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Manmohan Singh advocates reliability of print media over social media

Kochi, Jan 06 (ANI): Even as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh acknowledged the increasing influential role of social media in present times, he said that the "relatively static' print medium retained its relevance as it was “more credible and better informed." Singh was in Kochi on Sunday where he was inaugurating the 90th anniversary celebrations of Indian newspaper, 'Mathrubhumi'. Singh also lauded the journalism practiced by the Malayalam daily which has made the paper earn a faithful readership in the region. Jan 6, 2014
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Kolkata taxi drivers protest over teenager killed after double gang rape

Kolkata, Jan 06 (ANI): Taxi drivers in Kolkata staged protest demanding action against the double gang-rape and murder of a 16-year-old. Irate taxi drivers shouted slogans against the state government as they marched in a procession to register their anger and anguish at the gruesome incident. The girl was allegedly gang-raped twice in October and after two months of torment by the families of the perpetrators, she was murdered, according to police. Meanwhile, another protest rally was staged in the city on Sunday, by supporters of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) demanding security to be enhanced for women. Jan 6, 2014
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Telugu actor Uday Kiran allegedly commits suicide

New Delhi, Jan 06 (ANI): Telugu actor Uday Kiran allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself in his flat at Srinagar colony, Punjagutta in Andhra Pradesh. The 33 year old actor took this extreme step on Sunday night. Kiran's wife Vishita and neighbours rushed him to Apollo hospital at Jubilee Hills where he was declared brought dead. Popular for his romantic roles in Telugu films, the actor made debut with Telugu film Chitram in 2000. Jan 6, 2014
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Sea Shepherd catches Japanese fleet, four whales dead

Militant anti-whaling activists Sea Shepherd say they have zeroed in on a Japanese fleet and captured evidence that four whales have been slaughtered, alleging the ships were found inside a Southern Ocean sanctuary. Duration: 00:39 Jan 6, 2014
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AAP MLA Rakhi Birla's car attacked in Delhi

New Delhi, Jan 06 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party leader Rakhi Birla's car was attacked by an unidentified person at her Mongolpuri constituency in Delhi. Birla escaped unhurt. The incident took place at around 6:00 pm on Sunday while Birla was returning from a function organized in the R-block area. The 45-year old Women and Child Development minister said that the object is not sure to be either stone or ball or even the intention of the attack. Jan 6, 2014
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Myanmar protesters call for end to harsh laws

Several thousand people joined a rally in Myanmar's main city on Sunday to call for the abolition of repressive laws and an end to politically related arrests. Duration: 00:46 Jan 5, 2014
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Congress- BJP hit at UP govt move to dismiss case against Muzaffarnagar riot accused

Lucknow/ New Delhi, Jan 05 (ANI): Congress and BJP hit at the Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday for its 'bias' decision of withdrawing riot cases against politicians of minority community. UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav wants cases against hate-monger politicians withdrawn in public interest. BJP leader Kalyan Singh said that this is nothing else than appeasement policy of SP government. Meanwhile, Congress leader Meem Afzal said that the state government cannot pass on the buck. Jan 5, 2014
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Modi should bring back black money: Ramdev

New Delhi, Jan 05 (ANI): Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Sunday shared dais with BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in the national capital, a day after offering issue-based support to him. Talking about the huge amount of black money stashed abroad, Ramdev urged Modi to bring them back to the country and declare it as national property. Jan 5, 2014
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GSLV-D5 launch successful, K Radhakrishnan says ISRO team finally did it

Sriharikota, Jan 05 (ANI): ISRO Chief K Radhakrishnan lauded successful launch of Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Development 5 (GSLV-D5) with indigenous cryogenic engine on Sunday. The GSLV-D5 successfully placed GSAT-14 communication satellite on orbit. Radhakrishnan said that finally the ISRO team did it and acknowledged that this was a hard-worked upon project since a long time. He said that the vehicle performed as predicted and the team feels that it has finally paid its debt to the country. Jan 5, 2014
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Ramdev takes a dig at PM, holds him responsible for gloomy economy

New Delhi, Jan 05 (ANI): Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Sunday shared dais with BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in the national capital, a day after offering issue-based support to him. Taking a dig at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, he said that if PM cannot stop inflation then he should do Yoga. Jan 5, 2014
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Ramdev on Uniform Taxation

New Delhi, Jan 05 (ANI): Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Sunday shared dais with BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in the national capital, a day after offering issue-based support to him. Ramdev urged the BJP prime ministerial candidate to abolish all direct and indirect taxes to stem corruption and black money. Jan 5, 2014
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Narendra Modi supports Ramdev's tax reforms, says policy framework required

New Delhi, Jan 05 (ANI): BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Sunday supported Ramdev's taxation reforms and said that the country needs a policy framewo0rk for a proper taxation system. Further, Modi said that if there is will-power to transform the nation and end corruption, there is need of making the state progressive and policy driven. He also said that the parties who want to make the government should be asked why they want to do so and what are their goals. Jan 5, 2014
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ISRO launches GSLV-D5 satellite successfully

Sriharikota, Jan 5 (ANI): The ISRO on Sunday successfully launched the Geo-synchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle or GSLV-D5 from the space port at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. The advanced GSAT-14 communications satellite that GSLV-D5 is carrying has also been separated from the rocket. If launched into orbit successfully, the Rs. 350-crore mission will mark India's entry into the multi-billion dollar commercial launcher market on a fully indigenous large rocket. Jan 5, 2014
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Hundreds run in Kolkata marathon to spread cancer awareness

Kolkata, Jan 05 (ANI): The young and the old gathered in hundreds in Kolkata on Sunday to take part in a marathon to create awareness about the cancer disease and support the underprivileged cancer patients. From celebrities to corporate to school children, participants beat the chill as they ran for the noble cause for over 42 kilometres along the city streets. Former captain of Indian cricket team, Sourav Ganguly, was also present at the event to encourage the participants. Jan 5, 2014