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KKR bowl out RCB for IPL's lowest-ever score to score remarkable win

Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) made short work of Royal Challengers Bangalore's star-studded batting lineup to and script a remarkable 82-run win in a high-voltage Indian Premier League (IPL) game here at the Eden Gardens on Sunday. Chasing the KKR's low 131, the visitors were bundled out for 49, the lowest total in the Indian Premier League. The previous being was ...

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Rajasthan Cricket Association poll called off on legal grounds: Official

Jaipur, April 23 (IANS) The election to the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) scheduled for April 26 has been called off because the provisions of a law governing sports bodies in the state are not in conformity with the Supreme Court-appointed Lodha Committee recommendations, a senior official of the association said on Sunday. RCA Deputy President Mehmood Abdi, in a statement, said t...

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NSE IPO: The most eagerly awaited show after 'Baahubali-2'

Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) While movie lovers are hotly debating as to why Kattappa killed Baahubali, stock market investors appear to be eagerly looking forward to the big ticket Rs 10,000 crore-plus IPO of the National Stock Exchange (NSE). An IPO launch is typically much akin to the making of a Bollywood movie, involving story, script, drama, distribution and pre-launch build up, said Ar...

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Teenaged girl in Rajasthan seeks to nullify child marriage

Jodhpur, April 22 (IANS) Braving the threats of her in-laws, a 17-year-old girl, who was married when she was just 15, has approached a court in Rajasthan to seek annulment of her marriage. The girl, resident of Balesar block of Jodhpur district has filed a petition in a family court here with the help of Saarthi Trust, an NGO, to nullify her marriage. The girl contacted me and s...

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Colours of Rajasthan brought alive at painting exhibition

New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) It's a veritable riot of colour at artist and curator Priyanka Banerjees painting exhibition which brings alive the real textures of Rajasthan. Presented by Seems, the exhibition titled Mirage which is being held at the India Habitat Centre here, showcases Banerjee's love for travel that has taken her far and wide in the country and across the globe. Am...

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I fear tampering with EVMs in MCD polls too: Kejriwal

New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Saturday he fears 5 to 10 per cent EVM tampering in Delhi's civic polls and urged people to vote heavily for the AAP to defeat this. In an interview, the Aam Aadmi Party leader also accused the Modi government of trying to cripple state governments not with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Saying he was 100 per ce...

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Babri demolition case may bring out skeletons in BJP's closet

Just when the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was hoping for success across the board from panchayats to parliament, the revival of the case against some of its leaders in the Babri Masjid demolition case of 1992 has raised the possibility of revealing the party's communal face which it has recently been trying to hide. The BJP may continue to win elections if only because the issues relati...

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25 swine flu cases reported in Bengal

Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) As many as 25 swine flu cases have been detected in West Bengal this year so far, an official said on Friday. From January 1 till today (April 21), we have recorded 25 cases. This is the normal pattern and there is no reason to panic, said state' Director, Health Services, B.R. Satpathy. The flu is caused by the H1N1 virus. In 2015, India had witn...

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Heat wave in Rajasthan; Churu hottest at 46.5 degrees

Jaipur, April 21 (IANS) Heatwave conditions continued to affect normal life in Rajasthan on Friday, with Churu sizzling at a maximum temperature of 46.5 degrees Celsius. It is the highest temperature for Churu since 2010, which recorded a maximum of 46.4 degrees on April 16 that year. Even the minimum of 30.8 degrees Celsius was high for the city. In major part of the desert sta...

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Amrapali ex-employees on hunger strike over unpaid salaries

Noida, April 21 (IANS) Scores of former Amrapali Group employees went on an indefinite hunger strike from Friday, alleging that the real estate giant owed them lakhs of rupees in unpaid salaries which it did not pay on the pretext of demonetisation and a slump in real estate prices. The workers, sacked over the past more than one year, alleged that while their salaries were withheld, the...

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'Water level of 91 major reservoirs drops 2%'

New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The water level of 91 major reservoirs in the country has gone down by two per cent, the Ministry of Water Resources said on Friday. The water storage available in 91 major reservoirs of the country for the week ending on April 20, 2017 was 46.02 billion cubic metres (BCM) which is 29 per cent of total storage capacity of these reservoirs. This percentage was a...

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Stop anti-Kashmiri violence: Rajnath Singh to CMs

New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday asked all Chief Ministers to act against those who harass Kashmiris living in their states, amid at least two recent incidents of harassment of youth from the troubled valley in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan. Rajnath Singh condemned the attack on Kashmiris in Rajasthan's Mewar University where a group of Kashmiris were on Wed...

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Ensure safety of Kashmiri youths: Rajnath to states

New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Condemning the attack on Kashmiri students in Rajasthan's Mewar University , Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday appealed to all state governments to ensure safety of Kashmiris. I appeal to all the chief ministers to ensure safety of Kashmiri youths. No Kashmiri should be harassed. If such incidents happen, action should be taken, Rajnath Singh told the...

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Honda plans Rs 1,600 cr spend on new two-wheelers

Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Japanese two-wheeler major Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) plans to invest Rs 1,600 crore in 2017-18 for expanding capacity and developing new products, the company has announced. The Indian market is going to change when the auto industry will migrate to BS-VI, HMSI's new President and Chief Executive Minoru Kato told reporters here on Thursday. ...

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Hopefully we can continue our winning streak, says Rohit

Indore, April 20 (IANS) On a roll after registering their fifth win on the trot, Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma said Thursday's 8-wicket win against Kings XI Punjab, will give the team the kind of momentum they needed heading into the business end of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017. So hopefully we can continue our winning streak. The good thing we've done is focussing on one p...

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Transporter went to Noida factory for payment, missing after fire, says family

New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) A transporter from Delhi, who had come to collect his payment from the CFL bulb factory in Noida Sector 11 which was gutted in Wednesday's fire, has been missing since, with his family fearing that he could be one of the victims. The transporter, whose relatives did not want him to be named, had come to collect payment at the Excel Greenwich company, and is now...

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18 arrested for parading couple naked in Rajasthan

Jaipur, April 20 (IANS) Eighteen people were arrested on charges of beating a young couple and parading them naked in Rajasthan's Banswara district, police said on Thursday. We arrested nine people on Wednesday and nine more on Thursday under various sections including attempt to murder and the Rajasthan Prevention of Witch Hunting Act, a police official told IANS. The fathers of...

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SC wants Advani, others tried in Babri case; Opposition happy

New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday revived the conspiracy charge in the Babri Masjid demolition case against BJP and VHP leaders including L.K. Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi, triggering calls for the resignation of Kalyan Singh and Uma Bharti. After the court vedict, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a meeting at his official residence with senior cabinet colleagu...

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Politics over refinery heats up in Rajasthan

Jaipur, April 19 (IANS) Politics over setting up of a refinery-cum-petrochemical complex in Barmer district of Rajasthan has heated up within a day of signing of a MoU between Rajasthan government and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL). At the time of signing of the MoU on Tuesday, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan had alleged that the previous Ashok Gehlot government h...

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Centre banishes VIP red beacons, Congress says mere symbolism

New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) VIPs will not be allowed to flaunt red beacons atop their vehicles from May 1, the government announced on Wednesday, in a decision taken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Congress termed it as mere symbolic politics. The decision was taken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who informed the cabinet about it. Soon after the announcement, several ministers remo...

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