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    Russia lifts Turkey travel ban

    Moscow: Russia lifted restrictions on travelling to Turkey after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan apologised for his counry downing a Russian warplane last November. Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the decree on Thursday lifting the ban on the sale of package tours to Turkey and instructed the government to allow the resumption of charter flights between the two countries, Xinhua news agency reported.

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    ‘Pacific Rim 2’ to release in February 2018

    Los Angeles: “Pacific Rim 2”, starring John Boyega of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” fame, is set to release on February 23, 2018. The movie is the follow-up to 2013’s sci-fi actioner “Pacific Rim”, which grossed more than $410 million at the worldwide box office on a $190 million budget, reports

  • Induction of Tejas “fills our hearts will unparalleled pride”: PM

    New Delhi: Lauding the Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA) and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) on the induction of Light Combat Aircraft Tejas into the Indian Air Force, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said this illustrates the skills and strengths to enhance indigenous defence manufacturing.

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    Air pollution may cause kidney disease

    Beijing: Long-term exposure to air pollution, which has risen to alarming levels in the past years, is likely to cause damages to the kidneys, irrespective of age, warns a study. The findings showed that air pollution increased the chances of developing membranous nephropathy — an immune disorder of the kidneys — that can lead to kidney failure.

  • Manohar Parrikar lauds HAL, ADA on induction of Tejas planes

    New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today congratulated the state-run HAL and Aeronautical Development Agency on the induction of the first two home- grown Light Combat Aircraft Tejas into IAF and said the planes will be a force multiplier.

  • Tesla’s self-driving cars under probe after driver’s death in accident

    New York: Ths US authorities have launched an investigation after the tragic death of a man driving electric automobile-maker Tesla’s autonomous car in a crash – the first known fatal accident involving a self-driving vehicle being driven in autopilot mode.

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    India test-fires surface-to-air missile for second day

    Balasore (Odisha): India today successfully test fired the new surface-to-air missile, developed jointly with Israel, with a strike range upto 70 km, from a defence base off Odisha coast, a day after two rounds of similar trials were conducted.

  • PM Modi lauds Maharashtra Govt. plantation drive initiative

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has lauded the Maharashtra Government’s initiative to plant two crore trees in one day as part an initiative to increase green cover.

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    Discrimination could lead to heavy drinking

    New York: People who face discrimination because of their identities – whether based on race, sexual orientation or gender – are at increased risk of alcohol abuse, says a new study. “Our study supports the notion that discrimination is harmful to health, specifically through alcohol,” said lead author of the study Paul Gilbert, Assistant Professor at University of Iowa.

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    Brexit: IMF warns of repercussions for global economy

    Washington: Britain’s decision to leave the European Union has created “significant uncertainty” that will have repercussions not only for the UK and Europe, but also for the global economy, the International Monetary Fund has warned.

  • Sikh saves drowning girl using turban in Canada

    Toronto: A quick-thinking Sikh man is being hailed as a hero in Canada after he saved a teenage girl from drowning by using his turban to pull her out of a frigid river. Avtar Hothi, a 65-year-old farmer from Kamloops, British Columbia, used his turban to save the teen who had fallen into the cold waters of North Thompson River close to his farm.

  • Delhi-Centre tussle: SC to hear AAP govt’s plea to restrain HC

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today agreed to hear on Monday the plea of AAP government in Delhi seeking a direction that the High Court be restrained from delivering its judgement on issues including the scope of powers of the city government to exercise its authority in performing public functions.

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    Had fun filming ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’: Lisa Haydon

    Mumbai: Actress Lisa Haydon says she had great fun while shooting for her role in Karan Johar’s upcoming directorial venture “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil”. The “Queen” star features in a small role in the film which stars Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.