India News At 10 AM @ July 1

1) Petrol prices soared by Rs 1.69 per litre (without VAT), while diesel prices were hiked by 50 paise per litre, effective from today.

2) France beat Nigeria 2-0 to reach World Cup Quarterfinals. Paul Pogba scored the first goal in the 79th minute, while Joseph Yobo added an own-goal in injury time.

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3) Germany beat Algeria 2-1 in extra-time to storm into the World Cup Football Quarterfinals. André Schürrle scored in 92nd minute, while Mesut Özil scored the second goal for Germany in the 120th minute. Abdelmoumene Djabou scored the consolation goal for Algeria in the 121st minute.

4) I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar asked 40 officials to go on casual leave for a day, after he found them arriving late in office.

5) The British Airways have misplaced Sarod Maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan’s 45-year-old companion Sarod ‘Ganga’. The BA officials are trying to trace the precious Sarod, whose loss triggered a massive outrage in India.

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