• Tamil Nadu, four other states get new Governors

    Tamil Nadu, four other states get new Governors

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    Nagaland Governor Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya was holding the additional charge of Arunachal Pradesh. Three Northeastern states - Assam, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh got their new Governors on Saturday. Professor Jagdish Mukhi was appointed governor of Assam, and Ganga Prasad governor of Meghalaya. He holds an MA from Allahabad University, an M.Sc from Madras University and a Ph.D from Jiwaji University, Gwalior.
  • Oklahoma State improves to 4-1 with shootout win vs. Texas Tech

    Oklahoma State improves to 4-1 with shootout win vs. Texas Tech

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    Texas Tech's defense held strong, holding the Cowboys to 13 points in the third quarter, which allowed its offense to get back on track and tie up the score at 34-34 at the 9:56 mark of the fourth quarter. Instead of remaining among the early contenders for the College Football Playoff, Oklahoma State fell from No. 6 to No. 15 in the AP Top 25 after dropping their ranked showdown against TCU .
  • Vettel sees Singapore start crash 'part of racing'

    Vettel sees Singapore start crash 'part of racing'

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    A driver loses around three litres of body fluid in sweat during the 90 minutes of an average Malaysian Grand Prix , according to Mercedes' data. "It's pointless to look at one race and one there, it's over the whole season". "Every start is different". "Obviously we had a good race there previous year and it's going to be the last time we're in KL, at least in the near future, so we'll try and finish strong".
  • Ohio State releases hype trailer for Rutgers game

    Ohio State releases hype trailer for Rutgers game

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    According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Ohio State is the clear favorite on the road in this game, as the Buckeyes are getting odds of -28.5 points against Rutgers . The offense is putting up 39.3 points and 549 yards per contest. No matter, Marcus Jones intercepted a Myles Brennan pass (he briefly replaced an injured Danny Etling , who later returned) and the Troy offense moved 64 yards, ending in the Trojans' third rushing touchdown of the night, a 7-yard Josh Anderson burst to ...
  • Birmingham chosen as United Kingdom bid to host Commonwealth Games 2020

    Birmingham chosen as United Kingdom bid to host Commonwealth Games 2020

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    The government has said that if the city was to be successful, the games would provide value for the public money that would be invested and have benefits for Birmingham and the West Midlands region as well as the rest of the UK. Britain hosted the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, two years after the London Olympics, and also the 2015 Rugby World Cup. Sports minister Tracey Crouch said the bid was "a real opportunity for Birmingham, a real opportunity for the West Midlands and a real ...
  • PM attends Dussehra Celebrations at Red Fort

    PM attends Dussehra Celebrations at Red Fort

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    Speaking at the event, Modi said that festivals "are a medium of education and teach us unity". "The ideal life of Lord Rama is highly relevant to humanity today, but it will only be successful when we follow his ideals in real life as well", President Kovind said.
  • Los Angeles teacher allegedly contaminates students' flutes with semen

    Los Angeles teacher allegedly contaminates students' flutes with semen

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    The individual, who was not identified, is an independent contractor. The flutes were decorated and painted by SoCal students through a program called "Flutes Across the World". Notifications that were sent to the parents claim that the music teacher, who remains unnamed, is an "independent contractor" and administers a music program to students.
  • Flight ban on Iraqi Kurds starts over independence vote

    Flight ban on Iraqi Kurds starts over independence vote

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    The comments from the U.S. come as the last plane left Iraqi Kurdistan on Friday after Baghdad-ordered an global flight ban in retaliation for the independence referendum . The Doha-based carrier is the only one of the three main Gulf airlines that fly into Irbil. It went on to say the people of Iraq should avoid "anything that might harm the national unity of Iraq's communities".
  • Mumbai stampede: Won't allow Bullet Train in Mumbai, says Raj Thackeray

    Mumbai stampede: Won't allow Bullet Train in Mumbai, says Raj Thackeray

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    Thackeray questioned why the Railway Ministry had said that the rain had triggered the stampede . "If things don't get better, will see to it". "If Modi wants to build a bullet train in Gujarat, let him do it there". Thackeray said that he would submit a list of problems faced by Mumbai suburban rail commuters to the Railway Ministry next week. After the incident, reports suggested that two Shiv Sena members had written a letter to the former Railway Minister to broaden the crowded ...
  • SAY HEY! World Series MVP to be Renamed in Willie Mays' Honor

    SAY HEY! World Series MVP to be Renamed in Willie Mays' Honor

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    Mays played in four World Series himself during his 22-year Major League career, winning a championship with the Giants in that "54 Fall Classic". The former National League Rookie of the Year's playing days in the league spanned across the Giants and New York Mets after signing in the Negro League at the tender age of 16.