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Keralas independent candidate provides healing touch with poll campaign

Thrissur, Apr 1 (ANI): A male nurse and now an independent candidate from Thrissur city of Kerala, Jasminsha, is trying to woo voters ahead of the parliamentary polls with a healing touch. Jasminsha, who is associated with United Nurses Association (UNA), starts his day by visiting each and every household along with his cadres and introduce himself. And once the introduction is done, they carry out a normal health check-up for the elderly people in the family. Apr 1, 2014
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Will give employment to 10 crore youth in future: Rahul Gandhi

Bihar, Apr 1 (ANI): Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi gave an insight to the future plans of his party while addressing a rally at Aurangabad in Bihar. Gandhi said that there is a proposed industrial corridor plan linking the metropolitan cities of Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai and Mumbai which will provide employment to about 10 crore youth in the coming 5 years. He added that this would be the biggest project in India till now. Apr 1, 2014
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Rahul Gandhi addresses rally in Bihar, targets JD (U) & BJP

Bihar, Apr 1 (ANI): Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, during a rally in Bihar’s Aurangabad city targeted the Nitish government and the BJP. Raising the development issue, Gandhi said that the state government hasn’t done anything for the common people. Gandhi also raised the issue of discrimination with the people of Bihar done by the Shiv Sena in Maharashtra. Apr 1, 2014
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Voters along Bangladesh border in India raise demarcation issue

Cooch Behar, Apr 1 (ANI): Voters residing along the Bangladesh border in Cooch Behar district of West Bengal raised issues of demarcation ahead of Lok Sabha polls. A resident, Sukanta Saha, said the demarcation of north-eastern boundaries with Bangladesh is very important in view of country’s security and this is a major issue to be addressed in the elections. Apr 1, 2014
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SC issues notice to centre on inclusion of jats in OBC list

New Delhi, Apr 1 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice to Centre on petitions challenging March 3 decision of UPA government to include jats in OBC list for reservation benefits. The apex court asked the Centre to bring all relevant records to show there was proper consideration of National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) to reject its recommendation against inclusion of jats as OBC. The NCBC had objected to inclusion of jats among OBCs saying they are a forward community mostly of zamindars. Jat community representative, Major H S Ahlawat, on Tuesday said that the recommendations of the NCBC were not binding on the government. Apr 1, 2014
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Japan shoppers see first sales tax rise in 17 years

Prices rise across Japan as a controversial sales tax rise comes into effect, with everything from beer to washing machines costing more, sparking fears a drop in consumer spending will derail a nascent economic recovery. Duration: 00:48 Apr 1, 2014
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Philippines delivers food to troops after China 'blockade'

The Philippine military says it has evaded a Chinese sea blockade which happend on March 9 by using an airplane to drop food to soldiers on a tiny and remote South China Sea shoal claimed by both countries. Duration: 00:35 Apr 1, 2014
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Pro-China trade rally hits streets of Taiwan

People in favour of a controversial trade pact between China and Taiwan take to the streets of Taipei to support the initiative and embattled President Ma Ying-jeou. Duration: 00:39 Apr 1, 2014
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Mayawati addresses rally in Jammu

Jammu, April 1 (ANI): BSP supremo Mayawati on Tuesday slammed the Congress and the BJP, while addressing a rally in Jammu. She asked the people of Jammu to vote for BSP if they want to get rid of the problems they are now facing. Apr 1, 2014
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Market Expert on RBI policy

New Delhi, Apr 1(ANI): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan on Tuesday held a press conference on the RBI credit policy wherein he held the Repo rate steady at 8 per cent, reverse repo rate at 7%, and CRR unchanged at 4% in line with expectations of the stock market. Reacting over this, market expert Akash Jindal said that the credit policy is up to the expectation level. Jindal further said that since the rates of interest have not been increased by the RBI, there will be no impact on Real estate, stock market and economy. Apr 1, 2014
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Each day is April fool's day for Congress: Narendra Modi

Bareilly, Apr 1 (ANI): BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Tuesday addressed a rally in Bareilly city of UP. Modi on the occasion said that all 365 days are April fool's day for Congress. He also added that Congress talks about poor only before the elections. Apr 1, 2014
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Michael Jackson's new album 'XSCAPE' to release in May

New Delhi, April 01(ANI): A new Michael Jackson album ' XSCAPE' is set to release on May 13 and will soon be available to fans on iTunes. Epic Records have announced that the record will be comprised of eight previously-unreleased tracks from Jackson's, which have all been "contemporized" by Timbaland and other producers for a more modern sound. The album, which is executive produced by Epic CEO LA Reid, will be the latest compilation of unreleased material since 2010's 'Michael'. Apr 1, 2014
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Modi never visited UP before he became PM candidate: Shakeel Ahmad

New Delhi, Apr 1 (ANI): Reacting over BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's rally, Congress leader Shakeel Ahmad on Tuesday said that before Modi became a PM candidate, he never visited Uttar Pradesh. He also added that Modi remembered the state only after he developed PM aspirations. Apr 1, 2014
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Narendra Modi will win from Varanasi with record margin: Amit Shah

Varanasi, Apr 1 (ANI): BJP General Secretary Amit Shah on Tuesday inaugurated BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi’s election office in the holy city Varanasi. Speaking on the occasion Shah said that Modi will win Varanasi with record margin of votes. He also added that the BJP is going to emerge as the biggest party in Uttar Pradesh after elections. Apr 1, 2014