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Congress-Samajwadi Party alliance in Maharashtra ends: Abu Azmi

Mumbai, Sep 27 (ANI): Samajwadi Party's Maharashtra unit chief Abu Azmi on Saturday informed that the alliance between the Congress and the Samajwadi Party in Maharashtra has come to an end ahead of the state assembly polls. Azmi accused the Congress of betraying them at the last moment. Sep 27, 2014
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Jayalalithaa sentenced to four years jail, fined Rs 100 cr in Disproportionate Assets case

Bangalore, Sep 27 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Saturday was sentenced to four years prison and slapped with a fine of Rs100 crore after being convicted by a City Special Court in the 18-year old disproportionate assets case under the Prevention for Corruption Act. Jayalalithaa has also been debarred from contesting any elections for the next ten years. She has also lost the MLA's post and will have to step down as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister. She was charged with accumulation of Rs 66 crore wealth through dishonest means during her first tenure as chief minister from 1991 to 1996. Sep 27, 2014
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Squash team lead by Saurav Ghosal bags third gold for India in Asiad

New Delhi, Sep 27 (ANI): Indian Men's Squash team lead by Saurav Ghosal clinched the third gold medal for India on Day 8 of the Asian Games 2014 in Incheon, South Korea. With this victory, India bagged its maiden gold medal in the squash event in the Asian Games 2014. The men's team defeated Malaysia by 2-0. The women's squash team also beating Malaysia with the similar scoreline of 2-0 clinched its first ever silver in squash earlier. Earlier in the day men's compound archery team created history by beating World champions South Korea in the final at the Gyeyang Asiad Archery Field. Sep 27, 2014
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New York: PM Narendra Modi pays tribute at the 9/11 Memorial

New York, Sep 27 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid tribute at the 9/11 memorial in New York. He will also address the 69th session of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) today. At the UN, his speech will be "forward looking" even as India has made its official rebuttal of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's Kashmir comments on the floor of the UN General Assembly. Prime Minister Modi, who is on a five-day visit to the United States, is scheduled to hold bilateral talks with President Barack Obama. Sep 27, 2014
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Non-profit body conducts coastal cleanup drive in Andhra Pradesh

Visakhapatnam, Sept 27 (ANI): A non-profit organisation on Saturday conducted a beach cleaning programme tagged as 'coastal clean-up drive' in Andhra Pradesh, with the aim of creating awareness among beach users about the importance of maintaining cleanliness. The clean-up programme was inaugurated by US Consulate General for Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Odisha, Michael Mullins, who was glad to be part of such an event. Volunteers from various institutions and residents from the city gathered to clean the debris, garbage and other harmful wastes along the Visakhapatnam coastline. Sep 27, 2014
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Politicos react after Jayalalithaa convicted guilty in Disproportionate Assets Case

New Delhi, Sep 27 (ANI): Politicos reacted on Saturday after Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa was convicted guilty by a Special City Court in the disproportionate assets case. BJP leader Nalin Kohli said this is a confirmation that no one is above law and this decision of the court will have its impact on the politics of Tamil Nadu. Other leaders from major political parties also echoed similar sentiments. Sep 27, 2014
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HK democracy protesters hold out after storming govt HQ

More than 50 protesters are still holding out at Hong Kong government headquarters after storming the complex overnight as a week-long protest against Beijing's refusal to grant the city unfettered democracy turned angry. Duration: 00:53 Sep 27, 2014
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Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa held guilty in disproportionate assets case

Bangalore, Sep 27 (ANI): A special court in Bangalore on Saturday convicted Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in the 18-year-old disproportionate assets case. A special court in Bangalore dealt a big blow to the AIADMK leader, who has become the first chief minister to be convicted in a wealth case. The quantum of sentence is expected to come soon. Jayalalithaa will now lose MLA's post and will have to step down as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister. She has been charged with accumulating Rs 66 crore wealth through dishonest means during her first tenure as chief minister from 1991 to 1996. Earlier, as the charges were being read against all the accused, unprecedented security was put up around the DMK ministers' residence in Chennai and also outside the Bangalore court. Sep 27, 2014
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Construction work for Lucknow Metro begins, Akhilesh Yadav aims to complete project by 2016

Lucknow, Sep 27 (ANI): The UP government on Saturday officially commenced the Lucknow Metro project. Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav while speaking at the Bhoomi Pujan said that efforts will be made to complete the project before the next state assembly election which will be held in 2016. He added that there is no other state in which the metro project is being carried out simultaneously at three different places. He also said that on completion of Lucknow Metro Rail Project (LMRP) employment will be created and the city will become a better place. Sep 27, 2014