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Bill Gates meets Nitish Kumar

Patna, Dec 5 Microsoft founder and one of the world’s richest men Bill Gates on Saturday met Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to discuss support to health, education and other sectors for human development, officials said.

“Bill Gates met Nitish Kumar at his official residence here and discussed about…

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Gujarat local body polls: Congress has won despite losing, says Sena

Mumbai Dec 5 PTI Describing the results of Gujarat local body polls as a “win for Congress despite losing”, NDA ally Shiv Sena today said it indicates that people of Gujarat do not stand behind the Prime Minister completely and the BJP needs to evaluate why “alarm bells” have started…

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Team India members offer support to Chennai flood victims

New Delhi, Dec 5 (PTI) Their own families caught in the devastating Chennai floods, Indian cricket team members R Ashwin and Murali Vijay said they have been pained by the loss of life in the disaster and will try to help the affected after the series against South Africa.

Ashwin…

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Despite knowing dangers of driving-texting, teens do it anyway

Washington D.C, Dec 5 (ANI): A new study has suggested that teens know the dangers of driving and cellphone use, yet do it anyway.

What happens when “Tom Hanks,” “Tom Cruise” and “Kesha” sit around a table? When the talkers are actually teens using researcher-requested pseudonyms they chose…

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New Horizons returns Pluto’s sharpest images ever

Washington, Dec 5 NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has returned the sharpest images ever of cratered, mountainous and glacial terrains on Pluto and the best close-ups of the mysterious system that humans may see for decades.

These latest pictures are part of a sequence taken near New Horizons’ closest…

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Chennai floods: Commercial flight services likely to begin after Dec. 6

New Delhi, Dec. 5 (ANI): In a positive note for stranded passengers amid the floods in Chennai, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Culture and Tourism and Civil Aviation Mahesh Sharma on Saturday said that commercial flights are expected to begin their services after December 6th, once hopefully power is…

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Never want my husband to change: Kareena Kapoor Khan

New Delhi, Dec 5 Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor Khan, who is married to actor Saif Ali Khan, said that she never wants her husband to change.

Kareena responded to a question “if marriage has changed anything?” at the 13th edition of Hindustan Times Leadership Summit on Friday and said, “I…

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Fish carts transported patients to Chennai hospitals

Chennai, Dec 5  Fish carts and two wheelers were the mode of transport for patients to reach hospitals during past three days, said an official.

The hospital also received patients from several other hospitals affected by flood and power cut, N. Sathyabhama, diector of medical services and quality-southern region…

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Foggy Saturday morning in Delhi

New Delhi, Dec 5  It was a foggy Saturday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 10.1 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season’s average.

“The sky will remain clear throughout the day,” an official of the India Meteorological Department said.

The maximum temperature of the day…

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