Archive for May 1st, 2017

West Indies at 286/6 on Day 1 of second Test vs Pakistan

Bridgetown, May 1 (IANS) An unbeaten second Test century by Roston Chase helped the West Indies score 286/6 on the opening day of the second Test against Pakistan at Kensington Oval here.

After their top-order failed to deliver on Sunday night, Chase (131 not out) and Jason Holder…

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Trump promotes revamped health care bill

Washington, May 1 (AP) President Donald Trump is promoting a revamped health care overhaul effort after failing to advance legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act in his first three months in office.

Trump tweeted Sunday that a “new healthcare plan is on its way,” promising lower premiums…

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Magic of moon, stars inspire designer Mithi Kalra

New Delhi, May 1 :  Designer Mithi Kalra, who launched her new ‘Moonlight Collection’ at the India Runway Week, says she found inspiration in the purity and sanctity attached to the moon and stars.

“Moonlight came to me almost naturally as I had always been fascinated with the purity and sanctity…

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Feminism a fight for freedom from pressure of gender identity: Swara

New Delhi, May 1 :  Actress Swara Bhaskar, who walked for jewellery designer Akassh K Aggarwal’s show themed on “Changing Phase Of Feminism” on the final day of the India Runway Week (IRW) here, feels feminism is not just restricted to women as it is a fight for both men…

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Maruti Suzuki’s April sales up 19.5%

New Delhi, May 1 : Automobile major Maruti Suzuki India on Monday reported a surge of 19.5 per cent in April sales.

The sales during the month rose to 151,215 units from 126,569 units in the corresponding month in 2016.

For April, domestic sales edged by 23.4…

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IPL-10: RCB opt to bat vs Mumbai Indians

Mumbai, May 1 :  Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bat against Mumbai Indians in an Indian Premier League (IPL) tie at the Wankhede Stadium here on Monday.

Already out of the race to the play-offs, RCB have made three changes to their…

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Had planned liquor ban in MP during my stint as CM: Bharti

Bhopal, May 1 (PTI) Union minister Uma Bharti has said that during her stint as the Madhya Pradesh chief minister in 2003-04, a plan had been prepared to implement liquor ban in the state.

She also said that the present dispensation in Madhya Pradesh led by Shivraj Singh Chouhan…

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Venkaiah Naidu is India’s new expert on Sharia: Owaisi

Hyderabad  May 1 (ANI): All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday slammed Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu for speaking on the much-debated Triple Talaq issue, saying that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wants to keep the fire of communalism ignited.

Taking a dig at Naidu…

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Modi, Turkish prez review ties in security, trade areas

New Delhi, May 1 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan today reviewed the status of bilateral ties, including in key areas of security and trade, and discussed regional and international issues of mutual concern.

Ways to strengthen bilateral cooperation in the area of counter-terrorism…

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