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Two dozen injured as farmers, police clash in Mathura

Lucknow/Mathura, Nov 1 (IANS) Over two dozen people, including a few policemen, were injured here Saturday when a group of farmers, protesting the delay in compensation for their land, went berserk and pelted stones at security personnel, officials said. Violence broke out near the Gokul Barrage in Mathura when police tried to disperse the farmers staging a sit-in along with Bharatiya Ja...

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Assam to hand over jihadi activities cases to NIA

Guwahati, Nov 1 (IANS) Assam will hand over cases related to jihadi activities in the state to the National Investigation Agency (NIA), Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said Saturday. Gogoi reviewed the law and order situation in the state during a meeting and said the cases will be handed over to the NIA so that they can be probed thoroughly as they have international ramifications. W...

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12 killed in Himachal bus accident

Shimla, Nov 1 (IANS) Twelve people were killed and five injured when a privately-owned mini bus rolled down a gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Chamba district Saturday, officials said. The death toll could rise as rescue operations are going on. The bus, bound for Himgiri village, fell into a 700-metre gorge near Shool nullah in Salooni tehsil, some 90 km from Chamba town. The...

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'Industry lacks awareness of IP creation benefit'

New Delhi, Nov. Nov 1 (IANS) Indian industry lacks awareness of the benefits of intellectual property (IP) creation and enforcement for wealth creation, and this needs to be corrected, Chaitanya Prasad, controller general of Patents, Designs & Trade Marks, DIPP, ministry of commerce and industry, said here Saturday. The lack of awareness disables Indian industry from realising the po...

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Telangana chief minister accuses Modi government of bias

Hyderabad, Nov 1 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao Saturday charged the Narendra Modi-led central government of bias against the state. The chief minister alleged that the Centre is not cooperating with Telangana in the implementation of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act. He also reiterated that the Andhra Pradesh government is denying Telangana its due share of el...

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Revoke prohibitory orders in Bengal village: Congress

Kolkata, Nov 1 (IANS) The Congress Saturday demanded return of normalcy in the violence-hit Makhra village in West Bengal's Birbhum district where prohibitory orders have been clamped following the death of three people in political clashes Monday. With the village being kept out of bounds for the opposition, state Congress president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury accused the Mamata Banerjee gov...

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Maruti Suzuki's total sales dip in Oct

New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) India's passenger car market leader Maruti Suzuki India Ltd Saturday said it sold 103,973 units last month down from 105,087 units sold in Oct 2013. In a statement issued here Maruti Suzuki said the company sold 97,069 units in the domestic market last month up from 96,062 units sold in Oct 2013. The company's total sales was pulled down due to lower expor...

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General Motors India sales down 45 percent in October

New Delhi, Nov. Nov 1 (IANS) General Motors India sold 4,263 vehicles in October against 7,715 units sold in the corresponding period last year -- a drop of 44.74 percent, the company said Saturday. Even though the lower fuel prices are encouraging, the market is not showing any movement apart from new entries. Even the festival season did not bring the expected momentum in the market. T...

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Fourth India Non-Fiction Festival in Delhi Nov 15, 16

New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Dedicated to non-fiction literary works, the two-day India Non-Fiction Festival will begin in the national capital Nov 15, a statement said Saturday. In its fourth edition, the festival will bring together noted authors and personalities from diverse fields and they would engage in discussions on issues ranging from business and sociology to travel and health. ...

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Warrant against Digvijaya over Gadkari defamation

New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) A court here Saturday issued a bailable warrant against Congress leader Digvijaya Singh after he failed to appear before it in a criminal defamation case lodged against him by union minister Nitin Gadkari. Metropolitan Magistrate Gomati Manocha also warned Road Transport and Highways Minister Gadkari of dismissing his plea if he also fails to appear before the cou...

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1,273 people killed in Iraq violence in October: UN

Baghdad, Nov 1 (IANS) A total of 1,273 Iraqis were killed and 2,010 others were injured in terrorist attacks and violence in October in Iraq, according to a statement issued Saturday by the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI). The statement said that 856 civilians, including 139 policemen, and 417 Iraqi security forces personnel were killed, while 1,490 civilians, including 172 police...

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Bharat-Nepal Shiksha Maitri Karyakram launched

Kathmandu, Nov 1 (IANS) In the line with the announcement made by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the first week of August, the Bharat-Nepal Shiksha Maitri Karyakram for Nepalese students pursuing undergraduate and postgraduate courses in various disciplines in Nepal was announced here Saturday. The programme, fully funded by the Indian government, envisages visits by Nepalese stu...

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Identify diseases attacking potato crop: Himachal governor

Shimla, Nov 1 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Governor Urmila Singh Saturday stressed upon the need for identifying diseases posing a threat to potato crop and strategies to protect it from the effects of climate change. Speaking at a national seminar on 'Emerging problems of potato', organised jointly by the Indian Potato Association and the Central Potato Research Institute (CPRI) of Shimla, s...

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Three dead in road accident

Agra, Nov 1 (IANS) At least three people were killed when the goods carrier they were travelling on rammed into a 16-wheel truck on the Agra-Mathura highway early Saturday, officials said. A mother and her son are among the dead. At least six people, including the driver of the vehicle, were seriously injured in accident near a village about 30 kms from here, police said. Eyewitn...

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Protest outside police HQ over Trilokpuri riots

New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) A group of Jawaharlal University (JNU) students Saturday protested outside the Delhi Police headquarters alleging discrimination against the minority community in the communal violence that hit east Delhi's Trilokpuri. A group of 60-70 JNU students staged protest against Delhi Police over the Trilokpuri communal violence and blamed the force for taking action agai...

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CineKaravan, aid for releasing indie films

Mumbai, Nov 1 (IANS) Independent filmmakers in the country always face the trouble of getting their movies released. But CineKaravan - a joint venture between Sikhya Entertainment and FilmKaravan - is trying to help such talent. CineKaravan develops, distributes and promotes high-quality South Asian independent films for a global audience. The initiative provides a customized re...

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Court issues warrant against Digvijaya Singh

New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) A court here Saturday issued a bailable warrant against Congress leader Digvijaya Singh after he failed to appear before it in a defamation case filed against him by union minister Nitin Gadkari. ...

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Land grabbing set to be cognizable offence in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Nov 1 (IANS) The Odisha cabinet Saturday decided to promulgate an ordinance for prohibiting land grabbing activities in the state. Chief Secretary G.C. Pati said the ordinance will provide for criminal prosecution of land grabbers, which could end in imprisonment of one to seven years with fine up to Rs.20,000. The offence shall be cognizable and non-bailable and no ...

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14th Finance Commission term extended till Dec.31, 2014

New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) The term of the 14th Finance Commission has been extended by two months, till Dec.31, 2014, an official statement said here Saturday. The proposal of extension of time period by two months for submission of report by the Fourteenth Finance Commission has been considered and approved by the Cabinet on Oct. 29, 2014. Accordingly, the President of India, on Oct.31, 2...

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Power outage across Bangladesh as national grid collapses

Dhaka, Nov 1 (IANS) Power outages Saturday hit several places in Bangladesh, including the capital Dhaka, due to the collapse of the national grid. Reports of power cuts were coming in from several other places including Narayanganj, Rangpur, Sirajganj and Sylhet Saturday. Power and Energy Minister Nasrul Hamid told bdnews24.com: The national grid has collapsed. We are working on...

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