Archive for June 17th, 2019
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Huawei Mate 30 Pro may feature 90Hz display

Beijing  Jun 17:  Chinese smartphone giant Huawei’s next flagship — the Mate 30 Pro — is likely to come with display with a refresh rate of 90Hz, like that of OnePlus 7 Pro, according to early renders of the smartphone.

The next iteration in the Mate series is also expected to…

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Corruption tainted Guatemala set to elect new President

Guatemala City  Jun 17:  Corruption-weary Guatemalans are set to elect a new president Sunday after a tumultuous campaign that saw two leading candidates barred from taking part and the top electoral crimes prosecutor forced to flee the country, fearing for his life.

Gang violence, poverty and streams of US…

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It was a learning: Varun Dhawan on ‘Kalank’ failure

Mumbai Jun 17 PTI: Varun Dhawan says the failure of his last release “Kalank” has affected him a lot but it was a learning experience.

Ever since Varun made his debut with 2012’s “Student of the Year”, he has delivered 11 back-to-back hits until “Kalank”.

The big…

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Shoojit Sircar’s Udham Singh biopic locks Oct 2020 release date

Mumbai, Jun 17 (PTI) Shoojit Sircar-directed Udham Singh biopic, starring Vicky Kaushal, will hit the theatres on October 2, 2020, the makers announced Monday.

Titled “Sardar Udham Singh”, the film is written by Ritesh Shah and Shubendu Bhattacharya.

Shah previously worked with Sircar in 2016’s “Pink” and Bhattacharya…

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Bhuvneshwar ruled out of next 2-3 games due to hamstring niggle: Kohli

Manchester, June 17 (PTI) India pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been ruled out of at least the next two World Cup games after picking up a hamstring niggle during the clash against Pakistan.

The paceman walked off the field without completing his third over and India skipper Virat Kohli confirmed that…

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First session of 17th LS begins, PM, Members take oath

New Delhi, Jun 17 (PTI) Leader of the House and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Home Minister Amit Shah were among those who took oath as Members of the 17th Lok Sabha that commenced here Monday.

As soon as the House met, the Members stood in…

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Fire at RIL plant near Mumbai; none hurt

Mumbai, Jun 17 (PTI) A fire incident occurred at a plant of the Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) in Raigad district of Maharashtra but no casualty or damage was reported, police said on Monday.

The blaze erupted at the Reliance Industries’ plant at Patalganga Rasayani in Raigad, located around 51 km…

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Don’t bother about numbers, your every word is valuable: PM to Oppn

New Delhi, Jun 17 (PTI) Reaching out to the opposition on the first day of the monsoon session, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said they need not “bother about their numbers” as their every word is “valuable” to the government.

He urged all MPs to be impartial in the…

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Encounter under way between security forces, militants in Anantnag

Srinagar, Jun 17 (PTI) An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, a police official said.

Acting on credible inputs about the presence of militants in Achabal area of the south Kashmir district, security forces launched a cordon and search…

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