PM Modi congratulates Dilma Rousseff on re-election as Brazil President

New Delhi, Oct 27 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated Dilma Rousseff on her re-election as the President of Brazil for the second term. "Congratulations to Dilma on her re-election as the President of Brazil! My best wishes to her for the 2nd term," Prime Minister Modi tweeted. "I look forward to continuing to work with Dilma to strengthen India-Brazil relations in the years to come", he added. Dilma Vana Rousseff, the 36th President of Brazil, got re-elected for the position after securing more than 51% of votes. Oct 27, 2014

AAP chief meets Chief Electoral Officer on BJP buying fake

New Delhi, Oct 27 (ANI): AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal on Monday met Chief Electoral Officer to inform him that BJP is trying to buy fake votes and to request him to look into the matter immediately. Kejriwal said that the Chief Electoral Officer reacted positively and assured to look into the matter. He added that he appealed the Chief Electoral Officer to upload the daily monitoring report of each constituency on the net. He further said that he even requested the Chief Electoral Officer to upload the list of deleted and added votes in a constituency on the net. Oct 27, 2014

Reactions pour in after Centre reveal names of three black money account holders to Supreme Court

New Delhi/ Chennai, Oct 27 (ANI): Reactions poured in after Centre on Monday revealed the names of three bank account holders in the black money case to the Supreme Court. BJP leader Sambit Patra said that it is a historic day and the government has started the process of disclosure of names. Congress leader Rashid Alvi said that the investigations should start against the three names disclosed by the Centre. CPI leader Atul Anjan said that the SC wont be satisfied with the three names the Centre has revealed and the government should reveal the names of all those who are account holders in Swiss bank. DMK leader TKS Elangovan also expressed similar sentiments. Oct 27, 2014

Politicians react to heckling of Pakistan's Bilawal Bhutto during his protest over Kashmir in London

New Delhi/Mumbai, Oct 27 (ANI): In the aftermath of Pakistan's Bilawal Bhutto being heckled and jeered during a protest over Kashmir in London, Indian politicians said on Monday (October 27) that Pakistan was needlessly trying to internationalize the Kashmir issue and they hoped that the neighbouring country had learnt a lesson. Bilawal Bhutto, the 26-year-old chairperson of the Pakistan Peoples Party or PPP and the scion of the leading Bhutto dynasty in Pakistan was heckled and jeered during the "Million March", a protest that went through the streets of London, calling for independence of Kashmir, on Sunday. The rally was led by Barrister Sultan Mehmood Chaudhry, former prime minister of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) and PPP leader, who wanted to raise the issue of an independent Kashmir in the British Parliament. Oct 27, 2014

Shiv Sena to support BJP's choice of CM in Maharashtra

Mumbai, Oct 27 (ANI): The Shiv Sena on Monday confirmed that it would support Bharatiya Janata Party's decision on Chief Minister of Maharashtra. The BJP has won 122 seats in the Assembly elections while the Shiv Sena bagged 63 seats. Oct 27, 2014

Sri Lankan Navy Chief receives Guard of Honour

New Delhi, Oct 27 (ANI): The Navy Chief of Sri Lanka Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera on Monday received the Guard of Honour at South Block in New Delhi. Perera also met Indian Navy Chief Admiral RK Dhowan. On being asked about Chinese submarines docked in Sri Lanka, Perera said that all investors are purely on commercial basis and there is no chance of staking security of any other country, especially India. Admiral RK Dhowan said Perera visit will strengthen the bridges of friendship between SL and India. Vice Admiral Perera is on a five day official visit to India at the invitation of his Indian counterpart Admiral RK Dhowan. Oct 27, 2014

Minor rape case: Bangalore school re-opens

Bangalore, Oct 27 (ANI): The Bangalore School where the recent incident of sexual abuse of a three-year-old student took place re-opened on Monday. The Bangalore Police had arrested an individual in connection with the crime on Saturday. The two main evidence based on which the arrest was made are the pictures of the accused in CCTV footage and the statement of the victim A three-year-old LKG student was allegedly raped in the school last week. The girl was subjected to medical tests on Tuesday before being admitted to a private hospital. Oct 27, 2014

Politicos react after ISIS shifts Dawood Ibrahim hideout to Pakistan-Afghanistan border

New Delhi/ Mumbai, Oct 27 (ANI): Politicos reacted on Monday after ISIS shifted underworld mafia Dawood Ibrahim hideout to Pakistan-Afghanistan border. Condemning Pakistan for giving shelter to Dawood Ibrahim, BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that it is clear that Pakistan is a terror manufacturing state. Congress leader Rashid Alvi said that the central government should take steps to bring back Dawood Ibrahim, so that he can be tried for his criminal activities. NCP leader Majid Memon said that the centre should look into the matter. CPI leader Atul Anjan slamming Pakistan for sheltering Dawood Ibrahim said that if Pakistan wants good relations with India then it should hand over Dawood Ibrahim to our nation. Oct 27, 2014

Centre to submit fresh affidavit in SC on black money, Politicos react

New Delhi/ Mumbai, Oct 27 (ANI): Politicos reacted on Monday as Centre will be submitting fresh affidavit in Supreme Court on black money. According to the reports, the Central government will also disclose the names of three black money account holders to the Supreme Court. Reacting on the black money issue, BJP leader Nalin Kohli said the government's action shows that they are serious about black money unlike the UPA government. Congress leader Rashid Alvi said that the government should reveal the names of all those who have bank accounts abroad and not try to shield anyone. NCP leader Majid Memon and CPI leader Atul Anjan also expressed similar sentiments. Oct 27, 2014

Antiques worth millions stolen from museum in Gujarat

Vadodara, Oct 27 (ANI): Burglars stole two 100-year-old revolvers and a sword sheathe from Baroda Museum and Picture Gallery in Gujarat. The famous museum in Vadodara city was built in 1894 by King Sayaji Rao Gaekwad. It preserves a rich collection of art, sculpture, ethnography and ethnology of international value worth millions. Despite under heavy security blanket, the robbers managed to steal items. This has raised a question on security and police say it will investigate the matter. Curator of the museum, Vijay Patel, said he received the news in the morning. The police rushed to the spot with dog squads and forensic department after receiving the information. Oct 27, 2014

Cambodians the latest target for organ traffickers

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Cyclone Nilofar heading towards Guajarat coast

Porbandar, Oct 27 (ANI): An official of Porbandar, Chetan Ganatra said that Cyclone Nilofar is heading towards Gujarat coast after cyclone Hudhud caused devastation in Andhra Pradesh and Odisha. Nilofar is expected to hit the land mass on October 28 morning with a wind speed of 90-100 kilometres per hour. Presently, it is located 1,270 kilometres west-southwest of Mumbai. The administration has issued high alert and urged the fishermen not to venture into the sea. Oct 27, 2014

Robert Vadra's land deals will be probed, says Anil Vij

Chandigarh/ New Delhi, Oct 27(ANI): Harayana's cabinet minister and BJP leader Anil Vij promised thorough probe into the improper land dealings of Robert Vadra, son-in-law of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi. During the campaigns of the Haryana assembly elections, BJP had alleged that Congress party-led Haryana government legitimised Vadra- DLF land deal. Retorting over Haryana cabinet minister Anil Vij's statement, Congress leader Rashid Alvi said that BJP government should not turn India into Pakistan. Oct 27, 2014

Jeep collides with truck in Khandwa district, killing eight

Khandwa, Oct 27 (ANI): At least eight persons, including three women and two children, were killed when a jeep collided head on with a truck in Khandwa district of Madhya Pradesh. In the head-on collision, eight others received serious injuries. The injured people were rushed to a nearest hospital. The passengers were going to visit Omkareshwar temple in Madhya Pradesh. The jeep carrying more than 15 members of a family collided head on with a truck near Roshiya Fata area on the Khandwa-Indore road, 80 km from Indore city. Oct 27, 2014

Authorities rope in residents to clean holy river Ganges in Allahabad

Allahabad/Patna, Oct 27 (ANI): State administration of Uttar Pradesh undertook a massive drive by including local residents to clean up holy River Ganges in Allahabad. Hundreds of officials and volunteers cleaned up the bank and swept the nearby roads. The government has also planned to stop direct discharge of drains into the river. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had launched a nationwide cleanliness mission to raise awareness and better sanitation among citizens under the banner of 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan' or Clean India Mission. Meanwhile, in Patna Muslim women cleaned the Ganges bank for Hindu festival of Chhath. Oct 27, 2014