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India to reject UN team's request to visit J&K, expose Pak role in unrest
India is set to politely reject a UNHRC move to send a team to Jammu and Kashmir, pointing out that the domestic human rights panel was already at work while other institutions like Parliament and the Supreme Court had also discussed the situation in the state.

Rio live: Murray wins men's singles gold

India's hopes of opening the medal chest rest on diminutive gymnast Dipa Karmakar and mixed doubles tennis duo of Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna on the ninth day of the mega event in Rio.
Rio: Dipa wins hearts, India still medal-less
India’s search for a medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics continues following the defeat of the mixed doubles’ tennis pair of Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna in the bronze medal play-off match, the men’s hockey team’s loss to Belgium in the quarter-finals and the surprise exit of Saina Nehwal on Sunday.
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CCTV cams fail to grab hole on roof
CB-CID police bored the hole and operated the mail van from Tambaram to Egmore on Saturday to find out if the heist took place during the last leg of the journey.
Symbol of racing ban off the high horse
On August 14, 1974, when chief minister M Karunanidhi unveiled the statues of two horses at Anna flyover, it was supposed to mark the end of a colonial hobby: Horse racing.
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18 popular smartphone apps made in India
India is excelling in numerous fields today, and technology is no different. So on the occasion of the nation’s Independence Day, we are bringing you a list of some great mobile apps that you use on a near-daily basis, without realizing that they are made in India.
4 cool gadgets for your bedroom
Bedroom is a place where you lie back and relax. You read the newspaper here with the morning tea or coffee, curl up in the bed after a long day at work or just catch a movie with your spouse or partner.
How to delete old posts from your Facebook Timeline
Facebook is one location where you can find all your memories and photos that you’ve shared with your friends.
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Rio Olympics: Dipa Karmakar wins hearts, India still medal-less
India’s search for a medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics continues following the defeat of the mixed doubles’ tennis pair of Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna in the bronze medal play-off match, the men’s hockey team’s loss to Belgium in the quarter-finals and the surprise exit of Saina Nehwal on Sunday.
Men’s hockey: India lose to Belgium in Q/Fs
In a blazing heat that could melt laptops, leave alone the resolve of the teams in the middle, India began with promise but slid into painfully slow meltdown as they hunted for their first Olympic hockey semifinal since 1980.
Shooting’s 1st medal-less Games since 2000
After medals at the 2004, 2008 and 2012 Olympics, Indian shooting closed out the 2016 Rio Games without a single medal. It is now what was widely expected after two medals in London four years ago, and with 12 shooters sent to Rio de Janeiro.
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Vidya Balan on child sex abuse
Vidya Balan on why we like to celebrate independence but skip the painful memories of 1947, the gender politics of power play, and how even the madame of a brothel – the role she’s playing in her next, set during the Partition – can be a feminist.
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