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Royal Challengers Bangalore’s 9-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals


Ahmedabad, Apr 25 : Skipper Virat Kohli blasted his second successive fifty and pacer Mitchell Starc snapped three wickets as Royal Challengers Bangalore notched up a comprehensive nine-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals in their IPL encounter here on Friday. Bangalore didn’t put a foot wrong today as they first dished out a disciplined bowling performance to restrict Rajasthan to 130 for ...

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Earthquake in Nepal and Northern India: 5 dead in India; Hundreds trapped in iconic Bhimsen Tower


25 AprilL, (2.15 pm update): Three killed in Bihar, two in Uttar Pradesh in earthquake that wrecked havoc in Nepal and northern India as per the latest reports. The earthquake in Lamjung has has triggered landslides in Sikkim. Five NDRF teams have been rushed to north Bihar districts of Supaul, Madhepura, Darbhanga, Madhubani, Sitamarhi. 2.00 pm update: Some glimpses of ...

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United States seek clarification from India on Ford Foundation issue


Washington, Apr 25: The United States expressed concern over India’s crackdown on Ford Foundation and Greenpeace, and said it is seeking “clarification” on the action. “We are aware that the (Indian) Ministry of Home Affairs suspended the registration of Greenpeace India and has placed the Ford Foundation on a prior permission watch list,” the State Department Deputy Acting Spokesperson, Marie ...

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Statue of Liberty evacuated over suspicious package


New York, Apr 25 : The Statue of Liberty, one of the most visited monuments in the United States, and the island it sits on were evacuated today because of a suspicious package, police said. Several photographs posted on Twitter showed a long line of tourists waiting to board a return ferry to Manhattan. “There was an evacuation of the ...

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Oil hits 2015 peak as Saudis resume strikes on Yemen


London, Apr 25 : Brent oil prices jumped this week to the highest level so far this year, as the latest Saudi-led air strikes on Yemen stoked supply tensions in the crude-rich Middle East. Elsewhere, precious metal gold sank on sliding safe-haven demand as a result of easing tensions over Greece. Brent prices today hit a four-month peak of $65.80 ...

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