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Parrikar should desist from verbal diarrhea: Goa Congress

Panaji, Oct 13 : A day after the Congress in Delhi accused Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar of politicising the surgical strikes across the Line of Control (LoC), the party’s Goa state unit has asked Parrikar to desist from “verbal diarrhea”.
“Manohar Parrikar is a Defence Minister with verbal diarrhea. He…

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Trump touched two women inappropriately

New York, Oct 13 : Two women have said that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump touched them inappropriately in the past, one of them on board an airplane three decades ago and the other in 2005 in Manhattan.
Jessica Leeds, 74, told The New York Times on Wednesday that over three…

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Michelle Obama urges girls to be ‘hungry’ for education

New Delhi, Oct.13 : Michelle Obama has urged all girls everywhere to be “hungry” for education, not to fear failure and to do what they can to help each other, as she announced new private funding for her programme “Let Girls Learn”.

“We have all this technology, all these tools…

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Parrikar Inaugurates International Conference & Exhibition on ‘ MET – 2016 and HTS – 2016 this morning at CIDCO Convention Centre, Mumbai.

Mumbai , October 12,2016 : Manohar Parrikar, Defense Minister, today inaugurated MET – 2016 and HTS – 2016 at the CIDCO Cent  Centre, Navi Mumbai among those present were   Sajjan  Jindal , MD JSW Group, Pradip Goyal, Chairman Organising Committee and Padma Vibhushan Dr. R A Mahelker President, Reliance Industries also graced the occasion…

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Calcium supplements raise risk of heart damage

New York, Oct 12 : Taking calcium in the form of supplements may raise the risk of plaque buildup in arteries and heart damage, new research has found.
The finding should not, however, stop you from eating calcium-rich foods as the researchers added that such a diet may even be…

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‘Priyanka’s magazine cover shot not about privilege or fashion’

New Delhi, Oct 11 : A T-shirt flaunted by Priyanka Chopra for a magazine cover flaunted the message of being a traveller over a refugee, immigrant or outsider — and generated a mixed response on social media. A spokesperson of the magazine has explained that the idea was to tell the…

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Women in high paying jobs drive Indian luxury industry

 

New Delhi, Oct 12 : Fashion conscious working women in the country are driving up the growth of India’s $9 billion worth luxury market and account for overall market share of about 15 per cent, according to a recent survey.
“Growing number of young working women (with high paying…

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Lawyers ‘will not defend’ Paris terror attacks suspect

 

Paris, Oct 12 : Lawyers for the only surviving suspect in the November 2015 Paris terrorist attacks have said that they would no longer defend him.
Salah Abdeslam will use his right to remain silent, one of the lawyers, Frank Berton, told French news channel BFM TV on Wednesday.

“We…

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Time for telecom industry to dump the dumb pipe

 

New Delhi, Oct 12 : The connectivity-driven digital revolution in the country has prompted fundamental policy reforms, a premier thought-leadership brand has stated, adding that trends in the industry are pushing telecoms to choose between ‘dumb’ utility models and growth-driven business models.
“A connectivity-driven digital revolution…

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Four envoys present credentials to President

 

New Delhi, Oct 12 : Envoys of four countries including China and Qatar on Wednesday presented their credentials to President Pranab Mukherjee.
A Rashtrapati Bhavan statement identified the four as Ambassadors Mohammed Khater Ibrahim Al-Khater (Qatar), Luo Zhaohui (China), Radu Octavian Dobre (Romania) and Sidi Mohamed Hanene (Mauritania…

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