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India hails gallows for four found guilty in gang rape case

New Delhi, Sep 14 (ANI): Indians hailed the death sentence given to four men for raping and murdering a woman in New Delhi last December, satisfying a public clamour for them to be hanged for a crime that forced India to confront its culture of violence against women. Locals lauded the death penalty given to the four men and added that a strong message was sent across the society. Sep 14, 2013
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Modi seeks people___s blessings to end economic crisis, other parties refrain from attacking

New Delhi, Sep 14 (ANI): BJP___s Narendra Modi has sought people___s good wishes to end economic crisis in the county. Modi said this after he was selected as BJP___s prime ministerial candidate on Friday. Meanwhile, the Congress said Modi___s selection was internal matter of the BJP and they are not bothered by their decisions. On its part, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPM) obliquely said BJP wanted to rake up hardcore communal agenda to gain political mileage in the coming elections. Meanwhile, the JD (U), a strong former partner of the BJP in the NDA contended that secularism was soul of the country and Modi___s elevation should not mean communal politics. Sep 14, 2013
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Kashmir observes shutdown in protest against human rights violation

Srinagar, Sep 14 (ANI): Residents of Kashmir observed shutdown on Saturday in protest against the recent incidents of violence in the state's Shopian district and repeated human rights violations, which was taking place in the province. All shops, business establishments, educational institutions in the state were shut as public transport also ceased services in the state. The shutdown call was given by Hardliner Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani to protest against human rights violations in the state. A resident, Irfan said that there was need to stop the atrocities that were being committed against the residents in the valley. Leader of Peoples Democratic Party, the main opposition in the state, Mehbooba Mufti attempted to visit Shopian on Wednesday (September 11) but was stopped from entering the district due to it being under curfew for the last few days. Sep 14, 2013
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Japan rocket blasts off in laptop-controlled launch

Japan's new solid-fuel rocket successfully blasts off carrying a telescope for remote observation of planets in a launch coordinated from a laptop computer-based command centre. Duration: 00:37 Sep 14, 2013
Hosni Mubarak, the ousted former president of Egypt, has been sentenced to three years in prison for charges of embezzlement.

Mubarak back in Egypt court over protest deaths

An Egyptian court on Saturday resumed the trial of toppled dictator Hosni Mubarak, who is accused of complicity in the deaths of protesters during the 2011 uprising against his rule. Duration: 00:32 Sep 14, 2013
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Peru hosts gourmet Mistura food festival

Peru's Mistura food festival is a paradise for lovers of all things gourmet but this year chocolate is the big feature, served up alongside the region's freshest ingredients. Duration: 00:32 Sep 14, 2013
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'Italy is not racist,' says Africa-born minister

Italy's first black minister defends her adopted homeland during a gathering in Colombia of leaders of African descent, insisting her nation is not racist even though she endured a series of racially-charged threats and taunts since assuming her post. Duration: 00:33 Sep 14, 2013
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US, Russia in landmark deal on Syria weapons

The United States and Russia on Saturday agreed on an ambitious plan to eliminate Syria's chemical weapons by the middle of next year. In a landmark deal thrashed out in talks spanning three days, the two powers gave Syrian President Bashar al-Assad a week to hand over the details and location of his regime's stockpile. Duration: 01:09 Sep 14, 2013
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Congress silent on Modi, says will be in election mode soon

New Delhi, Sep 13 (ANI): Even as BJP___s Parliamentary Board on Friday announced that Gujarat Chief, Narendra Modi will be the party___s 2014 Prime Ministerial Candidate, Senior Congress Leader, Kapil Sibal refused to react on the same saying the Congress will be in election mode very soon and will come up with their own candidate at the right time. Sep 13, 2013
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Will leave no stone unturned to win, says BJP___s PM Candidate Modi

New Delhi, Sep 13 (ANI): Even as BJP___s Parliamentary Board on Friday announced that Gujarat Chief, Narendra Modi will be the party___s 2014 Prime Ministerial Candidate, a visibly emotional Modi said that the party will leave no stone unturned to win the 2014 Polls. Sep 13, 2013
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It___s official: Narendra Modi is BJP___s PM candidate

New Delhi, Sep 13 (ANI): BJP___s Parliamentary Board on Friday announced that Gujarat Chief, Narendra Modi will be the party___s 2014 Prime Ministerial Candidate. Party Chief, Rajnath Singh made the formal announcement for the same. Sep 13, 2013
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Leander Paes reckons Martina Navratilova as his inspiration

Mumbai, Sep 13 (ANI): India___s ace tennis player Leander Paes admitted that he regards his former mixed doubles partner, Martina Navratilova, as his inspiration to live a healthy lifestyle and be successful on the court. Paes shared these views with the mediapersons at the airport in Mumbai on his return from the New York on Friday where he and Radek Stepanek emerged as the winners in men___s doubles of the US Open at the Flushing Meadows. After the match Paes rated the victory above the 2012 Australian Open title. Sep 13, 2013