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India vs Australia: Steve Smith admits batsmen made 'silly errors' under pressure after loss in 2nd ODI

Smith was not impressed with his batsmen's performance, saying "I think we panicked last game a little bit and in this game, we just couldn’t get the partnerships.” The post India vs Australia: Steve Smith admits batsmen made 'silly errors' under pressure after loss in 2nd ODI appeared ...

Uttar Pradesh: Unable to bear 'extreme punishment', Class V student from Gorakhpur commits suicide; teacher arrested

The teacher of a school in Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh was arrested on Thursday for abetting suicide by a Class V student The post Uttar Pradesh: Unable to bear 'extreme punishment', Class V student from Gorakhpur commits suicide; teacher arrested appeared first on Firstpost.

Deepika Padukone's Padmavati to clash with Amitabh Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor's 102 Not Out

The teaser of Padmavati, starring Deepika Padukone in the titular role, will reportedly be unveiled on Dushherra. The post Deepika Padukone's Padmavati to clash with Amitabh Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor's 102 Not Out appeared first on Firstpost.

Govt to tie up with Amazon to expand tribal handicrafts through Tribe India brand

The government plans to expand the reach of the Tribe India brand through scaling of operations and house-to-house retail marketing, The post Govt to tie up with Amazon to expand tribal handicrafts through Tribe India brand appeared first on Firstpost.

ATM turns 50: A radical move when introduced, cash machines have changed consumer behaviour forever

The ATM was a radical move when Barclays installed cash machines in a London suburb in 1967. The post ATM turns 50: A radical move when introduced, cash machines have changed consumer behaviour forever appeared first on Firstpost.

Panama papers: CPI accuses govt of not taking action against black money holders, demands white paper

Communist Party of India has demanded a white paper on action taken against Indians whose names had come up in the Panama Papers The post Panama papers: CPI accuses govt of not taking action against black money holders, demands white paper appeared first on Firstpost.

At UN, Pakistan brings up Kashmir again: Abbasi accuses India of 'war crimes', says New Delhi unwilling to resume peace talks

Pakistan prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has urged the United Nations to appoint a special envoy to Kashmir, as he claimed that the struggle of the people in the region is being "brutally suppressed" by India. The post At UN, Pakistan brings up Kashmir again: Abbasi accuses India of 'war ...

Varun Dhawan will play lead role in ABCD: Any Body Can Dance 3, confirms Remo D'Souza

Remo D'Souza announced during the final episode of Dance Plus that Varun Dhawan has been finalised to play the male lead in the third installment of ABCD. The post Varun Dhawan will play lead role in ABCD: Any Body Can Dance 3, confirms Remo D'Souza appeared first on Firstpost.

Keshav Prasad Maurya says Akhilesh Yadav is depressed after Samajwadi Party says BJP has connections with Gurmeet Ram Rahim

Uttar Pradesh deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya said on Thursday that Akhilesh Yadav is suffering from "depression" after the Samajwadi Party chief raised BJP's alleged links with convicted 'godman' Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh. The post Keshav Prasad Maurya says Akhilesh Yadav is depressed ...

AIADMK crisis: EC to hear claims by E Palaniswami, TTV Dhinakaran factions on two leaves symbol on 5 October

The Election Commission told the factions of the AIADMK that it will hear their competing claims to the party's frozen 'two leaves' poll symbol on 5 October. The post AIADMK crisis: EC to hear claims by E Palaniswami, TTV Dhinakaran factions on two leaves symbol on 5 October appeared first on ...

In South Korea, daily stresses outweigh North Korea missile worries | Reuters

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Mexico focuses search for quake survivors on 10 buildings; 273 dead | Reuters

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Wall Street pushed down by rate expectations, North Korea, Apple | Reuters

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North Korea's Kim says will make 'deranged' Trump pay dearly for U.N. speech | Reuters

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Venture fundraising in yuan soars as investors target Chinese tech firms | Reuters

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North Korean leader to consider 'highest level of hard-line measure' against U.S. | Reuters

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Reliving China's Long March ahead of party congress | Reuters

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U.S. pressing Suu Kyi, Myanmar military over Rohingya: Haley | Reuters

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China urges North Korea not to go further in a 'dangerous direction' | Reuters

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Facebook to overhaul political ads, share some with U.S. Congress | Reuters

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Merkel's conservatives lead before Sunday vote, far-right gains: poll | Reuters

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Facebook to share Russia-linked ads with U.S. Congress | Reuters

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Catalan leader says will proceed with October 1 independence referendum | Reuters

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Wall Street lower with pressure from Apple, rate expectations | Reuters

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Banks won't be allowed to do business with both U.S. and North Korea: Mnuchin | Reuters

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Exclusive: Turkey to deploy troops inside Syria's Idlib - Erdogan | Reuters

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L'Oreal heiress Bettencourt lived with the scent of money | Reuters

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Russia detains suspects over arson attack linked to film about last tsar | Reuters

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Wall Street slips from record levels as Apple, Fed view weigh | Reuters

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CORRECTED: UAE investigating Emirates A380 'serious incident' in Moscow | Reuters

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Syria's Kurds to hold historic vote in message to Assad | Reuters

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England vs West Indies: Chris Gayle undergoes hamstring scan after being ruled out of 2nd ODI

Gayle suffered the injury while warming up and was ruled out shortly before the toss, with Kyle Hope taking his place. The post England vs West Indies: Chris Gayle undergoes hamstring scan after being ruled out of 2nd ODI appeared first on Firstpost.

Rohingya crisis: CPM general secretary Prakash Karat questions Centre's stand on migrants being security threat

The CPM Thursday questioned the government's stand that the Rohingya were a security threat to India, saying there have been no complaints about them being involved in any terror or criminal activity in the country The post Rohingya crisis: CPM general secretary Prakash Karat questions Centre's ...

Exclusive: Macquarie leapfrogs Goldman to join top tier of commodity banks | Reuters

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CPM calls for bandh in West Tripura's Jirania block over journalist Shantanu Bhowmik's death

A peaceful dawn-to-dusk bandh, called by the ruling CPM in protest against the killing of a local journalist, was observed on Thursday in West Tripura district, police said. The post CPM calls for bandh in West Tripura's Jirania block over journalist Shantanu Bhowmik's death appeared first on ...

Exclusive: U.S. Homeland Security found SEC had 'critical' cyber weaknesses in January | Reuters

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India vs Australia: How Kuldeep Yadav dismantled visitors with three special deliveries to take hat-trick

Kuldeep Yadav produced sensational display of wrist-spin as he became the first Indian bowler in 26 years to take an ODI hat-trick. The post India vs Australia: How Kuldeep Yadav dismantled visitors with three special deliveries to take hat-trick appeared first on Firstpost.

Hassan Rouhani criticises Donald Trump's UNGA speech, says Iran nuclear deal cannot be negotiated

Iran's president said on Thursday its nuclear accord with world powers cannot be renegotiated, after the Donald Trump administration warned it was weighing whether the deal signed by its predecessor served US security interests. The post Hassan Rouhani criticises Donald Trump's UNGA speech, says ...

India's textile sector growing exponentially, has more potential: Smriti Irani

The textile industry is growing exponentially in the country, with FDI having tripled in three years, Union Minister Smriti Irani said on Thursday. The post India's textile sector growing exponentially, has more potential: Smriti Irani appeared first on Firstpost.

Laver Cup 2017: From Roger Federer partnering Rafael Nadal to understanding the format, all you need to know

Roger Federer partnering Rafael Nadal? You may dismiss that as wishful thinking, but it could materialise into reality when the Laver Cup starts on Friday. Here’s all you need to know about the tournament: The post Laver Cup 2017: From Roger Federer partnering Rafael Nadal to understanding the ...

Over 800 suspected illegal immigrants denied entry at Manipur border since January

Ten persons were trying to enter Manipur but three of them had no identification papers and were not allowed to enter, said K Ajitkumar, Additional Superintendent of Police, Jiribam. The post Over 800 suspected illegal immigrants denied entry at Manipur border since January appeared first on ...

Sony launches the Xperia XA1 Plus with 23 MP camera in India, priced at Rs 24,990

The smartphone features a 5.5-inch Full HD display with a screen resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The post Sony launches the Xperia XA1 Plus with 23 MP camera in India, priced at Rs 24,990 appeared first on Firstpost.

Game of Thrones episode four leak: Sessions court rejects bail plea of one of the four accused

One of the four accused in the Game of Thrones episode four online leak — Abhishek Ghildiyal's bail plea was rejected citing evidence tampering as a reason The post Game of Thrones episode four leak: Sessions court rejects bail plea of one of the four accused appeared first on Firstpost.

Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh to provide birth control kits to refugees amid fears of population rise in migrants

Bangladesh will launch a birth control campaign among the Rohingya Muslims amid fears that the refugee population could rise sharply with the influx of the ethnic minority Myanmar nationals The post Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh to provide birth control kits to refugees amid fears of population rise ...

Satellite images show Rohingya refugee camps expand four times its original size in south Bangladesh

Massive, makeshift refugee camps are sprawling over farms and open land in southern Bangladesh as more than 420,000 Rohingya Muslims flee violent attacks in their predominantly Buddhist homeland of Myanmar. The post Satellite images show Rohingya refugee camps expand four times its original size in ...

Haseena Parkar movie review LIVE: Shraddha Kapoor-starrer isn't a bad film, just an unexceptional one

Haseena Parkar stara Shraddha Kapoor as Dawood Ibrahim's sister The post Haseena Parkar movie review LIVE: Shraddha Kapoor-starrer isn't a bad film, just an unexceptional one appeared first on Firstpost.

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi raises awareness against attacks on children, says 'victims should get respect'

Nobel peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi Thursday said that girls who become victims should get respect, as they are not responsible for the abuse against them The post Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi raises awareness against attacks on children, says 'victims should get respect' appeared first on ...

Saudi government to lift ban on calls made through smartphone apps, but will monitor and censor them

However, on 21 September morning, Messenger and Viber appeared to remain blocked inside the Saudi kingdom. The post Saudi government to lift ban on calls made through smartphone apps, but will monitor and censor them appeared first on Firstpost.

Dealing with colours

One of the pleasures of being alive is to be able to marvel at the colourful world around us. This is the reason why Photography has evolved to capture colours as accurately as possible. From the first crude devices that captured hints of colours to the latest Digital SLRs, we've really come a long ...

Watch: North Korean Spy who spent three decades in a South Korean jail longs to return home

In his cramped rented apartment, he echoes Pyongyang's defence of its nuclear and missile programmes as necessary to protect it from the United States, and dismisses President Donald Trump as a "raving madman". The post Watch: North Korean Spy who spent three decades in a South Korean jail longs to ...