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#INDvAUS: Former Australian pacer carries forward pathetic tirade against Virat Kohli, calls him a 'flog' 30.3.2017 DNA: Urban Tales
Former fast bowler Merv Hughes has taken a dig at Virat Kohli, who was targeted by current and former Australian players as well as the media during the just-concluded Test series, calling the Indian skipper a "flog", an apparently derogatory Australian slang. "He (Kohli) is a great player and he is probably a bloke you would love to have on your side, but watching it from afar and watching him in other colours, you just think 'what a flog'," Hughes was quoted by 'Daily Telegraph' as having told SEN Radio. Hughes' comments come after a bitterly-fought Test series which India won 2-1 at home. At the end of the fourth and final Test in Dharamshala, which India won by eight wickets, Kohli said he no longer considered Australian cricketers his friends after being targetted both on and off the field by them. Earlier, Kohli had stopped short of calling his rival captain Steve Smith a cheat for his 'DRS Brain Fade' moment after which a section of Australian cricketers (current and former) along with their media ...
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Trai to reject Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular claims that calls can’t be priced less than 14 p/min 30.3.2017 ET: Policy
Citing claims as a classic example of the pot calling the kettle black, an official said country’s three largest telcos were already pricing voice calls lower than 14p.
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I&B ministry to promote community radio 29.3.2017 ET: Media
M Venkaiah Naidu today chaired the meeting of Consultative Committee of I&B Ministry to discuss the roadmap for developing Community Radio.
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Is OnePlus revamping it's brand strategy? Bringing in a celebrity endorsement paves the path to success 29.3.2017 ET: Brand Equity
OnePlus is rewriting its challenger playbook with mainstream ad campaigns and a celebrity endorsement.
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Modi govt plans it big for third anniversary 29.3.2017 DNA: Opinion
The Narendra Modi government is planning a multimedia campaign and a massive outreach programme to mark its three years in power. The aim is to take “big-ticket reforms” and “radical changes brought about by the government” to the grass-roots level. According to sources, the media units under the Information and Broadcasting (I&B) Ministry have been asked to focus on schemes and initiatives announced by the government in the last one year and their benefits to the common man. As part of the campaign, Doordarshan has commissioned nearly 25 short films of 2-3 minutes’ duration, which would focus on women, girl child empowerment, maternity-related initiatives, and other flagship schemes of the government. It is also working on a travelogue along river Ganga covering major cities. DD News, on the other hand, is planning to telecast two 30-minute programmes on April 1. Regional news units of DD News and All India Radio are planning to collate success stories from the grassroots and use them in the daily news ...
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Australian cricketers are no longer friends, says Kohli 29.3.2017 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
India captain Virat Kohli on Tuesday said he no longer considers Australian cricketers his friends after being targetted both on and off the field by them in a fiercely-fought Test series that his team won.
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Sir Paul McCartney working on new album with Greg Kurstin! 28.3.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
Paul McCartney has confirmed that he is working on a new album with Greg Kurstin. The 74-year-old legendary singer announced the news during an interview with BBC Radio 6's Matt Everitt, reported Billboard. "I'm making a new album, which is great fun. I'm in the middle of that. I'm working with a producer who I first worked with two years ago on a thing, a piece of music I'm doing for an animated film," McCartney said. Kurstin has co-written and produced three songs on Adele's smash record 25" and also contributed to Sia's latest album, This Is Acting. And since then he went on to work with Beck and got best album of the year. Then he went on to work with Adele. He just got song of the year, record of the year with Adele. And just got producer of the year. "So my only worry is people are going to go, 'Uhhhhh, there's Paul going with the flavour of the month.' You know, I suppose you always think the worst of it. But he's a great guy. Greg is musical and he's great to work with," McCartney continued in ...
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Parliament passes bill to decriminalise suicide bid 28.3.2017 TOI: India
The Mental Healthcare Bill 2016, which decriminalises suicide and provisions for right to better healthcare for people suffering from mental illness has been passed.
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Formula 1 | Australian GP: Ferrari back at the top as Sebastian Vettel wins the season opener 26.3.2017 DNA: Recent Columns
Four-times world champion Sebastian Vettel won the Australian Grand Prix for Ferrari on Sunday to dash Mercedes' hopes of extending their dominance into a fourth successive season of Formula One. The German cruised to his 43rd race victory with a 9.9 second gap to Mercedes' runner-up Lewis Hamilton, with the Briton's new team mate, Valtteri Bottas, finishing third on a glorious afternoon at Albert Park. The victory was Vettel's fourth for Ferrari but his first since the Singapore Grand Prix in September 2015. That triumph was also the last time Ferrari had topped the podium but Vettel's victory underlined the huge leap in performance made by the glamour team, whose cars showed impressive pace and reliability in winter testing. "For all of us, it is a positive surprise," a beaming Vettel said at the post-race media conference. "The big difference was being able to deliver a really good car... I think the new car in general obviously is fantastic and is a great reward, a big relief for everyone." For the ...
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Why note conversion was not allowed till Mar 31 despite Modi's assurance? RBI refuses to answer 26.3.2017 ET: Policy
The Prime Minister in his speech on November 8, 2016, announcing demonetisation, had assured countrymen that they could convert the notes of Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 till March 31.
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Modi to address Mann ki Baat at 11 am 26.3.2017 TOI: India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will share his thoughts on a number of themes and issues in the 30th edition of his radio address programme 'Mann ki Baat' today.
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LIVE! Top al Qaeda leader Qari Yasin killed in Afghanistan airstrike: Pentagon 26.3.2017 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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How some 3,200 cancer patients have benefited from the benevolence of investors in a debt mutual 25.3.2017 ET: Mutual Funds
A good number of them - over 50 per cent of 2,500 investors - have forsworn their fund gains in full for the benefit of cancer patients from impoverished backgrounds.
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PM's social media outreach: No public money spent 25.3.2017 TOI: Home
This was revealed in a reply by the Prime Minister's Office to an RTI Application filed by Delhi Deputy Chief Minister, Manish Sisodia. The reply categorically states that no social media campaign has been run on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Google accounts maintained by the Prime Minister's Office (PMO).
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F1 GP: Hamilton breaks record as he takes pole in Australia 25.3.2017 Rediff: Sports
Hamilton's flying lap of one minute 22.188 seconds set a new record at Albert Park but was only 0.268 seconds in front of German Vettel, offering the tantalising prospect of a competitive championship after three years of domination by the Silver Arrows.
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Australian GP: New season, but familiar face as Hamilton takes pole for Mercedes 25.3.2017 DNA: Opinion
Briton Lewis Hamilton took pole for Mercedes in qualifying for the Australian Grand Prix on Saturday, edging Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel into second on the grid. Three-times champion Hamilton's new team mate Valtteri Bottas will start third ahead of fourth-placed Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen. Hamilton's flying lap of one-minute 22.188 seconds set a new lap record at Albert Park and was 0.268 seconds in front of four-times champion Vettel. The 32-year-old Hamilton grabbed his 62nd pole in Formula One after some furious racing late in the session against Vettel and Bottas, who crossed from Williams after champion Nico Rosberg's retirement. PROVISIONAL CLASSIFICATION (END OF QUALIFYING): Tight at the top #Quali #AusGP   #F1 pic.twitter.com/igFxjlKFal — Formula 1 (@F1) March 25, 2017 Hamilton lapped the circuit with his index finger raised but Ferrari were also encouraged by Vettel's performance. "I lost it a bit in turn one... Anywyay, great job," Vettel said on his team radio. Red Bull's Max Verstappen ...
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Don't fall prey to threat, EC tells Valley voters 25.3.2017 DNA: Mumbai
Amid separatists' poll boycott campaign, the Election Department has launched publicity blitzkrieg to convince people to exercise their franchise in the by-elections without falling prey to the threats or the inducements. Jammu and Kashmir Election Office has roped in the private FM radio stations to issue a public appeal for the voters to vote freely in the by elections in Srinagar and Anantnag parliamentary constituencies on April 9 and 12 respectively. "It is part of our awareness programme. We have to inform the voters to cast their votes. It is a part of our scheme to make people aware of their rights," Raman Kumar Keser, joint chief electoral officer, Jammu and Kashmir, told DNA. The appeals on the FM radio stations have come against the backdrop of militant threats and separatists asking people to stay away from the polls in south and central Kashmir. Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL), that consists of Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Geelani, moderate Hurriyat chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, and Jammu and ...
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Aadhaar verification process for phones to start soon; task to cost Rs 1000 crore for telcos 25.3.2017 ET: Policy
The mammoth verification exercise will be a costly the industry at least Rs 1,000 crore at a time when telcos are burdened with debt and fighting a tariff war.
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Indian IT firms brace for rude jolt as US House reintroduces bill seeking to stop outsourcing 24.3.2017 ET: IETS
The bill, introduced by Congressmen Derek Kilmer and Doug Collins, wants to stop US cos from outsourcing jobs overseas by "abusing" H1-B programme.
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Goa: BJP's Michael Lobo elected deputy speaker of the assembly 24.3.2017 DNA: Recent Columns
BJP legislator Michael Lobo was elected the deputy speaker of Goa assembly on Friday, defeating Isidore Fernandes of Congress. In the election held in the House, Lobo polled 21 votes, while Fernandes bagged 15. While Speaker Pramod Sawant did not vote, two MLAs - Churchill Alemao (NCP) and Francis Silveira (Congress) - were not present in the assembly at the time of the election. The coastal state has a 40-member House and one MLA resigned days after assembly poll results were announced two weeks ago. Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar escorted Lobo to his chair after he was declared elected. Parrikar congratulated the MLA from Calangute on assuming responsibility of an important post. Others, including Leader of Opposition Chandrakant Kavlekar and MGP minister Sudin Dhavalikar, also congratulated Lobo. In his speech, Lobo described Parrikar as a "visionary leader". "I will always be with Parrikar due to his vision for Goa. Parrikar quit as Defence Minister for the sake of Goa. People of Goa know why he ...
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