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New taxi app to provide roadside pickup

New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) People in Delhi and some other cities will now have a wider choice of taxis with the launch of a new app that also provides roadside pickup, and commission-free registration and enrolment to cab drivers. The app was launched on Thursday across seven cities, including Delhi, Ghaziabad, Gurugram, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai and Bengaluru. The app 'Baxi', which ...

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Karnataka childcare workers call off stir over wage hike

Bengaluru, March 23 (IANS) About 10,000 childcare workers (Anganwadis) and their helpers in Karnataka called off their four-day agitation on Thursday after Chief Minister Siddaramaiah assured them of a wage hike soon. We have called off our agitation on the Chief Minister's assurance that his government will increase our wages, Karnataka State Anganwadi Workers' Association President S. ...

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Two held for robbing money, revolver from Bengaluru cop

Bengaluru, March 23 (IANS) Two thieves were arrested in Mangaluru for allegedly robbing a service revolver from a head constable in Bengaluru north a month ago, a top police official said on Thursday. Accused Dhanush, 19, and Vijay, 21, from Surathkal in Dakshina Kannada district were arrested under Section 379 of the IPC after they admitted to robbing a revolver from Head Constable Nara...

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IPL: Tahir replaces Mitchell Marsh in Pune Supergiant

New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) After failing to find any takers in the Indian Premier League (IPL) auctions last month, South Africa leg-spinner Imran Tahir on Thursday finally managed to get one when he replaced injured Australian pacer Mitchell Marsh in the Rising Pune Supergiant. Marsh, who suffered a shoulder injury after the second Test against India in Bengaluru earlier this month, was...

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Two held with scrapped notes of Rs 1.28-cr in Bengaluru

Bengaluru, March 23 (IANS) Two persons were arrested here for possessing demonetised high-value currency notes of the face value of Rs 1.28 crore in and attempting to exchange them for new notes, the city police said on Thursday. Jemmy Rahul, 34, from the city, and Ajay, 26, from Uttara Kannada district in the coastal region, were arrested and the old currency notes were seized from them...

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National drag race championship final this weekend

Chennai, March 23 (IANS) The national drag racing championship's finale will be run at the refurbished Madras Motor Racing track (MMRT) here this weekend with round two scheduled for Saturday and the concluding round on Sunday. For the first time the meet will be held at the MMRT track which is being transformed into India's only multi-event motorsport facility run by a club with provisi...

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OnePlus 3T smartphone in Midnight Black available for limited time

Bengaluru, March 23 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus on Thursday announced that its latest smartphone OnePlus 3T in Midnight Black edition will be available to users for a limited time only. The limited edition of OnePlus 3T Midnight Black will be sold through three channels -- Amazon.in, oneplusstore.in and OnePlus Experience Store in Bengaluru at Rs 34,999. This new ver...

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Golfer Vani consolidates lead in Hero Women's Tour

Pune, March 23 (IANS) Delhi golfer Vani Kapoor consolidated her lead, carding one-over (72) after the second round of the Rs 6,00,000-Hero Womens Professional Tour at the Poona Club Golf Course here on Thursday. Trailing her by a margin of seven shots is Panchkula's Amandeep Drall with a total score of 149 after 36 holes. Vani had a shaky start, carding bogeys on the third and fi...

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Bringing Paes, Bhupathi together again a great move, says Naresh Kumar

Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) Former Davis cup captain Naresh Kumar on Thursday hoped Indian tennis superstars Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi can set their differences aside and make their chemistry work when Uzbekistan comes calling for the second round of the Asia/Oceania Group 1 Davis Cup tie, beginning on April 7. Besides the star-duo, the six-member squad also includes singles speciali...

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Man held for stealing lingerie from Bengaluru women's hostel

Bengaluru, March 22 (IANS) A mentally disturbed person was arrested for allegedly stealing lingerie from the Maharani Women's College hostel in the city and wearing them, said police on Wednesday. Abu Tallem, 33, was arrested for entering the Maharani Women's College hostel in nude, stealing inmates' lingerie and wearing them, Bengaluru Central Deputy Commissioner of Police Chandra Gupta...

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I love Kohli and Australian public love him: Former Aussie captain Clarke

New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Former Australia skipper Michael Clarke on Wednesday slammed his country's media for tarnishing India skipper Virat Kohli's image and stressed that his country loves the Indian except a handful of journalists. Besides comparing the 28-year-old Kohli to United States President Donald Trump by news daily The Daily Telegraph, Fox Sports Australia's Facebook accou...

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Mukesh takes halfway lead at Kolkata Classic golf meet

Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) Golfer Mukesh Kumar grabbed the halfway lead at the Kolkata Classic courtesy his second round of four-under 68 here at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club (RCGC) on Wednesday. The Mhow-based golfer was ahead by one as his total read seven-under 137. Delhi's Shamim Khan also fired a second round score of 68 to occupy second place at six-under 138. His was the only bogey-...

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India made to work hard for 3-2 win against Cambodia in friendly

Phnom Penh (Cambodia), March 22 (IANS) India made heavy weather of their 3-2 win over lower-ranked Cambodia in a FIFA international football friendly at the Olympic Stadium here on Wednesday. India will play Myanmar in their AFC Asian Cup qualifiers opener on March 28, and this game was billed as a dress rehearsal. The visitors took time to dust the rustiness off their play afte...

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International Kids Couture to start on April 1

Bengaluru, March 22 (IANS) The International Kids Couture (IKC) Summer 2017, to be held across four Indian cities starting April 1, will feature kidswear brands and designers showcasing the latest in the fashion segment. There will be five shows during the gala in Bengaluru, Mumbai, Chennai and Pune. It is being held in association with Phoenix Market City. IKC Summer 2017 will a...

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Golfer Vani grabs lead on opening day of Hero Women's Tour

Pune, March 22 (IANS) Delhi golfer Vani Kapoor carded the only sub-par round of one-under (70) to take the lead on the opening day of the Rs 6,00,000-Hero Womens Professional Tour 2017 at the Poona Club Golf Course here on Wednesday. Trailing her in tied second position were Amandeep Drall, Gursimar Badwal and Gaurika Bishnoi, all with a score of four-over (75) on the par-71 course. <...

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Indo-Kenyan Chef Kiran Jethwa takes TV viewers on spirited journey through India

New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) He's quite a citizen of the world, what with being born in Kenya to an English mother and Indian father, whose roots are in Gujarat, and whose grandmother was from Daman and Diu. Just the right genes for Chef Kiran Jethwa to transport television viewers across the country with his Spirited Traveller show that highlights Indian culture through its local drinks and food. ...

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We are creating magic in clouds: Adobe

Las Vegas, March 22 (IANS) Claiming it is creating magic in the clouds top officials of creatives company Adobe launched its Experience Cloud, bringing together digital intelligence and machine learning to provide customers with what they called was a complete solution for their digital needs. Integrating its advertising, marketing and analytics with back-up from documentation and creati...

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Karnataka to consider wage hike for childcare workers

Bengaluru, March 21 (IANS) Agreeing to consider wage hike for childcare workers, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday appealed to them to call off their indefinite protest at the city centre. As their demands, including wage hike, are under serious consideration of our government, I appeal to them to withdraw their protest and come for discussions, Siddaramaiah said in a stat...

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Kohli has become the Trump of world sport: Australian media

New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The on-field antics from cricketers of either side in the ongoing India-Australia series are refusing to die down, with the Australian media on Tuesday comparing home skipper Virat Kohli to US President Donald Trump. Kohli, who had earlier lashed out at the Australians before falling short of calling them 'cheats' after the second Test in Bengaluru, was held ac...

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Golfers Chikka, Chiragh take joint lead at Kolkata tourney

Kolkata, March 21 (IANS) Star attraction and current Indian Open champion SSP Chawrasia made a steady start with a one-under-71 to lie tied 18th while former PGTI Order of Merit winners S. Chikkarangappa and Chiragh Kumar took the joint lead with matching scores of four-under-68 after the first round of the Kolkata Classic golf championship here on Tuesday. While Bengaluru-based Chikka r...

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