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People in Maoist hotbeds of Bihar face threat during third phase of LS Polls

Gaya, April 11 (ANI): High voter turnout was recorded in most of the 91 seats that went to polls in the third phase of Lok Sabha elections, however Maoist hotbed in Bihar faced threat from the red rebels after security forces recovered two cane bombs from the area. Authorities said Maoists had planted bombs in order to inflict fear in the minds of people. A villager present for voting, Rajesh, said that although they have come out to vote but there should have been more arrangements for the security purposes. Meanwhile, many in Gaya district decided to boycott polls due to lack of development. Residents said none of the prominent political leaders had worked for their welfare and there was no sign of development in the village. Officials confirmed the boycott by villagers. Apr 11, 2014
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An upcoming indie-rock band in Nagaland gains popularity

Dimapur, April 11 (ANI): Music is an art form that comes naturally to the Nagas. Alobo Naga and Band, Purple Fusion and Clueless attention of Nagaland are few names that have made their presence felt internationally and inspired many upcoming rock bands. Dimapur's "We the Giants" is one such indie rock band. The band members include Kevi Pucho, vocalist; Lima Mongro, guitarist; Yangkum Jinger drummer and Ayim Jamir and Meyasunep Imchen on the bass guitar. We the Giants was born when various band members teamed up in 2013 before the Hornbill Festival.The band has gained popularity in a short span of time. It clinched the 1st runners up title at the Hornbill rock contest at Kohima. Apr 11, 2014
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JD (S) releases manifesto, focuses on farmers and promises more jobs

Bangalore, April 11 (ANI): Janata Dal (Secular) Chief HD Deve Gowda, promised to provide more jobs and fight against inflation and give a boost to country's slowing economy in his party manifesto. Gowda released the manifesto in the presence of party members in Bangalore on Friday. The JD (S) unveiled a slew of farmer-friendly proposals, besides promising waiver of all loans of farmers, weavers, fishermen and artisans. It has also proposed development of industrial corridors, strengthening the industrial sector, which will enhance growth and development of the economy. Apr 11, 2014
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Prosecution claims Pistorius tailored evidence

The prosecution angrily accused Oscar Pistorius of tailoring evidence and overplaying his deep fear of crime Friday to justify shooting dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Apr 11, 2014
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Voting in Mizoram under progress amidst security

Mizoram, April 11 (ANI): The polling stations in Mizoram witnessed a large number of voter turnout as voting commenced early on Friday morning after the polls scheduled for Wednesday were postponed. Women’s participation was noticeable and they said that they have come early to exercise their franchise so that they can go to work after casting their vote. A teacher, Kaphming Thangi, who had come with her child expressed that she wants a good and corruption- free government.All security arrangements are in place for Friday's election. Along with the state police, central security forces personnels were also deployed in polling centres. Apr 11, 2014
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Himachal Pradesh EC appoints first ever voter as its brand ambassador

Kinnaur, April 11 (ANI): The State Election Commission in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh appointed the 97-year- old first ever voter of the free Indian democracy, Shyam Saran Negi, as its brand ambassador for the poll campaign in the tribal region. Assistant Electoral Officer, Prashant Deshta, said that the State Election Commission has appointed Saran as its brand ambassador in order to sensitize voters in the area. Shyam Saran, who is 97 years of age, views the new changes and developments in the country as a positive mark and feels bad about the environmental degradation, deforestation and corruption in the country. Apr 11, 2014
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BJP hits at Rahul Gandhi for raking up marital status of Modi

Varanasi, April 11 (ANI): BJP on Friday hit out at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, for raking up the marital issue of BJP prime ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi. Gandhi targeted Modi after he admitted for the first time that he was married. BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad threatened a tit for tat response. Modi, in an affidavit submitted along with his nomination papers for parliamentary polls, admitted that his wife's name is Jashodaben. The BJP PM nominee, who has contested four assembly polls, used to leave the married status column blank in his nomination papers. Prasad also slammed Congress party for using BJP leader and former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee to criticise Modi. Apr 11, 2014
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Kapil Sibal files petition with EC over Modis nomination affidavit

New Delhi, April 11 (ANI): Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Friday filed a petition with the Election Commission regarding Narendra Modi’s nomination affidavit from Vadodara in which he stated himself as married. Sibal said that Modi has committed a crime by giving false information to the country in his previous election affidavits and thus is liable under various sections of the Indian Penal Code. Sibal also stated that Election Commission has assured him of carrying out necessary examination. Apr 11, 2014
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I can understand the pain of poor, not Shehzada: Narendra Modi

Chhattisgarh, April 11 (ANI): BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi while addressing a rally in Chhattisgarh’s Dhamtari district hit Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi saying that he was born with a silver spoon in mouth so he cannot relate with the poor. Modi said that he was born and brought up in a poor family so he knows the pain of poor. Modi, while praising Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s peaceful state division policy, condemned Congress for dividing Andhra Pradesh violently. He further stated that once election results are declared on 16th May everything will be revealed before the public. Apr 11, 2014
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EC orders West Bengal police to arrest TMC workers for attacking poll personnel

New Delhi, April 11 (ANI): The Election Commission on Friday directed the West Bengal Director General of Police to immediately arrest all persons named in an FIR for beating up poll personnel in the state and send the compliance report by evening. Apart from those named in the FIR, the EC has also ordered the arrest of the organiser of the motor bike rally during which the incident occurred. The attack reportedly occurred when the officials tried to stop a two-wheeler rally of the TMC as such rallies have been banned by the poll panel. They also allegedly damaged a video camera when the officials were trying to take pictures of the rally. Apr 11, 2014
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Mulayam takes U-turn over 'rape law' remark, says SP respects women

Uttar Pradesh, April 11 (ANI): Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has clarified his controversial statement over women on Friday which had created a streak of anger among women in the country. Yadav defended himself saying that Samajwadi Party cares for women more than any other party. He also stated that the criminals should be severely punished, but the innocent should not be trapped. He further added that death sentence is banned in many countries thus discussions about that should be held. Apr 11, 2014
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How to store and prepare lettuce

Lettuce is the foundation to many delicious, healthy dishes. Learn how to store and prepare this leafy green vegetable the right way. Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/VentunoKitchenTips?fref=ts Twitter - https://twitter.com/kitchentips1 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/user/VentunoKitchenTips A Ventuno Production http://www.ventunotech.com Apr 11, 2014