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Politicians slam defensive stand of Akhilesh over extravagant Saifai Mahotsav

New Delhi/Lucknow, Jan 11 (ANI): Politicians have slammed the defensive remarks of Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav over the extravagant fiesta in his hometown, Saifai, even as hundreds of miserable and homeless riot victims desperately struggle to survive the bone chilling cold in relief camps in Muzaffarnagar. The Samajwadi Party (SP) has drawn criticism for spending millions of rupees on its fortnight-long annual carnival 'Saifai Mahotsav'. Former leader from SP, Amar Singh, lashed at the chief minister and said instead of blaming the media he should have first introspected his own mistakes. BJP leader Suresh Rana, also denounced the chief minister’s stand and said it was in the habit of the party to lay blame on others. BSP leader Sudhindra Bhadoria, said the SP was showing sheer brazenness in continuing with its extravagant plans. Jan 11, 2014
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Newly elected Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina vows to end prevailing violence

Dhaka, Jan 11 (ANI): Following the victory of her party in the latest Parliamentary polls, Bangladesh Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina, promised to take steps to end the violence prevailing in the country and to ensure the safety of the life and property of citizens. Bangladesh recently concluded elections that ended with Hasina's Awami League winning more than two-thirds of parliament seats. Addressing a rally in Dhaka, Hasina said that her ministers would take oath on January 12. Hasina also said that her government would end the culture of violence in the country. The polls were derided as a farce by the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), who boycotted the vote. Jan 11, 2014
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Kumar Vishwas on Congress and BJP

Aligarh, Jan 11 (ANI): AAP leader Kumar Vishwas on Saturday said that the Aam Aadmi Party is focusing on issues and not what the Congress and the BJP are saying about it. He added that their stand has not softened towards the Congress. Jan 11, 2014
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Livelihood College a boon for tribals in Naxal-hit Dantewada

Dantewada, Jan 10 (ANI): Dantewada in Bastar district of Chhattisgarh lacks basic facilities like education and healthcare because of threats posed by the Naxals. The area has a low literacy rate and the youth have no employment opportunities. The chances of their being misled by the Maoists are quite high. In the effort to create employment opportunities for the youth and to prevent them from being exploited by anti-social elements, the Livelihood College plays a significant role. The college helps in capacity building of the youth to encourage them to become self-employed. The college has hostel facilities and it aims to improve the skills of the local youth who already have technical qualifications. Many trained youth have decided to work in their villages and towns as outsiders face threats from the naxals. Jan 10, 2014