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Federer beats Tiafoe of US to advance at Miami Open

By   /  March 26, 2017  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Federer beats Tiafoe of US to advance at Miami Open

Miami, March 26 (IANS): Swiss tennis great Roger Federer encountered more resistance than expected from American teenager Frances Tiafoe in second-round action, but he took full control toward the end to win 7-6, (7-2), 6-3 at the Miami Open here. Tiafoe showed impressive power in his serve and ground strokes to stay even with the […]

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FIFA expresses satisfaction over Guwahati stadium for U-17 World Cup

By   /  March 26, 2017  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on FIFA expresses satisfaction over Guwahati stadium for U-17 World Cup

Guwahati, March 26 (IANS): A delegation of the world football governing body FIFA, accompanied by members of the Local Organising Committee (LOC), on Sunday visited the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium here to assess the preparedness of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup venue. The delegation was pleased with the preparations at the venue and the eagerness […]

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Three Russian fans stabbed after football match in Belgrade

By   /  March 26, 2017  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Three Russian fans stabbed after football match in Belgrade

Moscow, March 26 (IANS): Three Russian football fans who came to watch a match between Moscows Spartak and Serbian football club Crvena Zvezda (Red Star) were stabbed in Belgrade. Two fans were hospitalised with stab wounds on Saturday, and one of them was in a serious condition. The third man was given medical assistance at […]

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Lady Gaga’s ‘painful’ lonely days

By   /  March 26, 2017  /  Entertainment  /  Comments Off on Lady Gaga’s ‘painful’ lonely days

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Singer-actress Lady Gaga says fame made her so lonely that it was “painful”. Gaga, while discussing her rise to fame, revealed she found it hard to connect with her old friends in New York when she became an overnight star in 2008 around the release of “Just dance”, reports mirror.co.uk. “Your whole life changes. The […]

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Cheryl welcomes son with Liam Payne

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Singer Cheryl Cole and her partner and singer Liam Payne have announced the birth of their son after keeping it a secret for three days. Cole announced the news on her Instagram account on Saturday night by posting an image of Payne holding the baby to his chest, reports dailymail.co.uk.

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JLo, Rodriguez in relationship ‘for long haul’

By   /  March 26, 2017  /  Entertainment  /  Comments Off on JLo, Rodriguez in relationship ‘for long haul’

Singer Jennifer Lopez and her new beau, Dominican-American former professional baseball shortstop Alex Rodriguez are reportedly head over heels in love with each other.

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Elephant Census Begins in Assam’s Kaziranga

By   /  March 26, 2017  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on Elephant Census Begins in Assam’s Kaziranga

The Assam forest department on Saturday started its four-day census of elephants in Assam’s famous Kaziranga National Park. The authorities are adopting a two pronged approach for the counting for better results, said Satyendra Singh, Director of the park. “We are going to go for direct count on the first two days while the last […]

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10 Minutes of Vigorous Exercise will Boost Kids’ Heart Health

By   /  March 26, 2017  /  OP-ED  /  Comments Off on 10 Minutes of Vigorous Exercise will Boost Kids’ Heart Health

Encouraging your children to engage in as little as 10 minutes a day in high-intensity physical activity could help them reduce their risk of developing heart problems and metabolic diseases such as diabetes, researchers say. The findings showed that replacing light-intensity physical activity with brief periods of vigorous exercise may provide significant cardiometabolic benefits in […]

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Four killed, property damaged in Tripura storm

By   /  March 26, 2017  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Four killed, property damaged in Tripura storm

Agartala, March 25 (IANS): At least four people, including a woman, were killed and two others injured when a heavy seasonal thunderstorm accompanied by rain hit Tripura on Saturday, police said. Much property was also damaged in the squall. The dead, as per a police official, included three labourers from Jharkhand after the vehicle in […]

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Bangladesh’s ‘Genocide Day’ observed in Tripura

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Agartala, March 25 (IANS): A candle light march and seminar were part of programmes held on Saturday in Tripura to mark Bangladesh’s observance of “Genocide Day” – in remembrance of the atrocities committed by the Pakistani Army on this day in East Pakistan, now Bangladesh, 46 years ago. The programmes were organised by the Bangladesh […]

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