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Dhopade maintains lead in National Challengers Chess meet

Ahmedabad, Aug 20 (IANS) Grandmaster Swapnil Dhopade of Railways maintained his lead at the top with nine points at the end of the 10th round of the 55th National Challengers Chess Championship here on Sunday. Playing safe on the top board, Dhopade signed the peace treaty with S. Satyapragyan of Air India after mandatory 25 moves and added 0.5 point to his tally. The second boar...

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Don't get distracted by 'constitutional issues', Jitendra Singh tells J&K

Jammu, Aug 20 (IANS) In a veiled reference to the Jammu and Kashmir government's concern over the Constitution's Article 35A, Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Sunday said it should focus on addressing problems of the common man rather than get distracted by constitutional issues. Addressing a programme organised to felicitate the government officials and social activists who had contribu...

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Gagan Kang was the most devoted person: Debina

Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Actress Debina Bonnerjee has paid homage to actor Gagan Kang who, along with actor Arjit Lavania, died in a road accident here. Gagan and Arjit, known for their stint on television show Mahakali-Anth Hi Aarambh Hai, died on Saturday in a road accident while returning to their home here for a two-day break after shooting for two days in Gujarat's Umbergaon. T...

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Two 'Mahakali' actors die in road accident

Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Actors Gagan Kang and Arjit Lavania, known for their stint on television show Mahakali-Anth Hi Aarambh Hai, died on Saturday in a road accident, a police official said. They were returning to their home here for a two-day break after shooting for two days in Gujarat's Umbergaon when the accident took place at the Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway in Palghar district near Mum...

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Congress targets Gujarat government for defending Amin, Barot

New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday targeted the BJP government in Gujarat for defending retired police officers N.K. Amin and Tarun Barot, who resigned after the Supreme Court asked the state to take a call on their fate or else it would decide. Both Amin and Barot had been re-employed on contract by the Gujarat government after their retirement. Both, facing crim...

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Dhopade leads National Challengers Chess meet

Ahmedabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Grandmaster Swapnil Dhopade maintained his lead after beating youngster Udit Kamdar in the ninth round of the 55th National Challengers Chess Championship at the Karnavati Club on Saturday. Playing with black pieces, Dhopade exploited the weakness of his opponent in the middle game to register his eighth victory of the championship and take the lead with 8.5 poin...

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NDA regime committed to empowering minorities sans appeasement: Naqvi

Gandhinagar, Aug 19 (IANS) Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Saturday said the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance Government treated every section of the society equally and was committed to minorities' empowerment with dignity but without appeasement. Addressing a cheque distribution programme of Gujarat Minorities Development Finance Corporation here, he said: Mi...

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'Over 30 lakh LED street lights installed, 50k of roads illuminated'

New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The government on Saturday said that the Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP) has achieved installation of over 30 lakh LED street lights across the country to illuminate 50,000 km of road. According to the Ministry of Power, state-run Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has emerged as the world's largest street light management company after the succe...

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India aim to carry Test domination against Sri Lanka into ODIs

Dambulla (Sri Lanka), Aug 19 (IANS) Fresh from a 3-0 Test cricket series whitewash over Sri Lanka, India will aim to continue with their ruthless approach as the five-match One-Day International (ODI) series begins at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium here on Sunday. Virat Kohli's men routed the Islanders in the three Tests, posting easy wins through all-round performances. In ...

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Kolkata police get Harley Davidsons

Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) The Kolkata police have acquired five Harley Davidson Street 750cc bikes for ceremonial and piloting purposes, according to an official. They are mainly for ceremonial and piloting occasions. We launched them for the Independence Day celebrations, V. Solomon Nesakumar, DCP Traffic, told IANS. The motorcycles have been customised with flashers and sirens amo...

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TV is bigger but impact of films is definitely greater: Boman Irani

New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Actor Boman Irani, who has dabbled in the world of photography, theatre and films, has been a part of reality TV shows, but has not worked in a daily soap. He says the reach of TV is far greater than films, but points out at the same time that films have a much greater impact. A lot of veteran actors like Ratna Pathak Shah, Supriya Pathak and Anil Kapoor have sta...

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Will Modi opt for early general election?

The synchronisation of the next general election with the assembly polls of 2018 to set a pattern may not be the only reason why the Narendra Modi government is said to be considering bringing forward the 2019 general election by a year. While the need to evolve a system where the major elections are held simultaneously has been talked about for some time, the present conjecture relates ...

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Stand vidicated by EC remarks on elections: Congress

New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Reacting to Election Commissioner O.P. Rawat's remarks that winning elections at all cost, without ethics, is the new normal in politics, the Congress on Friday said it stood vindicated on the issue. We said the same thing during the (August 8) Rajya Sabha elections in Gujarat, wherein we pointed out that Congress MLAs were offered Rs 15 crore for voting against ...

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Court rejects woman's bail plea in BJP MP honey trap case

New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) A court here on Friday rejected the bail plea of woman and her aide, accused of honey trapping Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) parliamentarian K.C. Patel. Special Judge Hemani Malhotra dismissed the bail plea of the woman and her associate Ajay Kumar alias Ajay Pal Chauhan saying they do not deserve any leniency as it prima facie appears that both the accused person...

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Indian Cue Masters League begins on Saturday

Ahmedabad, Aug 18 (IANS) Top players from the country as well as international stars are all set for the inaugural edition of the Indian Cue Masters League, starting from Saturday. The opening tie of the Cue Slam promises to light up the league as Indian billiards and snooker's poster boy Pankaj Advani leads Chennai Strikers' charge against Welsh Wizard Andrew Pagett's Gujarat Kings. Del...

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BJP's defeated RS candidate challenges EC decision

Ahmedabad, Aug 18 (IANS) The BJP candidate Balwantsinh Rajput who lost to Congress leader Ahmed Patel in the Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls has challenged the declaration of two votes as invalid by the Election Commission. Rajput, who had quit the Congress to contest the Rajya Sabha polls on a BJP ticket, filed a plea before the Gujarat High Court. Rajput, who was chief whip of the Co...

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Gaurav Jai Gupta's show, a burst of fabrics

Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Designer Gaurav Jai Gupta's show that was supported by the Australian Foreign Affairs and Trade departments made a strong fashion statement with a variety of fabrics that had its characteristic touches on clothes. Gupta's show for his label 'Akaaro' was an innovative and exciting experience in textile and various weaves. His Irreverence collection ensured th...

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Gujarat hold Bengal in PKL contest

Ahmedabad, Aug 17 (IANS) Zone A team Gujarat Fortunegiants ended their match tied 26-26 against Zone B side Bengal Warriors in an inter zone PKL contest at the Transstadia Arena here on Thursday to stay unbeaten in the home leg. Both the teams shared three points each with Gujarat further firming their top spot while Bengal rising to the fourth position in their respective group standing...

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'Sankalp Se Sidhhi' will glorify Indian culture: Minister

New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Minister of State for Culture and Tourism Mahesh Sharma on Thursday said the initiative Sankalp Se Sidhhi, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will further glorify India's rich culture and heritage. Sharma was speaking at an event Sankalp Sandhya, organised by the Ministry of Culture at the Indira Gandhi Kala Kendra Auditorium in Noida. This event (Sanka...

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Amit Shah sets Mission 350+ for 2019 Lok Sabha polls

New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) As opposition leaders were holding a conclave on Thursday, BJP President Amit Shah held a meeting here with party officials and union ministers to chalk out strategy for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls setting a target of 350-plus seats for the party in the next Lok Sabha elections. Sources in the BJP said that during the hour-long meeting at the party office here, Shah...

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