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Assam, Nagaland agree to withdraw forces from inter-state border; Himanta Biswa Sarma calls it historic step
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Assam, Nagaland agree to withdraw forces from inter-state border; Himanta Biswa Sarma calls it historic step

The news assumes significance as it has come amid simmering tensions between Assam and the neighbouring Mizoram, which lead to violence earlier this week, leaving six people dead

Tokyo Olympics 2020: PV Sindhu suffers straight-games loss to Tai Tzu-ying in semis, to face He Bing Jiao for bronze
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: PV Sindhu suffers straight-games loss to Tai Tzu-ying in semis, to face He Bing Jiao for bronze

One of the most consistent players who claimed medals in all big-ticket events in the last five years, Sindhu couldn't counter Tai Tzu's deception with her aggressive game, going down 18-21 12-21.

UP Board 10th, 12th Result 2021 DECLARED Updates: 97.88% students pass Inter exam; 99.53% clear high school
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UP Board 10th, 12th Result 2021 DECLARED Updates: 97.88% students pass Inter exam; 99.53% clear high school

UP Board 10th, 12th Results 2021 DECLARED LIVE Updates: Uttar Pradesh UPMSP class 10 and 12 results available at upresults.nic.in, upmsp.edu.in, 99.53% students clear 10th exam, 97.88% in 12th exam

Schitt’s Creek, the town 'where everyone fits in' and LGBT-phobia does not
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Schitt’s Creek, the town 'where everyone fits in' and LGBT-phobia does not

Open minds, large hearts and small towns are not mutually exclusive. Over and above everything else that this fantastic series does, it echoes this lesson I learnt as a child from my mother.

BJP leader Babul Supriyo bids 'alvida' to politics days after being dropped from Union cabinet
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BJP leader Babul Supriyo bids 'alvida' to politics days after being dropped from Union cabinet

In a social media post, singer-turned-politician Babul Supriyo also said that he had differences with the state BJP leadership since his unsuccessful Assembly poll campaign

Formula 1 2021: Mercedes star Lewis Hamilton quickest in final practice ahead of Hungarian GP qualifying
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Formula 1 2021: Mercedes star Lewis Hamilton quickest in final practice ahead of Hungarian GP qualifying

The Mercedes driver, who is aiming for the 100th GP win of his career this weekend, was just 0.88secs quicker than title rival Max Verstappen with Hamilton's teammate Valtteri Bottas in third, 0.229secs off the pace.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Novak Djokovic 'not sure' about US Open after pulling out of mixed doubles bronze match
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Novak Djokovic 'not sure' about US Open after pulling out of mixed doubles bronze match

The withdrawal in Tokyo came after the 20-time major champion lost his cool on his way to a surprise 6-4, 6-7 (6/8), 6-3 defeat against Pablo Carreno Busta in the Olympics singles bronze-medal match.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: ‘Straight out of Ripley’s Believe It Or Not,' Novak Djokovic loses bronze match to Pablo Carreno Busta
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: ‘Straight out of Ripley’s Believe It Or Not,' Novak Djokovic loses bronze match to Pablo Carreno Busta

The 20-time major champion lost 6-4, 6-7 (6/8), 6-3 as Spain's Carreno Busta won on his sixth match point.

Prince's 2010 album Welcome 2 America still resonates with current times with take on racism, exploitation
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Prince's 2010 album Welcome 2 America still resonates with current times with take on racism, exploitation

Welcome 2 America arrives on 30 July as the Prince estate continues to open up Prince’s vault of unreleased music since his death in 2016.

Portion of road under IIT-Delhi flyover caves in after heavy rains; traffic diverted
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Portion of road under IIT-Delhi flyover caves in after heavy rains; traffic diverted

No respite for Delhi as moderate rains are expected to lash the city later in the day. The IMD has already issued a yellow and an orange alert for 1 and 2 August respectively.

Vikrant Massey, Sanya Malhotra, Bobby Deol wrap up filming Love Hostel, share news on Instagram
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Vikrant Massey, Sanya Malhotra, Bobby Deol wrap up filming Love Hostel, share news on Instagram

Love Hostel, directed by Shanker Raman, traces the volatile journey of a young couple being hunted by a ruthless mercenary.

Kartik Aaryan to lead Ekta Kapoor-produced Freddy; Shashanka Ghosh nabbed as director
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Kartik Aaryan to lead Ekta Kapoor-produced Freddy; Shashanka Ghosh nabbed as director

"Venturing into an uncharted territory that is both exciting and intriguing," says Kartik Aaryan.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Novak Djokovic's temper flares up in bronze medal match loss to Pablo Carreno Busta
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Novak Djokovic's temper flares up in bronze medal match loss to Pablo Carreno Busta

The top-ranked Djokovic lost his cool and abused his racket several times during a 6-4, 6-7 (6), 6-3 defeat to Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain in the bronze-medal match of the tennis tournament.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: China trampoline star Dong Dong scripts history, wins four medals at four Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: China trampoline star Dong Dong scripts history, wins four medals at four Games

The 32-year-old, who won gold at London 2012, posted a score of 61.235 in the men's final to take silver behind Belarus's Ivan Litvinovich, who scored 61.715. New Zealand's Dylan Schmidt won bronze.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: After fighting nervousness of first Games, Kamalpreet Kaur shines on big stage
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: After fighting nervousness of first Games, Kamalpreet Kaur shines on big stage

COVID-19 lockdown had wreaked havoc on her mental health to such an extent that discus thrower Kamalpreet Kaur had started trying her hand in cricket to handle the psychological toll of the shutdown.

Goa follows Centre's footsteps, says no patient deaths due to oxygen shortage
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Goa follows Centre's footsteps, says no patient deaths due to oxygen shortage

Earlier the Goa health minister had said on 11 May that 26 persons had died within 24 hours at the GMCH due to oxygen shortage.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Anjum Moudgil, Tejaswini Sawant fail to qualify for women's 50m rifle 3 positions final
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Anjum Moudgil, Tejaswini Sawant fail to qualify for women's 50m rifle 3 positions final

This meant the Indian shooting team's disastrous outing at the Games continued with none of its participants except for Saurabh Chaudhary qualifying for the finals, having entered Tokyo on the back of some stunning performances and soaring expectations.

India’s Industries Are Getting ‘Smart’ and IIoT Has A Huge Role To Play
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India’s Industries Are Getting ‘Smart’ and IIoT Has A Huge Role To Play

In simpler terms, IIoT makes for a smart manufacturing environment using a fully connected, transparent, automated and intelligent setup, giving enterprises better efficiency and reliability in their operations.