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    Speak in your mother tongue: Venkaiah Naidu

    Vice president M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday asked people to speak in their mother tongue while releasing a commemorative coin on Bharat Ratna M S Subbulakshmi at an event here."Respect the language that has come from your mother's womb. I always tell people that one should never forget his or her mother, motherland, native place and mother tongue. Those who forget those cannot be called human...

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    Tamil Nadu guv Vidyasagar Rao returns from Delhi

    Amid the political drama in Tamil Nadu, Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao arrived in Chennai on Tuesday. Rao holds additional charge of Tamil Nadu along with Maharashtra.The governor, who met President Ram Nath Kovind and Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday, is yet to take a decision on the Opposition parties demand to convene the Assembly for conducting a floor test.A source in the ruling AIADMK said...

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    Rohingya exodus result of Myanmar's military operations: India

    India on Tuesday for the first time acknowledged that the exodus of Rohingya from Myanmar was a result of the operations carried out by the security forces of that country.Rajiv Chander, India's Permanent Representative to the UN offices in Geneva, told the international organisation's Human Rights Council in Geneva that the current spell of violence in the Rakhine State...

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    Teach IIT students about Pushpak Vimaan

    Union Minister Satya Pal Singh has suggested that engineering students should be taught about 'Pushpak Vimaan' and other "scientific" discoveries made in India thousands of years ago."Why are students not taught that before Wright Brothers it was an Indian who first invented the (aero) plane. Shivakar Babuji Talpade invented the plane eight years before the Wright Brothers. Are...

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    Mysore varsity in charge V-C held guilty of sexual abuse

    An internal probe conducted by the University of Mysore (UoM) has found Prof Dayanand Mane, senior professor and in-charge vice-chancellor, guilty of sexual harassment charges levelled by several female students of the varsity.The Internal Complaints Committee of UoM, which probed the charges of sexual harassment against Mane, has recommended to the varsity to "withdraw/divest Mane...

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    Mobile bills all set to decrease

    Mobile bills are set to decrease as the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) on Tuesday cut interconnection usage charge (IUC) by 8 paise per minute. The IUC will be 6 paise per minute from October 1.The telecom regulator also said that no call termination charge will be applicable from January 1, 2020. Telecom operators levy IUC on incoming calls from other networks and the charges are passed on to...

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    Tigers breach safari gates, get into scuffle

    Visitors to Bannerghatta Biological Park were thrilled to see a fierce battle between two groups of tigers. However, the sight left staffers worried about security.Two white tigers sneaked past the safari gates separating the Royal Bengal and white tiger enclosures on Sunday afternoon. Soon, they were growling, scratching, and pushing one another.The gatekeepers did not notice the big cats walking...

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    PSG's Neymar-Cavani spat a 'war of egos'

    Brazil's media dubbed the spat between Paris Saint-Germain stars Neymar and Edinson Cavani over who should take a penalty kick during their victory against Lyon "a war of egos."Newspapers in Brazil, always hungry for Neymar news, dived into the tussle in which the recently signed PSG superstar tried to take the ball from his Uruguayan teammate on Sunday.Cavani kept the ball but had his shot...

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    Wrist spin duo making waves

    In the ongoing experiments to identity a core group for the 2019 World Cup, India have chanced upon a potent spin duo with the potential to make telling contributions.Leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal, who made his one-day international debut against Zimbabwe last June, and young chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav, who earned his ODI cap against West Indies this June, have grabbed their opportunities with both hands to make a...

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    Missing stars, unhappy fans

    It was billed as Ryan Giggs versus Paul Scholes tie. Two of the decorated legends of Manchester United and prolific players from the 'Class of 92' going head-to-head.But on Tuesday, when Bengaluru Royals recorded a comfortable 6-2 win over Mumbai Warriors in their Premier Futsal League fixture, neither of the two players was present at the Koramangala indoor stadium.It was learnt that former United...

    • 8 hrs ago

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