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Tips to brighten up your home for Ganesh Chaturthi

This year, the organisers have arranged 58-foot tall idol. In view of the festival, security in the state has been beefed upby the state police. Hope the festivities bring peace, prosperity and happiness to all. Lokmanya Tilak praised Javale's efforts in an article in his newspaper Kesari in 1893 and even installed a Ganesha idol in the news publication's office the next year, and his efforts transformed the annual domestic festival into a large, well-organised public event.

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Inflation down as food and oil prices fall, but pressures point upward

Analysis of shop prices by the British Retail Consortium ( BRC ) and Nielsen shows that overall prices saw a drop of 2% year-on-year, with clothing and footwear seeing a particular fall of 6.8%. Nielsen's head of retailer insight Mike Watkins said lower prices than a year ago was "good news" helped keep consumer spend buoyant over summer. However, she said that's likely to take several months to "properly" feed through as retailers won't feel the cost increases until existing contracts with ...

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Theresa May and Davd Davis to set out government's Brexit plan

In Australia, they have a points-based system and they have higher immigration per capita than Britain. "What the British people voted for on the 23rd of June was to bring some control into the movement of people from the European Union to the United Kingdom", she told reporters on Monday after a two-day summit of leaders from G20 nations in China.

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Vessels stranded and rates soaring after Hanjin collapse

Lawyers acting for two other firms, Hastay Marine and Montemp Marine, applied on August 31 to a court in California to have Hanjin's assets in the USA including cash and property totaling more than $3-million seized to pay outstanding rental payments on two Hanjin ships, court documents showed.

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UK's May defends delay on Chinese-backed nuclear power plan

May, who upset Chinese officials by delaying a $24 billion project to build a partly Chinese-funded nuclear power plant, is also due to hold a one-to-one with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the summit. Speaking at Heathrow before boarding an RAF plane to Hangzhou in eastern China, she said: "The message for the G20 is that Britain is open for business, as a bold, confident, outward-looking country we will be playing a key role on the world stage".

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Slower hiring in August signals Fed rate hike less likely

Monthly job growth has averaged 181,000 so far this year, below averages of 229,000 last year and 251,000 in 2014. The number of long-term unemployed (those jobless for 27 weeks or more) was essentially unchanged in August and accounted for 26.1% of the unemployed.

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Strictly Come Dancing celebrates best ever viewing figures for launch show

The 49-year-old warned them he will be "mincing around" on the show after they told him he looks like a "camp rugby player" when he dances. Model Lowe is with Skorjanec, who won Strictly with model Abbey Clancy in 2013. The figures come after The X Factor's opening programme last weekend suffered its lowest launch ratings in 10 years. The ITV launch show was watched by 6.8 million, a 34% viewing share, but had increased to 8.3 million viewers on Saturday for its third episode.

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Rookie Langasque fires 63 to lead European Masters 2nd round

Hend reduced his deficit to a single shot by getting up and down from a greenside bunker to birdie the 15th, and when Noren three-putted the 17th from long range the pair were tied for the lead with one to play. 39 world ranking, also won in July at the Scottish Open and believes he can handle pressure better since his now six-month-old daughter was born. Englishman Rose pipped Denmark's Lucas Bjerregaard by one shot previous year and is keen for a repeat triumph at the event co-sanctioned ...

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Large explosion reported from Afghanistan's capital Kabul

Health ministry spokesman Waheed Majroh said the attack left 24 people dead and 91 others wounded, some of them seriously. "The first explosion occurred on a bridge near the defence ministry". The attack took place more than a week after 16 people were killed when militants stormed the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul, in a almost 10-hour raid that prompted anguished pleas for help from trapped students.

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Britain vows to strengthen security, defense cooperation with EU after Brexit

They enjoy privileged access to EU markets, but only in return for accepting free movement of EU citizens across their borders, and for paying into the EU budget. "It means getting the best deal for Britain - one that's unique to Britain and not an off-the-shelf solution". "But I'm not going to give away my negotiating hand".

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Prominent Latino withdraws support from Donald Trump

But he also criticized the Democratic Party's outreach efforts as "rather traditional, what you would expect - hit the churches". F&M's poll shows that Democrat Katie McGinty is leading Republican incumbent Pat Toomey by 5 points among likely voters, though the race is about tied among registered voters.

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Saudi Arabia and Russia oil pact could limit output in future

Any deal between OPEC and non-OPEC producer Russian Federation would be the first in 15 years since Moscow agreed to cut output in tandem with the cartel at the turn of the millennium, although Russian Federation never followed through on that promise.

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US, Russia at odds over Syria ceasefire deal

Al-Assad's forces, and in the past Russian planes , have bombed us -backed Syrian rebels under the guise of fighting ISIS. U.S. officials have blamed Russian Federation for the recent hacking of the Democratic National Committee's (DNC) servers, and law enforcement and intelligence agencies are reportedly concerned about the Kremlin trying to disrupt or undermine the presidential elections.

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G20 makes breakthroughs on development issues, Xi says

The missile test was also an unwanted distraction for the United States, which has been trying on the sidelines of the summit to finalise a deal with Russian Federation for a ceasefire in Syria. At her first G20 summit, British prime minister Theresa May held talks about a post-Brexit trade deal with her Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull, after a strong warning by Japan that its companies may move to the European Union after the United Kingdom leaves the bloc.

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'No chance' of Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia oil cooperation, experts say

North Sea Brent crude oil futures prices fell almost US$2 per barrel after the statement, from a high during the day of $49.31 to about $47.37 per barrel in afternoon trading. Iran has repeatedly said it is unwilling to accept any freeze in oil production to increase the global price , until it regains the market share it lost during years of economic sanctions over the country's nuclear program .

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New Jersey officials, utilities keep close watch on Hermine

East Coast late on Sunday while threatening to regain hurricane strength, after having spared the region the brunt of its wind, rain and tidal surge. Instead, Delaware should brace for another round of hot-and-dry weather, with temperatures climbing to at least the high 80s Tuesday and above 90 Wednesday.

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Labor Day gas was a bargain

Now, with the usual drop in gasoline consumption following the Labor Day holiday, drivers can expect to prices decline. "According to GasBuddy analysts, gasoline prices have remained low even in light of high gasoline demand due to rampant oil production, leading supply to outpace demand for several years, causing oil inventories to bulge and depressing oil prices", a news release states.

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Talks to accelerate over European Union citizens in UK

Speaking last week to Global Government Forum, Lord O'Donnell - who was cabinet secretary and head of the civil service from 2005 to 2011 - urged the government to "lay out its big, strategic vision of not just Brexit, but its strategic vision of where it wants the economy to go".

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UK casts doubt on points-based immigration after Brexit

As former Ukip leader Nigel Farage suggested yesterday she was betraying Brexit voters, No 10 issued a statement saying it would devise an immigration system that gave the government more control than a points-based system. But Obama spoke out strongly against Brexit during the referendum campaign, warning Britons they would go "to the back of the queue" for a U.S. trade deal if they voted to leave.

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Hermine Stalling Off Northeast, Threatening Days of Pounding Surf

Coastal flooding from higher than usual tides, beach erosion and risky rip currents are still expected along the 141 miles of the Jersey Shore, however. "This is a much better scenario for a lot of people". The National Weather Service has issued tropical storm warnings for Southern Bristol, Southern Plymouth, Barnstable, Dukes, Nantucket, Southeast Providence, Rhode Island, Eastern Kent, Rhode Island, Bristol, Rhode Island, Washington, Rhode Island, Newport, Rhode Island and Block Island, ...

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May rejects points-based immigration controls sought by Brexit campaigners

He said that the two-year notice period which is triggered by the United Kingdom invoking Article 50 was a maximum period of time - and it could leave far earlier if it wanted. "I'm anxious", Nigel Farage, one of the most prominent Brexit campaigners and former head of the UK Independence Party, told BBC radio when asked about May's comments.

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UK's new visa policy may negatively impact Indians: Modi tells Theresa May

He said, G-20 member nations need to act to eliminate safe havens for economic offenders and track down and unconditionally extradite money launderers. Mr Swarup said, the UK Prime Minister supported PM's reform agenda and said that UK is keen to participate in Skill India, Make in India and other programmes.

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Join in Merchant Navy Day commemoration

Since 2000, Merchant Navy Day held on 3 September has honoured the UK's seafaring men and women. The city council was among more than 400 local authorities across Britain to be invited to fly the flag, which represents the Merchant Navy, as part of a nationwide call from the Merchant Navy Association and the charity Seafarers UK to raise awareness.

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Britain's growth engine rebounds at record pace after Brexit vote

China's official services survey showed robust growth continued in August but at a slightly slower pace from July. 'Business confidence has rebounded strongly in the United Kingdom following the initial shock of the vote to leave the EU.

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Tropical Storm Hermine Had Much Less Impact Than Expected

A tropical storm warning remains in effect for the Delaware and New Jersey coasts and Delaware Bay. "These are more seasoned surfers who live for the thrill of these waves", said Kim Buttrick, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Taunton, Massachusetts.

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Ambarella Corporation (NASDAQ:AMBA) Issued With 'Buy' Rating At Canaccord Genuity

Canaccord Genuity lifted their price objective on Ambarella from $85.00 to $86.00 and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Wednesday, August 31st. Moreover, Tide Point Capital Management Lp has 1.54% invested in the company for 400,000 shares. Ambarella Inc NASDAQ:AMBA has a 50 day moving average of 60.41 Dollars and a 200 day moving average of 49.83 USD.

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Young anti-China activists victorious in Hong Kong vote

Another surprise was Nathan Law , a student leader in the 2014 protest movement, who also won a seat. All the candidates from the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong and the New People's Party - two pro-establishment parties in Hong Kong - have been elected to the LegCo, while the pro-establishment camp has retained all of its "super seats" from functional constituencies, the paper noted.

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Ailing Korean shipper Hanjin moves to resolve cargo chaos

The company also filed for bankruptcy protection in the US Friday to protect its vessels from being seized by creditors, the Wall Street Journal reported. The chains are working to minimise delivery disruptions from cargo waiting to depart Asia, travelling on the ocean or arriving at ports, Jonathan Gold, vice president for supply chain and customs policy at the National Retail Federation trade group, said last week.

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Philippines says 4 people being sought for deadly blast

Meanwhile, the mayor has asked the relief of Davao City Police Office (DCPO) Director Michael John Dubria and Task Force commander Col. Henry Robinson. "I can not divulge them yet because there is ongoing investigation, but one has beard and seen left the package before the blast", he added. Several countries, including the US, Britain, Australia, Canada and Singapore, have issued travel warnings, urging citizens to reconsider plans to travel to Mindanao province, where Davao city is ...

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Baltimore City Hall Lights Up Blue For Saint Teresa

Peter's Square at the Vatican on September 4, 2016. Mother Teresa was canonised at the Vatican yesterday. Baltimore is considered the birthplace of Catholicism in the United States, as John Carroll established the first diocese of the church in the nation.

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Fatal bug found in quarter of supermarket chicken

The study covered meat sold by Sainsbury's, Morrisons, Tesco, Aldi, Lidl and Co-op and included whole roasting chickens, diced breast meat, legs, thighs and drumsticks. "While some progress has been made we must not be complacent as it may take many years before we see significant reductions in the numbers of antibiotic-resistant bacteria found in farms", Dr Holmes concluded.

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British leader rejects notion of a 2nd British EU vote

Speaking at a regular Westminster media briefing, the spokesman also confirmed that Mrs May will not hold a second Brexit referendum on the outcome of the Article 50 negotiations and will not call an early general election to seek voters' approval of the eventual deal, as Labour leadership candidate Owen Smith has demanded.

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General Motors settles 2 bellwether ignition switch cases

An attorney representing the plaintiffs, Bob Hilliard, suggests the settlements demonstrate GM's interest in resolving the hundreds of pending cases. Lawyers are expected to file court papers as soon as this week alerting a judge the cases have been settled, he said.

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Samsung should officially recall exploding phone: Watchdog

Although there is a recall, customers could exchange their Galaxy Note 7 with another unit via the retail store they purchased the smartphone. A report by SamMobile , shows that Oculus VR company is warning its customers against the use of Gear VR headsets with Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones .

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Rory McIlroy wins Deutsche Bank Championship for second time

He told Sky Sports: "I played some great golf and holed some great putts". I knew my game was in good shape, I just needed to do something with the putting. In his case, it only took 69 holes. Noren, the recent victor of the Scottish Open, shot 65 for a 17 under-par 263. "I know that I hadn't won on the PGA Tour in a while, but over the past 12 months, I've still had three wins worldwide".


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