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PM Narendra Modi meets delegation of Aga Khan Foundation

New Delhi, July 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met a delegation from the Aga Khan Foundation which briefed him on various activities it was undertaking in the country. The PMO tweeted saying that, “The delegation members briefed the prime minister on various development activities being undertaken by the foundation in India.” AKF vice chairman Gulam Rahimtoola led the five-member delegation. The foundation was established by the spiritual leader of the Ismaili community in 1967 and its mission is to develop and promote creative solutions to problems that impede social development, primarily in Asia and east Africa. Jul 24, 2014
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JD (U), BJP leaders clash in Bihar House

Patna, July 24 (ANI): Once companions in the NDA government, the JD (U) and BJP on Thursday clashed in the Bihar legislative council today with members of the two rival parties pushing each other in the presence of the parties' leaders Nitish Kumar and Sushil Kumar Modi. Jul 24, 2014
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Rural development most challenging field of economic activity: Arun Jaitley

New Delhi, July 24 (ANI): Addressing the National Seminar for Rural Finance, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday that rural development is the most challenging field of economic activity. Jaitley also used the occasion for congratulating the National Bank for Agricultural & Rural development (NABARD) for having completed 32 years of fruitful and productive existence. Jaitley stressed upon the problems before rural development, adding that a majority of India’s population lives in rural areas and depend on farming for subsistence. The finance minister also brought up the issue of quality of life in rural areas of India saying that there are miles to go before achieving satisfaction. Jul 24, 2014
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Narayan Rane meets Rahul Gandhi, conveys his complains

New Delhi, July 24 (ANI): Congress leader Narayan Rane on Thursday met party Vice President Rahul Gandhi and conveyed his grievances and complains. He said that no assurance was given by Gandhi and that the vice president will meet Sonia Gandhi over the same. Jul 24, 2014
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Decline in insurgency brings development in rural Tripura

Tripura, July 24 (ANI): Situated close to Bangladesh border, Bhagaban Chowdhury Para in West Tripura district was affected by militancy and was least developed with no `pucca’ roads, drinking water, education or electricity. With the decline in insurgency, the things are no longer the same. The road infrastructure in the village has improved with the implementation of various government-run schemes like MGNREGA and Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana. Many of the tribal people who were earlier into Jhum cultivation have become settled farmers under the Tribal Jhumia Rehabilitation Scheme and Integrated Tribal Development Project. Many of them have taken up rubber cultivation. Jul 24, 2014
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Lucy Lawless to star in 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D'

New Delhi, July 24 (ANI): Lucy Lawless is set to join the cast of Marvel's hit superhero-based TV series ' Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' The 46-year-old former 'Xena: Warrior Princess' star, who is also an environmental campaigner and Greenpeace ambassador, has been signed for the ABC show's second season, which is due to air in September 2014. The series, which shows the Marvel superheroes fighting world threats post an epic Battle of New York, has not yet revealed Lawless' role or the details on how many episodes she'll appear in. Jul 24, 2014
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JD (U), BJP leaders clash in Bihar House

Patna, July 24 (ANI): Once companions in the NDA government, the JD (U) and BJP on Thursday clashed in the Bihar legislative council today with members of the two rival parties pushing each other in the presence of the parties_ leaders Nitish Kumar and Sushil Kumar Modi. Jul 24, 2014
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9 school kids injured, auto driver killed after bus hits auto in Pathankot

Pathankot, July 24 (ANI): An auto driver was killed and nine school children were injured when a private bus rammed into an auto-rickshaw on the Pathankot-Amritsar highway in Punjab on Thursday. The students who were from Makhan Singh Public School in Pathankot were rushed to a nearby hospital. Following the accident, passersby laid a blockade on the highway and broke windowpanes of one private bus and set another bus on fire. Jul 24, 2014
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Woman gang-raped in moving car in Mumbai

Mumbai, July 24 (ANI): In a shocking incident, a 35-year old woman has alleged that she was gang-raped by two men in a moving car at Dharavi on July 22 in a moving car in Dharavi area. The accused are said to be known to the victim. The police have registered a case under Indian Penal Code sections 376 (D) for gang-rape and 34 (common intention). The victim was sent to a Hospital for medical examination. Jul 24, 2014