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Illegal stone mining going on in hills near Deepor Beel 18.2.2018 The Assam Tribune
Illegal stone mining going on in hills near Deepor Beel
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Saurashtra wants to play one-off game during IPL 2018 17.2.2018 DNA: Mumbai
The Saurashtra Cricket Association has requested the Indian cricket board and the IPL Governing Council for a chance to stage one play-off game of the T20 League this season. The SCA, in an email to the BCCI and the IPL GC, stated, "We have successfully staged ten IPL matches during Season 9 and Season 10, our stadium being the home ground of the Gujarat Lions. All these matches were well administered and had a very good response." The SCA's media release further stated that hosting a playoff match to be staged during the upcoming season "will meaningfully enhance the enthusiasm of cricket loving spectators of IPL in general and Gujarat in particular." The SCA said that it hoped the request would get a positive response. IPL 2018 is set to commence with the opening game between defending champions Mumbai Indians and arch-rivals Chennai Super Kings, the latter making a comeback after a two-year suspension, at the Wankhede Stadium here on April 7. Mumbai will also host Qualifier 1 on May 22 and the final ...
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India cinema is a victim of misconceptions on global stage: Karan Johar at... 17.2.2018 DNA: Bangalore
India cinema is a victim of misconceptions on global stage: Karan Johar at...
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Director Ron Howard just created 'The Jungle Book' and 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' connection 17.2.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
Director Jon Favreau has joined the cast of Solo: A Star Wars Story as the voice of an alien. Favreau had shared a photo of himself alongside the Solo director, Ron Howard, and its writer Lawrence Kasdan on Twitter earlier this month. — Jon Favreau (@Jon_Favreau) February 2, 2018 Howard retweeted the picture and revealed the reason for the three to come together. "Wondering why we are all together? Jon Favreau is voicing a very cool and important alien character for Han Solo. Flattered and fortunate I could pull him away from his Lion King directing duties," Howard posted. Wondering why we r all together? @Jon_Favreau is voicing a very cool & important alien character for #HanSolo Flattered & fortunate I could pull him away from his #LionKing directing duties https://t.co/W5N7YoAlq6 — Ron Howard (@RealRonHoward) February 14, 2018 The director, however, ruled out a similar role for himself. Asked by a fan if he would voice a character, he replied: "Nope. Zero chance. But thanks for asking (sic)" Favreau ...
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In pix: The pristine beauty of India's natural landscape 17.2.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
Readers share their best travel photographs.
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India's aggressive attitude helped them beat Proteas: BCCI 17.2.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Feb 17 (ANI): Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) acting president C K Khanna said on Saturday that the Indian cricket team channeled their aggressive attitude in a positive
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Pix: It's the Chinese Year of the Dog 17.2.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
February 16 marked the start of the Chinese Year of the Dog.
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Sports Shorts: Woods misses cut at Riviera after eight bogeys 17.2.2018 Rediff: Sports
A summary of sports events and persons who made news on Friday.
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Call to stop illegal stone mining in Karbi Anglong hills adjoining KNP 17.2.2018 The Assam Tribune
Call to stop illegal stone mining in Karbi Anglong hills adjoining KNP
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RB bats for inclusion of Meiteis in ST list 17.2.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
RB bats for inclusion of Meiteis in ST list
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Two important posts of govt depts lying vacant in Jorhat dist 16.2.2018 The Assam Tribune
Two important posts of govt depts lying vacant in Jorhat dist
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The winners of Underwater Photographer of the Year 16.2.2018 Rediff: News
Stunning photos have revealed incredible secrets of the underwater world, with the winners of the 2018 Underwater Photographer of the Year award announced.
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Rare species of deer rescued 16.2.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Rare species of deer rescued
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Just who is Nirav Modi? 16.2.2018 Rediff: Business
No one knows where billionaire Nirav Modi emerged from.
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A group of school friends, a 2,000 km drive to the China border 15.2.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Here's what happened next...
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Technology use mooted to check elephant fatalities on rail tracks 15.2.2018 The Assam Tribune
Technology use mooted to check elephant fatalities on rail tracks
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Mission Vision of Leo Club 14.2.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Mission Vision of Leo Club
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 “Government remains committed to afforestation and increase green cover”:  Dr. Harsh Vardhan 13.2.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Reiterating the Government’s commitment to afforestation and increasing the green cover, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has said that for a restructured National Bamboo Mission, an outlay of Rs. 1290 crore has been made to promote bamboo sector in a holistic manner.
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'The Shape of Water' director Guillermo del Toro to head Venice Film Festival jury 12.2.2018 DNA: Opinion
Guillermo del Toro, who won the Golden Lion for his film The Shape of Water, will be heading the competition jury of Venice International Film Festival this year. The 75th edition of the popular film festival will take place from August 29 to September 8 this year, and the jury will pick the Golden Lion award for best film and other official awards. "To serve as president in Venice is an immense honour and responsibility that I accept with respect and gratitude. Venice is a window to world cinema and the opportunity to celebrate its power and cultural relevance," del Toro said in a statement. Alberto Barbera, festival director, praised Del Toro for his passion for "the kind of cinema that can spark emotions, affect people and, at the same time, make them reflect". "By virtue of his lively imagination, uncommon sensitivity and his trust in the power of images, he has brought to life a fantastic universe in which love and fear can coexist, and to treasure diversity is a fundamental value. We are pleased ...
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Kolkata couple in FB's 'Love Jihad' list files police complaint after getting death threats 12.2.2018 DNA: Opinion
A couple, who was listed on social media as an example of a "love jihad" case, has lodged a complaint with the cyber cell of Kolkata Police after allegedly receiving death threats. The list, posted by Hindutva Varta on Facebook in January, went viral on Twitter and other social media platforms too. It was deleted later. "Yeh ek suchi hai un hindu ladkiyonke Facebook profile ki jo love jihad ka shikar ho chuki hain yah ho rahi hain? har....Sher se aagrah hai, inme jo ladke hain, unki khoj ke shikaar karein (This is a list of Facebook profiles of Hindu women who are victims of love jihad? We call upon all... tigers to find out the men listed in these profiles," the post read. The fringe group also gave links to profiles of inter-faith couples from across the country in its post and asked Hindu girls to be "wary of men" from other religions. One of the comments below the post had said, "Please note that 90 per cent of the list of Love Jihad victims are from West Bengal." "Love Jihad, also called Romeo ...
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