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    Kolkata hit-and-run case: Youth sent to 2-day transit remand

    New Delhi: A Delhi court today sent a youth, arrested in connection with the hit-and-run case in which an IAF corporal was killed during Republic Day rehearsal in Kolkata, to two days transit remand.

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    I will definitely work with Farhan in future: Abhishek Kapoor

    New Delhi: The legal battle between Abhishek Kapoor and Farhan Akhtar over “Rock On!! 2” may have turned their relationship sour but the “Fitoor” director says he will definitely team up with the actor in the future.

  • Divya Dutta to play prostitute, says ‘it’s interesting’

    New Delhi: Actress Divya Dutta, who is “grateful to people for hating” her for playing a negative character in her latest film “Chalk N Duster”, will soon take up the role of a prostitute. She says it will be interesting as she has never essayed a similar character before.

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    Candy-flavoured e-cigarettes may encourage vaping among kids

    London: Advertisements featuring electronic-cigarettes with flavours such as chocolate and bubble gum are more likely to attract school children to buy and try e-cigarettes, a new Cambridge study has warned. E-cigarettes are now the most commonly consumed nicotine product amongst children in countries with strong tobacco control policies, researchers said.

  • ‘Seeing’ where energy goes may make N-fusion possible

    Los Angeles: A new technique to ‘see’ where energy is delivered in a reactor has brought researchers a step closer towards achieving controlled nuclear fusion – a process that powers the Sun and other stars, and has the potential to supply the world with limitless, clean energy.

  • Djokovic thrashes Hyeon to kick start Oz Open with a bang

    Brisbane: World number one Novak Djokovic displayed rich vein of form as he kicked off his Australian Open campaign with a straight-set win over Chung Hyeon of South Korea to advance to the second round of the tournament on Monday.

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    Govt unlikely to mobilise Rs 15,000 cr from gold bond scheme

    New Delhi: Government is unlikely to mobilise Rs 15,000 crore from sovereign gold bond scheme, even as its second tranche was launched today. Raising Rs 15,000 crore from gold bond scheme by March end seems to be a difficult target, official sources said.

  • MS Dhoni named captain of Rising Pune Supergiants in IPL

    Kolkata: India’s limited overs skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was named captain of Rising Pune Supergiants, owned by Sanjiv Goenka, for the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League here today.

  • Pakistan blast kills 5 securitymen in Quetta

    Islamabad: At least five security personnel were killed and two others wounded today in a bombing in the city of Quetta in Pakistan’s restive southwestern Balochistan province.

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    Bassi meets Rajnath after ink attack on Kejriwal

    New Delhi: A day after Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia blamed police of “no security” and “conspiracy” after a woman threw ink at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi Ppolice chief B.S. Bassi said the “allegation is misconceived”.

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    Union minister, Hyderabad VC booked over student’s suicide

    Hyderabad: Union Minister Bandaru Dattatreya and three others for abetment of suicide and also for violations of the SC/ST Atrocities Act following the suicide of a Dalit research scholar of the University of Hyderabad.

  • India’s merchandise exports fall for 13th straight month

    New Delhi: India’s merchandise exports fell for the 13th straight month in December and were valued at $22.29 billion against $26.15 billion in the like month in the previous year, as per official trade data released on Monday.

  • No info on Pathankot investigation until JIT completes work

    Karachi: Pakistani Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah has said that nothing about the Pathankot investigation will be made public until the joint investigation team (JIT) completes its work.

  • Kejriwal ink attacker sent to one-day police custody

    New Delhi: The woman, who threw ink at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during a public meeting at the Chhatrasal Stadium yesterday, was on Monday sent to one-day police custody.

  • Why scrap management quota in schools, Delhi HC asks government

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on a petition before it Monday issued notice to the city government questioning its decision to scrap the management quota in nursery admissions in private schools. Justice Manmohan sought response from the Delhi government and its education department by January 25 and posted the matter for hearing on January 28.