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CII hails railway budget

New Delhi, July 09 (ANI): The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) hailed the railway budget that sought public-private partnerships to finance the bulk of future railway projects to modernize the vast but underfunded network. Indian railways minister Sadananda Gowda_s move to push private investment signals the appetite Prime Minister Narendra Modi_s new government has for taking tough and unpopular decisions he said are needed to revive the economy. CII vice-president, Raj Seth, said railways lacked adequate infrastructure to meet the demands. Jul 9, 2014
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Ghani confident final results of Afghan poll in his favor

After preliminary results in his favour, Afghan presidential hopeful Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai called for "stability in the country" while rejecting claims by his poll rival Abdullah Abdullah that the election had been rigged. Duration: 00:51 Jul 9, 2014
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Aid agency struggles in S.Sudan after hospital destroyed

Hundreds of thousands of people have been cut off from critical, lifesaving medical care after Leer Hospital, run by Médecins Sans Frontières, was ransacked and destroyed between the final days of January and early February. Duration: 00:57 Jul 9, 2014
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Pro-Russian rebels await Ukrainian forces in Donetsk

Pro-Russian militias prepared to fight Ukrainian forces in the city of Donetsk, as Kiev rejected talks with rebels until they disarm. Meanwhile a railway bridge was blown up in an unclaimed attack overnight north of Donetsk. Duration: 00:50 Jul 9, 2014
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Crisis-hit Iraqis feel betrayed by bickering leaders

Iraq may be fracturing along sectarian and ethnic lines, but its people are uniting in anger and disbelief at protracted political haggling over government posts amid a raging Sunni Islamist insurgency. Duration: 01:10 Jul 9, 2014