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Seven women support referees to officiate at U-17 FIFA World Cup

New Delhi |Friday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST

Seven women officials will be officiating as support referees for the upcoming FIFA Under-17 World Cup, which kicks off on October 6.

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South African rights group denounces Grace Mugabe immunity plans

JOHANNESBURG | Friday, Aug 18 2017 IST

South African rights group Afriforum, which is advising a 20-year-old model who has accused Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe of assault, denounced as a "disgrace" on Friday reported plans by Pretori

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Tripura transport department accused of corruption

Ambassa (Tripura) Aug 18 | Friday, Aug 18 2017 IST

The transport officials of Dhalai district in Tripura are accused of adopting corrupt means in registration of motor vehicles, issuing driving license and other transport related certificates despite

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Kunal Kapoor's 'The Sweet BreakUp' is all about mithai without sugar

New Delhi |Friday, 2017 3:45:04 PM IST

As the festive season approaches, celebrity chef Kunal Kapoor has loads of good news for those who complain that Indian mithai is overly sweet and high on calories. He's been able to eliminate the sug

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Striker Suarez to miss Uruguay's World Cup qualifiers

Montevideo |Friday, 2017 3:45:28 PM IST

Striker Luis Suarez will miss Uruguay's World Cup qualifiers against Argentina and Paraguay due to an injured right knee, the Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) said on Thursday.

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Marginal let up in flood situation in Assam

Guwahati | Friday, Aug 18 2017 IST

The grim flood situation in Assam continues to play havoc in rural areas of the state, with water level of the mighty Brahmaputra today had shown receding trend suggesting marginal let up in the fury

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Team India preparing for World Cup under-17 showed extraordinary guts in 4-nation tournament in Mexico

New Delhi | Friday, Aug 18 2017 IST

Head coach of Team India preparing for World Cup under -17 this October, Luis Norton de Matos praised the "extraordinary never-say-die attitude" of his boys in the Four-Nation tournament wherein the

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Challenging to make space film within commercial set up: Shakti Rajan

Chennai |Friday, 2017 3:45:09 PM IST

Director Shakti Soundar Rajan, who is currently busy with the post-production work on Tamil cinema's first space film "Tik Tik Tik", says it was challenging for him to explore the genre within the com

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Punjab Police try to catch up as gangsters run amok on social media

Chandigarh |Friday, 2017 3:45:14 PM IST

With gangsters in Punjab openly using social media platforms to highlight their criminal activities, challenging each other and the law enforcers, and updating their status even from inside prisons, t

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Schwarzenegger urges Trump to reject white supremacists

Los Angeles |Friday, 2017 3:45:19 PM IST

Former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has called on US President Donald Trump to abandon his ambiguous attitude to racism and immediately reject "the support of white supremacists".

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Murugappa Group to conduct various events to celebrate Madras Week

Chennai | Friday, Aug 18 2017 IST

Murugappa Group today announced interesting line up of contests to celebrate the annual Madras Week 2017, to mark the 378th anniversary of the founding of the city of Madras. The two annual quiz

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Teacher duped of Rs 5.5-lakh in matrimonial site fraud in Mah

Pune | Friday, Aug 18 2017 IST

A 37-year-old school teacher in the city has been duped of Rs 5.5-lakh by a man she met through a matrimonial site. A complaint of cheating has been filed in this regard today at Hadapsar Police S

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