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Security officials receive severe injuries during combing operation in Jharkhand

Jharkhand, Mar 14 (ANI): Security officials received severe injuries during a combing operation launched against the Maoists in India's red corridor of Jharkhand. In two separate incidents, security officials were injured during a combing action on Thursday. During search operation in Palamu district in Jharkhand province, three officers were injured after an Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) blasted accidentally. In another incident, a team of security officials accidently fired on their own team members in Latehar. Mar 14, 2014
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Incessant unseasonal rains, landslides wreak havoc in Kashmir

Ramban, March 14 (ANI): Kashmir has been struggling to fight the incessant and unseasonal downpour and snowfall that have caused landslides, damaged property throwing life out of gear since last three days. The rains and landslides have caused widespread damage to the private and government property in Ramban district where several residents were forced to leave their houses and shift to safer havens. The Jammu -Srinagar National Highway (NH44) is also closed for vehicular traffic since past three days because of the landslides at several places, leaving several passengers and tourists stranded at different places. Mar 14, 2014
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Congress defends tainted nominees, hits back at BJP

New Delhi, Mar 14 (ANI): The Congress on Friday defended its tainted ministers who have been nominated to fight the upcoming general elections. Ignoring opposition from a section against fielding tainted candidates, the Congress on Thursday re-nominated former union ministers Pawan Kumar Bansal and Subodh Kant Sahai in the second list of 71 Lok Sabha candidates. Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal, instead attacked the BJP, saying that maximum number of its candidates have a criminal background. Mar 14, 2014
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Arvind Kejriwal denies threatening media

Nagpur, Mar 14 (ANI): Former Delhi CM and AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal has denied his remark of threatening media by saying that he did not say it in that way. He had earlier said that media has been paid heavy amount to promote BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and that he will send media to jail after investigation, if his party comes to power. Mar 14, 2014
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Kejriwal says will jail media, faces flak

New Delhi, Mar 14 (ANI): Former Delhi CM and AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal has once again attacked media saying they have been paid heavy amount to promote BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. He further said that he will send media to jail after investigation, if his party comes to power. Meanwhile, politicos condemned his remark. Mar 14, 2014
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Boeing in talks with India airlines on 737 MAX jet

Hyderabad, Mar 14 (ANI): Senior vice president sales for Asia Pacific at Boeing, Dinesh Keskar has said that Boeing Co was in talks with airlines Jet Airways and Air India about the sale of its 737 MAX jets. Keskar told Reuters that the 737 MAX planes are 14 percent more fuel efficient compared with its 737 planes, making them particularly attractive to Indian carriers hurt by high fuel costs. Keskar said that the company looks forward to enter into deals with Air India and Jet Airways following the deal with SpiceJet. SpiceJet had announced a deal with Boeing on March 12, to buy 42 Boeing MAX jets in an order worth Dollar4.4 billion. Mar 14, 2014
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Government provides skill development training to male weavers in Manipur

Manipur, Mar 14 (ANI): A two-month-long "Jacquard Weaving Training to Male Weavers" is being held at the Weavers' Service Centre at Porampat in Imphal east district. The skill development programme has been organized by the Development Commissioner for Handlooms and the Ministry of Textiles in collaboration with the Commerce and Industries department, Government of Manipur. In total 137 male weavers from various districts of the state are taking part in it. The weaving centre was inaugurated in February this year with an aim to encourage the men folk of the state to take up such self employment ventures and contribute to the state's economy. Mar 14, 2014
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Bangladesh intellectual's daughter lauds government for trial of Pakistan war criminals

Dhaka, March 14 (ANI): Nuzhat Choudhury, daughter of Bangladesh intellectual, Alim Chowdhury, has welcomed the initiative of the Bangladesh Government to try Pakistan war criminals accused of genocide during the 1971 liberation struggle. Recently, Bangladesh Law Minister Anisul Haque hinted at the trial of the Pakistani war criminals. Choudhury, while talking to the reporter in Dhaka, slammed Pakistan for not fulfilling the promises it had made. Choudhury also denounced the strong alliance between Bangladesh Nationalist Party and Jamaat. Mar 14, 2014
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Themed motels in Chile: a lucrative but discrete business

In Chile's conservative society, love affairs have to be discreet - hence the lucrative business of themed motels. Numbering more than 500 across the country, they're aimed at lovers looking for discretion or simply something new. Duration: 02:19 Mar 14, 2014
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Buenos Aires' homeless name their slum 'Pope Francis'

About 1,000 families occupy an old car cemetery in Buenos Aires, where a priest from a neighboring slum gave his benediction for people to name the area "Pope Francis neighborhood." Duration: 01:19 Mar 14, 2014
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Paris police take measures to help combat pollution

Nearly a third of the 22 regions in mainland France are on a maximum pollution alert. Police in Paris have been trying to bring down pollution levels by diverting traffic from the city and enforcing lower speed restrictions. Duration: 00:53 Mar 14, 2014