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New Delhi: Fissures emerged on Sunday among the members of the Gujjar community in the national capital over extending support to Patel community leader Hardik Patel from Gujarat. The 22-year-old, who held a mega rally in Ahmedabad on August 25 for Patel community's inclusion in the Other Backward Classes category quota, arrived here on Sunday at the invitation of Gujjar and Kurmi communities, which ...
Dharwad (Karnataka): Renowned Kannada scholar and former Hampi University vice chancellor M.M. Kalburgi was shot dead on Sunday by unidentified assailants here, sparking protests across Karnataka, police said. Kalburgi, 77, was shot in the forehead from close range when he opened the main door of his house in Kalyan Nagar suburb, Dharwad police commissioner Ravindra Prasad told reporters here, about ...
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) After three months of stiff competition between 102 singers from across the country rendering Indian classical to Bollywood numbers to folk songs, Uttarakhand-based Pawandeep Rajan on Sunday was announced as the winner of singing reality show "The Voice India" based on votes from audiences across India. Pawandeep, known for his versatility in various genres including Bollywood ...
Colombo, Aug 30 (IANS) India pacer Ishant Sharma claimed an impressive five-wicket haul, but Sri Lankan bowlers struck back to leave the visitors struggling in their second innings as rain forced early stumps on Day 3 of the third cricket Test at the Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC) here on Sunday. Ishant returned figures of 5/54, as the hosts were bundled out for 201, in reply to India's first innings ...
In another twist to the Sheena Bora murder case, Mumbai Police will slap fresh charges of attempt to murder against Indrani Mukerjea, her second husband Sanjeev Khanna and the driver for allegedly trying to kill Mikhail Bora, the brother of the deceased. Officials in the investigating team, speaking on condition of anonymity, said that the Indrani and Khanna had called Mikhail to Mumbai in the last ...
Celebrating a decade in the fashion industry, ace designer Gaurav Gupta, with Bollywood diva Kareena Kapoor Khan in tow, today brought the curtains down at the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2015 by showcasing his line, which was high on sculpting. This is the first time that Kareena and Gaurav have collaborated for a fashion show. The 34-year-old actress looked her stunning best as she walked ...
(Updates with senior U.S. official comments, Haqqani network named in Kabul attacks, PM Sharif invited to Washington) By Kay Johnson ISLAMABAD, Aug 30 (Reuters) - U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice warned Pakistani political and military leaders on Sunday that recent attacks in Afghanistan by militants based in Pakistan threaten regional security, an official said. Rice also delivered ...
(Adds background, details on visit) WASHINGTON, Aug 30 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama has invited Pakistan's prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, for a meeting at the White House on Oct. 22, the U.S. National Security Council said on Sunday. The invitation came during a visit to Islamabad on Saturday and Sunday by National Security Adviser Susan Rice to meet with Sharif and senior officials, the NSC ...
New Delhi: This week, even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced (quoting the World Health Organisation) that India was free of maternal and neo-natal tetanus, the state of maternal health in Jharkhand indicates the long road still ahead in the country's dark spots. Modi was speaking at the just-concluded 24-nation Call to Action Summit, which discussed how to end preventable maternal ...
It was not long ago when Asaduddin Owaisi and his brother Akbarudin Owaisi romped home to heroes' welcome in Maharashtra. In the assembly elections last year in one of India's most industrialized states, the Majlis Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) party won two seats and was runner-up in four places. The rabidly communal party that was limited to Old Hyderabad had conquered a new citadel -- and smashed Congress ...
(Updates with senior U.S. official comments, Haqqani network named in Kabul attacks, PM Sharif invited to Washington) By Kay Johnson ISLAMABAD, Aug 30 (Reuters) - U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice warned Pakistani political and military leaders on Sunday that recent attacks in Afghanistan by militants based in Pakistan threaten regional security, an official said. Rice also delivered ...
(Adds background, details on visit) WASHINGTON, Aug 30 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama has invited Pakistan's prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, for a meeting at the White House on Oct. 22, the U.S. National Security Council said on Sunday. The invitation came during a visit to Islamabad on Saturday and Sunday by National Security Adviser Susan Rice to meet with Sharif and senior officials, the NSC ...
By Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) - A new drug in early development cuts cholesterol as much as two potent injections recently cleared for sale but lasts much longer, meaning it may need to be given only every three to six months, initial findings suggest. Results with Alnylam Pharmaceuticals and Medicines Co's experimental product ALN-PCSsc highlight the competition for a market tipped to generate ...
, Aug 30 (ANI): A new study has revealed that looking at bright screens before going to bed can affect the sleep patterns of young teenagers.The study found that that the sleep biology of boys and girls aged 9 to 15 who were in the earlier stages of puberty were especially sensitive to light at night compared to older teens. In lab experiments, an hour of nighttime light exposure suppressed their production ...
A 19-year-old in the city of Dongguan, in the southern Chinese region of Guangdong Province, who went to his doctor complaining of a ear ache, was horrified when he was told that 26 cockroaches were living inside his ear.Li, 19, recalled that he woke up in the middle of the night with an unbearable itch in his ear that grew increasingly painful, reports news.com.au.In desperation, he stuck a finger ...
Citizens of the small Dutch town of Noordwijkerhout had a strange shock today when their little town market received a very unexpected visitor. Named Buba, the huge pachyderm had apparently just earlier strolled out of her circus in a nearby field and decided to do a little shopping. In a video captured by a surprised shopper, the elephant is seen quite literally checking out the stalls, trunk ...
(Adds extra details about the photographer, new headline) By Alex Whiting LONDON, Aug 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When photographer Graeme Robertson who has covered wars and famines met a boy in Uganda whose skin looked as if it was falling off his face, he was shocked to discover the boy had been attacked for being blind. "Sometimes when you have a blind child they will try and kill them, ...
By Alex Whiting LONDON, Aug 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When war photographer Graeme Robertson met a boy in Uganda whose skin looked as if it was falling off his face, he was shocked to discover the boy had been attacked for being blind. "Sometimes when you have a blind child they will try and kill them, set them on fire, lock them in a hut for the rest of their life, forget about them," ...

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