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Pune FC down Churchill 3-0 in Durand Cup

Raia (Goa), Oct 31 (IANS) I-league side Pune FC began their Durand Cup campaign in style with a comfortable 3-0 win over Churchill Brothers SC in a Group IV quarter-final stage match of the 127th Durand Cup here Friday. Goals from mid-fielders Dhanpal Ganesh (7th minute), Arata Izumi (51st) and substitute striker Thongkhosiem Haokip (65th) handed coach Karim Bencherifa a convincing win i...

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Punjab seeks punishment for Sikh riots perpetrators

Chandigarh, Oct 31 (IANS) The Punjab government Friday said it would mount pressure on the central government to seek punishment for those who were involved in the killing of hundreds of Sikhs in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal told the media in Bathinda, 250 km from here, that the enhanced compensation awarded to the victims of 1984 riots by the Naren...

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Bipasha suntans in Koh Samui

Mumbai, Oct 31 (IANS) Bipasha Basu is loving every bit of soaking in the sun on the sands of Koh Samui in Thailand. Burnt crisp in the #kohsamui sun! Love the sun sea sand! Love to tan:) Blisssssss, Bipasha posted on Twitter Friday. The actress is in a complete holiday mood -- or so it seems from her relaxed photographs with her soul sister Deanne Panday, a celebrity trainer. ...

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ITC standalone net profit up 8.7 percent in Q2

Kolkata, Oct 31 (IANS) Kolkata based diversified conglomerate ITC Ltd's standalone net profit rose 8.7 percent to Rs 2,425.16 crore during July-September of the current fiscal, the company announced Friday. The company had posted a net profit of Rs. 2,230.53 crore in the year ago period. The standalone total income went up to Rs.9,023.74 crore for the quarter ended Sep 30 as agai...

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Sit-ins delayed building powerhouses: Nawaz Sharif

Islamabad, Oct 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Friday blamed sit-ins for delaying the construction of powerhouses in the country, as cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan continued protesting with supporters in the capital city for over two months. While presiding over a special cabinet meeting, Sharif reviewed the performance of three ministries including railways, petroleum and ...

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Court reprieve for 250 Kerala hotel bars

Kochi, Oct 31 (IANS) A Kerala High Court division bench Friday stayed for a month, Thursday's single judge bench verdict directing 250 two and three star bars to close immediately. The division bench of Justice Thottathil B. Radhakrishnan and Justice Babu Mathew P. Thomas was acting on a petition from the 250 two and three star hotel bars owners which said that Thursday's verdict was dis...

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Fadnavis sworn in as Maharashtra CM, nine ministers also take oath

Mumbai, Oct 31 (IANS) Devendra Fadnavis was sworn-in as the chief minister of the first BJP government of Maharashtra at a gala public function here Friday. Nine other ministers also took the oath. Maharashtra Governor C. V. Rao administered the oath of office and secrecy to Fadnavis (44) and the others at a glittering ceremony in the sprawling Wankhede Stadium witnessed by over ...

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Taylor Swift not looking for love

Los Angeles, Oct 31 (IANS) Love and romance are not a priority for singer Taylor Swift. She says she isn't interested in dating anyone right now. Swift seems to be at peace with her life, and she doesn't enjoy it when her friends try to set her up with new people. People will say, 'Let me set you up with someone', and I'm just sitting there saying, 'That's not what I'm doing. I'm...

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Ryder picked for New Zealand A tour

Wellington, Oct 31 (IANS) New Zealand selectors Friday threw a lifeline to talented batsman Jesse Ryder by including him in the 13-member A squad for four one-dayers in Dubai next month. Ryder returns to a New Zealand combination for the first time since last summer's series against India and can stay in fray for a chance to make it to the World Cup squad. New Zealand A will pla...

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New Zealand PM invites Indian cricket fans to 2015 World Cup

Mumbai, Oct 31 (IANS) With 100 days to go before the commencement of the 2015 ICC World Cup, New Zealand Prime Minister John Key Friday invited Indian cricket fans to visit his country during the Feb 14-March 29 event, to be co-hosted by New Zealand and Australia. Key tweeted a link that had New Zealand cricket legend Richard Hadlee inviting Indian travellers to visit their country durin...

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GAIL Q2 net goes up 42 percent on strong performance

New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) State-run gas utility GAIL India Friday reported a 42 percent jump in net profit at Rs.1,303 crore for the second quarter that ended September over Rs.916 crore in the corresponding quarter last year, on the back of strong operational performance. Income from operations during the quarter under review grew less than a percent only to Rs.14,130 crore against Rs.14...

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Commonwealth group supports subsidies, MSP for crops

Chandigarh, Oct 31 (IANS) Advocating equitable price for agriculture produce, the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) meet on agriculture Friday also recommended continuance of Minimum Support Price (MSP) regime for staple and other crops and subsidies on other farm-related items. The recommendation was made for participating countries at the conclusion of a three-day CPA meet o...

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India to launch electronic toll collection at 350 highway plazas: Minister

New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Launching an electronic toll collection (ETC) system for the Delhi-Mumbai highway, Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari Friday said such a facility will be extended to as many as 350 plazas by the end of next year. In the coming time, this system will get revolutionalised. This is our step towards a digital India. I have given orders that before March, there should b...

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History repeats itself: Darshan Pandya on 'Itna Karo...'

Mumbai, Oct 31 (IANS) After Kya Huaa Tera Vaada, actor Darshan Pandya is upbeat about teaming up with TV tsarina Ekta Kapoor on the new show Itna Karo Na Mujhe Pyaar. It's like history repeats itself with me, with Ekta Kapoor's new show on Sony Entertainment Television, Darshan, who played Vineet Raizada in Kya Huaa..., said in a statement. This character has been conceived very ...

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President asks NITs to adopt villages

New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee has asked each of the 30 National Institutes of Technology (NITs) to adopt five villages and turn them into model ones - on the lines of Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He was speaking at a two-day conference of directors of National Institutes of Technology at Rashtrapati Bhavan here Thursday. <...

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Fadnavis is first BJP CM of Maharashtra

Mumbai, Oct 31 (IANS) Devendra Fadnavis was sworn-in as the chief minister of the first BJP government of Maharashtra at a gala public function here Friday. Maharashtra Governor C.V. Rao administered the oath of office and secrecy to Fadnavis, 44, at a ceremony in Wankhede Stadium witnessed by over 30,000 people. Present on the occasion were Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bharatiy...

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Posco not to quit Odisha project

Bhubaneswar, Oct 31 (IANS) South Korean steel major Posco Friday said it would not pull out of its Rs.52,000-crore steel project at Jagatsinghpur in Odisha. We are waiting for 10 years. We wouldn't quit. No, never, Chairman-cum-Managing Director (CMD) of Posco India Gee Woong Sung told media persons here. The Posco CMD met Chief Secretary Gokul Pati at the state secretariat here ...

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Israel's Temple Mount reopens amid tension

London, Oct 31 (IANS) Israeli police Friday reopened a key Jerusalem holy site after its closure amid tension following the shooting of a Jewish activist. The Temple Mount or al-Haram al-Sharif was reopened ahead of Muslim Friday prayers, but with restrictions on worshippers as a security measure, BBC reported. Entry was restricted to men over 50. On Thursday night, hundr...

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India-centric CTL won't clash with IPTL: Vijay Amritraj

New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) The inaugural Champions Tennis League (CTL) from Nov 17-26 to be played across six cities in India won't have any clash of interests with the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL), though, both will have franchises based out of New Delhi, former Indian tennis star and CTL promoter Vijay Amritraj said Friday. There is only one tennis league in India and that ...

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Daylight saving risk to diabetics?

New York, Oct 31 (IANS) The twice annual ritual of setting clocks for daylight saving time can affect diabetics adversely, especially those who use insulin pumps. Some diabetes patients who use insulin pumps may forget to change the clock that is found in these devices, said Saleh Aldasouqi, associate professor of medicine at Michigan State University in the US. Forgetting to cha...

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