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Sarkozy promises to build 'Republic of confidence'

Paris, May 30 (IANS) Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy who is also the boss of the right-wing newly renamed Les Republicains party pledged on Saturday to restore the confidence of discontented voters. It is not a dream, it's just our ambition, the Republic of confidence. That's why we became Republicans, Sarkozy said, Xinhua reported. We must restore confidence of the Frenc...

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28 IS militants killed in Iraq airstrikes

Baghdad, May 30 (IANS) Iraqi security forces on Saturday continued their battles against Islamic State (IS) militants in the western Anbar province, while air strikes killed 28 IS militants, including senior leaders, security sources and official television said. In Anbar province, the security forces and allied militias known as Hashd Shaabi, moved closer to the IS-held provincial capit...

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Rio Ferdinand retires from football

London, May 30 (IANS) Former Manchester United and England defender Rio Ferdinand retired from football after 18 years of playing the game at the top level, a statement from the player said on Saturday. After 18 years as a professional footballer, I now feel it's the right time for me to retire from the game that I love, the statement said. Ferdinand's decision came four weeks af...

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AAP youth wing protests ban on IIT-Madras students group

New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The AAP's youth and students wings on Saturday protested in the capital over the alleged banning of a student group at the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras for distributing controversial pamphlets. The Ambedkar Periyar Student Circle (APSC) on the IIT Madras campus must be allowed to function as usual as it is part of the democratic rights of the students to...

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Lifestyle changes key to contain cancer: UP governor

Agra, May 30 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik on Saturday said awareness and lifestyle changes were the keys to prevent cancer. He was speaking during a conference on cancer organised by the Agra Cancer Society and the Rotary Club of Agra city. Stating that awareness was the key to prevent cancer, Naik said lifestyle changes were leading to increasing incidents of cancer an...

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Record I-League champions Dempo fail relegation test

Vasco (Goa), May 30 (IANS) Salgaocar Football Club scored an astonishing late 2-0 victory over Dempo Sports Club to relegate the five-time champions in a spellbinding concluding game of I-League at Tilak Maidan here on Saturday. Dempo, needing a win to save themselves, were dominating all through and tested Salgaocar. They went close on several occasions and Salgaocar made them pay with ...

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'Modi government committed to provide uninterrupted power'

New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Union minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday said the Narendra Modi government was committed to provide continuous power to every household in the country by the year 2019. Participating in an interactive programme - 'Talkathon' - telecast live on Doordarshan and the ministry of information and broadcasting website, the minister of state (MoS) with independent charge ...

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Mukherjee leaves on Sunday for five-day visit to Sweden, Belarus

New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee leaves on Sunday for a five-day state visit to Sweden and Belarus, in the first presidential visit to both countries. The visit is set to see bolstering of bilateral ties as well as a push to the government's initiatives like Make in India, Swachh Bharat and Skill India. The president will be in Sweden from May 31 to June 2, and...

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$175 mn project to train two lakh Odisha youth approved

Bhubaneswar, May 30 (IANS) The Odisha cabinet on Saturday approved 14 proposals, including the $175 million Odisha Skill Development Project (OSDP) that will train two lakh youth in the next five years. The project will support the establishment of eight Advanced Skills Training Institutes (ASTI), under an autonomous umbrella society Odisha Skill Development Society (OSDS), state chief s...

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India's patent laws fully WTO compliant: Sitharaman

New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) India has a robust legal framework and it has always been on the side of the law with regard to intellectual property right (IPR) matters and fully compliant with WTO on the issue, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Saturday. It is pure misinformation that India has poor protection for intellectual property. India has a robust legislative framework and ...

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Sri Lanka in talks with China over highway projects

Colombo, May 30 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government on Saturday said that it is in talks with China to extend a highway linking the capital and the deep south. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said that the government is having talks with China to fund the project connecting Colombo and Hambantota in the south, Xinhua reported. The highway which already connects Colombo to the so...

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End South China Sea expansion: US to China

Washington, May 30 (IANS) As China rapidly builds new artificial islands in the South China Sea to expand its territorial claims there, Washington is adamantly refusing to recognise those claims. On Saturday, US Defence Secretary Ash Carter called on Beijing to stop amid fresh tensions, CNN reported. Last week, a US surveillance plane swooped over such artificial islands, trigger...

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Jaiprakash Power Ventures' losses narrow in Q4

Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) Net losses of Jaiprakash Power Ventures Ltd (JPVL) narrowed down to Rs.141.54 crore during the fourth quarter of 2014-15 against the posted loss of Rs.171.98 crore. The company posted healthy net revenues of Rs.914.79 crore during the first three months of 2015, but however, a surge of finance costs by over 86 percent at Rs.684.25 crore brought down its net profit ...

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NDA, UPA governments 'just opposites': Smriti Irani

New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Union minister Smriti Irani on Saturday said the Narendra Modi government is people-oriented with all its departments working in coordination with each other while its predecessor UPA regime was just the opposite. Participating in an interactive programme - Talkathon, telecast on Doordarshan - the minister for human resource development (HRD) said various departm...

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Mumbai FC beat Bharat FC to finish sixth in I-League

Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Debutants Bharat FC ended the I-League football competition at the 11th place as they lost 1-2 against Mumbai FC at the Cooperage Stadium here on Saturday. Ashutosh Mehta (10th minute) and Taisuke Matsugae (90+2) scored for Mumbai, who finished the league at the sixth spot with 24 points, while Omar Jarun scored for Bharat FC in the 70th minute. The home tea...

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Hizbul Mujahideen behind attacks on mobile vendors: Police

Srinagar, May 30 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police Saturday said separatist guerrilla outfit Hizbul Mujahideen is involved in attacks on mobile vendors which has led to disruption in telecommunication services in many parts of north Kashmir. Undoubtedly they (Hizbul Mujahideen) are involved in these attacks and so far our information is that..., state police chief K. Rajendra Kumar said at...

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Government requests RBI to cut interest rates

New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) With the Reserve Bank of India's second bi-monthly monetary policy review of this fiscal coming up, the government on Saturday strongly urged central bank Governor Raghuram Rajan to cut interest rates. I only ask for an affordable rate of interest for industry because credit internationally is now very cheap, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on the progr...

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Shillong Lajong trample East Bengal 5-1 in I-League

Guwahati, May 30 (IANS) Shillong Lajong saved themselves from relegation in the I-League, and in some style, as they powered five goals past a hapless East Bengal, winning their final tournament game 5-1 at the Nehru Stadium here on Saturday. It was Lajong's Trinidadian marksman Cornell Glen who netted a hat-trick while the other two goals were scored by Zodingliana Ralte and Seminlen Do...

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Heatwave continues unabated, some respite in Andhra, Telangana

Hyderabad/Jaipur/ Shimla/Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Heatwave continued unabated in many parts of India on Saturday while showers brought some respite to Andhra Pradsh and Telangana, where nearly 2,000 people have died in last two weeks. There was no relief from the heatwave in Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Maharashtra and other states. Neither was there any relief from the heatwave swe...

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Modi meets kids from Jammu and Kashmir

New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said he had a great interaction with a group of 24 schoolchildren from Jammu and Kashmir who called on him. Had a great interaction with school children from Mawar Valley in J&K, who are touring parts of India, as part of Army's Operation Sadbhavna, the prime minister tweeted. The students, from class 6 to 8,...

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