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Common man all praise for Modi's 'Mann Ki Baat' over his anti-drug call

Lucknow/Chandigarh/Patna, Dec 14 (ANI): Common man was in all praise for Prime Minister Narendra Modi after he addressed the nation on the issue of drug menace through the radio programme 'Mann ki baat' on Sunday morning. People praised Modi for urging the youth to give up the habit of taking drugs and for advising the parents on how to save their children from the hazard of drugs. Dec 14, 2014
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Kailash Satyarthi visits Rajghat to pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi

New Delhi, Dec 14 (ANI): Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi visited the Rajghat in New Delhi on Sunday to pay his homage to Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi. The child rights activist laid a wreath and paid floral tributes at the Rajghat.Satyarthi and Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai received the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 at a ceremony in Oslo earlier this week for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education. Dec 14, 2014
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Bollywood theme nightclub opens in Delhi

New Delhi, Dec 14 (ANI): A lounge dedicated entirely to Bollywood is rare in New Delhi and the newly opened Cinema Lounge in the capital definitely fills the gap. The Bollywood inspired club that was recently inaugurated in a posh market of South Delhi is divided into three levels and equipped with a projector screen that will showcase legendary Bollywood movies and sports matches. Spotted at the inauguration were Bollywood actors Rahul Dev and Richa Chadda. Dec 14, 2014
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Mann Ki Baat: Darkness, Destruction and Devastation are the 3Ds of drugs, says Modi Part -2

New Delhi, Dec 14 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday sought to warn the nation's youth against the menace of drugs, saying 'darkness, destruction and devastation' are the 3Ds of drugs. PM Modi was addressing his third 'Mann Ki Baat' on All India Radio. Urging the youth to give up this habit, he emphasized that drugs, not addicts, were the problem. The Prime Minister also had a word of advice for parents on how to save their children from the hazard of drugs. The Prime Minister also called for a "Drug Free India" Movement on the social media and stressed on the need to spread more awareness on the issue. Dec 14, 2014
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Mann Ki Baat: Darkness, Destruction and Devastation are the 3Ds of drugs, says Modi Part -1

New Delhi, Dec 14 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday sought to warn the nation's youth against the menace of drugs, saying 'darkness, destruction and devastation' are the 3Ds of drugs. PM Modi was addressing his third 'Mann Ki Baat' on All India Radio. Urging the youth to give up this habit, he emphasized that drugs, not addicts, were the problem. The Prime Minister also had a word of advice for parents on how to save their children from the hazard of drugs. The Prime Minister also called for a "Drug Free India" Movement on the social media and stressed on the need to spread more awareness on the issue. Dec 14, 2014
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Poorva Express derails in WB, one injured

Howrah, Dec 14 (ANI): One person got injured after the New Delhi- bound Poorva Express derailed at Liluah shortly after leaving Howrah station on Sunday morning. According to reports, at least 11 bogies of the train got derailed. The 12381 UP Howrah-New Delhi Poorva Express was moving at a slow speed when it derailed, the officials said. The reason for the mishap was being examined. Train services on the route got affected after derailment. Officials added restoration work to resume train services on the route is going on. Dec 14, 2014
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J and K Assembly Polls: PDP patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed casts his vote

Bijbehara, Dec 14 (ANI): PDP patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Sunday casts his vote in Bijbehara, Anantnag as fourth phase of Assembly Polls is underway in the state. Despite severe cold, people were seen going towards the polling booths and long queues of voters were seen outside the polling stations to exercise their franchise. Sayeed is a candidate from Anantnag constituency in south Kashmir. Talking to mediapersons, he said that there will be no coalition government, people will give decisive mandate. Dec 14, 2014
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J and K Assembly Polls: Omar Abdullah casts his vote

Sonawar, Dec 14 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah cast his vote in Sonawar constituency of Jammu and Kashmir as fourth phase of Assembly Polls is underway. Abdullah said that people will reward the good works done by his government. He added that the voters are smart and will not be fooled by people who keep diverting attention from one issue to another. Dec 14, 2014

Champions Trophy: Pak's obscene gesture after victory over India draws flak

New Delhi, Dec 14 (ANI): Pakistani players shamelessly hurled obscene gestures towards Indian fans and media after their win over India in the ongoing Champions Trophy in Bhubaneshwar. Reportedly, no action will be taken against them as their coach Shahnaz Sheikh has apologised to the FIH for the incident. Former Hockey Players Ashok Dhyan Chand and Vineet Kumar condemned this gesture and demanded strict action against players. Dec 14, 2014
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Voters in J and K queue up outside polling booths, hope for a good government

Jammu and Kashmir, Dec 14 (ANI): Voters in Jammu and Kashmir queued up outside polling stations on Sunday as the fourth phase of polling began. Voters said that vote is a powerful weapon with the public to choose good government by exercising their democratic right. There was a lot of excitement among voters, many of whom have been waiting since early morning for the polling booths to open. Voting for 18 Assembly constituencies is underway for Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir. The final phase of elections will be held on December 20 in the state and results will be declared on December 23. Dec 14, 2014
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Body of Indian fisherman, who died in Pak jail, awaits legal formalities

Karachi, Dec 14 (ANI): The body of an Indian fisherman, who died under mysterious circumstances in District Jail, Malir in Karachi, awaited legal formalities, an official at mortuary where the body is kept said. According to reports, 30-year-old Dev was arrested by the Pakistan Maritime Security Agency in March for illegal fishing in Pakistani waters in the Arabian Sea and was found dead in his jail barracks a few days back. Jail authorities claimed that Dev had died from natural causes after complaining chest pain and no torture marks were found on his body, it was reported. Ghulam Hussain, in-charge of Edhi Morgue, said the body was handed over to the mortuary on December 11. Dec 14, 2014
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Norway to take up 'Clean India' campaign in Varanasi

Varanasi, Dec 14 (ANI): Norway's ambassador to India, Eivind S Homme, met mayor of Varanasi Ram Gopal Mohale to take forward Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cleanliness campaign in the temple town. He added that the river which flows through five states cannot be made filth-free unless the cleanliness drive is taken seriously in all of them. Meanwhile, Homme said it would be a learning experience for him. Dec 14, 2014