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  • FA Cup final preview: Crushed Arsenal to spoil Chelsea’s Double party?

    Freshly-crowned English Premier League champions Chelsea take on Arsenal, bidding to win a League and Cup Double, when the arch-rivals collide in the 2017 FA Cup Final at Wembley on Saturday night, a tie that would spark some fireworks.  Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has conquered England in his debut season. While it wasn't easy initially, once the Blues got up and running, there was no looking back and now they are the favourites to lift their seventh FA Cup title.

    Sports | May 26, 2017
  • Virat Kohli, IPL, Mike Hussey, Champions Trophy

    Writing off Virat Kohli will mean eating humble pie: Mike Hussey

    Virat Kohli may have had a quiet IPL by his standards but former Australia batsman Mike Hussey said the opposition teams can take the Indian captain lightly during the Champions Trophy at their own peril. "He is a class player and anyone who wants to write him off in this tournament will probably have to eat humble pie! You can't keep a gun player down for long and I am sure he will be very determined to play well in England

    Sports | May 26, 2017
  • Jared Kushner

    Jared Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia probe

    US President Donald Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner, has come under the Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) scrutiny in its ongoing probe over alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election, the media reported. Investigators believe Kushner, who is married to the President's eldest daughter Ivanka, has significant information relevant to their inquiry. However, it does not mean that they suspect him of a crime or intend to charge him, US officials briefed on the probe told NBC

    World | May 26, 2017
  • Egypt bus attack

    23 Coptic Christians killed in Egypt bus attack

    At least 23 people were killed and 25 injured when gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in central Egypt on Friday, the state media reported. The incident occurred in Minya province, about 220 km south of the capital Cairo, as the bus headed to the St. Samuel Monastery. Ambulances dispatched from the cities of Beni Suef and Minya were transporting victims to local hospitals in Adwa, Minya, Maghagha, according to local news outlet Youm7.

    World | May 26, 2017
  • NTPC

    Long associated with coal, NTPC seen as key to clean energy thrust

    The state-owned conglomerate NTPC Ltd-long associated with coal-fired power generation-is poised to facilitate India's bid to achieve its ambitious national renewable energy targets. This, at a time overseas investors are seeking more opportunities in the country's renewable projects. "Despite its deep historical connection to coal-fired electricity generation technology, NTPC has recently moved to the forefront of India's energy transition and stands to be the country's key new energy enabler," said a report by the US-based Institute for Energy Economics

    Business | May 26, 2017
  • zika virus

    Now, Zika virus infections could cause eye diseases

    Zika virus infection may cause lasting eye diseases and may be thus posing a wider threat in human pregnancies than previously thought, scientists have found. The study, conducted on rhesus monkeys, showed that although the foetus affected with Zika virus did not show its typical symptoms such as shrunken heads or microcephaly, unusual inflammation in the foetal eyes, in the retinas and optic nerves, in pregnancies infected were observed. "Our eyes are basically part of our central nervous

    Science and Tech | May 26, 2017
  • Gay

    Russia probes 'gay purge' in Chechnya

    Russian officials are actively investigating claims of a purge of gay men in Chechnya, the media reported on Friday. Dozens of men in the southern republic are reported to have been held in extrajudicial detention and tortured as part of a campaign against gay males in Chechnya that began several months ago, reports the Guardian.  Many have fled and are in hiding in other regions of Russia or have gone abroad. The story was initially reported by

    World | May 26, 2017
  • Chris Cornell, Suicide, Drugs, Hang

    Chris Cornell used other drugs before hanging himself

    Late American musician Chris Cornell had reportedly taken "other drugs" before hanging himself. According to sources connected to the investigation, the 52-year-old had fresh track marks on his arm, indicating a potential drug injection, when his body was discovered in a Detroit hotel room on May 18, reports tmz.com. The sources add that the track marks were "obvious."  It was earlier reported that Cornell 's long time house engineer and tour manager, Ted Keedick, had said that Cornell seemed "high" and "f***ed

    Music | May 26, 2017
  • Supreme Court

    Saharanpur violence: SC refuses urgent hearing on plea for SIT

    The Supreme Court on Friday refused an urgent hearing on a plea seeking a probe by a Special Investigation Team (SIT) into the recent incidents of caste violence in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur district. A vacation bench comprising Justices L. Nageswara Rao and Navin Sinha said there was no urgency and the petition may be heard after the court's summer break. Gaurav Yadava, a lawyer, who had filed a PIL in his personal capacity, mentioned the plea for an

    India | May 26, 2017
  • Pravind Jugnauth

    Mauritius PM arrives on 3-day India visit

    Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth arrived here on Friday on a three-day state visit to India. He was received at the airport by Minister of State for Human Resource Development Upendra Kushwaha.  This is Jugnauth's first visit abroad since he assumed office in January this year.  On Saturday, Jugnauth will call on President Pranab Mukherjee and Vice President Hamid Ansari and hold delegation-level talks with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi.  External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Defence

    India | May 26, 2017

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