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Snowfall in Kashmir intensifies cold wave

Udhampur/ Dharamsala, Jan 23 (ANI): Tourists thronged Jammu and Kashmir and experienced snowfall, which intensified cold wave in northern parts of the country. People from the plains flocked Udhampur district to enjoy fresh snowfall as temperatures reached minus two degree Celsius. The mountainside was covered with a blanket of snow, speckled by the visitors who were seen having snowball fights. Meanwhile, rainfall in hill town of Dharamsala plummeted temperatures, forcing people to stay indoors. Located in the tropics, most of India witnesses a very hot summer and a largely temperate winter. Snowfall in states like Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh has a direct impact in other northern states like Punjab, Haryana, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh. Jan 23, 2015

PM Modi remembers Balasaheb Thackeray on his birth anniversary

Mumbai, Jan 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday remembered Shiv Sena patriarch Balasaheb Thackeray on his birth anniversary. Prime Minister Modi took to twitter to remember him. "Remembering Balasaheb Thackeray on his birth anniversary. His was a life dedicated towards people's welfare. He lives on in our hearts," PM Modi tweeted. Meanwhile, Shivaji Park in Mumbai is decorated to remember the late leader. The Shiv Sena has planned a slew of functions across the state today to mark the birth anniversary of the late Balasaheb Thackeray. Jan 23, 2015
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President Mukherjee and PM Modi condoles passing away of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah

New Delhi, Jan 23 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday condoled the passing away of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah. In his condolence message on Twitter, President Mukherjee said, "Heartfelt condolences to the Government and people of Saudi Arabia over the sad demise of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia. In King Abdullah's passing, Saudi Arabia had lost a beloved leader, India a close friend and world, an elder statesman. King Abdullah had genuine warmth and affection for India and our people, was personally committed to improving bilateral ties," he added. Earlier in day Prime Minister Modi had also condoled the death of King Abdullah and said, "In King Abdullah, we have lost an important voice who left a lasting impact on his country. I condole his demise. Our thoughts are with the people of Saudi Arabia, who have lost a guiding force in King Abdullah, during this hour of grief." Jan 23, 2015
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PM Modi pays tribute to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his 118th birth anniversary

New Delhi, Jan 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday paid tributes to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, on his 118th birth anniversary. Prime Minister Modi took Twitter to express his gratitude to the phenomenal freedom fighter. He tweeted, "His bravery, courage and patriotic zeal inspire us. On his birth anniversary , I bow to the proud son of India, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. Subhas Babu's organisation and leadership skills were exceptional. He was a phenomenal personality, for whom good of the Nation was paramount," he added. Jan 23, 2015
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Never asked for votes for myself but for party, will work to develop Delhi: Kiran Bedi

New Delhi, Jan 23 (ANI): While addressing party workers in Krishna Nagar, BJP's chief ministerial candidate for Delhi, Kiran Bedi on Thursday said that she had never asked for votes for herself but for the party. Bedi said that the BJP is the umbrella and the party leaders are just offshoots under the same. She also assured the people that she will continue to work for the development of Delhi. She said that in order to develop India, the national capital needs to evolve first. Jan 23, 2015