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Last updated: Friday, October 09, 2015 10:02:14 PM

'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' gets standing ovation in Busan
Busan, Oct 7 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan's "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" was an instant hit with the global audience at the 20th Busan International Film Festival, where it received a standing ovation, says director Kabir Khan.

Wednesday, October 07, 2015 3:50:05 PM

Blast in Maldives President's boat attempt on his life: Media
Male, Oct 7 (IANS) International investigators probing the explosion last week in the Maldives president's speedboat have concluded that the blast may have been an attempt to assassinate President Abdullah Yameen, local media reported on Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 07, 2015 2:56:16 PM

Indian Jr hockey team to start afresh: Coach
Johor Bahru (Malaysia), Oct 7 (IANS) Indian junior hockey team coach Harendra Singh has said that his team will start afresh in the fifth Sultan of Johor Cup and the results of the past will have no bearing on the current tournament.

Wednesday, October 07, 2015 2:52:14 PM

58 militants killed in Afghanistan operations
Kabul, Oct 7 (IANS) At least 58 Taliban militants have been killed in cleanup operations in 10 provinces out of Afghanistan's 34 provinces, Defence Ministry said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 07, 2015 2:38:04 PM

Tokyo shares end higher
Tokyo, Oct 7 (IANS) Tokyo shares ended trading on Wednesday higher on the Bank of Japan's decision to maintain its ultra-loose monetary easing policy.

Wednesday, October 07, 2015 2:34:06 PM

China launches cube satellites for tracking aircraft
Beijing, Oct 7 (IANS) China has launched three cube satellites (CubeSats), which are expected to help track civil aircraft and ships and avoid tragedies like the missing flight MH370.

Wednesday, October 07, 2015 2:32:16 PM

Oliveira ready for Brazil striker berth
Santiago, Oct 7 (Xinhua) Veteran forward Ricardo Oliveira is ready to step into Brazil's troublesome central striker role when the Selecao begin their 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign against Chile on Thursday.

Wednesday, October 07, 2015 2:32:15 PM

Golfer Lahiri hopes to have last laugh at Presidents Cup
Incheon (South Korea), Oct 7 (IANS) Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri, dubbed the 'funny man' in the International Team, hopes to enjoy the last laugh with his teammates by wresting the Presidents Cup from the United States this week.

Wednesday, October 07, 2015 2:18:04 PM

Dilip Kumar's house: Court asks Pakistan government on takeover
Islamabad, Oct 7 (IANS) A court in Peshawar city asked the archaeology department to clarify on Wednesday if the government wanted to declare legendary actor Dilip Kumar's ancestral house as national heritage.

Wednesday, October 07, 2015 1:34:04 PM

Tension runs high between Russia, Turkey over airspace breach
Ankara, Oct 7 (IANS) Violations of Turkish airspace by Russian fighter planes deployed in Syria have raised alarm bells in Turkey, prompting NATO to issue a warning against Russia.

Wednesday, October 07, 2015 1:26:12 PM

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