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US stresses important and growing relationship with India

Washington, Jan 30 (IANS) As India replaced its top diplomat with the nation's ambassador in the US, a day after President Barack Obama's visit to India, Washington stressed its important and growing relationship with India. I think, clearly, that's up to the Government of India, State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki told reporters Thursday when asked to comment on Indian foreign secre...

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Odisha sets up ultra-modern veterinary diagnostic lab

Bhubaneswar, Jan 30 (IANS) Odisha has set up an ultra-modern, veterinary diagnostic laboratory that would help the state to diagnose infectious emerging diseases like bird flu at home, an official said Friday. The bio-safety level-2 laboratory has been established at an investment of Rs.64 lakh at the government-run Animal Disease Research Institute (ADRI) at Phulnakhara in the district ...

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Sensex, Nifty touch record highs

Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Friday scaled a new high of 29,844.16 points surpassing its previous high of 29,786.32 points touched Jan 28. While good buying was observed in IT and auto sectors, selling pressure was seen in metal and fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) sectors. The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the S&P Bombay Stock Ex...

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Living dinosaurs found in Asia are usually arrested

I hate bugs. When I was a kid I heard a radio news report about the 100-metre butterfly and spent years avoiding parks. Only when I reached my teens did I learn it was the name of a swimming race. Weird creatures unnerve me. A reader just sent me a news report which said witnesses claimed that a huge, live dinosaur leapt out of a truck in Taiwan the other day. They called police. I wonde...

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US condemns deadly terror attacks in Egypt

Washington, Jan 30 (IANS) The US condemned the deadly attacks in Egypt's North Sinai province that has so far left at least 26 Egyptians dead, and pledged to continue support for the Egyptian government's anti-terrorism efforts. A prosperous and strong Egypt requires an environment of security and stability, and the United States remains steadfast in its support of the Egyptian governmen...

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England elect to bowl against India

Perth, Jan 30 (IANS) England captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and elected to field against India in a tri-series ODI clash at the WACA here Friday. Squads: India: Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane, Ambati Rayudu, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (captain), Stuart Binny, Axar Patel, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Mohit Sharma. England: Ian Bell, Moeen Ali, James Tay...

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UNSC renews sanctions against DR Congo

United Nations, Jan 30 (IANS) The UN Security Council (UNSC) Thursday renewed its sanctions on the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to stop the supply, sale or transfer of arms to militant groups in the country and also to prevent their training and funding. According to a Xinhua report, the UNSC unanimously adopted a new resolution, deciding to renew until July 1, 2016, the arms embar...

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EU considers lifting fish export ban on Sri Lanka

Colombo, Jan 30 (IANS) The European Commission has offered Sri Lanka assistance to meet regulatory requirements for an early lifting of the ban on fish exports to the EU, the Sri Lankan foreign ministry said Thursday. During the fruitful meetings, the European Commission offered Sri Lanka assistance in meeting the regulatory requirements that would enable an early lifting of the ban on f...

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I just want whatever Kim wants: Kanye wants

Los Angeles, Jan 30 (IANS) Singer Kanye West said he wants whatever his wife Kim Kardashian West desires when it comes to having babies. The rapper admits he goes along with his wife's wishes when it comes to having kids and backed her up after she revealed that the pair have been trying to conceive a brother or sister for their daughter North, reports femalefirst.co.uk. Yeah, we...

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No plan to hand over Guantanamo to Cuba: US

Washington, Jan 30 (IANS/EFE) US President Barack Obama does not plan to return the territory on which the Guantanamo Bay naval base is located to Cuba, although he aims at closing down the prison set up there, the White House said Thursday. During a speech Wednesday at the Community of Latin American and Carribean States (CELAC) summit in Costa Rica, Cuban President Raul Castro mentione...

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Robin Wright, Ben Foster back together

Los Angeles, Jan 30 (IANS) The engagement between actors Robin Wright and Ben Foster is said to be back on after they split in November last year. They are fully back together and really happy. Ben is the nicest guy. She knows she has a keeper, a source told Us Weekly magazine. Wright was previously married to Dane Witherspoon and has been working on a number of issues with the 3...

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Rivals agree to hold UN-sponsored talks in Libya

Geneva, Jan 30 (IANS) Participants of the UN-facilitated Libyan political dialogue have agreed on convening future dialogue sessions in Libya, media reported Thursday. Representatives of municipal and local councils from a number of towns and cities across Libya gathered in Geneva Wednesday to discuss how to support confidence-building measures agreed to in the earlier rounds of the poli...

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Paltrow?s mother doesn?t get `conscious uncoupling'

Los Angeles, Jan 30 (IANS) Actress Gwyneth Paltrow's mother Blythe Danner says she doesn't exactly understand what her daughter means by conscious uncoupling. The dictionary meaning of conscious uncoupling is the act of ending a marriage or romantic relationship in a way which shows that the two people will remain friends and believe that this is a positive thing for their future lives.<...

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New Ebola cases at lowest level in seven months: WHO

Washington, Jan 30 (IANS) The number of new cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the three worst-affected countries of Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia has fallen to the lowest level since late June, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said Thursday. The three countries had a combined total of 99 new cases for the week ending Jan 25, CNN reported , citing the WHO. Out of this to...

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Toll in Mexico gas explosion lowered to two

Mexico City, Jan 30 (IANS) The toll in the gas truck explosion Thursday at a maternity and children's hospital here has been lowered to two, correcting an earlier report, which said that seven people died in the incident. Speaking at a press conference, Mexico City Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera said that a woman and a child were killed and 66 others were injured, of whom 22 were in a seriou...

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Sam Smith annoyed by comparisons to Adele

London, Jan 30 (IANS) Singer Sam Smith wants everyone to stop calling him the male version of Adele. The 22-year-old, who graces the latest edition of Rolling Stone magazine, said he's annoyed with the comparisons to the Someone Like You hitmaker, reports aceshowbiz.com. We're very different, and I feel like the constant comparisons might piss her off. It just annoys me that peo...

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China urges Malaysia to continue MH370 search

Beijing, Jan 30 (IANS) Chinese Premier Li Keqiang called on Malaysia to continue all efforts to find the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 that disappeared in March last year while flying from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 people on board. China's call came after the Malaysian government officially declared Thursday that flight MH370 met with an accident, and all the people on board were...

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EU extends sanctions against Russia over Ukraine

Brussels, Jan 30 (IANS) The European Union (EU) has decided to extend the targeted sanctions against Russia by six months, until September, over the Ukraine crisis, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said here Thursday. She said that the EU would frame proposals within a week to expand this blacklist and start preparatory work on measures, which can be taken to ensure the impleme...

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Penn surprised to be in love at 54

Los Angeles, Jan 30 (IANS) Actor Sean Penn is surprised he managed to find love in his 50s. Penn was earlier married to singer Madonna and later actress Robin Wright. He and actress Charlize Theron have been in a relationship for over a year now. I'm surprised to be in love, Penn, 54, told Esquire Britain magazine, reports eonline.com. Lot of reasons. Fifty-three years ol...

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Militant strikes in Egypt kill 20

Cairo, Jan 30 (IANS) Mortar attacks in Egypt's North Sinai province Thursday killed 20 people and injured 36 others, according to a report in Egyptian state TV. At least 20 were killed and 36 others injured in anti-security attacks in Arish city, the state TV quoted a health ministry official in North Sinai as saying. The casualties included security men and civilians, the offic...

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