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Obama on possible Iran deal, immigration reform

Speaking at the Wall Street Journal's annual CEO Council, US President Barack Obama says he does not know whether world powers will clinch an interim deal with Iran over its nuclear program during talks this week. Duration: 00:48 Nov 20, 2013
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At least 11 dead in flooded Iraq

Flooding in central and southern Iraq killed at least 11 people as rising waters swamped city streets and toppled buildings, sparking anger over the dilapidated sewage system, officials said Wednesday. Nov 20, 2013
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Continued lack of implementation of special package for Gilgit Baltistan

Gilgit Baltistan, Nov 19: A Special Package was introduced for Gilgit Baltistan, a few years ago. The idea was to empower the beleaguered people of the region through promulgation of rights and liberties for their emancipation, and provide healthcare, education and proper sanitation services towards basic needs. But all the promises made by Pakistan in this Special Package were left unfulfilled, and came to a naught. Nov 19, 2013
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Govt bond yield spike temporary: P Chidambaram

Mumbai, Nov 19 (ANI): Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday said that the a recent spike in government bond yield is temporary and that the central bank could take some steps to bring the yields down should food inflation moderate. Bond yields have risen since the Reserve Bank of India raised interest rates for a second consecutive month on October 29. Chidambaram also expressed happiness on the inauguration of India's first all-women, 'Bharatiya Mahila' Bank by the Prime Minister and Congress President Sonia Gandhi. Nov 19, 2013
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Anna unhappy over Kejriwal publicizing his letter

Ralegan Siddhi, Nov 19 (ANI): Social activist Anna Hazare on Tuesday expressed unhappiness over Arvind Kejriwal publicizing his letter in front of media. He said that the letter was to clear on the doubts about Kejriwal using his name and issuing pamphlets and SIM cards in his name. Further, he said that he never said that Kejriwal is corrupt, but there was a doubt for sure on him using Hazare's name for his political gains. Nov 19, 2013
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PM, Sonia inaugurate first all-women bank

Mumbai, Nov 19 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday inaugurated the country's first all-women bank, the Bharatiya Mahila Bank, an initiative to empower women, with a corpus of rupees 10 billion to function as a universal bank. The announcement for this initiative was made by Indian Finance Minister, P Chidambaram during the annual budget, earlier this year. The inauguration of the bank coincided with the birth anniversary of former Indian Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi. While addressing the media persons, Sonia Gandhi said that the bank's staff should ensure coverage of the farthest and least accessible women in the country. Nov 19, 2013
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Political parties failing to tackle AAP in sheer desperation: Yogendra Yadav

New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): After the incident wherein a former BJP leader spilled ink on Arvind Kejriwal's face, AAP leader Yogendra Singh Yadav said that it is the sheer desperation of political parties against AAP and that is why the opposition is failing to understand what to do. Further, he said that Kejriwal is open to any investigation on the funds collected and used and has even said to opt out of election, if any evidence against him are found out. Talking about BJP leader Sushma Swaraj's remark, he felt amused and said that AAP is glad to be a rich party if rich implies to giving account of all your funds. Nov 19, 2013
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Anti- vote bank Narendra Modi slams Congress divide & rule policy Part - 2

Anti- vote bank Narendra Modi slams Congress’ divide & rule policy Part - 2 Sawai Madhopur, Nov 19 (ANI): Addressing a public rally in Sawai Madhopur in Rajasthan, BJP’s PM Candidate Narendra Modi slammed Congress’ vote bank politics where the party only targets mere 26 percent of population and ignores the rest. Further, he said that Congress has a mentality and character of divide & rule and that they govern on the same principle. Talking about the weak policies of the government, Modi said that the government instead of taking actions against Pakistani infiltrators invited the nations' PM for talks. Nov 19, 2013
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Anti- vote bank Narendra Modi slams Congress' divide and rule policy Part - 1

Sawai Madhopur, Nov 19 (ANI): Addressing a public rally in Sawai Madhopur in Rajasthan, BJP's PM Candidate Narendra Modi slammed Congress' vote bank politics where the party only targets mere 26 percent of population and ignores the rest. Further, he said that Congress has a mentality and character of divide and rule and that they govern on the same principle. Talking about the weak policies of the government, Modi said that the government instead of taking actions against Pakistani infiltrators invited the nations' PM for talks. Nov 19, 2013
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Dialogue will solve India's territorial disputes with China: Khurshid

New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): Union Foreign Minister, Salman Khurshid on Tuesday said that territorial disputes with China would be discussed through dialogue. Earlier on October 23, India and China signed agreements to ease tensions on their contested border which has seen a series of stand offs in the recent past, as they try to figure out a way to break the decades-old stalemate on overlapping claims to long stretches of the disputed border along the Himalayas. Khurshid reinstated India’s stand and said that no one can dictate terms to the nation. Nov 19, 2013
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BJP slams Congress for dragging Narendra Modi in snooping row

Hyderabad, Nov 19 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said on Tuesday that central ruling Congress party was rattled by the growing support for their prime ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi and that is why they were dragging his name in the allegations of snooping on a young woman. Addressing a press conference in Hyderabad senior BJP leader, Venkaiah Naidu said that the Congress party was scared of Modi and hence deploying dirty tactics to derail his campaign. Nov 19, 2013
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BJP to felicitate Som and Rana, receives flak from politicos

Lucknow/ Chittorgarh/ Patna, Nov 19 (ANI): Political leaders on Tuesday condemned the BJP's decision to felicitate its MLAs Sangeet Singh Som and Suresh Rana who were arrested for allegedly inciting communal violence in Muzaffarnagar that killed more than 50 people and displaced 41,000. Uttar Pradesh unit of BJP will felicitate its Som and Rana, during party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's rally in Agra on November 21. Nov 19, 2013
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Congress using tainted officers against BJP: Meenakshi Lekhi

New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): After Former Gujarat DGP RB Sreekumar on Tuesday accused BJP of malicious propaganda against him in the ISRO spying scandal, BJP Spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi said that the congress is using all the tainted officers like RB Sreekumar, Pradeep Sharma, etc. against BJP to divert from real issues. Lekhi said that this is Congress' pattern coming in line before the upcoming 2014 general elections. She also said that Congress would shelter every tainted minister who will speak anti-BJP and anti- Modi. Nov 19, 2013
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Congress believes in development for all: Rahul

Chitorgarh, Nov 19 (ANI): Addressing a gathering in Chittorgarh region of Rajasthan, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday took a pot shot at the ruling BJP for lack of development in the state. He highlighted the achievements and flagship schemes of the Congress-led UPA government. Nov 19, 2013