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Politicos give mixed expectations ahead of General Budget

New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Political leaders on Thursday highlighted their expectations from the General Budget which is to be presented in the Parliament by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. BJP leader Nalin Kohli said that people expect a lot from the Budget of new government and all expectations will be fulfilled. Meanwhile, NCP leader Majid Memon said that the government should not be biased regarding states which did not vote in majority for BJP like it was visible in the rail budget. SP leader Naresh Agarwal said that the common man cannot expect anything in its favour from the new government. Jul 10, 2014
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Arun Jaitley reaches Parliament to present Budget 2014

New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley reached Parliament all set to present his maiden budget on Thursday. The budget may contain tax sops for the salaried, dumping of the controversial retrospective tax and spelling out of steps to revive investment and manufacturing for growth. For boosting investment, Jaitley is expected to announce tax incentives for industry. As a prelude, the government has already extended the excise duty concessions for automobile and consumer durable sectors till December. Jul 10, 2014
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Industrialists pin hopes on PM Narendra Modi ahead of budget

Chandigarh/ Ludhiana, July 10 (ANI): Before Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley, is to present his maiden budget in the parliament, the industrialists pinned high expectations from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government. The budget today will provide an indication of the course Modi's government wants to chart for the country's economy. The industrialists are expecting incentives in taxes paid by them. They want to encourage small scale industries by giving them some relaxations and also want to provide more opportunities to skilled professionals in all the sectors. Jul 10, 2014
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Congress says complaint against Sonia Gandhi politically motivated

New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Congress leader, Abhishek Manu Singhvi, said the court complaint against its chief Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul Gandhi is politically motivated. An Indian court summoned Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi to answer allegations that they used their leadership of the Congress party to misuse about $15 million of party funds for personal profit. Addressing a news conference in New Delhi, Singhvi said there was no strong evidence presented in the case and it was politically motivated act by the BJP. Jul 10, 2014
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Police arrest three Maoists in Jharkhand

Palamu, July 09 (ANI): Police arrested three Maoists with arms and ammunition in Palamu district of Jharkhand. Acting on a tip-off, a special police team conducted search operation and arrested three members of new ultra outfit 'Sashastra People's Morcha' (SPM) while two others escaped. Superintendent of Police, Y S Ramesh, said they were involved in setting ablaze three machines of a private firm, which were engaged in implementing social forestry project. Maoists, also known as Naxals, have killed police and politicians, and targeted government buildings and railway tracks in an insurgency that has killed thousands since 1960s. Jul 10, 2014
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Holy month of Ramadan spurs rush to buy dates in Kashmir

Srinagar, July 10 (ANI): The sale of dates have notched up in Kashmir during the holy month of Ramadan, as varieties of dates exported from various Arabian countries tempt buyers with their rich taste and high nutritional content. Buyers throng the markets which have stocked varieties of dates from India and expensive varieties from Arabian countries. Eye catching arrangements displayed in stalls instantly attract the attention of the buyer. Despite some of the varieties being heavily priced, it does not deter the buyers from purchasing even the costliest dates on display. Jul 10, 2014
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Hamas 'to pay high price' for strikes, says Netanyahu

During a meeting with military officials, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday that Hamas would "pay a high price" and that Israel will not "tolerate the strikes against our cities and our children". Duration: 00:43 Jul 10, 2014
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Sarajevo pays respect to Srebrenica victims

Thousands of Sarajevans paid their respects on Wednesday to 175 Srebrenica massacre victims as they were transported for a joint burial to mark the atrocity's 19th anniversary later this week. Duration: 01:16 Jul 10, 2014