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Amit Shah targets UP govt over poor law and order situation

Lucknow, Aug 19 (ANI): Newly elected BJP president Amit Shah while addressing party workers in Lucknow, assailed the UP government over the poor law and order situation. Shah said that his biggest goal is to bring BJP to power in Uttar Pradesh. Talking about the Saharanpur riots, Shah said that the committee to probe Saharanpur riots consists of SP leaders and cannot be trusted. Aug 19, 2014
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I will never share stage with PM Modi again: Haryana CM Hooda

Kaithal, Aug 19 (ANI): Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Tuesday vowed not to ever attend any event in future that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be part of and share the dias with him. Hooda_s reaction came after he was not allowed to speak at the foundation laying event here of 166 km Kaithal-Rajasthan border section of the National Highway-152/65. As per reports, the crowds started shouting and booing the Haryana CM as soon as he rose to speak. Hooda continued to speak but his speech was lost in the din of the crowd. However, the same crowd went silent and listened to the PM in rapt attention when his turn came to speak. This has apparently caused huge embarrassment to Hooda. Aug 19, 2014
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Attraction of Nellore

The city of Nellore is slowly becoming an IT hub. Located on the banks of Penna river, this city is well known for agriculture. There are also many tourist sightseeing places to visit here, let's have a look at it. Facebook : Twitter : Youtube : A Ventuno Production : Aug 19, 2014
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LA Clippers fans welcome new owner Steve Ballmer

LA Clippers fans welcomed new owner Steve Ballmer. The tech tycoon managed to buy the NBA basketball team after a legal tussle following the league's decision to oust former owner Donald Sterling, accused of making racist remarks. Duration: 01:21 Aug 19, 2014
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BSE closes points 29.71 up on August 19

New Delhi, August 19 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 29.71 points up to stand at 26,420.67. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 23.25 points up to stand at 7,897.50. TTK Prestige and Berger Paints were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 9.16% and 9.13% along with Muthoot Finance and Ashok Leyland with an increase of 9.11% and 7.39% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include Financial Tech and Bhushan Steel with a decrease of 4.99% and 4.98% along with Prestige Estates and Engineers India with a decrease of 3.70% and 3.13% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is up 374.15 points at 16,981.84 while the banking sector is up 101.46 points at 17,759.36 and the reality sector is up 29.93 points at 1,863.56. The Indian currency is up 0.02% at Rs 60.75 per dollar. Aug 19, 2014
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Gazans react to new 24-hour ceasefire

Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip who lost their houses and took shelters in tents, schools and hospitals, reacted on Tuesday to new 24-hour ceasefire. Duration: 01:08 Aug 19, 2014
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_Mary Kom_ might not release in Manipur

New Delhi, August 19 (ANI): Boxing superstar Mary Kom, whose life has been portrayed on the silver screen a biopic of the same name, is struggling for the film_s release in her home state. In 2000, Revolutionary Peoples Front issued a ban on the screening of Hindi films and TV shows in Manipur. They conducted raids and attacked cinema halls showing Hindi films.They have been fighting for a separate independent socialist state of Manipur. The five time boxing champion is now in talks with the government for the release of the film in Manipur. Aug 19, 2014
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Security personnel sustain injuries during gun battle with Maoists

Raipur, Aug 19 (ANI): Two soldiers of India_s paramilitary Compact Battalion for Resolute Action (COBRA) were, on Tuesday, injured during a gun battle with Maoists in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh. The encounter took place in restive forests of Kodanar under Aranpur Police Station limits when security forces were returning after an anti-Maoist operation in the region early on Tuesday. Aug 19, 2014
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Foreign educated Indian doctors protest in New Delhi, demand employment

New Delhi, Aug 19 (ANI): Unemployed foreign educated Indian doctors took to streets in New Delhi on Tuesday to demand employment and scrapping of a screening test. The protesters gathered in large numbers and shouted slogans demanding justice. They alleged that the screening test they need to take in order to get a job is too difficult to pass. The protesters said that on one hand when Prime Minister Narendra Modi is calling students who have completed their studies abroad to India, the youth is sitting without jobs for past several years. Aug 19, 2014
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Court orders release of Manipuri activist Irom Sharmila

New Delhi, Aug 19 (ANI): A sessions court in Manipur, Tuesday, ordered the immediate release of civil rights activist Irom Sharmila, who has been on an indefinite hunger strike demanding repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act for the past 13 years. The 42-year-old _Iron Lady_ of Manipur was kept under house arrest following fears that she wants to commit suicide. She is being nose-fed by the state government at a government hospital, which was converted into a jail for her. The Manipuri government had slapped an attempt to suicide case on her. The court said that it is just an allegation that she wants to commit suicide, hence she cannot be kept under arrest and should be released immediately. Sharmila has been on indefinite hunger strike to demand repeal of the Act after killing of 10 civilians allegedly by the Assam Rifles near Imphal airport in November 2000. Aug 19, 2014
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Police recover arms and ammunition from Maoists in Jharkhand

Palamu, Aug 19 (ANI): In a joint operation, officials of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and police recovered arms and ammunition including three rifles, life cartridges and two bombs during clashes with Maoists in Jharkhand. The security personnel clashed with Communist Party of India-Maoists (CPI-M) on Monday night (August 18) in Palamu district and also recovered 33 different SIM cards, mobile phones and solar charger. Superintendent of Police, YS Ramesh, termed the arms haul a success. Two Maoists were injured during the encounter and all of them managed to escape. Maoists, also known as Naxals, have killed police and politicians, and targeted government buildings and railway tracks in an insurgency that has killed thousands since 1960s. Aug 19, 2014
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RTOs to be replaced by efficient alternative system soon: Gadkari

New Delhi, Aug 19 (ANI): Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday informed that the central government is planning to bring changes in the Motor Vehicle Act. He added that the government is likely to redefine the role of Regional Transport Offices by curtailing human interference and by using more technology in issuing licenses, in order to avoid corruption in the transport department. Aug 19, 2014