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Park Street Rape Victim denied entry into Kolkata restaurant for being a 'rape victim', files FIR

Kolkata, Sep 15 (ANI): In a shameful act by a restaurant authority in Kolkata, Park street rape victim was denied from entering the place for being a victim of the heinous crime. The victim went to the restaurant Saturday night with her fiancé where she was 'insulted' and denied entry in front of people present there. She later filed an FIR following which the police assured her of necessary actions and adequate security if required. The 40-year-old woman was allegedly denied entry by the management of Ginger, a restaurant-cum-bar in south Kolkata's Kalighat area. Suzette Jordan, who was gang-raped in a moving car in 2012, has categorically chosen that her name be revealed and she be not named as a 'rape victim'. Sep 15, 2014
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Freedom movement intensifies in Azad Kashmir

Muzaffarabad, Sept 15: The sounds of freedom are echoing high in Azad Kashmir to the demand for an end to colonial rule imposed by Pakistan. Facing acute power shortage, unemployment, poverty and hunger, the people of Azad Kashmir have now decided to launch a decisive war against Pakistan. A protest rally, also attended by women in large numbers, was recently held in Muzaffarabad to decry the atrocities committed by the Pakistani Army. Rampant corruption among Pakistani officials posted in Azad Kashmir has made the region a living hell. A similar protest held in Kotli city was largely attended by the youth. Living like slaves in their own territory, they are demanding `Azadi’ from Pakistani oppression and have opposed the hoisting of Pakistan’s national flag in Azad Kashmir. Sep 15, 2014
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China protesting against MGNREGA irrigation canal in Demchok: SS Gill

Leh, Sep 15 (ANI): Leh District Magistrate Simrandeep Singh Gill said on Monday that from over a week China has been protesting against the MGNREGA irrigation canal being constructed in Demchok. Gill said that Chinese civilians have come forward this time to oppose us and are showing us banner. He added that our army is facing off Chinese army, and our civilians are facing off Chinese civilians. Sep 15, 2014
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Jolie spotted onboard Navy ship during Malta honeymoon

New Delhi, Sept 15 (ANI): Angelina Jolie was recently spotted on her Malta honeymoon for first time onboard Navy ship. The 'Maleficent' star visited a Maltese Navy ship without hubby Brad Pitt, a leading daily reported. The Academy Award winner was seen in a baggy black top and skirt, and the actress seemed comfortable as she walked past a line of salutes. Jolie and Pitt are also shooting their new film 'By the Sea' in Malta. Sep 15, 2014
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CP Thakur defends Nitish in Bihar drug scam even as state health minister accuses previous office ho

Patna, Sep 15 (ANI): BJP leader CP Thakur has defended former Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in the drug scam, saying that it was wrong to point fingers at the integrity and honesty of the JD (U) leader. Reacting on the ongoing 'letter war' between Nitish Kumar and former deputy CM of Bihar Sushil Kumar Modi over the scam, the senior BJP leader said that a neutral body should hold enquiry into the matter. Meanwhile, state Health Minister Ramdhani Singh said that officials are being questioned on the same. He also accused previous office holders in the department for the scam and said that CBI enquiry would be like pointing at the state government. Sep 15, 2014
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RBI chief says inflation coming down

Mumbai, Sept 15 (ANI): RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan, said on Monday that India's macroeconomic indicators are improving but Asia's third-largest economy needs to eliminate diesel subsidy completely. Rajan said data suggested that it was a matter of time that we can declare ourselves totally out of inflation. Rajan was speaking at a gathering of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and Indian Banks' Association (IBA) at the thirteenth edition of FIBAC. With crude oil prices falling globally, Rajan pitched in for eliminating diesel subsidies completely. Talking about the deluge in India's Kashmir, Rajan said that the central bank will work with other banks to restore normalcy in the region. Sep 15, 2014
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Bollywood glitterati's dazzles at the red carpet of 5th Jagran Film Festival

Mumbai, September 15 (ANI): The 5th edition of the Jagran Film Festival opened with much pomp and show with several B-town glitterati's dazzling at the red carpet. Spotted at the event were superstars Anil Kapoor, Hrithik Roshan, Rakesh Roshan, Priyanka Chopra, Vidya Balan, Kangana Ranaut, Vivek Oberoi, Chitrangada Singh and Sushmita Sen amongst others. Over good food, drinks, and healthy banter over film, was inaugurated the concluding Mumbai leg of the film festival. Sep 15, 2014
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Hafiz Saeed is a Pak national, free to roam around: Abdul Basit

New Delhi, Sept 15 (ANI): Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit on Monday said that Hafiz Saeed is a Pakistani national and he is free to go anywhere he wants to. Basit said this while replying to a reporter's question on India's most wanted man roaming around openly in Pakistan. Mumbai 26/11 terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed is the founder of Jamat-ud-Dawa. JuD was put in the list of banned Foreign Terrorist Organizations list by the US, early this year. Sep 15, 2014
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BJP promised good days but talking of 'Love Jihad', social division: Akhilesh

Lucknow, Sep 15 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday slammed the BJP government for continuous controversial remarks by its leaders. Yadav said that BJP promised good days to the people of India before elections but now they are talking about 'Love Jihad'. He added that BJP always takes up issues which lead to social and communal division which the Samajwadi Party will keep opposing. Yadav also said that the people of the country will respond to such divisive acts of BJP. Sep 15, 2014
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India's 'Mars Mission' to enter into Mars orbit on Sept 24: ISRO

Banglore, Sep 15 (ANI): ISRO Scientific Secretary, V Koteswara Rao said on Monday that India's 'Mars Mission' will enter into the sphere of influence of planet Mars on September 24. He further said that if the mission is successfully accomplished, India would be the first country to complete the mission in its maiden attempt. Rao also said that if things go well, pictures will also be taken though they may not be of very high quality. Mars Mission has covered 98 per cent of the distance. Sep 15, 2014
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Discussion over seats going on, want alliance to remain: Uddhav Thackeray

Mumbai, Sep 15 (ANI): Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray, on Sunday, addressed a press conference and said that the discussion over seat distribution is going on with its ally BJP. He added that it won't be appropriate for him to say anything negative regarding seats at this point as discussion is on. Thackeray added that he wanted the alliance to be maintained. BJP has offered equal number of seats to Shiv Sena in Maharashtra Assembly Polls over which Sena has expressed dissatisfaction. Sep 15, 2014
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Tibetans-in-Exile expect India to raise their concerns with visiting Chinese President

Dharamshala, Sep 15 (ANI): Tibetans-in-exile from Dharamshala expect Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, to discusss their concerns with Chinese President, Xi Jinping, during his visit to India later this week. A Tibetan-In-Exile, Lobsang Yeshi on Sunday said that the people of Tibet expect that Modi will discuss issues of human right violations inside Tibet with Xi. Xi Jinping is scheduled to visit India between September 17 and 19. Speaker of Tibetan Parliament In-Exile, Penpa Tsering, said that the whole world is undergoing tremendous change politically and in Asia also, now there is a lot of dynamism in terms of country-to-country relations. Sep 15, 2014
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BJP proposes to place CBI under RTI, Politicos react

New Delhi, Sep 15 (ANI): Politicos react on Monday after BJP proposed that Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) should be placed under Right to Information Act (RTI). BJP leader Sambit Patra said that BJP wants a corruption free and transparent CBI. Supporting Patra, party leader Subramanian Swamy said that even he believes that CBI should come under RTI although an additional condition can be placed allowing CBI to choose the ongoing cases which shouldn’t be placed under RTI. Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit said that although CBI should be transparent, but revealing details of important cases could be dangerous. Congress leader Rashid Alvi said that all the parties should be invited and a consensus should be built about placing CBI under RTI. Sep 15, 2014