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Tamilians protest against Modi's invitation to Sri Lankan President for inauguration

Chennai/ New Delhi, May 25 (ANI): Tamilians took to streets against invitation to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa by the Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi for his swearing-in ceremony. Protesters say the move has hurt the sentiments of people as well as victims of alleged war crimes. Supporters of May 17 Movement staged a protest on Sunday in Chennai against Rajapaksa who will be attending Modi's oath ceremony on Monday. Students and cadres expressed their dissatisfaction and demanded that India should move a resolution against Sri Lanka at United Nations Human Rights Council for its alleged war crimes against Lankan Tamils. Meanwhile, protests were held in New Delhi’s famed agitation site of Jantar Mantar on Sunday by the Tamil Youth forum. May 25, 2014
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Water ATMs reinvented to provide mineral water at cheap rates

Kanpur, May 25 (ANI): An alumnus of IIT Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh has set up a water ATM to provide water to the common man at cheap rates. Though such ATMs themselves are not the first of their kind, being found in China already, they are quite the novelty in India. Vaibhav Bajpayee, an I.I.T. alumnus and the founder of Akshay Jal ATMs, aims to provide clean mineral water to the less fortunate at cheap rates. The water ATM works like any other cash dispensing one. The water ATM card is touched upon a panel on the machine, which then dispenses water into a container. May 25, 2014
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Pope calls for courage during presser with Abbas

Pope Francis on Sunday urged an end to the "increasingly unacceptable" Israeli-Palestinian conflict, calling on leaders to show "courage" to achieve a peace based on a two-state solution. Duration: 01:24 May 25, 2014
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Ukraine holds vote shunned by rebel-held east

A bitterly divided Ukraine voted Sunday in a presidential election seen as the most important in the country's history as it battles a deadly pro-Russian insurrection in the east. Duration: 01:11 May 25, 2014
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No infiltration in Kashmir this year: Indian Army

Srinagar, May 25 (ANI): General Officer Commanding in Chief of Indian Army's Northern Command Lieutenant General Sanjiv Chachra said on Sunday that there have been no infiltration attempts by militants from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) in India's Kashmir valley so far this year. Chachra concluded his two-day trip to Kashmir on Sunday and visited Chinar Corps War Memorial to pay his tribute to the fallen heroes who laid down their lives in the service of the nation. He was also seen placing a floral wreath at the memorial. Chachra also mentioned that they are ready to take on any challenge from the militants. Chachra then felicitated some Army officers for their services May 25, 2014
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Sonia says Congress failed to gauge widespread anger against it, politicos react

New Delhi, May 25 (ANI): After facing a crushing defeat in the Lok Sabha polls, Congress President Sonia Gandhi has admitted that her party failed to gauge the voters' anger against the party which ultimately led to its massive rout. Reacting over this CPI leader Atul Kumar Anjan said that the Congress failed miserably due to its anti people policies and programmes and gave the power to BJP and Narendra Modi in a decorated plate. May 25, 2014
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Sonia re-elected as chairperson of CPP, Politicos react

New Delhi, May 25 (ANI): Sonia Gandhi has been re elected as chairperson of the Congress Parliamentary Party (CPP) by members of the newly-elected Lok Sabha and their colleagues in the Rajya Sabha. Reacting over this Congress said it is a good decision and Sonia will lead the party forward. May 25, 2014
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Bhutan PM andBangladesh Speaker arrive in New Delhi for Modi's oath ceremony

New Delhi, May 25 (ANI): Leaders of SAARC nations started arriving in India's capital New Delhi on Sunday to attend PM designate Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony to be held on May 26. Speaker of the Bangladesh National Parliament, Dr. Shirin Sharmin Chaudhary arrived with a delegation to attend the ceremony. Chaudhary was warmly received and welcomed at the airport by Sripriya Ranganathan, Joint Secretary (BM) in the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA). Also, Bhutan Prime Minister H.E. Lyonchen Tshering Tobgay arrived in New Delhi to be present at the ceremony. Prime minister designate Narendra Modi in a first of kind has invited all the heads of State from SAARC nations to attend his swearing-in ceremony on May 26. Bangladesh and Bhutan had also been invited to grace the event. May 25, 2014
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YSR Congress MP SPY Reddy joins TDP

New Delhi, May 25 (ANI): In a blow to the YSR Congress, one of its party MPs on Sunday joined the rival TDP, which is set to form the government in Andhra Pradesh. A three-time Nandyal MP, SPY Reddy, who was elected on an YSR Congress ticket, switched over to TDP. He was elected to Lok Sabha in 2009 on a Congress ticket. Reddy's switch-over has come as a surprise as he was part of an MP's delegation of YSR Congress led by party chief Y S Jaganmohan Reddy which met Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi and BJP President Rajnath Singh. May 25, 2014
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Tiger Shroff meets audience for genuine reactions on 'Heropanti'

Mumbai, May 25 (ANI): Bollywood's new heartthrob Tiger Shroff was spotted interacting with live audience in a theatre of Mumbai to get first hand reactions on his first film 'Heropanti'. Commenting on the positive reaction he has been getting from the industry Tiger said it's tough being a star son but he hopes to live up to it. Produced by Sajid Nadiadwalaand directed by Sabbir Khan, the film is out in theaters near you to watch it. May 25, 2014
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Jairam Ramesh says Congress couldn't match Modi's aggressive campaigning, politicos react

New Delhi, May 25 (ANI): Politicos on Sunday took a potshot at Congress strategist Jairam Ramesh, who has admitted that Narendra Modi's aggressive campaigning delivered a knockout blow to his party. While the Congress leaders backed him saying that the party fought the elections based on principles, politicos from rival parties claimed that no one had stopped the Congress from running similar campaigning. May 25, 2014
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Sarabjit Singh's family expresses displeasure over Nawaz Sharif's visit to India

Jalandhar, May 25 (ANI): Family of dead Indian prisoner, Sarabjit Singh, expressed displeasure over the move of inviting the Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to attend the swearing in ceremony of Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi. Modi had sent an invite to all SAARC member nations for his swearing-in ceremony on May 26. The members include Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan. Pakistan premier Nawaz Sharif accepted the invitation on Saturday. Meanwhile, Sarabjit Singh's sister Dalbir Kaur said that Modi should have demanded justice for the Indian prisoners languishing in Pakistani jails first, rather than sending an invitation for his swearing-in ceremony. Echoing similar views, Sarabjit Singh's daughter, Swapandeep Kaur said the move was disheartening for the family as well as all those whose near ones are still held in Pakistan prisons for no fault of theirs. May 25, 2014
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Police arrest 10 Bangladesh nationals near Indo-Bangla border

South Dinajpur, May 25 (ANI): Police in West Bengal arrested 10 Bangladesh nationals near the Indo-Bangla border. The Bangladesh nationals who were travelling in a private bus were taken in custody by the South-Dinajpur police, under Kushmandi police station near the border in West Bengal. Acting on a tip off, the sub divisional police officers tracked the bus which was on its way to Balurghat and found 10 Bangladeshis travelling without proper documents. The arrested nationals belong to Mirjapur and Bogra district of Bangladesh. Meanwhile, within three months south Dinajpur police and paramilitary Border Security Force (BSF) jointly arrested 112 Bangladeshi infiltrators along the Indo-Bangladesh border. May 25, 2014