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I’d like to direct sports-based film: Rajkumar Hirani

New Delhi, Jan 29 , who has produced “Saala Khadoos” which touches upon the life of a boxing coach, says he would like to direct a sports based film in future.

“I love sports films… One of my favourite films is ‘Lagaan’. I feel that such films are usually about underdogs…

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Truth will always triumph, says Chandy after HC stays FIR order

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 29 Friday said truth will always triumph and claimed all the allegations against him stem from a “deep-rooted controversy”.

He was interacting with reporters at his official residence after news came that the Kerala High Court had stayed a lower court’s order seeking an FIR to…

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Rahul Gandhi to visit Hyderabad varsity again

Hyderabad, Jan 29  For the second time in less than two weeks, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will visit the University of Hyderabad on Friday to express solidarity with the students protesting over the suicide of a Dalit research scholar.

He is expected to arrive by a special aircraft on…

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Mehbooba Mufti unlikely to take over in Kashmir in current situation’

Jammu/Srinagar, Jan 29  PDP president is unlikely to stake claim to power in Jammu and Kashmir in absence of concrete assurances from the BJP on the agenda of alliance between the two parties and her misgivings over their relationship, party sources said on Friday.

“It is not the question…

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Production from Schedule-II coal blocks by March-end: Official

Bhubaneswar, Jan 29  A target has been fixed to start coal production from all Schedule-II mines by March 31 this year, union Coal Secretary Anil Swarup said on Friday.

After taking a review meeting here with representatives of seven states, including Odisha, Swarup said the country has 34 Schedule…

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GeoIntelligence Asia to showcase the impact of geospatial technologies in Modern Warfare

Noida, Jan29 The availability of intelligence has been a battle winning factor in conflict from times immemorial. However, modern technology has changed the way in which intelligence is gathered and disseminated.

Primitive methods have given way to modern, technologically sophisticated methods and the role of intelligence agencies has changed dramatically…

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Discrimination against Dalit students continue in India

New Delhi Jan 29 Unfortunate suicide by a research scholar Rohith Vemula on January 16 in a hostel room of the Hyderabad Central University has raised a political storm around the country with student unions and organisations demanding action against authorities including the Vice Chancellor.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi described…

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Ranchi Rays pip Kalinga Lancers to top HIL

Ranchi, Jan 29  Defending champions Ranchi Rays beat Kalinga Lancers 3-2 to register and their third straight victory that took them to the top of the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) table at the Birsa Munda Astro Turf Hockey Stadium here on Thursday.

After a goaless first half…

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US can’t build progress with ‘phony tough talk’: Obama

Washington, Jan 29 (PTI) In an apparent criticism of controversial Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump, President Barack Obama has said the US cannot build progress with a “bunch of phony tough talk” or strengthen its global leadership by allowing politicians to insult Muslims.

“We’re not going to strengthen…

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