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'Sharapova to be replaced from Olympic roster if ineligible'

Moscow, May 27 (IANS) Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova, currently suspended over doping abuse accusations, has been included in the country's national Olympic roster for the 2016 Games in Rio but will be replaced in case she is still ineligible to play, the president of the Russian Tennis Federation (RTF) has said. We will include her in the roster, Shamil Tarpishchev, who is also a m...

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TDP mega-convention begins in Tirupati

Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh), May 27 (IANS) A three-day Mahanadu (mega-convention) of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) began in the temple town of Tirupati on Friday. Party leaders and workers from both Andhra Pradesh and Telangana arrived in large numbers to attend the convention. The TDP is in ruling in Andhra Pradesh and is one of the opposition parties in Telangana. TDP president an...

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Facebook most preferred among US citizens to get news: Survey

New York, May 27 (IANS) Nearly 62 percent Americans get news from various social media platforms like Reddit, Facebook and Twitter and social networking giant Facebook is leading the pack, according to a new survey. Facebook is by far the largest social networking site, reaching 67 percent of US adults. The two-thirds of Facebook users who get news there, then, amount to 44 percent of th...

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Justin Bieber, Skrillex sued over 'Sorry' track

Los Angeles, May 27 (IANS) Grammy award winning singer Justin Bieber and American electronic music producer and singer Skrillex have been sued over the song Sorry. Casey Dienel, who records as White Hinterland, filed a lawsuit against the two over Bieber's 2015 comeback megahit Sorry, which was co-produced by Skrillex, reports variety.com. In the lawsuit, Dienel claims Bieber and...

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Shah Rukh Khan celebrates AbRam's birthday on plane

Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan celebrated his youngest son AbRam's third birthday on a plane. The 50-year-old actor was flying back to India with his children AbRam and Suhana, whom he fondly called Minions. He also shared a photograph on Instagram of his two children. Birthday celebrations on the plane to India with two of my Minions. Hope we get a cake...otherw...

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Supreme Court refuses to stay NEET ordinance

New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday refused to stay the NEET ordinance, saying that its validity on the ground it violated Article 14 of the constitution could be challenged when the court opened after the summer break. An apex court vacation bench of Justice Prafulla C. Pant and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud, while declining to pass any interim order, said that anything at t...

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Nag Ashwin's next a biopic on legendary actress Savitri

Chennai, May 27 (IANS) Director Nag Ashwin, who wowed critics and audiences alike with his Telugu directorial debut Yevade Subramanyam, will next helm a Telugu-Tamil bilingual biopic on the life of late legendary southern actress Savitri. The film has been titled 'Mahanati', and it'll be a magnum opus period film set in the golden era. With massive set pieces, the film will be unlike any...

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Weight gain in teens linked to low hormone levels

New York, May 27 (IANS) Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have discovered that lower levels of a hormone may make teenagers vulnerable to gaining unhealthy weight. Our study is the first to look at levels of spexin in the pediatric population, said one of the study authors Seema Kumar from Mayo Clinic Children's Centre in Minnesota, US. Potentially tied to weight mana...

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'Daayans', 'makhis' not regressive content on TV: Actress Dipika Kakar

New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) When Simar Bharadwaj, a popular character from the small screen's Sasural Simar Ka, turned into a 'makhi' (fly) following a 'shraap' (curse), it not just led to an outburst of memes on social media but also left critics wondering where content on Indian TV is heading. But actress Dipika Kakar, who has undergone the transformation, defends it by saying that it's mystical, ...

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More possible MH370 debris found in Mozambique

London, May 27 (IANS) A new piece of debris found possible belonging to the missing Malaysia Airline flight MH370 was found on a beach in Mozambique. A person contacted the BBC on Thursday and said he recently found the fragment on the Macaneta peninsula. He said the pieces were reasonably light, did not have metal on the outside, and looked extremely similar to photos posted on ...

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6.4 magnitude undersea quake rocks Fiji

Suva, May 27 (IANS) An undersea earthquake measuring 6.4 magnitude on the Richter scale hit waters off Fiji on Friday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The epicentre of the quake which struck from a depth of 572.1 km was traced 19 km south of Fiji's Ndoi island, or 362 km west of Nuku'alofa, capital of Tonga, according to the USGS. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre has not ...

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Ruckus in Jammu and Kashmir assembly

Srinagar, May 27 (IANS) The proceedings of the Jammu and Kashmir legislative assembly were disrupted on Friday as opposition members stormed to the speaker's podium to protest against a variety of issues, including what they termed the government's failure to implement the food safety act. As the day's proceedings started, MLAs of the opposition National Conference (NC) and the Congress ...

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Sanders picks up West Virginia super delegate

Washington, May 27 (IANS) Democrat presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders has picked up another super delegate, West Virginia Democratic National Committeewoman Elaine Harris. In an interview to Politico on Thursday evening, Harris said she had been waiting to see how her state voted in the primary on May 10 before she picked a candidate. The people voted here and I felt like the pe...

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Nigerian girl thrashed in Hyderabad, MEA seeks report

New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj has sought a report from the state government over the incident of a Nigerian girl being thrashed in Hyderabad. On reports of a Nigerian student injured in Hyderabad: EAM @SushmaSwaraj has urgently sought report from State Govt, is monitoring the case, ministry spokesperson Vikas Swaroop tweeted in the morning. ...

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Microsoft, Facebook to build 6,600 km subsea cable for faster internet

San Francisco, May 27 (IANS) Microsoft and Facebook have joined hands to build a new, state-of-the-art subsea cable across the Atlantic Ocean that will help meet the growing customer demand for high speed, reliable connections for cloud and online services for Microsoft, Facebook and their customers. The 6,600 km MAREA cable will be the highest-capacity subsea cable to ever cross the Atl...

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Second day of G7 summit underway in Japan

Tokyo, May 27 (IANS) The second and final day of the G7 leaders summit began on Friday in Japan's Ise-Shima, where they are expected to adopt a strategy to promote economic growth and an anti-terrorism action plan. The leaders of Germany, Canada, the US, France, Italy, Japan and Britain began meetings in which they will seek to solidify the results of Thursday's discussions, EFE news rep...

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EgyptAir crash: Signals detected in Mediterranean

Cairo, May 27 (IANS) Airbus has detected signals from the Mediterranean Sea where the EgyptAir flight 804 crashed last week, media reports said. The signals were emitted by the plane's emergency locator transmitter, a device that can manually or automatically activate at impact and will usually send a distress signal, CNN reported on Thursday. The signals from the emergency loca...

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US lawmakers get preachy before Modi visit

Washington, May 27 (IANS) It was supposed to be a welcome mat, a warm-up exercise for the triumphant return of the only man on the planet once barred entry to the US by a law to address the very chamber that had passed it. But the hearing on the Capitol Hill just two weeks before Prime Minister Narendra Modi's fourth visit in two years turned into a critique of India with accusations of ...

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Ice age on Mars occurred 400,000 years ago: Scientists

Washington, May 27 (IANS) Using radar data from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), scientists have found a record of the most recent Martian ice age recorded in the planet's north polar ice cap. The new results agree with previous models that indicate a glacial period ended about 400,000 years ago as well as predictions about how much ice would have been accumulated at the poles s...

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Key Indian equity indices open higher

Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) Key Indian equity market indices opened higher on Friday following global cues. The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) was trading 87.16 points or 0.33 percent up during the early session. The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading 23.40 points or 0.29 percent higher at 8,093.05 points. The BSE Sensex, which opened ...

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