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    SC dismisses plea seeking CBI probe in Andhra Pradesh firing

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today declined to entertain petitions seeking a CBI probe or court-monitored inquiry into the firing leading to the killing of 20 people in a forest in Andhra Pradesh’s Chittoor district. A bench, headed by Chief Justice H L Dattu, said the High Court at Hyderabad and the National Human Rights Commission are already looking into the incident.

  • Government hikes FDI limit in pension sector to 49 percent

    New Delhi: The Indian government on Monday raised the limit of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the pension sector to 49 percent in line with the FDI cap raised recently in the insurance sector.

  • India not to bid for 2024 Olympics, PM didn’t propose it: Thomas Bach

    New Delhi: International Olympic Committee President Bach today laid to rest speculations about India’s possible bid for 2024 Olympics, saying that Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not propose it in their meeting here. Bach also said that IOC thought that it would be too soon for the country to host a successful Games as the national Olympic body has come out of suspension only last year.

  • Bangla – Pak historic win: PM announces prizes for cricket team

    Karachi: In the wake of Bangladesh’s historic ODI series win over Pakistan and the team’s most successful World Cup campaign, country’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has announced flats, cars and prize money for the national cricket team as a token of appreciation.

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    Yuki moves to 2nd round, Saketh bows out due to sickness

    Taipei: Yuki Bhambri tamed a fighting Yuya Kibi to advance to the second round but it was curtains for Saketh Myneni, who was forced to retire mid-way in the first round of the USD 75000 ATP Challenger event, here today. Yuki, ranked 216, fought off the challenge posed by Japanese qualifier 6-1 4-6 6-3 after battling for one hour and 53 minutes.

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    I don’t belong to league of saas-bahu actors: Gaurav Chopra

    New Delhi: He may have become popular through his stint on daily soaps like “Uttaran” and “Piya Ka Ghar” but TV star Gaurav Chopra says he never identified with such stories. The 36-year-old actor said in his more than a decade-long career on the small screen, he chose TV series and reality shows over the daily soaps.

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    Brad Pitt’s bruised face result of walking in flip flops

    Los Angeles: Brad Pitt has revealed his bruised face is the result of running in dark wearing flip flops. The 51-year-old actor looked noticeably banged-up when he appeared at the 3rd annual Light Up the Blues Concert in Hollywood last weekend, reported People magazine. “This is what happens when you try to run up steps in the dark, with your arms full, wearing flip flops,” Pitt said in a statement.

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    Elvis Presley’s planes to remain at Graceland

    Memphis: It looks like Elvis Presley’s airplanes are staying at Graceland after all. Graceland released a statement Sunday saying the Lisa Marie and the Hound Dog II, two custom-designed airplanes once owned by Presley, will remain permanently at the Memphis tourist attraction centered on the life and career of the late singer. The announcement ends confusion about the future of the planes, once used by the King for travel to performances after he

  • Kings XI opt to bowl against Sunrisers

    Mohali: Kings XI Punjab skipper George Bailey won the toss and chose to bowl against Sunrisers Hyderabad in Indian Premier League (IPL) 2015 match at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium here on Monday.

  • ‘Ghar Wapsi’ will continue: Pravin Togadia

    Gopalganj: Claiming that the majority community was not safe in their own country, VHP International President Praveen Togadia today defended ‘Ghar Wapsi’ aimed at re-converting members of other religious groups into Hinduism and said such events will continue in future too.

  • Oppn attacks Law Minister over ‘comment’ on scrapping council

    Bengaluru: Opposition members in Karnataka Legislative Council today took exception to Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister T B Jayachandra’s reported statement about doing away with the Upper House. Moving a privilege motion against Jayachandra, Opposition BJP Leader K S Eshwarappa alleged that such a statement coming from a cabinet minister raised suspicion among the people of the state, especially in the backdrop of a controversy on the bill to trifurcate the Bruhat Bengaluru

  • Earthquake in Ranchi

    Moderate intensity earthquake hits Bengal

    Jalpaiguri (WB): A fresh tremblor measuring 5.1 on the Richter Scale was felt in Jalpaiguri, Darjeeling and some other districts across West Bengal this evening. The fresh earthquake struck at 6.06 pm and its epicentre was located at latitude 26.7 degree north, longitude 88.1 degree east on the Nepal-India border area, according to Gopinath Saha, the head of the Meteorological Department of Sikkim.

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    Study: Bullied teens more likely to carry weapons to school

    Washington: High school students subjected to bullying and other forms of harassment are more likely to report being seriously depressed, consider suicide and carry weapons to school, according to new US research. “Teens can be the victim of face-to-face bullying in school, electronic bullying outside of the classroom and dating violence,” said Andrew Adesman, senior investigator of three studies on bullying presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies meeting in San Diego.

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    New smartphone app may help tackle alcohol dependence

    Melbourne: A smartphone app designed specifically to help Australians reduce their dependence on alcohol has been launched. The app diagnoses a person’s drinking habits and measures how healthy, risky or dangerous they may be. It then offers a range of challenges to complete instead of drinking such as sober karaoke, drink-free dating and being the designated driver on nights out.

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    Study: Effective radiotherapy for lung cancer comes a step closer

    London: Researchers have developed a method that could help apply a more effective form of radiotherapy even on diseased mobile organs such as the lung. Radiotherapy using protons can deliver more accurate treatment to a tumour while reducing the dose to surrounding tissue. However, in mobile organs such as the lung, precise targeting of the dose is difficult.

  • Youth awarded life imprisonment for raping Dalit

    Indore: A special court awarded life imprisonment to a youth here today for raping a Dalit minor after kidnapping her. The sentence was awarded by Special Judge A K Paliwal to Santosh Sharma (27) under relevant sections of Indian Penal Code and Protection of Children against Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) Act.

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    Study: Babies as young as six months using smartphones, tablets

    Washington: More than one-third of babies are tapping on smartphones and tablets even before they learn to walk or talk, according to a new US study. The study also found that by one year of age, one in seven toddlers is using devices for at least an hour a day.

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    Study: Natural RoseHip extract may help fight against breast cancer

    Washington: A new study has revealed that natural RoseHip, the fruit of the rose plant, extracts shows promising results for preventing breast cancer. The extract significantly reduced the growth and migration of cells from a type of breast cancer known as triple negative. This particularly aggressive form of cancer does not respond to most available treatments and tends to affect young women as well as those who are African-American or Hispanic.

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    Study: More teens opting for e-cigarettes over tobacco products

    Washington: A new study has demonstrated that electronic cigarettes gaining in popularity among teens. The study conducted at American Academy of Pediatrics showed that teens no longer smoke just cigarettes and they have branched out to using alternative tobacco products such as electronic cigarettes, hookahs and little cigars. In fact, e-cigarette use is rising rapidly among both cigarette smokers and nonsmokers.

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    Study: On-time investigation of persistent swollen neck glands may help avoid cancer

    Washington: A new study has revealed that on-time investigation of patients with persistent swollen neck glands may help avoid higher risks of cancer. New research led by the University of Exeter Medical School along with Universities of Oxford, Cambridge and Bangor has found that persistent enlarged lymph glands, found in the neck, could indicate lymphoma, a type of cancer.

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