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Japan's disaster preparedness and Agri-Research 'remarkable'

Tokyo, Sep 02 (ANI): Japan's experience with the Great Earthquake and the Sarin gas attack in Tokyo subway by terrorists has prompted the Tokyo Metropolitan Government to undertake a range of disaster prevention and management measures. In 2003, the Bureau of Social Welfare of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government formed the Tokyo DMAT - Disaster Medical Assistance Teams-to deal with any crisis. The DMAT teams specializes in on-site rapid response medical assistance to the disaster victims and are equipped with medical doctors with portable medical kit to provide on-the spot emergency medical treatment, before transporting victims to hospitals. Tokyo Metropolitan Hiroo Hospital has been designated for DMAT during any disaster and major accident. Sep 2, 2014
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China is stronger than Japan in field of railways: Zhou Fangyuan

New Delhi, Sept 2 (ANI): Reacting on the reports of huge investment by Japan in India, International Director, China Railway No.4, Engineering Group Zhou Fangyuan on Tuesday said that Chinese government views India as a close neighbor and it also wants to work with India. Fangyuan added that in high speed rail China has specialization and competitive advantage and therefore they can help India Sep 2, 2014
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Police kills two hardcore Maoists after fierce gunbattle in Jharkhand

Simdega, Sep 02 (ANI): Two hardcore Maoists were killed and three others injured in an encounter with the police in Simdega district forest of Jharkhand. Police recovered seven rifles, one revolver, one pistol, one country-made gun and cartridges from the spot. 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. Sep 2, 2014
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Politicos give mixed reactions on Modi govt completing 100 days

New Delhi, Sep 02 (ANI): Political leaders on Tuesday gave mixed reactions on Narendra Modi's government completing 100 days of governance. Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said that 100 days is too early to judge the government but it does not seem to have fulfilling its promises. NCP leader Tariq Anwar stated that BJP government had promised a lot to the people of India but has failed to deliver even a few of them. JD (U) Chief Sharad Yadav said that 100 days of government have given an idea to the people of the country that there is no difference between UPA and NDA government. Meanwhile, BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that the government has done a lot for the people in the first 100 days of its rule. Sep 2, 2014
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BJP and Congress condemn killing of RSS leader in Kerala

New Delhi, Sep 02 (ANI): Political leaders condemned the murder of RSS leader E Manoj in Kerala. The party alleged that members of Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) killed the RSS leader. RSS leader Manoj was hacked to death on Monday even as president of BJP began his two-day visit in the state to expand his party base. Both RSS and BJP alleged that the CPI (M) members were behind this assassination and called for a dawn-to-dusk state strike on Tuesday. BJP Leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said the CP (M) should fight the battle in the field on politics and not through violent means. Meanwhile, Congress leader PC Chacko said clashes between CP (M) and RSS was a regular occurrence in Kerala and had already claimed many lives. Sep 2, 2014
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Politics over 'love jihad' continues, now community bans mobiles for girls in UP

New Delhi, Sept 2 (ANI): Love jihad as an idea is gaining more and more credence in Uttar Pradesh. A community in Uttar Pradesh has imposed a ban on the use of mobile phones by school girls in order to save them from falling prey to 'love jihad'. The diktat has been issued by an influential committee of vaishyas, called the Akhil Bharitiya Vaishya Ekta Parishad (ABVEP). While many parties including the Samajwadi Party criticized the decision, parties like Shiv Sena appealed to the government to take more measures to fight 'love jihad'. Sep 2, 2014
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SC says review petitions by death row convicts may be heard in open courts

New Delhi, Sep 02 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday held that in the cases where the death sentence has been upheld by the apex court, the death convict may file a review petition in open court and will be accorded hearing by a Bench of three judges. However, in the cases, where the curative petition has already been decided, the death row convict will not have this opportunity to avail. Sep 2, 2014