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Narendra Modi on Rail Budget Part - 1

New Delhi, July 8 (ANI): Terming NDA government's maiden Rail Budget as the 'real Indian budget', Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that Railway budget is a stepping stone for new growth phase. Modi said that the budget is a forward-looking 'growth engine' and will promote transparency and integrity. He claimed that for the first time the overall development has been looked at while making the Railway Budget. Jul 8, 2014
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Congress, BSP attack Sadananda Gowda over Railway Budget

Chandigarh/ New Delhi, July 8 (ANI): Speaking on Railway Budget, Former Railway Minister, Pawan Bansal targeted BJP saying that they spoke nothing new. Further, BSP chief, Mayawati asked how will proposed modernization take place when Rail minister has said that ministry is in losses. Jul 8, 2014
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JD (U) MLAs protest against OP Dhankar, file FIR

Patna, July 08 (ANI): JD (U) MLAs and workers on Tuesday staged protest against BJP leader OP Dhankar over his 'Bihari wives for Haryana men' remark outside Bihar Assembly in Patna. The party workers shouted slogans against the BJP and alleged that BJP is functioning against Bihar and the state's women. The party filed an FIR against Dhankar and said that they will collect evidence against Sushil Kumar Modi too who supported Dhankar's statement. Patna DSP Mohd. Shibli Nomani confirmed that FIR is filed and that the team is looking into the matter. Jul 8, 2014
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Mahatma Gandhi's statue to stand in front of British parliament

New Delhi, July 05 (ANI): Britain's Foreign Secretary William Hague on Tuesday said that a statue of Mahatma Gandhi will be erected outside the Palace of Westminster in Parliament Square next year. Britain's Chancellor George Osborne and Foreign Secretary William Hague are on a two-day trip to India. They are looking to open up investment opportunities for UK firms in India's defence and infrastructure sector, and attract Indian investment into Britain. Jul 8, 2014
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Railway budget 2014-15: Highlights Part - 4

New Delhi, July 08 (ANI): Railway Minister Sadanand Gowda on Tuesday presented the Railway Budget for fiscal 2014-15 in the Lok Sabha. Gowda said that the government is targeting to become the largest freight carrier in the world. He said that Indian Railways is starved of funds despite 100 percent advance payment by customers. Now it___s time to take corrective actions, fare revision was one such step. He added that there is need to FDI except Railway operations, need to have Private Public Partnership to improve Railways. There is also need to explore new opportunities and to involve private funding in infrastructure development. He proposed WiFi systems on all A1 category stations, retiring rooms on all stations, bullet trains for which Mumbai-Ahmedabad sector has been identified. Keeping in mind the security of women, he said that 4,000 women RPF personnel will be deployed. Jul 8, 2014
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Japan on highest typhoon alert

Storms lash Miyakojima as typhoon Neoguri heads towards the southern Okinawa island chain, with the Japanese weather agency issuing its highest alert and nearly half-a-million people urged to take shelter. Duration: 00:57 Jul 8, 2014
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Railway budget 2014-15: Highlights Part - 3

New Delhi, July 08 (ANI): Railway Minister Sadanand Gowda on Tuesday presented the Railway Budget for fiscal 2014-15 in the Lok Sabha. Gowda said that the government is targeting to become the largest freight carrier in the world. He said that Indian Railways is starved of funds despite 100 percent advance payment by customers. Now it___s time to take corrective actions, fare revision was one such step. He added that there is need to FDI except Railway operations, need to have Private Public Partnership to improve Railways. There is also need to explore new opportunities and to involve private funding in infrastructure development. He proposed WiFi systems on all A1 category stations, retiring rooms on all stations, bullet trains for which Mumbai-Ahmedabad sector has been identified. Keeping in mind the security of women, he said that 4,000 women RPF personnel will be deployed. Jul 8, 2014
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Railway budget 2014-15: Highlights Part - 2

New Delhi, July 08 (ANI): Railway Minister Sadanand Gowda on Tuesday presented the Railway Budget for fiscal 2014-15 in the Lok Sabha. Gowda said that the government is targeting to become the largest freight carrier in the world. He said that Indian Railways is starved of funds despite 100 percent advance payment by customers. Now it___s time to take corrective actions, fare revision was one such step. He added that there is need to FDI except Railway operations, need to have Private Public Partnership to improve Railways. There is also need to explore new opportunities and to involve private funding in infrastructure development. He proposed WiFi systems on all A1 category stations, retiring rooms on all stations, bullet trains for which Mumbai-Ahmedabad sector has been identified. Keeping in mind the security of women, he said that 4,000 women RPF personnel will be deployed. Jul 8, 2014
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Railway budget 2014-15: Highlights Part - 1

New Delhi, July 08 (ANI): Railway Minister Sadanand Gowda on Tuesday presented the Railway Budget for fiscal 2014-15 in the Lok Sabha. Gowda said that the government is targeting to become the largest freight carrier in the world. He said that Indian Railways is starved of funds despite 100 percent advance payment by customers. Now it_s time to take corrective actions, fare revision was one such step. He added that there is need to FDI except Railway operations, need to have Private Public Partnership to improve Railways. There is also need to explore new opportunities and to involve private funding in infrastructure development. He proposed WiFi systems on all A1 category stations, retiring rooms on all stations, bullet trains for which Mumbai-Ahmedabad sector has been identified. Keeping in mind the security of women, he said that 4,000 women RPF personnel will be deployed. Jul 8, 2014
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Sonia says Congress entitled to LoP post in LS, politicos react

New Delhi, July 08 (ANI): The Congress has drafted a four-page letter stating the reasons why its leader in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjuna Kharge should be given the Leader of the Opposition status. The party is planning to send the letter to Speaker Sumitra Mahajan even as it is circulating a memorandum articulating its case for the post among pre-poll allies in the UPA. Meanwhile, Congress President Sonia Gandhi made a strong pitch for the party being given the post of Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha, contending that it is the single largest party in the opposition. Reacting over this, political leaders said that Congress should get Leader of Opposition post Jul 8, 2014