Archive for October 8th, 2017
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Facebook to make ad scrutiny more stringent

San Francisco, Oct 8 (IANS) After facing flak for enabling advertisers to reach “Jew haters” and the presence of Russia-linked ads on its platform during the 2016 American presidential election, Facebook is planning to make scrutiny of some advertisements more stringent before they are published on its platforms.

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Dhawan, Kohli guide India to 9 wickets victory

Ranchi, Oct 8:  India rode on opener Shikhar Dhawan and skipper Virat Kohli’s brilliant knock to score 49/1 (D/L method) against Australia in the rain-marred match to register a nine wicket victory in the first Twenty20 International (T20I) cricket match at the JSCA International Stadium Complex…

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India Runway Week kicks off with grandeur and opulence

New Delhi  Oct 07 (ANI): The ninth season of India Runway Week (IRW) kicked off on Friday here with designer James Ferreira setting the tone for some fashion-packed days ahead.

The Indian Federation for Fashion Development (IFFD) is hosting the IRW at The DLF Place Saket, New Delhi.

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GST, demonetisation having desired impact: Jaitley

Washington, Oct 8(PTI) The Modi government’s initiatives like Swachh Bharat, Goods and Services Tax (GST) and demonetisation are having desired impact, the latter two resulting in increasing tax compliance and squeezing quantum of cash in the economy, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said.

In his key note address…

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Kovind arrives in Kerala, takes salute amid pouring rain

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 8 :  President Ram Nath Kovind, who arrived here on Sunday on his first state visit, took the salute at the Guard of Honour given to him at the airport amid pouring rain, and preferred to stand without any umbrella.

The President, who is the supreme commander of the…

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I’m greedy about film’s performance, says Vidya Balan

Mumbai, Oct 8 : Actress Vidya Balan says she is “very greedy” when it comes to the performance of her films.

The National Award winning actress was present at the Jio MAMI Movie Mela on Saturday, and said: “I want all my films to do well in theatres first and then…

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Trump reaches out to Democrats in bid for ‘great’ health law

Washington, Oct 8 (AP) Trying to revive health care talks, President Donald Trump has said that he had spoken to the Senate’s Democratic leader to gauge whether the minority party was interested in helping pass “great” health legislation.

The answer back: Democrats are willing to hear his ideas, but…

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Prepared to fight at short notice: Air Force chief Dhanoa

New Delhi, Oct 8 (PTI) The Indian Air Force is prepared to fight a war at a short notice, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa said today.

Addressing IAF personnel on the Air Force Day, Dhanoa said the Air Force was fully geared up to face any security challenge to the…

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