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Rahul Gandhi says he thinks differently on _Adopt a Village_ scheme

Amethi, Dec 04 (ANI): In a visit to Amethi district of Uttar Pradesh Vice President of Congress, Rahul Gandhi, criticised the _Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana_ (SAGY) (_adopt-a-village_ programme) introduced by the federal government. Gandhi hit out at the federal government for not providing funds for the implementation of this scheme. Gandhi hit out at the federal government for not providing funds for the implementation of this scheme. _Adopt-a-village_ scheme was introduced by Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, under which initiative, each member of the Parliament is required to adopt three villages and ensure their physical and infrastructural development by 2019. Dec 4, 2014
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Pak must understand boundaries cannot be rewritten: Arun Jaitley

Srinagar, Dec 04 (ANI): Addressing an intellect meet in Srinagar city in Jammu and Kashmir, finance minister, Arun Jaitley, said Pakistan must understand boundaries cannot be rewritten. He said that Jammu and Kashmir is an integral part of India and nobody can change this reality. Jaitley also congratulated the people of Jammu and Kashmir for turning out in high numbers to cast their vote, adding that the state has embraced democracy and rejected the notion that change can be brought only the use of guns and bullets. Dec 4, 2014
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Agriculture sector in the Northeast to benefit from scientific practices

Assam, Dec 04 (ANI): Endowed with rich natural resources and suitable climatic conditions, the Northeast region provides a perfect environment for the cultivation of vegetables and fruits. While it has huge potential in horticulture production, the region has to depend on other states due to lack of good quality seedlings. In a move to be self-reliant, the first of its kind agri hub nursery was inaugurated at the horticulture farm on Assam Agriculture University campus in Jorhat. It has been developed at a cost of Rs. 15 crores financed under the Rashtriya Krishi Vikash Yojana. The nursery will annually produce 48 lakhs seedlings of various vegetables and seasonal flowers. This new project will give a huge boost to production and ultimately help in generating more income for the farmers. Dec 4, 2014
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No charges for New York cop in chokehold death

US House of Representatives member Hakeem Jeffries says the decision of a grand jury not to charge a white New York police officer in the choking death of a black man is a _miscarriage of justice._ Dec 4, 2014
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Takata official testifies over air bag recall pressure

Takata senior vice president Hiroshi Shimizu believes areas _of high absolute humidity_ remain a priority for faulty airbags recall, falling short of a demand by US auto safety regulator to implement nationwide recall for its airbags. Dec 4, 2014
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HK hunger strike students vow to

Student protesters who have launched a hunger strike in Hong Kong vow they will continue _suffering pain for justice._ Dec 3, 2014
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Amazon condoms fight AIDS, help Brazil conservation

Brazil, a pioneer in the fight against AIDS, distributes condoms produced from wild Amazonian rubber. The government-funded project has reduced deforestation, while putting out contraceptives fondly referred to as little Venus shirts. Duration: 02:11 Dec 3, 2014
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Iran comments on reported bombing of IS in Iraq

Iran refused to confirm or deny Wednesday if its fighter jets had struck Islamic State group militants in eastern Iraq in recent days as reported by the Pentagon. Duration: 00:51 Dec 3, 2014
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South Africans keep memory of Mandela alive in tattoos

As South Africa prepares to commemorate the first anniversary of the statesman's death on December 5, tattoo studios in the country are reporting an ever-growing demand for Mandela-inspired tattoos. Duration: 00:57 Dec 3, 2014