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Rahul Gandhi bats for labour class during rally for 2014 polls

Raipur, Jan 30 (ANI): Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi vowed to uplift the condition of labourers, promising a better life to this section on given an opportunity to form the government after the national polls due before May. While addressing a rally in Raipur, Gandhi said that his party has worked towards the betterment of people living in extreme poverty and now, wishes to shift the focus to the working class. Jan 30, 2014
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Asha Mirje faces flak for her comment on rapes in India

Maharshtra/ Uttar Pradesh/New Delhi, Jan 29 (ANI): Women activists and politicians on Tuesday slammed Maharashtra Women Commission Member Asha Mirje for blaming women for rapes in the country. They also demanded for Mirje's resignation. Jan 29, 2014
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Bru families from Mizoram take refuge in Tripura

Tripura, Jan 29 (ANI): Over 2 thousand tribals, including women and children, belonging to the Bru community from Mizoram have taken shelter in refugee camps in Dhancherra area of North Tripura. The migration has taken place following a fear psychosis that their houses might be attacked by the ethnic mazority Mizos. Jan 29, 2014
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Militants target and kill five non-local bus passengers in Kokrajhar

Assam, Jan 29 (ANI): On the night of January 17, a bus plying from Siliguri to Shillong on NH31 was stopped by cadres of anti-talk faction of NDFB (Songbjit) in Ramfalbil area of Assam's Kokrajhar district. In Taliban style, the militants lined up Hindi speaking passengers and fired on them indiscriminately. Five people were killed on the spot and 3 were seriously injured. Jan 29, 2014
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Sachin Pilot aims for party's makeover ahead of parliamentary elections

Jaipur, Jan 29 (ANI): Corporate Affairs Minister and newly-appointed chief of Congress committee in Rajasthan, Sachin Pilot on Wednesday said that the party will restore its image to deliver better results in the upcoming parliamentary elections. With general elections due by April, the Congress party is making efforts to compensate the defeat it faced in the recent state elections including Rajasthan. Pilot added that in order to reach the masses, the party needs to create a new image. Jan 29, 2014
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Muslim community can benefit from Waqf properties: Manmohan Singh

New Delhi, Jan 29(ANI): Launching the National Waqf Development Corporation Limited, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said the properties under the Waqf board can be used for the socio-economic development and benefit of the Muslim community. Dr. Singh said NAWADCO is just one of the several far reaching initiatives that the Ministry of Minority Affairs has taken ever since its inception in the year 2006. Dr. Singh also said NAWADCO adds to the efforts of the government and expressed hope that the Corporation will make full use of the enabling environment for the development of waqf properties. Jan 29, 2014
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Badalta Manzar (Aug 22, 2013): An independent news report on Jammu and Kashmir

Nearly 20,000 population of village Juthana and nearby dozen of hamlets is so far waiting for Bridge on River Ujh which is well of terror and death in rainy and winter season for poor villagers of kathua district. Roads from Manjakote to Mangalnad in Manjakote block in Rajouri district are being built after decades under the centrally Sponsored Scheme Prime Minister Grameen Sadak Yojna (PMGSY). Many middle schools in Rajouri district have been upgraded, but students have not benefited from this. Jan 29, 2014
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Badalta Manzar (Aug 29, 2013): An independent news report on Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu region witnessed heavy floods. Many houses were damaged and crops were washed out in these floods. The construction of super speciality hospital is on full swing in Srinagar. With enormous funding from the central govt. under various schemes to upgrade the infrastructure in many schools in the far flung areas of Kashmir valley a very little has been done so far. Jan 29, 2014
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Badalta Manzar (July 18, 2013): An independent news report on Jammu and Kashmir

Verinag tourist spot is built by Mughal emperor Jahangir in 1620 A.D. The state govt. has done many efforts to upgrade the health infrastructure in the far flung areas and provide all the basic health care facilities to the poor and down trodden people but still much more is need to be done. The Khoti govt. middle school which is situated in the heart of Srinagar city near Lal Chowk is lacking the basic infrastructure which has led to the suffering of the students. Jan 29, 2014

Badalta Manzar (Sep 05, 2013): An independent news report on Jammu and Kashmir

The construction of new Tourist Reception Centre (TRC) in Srinagar is on full swing for the benefits of tourists visiting Kashmir valley. The state govt. with enormous funding from the centre is constructing new type public health centers at different places in the rural areas. The government of Jammu and Kashmir had constructed a library for the people who have a thrust of reading. Jan 29, 2014

Badalta Manzar (Sep 12, 2013): An independent news report on Jammu and Kashmir

If its efforts to promote tourism in the famous tourist resort Dudh Pathri in Budgam district the tourism authorities have started a major infrastructure development drive to lure more and more tourists towards this forgotten destination. Transport Nagar, which has been developed by Jammu Development Authority for workshops and repairing of all kinds of vehicles, is facing an acute problem of broken roads. With enormous funding from the central govt. under various schemes to upgrade the infrastructure in many schools in the far flung areas of Kashmir valley a very little has been done so far. Jan 29, 2014
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Obama lays out go-it-alone approach in State of Union speech

Washington DC, Jan 29 (ANI): US. President Barack Obama in his State of the Union address spoke of what unites the country, while laying out his strategy for getting around a divided Congress -- a plan that reflects scaled-back legislative ambitions after a tough year. He also made it clear that he would bypass lawmakers to get things done. He spoke of the growing inequality in the country. He pledged to sign an executive order raising the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour for federal contract workers with new contracts. He called on Congress to follow suit by raising the minimum wage for all workers. The President will now embark on a two-day road trip starting on Wednesday including stops in Pennsylvania and Tennessee where he will pitch his message directly to the American people. Jan 29, 2014
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Why Nirbhaya had to watch a movie at 11 oclock in the night, asks NCPs Asha Mirje

Maharshtra, Jan 29 (ANI): Member of Maharashtra women’s panel and leader of regional National Communist Party (NCP) Asha Mirje made an insensitive remark on Wednesday blaming women for spate of rapes in the country. Mirge stated that rapes take place also because of a woman's clothes, her behaviour and her being at inappropriate places. Jan 29, 2014
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Asha Mirje gives clarification on her rape remark about women

Nagpur, Jan 29 (ANI): Maharashtra State Women Commission member and NCP member Asha Mirje on Wednesday apologized for her comment that women are also to be blamed for rapes. Talking to mediapersons, she clarified that she was only giving her opinion and advice to women. She said that she was of the view that women are always equal to men and that rapes are condemnable but the responsibility to be careful and alert also lies with women themselves. Mirje had asked why was the 23-year-old medical student, who was gang-raped on a moving bus in Delhi in December, 2012, out with her friend late at night. She also commented on the photojournalist who was gang-raped at the abandoned Shakti Mills complex in Mumbai last year. Jan 29, 2014