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Head-on collision of two trucks kills 11 people, injures 13 others

Jodhpur, Feb 01 (ANI): Eleven people were killed and 13 others injured in a head-on collision of two trucks in Rajasthan on Sunday. The injured were rushed to a local hospital in Jodhpur for treatment. The passengers of the mini-truck were en-route to Bolunda village in Pali district to cast their votes in the panchayat (village council) polls. Reportedly, out of the 13 injured, seven are in critical condition. A survivor of the accident, Rekha said that things happened suddenly. The people travelling were artisans, all from the same village. Police also reached the hospital to take stock of the situation. The police will investigate the matter to ascertain the reasons behind the accident. Feb 1, 2015
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Car rally in Nagpur for visually-impaired

Nagpur, Feb 1 (ANI): A Blind Car Rally for visually-impaired citizens began with much gusto in Nagpur on Sunday. At the rally, though the vehicle was driven by regular drivers, they were being guided on directions by visually-impaired citizens using a navigator in Braille. Around 100 visually impaired navigators were selected to drive across pre- selected city circuit. The event, which is a flagship initiative of Nagpur Round Table 83, aims at making society aware of the challenges faced by visually impaired people. Feb 1, 2015
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Pink City Jaipur hosts international stone fair

Jaipur, Feb 1 (ANI): An international exposition on stone industry is drawing huge crowd of customers, buyers, architects, builders, developers and others to pink city Jaipur. The four-day eighth edition of India Stonemart 2015 began on January 29 with an aim to showcase the world of natural dimensional stones, ancillary products and services. Around 300 participants including around 100 foreign participants are showcasing various kinds of stones and their products at the exhibition. Stonemart serves as a platform to the exhibitors to promote their products, services and brand image among the consumers from across the globe and establish business linkages. An industrialist from Turkey, Mert said Indian markets are well trusted around the world and they have been trading with India for close to 10 years. Feb 1, 2015
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Sonia Gandhi addresses rally in Badarpur area of Delhi - Part - 1

New Delhi, Feb 01 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Sunday addressed a rally in Badarpur area of Delhi ahead of Assembly polls. Gandhi attacked BJP and AAP and accused both parties of creating disturbance in law and order situation of the city. She also called AAP the protesting party which ran away from its responsibilities last year. Feb 1, 2015
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Sonia Gandhi addresses rally in Badarpur area of Delhi - Part - 2

New Delhi, Feb 01 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Sunday addressed a rally in Badarpur area of Delhi ahead of Assembly polls. Gandhi attacked BJP and AAP and accused both parties of creating disturbance in law and order situation of the city. She also called AAP the protesting party which ran away from its responsibilities last year. Feb 1, 2015
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Delhi Polls: BJPs CM candidate Kiran Bedi woos voters in Dwarka -part- 1

New Delhi, Feb 1 (ANI): The BJP’s chief ministerial nominee for Delhi Kiran Bedi on Sunday addressed a rally in Delhi’s Dwarka area. Bedi during the speech unleashed a slew of promises, including the safety of women, security, skill development and other better facilities. The elections for 70-member Delhi Assembly will take place on February 7 while the results will be announced on February 10. Feb 1, 2015
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Delhi Polls: BJPs CM candidate Kiran Bedi woos voters in Dwarka -part- 2

New Delhi, Feb 1 (ANI): The BJP’s chief ministerial nominee for Delhi Kiran Bedi on Sunday addressed a rally in Delhi’s Dwarka area. Bedi during the speech unleashed a slew of promises, including the safety of women, security, skill development and other better facilities. The elections for 70-member Delhi Assembly will take place on February 7 while the results will be announced on February 10. Feb 1, 2015
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Car rally in central India to boost adventure tourism

Uttar Pradesh, Feb 01 (ANI): A car rally named Agra Taj rally, was flagged off in Lucknow city on Saturday in order to boost adventure tourism. The rally reached Agra on Saturday night and resumed its journey on Sunday morning. The rally would cover a distance of 450km passing through Chambal, Jarar and Chakarnagar ravines. As many as 80 participants from eight cities across India participated in the rally, which was flagged off by UP chief minister's wife and Kannauj MP Dimple Yadav. Much to everyone's delight, physically impaired people also took part in the rally. Feb 1, 2015
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AAP compares its model for Delhi elections with BJP's

New Delhi, Feb 01 (ANI): AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday compared its model for women safety for the upcoming Delhi elections with the model presented by BJP. Kejriwal said that Aam Aadmi Party has fulfilled during its government earlier and will also fulfill its promises in future. He repeated the promises which include providing street lights, CCTV cameras and giving a safety button on mobile phones for women. He added that BJP has included criminal and rapist leaders in its Cabinet so how can it claim to be providing a safe capital for women. Feb 1, 2015
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BJP only party without family inheritance and with internal democracy: Amit Shah

New Delhi, Feb 01 (ANI): BJP President Amit Shah on Sunday said that the ruling BJP is the only party without family inheritance and with internal democracy. He said that BJP after coming to power brought immense achievement to the nation and involved people in governance. Appreciating Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Shah said that Modi worked for the nation in such a way that people and leaders of so many countries are looking up to India with great hope. He also said that the BJP government at the centre brought NITI Aayog replacing the Planning Commission which enhances the participation of states in formulating policies. Feb 1, 2015
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Politicos react on AAP's manifesto for Delhi

New Delhi, Feb 1 (ANI): Politicos from various parties gave mixed rections a day after the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) released its manifesto for the upcoming Delhi polls, unleashing a slew of promises, including the passing of the Jan Lokpal Bill, enhanced security for women and full statehood for the national capital. The party also reiterated its plans of making Delhi a free Wi-Fi city, installing CCTV cameras in public transport as well as special reservations for senior citizens and the youth. Arvind Kejriwal also proposed a housing scheme post retirement for government employees and a cashless medical scheme. He also pointed out that only AAP has the political will to lower the prices of electricity. Feb 1, 2015
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TV actors Ayub Khan and Smita Bansal join AAP

New Delhi, Feb 01 (ANI): TV actors Ayub Khan and Smita Bansal joined Aam Aadmi Party and said that the citizens should now join political system for a change. Ayub Khan, from popular TV series 'Uttaran', said that the people from distant lands are joining with Arvind Kejriwal with expectation that he will bring a change. He said that Kejriwal is speaking for the common man and now is the time that people join him for a better state and nation. Meanwhile, 'Balika Vadhu' fame Smita Bansal said that its Kejriwal's views and ideology that makes people follow him. Feb 1, 2015
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Thousands of school children take part in Terry Fox Fundraiser in Mumbai to fight cancer

Mumbai, Feb 01 (ANI): Around 10,000 school children took part in the 17th edition of Terry Fox Run on Sunday in Mumbai, to raise money to fight cancer. The annual charity event is organised in various cities commemorating the Canadian cancer activist Terry Fox, a cancer patient, who ran across Canada to raise money to fund research on cancer. Meanwhile, convenor of Terry Fox (India) Committee, Gul Kripalani appreciated the increased participation of people in the event over the years. The funds collected with these events go to Tata Memorial Hospital's cancer research projects who along with the Terry Fox Foundation in Canada conduct research on cancer. Feb 1, 2015
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India's first double hand transplant successful, say doctors

Kochi, Feb 01 (ANI): Doctors successfully conducted India's first double hand transplant on a train accident victim in Kochi city of Kerala. The surgery was conducted at Amrita Institute of Medical Science on 30-year-old Manu, who received the hands of a 24-year-old road accident victim. Over 20 surgeons conducted the surgery that took over 16 hours over January 12 and 13. At least 110 successful hand transplants have been conducted so far in countries like US, European countries, China and Australia, since the first one in France 13 years ago. The patient, Manu, expressed his delightfulness and was eager to get back to his daily chores. Head of the Plastic Surgery Department, Amrita Institute of Medical Science, Doctor Subramania Iyer, called it a major feat for Indian doctors. He further said that both the hands were accepted by the patient's body 14 days after the surgery. Manu would be able to move his hands on his own soon and sensations will slowly return in three to four months, Dr Iyer added. Feb 1, 2015