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Reactions pour in after Maharashtra goes under President's rule

Mumbai/ New Delhi, Sep 28 (ANI): The BJP on Sunday hailed imposition of president's rule in poll-bound Maharashtra after former Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan resigned. Chavan quit after the regional Nationalist Congress Party pulled out of the government over failure of seat-sharing talks with the Congress party. President Pranab Mukherjee signed the proclamation a day after the union cabinet recommended it. Congress said that the decision was arbitrary. The NCP said it was the President's prerogative. The upcoming assembly elections in Maharashtra will be held on October 15. Sep 28, 2014
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At least 5 killed in bus accident in Jharkhand

Palamu, Sep 28 (ANI): At least 5 people, including one woman and a child, were killed and several others injured when a bus caught fire after a high voltage electricity wire fell on it in Jharkhand on Sunday. The accident occurred in Palamu district, around 160 kilometre of state capital Ranchi, when a hanging high voltage electricity wire caressed the speeding bus, leading to fire in the bus. Deputy Superintendent of Police, Ajay Kumar, thanked villagers for saving many lives. Around 50 people managed to escape the burning bus. The injured were admitted to the nearby hospital. Sep 28, 2014
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Four militants killed in gun battle in Assam

Kokrajhar, Sep 28 (ANI): Four militants of a banned outfit were killed in an encounter by a joint team of police and army personnel on Sunday in Kokrajhar district of Assam. The militants killed were from National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDBF). Acting on tip-off information, militants were located in the jurisdiction of Kachugaon police station. Huge amounts of arms and ammunition including an AK-47 and round fire magazines were recovered from the militants. Other material recovered from the militants included mobile phones, demand notes and sensitive documents. However, the dead militants have not been identified yet. Sep 28, 2014
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PM Narendra Modi starts addressing Indian diaspora at Madison Square Garden

New York, Sept 28 (ANI): Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi began addressing Indian diaspora at Madison Square Garden amid thousands of supporters cheering for him. Prior to his speech national anthems of India and USA were played. He wished everyone a happy 'Navaratri'. Modi stated that the Indian diaspora has a huge contribution in building India's image. Sep 28, 2014
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Excited Indian-Americans gathering in large numbers to watch Modi's address at Madison Square Garden

New York, Sep 28 (ANI): Excited Indian-Americans are gathering in large numbers to watch Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address at Madison Square Garden in midtown Manhattan. The event at MSG is estimated to cost USD 1.5 million and the organizers have so far raised more than USD 2 million reportedly. Modi will spend three days in New York City before coming to Washington, D.C. on the night of Sept. 28. Sep 28, 2014
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Yogeshwar Dutt clinches historic gold in wrestling, India India secures eighth position at Asiad

New Delhi, Sep 28 (ANI): Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt on Sunday bagged historic gold and with this win India secured eighth position at the Asian Games 2014 in Incheon, South Korea. Dutt after beating Zalimkhan Yusupov of Tajikistan in men's 65kg freestyle added fourth gold in India's medal tally. Dutt's coach Satpal commenting on his historic win said that Dutt has given him the best gift and he is very proud to be Dutt's coach. Adding to the laurels, Khushbir Kaur became the first woman to win a medal in 20km Race Walking as she clinched silver for India on Day 9 of the Asian Games 2014. Sep 28, 2014
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Tear gas fired at chaotic Hong Kong democracy protests

Police fires tear gas as tens of thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators bring parts of central Hong Kong to a standstill, in a dramatic escalation of protests that have gripped the semi-autonomous Chinese city for days. Duration: 00:35 Sep 28, 2014
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Excitement builds up before PM Narendra Modi's speech at Madison Square Garden

New York, Sep 28 (ANI): Excitement is building up as the Indian diaspora in the US is willing to go to any extent to watch Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address at Madison Square Garden on Sunday. Modi's event at MSG in midtown Manhattan is estimated to cost USD 1.5 million and the organisers have so far raised more than USD 2 million. Sep 28, 2014
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President's rule imposed in Maharashtra ahead of polls

New Delhi, Sep 28 (ANI): President's rule has been imposed in Maharashtra on Sunday; three days after former Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan submitted his resignation as his government lost the majority following NCP's official withdrawal from the alliance. Maharashtra has gone under President's Rule fifteen days before the state will go for its next assembly election scheduled to be held in the state on October 15. On Saturday, Home Minister Rajnath Singh had chaired the emergency cabinet meeting which approved the imposition of the President's Rule in Maharashtra. Sep 28, 2014
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RSS observes Dussehra festivities with worship of weapons, cadres' parade in Haryana

Gurgaon, Sep 28 (ANI): Cadres of the RSS, observed Dussehra festivities in Gurgaon city in Haryana, by performing the ancient Indian ritual of worshipping weapons (Shastra Puja) and holding a cadets' parade to show its preparedness to gain victory over evil, which is the symbol of the festival. On Sunday, RSS cadres attired in their khaki short pants, white shirts and black caps, performed drills holding sticks and also took part in a parade to mark the day. A cadet, Prabhat Sharma, said that more than 200 activists were present on this occasion of weapon worship in Gurgaon. The Hindu festival of 'Dussera' marks the conquest of Hindu divinity Lord Rama, over the demon king Ravana, who is believed to have ruled the island of Lanka. Sep 28, 2014