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Sri Lanka Defeats West Indies, Enters T20 World Cup Final; Rain Plays Spoilsport

Sri Lanka emerged winner after crushing West Indies with 27-run short by D-L method on Thursday’s first semifinal of the Twenty20 World Cup 2014 in Mirpur, Bangladesh. Rain, however, played spoilsport interrupting the first semi-final of the ICC World Twenty20 when Sri Lanka were comfortably placed against defending champions West Indies. Chasing a target of 161, the West Indies were ...

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CBSE Class 12 Physics Question Paper Leak: Next Hearing on April 16

The Delhi High Court Bench of Acting Chief Justice B.D. Ahmed and Justice Siddharth Mridul will take up hearing on the petition pertaining to the leak of the question paper online from a Manipur location on April 16, according to a new posting on the official Delhi High Court website. The court last month directed the central government and the Central ...

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Indian-origin scientist develops paper microscope

New York, April 2 : An Indian-American scientist Manu Prakash from Stanford University has developed an incredibly low-cost microscope made almost entirely out of paper. The microscope, known as The Foldscope because of its design, comes in three parts – a slip of paper which acts as the slide on which the specimen is kept, a slide for the ball-shaped ...

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Tollywood News :’Rowdy’ gets big US release, hits over 50 multiplexes

Chennai, April 3 : The US arm of actor Vishnu Manchu’s production house 24 Frames Factory will release his Telugu action-drama “Rowdy” in over 50 multiplexes Thursday. Indian audiences abroad can watch the film for a price of $10. “Rowdy”, directed by Ram Gopal Varma, also features Mohan Babu Manchu. “Rowdy’s interest has grown beyond India and the excitement for ...

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Kollywood News: Thankful to my producers for backing me says banned actor Vadivelu

Chennai, April 3 : After being banned from acting for campaigning against DMDK party in 2011 during the Tamil Nadu assembly elections, comedian Vadivelu is making a comeback with Tamil period-comedy “Thenaliraman” and thanks the makers for the opportunity. “I would like to thank the producers of ‘Thenaliraman’ for backing me despite being warned by several detractors, who were against ...

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Did it for a friend: Kareena on ‘Gabbar’ item song

Mumbai, April 3: “Fevicol”, the number she performed with Salman Khan in “Dabangg 2”, was meant to be her career’s last item song, but Kareena Kapoor has broken her no-item-song policy for the sake of friendship. When her close friend Shabina Khan asked her to do an item song in “Gabbar”, which stars Akshay Kumar, Shruti Haasan, Prakash Raja and ...

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T20 World Cup 2014 – SriLanka vs West Indies Semi-final Match: Who Will Win? Team News, Preview, Prediction, Time, TV Live Info

In Twenty20 history, with eight global tournaments played so far, Sri Lanka has made it to the semifinals six times but the irony is that it neverwon the title. Now that SriLankans are trying for the coveted T20 World Cup 2014 for the seventh time, riding high on their recent win in Asia World Cup 2014, today’s match holds significance. ...

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Just married Sameera has no plans to join films soon

Mumbai, April 3 : Actress Sameera Reddy says she is currently enjoying her married life and need some more time to return to films. “I have just got married and I am very happy,” Sameera said here Wednesday at an anemia camp. “It is a big change in my life. For me, right now honeymoon period is going on so ...

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Early smoker dads to have fatter sons!

London, April 3 : Did you start smoking real early, say even before age 11? Get ready to have fatter sons. Men who started smoking regularly before age 11 had sons who on average had 5-10 kg more body fat than their peers by the time they were in their teenage, according to research. This could indicate that exposure to ...

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Afridi blames top-order collapse for World Cup defeat

Islamabad, April 3: Explosive allrounder Shahid Afridi has blamed the negative approach of Pakistan’s top order batsmen for the team’s heavy defeat by the West Indies and early exit from the World Twenty20. Talking to the media on the team’s return home from Dhaka Wednesday after an 84-run defeat against the defending champions, Afridi was quoted by The Times as ...

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‘Mary Kom’ film to release on Gandhi Jayanti

  Mumbai, April 2 : The release date of “Mary Kom”, the much-awaited biopic on Olympic medal-winning boxer M.C. Mary Kom, has been locked. It will come out Oct 2, celebrated as Gandhi Jayanti across the country every year. Viacom18 Motion Pictures Wednesday announced the release date of the film, which stars Priyanka Chopra in the title role. The project ...

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Bollywood news: Women need to be smart, nobody will empower them says Sonam Kapoor in an Interview

Mumbai, April 3 : “Women need to be smart, nobody is going to empower them,” said Sonam Kapoor, a talented and outspoken actor, while expressing her views on the safety of women improving after the national elections. “Women need to be smart about themselves. Nobody is going to empower them,” Sonam told IANS in an interview, responding to a query ...

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Badree replaces Narine as No. 1 T20 bowler

Dhaka (Bangladesh), April 3 : West Indies’ leg-spinner Samuel Badree has moved up a place to replace teammate Sunil Narine as the number-one ranked bowler in the latest Reliance ICC Player Ranking for T20I bowlers. The latest update was released Wednesday, a day after the group stage of the ICC World Twenty20 Bangladesh 2014 ended, reports CMC Badree is currently ...

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Brazil installs spy-proof email network

Brasilia, April 3 : Brazil’s defence ministry has started installing a secure digital communication network for federal government offices, a government source said. The system aims to protect official emails from the type of surveillance US intelligence agencies were reported last year to have carried out on Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff and her top aides, reported Xinhua. The coordinator of ...

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T20 SriLanka VS West Indies Semifinal: Preview, Team News, Prediction, Live Streaming, Where to Watch Live, TV Info

  Defending cahmpions West Indies will take on Sri Lanka, the defending champions of asia cup 2014 on Thursday at a crucial semifinal match at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Mirpur at 1:00 GMT. Where to Watch Live: Following TV channels in respective countries will show the match live: Bangladesh – Bangladesh TV;Gazi TV; Sri Lanka – CSN West Indies: ...

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Bollywood News : Katrina can never be offended says David Dhawan

umbai, April 2 : A supposedly funny line in David Dhawan’s “Main Tera Hero” where Raju Kher takes a dig at Katrina Kaif’s lack of command over the Hindi language had the affable director being confronted with lots of righteous protest. The director says the actress will take the “bantering quip” sportingly. “It is just an off-the-cuff remark, a bantering ...

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