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Modi tweets in Japanese ahead of Japan visit

New Delhi, Aug 28 (ANI): Ahead of his visit to Japan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday tweeted in Japanese to strike a chord with the Japanese people. In a series of tweets in Japanese, Modi talked about his forthcoming visit and said he looks forward to visiting Japan and recalled his warm memories of visiting the country as Chief Minister of Gujarat. Modi said he would be visiting Tokyo and Kyoto and will interact with all sections of Japanese society. Instead of the Prime Minister's official Twitter handle, he used his personal handle to reach out to the Japanese. Aug 28, 2014
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HJC breaks alliance with BJP, says it is a cheater party

Chandigarh, Aug 28 (ANI): The Haryana Janhit Congress party on Thursday broke its three years old alliance with the BJP claiming that BJP has always cheated the regional party. HJC President Kuldeep Singh Bishnoi said that the BJP has a record of cheating its alliance parties which is why the HJC has a written alliance with it, with a hope that it may change its attitude. Bishnoi added that BJP tried to look down upon HJC several times; still it tried to behave well in order to save the alliance. He then said that for the betterment of public, HJC had to split with BJP as it turned out to be a cheater party. Aug 28, 2014
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It's an UPA scheme: Congress on Jan Dhan Yojna's launch today

New Delhi, Aug 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will formally launch the 'Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana ' across the nation on Thursday, under which the government would provide every household with a bank account and an insurance cover. The scheme, to be launched across the country simultaneously, will benefit every household. Each account holder will be provided with a 'RuPay' debit card and Rs 1 lakh accident cover. Meanwhile, reacting over this the Congress said that it is UPA government’s scheme which the Modi government is implementing. Aug 28, 2014
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Air India website crashes as it offers 'tickets for Rs 100'

New Delhi, Aug 28 (ANI): Soon after Air India announced an astonishing Rs 100 fare offer to celebrate Air India Day, the national carrier's website, where tickets were being sold exclusively, crashed. Some users who tried to go to the website got a 'Service unavailable' message. For others, the page would not load. Air India had announced that it will sell tickets for Rs 100 (taxes extra) for five days from Wednesday — which it will celebrate as Air India Day to commemorate the merger of erstwhile Indian Airlines and Air India in 2007. Aug 28, 2014
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PM Modi to launch 'Jan Dhan Yojna' today

New Delhi, Aug 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will formally launch the 'Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana ' across the nation on Thursday, under which the government would provide every household with a bank account and an insurance cover. The scheme, to be launched across the country simultaneously, will benefit every household. Each account holder will be provided with a 'RuPay' debit card and Rs 1 lakh accident cover. Hailing the ambitious project, BJP leader Nalin Kohli said that Jan Dhan Yojna is an important step towards financial inclusion. Government believes in action and will deliver the promises it made. Telecommunications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that the government is committed to the welfare of people, the whole idea is to put India on the path of growth and progress. Aug 28, 2014
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Woman claims of holding leopard by its ears before killing it

Srinagar, Aug 28 (ANI): The woman, who killed a leopard with a sickle, said she held the animal with its ears and made it fall on the ground. Kamla Devi survived half an hour fight with the leopard when the animal attacked her at a village in Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand. Devi fractured both her hands and sustained scratches and swellings, was critical and getting treated at Srinagar base hospital. Devi’s skull received 50 stitches. Representatives of local women's organisation are of opinion that a courageous woman like Devi should be awarded by the State government. Aug 28, 2014
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Case registered against Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda's son, politicos demand thorough probe

New Delhi, Aug 28 (ANI): A Bangalore based model has filed a case against Karthik Gowda, son of Union Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda, under section 420, 376 and 406 (charges relating to cheating and dishonesty) of the Indian Penal Code. The model claims that she got married to Karthik Gowda on June 5, 2014 after meeting him on May 8, 2014. The model also said that she wanted his family to accept her as their daughter-in-law. Gowda, however, refuted the allegations saying that since the news came right after his son Karthik Gowda’s engagement, it raises suspicion. Meanwhile, political leaders said that a thorough investigation should be done in the case. Aug 28, 2014
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After flag meet, Pak again violates ceasefire

New Delhi, Aug 28 (ANI): A few hours after a flag meet took place between India and Pakistan’s Border Security forces, Pakistan again violated the ceasefire in Akhnoor district of Jammu and Kashmir. Congress leader Manish Tewari said that the government should take immediate steps to ensure peace along the border. NCP leader Tariq Anwar said that the government should continue to hold talks with Pakistan and try to solve the situation peacefully. BJP leader Nalin Kohli said that the government is trying to ensure peace along the border and our army will leave no stone unturned to fight back and save the civilians. Aug 28, 2014