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TV viewers could soon change service provider without switching set-top box

New Delhi, Oct 8 (ANI): Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday said that the ministry is working towards bringing a service for the TV viewers wherein they can change the service providers without switching their set-top boxes. After chairing the first meeting of the Task Force for Cable Digitization for phases three and four, Javadekar said that the viewers should get the benefits of digitalization, with high quality picture at affordable prices. He added that the ministry is also mulling to exempt the Free to Air channels from the restrictions of 12-minutes ad-cap. Oct 8, 2014
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PM Modi taunts Chautala for wanting to take oath in jail

Sonipat, Oct 08 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday criticized former Haryana chief minister and Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) leader Om Prakash Chautala for saying that he will take oath in jail if his party wins the upcoming assembly polls. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Modi, who has been on a whirlwind tour of Haryana ahead of the Assembly polls, further appealed to rid the state from dynastic politics. Oct 8, 2014
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KPCC demands action against Shashi Tharoor for backing Narendra Modi

Thiruvananthapuram / New Delhi, Oct 8 (ANI): Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, faced ire from his own party for backing Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 'Clean India' campaign. Modi, while launching his Clean India drive, had called on personalities from different fields of work, including Tharoor, to take up the cleanliness challenge and continue with the sanitation mission. Tharoor backed Modi's vision but drew flak from his own party. However, later the leader, representing Thiruvananthapuram constituency in Kerala, said he supported Mahatma Gandhi's vision of clean India in national interest. On Wednesday, president of Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC), V.M. Sudheeran, said Tharoor's pro-Modi statements were unacceptable. Oct 8, 2014
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People have been good to me, says Javed Akhtar

New Delhi, Oct 8 (ANI): Poet and script writer Javed Akhtar, who recently completed 50 years in Indian Film Industry, says that during this journey people have been good to me. He has also teamed up with Tata Sky for a new programme for the DTH player's subscribers, who will get to enjoy the 'shayaris' and 'dohas' of yesteryear. Great going Javed Ji!!! Oct 8, 2014
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BJP will transform scam Haryana to skill Haryana: Modi

Rohtak, Oct 08 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing a rally in Haryana's Rohtak on Wednesday said that the Congress made Haryana a state of scams, the BJP will transform it to skill Haryana. He asked the people of the state to elect a BJP government with clear majority for the development of the state. Oct 8, 2014
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Politicos react after Shiv Sena slams PM for not focussing on Pak border issues

Mumbai/Dhule/New Delhi, Oct 8 (ANI): Shiv Sena editorial mouthpiece, Saamna, took a jibe at the Prime Minister's 56 inch chest on Wednesday, in the backdrop of ceasefire violations by Pakistan along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir. The editorial piece in Saamna said that what was needed to protect the country was not a 56 inch chest but a will to do so. It further alleged that the PM Narendra Modi was not giving this issue the due attention and was instead busy attending rallies in Maharashtra ahead of the assembly polls. Congress leader Rashid Alvi said that the government should act tough on the border issues. NCP leader Majid Memon said that such personal remarks are common in the run up to elections and should be avoided. Oct 8, 2014
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Contingency plans ready to face cyclone, says Naveen Patnaik

Bhubaneshwar, Oct 8 (ANI): Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday said that all preparations have been done to meet any eventuality arising out of the possible cyclonic storm hitting the state's coast, and added that contingency plans are in place to face the situation. Meanwhile, National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) Commander M K Yadav informed that his team is ready for any challenge that may arise if the state is hit by cyclone. According to reports from the Meteorological Department, the state government has been informed that Cyclone Hudhud is heading toward north Andhra Pradesh and Odisha and is set to hit the coast by October 12. Under its influence, strong winds and heavy rains are likely to lash the areas along the south Odisha-Andhra coast. Oct 8, 2014
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BJP policies unfavorable for poor, farmers and backward classes: BS Hooda

Hisar, Oct 8 (ANI): Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Wednesday while addressing a rally in Hisar district said that the policies of BJP can never be favorable for the poor, farmers and backward classes. Slamming BJP on its weak border policies Hooda said that BJP claimed of solving all the border issues after forming the government but failed to do so after coming to power. Oct 8, 2014
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BSF DG says India retaliating strongly to ceasefire violations

Jammu, Oct 8 (ANI): Director General of the Border Security Force (BSF) D K Pathak said on Wednesday that the Indian security forces have been retaliating very strongly to the ceasefire violations from across the border. Pathak also paid a visit to the Government Hospital in Jammu to meet civilians who were injured in the gunfire. He also added that Pakistani troops were targeting residential areas because they weren't able to cause significant damages to the BSF posts. Oct 8, 2014
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Give BJP an opportunity to serve Haryana: PM Modi

Mahendragarh, Oct 8 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday while addressing a rally in Mahendragarh district of Haryana urged people to give BJP an opportunity to serve people of Haryana. He said that the land of Haryana is very rich and if proper facilities are provided to farmers, then the state would prosper. He added that the people of Haryana want to see a future where women can live with dignity and youth get opportunities to work. Oct 8, 2014
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PM Modi salutes Air Force personnel on their 82nd anniversary

New Delhi, Oct 8 (ANI): As the Indian Air Force (IAF) today celebrates its 82nd anniversary Prime Minister Narendra Modi has saluted IAF personnel. "On Air Force Day, I salute our air force personnel. They are our pride and their bravery, commitment and dedication continues to inspire," said Prime Minister Modi. Earlier in the day, Chief of Indian Air Force, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha said that the IAF's journey of 82 years has witnessed many historic moments and it has emerged as one of the most formidable and respected air forces of the world. Air Force Day was officially observed for the first time on October 8, 1932, when it was an auxiliary air force of the British Indian Empire. Oct 8, 2014
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PM Modi promises to give account of every penny to people, unlike Congress

Mahendragarh, Oct 8 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday while addressing a rally in Mahendragarh district of Haryana slammed Congress for not being answerable to the people during its 60 years of governance. Promising people to give them account of every penny and every second, PM Modi, said that since he belongs to the people and was not born in a PM's house, hence he is answerable to the people. Oct 8, 2014
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Mulayam Singh Yadav re-elected as SP chief at national executive meet

Lucknow, Oct 8 (ANI):Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav was re-elected as the party chief on the inaugural day of the Samajwadi Party's national executive meet. This is the ninth time that Mulayam has been chosen as the SP national president. His tenure as SP chief will last for three years. Meanwhile, Janata Dal (United) chief Sharad Yadav's presence at the meet triggered speculations of a possible tie up between the two parties for future polls. The three-day convention, which is likely to be a massive show of strength of the ruling Samajwadi Party, is being held at the newly-built Janeshwar Mishra Park. Oct 8, 2014
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Indian Air Force celebrates its 82nd anniversary

Ghaziabad, Oct 8 (ANI): Indian Air Force is today celebrating its 82th anniversary. Chief of Indian Air Force, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha said that the IAF's journey of 82 years has witnessed many historic moments and it has emerged as one of the most formidable and respected air forces of the world. To mark the occasion there will be air displaying of various aircrafts as a part of the Air Force Day Parade cum Investiture Ceremony at Air Force Station here. Retired Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, is also seen in attendance. He is the first sportsperson to be made the honourary Group Captain in the Indian Air Force. Oct 8, 2014