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Varun Gandhi will be better CM for UP: Maneka Gandhi

Pilibhit, Aug 04 (ANI): Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi, while addressing a gathering in her constituency of Pilibhit in Uttar Pradesh, pitched for son Varun Gandhi and said that he could be a better CM for the state. Gandhi said that Varun would lead to development of Uttar Pradesh and it will be a golden time for the state under his leadership. Gandhi also accused the present UP government for hampering the development of the state knowingly to create problems for the BJP. Aug 4, 2014
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Delhi HC agrees to hear petition on E-rickshaw ban

New Delhi, Aug 04 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Monday agreed to hear a PIL seeking a review of an earlier order banning e-rickshaws in Delhi tomorrow. The PIL has asked to ban those e-rickshaws which are not plying by the rules and let other function until the final decision is made. The Delhi High Court had on July 31 directed the government to stop plying of e-rickshaws in the city with immediate effect. Aug 4, 2014
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India welcomes commonwealth medalists

Mumbai/New Delhi, Aug 4 (ANI): Indian athletes received a warm welcome as they arrived home flaunting their medals bagged at the Commonwealth Games. India is placed fifth in the medals tally with 15 gold, 30 silver and 19 bronze medals. Flaunting her gold medal, Indian pistol shooter, Rahi Sarnobat, said that she could win gold as she aimed for gold. Aug 4, 2014
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Glasgow celebrates closing of _best ever_Commonwealth Games

Glasgow, Aug 04 (ANI): Hailed as the best ever Commonwealth Games by Federation president Prince Tunku Imran, Glasgow 2014 formally concluded a memorable 20th edition of Commonwealth Games with a spectacular ceremony at Hampden Park in Glasgow. Prince Imran told the rejoicing crowd that the Commonwealth Games are known as the Friendly Games. Glasgow has succeeded in making them even more than that. Glaswegian-born singer Lulu began the show with athletes from the 71 Commonwealth nations and territories emerging from tents adorning the Hampden Park track. Singer Kylie Minogue, one of Australia_s most famous exports, delighted the Hampden Park crowd after a video had shown a glimpse of what awaits on the Gold Coast in four years time. Aug 4, 2014
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All-Party Meet Fails to Achieve Consensus on Insurance Bill

The all-party meeting convened on Monday, 4 August, to discuss on the controversial Insurance Bill enabling the Indian Union government to allow 49 per cent foreign investment in insurance sector, failed to work out a consensus. Aug 4, 2014
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Devotees throng temples as month-long Hindu festival nears end

New Delhi/ Madhya Pradesh/ Uttar Pradesh, Aug 4 (ANI): Devotees carrying religious offerings, thronged Hindu temples on last Monday of auspicious month- long Shravan (monsoon) festival. Thousands of devout Hindus thronged temples dedicated to Lord Shiva on Monday to offer special prayers. Aug 4, 2014
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PM Narendra Modi meets Nepalese President Ram Baran Yadav

Kathmandu, Aug 4 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Nepalese President Ram Baran Yadav and other leaders of the different political parties in Kathmandu on Monday. Modi is on a two-day official vist to Nepal, the first bilateral visit to the country by an Indian prime minister in 17 years. Earlier in the day, Modi visited the famous Pashupatinath Temple to offer his prayers. He sanctioned 25 crores to build a 'dharamshala' at the major Hindu landmark and offered 2,500 kg of sandalwood at the temple built for Lord Shiva. Aug 4, 2014
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Politicos react as Priyanka Gandhi set to formally assume bigger role in Congress

New Delhi, Aug 4 (ANI): Faced with the task of rejuvenating the party rank and file after the Lok Sabha poll disaster, the Congress appears to be banking on Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to resurrect its sinking fortunes. As per a media reports, Priyanka will be formally inducted into the party after the upcoming round of assembly elections. Over the years, though not officially part of the party, Priyanka has been playing an active role in managing party affairs in Amethi and Rae Bareli, parliamentary constituencies of Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi. Reacting over this politicos from various political parties said that this is a internal matter of Congress. Aug 4, 2014
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Lakshmi Mittal to Own Mountain Range in Britain?

Billionaire Lakshmi Mittal, the steel tycoon whose name features among the richest in the world, has reportedly bid for a 2,850-high mountain range in Britain, the asking price for which hovers at 1.75 million Pounds. Aug 4, 2014