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War, wine & wonders:hopefuls vie to be on heritage list

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Inuit hunting grounds, World War I cemeteries, Art Deco heritage in Mumbai and Italy's wine-producing Prosecco hills are among 30 hopefuls in the running to join UNESCO's famous list as the World Heritage Committee meets from today in…

Saturday, Jun 23

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Kannadigas prefer to find partners on their own: survey

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Kannadigas prefer to find their partners on their own, even if it means marrying non-Kannadigas, reveals a survey. As per the data shared by matrimonial listing website Matrimony.com with DH, 60% of the profiles registered on the site are…

Hubballi, Ballari to get sterility testing facility

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Minister for Health and Family Welfare Shivanand B Patil directed officials on Saturday for setting up a full-fledged sterility testing facility in Hubballi and Ballari districts. The minister was on a surprise visit to the drug…

17

Federer sets up Coric final

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Roger Federer booked his 12th career final at the ATP Halle grass tournament on Saturday, beating qualifier Denis Kudla 7-6 (7/1), 7-5. The Swiss needs to win the title on Sunday - it would be his tenth at the event - to remain world…

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No drugs in Bourdain's body when he died: prosecutor

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US celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, who killed himself in a French hotel room earlier this month, had no narcotics in his body when he died, a local prosecutor said on Friday. Bourdain, host of CNN's food-and-travel-focused "Parts Unknown"…

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We are respectful doesn't mean we are weak: HDK

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A day after the Centre notified the Cauvery Water Management Authority (CWMA), Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy reacted strongly on Saturday, asserting Karnataka's fight would continue against “technical flaws” that he said were against the…

Whoof! Paws at work

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Bono, the Golden Labrador, is the Chief Cuddling Officer (CCO) at Curley Street Media. A role that he as well his co-workers take seriously. When Curley Street Media, a creative film production house in Bengaluru, opened in 2012, the…

Friday, Jun 22

16

Pass YoYo test, play for India,Shastri, Kohli endorses

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Former chairman of selectors Sandeep Patil may have been scathing in his criticism for YoYo test being a benchmark for getting into the Indian team but head coach Ravi Shastri and skipper Virat Kohli made their stand clear -- you pass the…

05

OPEC rift deepens as Iran walks out of key meeting

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Vienna: Iran's oil minister has walked out of a key meeting with OPEC peers, as a rift deepened with regional rival Saudi over its push to ramp up the cartel's oil output. "I do not think we can reach an agreement," Bijan Namdar Zanganeh…

Thursday, Jun 21

11

Siddaganga seer admitted to hospital for routine checks

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Dr Shivakumara Swamiji (111), chief pontiff of Siddaganga Mutt, was admitted to B G S Gleneagles Global Hospitals at Kengeri around 8.42 am on Thursday. He was brought to the hospital for a regular check-up according to the hospital's…

Wednesday, Jun 20

17

Kashmiris celebrate fall of Mehbooba's govt

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A day after the BJP pulled out of the alliance government with the PDP in Jammu & Kashmir, people in the Valley have been expressing unusual jubilations with humour gaining momentum on social media. “Oh idiot, North is North and South is…

Tuesday, Jun 19

22

Delhi deadlock ends as Kejriwal calls off sit-in

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday called off his nine-day sit-in at the Lieutenant Governor's office over the "strike" by IAS officers after bureaucrats started attending meetings with AAP ministers. The sit-in, which also…

15

Spain rally behind under-fire De Gea

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Spain players are rallying behind goalkeeper David De Gea as they prepare for their second group game at the World Cup against Iran in Kazan on Wednesday. De Gea endured an evening to forget in Spain's opening match against Portugal on…

Sunday, Jun 17

22

How citizens stumbled on a factory of child labourers

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To mark World Day Against Child Labour, an NGO — Child Rights and You (CRY) — organised various events in simulated environments at Church Street for the public to experience the gravity of the issue. Apart from holding placards and…

14

Nirav Modi faces fresh FIR for using multiple passports

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Agencies probing the alleged USD 2-billion PNB fraud have detected that absconding diamond merchant Nirav Modi possessed at least half-a-dozen Indian passports and a fresh FIR is being mulled against him for this offence, officials said…

Saturday, Jun 16

13

Shettar suspects scam in uniform procurement

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Suspecting irregularities in Department of Public Instruction's move to call tenders to procure school uniforms, MLA Jagadish Shettar charged that tender guidelines were framed to help big textile companies and thereby disempower the…

Wednesday, Jun 6

09

SC refuses to stall release of Rajinikanth movie 'Kaala'

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The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to stall the release of Rajinikanth-starrer 'Kaala' which is scheduled to hit theatres tomorrow. A vacation bench comprising Justices A K Goel and Ashok Bhushan refused to entertain a plea by K S…

Monday, Jun 4

16

Injured Serena withdraws from French Open

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American Serena Williams withdrew from the French Open on Monday, shortly before she was due on court to face Maria Sharapova in a much-anticipated fourth round showdown. The 36-year-old 23-times Grand Slam champion, making a comeback…

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Centre asks PSUs to hold meetings at select tourist sites

The Centre has sought public sector undertakings (PSUs) to hold at least two crucial meetings every year at one of the five tourist destinations, including Hampi in Karnataka, to give a boost to the tourism sector. The four other…

08

Guatemala volcano eruption kills 25

At least 25 people were killed when Guatemala's Fuego volcano erupted Sunday, belching ash and rock and forcing the airport to close, the country's disaster agency said. "The toll was 25 dead as of 9:00 pm (0300 GMT Monday)," the spokesman…

Sunday, Jun 3

22

Paswan meets Amit Shah, seeks ordinance on SC, ST Act

NDA ally Ram Vilas Paswan met BJP chief Amit Shah on Sunday and made a strong pitch for bringing an ordinance to restore the original provisions of the law to prevent atrocities against Dalits. The demand has come in the backdrop of the…

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War against tobacco hasn't been won yet

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The world can draw some satisfaction from the fact that smoking of tobacco is declining. According to the World Health Organisation's Global Report on Trends in Prevalence of Tobacco Smoking 2000-2025, 27% of the world's population smoked…

Farmers' stir sign of rising distress

The 10-day agitation launched by farmers in seven states on Friday has intensified and is set to be extended to more states. The states where the farmers have started the stir include Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and…

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Switzerland set to amend anti-money laundering law

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Stepping up efforts to curb illicit fund flows, Switzerland plans to amend its anti-money laundering law wherein financial intermediaries will be required to verify information on beneficial owners. The Alpine nation, known for its banking…

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I am closely watching confusion in coalition govt: BSY

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The leader of the Opposition B S Yeddyurappa on Sunday said that he was closely observing all the confusion happening in the JD(S)-Congress coalition government. Yeddyurappa who was in Tumakuru to canvass on behalf of the BJP candidate for…

Saturday, Jun 2

22

Sharapova saunters through

Maria Sharapova marked her first appearance on Court Philippe Chatrier in three years with a 6-2, 6-1 rout of Karolina Pliskova to set-up a blockbuster French Open last-16 duel with nemesis Serena Williams on Saturday, while 10-time…

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Mayawati vacates govt bungalow, calls it Kanshi Ram memorial

Just ahead of the deadline set by the Uttar Pradesh estates department, BSP president Mayawati on Saturday said she was vacating the “portion” of the 13-A Mall Avenue bungalow she occupied. She said the bungalow has already been declared a…

09

Four killed, over 20 injured in accident

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Four people, including three teachers, were killed on the spot, while over 20 passengers were injured in a collision between two buses in Jevargi town in Kalaburagi district on Saturday. The victims are Ayesha Siddiqui (35), Farheen Begum …

Friday, Jun 1

17

Will the Cong-JD(S) pre-poll pact spoil BJP's prospects?

Buoyed by the Opposition's success in the recent bypolls, the Congress has decided to fight the Lok Sabha election in Karnataka by forging a pre-poll alliance with the JD(S). The numbers indicate that the Congress-JD(S) pre-poll pact has…

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BJP hits out at Stalin for criticizing Rajinikanth' comments

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Joining issue with the DMK on its criticism of superstar Rajinikanth over his comments on the violent anti-Sterlite protest in Tuticorin last week, a senior BJP leader today took exception to it and said the actor was just speaking the…