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Punjab too orders testing of Maggi noodles samples


CHANDIGARH : Punjab today joined the states which have ordered laboratory testing of Maggi noodles samples following allegations of lapses in food safety standards. “We have taken almost 60 samples of Maggi noodles collected from various parts of the state for laboratory testing,” Punjab Heath and Family Welfare Minister Surjit Kumar Jayani.He said that the samples have been sent for ...

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FIFA sponsors welcome Sepp Blatter’s resignation


New York, June 3: All major FIFA sponsors have welcomed Sepp Blatter’s decision to step down as president of football’s world governing body. Blatter’s decision to resign comes amid a widespread corruption scandal. However, both Visa and Coca-Cola repeated warnings that they expected a swift overhaul at FIFA, reports bbc.com. McDonald’s said it hoped this would be the first step ...

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Virat Kohli snubs comparison with captain MS Dhoni, vows to remain ‘aggressive’!


Mumbai : It is no secret that Indian cricketer and Test captain Virat Kohli does not fear speaking his mind and he was at his candid best during an interview done by ESPNCricinfo. The 26-year-old who has earned himself the tag of batting machine for his ominous display on field against the best of bowling attacks has also come under ...

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6,000 Indonesians evacuated over risk of volcanic eruption


Bangkok, June 3: Indonesian authorities evacuated around 6,000 people living on the slopes of Mount Sinabung on Sumatra island, after raising the alert over increased volcanic activity, National Agency for Disaster Management said on Wednesday. The volume of lava at the top has increased by more than three million cubic metres and was “unstable”, said the agency in a statement. ...

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Dubai to be world’s top 7th maritime centers in 5 years


Dubai, Jun 3 : Dubai will become the seventh leading maritime center in the world by 2020, ahead of cities such as London, New York, Tokyo, Copenhagen, and Rio de Janeiro, according to a survey. Dubai maritime sector strategy which was launched in 2012 is centered around creating sustainable development by providing world class services, infrastructure, and business friendly regulations, ...

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