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Stars attend 2014 MTV African Music Awards

Oscar-winning Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong'o wins the personality of the year award at the 2014 MTV African Music Awards (MAMA) held in South Africa's southeastern city of Durban. Duration: 00:43 Jun 8, 2014
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Mumbai Metro runs into technical glitch on first day

Mumbai, June 8 (ANI): The first day of Mumbai Metro did not turn out to be too smooth both for the Maharashtra Government and the citizens of the maximum city as the services ran into a technical problem. The metro train flagged off by Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan early this morning was stalled for about 30 minutes at the Jagriti Nagar station due to a technical problem. Some of the trains are now packed with passengers as it is stranded at the stations en route. The trains also halted for five to ten minutes at Saki Naka station before heading for Versova, where it reached 20-30 minutes late, thereby affecting the frequency of trains on the reverse route. The Metro service was inaugurated by Chavan from the Versova station and was accompanied by Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG) Chairman Anil Ambani. Jun 8, 2014
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Wife of Vijay Pandit blames SP leader for husband's murder

Dadri, June 8 (ANI): Vijay Pandit's wife and Dadri Nagar Panchayat Chairman Geeta Pandit has accused Samajwadi Party leader Narendra Singh Bhati for her husband's murder. She alleged that no action was taken even after they lodged a formal complaint with the UP police. Pandit had been receiving threatening calls since the elections. Jun 8, 2014
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Hari & Sukhmani's electrifying 'folktronica' session for Delights

New Delhi, June 08 (ANI): Renowned folktronica duo Hari & Sukhmani enthralling the musical souls of Delhi through their mesmerizing music at capitals one of the most preferred hangout zone Fio. Sukhmani Malik, a doe eyed female, with a voice dense with character is a trained Hindustani classical vocalist from the Rampur Gharana. While Hari Singh, a producer and an audio engineer, has electronic skills tuned finely to soothe your senses. And the duo, who has taken Punjabi folk music from yester years New Delhi to New York City, plans to take it to newer heights in the years to come. Jun 8, 2014
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Invited Modi for inaugural function of Telangana, PM assured assistance: KCR

New Delhi, June 08 (ANI): After meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao said that he invited for inaugural function of Telangana and that he accepted the invitation. He said that the PM assured assistance and all support to the state what he asked for. Further, Rao also talked about his meeting with President Pranab Mukherjee. KCR has sought a package and financial assistance for the new state. Jun 8, 2014
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Vijay Pandit killed due to police apathy, says his brother

New Delhi, June 8 (ANI): BJP leader Vijay Pandit, who was shot dead last night by unidentified assailants, had been receiving threatening calls since the elections, his brother said today. Lokesh Pandit told ANI that despite written and verbal complaints to the police, no action was taken by them to protect his brother. He blamed the UP government and the police for failing to take action and also demanded a CBI inquiry to nab those who committed the crime. Jun 8, 2014
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Political leaders take dig at AAP following internal rift in party

New Delhi, June 08 (ANI): Political leaders took a dig at Aam Aadmi Party on Sunday after rumours of rift within the party gained momentum as members met in New Delhi to discuss the poll debacle. BJP Vice President Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that AAP always indulged in blame-game. Congress leader Rashid Alvi said whoever makes it to the top in haste comes down in the same manner. Meanwhile, JD (U) leader Ali Anwar said AAP leaders should come together to work in a democratic manner. BJD leader Jay Panda talked about party’s strategy which might need some adjustments. Jun 8, 2014
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Politicos hail Chinese foreign minister's visit as boost to bilateral ties

New Delhi, June 8 (ANI): Politicos hailed China's foreign minister Wang Yi's visit to India as a prelude to renewed political contact between the two Asian giants. Wang arrived in New Delhi on Sunday to meet his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj in a bid to bolster the bilateral ties. Congress leader, Rashid Alvi, said that the talks would find solutions to the national disputes and issues. JD (U) leader, Ali Anwar hoped that the new government's strategic foreign gesture would be positive to the benefits of India as well as neighboring countries. Jun 8, 2014
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India reels under intense heat wave.

Amritsar / Kanpur / Nagpur, June 8 (ANI): The intense heat wave in India continues, with the temperature touching 45 degrees Celsius and above in many cities, forcing people to stay indoors. A resident of Amritsar city in Punjab, Rahul, said that the businesses in his city are suffering as few people dare to step out of their houses before evening. Delayed by four days, the southwest monsoon has hit Kerala on June 06. The delay and the sluggish pace of the monsoons ensure that there will be no respite from the heat for the northern parts of the country for some time to come. Farmers in Kanpur city of Uttar Pradesh offered prayers to rain god and sun god to bring rains to the region soon. Jun 8, 2014