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Bangalore_s Vibgyor School reopens after outrage over six-year-old girl_s rape

Bangalore, July 28 (ANI): Parents expressed concern over safety of their children as Bangalore_s Vibgyor High School reopened on Monday after it was shut due to an alleged sexual assault on a six-year-old girl that had prompted protests for several days. The girl of first grade was assaulted by the school_s skating instructor Mustafa alias Munna, who has been arrested and was working in the school since 2011. On Monday, parents of many children watched their children entering the school premises as they were still concerned about the safety of their children. A parent, Raman Kaushik, said he would wait and see how quickly school implements safety measures. Meanwhile, another parent Renu Dutta said the incident had created chaos in their lives and hoped that everything would get back to normal soon. Jul 28, 2014
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Saharanpur Curfew to be relaxed after clashes, 38 arrested

Saharanpur, July 28 (ANI): Saharanpur District Magistrate Sandhya Tiwari on Monday said that the curfew will be relaxed after the clashes for particular period of time and also said that the situation is under control now. Meanwhile, SSP Rajesh Kumar Pandey said that there had been no untoward incident whatsoever during the night and that the police are on patrol continuously. He also said that 38 have been arrested in the connection that those spreading rumors will also be arrested thereafter. Jul 28, 2014
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2014 Commonwealth Games: India still at fifth position with 22 medals tally

New Delhi, July 28 (ANI): India ended Day 4 of the 2014 Commonwealth Games at No. 5 in the standings. Shooters continued to lead India_s medal charge with Shreyasi Singh winning silver in the women_s double trap event. While Mohammed Asab clinched bronze medal in the men_s double trap event. Punam Yadav of India also won bronze in 63kg women_s weightlifting. Weightlifting brought India some more joy as Satish Sivalingam and Ravi Katulu won gold and silver in the 77kg category. On the 4th day, the 2010 hosts touched medal count of 22 - six gold, nine silver and seven bronze - and the country still remained in the fifth place behind Australia, England, Scotland and Canada. Jul 28, 2014
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Students in Tamil Nadu spread awareness for International Tiger Day

Coimbatore, July 28 (ANI): Students of a school in Tamil Nadu formed a human chain to observe International Tiger Day and create awareness among people of the nation about decline in the number of the striped beauties by drawing tigers on the floor with the help of coloured powder. Over 800 students of Sarvajana School in Coimbatore formed a human chain saying, _We Want Tigers_. The students also raised slogans to save tigers. The school had held _Save Tiger_ Rangoli contest on the occasion of International Tiger Day which is celebrated on July 29 worldwide. Jul 28, 2014
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Amitabh Bachchan honoured by UNICEF for spreading polio awareness

New Delhi, July 28 (ANI): Bollywood superstar and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, Amitabh Bachchan, was felicitated by the organisation_s representatives for India, for the actor_s active role in spreading awareness for polio immunisation. UNICEF representative for India, Louis Georges Arsenault, while addressing the felicitation ceremony held in New Delhi said India_s victory over polio is a huge credit to those who painstakingly mobilised communities for polio vaccination and continue to do so even today. Jul 28, 2014
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Aam Aadmi Party not to contest upcoming state polls, says Kejriwal

Sangrur, July 28 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party would not contest upcoming polls in four states except Delhi, said party Chief Arvind Kejriwal. Maharashtra, Jharkhand, Haryana and Jammu and Kashmir go to polls later this year. The Delhi assembly is in suspended animation as no political party is in position to form the government. The Aam Aadmi Party has urged Delhi_s Lieutenant Governor, Najeeb Jung, to dissolve the assembly and announce the polls. However, Jung is yet to take a decision on it. Kejriwal alleged that Jung was working at the behest of India_s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party . Jul 28, 2014
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Sushma Swaraj visits revered Hindu temple in Nepal

Kathmandu, July 28 (ANI): India_ foreign minister Sushma Swaraj paid visit to revered Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu during her three-day visit to Nepal. She was accompanied by Nepal_s Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister to the temple, where she was accorded a warm welcome and was offered garlands. Jul 28, 2014
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Rural women in Nagaland promote traditional artwork

Nagaland, July 28 (ANI): These women are engaged in making a variety of handloom products at the Exotic Echo Society in Dizephe village of Nagaland. The society was formed to empower villagers by creating sustainable job opportunities for them. It has been taking an endeavour to support a number of women self help groups in the area by conducting training programmes in traditional loin loom weaving. The society also supplies raw materials and helps them to market their products. The group produces a number of colorful handloom products like bags, cushion covers, shawls and other decorative items. The products are also being marketed outside the state. Jul 28, 2014
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Femina provides launching pad for budding designers

Pune, July 27 (ANI): One of the oldest women's English magazines of over 50 years, Femina, provided a launching pad to the budding designers to make a mark in the multi-billion fashion Industry by organising a two day carnival in Pune. Gracefully dressed models flounced down the runway flaunting budding designers collections. Television and cinema actress Yuvika Chaudhary inaugurated the carnival. The actress who has done films like Om Shanti Om, Summer 2007 praised the magazine for providing a platform to the youngsters across the country who would make a mark in the world fashion industry. Jul 27, 2014