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Wimbledon 2015: Novak Djokovic to face a challenging first round, preview, TV and Live Streaming info

The 129th edition of Wimbledon has returned for 2015 and the action gets underway from today. The first day of the fortnight long tournament will feature defending champion Novak Djokovic and French Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka. The two faced each other in the Rolland Garros final only a couple of weeks before where Djokovic suffered a shocking defeat in the ...

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Greenpeace upbeat as HC directs Govt. to unblock Rs.1.87 Crore frozen funds

Greenpeace India has described the Delhi High Court order to the central government to unblock its Rs.1.87 crore as a “victory of democracy” and “free speech”. “This (the court ruling) is a vindication of our work and the role that credible NGOs play in support of India’s development,” Greenpeace India executive director Samit Aich said. “The court has deemed the ...

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Jackie Chan’s son gets six months’ jail for drug crime

Chinese movie star Jackie Chan’s son Jaycee Chan was sentenced to six months in jail Friday for a drug-related crime here. Beijing’s Dongcheng District People’s Court also fined Jaycee 2,000 yuan ($326) after convicting him of providing a venue for drug users, Xinhua reported. His trial started earlier in the day. On Aug 14, 2014, Beijing police detained various people, including ...

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Gandhi-Bot: US Brewery Apologises for Using Gandhi Image on Beer Bottles

After an Indian advocate filed a petition against an American New England Brewing Company for using Mahatma Gandhi’s image on one of its beer bottles alleging it as an insult, the company apologised for the same. The petition was slated to come up for hearing today, on Monday. The beer bottles and cans are branded as Gandhi-bot. While it received protest ...

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Water level at Mullaperiyar dam touches 142 feet, Kerala warned of excess water flows

The water level at the Mullaperiyar dam touched 142 feet Friday, following which the Tamil Nadu government sounded a warning to the Kerala authorities that the shutters of the dam might be opened. Since last night with the water level rising Tamil Nadu started drawing water towards the Vaigai dam to ensure that the water level is below 142 feet. ...

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