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Daily Archives: April 7, 2015

Ex-PPSC chairman gets seven years jail, Rs. 1 crore penalty

” The vigilance bureau recovered crores of rupees from lockers and other premises of Sidhu and his family members as it found that he had amassed assets beyond his known sources of income.” Chandigarh, April 7 (IANS):  A court in Punjab on Tuesday sentenced former Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC) …

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14 workers die in Meghalaya after eating wild fruits

” There is no evidence of any foul play, but we are awaiting the autopsy report for ascertaining the cause of death, Raju said.” Shillong, April 7 (IANS):  Fourteen migrant labourers were found dead in a remote Meghalayan village after they were suspected to have eaten wild fruits, police said …

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Microsoft unveils two smartphone models for Indian market

” The second model (Lumia 640) will be available only through Flipkart, while 640 XL will be on sale through our channel partners across the country offline too, Sridhar added.” Bengaluru, April 7 (IANS): Global software major Microsoft on Tuesday rolled out two models of its smartphones under Lumia brand, …

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Police conduct search in parts of Hyderabad

” The suspects believed to have boarded a bus for Vijayawada from Chaderghat area in the old city. They were returning to Hyderabad in a bus when a police party stopped them at Suryapet in the early hours of April but they opened fire, killing two policemen and injuring two …

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Hrithik meets Mamata, promises to attend Kolkata film fest

” Hrithik’s grandmother Ira – his father Rakesh Roshan’s mother – was a Bengali who married Punjabi musician Roshan.” Kolkata, April 7 (IANS):  Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday and promised to attend the 21st edition of the Kolkata International Film Festival to …

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Cabinet nod for more foreign equity in Aurobindo, Glenmark

” Glenmark is also a leading homegrown company and from the generics business earlier, it has become a major player in the new molecules pharmaceuticals business, with seven of them in various stages of development.” New Delhi, April 7 (IANS): In two decisions that will result in an inflow of …

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Farhan Akhtar rooting for Mumbai Indians

” The Rock On actor is in the city to perform with actors Hrithik Roshan, Anushka Sharma and Shahid Kapoor at the IPL inaugural ceremony at the Salt Lake Stadium here.” Kolkata, April 7 (IANS):  Lauding the Indian Premier League (IPL) for its high entertainment quotient, actor-director Farhan Akhtar on …

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