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  • No Indian cricketer in ICC's World Cup XI led by Brendon McCullum

    No Indian cricketer has found a place in the ICC's World Cup XI despite the Indian team making it to the semifinals of the event. The ICC World Cup XI is dominated by runners-up New Zealand rather than champions Australia with Black Caps skipper Brendon McCullum as its captain. India, the defending champions, had bowed out after a semifinal loss to Australia.

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  • My Choice: Deepika Padukone’s Short Video Will Surely Get You Goosebumps

    Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone recently revealed about her depression and how she was struggling through it. Deepika Padukone featured in a short video titled ‘My Choice’ spreading the message of voice equality for females in all spheres of life. The video is surely going to get you goosebumps hearing the truth, which happens with every woman in her life.

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  • Gurgaon girl on top of the world after winning Miss India crown

    It was the search for such platforms that took me to the Miss India pageant. Recalling the moment when her name was announced as the winner, Aditi said she almost froze and could not react for a few minutes.

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  • Delhi's Aditi Arya crowned fbb Femina Miss India World 2015 - The Economic Times

    MUMBAI: Delhi girl Aditi Arya was crowned fbb Femina Miss India World 2015 at a glittering ceremony at the Yashraj Studios here. Afreen Racheal Vaz was adjudged first runner-up while Vartika Singh second at the grand finale of 52nd fbb Femina Miss India, which took place last evening.

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  • This viral photo of a Syrian child will melt your heart

    In strife-torn Syria, where children are most vulnerable and susceptible to the violence and horror, the everyday clashes and rage have not left any essence of childhood in their lives. Photojournalist Nadia Abu Shaban tweeted this picture of a little girl supposedly in Syria — a photo that we cannot however independently verify. The child’s act depicts the daily life in Syria — a country that has seen schools, hospitals and even orphanages being bombed.

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  • Baby girl born with 'trunk' labelled as 'Ganesha' in Aligarh

    Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh), Mar. 29 (ANI): A baby girl born with a 'trunk' has become the center of attraction in a village in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, as people are flocking to see her believing that she is an incarnation of Lord Ganesha. Born on Thursday, the child has a protuberance between her two eyes which people believe resembles the trunk of Lord Ganesha. "My sister-in-law gave birth to a girl at 7:00 a.m. and her face looks exactly like Lord Ganesha.

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  • Katrina Kaif's Madame Tussauds Wax Statue: Photos

    Some say she can’t act, others credit her success to Salman Khan.. but there is no denying the fact that Katrina Kaif is one of the most successful actress in the history of Indian Cinema. The actress has been immortalised at the Madame Tussauds in London, where her wax statue was finally unveiled for public viewing. Katrina was picked ahead of her contemporaries like Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone, as she received the highest number of votes out of the 225,000 votes that were cast.

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  • Should you buy Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana? - The Economic Times

    The launch of Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana (SSY) by the government for the girl child has sparked considerable interest given its tax benefit and interest rate higher than Public Provident Fund. For 2014-15, the interest rate for PPF is 8.7% while the SSY offers 9.1%. This is because interest rates could fall in the future. Given that the investors are investing for a period of 10 years or more, a combination of equity mutual funds and SSY will generate better returns.

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  • Astrologer predicts AAP will collapse by 2017 | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

    In December 2013, astrologer Sushil Chaturvedi predicted that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) would either witness infighting or withdrawal of support by the Congress. Kejriwal's popularity, he said, would take a hit, and by November 2014, those who once supported him would oppose him. Looking at the current scenario, it is safe to say that Chaturvedi's predictions have come true. Chaturvedi, who has decades' worth of experience penning astrology columns for national dailies, had more predictions in store for AAP.

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  • Ayurvedic detox diet — a step-by-step guide to cleanse your body | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

    Do you know that detoxification helps your body in a number of ways? Well, it not only strengthens your immune system and helps your body function better but also aids you to get rid of toxins from the body. It is a particular type of diet which allows your body to detox on its own. It is lighter on your digestive system and is easier for your body to cope since it gets time and energy to perform its regular healing and detox processes.

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  • Neetu and Rishi Kapoor with PM Narendra Modi: Photo

    Neetu Kapoor has posted a picture with the Prime Minster of India Narendra Modi. The picture also has her husband Rishi Kapoor. The photo is interesting because Neetu calls it a sight where two strong intense personalities are listening to a ‘simpleton’ like her with interest. Two strong intense pple listening to a simpleton with so much interest” Neetu posted on Facebook.

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  • KKR on collision course with BCCI over Narine action - Mumbai Mirror -

    The Kolkata Knight Riders and the Board of Control for Cricket in India are on the warpath over West Indian spinner Sunil Narine's participation in the eighth edition of the Indian Premier League. Narine was banned for his suspect action last September. In Narine's case, the ICC did not organise the test as he was not called during an international fixture. The BCCI has refused to accept the report and has insisted that the off-spinner undergo another test in Chennai, sources told Mirror.

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  • Live: Jhelum river crosses danger level in Srinagar, Sangam; horrors of floods return to haunt Kashmiris | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

    Heavy rains pounded several areas of Kashmir damaging many houses and led to closure of Srinagar-Jammu national highway because of landslides. Rains since yesterday has resulted in damage to at least 44 structures, including 18 houses, due to landslides in Chrar-e-Sharief area of Kashmir, officials said. Jhelum river today crossed danger level in Srinagar and Sangam area of South Kashmir with heavy rains lashing most parts of the state which sounded an alert asking people to move to safer places.

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  • The insane ways the human body changes during long-term spaceflight

    Most astronauts only spend six months at a time in that environment on the International Space Station (ISS), floating 250 miles above the Earth. On March 27 however, NASA and the Russian Federal Space Agency sent three astronauts to the ISS — they will be the first people to spend a continuous year in space. Tests performed on these astronauts will get us closer to understanding what could happen on longer space exploration missions, like visiting Mars — a journey that will take at least six months each way.

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  • Manmohan Singh launches Congress party's app-based membership drive

    New Delhi, Mar. 30 (ANI): The Congress party on Monday launched an online application -based membership drive to strengthen its base in the national capital. The membership drive was launched by former prime minister Manmohan Singh and his wife Gursharan Kaur in the presence of Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) president Ajay Makan and senior leader PC Chacko. Maken said that the drive is aimed at attracting those who truly believe in the ideology of the Congress party.

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  • Easy ways to protect your hair this summer - The Times of India

    With the temperature rising by the day, it’s that time of the year again when the wise thing to do is spend a few minutes taking care of your locks and prevent damage.

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  • Hindu Sena leader took advantage of poverty in society: Bombay HC - The Times of India

    The Bombay high court, while denying bail to Hindu Rashtra Sena chief Dhananjay Desai in the killing of a 24-year-old techie in Pune, said, “People like the applicant...create law and order situation by taking undue advantage of religious feelings and implementing their plan into action by a young group…(this) is more than sufficient to deny bail”.

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  • 87-kg gold seized near Siliguri in record haul

    The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) officials seized 87.05 kg gold concealed in a car near Siliguri on Friday night, setting a record for the largest seizure of gold by any agency in India. The car, headed towards Kolkata, was coming from Myanmar and the gold in the form of bars was hidden in its door panel. “The earlier record haul was of about 60 kg by the Gujarat police in Ahmedabad a few months ago,” KVS Singh, additional director general of the Kolkata zonal unit, told HT. “Acting on a tip off, our men intercepted the car on the outskirts of Siliguri and recovered 87.058 kg gold valued at Rs 23.5 crore.

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  • Delhi village sees 'tiger' in its midst - The Economic Times

    NEW DELHI: Rarely do residents of the capital claim to have spotted a leopard or a tiger in their colony. The first alarm was sounded around mid-February days after which a leopard was actually found dead in the area. Fear has gripped residents of this northeast Delhi area and they claim to have spotted the carnivore drinking water from a tube well in one of the fields. While it has not been ascertained yet if it's a tiger, leopard or a hyena, farmers here have stopped going to fields and sending their children to schools.

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  • Govt targets 1 cr consumers to give up LPG subsidy

    Government expects that about one crore well off consumers will surrender the subsidy on cooking gas after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal to people not to take subsidy if they can afford to buy LPG at market price. "The target is one crore. Let us see how many more people decide to surrender LPG subsidy," a top government functionary said. There are about 15.3 crore LPG consumers in the country.

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