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Nitish’s good work winner, Lalu success on alliance steam

New Delhi, Nov 9, The Bihar poll mandate is an endorsement of the state’s incumbent Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s performance, even as it marks RJD chief Lalu Prasad’s return to the political mainstream. RJD has surged past alliance partner JD-U in terms of vote share, but…

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Nick Jonas and his diabetes woes

Los Angeles, Nov 9 ,  Singer Nick Jonas says his diabetes can be hard to live with and admits that he has to be very careful about his diet.

The “Chains” hitmaker, who is known for his chiselled physique, was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes 10 years ago.

In an interview…

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Sensex tanks 470 points in early session

Mumbai, Nov 9 ,  A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), on Monday tanked 469.89 points or 1.79 percent during the morning session.

The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was trading 142.05 points (1.79 percent) down…

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BSF, Pakistan Rangers hold meeting

Jammu, Nov 9 ,  Border Security Force (BSF) and Pakistan Rangers held a meeting on the international border in Samba district of Jammu region to maintain ceasefire, an official said on Monday.

“A casual contact meeting was held on Sunday at the Octroi Post Outpost in R.S. Pura sector on…

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American brand Aéropostale comes to India

New Delhi, Nov 7 ,  American youth brand Aéropostale opened doors in India with its first flagship store at Select City Walk here. The outlet was inaugurated by Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor.

Arvind Lifestyle Brands Ltd launched the brand in India on Saturday. The store offers a wide range of…

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India-China ties globally significant, says Pranab Mukherjee

New Delhi, Nov 7 ,  Relations between India and China have a regional and global significance, Indian President Pranab Mukherjee said when Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao called on him, said a statement on Saturday.

Li called on Mukherjee on Friday and the two leaders reviewed ties between India and China…

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CBI gets Chhota Rajan’s custody for 10 days

New Delhi, Nov 7 ,  Long-absconding underworld don Rajendra Sadashiv Nikalje alias Chhota Rajan, who was arrested in Indonesia and brought to India, was sent to 10 days custody of the CBI by a court here, an official said on Saturday.

The fugitive don — who was arrested by Indonesian police…

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India must emerge as higher studies destination: President

New Delhi, Nov 7 , India must emerge as a higher education destination and it should have at least five Central Higher Educational Institutions (CHEIs) in the world’s top 200, President Pranab Mukherjee said.

“India must emerge as a higher education destination. I am confident that CHEIs will now open…

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H&M woos fashionistas with second store in India

New Delhi, Nov 7 , A month after debuting in the Indian market, Swedish retail giant H&M opened a second store – its largest in the country – at the Ambience Mall in south Delhi’s Vasant Kunj here on Saturday. Expansion plans for the brand include another store in Gurgaon…

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Lalu confident of winning 190 seats in Bihar

Patna, Nov 7 Former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad on Saturday said he was confident that his Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and the JD-U combine will win 190 of the 243 seats in the Bihar assembly.

Lalu Prasad told IANS: “We will win 190 seats. There’s panic among…

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