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BJP condemns Digvijaya Singhs tweet defending Vadra

New Delhi, Nov 02 (ANI): BJP leader Sambit Patra on Sunday condemned Congress leader Digvijaya Singh’s tweet following Robert Vadra’s media attack controversy in which Singh had defended Vadra’s behaviour. BJP leader Sambit Patra said that Congress will surely defend Vadra and it will be a small incident for them as he belongs to the Gandhi family. Digvijaya Singh had tweeted that Vadra’s behaviour is a minor incident and the issue should not be raised by media. Nov 2, 2014
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Politicos react on Modi's Radio address

New Delhi, Nov 2 (ANI): The BJP on Sunday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi who once again claimed that his government would leave no stone unturned in bringing back the black money stashed abroad, in his address on AIR. However, opposition leaders claimed that Modi avoids tough questions from media and his government is taking steps in the black money case only under the pressure of the Supreme Court. Nov 2, 2014
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SIT chief Justice M B Shah on PM Modi's statement on black money

New Delhi, Nov 2 (ANI): Reacting on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's radio address, where he spoke about bringing back black money stashed abroad, SIT chief on black money Justice M B Shah said that it's good for country to bring back the money but as of now nobody knows how much can be brought back. He also added that the names of those holding illegal accounts abroad cannot be made public as there are policies that cannot be breached. Nov 2, 2014
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The Five Lifestyle Rules that Guarantee Longevity Revealed

New Delhi, Nov 2 (ANI) : A new research has observed that there are simple five lifestyle rules that add years to one's life. The five rules include regular exercise, sensible eating, maintaining a healthy weight, minimal alcohol consumption and no smoking which guarantees longevity.Long life may seem obvious and should definitely be encouraged but in an age of technology and breathtaking medical advances we have lost sight of the much more obvious and simpler fact that a healthy, active lifestyle is more powerful than any drug in preventing ill health and increasing life expectancy. Nov 2, 2014
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Raj Thackeray meets Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis

Mumbai, Nov 02 (ANI): Maharashtra Navanirman Sena Chief Raj Thackeray on Sunday paid a courtesy visit to Maharashtra’s newly elected Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. In the short meeting, Thackeray said he raised various issues including increasing the minimum support price of sugarcane and development of tourism industry in the State. He also sought a detailed probe of the grisly murders of three members of a Dalit family in Ahmednagar. Devendra Fadnavis is the first Chief Minister of Maharashtra belonging to the BJP and was sworn in at a grand ceremony in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Nov 2, 2014
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Vadra's behaviour with journalist totally objectionable, tarnishes Priyanka and Sonia's image: Vaidi

Indore, Nov 02 (ANI): Senior Journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik on Sunday said that Robert Vadra's behaviour with a journalist was totally objectionable. He said that any journalist does not come to attack but to acquire information and reacting in such a way as Vadra did was not at all right in any way. Vaidik said that by behaving in such a way one proves that there is something surly wrong on his side. He further said that sue to this behaviour, Priyanka Gandhi and Congress President Sonia Gandhi's image also gets tarnished. Vadra snapped at a reporter from ANI and pushed away the mic after he was asked for a comment on an impending probe into his company's land deals in Haryana. Nov 2, 2014
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Navy Chief to visit Kenya

New Delhi, Nov 02 (ANI): Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral RK Dhowan, is scheduled to visit Kenya to consolidate defence relations with the Indian Ocean Region country. The Navy Chief will be on a five-day visit to Kenya beginning today. India and Kenya have enjoyed historical maritime linkages since many centuries. The Navy Chief's visit will not only cement existing maritime linkages, but will also explore avenues to build more bridges of friendship. India already has an ongoing and fruitful bilateral engagement with Kenya. Apart from regular ship visits, the Indian Navy has been extending training support to the Kenyan Navy. Nov 2, 2014
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Indian Army starts construction of bridge damaged due to floods in Kashmir

Poonch, Nov 02 (ANI): The Indian army started construction of a major connecting bridge in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir which was damaged during worst floods in the valley in September. During the floods, several key bridges were damaged and some were washed away leaving hundreds of villages disconnected from several areas. Meanwhile, commanding officer, engineer regiment, Poonch, Major Krishna Prasad said the Sher-e-Kashmir bridge was damaged and work was on to construct a new one. The approach road to the bridge was also damaged. Residents hailed the army and said it will facilitate movement of relief material and other goods. Nov 2, 2014

Curfew in Kashmir ahead of Muharram processions

Srinagar, Nov 02 (ANI): The state government in Jammu and Kashmir, on Sunday (November 02), imposed curfew in several parts of the region ahead of Muharram processions. Security personnel manned the streets in main city of Srinagar to prevent any mishap. Since 1989, Muharram processions have been banned in Srinagar after a pro-independence revolt started in Kashmir. Only small mourning rallies and processions are allowed in selected areas with limited Shi’ite populations. Every year, Muslims mourn the tragedy of Karbala on the occasion of Moharram. Nov 2, 2014

Half marathon in Visakhapatnam celebrates spirit of people

Visakhapatnam, Nov 02 (ANI): Thousands of people converged in port city of Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday (November 02) and took part in half marathon organised to salute the spirit of people who showed strength during cyclone Hudhud. Cyclone Hudhud had slammed into the coast of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha last month, killing 41 people and tearing down tens of thousands of mud-and-thatch homes. Meanwhile, the half-marathon, organised by the Indian navy, celebrated the courage of people who rose above the storm and returned to normal lives. Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command, Vice Admiral Satish Soni, said that the half marathon marked the spirit of Visakhapatnam, known to locals as Vizag. The funds generated from the run will be used for rehabilitation work and a part of it will also go to an orphanage. The marathon was categorized under 20 km run, 10 km run and five km walk. Nov 2, 2014

India's fading Chinese community faces painful war past

Decades after India's Chinese community was rounded up and thrown into detention camps at the start of the 1962 India China war, many in the 1,500-strong community are quietly preserving their heritage in Kolkata. Duration: 02:19 Nov 2, 2014
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Love offers fresh dreams for Philippine typhoon survivors

Jovelyn Luana and Joel Aradana plan to light candles at a mass grave to mark one year since Super Typhoon Haiyan stole both their families, but they will do it hand-in-hand, sharing a new love that promises fresh dreams. Duration: 02:42 Nov 2, 2014
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Media persons say Vadra should apologise for misbehaving with reporter

New Delhi/ Noida, Nov 02 (ANI): Media Persons on Sunday demanded an apology from Businessman Robert Vadra for attacking at media and misbehaving with the reporter. Editor of an Urdu weekly Nai Duniya, Shahid Siddiqui said that Vadra should apologise before the country for his careless attitude. Former TV Journalist Ashutosh said that press has the freedom to ask any question and no clarification will justify his misbehaviour. Former TV Journalist Shazia Ilmi said that Vadra's actions show arrogance and added that he should humbly apologise for his misbehaviour. Nov 2, 2014
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Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi addresses nation via AIR

New Delhi, Nov 2 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the nation on All India Radio. The programme, which is Modi's second address on radio, named Mann Ki Baat was aired from 11 am. Modi touched upon a range of issues including the cleanliness drive and the black money. PM Modi in his address said, "as far as black money is concerned, trust me that we will work to bring every single rupee back." "I will leave no stone unturned to bring back black money," he added. Talking about the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' he said that more and more people are becoming conscious about the importance of cleanliness. He also informed that his government is trying to make Kendriya Vidyalayas and some government institutions disable friendly. A fund is being allocated for that. He invited suggestions from people on various burning issues like increasing drug menace in the country. Nov 2, 2014

Fire in textile factory in Gorakhpur

Gorakhpur, Nov 2 (ANI): A massive fire broke out in a textile factory in Gorakhpur district of Uttar Pradesh early in the morning on Sunday (November 02). The people living in the vicinity informed the fire department after they saw billows of smoke coming out of the building. No casualty has been reported yet. Two fire tenders reached spot and tried to control the raging inferno in the three-storey building. However, air force personnel had to be called to douse the fire. The cause of fire is yet to be ascertained. Losses are being estimated to be worth in millions. Meanwhile, local residents blamed the state administration for ill-equipped fire department. Fire safety regulations are lax, rarely implemented and not periodically reviewed in most places across India, which results in the breaking of major fires, resulting in loss of life and material. Nov 2, 2014