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Himachal doesn't know its industrial potential: CAG report

Shimla, April 26 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh, which is extending incentives and concessions in a big way to attract investment, doesn't know its own industrial potential, including availability of human resource, India's official auditor has said. There is no mechanism in place to monitor the industrial turnover, value of output and profitability to see whether these are in proportion to the...

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Panic grips flight passengers as fresh tremors rock Nepal

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Panic and anxiety gripped passengers, mostly Nepali citizens, on board a SpiceJet flight that had to return to Delhi halfway from Kathmandu after fresh tremors in the Himalayan country on Sunday forced the airport to shut down. SpiceJet flight SG041 took off from Delhi airport at 12.30 p.m. and was scheduled to land at Kathmandu's Tribhuvan airport at 2.40 p.m....

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Better to open a shop than do TV soaps, says Sunil Grover

Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) He has been tickling the audiences' funny bone with his act as Gutthi in Comedy Nights With Kapil, but actor Sunil Grover says fiction dramas are not his cup of tea, and that he wouldn't opt for them even if he has no money to pay his EMIs some day. Sunil told IANS: I have not been doing much on small screen apart from 'Comedy Nights With Kapil'. Somehow, I don't ...

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Shahnaz Husain group plans to set up joint ventures

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Ayurvedic and herbal beauty care specialists, the Shahnaz Husain Group said on Sunday that it plans to set up joint ventures with international business houses and multinationals to expand its presence in new markets across the globe. The company, exporting herbal products to 66 countries, operates the largest chain of franchise ventures in India and abroad, a ...

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US announces $1 mn emergency assistance for Nepal

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The US on Sunday said it is working closely with the government of Nepal to provide assistance and support in the wake of the devastating earthquake. The US envoy in Kathmandu has announced $1 million for emergency assistance. In a statement, the US embassy here said that the US expresses its deepest condolences to all those affected by Saturday's earthquake in...

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Pop culture reminds Ben Stiller of his childhood days

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Actor Ben Stiller, who stars together with actress Naomi Watts as a middle-aged couple in comedy-drama film While We're Young, says the pop culture reminds him of his childhood and youth days. Directed by Noah Baumbach, the film revolves around a New York-based documentary filmmaker and his wife (Stiller and Watts), who begin hanging out with a couple in their ...

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United will win title within two years: Van Gaal

Manchester, April 26 (IANS) English football club Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal on Sunday said he is confident that he will guide the team to the Premier League title before his contract expires in 2017. The 63-year-old signed a three-year deal at Old Trafford last summer, revealing in March that the job will be his last in football and that he expects assistant Ryan Giggs to ...

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Anderson is England's best bowler of all time: Cook

St. George's (Grenada), April 26 (IANS) Captain Alastair Cook heaped praise on teammate James Anderson saying the pacer is England's greatest bowler of all time after the seamer inspired them to a nine-wicket win over the West Indies here. Anderson, England's highest Test wicket-taker (390 wickets), took 3/1 on the final morning of the second Test on Saturday to help the tourists take a ...

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IAF steps up rescue sorties in Nepal

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) After ferrying 546 Indian citizens back to India from Kathmandu, the personnel of Indian Air Force on Sunday carried out sorties to evacuate people, mostly locals, from the areas worst affected by the earthquake the day before, officials said. In support of the Nepalese Army, the Indian Air Force (IAF) has rescued 171 people in 21 sorties, Sitanshu Kar, the spo...

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Sunny Leone likes live audience connect

Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) Close on the heels of the release of comedy caper Kuch Kuch Locha Hai, actress Sunny Leone performed live during a promotional event here along with singer Shraddha Pandit. She says having such a connect with audiences is important for actors. Sunny, who was also joined by actor Ram Kapoor, debutant Navdeep Chhabra and director Devang Dholakia for the event, had a...

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336 from West Bengal stranded in Nepal

Kolkata, April 26 (IANS) A total of 336 people from West Bengal have been stranded due to the earthquake in Nepal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said here on Sunday. As of now, 336 people from Bengal stranded. 31 rescued, tweeted Banerjee. She said nine of those rescued were flying back by IndiGo airlines and 15 others by an Air India flight later on Sunday. The state go...

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Mild tremors felt in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, April 26 (IANS) Mild tremors were felt again on Sunday in various parts of Odisha, including Bhubaneswar and Cuttack. The tremors were felt around 12.44 p.m., triggering panic among people, particularly those residing in multi-storied apartments. After witnessing the jolts, people rushed out of their homes as they have already felt the tremors on Saturday which cau...

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Flights take off as Kathmandu airport opens

Kathmandu, April 26 (IANS) Hours after a fresh earthquake struck on Sunday, flights have stated taking off from the Tribhuvan International Airport here. An Air China flight CA408 from Kathmandu to Lhasa took off at 3.50 p.m. The flight was waiting for clearance since morning. Similarly, a Silk Air flight MI411 from Kathmandu to Singapore also took off minutes after the airport...

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Earthquake toll rises to 58 in Bihar

Patna, April 26 (IANS) The toll in Bihar following the massive earthquake in Nepal on Saturday has risen to 58, officials said on Sunday. Besides, over 60 people have sustained injuries, said officials. People rushed out of their houses and gathered at nearby open spaces after tremors were felt in the state again on Sunday at 12.40 p.m. On Sunday, people were on the gua...

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IAF undertakes evacuation in Nepal, 250 Indians flying home

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) An Indian Air Force helicopter on Sunday carried out five casualty evacuation sorties in quake-hit Nepal as over 250 Indians were being brought back to India. Defence ministry spokesperson Sitanshu Kar tweeted that the MI-17 chopper of the IAF carried out five casualty evacuation sorties in Nepal. Injured people moved to military hospitals. External aff...

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Kathmandu airport closed, flights return

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Several flights of Indian carriers, carrying friends and family members of the people stranded in the quake-struck Kathmandu, could not land at the Tribhuvan International Airport on Sunday after the air traffic control (ATC) staff at Nepal's only international airport were evacuated in the wake of the aftershocks. A Spice Jet flight SG041, from Delhi to Kathma...

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47 Telangana, Andhra tourists return from Nepal

Hyderabad, April 26 (IANS) At least 47 tourists and pilgrims from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, who were visiting Nepal when it was struck by an earthquake, have returned home, officials said on Sunday. As many as 28 people from Hyderabad and 19 from Vijayawada were among the Indians evacuated since Saturday night, they said. The evacuated people have landed in Delhi and will be ...

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Official issues Rio 2016 sailing warning to Guanabara Bay

Rio de Janeiro, April 26 (IANS) Guanabara Bay in the state of Rio could be stripped of hosting Rio 2016 Olympic sailing events if action isn't taken to clean the venue's polluted waters, an International Sailing Federation (ISAF) official has warned. Government officials have vowed 80 percent of waste flowing into the bay will be treated ahead of the Games, but there are growing concerns...

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Fire in Kolkata shopping mall

Kolkata, April 26 (IANS) A major fire broke out in a shopping mall in central Kolkata on Sunday but no casualty was immediately reported, officials said adding that 25 fire tenders were rushed to put out the blaze. There were no reports immediately of anyone trapped in the building housing the CityMart shopping mall. Officials said the fire was first noticed at 11.45 a.m. on the...

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Telecom operators summoned over call drops, excess billing

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Concerned over widespread complaints from consumers across the country about excess billing, incessant call-drops and poor quality of services, telecom operators have ben summoned by the government on Monday to review the situation and find remedies. The meeting is to be chaired by Telecom Secretary Rakesh Garg, official sources said, adding that a letter has b...

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