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Opposition parties demand fresh elections in Delhi

New Delhi, Oct 29 (ANI): Opposition parties on Wednesday demanded that the Centre should dissolve the legislative assembly and hold fresh assembly elections in Delhi. Congress leader Rashid Alvi said that fresh elections should be held in Delhi so that people can choose their government. Congress leader Rita Bahuguna said that BJP is running away from elections because it knows that it will fail to get mandate. She added that Congress is clearly demands fresh elections in Delhi. AAP leader Manish Sisodia said that Centre is harassing the people of Delhi for their own benefit and it is shameful that SC is asking them to show courage and hold fresh by polls in Delhi. Oct 29, 2014
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Cyclone Nilofar likely to make landfall on Saturday: MeT

Ahemdabad, Oct 29 (ANI): Meteorological department director Manorama Mohanty on Wednesday said that the cyclone Nilofar is likely to make a landfall on November 1. She added that the speed of cyclone when it will make a landfall will remain 80-90 kmph. She further warned of heavy rainfall which is likely to lash Saurashtra and Kutch. Oct 29, 2014
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Indian Postal Banking has lots of scope due to connectivity, says Communications Minister

New Delhi, Oct 29 (ANI): Even with widespread retail banking in place, India's postal banking service has a large scope due to its connectivity, stressed Communications and IT Minister, Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday. Prasad was inaugurating the Postal Savings Banks Forum in New Delhi, which was organized by World Savings and Retail Banking Institute (WSBI) jointly with the National Savings Organisation (Ministry of Finance) and the Department of Posts. The theme of the forum was "The Rising Force of Postal Banking in the Retail Banking Market". Prasad said that postal banking transcended the rich and poor barrier, the biggest asset being the network of post offices throughout the country. Prasad further added that the Prime Minister had constituted a task force to deliberate on ideas and innovations for the Indian Postal Services. Oct 29, 2014
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PM Modi greets the nation on Chhath Puja

New Delhi, Oct 29 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday extended his greetings to the nation on the occasion of Chhath Puja. "My greetings on the auspicious occasion of Chhath Puja. May the blessings of the Sun God brighten our lives with joy, peace and prosperity," said Prime Minister Modi. The Chhath is celebrated on the sixth and seventh day, after Diwali. Chhath is considered an extremely auspicious festival by the people of Bihar and in parts of Uttar Pradesh state. Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung earlier on Tuesday announced the declaration of Chhath Puja as a public holiday in the national capital, wherein all the government offices in the state will be shut on the occasion. Oct 29, 2014

Govt submits the list of black money account holders to SC

New Delhi, Oct 29 (ANI): The Government of India submitted the list of all black money account holders to the Supreme Court on Wednesday as directed. Attorney General of India Mukul Rohatgi said that the government has submitted a list of around 627 names who have their accounts in HSBC bank. He added that all assessments have to be completed by 31st March 2015. The sealed covers will be opened by SIT which will proceed according to law after opening the seals. Oct 29, 2014
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Building collapse in Bangalore kills one, injures four

Bangalore, Oct 29 (ANI): One died and four others were injured in Bangalore after an old building collapsed. Authorities rushed to the spot immediately to rescue people and clear the debris. Junior Interior Minister in Bangalore, KJ George, called it an unfortunate incident and assured compensation to victims. Police authorities also reached the accident site to further investigate the collapse. Meanwhile, a resident of Bangalore, Priya told about the incident. Another such incident was reported on October 09 when a building collapsed due to rain in the city, killing two including a child. Oct 29, 2014
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British PM David Cameron unveils encyclopaedia on Hinduism in London

London, Oct 29 (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron unveiled an encyclopaedia on Hinduism in London. The encyclopaedia has been published by the India Heritage Research Foundation founded and chaired by Swami Chidanand Saraswati, who was present at the gala event. Sharing his knowledge on the philosophy of Hinduism, Saraswati said the encyclopaedia gives an insight into theories of the religion. The Hindu Diaspora in Britain has emerged to be flourishing. Members are well established in professional fields -law, media, medicine, engineering, and accounting -and in many branches of business. Oct 29, 2014
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Gujarat prepares for cyclone Nilofar

Gujarat, Oct 29 (ANI): As cyclone Nilofar is expected to hit Gujarat coast in a couple of days, authorities have intensified relief and rescue arrangements as precautionary measures to handle the cyclonic storm. Nilofar, classified as a 'very severe cyclonic storm', is expected to weaken to a 'cyclonic storm'when it makes landfall on the Gujarat coast, according to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD). Chief Minister of Gujarat, Anandiben Patel, said bad weather and heavy rainfall has been predicted for coastal regions on October 30-31. On Monday Gujarat weather office issued a high alert on the cyclone and said the storm has intensified turning into severe one. In the wake of the situation, Commander of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), Rakesh Kumar Joon, said 60 NDRF teams have been deployed in the regions which are at high alert. The District Magistrate (Collector) of Gir Somnath district, CP Patel, has requested the tourists to return home while the fishermen have been called back from sea. Oct 29, 2014
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Govt to submit list of black money holders under sealed cover to SC: Pinky Anand

New Delhi, Oct 29 (ANI): Additional Solicitor General of India, Pinky Anand said on Wednesday that the Government will submit a list of black money holders to the Supreme Court under its directions. She said that the names shall be given under a sealed cover and not be made public. The Supreme Court had directed the government yesterday to submit the names of black money account holders on Wednesday. Oct 29, 2014
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Orbital rocket explodes after launch

An unmanned rocket owned by Orbital Sciences Corporation exploded Tuesday in a giant fireball and plummeted back to Earth just seconds after launch on what was to be a resupply mission to the International Space Station. Duration: 01:03 Oct 29, 2014
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Hong Kong activists mark one month of 'Umbrella Movement'

Thousands of people gathered in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong on Tuesday to mark one month of the mass pro-democracy protests by the 'Umbrella Movement' as student leaders call for direct talks with Beijing officials. Duration: 01:16 Oct 28, 2014
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Kashmiris protest against Pakistan's illegal occupation of PoK

Muzaffarabad, Pok, October 28, 2014:- The Anger Of Kashmiris against The Pakistani Rule Was Palpable On The Black Day, Observed To Protest Against The Invasion Of India's Jammu And Kashmir By Pakistani Troops. Protests break out across Pakistan occupied Kashmir on October 22, every year this day is observed as the black day because it is on this day in 1947, Pakistan sent its tribal's from NWFP to capture and kill Kashmiris. Ever since the occupation till date PoK remains unstable, deprived of fundamental rights like liberty and freedom, impoverished and under developed. Disgruntled people of PoK demand the Pakistani forces and intelligence agencies be held responsible for their plight and then should vacate or be sent back. Oct 28, 2014
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Names of all black money account holders will be given to SC: Arun Jaitley

New Delhi, Oct 28 (ANI): Shortly after the Supreme Court asked the government to reveal all the names of Indians holding illegal bank accounts abroad by Wednesday, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the government has no hesitation in submitting the names and would do so tomorrow. Jaitley also added that the Centre is not interested in protecting anybody. The Supreme Court had rapped the Centre for seeking modification of its order on black money on disclosing names of account holders in foreign banks. Oct 28, 2014
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Thank everyone for supporting my name as CM Designate: Devendra Fadnavis

Mumbai, Oct 28 (ANI): The Chief Minister Designate of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday thanked his party members after being elected unanimously as the representative of the party in the state. Fadnavis said that Eknath Khadse proposed his name before the party leadership and everybody supported his name. He also remembered late BJP leader Gopinath Munde saying that he had worked a lot for the development of Maharashtra. He then assured the people of Maharashtra that he will work towards development of the state. Oct 28, 2014