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Bangladesh's PM swears by development to woo voters with polls round the corner

Dhaka, Dec 2 (ANI): Ahead of the national polls, Bangladesh’s Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina urged voters to cast their franchise for her party, vowing of turning the country into a fully-developed nation by 2041. While addressing a campaign rally at Mirpur area of Dhaka, Hasina also promised to provide electricity to every household in the country. Jan 2, 2014
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Muzaffarnagar riot victims say authorities drove them away from relief camps

Muzaffarnagar, Dec 2 (ANI): The riot victims of Muzaffarnagar district have alleged that they were forced to leave the relief camps, without being offered proper rehabilitation facilities by the state government. The victims, who were shifting to other villages on their own, said that the authorities had razed off their tents at the camp, without their consent. Middle-aged, Fatima Begum, who took refuge at a community hall with many others, said that she was worried about having no money to pay for the rent of her new shelter. Meanwhile, another riot victim, Mohammed Iqbal, said that the night when they discovered that authorities had scrapped down their tents, they had no shelter above their heads. However, the authorities said that the victims were asked to move due to reasons pertaining to their safety and were compensated for that. Jan 2, 2014
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AAP gears up for contesting national polls

Mumbai, Dec 2 (ANI): The Aam Aadmi Party has stated that it is now gearing up for its next target to contest in the parliamentary elections, after its euphoric performance in Delhi which saw dethroning of 15-year Congress rule. AAP leader Prashant Bhushan said that the one year old party is now preparing to contest in the upcoming general elections. Bhushan did not specify the number of constituencies the AAP would contest from. Bhushan said that after the party's stunning victory in the Delhi Assembly poll, there was no dearth of candidates who were eager to join the party. Bhushan also said Kejriwal represented a new kind of politics that was people inclusive, transparent and accountable. Jan 2, 2014
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French priest returns home after kidnap ordeal

French President Francois Hollande praises the "courage" of a Roman Catholic priest held hostage for seven weeks by Islamic militants in Cameroon as the cleric arrives home to a joyous welcome. Duration: 00:55 Jan 1, 2014
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Putin denounces 'abomination' of Volgograd attacks

President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday called Russia's deadliest bombings in three years an "abomination" as he inspected the site of twin suicide strikes that killed 34 and raised alarm over security at the Sochi Winter Olympic Games. Duration: 00:30 Jan 1, 2014
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India cancels AgustaWestland deal; defence expert says it was predictable

New Delhi, Jan 1 (ANI): India on Wednesday cancelled its Rs 3,600 crore deal with Anglo-Italian firm AgustaWestland for supply of 12 VVIP choppers to the Air Force in view of charges that kickbacks to the tune of Rs 360 crore were paid in it. Speaking on the same, Defence Expert, Uday Bhaskar on Wednesday said that with the kind of investigation that has been carried out, it was almost predictable that it will be cancelled. He further said that the government must take a quick action on procedural transgression. Jan 1, 2014
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Cong MP Sanjay Nirupam: Cut Mumbai power rates like AAP has

Mumbai, Jan 01 (ANI): Taking a chapter out of Delhi government's notebook regarding 50 per cent cut in power tariff, AICC secretary and MP Sanjay Nirupam on Wednesday demanded that Maharashtra government also reduce tariff for power consumption of less than 500 units per month in the city. Jan 1, 2014