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Pandey replaces injured Yuvraj in India squad

New Delhi, March 30 Right-hand batsman Manish Pandey will replace injured Yuvraj Singh in India’s squad for the remainder of the World T20 cricket tournament, the International Cricket Council (ICC) confirmed on Tuesday.

It said its Event Technical Committee had approved the replacement, a statement said.

Yuvraj twisted…

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West Indies ready for tough Indian challenge: Sammy

Mumbai, March 30  West Indies skipper Darren Sammy said on Wednesday that his team is ready to overcome the tough Indian challenge and come out victorious when the two sides clash in the second semi-final of the World Twenty20 cricket tournament at the Wankhede Stadium here on Thursday.

West…

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Japan’s n-regulator clears Fukushima’s underground ice wall

Tokyo, March 30  Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) on Wednesday approved the use of an underground “wall of ice” at the destroyed Fukushima nuclear plant to help contain spills of contaminated water into the Pacific Ocean.

After several delays, the plant’s operator, Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco), on…

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Jio’ll rank India among top 10 nations in digital world: Ambani

Mumbai, March 30  Calling Jio the world’s largest start-up, Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh on Wednesday said the roll-out of its 4G services will lift India from a mobile Internet ranking of 150th to the top 10 slot. But he did not specify the actual date of commercial…

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Modi government’s foreign policy flawed: Congress

New Delhi, March 30  The Congress on Wednesday dubbed the government’s foreign policy “flawed” and said the opposition will seek answers from Prime Minister Narendra Modi in parliament.

Reacting to the visit of a Pakistani team to Pathankot to probe a terror attack, Congress leader Anand Sharma said: “The…

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Hyderabad varsity students want VC to go

Hyderabad, March 30  Students and two professors of University of Hyderabad vowed after their release from jail to intensify their struggle till Appa Rao is removed as the vice chancellor.

Stating that there was no going back on the movement following the suicide of Dalit research scholar Rohith Vemula, they…

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Trinamool banks on development plank to offset Congress-Left challenge

Kolkata, March 30 Since coming to power in West Bengal five years back, the Trinamool Congress has been steamrolling opponents in successive electoral battles. But Mamata Banerjee’s party faces a formidable challenge in the upcoming assembly polls in the wake of a raging bribery scandal and the teaming up…

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Kumar Sanu to enthrall Mumbaikars with live performance

Mumbai, Dec 30  Singer Kumar Sanu, who has regaled music lovers for over three decades with his distinct style of singing, will perform live here next month.

He will take to stage at the Dublin Square, Phoenix Marketcity Kurla, on the evening of January 9 next year.

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Fashion in films has changed, has become more real: Farhan Akhtar

Mumbai, March 30 Bollywood actor-producer Farhan Akhtar, whose association with contemporary menswear brand Code by Lifestyle was extended on Wednesday, says there’s a change in the fashion code in Bollywood movies as characters have moved towards “real and believable” looks.

“I think the biggest change that has happened…

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Samsung third most reputed firm in US

Seoul, March 30  South Korea’s No.1 tech firm Samsung Electronics Co. was named the third-most reputable company in the US, an industry tracker said on Wednesday.

Samsung’s rival, the top tech giant Apple Inc., remained out of the top 100, Yonhap news agency reported.

According to…

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