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    Australia thrash Windies to seal series at MCG

    Melbourne : Australia continued their winning streak against West Indies as they secured an unassailable 2-0 series win after comprehensively defeating the Caribbean side by 177 runs in the second Test here on Tuesday.

  • Fin inclusion govt’s key focus; given Rs 50K cr under MUDRA: PM

    New Delhi: Underlining that financial inclusion is the government’s core focus, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said banks have given loans worth Rs 50,000 crore to small entrepreneurs under the MUDRA Yojana. Addressing dalit entrepreneurs here, he said: “80,000 borrowers have benefited from the scheme under which more than Rs 50,000 crore worth of loans have been given primarily to SC, ST, OBCs and women entrepreneurs who are engaged in small business and

  • Robin Singh out of SAFF Cup due to injury

    Thiruvananthapuram: Ahead of their SAFF Cup semi-finals match against Maldives, the Indian football team suffered a big blow as star striker Robin Singh was on Tuesday ruled out of the tournament due to a knee problem.

  • Manchester United, Chelsea stuck in goalless draw; Arsenal top EPL table

    London: The match between Manchester United and Chelsea at the Old Trafford ended in a goalless draw, while Arsenal managed to wrest control of the top position in the English Premier League (EPL), at least for the day and now eagerly await the results of Tuesday’s game between Leicester and Manchester City.

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    Gold regains ground on jewellers’ buying, global cues

    New Delhi: Gold prices recovered Rs 45 to Rs 25,650 per 10 grams at the bullion market today, tracking a firm global trend, amid fresh buying by jewellers at the domestic spot market. However, silver lacked buying support and plunged by Rs 330 to Rs 33,650 per kg. Traders said that apart from a firm global trend, emergence of buying by jewellers gave the recovery a leg-up.

  • Chinese golfer Liang Wen-chong appointed Team Asia vice captain

    Shah Alam (Malaysia): Team Asia captain Jeev Milkha Singh has appointed Chinese golfer Liang Wen-chong as vice captain for the EurAsia Cup which will be staged at the Glenmarie Golf and Country Club from January 15 to 17, 2016.

  • Go Safe than Sorry this New Year’s Eve

    It’s the time of the year we’ve all been eagerly waiting for. Getting all glitzy and glamorous, we head out to make the best of the last night this year. But before you go overboard with your excitement and make a blunder of this amazing night, it is better to be safe than sorry. Be a party animal without getting thrashed this New Year, as we point out some essential

  • Kiwis urged to keep `foot on the throat` of Lanka

    Wellington : New Zealand coach Mike Hesson has urged his side to continue keeping their foot on the throat of Sri Lanka and come even harder than before in the third ODI of the five-match series.

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    DDCA row: I am not scared of any CBI probe: Arvind Kejriwal

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said his government did not do anything wrong in the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) scam and the CBI is free to conduct an inquiry against him.

  • West Indies hang in as Aussies seek series victory

    Melbourne: The West Indies were hanging on with Australia six wickets away from a series-clinching victory at tea on the fourth day of the second Test in Melbourne today.

  • Philips launches in-car air purifier priced at Rs 7,999

    New Delhi: Sensing a growing market for air purification devices in the country, Philips’ automotive division Lumileds India today launched an in-car air purifier — GoPure Compact 110 — priced at Rs 7,999. “GoPure Compact 110, designed especially for the Indian market, will help users eliminate in-car air pollution. Currently, we are launching this device as an after-market product to be sold through the online channel,” Lumileds India MD Rajiv Khosla told reporters.

  • Saradha scam: CBI searches against Samruddha Jeevan Group

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is conducting searches in 58 places in Maharashtra and Odisha against the Samruddha Jeevan Group of Companies in connection with the ongoing investigation of two chit-fund cases.

  • Congress mocks UP govt over cheap compensation to farmers

    Bengaluru: Mocking the Uttar Pradesh Government for distributing cheques of Rs. 23 to Rs.100 to farmers as compensation in drought-hit Banda District, Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Tuesday said even a cup of tea is unavailable with that amount of money.

  • Harlem Globetrotters legend Meadowlark Lemon dies at 83

    Washington DC : Meadowlark Lemon, the “clown prince” of basketball’s barnstorming Harlem Globetrotters, whose blend of hook shots and humor brought joy to millions of fans around the world, has died at the age of 83.

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    Can’t sing classical songs, I like to rap: Sonakshi

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha today said that she won’t be able to sing classical songs as her voice suits hip-hop and rap numbers. “I know I won’t be able to sing all kind of songs. I won’t be able to sing classical song that has ‘nazakat, harkat’, as I am not a trained person,” Sonakshi told PTI.