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Controversy erupts over Najma Heptullah's 'Muslims not minorities Parsis are' remark

New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): Controversy erupts as Minority affairs minister Najma Heptullah said that Muslims were not minorities and instead Parsis are. Congress leaders Meem Afzal said that Heptullah should work for minorities and not remove them. Meanwhile, NCP leader Tariq Anwar and Congress leaders Rashid Alvi and K Rahman Khan also condemned the statement. May 29, 2014
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Ishrat Jahan encounter case accused GL Singhal reinstated, Politicos react

New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): Political reactions flow in as Gujarat government reinstated suspended IPS officer GL Singhal, an accused in Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case. Congress leader Meem Afzal and NCP leader Tariq Anwar said that it is not surprising and that any move taken in the state is by the permission and under knowledge of Narendra Modi. May 29, 2014
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More ministers in new government assume charge today

New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): Several new ministers in the Narendra Modi government took charge of their ministries on Thursday. Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati, took charge as civil aviation minister. Prakash Javadekar took charge as Environment minister. Meanwhile, Nitin Gadkari took charge as minister for Road Transport and Highways. May 29, 2014
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Two sisters allegedly gang-raped, hanged from tree in Badaun

Badaun, May 29 (ANI): Two teen girls were allegedly gang-raped and later hanged from a tree in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Badaun district on Wednesday. The two girls, who were cousins aged 14 and 15, went missing from their house on Tuesday night. Their bodies were found hanging from a tree in Katra village on Wednesday morning. The incident triggered protests in the area with villagers alleging police apathy following which an FIR was registered against seven persons including constables Sarvesh Yadav and Rakshapal Yadav, who were suspended. As soon as the news spread, villagers gathered at the site and claimed that police had refused to register an FIR on Tuesday night. Four people, including a constable were arrested on Thursday. May 29, 2014
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Judge me by my work: Smriti Irani on her Education Row

New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday clarified the issue raised about her educational qualification. Irani stated that extraneous circumstances were created to divert her attention from work. She further requested everyone to judge her by her work alone. May 29, 2014
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Seniors cooking up a storm for German start-ups

In Germany people are having to stay in work longer. This has created a new sector in the working population - one that is being capitalised on by a project that gets older citizens to cook meals for company employees in Berlin. Duration: 01:42 May 29, 2014
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Google unveils prototype of its very own self-driving car

Google unveiled plans to build its own self-driving car -- minus the steering wheel -- that it hopes to begin testing in the coming months. For Google, the car is to pioneer individual transport that needs only a stop-and-go function. Duration: 01:02 May 29, 2014
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Outcry as French police demolish Calais migrant camps

French police expel around 550 people from makeshift camps in the northern port of Calais after a scabies outbreak, drawing criticism from rights groups over the treatment of migrants hoping to reach Britain. Duration: 01:16 May 29, 2014
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Donetsk PM admits Chechen fighters in Ukraine

The prime minister of the self-declared Donetsk People's Republic in eastern Ukraine Wednesday admitted that fighters from Chechnya were enlisted in the separatist brigades. Duration: 00:50 May 29, 2014