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Govt should have guts to take up the case of boxer Sarita Devi at highest level: Congress

New Delhi, Oct 22 (ANI): Congress leader Ajay Maken on Wednesday said that the Indian boxing federation and the sports ministry should have the guts to take the case of boxer Sarita Devi at the highest level. He added that the entire country should stand up with the Boxer and her coach. AIBA on Wednesday provisionally suspended Boxer Laishram Sarita Devi for refusing to accept the bronze medal at the Asian Games podium ceremony. Her coach GS Sandhu, Blas Iglesias Fernandez and Sagar Mal Dhayal as well as Indian chef-de-mission AJ Sumariwalla were also suspended by the AIBA. AIBA said that it will not allow any of them to participate at all levels of various competitions, events and meetings until further notice. Boxer Sarita Devi, while protesting against a controversial verdict, had refused to wear the bronze medal on the podium during the ceremony for the 57-60 kg category. She had later submitted a written apology to the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA). Oct 22, 2014
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Jitendra Singh says govt doing its best for rehabilitation in J and K

Srinagar, Oct 22 (ANI): Minister of State in Prime Minister's Office Dr Jitendra Singh said on Wednesday that the government is doing its best to take up rehabilitation work in flood ravaged state of Jammu and Kashmir. Singh said that this government is doing work in a much better way than any other government. He also said that rehabilitation will be followed by relief which is still going on. Oct 22, 2014
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IAF's entire Sukhoi fleet grounded for safety checks, expert says nothing unusual

New Delhi, Oct 22 (ANI): The entire fleet of Indian Air Force's Sukhoi aircrafts has been grounded for safety checks after recent crash in Pune. Defence Expert Wing Commander (Retd) Praful Bakshi said that it was nothing unusual about this because such checks ensure that any defect or damage can be prevented from occurring. Oct 22, 2014
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Politicos lash out at BJP, say the party doesn't intend to bring back black money

New Delhi, Oct 22 (ANI): Congress leader Rashid Alvi on Wednesday said that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is faking that it is serious about bringing black money, allegedly stashed in foreign bank accounts, back into the country. Meanwhile, NCP leader Majid Memon said that BJP is solely acting to Supreme Court's order and labeling it as its stance. However, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy, said the party has always maintained that having money illegally abroad is a betrayal to the country and those who are traitors, their names should be exposed. Oct 22, 2014
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Jenny McCarthy feels like 'transgender' inside

New Delhi, 22 Oct (ANI): Jenny McCarthy has recently revealed that she feels like a "transgender" on the inside. She said that she has always felt like one of the guys wearing, like, a Playboy bunny outfit and always felt like David Spade 's brother, a leading daily reported. It all started when she was asked about playing a transgender woman in '90s sitcom 'Just Shoot Me!' She also mentioned that she also wouldn't mind if her son was gay so that he could do "her hair." Oct 22, 2014
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Hoping that PM Modi's Srinagar visit means relief package will be accepted: Omar Abdullah

Srinagar, Oct 22 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday said that he hopes Prime Minster Narendra Modi's visit means that the 44000cr package which has been submitted by the state government will be accepted and announced. Commenting on the assembly elections, he further said it is unfortunate that some political parties are in a hurry for their own political rehabilitation rather than the rehabilitation of flood victims. Oct 22, 2014
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BJP's Krishna Khopde offers to vacate his seat for Nitin Gadkari

Nagpur, Oct 22 (ANI): Nagpur-East MLA Krishna Khopde on Wednesday offered to quit and vacate his seat to pave way for Nitin Gadkari, after voices grew louder that he be made the state's chief minister. About 39 BJP MLAs all from Vidarbha region had met Gadkari at his residence in Nagpur on Tuesday and demanded that he be made the state's chief minister. The senior BJP leader had said that he is doing his work sincerely as a union minister and would back anyone chosen by his party as Maharashtra Chief Minister. Oct 22, 2014
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Schools must be made accountable for rape incidents, say activists

Bangalore/ Chennai/ New Delhi, Oct 22 (ANI): Child rights and women rights activists condemned the alleged rape of a three-year-old school girl in Bangalore on Wednesday and said perpetrator must be brought to books. They also said school authorities should be made accountable for failing to implement guidelines to prevent such incidents. Chairperson of National Commission for Women (NCW), Lalitha Kumaramangalam, said they would initiate suo moto cognizance of the case. Meanwhile, Chairperson of National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR), Kushal Singh, said such an incident is shameful for the society. Janata Dal (Secular) Leader Danish Ali also demanded strict action against the culprit by the government. Oct 22, 2014
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Oct 31 to be celebrated as "Rashtriya Ekta Diwas": Prakash Javadekar

Mumbai, Oct 22 (ANI): IandB Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday said that the Government of India has decided to celebrate October 31st, which marks the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, as "Rashtriya Ekta Diwas". He added that on 31st October 'Run for Unity' will be organized across nation and in the evening there will be parade by NSS, NCC at district headquarters. Power Minster Piyush Goyal said that the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel will be celebrated with festive fervor in the whole nation. Oct 22, 2014
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AIBA suspends boxer Sarita Devi for Asian Games protest

New Delhi, Oct 22 (ANI): AIBA on Wednesday provisionally suspended Boxer Laishram Sarita Devi for refusing to accept the bronze medal at the Asian Games podium ceremony. Her coach GS Sandhu, Blas Iglesias Fernandez and Sagar Mal Dhayal as well as Indian chef-de-mission AJ Sumariwalla were also suspended by the AIBA. AIBA said that it will not allow any of them to participate at all levels of various competitions, events and meetings until further notice. Boxer Sarita Devi, while protesting against a controversial verdict, had refused to wear the bronze medal on the podium during the ceremony for the 57-60 kg category. She had later submitted a written apology to the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA). Oct 22, 2014
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Investigation launched, assure fair result: Police on Bangalore rape case

Bangalore, Oct 22 (ANI): Commissioner of Police in Bangalore, MN Reddi said on Wednesday that a case of sexual assault has been filed and investigations are going on in the case of a 3 year old nursery girl raped in school. Reddi said that CCTV footage has been examined and all necessary examinations will be carried out. He further said that he has assured all parents to carry out free and quick investigation in the case to bring out fair results. Oct 22, 2014