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PM Modi pays tribute to Dr Rajendra Prasad on his 130th birth anniversary

New Delhi, Dec 03 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday paid his tributes to Dr Rajendra Prasad, the first President of the Republic of India, on his 130th birth anniversary. "Tributes to Dr. Rajendra Prasad on his birth anniversary. We remember his monumental contribution in the making of our Nation," tweeted PM Modi. "Rajen Babu remained devoted to serving the poorest of the poor. His service and impeccable values remain an inspiration for generations," he added. All India Radio (AIR) will broadcast a special lecture by eminent parliamentarian, former cabinet minister, scholar and scientist Dr Murli Manohar Joshi on AIR's national hook up as part of the 130th birth anniversary celebrations of India's first president. Dec 3, 2014
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Indian orange traders complain of losses due to heavy excise duty by Bangladesh

Siliguri, Dec 03 (ANI): Orange traders in West Bengal complained of huge losses due to heavy excise duty imposed by Bangladesh government. Traders say that the export is very poor this time as the custom duty of rupees 40 ($0.64) on every kg is charged by Bangladesh Customs. Meanwhile, traders complain that Bhutan does not pay any duty to Bangladesh and hence the latter is purchasing oranges from Bhutan. Indian oranges are highly in demand because of its taste and quality and that is why it is exported in large quantities every year. Around 60 percent to 70 percent of oranges are exported from India to Bangladesh but due to heavy duty this time, the traders are facing a lot of problems. Dec 3, 2014
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Bermuda to host 2017 America's Cup

Bermuda will host the world's greatest sailing race, the America's Cup, in 2017, organisers announced Tuesday at an event attended by Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta Jones. Duration: 01:25 Dec 3, 2014
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French MPs vote in favour of recognising Palestine

French lawmakers voted in favour of recognising Palestine as a state Tuesday, following similar moves in Britain and Spain that reflect growing European frustration with the stalled Middle East peace process. Duration: 00:48 Dec 3, 2014
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Itinerant distillers keep taste for Armagnac alive

As the French distillation season gets underway, cellar masters often turn to itinerant distillers to transform their wine into brandy, one type produced by the same family for the last 110 years. Duration: 02:06 Dec 3, 2014