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Rakhis with Modis pictures sell like hotcakes in Ludhiana

Ludhiana, Aug 09 (ANI): With just one day left for Rakshabandhan, sacred threads displaying miniature pictures of Prime Minister Narendra Modi gain popularity and sell like hot cakes in Punjab. Women and young girls in Ludhiana city thronged shops selling sacred threads known as 'rakhis' that are available in different colours and varieties. The rakhis showing Modi waving his left hand and a small lotus in the background are gaining popularity, a sure sign that after winning the elections this year, he is much in demand. According to a buyer, the immense faith people have in Modi is the reason behind the skyrocketing sales of Modi rakhis. Aug 9, 2014
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Politicos on Narendra Modis speech at National Council meet

New Delhi, Aug 9 (ANI): Politicos on Saturday reacted over Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech at National Council meet. While addressing BJP workers during the National Council meet, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that what BJP achieved in past 60 days the Congress could not in last 60 years. Modi had also said that Amit Shah was the ‘man of the match’ of the 2014 Lok Sabha polls and Rajnath Singh was the ‘captain of the team’. Modi credited party workers for the historic win in the general elections and said that the government needs to function in order to fulfill people’s expectations. Aug 9, 2014
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People used to mock our 272 aim, but it came true: Advani

New Delhi, Aug 09 (ANI): BJP's veteran leader LK Advani on Saturday said that he is fortunate enough not to have missed any meeting of the National Council since the formation of the party. He then praised the aim of BJP in these LS elections which gave a tremendous win to the party. He also said that people used to mock the party for its aim of 272+ seats but it all came true. Aug 9, 2014
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Amit Shah 'man of match' in LS polls, party will prosper under his leadership: Narendra Modi part -1

New Delhi, Aug 09 (ANI): While addressing BJP workers during the National Council meet, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Amit Shah was 'man of the match' of the 2014 Lok Sabha polls and Rajnath Singh was the 'captain of the team'. Modi credited party workers for the historic win in the general elections and said that the government needs to function in order to fulfill people's expectations. The prime minister also said that the party will prosper under the leadership of Shah, after he was formally announced as party president by Rajnath Singh. Modi also slammed former UPA government over WTO decision and said that the 60 days of NDA rule can guarantee going on right direction for the welfare of people. Aug 9, 2014
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Amit Shah man of match in LS polls, party will prosper under his leadership: Narendra Modi part -

New Delhi, Aug 09 (ANI): While addressing BJP workers during the National Council meet, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Amit Shah was ‘man of the match’ of the 2014 Lok Sabha polls and Rajnath Singh was the ‘captain of the team’. Modi credited party workers for the historic win in the general elections and said that the government needs to function in order to fulfill people’s expectations. The prime minister also said that the party will prosper under the leadership of Shah, after he was formally announced as party president by Rajnath Singh. Modi also slammed former UPA government over WTO decision and said that the 60 days of NDA rule can guarantee going on right direction for the welfare of people. Aug 9, 2014
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Stronger Indo-US partnership critical for sustained peace around the globe: Chuck Hagel

New Delhi, Aug 9 (ANI): Stressing on the importance of the Indo-US relationship, United States Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel on Saturday said that a stronger partnership between both the countries is critical for sustained peace and prosperity around the globe. Earlier, Hagel met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Defence Minister Arun Jaitley and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to hold discussions to strengthen military ties between the United States and India. Hagel's visit follows U.S Secretary of State John Kerry and Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker's recent three day bilateral visit to India. Aug 9, 2014
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Former PM Manmohan Singh visits Jaswant Singh at Army RR Hospital

New Delhi, Aug 09 (ANI): Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh visited Army's Research and Referral hospital in Delhi to enquire about the health of Former BJP leader Jaswant Singh on Saturday. Jaswant Singh, who slipped into coma after suffering a head injury at his residence, is still critical according to reports. Singh, who was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of the Army's Research and Referral hospital in Delhi, is on life support systems and under constant monitoring by a team of neurosurgeons and critical care providers. Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also spoke to his family members on phone shortly after he was apprised about Singh's condition. Aug 9, 2014
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Amit Shah says Nitish sat in Lalus lap for sake of power, Lalu slams

New Delhi, Aug 09 (ANI): Amit Shah who was installed as BJP president on Saturday said that just for the sake of power Nitish Kumar went and sat in RJD Chief Lalu Yadav's lap. Addressing the BJP national council meet in New Delhi, he said that he will expose Nitish and Lalu nexus. Reacting over this Lalu said that Amit Shah’s statement shows that he is scared. Aug 9, 2014
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BJP has no other work, only worried about SP: Rajendra Chaudhary

Lucknow, Aug 09 (ANI): Reacting to BJP President Amit Shah’s statement that the condition of Uttar Pradesh is very worrying, Samajwadi Party leader Rajendra Chaudhary on Saturday said that the BJP has no other work just to worry about SP. Talking to mediapersons in Lucknow, he said that BJP has got a mandate at the Centre, they must first work there and prove themselves, then think about UP. Aug 9, 2014
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WHO declares Ebola outbreak an international health emergency

Nigeria/ Johannesburg, Aug 09 (ANI): The World Health Organization said that the world's worst outbreak of Ebola that has killed nearly 1,000 people in West Africa represents an international health emergency and could continue spreading for months. Nigeria became the third African nation, after Sierra Leone and Liberia, to declare a national emergency as the region's healthcare systems struggle to cope with the advance of the disease. Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan's spokesman Reuben Abati outlined the plan to help battle the deadly Ebola virus, after Jonathan declared a national state of emergency, and approved 1.9 billion naira of emergency funds to contain it. Aug 9, 2014
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Congress condemns Amit Shah's speech at BJP national council meet

New Delhi/ Kanpur, Aug 9 (ANI): Congress on Saturday condemned BJP chief Amit Shah’s statement that the electoral verdict of Lok Sabha polls was "defeat of dynasty politics" and the "people rejected appeasement and vote bank politics". Shah had said that when history will be written, the former UPA government will be known as a government of scams. Aug 9, 2014