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Meant social media, not journalism: Shinde

Sholapur, Feb 25 (ANI): Giving clarification over his remark to "crush" the electronic media, Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Tuesday said that he did not mean "journalism" but “social media”. Shinde was heard threatening to "crush" the electronic media, alleging a section of it was unnecessarily provoking the Congress party by indulging in "false propaganda" against it. Feb 25, 2014
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Samsung launches flagship Galaxy S5 smartphone

Samsung unveiled its new flagship Galaxy S5 smartphone armed with a fingerprint scanner and a built-in heart rate sensor to defend its place as the world's industry leader. Duration: 01:13 Feb 25, 2014
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UNRWA official visits Syria's besieged Yarmuk camp

The UNRWA resumes distribution of aid at the Yarmuk camp in Damascus. On Monday the agency's commissioner-general visited the camp, a day after Damascus said it was ready to cooperate with a rare UN Security Council to allow humanitarian access. Duration: 01:03 Feb 25, 2014
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Champagne chef wins coveted three Michelin stars

A chef from France's Champagne region whose restaurant offers 600 of the sparkling wines was admitted Monday into the exclusive club of establishments with three Michelin stars. Duration: 01:02 Feb 25, 2014
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Ugandan president signs tough anti-gay bill

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Monday signed a controversial law that will see homosexuals jailed for life, and dismissed warnings from key foreign allies and donors including the United States. Feb 25, 2014
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Afghan army on high alert following Taliban attack

The Afghan National Army (ANA) were on high alert Monday near Kunar Province which borders Pakistan, following the Taliban's deadly attack on a border outpost on Sunday which left 21 soldiers dead and another 7 taken hostage. Duration: 00:33 Feb 25, 2014
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Defiant Ugandan president signs tough anti-gay bill

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Monday signed a controversial law that will see homosexuals jailed for life, and dismissed warnings from key foreign allies and donors including the United States. Feb 24, 2014
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Russia jails anti-Putin activists, detains 200 protesters

Russian police detained hundreds of protesters Monday outside a court that sentenced seven activists to prison terms of up to four years for demonstrations against Vladimir Putin's third presidential inauguration in 2012. Feb 24, 2014
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Jayalalithaa to counter centre in SC over Rajiv Gandhi case

Chennai, Feb 24 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, on Monday said that the provincial government would oppose the review petition filed by the central government in Supreme Court over release of Rajiv Gandhi’s assassins. Central government filed a petition at the Supreme Court arguing that Jayalalithaa's government did not have the power to free the Tamil convicts. The court blocked the chief minister from releasing three of them until the case was resolved and scheduled a hearing for March 6. Meanwhile, speaking about the party’s agenda in the upcoming general elections, AIADMK Chief Jayalalithaa said policy of the party will be out soon. Feb 24, 2014