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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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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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US entrepreneur network Techstars forays into India

Bengaluru, Aug 17 (IANS) US-based worldwide entrepreneur network Techstars on Thursday forayed into India as a joint venture with ANSR, which builds and operates Global In-House Centres (GICs) for enterprises. The launch of Techstars will provide an impetus to the start-up ecosystem in India and make the country emerge as a dominant entrepreneurial network in the world over, ANSR Chief E...

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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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Thousands queue up at Indira Canteens, many return empty-handed

Bengaluru, Aug 17 (IANS) Thousands of persons queued up on Thursday to get subsidised food at Indira Canteens run here by the Karnataka government, though teething troubles forced many to return disappointed due to there being not enough food to meet the demand. A day after Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi inaugurated one canteen in Jayanagar, a total of 101 such outlets opened their...

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Eyeing retail, Xiaomi opens first 'Mi Home' in Delhi-NCR

New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Aiming to gain a further foothold in the offline smartphone market as the festive season inches near, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi on Thursday unveiled an exclusive 'Mi Home' retail store at Ambience Mall, Gurugram. The store would be thrown open for the public on August 19 at 10 am, Manu Jain, Vice President, Xiaomi and Managing Director, Xiaomi India, told I...

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Rahul Gandhi inaugurates Indira Canteens in Bengaluru

Bengaluru, Aug 16 (IANS) Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday inaugurated Indira Canteens here for the poor, saying even the poorest and the weakest in the city cannot go hungry. Many people in Bengaluru live in huge houses, drive rich cars and for them food is not an issue. But millions of people here are construction workers, auto-rickshaw drivers and barbers who do not ha...

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Rahul Gandhi inaugurates Indira Canteens in Bengaluru

Bengaluru, Aug 16 (IANS) Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday inaugurated Indira Canteens here for the poor, saying even the poorest and the weakest in the city cannot go hungry. Many people in Bengaluru live in huge houses, drive rich cars and for them food is not an issue. But millions of people here are construction workers, auto rickshaw drivers and barbers who do not ha...

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Bengaluru records heaviest August rainfall since 1890

Bengaluru, Aug 15 (IANS) Bengaluru early on Tuesday witnessed a record 180mm rainfall in barely three hours, the heaviest downpour in August since 1890, an official said. The heavy rain wreaked havoc across the city, crippling normal life, flooding roads and houses in many localities and dampened the 71st Independence Day celebrations in the state capital. The downpour in just th...

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Bengaluru sees heaviest August rainfall since 1890

Bengaluru, Aug 15 (IANS) Bengaluru early on Tuesday witnessed a record 180 mm rainfall in barely three hours, the heaviest downpour in August in over 100 years. The rains wreaked havoc across the city, crippling normal life, flooding roads and houses in many localities and dampened the 71st Independence Day celebrations. As the downpour in just three hours (3 a.m. to 6:00 a.m.) ...

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101 canteens to feed poor in Bengaluru from Wednesday: CM

Bengaluru, Aug 15 (IANS) To make Karnataka hunger-free and provide food at affordable rates to the labour class and poor migrants, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday announced that the state government would open Indira canteens across Bengaluru on Wednesday. I am happy to announce that we are opening on Wednesday Indira canteens across Bengaluru to feed every day the people from the...

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Dhawan, Rahul gain big in ICC rankings

Dubai, Aug 15 (IANS) Indian openers Shikhar Dhawan and Lokesh Rahul have attained career-high positions in the latest ICC Test rankings after figuring in an important partnership that helped India defeat Sri Lanka by an innings and 171 runs to complete a 3-0 series whitewash. Dhawan, who top-scored with 119 in in the third and final Test in Pallekele, has moved up 10 places to the 28th p...

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Karnataka celebrates Independence Day

Bengaluru, Aug 15 (IANS) Independence Day celebrations took place across Karnataka on Tuesday, with Chief Minister Siddaramaiah unfurling the tricolour and inspecting a guard of honour here. About 6,000 people joined Siddaramaiah in singing the National Anthem at the Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw Parade Ground. He took the salute from the police and 40 other marching contingents. E...

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Karnataka celebrates Independence Day

Bengaluru, Aug 15 (IANS) Independence Day celebrations took place across Karnataka on Tuesday amid tight security. In Bengaluru, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah unfurled the tricolour, inspected a guard of honour and took the salute as the police and 40 other contingents marched by at the Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw Parade Ground. About 6,000 people, joined Siddaramaiah in singing t...

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Tight security for I-Day celebrations in Bengaluru

Bengaluru, Aug 15 (IANS) Elaborate security arrangements have been made across Bengaluru for the 71st Independence Day celebrations on Tuesday, said police on Monday. We have tightened security in the city by deploying additional forces and stepped up vigil in sensitive areas to ensure peaceful Independence Day celebrations, Bengaluru Police Commissioner T.A. Suneel Kumar told reporters ...

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Separate religion tag for Lingayats Congress' political game: Shah

Bengaluru, Aug 14 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah on Monday said the demand for a separate religion status for Lingayats is a political game of Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah. Addressing a press conference here, he also refuted allegations that his party has no clear stand on the issue. Of late there has been some discomfort in the Bharatiya Janata Party over Karnataka Cong...

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Amit Shah rejects demands of Yogi's resignation over children's death

Bengaluru, Aug 14 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah on Monday rejected the demand of resignation of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in the wake of death of over 60 children in the past week due to lack of oxygen and other medical reasons in Gorakhpur hospital. The BJP chief also said that after investigation ordered by Adityanath gets complete and the report is submitted, actio...

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Amit Shah vows to free Karnataka from Congress

Bengaluru, Aug 13 (IANS) BJP President Amid Shah on Sunday vowed to free Karnataka from the Congress' corruption. We have to free Karnataka from the Congress for ever as its government in the state is the most corrupt in the country. We have to ensure that the Congress does not return to power again, he told party leaders here on the second day of his three-day visit to the state.

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Amit Shah vows to free Karnataka from Congress

Bengaluru, Aug 13 (IANS) BJP President Amid Shah on Sunday vowed to free Karnataka from the Congress' corruption. We have to free Karnataka from the Congress for ever as its government in the state is the most corrupt in the country. We have to ensure that the Congress does not return to power again, he told party leaders here on the second day of his three-day visit to the state.

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Yuvraj dropped, Ashwin, Jadeja rested for SL limited overs matches

Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) Veteran batsman Yuvraj Singh was on Sunday excluded from the Indian squad that will face Sri Lanka in a five-match One-Day International (ODI) series and a lone Twenty20 International. Yuvraj was below-par in the last couple of tournaments, scoring 105 runs in the ICC Champions Trophy and 57 runs during the West Indies tour. Also, experienced spin-twins Rav...

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