caitlyn is teased by Ronda, who says: You need a sexy (outfit) for Candis. Who's ...

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Spielberg donates $1 mn to Hillary Clinton's super PAC

Los Angeles, Aug 3 (IANS) Filmmaker Steven Spielberg has reportedly donated $1 million to Priorities USA Action, the super PAC (Political Action Committee) supporting Hillary Clinton's presidential bid. Businessman Jeffrey Katzenberg and media proprietor Haim Saban are also said to have given $1 million each. Other donors to the group, an independent expenditure committee that can colle...

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China stocks close lower

Beijing, Aug 3 (IANS) The shattered confidence of investors caused Chinese stocks to remain in the negative territory on Monday following last week's decline. The benchmark Shanghai composite index shrank 1.1 percent to close at 3,622.91 points. The smaller Shenzhen component index fell 1.72 percent to close at 12,161.58 points, Xinhua news agency reported. The ChiNext index, tra...

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School for tourism, strategic security soon: Goa CM

Panaji, Aug 3 (IANS) The Goa government is in the process of starting a Global School of Tourism and School of Strategic and Security Studies in association with the Goa University, chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar told the state assembly on Monday. Parsekar said starting both the schools would cost Rs.32.42 crore, which will offer post graduate courses and academic research in areas re...

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Chris Hemsworth's abs leave Christina Applegate in awe

Los Angeles, Aug 3 (IANS) Actress Christina Applegate admits to being in awe of actor Chris Hemsworth's abs. Hemsworth strips down to his underwear for a performance in the new comedy Vacation. And although the scene garnered lots of laughs from movie-goers, the film's star, Applegate, says Hemsworth's physique is no laughing matter. It didn't make me laugh because we were just ...

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California wildfires spread to 54,000 acres

Los Angeles, Aug 3 (IANS) Massive wildfires in California state have spread across 54,000 acres west of capital Sacramento, the media reported on Monday. The flames in Lake, Colusa and Yolo counties, were just five percent contained on Sunday, California fire spokesman Daniel Berlant said. No injuries were reported, however more than 12,000 people were ordered to evacuate and se...

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Not helped Lalit Modi on travel documents: Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday said she never helped former IPL chief Lalit Modi in getting travel documents from the British authorities. The minister told Rajya Sabha that she has been waiting for the past last two weeks to make her stand clear. This issue about me is being raised since the last two weeks. I had informed through the le...

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