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Naresh Agarwal on Shahi Imam

New Delhi, April 4 (ANI): Hours after Syed Ahmed Bukhari, the Shahi Imam of the Jama Masjid mosque in Delhi slammed Samajwadi Party for communal riots and appealed Muslim voters in Uttar Pradesh to rejects its candidates, party leader Naresh Agarwal said that Muslim voters would always support the party. Apr 5, 2014
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Sonia Gandhi hits out at BJP for making tall claims

Hazaribagh, April 04 (ANI): Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi, took a swipe at the BJP, saying it only makes tall claims of fulfilling promises and acts as if will do some magic. Addressing a rally in Hazaribagh district in Jharkhand on Friday, Gandhi slammed opposition parties for showing ruling Congress party in poor light. Apr 5, 2014
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TRS releases first list of 69 candidates

Hyderabad, April 04 (ANI): TRS chief K Chandrashekar Rao on Friday released his party’s manifesto and first list of candidates for assembly polls in Telangana. Rao released names of 69 candidates. Rao expressed confidence over victory in Telangana. A key TRS leader, K Taraka Rama Rao, ruled out alliance with any other party. Apr 5, 2014
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Rahul Gandhi hits at BJP, says it is misleading nation

Bellary, April 04 (ANI): Rahul Gandhi on Friday hit at the BJP, while addressing a public rally in Bellary, Karnataka. Gandhi said that the BJP is misleading the nation. While addressing a large public gathering Rahul said that BJP keeps beating drums of corruption in the entire nation but ignores the corrupt practices being followed by their own party leaders. Meanwhile, Gandhi also added that Congress believes in inclusive ideologies. Apr 5, 2014
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LS Polls: Mayawati urges Muslims to vote for BSP

Muzaffarnagar, April 04 (ANI): BSP Chief Mayawati, on Friday urged Muslims to vote en-masse for the party candidates during parliamentary polls to defeat main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh. The BSP chief urged them not to get swayed by promises of Congress party or Samajwadi Party (SP). She also alleged that Samajwadi Party’s government in Uttar Pradesh had hatched a strategy to further stoke up 2013 communal riots in Muzaffarnagar, if she had visited the place. Mayawati alleged that Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) government had implicated her in false cases in 2004 as she had refused to ally with them to contest then parliamentary polls. Apr 5, 2014
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Market booms for cap makers in UP ahead of LS Polls

Amroha, April 04 (ANI): The demand for caps bearing symbols of leading political parties has picked-up ahead of Lok Sabha Polls as politicians are distributing the poll merchandise to supporters during campaigning. With polls just round the corner, the cap industry in Amroha district of Uttar Pradesh is witnessing a boom. Caps of leading political parties - red-coloured caps of Samajwadi Party (SP), blue caps of Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) and white and saffron caps of Aam Aadmi Party and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) respectively - with party’s election symbol are being manufactured to cash in the popularity of leaders and parties. There are some people who have been involved in this business for generations. Apr 5, 2014
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Btown celebrities attend special screening of Yellow

Mumbai, April 4 (ANI): Bollywood stars attended the special screening of regional film 'Yellow', a story of a girl suffering from Down syndrome, in India's showbiz capital Mumbai on Thursday. Many celebrities including Madhur Bhandarkar, Satish Shah, Karishma Tanna, Shreyas Talpade, and designer Nishika Lulla along with the cast and crew of the film were present during the screening. Bollywood actor Riteish Deshmukh has produced the Marathi film which is based on the story of a girl suffering from Down syndrome and how she fights all odds to live her dream of becoming a swimmer. The film fraternity has come out in full support of the film for raising a special issue and those present at the screening asked the audience to watch the film as it is both inspiring and motivating. The film is scheduled to release on 4th April 2014. Apr 5, 2014
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Professional, amateur wine-tasters gather for wine 'Oscars'

The International Wine Challenge opens near Bordeaux for the 38th year running, with over 4,000 wines from around the world vying for gold, silver and bronze medals, to be judged by some 700 international wine-tasters. Duration: 01:13 Apr 5, 2014
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World's finest viola presented in Hong Kong

The world's greatest viola, the "Macdonald" made by Antonio Stradivari in 1719, is presented in Hong Kong after Sotheby's opened a sealed bid process for the instrument, with bids expected in excess of $45 million. Duration: 00:58 Apr 4, 2014
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Endless food emergency in the Sahel

People living in the Sahel region of Africa face a food crisis for fourth consecutive year, and at the Mauritanian-Senegalese border food shortages are frequent. Duration: 00:40 Apr 4, 2014
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Europe must remain vigilant over Russian troops: UK

"Europe must not relax" over the crisis in Ukraine as Russian troops have made only "a token withdrawal" from the border, British Foreign Secretary Wlliam Hague said Friday. Duration: 00:48 Apr 4, 2014
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Thai Red Shirts mobilise to defend besieged PM

With a flurry of punches and kicks, hundreds of Thai "Red Shirts" undergo self-defence drills as they mobilise to protect the embattled government, stoking fears of a dangerous new phase of civil conflict. Duration: 00:57 Apr 4, 2014
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Malians concerned over ebola outbreak

Several west African countries geared up on Friday to tackle killer haemorraghic fevers including Ebola, which has claimed more than 80 lives in Guinea and just seen suspect cases emerge in Mali, after Liberia and Sierra Leone. Duration: 01:14 Apr 4, 2014
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Kenyan police, Muslim youth clash in Mombasa

Worshippers clash with police following Friday prayers at Martyr’s Mosque in Mombasa. Tension was high after the killing of hardline Kenyan cleric Abubakar Shariff Ahmed on Tuesday. Duration: 00:41 Apr 4, 2014