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'Dangal' earns over $3 mn in less than two days in China

'Dangal' earns over $3 mn in less than two days in China

According to IANS, the film has already grossed over $ 3 million (Rs 21 crore) by the first half of the second day of its release on Saturday. As reported by us earlier, Dangal creates the record of being the widest Bollywood release. Although the feat looks achievable, Aamir's movie will face an obstacle since Wanda cinemas - China's biggest cinema operator - showed some reluctance in screening the film in most of its theatres. Read More

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Russian Federation blocks China's social media app WeChat

Russian Federation blocks China's social media app WeChat

According to a recent report from Slate, Russia is trying to imitate China's approach on internet control after the web fanned its largest anti-government protests in five years . The announcement, which was released May 5, cites article 15.4 of the law, which instructs sanctions for failing to release the responsibilities of coordinators of online information dissemination. Read More

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ELECTION RESULTS: Conservatives hold Hampshire County Council

ELECTION RESULTS: Conservatives hold Hampshire County Council

In the Wooburns, Bourne End and Hedsor, the current deputy leader of the Conservatives, Mike Appleyard, also retained his seat with 47.6 per cent of the vote. He said: "I feel sorry for the people of Filey". The final votes were counted this morning and ended with 51 Conservatives being elected, along with 18 Liberal Democrats and nine Labour representatives. Read More

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Russia: Syria deal bans US-led coalition aircraft

Russia: Syria deal bans US-led coalition aircraft

Russia's representative at the Syria talks says the "de-escalation zones" will be closed to military aircraft from the US -led coalition. Navy Capt. Rudskoi also told reporters that Russian Federation wanted to restore an agreement with the United States to coordinate air operations over Syria and reduce the risk of aircraft colliding. Read More

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ASEAN firms up South China Sea stance as Beijing lobbies over statement

But on Sunday Duterte issued a chairman's statement, after hosting a 10-nation Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit, which took a soft stance towards Chinese actions in the sea. China can execute their military exercises in Philippines. Duterte urged the leaders to be "resolute in realising a drug-free Asean". He said many quarters had expressed concern over the escalating tensions in the Korean Peninsula, including the Philippines. Read More

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Kentucky Derby: How I'd Bet $100

Just two horses have won the Derby from No. 14, giving Classic Empire a hard spot to start from as well. Patch , running from the No. 20 post, may be a longshot but figures to be a favorite among those betting and viewing the race. Let's just enjoy the ride." Always Dreaming had been fractious in morning workouts leading up to the Derby". Post time is about 6:50 p.m. ET. Favorites have won the Derby the past four years - the longest such streak since the 1970s - but there lacks a ... Read More

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Bernie Sanders just thanked Trump for a comment about health care

While in New York City Thursday, Trump met with Australia's prime minister aboard the USS Intrepid. The meeting happened nearly three hours late after Mr Trump postponed it to remain in Washington while a bill to overturn much of former president Barack Obama's signature healthcare law passed the House of Representatives, a move further away from a guarantee of universal coverage. Read More

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Over 100 students hospitalised after gas leakage in Delhi's Tughlakabad

Over 100 students hospitalised after gas leakage in Delhi's Tughlakabad

More than 50 students were hospitalized after gas leakage near a school in South Delhi's Tughlakabad this morning. Following the gas leak, the nearby schools were evacuated. Delhi Deputy Chief Minister and Education Minister Manish Sisodia is likely to visit the children in the hospital soon. The students have been taken to 4 different hospitals, no one is under serious condition as per the DCP (Southeast) Romil Baaniya. Read More

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Local polls boost May five weeks before UK general election

Local polls boost May five weeks before UK general election

In a brief appearance in Brentford, the Prime Minister cautioned against over-confidence among her party, after figures suggested the Tories had won 38 per cent of the vote in yesterday's local elections. The opposition Labour Party also played down its losses, with Labour finance spokesman John McDonnell saying that despite it being "tough.it hasn't been the wipe-out that some people predicted or the polls predicted". Read More

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Israel criticizes UN cultural agency resolution on Jerusalem

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat said he was "outraged" by the resolution . "But it will never be taken for granted", Rivlin said "We would not be standing here celebrating together if not for the support of the global community or its recognition for the right of the Jewish people to return to our historical homeland and establish a national home - a home that has Jerusalem at its heart". Read More

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Turkish army, Syrian Kurdish militia in new clashes

Turkish army, Syrian Kurdish militia in new clashes

More troops in armoured vehicles arrived overnight followed by a convoy of US-backed People's Protection Units, or YPG militia in the town of Qamishli close to the Turkish border. Sinjar, and another 49 at Syria's Mt. Karacok, including four high-ranking terrorists, said a General Staff statement. In an unusual move after days of border clashes between the Turkish army and YPG that followed the air strikes, the United States sent military vehicles to the Syrian side of the frontier to ... Read More

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Cinco de Mayo met with more ambivalence in age of Trump

It's time to celebrate the victory of Mexico in the Battle of Puebla . In Philadelphia, a Cinco de Mayo-related celebration was scrapped after organizers determined turnout would drop over concerns about immigration raids. By far, this is the biggest ticket day of the year for the restaurant. And in Laurel, Javier Barrueta, the assistant manager at the Mexican restaurant Tacos Chabelita, says Cinco de Mayo is one of their busiest days. Read More

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Raptors put up a fight against Cavaliers, but fall for third time

Lowry told reporters he is dealing with mobility and pain threshold and that his ankle hurts on the bone. "If you can find somebody to stop LeBron in these moments, I'll give you $100", DeRozan said. Listed as questionable, Lowry said he will be a game-time decision. But Love bounced back over the final two games of the series - combining for 45 points in those contests, including a 20-point, 12-rebound effort in the deciding Game 6 here in Toronto. Read More

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Major gains for Tories in council elections but SNP hails 'emphatic' victory

Major gains for Tories in council elections but SNP hails 'emphatic' victory

They will become the largest party in Glasgow and should take control of the council there, while it is unlikely there will be any substantial losses, with the possible exception of the aforementioned Perthshire. But the Tories also gained 167 seats and returned a record number of councillors. Sturgeon has explicitly ruled out doing any deals with the Tories, even though the SNP had two coalitions with Conservative councillors after the 2012 election. Read More

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Unified Command meet called after Sukma attack

Unified Command meet called after Sukma attack

Apart from the four arrests, security forces have detained three persons in Dantewada and 12 in Sukam, who are suspected to be sympathisers of Maoists. Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) soldiers had gunned down two Naxal commanders in retaliatory action during the April 24 attack Chhattisgarh's Sukma district when 25 jawans were killed in an ambush. Read More

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GSEB HSC Result 2017

GSEB HSC Result 2017

The GUJARAT is a board of Education for both Public as well as Private schools that was formed in the year 1960 on May 1st and is functioning till date, with more than 10000 plus institutions affiliated to the board. The Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board or GSEB is a government of Gujarat body responsible for determining the policy-related, administrative, cognitive, and intellectual direction the state's higher educational system takes. Read More

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Dick Goes After Weiner: Sen. Blumenthal Calls Huma Abedin a Crook

Dick Goes After Weiner: Sen. Blumenthal Calls Huma Abedin a Crook

Comey, who was testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, said he saw only two choices. He said the idea of impacting the election made him " mildly nauseous ". Patrick Leahy, D-Vermont, wanted to know if agents leaked information about Hillary Clinton to help Donald Trump . And we're really supposed to believe that Abedin had no idea that sending classified material to Anthony Weiner's laptop isn't a crime? Axelrod's comments came during Wednesday morning's ... Read More

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Centre misusing CBI against our leaders: AAP

Centre misusing CBI against our leaders: AAP

Earlier, it had been reported that the raid was conducted at the Delhi Secretariat office of Arvind Kejriwal's health minister, Satyendra Jain. But the decision was overturned by then Lt. "Seem hired three private security agencies for deployment of guards at Delhi government hospitals by violating the tender provision, transaction of business rule, ignoring CVC guidelines and without taking prior permission from LG". Read More

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Senkumar reinstated as Kerala police chief

Senkumar reinstated as Kerala police chief

A bench comprising Justices M B Lokur and Deepak Gupta issued notice to Chief Secretary Nalini Netto and fixed May 9 for hearing. The modification plea, filed by advocate G Prakash, claimed that to be appointed as the state police chief, the procedure under Section 18 of the Kerala Police Act, 2011 should have been followed. Read More

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Trump Says He Wants To Help Mediate Israeli-Palestinian Peace Deal

US President Donald Trump today expressed confidence that a peace deal could be reached between Israelis and Palestinians. " There's such hatred, but hopefully there won't be such hatred for very long ". Trump told Abbas: "I want to support you in being the Palestinian leader who signs his name to the final and most important peace agreement that brings safety, stability, and prosperity to both peoples and to the region". Read More

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Officer Fired After Fatally Shooting 15-Year-Old

Edwards and his 16-year-old brother were heading home from a house party in the Dallas suburb when the officer - responding to noise complaints - shot the fatal head-wound shot through the window of the vehicle. "I'd love it if every pastor who's [sic] preached about reconciliation calls their own police chief and asks about anti-bias training ..." At the time of the shooting, the vehicle was moving forward and did not pose a threat to police. Read More

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Obama details plans for Chicago presidential center

Obama said construction of the center - up to 225,000 square feet (20,900 square meters) overall - would take about four years, but programming would begin this year. "We want to continue to have input to make sure we get this just right, because ultimately this is your center, not just mine". The book - Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama written by David J Garrow - shares for the first time the story of the woman Sheila Miyoshi Jager, his love interest, with whom Obama lived in ... Read More

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Here's What's in the Amended House Republican Health Care Bill

Here's What's in the Amended House Republican Health Care Bill

They weren't waiting for final passage to celebrate. "We're going to have insurance for everybody", Trump told The Washington Post's Robert Costa and Amy Goldstein during an interview less than a week before his inauguration. Shame on you!" and "2018! That would head off a weekend federal shutdown that both parties preferred to avoid -especially Republicans controlling the White House and Congress. Read More

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