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Sajjad Lone meets PM Modi, appeals him to include Srinagar in Smart cities concept

New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): People's Conference leader Sajjad Lone on Monday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and appealed him to include Srinagar in the smart cities concept. He added that PM Modi will take personal effort in restoring glory of Srinagar. He further said that talks on the need of central intervention in hospital, education and other areas also took place between them. Nov 10, 2014
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Manohar Parrikar takes charge as Defence Minister

New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): Manohar Parrikar on Monday official took charge as Defence Minister and thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for putting faith over him. He added that defence is a very important and sensitive ministry. He further stated that he is aware about Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's work on many of the issues concerning the defence while Jaitley was holding Defence as an additional charge and said that he is confident of taking them ahead with speed. Nov 10, 2014
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Aviation minister doesnt rule out privatisation for Air India

New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): Union Civil Aviation Minister, Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati, does not deny rumours of privatisation of national carrier, Air India, which has been struggling to stay in the air in the past few years. At a news conference in New Delhi on Monday (November 10), Pusapati said the future of the national carrier, which is dependent on taxpayer cash, was a matter of great concern for the country and hinted that suggestions for its privatisation were being considered. Pusapati also unveiled a new draft policy for civil aviation in India, one he hopes will facilitate a vibrant aviation industry in the country. Nov 10, 2014
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SC ends Bollywood ban on women make up artists

New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday ended the ban which Bollywood film fraternity had imposed on women make-up artists. Lawyer Jyotika Kalra said that Supreme Court termed the ban to be illegal and discriminatory against women, thus terminating it. Additionally the Maharashtra police have been directed to protect women make up artists at work. Meanwhile the petitioner Charu Khurana expressed her happiness at the judgement for the case she had been fighting since a long time. While women work in most areas of Bollywood including as technicians and hairdressers, the industry does not allow them to work as make-up artists. Trade unions say this is to ensure that men are not deprived of work. Nov 10, 2014
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Arun Jaitley slams Congress for allegations on Cabinet expansion

New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday while addressing a press conference slammed the Congress party for putting baseless charges on the Narendra Modi led NDA government’s Cabinet expansion. Jaitley said that the entire charge of the Congress is baseless and in the NDA government the last word is exclusively of the PM. He added that the Congress should compare its poor governance with NDA’s good governance and should not impose false allegations. Nov 10, 2014
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President greets Maldives on eve of its Republic Day

New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of Maldives on the eve of their Republic Day that will be celebrated tomorrow. In his message to Maldivian President, Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, the President said, "On behalf of the Government and the people of India and on my own behalf, I am extremely happy to convey to Your Excellency and to the people of the Republic of Maldives, warm felicitations and good wishes on the occasion of your Republic Day." "Our two countries enjoy close and cordial relations based on mutual trust and cooperation. As India and Maldives celebrate the 50th year of the establishment of our diplomatic relations commencing November 2014, I am confident that our relationship will continue to expand and strengthen further in the coming years to the mutual benefit of our peoples," he added. Nov 10, 2014
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Ruble to stabilise, says Russian president Putin

rzRussian President Vladimir Putin expresses confidence the ruble, which has lost nearly a quarter of its value so far this year, will stabilise as the central bank says it will intervene only if "financial stability" is threatened. Duration: 01:07 Nov 10, 2014
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Church only gathering place in Ebola-hit Sierra Leone

With Ebola rampaging through Sierra Leone, most ordinary outings are off limits. For fear of contracting the virus that has killed more than 1,000 of their compatriots, people stay away from school, the movies or football games. Duration: 00:56 Nov 10, 2014
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India sending 'chilling message' on environment: Greenpeace

Moves by India's new right-wing government to block Greenpeace funds and weaken environmental protection laws send a "chilling message", the head of the lobby group says, as he urges the prime minister to release the money. Duration: 00:55 Nov 10, 2014
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Obama says he wants China 'to do well'

President Barack Obama announces a deal to extend visas for Chinese visitors to the United States for up to a decade, insisting he wants China "to do well" despite simmering tensions between the world's two largest economies. Duration: 00:47 Nov 10, 2014
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MEA briefs about Modi's engagements during Australia visit

New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs informed about Prime Minister Narendra Modi's engagements during his visit to Australia. Secretary (East) of MEA, Anil Wadhwa said that Modi will be meeting Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott and hold delegation level talks with him. Wadhwa also said that a number of agreements will be signed and announcements will be made on new initiatives. Nov 10, 2014
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HC upset after Haryana police fail to produce Rampal

Chandigarh, Nov 10 (ANI): The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday pulled up Haryana police after they failed to produce Rampal, citing resistance by his followers. Public prosecutor Anupam Gupta said that the Court has expressed severe displeasure towards state government for failing to produce Rampal in the court. He added that the Court has directed the Registrar General to issue fresh non-bailable warrant of arrest of Rampal. He further added that the Court has also directed the State Government to immediately execute the warrant of arrest and produce Rampal before the Court on 17th. Nov 10, 2014
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Parents protest after Class 1 student allegedly molested in Kolkata

Kolkata, Nov 10 (ANI): Parents staged a protest in Kolkata on Monday (November 10) after a girl of class 1 was allegedly sexually abused inside the school premises. Hundreds of parents gathered outside the school to seek immediate action against the school authorities. Parents alleged the girl was molested inside the school campus but the authorities have not spoken anything yet. A mother, Ishmita Roy, demanded that a complaint be filed on this issue immediately. Recurring sexual assaults on minor girls have raised questions about safety of students in schools and have evoked public outrage. Nov 10, 2014