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Advani, M M Joshi dropped from BJP parliamentary board

New Delhi, Aug 26 (ANI): The BJP has dropped its veteran leaders LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi from the Parliamentary Board. BJP president Amit Shah, Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and party general secretary JP Nadda have been included in the board. The two senior leaders will be a part of the BJP's 'marg darshak mandal'. Apart from Advani and Joshi, former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and former party president and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will also be mentors. Aug 26, 2014
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Mexican president in California to talk trade, border issues

The president of Mexico Enrique Pena-Nieto met the governor of California Jerry Brown in Los Angeles. Brown and Pena-Nieto discussed trade issues between Mexico and California and the difficulties faced by Mexican migrants in the US. Duration: 1:43 Aug 26, 2014
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Modi led government completes three months in office

New Delhi/ Uttar Pradesh, Aug 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government completed three months in office on Tuesday. Modi was sworn-in as prime minister of India on May 26 at Rashtrapati Bhavan. The ruling BJP came to power after it won a whopping 282 out of 543 seats in the Lok Sabha, ousting out the Congress party which had been in power for ten years. While the BJP said that people are proud of them, the rival parties slammed the government saying they failed to tame inflation and solve power crisis. Aug 26, 2014
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Touring the streets of Paris with those who know them best

Homeless tour guides are showing visitors the lesser known lanes and parks of Paris. It's thanks to a French social enterprise called Alternative Urbaine, which is helping homeless people get back into work. Duration: 02:00 Aug 26, 2014
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Israeli raids destroy two mosques in Gaza

Israeli air raid overnight Sunday to Monday in Gaza destroyed two mosques at Beit Hanun, in the north of the Strip, and in Gaza City. Duration: 00:46 Aug 26, 2014
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Boxer Manoj Kumar moves HC over Arjuna Award, next hearing on Aug 28

New Delhi, Aug 26 (ANI): Indian Boxer and World Boxing Champion Manoj Kumar has filed a petition in the High Court regarding the selection of sportspersons for giving Arjuna Award. Kumar has alleged that he is a world champion and has achieved more points than the person selected for Arjuna Award. Lawyer Rahul Mehra said that the petition has challenged the basis on which sportspersons are recognized for awards and also the committee which selects them. The next hearing will be on August28. Aug 26, 2014
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Ukraine official: Russian incursion stopped 'by force'

Kiev on Monday said its forces were clashing with an armoured column that crossed the border from Russia as Moscow ramped up tensions ahead of crunch talks by pledging to send in a new aid convoy. Duration: 00:31 Aug 26, 2014
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Gwalior judge appeals SC for new panel in sexual assault case, hearing on Thursday

New Delhi, Aug 26 (ANI): A Gwalior judge, who had alleged sexual harassment against a Madhya Pradesh high court judge, moved Supreme Court expressing dissatisfaction over the probe committee and appealed the formation of a new panel under the SC. The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that it will hear the case on Thursday. Aug 26, 2014
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Al Sharpton eulogises Michael Brown during funeral

Michael Brown, the black teen whose shooting by a white officer ignited protests and a national debate on race, was eulogized at a cathartic funeral service Monday as a victim of abusive policing whose untimely death demands justice. Duration: 00:51 Aug 26, 2014
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Sushma Swaraj chairs regional Indian Heads of Mission meeting in Hanoi

Hanoi, Aug 26 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today chaired a meeting of Indian Heads of Mission in Vietnamese capital Hanoi. She is on a three-day visit to Vietnam and had earlier met the President and Prime Minister of Vietnam. The External Affairs Minister said India is working on its "Act East" policy, and added that she has discussed the way forward on bilateral ties with the Vietnamese leadership, especially in the fields of education, textiles, agriculture and natural resources. Indian heads of mission in East Asian countries were also instructed on New Delhi's approach to promoting bilateral relations in the region. President Pranab Mukherjee is expected to undertake a state visit of Vietnam next month, while the Prime Minister of Vietnam, Nguyen Tan Dung, will visit India at the end of the year. Aug 26, 2014