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Youth held in another Bangalore minor's rape

Bangalore, July 30 (IANS) In yet another sexual assault on a minor in this tech city, a youth was arrested Wednesday for allegedly raping a seven-year-old girl at his home in northwest suburb July 25, police said. We have arrested the accused, Srinivas, after interrogating him in detention on a complaint filed by the victim's parents in the local police station Tuesday night, deputy comm...

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Another Gaza school shelter bombed, toll now 1,253

Gaza, July 30 (IANS) At least 13 Palestinians were killed and dozens injured early Wednesday when Israeli artillery fire hit a school used as a shelter by displaced people in the northern Gaza Strip town of Jabaliya, as the toll in the coastal enclave in the ongoing offensive rose to 1,253. Health ministry spokesman in Gaza Ashraf al-Qedra said hospitals in the northern Gaza Strip have s...

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Wear anything in Goa: Parrikar

Panaji, July 30 (IANS) People are free to wear what they want in Goa, but those who find it objectionable are also free to book them for obscenity, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told the legislative assembly Wednesday. Parrikar was replying to a question by Congress legislator Aleixo Lourenco. If anyone tries to take law in hand and harass a lady because of her clothes I will n...

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Tamil Nadu school fire: Parents disappointed with verdict

Chennai, July 30 (IANS) Parents of the 94 children killed in the 2004 Kumbakonam school fire tragedy in Tamil Nadu Wednesday expressed shock and disbelief at the acquittal of the 11 people in the case by a court in Thanjavur. Speaking to a television channel, a mother who had lost two children in the accident, said: This is not an acceptable decision. The government officials should not ...

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Golden ale to celebrate the Games' spirit

Glasgow, July 30 (IANS) To celebrate the spirit of the Games, Scottish brewing giant Caledonian Brewery has introduced a limited edition 'ale' brewed from ingredients from around the Commonwealth. Christened 'Commonwealth Gold', the refreshing golden beer has been brewed using open-fired coppers that date back to the Victorian age and combines ingredients from all over the Commonwealth, ...

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Kerala tightens norms for booking room in MLAS' hostel

Thiruvananthapuram, July 30 (IANS) Following an all-party meeting held here Wednesday, Kerala assembly Speaker G. Karthikeyan has announced very strict norms for entry of visitors to the MLAs' hostel which will also be applicable to ex-legislators. You all know the reason why we had an all-party meeting today and it has now been agreed that rooms will be allotted to ex-legislators only i...

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Menu design can spoil diners' mood

New York, July 30 (IANS) If you have ordered the wrong food at a restaurant, do not blame yourself. Curse the menu instead. According to an interesting research, what you order may have less to do with what you want and more to do with a menu's layout and descriptions. When it comes to what you order for dinner, two things matter most: what you see on the menu and how you imagine...

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Sweetened beverages can impair memory

New York, July 30 (IANS) Limit your sugar-sweetened beverage intake if you are a teenager. An alarming study shows that daily consumption of beverages can impair your ability to learn and remember. Most of the beverages are sweetened with high-fructose corn syrup or sucrose. In experiments over rats, researchers found that adult rats who consumed the sugar-sweetened beverages for...

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ITC to foray into dairy, beverages

Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) Diversified conglomerate ITC will be foraying into dairy and beverages segments, its chairman Y.C. Deveshwar said here Wednesday. We want to grow in new areas... in areas of fruit juices, tea, coffee, chocolates and dairy products. This is the best time to absorb the cost of gestation of new area and build the company for tomorrow, he said while responding to shar...

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Don't go to Iraq, Goa panel tells job seekers

Panaji, July 30 (IANS) Goa's Commission for Non Resident Indian (NRI) Affairs Wednesday advised Goan youngsters against pursuing overseas jobs based in Iraq. A statement issued by NRI Affairs Director U.D. Kamat said the advisory had been issued on the basis of enquiries made with the Indian embassy in Baghdad. The commissioner for NRI Affairs has received a few inquiries from th...

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Haryana grants maternity leave to contractual staff

Chandigarh, July 30 (IANS) The Haryana government announced Wednesday that contractual employees will also be entitleed to maternity leave. The decision was taken in a meeting of the state cabinet here. Now women employees eligible for maternity benefits and whose services have been hired on contract basis in a lawfully authorized manner shall be entitled to fully paid maternity ...

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Landslide hits Pune village, NDRF sends rescue teams

New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Two National Disaster Relief Force (NDRF) teams have been sent to carry out rescue operations in a village in Pune district in Maharashtra which has been hit by a landslide, an official said Wednesday. According to initial reports, the landslide was triggered by heavy rains, said NDRF spokesperson Anil Sharma. Pune district magistrate informed us about t...

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Odisha inks pact for second airport in the state

Bhubaneswar, July 30 (IANS) The Odisha government Wednesday signed a pact with the Airport Authority of India (AAI) for developing the state's second airport in the district headquarters town of Jharsuguda, an official said. The memorandum of understanding was signed between AAI chairman Alok Sinha and special secretary, general administration department, Nitin Chandra in the presence of...

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Narayan Singh finishes 8th in men's hammer throw finals

Glasgow, July 30 (IANS) Indian athlete Chandrodaya Narayan Singh could only manage an eighth place finish in the men's hammer throw finals of the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the Hampden Park Stadium here. Narayan Singh, who has a personal best throw of 69.38 metres, was much below par with a throw of 67.99 in the finals. With a throw of 74.16 metres, Jim Steacy won the gold medal ...

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Shakuntla Jakhu is Haryana's new chief secretary

Chandigarh, July 30 (IANS) Senior IAS officer Shakuntla Jakhu will be the new chief secretary of Haryana, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda announced Wednesday. A 1978-batch Indian Administration Services officer, Jakhu will assume charge Thursday following the retirement of the outgoing S.C. Chaudhary. She is presently additional Chief Secretary, Revenue and Disaster Management. ...

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Bugging reports baseless: Gadkari

New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Union Minister Nitin Gadkari Wednesday called media reports about a listening device being found at his residence as baseless. Speaking to reporters outside parliament here, the minister said: I have clearly told you that whatever you are writing and showing is totally false and baseless and there is no truth in it. First it was said that it was my Mumbai reside...

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Arctic new training ground for Mars exploration

Washington, July 30 (IANS) A team of NASA scientists is testing new equipment in Nunavut, the northernmost territory in Canada, to better equip themselves for exploring Mars. Describing the island as a living laboratory, scientists say that like Mars, the high Arctic is perpetually cold and exposed to the elements. The uninhabited island is a rocky polar desert marked by an ancie...

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Force feeding Muslim Staffer: HC to hear PIL

New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court will Aug 8 hear a petition seeking de-recognition of the Shiv Sena and direction for disqualification of 11 of its MPs for allegedly forcing a Muslim staffer to eat at Maharashtra Sadan during his Ramadan fast. A division bench of Chief Justice G. Rohini and Justice R.S. Endlaw would hear the PIL next week filed by NGO Garib Nawaz Foundation...

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Sensex dips 106 points; capital goods stocks plunge

Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Wednesday was trading 106.42 points or 0.41 percent down as capital goods stocks plunged. Selling pressure was seen in capital goods and metal sectors, while marginal good buying was observed in consumer durables sector. The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opene...

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HC to hear plea Aug 1 for CBI probe into Katju's allegations

New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court will hear Aug 1 a PIL seeking a CBI probe into Press Council of India Chairman Markandey Katju accusing three former chief justices of India of making improper compromises to save a tainted judge of the Madras High Court. A division bench of Chief Justice G. Rohini and Justice R.S. Endlaw will hear the plea that seeks registration of a case ...

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