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Delhi gangrape victim's mother appeals for strict laws to reduce crime against women

New Delhi, Dec 29 (ANI): 16 December Delhi gangrape victim's mother on the victim's 2nd death anniversary appealed for stricter laws to reduce crime against women. She added that if the society changes then 50% of the crimes will stop. She further stated that she has hopes with Prime Minister Narendra Modi that he will bring change in the nation. Dec 29, 2014
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Silk reeling center provides employment to rural women in Tripura

Tripura, Dec 29 (ANI): This silk reeling center at Badharghat in the outskirts of Agartala produces some of the finest quality silk which is high in demand. Cocoon from various silk rearing clusters and cocoon collection centers in West Tripura are collected here for taking out silk threads. Over 40 locals, mostly women are engaged at the centre in various stages of silk production and are able to earn well besides availing facilities like health insurance and pension. With help from the Central Silk board, the government-run centre has undergone modernization with eight semi-automatic reeling machines and other facilities. In 2012, the state's first power loom silk production center was started here as well. Over the years, both the Tripura and central government have been giving a lot of priority to boost silk production by introducing a number of schemes to encourage locals to take up sericulture. Dec 29, 2014
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Raghubar Das expresses gratitude towards citizens for 'clear mandate' in Jharkhand Part- 1

Ranchi, Dec 28 (ANI): Raghubar Das addresses mediapersons for the first time after swearing in as chief minister of Jharkhand and expressed gratitude towards citizens for a 'clear mandate' in the state. Das said that the party is thankful for such a mandate and will work to come upto the expectations of the people. He said that the new state government will work for better enforcement of law and order in the state and will try to excel in works of development in Jharkhand. Dec 28, 2014
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Raghubar Das expresses gratitude towards citizens for 'clear mandate' in Jharkhand Part- 2

Ranchi, Dec 28 (ANI): Raghubar Das addresses mediapersons for the first time after swearing in as chief minister of Jharkhand and expressed gratitude towards citizens for a 'clear mandate' in the state. Das said that the party is thankful for such a mandate and will work to come upto the expectations of the people. He said that the new state government will work for better enforcement of law and order in the state and will try to excel in works of development in Jharkhand. Dec 28, 2014
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Blast in factory in Vizag kills one, injures 12

Visakhapatnam, Dec 28 (ANI): Blast at a Ferro Alloys factory killed one and injured 12 others on Sunday (December 28) in Visakhapatnam city of Andhra Pradesh. As per factory workers, a boiler burst in the factory injuring people. Education Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Ganta Srinivasa Rao, visited the hospital. Medical Superintendent of Seven Hills Hospital, Doctor M Dinakar, said that two patients are in a serious condition. This is second such accident that took place in one year at the Ferro Alloys factory. The state government has set-up a committee to enquiry on the accidents that happen regularly in the factory. Dec 28, 2014
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Congress hits at AAP for lavish election campaign

New Delhi, Dec 28 (ANI): DPCC Chief Arvinder Singh Lovely on Sunday hit at Aam Aadmi Party for its lavish spending on hoardings over election campaign for the upcoming polls in Delhi. Lovely said that the Congress party does not have enough money to spend lavishly on hoardings for publicity. He also alleged that AAP is a secondary party of BJP as no party can spend so much money without central government’s support. Dec 28, 2014
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Surat based firm develops laser technology to cut, polish diamonds

Surat, Dec 28 (ANI): Sahajanand Technologies (Pvt) Limited in Gujarat developed laser technology to cut and polish diamonds hoping to increase production and reduce human errors. The firm has developed the latest technology, which cuts and polishes diamonds using a high intensity laser beam. The shape of the diamond is selected on computer based design software. Most of the diamonds are polished by people using microscopes and hand cutters. Chief executive officer of firm, Rahul Gaywala, said that this technology would help Indian diamond industry by providing better production and diamond quality. The managing director of the firm, Dhiraj Vasoya, said they were inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Make in India’ campaign. Dec 28, 2014
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Maoists blast mobile tower in Bihar

Gaya, Dec 28 (ANI): A group of 50 Maoists blasted a mobile tower in Gaya district of Bihar on Sunday instilling fear among villagers. In last five to six months, there has been an increase in the number of Maoists shunning extremist ideology and returning to civil society alleging exploitation at the hands of Maoists. The rebels have operated for decades across a wide swath of central and eastern India, and grew in strength during recent times in areas where poor, tribal villagers came into conflict with mining companies seeking resources for industrialisation. Dec 28, 2014
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Harrowing time for commuters as buses in Chennai go on strike

Chennai, Dec 28 (ANI): People in Tamil Nadu had a harrowing time as majority of buses went off roads after employees of Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) went on strike on Sunday (December 28). The employees lamented the state government has failed to take care of employees' welfare and they sat on indefinite strike to press for their demands. TNSTC employees are seeking wage revision and also want the jobs of 20,000 temporary employees to be regularised. The strike was supposed to commence from Monday (December 29) but began a day earlier after the salary of the labourers who were absent from work was not given to them. Adding more to the worry of the state residents, private vans and auto rickshaws were seen charging 10 times more than the usual fare. Close to 1,20,000 workers went on strike from Sunday. Dec 28, 2014
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Reactions flow as govt asks Pak to hand over Dawood Ibrahim to India

New Delhi, Dec 28 (ANI): Political leaders and experts reacted on Sunday after Indian government asked the Pakistan government to hand over Dawood Ibrahim to India as he is the main accused in various terrorist attacks executed in India. Congress leader Manish Tewari said that the government should not assume that Pakistan will hand over Dawood Ibrahim easily as it is partner to all crimes Ibrahim executed. BJP leader Sambit Patra said that the Central government is in talks with Pakistan and it will surely take out a solution to all terrorist-related problems. Defence Expert Commodore (Retd) Ranjit B Rai said that Indian intelligence agencies have the information given to them by the American agencies but they are mostly unable to do anything because of lack of pressure. Security Expert SR Sinho said that if Dawood is handed over to India it will be helpful in solving majority terrorist-related problems of the country. Dec 28, 2014
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Thousands attend funeral of slain New York policeman

Thousands of New York policemen paid homage Saturday at the funeral of officer Rafael Ramos, shot dead on December 20 alongside colleague Wenjian Liu in an apparent revenge attack for recent police killings of unarmed black men. Dec 28, 2014