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Navy Chief assures 'Transparency in Waters' against militant attacks

New Delhi, Dec 3 (ANI): Indian Navy Chief Admiral Robin K Dhowan on Wednesday said in New Delhi that post 26/11, suitable measures have been put in place to have "transparency in waters" in order to ward off the potential for another Mumbai-like militant attack. The Admiral said that 46 coastal radar stations, 74 automatic identification system stations have been established to ward off the potential for another ghastly attack. Addressing a news conference in New Delhi on the eve of the 43rd Navy Day, Dhowan said that the morale of the Indian Navy was at an all time high. Last month, Defence Minister, Manohar Parrikar commissioned the Information Management and Analysis Centre (IMAC). Meanwhile, Dhowan said that surveillance activities have also been stepped up. Dec 3, 2014
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Various schemes to be launched to improve power supply in UP, says Piyush Goyal after his meeting wi

New Delhi, Dec 3 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday met Power Minister Piyush Goyal to discuss the issue of electricity crisis in the state. Goyal addressing the joint press conference said that various schemes will be launched to improve the power supply in Uttar Pradesh. He further laid down details of some of the schemes and said that aim is to make power supply available 24 hours. Dec 3, 2014
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Uganda aims to help rid women of urogenital fistulas

In Uganda, like in many other Sub-Saharan and South East Asian countries, lack of education and access to proper maternal care results in many cases of urogenital fistulas, often leading to the women’s exclusion from their community. Duration: 01:18 Dec 3, 2014
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HK Occupy protest leaders turn themslves in to police

The original founders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy Occupy movement surrender to police in a symbolic move as they seek to take the protests off the streets after more than two months of rallies punctuated by violence. Duration: 01:02 Dec 3, 2014
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Princess Diana gowns to go under hammer in US

Four dresses designed for and worn by Britain's late Princess Diana are to go under the hammer in Beverly Hills on December 5 and 6. Three of the gowns were made by British dressmaker Catherine Walker, Diana's favorite designer. Duration: 01:06 Dec 3, 2014
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2002 hit-and-run case: Salman's blood alcohol content high, confirms expert

Mumbai, Dec 03 (ANI): Bollywood actor Salman Khan, who is facing trial for killing a pavement dweller and injuring four others in a 2002 hit and run case, has tested positive for alcohol content in his blood at the time of accident. A forensic expert told a sessions court in Mumbai on Wednesday that content of alcohol in Salman's blood was higher than permissible limit. The alcohol content in Salman's blood was 62mg, which is more than double the permissible limit of 30mg. Salman is on trial in the sessions court for culpable homicide not amounting to murder. Dec 3, 2014
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Funds fracas: Kejriwal dares BJP, Cong to reveal their details

New Delhi, Dec 3 (ANI): AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said that all the details of Aam Aadmi Party's funding is on AAP's website. Kejriwal added that BJP and Congress should reveal the details of the source of their party funds. He further stated that BJP and Congress receive international funding and hence action should be taken against them. Dec 3, 2014
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Omar targets Congress during rally in J and K

Nagrota, Dec 3 (ANI): In a scathing attack on the Congress party, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday accused his former ally of being opportunistic. Abdullah, while addressing a rally in Nagrota, asked the Congress leaders why they couldn’t see any fault in NC’s governance when they had an alliance with his party. Dec 3, 2014
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Taking Smartphone Microbreaks Makes Employees Happier And More Productive

New Delhi, 03 Dec (ANI) : A new study has revealed that allowing employees to take smartphone microbreaks may be a benefit rather than a disruption for businesses. The employees who take smartphone breaks throughout the day are happier at the end of the workday and a smartphone microbreak can be beneficial for both the employee and the organization.According to the researchers, smartphone microbreaks are similar to other microbreaks throughout the workday that includes chatting with coworkers, walking around the hallway or getting a cup of coffee as such breaks are important because they can help employees cope with the demands of the workplace. Dec 3, 2014
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Violent 3-D Games Increase Anger In Players

New Delhi, Dec 03 (AN) : A new study has found that playing violent 3D games can increase the anger level in video game players. Those who play violently may show higher levels of anger than nonviolent players no matter how they played 2-D or 3-D. But those who play violently on 3-D are significantly angrier than those who play violently on the 2-D systems.People who play in 3-D are more immersed in the game than the ones who play in 2-D, and that immersion can be related to the increased anger felt by those who played violently. Dec 3, 2014
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Public sector bank relay strike hits northern India

Lucknow/Chandigarh, Dec 3 (ANI): Public sector banks employees in northern India went on a strike on Wednesday to demand wage revision, which caused inconvenience to people. The employees began their four-day relay strike with staff in southern region going off from work on Tuesday. The finance ministry also asked banks to ensure operation of clearing houses, continuation of Internet banking, and make arrangements for carrying out uninterrupted government business transactions. Shutters were down at all the banks as public sector bank employees staged protest march on the streets in Chandigarh holding banners and placards and shouting slogans. Dec 3, 2014
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TMC protests against hike in fuel excise duty

New Delhi, Dec 3 (ANI): Leaders of Trinamool Congress (TMC) party, on Wednesday (December 03), staged a protest outside parliament against a hike in excise duty of petrol and diesel. India on Tuesday (December 02) raised excise duties on petrol by 2.25 rupees per litre and on diesel by one rupee per litre with immediate effect, the finance ministry said in a statement to parliament. The increases, which follow similar hikes in mid-November, seek to take advantage of a slump in world oil prices to shore up government revenues without stoking inflation. A source familiar with the matter said the latest measures were expected to raise an additional 40 billion rupees in the remainder of the fiscal year to the end of March 2015. Meanwhile, TMC staged protest against the hike, saying the Indian consumers could not avail of advantage of global slump in fuel prices. Dec 3, 2014
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Modi's foreign visits improved relations with other countries, says Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi, Dec 3 (ANI): Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday while speaking at the Lok Sabha said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's foreign visits have improved country's relations with other nations. She added that development process has got a new momentum. Meanwhile, Swaraj said Modi's speech in Hindi at the United Nations General Assembly was a matter of great pride. Swaraj further stated that Modi is the second prime minister to visit Fiji after former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in 1981, despite the fact that Indians make up 40 percent of the Fiji's population. Dec 3, 2014
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Request Opposition to let Parliament run, no question of Sadhvi's resignation: Venkaiah Naidu

New Delhi, Dec 03 (ANI): Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday requested the Opposition parties to maintain calm and let Parliament run. Naidu said that the Congress and TMC parties are trying to adjourn the houses and not letting main issues come to discussion which is not in the benefit of the country. Further, talking about the opposition’s demand for Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti's resignation, using the example of Congress leader Beni Prasad Verma who used indecent language against many leaders, Naidu said that there is no question of the Minister's resignation as she has tendered an apology for her statement. Dec 3, 2014