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Discomfort due to humidity, heat to shoot up in Bengal: Official

Kolkata, May 22 (IANS) Complaining about sweltering heat? Gear up for more discomfort as mercury levels coupled with humidity will shoot up in West Bengal till the arrival of the much-awaited monsoon, the Met office said here on Friday. People mopping perspiration off their faces with already soaked handkerchiefs, shielding themselves with umbrellas, and stopping for sips of water are a ...

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South Korean brand Innisfree expands footprints in India

Gurgaon, May 22 (IANS) South Korean brand Innisfree opened its trove of beauty secrets embedded with nature's benefits for the Indian market by opening its second outlet here on Friday, a step towards further expansion in the country. The store at DLF Galleria market here comes after the brand's entry into the Indian market via an outlet in the capital's upscale Khan Market. Th...

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Judicial process will settle retro tax matter: Jaitley

New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Making it clear that the government did not believe in retrospective taxation, and had also taken action in the matter, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said past cases will be decided by the judicial process, even as it will await suggestions from an expert panel. I have already said old cases need to be resolved. The revenue department didn't do anything...

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China flies military planes over Miyako Strait for first time

Beijing, May 22 (IANS) Chinese military planes overflew the Miyako Strait, separating the Japanese islands of Miyako and Okinawa, as part of military exercises in the western Pacific, Efe news agency reported on Friday. The flight on Thursday, the first for Chinese military aircraft on that flight path, comprised bomber planes which flew in accordance with international norms and without...

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Odisha achieves record seafood exports growth

Bhubaneswar, May 22 (IANS) Encouraged by a record 26 percent growth in seafood exports to Rs.2,300 crore during 2014-15, the Odisha government has set an ambitious target to increase the exports of marine products to Rs.10,000 crore in the next three years. We have set a target to increase the fish export to Rs.10,000 crore in the next three years from the present Rs.2,300 crore, said Fi...

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Punj Llyod suffers Rs.506 crore loss during 2014-15

Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Diversified engineering, procurement and construction conglomerate Punj Lloyd on Friday reported a stand-alone net loss of Rs.506.66 crore for the fiscal ended March 31, 2015, from a net profit of Rs.7.81 crore in the previous fiscal year. Globally, FY2015 has been a challenging year for companies in the infrastructure sector and Punj Lloyd was no exception, said At...

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Indian national charged with fraud in New York

New York, May 22 (IANS) An Indian national along with two other people was charged with conspiracy to trick distressed homeowners into selling their residences and reaping millions of dollars through the fraud. Rajesh Maddiwar, Mario Alvarenga and Amir Meiri were presented in Manhattan federal court before US Magistrate Judge Kevin Fox on Thursday. They each face a maximum sente...

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Real Madrid prepare to end season on a low note

Madrid, May 22 (IANS) Spanish club Real Madrid are set to end their disappointing season on a low note at home against Getafe with a La Liga match on Saturday. The club is also expected to bid goodbyes to several star players at the end of the season. Real Madrid's Champions League exit at the hands of Italian champions Juventus and bitter rivals FC Barcelona's win against Atletico Madri...

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UPA's land Act was against rural areas: Jaitley

New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday that the land Act enacted by the previous United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government was against rural areas whereas the bill introduced by the NDA government had sought to make necessary corrections in the law. The law brought in 2013 stops (creation of) rural infrastructure, irrigation, rural roads, rural industria...

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Neha Sharma to romance John Abraham in 'Hera Pheri 3'

Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Actress Neha Sharma has confirmed that she would be romancing actor John Abraham in the third instalment of the film Hera Pheri. 'Hera Pheri' is one of my most favourite films of all times. Super excited to be part of this franchise and also about sharing screen space with John whose work I have always admired, Neha said in a statement. Neha ventured into Hi...

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IS seizes gas plant in Syria

Beirut, May 22 (IANS) Islamic State (IS) militants continued on Friday their advance on the Syrian province of Homs, bordering Iraq, and took control of a vital gas plant, according to the Syrian Observatory of Rights Human (SOHR). SOHR said that the jihadis seized the T3 gas plant following the withdrawal of government forces under President Bashar al-Assad, according to Efe news agency...

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Government committed to one rank one pension: Jaitley

New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said the one rank one pension (OROP) concept was an unambiguous commitment of the government. Addressing a press conference held to mark one year of the Narendra Modi government, Jaitley said the defence ministry was talking to his ministry on the issue. It will be implemented, he said. Defence Minister Mano...

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Cleaning California oil spill could take months

Washington, May 22 (IANS) It could take months to clean up the estimated 105,000 gallons of crude oil spilled on Tuesday from a pipeline rupture on the Californian coast of Santa Barbara, according to the US Coast Guard. More than 300 personnel, 18 boats and volunteers worked throughout Thursday to control the spill and clean affected areas of land and ocean around San Refugio State Beac...

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I was called silly for doing 'Fashion': Priyanka Chopra

Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) With the success of content-driven films led by women like Anushka Sharma and Kangana Ranaut, one lady who is sitting back and smiling is Priyanka Chopra, who recalls how she was called silly for choosing to do a movie like Fashion back in 2008. Having watched Anushka's production NH10, Priyanka was all praise for the latter for keeping the flag of girl power flying...

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Myanmar state handed over more than 200 boat people

Yangon, May 22 (IANS) Myanmar's navy on Friday handed over to the country's western Rakhine State government 208 Bangladeshi nationals who were found drifting at sea on a migrant boat. The migrant boat carrying 219 people, including 208 Bangladeshi citizens, nine crew members and two interpreters, were rescued by Myanmar navy at sea about four miles west of Thinbawgway village in Maungda...

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Liverpool manager Rodgers expects striker Sterling to stay

London, May 22 (IANS) Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is unequivocal that his club's stance over Raheem Sterling will not alter as he reiterated his belief on Friday that the young forward will not leave during the next two years of his contract. Fenway Sports Group, Liverpool's owners, have experience in dealing with players who want to force a move away from them and Rodgers believes...

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Cameron starts push for EU reforms

London, May 22 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday said that he is determined to reform Britain's relationship with the European Union (EU) as he seeks to kickstart talks with European leaders on his plans. At an ongoing summit in Latvia, he is making his case for change in the EU following the Conservatives' election victory in the May 7 general elections, BBC reported...

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Same-sex marriage referendum starts in Ireland

Dublin, May 22 (IANS) Polling stations in the Republic of Ireland opened their doors on Friday morning to some three million voters who will decide on the legalisation of same-sex marriage in a nation-wide referendum. Citizens will have 15 hours to cast their ballots, and if a majority supports the measure, Ireland will be the first predominantly Catholic nation to allow gay and lesbian ...

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Minor gang raped, murdered near Hyderabad

Hyderabad, May 22 (IANS) A minor girl was gang raped and murdered by unidentified people in Telangana's Ranga Reddy district, police said on Friday. The incident occurred on Thursday night near Vikarabad, about 75 km from here. According to police, the 15-year-old girl was kidnapped by four people when she was travelling in an auto-rickshaw with her father from Vikarabad to their...

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London cab driver jailed for killing US soldier

London, May 22 (IANS) A London cab driver has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 38 years for the murder of a US soldier in a roadside bombing in Iraq in 2007, media reported on Friday. Anis Sardar, 38, from Wembley, built bombs as part of a conspiracy to kill Americans fighting in the country. He was found guilty on Thursday, BBC reported. The explosive devices were pla...

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