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KCR, Angry With Amit Shah, Says No Decision Yet On Supporting BJP On President

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KCR, Angry With Amit Shah, Says No Decision Yet On Supporting BJP On President

- Hyderabad: Highlights Amit Shah alleged TRS failed to reach centre's benefits to people K Chandrasekhar Rao accused BJP chief Amit Shah of "lying" TRS had earlier hinted it would support BJP's presidential candidate The Telangana Rashtra Samithi has not yet decided on who it will support for the Presidential elections, Telangana chief minister and the party's chief K Chandrasekhar Rao said today

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Sachin – A Billion Dreams: Movie review by the Indian cricket team

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Sachin – A Billion Dreams: Movie review by the Indian cricket team

- If reviews from the members of the Indian cricket team are anything to go by, ‘Sachin: A Billion Dreams,’ a biographical film based on the life and career of Sachin Tendulkar is a runaway hit already. The movie’s premiere was recently attended by members of the Indian cricket team. The premiere was exclusively for the Indian cricket team before they travel to England for the ICC Champions Trophy starting June

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Socialist Lenin Moreno sworn in as Ecuador president

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Socialist Lenin Moreno sworn in as Ecuador president

- Ecuador's new president Lenin Moreno took office on Wednesday, tasked with steering a flagship of the Latin American left through troubled economic and political waters. Lenin Moreno was sworn in as president of Ecuador on Wednesday following a tight race that the disabled former vice president won on promises of maintaining the social programs of his leftist predecessor Rafael Correa. The 64-year-old Moreno, a socialist, last month won a runoff vote in the oil-exporting country, bucking a shift to the right in South America as leftist governments struggle to maintain support

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Chelsea cancel Premier League victory parade after Manchester attack

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Chelsea cancel Premier League victory parade after Manchester attack

- Chelsea will also donate money to a fund for the victims and their families Champions Chelsea cancelled Sunday's Premier League victory parade saying it was "inappropriate" after the Manchester suicide bombing that left 22 dead and over 60 wounded. "Everyone associated with Chelsea Football Club offers our heartfelt condolences to those affected by Monday's terror attack in Manchester," said a statement

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Paresh Rawal defends tweet about Arundhati Roy, says Twitter 'coerced' him to delete it

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Paresh Rawal defends tweet about Arundhati Roy, says Twitter 'coerced' him to delete it

- In the tweet that is now deleted, Paresh Rawal had written: "Instead of tying stone pelter on the army jeep tie up Arundhati Roy!" Veteran actor Paresh Rawal said he had been ‘coerced by Twitter’ to remove his tweet about Arundhati Roy. Paresh Rawal wrote in a statement, "With this letter, I inform to all my supporters and citizens of this country that I am being coerced to delete something I tweeted on May 21, or else Twitter would block my account

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Yogi Adityanath expresses displeasure over Saharanpur violence, suspends top cops

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Yogi Adityanath expresses displeasure over Saharanpur violence, suspends top cops

- Violence erupted in this volatile UP district for the second day as unidentified gunmen shot and seriously injured a member of the upper-caste Thakur community. Taking note of the violence in Saharanpur, the Uttar Pradesh government suspended the Superintendent of Police (SSP) and District Magistrate posted there while transferring the Divisional Commissioner and the Deputy Inspector General (DIG). "SSP Subhash Chandra Dubey and District Magistrate N P Singh have been suspended while Divisional Commissioner N P Agarwal and DIG J K Shahi have been transferred", an official spokesman told PTI

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Manchester terror attack: Man carrying suspicious package nabbed, 5th arrest so far

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Manchester terror attack: Man carrying suspicious package nabbed, 5th arrest so far

- Suspected bombmaker was nabbed from Wigan. 17 miles (27 km) to the west of Manchester city centre. British police hunted on Wednesday for potential accomplices who may have helped Salman Abedi build the bomb that killed 22 people at a concert in Manchester and who could be ready to kill again. As police tried to piece together the British-born Abedi's past, Prime Minister Theresa May said security officials had raised their assessment of the threat to Britain to "critical", indicating an attack is imminent

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'Pakistan Trying To Massage Ego Of Their Own People': Army General To NDTV

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'Pakistan Trying To Massage Ego Of Their Own People': Army General To NDTV

- New Delhi: The General commanding the Army's critical 15 Corps in Kashmir has dismissed Pakistani threats that India would pay heavily for any aggression along the Line of Control or LoC. Lt General JS Sandhu, who oversees the defences of 400 kilometres of the Line of Control in Kashmir, says "these are inflated statements" by Pakistan. According to the Lt General, the Pakistani military is attempting to "massage the ego of their own people

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PDP Leader Abdul Qayoom Critically Injured After Being Shot By Terrorists

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PDP Leader Abdul Qayoom Critically Injured After Being Shot By Terrorists

- Srinagar: Suspected terrorists shot and critically injured a worker of the ruling PDP in Barzullah area of Srinagar on Wednesday evening, the police said. Abdul Qayoom was shot by terrorists at least three times from close range outside his home at around 8.10 PM, a police official said. He said the injured PDP leader was rushed to a hospital where is condition is stated to be critical

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Suspected suicide bomb in Jakarta kills policeman, injures 4

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Suspected suicide bomb in Jakarta kills policeman, injures 4

- A suspected suicide bombing near a bus terminal in Indonesia’s capital Wednesday night killed a policeman and injured four other officers, police said. Vice National Police Chief Syafruddin, who uses one name, said an initial investigation showed that the suspected suicide bomber also died in the blast. “Tonight, to Indonesian citizens and all of us who are here at the scene, I express very deep concern

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Nothing wrong in Bobbitising, says A.P. women’s panel chief

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Nothing wrong in Bobbitising, says A.P. women’s panel chief

- In a sensational statement, Andhra Pradesh Women’s Commission chairperson Nannapaneni Rajakumari has advocated the chopping off of a man’s genitals by a woman, if required, to save her dignity. She asked girls to carry pocket knives and be prepared to use them in self-defence, and to keep rapists and molesters at bay. Known for issuing fiery statements and her straight talk, Ms

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J. Dey murder trial: witness identifies Chhota Rajan’s voice

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J. Dey murder trial: witness identifies Chhota Rajan’s voice

- For the first time in the ongoing J. Dey murder trial, a CD-ROM of a conversation between extradited gangster Chhota Rajan and real estate broker Manoj Shivdasani was played before the court. A witness who is being examined identified the voice of Chhota Rajan. Mr. Shivadasani told the court that the gangster had called him to check on the health of the now deceased accused Vinod Asrani

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German police arrest suspected militants as Berlin gears up for former president Barack Obama’s visit

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German police arrest suspected militants as Berlin gears up for former president Barack Obama’s visit

- Police arrested four suspected Islamists in dawn raids in Berlin on Wednesday as the German capital geared up for a long weekend of mass gatherings, capped by a joint appearance by Chancellor Angela Merkel and former US president Barack Obama. Police said the raids targeted a gang of armed drug smugglers and nine arrests had been made, four of which were men from the “violent Islamist” scene

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Indonesia explosion highlights: Two dead in suspected suicide bombing in Jakarta, say police

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Indonesia explosion highlights: Two dead in suspected suicide bombing in Jakarta, say police

- Indonesian police said on Wednesday that a suspected suicide bomber and a police officer were killed in explosions near a bus station in the eastern part of the capital, Jakarta. There were two blasts in Kampung Melayu that went off five minutes apart late in the evening, police said in a statement. It said some people, including police officers, were wounded and being taken to a nearby hospital

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Zaheer Khan-Sagarika Ghatge engagement: Prachi Desai, Raveena Tandon, Maria Goretti; who carried summer style better?

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Zaheer Khan-Sagarika Ghatge engagement: Prachi Desai, Raveena Tandon, Maria Goretti; who carried summer style better?

- Zaheer Khan and Sagarika Ghatge’s engagement bash on May 23 was a star-studded affair. Big names from the world of cricket and a few Bollywood celebrities were spotted at the soiree. Among them, bracing the summer heat were Prachi Desai. , Raveena Tandon. , Maria Goretti. and Mandira Bedi. . We take a look at who wore what. Prachi Desai It’s been sometime since we have seen Prachi Desai around and it’s kind of disheartening to see that she didn’t really ace her fashion game this time

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Tags: Fashion |  Styles | 
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Saya tak akan berjaya di Bollywood - Brad Pitt

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Saya tak akan berjaya di Bollywood - Brad Pitt

- MUMBAI: Pelakon terkenal Brad Pitt, membuat pengakuan kepada aktor tersohor, Shah Rukh Khan, bahawa beliau tidak cukup berbakat membintangi filem Bollywood ketika mempromosikan filem terbarunya, 'War Machine' di Mumbai hari ini. "Saya tidak akan berjaya di Bollywood kerana tidak boleh menari atau menyanyi," kata aktor kacak itu dalam satu acara dengan Shah Rukh di depan wartawan di bandar raya itu. Filem Bollywood terkenal dengan adegan tarian dan nyanyian

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  • Faster, higher, rustier: Medals from Rio 2016 Olympics damaged
    Faster, higher, rustier: Medals from Rio 2016 Olympics damaged

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    Kyle Snyder made history at the Rio Olympics by becoming the youngest American wrestler to win a gold medal. The medal will soon be history as well, to be replaced by the IOC and Rio organizers because of damage. More than 80 American athletes have sent medals they won at Rio to U.S. Olympic Committee headquarters to be shipped to games organizers, who will replace them due to flaking, black spots and other damage, the USOC said Tuesday

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Technology

  • New, scarier ransomware EternalRocks found, claim reserachers
    New, scarier ransomware EternalRocks found, claim reserachers

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    EternalRocks, a new strain of malware, has been identified by the researchers that targets the same vulnerability that wrecked havoc worldwide by 'WannaCry' ransomware, a media report said. EternalRocks exploits the same vulnerability in Windows that helped WannaCry spread to computers. The malware includes far more threats than WannaCry, making it potentially tougher to fight. Like the original ransomware, known as WannaCry, EternalRocks uses an NSA tool known as EternalBlue to spread itself from one computer to the next through Windows

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Health

  • Belly fat may increase cancer risk: WHO study
    Belly fat may increase cancer risk: WHO study

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    People with an expanding waistline may be at a greater risk of developing certain cancers, including bowel, breast and pancreatic, a new WHO study warned today. Waist measurement is as good at predicting cancer risk as body mass index (BMI), which is a ratio of weight to height, said researchers from International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC-WHO), the specialised cancer agency of the World Health Organisation (WHO)

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  • Online mechanism to verify students' records with CBSE
    Online mechanism to verify students' records with CBSE

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    Employers and educational institutions can use this repository to verify academic records of students online," Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said at the launch. Students planning to go abroad for studies will not have to run around colleges and universities or approach "touts" for verification of their documents, with the government introducing an online mechanism for it. The External Affairs Ministry and HRD Ministry today launched the integration of "eSanad", used for online verification, with CBSE's "Parinam Manjusha", the academic repository of degrees and certificates of students

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Farming

  • Youths’ contribution ensures desilting of irrigation tank
    Youths’ contribution ensures desilting of irrigation tank

    , thehindu.com

    Without waiting for the Public Works Department’s assistance for desilting a systemised irrigation tank in their village, residents of Pottal near Palayamkottai have mobilised funds to complete desilting of the waterbody in their hamlet hoping that the forthcoming southwest monsoon would revive farming operations in and around their hamlet. Whenever the farmers would appeal to the PWD officials during the monthly grievance redressal meetings to desilt the irrigation tanks in their villages or repair the damaged shutters, the monotonous reply they would normally get would be the requests would get fulfilled on getting funds from the government

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Travel & Recreation

  • Tourism wing kicks off Konaseema campaign
    Tourism wing kicks off Konaseema campaign

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    The Andhra Pradesh Tourism wing has embarked on a Konaseema campaign to acquaint tourists with its picturesque backwaters and the lush green outdoors that are perfect monsoon holiday setting for couples and families alike. The government is keen on attracting tourists from outside the State and also from abroad to this place nestled between the flowing waters of River Godavari and the powerful waves of the Bay of Bengal

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Science & Nature

  • ‘India has moved from brain drain to brain gain’
    ‘India has moved from brain drain to brain gain’

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    Over 1,000 Indian scientists working abroad have returned to India in the last two-three years, said Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences on Tuesday. “They feel that India is changing and they can fulfil their ambitions here. They are finding that opportunities in India are better. From brain drain, we now have a scenario of brain gain,” he said at a media interaction on the NDA government’s three years in power

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Books & Literature

  • Author Nikita Singh launches tenth book at 25, says writing just happens
    Author Nikita Singh launches tenth book at 25, says writing just happens

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    “Whenever I have a story, I write it.” So says Nikita Singh, best-selling author in the romance genre. And one can well believe her: at 25, she has just launched her 10th novel. Singh, who started writing at 19 and is in India for the launch of Every Time It Rains (Harper Collins, Rs 199, pp 258) said in an interview that writing, for her, “is just a process… I really don’t over-think before or while writing

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