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US Open to hand out $50.4 million in prize money, says USTA

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New York, July 19 (IANS): The total prize money up for grabs at this year’s US Open tennis Grand Slam will reach $50.4 million, the organisers said here. The United States Tennis Association (USTA) on Tuesday said in a statement that the tournament purse had been increased by $4 million, which once again makes the […]

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New ISL club Jamshedpur FC to rely on its young talent

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Kolkata, July 19 (IANS): New Indian Super League (ISL) club Jamshedpur FC are promising to dish out an attractive brand of football in their debut season where they will get to test their youthful talent developed at the Tata Football Academy (TFA). Promoted by Tata Steel, the club management say that, despite odds, it was […]

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Legislators Demands Resignation of Liezietsü From Party

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The NPF Legislature Party held its meeting on 19.07.2017 at Hotel Vivor immediately after the swearing in ceremony of the Hon’ble Chief Minister. The house unanimously congratulated Shri. T. R. Zeliang the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Nagaland for his skill and level headed leadership exhibited during the last fortnight keeping the best interest of the […]

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China ready to attack India, claims Mulayam Singh in Lok Sabha

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New Delhi, July 19 (PTI): Samajwadi Party leader and former Defence Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav today claimed that China was ready to attack India in collaboration with Pakistan and asked the government to reverse its stand on the Tibet issue and support its independence. Raising the matter in the Lok Sabha against the backdrop of […]

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Farmers warn government of nationwide agitation

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New Delhi, July 19 (IANS): After holding a two-week-long protest march from Mandsaur to Delhi, protesting farmers on Wednesday warned government of large-scale, nationwide agitation if their demands are not met. The All India Kisan Sangarsh Coordination Committee concluded the protest march at Jantar Mantar but said that several such protest marches would be held […]

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Century-old community hall, TMC office burnt down in hills

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Darjeeling (WB), July 19 (PTI): Pro-Gorkhaland agitators again went on rampage today in the stir-hit Darjeeling hills, burning down a century-old community hall, a TMC office and a police vehicle. The 100-year-old Raj Rajeswari Hall in the Kurseong sub- division was reduced to cinder when GJM activists set it afire late last night. In fresh […]

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95 terrorists killed in J&K this year, 150 in 2016: Centre

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New Delhi, July 19 (IANS): As many as 95 terrorists were eliminated in Jammu and Kashmir between January and July 9, while this figure was 150 for 2016, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday. As many as 38 security personnel and 12 civilians were also killed during this period in the Valley that witnessed […]

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The man who saved Mahatma from Godse’s attack dead

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Satara (Maharashtra), July 19 (IANS): Bhiku Daji Bhilare, who had once saved Mahatma Gandhi from a knife attack by his assassin Nathuram Godse at Panchgani in July 1944, passed away due to old age here on Wednesday, a close aide said. He was 98. Bhilare is survived by two sons, said state Congress Vice President […]

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Trump, Putin had undisclosed hour-long discussion at G20

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Washington, July 19 (IANS): US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin spoke for a second time on July 7 in a previously undisclosed discussion during the G-20 summit in Germany, the White House has confirmed. A senior White House official told CNN on Tuesday that the discussion lasted nearly an hour. The […]

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ASEAN parliamentarians urge Myanmar to release 3 journalists

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Bangkok, July 19 (IANS): ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) on Wednesday urged the Myanmar authorities to release three journalists who were detained in June after visiting rebels in the conflict-ridden northeast. Thein Zaw from The Irrawaddy news magazine, along with Aye Nay and Pyae Phone Aung from the Democratic Voice of Burma media house, […]

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