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15 die in Peru bus crash

Lima, July 2 (IANS/EFE) At least 15 people were killed and 19 others injured on Wednesday when a bus tumbled 700 metres down the side of a mountain in central Peru's Ancash region, authorities said. First responders have recovered 15 bodies, but there are more, apparently, regional health director Cesar Fallaque told RPP Noticias radio, adding that the dead are scattered across the slop...

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Britain identifies 29 of its nationals killed in Tunisia attack

London, July 2 (IANS) The number of identified Britons killed in the Tunisian beach attack has reached 29, as some victims' bodies were flown back to Britain on Wednesday, British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) confirmed on Wednesday. I can confirm that the number of Britons killed in the Tunisia terrorist attack who have been positively identified has now reached 29. One victim n...

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'American Idol' 'best thing' that happened to Daughtry

Los Angeles, July 2 (IANS) Singer Chris Daughtry isn't quite convinced that American Idol is coming to an end and he is thankful to the singing reality show. They're probably going to bring the original judges back. It's going to be the biggest viewing they've ever had. And they're going to renew the season, Daughtry, the season 5 alumni, told people.com. In May, it was announced...

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Kim Kardashian 'racially abused' on plane

Los Angeles, July 2 (IANS) Reality TV star Kim Kardashian remembers the time when she was racially abused on a plane by a fellow passenger. I did have an awful experience on a plane once, she was slurring racial things at me. North was less than one so she didn't know. I was about to go over and say something then an Indian man stopped me and said it just isn't worth it, said Kim.

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No further talks before Greece referendum: Slovak minister

Brussels, July 2 (IANS) The Eurogroup has decided not to hold further talks before the outcome of Greece referendum on Sunday, Slovak Finance Minister Peter Kazimir tweeted on Wednesday. Eurogroup united in decision to wait for the outcome of the Greece referendum before any further talks, Kazimir tweeted after a teleconference with his counterparts on Greece's debt issue Wednesday after...

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Six black churches burnt after Charleston church massacre

Washington, July 2 (IANS) In the two weeks after a racially motivated massacre claimed lives of nine African-Americans, at least six predominantly African-American churches in south US had been burnt down, Xinhua news agency reported on Wednesday. The latest fire occurred on Tuesday night in the Mount Zion Church in Greeleyville, South Carolina, 20 years after it was set ablaze by the wh...

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US, India cinematic bond at Jagran Film Festival

New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Along with gems of Indian media and entertainment industry, the sixth edition of Jagran Film Festival promises to unfold American cinematic culture with the US as the official partner country at the film extravaganza. John Degory, deputy spokesperson of US embassy, said that cinema binds the two countries together making the Indo-US partnership special in many wa...

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Egypt approves new terrorism law after deadly attacks

Cairo, July 2 (IANS/AKI) In the wake of a spate of terrorist attacks this week that killed dozens, including Egypt's top prosecutor, the cabinet on Wednesday approved a new anti-terrorism law, state-run Al-Ahram Online reported. The cabinet also backed a new law to regulate parliamentary elections giving judges a longer period to rule on appeals against elections results, Al-Ahram said.<...

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Cannes-cut 'Masaan' premieres in India

New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The team of award winning and internationally lauded Masaan proudly showcased the Cannes-cut version of the movie at its India premiere here on Wednesday. The opening movie of the sixth edition of the Jagran Film Festival, Masaan is the directorial debut of Neeraj Ghaywan and is laced with effortless performances by a cast, which is a mix of a veteran like Sanjay...

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Music industry hasn't supported me much: Palash Sen

Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Popular band Euphoria's melodious tracks are in listeners' mind even today but its lead singer Palash Sen feels that the industry hasn't supported him much. Speaking to IANS at the music launch of his upcoming film Aisa Yeh Jahaan, in which he stars him and has music composed by Euphoria, Palash said: There is a serious attempt to spread the good message of the film...

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Manufacturing to remain slow: HSBC index

Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Future manufacturing may remain sluggish in India due to declining output and new order flow, including from overseas and fall in order-to-inventory ratio while robust capital goods growth is a glimmer of hope, says HSBC Purchasing Manufacturers Index (PMI) released on Wednesday. India manufacturing PMI fell to 51.3 in June from May's 52.6 as output and flow of new ...

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Gundogan signs one-year contract extension with Dortmund

Dortmund, July 1 (IANS) Star defender Ilkay Gundogan on Wednesday signed a new one-year contract with Borussia Dortmund that will keep him at the leading German football club until 2017. The German international announced in April that he would not sign a new contract with Dortmund - with his deal at the time due to expire in 2016 - and was therefore widely expected to leave the Bundesli...

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Some AAP members getting perks from Delhi government

New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The Delhi government has admitted that a few members of the Aam Aadmi Party were getting benefits like official house and cars. This was revealed by the government in a reply to BJP legislator O.P. Sharma's question in the Delhi assembly on Tuesday. The government said these members were appointed as co-terminus staff with it. Bibhav Kumar, privat...

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In historic move, US, Cuba restore diplomatic relations

Washington, July 1 (IANS) In what President Barack Obama called a historic step forward, the US and Cuba have re-established diplomatic relations snapped at the height of the Cold War 54 years ago. When the United States shuttered our embassy in 1961, I don't think anyone thought it would be more than half a century before it reopened, he said from the White House Rose Garden announcing ...

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Jasjit's brace fires India to 3-2 victory over Malaysia

Antwerp, July 1 (IANS) Jasjit Singh Kular converted two penalty corners in the final quarter to send India to the last four stage of the Hockey World League (HWL) Semi-Final as the 2014 Asian Games champions overcame a fighting Malaysia with a 3-2 victory in the quarter-final here on Wednesday. Satbir Singh gave world No.9 India the lead in the 15th minute but world No.12 Malaysia scored...

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Village headman shot dead in Kashmir

Srinagar, July 1 (IANS) A village headman in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district was shot dead by separatist guerrillas on Wednesday, police said. Militants shot at Muhammad Yusuf Bhat, the 'numbardar' (village headman) of Wangam village in Pulwama district this evening. Bhat died on the spot, a senior police officer told IANS here. A case has been registered and investigations ...

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Ruhi Singh to be 'Femina' cover girl

Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Calendar Girl actress and Miss Universal Peace and Humanity Ruhi Singh has bagged the cover page of the Femina India magazine's monsoon special edition. Femina India's official page has released the cover page of its latest edition on Instagram, featuring Ruhi. Here's introducing our cover girl @ruhisingh12 Miss Universal Peace and Humanity, who has just beg...

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Anu Aggarwal's memoir to come out next month

Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Actress Anu Aggarwal on Wednesday announced that her autobiography book Anusual- Memoir of a Girl who Came Back from the Dead will be out next month. Finally guys, Hooray! A 'Never-say-die-story'. Bigger than a Bollywood blockbuster, my unpredictable life, will be out in stores next month. Go grab a copy of 'Anusual':)___* she wrote on her official Facebook account....

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Justice denied over human rights violations in Kashmir: Amnesty

New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Justice is being denied in cases of human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir, Amnesty International India said on Wednesday. Twenty five years after the introduction of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in Jammu and Kashmir, the state continues to enjoy impunity, said the report Denied: Failures in accountability for human rights violations by secur...

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Obama announces re-establishment of US-Cuba diplomatic ties

Washington/Havana, July 1 (IANS) The US and Cuba have agreed to formally re-establish diplomatic relations and reopen embassies, US President Barack Obama said on Wednesday. This is a historic step in our efforts to normalise relations with the Cuban government and people, and begin a new chapter with our neighbours in the Americas, Obama said at the White House. He said Secretar...

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