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Chinese lights dominate Indian market ahead of festival of lights

Kanpur, Oct 09 (ANI): As customers preferred Chinese items ahead of Diwali, shopkeepers in Uttar Pradesh urged government to start making policies for 'Make in India' initiative to compete in the market. Traders in Kanpur said that to compete with demand for cheap Chinese lamps and lights, the government should formulate policies. A shopkeeper, Hanumanth Dikshit, who has been selling Chinese lights since 15 years now said Chinese products have a strong hold over the market. Another shopkeeper, Atul Tiwari, said if the products, sold by Chinese, could be made in India with better quality, they would have more demand. Oct 9, 2014
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Damaged by government, UK Liberal Democrats remain upbeat

Battered by four years in Britain's coalition government, the Liberal Democrats set out the dividing lines with their Conservative partners ahead of next year's election while leaving open the door to once again play kingmaker. Duration: 00:51 Oct 9, 2014
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Sierra Leone Ebola inhumation crews end 24-hour strike

The volunteer teams in charge of burying the bodies of Ebola victims in Sierra Leone went on a 24-hour strike Tuesday complaining their weekly risk allowance was not being paid on time. They are now back to work. Duration: 00:54 Oct 9, 2014
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At least 14 killed during pro-Kurdish protests in Turkey

At least 14 people were killed as pro-Kurdish protests rage across Turkey over the government's failure to act against jihadists, the worst outbreak of such violence in years which risks derailing Turkey's peace process with the Kurds. Duration: 01:05 Oct 8, 2014
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JandK People feeling confident after BSF's befitting reply: Jitendra Singh

R S Pura, Oct 08 (ANI): Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office Dr Jitendra Singh on Wednesday visited the border areas which had come under heavy mortar shelling and firing by Pakistan rangers along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir. Singh said that a meeting has been held with the senior officers of the BSF and people have been quite vindicated. He added that people are feeling quite confident after BSF's befitting reply to the Pakistan rangers. He also said that the MLA's of the areas have made adequate arrangements for the affected people. Oct 8, 2014
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Bottle crusher machine installed at railway station in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad, Oct 08 (ANI): As a part of recently launched 'Clean India Mission', railway authorities in Gujarat introduced hi-tech plastic bottle crushers where the plastic can be recycled and used again. In a bid to keep railway stations clean and recycle used plastic bottles, railway authorities in Ahmedabad installed the bottle crusher machine at a station. A ward assistant of Western Railways, Atul Tripathi, said this was the first time in India that such an initiative was undertaken. If proven a success, it would be further taken to other cities. The eco-friendly initiative will generate employment and also benefit railways, economically. Oct 8, 2014
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Three-day long Global Investors Summit kick starts in Indore

Indore, Oct 08 (ANI): Barely weeks after Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched his 'Make in India' initiative, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, inaugurated a three-day Global Investors Summit on Wednesday, inviting business leaders from across the world to invest in the state. More than 4,000 delegates from across the world are expected to attend the summit in Indore. The summit will also be host to 190 guests of honour and 28 state guests including ambassadors and country representatives. Addressing the gathering, Chouhan said through the summit he wants Madhya Pradesh to make an international mark.Day one was dedicated to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in the state. Chouhan also declared that the state would establish a ministry exclusively for small enterprises. A venture fund will also be established to give financial help to innovators to set up businesses. Oct 8, 2014