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Modi accuses Congress of giving false hope of welfare measures to women

New Delhi, March 09 (ANI): BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, accused the ruling Congress government of not spending even a single rupee till now on the welfare of women out of the Nirbhaya fund set up after the death of the 23-year- old Delhi gang rape victim. Taking a dig at the central government led by the Congress, Modi said that the government was only allocating funds and misguiding the people of this country. Mar 9, 2014
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Kejriwal hits out at Modi's development claims in Gujarat

Ahmedabad, March 09 (ANI): Aam Aadmi party chief Arvind Kejriwal attacked BJP’s prime Ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief minister Narendra Modi's claims of development in Gujarat and said that he has done development works only in favour of corporate houses and betrayed the farmers. Kejriwal further added that there is development in Gujarat but only for the corporate houses and farmers remain in devastated as they have not got any compensation in return of lands. The former Delhi Chief Minister also attacked the media for creating a false image of Modi and said that if people got to know the reality they would never vote for the BJP prime ministerial candidate. Mar 9, 2014
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Northeast projects its potential in the tourism sector

Guwahati, Mar 9 (ANI): Rich scenic beauty, exotic flora and fauna, delicious cuisines, indigenous arts and handicrafts… the northeastern region is a delight for any visitor. Home to a number of tribes, each boasting of a rich and colorful culture, the region has a lot to offer in terms of diversity. The tourism potential of the region is largely untapped. Mar 9, 2014
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Residents in Malkangiri to boycott polls due to state governments apathy

Malkangiri, Mar 9 (ANI): The residents of cut-off areas in Malkangiri district of Odisha have decided to boycott assembly polls this time as a mark of protest against state government for neglecting growth and development. The residents complained that the development in the area has come to a standstill for the last one decade due to the fear instilled by Maoists and politicians visit them only during the time of elections. Mar 9, 2014
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Thousands of pro-Russians rally in Ukraine's Donetsk

Thousands of pro-Russian activists rallied in the heartland of Ukraine's ousted leader on Saturday as Moscow threatened to cut off gas to its neighbour and keep the United States from checking on its nuclear arsenal. Mar 8, 2014
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Ukrainian Tatar TV channel fears being shut down

As a propaganda war rages over Russia's incursion into Ukraine, several Ukrainian TV channels have had their signals taken off-air in the Crimean peninsula. ATR, a station aimed at the region's Tatar muslim minority, has continued to broadcast for now, but fears that it may too be shut down. Mar 8, 2014
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Winter Paralympic Games open in Sochi

Russian President Vladimir Putin opened the Winter Paralympics in Sochi on Friday with only one Ukrainian athlete parading in an emotional protest on a politically-charged night. Mar 8, 2014
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Indian Flight Catches Fire in Nepal, No Casualties

Kathmandu, Mar 8 (ANI): An IndiGo flight caught fire while landing in Nepal's capital Kathmandu on Saturday, but there were no casualties reported among the 170 people on board, officials said. The right wheels of the Airbus 320 caught fire while landing in Katmandu after a flight from New Delhi. As the plane was landing, passengers complained of a "rubber burning-like smell”. Passengers were quickly evacuated through emergency doors, while emergency workers quickly put out the flames. Officials refused to give further details while they were investigating the incident. Mar 8, 2014
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President awards six outstanding achievers on International Womens Day

New Delhi, Mar 8 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday gave Stree Shakti Puruskar (Women Empowerment Award) to six women for their outstanding achievements in the social development field on the occasion of International Women’s Day. Speaking on the occasion, the President stressed on the need to provide safety and security to women. Mar 8, 2014
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First female Afghan police chief hails role of women

Colonel Jamila Bayaz is the first female police chief in Afghanistan since the fall of the Taliban. In the build up to the elections she discusses why it is important for women to join the police in Afghanistan. Mar 8, 2014
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Pro-Russians rally in eastern Ukraine

Thousands of pro-Russian activists rallied in the heartland of Ukraine's ousted leader on Saturday as Moscow threatened to cut off gas to its neighbour and keep the United States from checking on its nuclear arsenal. Mar 8, 2014
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BJP gives BS Yeddyurappa LS ticket, Congress slams

New Delhi, Mar 8 (ANI): The Congress on Saturday slammed the BJP which gave former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa a Lok Sabha ticket. Congress said that by giving a Lok Sabha ticket to the minister, who is accused of indulging in high level corruption, the BJP has highlighted how sincere it is in fighting the war against corruption. Mar 8, 2014