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People in Hyderabad take to streets to celebrate birth of Telangana

Hyderabad, June 2 (ANI): People celebrated, burst firecrackers and broke into street dance in Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh on the eve of formal birth of India’s 29th state Telangana. The parliament passed a bill to create a separate state of Telangana by bifurcating the state of Andhra Pradesh. Chairman of an activist group, Telangana Joint Action Committee (TJAC), M. Kodandaram said it was a historic moment for the people of Telangana and termed it a collective effort. Jun 2, 2014
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People demand hanging punishment for accused in Badaun rape case

Allahabad/New Delhi, June 02 (ANI): People in northern India took to streets protesting against the Badaun rape and murder case demanding for a similar fate for the accused. Supporters of the BJP and protesters in Allahabad hanged effigies of accused to a tree, saying the accused should be hanged in the same manner. Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju, said existing laws should be implemented properly. Local police said a post-mortem confirmed that the girls, from the Dalit community, had been raped and died from the hanging. Five men have been arrested over the attack and a search is under way for two other suspects. Jun 2, 2014
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Body of army official killed in Manipur blast arrives in his hometown

Coimbatore, June 02 (ANI): The body of army officer killed in a bomb blast in Manipur arrived at his hometown in Tamil Nadu. Deceased army personnel, Sergeant G. Mohan Kumar, was killed in a blast on May 29 in Imphal. Meanwhile, grieving mother of killed army personnel said she was proud of her son. Reportedly, the state government of Tamil Nadu has announced rupees 10 lakh to his family. Jun 2, 2014
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'No forced eviction' from Maidan: Klitschko

Kiev's new mayor-elect and former boxing champion Vitali Klitschko addressed Maidan activists in the capital's iconic square Sunday, and promised there would be no forced clearance of the square. Duration: 01:20 Jun 1, 2014
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Japan bids farewell to Olympic stadium

Japanese sports fans bid an emotional farewell to Tokyo's National Stadium with a lavish ceremony to close the venue before demolition begins in July. Duration: 01:13 Jun 1, 2014
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PM Modi meets BJP workers at party headquarters, appreciates their work during polls

New Delhi, June 01 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday met BJP workers at party headquarters and appreciated their work during the 2014 polls. He said that it is a very positive sign that the whole nation came together to give such a positive verdict. Modi applauded the polls result and said that the government will and have to work efficiently to fall on the expectations of the citizens of India. Jun 1, 2014
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Modi govt given high priority to public welfare and defence projects: Prakash Javadekar

Pune, June 01 (ANI): Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday said that the government had given high priority to clear public welfare and defence projects. Javadekar also information and broadcasting minister, said that the government would receive applications for environmental clearances online to promote transparency and to expedite the process. He added that the new government believed in coexistence of environment and development and not one versus the other. Jun 1, 2014