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PM Modi meets Presidents of Afghanistan, Sri Lanka and Maldives in Kathmandu

Kathmandu, Nov 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday met the President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani in Nepal's capital Kathmandu where SAARC summit is going on. During his meeting with Ghani, Modi said India was committed to strengthening relations with the war-torn country. Modi also met the President of Sri Lanka Mahinda Rajapaksa in Kathmandu. According to MEA tweets, Modi thanked Rajapaksa for pardoning and sending back the five Indian fishermen earlier this month who were sentenced to death by a Court in Sri Lanka. Later, Prime Minister Modi also met the President of Maldives, Abdulla Yameen in Kathmandu. Bilateral talks were held between Modi and SAARC leaders on the sidelines of the ongoing 18th SAARC summit. Nov 26, 2014
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Volunteers help board-up Ferguson shops

As Ferguson residents waited apprehensively for nightfall, some locals volunteered to board-up local businesses threatened with vandalism, a gesture welcomed by business owners. Duration: 01:29 Nov 26, 2014
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Obama condemns 'criminal' Ferguson violence

President Barack Obama on Tuesday condemned the violence that erupted in Ferguson in the wake of the decision not to charge a white police officer over the fatal shooting of a black teenager. Duration: 01:07 Nov 26, 2014
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Vaiko draws flak for urging people to celebrate Prabhakarans birthday

New Delhi, Nov 26 (ANI): Politicians on Wednesday condemned MDMK chief V. Gopalsamy (Vaiko) for asking people to celebrate the 60th birth anniversary of slain LTTE founder V Prabhakaran. A self-confessed supporter of Prabhakaran and his idea of a separate homeland for Tamils, Vaiko had also called for prayers in places of religious worship. Nov 26, 2014
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Conflict in Donetsk takes a psychological toll

In the Ukrainian city of Donetsk, shells can fall at any time. Despite a ceasefire deal between Kiev and the pro-Russian forces the fighting continues, meanwhile the people of Donetsk struggle with the psychological consequences. Duration: 02:57 Nov 26, 2014
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Govt ready for discussion, Opposition determined to create 'drama': Venkaiah Naidu on black money

New Delhi, Nov 26 (ANI): Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu said on Wednesday that the government is ready for debate and discussion in the Parliament on the issue of black money. Naidu said that the opposition parties, especially Congress is determined to create a drama in the Parliament over the black money issue due to which is not in keeping with the democratic behaviour. He also requested Congress party to understand the parliamentary proceedings and cooperate with the government. Nov 26, 2014
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Opposition uniting to form 'unstable, corrupt govt' in Jharkhand: Amit Shah part - 1

Simdega, Nov 26 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Wednesday lashed out at the opposition parties in Jharkhand and accused them of forming an unstable and corrupt government in the state. While addressing a rally in Simdega ahead of the second phase of assembly elections he urged the people to vote for the BJP. Shah reminded them that Jharkhand was carved out of Bihar when Atal Bihari Vajpayee was the country's Prime Minister. The BJP president also used the occasion to taunt Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, saying the latter instead of pointing fingers towards the ruling party should reveal as to what the UPA did when it was in power at the Centre for ten years. Thanking the people of Jharkhand for supporting the BJP during the Lok Sabha elections, Shah said that his party will give a stable government to the state. Jharkhand witnessed an impressive 62 percent voter turnout in the first phase of assembly elections yesterday. The second phase polling will be held on December 2. Nov 26, 2014
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Opposition uniting to form 'unstable, corrupt govt' in Jharkhand: Amit Shah part - 2

Simdega, Nov 26 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Wednesday lashed out at the opposition parties in Jharkhand and accused them of forming an unstable and corrupt government in the state. While addressing a rally in Simdega ahead of the second phase of assembly elections he urged the people to vote for the BJP. Shah reminded them that Jharkhand was carved out of Bihar when Atal Bihari Vajpayee was the country's Prime Minister. The BJP president also used the occasion to taunt Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, saying the latter instead of pointing fingers towards the ruling party should reveal as to what the UPA did when it was in power at the Centre for ten years. Thanking the people of Jharkhand for supporting the BJP during the Lok Sabha elections, Shah said that his party will give a stable government to the state. Jharkhand witnessed an impressive 62 percent voter turnout in the first phase of assembly elections yesterday. The second phase polling will be held on December 2. Nov 26, 2014
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PM Modi meets PM of Bhutan, Bangladesh in Kathmandu

Kathmandu, Nov 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday met the Prime Minister of Bhutan Tshering Tobgay in Nepal’s capital Kathmandu. Tobgay and Modi held bilateral talks on the sidelines of the ongoing SAARC summit. Modi also met Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on the sidelines of the ongoing 18th SAARC summit in Nepal. Hasina earlier, while addressing the summit, drew the attention of leaders to fight against the existing abject poverty, food insecurity and drinking water in the region. Prime Minister Modi arrived in Nepal to attend the 18th SAARC summit which involves 8 South-asian nations. Nov 26, 2014
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Politicians urge for anti militancy measures on anniversary of Mumbai attacks

New Delhi, Nov 26 (ANI): As India observes the sixth anniversary of the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, politicians across parties said in unison on Wednesday that cross border militancy must be rebuffed and uprooted. The attacks, which took place in 2008, shook the entire nation. Ten heavily armed gunmen of a Pakistan-based militant group, Lashkar-e-Taiba went on a rampage for almost three days in Mumbai in 2008. Nov 26, 2014
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No India-Pak talks during SAARC summit, Politicos react

New Delhi, Nov 26 (ANI): PM Narendra Modi will not have a bilateral meeting with his Pakistani counterpart, Nawaz Sharif at the SAARC summit in Kathmandu. Meanwhile, political leaders in India on Wednesday said that talks are possible only when Pakistan leaves the path of terrorism. With India seeks to reinvigorate ties with the SAARC nation, Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin on Wednesday put all speculation to rest of a possible India-Pakistan bilateral meeting at the SAARC summit in Kathmandu by confirming that no formal talks between the two nations will be held. Nov 26, 2014
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Rajnath Singh addresses rally in Potka district of Jharkhand

Potka, Nov 26 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday addressed a rally in Potka district of Jharkhand. Singh raised the issues of development which the new government has started under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He laid emphasis on bank account holding policy and 'Make in India'policy of PM Modi and said that soon India made products will be recognized globally. He further requested those indulged in violence to quit violent means and join the mainstream. Nov 26, 2014
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Traders from Afghanistan and Nepal exhibit their products at IITF 2014

New Delhi, Nov 26 (ANI): A large number of traders from Afghanistan and Nepal have displayed their products at the ongoing 34th India International Trade Fair - 2014. Visitors are flocking to the Afghanistan pavilion to get the best quality dry fruits and carpets. Exhibitors from neighbouring Nepal also displayed their products, especially the pashmina shawls. The chairperson of the India Trade and Promotion Organisation, Rita Menon, thinks this year's IITF would be a good experience for SAARC countries, especially Afghanistan and Nepal. This year, over 6,500 companies and 25 foreign countries are taking part in the IITF 2014. The trade fair will conclude on November 27, 2014. Nov 26, 2014