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Kashmiri Pandits celebrate Janmashtami in Srinagar

Srinagar, Aug 17 (ANI): Kashmiri Pandits in the Valley are celebrating the festival of Janamashtami, which is the birthday of Lord Krishna, like the rest of the country. Chanting hymns and waving red saffron flags, Kashmiri Pandits marched through Srinagar to celebrate Janmashtami. Aug 17, 2014
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Ram Gopal Yadav rules out chances of Amar Singh's return to SP, says party ready for polls

Mainpuri, Aug 17 (ANI): Samajwadi Party General Secretary Ramgopal Yadav on Sunday ruled out any possibility of taking former party leader Amar Singh back in the party. He further said that the SP is ready for the upcoming state assembly polls and that this time unlike, the Lok Sabha polls, Modi factor won't work. He said that the BJP was using the Modi factor which has vanished in due course of time. Aug 17, 2014
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Mayawati accuses SP and BJP for communal clashes in UP

New Delhi, Aug 17 (ANI): After a 5-member committee report suggested that Saharanpur communal violence was the result of failure by local administration, BSP Chief Mayawati alleged that SP and BJP together are responsible for communal clashes in the state. The BSP Supremo also alleged that the communal clashes in rest of the country are because of the BJP. Further, Mayawati also said that the party will contest all state assembly polls alone and will not have alliance with any other party. Aug 17, 2014
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Arvind Sharma quits Congress to join BSP, Mayawati declares him Haryana CM Candidate

New Delhi, Aug 17 (ANI): Arvind Sharma on Sunday quit Congress to join BSP alleging that the Congress party in Haryana play politics of caste and turn a blind eye to the cause of the downtrodden. Meanwhile, BSP Chief Mayawati welcomed Sharma to the party and said that if the party gets a chance to form government in the state, Shama would be the chief minister candidate. Mayawati also alleged that there is dynasty politics in Haryana. Aug 17, 2014
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Uttarakhand CM says situation under control as rain wreak havoc in state

Dehradun, Aug 17 (ANI): Talking about the ongoing havoc created by incessant rain in Uttarakhand, state Chief Minister Harish Rawat said that the situation is under control and the government is doing all to provide possible help. Rawat said that people are coming for help in housing, water and education. He also confirmed that 22 lives are lost in the rain and expressed grief over the same. The state chief minister also said that they are providing training to the volunteers to face the disaster so that they can help the people in time of trouble. Aug 17, 2014
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200 defy Ferguson curfew order

A crowd of some 200 demonstrators defy a curfew that came into effect in Ferguson, Missouri, days after police shot dead an unarmed black teen, triggering a wave of rioting. Duration: 00:40 Aug 17, 2014
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Is Jennifer Lawrence dating Chris Martin?

New Delhi, August 17 (ANI): Coldplay singer Chris Martin is reportedly dating Jennifer Lawrence. According to E! Online, several sources have revealed that the 'Hunger Games' actress has been seeing the former husband of Gwyneth Paltrow since late June after she split from her on-off boyfriend Nicholas Hoult. Martin has been linked with numerous celebrities including Rihanna after he "consciously uncoupled" from the 'Iron Man' star, whoever the news hasn't been confirmed by the stars as yet. Aug 17, 2014
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NDA slams Nitish-Lalu alliance ahead of JD (U)-RJD rally in Chhapra

Patna, Aug 17 (ANI): The National Democratic Alliance parties BJP and LJP on Sunday slammed the alliance of Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad Yadav in Bihar ahead of JD (U)-RJD rally in Chhapra. Law Minister and BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad said that both Nitish and Lalu were separate since a long time and were forced to unite with an aim to stand against Narendra Modi. Prasad also said that people of Bihar will decide which leader to choose. Meanwhile, LJP leader Chirag Paswan slammed Lalu's comedy stints to remain in public view and said that Nitish-Lalu alliance will be a failure. He also said that NDA will aim to win all 10 seats of Bihar in the Assembly Polls. Aug 17, 2014