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Cricketers participate in govt's 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan'

Ghaziabad/ New Delhi/ Rajkot, Nov 19 (ANI): Indian cricketers Suresh Raina and Sikhar Dhawan participated in the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan' on Wednesday. Raina wielded the broom in Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh with residents and children. Meanwhile Dhawan took up the broom in New Delhi and said that cleanliness was extremely important and people's thinking should change. Meanwhile, speaking at an event, Bollywood singer, Shaan said that the best part about this campaign was that people could work together. Nov 19, 2014
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Muslim-majority Indonesia's capital gets Christian leader

A Christian is inaugurated as governor of the Indonesian capital for the first time in 50 years, despite weeks of protests from Islamic hardliners in the world's most populous Muslim-majority country. Duration: 00:36 Nov 19, 2014
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Villagers offer food to police, media personnel outside fortified hermitage of Rampal

Hisar, Nov 19 (ANI): Residents of Hisar in Haryana offered food to police and media personnel positioned outside the fortified hermitage of self-styled godman Rampal, who is wanted on murder charges, on Wednesday. Residents said that after seeing the situation where police and media persons have been injured, they decided to offer help. Media persons were attacked by police during clashes with the Rampal's supporters on Tuesday (November 18). The incident occurred after followers of Rampal opened fire at police personnel standing on guard outside the hermitage, thus forcing police to resort to baton charge and firing, leaving many injured and two police personnel getting shot. Nov 19, 2014
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Suu Kyi party admits cannot win fight to change constitution

Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition party admits it cannot win its fight to change a constitution that bars her from Myanmar's presidency, following a parliamentary decision to postpone amendments until after 2015 elections. Duration: 00:37 Nov 19, 2014
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Asylum seekers in Sicily help boost local economy

Thousands of asylum seekers in recession-hit Sicily are helping boost the local economy, with hotel owners transforming pool-side residences into immigrant centres. Duration: 02:28 Nov 19, 2014
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'Wherever there has been lapse on part of Govt, we'll take corrective proceedings'

Mumbai, Nov 19 (ANI): The Bombay high court on Wednesday rejected the CBI plea seeking to delete the name of former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan from the list of accused in the Adarsh Society Scam case. The HC stated that it is for the trial court to decide who to prosecute in the case. Reacting on the development Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said wherever there has been lapse on part of the state government, the new government would take corrective measures. Nov 19, 2014
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Congress releases manifesto for polls in Jharkhand

Ranchi, Nov 19 (ANI): Congress released its manifesto for the upcoming Assembly Elections in Jharkhand on Wednesday. The five-phased state assembly polls in Jharkhand will begin from November 25 and end on December 20. The results would be announced on December 23. Congress unit of Jharkhand Chairman Subodh Kant Sahay addressed the media persons in Ranchi after releasing the manifesto. Sahay said if Congress is voted to power, loans of farmers will be waived off. Sahay further said medical insurance worth Rs 30,000 will be offered to people at nominal costs. One of the highlights of the Congress manifesto was party's promise to engage in dialogue with Maoists. Nov 19, 2014
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Politicos react on PM Modi's Australia visit after two nations sign deals

New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): Politicos praised Prime Ministers Narendra Modi's Australia visit as outstanding, as both the counties signed deals which will benefit them in the future. BJP leader Nalin Kohli on Wednesday said that Modi is building relations which countries that will help in development of India the most. Meanwhile, Congress leader Manish Tiwari said that there is nothing substantial coming out of Australia visit. Nov 19, 2014
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Media persons condemn attack by police at Rampal's hermitage

New Delhi/Hisar, Nov 19 (ANI): Media persons condemned the assault on them on Wednesday after some media persons were attacked by police during clashes with the Rampal's supporters on Tuesday. The incident occurred after followers of Rampal opened fire at police personnel standing on guard outside the hermitage, thus forcing police to resort to baton charge and firing, leaving many injured and two police personnel getting shot. Journalist Prashant Gupta said that the attack on media persons have scared the camerapersons and reporters. Another journalist, Ashok Singhal, said security has been tightened in the area and the police are preventing media from entering the area. Nov 19, 2014
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Training aircraft crashes in Indore, 2 injured

Indore/New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): A training aircraft of Madhya Pradesh Flying Club crashed at Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport in Indore on Wednesday, seriously injuring two instructor pilots. The two instructors have reportedly suffered severe injuries and have been rushed to hospital for treatment. (Retd) Wing Commander Praful Bakshi said that we have to ascertain that our system in civil aviation is properly designed to undertake the training of pilots. Meanwhile, investigation has been ordered into the incident. Nov 19, 2014
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Students' union demands implementation of 29-year-old memorandum in Assam

New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): All Assam Students Union (AASU) demanded the implementation of Assam Accord, a Memorandum of Settlement (MoS) signed back in 1985, to stop illegal immigrants into the state and faciliate governance. AASU adviser Samujjal Bhattacharya on Wednesday met Home Minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi to discuss the matter and laid down demands for the sealing of the India-Bangladesh border and detection of illegal immigrants among other things. He added Singh was aware that a proceeding regarding the Accord was on in the Supreme Court and they would require a month to fix a time frame for its implemention. Singh also said he would visit the Bangladesh-India border after December 25, added Bhattacharya. Nov 19, 2014
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Fiji National University will improve quality of life: PM Modi

Suva, Nov 19 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the newly established Fiji National University (FNU) would help improve the quality of life of people by introducing new ideas and addressing problems of the island country. While addressing a gathering at FNU in Suva on Wednesday Modi said the world had turned into an open area for knowledge seekers and new researches and applications are bringing positive changes in people's lives. He added that journey towards acquiring knowledge should not be confined within inculcating traditional values. Nov 19, 2014
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Politicos react after Sharad Pawar says stability of Fadnavis govt not NCP's responsibility

New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): Politicos reacted on Wednesday after NCP Chief Sharad Pawar said that ensuring the stability of Maharashtra government is not NCP's responsibility and asked the NCP cadres to start preparing for the mid-term polls. BJP leader Nalin Kohli said that Maharashtra government is very stable and BJP has started working for the people. BJP leader Subramanian Swamy said that Sharad Pawar is preparing for the worst situation that can arise for him. Congress leader Manish Tewari said that BJP's government in Maharashtra is a minority government and it is the Governor's responsibility to decide whether BJP has a right to form such a government in Maharashtra or not. Nov 19, 2014