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India needs to 'reset moral compass': president

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India's president said Friday it was time for the country to "reset its moral compass" in the wake of the savage gang rape and murder of a student last month that ignited nationwide protests. 

This handout photograph received from the Press Information Bureau (PIB) shows Indian President Pranab Mukherjee addressing the nation on the eve of the country's 64th Republic Day, in New Delhi on January 25, 2013. India's president said it was time for the country to "reset its moral compass" in the wake of the savage gang rape and murder of a student last month that ignited nationwide protests.

Speaking on the eve of India's Republic Day celebrations, President Pranab Mukherjee called the 23-year-old woman's death a "grave tragedy" that has shattered the country's complacency.

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