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India stalling dialogue to avoid negotiations on Kashmir: Aziz

Islamabad, June 29 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister's Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Wednesday accused India of avoiding a dialogue with Pakistan as it would mean having to negotiate issues like Kashmir. Contradicting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent statement in which he placed the onus of the stalled bilateral talks on Pakistan, Aziz asserted that Pakistan was not ...

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NHRC notice to Tamil Nadu over botched eye surgeries

New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission(NHRC) on Tuesday issued notice to the Tamil Nadu government over reports that 16 patients, 12 of them women, lost their sight during a botched up cataract surgery at the Government Hospital in Salem district. The commission, which took cognizance of the issue after media reports, said that the issue raises the issue of seriou...

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Indian crude oil basket falls $2 as Brexit spurs market concerns

New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) The Indian basket of crude oil fell nearly $2 per barrel under a week, closing trade on Tuesday at $45.35 as oil prices suffered the biggest two-day loss since February with the Brexit vote spurring market concerns about the economic stability of the UK and eurozone, triggering massive risk aversion among investors. The Indian basket, composed of 73 per cent sou...

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e-commerce in India to invest $8 bn in infra, logistics: Study

New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) With the growing popularity of online shopping in India, the e-commerce companies are expected to invest close to $6-8 billion in logistics, infrastructure and warehousing in the next few years, an Assocham-PwC study said here on Wednesday. The e-commerce market in India is expected to touch $80 billion by 2020. At present, there is a very low level of a...

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Mother's 'special' diet may not shield kids from obesity

London, June 29 (IANS) An Omega-3 rich diet and reduced consumption of meat that contains the so-called bad fats during a women's pregnancy may not offer her children protection against obesity, the results of a long-term study show. Administering a special diet rich in Omega-3 fatty acids and low in arachidonic acid, an Omega-6 fatty acid, to pregnant women neither resulted in children ...

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Rise in encounters in J&K: Parrikar

New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday said there has been a rise in the number of encounters in Jammu and Kashmir, but not terror attacks. Parrikar said: There is an increase in encounters. The minister was asked about the increase in the number of terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir. On June 25, terrorists attacked a bus with CRPF perso...

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PayPal launches programme to protect online sellers from fraud

Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) Digital payments platform PayPal on Wednesday announced the launch of its Seller Protection Programme for Intangibles -- an expansion of its existing seller protection programme that earlier only covered merchants selling tangible goods like handicrafts, fashion and art. Growing instances of online fraud act as a barrier for sellers selling online services and othe...

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Keep frizzy hair at bay this monsoon

New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) With the pitter-patter of rain in the monsoon comes the fear of frizzy hair, itchy scalp and hair loss. Hair care becomes all the more important in the rainy season because your hair tends to lose moisture content due to high levels of humidity, says an expert. Ashima Kumar, Education Manager at haircare brand Kerastase, has shared some tips: * The simpl...

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Indian Navy inducts indigenous heavyweight torpedo 'Varunastra'

New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Indigenously developed heavyweight torpedo Varunastra, which was showcased for the first time on the Republic Day Parade at Rajpath this year, was inducted in the Indian Navy on Wednesday. The anti-submarine torpedo has been developed by Naval Science and Technological Laboratory of the DRDO for the Indian Navy. Weighing around 1.25 tonnes, the torpedo ...

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Istanbul airport attack toll rises to 41

Istanbul, June 29 (IANS) The death toll from a terror attack on Istanbul's Ataturk airport has risen to 41, with over 230 others injured, BBC reported on Wednesday citing Turkish officials. Istanbul's Governor Vasip Sahin confirmed the toll and said that at least 13 of those killed were of foreign or dual nationality. One Iranian and one Ukrainian were confirmed dead. The...

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England lacks mental strength: Lineker

London, June 29 (IANS) Former England striker Gary Lineker believes that the current national football team lacks the mental strength to overcome difficult situations which could have reulted from a dearth of success. England were knocked out of Euro 2016 after losing 1-2 to Iceland -- the lowest ranked team in the competition -- in the pre-quarterfinals. They also had average outings in...

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Positive global cues buoy equity markets

Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) Positive global indices, along with a rise in crude oil prices and a firm rupee, buoyed the Indian equity markets on Wednesday. Consequently, the key indices provisionally closed the day's trade with appreciable gains, as healthy buying was witnessed in automobile, information technology (IT) and consumer durables sectors. The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the Na...

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A.R. Rahman to sing in 'Mohenjo Daro'

Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman, who has composed songs for filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker's Mohenjo Daro, has also lent his voice to a romantic song for the upcoming epic adventure-romance film. Titled Tum ho, it will be the first song to be released from the film, which stars Hrithik Roshan and Pooja Hegde. The track will be out in July. This is my fifth...

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Tripura Governor gets additional charge of Arunachal Pradesh

New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy was given additional charge of Arunachal Pradesh on Wednesday. Roy will hold charge in the absence of J.P. Rajkhowa, who is on leave, a statement released by Rashtrapati Bhavan here said. The President of India has been pleased to appoint Tathagata Roy, Governor of Tripura, to discharge the functions of the Governor of Ar...

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With Kumble, Indian cricket's golden generation back at the helm

Kolkata, June 29 (IANS) With Anil Kumble's selection as the national team's head coach by three of his celebrated peers, and another of their fancied colleagues looking after the youngsters, the golden generation of Indian cricket has again come together post retirement to reshape the destiny of the game in the country. While cricketing legend Rahul Dravid is now the coach of the India-A...

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Indian food will be available at Rio, athletes assured

New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) India's Chef de Mission for Rio OLympics Rakesh Gupta on Wednesday said the Olympics organising committee here has confirmed Indian food would be provided to the athletes during the quadrennial extravaganza. He said the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) will spare no effort ensure that the athletes get proper Indian food. The IOA is very much concerned ...

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Sanjay Dutt to shoot for another film before Siddharth Anand's project

Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) The shooting of Sanjay Dutt's upcoming untitled film with Siddharth Anand has been delayed as the director has asked for more time for pre-production work. In the meantime, the actor will start shooting for another project. Sanjay, who walked out a free man earlier this year 23 years after his legal problems began over his possessing an assault rifle, was supposed ...

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Swine disease contained in Mizoram, alert sounded in Tripura

Aizawl/Agartala, June 29 (IANS) The Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) disease which has so far killed at least 3,500 pigs in Mizoram has largely been contained, officials said in Aizawl on Wednesday. The Tripura government's animal resource development department (ARDD) also sounded an alert in the villages and government farms along the Tripura-Mizoram border. Tripura...

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AAP legislator Mohaniya gets bail

New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) A court here on Wednesday granted bail to Aam Aadmi Party's Delhi legislator Dinesh Mohaniya, who was arrested on the charge of sexual harassment. Earlier, his bail plea was dismissed by the court and he was remanded in judicial custody till July 11. In his bail plea, Mohaniya said he is a sitting legislator and would not flee from justice. He also said ...

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Crayon Software appointed Microsoft's cloud distribution partner

New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Microsoft on Wednesday announced the appointment of Crayon Software Experts India Pvt Ltd as a distribution partner under its Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) programme in India. As part of this programme, Crayon will help its customers in India to adopt Microsoft's Cloud based technology solutions like Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Office 365, Windows Intune and Ente...

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