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Mridula Jain, a successful woman entrepreneur

Ludhiana, Jan 30 (ANI): Winters bring with it many fashionable trends which the youth enjoy following and experimenting. One such experimentation of trendy shawls was done by Mrs. Mridula Jain when shawls were available in very limited designs. It was her vision of bringing up designer shawls in the market in 1986 that became very popular among people. She now heads Shingora Textiles Ltd. in Ludhiana city of Northern Punjab state. Following the new innovations and techniques available in the market, shawl industry in India today stands at around 800 crore. The industry size is increasing as the product has gained good momentum in the market. Shingora Textiles Ltd. also exports its products to many countries across the world. Jan 31, 2015
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Enthusiasts, students flock to bird fair in Jaipur

Jaipur, Jan 30 (ANI): Bird lovers and students flocked to the 18th annual Indian Birding Fair in pink city Jaipur. The two-day fair dedicated to biodiversity conservation is being held at the city's famed Man Sagar Lake. Though largely a citizen's initiative, it is being led by the Tourism and Wildlife Society of India. The fair, which was started in 1997 to protect the then dying lake, received positive response, year after year. Bird watchers showed children and other enthusiasts the birds through binoculars and telescopes. Visitors also attended seminars on conservation. Many overseas experts are expected to visit as well. As per reports, the fair has received support from the World Wildlife Fund (WWF)-India, the Indian Bird Conservation Network (IBCN) and other organisations. Jan 31, 2015
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People in Kashmir eat spicy traditional cuisine 'Harissa' to fight cold

Srinagar, Jan 31 (ANI): Kashmiris are flocking restaurants to relish a special mutton dish which helps them fight biting cold. The traditional mouth-watering cuisine Harissa is a much-sought after dish in the state during winters. Harissa is prepared with mutton meat, rice, milk and a lot of spices. The mixture is cooked for long on fire, stirred continuously to make it mushy and smooth. When served, hot oil is poured on top of it and it is served with traditional Kashmiri naan (bread). A customer Farooq Ahmed said that Harissa is good for health. The more than 100-year-old dish is a regular in breakfast menu in almost every household when temperatures dip to sub-zero levels during winters. The dish is also popular among visiting tourists as it is not available elsewhere in India. Reyaz Ahmed, who works as a cook in a local restaurant, said the demand for Harissa picks up during winters. Jan 31, 2015
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Salty the Crocodile chooses Seahawks for Super Bowl win

Fort Worth Zoo's Salty the Crocodile made his choice for this weekend's American football Super Bowl, deciding to eat a chicken colored Seattle Seahawks green, rather than one in New England Patriots blue. Duration: 00:33 Jan 31, 2015
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The Japanese government has been in close touch with Kenji Goto’s wife, who broke her silence hours before the deadline for a hostage swap that could save his life, the Japanese chief cabinet secretary Yoshihide Suga says. Duration: 00:50 Jan 30, 2015
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Pakistan mosque hit by deadly sectarian attack

A bomb blast at a Shiite mosque in southern Pakistan kills at least 15 people and wounds dozens more, officials say, in the deadliest sectarian attack to hit the country in more than a year. Duration: 00:35 Jan 30, 2015
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LA volunteers tally homelessness numbers

Volunteers took part Thursday night in a bi-annual count of the number of homeless people living in downtown LA, including the notorious 'skid row.' Duration: 01:04 Jan 30, 2015
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Lagarde: IMF backs economic reforms in Senegal

Christine Lagarde, head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) visited Senegal Thursday to renew her support for economic reform in the country and for investment in those countries in west Africa worst hit by the Ebola virus. Duration: 00:34 Jan 30, 2015
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BJP has created an environment of faith in just 8 months, says Amit Shah

Uttam Nagar, Jan 30 (ANI): BJP chief Amit Shah on Friday while addressing a rally in Uttam Nagar said that BJP has been successful in creating an environment of faith among the public in just eight months of governance. Shah added that PM Modi announced 'Make In India' project on 15th August, and the project was initiated within just one month of announcement. Delhi goes to polls on February 7, with counting of votes set to take place on February 10. Jan 30, 2015
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BJP poses another set of five questions, says AAP is anti-women - Part - 2

New Delhi, Jan 30 (ANI): Bharatiya Janta Party on Friday posed five new questions to Aam Aadmi Party, as part of the series of five questions BJP promised to ask AAP every day from 29 January to 5 February ahead of the Delhi polls. Before asking the questions, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that some questions may have been old but are still unanswered and hence have been raised by the party. On AAP asking BJP to organise a public debate between BJP's CM candidate Kiran Bedi and AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal, Sitharaman said BJP never runs away from debate, the DNA of AAP is to spit and run away. She further alleged that all women workers of AAP left the party in a spree, because, AAP is an anti-women party. Jan 30, 2015
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BJP poses another set of five questions, says AAP is anti-women - Part - 1

New Delhi, Jan 30 (ANI): Bharatiya Janta Party on Friday posed five new questions to Aam Aadmi Party, as part of the series of five questions BJP promised to ask AAP every day from 29 January to 5 February ahead of the Delhi polls. Before asking the questions, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that some questions may have been old but are still unanswered and hence have been raised by the party. On AAP asking BJP to organise a public debate between BJP's CM candidate Kiran Bedi and AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal, Sitharaman said BJP never runs away from debate, the DNA of AAP is to spit and run away. She further alleged that all women workers of AAP left the party in a spree, because, AAP is an anti-women party. Jan 30, 2015
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Lawyers protest in Moradabad for a high court bench

Moradabad, Jan 30 (ANI): Protesting lawyers blocked train movement in Moradabad city on Friday, demanding a high court bench in the city. The lawyers have been demanding establishment of a high court bench in Moradabad for a long time. They threatened to intensify their stir, if their demand was not met. They also urged people to join their agitation as it would bring justice to their doorsteps. On Thursday, the lawyers went on a rampage destroying court property and held a sit-in at the court premises. The lawyers said they have chalked out a strategy to step up their agitation till a separate bench of high court was established. Jan 30, 2015