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Mary Kom in quarters, Sarita out of women’s boxing Worlds

New Delhi, Nov 19  Veteran boxer M.C. Mary Kom entered the quarter-finals while Sarita Devi lost her bout to crash out of the World Women’s Boxing Championship here on Sunday.

Mary registered a unanimous 5:0 win over Kazakhstan’s Aigerim Kassenayeva in the flyweight category (48kg…

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Google to allow users to comment on search results

San Francisco, Nov 19  Google is planning to launch a new feature that will enable users to leave in search results comments that could be seen by others.

While the feature has not yet gone live, an official Google help document has described how it would work, the Search Engine…

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Are air purifiers helpful inside your home?

New Delhi, Nov 19  Installing air purifiers in your homes and offices may, to some extent, help combat the impact of deadly air on your respiratory and circulatory systems; but the question remains: How effective they can be over time in mitigating the ill-effects of Delhi’s toxic air…

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Trending jewellery styles to hit this wedding season

New Delhi, Nov 19  With the wedding season in full swing, more and more would be brides are breaking away from conventional norms and choosing to dress up their bridal selves as an extension of their own personality. However, selecting the jewellery for the big day can be a daunting…

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Once a Miss World, always a Miss World: Manushi Chhillar

New Delhi, Nov 19 Miss World 2018 Manushi Chhillar, who has clocked a year since she brought back the coveted crown to India after a long jinx, has mixed emotions as she is ready to head to China to hand over her title. She says it has been a life…

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Sensex, Nifty open in green

Mumbai, Nov 19  Ahead of key RBI board meeting the key Indian equity indices opened on Monday in the positive territory taking cues from its Asian peers.

The BSE Sensex was trading 190 points higher after as healthy buying was witnessed in all the 19 sectors on BSE, except for…

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Australia PM slammed for ‘smutty’ comment

Canberra, Nov 19  Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison faced criticism following his “smutty” remarks about actress Pamela Anderson, after she asked him to help Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.

Anderson had urged Scott Morrison to bring Assange to Australia. Rejecting her plea, Morrison said he had “plenty of mates who have…

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Modi mocks Congress’ pledge to protect cows in MP

Chhindwara (Madhya Pradesh), Nov 19  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hit out at the congress for their pledge to protect cows in Madhya Pradesh, reminding the party that its workers in Kerala last year slaughtered a calf in the open.

Addressing an election rally in Chhindwara, the Prime Minister…

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Minorities Front quits Rajasthan polls, supports Congress

Jaipur, Nov 19  The All India Minorities Front (AIMF) on Sunday decided to withdraw the nominations of its candidates in the upcoming Assembly polls in Rajasthan to help the “secular forces” defeat “communal elements” led by the Bharatiya Janata Party.

At a meeting of the party’s Parliamentary Board chaired…

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Re-imagine, reconstruct higher education system: Naidu

New Delhi, Nov 19  Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said there was need to re-imagine and reconstruct the higher education system in tune with the requirements of the 21st century and sought participation of government as well as the private sector for quality education.

He said it…

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