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Aviation minister doesnt rule out privatisation for Air India

New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): Union Civil Aviation Minister, Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati, does not deny rumours of privatisation of national carrier, Air India, which has been struggling to stay in the air in the past few years. At a news conference in New Delhi on Monday (November 10), Pusapati said the future of the national carrier, which is dependent on taxpayer cash, was a matter of great concern for the country and hinted that suggestions for its privatisation were being considered. Pusapati also unveiled a new draft policy for civil aviation in India, one he hopes will facilitate a vibrant aviation industry in the country. Nov 10, 2014
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Manohar Parrikar takes charge as Defence Minister

New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): Manohar Parrikar on Monday official took charge as Defence Minister and thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for putting faith over him. He added that defence is a very important and sensitive ministry. He further stated that he is aware about Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's work on many of the issues concerning the defence while Jaitley was holding Defence as an additional charge and said that he is confident of taking them ahead with speed. Nov 10, 2014
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Sajjad Lone meets PM Modi, appeals him to include Srinagar in Smart cities concept

New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): People's Conference leader Sajjad Lone on Monday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and appealed him to include Srinagar in the smart cities concept. He added that PM Modi will take personal effort in restoring glory of Srinagar. He further said that talks on the need of central intervention in hospital, education and other areas also took place between them. Nov 10, 2014
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Nitin Gadkari inspects modified version of e rickshaw

New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday inspected the first modified version of e-rickshaw. Gadkari said that the new model has been verified by the contracting agency and has been developed keeping in mind the instructions given by High Court and safety of the passengers as well as providing job to the poor. He added that the problem regarding driving license shall be soon solved. Nov 10, 2014
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Unidentified group vandalises office property in Kerala

Kochi, Nov 10 (ANI): A group of unidentified miscreants, suspected to be Maoists, attacked an office on Monday (November 10), damaging glass walls and vehicles parked inside the compound, in Kerala. The group had their faces covered and was carrying steel pipes when it barged into the corporate office of Nitta Gelatin India Limited (NGIL) in Kochi city. The office's security guard, Victor, who was also an eyewitness to the incident, said the men forcefully entered the premises. Meanwhile, Managing Director of NGIL, Sajiv K Menon, said the men created ruckus in the office. The police are conducting an inquiry into the incident. Nov 10, 2014
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PM Modi launches Jeevan Praman-Digital Life certificate for pensioners

New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched the Jeevan Praman-Digital Life Certificate for pensioners in a move that could eventually benefit over a crore pensioners. Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad was also present at the event. Prasad said that digital certification will do away with the requirement of a pensioner having to submit a physical Life Certificate in November each year, in order to ensure continuity of pension being credited into his account. Nov 10, 2014
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Obama says he wants China 'to do well'

President Barack Obama announces a deal to extend visas for Chinese visitors to the United States for up to a decade, insisting he wants China "to do well" despite simmering tensions between the world's two largest economies. Duration: 00:47 Nov 10, 2014
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India sending 'chilling message' on environment: Greenpeace

Moves by India's new right-wing government to block Greenpeace funds and weaken environmental protection laws send a "chilling message", the head of the lobby group says, as he urges the prime minister to release the money. Duration: 00:55 Nov 10, 2014
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Church only gathering place in Ebola-hit Sierra Leone

With Ebola rampaging through Sierra Leone, most ordinary outings are off limits. For fear of contracting the virus that has killed more than 1,000 of their compatriots, people stay away from school, the movies or football games. Duration: 00:56 Nov 10, 2014
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Parents protest after Class 1 student allegedly molested in Kolkata

Kolkata, Nov 10 (ANI): Parents staged a protest in Kolkata on Monday (November 10) after a girl of class 1 was allegedly sexually abused inside the school premises. Hundreds of parents gathered outside the school to seek immediate action against the school authorities. Parents alleged the girl was molested inside the school campus but the authorities have not spoken anything yet. A mother, Ishmita Roy, demanded that a complaint be filed on this issue immediately. Recurring sexual assaults on minor girls have raised questions about safety of students in schools and have evoked public outrage. Nov 10, 2014
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HC upset after Haryana police fail to produce Rampal

Chandigarh, Nov 10 (ANI): The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday pulled up Haryana police after they failed to produce Rampal, citing resistance by his followers. Public prosecutor Anupam Gupta said that the Court has expressed severe displeasure towards state government for failing to produce Rampal in the court. He added that the Court has directed the Registrar General to issue fresh non-bailable warrant of arrest of Rampal. He further added that the Court has also directed the State Government to immediately execute the warrant of arrest and produce Rampal before the Court on 17th. Nov 10, 2014
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MEA briefs about Modi's engagements during Australia visit

New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs informed about Prime Minister Narendra Modi's engagements during his visit to Australia. Secretary (East) of MEA, Anil Wadhwa said that Modi will be meeting Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott and hold delegation level talks with him. Wadhwa also said that a number of agreements will be signed and announcements will be made on new initiatives. Nov 10, 2014
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Sri Lanka to transfer five fishermen on death row to Indian prison

New Delhi/ Chennai, Nov 10 (ANI): BJP leader Subramanian Swamy, said on Monday (November 10) that five fishermen sentenced to death in Sri Lanka on the charge of drug trafficking will be transferred to an Indian jail. He said the fishermen, belonging to Tamil Nadu, will be transferred to India as per the agreement between the two countries, signed in year 2010. Five Indian fishermen were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy in 2011 on charges of smuggling drugs and on October 30, the Colombo High Court held the five fishermen guilty of drug trafficking. Meanwhile, Swamy said the deadlock was broken after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke with Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on the issue. The arrest of the Indian fishermen by the Sri Lankan navy has been a major topic of debate between the two nations. Fishermen from both the countries frequently stray into each other's territory and end up spending years in their jails. Nov 10, 2014
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Politicos welcome mandatory voting bill in Gujarat even as Arjun Modhwadia oppose same

New Delhi/Ahmedabad, Nov 10 (ANI): Political leaders on Monday welcomed mandatory voting bill in Gujarat. State Governor OP Kohli recently signed the controversial Gujarat Local Authorities Laws Bill, 2009, which has the provisions of compulsory voting and 50 per cent reservation for women in the institutions of local self-governance. While BJP, NCP along with BJD and Congress welcomed the same and said that they will wait to see on the repercussions of the same and how it is accepted in India, Gujarat PCC Chief Arjun Modhwadia stood against the same. Modhwadia said that the bill will ultimately become a reason to apply force on citizens for the BJP government. Nov 10, 2014
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Central Government protecting certain people in Black Money Case: Arvind Kejriwal on meeting with SI

New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal along with AAP leader Prashant Bhushan on Monday had a meeting with the SIT on the black money case. Kejriwal after the meeting got over, said he informed the SIT that the central government is not doing much about the issue. He added that the BJP-led NDA government is trying to protect certain people involved in the black money case. Nov 10, 2014