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Politicos react after EC announces dates for JandK polls

New Delhi/ Srinagar, Oct 25 (ANI): Political reactions flowed on Saturday after the Election Commission announced the dates for elections in Jammu and Kashmir. Panthers Party Chief Bhim Singh said that as far as democracy is concerned elections should take place. Meanwhile NC leader Junaid Mattu said that National Conference had opposed elections because it felt the people of Jammu and Kashmir are not ready for elections as the state but now that EC has announced dates the party will decide its course of action. Oct 25, 2014
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Youth Congress holds protest over black money

Bangalore, Oct 25 (ANI): Youth Congress workers staged a protest on Saturday against the central government for failing to bring black money back into the country, as promised during the Lok Sabha elections. The protesters also raised slogans like 'Why these double standards? Why make false promises?' The Centre had last week told the Supreme Court that it cannot disclose the names of all those having black money stashed abroad as it violated the double taxation avoidance agreement. Oct 25, 2014
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PM Modi focuses on health facilities after inauguration of Sir HN Reliance foundation hospital

Mumbai, Oct 25 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday while speaking about on the inaugural function of Sir HN Reliance foundation hospital focused on the health facilities in India. Modi said that poor people are deprived of the basic health facilities. He added that if the medical equipments are made in India, then it will be possible to make the equipments available in every village. Oct 25, 2014
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Singhvi says Chidambaram has said nothing negative about Gandhis

New Delhi, Oct 25 (ANI): Congress Party leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Saturday defended former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram's statement that Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul Gandhi must 'speak more'. Singhvi said there was nothing negative or adversarial about Chidambaram's statement, and added that he was in fact giving constructive suggestions. Chidambaram had also hinted at a possibility that a person other than a member of the Gandhi family could become the president of the Congress Party. Singhvi accused the media of unnecessarily trying to create a situation of negativism. Oct 25, 2014
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70 suffer injuries during unique 'Hingot' fight in Indore

Indore, Oct 25 (ANI): At least 70 people suffered injuries during the traditional 'Hingot' war in Indore in Madhya Pradesh. The age-old traditional 'Hingot' or mock fight, is fought with fireballs made of Hingot fruit between two groups acting as warriors a day after Diwali. Doctor Neha Jain, on duty at the festival ground, said people with serious injuries were admitted in hospital. Indore district authorities made elaborate arrangements for organizing the 'Hingot' fight in Gautampura town, about 55km from Indore. The fruit stuffed with explosive mixture is launched after igniting the fuse made on its end. A bamboo strip is fitted at its back for better handling and aiming just like an arrow. Oct 25, 2014
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Congress misinterpreted my article, ready to face any legal action: B Gopalakrishnan

Thrissur, Oct 25 (ANI): BJP leader B Gopalakrishnan, whose article on Nathuram Godse in the RSS mouthpiece 'Kesari' had created a political storm, on Saturday said that he has been misinterpreted by the Congress and the left. He added that there are two editions of his article and the Congress has only been showing the second one. He further said that he stands by his article since the article is an ideological debate and he is ready to face any legal actions. Oct 25, 2014
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Ukraine's Communist face poll wipeout

Ukraine voters will go to the polls Sunday in elections set to dramatically reshape parliament, after a year of upheavals in which a deadly pro-Russian uprising has threatened to splinter the ex-Soviet state. Duration: 01:07 Oct 25, 2014
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Jacki Weaver to Star in 'Zeroville'

New Delhi, Oct 25 (ANI): Jacki Weaver is set to star in James Franco's upcoming film ' Zeroville'. The two-time Oscar nominee will play the lead role of Dotty, a film editor who acts as a mentor and friend to James Franco 's character, a web portal reported. The film, which will be produced by Caroline Aragon and Vince Jolivette, is an adaptation of the 2007 Steve Erikson novel about a 24-year-old student who arrives in Hollywood in 1969 with dreams of breaking into the movie business during a transitional time in the industry. Oct 25, 2014
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Jharkhand and J&K assembly polls to be held in five phases from November 25: EC - Part - 2

New Delhi, Oct 25 (ANI): Chief Election Commissioner VS Sampath on Saturday while addressing a press conference announced the dates for the assembly elections to be held in Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand. He said that the elections will be held in five phases in both the states, with the first phase elections being held on 25th of November. He added that the first phase elections will also be held in the three assembly constituencies of New Delhi. He further said that counting for both the states as well as for Delhi by polls will be held in on December 23. Oct 25, 2014
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Jharkhand and JandK assembly polls to be held in five phases from November 25: EC - Part - 1

New Delhi, Oct 25 (ANI): Chief Election Commissioner VS Sampath on Saturday while addressing a press conference announced the dates for the assembly elections to be held in Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand. He said that the elections will be held in five phases in both the states, with the first phase elections being held on 25th of November. He added that the first phase elections will also be held in the three assembly constituencies of New Delhi. He further said that counting for both the states as well as for Delhi by polls will be held in on December 23. Oct 25, 2014
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Texas nurse Nina Pham cured of Ebola

An American nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for a Liberian patient in Texas has been declared free of the virus and will leave the hospital. Duration: 01:01 Oct 25, 2014
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Congress asks EC to address Kejriwal's allegation against BJP

New Delhi, Oct 25 (ANI): Urging the Election Commission to look into Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal's allegation that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been instructing its MLAs to buy fake votes in their constituencies, the Congress Party on Saturday said the poll body must ensure that the ruling party at the Centre does not misuse the administration to its advantage. Oct 25, 2014
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Politicos slam RSS mouthpiece after it suggests Godse should have targeted Nehru

New Delhi/Lucknow, Oct 25 (ANI): Politicos reacted on Saturday after Kerala RSS unit's mouthpiece Kesari stated that Nathuram Vinayak Godse should have targeted India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru instead of Mahatma Gandhi. Congress leader Rashid Alvi said that such statements should be strongly condemned. NCP leader Majid Memon also condemned the statement and said that no one should react to such statements as they are baseless. CPI leader Atul Anjan and D Raja also expressed same sentiments. Oct 25, 2014
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People light over one lakh earthen lamps, pray for world peace

Gorakhpur, Oct 25 (ANI): Scores of Hindu devotees gathered at a river bank in Uttar Pradesh to light over one lakh earthen oil lamps and prayed for world peace and prosperity of citizens. The lighting of earthen lamps was done after Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights. Devotees congregated at the Surajkund temple in Gorakhpur and prayed for brotherhood among people. According to Hindu mythology, Lord Rama, was believed to have rested at this temple site with his consort Sita on their way back from Lanka after defeating Ravana. The temple was illuminated with lights as earthen lamps were placed on the steps. It is a century old custom, organized with the aim to purify the atmosphere and keep the surroundings clean. Oct 25, 2014