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Indian Navy's all-women team to sail across globe

New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Indian Navy's all-women team is likely to set sail for journey around the world in June, Vice Admiral R. Hari Kumar said on Thursday. Commander Abhilash Tomy, who did a solo circumnavigation of the world on a sailboat, will also be going on a solo circumnavigation by air in June or July, the Vice Admiral said. The two events come at a time when the Navy...

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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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China can improve to keep 2018 World Cup dream alive, says coach Lippi

Changsha (China), March 23 (IANS) China's Italian head coach Marcello Lippi believes his team can improve to keep alive their hopes of qualifying for 2018 football World Cup after Team Dragon clinched a 1-0 home win over South Korea here on Thursday. In the capacity He Long stadium, Yu Dabao headed in the Wang Yongpo corner in the 34th minute to give China their first win in six matches ...

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Goa, Bengal to meet in Santosh Trophy final

Bambolim (Goa), March 23 (IANS) Hosts Goa beat Kerala 2-1 in the second semi-final of the 71st national football championship for the Santosh Trophy to set up their summit clash with Bengal after the latter prevailed over Mizoram 6-5 in sudden death in the first semi here on Thursday. For Goa, Liston Colaco scored a first-half brace with Rahul Raj pulling one back in the 61st minute. ...

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China's World Cup hopes rekindled with victory over South Korea

Changsha (China), March 23 (IANS) China's hopes to qualify for the 2018 football World Cup have been rekindled as Italian head coach Marcello Lippi's wards registered a 1-0 home win over South Korea here on Thursday. Yu Dabao headed in the Wang Yongpo corner in the 34th minute to give China the first win in six matches in the third phase of the World Cup Asian Zone qualifiers, reports Xi...

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Shiv Sena MP booked for assaulting Air India staff

Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) Shiv Sena's Osmanabad MP Ravindra Gaikwad was on Thursday booked in two cases for assaulting an Air India staffer and delaying a scheduled flight. An Air India spokesperson said two separate first information reports (FIRs) were lodged against Gaikwad, with one being for abusing and assaulting an AI staffer with slippers and attempting to throw him out of the airc...

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Open defecation-free Goa by Gandhi Jayanti 2019: Governor

Panaji, March 23 (IANS) Goa Governor Mridula Sinha on Thursday said that by October 2, 2019, when the country celebrates Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary, Goa may well see a complete end to open defecation. In her address to the State Legislative Assembly, Sinha also unveiled a vision for 24x7 power for the coastal state as well as housing for all. Poor sanitation further...

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AAP to get back to work in Goa from ground zero

Panaji, March 23 (IANS) After getting decimated in the February 4 state assembly elections, the AAP in Goa has now promised a comeback by building up the party again from ground zero. A statement issued by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Goa unit on Thursday said the party, which failed to win a single seat in the coastal state, will soon launch itself in mission mode to intervene, confront an...

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India urged to intensify research for multi-drug resistant TB

New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) As India continues to have 24 per cent of the world's total Tuberculosis (TB) burden, the Indian Society for Clinical Research (ISCR) on Thursday called for a comprehensive research in multi-drug resistant Tuberculosis, citing that resistance to antimicrobials is growing at a faster rate than discovery of newer and more potent drugs. As per data in WHO's Global...

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Rani confident of a good show at women's Hockey World League Round 2

New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Buoyed after a 5-0 whitewash of Belarus earlier this month, the Indian women's hockey team skipper Rani Rampal on Thursday said she is confident of a top finish at the Hockey World League (HWL) Round 2, starting on April 1 in West Vancouver. Besides India, the tournament will see the likes of Belarus, Canada, Mexico, Trinidad and Tobago, Chile and Uruguay vying...

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Kharge, Ananth Kumar spar over Anganwadi workers

New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar got into a war of words in the Lok Sabha on Thursday as the former raised the issue of the wages of Anganwadi workers. Both Kharge and Kumar blamed each other for manipulating the issue, and while the Congress leader blamed the Centre for the low salary of the Anganwadi workers, ...

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Cisco unveils first 'Made in India' product

New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Reaffirming its commitment to investing further in the country, global networking giant Cisco on Thursday unveiled its first 'Made in India' router which can be used by small and medium businesses (SMBs) across multiple industries. Unveiled in the presence of IT and Electronics Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, the router, which will cost less than $1,500, is one o...

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Podolski, in swan song, leads Germany to 1-0 win over England

Dortmund, March 23 (IANS) Forward Lukas Podolski ended his long international football career in a fine style, scoring a tremendous goal to lead Germany to a 1-0 victory over England in a friendly here. The 31-year-old on Wednesday boosted his goal total for Germany to 49 in 131 matches, including the side's triumphant 2014 FIFA World Cup campaign, reports Efe. Though the hosts u...

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Podolski, in swan song, leads Germany to 1-0 win over England

Dortmund, March 23 (IANS) Forward Lukas Podolski ended his long international football career in fine style, scoring a tremendous goal to lead Germany to a 1-0 victory over England in a friendly here. The forward on Wednesday boosted his goal total for Germany to 49 in 131 matches, including the side's triumphant 2014 FIFA World Cup campaign, reports Efe. Though the hosts ultimat...

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Draft TB control plan targets fewer cases, seeks 4 times more funding

A radical draft National Strategic Plan (NSP) for Elimination of TB that proposes to bring down new infections by nearly 80 per cent over the next eight years says India must expand the programme to the private sector, offer direct benefits transfer to patients, improve surveillance and monitoring of patients, and increase funding for the existing TB control programme. The country's ongo...

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Why empowering women is key to sustainable development in Hindu Kush Himalayas

Patna, March 23 (IANS) Although from three different countries, Mahima Shrestha, Sadia Farhat and Rukmini Devi have something in common -- they are fighting for their own empowerment in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) countries of Nepal, Bangladesh and India. They are among millions of women in the HKH region whose empowerment will help achieve sustainable development, experts say. Shresth...

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Spain defender Carvajal doubtful for Israel clash

Madrid, March 22 (IANS) Spain defender Dani Carvajal is doubtful for the 2018 football World Cup qualifier against Israel, as the Real Madrid star has been unable to train with his teammates on Wednesday morning due to a bout of flu. Besides Carvajal's blow, national team coach Julen Lopetegui could lose goalkeeper Pepe Reina to muscle problems before travelling on to Gijon for the Israe...

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Peru face must-win game against Venezuela in World Cup qualifier

Caracas, March 22 (IANS) Peru, who still have an outside chance of qualifying for the 2018 football World Cup for the first time since 1982, realistically need an away win over Venezuela this week to keep those hopes alive. The Peruvians are currently eighth out of 10 teams in South America's Conmebol soccer confederation standings with six games remaining. They cannot afford anything le...

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Goa, Kerala; Bengal and Mizoram look to reach Santosh Trophy final

Bambolim (Goa), March 22 (IANS) Goa will take on Kerala for a place in the national football championship for the Santosh Trophy final after a gap of eight years while Bengal and Mizoram lock horns in another semi-final here on Thursday. Goa captain Felix D'Souza lifted the 2008-09 Santosh Trophy alongside former India players like Mahesh Gawli and Climax Lawrence but since then they hav...

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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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