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Classical dance festival in Shimla mesmerizes viewers

Shimla, Oct 17 (ANI): Artistes enthralled the audience by their stellar performances at the Dance Festival organized in the picturesque hill town of Shimla in Himachal Pradesh with the aim of keeping alive the rich culture of Indian classical music. The dance festival is a four-day event organized jointly by the Language Art and Culture Department, Tourism Department of Himachal Pradesh and Music and Drama Academy of New Delhi in the famed tourist destination, Shimla. Secretary of New Delhi Music and Drama academy, Henal Aacharya, said that such events create an interest in the rich culture of India. Tourists from across the globe gathered to take a glimpse of the traditional Indian classical dance and music which enthralled the audience. An artist, NK Nayar said that it is to make Indians proud of their rich cultural heritage Oct 17, 2014
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Pak troops continue ceasefire violation in Poonch; politicos react

Hamirpur Sector, Oct 17 (ANI): Pakistan troops resorted to small arms fire in the Hamirpur Sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch District late last night. According to reports, the firing commenced at 9 p.m. and lasted till 10.30 p.m. There was retaliation from the Indian side, the reports added. According to a health services officer, paramedical staff have been put on high alert to supply both medicines and ambulances to any injured security personnel during the cross-LoC firing. On Thursday, a ten-year-old child was injured by the firing from across the border, and is being treated at the Poonch District Hospital. Meanwhile, Indian politicos have condemned Pakistan for indulging into continuous ceasefire violation. Oct 17, 2014
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Andhra CM sure of rebuilding Visakhapatnam after Hudhud havoc

Visakhapatnam, Oct 17 (ANI): The Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N Chandrababu Naidu assured to make the port city of Visakhapatnam the best city again, after it was devastated by cyclone Hudhud which hit on October 12. Naidu earlier visited the cyclone-hit areas to take the stock of the situation. He said on Friday (October 17) that the state government is doing their part. They are concentration in relief and rehabilitation work. The chief minister also thanked the Central government for their cooperation. He said that the Prime Minister has also appreciated the restoration works done by the state. Oct 17, 2014
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J Lo says she's happy to be single

New Delhi, Oct 17 (ANI): Jennifer Lopez has revealed that she is happy to be single despite of the fact that her friends her friends are determined to find her a new man so she can settle down again. The 'Maid in Manhattan' star said that her friends are constantly trying to set her up but she is just not there right now, a leading daily reported. She said that it’s not something that's a priority and she has gone from relationship to relationship but, at the end of the day, she is not ashamed of the path she has taken or the lessons she has learned. The 45-year-old, who has been married thrice, said that she does what feels right in the moment and right now it feels good to just be on her own and have some "I love Jennifer" time, which she hasn't done a lot in her life. Lopez added that she is just spending time with herself and kids and that she still believes in love. Oct 17, 2014
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Supporters of Jayalalithaa celebrate outside her residence after SC grants interim bail

Chennai, Oct 17 (ANI): Supporters of AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa gathered outside her residence to celebrate after the Supreme Court on Friday granted interim bail to her in the disproportionate assets case. Earlier, BJP leader and a petitioner in the case Subramanian Swamy informed that the Karnataka High Court is yet to decide whether the sentence should be suspended or not and on this basis the bail was granted to her by the Supreme Court. He added that the court gave bail on the grounds that Jayalalithaa is unwell and needs treatment. She will stay at home and not go out till December 18. Oct 17, 2014

Reactions flow as Rajnath warns China not to threaten India

New Delhi, Oct 17 (ANI): Political reactions flowed on Friday after Home Minister Rajnath Singh warned China not to threaten India regarding development of road network in Arunachal Pradesh. Congress leader Rashid Alvi said that merely Home Minister's verdict will not help in fact the statement should have come from the Prime Minister's side. Congress leader Ninong Ering said that merely making statements will not be useful the government should execute it practically. BJP leader Nalin Kohli said that the Home Minister's statement is appreciable and will give a strong message to China. BJD leader Jay Panda said that Rajnath Singh's statement has broken the long silence India has maintained on issues relating to China. Oct 17, 2014

Congress condemns constant attacks on north-east people

New Delhi, Oct 17 (ANI): Congress leaders on Friday condemned the constant attacks being made on people of north east in the capital and other parts of the country. Congress leader Rashid Alvi said that strict action should be taken against those involved in such violent acts. Abhishek Manu Singhvi said that those who try to divide the country’s unity should be severely punished. Meanwhile, Ninong Ering said that the mentality and understanding of people living in the capital needs to be changed regarding people of north east and they should be considered as a part of India. Oct 17, 2014
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Jayalalithaa granted interim bail by SC in DA case

New Delhi, Oct 17 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday granted interim bail to AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case. BJP leader and a petitioner in the case Subramanian Swamy informed that the Karnataka High Court is yet to decide whether the sentence should be suspended or not and on this basis the bail was granted to her by the Supreme Court. He added that the court gave bail on the grounds that Jayalalithaa is unwell and needs treatment. She will stay at home and not go out till December 18. Oct 17, 2014