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Pirlo urges Juventus to retain focus after beating Real Madrid

Turin (Italy), May 6 (IANS) Delighted after his team's 2-1 victory over Real Madrid in the first leg of the European Champions League here, Juventus midfield maestro Andrea Pirlo on Wednesday urged his team not to lose focus if they want to continue their success in the second leg. Recently crowned Italian Serie A champions Juventus thumped defending champions Real 2-1 at the Juventus St...

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Germanwings co-pilot practised crash descent on previous flight

Berlin, May 6 (IANS/EFE) Andreas Lubitz, the German co-pilot who deliberately crashed a passenger plane into the French Alps, had rehearsed the crash descent on the same day, in the same plane during a previous flight, the German Bild newspaper, citing an official French aviation report, stated on Wednesday. The report, which analysed data from the plane's second black box, will be annou...

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LIC raises its stake in NMDC by two percent

Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) State-owned iron ore miner NMDC on Wednesday said the stake of Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) in the company has risen by two percent following purchase of additional shares worth over Rs.1,116 crore. The ore miner, in a filing with the Bombay Stock Exchange, said LIC has acquired 7,98,39,172 shares, translating into a 2.01 percent stake in the firm by mea...

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RS passes bill on pecuniary jurisdiction of Delhi HC

New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday passed the Delhi High Court (Amendment) bill to increases pecuniary jurisdiction of the high court in the capital. Pecuniary jurisdiction refers to the jurisdiction of a court over a suit based on the amount or value of its subject matter. The Delhi High Court will now have jurisdiction over suits which are above the value of R...

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Kings XI opt to bowl against RCB

Bengaluru, May 6 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab skipper George Bailey won the toss and opted to field against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Wednesday. The teams: Royal Challengers Bangalore: Chris Gayle, Virat Kohli (captain), AB de Villiers, Mandeep Singh, Dinesh Karthik, Sarfaraz Khan, David Wiese, Mitche...

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Lok Sabha takes up juvenile justice amendment bill

New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The central government on Wednesday moved the Juvenile Justice Amendment Bill in the Lok Sabha which, if passed, will allow children in the 16-18 age group to be tried as adults if they commit heinous crimes. The amendment to the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill 2014 has been moved keeping in mind the increasing number of serious offences be...

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Bihar's kidnapped doctor, wife freed from Lucknow, seven arrested

Patna, May 6 (IANS) A Gaya-based doctor and his wife, who were abducted six days ago, were freed on Wednesday from Gomti Nagar in Lucknow. The couple have returned to their home, police said. Pankaj Gupta and his wife Subhra were abducted last Friday while returning from a wedding in Jharkhand's Giridih district. Pankaj is a well known medical practitioner and belongs to a leading busine...

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No change in items reserved for production by handlooms

New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The government has decided not to make any changes in the items reserved for production by handlooms, thereby protecting the interests of handloom weavers, an official statement said here on Wednesday. Some requests were received for review of items reserved for production by handlooms. After due examination of the matter, the government of India has decided not t...

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'SEBI should do gap analysis before going into commodity derivatives'

Chennai, May 6 (IANS) The Indian market regulator was advised to conduct a thorough due diligence and gap analysis before going forward on the issue of commodity derivatives, said Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI). In a statement issued on Wednesday, SEBI said its International Advisory Board (IAB) had advised it should conduct a thorough due diligence and gap analysis before...

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SC reserves verdict on validity of NCLT, NCLAT

New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its verdict on the challenge to the validity of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) and the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT). As the apex court's constitution bench comprising Chief Justice H.L. Dattu, Justice A.K. Sikri, Justice Arun Mishra, Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman and Justice Amitava Roy reserved ...

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Jindal, Koda summoned in coal block case

New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) A court here on Wednesday issued summons to industrialist Naveen Jindal, former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda and others in the coal block allocation case. The others, who were issued summons, included former union minister of state for coal Dasari Narayan Rao and former coal secretary H.C. Gupta. Special Judge Bharat Parashar issued the summons agai...

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Van Gogh painting fetches $66.3 mn at Sotheby's auction

New York, May 6 (IANS) Sotheby's has sold a Van Gogh painting for $66.3 million, the highest price paid for a work by the Dutch artist since 1998, Efe news agency reported. The first major auction of the spring season also saw one of Claude Monet's water lilies sold for $54 million. Van Gogh's L'allée Des Alyscamps was the top sale at the New York-based auction house's Impressio...

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Sonia attacks Modi, says government anti-farmer, arrogant

New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday mounted a strong attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying his government had poisoned political discourse, was anti-farmer and arrogant and a government of some people, by one person, for a select few. Addressing the Congress Parliamentary Party meeting here, Gandhi said the Modi government had very little to show...

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Salman gets five years in jail for 2002 death - then reprieve

Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Bollywood was in shock on Wednesday after superstar Salman Khan was sentenced to five years in jail for a 2002 hit-and-run that killed a man sleeping on a footpath and injured four others here. As the actor was to be taken to prison, the Bombay High Court gave him a two-day respite in the form of interim bail. The 49-year-old Salman -- heartthrob of millions -- was i...

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Charlie Hebdo receives PEN literary award

New York, May 6 (IANS) The PEN literary award celebrating freedom of speech was given this year to satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, in New York, amidst high security and highly divided opinions within the organisation. Despite opposition from six prominent members of the PEN American Center to the decision on its allocation made in April, Charlie Hebdo, made victim of a terrorist attack...

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India Inc hails GST Bill passage; hopes for Rajya Sabha nod

New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) India Inc was on Wednesday elated that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill had secured passage in the Lok Sabha and hoped that it will get the nod from the Rajya Sabha besides winning the confidence of the states. Following are reactions of some members of India Inc: Chandrajit Banerjee, Director General, Confederation of Indian Industry:- We wel...

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Bear enters Kashmir school ground, 26 kids injured

Srinagar, May 6 (IANS) A bear entered a school ground in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Wednesday, triggering panic and leading to a stampede in which 26 school children were injured, police said. A bear entered the Imam Abu Hanifa Memorial Institute in Rajpora (Pulwama) today, creating panic among the school children, a police officer told IANS. Two children suffered co...

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Younis, Azhar help Pakistan dominate first day

Mirpur, May 6 (IANS) Azhar Ali and Younis Khan piled on runs in a superb third-wicket partnership to take Pakistan to a commanding position against Bangladesh on the opening day of the second and last cricket Test here on Wednesday. Bangladesh bowlers toiled and the fielders let a number of chances go abegging as the tourists racked up 323/3 at stumps at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadiu...

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13 Indian, 8 American, 3 Chinese choppers providing Nepal relief

Kathmandu, May 6 (IANS) As the Nepal government focuses on relief distribution with the search and rescue mission almost coming to an end, 13 Indian, eight American and three Chinese choppers are providing relief materials in various quake-hit districts. This also comes amid media reports in national and international media that strategic rivalry between India and China over addressing N...

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Punjab, Haryana procure nearly 155 lakh tonnes of wheat

Chandigarh, May 6 (IANS) Despite initial concerns of damage to wheat crop due to erratic weather conditions in March and April, food grain states Punjab and Haryana have procured nearly 155 lakh tonnes of wheat this season, officials of both states said here on Wednesday. In Punjab, over 91.73 lakh tonnes of wheat has been procured. Government agencies procured over 88.89 lakh to...

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