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Politicos slam Musharraf after he talks of inciting J and K people against India

New Delhi, Oct 17 (ANI): Politicos on Friday slammed Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf after he talked of inciting the people of Jammu and Kashmir against India and tagged Prime Minister Narendra Modi as anti-Muslim and anti-Pakistan politician. BJP leader Nalin Kohli said that Musharraf's statement doesn't come as surprise and it is clear that Pakistan doesn't want peace and harmony. Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi said that Pakistan has been duplicitous state and it is a open secret that the country is falling apart. NCP leader Tariq Anwar and BJD leader Jay Panda said that Musharraf's statement should not be taken seriously. Oct 17, 2014
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PM Modi meets top military officers at Combined Commanders' Conference

New Delhi, Oct 17 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met top military officers at the defence ministry War Room at a time when tension continues along the border with both China and Pakistan. The Combined Commanders' Conference is the first meeting of the prime minister with all top commanders, including the three service chiefs. The three service chiefs are expected to give elaborate presentations to the prime minister on the security scenario. The Indian Air Force chief, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, will make the first presentation, followed by the Indian Navy Chief Admiral RK Dhowan and the Indian Army Chief General Dalbir Singh. The prime minister and Defence Minister Arun Jaitley will address the conference. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, National Security Adviser Ajit Doval and Defence Secretary RK Mathur, among others are attending the conference. Oct 17, 2014
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Satisfied with Norway and Finland visit: Pranab Mukherjee Part -1

On Board, Oct 17 (ANI): While on his way back from official visit to Norway and Finland, President Pranab Mukherjee said that the trip was satisfactory as both nations expressed need to cooperate in various aspects. Mukherjee said that the aim of his visit to Finland and Norway was to seek expansion in education, research, innovation, investment and trade with India. He said that while on his visit to Finland, he expressed the need to cooperate against terrorism as terrorism knows no boundary and also urged the government to look at India as an investment destination and talked about the maiden 'Make in India' project. President Mukherjee also expressed gratitude on being awarded with the Helsinki Medal of Honour, a gesture which he said was 'honouring the people of India'. Finally, he said that both the countries saw great potential to enhance India's economy. Oct 17, 2014
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Early Christmas bells for President Pranab Mukherjee as he crosses Arctic Circle to meet Santa Claus

Finland, Oct 17 (ANI): Christmas bells rang two months earlier this year for Pranab Mukherjee as he became the first Indian President to cross the Arctic Circle and visit Santa Claus's official workplace in Rovaniemi in Finland and met him in person. Mukherjee, accompanied by his daughter Sharmistha, was warmly greeted by Santa as they spent a 'fairytale' day with a host of activities including meeting Santa's elves, watching reindeers in action, besides crossing the Arctic Circle. Mukherjee and his daughter received a certificate for crossing the Arctic Circle. Crossing the Arctic Circle is a highly popular ritual among tourists visiting the Santa Claus Village from across the globe. Mukherjee saw the gifts and letters sent to Santa Claus from across the world. Oct 17, 2014
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Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus go on sale in India as enthusiastic buyers thronged retail outlets

Kolkata/ Mumbai/ Bangalore, Oct 17 (ANI): Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have finally arrived in India as the clock struck 12 on October 17. Apple fanbois lined up at retail outlets across the country on Friday morning to get their hands on the newly launched Apple smartphones. The 16GB version of Apple iPhone 6 is available at Rs 53,500, while the 64GB version is priced at Rs 62,500. The 128GB version of the phone sells for Rs 71,500.The 16GB version of Apple iPhone 6 Plus is available at Rs 62,500, while the 64GB version is priced at Rs 71,500. The 128GB version of the phone sells for Rs 80,500. Some of the lucky ones to have got the brand new phones expressed happiness in Mumbai. Enthusiastic costumers also thronged electronic retail stores selling iPhones in national capital, Delhi, Kolkata and Bangalore. Oct 17, 2014
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Satisfied with Norway and Finland visit: Pranab Mukherjee Part -2

On Board, Oct 17 (ANI): While on his way back from official visit to Norway and Finland, President Pranab Mukherjee said that the trip was satisfactory as both nations expressed need to cooperate in various aspects. Mukherjee said that the aim of his visit to Finland and Norway was to seek expansion in education, research, innovation, investment and trade with India. He said that while on his visit to Finland, he expressed the need to cooperate against terrorism as terrorism knows no boundary and also urged the government to look at India as an investment destination and talked about the maiden 'Make in India' project. President Mukherjee also expressed gratitude on being awarded with the Helsinki Medal of Honour, a gesture which he said was 'honouring the people of India'. Finally, he said that both the countries saw great potential to enhance India's economy. Oct 17, 2014
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Shoppers in Gujarat throng gold markets ahead of Diwali

Rajkot, Oct 17 (ANI): Gold jewellery sales doubled as shoppers thronged markets to mark the auspicious occasion of the Guru Pushya Nakshatra. Jewellery retailers attracted customers through massive discounts. Ahead of Diwali, shoppers in Rajkot city of Gujarat rushed to jewellery shops to make purchases. As per Hindu traditions, the Guru Pushya Nakshatra is considered highly auspicious for beginning new ventures or business and for buying gold or silver jewellery. It is believed that any new venture undertaken on this day guarantees good results. A shopper, Shivangi Rajguru said buying gold on the auspicious occasion of Guru Pushya Nakshatra brings good luck. Gold price for this year is Rs. 27,000 per 10 grams, which is lower as compared to Rs. 30,000 per 10 grams during the same period last year. Oct 17, 2014
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Syrian Envoy lauds India's policy of non aggression into Syria to fight against ISIS

New Delhi, Oct 17 (ANI): Syrian Envoy to India, Riad Kamel Abbas lauded India's foreign policy of non-aggression into Syria to check Islamic State (IS) militants. Islamic State (IS), which controls swathes of land in Syria and Iraq, has been making inroads into South Asia, which has traditionally been dominated by local Taliban insurgencies against both the Pakistan and Afghanistan governments. Abbas told reporters in New Delhi that Syria appreciates India's efforts to find a political solution and execute aspirations of Syrians. Blaming America for creating Al-Qaeda in Afghanistan, Abbas said it was its Iraq invasion which gave birth to the extremist group there. Oct 17, 2014