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L&T reports two-fold rise in net profit to Rs 966.89 crore

Zee News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Mumbai: Engineering major Larsen and Toubro (L&T) on Monday reported over two-fold increase in the consolidated net profit at Rs 966.89 crore for the April-June quarter, mainly on the back of gain on disinvestments and stake sale in one of its projects.
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HC orders FIR, CID probe against Tapas Pal for rape remark

Hindustan Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Calcutta high court on Monday ordered filing of an FIR against Trinamool Congress MP-cum-actor Tapas Pal for his controversial comments against women and directed that the CID investigate the matter.
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UAE Rulers receive well-wishers on the occasion of Eid Al Fitr - ‎1 hour ago‎
Dubai: Their Highnesses Supreme Council Members and Rulers of the Emirates on Monday received well-wishers on the occasion of Eid Al Fitr.
Gazans Mark Eid With Somber Tributes to Dead
Significance of Eid
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Eid Al-Fitr 2014: Muslims Celebrate The End Of Ramadan (PICTURES) By + Sara Nelson   Muslims across the world are taking part in Eid al-Fitr celebrations to mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan. The festivities involve thanksgiving, merriment, feasting and the exchange of gifts and traditionally begin upon the sighting of the new moon. A common greeting during this holiday is Eid Mubarak, which means, “Have a blessed Eid!”
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Bio-diversity mission on rails flagged off

The Hindu - ‎10 minutes ago‎
“This is no ordinary train,” said Union Minister of State for Environment Prakash Javadekar on Monday as he flagged off the third phase of the Science Express Biodiversity Special (SEBS) at the Safdarjung railway station here.
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Ex-judges, advocates for scrapping collegium system

Hindustan Times - ‎12 minutes ago‎
The NDA government's move to scrap the two-decade-old collegium system under which judges appoint judges got a boost on Monday with former judges and senior advocates unanimously supporting it.
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Goa deputy CM sorry for his 'Christian Hindu' remark

Livemint - ‎2 hours ago‎
A file photo of deputy chief minister Francis D'Souza. The Christian community in the state had criticized the deputy chief minister's remarks.
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7 must reads: Lashker's top man held; top jurists want to scrap collegium system

Daily News & Analysis - ‎29 minutes ago‎
1. Lashker's top man nabbed in New Delhi : Delhi Police have arrested a top operative of Lashker-e-Taiba who was allegedly involved in indoctrination and recruitment of youths and planning and execution of terror strikes across the country.
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Curfew relaxed for four hours in riot-hit Saharanpur

Business Standard - ‎1 hour ago‎
With the situation improving in violence-hit Saharanpur, the district authorities on Monday relaxed curfew for four hours in the new city area to allow people to buy their daily provisions.
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Belgaum border dispute flares up, Shiv Sena seeks Modi's intervention

Times of India - ‎43 minutes ago‎
MUMBAI: The police action against Marathi-speaking people at Yellur in Karnataka has prompted protests by political parties in Maharashtra, with the Shiv Sena calling it as an act of "terror" and seeking Centre's intervention in the "disputed" region.
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Palestinian fighters raid Israel on Gaza "truce" day

Reuters - ‎24 minutes ago‎
GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Palestinian fighters slipped into an Israeli village from the Gaza Strip and fought a gun battle with troops on Monday as an unofficial truce called for the Muslim Eid al-Fitr festival disintegrated.
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Ukraine claims more territory as fight intensifies with rebels

Reuters - ‎24 minutes ago‎
KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukraine said on Monday its troops had wrested more territory from pro-Russian rebels, advancing towards the site where Malaysian flight MH17 was brought down, which international investigators said they could not ...
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India asks its nationals to leave Libya amid spiraling violence

Times of India - ‎7 minutes ago‎
NEW DELHI: Amid spiralling violence in Libya, India's mission in Tripoli on Monday advised all its nationals to leave the strife-torn country using all available means and not to travel to that country.
Vast Libya petrol tank fire 'out of control' after militia rocket strike
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Libya oil depot fire rages, raising fears of major disaster - Tripoli AFP - A huge fire at an oil depot on the outskirts of Tripoli was out of control Monday, sparking fears of a fireball that could cause carnage over a wide area.The fire, raging since Sunday night, spread to a second fuel storage site in what the government called a very dangerous development.The situation is very dangerous after a second fire broke out at another petroleum dep ...
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RPower in talks to buy Jaypee's hydro projects

The Hindu - ‎19 minutes ago‎
Reliance CleanGen Ltd, a 100 per cent subsidiary of Reliance Power has signed an exclusive memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Jaiprakash Power Ventures Ltd.
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Monsoon Deficit Down, Good Rains Likely in Coming Days: Minister

NDTV - ‎36 minutes ago‎
New Delhi: Deficit in monsoon rains has come down and good rainfall is expected in the coming days that will help complete sowing operations, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said on Monday.
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Australia okays Adani's coal project, company welcomes decision

Hindustan Times - ‎31 minutes ago‎
Australian government on Monday cleared the proposed $16.5 billion Carmichael coal mine project of the Indian conglomerate Adani Mining in the Galilee Basin in central Queensland.
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NPPA's unilateral stand-off unhealthy for sector: Biocon - ‎1 hour ago‎
CII National Committee on Biotechnology Chairperson and Biocon CMD Kiran Mazumdar Shaw has written an open letter to the Prime Minister, seeking his intervention over "unilateral fixing" of drug prices by NPPA .
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MapmyIndia launches offline navigation application for Apple's iOS

Financial Express - ‎2 hours ago‎
Millions of Apple users in India can now enjoy this app which features, for the first time in India.(Thinkstock). SummaryThe application has house level data for all major Indian cities which include Delhi NCR, Mumbai .
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Register now to get the Xiaomi Mi 3 when it goes on sale via Flipkart tomorrow - ‎38 minutes ago‎
The Xiaomi Mi 3 sold faster than hot cakes when it went on sale last week through Flipkart and new inventory is expected to arrive at the ecommerce website tomorrow.
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Salman Khan's Kick biggest opener of 2014, earns Rs. 53 crore in two days

Hindustan Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Riding high on expectations, Salman Khan-Nazawuddin Siddiqui-Randeep Hooda-Jacqueline Fernandes-starrer Kick has emerged the biggest opener of the year.
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Cinestaan signs three-film deal with Rakeysh Mehra

IBNLive - ‎5 hours ago‎
New Delhi: Cinestaan Entertainment Private Limited has joined hands with renowned filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra for a three-film deal.
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CWG 2014: Jitu Rai breaks record to win gold, Gurpal takes silver in 50m pistol

Firstpost - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Shooters Jitu Rai and Gurpal Singh opened India's medal count Monday by clinching the men's 50-metre pistol gold and silver respectively in the finals of the Commonwealth Games at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre.
Rai Wins Gold, Silver for Narang; Vijender Leads Boxers Charge
Jitu Rai wins gold, Narang silver as shooters continue domination
Subrato Paul
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Sports Commonwealth Games 2014. India bag feventh gold in 50m Pistol men category. India's Jitu Rai has won the gold and Gurpal Singh clinched the silver in the event. Photo: Jitu Rai (R) and Gurpal Singh (2nd L) celebrate with coaches. (PTI Photo) Social Address Book:
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Glasgow 2014: England claim silver after losing out to Malaysia

BBC News - ‎13 minutes ago‎
England had to settle for a silver medal in badminton's mixed team event after losing to Malaysia in the final at the Emirates Arena.
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Commonwealth Games: Gagan Narang Shoots Silver in 50m Rifle Prone

NDTV - ‎1 hour ago‎
Indian shooters continued to bring home more medals as Gagan Narang won the country's third medal clinching the men's 50-metre rifle prone silver at the Commonwealth Games in Galsgow.
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Winning CWG gold is life's turning point: Satish Kumar Sivalingam

Times of India - ‎2 hours ago‎
GLASGOW: For weightlifter Satish Kumar Sivalingam, the gold in the Commonwealth Games here has been a life-changing experience as he has fulfilled his parents' dream of seeing their son winning the top prize in the multi-sporting event.
TN CM, Governor hail weightlifter Satish Kumar
Jaya, Rosaiah Congratulate Satish on CWG Gold
Subrato Paul
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Sports Commonwealth Games 2014. India bag sixth gold in 77kg weightlifting men category. India's Sathish Sivalingam has won the gold and Ravi Katulu clinched the silver in the event. Social Address Book:

CWG 2014 Live: India jump to fourth place in medals tally with Jitu's gold

IBNLive - ‎2 hours ago‎
Day 4 Round-up: It was double delight for India in the 2014 Commonwealth Games men's weightlifting as Sathish Sivalingam won the gold and Ravi Katulu the silver.
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Soon, book Hindi domain name for Rs 350

Times of India - ‎4 hours ago‎
NEW DELHI: Individuals of companies which are interested in owning a website with domain name in Hindi language would be able to book the name in Hindi script from next month.
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10 labs to be set up for testing viral Hepatitis

Zee News - ‎1 hour ago‎
New Delhi: At least 10 regional laboratories will be set up by the National Communicable Disease Centre (NCDC) for the surveillance of viral Hepatitis, a health ministry official said Monday.
WHO, ILBS host consultation meeting on viral hepatitis
'Poor treatment for hepatitis C infection in UK'
Naoki Watanabe
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Improved Hepatitis C treatment The standard treatment for Hep C can involve dozens of pills a day, injections, and last for a year with significant side effects.  This new two pill treatment cuts usual treatment time in half and with fewer side effects. In testing it was 82% effective at curing the virus in patients intolerant to standard therapies and had 90% cure rates for previously undiagnosed patients.
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People who work longer smoke more

The Hindu - ‎2 hours ago‎
Do you work for long hours? Check your smoking habits. New research has revealed that people who work longer smoke more. People who work long hours find it harder to quit smoking and those who have given up are more at risk of starting again, ...
People who work longer smoke more: Study
Michael Blanchette
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Smoking Wilbur Glacier National Park, Montana Haze and smoke from huge forest fires hover over Mount Wilbur at sunset, as viewed from the Many Glacier area. The 20-second exposure adds a silky surface to Swiftcurrent Lake.
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Six new genetic risk factors for Parkinson's identified using gene chip

Medical News Today
3 hours ago
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Honor Whiteman
A new study led by researchers from the National Institutes of Health details how a state-of-the-art gene chip led to the discovery of six new genetic risk factors for Parkinson's disease, potentially providing a better understanding of the disorder and paving the ...
New Genetic Risk Factors for Parkinson's Identified
Scientists identify six new genetic risk factors involved in Parkinson's disease
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This week, Nature Genetics published one of the largest Parkinson’s genome wide association studies (GWAS) ever completed. Along with replicating more than two-dozen known genetic associations with #Parkinson’s, the researchers found half a dozen loci in genes previously unknown to be associated with the disease. Read more about 23andMe’s involvement here: