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‘Sharapova may play at 2020 Olympics for Russia’

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Moscow, Jan 5: Russian star Maria Sharapova may play at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Russian Tennis Federation President Shamil Tarpishchev has said. The Russian player is now eligible to officially return to tennis courts starting April 26, reports Tass. “Sharapova may play for the Russian team and is able to win gold at the […]

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BCCI in turmoil: Names of office-bearers wiped off website

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New Delhi, Jan 5: Summing up the state of affairs in turmoil-hit BCCI, names of office-bearers have been wiped off the cricketing body’s official website. While the names of the sacked BCCI president Anurag Thakur and Ajay Shrike were taken off bcci.tv on Tuesday, the website has removed the entire list of its office-bearers and […]

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Bridgestone ties up with International Olympic Committee

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Tokyo, Jan 5: Tyre and rubber major Bridgestone Corporation (Bridgestone) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Thursday announced expansion of the company’s Olympic partnership activation rights. Bridgestone will now be able to activate its partnership globally effective January 1, 2017 through to 2024 in association with the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, the Olympic […]

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Black Money Cannot Be Glibly Wished Away

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Salim David I remember standing for hours in the queue to withdraw my own cash, and then being told that I would not even get a tenth of what I had been promised. I remember coming away with dignity, saying that my sacrifice was for the greater long-term good of the nation. I did need […]

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New Year Resolutions Doctors Must Stick To

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Rajat Arora  It is easy to preach, hard to practise. Though, as a doctor, I pretty much practise what I preach, there are instances that knuckles me to the fact that I am still human! Nevertheless, when I had a patient recently ask if doctors resolve to beat their long hours of work and give […]

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‘Our Circus Died While Reinventing Itself’

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Saket Suman  She’s a former Director of the National School of Drama (NSD) and has staged a play in a circus tent to focus attention on the dying “genre”. Anuradha Kapur laments that after their licenses began to be cancelled, circuses attempted to reinvent themselves but died in the process. Still, not all is lost […]

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Choosing the Right Partner to Build Your Home

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Preeti Harit & Pralayesh Guha A finance executive who retires in two years is a visibly worried man. The family home in South Delhi, built in the early 1970s, is unlikely to provide all the comforts he has become accustomed to in company-provided rented apartments. He is now seriously looking at rebuilding his dated house. […]

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Women Reservation – A Logical Perspective

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Close your eyes, picture the faces of your friends and relatives who are doctors, engineers, IAS, cleared UPSC, SSC etc and have become elites in the society, some of who have contributed immensely to their own community and to the people of Nagaland. Now open your eyes and imagine an India where there is no […]

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Governor advocates empowerment through education

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Governor celebrates Christmas with NE students in Karnataka Dimapur, Jan. 5: Stating that a nation can achieve something admirable and stand unique only through education, Governor PB Acharya said empowering people with education is a great job one can do for his country. Speaking at an interaction session jointly organised by Indian National Fellowship Centre […]

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Picto urges unity for development

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  Dimapur, Jan. 5: Parliamentary Secretary of Justice & Law and SIRD, Er. Picto Shohe urged the public of Atoizu area to foster brotherhood and work in unity for the uplift of the area even as he underlined his priority to work for the progress of Atoizu area. Er. Picto Shohe said this while addressing […]

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