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After Phailin and Helen, Andhra Pradesh braces itself for Cyclone Lehar

Hyderabad, Nov 25 (ANI): After being hit by cyclones Phailin and Helen, Andhra Pradesh braces itself to face Cyclone Lehar which will hit the coastal state on November 28, according to Met office. State Disaster Management Commissioner C Parthasarathy said that the cyclone taken in the category of severe cyclone. He said that the wind velocity will be around 170-180 km per hour and there will be heavy rainfall too. Parthasarathy also said that there will be a video conferencing with all the collectors of the state for preparation. And that the state is taking all assistance from NDMA and home ministry in New Delhi. Nov 25, 2013
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Poor won't be quenched with just roads and airports: Rahul Gandhi

Pushkar (Ajmer), Nov 25 (ANI): Addressing a public rally in Pushkar, Ajmer on Monday, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi said that it is good that roads and airports and other infrastructure are being constructed, but that won't quench the poor people of the country. He further said that BJP leader claims medicines given by Congress as poisonous, but instead it's the mentality of the opposition, which is venomous. Gandhi also said that BJP's mentality is to create tensions between different religions and caste. Nov 25, 2013
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BNP led violence in Bangladesh irks world community

Dhaka, Nov 25: There is no end to the deadlock in Bangladesh ahead of general elections scheduled for early next year. The opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and its 17 alliance have adopted violent means to oppose poll-time all-party government formed by the Sheikh Hasina led Awami League. BNP chief Khalida Zia recently met President Abdul Hamid seeking his intervention to end the political deadlock by making the best use of his constitutional authority. However, the U.S. Assistant Secretary of State and Central Asian Affairs, Nisha Biswal on her visit to Dhaka met Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and opposition leader Khalida Zia and laid emphasis on holding free and fair elections in the country. Nov 25, 2013
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On what basis is Congress seeking votes in Rajasthan: Narendra Modi

Khetri, Nov 25 (ANI): BJP's Prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi while addressing a rally in Khetri region of Rajasthan on Monday asked the people on what basis is the Congress party seeking votes. He further added that the Congress has not done anything good for Rajasthan and is still asking people of the state to vote for the party. Nov 25, 2013
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Kangna brings glamour to the race course

Mumbai, Nov 25 (ANI): Glam doll Kangna Ranaut and ace Director Milan Luthria added an additional touch of Bollywood glamour to the usual swish set at the horse races in Mumbai. Kangna came in as the chief guest at Metro Motors Auto Hangar Sir H.M. Mehta Million event. Kangna looked stunning in a beautiful white Dior gown paired up with a little Shilpa hat. Interacting with media persons Kangna said that it was a great experience for her. While according to filmmaker Milan Luthria Kangna is the perfect choice to be the ambassador of this race course. Nov 25, 2013
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Faith cutting across religious boundaries

Bangalore, Nov 25 (ANI): Bangalore situated in India’s southern state of Karnataka is one of the fastest growing cities of India. But rapid modernization has not in any way affected the traditional good relations between people of different communities. The mausoleum of Hazrat Khawaja Mehboob Ali Shah Chishti is an example of this fact. It attracts a large number of devotees from different communities, who gather here for the saint’s blessings. It is believed that the saint showers his blessings on people of communities alike, who visit the mausoleum. Devotees gather in large numbers under one roof to pay respect to the saint. Promoting the message of love and peace to mankind, the shrine is more than just a place of worship…it is a symbol of harmony between communities, which is a hallmark of the Indian society. Nov 25, 2013
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Hindus, Muslims work together in embroidery industry

Meerut, Nov 25 (ANI): Meerut, located in India’s northern state of Uttar Pradesh is one of the most important commercial centers of the country and houses many big and small business establishments. And, providing a perfect example of harmony between different communities is the embroidery industry. Here, Hindus and Muslims work in complete accord. Muslims are largely involved with embroidery. Once the embroidery is done, the clothes are sent to wholesale dealers and various shops, which are mostly owned by Hindus. Social harmony and cultural integration among workers and suppliers, who belong to different faiths, is one of the major factors behind the success of the industry. The embroidery unit in Meerut provides yet another example of good relations that exist between different communities in India. Nov 25, 2013
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India and Bangladesh vow to fight militancy and cross-border crimes

Tripura, Nov 25 (ANI): Indian Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde and his Bangladeshi counterpart Mohiuddin Khan Alamgir were in Tripura on November 17 to inaugurate the first multi-purpose Integrated Check Post along the Bangladesh border at Akhaurah. India plans to set up 5 such posts with Bangladesh to further boost trade and people to people contact between the northeastern states and Bangladesh. The Akhaura land customs is one of the most important international trading land ports in eastern India, dealing with around 4,500 people every month travelling between the two countries. Nov 25, 2013
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Northeast showcases its rich culture and traditions at India International Trade Fair

New Delhi, Nov 25 (ANI): A large number of crafts persons and entrepreneurs from eight northeastern states are participating in the India International Trade Fair 2013 in New Delhi. Each state has a dedicated pavilion at the fair with different themes. Around 20 exhibitors from Nagaland showcased a variety of products like handloom, artificial jewellery, decorative items, paintings and cultural artifacts. Emilo, an entrepreneur from Nagaland, has come to the capital for the first time. He is thrilled by the response of the people. Exhibitors from Tripura, Manipur, Mizoram, Assam, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh also took part in the fair. Nov 25, 2013
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Shoma Chaudhury should be arrested: Vidya Shet

New Delhi, Nov 25 (ANI): The Chairperson of the State Commission for Women of Goa, Vidya Shet, on Monday hit out at the Managing Editor of investigative magazine 'Tehelka', Shoma Chaudhury, in the journalist sexual assault case. She condemned Chaudhury and said that she should be arrested as she has given protection to the accused. Shoma was earlier criticized for not handling the complaint of sexual assault by a young woman journalist against the news magazine's founder editor, Tarun Tejpal efficiently. Nov 25, 2013
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Mizoram polls: CM Lal Thanhawla confident of victory

Aizawl, Nov 25 (ANI): Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla on Monday expressed confidence that the Congress party will win with a huge margin in Mizoram. Polling for the 40 seat assembly elections in the state began amid tight security. The polling was brisk in most parts of the mountainous state. Of the 40 assembly seats, 39 are reserved for tribals. One seat is for general category. Counting of votes will be taken up Dec 9. Nov 25, 2013
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BJP will win with huge margin in MP: Sushma

Bhopal, Nov 25 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj on Monday expressed confidence that her party will win with a huge margin in Madhya Pradesh. Voting for the 230-member assembly polls that will also decide Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan 's electoral fate is presently underway in Madhya Pradesh. Nov 25, 2013
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Poisonous food at temple feast leaves 123 children sick

Neemach, Nov 25 (ANI): Around 123 children fell sick after consuming poisonous food at a temple community feast in Madhya Pradesh. The incident came forward in Neemach town of the province on Sunday when children complained of severe diarrhoea and vomiting after consuming contaminated food at a community lunch. The organisation serves food to the poor at the temple of Lord Shiva once a week as a part of their routine. The sick were admitted to a nearby hospital and are undergoing treatment. Nov 25, 2013
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Court verdict in Aarushi-Hemraj twin murder case today

Ghaziabad, Nov 25 (ANI): A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court will on Monday pronounce its verdict in the Aarushi Talwar and Hemraj twin murder case. Special Judge S Lal will deliver the verdict, after a 15-month-long trial of Aarushi's parents, Rajesh and Nupur Talwar, on charges of murder and destruction of evidence. The dentist couple is presently on bail. Nov 25, 2013
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India parades for rights of gays and homosexuals

New Delhi/Bangalore, Nov 25 (ANI): Hundreds of people danced, sang and cheered through streets across India in a colourful and vibrant celebration for the rights of the homosexuals, bisexuals and transgenders. Under a huge rainbow flag, to the sound of drums, whistles and horns, gay activists and supporters shouted slogans of freedom and waved placards to celebrate their sixth 'Gay Queer Pride Parade' as they marched in New Delhi and Bangalore. Nov 25, 2013