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People from all faiths congregate at annual Urs of Sheikh Noor-Ud-Din

Budgam, Dec 08 (ANI): Kashmir, besides being called as paradise on earth, also houses shrines of various Sufi saints. These saints have preached oneness on the soil of Jammu and Kashmir which is a mix of different religious faiths. Their spirituality and simple life attracted people of different faiths and they embraced their teachings, besides holding them in high regard. It is these teachings of oneness and brotherhood that bind people together and they celebrate them with utmost religious fervor. A similar example is seen at the Shrine of Sheikh Noor Ud Din Noorani (RA) at Chara-i-Sharief in Budgam district of central Kashmir, where devotees pay obeisance to saint and seek his blessings. Thronging the shrine in thousands, the devotees hold the day-and-night-long prayers to pay homage to the saint, besides asking for fulfillment of their wishes. Women, men and children chant hymns and offer prayers in the week long celebrations. Dec 8, 2014
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State govt was asleep during floods, I spent time on Diwali with you: PM Modi

Srinagar, Dec 08 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday addressed a rally in Srinagar city of Jammu and Kashmir. Modi attacked the current state government under the leadership of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah saying that the government was asleep when the state witnessed floods. He said that he came running to the state and offered monetary help for victims after which some people showed distrust in government asking for direct help. He also said that he chose to celebrate Diwali with the flood victims and listening to their grief and troubles. Modi also appealed to the people of Jammu and Kashmir to vote for a full majority BJP government. Dec 8, 2014
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Tourism sector offers employment to all, Kashmir can flourish: PM Modi

Srinagar, Dec 08 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday addressed a rally in Srinagar city of Jammu and Kashmir. Modi laid emphasis on tourism sector and said that tourism offers employment to all sections of society and the entire state can flourish due to tourists. He also laid stress upon girls' education and youth employment. Dec 8, 2014
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PM Modi addresses rally in Srinagar

Srinagar, Dec 08 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday addressed a rally in Srinagar city of Jammu and Kashmir. Modi said that after 30 years someone like him has dared to hold a rally at that cricket stadium in Jammu and Kashmir, because people are scared of terror attacks. He said that the love which people of the state are bestowing on him will be returned with the interest of development. He also added that the dream which former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee had seen about Kashmir will be taken forward by him. Dec 8, 2014
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Delhi Elections 2015 - A Cartoon Saga

It's time for us to be entertained by humorous characters from the upcoming Delhi Elections. Be it BJP, AAP or the Congress party, the Disney saga of Delhi continues. Its not only the country's capital, but a cartoon capital too! Dec 8, 2014
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AIIMS student hangs herself in hostel room

New Delhi, Dec 08 (ANI): A 20-year-old student AIIMS student committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling fan of her hostel room at the institute. According to the reports, the girl was depressed over her relations with the hostel superintendent and other staff at the AIIMS. Victim's friend and family alleged that the warden and the class teacher used to torture her because of which she committed suicide. Students staged protest outside the director's bungalow on Monday morning. Police is investigating the case and postmortem report of the dead body is awaited. Dec 8, 2014
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Tourists throng Shimla for ice skating

Shimla, Dec 08 (ANI): Tourists from different states thronged Shimla city in Himachal Pradesh and enjoyed ice skating. Visitors who could not see snowfall in hill town of Kufri enjoyed ice skating as a swimming pool of an amusement park was turned into an ice rink. One of the organisers, Nishant Nag, said that tourists were getting disappointed as the region was not witnessing snowfall for past few years. Tourists from different regions like Ludhiana, Rajasthan, etc enjoyed ice skating and instructors were seen helping them. Dec 8, 2014
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Parliament logjam ends after Government agrees to Opposition resolution

New Delhi, Dec 08 (ANI): After a week of Parliament logjam, Rajya Sabha ended the impasse over Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti's controversial remarks on Monday after Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari intervened. Rajya Sabha resumed normal functioning during Question Hour after the Government and the opposition leaders agreed to a compromise formula to end the protests. Following the compromise, Ansari made a fresh appeal to "all members of Parliament, ministers and leaders of all political parties to maintain civility at all costs in public discourse". Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu confirming the development said that the impasse over the minister's remark has ended after RS chairperson's intervention and appealed the opposition leaders to co-operate with the government. Dec 8, 2014