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What not to eat for gorgeous skin?

New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Don't want pigmentation or rashes? Stop indulging in dairy products or sugar, says an expert. Kiran Lohia, medical director of Lumiere Dermatology, New Delhi, suggests what not to eat for healthy skin: * No dairy products: Most people believe that milk does a body good, but the fact is that it is more harmful than you think. Dairy products such as milk, c...

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TVS Motor logs eight percent sales growth in June

Chennai, July 1 (IANS) Two- and three-wheeler maker TVS Motor Company Ltd said on Wedneday that it closed June with eight percent sales growth as compared to the corresponding month in 2014. In a statement issued here, the company said it sold 2222,099 units (two-wheelers 211,002 units, three-wheelers 11,097 units) last month up from 205,403 units (two-wheelers 196,486 units, three-wheel...

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Lalit Modi case will disrupt parliament: Yechury

New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Disruptions are expected in the upcoming monsoon session of parliament as major opposition parties appear united over the Lalit Modi issue, CPI-M general secretary Sitaram Yechury said on Wednesday. Since all the major opposition parties have come out against the Lalit Modi issue, there is going to be uproar on the issue in the session coming ahead, Yechury said ...

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Over 2.4 mn worldwide without sanitation: UN

New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Over 2.4 million people worldwide are still without sanitation, including 946 million who are compelled to defecate in the open, a United Nations assessment said on Wednesday. The assessment done by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) also warned that the lack of progress on sanitation is threatening to undermine child ...

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North Korea warned of sanctions over n-programme

Seoul, July 1 (IANS) South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Wednesday warned North Korea of facing harsher sanctions unless it abandons its nuclear weapons programme, Yonhap news agency reported. North Korea has long been under an array of US and international sanctions for its nuclear and missile programmes. However, the country has rejected repeated international calls to giv...

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Proceedings against Kumar Vishwas closed, DCW tells high court

New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on Wednesday informed the Delhi High Court that no proceedings were pending against AAP leader Kumar Vishwas with regards to a complaint filed by a woman party volunteer. Commission chairperson Barkha Singh's counsel told Justice V.P. Vaish that DCW proceedings against Vishwas were dropped on June 23. Aam Aadmi Party'...

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Two NDRF teams rushed to landslides-hit Darjeeling

New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Two teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have been rushed to Darjeeling to help in relief and rescue operations in the wake of landslides, a home ministry official said on Wednesday. Minister of state for home affairs Kiren Rijiju has also left Delhi to oversee the relief and rescue operations there by local authorities and other agencies. ...

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Being the face of 'DID' makes Jay Bhanushali proud

Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Actor Jay Bhanushali, who has been a part of Dance India Dance (DID) since long, feels proud to be associated with the dance-based reality show and says that he can't leave it for other offers. I feel so happy when people say that you are face of 'Dance India Dance'. So I keep saying that if Salman Khan is the face of 'Big Boss' then I am the face of 'DID'. So its a...

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New Zealand women overcome India to level series 1-1

Bengaluru, July 1 (IANS) The New Zealand women's cricket team came up with a fine all-round performance to beat India by three wickets and level the five-match One-Day International (ODI) series 1-1 at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Wednesday. Batting first, India, who had won the opening tie on Sunday, made a hash of a fine start by opener Thirush Kamini, 61, (96b, 11x4, 1x6) as the...

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China's top legislature ratifies BRICS bank agreement

Beijing, July 1 (IANS) China's top legislature on Wednesday ratified an agreement on the founding of BRICS New Development Bank (NDB), which will fund infrastructure projects in the bloc and other developing economies. The approval was given at the bimonthly-session of the National People's Congress Standing Committee, which runs until July 1, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

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India eves face Italy in 5-8 position match

Antwerp, July 1 (IANS) Following their ouster from the quarterfinals, the Indian women's team will be taking on World No.16 Italy in a 5-8 position classification playoff in the Hockey World League (HWL) Semi-Final here on Thursday. India were thrashed 0-7 by reigning Olympic champions Netherlands on Tuesday, who progressed to the semi-finals where they will take on Australia. With the d...

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Modi heads for Central Asia; energy, connectivity, anti-terror on agenda

New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the five 'stans of Central Asia -- Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan -- next week will see energy security high on the agenda plus talks on the North-South connectivity corridor that will give India access to the resource-rich region and beyond. Forming a joint front against emerging extremist ...

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14 militants killed in US drone attack in Afghanistan

Kabul, July 1 (IANS) At least 14 militants were killed and their hideouts destroyed in a US drone strike in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. According to police spokesman Hazrat Hussain Mashriqiwal of Nangarhar, the drone targeted two insurgent hideouts in Mach Megi area of Lalpur district on Tuesday. Mashriqiwal said both the hiding places of the insurgents were destro...

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Deepak ousts Nikhil for tennis semis berth

Bengaluru, July 1 (IANS) Unseeded Deepak A. stormed into the semi-finals of the boys singles, knocking out second seed Nikhil Niranjan 6-1, 6-3 in an all Karnataka quarter-final of the KTPPA-AITA Championship Series junior tennis tournament here on Wednesday. Fourth seed Aditya Roy (Bengal) also made his exit, losing to unseeded Subash Paramasivam of Tamil Nadu 1-6, 3-6 in another quarte...

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Two die after public feast in Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal, July 1 (IANS) Two people died and 70 were taken ill after they had food at a bhandara (public feast on religious occasion) organised by a temple in Madhya Pradesh's Panna district. Over 1,000 people had food at the bhandara held at a temple in Mudwari village, following which more than 70 people complained of stomach ache and diarrhoea, district police officer Raghunath Khatekar ...

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Lalit Modi now drags Varun Gandhi into row

New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Former IPL chief Lalit Modi has claimed that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi met him in London a few years ago and offered to settle everything with Congress president Sonia Gandhi. Though Varun Gandhi accepted meeting Lalit Modi, he denied having struck any kind of deal between them. Varun-ji met Lalit Modi in London along with Bharatpur, Ra...

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X-rays and CT scans don't cause cancers: Study

New York, July 1 (IANS) Humans may have developed over the years the ability to repair damage from low-dose radiation from X-rays, CT scans and other medical imaging procedures, says new research. In recent years, there has been widespread media coverage of studies purporting to show that radiation from X-rays, computed tomography (CT) scans and other medical imaging causes cancer.

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Modi launches 'Digital India Week' to empower people via IT

New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday launched the Digital India Week as part of the larger initiative to empower the people and extend services better with the use of information technology and its tools. The prime minister also unveiled a logo for Digital India, an umbrella programme that seeks to transform India into a digitally-empowered, knowledge econom...

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Uttar Pradesh has 8 fake universities, says UGC

New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh has the largest number of fake universities in the country at eight, followed by six in Delhi, the University Grants Commission (UGC) said on Wednesday. It said the country has 21 such bogus universities. There was a university in Lucknow whose matter is being heard before court, the officials said. According the the UGC website, the Varanas...

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Iran warns against violation of any n-deal

Tehran, July 1 (IANS) Iran will return to the previous level of its nuclear activities if the P5+1 group of countries violate the terms of a potential nuclear deal with Tehran, President Hassan Rouhani said. If a (final) nuclear agreement is reached, we will be committed to implementing it, however, it is clear that the opposite side should also remain committed to its obligations, Press...

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