Archive for May 14th, 2017

IPL: Bangalore opt to bat against Delhi

New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bat against Delhi Daredevils in an inconsequential contest of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Ferozeshah Kotla here on Sunday.

While sixth-ranked Delhi fielded an unchanged XI, bottom-placed Bangalore…

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More than 1 mn TB patients lack adequate nutrition

Mt Abu/Abu Road: One look at Puni Garasia, 14, was all it took Ashok Dave, a doctor operating a charitable mobile clinic service for 56 dusty, desolate hamlets in Sirohi, southwest Rajasthan, to suspect tuberculosis (TB).

“She was all skin and bones,” Dave, an employee of Global Hospital &amp…

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Break the ‘perfect mom’ stereotype with #ChangeTheRecipe campaign

New Delhi  May 14 (ANI): Each year on Mother’s Day, the world celebrates the incredibly special bond mothers share with their families.

Reams have been written, and a lot has been said thanking mothers for being the pillars of their children’s lives.

However, one finds that mothers are…

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Priyanka Chopra looks gorgeous than ever at ‘Baywatch’ premiere

New Delhi May 14 (ANI): The world premiere of Priyanka Chopra’s Hollywood debut movie ‘Baywatch’ happened yesterday in Miami and the actress made sure that she rocked her red-carpet look.

The 34-year-old actress took to Instagram and shared a photo of her with the remaining cast…

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Credit deployment to power, telecom sector declining: ASSOCHAM

New Delhi  May 14 (ANI): An ASSOCHAM paper noted that with a declining appetite for both lenders and borrowers in debt-ridden sectors like power, telecom and mining, the deployment of bank credit to these has witnessed a plunge and the trend may continue unless the basic issue of red…

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Taapsee Pannu takes cue from Downey Jr’s act

Mumbai, May 14 : Actress Taapsee Pannu says she seeks inspiration from Hollywood actor Robert Downey Jr for straight-faced and dry humour.

“Robert Downey Jr is my reference point when it comes to good, straight-faced and dry humour. Combined with his flamboyance and skills as Iron Man, he wins…

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11 PIOs in Forbes’s list of best venture capitalists

New York, May 14 (PTI) Eleven Indian-American investors feature in Forbes magazine’s annual list of the 100 best venture capitalists who are behind some of the highest- returning investments in the technology sphere.

The ‘Midas 2017′ comprises 100 best venture capitalists in the world, taking into account a…

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BJP woos AIADMK ahead of Presidential battle

Chennai, May 14 :  Union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu called on Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami here on Sunday in an apparent bid to woo the AIADMK ahead of Presidential election.

Naidu’s meeting comes only days after BJP’s Tamil Nadu leader Vanathi Srinivasan met the Chief…

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Mishra says AAP lied on donations; AAP says BJP using him

New Delhi, May 14  : Suspended AAP leader Kapil Mishra on Sunday accused AAP of lying to the Election Commission (EC) about donations and laundering money through shell companies, before he fainted midway through the presser and was hospitalised.
The AAP dismissed the charges as a “conspiracy” by the BJP and…

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Ex-servicemen protesting OROP stopped at Jantar Mantar

New Delhi  May 14 (ANI): Several ex-servicemen and their family members were on Sunday stopped by the police at the Jantar Mantar while they were marching to demand the One Rank One Pension (OROP) and pay homage to the soldiers who lost their lives at the border.

“We had…

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