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Hundreds stand in solidarity with immigration detainee hunger strikers

Northwest,Seattle,7 7 April-2014( Lael Henterly): Over 200 activists, family members of former and current immigration detainees and concerned citizens braved the elements Saturday afternoon to stand in solidarity with those being held inside the Northwest Detention Center, and at similar facilities around the nation. Hundreds stand in solidarity with immigration detainee hunger …

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TDP leaders quit to protest alliance with BJP in Andra Pradesh

Hyderabad, 7 April-2014(IANS/PTI/UNI): Telugu Desam Party (TDP) politburo member Zahid Ali Khan Monday resigned from the party to protest its electoral alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). TDP leaders quit to protest alliance with BJP in Andra Pradesh In his resignation letter sent to TDP chief N. Chandrababu Naidu, …

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BJP manifesto communal, says Congress, Left, AAP

New Delhi,7 April-2014(IANS): Political parties including the Congress, Left and the AAP Monday branded the BJP’s much-awaited manifesto as a “communal” document with the Congress going to the extent of saying that it was “copied”. BJP manifesto communal, says Congress, Left, AAP The Congress also alleged that the Bharatiya Janata …

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17 killed as bus falls into gorge in Himachal Pradesh

Sirmaur, 7 April-2014(IANS): At least 17 people were killed Monday when their overloaded mini-bus rolled down a 400-feet deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh’s Sirmaur district, officials said. 17 killed as bus falls into gorge in Himachal Pradesh Image credit:mns Nearly 20 others were injured in the accident that took place …

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Medicine World Strom as Sun Pharmaceutical to acquire Ranbaxy for $4bn

Mumbai, 7 April-2014(PTI/ANI/BCC): India’s Sun Pharmaceutical has agreed to acquire rival Ranbaxy – majority owned by Japan’s Daiichi Sankyo – in an all-stock deal worth $4bn (£2.4bn). Medicine World Strom as Sun Pharmaceutical to acquire Ranbaxy for $4bn The combined entity will be India’s largest pharma company and the world’s …

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Nigeria becomes Africa’s biggest economy:BBC Study

London/Lagos, 7 Aapril-2014(BBC): Nigeria has “rebased” its gross domestic product (GDP) data, which has pushed it above South Africa as the continent’s biggest economy. Nigerian GDP now includes previously uncounted industries like telecoms, information technology, music, online sales, airlines, and film production. Nigeria becomes Africa’s biggest economy:BBC Study GDP for 2013 …

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AmazonFresh Dashes to help users shop grocery items nation wide

BANGALORE/SAN FRANCISCO, 7 APRIL-2014(ANI): Amazon.com Inc launched a new product named Amazon Dash on Friday that allows the user to add groceries and household goods to their shopping lists using the company’s Amazon Fresh service. AmazonFresh Dashes to help users shop grocery items nation wide A black-and-white handheld wand-shaped remote …

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Vote Polling of First phase begins today from Assam, Tripura

Guwahati, 7 April-2014,Prabin Kalita(IANS): More than 76 lakh voters from six constituencies — five in Assam and one in Tripura — will kick off the country’s nine-phase general elections on April 7, as weeks of hectic campaigning came to an end on Saturday evening. Vote Polling of First phase begins …

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