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Education sector is shambles in Gilgit Baltistan

Gilgit Baltistan, July 8: Be it the infrastructure, administration or social life....everything is in shambles in Gilgit Baltistan. The young minds, which need to be nurtured, do not get an environment that is conducive to their development and growth. The children here have no access to proper educational facilities, and basic amenities and appropriate teaching staff are also non-existent. Jul 8, 2014
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BJP-TMC scuffle leads to adjournment of Lok Sabha

New Delhi, July 8 (ANI): In an unexpected turn, an ugly scuffle ensued between the BJP and Trinamool Congress MPs on Tuesday inside the Lok Sabha that led to its adjournment till 11 AM Wednesday. TMC MP Kakoli Ghosh alleged that a BJP MP was allegedly drunk and verbally abused her. TMC Leader Saugata Roy also alleged that the drunk BJP MP misbehaved with the party's MPs and threatened them to strip them and beat them. Jul 8, 2014
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Japanese manufacturers of medical devices focuses on advance technology

Japan, July 8 (ANI): Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women globally. But, if the disease can be detected at early stage, the cure is possible. The consultation rate of breast cancer screening in Japan is 20-30%, which is low as compared to the U.S and Europe. Many countries are promoting initiatives aimed at increasing the numbers of the breast cancer screening rate. A mammography device by Fujifilm provides easy screening and high resolution image to detect the disease. Jul 8, 2014
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BJP, TMC come on verge of clash in LS

New Delhi, July 8 (ANI): Trinamool Congress MPs on Tuesday alleged that some Bhartiya Janta Party MPs threatened to beat them in Lok Sabha. The TMC also alleged that one of the BJP MPs was drunk but they cannot say who it was. A heated exchange of words ensued and the members from the two sides came on the verge of a clash. Jul 8, 2014
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DSP Zia-ul-Haq murder case: Court rejects CBIs closure report

Lucknow, July 08 (ANI): A special court on Tuesday rejected the closure report of the Central Bureau of Investigation in Kunda Deputy SP Zia-ul-Haq's murder case in Pratapgarh district of Uttar Pradesh. The court has asked the investigating agency to re-investigate the case. UP Minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiyya is the key accused in the case. Jul 8, 2014
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Sadananda Gowda on his Rail Budget

New Delhi, July 8 (ANI): Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda, who presented the maiden Railway Budget 2014 of the Narendra Modi-led NDA government in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday, described it as a growth-oriented one. While presenting the rail budget, the Railway Minister also announced a slew of measures for giving passenger friendly services. Jul 8, 2014
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Congress protests against Sadananda Gowda outside his residence over Rail Budget

New Delhi, July 8 (ANI): Congress leaders and workers staged protest against Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda outside his residence in New Delhi on Tuesday. Party protested against Gowda over his maiden Rail budget and shouted anti- party slogan. The party workers tried to stop Gowda's car while the police personnels were trying to control the crowd. Congress leader Mukesh Sharma also stepped on Gowda's name plate and demanded rolling back of rail fares by the government.Another party leader Haroon Yusuf said that the budget is in direction to benefit Enterpreneurs like Adani and Ambani. Earlier in the day, the Railway Minister presented 2014-2015 Rail budget which received mixed reactions from political arena. Jul 8, 2014
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Sushma Swaraj meets British Foreign Secretary to strengthen bilateral ties 2098

New Delhi, July 8 (ANI): Foreign Minister, Sushma Swaraj, met British Foreign Secretary, William Hague, on Tuesday to bolster bilateral ties and explore opportunities in defence and infrastructure sectors. Hague along with British Finance Minister, George Osborne, arrived in New Delhi on Tuesday to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi followed by meetings with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley along with other business leaders. Earlier in the day, the British ministers visited the Gandhi memorial in New Delhi and paid obeisance to the global icon for peace. The arrival of Osborne and Hague is the latest in a series of high-profile visits by foreign governments keen to build strong relations with Narendra Modi and to position themselves for a possible further opening up of India's defence industry. Jul 8, 2014
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Congress stands strong over LoP post

New Delhi, July 8 (ANI): The Congress party stood strong over leader of opposition post in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday. The Congress in an effort to strengthen its claim is planning to send the letter to Speaker Sumitra Mahajan even as it is circulating a memorandum articulating its case for the post among its pre-poll allies. Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge said that according to law his party deserves the post as it has the appropriate numbers. Meanwhile, BJD leader Jay Panda said the discretion of granting the post lies in hands of the Speaker of the house. However, CPI leader, D Raja said debate over the post of leader of opposition should not be dragged over technicalities in the parliament. As per laws, the main opposition party in the house must have at least ten percent seats for the Leader of Opposition post. Congress has only 44 lawmakers in a 543-member house. Jul 8, 2014
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Railway budget 2014-15: Highlights Part - 4

New Delhi, July 08 (ANI): Railway Minister Sadanand Gowda on Tuesday presented the Railway Budget for fiscal 2014-15 in the Lok Sabha. Gowda said that the government is targeting to become the largest freight carrier in the world. He said that Indian Railways is starved of funds despite 100 percent advance payment by customers. Now it___s time to take corrective actions, fare revision was one such step. He added that there is need to FDI except Railway operations, need to have Private Public Partnership to improve Railways. There is also need to explore new opportunities and to involve private funding in infrastructure development. He proposed WiFi systems on all A1 category stations, retiring rooms on all stations, bullet trains for which Mumbai-Ahmedabad sector has been identified. Keeping in mind the security of women, he said that 4,000 women RPF personnel will be deployed. Jul 8, 2014
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Mahatma Gandhi's statue to stand in front of British parliament

New Delhi, July 05 (ANI): Britain's Foreign Secretary William Hague on Tuesday said that a statue of Mahatma Gandhi will be erected outside the Palace of Westminster in Parliament Square next year. Britain's Chancellor George Osborne and Foreign Secretary William Hague are on a two-day trip to India. They are looking to open up investment opportunities for UK firms in India's defence and infrastructure sector, and attract Indian investment into Britain. Jul 8, 2014
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JD (U) MLAs protest against OP Dhankar, file FIR

Patna, July 08 (ANI): JD (U) MLAs and workers on Tuesday staged protest against BJP leader OP Dhankar over his 'Bihari wives for Haryana men' remark outside Bihar Assembly in Patna. The party workers shouted slogans against the BJP and alleged that BJP is functioning against Bihar and the state's women. The party filed an FIR against Dhankar and said that they will collect evidence against Sushil Kumar Modi too who supported Dhankar's statement. Patna DSP Mohd. Shibli Nomani confirmed that FIR is filed and that the team is looking into the matter. Jul 8, 2014