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Police nab seven Maoists in Jharkhand

Latehar, Aug 14 (ANI): Police have arrested seven Maoists in India's red corridor of Latehar district in Jharkhand after acting on tip-off intelligence. Briefing the media persons, Sub inspector at Chandwa Police Station, RNP Singh said all seven belong to Jharkhand Sangharsh Mukti Morcha and were arrested after receiving secret information from the sources. Aug 14, 2014
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RBI governor emphasizes on financial inclusions to reduce corruption

Mumbai, Aug 14 (ANI): RBI Chief, Raghuram Rajan, vouched for financial inclusion of the poor, in a bid to reduce corruption and boost the developing economy. Speaking at an Independence Day Literature event in Mumbai, Rajan said that India's economy has improved substantially since Independence, but it still lags behind some other countries, such as South Korea, which got their independence even later. He added that direct cash transfers to the poor would help breaking the cycle of dependency. The chief suggested ways to transfer cash by the way of opening bank accounts and transferring government subsidies to those accounts. Aug 14, 2014
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Andrew Cot, New York's master beekeeper

Since beekeeping was legalised in New York four years ago, increasing numbers of hives have popped up on the roofs of Manhattan skyscrapers, August 13, 2014. Duration: 02:11 Aug 14, 2014
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Fleeing Syria to die in Gaza

Palestinian living in Syria fled the war raging there and returned to Gaza, looking for safety in their homeland only to find themselves in the middle of another conflict. Duration: 02:46 Aug 13, 2014
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Lok Sabha passes Judicial Appointments Bill

New Delhi, Aug 13 (ANI): The National Judicial Appointments Commission Bill, 2014 was passed in Lok Sabha on Wednesday. The new Bill will replace the existing collegium system when it comes into effect. The bill will now be introduced in Rajya Sabha where the BJP lacks majority. The Congress is expected to create hurdles in the upper house and demand amendments in the present bill. Aug 13, 2014
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Shanti Bhushan says Kejriwal lacks organizational skills, politicos react

New Delhi, Aug 13 (ANI): Senior Aam Aadmi Party leader and founder member Shanti Bhushan on Wednesday said that the AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal lacks organizational skills. Bhushan, opined that though the former Delhi chief minister is intelligent, sharp and a great strategist, yet he lacks the skills needed to run an organization. Bhushan further said that the AAP chief should give the task of building the party to someone else. However, despite ridiculing Kejriwal_s organisational skills, Bhushan asserted that he is the right person to be the face of AAP and should remain the main campaigner. Meanwhile, reacting over this the Congress party supported Bhushan_s statement. Former AAP leader Vinod Kumar Binny too supported Bhushan_s statement. Meanwhile AAP leader Prashant Bhushan said that it would have been better if Shanti Bhushan expressed his views in the party forum. Aug 13, 2014
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Paid news case: SC directs Delhi HC to decide disqualification of Ashok Chavan within 15 days

New Delhi, Aug 13 (ANI): In the paid news case the Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Delhi High Court to decide on the disqualification of Ashok Chavan in the next 15 days. The Delhi High Court had earlier stayed an Election Commission showcause notice to the former Maharashtra Chief Minister in July. The Election Commission had issued a notice to Chavan for failing to lodge his election expenses as per law in the 2009 paid news case. Aug 13, 2014
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Sushma Swaraj to visit Singapore from 15th to 17th August

New Delhi, Aug 13 (ANI): MEA spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin on Wednesday informed that EAM Sushma Swaraj would be visiting Singapore for two days. He further informed that the visit is primarily to flag off the year long celebration of 50 years of diplomatic relation between the two countries. Swaraj will visit Singapore from 15th to 17th August. Aug 13, 2014