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Congress says election defeat not verdict on performance

New Delhi, May 31 (ANI): The Congress party on Friday claimed that defeat in the recently concluded general election was not a verdict on performance. Citing a newspaper article by a foreign professor, Congress spokesperson Shashi Tharoor said the erstwhile Congress-led UPA government in the last ten years had a record second to none. May 31, 2014
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RSS dubs Kashmir's Article 370 as 'temporary'

Pune, May 31 (ANI): Hindu radical outfit and ideological mentor of the BJP, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has said that Article 370, which provides special autonomous status to Jammu and Kashmir, is temporary which means it should go one day. A row had erupted after Junior minister in Prime Minister's Office (PMO), Jitendra Singh of the BJP stirred a controversy on May 27, after assuming charge, by saying that Article 370 was more of a psychological barrier than a physical one and added that the Narendra Modi-led government was open to debate with all stakeholders, including youths and that Article 370 of the Constitution was a hindrance to Kashmir's development. RSS leader Krishna Gopal who addressed a news conference in Pune said that the article holds a temporary status in the Indian Constitution. Gopal claimed the people of the country who had given a clear mandate to BJP were also on the same page with the party. May 31, 2014
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Family-owned egg plant separates whites from yolks

The Deb El processing plant is viewed on May 29, 2014 in Thompsonville, New York. The family owned Deb El plant, located north of Manhattan, separates egg whites from yokes. Duration: 00:51 May 31, 2014
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Hundreds jeer at burial of Poland's last communist leader

Hundreds of protesters jeered Friday at the Warsaw burial of Poland's last communist leader, General Wojciech Jaruzelski, in a sign the controversial figure continues to polarise Poles even in death. Duration: 01:01 May 31, 2014
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Residents flee Ukraine's flashpoint city of Slavyansk

Residents leave the flashpoint city of Slavyansk in eastern Ukraine, saying they are too scared to keep living with the explosions and firefights as violent clashes between pro-Russian rebels and government troops continue. Duration: 01:01 May 31, 2014
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SpaceX unveils capsule to ferry astronauts to space

The Dragon V2, seven-seat, spacecraft is unveiled by SpaceX CEO Elon Musk at a press conference in Hawthorne, California, on May 29, 2014. The private spaceflight company’s new manned space capsule is expected to ferry astronauts. Duration: 00:30 May 31, 2014
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Head of UN mission in S.Sudan announces end of term

The head of the United Nations mission in South Sudan Hilde Johnson met with President Salva Kiir Friday to inform the president that she will be leaving the mission after a three-year term. Duration: 00:39 May 31, 2014
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India reels under intense heat wave

Bhopal / Nagpur / Chandigarh / New Delhi, May 30 (ANI): Several parts of India are reeling under a heat wave as the mercury continues to soar forcing most of the people to stay indoors. It was the pedestrians and two-wheeler riders who suffered the brunt of heat the most and looked for ways to beat it. Locals were seen carrying umbrellas, wearing protective clothing and drinking fruit juice to protect themselves. Roadside juice vendors did brisk business as locals thronged shops for refreshing cold beverages. While the heat waves are likely to continue for the next several days in Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh, according to the meteorological department, there will be some respite for people in North India. May 30, 2014
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Raman Singh demands additional benefits for Chhattisgarh

Raipur, May 30 (ANI): Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Friday demanded that being a Maoist hotbed with a tribal population, his state must get the additional benefits that every new state gets annually. More than 50 per cent of the state population comprises Scheduled Tribes and Scheduled Castes and poverty among them is a matter of serious concern in the state. The rebels, also known as Naxals, have fought for decades in a wide swathe of central and eastern India, including many resource-rich regions where tensions run high between poor farmers and industrial developers. May 30, 2014
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PM Narendra Modi moves into RCR residence

New Delhi, May 30 (ANI): Narendra Modi on Friday moved into7 Race Course Road, the official residence of the Indian Prime Minister. Modi who believes in simple living didn't ask for any changes in the residence vacated by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh last week. Modi's residence as chief minister of Gujarat was minimalist in nature, with the living room having just four chairs and a small centre table. That home in Gandhinagar is in a compound shared with the governor of the state and nestles in a grove inhabited by swans, peacocks and other birds. May 30, 2014
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Politicos on law and order situation in UP

New Delhi/ Pilibhit, May 30 (ANI): After the mother of a rape victim was assaulted by the rapist in Etawah and two sisters were gangraped and hanged in Badaun, a minor was gangraped in Azamgarh. The incidents have sent shockwaves across the country. These horrific cases of gruesome assault on women this week in Uttar Pradesh took place in areas seen as strongholds of the ruling Yadav family. Reacting over this, political leaders slammed SP govt and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav for deteriorating law and order situation in the state. May 30, 2014
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AirAsia India to start flying from June 12, says CEO

Chennai, May 30 (ANI): Chief Executive Officer of AirAsia India, Mittu Chandilya, on Friday said that the first maiden flight would start on Bangalore-Goa route from June 12 with an airfare of $ 16.755 inclusive of taxes. Chandilya, while addressing a news conference in Chennai, said operation on further routes will also be started very soon including one on Bangalore-Chennai route. May 30, 2014