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James Rodriguez has bright future at Bayern, says coach Heynckes

Munich, Dec 15 (IANS) Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes is convinced that Colombian James Rodriguez will play a vital role in the future for the record German football champions. He is improving step by step and is going to be more and more important for us, the 72-year-old commented, reports Xinhua news agency. James, Heynckes said, turns up for training with a broad smile on hi...

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Several women repeat sexual misconduct accusations against Trump

Washington, Dec 12 (IANS) Several women who last year accused Donald Trump of sexual misconduct before he was elected the US President have renewed their allegations publicly as they detailed their accounts of being groped, fondled and forcibly kissed by him. The accusers were among more than a dozen who had initially come forward during the 2016 presidential campaign. They reinvigorated...

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Women detail sexual allegations against Trump

New York, Dec 12 (IANS) A group of women who have publicly accused Donald Trump of sexual harassment and assault, have detailed their accounts of being groped, fondled and forcibly kissed by the US President, the media reported. This was serial misconduct and perversion on the part of Trump. Unfortunately, this behaviour isn't rare in our society, and people of all backgrounds can be vic...

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Commercialisation has led to emergence of new talent in art: Satish Gujral

New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Many major artists, including stalwarts like Jatin Das, have expressed disappointment at the widespread commercialisation of the art market. But Satish Gujral, a pioneer of contemporary Indian art, believes commercialisation has also led to the emergence of new talent. Gujral, whose sculpture Trinity was recently showcased at Bikaner House here, also said commerc...

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Hudson inspired by DiCaprio's 1990s' hairdo

Los Angeles, Dec 9 (IANS) Actress Kate Hudson has taken hairstyle inspiration from actor Leonardo DiCaprio's hairdo in 1990s. Her hair is growing out from a buzz to pixie cut, and she is finding new ways to style it. The actress has been battling the in-between stage by brushing her longer layers to the sides, but on Thursday, Hudson found hair inspiration from 1990s DiCaprio, re...

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UK must apologize for Jallianwala Bagh killings: London Mayor

Amritsar, Dec 6 (IANS) Moved by the tragedy that happened 98 years ago, London Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Wednesday that the British government should apologize for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre in Amritsar which left hundreds dead. Khan, on his maiden visit to Amritsar, paid tributes to those who died at the sprawling ground in the city. The British government should apologize for...

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Britain must apologise for Jallianwala Bagh massacre: London Mayor

Amritsar, Dec 6 (IANS) London Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Wednesday the British government should apologise for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre in Amritsar. Khan, who arrived in Amritsar on Tuesday, paid tributes to martyrs of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre here on Wednesday. The British government should apologise for the Jallianwala Bagh shootings. Some people use the word massacre, ...

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Windies to host Sri Lanka for three-Test series in June

Trinidad, Dec 5 (IANS) Cricket West Indies has announced to host Sri Lanka for a three-Test rubber, in May-June next year. The opening game will be played from June 6 at the Queen's Park Oval in Port of Spain followed by the second (June 14-18) and third (June 23-27) Tests at Barbados and St. Lucia, respectively. The islanders will start with a warm-up game from May 30-June 1 at ...

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Akshaye Khanna once 'feared' media

Mumbai, Dec 3 (IANS) Bollywood actor Akshaye Khanna, known for his skilled acting, says for the longest time he had a fear of facing the media. However, he now understands its importance in the business of cinema. Akshaye, son of late actor Vinod Khanna, maintained the image of a recluse for a long time in his career which started with Himalaya Putra in 1997. Asked why, Akshaye t...

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Solution to Nagaland insurgency near: Kovind

Kisama (Nagaland), Dec 1 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday said a solution to the decades-old Naga insurgency is near. On August 3, 2015, the Modi government and the National Socialist Council of Nagalim (NSCN-IM) signed a Framework Agreement. The separatist group has been in talks with New Delhi since 1997 after signing a ceasefire agreement. I am confident that a final...

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Former India women's cricketer, coach Sreerupa dead

Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) Former India women's cricket team coach and batswoman Sreerupa Bose (Mukherjee) passed away on Thursday morning due to massive cardiac arrest at her Salt Lake home in the eastern part of the city. She was 66. She is survived by her husband, former Bengal Olympic Association (BOA) president, Paresh Nath Mukherjee, and daughter, tennis player Amrita Mukherjee.

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Top US news anchor fired over 'sexual misconduct'

Washington, Nov 29 (IANS) Matt Lauer, one of the most famous TV news anchors in the US, was on Wednesday fired by NBC over an allegation of sexual misconduct. On Monday night, we received a detailed complaint from a colleague about inappropriate sexual behaviour in the workplace by Matt Lauer, NBC News president Andrew Lack said in a memo to staff. He said the allegation against ...

16 days ago
Sankhya InfoTech expands operations in the US, Singapore

Bengaluru, Nov 29 (IANS) With a renewed focus on aerospace and defence sector, Hyderabad-based Sankhya InfoTech Limited, a simulation and Cloud-based training management solutions provider, on Wednesday announced the expansion of its footprint into the US and Singapore markets. As part of the aggressive growth initiative, the company will also strengthen its presence in Europe and the Mi...

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Suu Kyi stripped of Oxford honour

London, Nov 28 (IANS) Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been stripped of the honour granting her the Freedom of the City of Oxford over her response to the repression of her countrys Rohingya Muslims. The Oxford city council voted unanimously to permanently remove the honour given to Suu Kyi in 1997 and said it did not want to celebrate those who turn a blind eye to violence...

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Prince Harry uses Princess Diana's legacy for engagement

London, Nov 28 (IANS) There was something old and something new in the ring Meghan Markle, the American actress, wore when she and Prince Harry announced their engagement. The ring, which the prince himself designed, bore three glittering diamonds: a central stone from Botswana and two others from the collection of the Harry's mother, Princess Diana, who died in 1997, the couple said in ...

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KCA to launch probe against BCCI vice president TC Mathew

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 26 (IANS) A meeting of the Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) held here on Sunday decided to conduct a probe into the allegations levelled against BCCI vice-president T.C. Mathew. A four member committee of the KCA has been appointed to probe the allegations against Mathew, when he was at the helm of KCA. Mathew speaking to IANS said he welcomes the probe as...

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Jharkhand ex-Chief Secretary jailed for 5 years in fodder scam

Ranchi, Nov 22 (IANS) A CBI court here on Wednesday sentenced former Chief Secretary of Jharkhand Sajjal Chakravarty to five years' imprisonment in a multi-million Animal Husbandry Department (AHD) scam, popularly known as fodder scam. Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Court judge Shambhulal Sahu pronounced the quantum of sentence after hearing the arguments of the CBI and Ch...

23 days ago
Don't miss Cassini's stunning 'Farewell to Saturn' mosaic

Washington, Nov 22 (IANS) NASA has released a stunning image mosaic of Saturn assembled from the images snapped by the Cassini probe during the final leg of its journey. Cassini's wide-angle camera acquired 42 red, green and blue images, covering the planet and its main rings from one end to the other, on September 13 and imaging scientists stitched these frames together to make a natura...

24 days ago
Manushi follows holistic beauty regime, says skincare expert

Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar is a hardworking girl and diligently follows a holistic beauty regime, says Amit Karkhanis, her official skincare expert. Manushi is hardworking, and being a medical student she understands her body extremely well, and realises that beauty requires a holistic approach and a diligent regimen. She inherits a lot of her beauty from her ...

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Legendary volleyball coach could be next governor of Rio

Rio de Janeiro, Nov 21 (IANS) Bernardo Bernardinho Rezende, who was the world's most successful volleyball coach ever and the winner of six Olympic medals, admitted that he is contemplating running for governor of Rio de Janeiro state and is not afraid to tackle this difficult challenge. Somebody has to take charge of this bomb, said the former coach in an interview published Monday in t...

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