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December 30, 2017

Google withdraws YouTube app from Amazon Fire TV

London: Google has blocked YouTube on Amazon's Fire TV earlier than expected amid growing rivalry between the two tech giants as their businesses continue to overlap. The move is in retaliation for Amazon's refusal to sell some Google…

Anand third in World Blitz Chess

Chennai: Two days after he won the World Rapid Chess Championship, Indian chess Grand Master (GM) and five time World Champion Viswanathan Anand on Saturday established again that he is a force to reckon with third position at the King…

Sakshi in Indian wrestling team for Commonwealth Games

Lucknow: Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik on Saturday secured a spot in the Indian women's wrestling squad for next year's Commonwealth Games and Asian Championships here while 'Dangal' star Geeta Phogat missed out. Sakshi booked…

Novak Djokovic withdraws from Qatar Open

Doha: Novak Djokovic, 12-time Grand Slam champion, on Saturday withdrew from next week's Qatar Open due to a niggling elbow injury. The former world No.1 and the top seed in Doha, said in a statement that he would not be able to defend…

BMC to tighten leash on haywire hoardings in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: To spare the skyline of the capital city from being invaded by illegal hoardings, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to tighten the norms for putting up hoardings. According to sources, prior permission…

Newborn rescued from garbage dump in Cuttack

Cuttack: A newborn girl, dumped in a garbage heap at Nua Sahi under Bidanasi police limits in Cuttack, was rescued by locals on Saturday. According to police, a local resident named Bachani Behera spotted the newborn near the garbage…

Maoists vandalise Kurub panchayat office in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: Office of the Kurub panchayat under Kalimela police limits in the district was ransacked by Maoists today. Sources said as many as 25 Maoists broke open into the panchayat office and damaged TV set and furniture provided to…