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Plane with MH17 bodies leaves for Netherlands

Kiev, July 23 (IANS) The first plane carrying the remains of the victims of the crashed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 took off Wednesday from the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv for the Netherlands. The military plane, which is heading for the city of Eindhoven, is carrying the bodies of 16 victims and is due to arrive at 4 p.m., when it will be met by members of the Dutch royal family...

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People regret spending with bottom dollar in pocket

New York, July 23 (IANS) Do you regret buying that pair of shoes or your favourite T-shirt at the fag end of the month? That nagging feeling about your money being wasted is a global phenomenon. According to a new study, consumers are less satisfied with what they have purchased with their bottom dollar compared to when they have money in the bank. As someone spends money, partin...

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Iraqi parliament convenes to elect new president

Baghdad, July 23 (IANS) The Iraqi parliament has convened to elect a president and two vice presidents in a bid to put together a new government. Newly-elected Speaker Salim al-Jubouri opened the session in the presence of 236 lawmakers, Xinhua reported. Jubouri told the lawmakers that the political blocs would need further deliberation to reach a consensus between the political ...

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Violent rhetoric from CEOs make rivals to play dirty

New York, July 23 (IANS) Bosses who try to motivate their employees with violent rhetoric end up motivating rival employees to play dirty, a fascinating research reveals. Business executives use violent language all the time. They say, 'We are going to kill the competition,' or 'We are going to war.' This study shows they should think twice about what they're saying, said David Wood, a p...

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Damascus hails new UN envoy to Syria

Damascus, July 23 (IANS) The Syrian foreign ministry Wednesday hailed the appointment of Staffan de Mistura who replaced Lakhdar Brahimi as the new UN envoy to Syria. In a statement, the Syrian foreign ministry said that a dialogue with the Syrians is the only way out of the ongoing crisis in the country, Xinhua reported. The ministry hoped Mistura would stick to neutrality and o...

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Research questions satellite data over Antarctic sea expansion

Washington, July 23 (IANS) The Antarctic sea ice may not be expanding as fast as previously thought, a new research suggests, adding that there may be a processing error in the satellite data. Arctic sea ice is retreating at a dramatic rate. In contrast, satellite observations suggest that sea ice cover in the Antarctic is expanding and that sea ice extent has reached record highs in rec...

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Hilton's new tune inspired by Madonna, Lisa Frank

Los Angeles, July 23 (IANS) Socialite Paris Hilton has revealed that she was highly inspired by pop star Madonna and designer Lisa Frank while creating the music and video for her new tune Come Alive. The star turned to Madonna for her sex appeal and Frank for the fairytale feel for the song, reports contacmusic.com. She said: Madonna has been an inspiration, ever since I was a l...

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Development bank, security highlights of Modi's BRICS participation: Sushma

New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Establishing a new development bank and security discussions were the highlights of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's participation at the BRICS summit, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said Wednesday. The initiative for the bank, announced at the BRICS New Delhi summit in March 2012, reflects India's vision for an international development bank, she said wh...

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Kerala to host Global Agro Meet in November

Thiruvananthapuram, July 23 (IANS) Kerala will host a Global Agro meet and an exhibition on hi-tech agriculture and food processing at Kochi November 6-7, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said Wednesday. This will be one of the biggest events to showcase value-added agriculture and food processing products and technologies, said Chandy while releasing the logo of the event. Kerala St...

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'Comb on a chip' behind new atomic clock design

California, July 23 (IANS) In a first, researchers have demonstrated a new design for an atomic clock that is based on a chip-scale frequency comb or a microcomb. The microcomb clock is the first demonstration of all-optical control of the microcomb, and its accurate conversion of optical frequencies to lower microwave frequencies. Optical frequencies are too high to count but mi...

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Levine-Prinsloo performed at their wedding reception

Los Angeles, July 23 (IANS) Newly wed singer Adam Levine and model Behati Prinsloo reportedly performed at their wedding reception. The two got married July 19 the Maroon 5 frontman performed with his bandmates and Stevie Nicks, the star from the band Fleetwood Mac, to entertain the guests. Later, Prinsloo took to the stage and dedicated the song First Day Of My Life from the ba...

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If Hollywood has Hillary Swank, we have Priyanka: Bhansali

Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali compares Priyanka Chopra with Million Dollar Baby star Hilary Swank insisting that only Barfi star could pull of the title role in Mary Kom, a biopic on Olympic bronze medallist and five-time World Champion M.C. Mary Kom. Sports drama Million Dollar Baby was the story of a waitress' determination to become a boxing champ and Swank p...

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Tripura cop suspended after assault on BJP leaders

Agartala, July 23 (IANS) A police sub-inspector, tasked with providing security to Tripura BJP leaders, was suspended for negligence of duty after they were allegedly assaulted by CPI-M workers, police said here Wednesday. The vehicle of Tripura BJP president Sudhindra Dasgupta hit four CPI-M workers at Jatrapur. Following this many other CPI-M workers rushed to the spot and protested ag...

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Manipuri man's killing: another attacker sent to police custody

New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) A Delhi court Wednesday sent another youth, arrested in connection with the killing of a 29-year-old Manipuri BPO employee, to one day's police custody. Metropolitan Magistrate Ashok Kumar allowed police to interrogate Azad Choudhary alias Bhola, 24, till July 24. Justice Kumar Tuesday sent three youths - Sanjay Basoya, 24, Shakti Basoya, 21, and Rajiv, ...

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Typhoon-hit Taifong Open golf reduced to 54 holes

Chang Hwa (Chinese Taipei), July 23 (IANS) The $160,000 Taifong Open golf tournament has been reduced to 54 holes with the first round starting Friday following inclement weather caused by Typhoon Matmo, which hit Chinese Taipei Wednesday. Officials decided to reschedule the opening round to Friday to ensure that the Taifong Golf Club is in playable condition for the Asian Development To...

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Israel opens additional airport for international flights

Jerusalem, July 23 (IANS) Israel is opening a second international airport after major airlines stopped flights when a rocket fired from Gaza landed near Tel Aviv's international airport, Transport Minister Israel Katz said Wednesday. Speaking at Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv, Katz said that he has instructed the Israel Airports Authority to immediately open the southern U...

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Kerry in Israel to give push to Gaza ceasefire

Gaza, July 23 (IANS) US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Israel Wednesday to boost efforts to reach a ceasefire agreement between Israel and Hamas. The US Secretary of State, who came from Cairo where he met Egyptian officials, is scheduled to travel to Jerusalem and Ramallah, Xinhua reported. Kerry has planned to meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Palestini...

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Katju allegations echo in Rajya Sabha

New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was disrupted Wednesday following an uproar by AIADMK members over Press Council of India chairman Markandey Katju's allegations of corruption in the judiciary. Clarifications were also sought from former prime minister Manmohan Singh. Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu said that the revelations by former Supreme Court judge Markand...

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MH17 black boxes arrive in Britain

Kiev, July 23 (IANS) The two black boxes of the crashed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrived in Britain Wednesday for analysis, Ukraine's investigation commission said. The flight data recorders have been sent to a laboratory in Farnborough in southern England under the supervision of experts from the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), the commission said in a statement.<...

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YSR Congress to protest TDP's dilution of loan waiver

Hyderabad, July 23 (IANS) The YSR Congress party has called for a three-day protest across Andhra Pradesh from Thursday over the ruling TDP diluting its poll promise to waive loans of farmers and women's self-help groups. YSR Congress chief Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy alleged that Telugu Desam Party president N. Chandrababu Naidu during the election campaign made promises knowing fully well th...

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