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Digvijaya was mistaken, Congress would not have gained even 44 seats had Rahul spoken: Amit Shah

Mumbai, Sep 05 (ANI): Firing back at Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi, after he made the provoking statement on Prime Minister Narendra Modi beating drums in Japan, BJP President Amit Shah credited Gandhi's silence for the 44 seats that the Congress had won in the LS polls. Taking a dig at Gandhi, Shah said that Digvijaya Singh is mistaken, Rahul's silence was not the reason for their loss, had he broken his silence, Congress would have failed to even get these 44 seats. Blaming the Congress for its misrule, Shah, who was in Maharashtra before the upcoming state elections, said that till the Congress will be in power, "Congress Mukt Bharat" won't be possible. Sep 5, 2014
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Rahul Gandhi's remark on PM Modi playing drums draws mixed reactions

New Delhi, Sep 05 (ANI): Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's remark that India is reeling under power crisis and PM Modi is playing drums abroad has drawn mixed political reactions. BJP leader Sambit Patra said that after 10 years of UPA rule, Rahul Gandhi could not do anything to improve the condition of the country and now that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is trying to normalize things, Gandhi is making such remarks. NCP leader Majid Memon said that Rahul Gandhi is somewhat right because after coming to power Modi has changed his priorities. Congress leader Manish Tewari said that playing drums is an ominous sign. Sep 5, 2014
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Arup Raha addresses IAF seminar on commemoration of 50 Years of Indo-Pak War

New Delhi, Sep 05 (ANI): Indian Air Force Chief Arup Raha on Friday addressed the seminar on commemoration of 50 Years of 1965 Indo-Pak War. Raha said that the Seminar aims at remembering the role of Indian Air Force & great sacrifices of valiant Air Force personnel in the war. He also acknowledged the brave fight put on by the officials at the time. Various veterans also expressed their views on the role of the Air Force in the war. Sep 5, 2014
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Australian PM Tony Abbott arrives at Presidents House, meets PM Modi

New Delhi, Sep 05 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, who is on a two-day visit in India received a ceremonial reception at the President’s House in Delhi on Friday. Present at the event to receive Abbott were Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj and Delhi Lieutenant-Governor Najeeb Jung. The Australian PM also received the guard of honour at his arrival. Later, Abbott also visited the Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate to pay his respect to the martyrs. Abbott who arrived Thursday evening in national capital Delhi was in Mumbai on his first day of visit and had attended various functions and had launched a scholarship programme for students named New Colombo Plan. Sep 5, 2014
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Nagaland CM TR Zeliang suggestsLine of control to ease border tensions

New Delhi, Sep 05 (ANI): Chief Minister of Nagaland, TR Zeliang suggested demarcating a 'Line of Control' to ensure that no new settlement comes up at the disputed inter-state boundaries of neighbouring Assam and Nagaland in a bid to ease the tension. Assam and Nagaland have been claiming tracts of land along the state limits since the creation of Nagaland more than four decades ago. The latest wave of violence has left at least 20 dead and forced thousands to flee their homes, officials said. Zeliang said Rajnath Singh had agreed upon churning a quick solution to the problem. Sep 5, 2014
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Rare Rhino struggles for life after falling in Teesta river canal

Jalpaiguri, Sep 05 (ANI): A rare one horned Rhino struggled for life after it fell in Teesta river canal near Kahatambari forest of Jalpaiguri division in West Bengal. The forest guards rushed to the spot and tried to rescue the Rhino with the help of two captive elephants hired from Gurumara National Park, but failed to save the pachyderm. The forest guards made an artificial route after breaking an embankment of the canal. Meanwhile, a member of an NGO said the forest guards were not using the right technique to carry out the rescue operation, which could be fatal for the one horned Rhino. The thick-skinned, one-horned Indian rhinoceros is one of the five rare surviving species in the world. Sep 5, 2014
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UN should not allow Rajapaksa to address general assembly: Vaiko

Coimbatore, Sep 05 (ANI): General Secretary of MDMK, Vaiko urged the United Nations to withdraw Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa's invitation to deliver his address at the General Assembly. Referring to the alleged war crimes committed by Sri Lankan army during the civil war that ended in 2009, Vaiko said that Rajapaksa has committed the inferable crime of genocide of Tamil, and that he should be tried by the international court. An independent international investigation, he added, has been ordered by Human rights Commissioner, but Rajapaksa has the audacity to say that he will not permit the investigation team to enter Sri Lanka. Sep 5, 2014
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Kolkata remembers Mother Teresa on her 17th death anniversary

Kolkata, Sep 05 (ANI): Special prayer session was organised by missionaries of charity, the global order of nuns founded by Mother Teresa in Kolkata city on Friday to observe her 17th death anniversary. Mother Teresa was a Nobel Peace Prize-winning nun who died in 1997, and was beatified by Pope John Paul II in 2003 at the Vatican. The ethnic Albanian Roman Catholic nun, who dedicated her life to poor, sick and dying in India, had made Kolkata city her home. The Superior General of Missionaries of Charity, Sister Prema said they remember her everyday and draw motivation to achieve what Mother Teresa had dreamed of. She had qualified for beatification and was given the title "Blessed Teresa of Calcutta". Sep 5, 2014