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Hindu Mahasabha to install Godses statue on Gandhis death anniversary, demands Gandhis image from

New Delhi, Jan 08 (ANI): Hindu Mahasabha will be installing statues of Nathuram Godse, assassin of Mahatma Gandhi, in four districts of Karnataka on the death anniversary of Gandhi. President of Karnataka unit of Hindu Mahasabha Swami Pranavananda Giri said that the organisation demands from the Central government to replace Mahatma Gandhi’s image from currency notes by images of patriotic leaders like Maharana Pratap or Godse. He added that the Congress government has named roads and paths after names of Tipu Sultan and other leaders, so it should also be done after Godse’s name as a mark of respect. Jan 8, 2015
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Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu calls for positive use of science & technology

Mumbai, Jan 08 (ANI): Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu called upon the scientist community to invest heavily in research and development for the betterment of society. Addressing the concluding session of the 102nd Indian Science Congress in Mumbai, Prabhu underlined the need for developing new technologies but cautioned against their ill-effects also. Science needs to play a pivotal role in the national mainstream, he added. The theme of the Congress was Science and Technology for Human Development. Delivering the valedictory address, Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Ram Naik said the controversy over claims of scientific advances in ancient India was unnecessary. Naik said ancient Indians had made great advances in astrology, mathematics, astronomy, medicine, architecture, physics and chemistry. India must restore the pride and prestige of science and its scientists, he added. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the five-day long 102nd Indian Science Congress on Saturday. Jan 8, 2015
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Sukhbir Badal meets Rajnath Singh over release of prisoners

New Delhi, Jan 08 (ANI): Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Thursday met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to discuss the plea of SAD government demanding release of the prisoners who have completed their given sentence of punishment. Badal said that the Akali Dal government is not demanding anything wrong because some of the prisoners who have completed their sentence are very old or even blind which is why they should be released on humanitarian grounds. He added that the demands are being wrongly portrayed as supporting terrorists which is wrong. Badal also said that the Home Minister has assured legal action in the case. Jan 8, 2015
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Sunanda Murder Case: Police say investigation on, No notice issued to anyone

New Delhi, Jan 08 (ANI): In the latest update in Sunanda Pushkar’s murder case, Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi said on Thursday that investigation in the case is underway and all perspectives are being taken care of. He further assured that no notice has been issued to anyone including Shashi Tharoor regarding inquiry or investigation, adding that all investigational updates will be shared in public. Jan 8, 2015
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Sushma Swaraj says India's diaspora an 'asset'

Gandhinagar, Jan 08 (ANI): Terming India's diaspora as an asset to the nation, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said the government is determined to work closely with the overseas Indian community to leverage each other's strength to mutual benefit. Swaraj was speaking at the 13th Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas held in Gandhinagar at Mahatma Mandir complex to mark the centenary of Mahatma Gandhi's return from South Africa to India. The External Affairs Minister called the event being held in Gujarat an apt one to mark the 100th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi's return to India. Jan 8, 2015
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Sanjay Dutt leaves for Yerwada jail as his 14 day furlough ends

Mumbai, Jan 08 (ANI): Bollywood Actor Sanjay Dutt on Thursday left for Yerwada jail after his 14 day furlough ended. Dutt had filed for an extension of the furlough the clearance of which is still awaited, said that actor. Dutt was released from the Yerwada jail on 24 December, 2014 as he wanted to bring in the New Year with his family. His initial leave of two weeks ends today. Dutt is serving 42 months of his sentence that started in May 2013, for illegal possession of an AK-56 rifle before the 1993 serial blasts in Mumbai. But, he has repeatedly been released on furlough and parole. The actor was out once to treat his knee, on another occasion to take care of his hospitalised wife and look after his twin toddlers, and now to celebrate New Year. Jan 8, 2015