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Deepika Padukone tops FHMs 100 sexiest women in the world 2014 list

Mumbai, July 3 (ANI): Bollywood’s leggy lass Deepika Padukone has topped FHM’s 100 sexiest women in the world list of the year 2014 and the actress has defeated Katrina Kaif, who has been topping the list for five consecutive years. And the actress got candid at FHM's Victory bash in Mumbai. Having given back-to-back hits including Race 2, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewaani, Chennai Express and Goliyon ki Rasleela- Ramleela, is on a spree of setting milestones. Next she will be seen in Homi Adajania's Finding Fenny Fernandez. Jul 3, 2014
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Oommen Chandy meets Sushma Swaraj over stranded nurses in Iraq

New Delhi, July 03 (ANI): Kerala Chief Minister, Oommen Chandy, met Foreign Minister, Sushma Swaraj, on Thursday to discuss ways to bring back stranded nurses from Iraq. Nurses from Kerala, who are stranded in Tikrit city, have called for urgent help from the Indian government. Chandy said that the government is concerned about the safety of nurses and it is doing every bit to bring them back. Meanwhile, Congress leader, Manish Tewari, accused the central government of not taking bold steps to bring back stranded nationals amid Iraq crisis. Jul 3, 2014
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Most secure place for him is jail: AAP on Z security to Amit Shah

New Delhi, July 03 (ANI): AAP leader Prashant Bhushan on Thursday reacted on Amit Shah getting Z+ security. Bhushan said that Shah has been charge-sheeted in many cases and he is presently out on bail so giving him security is not proper. He added that government should put Amit Shah in jail where he will be most secure. Jul 3, 2014
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State Finance Ministers to meet Arun Jaitley over state-centre disagreements

New Delhi, July 03 (ANI): States finance ministers on Thursday are to meet Finance Minister Arun Jaitley over disagreements on issues between centre and states. West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra said that there it is important to have consensus over things before presenting the budget and that state revenue should not be affected in the process. Meanwhile, J&K Finance Minister Abdul Rahim Rather said that there are a few disagreements which is to be resolved now with Jaitley. Jul 3, 2014
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MeT Dept declares monsoon hits Delhi, Haryana and Punjab

New Delhi, July 03 (ANI): Meteorological department scientist BP Yadav on Thursday announced that monsoon has hit Delhi, Haryana and Punjab. He said that though, there was less rain in June, but that does not indicate drought like situation anywhere. He also said that in coming days, there will be enough rain in northern and central India. Jul 3, 2014
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Fire at Jewellery Showroom in Bangalore cause destruction worth crores of property

Bangalore, July 03 (ANI): A fire broke out at the Navaratan Jewellers showroom in Bangalore causing traffic jam on the MG road on Thursday. The fire was noticed by staff when they came to open the showroom located on the first floor of the building. At least seven fire tenders were rushed to the spot to put out the fire. No casualty has been reported though the property worth crores was gutted, said officials. Attempts are now underway to secure the valuables. Jul 3, 2014
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Kavita Shrivastava Speaks Up Against Sc Ruling In Anti- Dowry Cases

Jaipur, July 3 (ANI): Women Rights Activist, Kavita Srivastava reacted against the Supreme Court ruling on the Anti Dowry Law. She stated that the decision, which restrained the police of all states from "automatically" arresting the accused in dowry harassment cases on the grounds of misuse, was a terrible judgment. She argued that this ruling meant the end of all arrests and subsequently the end of criminal law. She added that the judgment reflects the misogynic attitude of men in the Indian society and there is an immediate need to urge the government to move a curative petition. Jul 3, 2014
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Women Activists back SC's decision to rule out automatic arrests in dowry cases

Kolkata/ Mumbai, July 3 (ANI): Many women activists on Thursday backed the Supreme Court's decision of ruling out automatic arrests in dowry cases. The apex court expressed concerns over misuse of the anti dowry law. Section 498-A of the IPC was introduced with object to combat the menace of harassment to a woman at the hands of her husband and his relatives. Jul 3, 2014
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SC rejects Asaram Bapu's bail plea

New Delhi, July 03 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected Asaram’s bail plea in sexual assault case filed against him in Gujarat. The court asked him to approach the High Court. The apex court has agreed to hear the case on 19th of August. His lawyer said that the move is positive and argued that Asaram was innocent. Jul 3, 2014
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Congress does not have courage to hear me: Shivraj Chouhan on Vyapam scam

Bhopal, July 3 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has that the Congress does not have the courage to hear him in the Vyapam scam issue. He added that the rival party is murdering democracy and leveling baseless allegations. Earlier, the Congress had disrupted his reply to their own motion in the state Assembly. Jul 3, 2014
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Japan funerals

Instead of shelling out tens of thousands of dollars on an elaborate tomb, which, according to religious custom must be lovingly tended by descendents, some in Japan have decided to do it differently. Duration:02:19 Jul 3, 2014
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Some Brazilians have seen business flourish

Some Brazilians, with the help of microcredit programs, have seen their business flourish in the past month and argue that the World Cup has had a positive impact on the country.Duration:02:31 Jul 3, 2014
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India's foreign ministry solving immigration issues to bring back nationals from Iraq

New Delhi, July 3 (ANI): MEA Spokesperson, Syed Akbaruddin, said facilities were being made available through community welfare funds to pay for immigration fines of stranded nationals in strife-torn Iraq. Addressing mediapersons in New Delhi, Akbaruddin said immigration issues were impeding the evacuation of Indian nationals. About 10,000 Indian nationals work in Iraq, mostly in areas unaffected by the fighting between the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and the national army. About 100 Indian workers are trapped in areas overrun by ISIL. Jul 3, 2014
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Indian government brings onions and potatoes under essential commodities act to curb inflation

New Delhi, July 3 (ANI): The economic affairs committee of the Indian cabinet decided to bring onions and potatoes under the essential commodities act in order to curb the prices of these two essential vegetables on the nation's menu. Law minister, Ravi Shankar Prasad held a cabinet briefing to explain the government's decision of including onions and potatoes under the Essential Commodities Act, 1955, for one year. Prasad said that the decision will prevent hoarding as it will place an upper limit on holding stock by wholesale traders and others. Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, has made tackling inflation his top priority after widespread resentment about rising prices contributed to the exit of the previous government last month. Jul 3, 2014
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Congress party accuses Modi of usurping India's constitutional right to select judges

New Delhi, July 3 (ANI): Following the Gopal Subramanium controversy, Congress party accused the Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party of breaching constitutional norms by usurping the right to select or reject the judges of the apex court. Congress Spokesperson, Abhishek Manu Singhvi, said the government action against Subramanium smacks of pettiness. In a letter sent to the Chief Justice of India, Subramaniam had withdrawn his nomination for the candidature of apex court. Singhvi added that Subramanium's only fault was that he spoke against Modi's government in Gujarat when he was Chief of the state. Jul 3, 2014