Quattrocchi dies in Milan
NEW DELHI, 13 JULY: Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi, a key figure in the Bofors scandal, has died in Milan after a stroke, his family said. sns
Arthur taking legal action 
SYDNEY, 13 JULY: Sacked coach Mickey Arthur has hired a legal firm and is seeking compensation after Cricket Australia tore up his contract last month, a report said on Saturday. afp     (details on page 12 )
Hemant sworn in as CM
RANCHI, 13 JULY: JMM leader Hemant Soren, son of party chief Shibu Soren, was today sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Jharkhand. The 37-year-old tribal leader was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor Syed Ahmed at the Birsa Mandap situated on the premises of Raj Bhavan. pti 
 Acoustics pioneer Bose dead
BOSTON, 13 JULY: Amar G Bose, the Indian-American visionary entrepreneur and acoustics pioneer, famous for making high-fidelity Bose audio systems and speakers for homes, auditoriums and automobiles, has died. He was 83. pti
DGCA keeps watch on Dreamliners
NEW DELHI, 13 JULY: Aviation regulator DGCA today said it was keeping a close watch on the probe into the recent fire incident and “mechanical” trouble in two Dreamliners at London’s Heathrow airport and no decision has been taken on Air India’s fleet of these planes. sns

Opp PDP storms to power in Bhutan
THIMPHU, 13 JULY: Bhutan’s main Opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) tonight stormed to power getting two-thirds majority in the second parliamentary elections that were dogged by the controversy over India’s withdrawal of subsidy on kerosene and cooking gas. In a stunning defeat of the ruling Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT), the PDP bagged 32 seats in the 47-member National Assembly as against just two in the outgoing House. To form a government, a party needs to win a minimum of 24 seats. The DPT could manage only 15 seats, a steep fall from the 45 it bagged in the 2008 national elections in the land-locked Himalayan nation nestled between India and China. pti
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