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Civic polls victory answer to opposition's slander: Mamata

Kolkata, April 28 (IANS) With West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress sweeping the civic polls in the city and the state, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Tuesday that the victory was an answer to the opposition's slanderous campaign against her. Slamming the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Communist Party of India-Marxist for their strike call for April 30, Banerjee warned of admin...

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Wendell Rodricks gets French award

New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Fashion designer Wendell Rodricks was bestowed the Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et Lettres for his contribution to the fashion industry and for incorporating French charm in his creations. French ambassador to India Francois Richier honoured Rodricks with the medal of the Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters (Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et Lettres) on boa...

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Bengal minister slams Centre for ignoring consumer protection

Kolkata, April 28 (IANS) Slamming the Centre for ignoring consumer rights' protection, West Bengal Consumer Affairs Minister Sadhan Pande on Tuesday said it needs to allocate more funds to the states. The prime minister has held talks with many foreign dignitaries but he has not looked into the problems of the consumers. He has not attended a single meeting with the (union) consumer (rig...

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Messi is God-like: Beckenbauer

Barcelona, April 28 (IANS) German football legend Franz Beckenbauer on Tuesday labelled Barcelona star Lionel Messi as God-like and believes the Spanish team's hope of success this season rests on his shoulders. The 27-year-old has recovered from a disappointing end to 2014 to inspire his side to a fine run of form domestically and in Europe to leave the club challenging for silverware o...

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Tomar denies fake certificate charge

New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Delhi Law Minister Jitender Singh Tomar on Tuesday denied charges that his provisional law certificate was fabricated and said he would soon get all the records and make everything clear. All the allegations made against me are baseless. If I would have committed anything wrong then I would not have been constantly coming to my office. Very soon I will get all ...

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Hate to diet? It's how you are wired

New York, April 28 (IANS) If you are finding it difficult to stick to a weight-loss diet, you may blame hunger sensitive cells in your brain, says a study. These specialised cells, known as AGRP neurons, are responsible for the unpleasant feeling of hunger that makes snacking irresistible, the study found. The negative emotions associated with hunger can make it hard to maintain ...

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Sound from a mouse can give your cat a fit!

London, April 28 (IANS) Sounds like crinkling of paper or plastic bags, clinking of coins or keys and even clicking of a computer mouse can trigger seizures in cats, says a new study. The syndrome has been termed feline audiogenic reflex seizures (FARS). Having received reports of seizures in cats, Mark Lowrie and Laurent Garosi from Davies Veterinary Specialists, England, and Robert Har...

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Nine killed as strong winds, heavy rain lash UP

Lucknow, April 28 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and many injured when gusty winds and heavy rain lashed parts of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday morning, officials said. The inclement weather was witnessed in Agra, Lucknow, Kanpur, Varanasi, Bahraich, Jhansi and many other parts of the state. Two people were killed in Natwakhera village in the the state capital when lightning ...

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India shares Afghanistan's pain over terror: Modi

New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) India shares Afghanistan's pain over persisting terrorism and extremist violence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday. The terrorist violence has destroyed lives and derailed progress, Modi said, adding India and Afghanistan have a timeless link of human hearts. Addressing a joint press conference after holding delegation level talks with Afgha...

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Trisha, Taapsee in Selvaraghavan's next

Chennai, April 28 (IANS) Actresses Trisha Krishnan and Taapsee Pannu have been finalised for filmmaker Selvaraghavan's next yet-untitled Tamil outing with actor Silambarasan aka Simbu. The project will go on the floors in the first week of May. Trisha and Taapsee are the heroines of Selva's new film with Simbu. Telugu actor Jagapathi Babu has been cast in an important role. The regular s...

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Delhi law minister should be sacked: Congress

New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The Congress demanded on Tuesday that Delhi Law Minister Jitender Singh Tomar be sacked immediately. Congress leader Ajay Maken said on Twitter: AAP Delhi law minister's law degree found fake. Should be sacked immediately and vacate assembly seat for fresh election! The comments came after a Bihar-based university from where Tomar claimed to have obtain...

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Congress seeks Modi's apology over his 'anti-India' comments

New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The Congress on Tuesday demanded an apology from Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his anti-India comments made in Germany and Canada when he was on a three-nation tour earlier this month. He must apologise for whatever he had said, senior Congress leader Anand Sharma told reporters. Sharma, who raised the issue in the Rajya Sabha earlier in the day, sai...

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Three Indian designers nominated for International Woolmark Prize

New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Indian designers Gaurav Jai Gupta, Nachiket Barve and Suket Dhir are among the nominees for the India and Middle East category of the International Woolmark Prize (IWP) 2015-16. The India and Middle East regional awards will be held in Dubai on July 22. IWP, now into its fourth year, has emerged as a coveted award in the fashion world especially after the victo...

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India, US negotiating high-quality bilateral investment treaty

New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) India and the US are negotiating a high -quality bilateral investment treaty to create an enabling business environment in India, the US ambassador here said on Tuesday We (with Indian officials) are working on a high standard bilateral investment treaty to make sure that any such treaty is very high quality, US ambassador Richard Verma said addressing the ann...

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Unique 3D map of the universe created

Ontario, April 28 (IANS) Astrophysicists have created a 3D map of the universe that spans nearly two billion light years and is the most complete picture of our cosmic neighbourhood so far. The spherical map of galaxy superclusters will lead to a greater understanding of how matter is distributed in the universe and provide key insights into the mysterious dark matter, the researchers no...

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Carey Mulligan conscious about wearing tight clothes

Los Angeles, April 28 (IANS) Actress Carey Mulligan has confessed that she is self conscious about wearing tight clothing and prefers to sport loose-fitting gowns in order to feel more comfortable on the red carpet. The Far from the Madding Crowd actress said: I'm so reserved. I like outfits that come to my knee and aren't too tight or revealing. I'm too self conscious of my body and my...

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Political parties should unite to tackle Maoist problem: Rajnath

New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) All political parties should come together and deal with the Maoist problem in the country, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Tuesday. Replying to a Lok Sabha debate on the demand for grants related to his ministry, he said there has been a decline in Maoist killings by 22 percent in the affected areas. In 2013, 397 people were killed and in 2014, 309...

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Don't blame salt alone for high BP: Study

New York, April 28 (IANS) Lack of potassium in the diet, not a little more salt than what is currently recommended, is linked to higher blood pressure (BP), new research says. The researchers found that adolescent girls, who consumed more dietary potassium had lower BPs in later adolescence. In contrast, the data indicated no overall effect of sodium intake alone on BP, and, thus...

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MSF teams reach Nepal to provide relief

Kathmandu, April 28 (IANS) Four teams from Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) or Doctors Without Borders have reached Nepal to assess the most urgent medical needs following the weekend's devastating earthquake. More international staff are expected to reach Nepal over the coming days, MSF said in a statement. A 17-member team has already carried out an initial assessment of the ex...

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Lyricist Shailendra to get memorial in UP

Mathura, April 28 (IANS) A memorial gate will be built in Mathura in Uttar Pradesh to honour late lyricist Shailendra who studied and spent many years here pursuing his passion for writing before shifting to Mumbai. Mathura MP and veteran actress Hema Malini assured a delegation of the Jan Sanskratik Manch that she would fund the construction of the memorial gate in Mathura. The ...

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