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BJP nominates Ranjan Ben Bhatta to contest from Vadodara LS seat

Vadodara, Aug 26 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday nominated Ranjan Ben Bhatta for contesting from Vadodara Lok Sabha seat in Gujarat. Vadodara seat earlier belonged to Prime Minister Narendra Modi who had given up the same after taking the post of prime minister. PM Modi had retained the Varanasi seat in Uttar Pradesh. After being nominated, Bhatta said that she was extremely happy with the decision of the party and that she takes it as a big responsibility enshrined to her by BJP. Bhatta also assured to fulfill Modi's plans for the state. Aug 26, 2014
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Obama approves drone surveillance over ISIS in Syria

New Delhi, Aug 26 (ANI): United States President Barack Obama has reportedly authorized the use of drones for surveillance in Syria despite President Bashar al-Assad demanding that the U.S. seek permission before launching any air strikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants within its territory. According to reports, the Pentagon is sending in manned and unmanned reconnaissance flights over Syria, a precursor to potential airstrikes there. The decision is the first intrusive action by the nation in Syria since the civil war began. Aug 26, 2014
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Mumbai's Nariman House reopens six years after 26/11

Mumbai, Aug 26 (ANI): The Chabad House centre in downtown Colaba, better known as Nariman House, opened on Tuesday, nearly six years after the 26/11 tragedy. The fully renovated six-storeyed Nariman House saw a special gathering of 25 Rabbis representing the Jewish community from all over Asia. The top two floors of the building house a memorial dedicated to the victims of the attack. The bullet marks have been left intact on the walls, keeping the memories of the attack alive. During the attacks, six occupants of the Nariman House including Rabbi Gavriel Holtzberg and his wife were killed. The couple's son, 2-year-old Moshe, was saved by his Indian nanny. Aug 26, 2014
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Torrential rains trigger flood like situation in West Bengal

Siliguri, Aug 26 (ANI): Torrential rains triggered flood-like situation in Siliguri town under Darjeeling district of West Bengal on Tuesday. Normal life was disrupted as Siliguri received 150mm rainfall in the past 24 hours. Some areas remained waterlogged after the lashing rains. The affected residents blocked the highway for several hours to protest against the establishment for not taking stalk of situation in water logged areas. An affected resident, Umesh Sharma said the situation is pathetic, as their lives have come to a standstill and the state authorities have still not taken any action. Aug 26, 2014