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Young Entrepreneurs in Manipur generate employment for locals

Manipur, Dec 22 (ANI): After obtaining his master's degree in Social Work from Maharashtra, Aaron Pam Shang returned back to his village in Imphal West and established Sharon industries in 2010. He produces a wide range of products including phenyl, dish wash, cleaning detergents and herbal disinfectants and even supply raw material to local self-help groups to generate employment. The aim was to generate employment for the youth. Aaron markets his products in Manipur and has achieved a monthly turnover of Rs. 10 lakh. He has set-up an outlet in Nagampal and sells raw material to SHGs and others. At present, eight workers are employed in the factory. With the decline in insurgency, many educated youth from Manipur are setting up businesses in their villages and towns. It not only helps in generating revenue for the state but provides work to many unemployed youth. Dec 22, 2014
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Protest in Miami against US-Cuba rapprochement

Waving US and Cuban flags, about 200 people - many from dissident Cuban organizations - gathered Saturday in Little Havana, Miami, to protest against US President Barack Obama's announcement of a rapprochement with Cuba. Dec 21, 2014
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Tulsi Gabbard meets Indian techies to boost cyber security cooperation

Bengaluru, Dec 21 (ANI): Tulsi Gabbard, who is the sole Hindu member of the US Congress, on Sunday (December 21) discussed about various collaborations between India and US in IT hub of Bengaluru. Gabbard met chairman of National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) product council Ravi Gururaj and interacted with pioneers of IT sector and entrepreneurs. The Congresswoman said that US had more defence ties with India than any other country. She added that a country should have stability for strong national defence, which is also important for economic development. Lauding Modi's efforts for Yoga day, Gabbard said it was a great thing for India. Dec 21, 2014
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Kolkata holds peace walk to commemorate victims of Pakistan school attack

Kolkata, Dec 21 (ANI): Various non-governmental organisations and schools participated in 'Walk for Peace' in Kolkata on Sunday (December 21) to commemorate the victims of Taliban attack on a school in Pakistani city of Peshawar. At least 132 students and nine staff members were killed on December 16 when Taliban gunmen broke into the school and opened fire, in the bloodiest massacre the country has seen for years. After the attack, the Taliban had declared that all of those children deserved to die because they were part of the military establishment. The incident has given rise to an unprecedented outpouring of grief, anger and tribute paying ceremonies across the country. The attack on a military-run high school, struck at the heart of Pakistan's military establishment, an assault certain to enrage the country's powerful army. Dec 21, 2014
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Punjab CM defends state Revenue Minister after ED summons him in drug racket case

Amritsar/ New Delhi, Dec 21 (ANI): In a major jolt to Shiromani Akali Dal, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia in a drug racket case. Majithia's name first surfaced in the Rs 6,000 crore international synthetic drug case when Jagdish Singh Bhola, who is a dismissed Deputy Superintendent of Police, claimed that the youth Akali leader had assisted him in procuring synthetic chemicals and precursors from owners of pharmaceutical units in Punjab. While politicos from rival parties slammed the minister, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal defended him saying summon does not mean he is a culprit in the case. Dec 21, 2014