Archive for February 17th, 2018

Kohli stars as India outplay South Africa in sixth ODI

Centurion, Feb 17 Disciplined bowling and unbeaten century by skipper Virat Kohli helped India outplay South Africa by eight wickets in the sixth and final One-day International (ODI) at the Supersport Park here on Friday.

After a disciplined performance by the bowlers which helped India restrict South Africa to…

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Belgian court orders Facebook to stop collecting users’ data

Brussels, Feb 17  A Belgian court has ordered Facebook to stop collecting data on users or face daily penalty of 250,000 euros.

The court found the social media site guilty of breaching Belgium’s privacy laws, reported late Friday.

The Belgian Commission for the Protection of…

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Heart surgery in infants may cause deafness

New York, Feb 17 Children who have undergone heart surgery as infants may risk hearing loss by the age of four, in addition to poor language skills and cognitive problems, researchers have found.

Researchers discovered that around 21 per cent of 348 pre-schoolers, who had survived cardiac surgery, suffered…

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Foggy Saturday morning in Delhi

New Delhi, Feb 17  It was a foggy morning here on Saturday with the minimum temperature recorded at 12.6 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season’s average, the weather office said.

“There was moderate fog at several places this morning. The sky will remain clear during the day…

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Meghna to do Bengali film after over a decade

Mumbai, Feb 17 Actress Meghna Naidu, whose last project in Bengali was the 2004 film “Coolie”, is now shooting for the Bengali movie titled “Sitara”.

“I am excited to make a comeback in the Bengali entertainment industry. I am shooting for ‘Sitara’,” Meghna said in a statement.

Talking about her…

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Nawazuddin was the only choice for ‘Thackeray’: Sanjay Raut

Mumbai, Feb 17 Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut, who is caught up with the production of the movie “Thackeray”, says actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui was the only choice to play the party’s late supremo Bal Thackeray on the big screen.

Raut attended the India Art Festival along with Sonu Nigam…

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SBI has no direct exposure to jeweller Nirav Modi: Chairman

Kochi, Feb 17 The State Bank of India does not have any direct exposure to high profile fraud-accused jeweller Nirav Modi, but the public sector bank does have an “exposure” to the tune of $212 million by way of a Letter of Undertaking issued by the Punjab National Bank…

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Government suspends Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi’s passports

New Delhi, Feb 17 Two days after the $1.8 bn fraud in Punjab National Bank (PNB) broke out, the government on Friday suspended passports of Nirav Modi and Mehul Chinubhai Choksi for four weeks.

“On the advice of the Enforcement Directorate, the Passport issuing authority in the Ministry of…

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13 Russian nationals indicted over 2016 US election interference

Washington, Feb 17 US Special counsel Robert Mueller has indicted 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities for allegedly meddling in the 2016 presidential election, charging them with conspiracy to defraud Washington, according to the Department of Justice.
In addition, three defendants were charged on Friday with conspiracy to commit…

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NDPP-BJP will storm power in Nagaland: Rio

Kohima, Feb 17  Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) Chief Ministerial candfidate Neiphiu Rio on Friday voiced confidence that his party, fighting the February 27 Nagaland assembly elections in alliance with the BJP, would storm to power with an absolute majority.

He vowed to provide good, systematic and responsive governance coupled…

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