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    Petition in Pak court seeks registration of FIR against Modi

    Lahore: A petition was filed today in a Pakistani court seeking registration of an FIR against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the”killings of innocent Kashmiris”. Advocate Abdul Hameed filed the petition today in the Lahore High Court on the ground that “innocent” people were killed in Kashmir on the “orders” of Modi.

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    FC Pune City sign Eduardo Ferreira and Momar Ndoye

    Pune: Indian Super League club FC Pune City added Eduardo Ferreira and Momar Ndoye to strengthen their foreign options for this year’s edition of the football tournament. FC Pune City CEO Gaurav Modwel said the two players bring speed, skill and strength to the overall combination of the team.

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    New competition format in Olympics is good for India: Oltmans

    Bengaluru: Indian men’s hockey team chief coach Roelant Oltmans today said the new competition format of having quarterfinals in place of direct semifinals in the upcoming Rio Olympics is not only beneficial for the Men in Blue but all small teams. “If you have teams like Argentina, Germany and Holland in your group, it becomes that difficult to end up being the top two teams in your group. It

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    New artificial muscle for soft robots developed

    Boston: Scientists have developed a type of artificial muscle for soft robots that requires no rigid components and can be used in wearable devices, soft grippers and surgical tools. Artificial muscles that move soft robots, called actuators, tend to rely on hydraulics or pneumatics, which are slow to respond and difficult to store.

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    Nanolayered composites open new vistas in materials science

    New York: Borrowing an idea from metalsmiths and pastry chefs, researchers have created composite materials containing hundreds of layers that are just atoms thick but span the full width of the material — a feat that could open new vistas in materials science.
    The work, described recently in the journal Science, could open up wide-ranging possibilities for designing new, easy-to-manufacture composites for optical devices, electronic systems, and high-tech materials.

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    Ask good questions: Ranveer to scribes on marriage rumours

    Mumbai: Actor Ranveer Singh got irked when actress Deepika Padukone was quizzed about their rumoured engagement, and requested mediapersons to ask good questions. There have been rumours about the wedding of Ranveer and Deepika since last one month, with some reports suggesting that the “Bajirao Mastani” co-stars are already engaged.

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    Greek lawmakers abolish bonus seat system, lower voting age

    Athens: Greek lawmakers on Friday voted to change the electoral law by abolishing a system of bonus seats and lowering the voting age from 18 to 17. At present, a bonus of 50 seats is offered to the party that wins the most votes in a national election, Xinhua news agency reported. A total of 281 lawmakers participated in the voting. On the article concerning lowering the voting age, 180 voted in

  • Treebo Group of Hotels raises Rs 112-cr in Series-B funding

    Mumbai:Bengaluru-based Treebo Group of Hotels today said it has raised Rs 112 crore in Series-B funding round led by Bertelsmann India Investments (BII). Existing investors, SAIF Partners and Matrix Partners India also participated in the round of funding, it said in a statement. Treebo currently has 125 hotels in 25 cities across the country in its network and the company said it plans to use the fresh round of funds for furthering

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    Swiss seize Monet, van Gogh works amid US probe of fund 1MDB

    Geneva: Swiss authorities have seized three paintings by Claude Monet and Vincent van Gogh following a US request as part of a probe into the scandal surrounding Malaysian wealth fund 1MDB. A Federal Office of Justice spokesman said Friday that van Gogh’s “La Maison de Vincent a Arles” and “Saint-Georges Majeur” and Monet’s “Nympheas avec Reflets de Hautes Herbes” were confiscated on Thursday.

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    ‘New way that TB enters body identified’

    Houston: Researchers, including one of Indian origin, have identified a new way that the deadly tuberculosis bacteria get into the body, an advance that shows a potential therapeutic angle to explore. One of the world’s most deadly diseases, tuberculosis – primarily a lung disease – infects more than eight million people and is responsible for 1.5 million deaths each year, researchers said.

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    Now, a software to help you feel sure of your next hairdo

    Washington D.C: Not sure if a bouffy suits you? Don’t worry, there’s now an easy way of knowing how you would look with a particular hairstyle. A new system developed by a University of Washington computer vision researcher called Dreambit lets a person imagine how different they would look with a hairstyle or color, or in a different time period, age, country or anything else that can be queried in an image search

  • ‘Kabali’ keeps Kerala awake

    Thiruvananthapuram: Superstar Rajinikanth-starrer Tamil action drama “Kabali” which released across 306 screens in Kerala on Friday, literally kept many awake to watch it as early as 5 a.m., when the screens came alive.