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Adebayor to miss Togo’s World Cup qualifier

Emmanuel Adebayor will once again miss Togo’s 2014 World Cup qualifier against DR Congo in Kinshasa Sunday. The striker, who spent this season on loan from Manchester City to Tottenham Hotspur, had initially been included in Togo’s squad against Libya last weekend, but he did not feature in the 1-1 draw with the Libyans in Lome and the Togolese Football ...

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Agra may soon get international air terminal

Taj city Agra may soon get a brand new international air terminal at Dhanuali, close to the Kheria IAF base here, if the project gets the green signal from the union civil aviation ministry, says an official. After visiting the terminal site, Raghu Raman, general manager-planning of the Airports Authority of India (AAI), held extensive discussions on the project with ...

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7 killed, 16 injured in Bengal accident

Seven people, including a woman and two children of the same family, were killed and 16 others injured after the pickup van they were travelling in collided with a truck in West Bengal’s South Dinajpur district, police said Saturday. “All seven people, including a woman and two minors, died on the spot after their pickup van collided head-on with a ...

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UPA GOVT. AT STAKE !

Will the united progressive alliance (UPA) be progressive any more? Well if sources are to be believed, the Congress led government at the center is in danger. With corruption, scandals and scams are at zenith, the price rise has finally taken it’s toll,  key allies in the UPA are not supporting the government in a number of  issues.  Now the speculation is also rife whether ...

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Filmmakers queue for Salman, but Sohail gets priority

Family scored over business interests for Salman Khan, who gave his younger brother Sohail priority when a queue of filmmakers like Anees Bazmee, Sooraj Barjatya and Sajid Nadiadwala waited to meet him here and discuss projects earlier this week. Salman landed in Mumbai early Wednesday morning when filmmakers rushed to meet the actor before he could leave for his next ...

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Sofia Vergara, Nick Loeb back together?

Actress Sofia Vergara has reportedly reunited with Nick Loeb just a month after they parted ways. The 39-year-old was spotted enjoying a dinner with the businessman Thursday and, if their friends are to be believed, they are trying to sort out their problems. “The truth is they love each other, but relationships are difficult. They have been talking a lot ...

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Freak summer worries Kashmir farmers, fruit growers

The unexpected fall in temperatures Saturday followed by rains in the plains and fresh snowfall in the hills is causing serious concern among farmers and fruit growers in the Kashmir Valley. The weather office is blaming western disturbances, an extra tropical storm for the freak summer. “A western disturbance for the last five days has been causing thundershowers in the ...

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IMF chief seeks integrated action to fix financial system

The head of the International Monetary Fund has called for further action to reform the global financial system by strengthening crisis management tools and the overall architecture of the system. Christine Lagarde, managing director of the IMF, Friday said that while important steps have been taken after the global financial crisis broke out in 2008, the goal of a safer ...

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Party will decide on presidential candidate: Mukherjee

Considered a strong contender for being named the Congress’s presidential candidate, union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday said it was for his party to decide on the nominee for the top post. “The party (Congress) will decide. The party nominates. You cannot become president just because you want to,” Mukherjee told mediapersons outside his residence here. Amid indications that Congress ...

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Sunny Deol a thorough gentleman: Tannishtha Chatterjee

Actress Tannishtha Chatterjee, who has earlier worked with Abhay Deol, has now teamed with his elder cousin Sunny for her first commercial Hindi film “I Love New Year”. And she is all praise for the actor. “Abhay chooses his films a little differently from Sunny. Sunny is a far more mainstream star in a different generation. I had an amazing ...

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E.L. James and Ruchir Sharma top authors again this week

E.L. James’s “Fifty Shades Of Grey (Trilogy)” dominates the fiction category again in the bestsellers list this week, while Ruchir Sharma’s “Breakout Nations” is at the top spot in the non-fiction section. Non-Fiction 1.”Breakout Nations” Author: Ruchir Sharma Publisher: Penguin Price: Rs.599 2.”Why Nations Fail” Author: Daron Acemoglu & James A. Robinson Publisher: Profile Book Price: 25 pounds (Rs.2,134) 3.”Thinking ...

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China cuts fuel prices

 Petrol and diesel prices have been cut for the second time in a month in China amid growing government efforts to reverse a sharp slowdown in the economy. China Daily reported Saturday that the reduction came after an interest rate cut, the country’s first in nearly four years. Beijing is unveiling new measures almost daily to shore up growth that ...

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Special CBI courts to be set up in Lucknow, Ghaziabad

Two special CBI courts will be set up in the Uttar Pradesh capital and Ghaziabad in connection with the Rs.5,000 crore National Rural Health Mission (NHRM) scam. According to informed sources, CBI Joint Director Javed Ahmad has held meetings with senior officials of the state government in this regard. CBI wants early approval of its request to prosecute over 30 ...

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De Niro’s apartment catches fire

 Actor Robert De Niro’s apartment here caught fire after lint in a clothes dryer sparked flames. Some residents of the building said the fire started in the fourth-floor laundry room of De Niro’s three-level apartment Friday afternoon. A neighbour, who resides on the floor above De Niro’s home, said: “I had a real hard time getting out of the building. ...

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