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Indian environmentalist begins study on growing antibiotics resistance

New Delhi, July 30 (ANI): The Centre for Science and Environment, a non-profitable research organisation in New Delhi expressed serious concern over the growing resistance towards antibiotics in India witnessed by a number of doctors in their hospitals. Addressing a conference, Director of Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), Sunita Narain, on Wednesday spoke of the findings of a research that focused upon the presence of antibiotic elements in certain food products due to which people are becoming immune to the antibiotics prescribed by doctors for common infections. Jul 30, 2014
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Prithviraj Chavan on Pune landslide

Mumbai, July 30 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Wednesday said that over 150 are feared trapped under debris of more than 44 houses that were buried in a landslide triggered by heavy rains at Malin village in Ambegaon tehsil of Pune district. Talking to mediapersons in Mumbai he said that rescue operations are on in full swing with the help of teams from the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF). Chavan added that he will go to the village with Deputy CM Ajit Pawar to personally monitor rescue efforts. Jul 30, 2014
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Pune Landslide: Many feared trapped, 5 bodies recovered

Pune, July 30 (ANI): A landslide near Bhimashankar in Pune district has reportedly left at least 50 people trapped. According to unconfirmed reports, 15 people may have also lost their lives. One team of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has left for the spot and one more team will also leave shortly. Further details are awaited. Jul 30, 2014
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AugustaWestland Deal: Former Air Chief's cousin says pained about false allegations

New Delhi, July 30 (ANI): Former Air Chief SP Tyagi's Cousin Sanjeev Tyagi on Wednesday said that he is pained that false allegations are levied against him and his cousin in the AugustaWestland Deal. Tyagi said that the entire deal happened under the eyes of Defence Ministry still CBI has put false allegations. India cancelled the €560 million order with Finmeccanica's unit AgustaWestland for 12 top-end helicopters in January, after bribe-taking was alleged by Italian prosecutors. Jul 30, 2014
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Heavy rains halt life in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad, July 30 (ANI): Heavy rains in Ahmedabad brought life to a standstill on Wednesday but cheered people up. The incessant rains that started a night ago clogged city roads, creating huge potholes in them. The rainwater also flooded roads outside Ahmedabad's airport and caused inconvenience to people. People blamed carelessness of local Municipal Corporation for the water-filled roads, uprooting of trees and power shortages. However, rainfall has come as a relief to people trying to cope up with the unbearable summers in India. According to the weather department, monsoon has reached over Gujarat and has lashed most parts of the state. Jul 30, 2014
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Subrata Roy seeks Wi-Fi, conference room at Tihar Jail

New Delhi, July 30 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked Sahara’s lawyers and Tihar jail authorities to agree on a plan for conducting meeting of Subrata Roy and potential buyers of his hotels through video conferencing. The apex court will take up the matter again for hearing on August 1. Jul 30, 2014
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Bihar by polls: RJD, JD (U), Congress announce pact to counter BJP

Patna, July 30 (ANI): The three major political parties in Bihar, JD (U), RJD and Congress on Wednesday sealed an alliance to contest the upcoming Assembly by-elections in the state. Addressing mediapersons in Patna, senior JD (U) leader Vashistha Narayan Singh said JD (U), RJD, Congress have decided to contest the upcoming by-polls in the state together. It has also been decided that the three parties will jointly campaign. Jul 30, 2014
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Kanpur murder case: Businessman confesses to killing wife

Kanpur, July 30 (ANI): In a new twist in the Kanpur murder case, the husband has confessed to have plotted the murder of his wife with the help of his driver. Piyush Shyam Dashani was arrested on Tuesday after his wife Jyoti Dashani was found murdered on Monday. She was abducted after some bikers allegedly intercepted the car the couple was traveling in on Sunday night. They took her away in the car. She was later found stabbed to death in the same vehicle. Police said CCTV camera footage led them to suspect the hand of Piyush in the murder. He was seen wearing two different outfits on the night of the murder. Jul 30, 2014
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Political leaders on John Kerry_s visit to India

New Delhi, July 30 (ANI): Political leaders on Wednesday reacted over the visit of US Secretary of State John Kerry to India. Kerry heading a high-powered delegation, on Wednesday left for India to co-chair the fifth annual India-US Strategic Dialogue with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi during his three-day official visit. Jul 30, 2014
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Supertech Case: SC orders builders to refund buyers_ money

New Delhi, July 30 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Wednesday gave a ruling that Supertech Builders should fulfill their commitment to the buyers and refund their invested money. The Court also asked Supertech to allot another flat to allottees who did not want to get a refund. The Allahabad High Court in April ordered the demolition of two 40-storey towers of real estate firm Supertech for illegal construction. The residential towers were part of the Emerald Court Project in Noida. Jul 30, 2014
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JD (U), RJD, Congress to formally announce alliance today for Bihar by-polls

New Delhi, July 30 (ANI): The JD (U) is expected to make a formal announcement of the party_s alliance with the RJD and Congress for the Bihar bypolls at 2.30pm today. The three major political parties in Bihar - Janata Dal (United), Rashtriya Janata Dal and Congress - have formally sealed an alliance to contest the upcoming Assembly by-elections in the state. Jul 30, 2014
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Bugging row stalls Parliament

New Delhi, July 30 (ANI): Reports that bugging devices were found in the homes of three union ministers -Nitin Gadkari, Sushma Swaraj and Rajnath Singh -led to political fireworks in Parliament as both houses adjourned within minutes after a four-day break. Amid opposition demands for a probe, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, said in Rajya Sabha, that there is no truth in the reports on bugging. He further added that Nitin Gadkari himself has denied it and calls the news baseless. The statement was followed by even louder protests from the opposition benches. The Congress, Samajwadi Party and Janata Dal United also demanded the suspension of question hour in the Lok Sabha to discuss the bugging case. Jul 30, 2014
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Sports Minister extends heartiest congratulations to CWG medal winners

New Delhi, July 30 (ANI): Union Minister for Sports Sarbananda Sonowal congratulated Indian players for bringing medals to the nation in the 2014 Commonwealth games in Glasgow. India has so far won 10 gold medals, 15 silver medals and 11 Bronze medals thus bringing in totality 36 medals. Jul 30, 2014
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Nitin Gadkari rubbishes reports of bugs at his home

New Delhi, July 30 (ANI): Even as reports that bugging devices were found in the homes of three union ministers - Nitin Gadkari, Sushma Swaraj and Rajnath Singh - led to political fireworks in Parliament, Gadkari rubbished such reports. He said that there is no truth in the reports on bugging. Earlier both the houses of Parliament were adjourned due to ruckus over the matter. The Congress, Samajwadi Party and Janata Dal United also demanded the suspension of question hour in the Lok Sabha to discuss the bugging case. Jul 30, 2014