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Daily Archives: August 18, 2018

Tripura govt declares holiday today for death of Vajpayee

Agartala, Aug 17 (PTI) The Tripura government has declared a holiday today as a mark of respect to the former Prime Minister Atal Bihari...

Manipur declares holiday as mark of respect to Vajpayee

Imphal, Aug 17 (PTI) The Manipur government today declared holiday in its offices and educational institutions as a tribute to former prime minister Atal...

I’m not out there to prove anything, asserts Sushil

Jakarta, Aug 17 (PTI) Celebrated Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar, whose defeat in a tune-up event raised doubts about his form ahead of the Asian...

Reality check awaits as India eye Asiad glory after topsy-turvy build-up

Jakarta, Aug 17 (PTI) A trial by fire for the youngsters and a battle to stay relevant for some ageing superstars but above all,...

Asiad Badminton: Women shuttlers handed tough draw in team event

Jakarta, Aug 17 (PTI) Indian women's team, led by Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu, will have to punch above its weight to salvage...

Stokes back in playing eleven for third Test

Nottingham, Aug 17 (PTI) All-rounder Ben Stokes today returned to the England playing eleven for the third Test against India, four days after being...

Sidhu arrives in Pak to attend Khan’s oath taking ceremony

Lahore, Aug 17 (PTI) Indian cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu today arrived here to attend the swearing-in ceremony of his friend Imran Khan as Pakistan's...

Imran Khan elected as Pakistan’s new prime minister

Islamabad, Aug 17 (PTI) Cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan was elected as Pakistan's new prime minister today after he defeated veteran politician Shahbaz Sharif in...

US ends Syria stabilization funding

WASHINGTON , Aug 17 (AP) — The Trump administration is ending funding for Syria stabilization projects as it moves to extricate the U.S. from...

No Children? Pay A Tax, Chinese Academics Suggest To Encourage Childbirth

BEIJING, CHINA, Aug 17 (AFP): Two Chinese academics have proposed a controversial idea to encourage childbirth as their country faces an ageing population: Make...

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