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IOC boss admits Rio 2016 Olympics face 'pollution challenges' Jul 29, 10:34 pm
London, July 29 (ANI): The International Olympic Committee president has admitted that organizers of the next year's Rio Games face serious challenges over cleaning up the polluted bay where the sailing events are scheduled to be held.
New Delhi, July 29 (ANI): In the wake of heavy rains leading to a flood like situation in parts of Gujarat and south Rajasthan, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has mobilized 21 search and rescue teams to the flood affected areas to assist the respective state administration in rescue and relief works.
Dhoni describes Kalam as 'greatest role model' for country Jul 29, 8:05 pm
Ranchi, July 29 (ANI): Condoling the demise of former president APJ Abdul Kalam, Indian cricket team's One Day International (ODI) skipper M. S. Dhoni on Wednesday said the former was the greatest role model for the country.
Putin opposes MH17 tribunal hours before U.N. vote Jul 29, 8:05 pm
New York, July 29 (ANI): Russian President Vladimir Putin has opposed the creation of an international tribunal to prosecute those who shot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine, hours before a U.N. vote on such a proposal.
Bangladesh SC confirms death for war criminal Chowdhury Jul 29, 6:48 pm
Dhaka, July 29 (ANI): The Bangladesh Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the death sentence of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) leader Salauddin Quader Chowdhury for committing crimes against humanity during the Liberation War of 1971.
Tsipras warns of early elections over opposition to key reforms Jul 29, 6:41 pm
New York, July 29 (ANI): Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has warned the radical left Syriza loyalists that he would have to announce early elections if the rebels keep opposing key reforms demanded for a new international bailout.
Amnesty expresses 'disappointment' over Yakub verdict Jul 29, 5:51 pm
Bengaluru, July 29 (ANI): Amnesty International on Wednesday expressed disappointment over the dismissal of Yakub Memon's plea against his
NIIT rolls out revolutionary Cloud Campus in China Jul 29, 5:51 pm
Shanghai/New Delhi, July 29 (ANI-Business Wire India): NIIT, a global leader in skills and talent development, has launched its innovative and proven Cloud CampusTM internationally, with it going live in China.
Tabu, Irrfan Khan's 'Arushi murder case flick' to premier at 2015 Toronto Film Festival Jul 29, 4:46 pm
New Delhi, July 29 (ANI): Bollywood veteran actor Tabu and Irfan Khan's upcoming movie 'Talvar', which is based on 2008 mysterious Arushi Talvar murder case, is set to be premiered at 2015 Toronto International Film Festival.
KPIT announces start of second edition of KPIT Sparkle 2016 Jul 29, 3:53 pm
Pune, July 29 (ANI-Business Wire India): KPIT (BSE: 532400; NSE: KPIT), a global technology company specializing in product engineering and IT consulting, has today announced the start of the second edition of KPIT Sparkle 2016, an annual national design and development innovation contest, in association with College of Engineering, Pune.
Overflowing Hinglo River forces NH 60 shutdown Jul 29, 3:44 pm
New Delhi, July 29 (ANI): National Highway 60 has been closed due to an overflowing Hinglo River in West Bengal's Khoyrasole area of Birbhum District.
New Delhi, July 29 (ANI): National Congress Party (NCP) leader Majeed Memon on Wednesday praised the Supreme Court's decision to dismiss the curative petition moved by the Centre for releasing three convicts accused of assassinating former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in 1991, saying this decision would send a message that the courts function keeping all emotions aside.
Gurdaspur terror attack: Pak must walk the talk, says BJP Jul 29, 1:37 pm
New Delhi, Jul 29 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national secretary Siddharth Nath Singh on Wednesday said that Pakistan must "walk the talk" on the issue of counter-terrorism, and maintained that investigation done so far with regard to the 'heinous' Gurdaspur terror attack points towards Pakistan's involvement.
Ashapura Intimates Fashion Ltd's Valentine Brand honoured with 'Lounge and Nightwear Brand of the Year' Jul 29, 11:27 am
Mumbai, July 29 (ANI-Business Wire India): Ashapura Intimates Fashion Ltd's Valentine brand was adjudged 'Lounge and Nightwear Brand of the Year', which is a national award for marketing excellence given by CMO Asia.
Yakub's plea: Majeed Memon hopes SC sets proper precedent Jul 29, 10:39 am
New Delhi, Jul 29 (ANI): Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Majeed Memon on Wednesday expressed hope that the Supreme Court, which has set up a three-judge bench to hear the plea of 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon, will set a proper precedent in this case.
London, July 29 (ANI): Australia has said that it is encouraged by United Nations Security Council support to set up an international criminal tribunal into the Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 crash in 2014.
New Delhi, Jul 29 (ANI): Border Security Force Director General (BSF DG) D. K. Pathak is expected to visit the border area of Punjab's Gurdaspur district, which is along the International Border with Pakistan, on Wednesday to check the security setup in the wake of the terrorist attack.
Nepal temple bans animal sacrifice Jul 29, 8:49 am
New York, July 29 (ANI): A temple in Nepal that conducts mass slaughter of animals every five year at a festival has banned animal sacrifice, said Humane Society International.
Moily to address International Gold Summit Jul 28, 6:03 pm
New Delhi, July 28 (ANI): Senior Congress leader and chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance M. Veerappa Moily will address the ASSOCHAM eighth International Gold Summit here on Wednesday.
ICC pays rich tribute to ex-South Africa captain Clive Rice Jul 28, 5:28 pm
Dublin, July 28 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has paid rich tribute to former South Africa captain and all-rounder Clive Rice, who passed away at the age of 66 on Tuesday morning after conceding defeat in his long-standing battle against brain tumour.
Kalam remained committed towards nation's development: Amit Shah Jul 28, 4:47 pm
New Delhi, July 28 (ANI): Expressing condolence over the demise of former president A P J Abdul Kalam, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Tuesday said the former remained dedicated towards national development even after stepping down from the post of President.
National conference on financial reporting to be held tomorrow Jul 28, 4:28 pm
New Delhi, July 28 (ANI): Pritam Singh, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Corporate Affairs will address the national conference on financial reporting, which is being organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) to understand the new standards and also address the key challenges that would arise in its implementation.
London, July 28 (ANI): Hollywood celebrities like Meryl Streep, Kate Winslet and Emma Thompson are now showing their support for a campaign that demands the Amnesty International to reject a proposal to endorse the decriminalisation of the sex trade.
Dutee Chand to race post IAAF suspension of 'gender test' rules Jul 28, 3:03 pm
London, July 28 (ANI): Indian sprinter Dutee Chand, who has been at the center of the gender controversy, has been allowed to race after International Association of Athletes Federations (IAAF) made a landmark ruling questioning the validity of the gender tests around naturally high testosterone levels in female athletes.
Sam Smith to take break from music for some family time Jul 28, 12:09 pm
London, July 28 (ANI): Overwhelmed by his amazing International success, Sam Smith has expressed his plans to take a break and spend some family time before he starts working on his next album.
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