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IPL: Chennai crush Rajasthan by 64 runs

Pune, April 21 (IANS) Opener Shane Watson hit a fantastic 106-run knock as Chennai Super Kings (CSK) thrashed Rajasthan Royals (RR) by 64 runs here on Friday to register their third win in four games in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Veteran Australian all-rounder Watson took just 51 deliveries to bring up his third IPL century, guided by nine boundaries and six sixes, to propel Chenna...

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Swedish DJ Avicii dead at 28

Muscat, April 20 (IANS) Swedish DJ Avicii was found dead here on Friday. He was 28. The death of the artiste, whose real name was Tim Bergling, was confirmed by his publicist, reported billboard.com.A It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii, his publicist Diana Baron said in a statement. He was found dead in Muscat, Oman ...

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India favourites to win 2019 World Cup: Sehwag

Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) Celebrated former opening batsman Virender Sehwag on Friday said India are favourites to lift the 2019 ICC World Cup to be held in England. We are favourites to win the 2019 World Cup, Sehwag said during the launch of Boria Majumdar's book 'Eleven Gods and A Billion Indians' at the Fannatic Sports Museum here. Sehwag said this Indian team under Virat Kohl...

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Ceasefire pact with Nagaland insurgent groups extended one more year

New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Central government on Friday announced it has extended a ceasefire agreement with insurgent groups in Nagaland for one year affecting from April 28. The ceasefire agreement is between the central government and the National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Reformation and the National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Neopao Konyak/Kitovi. It was decided t...

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IPL: Watson's ton lifts Chennai to 204/5 vs Rajasthan

Pune, April 20 (IANS) A fantastic 106-run knock by opener Shane Watson propelled Chennai Super Kings (CSK) to 204/5 against Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the 17th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Friday. The Australian all-rounder took just 51 deliveries to bring up his third IPL century, guided by nine boundaries and six sixes at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium.

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Puranic period people had superhuman imagination or prototypes: Tripura Governor

Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) Amid controversy over Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deba's claim that internet and satellite communication existed in Mahabharata's time, state Governor Tathagata Roy on Friday said people in the Puranic period either had superhuman imagination or some kind of prototypes otherwise they could not have conceived such ideas. In the Puranic period, people had thought...

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Fourth Kerala policeman arrested for custodial death

Aluva (Kerala) April 20 (IANS) A Kerala Police sub inspector, alleged to have used force which led to the death of a youth in police custody, was arrested here on Friday, said a top police officer. G.S. Deepak has been arrested, Inspector General of Police S. Sreejith told IANS. Deepak was arrested after a police probe team called him for questioning earlier in the day. The victi...

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Three held for killing young computer specialist

Ghaziabad, April 20 (IANS) Two of the three young men who abducted a young computer expert from Ghaziabad and killed him after failing to get a ransom for his release have been arrested, police said on Friday. The body of Aayush Sharma, a student of Class 9 at Saint Francis Public School in Ghaziabad, was dumped in a pond after tying it to a heavy stone but it resurfaced on Friday, Senio...

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Sunanda Pushkar case: SIT tells SC it prepared draft final report

New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday was told by the Delhi Police's special investigation team (SIT) that after thorough professional and scientific investigations, it has prepared a draft final report into the death of Sunanda Pushkar, the wife of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor. The draft has been sent to the Prosecution Department for legal scrutiny and would be filed in ...

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IPL: Rajasthan put Chennai in to bat in Pune

Pune, April 20 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals (RR) skipper Ajinkya Rahane won the toss and opted to field against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the 17th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Friday. After CSK's home matches were moved out of Chennai following the tension over the Cauvery river water issue, it will be Chennai's first game ...

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RCB banking on 4 straight home games to revive IPL campaign: Woakes

New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) all-rounder Chris Woakes believes that they will use the four consecutive home games in Bengaluru as a springboard to turn things around after managing only one win in four games in the Indian Premier League (IPL). In their campaign opener against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Bangalore failed to defend a competitive 177 runs bu...

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Sachin Tendulkar could play Doctor Strange: Benedict Cumberbatch

New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) British star Benedict Cumberbatch says Indian batting icon Sachin Tendulkar will fit the role as superhero Doctor Strange quite well. The actor, who is seen as the superhero, spoke about it when he met former Australian cricket sensation Brett Lee during the Avengers: Infinity War press tour in Singapore. It will be aired on the Star Sports Network as part of K...

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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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IPL: Streak hints at KKR's plans to get Gayle out early

Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) After Chris Gayle blasted a 63-ball 104 against Sunrisers Hyderabad, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) bowling coach Heath Streak on Friday hinted that they will look to get the dynamic West Indies batter back in the hut early when they take on Kings XI Punjab here. Gayle's whirlwind hundred, his sixth in the Indian Premier League (IPL), helped Punjab ease past Hyderab...

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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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CBFC will hopefully value artistic expression: 'Ascharya F#*k It' director

New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Ascharya F#*k It -- as the name suggests, is a bold film. But its director Samit Kakkad has immense faith in Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), which has often locked horns with filmmakers over cuts and beeps. He is sure that the censor board will see the film, which is inspired from the works of controversial writer Saadat Hasan Manto, for what it is and hopef...

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Looking forward to pair up with Aditya for first time: Sonakshi

Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Actress Sonakshi Sinha, who is a part of Dharma Productions' epic drama Kalank, says she is super excited to work with an ensemble cast and is looking forward to team up with Aditya Roy Kapur for the first time. Sonakshi spoke about this at a fashion event organised by veteran actress and activist Shabana Azmi's Mijwan Welfare Society. Karan Johar announce...

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10 houses gutted in Manipur fire

Imphal, April 20 (IANS) At least 10 houses have been gutted in a massive fire in Manipur's Moreh town, officials said on Friday. A 10-year-old boy sustained injuries in the fire that broke out on Thursday night at Prem Nagar in Moreh, located along the India-Myanmar border. We are trying to establish the cause of fire. An FIR has been registered and investigation is on, Superint...

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Flaunt your denims right

New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) If you feel more comfortable in your denims, invest in a comfortable pair of jogg jeans or zero gravity jeans and pair them with the check shirts or solid hues of polo t-shirts, suggest experts. Samresh Das, Design Manager of Denim, Numero Uno and Gunjan Karmakar, Deputy General Manager in Denim Design, Flying Machine, have suggested few looks: * Inves...

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Intel kills 'Vaunt' smart glass project

San Francisco, April 20 (IANS) Global chip-maker Intel has shut down its New Devices Group (NDG) and ceased the development of Vaunt smart glasses who were like the eye-mounted wearables like Google Glass, the media reported. Despite an investment of several hundred million dollars by Intel, including through acquisitions of other companies, the group never made much of an impact in the ...

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