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  • Ancient Greek shipwreck reveals treasure trove
    11:39 AM

    London, Oct 10 (IANS) An international team of divers and archaeologists has retrieved stunning new finds from an ancient Greek ship that sank more than 2,000 years ago off the remote Greek island of Antikythera. The rescued antiquities include tableware, ship components and a giant bronze spear that would have

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  • Bill Lawry lauded on Australia Hall of Fame induction
    11:14 AM

    Melbourne, Oct 10 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) Friday congratulated former captain Bill Lawry who was inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame at a gala celebration here. While most cricket fans know him as a central figure on Channel Nine’s cricket coverage, Lawry was one of Australia’s finest opening

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  • Hinds refuses to resign as WIPA president
    9:44 AM

    Kingston (Jamaica), Oct 10 (IANS/CMC) West Indies Players’ Association (WIPA) president Wavell Hinds said he will not resign in the wake of a fall-out with the cricketers who are currently on tour to India. The players, led by skipper Dwayne Bravo, have demanded Hinds’ resignation with other WIPA officials because

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  • Indian-origin man gets lifer on murder charges
    3:18 AM

    London, Oct 10 (IANS) An Indian-origin man in Britain, who evaded arrest for 17 years following a murder in 1996, was Thursday sentenced to life in prison, media reported. Kiranjit Uppal, 37, who did not have fixed abdode was found guilty at the Isleworth Crown Court Monday on charges of

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  • Britain to conduct Ebola screening among travelers
    1:24 AM

    London, Oct 10 (IANS) Britain will conduct enhanced screening for Ebola among people traveling from countries affected by the disease, Downing Street announced Thursday. Enhanced screening will “involve assessing passengers’ recent travel history, who they have been in contact with and onward travel arrangements as well as a possible medical

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  • Real Estate bill to be tabled in next session: Naidu
    7:45 PM

    Gurgaon, Oct 9 (IANS) The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) bill will be tabled in the coming session of parliament, Union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu said Thursday while addressing the media here. The bill aims to regulate transactions between buyers and promoters of residential real estate projects. It

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  • Delhi LG asked to hold meeting with DTC, DDA over Millennium depot
    7:45 PM

    New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) The high court here Thursday asked Delhi’s lieutenant governor to convene a meeting of Delhi Development Authority (DDA) and Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) officials regarding relocation of the Millennium bus depot from the Yamuna river bed. Justice V.K. Shali said there was a lot of

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  • WIFW: Kavita Bhartia pays tribute to ‘karigars’
    7:45 PM

    New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) The spring summer 2015 edition of Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) is different as it focuses on handloom and maintaining the theme ace designer Kavita Bhartia showcased a collection which, she said, was “an ode to master artisans and karigars”. “My collection is an

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  • London Underground unveils new design of trains
    7:45 PM

    London, Oct 9 (IANS) London Underground (LU) Thursday unveiled new designs for its new tubes, expected to come into service in mid-2020. The new trains will feature better designs, air-cooling systems and accessibility, with step-free access to platforms as well as walk-through carriages and wider doors, Xinhua reported. LU said

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  • Harsh Vardhan seeks states’ suggestions on NHAM
    7:45 PM

    New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Thursday sought suggestions from the health secretaries of all states on the National Health Assurance Mission (NHAM), aimed at reducing the out-of-pocket spending on health care by the common man. “The NHAM will end forever the marginalisation of the majority

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  • When SRK matched steps with a nurse (TV Snippets)
    7:16 PM

    Mumbai, Oct 9 (IANS) Perhaps Shah Rukh Khan’s biggest virtue is his ability to establish a connect with his fans in a jiffy. The same happened when while shooting for reality show “Dil Se Naachein Indiawaale”, he came across contestant Nora John, a Delhi-based nurse, and he danced with her.

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  • Indian origin lecturer praised for anti-racism stand
    7:16 PM

    Wellington, Oct 9 (IANS) An Indian origin professor from New Zealand’s University of Canterbury, who returned a student-voted ‘lecturer of the year’ award to protest what he calls an “underbelly of hate” on campus, has been praised by the country’s race relations commissioner, media reported. Ekant Veer, an associate professor

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