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New York, Jan 22 US stocks rebounded amid rising oil prices as comments from the European Central Bank (ECB) president Mario Draghi signalled further stimulus. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 115.94 points, or 0.74 percent, to 15,882.68 on Thursday, Xinhua news agency reported. The S&P 500 rose 9.66 points, or 0.52 percent, to 1,868.99. Read more..

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Varanasi, Jan 22  An unprecedented security arrangement has been put in place for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s scheduled visit to his parliamentary constituency on Friday, officials said. Officials involved in the security arrangements told IANS that Modi would be under a five-tier security, owing to the “threat perception”, mainly after the Pathankot terror attack. While Read more..

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Bengaluru, Jan 21 As many as 70 trade delegations from 23 countries are participating in the six-day IMTEX FORMING 2016 exhibition that kicked off here on Thursday. The exhibition focusing on dies and moulds, forming tools, machine tool accessories, metrology and others has China, Germany, Taiwan and Japan as partner countries. It has been organised Read more..

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Washington, Jan 22  The United States started implementing changes to the US Visa Waiver Programme (VWP) for citizens of 38 foreign countries. Starting from Thursday, nationals of the VWP partner countries are required to get a visa ahead of their trip to the US if they “have travelled to or been present in Iran, Iraq, Read more..

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Washington, Jan 21 Of the nearly nine lakh Indians who visited the US on visitor or business visa in 2015, more than 14,000 overstayed, a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) report has said. According to the ‘Entry/Exit Overstay Report for Fiscal 2015’, of the nearly 45 million non-immigrant visitor admissions through air or sea, a Read more..

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New York, Jan 21 A 26-year-old Indian-American entrepreneur from Nevada, in southwestern US, has been invited on Shark Tank, the popular American television series, the American Bazaar reported on Wednesday. Shaan Patel will be pitching for investment for his startup ‘2400 Expert’, a company that prepares students for SAT (scholastic assessment test) and ACT (American Read more..

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New York, Jan 21 Facebook may have connected many a friend, but its role in strengthening neighbourhood bond may be limited as face-to-face communication is still the norm among neighbours, suggests new research. People are not comfortable with neighbours seeing details of their private life on Facebook, the study found. “We found there is a mismatch Read more..

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Mumbai, Jan 22 While cricket is almost considered a religion in India, it is often tagged by many as a “male dominated game” and to change this perception, Star Plus has launched its new offering “Tamanna” here. The show will feature the unconventional tale of an aspiring women cricketer, who travels through different phases in her Read more..

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by Asghar Ali Engineer source :  http://www.sacw.net/aii/urdu.html     Urdu is one of the major languages of India. It finds its place among the languages included in the VIIIth Schedule of the [Indian] Constitution. This north Indian language has made significant contribution to promotion of secularism and secular values in India before and after partition. Read more..

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London, Jan 21 Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose was cremated in Taihoku, Japanese name for Taipei, as the coffin was too long to be put in plane bound for Tokyo, where the body was originally scheduled to be taken for performing his last rites, a British website claimed quoting a Taiwanese official present at the cremation. Read more..

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By Bhavana Akella  Jolpa (Rajasthan), Jan 21  In Rajasthan’s stark desert hinterland, Jolpa, a small village inhabited by a poor farming community, has been the home to a uniquely architectured historic temple for more than 800 years. It was only when their iconic temple began to deteriorate that the Jolpa people came together to value Read more..

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Mumbai, Jan 21 Music composer Vipin Mishra, who has composed the background music of “Ghayal Once Again” said that themes from the first film have been carried forward in the sequel. “He (Sunny Deol) was keen and I agreed with him, that we should have some of the themes which were there in the original Read more..

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