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PM Modi mentions ANI story in 'Mann ki Baat'

PM Modi mentions ANI story in 'Mann ki Baat'

He said that women were advancing in many fields, emerging as leaders. "In our country, there have been unending endeavours against social ills and evil practices, both individually and collectively". The Prime Minister said the path preached by Mahatma Gandhi was valid for every individual, family and society. Mr Modi said Arvindji has been making toys from garbage for over four decades so that children can increase their curiosity towards science.


Australian Open: Elise Mertens shocks Elina Svitolina to make semi-finals

Australian Open: Elise Mertens shocks Elina Svitolina to make semi-finals

Open and again in 2014, will meet top seed Simona Halep in Saturday's final, with both the title and the world number one ranking going to the victor. While she hit 12 winners, the 22-year-old recorded 14 unforced errors, which proved costly in the first set. Former world number one Wozniacki squandered a match point in her previous semi-final appearance at Melbourne Park in 2011, when she was trumped by Li Na.


Padmaavat will get a limited release as tensions rise in India

Padmaavat will get a limited release as tensions rise in India

Padmaavat has been garnering positive reviews since arriving in theatres on Thursday. With all the vandalism happening around the film, it would be interesting to watch how well Padmaavat attracts audiences to the cinema halls. The film has spoken for itself, like you have seen the reactions to the film. Without committing whether it will be a peaceful protest or involve violence, the patron and founder of Karni Sena said that the group had decided not to stage any protest against the movie ...


Suarez, Valverde defend Coutinho after quiet Liga debut

Suarez, Valverde defend Coutinho after quiet Liga debut

It was Lucas Digne - who was handed a rare start at left-back - that had Barcelona's first opening of the match in the seventh minute, but the Frenchman fired just wide of the Alaves post from a wide position. Messi's next free-kick was a direct effort and Pacheco was again able to keep out his effort with a marvellous stop. Atletico Madrid's 3-0 win over Las Palmas earlier on Sunday placed a modicum of pressure on Ernesto Valverde's runaway leaders and it seemed to weigh upon them ...


5-star safety Brian Williams picks Texas A&M over Texas, others

5-star safety Brian Williams picks Texas A&M over Texas, others

Junior guard Lagerald Vick responded with his first trey of the day 15 seconds later to ignite a 25-9 Jayhawk run to close out the first half. The Jayhawks went on to grab their biggest lead of the half, 45-27, on a 3-pointer by Mitch Lightfoot just 3 seconds before the break.


Carmelo Anthony Joins 25K-Point Club In Thunder's Win Vs. Pistons

Carmelo Anthony Joins 25K-Point Club In Thunder's Win Vs. Pistons

Thunder guard Andre Roberson was taken off on a stretcher in the third quarter after landing hard on the court after trying to jump for an alley-oop. Marjanovic, in particular, was a handful for the Thunder with both Steven Adams and Patrick Patterson unable to do much when defending him under the basket.