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Obama vows 'more fair and just' immigration laws

Pledging to fix America's "broken" immigration system, President Barack Obama offered five million undocumented migrants protection from deportation Thursday, allowing families to emerge from the shadows and seek work permits. Duration: 01:18 Nov 21, 2014
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Miami migrants react to Obama's immigration plan

Activists and immigrants in Miami say they are“happy” but at the same time “disappointed” because not all undocumented migrants will benefit from President Barack Obama's executive order on immigration. Duration: 00:47 Nov 21, 2014
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Ebola: Life without school in Guinea

Following the closure of schools and universities in Guinea because of the Ebola virus, students look for temporary work or gather in makeshift classrooms to catch up on their syllabus. Duration: 02:14 Nov 21, 2014
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Sri Sri Ravi Shankar calls for peace in Iraq

Erbil, Nov 21 (ANI): Addressing a peace conference in Erbil city, Indian spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar called for peace in Iraq and said communication needs to be established with those who are misguided in the name of religion. Ravi Shankar on Wednesday stepped up relief work for Yazidi refugees trapped in Erbil town of northern Iraq, following an insurgency by Islamic State militants. The International Association for Human Values (IAHV), a sister concern of Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's 'Art of Living,' has teamed up with local non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Iraq for relief operations. Ravi Shankar said those misguided by religion need to be educated. Ravi Shankar said India, too, had been under attack by aggressors but its faith in non-violence has remained intact. 'International Association for Human Values' and 'Art of Living' have been conducting trauma relief and women empowerment programmes in Iraq for the past 10 years. Nov 21, 2014
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16 Maoists surrender in Chhattisgarh

Bastar, Nov 21 (ANI): Sixteen Maoists belonging to Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-M) surrendered in Bastar region of Chhattisgarh. The 16 Maoists, including a woman, had a bounty of Rupees One Lakh on their heads. Inspector General (IG), Bastar, SRP Kalluri said that in the last five months there has been an increase in surrenders by the Maoists. During the ceremony, the Maoists were given monetary encouragement of Rupees 5,000. Kalluri also said that due to the increasing number of surrenders, the casualties had also come down. All the Maoists who surrendered alleged that they were subjected to exploitation and they lived under a constant threat. All of them agreed in unison that Maoism should be uprooted in Bastar. Nov 21, 2014
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Modi urges voters to bring BJP govt in Jharkhand

Daltonganj, Nov 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday urged voters in Jharkhand to vote for his party in the upcoming assembly elections in the state. Modi said that he wants to work for the poor people of the country and his government would ensure development in the state. Nov 21, 2014
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Police seize 785 kilograms of marijuana in Maharashtra

Chaklamba, Nov 21 (ANI): Police seized about 785 kilograms of marijuana in Maharashtra. The seizure took place in Chaklamba village in Beed district of Maharashtra. The police were informed about the marijuana by locals. They first sent a team to confirm the news and finally busted the operation. Investigating officer, Dilip Tejankar said that there were three farmers from the same family who were growing marijuana along with cotton crops. Tejankar added that the farmers kept the height of the marijuana crop to the same level as that of cotton to hide it. Nov 21, 2014
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President Barack Obama promises to ease US immigration reform

Washington DC, Nov 21 (ANI): President Barack Obama promised to ease the threat of deportation for about 4.7 million illegal immigrants, testing the limits of his presidential powers and inviting a showdown with newly emboldened Republicans.The president also said he will use his executive authority to allow undocumented residents to legally apply for jobs and join American society, but without any guarantee of permanent residency or citizenship. US President Barack Obama urged people to come out of shadows and live lawfully. According to reports, republicans said that the action, without Congress, is beyond his authority and the relations would become bitter. Drawing a line of defense against expected challenges, Obama argued that past presidents- both Republican and Democratic - had taken similar steps. Nov 21, 2014
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JandK polls: Sonia Gandhi addresses rally in Bandipora

Bandipora, Nov 20 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday while addressing a rally in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir said that the BJP leaders came to the place post floods made promises which they didn't fulfill. She said that the BJP government in the Centre does not care about the prosperity of the state. Nov 21, 2014
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Politicos react after SC removes CBI director Ranjit Sinha from 2G Scam Case

New Delhi, Nov 21 (ANI): Politicos reacted on Friday after SC directed removal of CBI director Ranjit Sinha from 2G Scam Case. BJP leader Sambit Patra said that the decision of SC should be respected and accepted by everyone. BJP leader Subramanian Swamy said that the central government should take into cognizance SC's decision and should order a probe into the issue. BJP leader Siddharth Nath Singh also said that SC'd decision should be respected. Nov 21, 2014
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MS Dhir joins BJP, says others from AAP should do the same

New Delhi, Nov 21 (ANI): In a big jolt to AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal before Delhi assembly polls, MS Dhir on Friday joined BJP. Delhi BJP President Satish Upadhyay welcomed Dhir to the party at an event. MS Dhir said that he had no word with the AAP leaders till now but if they contact, he will advice them to join the ruling BJP too. Dhir also appreciated Prime Minister Narendra Modi's developmental vision. Earlier, AAP has denied party ticket for Dhir who was former speaker of Delhi Assembly. Nov 21, 2014