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Seth Meyers to host 2018 Golden Globe Awards

Los Angeles, Nov 24 (IANS) Comedian Seth Meyers is slated to host the 75th Golden Globe Awards Ceremony on January 7, 2018. The news was announced on Thursday on the occasion of Thanksgiving via Golden Globe's website and Twitter, reports aceshowbiz.com. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) is excited to have Seth Meyers host the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards. With h...

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Eight 'N.korean' men found in Japan coast

Tokyo, Nov 24 (IANS) Eight men claiming to be from N.Korea and a boat was found on the coast of Japan's Akita prefecture, police said on Friday. The police received a report of the men at a marina in Yurihonjo city late Thursday night, reports public broadcaster NHK. They were immediately taken into custody and a Korean interpreter has been brought in to help with obtaining detai...

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World's biggest Rasogolla to celebrate GI tag to 'Banglar Rasogolla'

Kolkata, Nov 24 (IANS) Days after West Bengal got the Geographical Indication (GI) for Banglar Rasogolla, two self help groups in Nadia district collaborated to produce a gigantic version of the round syrupy dessert, which they claim to be the world's biggest. The enormous Rasogolla, weighing nine kilograms with the syrup and more than six kilograms without it, needed five professional s...

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Trump praises US troops in Thanksgiving message

Washington, Nov 24 (IANS) President Donald Trump highlighted how the US military was really winning since he took office as he spoke to five branches of the military serving overseas via satellite on the occasion of Thanksgiving Day, the media reported. After sending out two tweets on Thursday praising his own administration, Trump addressed the troops stationed in Afghanistan, Iraq, Tur...

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Guru Tegh Bahadur stood for human dignity, freedom: President

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Sikh Guru Tegh Bahadur made supreme sacrifice for the cause of human dignity, liberty and freedom of worship and we should dedicate ourselves to the same principles, President Ram Nath Kovind said on Thursday. In his message on the martyrdom day of the ninth Guru of the Sikhs, Kovind said: On the occasion of the observance of the Shaheedi Divas of Guru Tegh Bahad...

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Biocon releases new drug to treat cancer types

Bengaluru, Nov 23 (IANS) Biotech major Biocon Ltd on Thursday released a new drug for treatment of cancer affecting the lung, kidney, cervical, ovaries and brain. The biosimilar Bevacizumab Krabeva is a monoclonal antibody drug for first line of treatment of patients with metastatic colorectal cancer and other types of the disease, said the city-based company in a statement here. ...

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Have lovely memories of 'Radha nachegi': Sonakshi Sinha

Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Actress Sonakshi Sinha will be seen performing on Radha nachegi from the 2014 film Tevar at the grand finale episode of devotional reality show Om Shanti Om. She says she has lovely memories of the song. 'Radha nachegi' song perfectly suited the grand finale occasion of 'Om Shanti Om'. I have lovely memories of the song and performing on the same just made me happie...

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Five Indians storm into women's Youth Worlds semis

Guwahati, Nov 22 (IANS) India assured themselves of five bronze medals in the AIBA womens World Youth Boxing Championships with local star Ankushita Boro, Shashi Chopra, Sakshi, Nitu and Jyoti cruising into the semi-finals here on Wednesday. The other Indian on show in the morning session, Niharika Gonella, however missed out on her medal opportunity, bowing to the more accomplished and ...

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Teigen, Legend expecting second child

Los Angeles, Nov 22 (IANS) Model Chrissy Teigen has announced that she is expecting her second child with husband and singer John Legend. Teigen shared the news on Snapchat by sharing a photograph of her baby bump, reports dailymail.co.uk. Very excited to not have to hide this anymore. Everyone I told first was like 'uh yeah, we knew thanks', she captioned the image, which featur...

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St. Moritz Ice Cricket 2018 launched

New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Former India opener Virender Sehwag and middle-order batsman Mohammad Kaif on Wednesday launched the inaugural edition of St.Moritz Ice Cricket 2018. The two-day event, which will be held in St.Moritz in Switzerland on February 8 and 9 set against the serene and breathtaking backdrop of the Swiss mountains, will host two matches over two days. Apart from...

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Celebs raise voice against gender violence through concert

Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) A group of young musicians including Armaan Malik, Sukriti-Akriti, Papon, Harshdeep Kaur, Salim-Suleiman along with Farhan Akhtar, Shah Rukh Khan and Shabana Azmi, gathered for music concert 'Lalkaar' to create awareness against gender violence. Tuesday's concert was part of the social campaign 'Bas Ab Bahut Ho Gaya'. Though the audience came to enjoy the li...

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Rio lives in climate of lawlessness: Brazilian Attorney General

Brasilia, Nov 22 (IANS) Brazilian Attorney General Raquel Dodge has said the state of Rio de Janeiro lives in a climate of land without law. The Attorney General's assertion came after the regional Legislative Assembly decided to release three of its deputies who were imprisoned on suspicion of corruption, a decision annulled on Tuesday by an appellate court, Efe news reported. D...

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Netanyahu, Putin discuss Syria in phone call

Jerusalem, Nov 22 (IANS) Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke about Syria with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a telephonic conversation, a media report said. The talks took place a day after Putin's meeting with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. According to the Hebrew-language Ynet news site, an Israeli official said that Netanyahu and Putin spoke over the p...

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Nadda stresses industry, academia collaboration

New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda on Tuesday called for promoting industry and academia collaboration for developing affordable medical products. There is a need for promoting industry and academia collaboration for developing affordable medical products so that innovations and advances in medical sector can reach a vast population, said Nadda inaugurating 1st Wor...

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Yes Bank raises $400 mn through twin loans

New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Leading Indian private lender Yes Bank said on Tuesday it was raising $400 million (Rs 2,600 crore) through two syndicated loans from Taiwan and Japan. The first loan of $250 million is from 17 Taiwanese banks and second (Samurai) loan of $150 million from 8 Japanese banks, said the bank in a statement here. The Mumbai-based bank has tied up a 5-year comm...

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President calls Manipur sports capital of India

Imphal, Nov 21 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday inaugurated a 10-day Sangai tourism festival in Imphal and said nobody can forget the magnificent Mary Kom who has done India proud on several occasions. Terming Manipur as the sports capital of India, the President said there are many indigenous games in the state which are unique. He said out of 21 Indian football play...

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Odisha to seek GI tag for 'Jagannath Rasagola'

Bhubaneswar, Nov 21 (IANS) The Odisha government has decided to apply for Geographical Indication (GI) tag for 'Jagannath Rasagola' instead of 'Odishara Rasagola', said an official on Tuesday. The director of industries, on the basis of a comprehensive report prepared after taking the views of legal experts and various stakeholders on the issue, has recommended the MSME department file f...

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East Bengal focused on bright start in I-League

New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) East Bengal head coach Khalid Jamil said on Tuesday his side will go step by step in the I-League 2017-18 edition and at the moment the focus is on getting a good start. Jamil, who helped Aizawl FC clinch their maiden I-League title in the previous season, was roped in by the Kolkata football giants for a record Rs 2 crore earlier this year. We need a goo...

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Will decide dates of winter session soon: Minister

New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar on Tuesday hit out at the Congress for targeting the government over delay in convening the winter session of Parliament and said that the dates would be decided soon. The CCPA (Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs) will meet in a couple of days and decide the dates, Kumar told reporters here, adding that th...

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India has put 'Dharma' at centre of governance: Naidu

Hyderabad, Nov 20 (IANS) Dharma is for the stability of society, maintenance of social order and the general well-being and progress of human kind, and India has put Dharma at the centre of governance, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu said on Monday. Addressing the members of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Advocates Associations here, he said: Upholding Dharma means sustaining our civiliza...

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