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Low prices of jute upset farmers in West Bengal

Siliguri, Aug 3 (ANI): The degrading market prices of jute, which is one the prominent cash crops of India, caused distress to farmers in West Bengal. The upset farmers hoped for good prices for their produce. A farmer Binod Roy, from Siliguri expressed disappointment over lowering market prices of jute crops. Aug 3, 2014
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Dilapidated roads add to misery of people in Kashmir

Kathua, Aug 3 (ANI): Heavy rains damaged roads connecting villages in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir, causing sufferings to people. People alleged that roads in the district were never in a good state and government's Prime Minister Rural Roads Scheme failed to make much of a difference in these areas. Thirteen-year-old student Pooja Devi said the roads were in dilapidated condition and it had become difficult to commute. Aug 3, 2014
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Uganda court scraps new anti-gay law

Uganda's constitutional court on Friday overturned tough new anti-gay laws that had been branded draconian and "abominable" by rights groups, saying they had been wrongly passed by parliament. Duration: 01:05 Aug 2, 2014
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Libya evacuees arrive in Greece

Libya is descending into a civil war spiral that is "much worse" than the unrest that toppled its dictator Moamer Kadhafi in 2011, residents fleeing the country said Saturday. Duration: 00:54 Aug 2, 2014
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Israeli and Palestinians achieve lasting truce in Washington

Ten young Israelis and Palestinians bid farewell on the steps of the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, after having stuck together through a seven-week bridge-building internship overshadowed by the conflict in Gaza. Duration: 01:11 Aug 2, 2014
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Funeral held for murdered Somali MP

The funeral of Somali MP Sheikh Adan Madeer was held in Mogadishu on Saturday. Madeer, who was shot as he left prayers at a mosque on Friday, was the fifth MP killed this year in a string of attacks by Somalia's Shebab insurgents. Duration: 00:56 Aug 2, 2014
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Exclusive interview with Jeet Bahadur whose education was sponsored by PM Modi Part - 2

New Delhi, Aug 02 (ANI): ANI took an exclusive interview with Jeet Bahadur whose education was sponsored by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Bahadur said that Modi was like an elder brother to him as Modi took intense care of his health and education since he was a child. Bahadur also said that Modi searched for his family and verified his parents. Bahadur will also be accompanying Modi on his visit to Nepal to meet his parents. Aug 2, 2014
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Exclusive interview with Jeet Bahadur whose education was sponsored by PM Modi Part - 1

New Delhi, Aug 02 (ANI): ANI took an exclusive interview with Jeet Bahadur whose education was sponsored by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Bahadur said that Modi was like an elder brother to him as Modi took intense care of his health and education since he was a child. Bahadur also said that Modi searched for his family and verified his parents. Bahadur will also be accompanying Modi on his visit to Nepal to meet his parents. Aug 2, 2014
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Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil visits landslide-hit Malin village in Pune

Pune, Aug 02 (ANI): Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil on Saturday visited the landslide-hit Malin village in Pune. Patil said that the Central and State government will provide appropriate compensation to the villagers who lost their homes. He added that measures will also be taken to prevent any such incident further. Aug 2, 2014
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Pune landslide: Rescue teams intensify search operations as death toll mounts to 76

Ambegaon, Aug 2 (ANI): Rescuers in Maharashtra on Saturday intensified search operations and dug through swirling mud to uncover dozens of submerged homes and survivors swallowed up by a landslide that flattened almost an entire village as the death toll rose to 76. Rain and poor communications hampered the teams working in the Malin village, 60 km (35 miles) from the city of Pune. Commandant of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), Alok Awasthi said they have speed up the rescue operations as the weather turned favourable. Aug 2, 2014
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INLD releases election manifesto for Haryana Assembly polls

Chandigarh, Aug 2 (ANI): The opposition party in Haryana, Indian National Lok Dal (INLD), released its election manifesto on Saturday ahead of the state assembly polls. The Haryana legislative assembly election will be held to select 90 legislators as the term ends on October 27. INLD leader Abhay Singh Chautala said the state was dependent on his party. Aug 2, 2014