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Rahul Gandhi's comments were extremely shocking: Katiyar on EC notice

New Delhi, Nov 01 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vinay Katiyar on Friday welcomed the Election Commission's move to issue a notice to Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi for his speeches in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, and said the latter's comments were extremely shocking. The Election Commission has issued a notice to Rahul Gandhi for his speeches in Churu, Rajasthan on October 23 and Indore, Madhya Pradesh on October 24. The poll body has asked the Congress number two to explain by Monday why action should not be initiated against him for prima facie violating the Model Code of Conduct. The Election Commission notice also says that in case no reply is received within the prescribed time limit it will be presumed that he has nothing to say and the commission will proceed to take appropriate action without any further reference. Nov 1, 2013
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Celebrities set to glam up 50th birthday bash of Nita Ambani

Jodhpur, Nov 01 (ANI): Jodhpur city glittered with top celebrities, who were flown to the place by 32 chartered planes, to join the classy 50th birthday bash of Nita Ambani, wife of the country's richest man, Mukesh Ambani. The billionaire and his family are all set to celebrate Nita's 50th birth anniversary on Friday with at least 300 celebrity guests from Bollywood, sports, political and the business world. The famous business family has planned to celebrate the occasion in Jodhpur on a grand scale for two days. The guest-list for this classy and high-end party also included the name of Cricket maestro, Sachin Tendulkar. In the party, many celebrities would meet Tendulkar for the first time after he announced his retirement. Bollywood superstar, Aamir Khan, said that he would convey his love for Sachin, when he meets him at the party. Meanwhile, acclaimed filmmaker, Shekhar Kapur, who was excited to meet the Ambani-clan, said that his old friend, Mukesh Ambani, had always remained unchanged to fame and success in life. Nov 1, 2013
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Patna blasts: Main suspect Tariq dies

Patna, Nov 01 (ANI): Ainul alias Tarique, a terror suspect who was injured in the Patna blasts, died on Friday at a government hospital. Ainul, the second suspect, was apprehended while he was crying in pain at the Patna railway junction toilet soon after a bomb which he was trying to fit with a timer exploded. Six of the seven blasts took place at Patna's Gandhi Maidan on October 27. The seventh explosion was at the railway station. Nov 1, 2013
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Jesse Ventura praises Kennedy in new book

For Jesse Ventura, the professional wrestler turned independent politician, John F. Kennedy was the greatest president in modern US history -- and the proof lies in his 1963 assassination. Duration: 01:07 Nov 1, 2013
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Egypt Islamists rally ahead of Morsi trial

Islamists held protests on Friday and clashed with police in the Egyptian city of Alexandria ahead of the trial of deposed president Mohamed Morsi. In Cairo, hundreds of demonstrators gathered outside the main presidential palace. Duration: 00:39 Nov 1, 2013
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Bodies of migrants found in Niger desert

A mayor from the north of Niger recounts the discovery of the decomposed bodies of more than 80 people stranded in the desert, in the latest African migrant tragedy. Duration: 01:20 Nov 1, 2013
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Syria envoy says no peace talks without opposition

UN-Arab League envoy Lakhdar Brahimi said Friday that a proposed Geneva peace conference to end the war in Syria could not be held without the participation of the opposition. Duration: 00:55 Nov 1, 2013
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Crowds cheer DR Congo army in seized rebel stronghold

Democratic Republic of Congo troops assaulted positions of the M23 rebel movement on Thursday, a day after seizing their last stronghold, Bungana, in an attempt to finally break the back of the insurgency. Duration: 01:36 Nov 1, 2013
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Iraq at 2008 levels ahead of Maliki-Obama talks

Violence in Iraq is at its worst level since 2008. The new figures capture a months-long surge in unrest despite wide-ranging operations targeting insurgents and a major tightening of security in Baghdad and elsewhere. Duration: 00:49 Nov 1, 2013
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Filipinos honour the dead on All Saints' Day

Millions across the Catholic Philippines trooped to cemeteries to honour their dead in typically festive fashion on All Saints' Day Friday, ignoring appeals from the Church to keep the day solemn. Duration: 00:50 Nov 1, 2013