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BJP to focus in southern India following positive poll results

Chennai, Oct 20 (ANI): BJP leader Muralidhar Rao informed that the party is going to put effort in the southern zone of the country, following the positive poll results in Haryana and Maharashtra. Rao said on Monday (October 20) that the results of Maharashtra and Haryana have shown that people has faith in the party. Rao further said people are taking reasonable decisions and the results have shown that they are for development and good governance. The mandate shows a complete rejection of the Congress party and its rule and its policies are no more acceptable to the people. He said that the people have rejected the Congress party for its anti-people policies and misrule. Oct 20, 2014
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Matchmaking event organised for differently abled in Gujarat

Ahmedabad, Oct 20 (ANI): A 60-year-old man in Gujarat has taken the initiative to help disabled people find love and choose their life partners to embark on a new journey. Natubhai Patel is playing matchmaker to the differently abled people as they are alienated from the society and a lot of times are not able to voice their opinion. Disabled people from across India came to the event organised for them to find a match for life in Ahmedabad. The participants were required to fill registration forms at the beginning of the event and were later called on stage one by one for introduction. Around 200 male candidates and 50 female candidates participated in the matchmaking event. Oct 20, 2014
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Colourful earthen lamps for Diwali attract people in MP

Bhopal, Oct 20 (ANI): More than five thousand kinds of earthen lamps at display at a grand fair in Madhya Pradesh attracted many visitors ahead of Hindu festival of lights, Diwali. Earthen lamps are synonymous to Diwali as they adorn every corner of the home or even streets during the festival and add fervour to the festive spirit. The hand-made colourful lamps in various shapes and sizes were available at the fair that has been organised by state government’s handloom and handicrafts department. Artisans from 24 districts of the country are displaying their work at the fair in Bhopal city. The traditional lamps - made of clay and terracotta - are much in demand despite the availability of modern designer lamps and candles in the markets. Oct 20, 2014
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Princess of Belgium visits museums in Colombia

Princess Astrid of Belgium visits the Museum of Modern Art and the Gold Museum in Bogota during a trip to Colombia on behalf of her brother, King Philippe aimed at strengthening the two countries' economic and commercial relations. Duration: 00:41 Oct 20, 2014
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Decision on Haryana CM will be taken in meeting of MLA's: Jagdish Mukhi

New Delhi, Oct 20 (ANI): BJP leader Jagdish Mukhi on Monday said that decision on Haryana Chief Minister will be taken tomorrow in the meeting of the MLA's. He added that the meeting will be held in the UT guest house in Chandigarh at 2 pm. He further said that Central observers will participate in the meeting and taken decision on Haryana CM. Oct 20, 2014
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Indigenous products replace Chinese products in Allahabad ahead of Diwali

Allahabad, Oct 20 (ANI): People of Uttar Pradesh are making conscious efforts to use indigenous products instead of Chinese items on the occasion of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, to revive the traditional aspect of the festival. The residents of Allahabad are going for traditional products this year, even if it means paying more to foster the business of Indian micro, small and medium enterprises. Meanwhile, a group called 'Swadeshi Jagran Manch' - the economic wing of Hindu nationalist Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh - staged a protest to boycott the use of Chinese products and promote the usage of indigenous products. Oct 20, 2014
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Diamond merchant gifts employees cars and jewellery ahead of Diwali

Surat, Oct 20 (ANI): In an extraordinary show of appreciation, a diamond merchant in Gujarat gifted cars and jewellery as bonus to his 491 employees ahead of the Hindu festival of lights, Diwali. The merchant and owner of diamond export company Hari Krishna Exports Private Ltd., Savjibhai Dholakiya, said that his employees had worked hard and performed well and deserved the bonus. In addition to the cars, around 200 employees were gifted houses and around 500 were presented with jewellery. The employees, in their turn were deeply touched with this gesture of their employer. Oct 20, 2014