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Bomb attack in Cairo wounds 2 police, civilian

A bomb blast in an upmarket central Cairo district wounded two policemen and a passer-by Tuesday, the latest attack on Egypt's security forces since Islamist president Mohamed Morsi was ousted. Duration: 00:31 Apr 15, 2014
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Algeria: Anti-Bouteflika paper deprived of advertising

Algeria News newspaper has been deprived of advertisiting from administrations and public companies after its opposition against Abdelaziz Bouteflika's fourth mandate as President of Algeria. Duration: 00:54 Apr 15, 2014
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Varun Gandhi hits back at cousin Priyanka

Sultanpur, April 15 (ANI): Soon after filing his nomination in Sultanpur district of Uttar Pradesh, BJP leader and the estranged member of the powerful Nehru-Gandhi dynasty, Varun Gandhi, in an indirect reference fired back at his cousin Priyanka Gandhi's remark. Gandhi was also all praises for the BJP prime ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi. Apr 15, 2014
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Rahul levelling false allegations against Modi: BJP

New Delhi, April 15 (ANI): The BJP on Tuesday said Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, is trying to malign BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi by levelling false allegations regarding allotment of land to industrialists. Rahul has accused Modi of selling land to infrastructure-builder Adani at rupee one per metre in Gujarat - the price of a toffee these days. The BJP asked Rahul Gandhi to check his facts as the land was given during Congress-supported government in 1996. BJP also raked up Gandhi’s brother-in-law, Robert Vadra’s improper deals with companies in real estate business. Apr 15, 2014
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Devotees celebrate Hanuman Jayanti with religious fervor

Ayodhya, April 15 (ANI): Devout Hindus thronged temples on Tuesday to mark the birth anniversary of Lord Hanuman and enthusiastically participated in the festivities. Hanuman Jayanti was celebrated with religious fervour at the birthplace of Lord Rama, Ayodhya, to mark the day since lord Hanuman was an ardent devotee of Lord Rama. Devotees offered prayers and chanted hymns in praise of Lord Hanuman and offered flowers and sweets at the temple. The priests said that the festival is celebrated every year on the occasion of Chaitra Poornima, observed on the full moon day in the month of Chaitra. Apr 15, 2014
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Manipur celebrates Cheiraoba festival with devotion & fervour

Imphal/ Kolkata, April 15 (ANI): Residents in Manipur celebrated the Cheiraoba Festival heralding the Manipuri New Year with traditional devotion and fervour. Cheiraoba Festival usually takes place in the month of April. The name ‘Cheiraoba’ is a combination of two words - 'Chahi' meaning year and ‘Laoba’ to mean declaration, together ‘Cheirao-ba’ denotes the announcement of the coming year. Although this festival is mainly celebrated by Hindus, over the past couple of years, people from other communities in large numbers also take part in the celebrations. On this special day, thousands of people of different castes and communities climb the Cheiraoching and other hills of the state after a grand hefty feast with their family members and friends. Apr 15, 2014
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Modi targets Rahul over toffee remark, calls him 'childish'

Hazaribagh, April 15 (ANI): Hitting back at Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi over his “toffee” remark, BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Tuesday called him 'childish'. Addressing a rally in Jharkhand's Hazaribagh, Modi said that Rahul Gandhi is obsessed with 'balloons and toffees' like a child. Rahul had dubbed the Gujarat model of development propagated by Modi as a "toffee model", saying it had benefited only one industrialist in the state. Apr 15, 2014