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Campa Cola Society case: BJP leader asks Maharashtra Govt. for parity of law

New Delhi, June 12 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shaina NC on Thursday called for a parity of law on the part of the Maharashtra Government, and said if it is going to demolish the Campa Cola Society, then it should also demolish other illegal buildings in the city as well. She also said that the government should be more considerate, given that the residents of the Campa Cola Society are willing to pay the penalty and are ready to give some part of their land. Jun 12, 2014
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Rain and hailstorm lashes Delhi and Noida, Mumbai faces high tides

New Delhi/ Mumbai, June 12 (ANI): Residents of Delhi and Noida finally got relief from the blistering heat on Thursday as strong winds and heavy rain lashed the city. Some parts in Noida witnessed a hailstorm as well. The showers brought much needed relief from the heat wave aggravated by power cuts in the national capital. The mercury reached a 62-year-high of 47.8 degrees Celsius June 8 in certain parts of the national capital. Meanwhile, Mumbai also witnessed high tides with just a few days left for the monsoon to hit the western metropolis. The high tides also led to water-logging in low lying areas of Mumbai on Thursday. Jun 12, 2014
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Campa Cola compound: Deadline ends, residents stern on not handing over flat keys

Mumbai, June 12 (ANI): As the deadline for eviction of Campa cola Housing Society ends on Thursday at 5:00 pm, residents remained stern on not handing over the flat keys. The residents said that this is pure politics being played on them and that the authorities are doing it for money. They also blamed the Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan for his inaction in doing anything for the society. The authorities and the residents have failed to resolve the issue, even Chavan had on Monday said that the government was open to any solution within the ambit of law. Jun 12, 2014
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India joins in the soccer fever as FIFA world cup kicks off in Brazil

Odisha/ New Delhi/ Punjab/ Moradabad, June 12 (ANI): India joined in the excitement with massive sand sculptures, World Cup cakes and colourful kites wishing good luck to teams competing in FIFA World Cup that kicked off in Brazil on Thursday. India's renowned sand artist, Sudarsan Pattnaik, created three different sand sculptures on FIFA World Cup with a good luck message on the sands of Puri beach in eastern Odisha province. In Amritsar, a kite maker Jagmohan Kanojia is drawing fans to his small shop with innovative designs of kites modelled on the countries participating in the current World Cup. Also, in a bid to give best wishes to the participating nations, Indian artist, Harvinder Singh Gill, made a miniature of a football stadium. Jun 12, 2014
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Road projects along China border to get fast-track approval from Environment Ministry

New Delhi, June 12 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar on Thursday said that a policy framework is being prepared by his Ministry through which norms would be eased for border roads along China and defence projects. Earlier, the Minister had a meeting with the Defence Secretary and other senior officials from the Environment Ministry. Jun 12, 2014
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Badalta Manzar (June 12, 2014): An independent news report on Jammu and Kashmir

In order to boost and make smooth the technical education in the rural areas the central ministry has started many solar projects in different ITI’s. One such solar plant has been installed in the ITI kangan in ganderbal district. The plant has been installed at a cost of rupees. 1.82 crore. Despite the tall claim of Govt. to gave Guarantee employment of 100 days and released of their wages within fifteen days become eyewash for the poor people of Kathua district residing in far flung areas of Tehsil Billawer. Not only are the male but female workers also wondering from one office to another for the release of their wages since last one year. With enormous schemes and abundant funding from the central govt. the state govt. has miserably failed to improve the health sector in valley particularly in the rural areas of Kashmir. Saderkot payeen is a village in Bandipora district with a population of almost 4000 souls the healthcare facilities in the area are equalant to zero. The whole area just has one health sub centre which has no doctor but only one pharmacist. Jun 12, 2014
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Environment Ministry to ease norms for projects within 100 km from LAC

New Delhi, June 12 (ANI): Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday said that the Environment Ministry is planning to ease norms for strategic defence projects within 100 km from the Line of Actual Control (LAC) which is India's border with China, to enable faster permissions and simplification. He also said that delays in projects of defence will be fast tracked. Jun 12, 2014
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Minor girl found hanging from tree in Moradabad, family alleges rape

New Delhi, June 12 (ANI): A 16-year-old girl was found hanging from a tree in Rajupur Milak village in Moradabad district on June 12. This is the third such incident after the Badaun rape case, where two teenage Dalit girls were found hanging from a tree. The girl's family has alleged that she was raped and murdered after being reported missing the previous evening. Earlier, a woman was reportedly gangraped in Uttar Pradesh's Hamirpur by a Sub-inspector inside the police station. Jun 12, 2014
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Seventh body recovered from Beas river, search still on

Mandi, June 12 (ANI): Rescuers recovered a seventh body from the River Beas on Thursday. A search is still on to find the remaining 17 bodies from the river which had swept away 24 college students and a tour operator earlier this week. Meanwhile, a team of Navy officials visited the place and is likely to assist in rescue operations. More divers with latest equipments are also expected to join the search operations. The students, belonging to VNR Vignana Jyothi Institute of Engineering and Technology in Hyderabad, were clicking photographs when they were swept away by the river after the officials released water from the Larji Dam located upstream. Jun 12, 2014
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Infosys names former SAP executive Vishal Sikka as CEO

New Delhi, June 12 (ANI): Infosys Ltd on Thursday named former SAP AG executive board member Vishal Sikka as its CEO. With his appointment, Sikka becomes the first non-founder CEO of Infosys, which is India's second-largest IT services exporter. The company also informed that Executive Chairman NR Narayana Murthy would step down on Saturday, nearly a year after he was brought in from retirement to help the company better compete with rivals including Tata Consultancy Services and Wipro. Sikka will take over from current Chief Executive SD Shibulal, one of the engineers who founded Infosys, from August 1. Jun 12, 2014
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Not focused on market shares, priority to keep fares low: AirAsia India as 1st flight set to take of

Bangalore, June 12 (ANI): As the first flight of the AirAsia India, the first airline with foreign investment in India, is set to start flights on Thursday, CEO Mittu Chandilya said that they are not focused on market shares but the priority is to keep the fares low. Chandilya said that the AirAsia chose only certain cities for operation going by their belief on the cities. Further, he also said that unlike other low-cost airlines, AirAsia is not using old aircrafts and have given good attention to the food on-board. Jun 12, 2014
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Congress protests against Delhi electricity crisis

New Delhi, June 12 (ANI): Congress workers on Thursday carried out protest against the ongoing electricity crisis in Delhi. The protest comes a day after Congress MLA Jai Kishan's hunger strike against the prolonged crisis. Workers were seen raising slogans against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Bhartiya Janata Party and Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal. Congress leaders slammed the government for making false promises to the people. They said that the reason behind the protest was that under BJP's rule people are not getting power for seven to eight hours, unlike when Congress was in power. Jun 12, 2014
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Woman allegedly gang-raped in Police Station in UP

Hamirpur, June 12 (ANI): A woman has allegedly been gangraped in Uttar Pradesh's Hamirpur by the Sub-inspector inside the station premises. The woman said that the she had gone to the police station to get her husband released but the Sub-inspector asked her for a bribe of Rs 20,000. The woman did not pay the bribe and was allegedly told that a false case would be lodged against her. She was later taken to a room by Sub-inspector where she was raped by the senior officer and three other policemen. The police have lodged an FIR and the Sub-inspector has been arrested. Jun 12, 2014
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Woman raped in police station in UP, Politicos condemn

New Delhi, June 12 (ANI): Political leaders condemn the gangrape of woman inside the police station by police officials in Uttar Pradesh's Hamirpur. Congress leader Rashid Alvi condemned the incident saying that the state should be divided to ensure better political administration. CPI leader Annie Raja also condemned the incident criticizing the law and order in Uttar Pradesh under Akhilesh Yadav's SP government. Jun 12, 2014