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'Down to earth' PM Modi stands up to correct mic direction for Jayapur village head

Jayapur, Nov 07 (ANI): Presenting a perfect example of humble and a modest prime minister, Narendra Modi at the adopting ceremony of the Jayapur village got up to correct the mic direction for the village head. As the village head Durgavati started her welcome speech on a comparatively high podium, PM Modi got up to lower the mic for her. The already enthusiastic crowd cheered the same with utmost vigour and welcomed the prime minister's gesture with love. The prime minister today adopted the village of Jayapur under 'Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana' and showed that he is still down to earth even after taking over as the prime minister of a nation with around 1.2 billion people. The prime minister is on a two day visit in his constituency, Varanasi. Nov 7, 2014
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Deadly barrel bomb raids hit Syria's Aleppo

Deadly barrel bombs hit the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on Thursday, with a monitoring group saying at least 12 civilians had been killed. Duration: 00:45 Nov 7, 2014
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SC defers hearing on JandK flood relief to Nov 17

New Delhi, Nov 07 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday deferred hearing on Jammu and Kashmir flood relief to November 17. The petitioner in the case, Bhim Singh said that he filed a supplementary petition in the court and that huge loss has been incurred by the state in the wake of the disaster. He alleged that state chief minister Omar Abdullah is coming in the way of providing relief to the victims of flood. He also appealed to the court to give the responsibility of the state disaster management authority to the governor of the state from the CM in the wake of the upcoming state assembly polls. Nov 7, 2014
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Uma Bharti appeals masses to conserve water resources

New Delhi, Nov 07 (ANI): Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Friday appealed for mass contribution towards saving water and its resources in the country for sustainable development. Bharti raised this issue while delivering a speech at National Convention of Water Users Association in Indian capital New Delhi. Factors such as increasing usage, poor infrastructure, and pollution have led to a decline of water quantity and quality in India. Climate change, meanwhile, is expected to cause a two-fold impact. Bharti also termed water scarcity as a hindrance in the development of the country. Nov 7, 2014
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Kashmir's electoral office organizes voter awareness camp to ensure record polling

Kathua, Nov 07 (ANI): The district administration in Jammu and Kashmir organized a voter awareness camp in Kathua district recently to ensure maximum participation in the upcoming polls. The assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir will be held in five-phases, beginning on November 25 and ending on December 20. The counting of votes will take place on December 23. One of the participants, Kuldeep Kumar, said vote is our right and most of the people do not know the value of voting and may ignore the election process. The awareness camp was part of "Matdaan Mahotsav"– a two-month long campaign under Systematic Voters Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP), aimed to launch various campaigns and activities at village level. A mass pledge was administered to the gathering by district administration. Nov 7, 2014
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What we learn from villages is unparalleled: PM Modi in Jayapur

Jayapur, Nov 7 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing people in the village of Jayapur said that the MPs, CMs and PM can visit any place but what they learn during their visit in villages is unparalleled. Modi added that his efforts are to create a situation where the ministers and bureaucrats work for the development of people who have helped them move forward. He further said that no fund has been allocated to any minister for the adoption scheme and therefore there is no possibility of any kind of corruption. Nov 7, 2014
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I am not adopting Jayapur Village, it is adopting me: PM Modi

Varanasi, Nov 7 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday arrived at the Jayapur village in his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi. The PM will adopt the village under the MPs' adopt-a-village scheme. While addressing people at the village, Modi said that he is not adopting a village but the Jayapur Village is adopting him. Nov 7, 2014
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Defence Expert hopes for better days for Indian Navy under Modi's govt after TRV ship sank off Vizag

New Delhi, Nov 7 (ANI): Defence Expert Praful Bakshi on Friday said that there is still hope under Narendra Modi government that good days will come for Indian Navy soon. The statement came after Navy's Torpedo Recovery Vessel (TRV) A-72 sank of the coast of Vishakhapatnam. He said that the accident may have taken place because of old parts and other unknown reasons. Bakshi also said that Navy is one of the oldest service in India and should be maintained by the government. Nov 7, 2014