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World Cup 2014: Luis Suarez bites again, could be in trouble

Natal, 24 June-2014, AP: Uruguay striker Luis Suarez could once again be in trouble after appearing to bite an Italian opponent on Tuesday in a key World Cup qualifying game. World Cup 2014: Luis Suarez bites again, could be in trouble The incident, shown on television replays, showed Suarez apparently …

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Ready to request AIIMS in north Bengal: Mamata

Kolkata, 24 June-2014: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday said the state government is “ready to request” the Centre to establish an AIIMS in north Bengal provided adequate land is available. Ready to request AIIMS in north Bengal: Mamata Her statement comes days after the central government gave the …

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Indian power sector faces $27 bln in annual losses : World Bank

New Delhi, 24 June-2014(Reuters): India’s power sector faces annual losses of $27 billion by 2017 unless sweeping reforms are taken to tackle inefficient subsidies, theft and political meddling in utility companies, the World Bank said on Tuesday. Indian power sector faces $27 bln in annual losses : World Bank Prime …

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Police officer gets death penalty for fake encounter in Bihar

Patna,24 June-2014(BBC): The special CBI court on Tuesday announced death penalty for former Shashtri Nagar police station house officer Shamse Alam for killing three youths in a fake encounter at Sammelan Market in Ashiana Nagar in December 2002. Police officer gets death penalty for fake encounter in Bihar Seven other …

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Rani Mukerji is a tough cop in Mardaani

Mumbai, 24 June-2014, Apurva Singh/IE: Bollywood actress Rani Mukerji, who was last seen in ‘Talaash’, is back with a bang after a 2 year hiatus. The actress, who recently tied the knot with filmmaker Yash Chopra, will be seen playing a tough cop in her upcoming film ‘Mardaani’. Rani Mukerji …

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12 forgotten hand-colored images of life in the 1800’s

24 June-2014, Joseph Flaherty/WIRED: Instagram is a decidedly modern invention, but back in your great-great-great-great-great-great grandparents’ day, “Photochroms” were the functional equivalent. Photochroms combined emerging photographic technology and the painterly techniques of the old masters to provide technicolor glimpses of the Great Lakes, Old South, Wild West, and Pacific coast. These …

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Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan leaves for US

24 June-2014, ANI: Union Health Minister, Dr Harsh Vardhan, left for the United States this morning on a five-day visit to the United States. An official statement said that this will Dr. Harsh Vardhan’s first official tour abroad since assuming office on May 27, 2014. Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan …

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