Trinamool Minister Upset Over 2 Bengal Universities Tuning Into PM Speech

Kolkata: Only two central universities in West Bengal tuned into Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address to the youth on Monday on Swami Vivekananda and Deendayal Upadhyay, yet it provoked the state education minister to say that two was ‘too many’. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech was projected live at the Alumni Association Seminar Hall at the Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST), once known as BE College in…

September 11, 2017
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'He Looked Me In The Face And Jumped' Says Musician Karan Joseph's Friend

Mumbai: The suicide of musician Karan Joseph in Mumbai’s upscale suburb of Bandra has triggered much speculation on social media about the reason. The man at the receiving end of these barbs is Rishi Shah, whose flat the musician was staying in, and in whose presence he jumped off the 12th floor window at 8.30 on Saturday morning. “It didn’t happen that way… he didn’t run over to the window,…

September 11, 2017
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Steph: KD's UA barb won't cause Warriors rift

1:55 PM ET Stephen Curry responded to Kevin Durant’s recent shots at Under Armour, telling the Charlotte Observer that the teammates had a conversation and the issue won’t affect the Golden State Warriors’ chemistry. Durant, a Nike spokesperson, told The Ringer on a podcast last month that “nobody wants to play in Under Armours.” No athlete has generated more revenue for Under Armour than Curry, who left Nike for Under…

September 11, 2017
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22-Year-Old Allegedly Beaten Up By Delhi Men For Speaking In English

New Delhi: A 22-year-old man was thrashed allegedly by five men for speaking with his friend in fluent English while dropping him off at a five-star hotel in Lutyens’ Delhi, police said today. The incident was reported in the early hours on Saturday, they said. Three persons have been arrested in this connection, they said. According to the police, Varun Gulati, a resident of Noida, had come to the five-star…

September 11, 2017
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More of the same for Buckeyes, Tigers and Irish in disheartening losses

1:00 PM ET Oklahoma’s dominating win over Ohio State was just one of several surprising results from a wild Week 2 that forced changes up and down the bowl projections. So where did your favorite team wind up after all the shuffling around? Oklahoma’s convincing win at Ohio State elevated the Sooners to No. 2, behind only Alabama. Clemson and USC also aced big tests in Week 2. 1 Related…

September 11, 2017
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3 Days After Violent Clashes In Jaipur, Curfew Relaxed For 2 Hours

Jaipur: Curfew was temporarily relaxed today three days after clashes broke out between a mob and the cops in Rajasthan’s capital Jaipur that killed two and injured 11, including six policemen on Friday night. The district administration had relaxed the curfew for two hours this evening till 5 pm reviewing the law and order situation in violence-hit areas of the city. Curfew was imposed in Ramganj, Subhash Chowk, Manak Chowk…

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Sarfraz eager to shift focus back to cricket

1:49 PM ET Umar Farooq in Lahore The emerging theme from the series between Pakistan and the World XI is that it’s more than just cricket, with the feeling that this is the first time real, high-profile international cricket returns to Pakistan. The actual cricket looks to have taken a back seat, but Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed is eager to push it back into focus, looking to maintain Pakistan’s T20…

September 11, 2017
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Du Plessis to lead South Africa in all formats

1:48 PM ET Faf du Plessis will captain South Africa in all formats after being confirmed as AB de Villiers’ successor in ODIs. Du Plessis has been in charge of the T20 team since February 2013 and the Test squad since August last year. Du Plessis is likely to take the fifty-over unit to the 2019 World Cup. Du Plessis’ first assignment as South Africa’s captain in all formats will…

September 11, 2017
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'Delhi Is In A Mess': When Authorities Got An Earful From A High Court

New Delhi: Delhi is in a mess, the High Court said today observing that people running businesses cannot make profit at the cost of public life. The High Court also said if there is a terrorist attack, the security agencies will not be able to reach the spot on time. “Delhi is in a mess. We have cases where residential places have been converted into coaching institutes. Increase in population…

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NFL appeals Elliott injunction to 5th Circuit

10:02 AM ET ESPN.com news services The NFL has appealed the preliminary injunction granted to the NFLPA regarding Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott, whose six-game suspension was put on hold by a judge’s order Friday, said he is happy he will “finally get a chance to prove my innocence and just happy that I’ll get to be with the guys for as long as permitted.” The appeal was filed in…

September 11, 2017
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