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It happens: Music Festival

Goa, Jan 3 (ANI): Popular Disc Jockeys (DJs) from Russia and Sweden said that music is developing in India as people thronged a musical festival in western Goa province. Swedish DJ, Albin Myers, and Hard Rock Sofa, a popular Russian duet performed at a music festival. The young crowd danced and cheered to the beats at Candolim Beach in the province. Indian DJ-VJ Nikhil Chinapa, who is the director of this five-day music festival, said that the festival aimed to "restore the spirit of community" and "passion for music" that has been so elusive lately owing to the sudden explosion of electronic music. The main stage for the festival has been designed like a submarine, with a backdrop of marine life. The festival will showcase top acts from artists across the globe. Jan 3, 2014
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CRPF launches Civic Action Programme to combat Maoists

Latehar, Jan 3 (ANI): The paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) launched a 'Civic Action Programme' in the Maoist affected area of Jharkhand to effectively combat the left wing extremism and bridge the gap between the villagers and security personnel. Under its 'civic action programme', the force distributed blankets, medicines and various other essential commodities to villagers of the Latehar district. Jan 3, 2014
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BSF on high alert along India-Bangladesh border ahead of polls

Tripura, Jan 3 (ANI): Security along India-Bangladesh border was further tightened and paramilitary troops were on high alert on Friday in wake of the ongoing political turmoil in Bangladesh ahead of the January 5 general election. The Border Security Force (BSF) has been put on high alert in Lankamura area of Tripura and has been asked to remain vigilant to foil any infiltration attempt by the militants. Jan 3, 2014
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Good that PM admitted his failures: TMC

Kolkata, Jan 03 (ANI): Reacting over Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's speech on Friday, TMC leader Saugata Roy said that it is good that the Prime Minister has admitted his failures. Talking to mediapersons in Kolkata he said that the UPA government failed to control inflation and check corruption. Jan 3, 2014
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Manmohan Singh s press conference was a farce: BJP

New Delhi, Jan 3 (ANI): BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Friday slammed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's press conference and said that it was a farce. He also added that Manmohan Singh's government failed to curb corruption, price rise and inflation. He further said that despite corruption, inflation & unemployment which is a perfect recipe for disaster, he is still trying to prove that he governed well. Jan 3, 2014
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Hope Rahul Gandhi becomes PM after Manmohan Singh: Manish Tewari

New Delhi, Jan 03 (ANI): After Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's announcement that he won't seek a third term, Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Friday hoped that Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi becomes the prime minister after the general elections. Jan 3, 2014
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Opposition takes dig at Maharashtra govt over Adarsh scam report

New Delhi/ Mumbai, Jan 03 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) took a jibe at the Maharashtra government for "partially" accepting the Adarsh housing scam report and for not taking action against involved lawmakers. After intervention of Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi, the provincial government of Maharashtra had accepted the report. However, it refused any action on lawmakers as no criminality was revealed. The President of BJP unit in the state, Devendra Fadnavis, said that they would challenge the decision in the High Court and ensure the involved lawmakers were brought to book. Jan 3, 2014
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PM Manmohan Singh's speech Part - 4

New Delhi, Jan 03 (ANI): Ruling out third term for himself, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said that he will hand over charge to a new PM after the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. He further stressed that Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has outstanding credentials to be nominated as his party's PM candidate, however, an announcement on the same will be made at an appropriate time. Jan 3, 2014
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PM Manmohan Singh's speech Part - 5

New Delhi, Jan 03 (ANI): Ruling out third term for himself, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said that he will hand over charge to a new PM after the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. He further stressed that Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has outstanding credentials to be nominated as his party's PM candidate, however, an announcement on the same will be made at an appropriate time. Jan 3, 2014
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PM's comment on Narendra Modi laughable: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi, Jan 03 (ANI): BJP President Rajnath Singh on Friday said that comments made by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on their party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi during a Press Conference was laughable. Talking to mediapersons in New Delhi, Singh said that despite Court giving Modi a clean chit, it’s unfortunate that PM made such comments on him. He added that PM did not speak on national security, steps to boost internal and external security during his speech Jan 3, 2014
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If PM had done something in his tenure, there would not be a need for him to speak: AAP

New Delhi, Jan 3 (ANI): Reacting over Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s statement that he was not a silent PM and has spoken during his tenure, AAP leader Kumar Vishwas on Friday said that if PM had done something in his tenure, there would not be a need for him to speak and also added that he was silent on 2G spectrum, coal block and Robert Vadra issue. He further condemned Manmohan Singh’s statement that he will not be the next PM, Vishwas said that he forgot to add that the next PM will not be from UPA and also added that it will be a young person. Jan 3, 2014
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Don't think history will be kind on PM over his 'destructive policies': AAP

New Delhi, Jan 03 (ANI): After Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said that history will be kind on him and that he did everything from his side for the nation, AAP leader Prashant Bhushan disagreed on the same and said that his destructive policies won’t make him a part of good books of history. Though he agreed on PM’s comment on Narendra Modi, but further said that the nation will neither flourish under Congress. Jan 3, 2014