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Bacardi NH7 Weekender to be back with seventh edition
Bacardi NH7 festival. (File) Come October and Bacardi NH7 Weekender will be back with its seventh edition with a bang. The festival will make a comeback with new concepts like Bacar [...]
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In 17 years, fast food hasn’t changed
“Restaurants can help consumers by downsizing portion sizes and reformulating their food to contain less of these over-consumed nutrients,” said Alice Lichtenstein from Tufts Univ [...]
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LEGEND! As expected, Rahul Dravid's reaction to Virat Kohli's photo with him is pure class
Expectedly, the post went viral on social media and even grabbed the attention of the man himself. [...]
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US govt covering up Iran cash deal: Trump campaign
Washington, Aug 5: Trump campaign has alleged that the US government is engaged in a "cover-up" of its Iranian cash deal, notwithstanding the rebuttal by Obama administration of paying any ransom to Iran for the release of American prisoners. "The Obama [...]
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Basant Panchami 2018: Significance and celebrations of the colourful harvest festival
Basant Panchami 2018 is also celebrated as Saraswati Puja in many communities. This year the festival would be celebrated on January 22 2018. Basant Panchami celebrates the onset of spring and harvest. Read | Saraswati Puja 2018 (Vasant Panchami): How to perform [...]
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Panasonic Shinobi Ultra 49-inch 4K TV
  When it comes to television, Panasonic is sort of the original value for money contender. The company has never really undercut prices the way Vu, TCL etc. do, but it’s routinely remained below... [...]
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Romania moves closer to ruling out possibility of legalising same-sex marriage
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BUCHAREST Romania moved a step closer to ruling out the possibility of legalising same-sex marriage on Wednesday when its top court paved the way for a referendum on defining marriage in the constitution as a union strictly between a man and a woman. The nine judges on the Constitutional Court ruled unanimously that a proposal signed by 3 million Romanians this year to change the constitution's definition of marriage was valid The post Romania moves closer to ruling out possibility of legalising same-sex marriage | Reuters appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar effects cabinet reshuffle; inducts three ministers
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday effected a reshuffle in his cabinet by inducting one Cabinet-rank minister and two ministers of state with Independent charge, taking its strength to 14. The post Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar effects cabinet reshuffle; inducts three ministers appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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The culprits of Una
Some parties are making it appear as if the atrocities are happening because of NDA government at the Centre, while it is a well-known fact that law and order is a state subject. Di [...]
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Suhaib Ilyasi's mother-in-law hails court verdict
New Delhi, Dec 20: Anju Singh's mother on Wednesday expressed satisfaction over the life term awarded to Suhaib Ilyasi for killing her daughter after a 17-year-long battle. The former TV anchor and producer was awarded the sentence by a Delhi court [...]
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Arvind Kejriwal likens AAP-BJP tussle to ‘holy war’ between Kauravas and Pandavas
Reacting to the arrest of its MLA Naresh Yadav on Sunday, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said AAP-ruled Delhi was locked in a "holy war" with the central government, like the "Kauravas and Pandavas" The post Arvind Kejriwal likens AAP-BJP tussle to ‘holy war’ between Kauravas and Pandavas appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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Stop hosting home series in UAE: Muhammad Yousuf to PCB
Mohammad Yousuf has played 90 Test matches for Pakistan. (Source: AP) Former captain and top batsman, Muhammad Yousuf has warned the Pakistan Cricket Board to stop hosting its &#8 [...]
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In China, a stirring and a new question
Google, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and the New York Times are among the sites already banned in China. Illustration by: C R Sasikumar For the five years that this column has been in [...]
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World taking note of development & reforms under NDA govt: Amit Shah
New Delhi, Jan 12: BJP president Amit Shah cited Prime Minister Narendra Modi's high ranking in a survey of global leaders to assert that it shows the world has taken note of "record developmental strides" the NDA government has taken. {image-shah-28-1514482057.jpg [...]
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AAP approaches High Court against EC recommendation to disqualify 20 MLAs
Aam Aadmi Party on Friday approaches the High Court in Delhi against Election Commission's recommendation to disqualify 20 of its MLAs. The move comes after the poll panel reportedly sent its recommendation to the President of India to disqualify [...]
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Maruti Super Carry launched in India at INR 4.01 Lakhs
Only launched in Ahmedabad, Ludhiana and Kolkata, for now. Maruti has launched its first ever commercial pick up in India – the Maruti Super Carry. For now it’s only launched in Ahmedabad, Ludhiana and Kolkata, and priced at INR 4.03 Lakhs, INR 4.11 Lakhs and INR 4.01 Lakhs (all ex-showroom) respectively. For India, the Maruti Super Carry is available only in a diesel variant. The Tata Ace-rival has a payload capacity of 750 kg. It measures 3.8 meters long and 1.56 meters wide, has a load deck measuring 2.18 x 1.49 meters, a ground clearance of 175 mm and a turning cycle of 8.6 meters diameter. The suspension system comprises of independent MacPherson struts and coil springs in the front and a rigid axle with leaf springs at the rear. It sources the 793 cc two-cylinder diesel engine from the Maruti Celerio, producing 24 KW (32 hp) at 3500 RPM and 75 Nm at 2000 RPM. It is paired to a 5-speed manual transmission and capable of fuel efficiency of 22.07 Km/L as well as a top speed of 80 Kmph. The Maruti Super Carry has a top-speed of 80 km/h. As standard, it is equipped with a mobile charging socket, dual assist grip, odometer, trip meter, fuel meter, digital clock, provision for a stereo, integrated rain guard, sliding back window glass, and spare wheel. (Maruti) Suzuki Super Carry – Image Gallery (South African-spec) [...]
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Inside Track: Pecking order
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. (Source: PTI Photo) There is some heartburn in the Congress over the pecking order in the Rajya Sabha. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was surpris [...]
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Actor Dileep's arrest for sexual abuse and the dark underbelly of Malayalam cinema
Dileep's arrest for sexual abuse: The dark underbelly of Malayalam cinema [...]
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Walnuts, soybean may prevent diabetes risk
A study showed unsaturated fats like walnuts and soybean can help in reducing blood sugar levels. (Source: File photo) Eating more unsaturated fats like walnuts and soybean in place [...]
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Xiaomi's Redmi Pro has an OLED screen, dual-camera and 4GB RAM, on a budget
  The LG G5 and Huawei P9 both have dual-cameras on the back, but they’re flagship class phones. Xiaomi, however, wants to bring this setup, touted as the future of mobile photography, to the budg... [...]
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The child labourers helping luxury cars sparkle – video
Mica is a mineral used in products from cosmetics to car paint, where it creates a shiny, sparkly effect. It’s even used in heating elements for some household appliances. In India, illegal mines are known to use child labour. The link between child exploitation and cosmetics came to light over a decade ago, but a Guardian investigation has now revealed links to the car paint industryRead the full story: Car firms linked to child labour over glittery mica paint Continue reading... [...]
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Game is on
It is a measure of Nepal’s shambolic politics and the undue influence of neighbours in it that Pushpa Kamal Dahal, or Prachanda, who accused “the external lord” of unseating him as prime minister in 2008, is now accused of maneuvering himself back i [...]
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.2 strikes Assam's Dhemaji
An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 hit A low intensity earthquake of 4.2 magnitude on the Richter scale hit Assam's Dhemaji area on Sunday. The tremors were felt at around 11:50 am, said India Meteorological Department (IMB). No damage or casualty has been reported yet. OneIndia News [...]
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Alleged 'honour killing' victim was harassed by relative in Bradford
West Yorkshire police confirm Samia Shahid, who died in uncertain circumstances in Pakistan, was harassed during family visit in SeptemberA British woman who died in Pakistan in a possible “honour” killing had been harassed by a family member in Bradford, West Yorkshire police have confirmed.Samia Shahid, 28, who died in uncertain circumstances in Pakistan last Wednesday, had returned to Bradford in September to try to patch things up with members of her family who were unhappy she had married an “outsider” from a different Islamic sect, friends said. Continue reading... [...]
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Kapoor and Sons movie review: Sidharth brings an attractive vulnerability, Fawad doesn’t lift off the screen
Kapoor and Sons review: Sidharth Malhotra brings to the table a loose-limbed pleasing vulnerability which he reveals slowly. Fawad plays his straight, and he doesn’t lift off the screen. Ri [...]
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Vaibhav Tiwari murder: Two history-sheeters arrested
Two persons were arrested on Tuesday in connection with the murder of former BJP MLA Prem Prakash Tiwari's son Vaibhav Tiwari. Vaibhav was shot dead on Saturday at the Kasmanda House, barely 300 metres from the Uttar Pradesh Legislature building and [...]
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Lenovo Ideapad 720s
  Ultrabooks are the culmination of good performance, reliable battery life, great design, condensed in a thin and light chassis. It is an ever growing category and even though there are plenty of lapto... [...]
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Law and order at its worst in poll-bound Karnataka, says Yogi Adityanath
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday reiterated that law and order were at its worst in Karnataka. The statement comes a day after Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said that the BJP was raising irrelevant issues in the state. {image-yogi-adityanath-19-1513671641.jpg [...]
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