• Nation gets its first Green Train Corridor

    Chennai, July 24 (ANI): Railway Minister, Suresh Prabhu, on Sunday inaugurated the country's first Green Train Corridor in Chennai. All the trains running on this section have bio-toilets. The project is an initiative by the Indian Railways to create rail corridors with zero human discharge by fitting trains with bio-toilets.

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  • Kangana turns Mughal empress for Manav Gangwani

    New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Actress Kangana Ranaut looked every inch a Mughal empress as she walked for Manav Gangwani in his creation from his latest collection titled Begum-e-Jannat at the FDCI India Couture Week 2016 here on Sunday. "Kangana is a very versatile person and it is easy working with her.

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  • Karnataka will not tolerate Bajrang Dal's 'natak': Roshan Baig

    Bengaluru, July 24 (ANI): Condemning the Chikmagalur attack on a Dalit family by the members of Bajrang Dal over rumours of cooking beef, Karnataka's Urban Development Minister R. Roshan Baig on Sunday said the state will not tolerate moral policing in the name of religion. "The Dalits are beaten up by the so called Bajrang Dal activists in the name of 'gau raksha samiti'. The Government of Karnataka is very firm, we will not tolerate any moral policing," said Baig.

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  • Arjun Bijlani injured on 'Jhalak Dikhlaa Jaa 9' set

    Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Actor Arjun Bijlani, who will be seen as a contestant in the upcoming ninth season of "Jhalak Dikhlaa Jaa", got injured while rehearsing on the set of the dance reality show. While practising for his performance, Arjun landed on his pelvic bone and got hurt. While practising, I fell and got hurt," Arjun, best known for his roles in shows like "Left Right Left", "Miley Jab Hum Tum" and "Naagin", said in a statement.

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  • 'Kabali' mints Rs 11.4 crore in north India in two days

    New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Superstar Rajinikanth's latest film "Kabali", which is receiving enormous response from audiences across India, has minted Rs 11.4 crore in two days in the north Indian market. The Pa. Ranjith directorial, which collected Rs 5.2 crore on its opening day, witnessed a 20 per cent growth on its second day in the north Indian market where it collected Rs 6.2 crore on Saturday, thus taking its cumulative total of Rs 11.4 crore, read a official statement.

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  • Kareena claims herself to be only B'wood A-lister to balance career, marriage

    New Delhi, July 24 (ANI): Slamming speculation that she might give up on the work front post pregnancy announcement, Kareena Kapoor Khan, in a recent interview, said she is the only B-town A-lister who keeps career and marriage going hand in hand.

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  • Sourav Ganguly lauds Virat Kohli's knock against West Indies

    Former India captain Sourav Ganguly has praised current Test skipper Virat Kohli, calling him a huge draw and the future of Indian cricket. Ganguly was full of praise for Kohli, after witnessing his brilliant knock of 200 against West Indies in the ongoing first Test at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua. Kohli scored his maiden 200 against West Indies, also becoming the first Indian captain to score a double ton overseas.

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  • Amanatullah Khan's arrest shows PM Modi's hatred towards Kejriwal: AAP

    New Delhi, July 24 (ANI): The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday fired a fresh salvo at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said the arrest of its MLA Amanatullah Khan shows the Centre's hatred towards Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. AAP leader Dilip Pandey said the BJP-led NDA Government at the Centre is not able to confront its opponents politically, adding that this is the reason for the ruling dispensation to resort to such lows. "When he (PM Modi) is not able to address his opponents politically, they resort to such lows.

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  • 26/11 canine hero 'Tiger' passes away

    Mumbai, July 24 (ANI): A retired police dog named 'Tiger', who helped police officials in detecting bombs during the 26/11 terror attacks in Mumbai and was on duty for several days outside the Taj hotel in Colaba, has passed away. Tiger, the black Labrador, was suffering from lung infection. Fizzah Shah, animal activist, whose Fizzah Farms in Virar was home to four 26/11 sniffer dogs-Max, Sultan, Tiger and Caesar, said the dog was on regular treatment for lung infection but its condition worsened on Friday night.

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  • 2016 MINI Countryman Diesel Review

    The not-so-mini MINI Countryman is the first 5-door model from the company under BMW ownership and also the only model which isn’t manufactured in the UK. Positioned as a crossover SUV, the niche vehicle has garnered a cult following in India as well due to its premium looks and supreme driving dynamics. The MINI brand in a country like India should theoretically be an unknown entity as the common folk here never got to be familiar with the charms of the small and zippy original MINI hatchback and the cultural revolution that followed.

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  • 12 Secrets to Shopping at Costco

    With so many items to choose from, Trae Bodge, a consumer expert who specializes in smart shopping strategies, says it's critical to shop Costco with a list to avoid overspending. Costco boasts 84 million card-carrying members worldwide, and the worldwide membership renewal rate is 88% (91% in the U.S. and Canada). If you're not ready to commit to a year-long membership, there are still ways to shop at Costco.

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  • 3 Things No One Tells You About Retirement

    Retirees will face a few surprises when it comes time to stop working.

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  • China to levy anti-dumping duties on EU, Japanese, S.Korean electric steel products: Xinhua

    China, accused of flooding world markets with cheap steel, has started levying anti-dumping duties as high as 46.3 percent on electric steel products imported from Japan, South Korea and the European Union, according to China's official Xinhua news agency said on Sunday. China began levying the duties on Saturday after an investigation by the country's Ministry of Commerce found evidence of dumping that was harming Chinese industry, Xinhua said.

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  • Kashmir unrest: Rajnath holds parleys with NC, BJP leaders

    Srinagar (J-K), July 24 (ANI): In an endeavour to tackle the ongoing crisis in the Kashmir Valley, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today met political leaders and interacted with the civil society members on the second day of his visit to Srinagar. With significant parts of the valley remaining under curfew-like restrictions, Singh met National Conference leader and former chief minister Omar Abdullah, BJP leaders and civil society members. Singh, who landed in Kashmir yesterday, interacted with the delegations representing diverse sections of people.

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  • EXCLUSIVE: Tesla, SolarCity close to merger agreement - sources

    Tesla Motors Inc and SolarCity Corp have made progress in putting together a deal that will merge the electric car maker and the solar panel installer, people familiar with the matter said. The two companies, which count billionaire Elon Musk as a major shareholder, are in the final stages of carrying out due diligence on each other, and could agree on the terms of a deal in the coming days, though it is still possible that their negotiations end unsuccessfully, the people said on Saturday. It could not be learned whether SolarCity would be successful in including a go-shop provision in a merger agreement with Tesla that would allow it to continue to solicit bids from other potential buyers for a short period of time.

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  • IAF carries on search ops to locate missing aircraft despite adverse weather conditions

    New Delhi, July 24 (ANI): The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Sunday said it is continuing its search effort with the help of the Indian Coast Guard and the Indian Navy to locate the missing aircraft AN-32 and will continue the same irrespective of the weather and tough conditions. "The Indian Air Force is continuing its search effort with the help of the Indian Coast Guard and the Indian Navy.

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  • Turkey shuts over 2,000 institutions in post-coup crackdown

    Istanbul: In a new tactic against suspected coup plotters, Turkey on announced it had seized more than 2,250 social, educational or health care institutions and facilities that it claims pose a threat to national security.  President Recep Tayyip Erdogan also sharply criticised Western countries that expressed concern about possible human rights violations in the sweeping purges the government has carried out after the July 15 failed military coup that have left at least 10,000 people in jail and another 60,000 tossed out of their jobs. Erdogan told France 24 in an interview broadcast that Turkey has no choice but to impose stringent security measures in the wake of the attempted coup that killed

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  • HP announces 'Back to College' campaign for students

    New Delhi, July 24 (ANI): Coinciding with the new academic year, HP Inc. India announced 'Back to College' campaign for students. The campaign aims at helping the students plan to buy new notebooks for their educational needs, thus digitally empowering them for the future. It also promises benefits of up to Rs. 11,998-for the students who purchase select HP products, including the all new HP Pavilion x360 series, HP Pavilion series, HP All-in-Ones and HP Desktop.

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  • Shami chips away at WI

    Mohammed Shami picked up the crucial wicket of Darren Bravo just before lunch to peg West Indies back on day three of the first Test. The hosts were 90 for three at lunch, still trailing by 476 runs in reply to India's 566 for eight declared. Kraigg Brathwaite (46 batting) defied the Indian bowlers along with Devendra Bishoo (12), as the duo put on 38 for the second wicket but more importantly frustrated the visitors by batting out 17.5 overs. Bishoo looked to stay with his partner for as long as possible, and he was successful in achieving that goal. He frustrated the Indian bowlers for nearly 70 minutes, and in this interim, saw off the likes of Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav and Shami without

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  • Hiring in FY'17 to be lower: NASSCOM

    New Delhi, July 24 (ANI): IT body NASSCOM in its report has said that fresh hiring in the current financial year may be lower in comparison to 2016, as the IT companies are facing pressure on margins besides focusing on automation of jobs. This financial year, we are expecting it to be on the lower side of that," said NASSCOM President, R Chandrashekhar. Chandrashekhar attributed that the companies' focus is on automation and pressure on margins for the decrease in hiring activities.

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