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Germany holds Indian traders responsible for failing to achieve trade target of 2013

Kolkata, May 16 (ANI): Germany holds Indian decision makers’ hibernation mode responsible for both the countries failing to achieve their unofficial target of over all turn over of trade of 20 billion Euros in 2013. While addressing the Indo German business conclave in Kolkata, German consul-general Rainer Schmiedchen said that due to elections in India both the countries could not achieve their trade targets. The discussions in the conclave focused on German Technology, Tools and Processes and how Indian companies can be benefited out of the same. The Germans also expressed their keen interest in investing in eastern India. May 16, 2014
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Police busted militant hideout in Kashmir, recover arms & ammunition

Rajouri, May 16 (ANI): Police busted a militant hideout in former militant hotbed of Rajouri district in Kashmir and recovered huge cache of arms and ammunition. The army and police launched a joint search operation in Kandi located near Kankali forest in Rajouri and recovered a consignment of arms, ammunition and explosive from the hideout. While interacting with mediapersons, the Station House Officer (SHO) of Kandi, AM Malik elaborated about the weapons recovered. Kashmir has a chequered history where a two-decade long insurgency affected the normal functioning of the administration. May 16, 2014
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2014 LS Polls: BJP leads in early trends of counting, Congress doesnt loose hope

New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): As the early trends in counting gives an indication of BJP leading way ahead than Congress, the later doesn’t loose hope. BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad and Vice President Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that the trends show that the exit polls are proving to be right and that BJP will come to power with majority. Meanwhile, Congress leader Shobha Oza and Akhilesh Pratap Singh remained affirmative and said that trends and results are two different things and that Congress will come out victorious. May 16, 2014
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Early trends show people anger towards Congress: CPI

New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): CPI leader D Raja on Friday said that the early trends show people’s anger towards the Congress government. Raja also added that the left will perform well in the 16th LS Polls. May 16, 2014
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Political leaders remain affirmative as counting begins

Lucknow/New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): Political leaders from different political parties remained affirmative for a possible win as the counting for the results of 2014 general elections begin. BJP leader Siddharth Nath Singh said that whatever the country has lost for the last 10 years will be gained back by BJP and good days will follow. Congress leader Meem Afzal said that though BJP has started preparing for a supposed win, the party will prove the exit polls wrong. AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal also remained positive for a victory in Varanasi. Meanwhile, Samajwadi Party leader Rajendra Chaudhary lashed out at BJP for being in hurry said that the party will perform better in UP. May 16, 2014
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RBI, finance ministry talk contingency plan for May 16

Shimla, May 16 (ANI): RBI Chief Raghuram Rajan has stated that it is prepared to deal with any excessive volatility from election results to be unveiled on Friday. The RBI will also be ready to deal with any volatility in the rupee, Rajan said this during a news briefing in Shimla after discussing the contingency plans with the finance ministry and the stock market regulator. On inflation, Rajan said food prices were still a concern. May 16, 2014
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Istanbul protest after blast kills hundreds of miners

A protest is held near Taksim Square in Istanbul as anger at Turkey's government boiled over Thursday after at least 283 workers died in one of the worst mining accidents in modern history. Duration: 00:55 May 16, 2014
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British FM tells Syria: More aid will go to opposition

Western and Arab nations vowed Thursday to step up assistance for Syria's moderate opposition, while the US said "raw data" suggested chlorine had been used as a chemical weapon in the conflict. Duration: 00:52 May 16, 2014
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Kerry warns Russia,'proxies' against Ukraine interference

The United States and European partners are ready to impose tougher sanctions against Russia if it seeks to disrupt Ukraine's upcoming presidential elections, US Secretary of State John Kerry warned Thursday. Duration: 00:58 May 16, 2014
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Demonstration in Ramallah for the 66th anniversary of the Nakba

Palestinians gathered in Ramallah to commemorate the 66th anniversary of the "Nakba", meaning "catastrophe", in reference to the birth of the state of Israel which led to the displacement of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians. Duration: 01:02 May 16, 2014
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Wildfires in California force evacuation of thousands

Thousands of people fled raging wildfires in roasting southern California on Wednesday as flames destroyed homes and triggered evacuations at a nuclear power plant, a military base and an amusement park. Duration: 00:48 May 16, 2014
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Protesters call for net neutrality ahead of key US vote

Protesters gathered outside the Federal Communications Commission in Washington on Thursday ahead of a vote which could pave the way for a two-speed internet, allowing providers to speed-up the delivery of paid content. Duration: 00:46 May 16, 2014
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EC bans victory processions in UP, Congress welcomes

New Delhi/ Lucknow, May 15 (ANI): Election Commission on Thursday banned victory processions after the announcement of poll results in UP. Chief Electoral Officer of the state, Umesh Sinha said that the poll panel also tightened security across the state in order to prevent any violence on Friday. High alert has been sounded in 20 districts, including those in the western parts of the State that have been identified as "sensitive" following intelligence reports of threat to law and order. Welcoming the move, Congress leader Meem Afzal said that it is good that the panel has taken cognizance of the violence that took place earlier in the state. May 15, 2014