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Narendra Modi includes two nominees of Japan in PMO's special management ...

Economic Times - ‎5 minutes ago‎
NEW DELHI: PM Narendra Modi on Monday announced that a special management team would be set up directly under the Prime Minister's Office to facilitate investment proposals from Japan.
Japan pledges $ 35 bn aid for Indian projects; no N-deal yet
India, Japan for upgrading trilateral talks with US
Modi's Kashmir policy
#100AccheDin: Narendra Modi's foreign policy is refreshing change from UPA's ...
Modi E-play on Beijing
Narendra Modi
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Addressed Indian and Japanese businesspersons at a luncheon in Tokyo.  Called upon Japanese businesspersons to invest in India. India seeks help from Japan in areas such as skill development and research. Announced that a special management team would be set up directly under the PMO to facilitate investment proposals from Japan.  The clear mandates received by the Governments of India and Japan will deliver a strong push to bilateral relations...
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Move to appoint ex-CJI as Governor draws criticism

The Hindu - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Centre's reported move to appoint former Chief Justice of India P. Sathasivam as Governor of Kerala has come in for criticism both from political parties and from the legal community.
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Lord Ganesha takes numerous forms

The Hindu - ‎6 hours ago‎
Lord Ganesha is people's favourite and each of the few thousands of idols installed in Hyderabad at public places takes a unique shape and theme.
One more complaint against Varma over his Lord Ganesha remarks
It's the way I am, says controversial filmmaker RGV
Nelupa HarikaReddy
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RGV tweets on Ganesha Maverick director Ram Gopal Varma is well known for his tweet controversy and yet again he raked up a new issue. As the whole country celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi yesterday, RGV posted a series of tweets or we can call questions to none other than lord Ganesha.
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FBI leads hunt for hacker behind Jennifer Lawrence naked pictures - ‎1 hour ago‎
The FBI is leading the hunt for the hacker who stole naked photographs of Jennifer Lawrence and other female celebrities, a bureau spokesman said Monday.
Please Stop Saying 'Celebs Shouldn't Have Taken Nude Photos In The First Place'
Ricky Gervais slammed over joke about nude photo hacking scandal
The Huffington Post UK
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Twitter To Suspend Accounts Sharing Stolen Jennifer Lawrence Pics By + Rachel McGrath   Twitter will be suspending accounts that share nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence, which began circulating online on Sunday. The snaps are thought to have been stolen by a hacker who accessed them via the iCloud and Jennifer isn’t the only A-lister to be targeted.
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BCCI in a quandary over Annual General Meeting

The Hindu - ‎1 hour ago‎
The BCCI's annual general meeting (AGM) is a virtual non-starter in so far as fulfilling its constitutional obligation is concerned.
Jaitley's stand will be crucial
BCCI AGM likely to be adjourned
Wisden India
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Mudgal Committee gets two-month extension to complete its investigation into corruption in IPL. Supreme Court also turns down request from the BCCI counsel to reinstate N Srinivasan as president:
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Ebola: Six 'high risk' passengers from WAfrica quarantined

Hindustan Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Six people deemed "high risk" Ebola suspects were admitted to a quarantine facility at Delhi airport, health ministry said on Monday.
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Sena wants Amit Shah to meet Uddhav

The Hindu - ‎51 minutes ago‎
BJP national President Amit Shah's visit to Mumbai on Thursday is becoming a bone of contention between the party and its ally the Shiv Sena.
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Tatra deal cuffs

Calcutta Telegraph - ‎51 minutes ago‎
New Delhi, Sept. 1: Former Lieutenant General Tejinder Singh was sent to jail today by a Delhi court in connection with the Tatra bribery case against him.
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Rajnath Singh For Exemption of Environment Nod For Key Border Projects

NDTV - ‎3 hours ago‎
New Delhi: Concerned over delay in strategic border projects, Home Minister Rajnath Singh has suggested exemption of environment clearance given to such projects falling within 100 km from International Border or IB, Line of Actual Control or LAC and ...
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BJP calls for hartal in Kerala today

The Hindu - ‎47 minutes ago‎
The Sangh Parivar affiliated organisations and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have called a dawn-to-dusk hartal in the State on Tuesday following the killing of a district-level Rashtriya Sweyamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Elanthottil Manoj reportedly by ...
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Military cautions Pakistan's PM after massive clash injures hundreds of protesters

Toronto Star - ‎33 minutes ago‎
ISLAMABAD—Anti-government protesters armed with slingshots and hammers clashed repeatedly with police Sunday in the Pakistani capital, and the powerful military cautioned the prime minister against further use of force in the crisis that has triggered the ...
Pakistan's Sharif clings to power as protesters step up assault
The spectre of the Army rises again over Pakistan
The Stream
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Twitter users took aim at Pakistani broadcasters Dawn News and ARY for spreading rumours. Dawn News erroneously reported that Army Chief Raheel Sharif asked Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif (no relation) to step down. Meanwhile, ARY News falsely reported that a planned parliamentary meeting will demand the resignation of the Army Chief. #Pakistan's military quickly denied the reports. #DawnNews #BanARY
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Both sides guilty of atrocities in Iraq: UN

Times of India - ‎1 hour ago‎
GENEVA: Both Islamist fighters and, to a lesser extent, Iraqi government forces have killed civilians and committed atrocities in three months of fighting, a senior UN official said in an emergency debate on the conflict on Monday.
Iraq crisis: UN backs inquiry of ISIS's alleged war crimes
UN: ISIS and govt forces guilty of atrocities in Iraq
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quote: The UN says it has received reports from Iraq that "reveal acts of inhumanity on an unimaginable scale". Deputy Human Rights Commissioner Flavia Pansieri said Islamic State (IS) was believed to have committed systematic and intentional attacks on civilians. They include targeted killings, forced conversions, slavery, sexual abuse, and the besieging of entire communities. Ms Pansieri said evidence suggested that Iraqi government f...
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Positive mood lifts stocks

Calcutta Telegraph - ‎1 hour ago‎
Mumbai, Sept. 1: Key stock market indices today hit record peaks, buoyed by better-than-expected GDP numbers. While the 50-share Nifty crossed 8000 for the first time, the BSE Sensex surpassed the 26900-level in intra-day trades.
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Car sales surge for fourth successive month, auto makers gear up for festive ...

Economic Times - ‎54 minutes ago‎
NEW DELHI: India's car market remained buoyant for the fourth successive month, indicating a brisk festival season ahead as auto makers, encouraged by strong August sales, have also lined up a slew of new launches to boost demand.
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CAD dips to 1.7% in Q1 on narrowing trade deficit

Indian Express - ‎3 hours ago‎
Imports moderated by 6.5 per cent to $116.4 billion in the period under review from a 4.7 per cent growth in the first quarter of 2013-14.
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Core sector growth slows to 2.7% in July

Indian Express - ‎3 hours ago‎
Growth of eight core sector industries remained flat during the April-July period at 4.1 per cent. Tweet This. After recording an impressive performance in June, growth rate of key infrastructure industries slowed down to 2.7 per cent in July, dragged down by ...
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BlackBerry's next attempt to revive brand in India: 1GB data plan offer for Idea ... - ‎3 hours ago‎
BlackBerry and Idea have joined hands to let customers of both brands to grab a BIS 1GB 2G plan by shelling out just Rs 83 per month against a yearly rental of Rs 999, excluding taxes.
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Android One and co. to be released on September 15

Load The Game - ‎2 hours ago‎
Google has been planning low-cost smartphones for emerging markets for some time now, but the plans might have materialized with the upcoming release of the new Android One smartphone.
Android One and low-cost smartphones might be due for a September 15 reveal
Google's Rs.6K phone in india soon
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Android One was one of the major reveals during Google's I/O event earlier in the year. Now, Google has blocked off September 15 for an event in India, which is expected to be all about Android One.
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Right-wing group Hindu Janjagruti Samiti wants ban on reality show MTV ...

Daily News & Analysis - ‎6 hours ago‎
Hindu Janjagruti Samiti (HJS), a rightwing Hindu group, today demanded a ban on the reality TV show MTV Splitsvilla, claiming "it erodes culture and morality".
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Big B has More Twitter Followers Than PM Modi

NDTV - ‎8 hours ago‎
Actor Amitabh Bachchan has 10 million reasons to celebrate being on Twitter. The social media-savvy star, who has been on Twitter since 2010, has now clocked 10 million followers on the microblogging site.
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Becoming Mary Kom

Indian Express - ‎4 hours ago‎
The make-up focused on getting the 'pahadi' look, like smaller eyes and apple-tinted cheeks; like the Manipuri women. Summary.

Sussanne hosts bappa at her new home

Times of India - ‎4 hours ago‎
Sussanne Khan hosted Mangalmurti in her rented apartment in Andheri for one-and-a- half days. READ: Coincidence? Hrithik Roshan-Sussanne check out flats in the same building in Pune She bid farewell to her Ganpati at the Versova beach, as it's closer ...
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Alastair Cook, Ian Bell should not be part of ODI team: Geoffrey Boycott

Indian Express - ‎7 hours ago‎
The legendary batsman said there was a dearth of quality spinners and batsmen who can negotiate the turn. Tweet This. Slamming the English cricket team for batting like “chumps” against world champions India, former England captain Geoffrey Boycott has ...
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Bolt set to enthral fans

The Hindu - ‎1 hour ago‎
The world's fastest man does not come to town every day. Whatever the nature of Usain Bolt's visit to Bangalore - it is a promotional tour for Puma - there is no denying that it is still a bit special.
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Maharashtra releases grant for World Junior Chess Championship

The Hindu - ‎11 hours ago‎
The Maharashtra government has released a grant of Rs. 50 lakh for the World Junior Chess Championship, to be held at Pune from October 5 to 20.
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Can they cling on? India need to win last two ODIs to retain No. 1 spot

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
India's dominant performance in the second and third One-Day International against England, coupled with Australia's defeat to Zimbabwe in the tri-series also featuring South Africa, has ensured that M.S.
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Nano centre, park to open in 4-5 months

Times of India - ‎25 minutes ago‎
BANGALORE: The proposed Centre for Nano and Soft Matter Sciences, a flagship nanotechnology research institute, will begin functioning in 4 to 5 months, noted scientist C N R Rao said on Monday.
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Indian ecologists decry decision on biodiversity hot spot

Science AAAS - ‎19 hours ago‎
BANGALORE, INDIA—A long-running battle over conservation and development in India has taken a new turn. India's Ministry of Environment and Forests disclosed on 27 August that it had shelved a report calling for aggressive measures to preserve the ...
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India, Japan to work together in fight against sickle cell anaemia

Zee News - ‎10 hours ago‎
Kyoto: Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought Japan's help in treatment for the sickle cell anaemia (SCA), a deadly disease commonly found amongst tribals in India.
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Wine only good for heart when you exercise: study

Business Standard - ‎12 hours ago‎
Drinking moderate amounts of wine may provide protection against heart disease - but only in people who exercise, a new study has found.
Health buzz: Wine good for your heart only if you exercise
Wine Alone Can't Cut Heart Risk, Exercise Needed
Tessa Schlesinger
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QUOTE: Wine only protects against cardiovascular disease (CVD) in people who exercise, according to results from the In Vino Veritas (IVV) study presented at ESC Congress today by Professor Milos Taborsky from the Czech Republic. QUOTE: Evidence suggesting that mild to moderate consumption of wine protects against cardiovascular disease has been accumulating since the early 1990s. In particular, retrospective studies have found that wine increas...