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Maharashtra govt to accord state funeral to RK Laxman, will build a memorial too

Mumbai/ Pune, Jan 27 (ANI): In a rare honour, Maharashtra government has decided to accord a state funeral to legendary cartoonist RK Laxman, creator of the iconic :The Common Man". Laxman died at the age of 94 after suffering multi-organ failure. Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis, who will attend the last rites of Laxman said that the state government will build a memorial for the late cartoonist. Meanwhile, Bollywood filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar said that the nation has lost the voice os common man with RK Laxman. The legendary cartoonist, who immortalized the hapless 'Common Man' with his devastating swipes at politicians, passed away on Monday at a city hospital after suffering multi-organ failure. Jan 27, 2015
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New York shuts down as winter storm blasts US

"Historic" winter storm pounds the northeastern United States hitting tens of millions of people and forcing a halt to public transportation and the rare cancelation of Broadway shows. Duration: 01:08 Jan 27, 2015
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Nations are more successful when their women are successful: Obama

New Delhi, Jan 27 (ANI): US President Barack Obama on Tuesday while addressing the gathering at the Siri Fort auditorium said that nations are more successful when their women are successful in their lives. He added that his government in US is still working to ensure women get equal opportunities. He further said that it was a sign of great pride and honour to see the girl who commanded him the Guard of Honour. President Obama, who was on a three-day visit of India, concludes his trip later in the day. During the trip, he became the first US president to attend the Republic Day celebrations and the first president to visit India twice while still in office. Jan 27, 2015
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We live in countries where cooks grandson can become President & tea-sellers son can become PM: Ob

New Delhi, Jan 27 (ANI): US President Barack Obama while addressing the gathering at Siri Fort auditorium said that India and US are the countries where the grandson of a cook can become a President and a tea-seller’s son can become a Prime Minister. He added that racial discrimination still exists in many parts of the world. Talking about harmony between religions, Obama said that India will succeed so long as it is not splintered on religious lines. President Obama, who was on a three-day visit of India, concludes his trip later in the day. During the trip, he became the first US president to attend the Republic Day celebrations and the first president to visit India twice while still in office. Jan 27, 2015
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Obama goes Bollywood, says 'Senorita, bade bade deshon mein..' at Siri Fort

New Delhi, Jan 27 (ANI): US President Barack Obama on Tuesday while addressing a gathering at Siri Fort auditorium went Bollywood and quoted a dialogue of DDLJ "Senorita...bade bade deshon mein...you know what I mean". Obama was speaking on "India and America: The future we can build together". He added that relationship between US-India can be one of the defining partnerships of the century. He further said that the world would be a lot safer when the two democracies will stand together. Jan 27, 2015
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Winter Storm Juno: Internet Spews Out Hilarious Memes

On social media platforms such as Twitter, Tumblr and Facebook, Winter Storm Juno has been dubbed Snowmageddon and Snowpocalypse, and netizens have already come out with a number of hilarious memes in honour of the blizzard. Jan 27, 2015

Experts call China's red flag to India's entry into NSG 'fear from their side'

New Delhi, Jan 27 (ANI): Indian experts on Chinese Affairs on Tuesday said that China's red flag to India's entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group is 'the fear from their side'. China on Monday reacted coldly to strong indications that the United States would back India for a membership of the NSG. The Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying cautioned that any such move "requires very careful consideration from all member countries". Prime Minister Narendra Modi had on Sunday said President Obama has assured him of strong US efforts in support of India's full membership of the four international export control regimes at the earliest, and indication of US backing for NSG membership. Jan 27, 2015