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Upcoming elections may slow Indian economic reforms pace: IMF chief

United Nations, April 20 (IANS) India's pace of economic reforms may slow down in the coming months because of the impending elections, although it has carried out major reforms that could help the nation reap the benefits of the upswing, said the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). We have seen and we are seeing (reforms) -- I am not sure that we will be seeing i...

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Cricketing greats to mentor Pro Star League's camp

Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Pro Star League, an under-16 cricket tournament which aims to identify and nurture talent at the grassroots, will begin the hunt for the best upcoming cricketers in India through a national-level mentorship camp, starting April 21. The camp has got the support of the School Games Federation of India (SGFI) and is in partnership with the VVS Sports Academy, Sourav ...

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Bengaluru thrash East Bengal in Super Cup final

Bhubaneswar, April 20 (IANS) Skipper Sunil Chhetri led from the front with a brace as Bengaluru FC thrashed 10-man East Bengal 4-1 to win the inaugural Super Cup football tournament here on Friday. Chhetri scored off a penalty in the 69th minute before exploiting some poor marking by the East Bengal defence to head in his second in the 90th. An accurate header by Rahul Bheke (40t...

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Bengaluru rout East Bengal in Super Cup final

Bhubaneswar, April 20 (IANS) Skipper Sunil Chhetri led from the front with a brace as Bengaluru FC thrashed 10-man East Bengal 4-1 to win the inaugural Super Cup football tournament here on Friday. Chhetri scored off a penalty in the 69th minute before exploiting some poor marking by the East Bengal defence to head in his second in the 90th minute. An accurate header by Rahul Bhe...

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Punjab-based cyber security firm bags start-up award

Chandigarh, April 20 (IANS) Mohali-based TAC Security, a cyber-security company, has bagged the 'Startup of the Year award' at the 14th Annual 2018 Info Security PG's Global Excellence Awards in San Francisco, a company official said here on Friday. TAC Security was named winner of the 2018 Global Excellence Awards in 'Startup of The Year' category by Info Security Products Guide, the in...

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Food, yoga, parenting and complex love squares

New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Fill yourself with joy at the idea of food as what we eat is a part of who we are; know the importance of preparing the body and soul for a healthy change from a celebrated yoga expert; get access to an exclusive handbook on parenting of teens that focuses on decoding the insecurities, dilemmas and interests of our youngsters to understand them better; and read the comp...

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IPL-2018: KKR, Punjab look to continue winning streak

Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) Table-toppers Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) will both be high on confidence after registering morale-boosting victories in their respective previous games, when they clash in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Eden Gardens here on Saturday. While KKR got the better of Rajasthan Royals by seven wickets in Jaipur, Punjab rode Chris...

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Ranveer shares throwback moment with Snoop Dogg

Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Actor Ranveer Singh, who will be seen as a street rapper in his next film Gully Boy, shared a throwback photograph with international rapper Snoop Dogg. Ranveer tweeted the selfie on Thursday. Ain't nothing but a G thang. Throw back Thursday the Dogg father... Snoop Dogg, Ranveer captioned the image, hinting at Snoop Dogg's Nothin' But a G Thang song. <...

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Ranveer shares throwback moment with Snoop Dogg

Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Actor Ranveer Singh, who will be seen as a street rapper in his next film Gully Boy, shared a throwback photograph with international rapper Snoop Dogg. Ranveer tweeted the selfie on Thursday. Ain't nothing but a G thang. Throw back Thursday the Dogg father... Snoop Dogg, Ranveer captioned the image, hinting at Snoop Dogg's Nothin' But a G Thang song. <...

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Madhya Pradesh wins Most Film Friendly State Award

New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh has bagged the Most Film Friendly State Award given by the central government for its efforts to ease filming in the state by creating a well-structured website, film friendly infrastructure and more. The award, which was earlier conferred on Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh, was announced on Thursday by the Chairman of the Jury and filmmaker Ramesh Sip...

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Madhya Pradesh wins Most Film Friendly Award

New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh has bagged the Most Film Friendly Award given by the central government for its efforts to ease filming in the state by creating a well-structured website, film friendly infrastructure and more. The award, which was earlier conferred on Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh, was announced on Thursday by the Chairman of the Jury and filmmaker Ramesh Sippy, re...

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Dadasaheb Phalke Academy most trustworthy, says late icon's grandson

Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Chandrashekhar Pusalkar, grandson of the 'father of Indian cinema Dadasaheb Phalke, is upset with the multiple award ceremonies instituted in the name of the late icon. He says the Dadasaheb Phalke Academy is the body which has been paying tribute to his grandfather since the last 18 years consistently. Of late, there have been various award events associating the...

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Stop unproductive phone calls, meetings: Elon Musk to staff

London, April 19 (IANS) As Tesla aims to boost the production of its Model 3 sedan, company CEO Elon Musk has told his staff to cut short unproductive phone calls and meetings. According to a BBC report on Thursday, Musk wrote an email to his staff that also suggested a crackdown on expenditure. Musk advised the staff to cancel large meetings or if you have to have them, keep the...

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India, Britain sign nine agreements, announce initiatives

London, April 18 (IANS) India and Britain on Wednesday signed a number of agreements and announced initiatives, including in the areas of technology, trade and investment, during the course of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit here. The two sides signed a framework agreement for the UK-India Cyber Relationship, committing to a free, open, peaceful and secure cyberspace; and coo...

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After pat on cheek sparks outrage, TN Governor apologizes

Chennai, April 18 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Wednesday apologized to a woman journalist whose cheeks he patted after a press conference, triggering widespread criticism. In a letter to the journalist, Lakshmi Subramanian, which was circulated to the media, Purohit said: I wish to express my regret and my apologies to assuage your sentiments that have been hurt. <...

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Artificial muscles that can lift 12,600 times their own weight

New York, April 18 (IANS) Using carbon fiber, a very strong light-weight material which is readily commercially available, researchers have designed artificial muscles capable of lifting up to 12,600 times their own weight. The range of applications of these low cost and light-weight artificial muscles is really wide and involves different fields such as robotics, prosthetics, orthotics,...

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China Garden -- a success story that could have been scripted by Bollywood

ATTN EDITORS: Secret Sauce is an in-depth look at 40 of India's most iconic and successful restaurants, not just as landmarks and must-visit destinations but also as businesses that have stood the test of time and upheld their standards of dining and culinary excellence. From a 100-year-old no-frills eatery in Bengaluru to an award-winning dine-out venue in Delhi, from inventive cafes to nationwi...

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India, Nordic nations agree to deepen cooperation in innovation, climate change

Stockholm, April 18 (IANS) India and the five Nordic nations of Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Finland on Tuesday agreed to deepen cooperation in innovation and climate change in the first India-Nordic Summit held here during the course of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit here. During the Summit, the Prime Ministers pledged to deepen cooperation between India and the Nor...

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Modi meets PMs of Denmark, Iceland, Norway, Finland

Stockholm, April 17 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held separate bilateral meetings with his counterparts from Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Finland ahead of the first ever India-Nordic Summit here. Modi held the first meeting with Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen. In a tweet, Indian External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said the to ...

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Bengaluru FC beat Mohun Bagan to enter Super Cup final

Bhubaneswar, April 17 (IANS) Bengaluru FC (BFC) rode a hat-trick by Nicolas Fedor to beat Mohun Bagan 4-2 in their Super Cup semi-final at the Kalinga Stadium here on Tuesday. Fedor (63rd, 65th, 88th minutes) struck thrice late in the second half before BFC skipper Sunil Chhetri (90th) scored in the last minute of regulation time. Aser Dipanda Dicka (42nd, 90+2) scored twice for ...

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