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Authorities rope in residents to clean holy river Ganges in Allahabad

Allahabad/Patna, Oct 27 (ANI): State administration of Uttar Pradesh undertook a massive drive by including local residents to clean up holy River Ganges in Allahabad. Hundreds of officials and volunteers cleaned up the bank and swept the nearby roads. The government has also planned to stop direct discharge of drains into the river. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had launched a nationwide cleanliness mission to raise awareness and better sanitation among citizens under the banner of 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan' or Clean India Mission. Meanwhile, in Patna Muslim women cleaned the Ganges bank for Hindu festival of Chhath. Oct 27, 2014
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Kurds watch the war in Kobane from Turkish side

Kurdish forces thwarted a new attempt Sunday by Islamic State group fighters to cut off the Syrian town of Kobane from the border with Turkey before Iraqi Kurdish reinforcements can deploy. Duration: 00:47 Oct 26, 2014
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Divided Ukraine votes under shadow of war

A divided Ukraine voted Sunday in parliamentary elections expected to back President Petro Poroshenko's pro-Western reforms and test support for his plan to negotiate with pro-Russian insurgents threatening to break up the country. Duration: 01:11 Oct 26, 2014
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BJP keen to form government with Shiv Sena in Maharashtra: Vinod Tawde

Mumbai, Oct 26 (ANI): BJP leader Vinod Tawde on Sunday, while addressing a press conference, said that Bhartiya Janta Party would like Shiv Sena as allies to form government in the Maharashtra. He added that there will be a meeting of all Maharashtra BJP MLAs and MPs at party headquarters on October 28. He further said that the final decision over the matter will be taken in the meeting which will be attended by Home Minister Rajnath Singh and BJP leader JP Nadda. Oct 26, 2014
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Nobel Memorial Wall unveiled at metro station in New Delhi

New Delhi, Oct 26 (ANI): The Embassy of Sweden and Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Sunday (October 26) jointly unveiled The Nobel Memorial Wall, displaying the portraits of Indian Nobel laureates in the national capital. At the moment, photographs and a brief history of physicist CV Raman, bio-chemist Har Gobind Khorana, Albanian Roman Catholic nun Mother Teresa, Bengali poet and Nobel Literature Prize winner Rabindranath Tagore and Nobel economics laureate Amartya Sen adorn the wall. This year, portrait of India's children rights activist, Kailash Satyarthi, is a new addition to the wall. Oct 26, 2014
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BSF informs about roles and duties during fair in West Bengal

Siliguri, Oct 26 (ANI): Paramilitary Border Security Force (BSF) displayed weapons and informed people about its role in country's security during a fair in West Bengal on Sunday (October 26). The BSF organised a day-long fair in Siliguri city where the troopers focused on creating awareness among hundreds of visitors. BSF Inspector General (IG), SK Sood, said that the paramilitary force was raised in 1965 and it would complete 50 years in 2015. Various weapons, equipments used for communication and uniforms were also on display. Counselling stalls were also placed to give out information on recruitment and selection. Oct 26, 2014
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Reactions pour in after PM Modi hosts NDA MPs over high tea

New Delhi, Oct 26 (ANI): Reactions poured in on Sunday after Prime Minister Narendra Modi hosted a tea party for NDA MPs at his residence in New Delhi. BJP leader RP Rudy said that the PM talked about the cleanliness drive and even elaborated on the role that the member of parliaments can play in bringing change in the society. BJP leader Anurag Thakur said that the meeting was a learning experience. RJD leader Ram Kripal Yadav said that the meeting focused on better involvement of MPs in making schemes successful. TDP leader CM Ramesh also expressed similar sentiments. Oct 26, 2014
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Tunisians vote for their parliament

Tunisians voted Sunday in an election seen as pivotal to establishing democracy in the cradle of the Arab Spring uprisings, with security forces deploying heavily to avert extremist attacks. Duration: 02:19 Oct 26, 2014
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Miss Uganda appreciates lessons in farming

Miss Uganda is crowned in Kampala but this year's 20 finalists have been put through their paces ahead of the award ceremony, attending an army-sponsored agricultural boot camp. Duration: 01:17 Oct 26, 2014
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Sania Mirza clinches doubles title at WTA finals

Hyderabad, Oct 26 (ANI): Tennis Player Sania Mirza and her Zimbabwean partner Cara Black clinched to the doubles title at the WTA Finals in Singapore on Sunday. In their last match together, the pair easily beat the defending champions, Taiwan's Hsieh Su-wei and Peng Shuai of China, with an authoritative 6-1, 6-0. Sania Mirza's father Imran Mirza commenting on Sania's historic win said that the victory is very special for her as she became the first Indian to have achieved this title. Oct 26, 2014
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Austrian drones fly high, over Ukraine and beyond

In the middle of the Austrian countryside, a few sleek, high-tech drones sit in a bright production hall, ready for missions over Ukraine, the Mediterranean or the Middle East. Duration: 01:51 Oct 26, 2014
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Aam Aadmi Sena leaders protest outside residence of Arun Jaitley over black money

New Delhi, Oct 26 (ANI): Members of Aam Aadmi Sena protested outside the residence of Arun Jaitley on Sunday urging him to disclose the names of foreign bank account holders. Aam Aadmi Sena leader Shamsher Singh said that the money belongs the people and hence the government must reveal the name of the account holders. The BJP had set up a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to unearth "black money", after its first cabinet meeting. However, the government later claimed that not all information on the matter should be disclosed under double taxation avoidance agreement or DTAT. The hearing for the application submitted by the party to the Supreme Court of India has been set for October 28. Oct 26, 2014
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People of Delhi will not support riots: Arvind Kejriwal on Trilokpuri riots

Ghaziabad, Oct 26 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party Chief Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday while commenting on the Trilokpuri riots said that the people of Delhi will not support the riots. He added that people of India are peace-loving and will never support a communal conflict. Meanwhile, communal riot broke out in East Delhi's Trilokpuri locality after four people were shot during a clash between two communities on Saturday. Curfew was imposed in the area and 33 people were arrested by the police. Oct 26, 2014