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Petrol price cut by 65p from midnight

New Delhi, Sept 30 (ANI): Petrol price has been slashed by 65 paise a litre effective from midnight tonight. Petrol will now be sold at Rs. 67.86 per litre from midnight in New Delhi. "Petrol prices have continued to show a downward trend. The current levels of international oil prices and INR-USD exchange rate warrant a decrease in selling price of petrol in the domestic market," said Indian Oil in a statement. Diesel prices are also likely to be cut by about Rs.1 per litre, the first reduction in rates in over five years. However, the cut will wait for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's return from the US. Meanwhile, according to latest reports, the cost of cylinders without subsidy has also been slashed by Rs.21. Oct 1, 2014
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Craftsmen see Modi's US visit fuelling demand for handicrafts

Moradabad, Sep 30 (ANI): The handicrafts industry in Moradabad is hoping to reap the benefits of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's US visit, expecting the trip's success to fuel a demand for 'Make in India' products in the country's biggest export market. Modi's 'Make in India' initiative is aimed at turning the country into a manufacturing hub for the world so that the development of 1.25 billion people would create a massive market for all their goods to be absorbed and the surplus to be exported to the outside world. With the change in visa laws, the industry is expected to attract more US buyers and investors and help the domestic market to grow, who earlier were unwilling to visit India. Oct 1, 2014
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Politicos react on Obama-Modi joint editorial

New Delhi, Sept 30 (ANI): Politicos on Tuesday stated that they would wait for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to explain if there were any substantial agreement between the India and America after a joint editorial was issued by Barack Obama and Narendra Modi on Tuesday. The joint editorial by Modi and Obama spoke of a renewed Indo-US partnership in the 21st century. It also said that the true potential of the ties was yet to be fully realized and the new government in India was a natural opportunity to broaden and deepen the ties. Sep 30, 2014
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Haryana CM slams BJP for not declaring CM candidate in upcoming polls

New Delhi, Sep 30 (ANI): Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Tuesday slammed BJP for not declaring the name of its CM candidate in the upcoming assembly elections in the state. He said that BJP doesn't have any candidate who is suitable for the post of Chief Minister and the party is misleading public by making false promises. Hooda added that every election is a challenge and that he is confident that Congress will win elections for the third time in Haryana. Reacting over Amit Shah's statement that he had made in an election rally in Haryana earlier in the day, Hooda said that Shah should first look into his past and then see where he has reached. Sep 30, 2014
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SC's direction to enroll defence personnel as general voters implemented: VS Sampath

Mumbai, Sep 30 (ANI): Chief Election Commissioner VS Sampath on Monday said that the Supreme Court's direction to enroll defence personnel as general voters is going to be implemented in the upcoming assembly elections in Haryana and Maharashtra. VS Sampath also appealed to the voters to check their names in the electoral roll and turn up in large numbers at the polling stations, so as to make the democracy purposeful. Sep 30, 2014
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'Honour To Design For Our National Hero Mr.Modi,' Says Manish Malhotra

Gurgaon, Sep 30 (ANI): A lot is being said and discussed in the fashion community about Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's looks, style and fashion sense...And taking the lead is celebrity fashion designer Manish Malhotra...The ace couturier showed keen interest to dress the Indian premier. Speaking at an event in cyber city Gurgaon, the designer said he would be honoured if given a chance to dress Prime Minister Modi. Malhotra was in Gurgaon on the sidelines of the "Fever Voice for Change" event, a CSR campaign initiated by Fever 104 FM. Lauding the government's latest 'cleanliness drive', he said every Indian citizen needed to be more conscious about cleanliness. Sep 30, 2014
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Education in shamble in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir

Muzaffarabad, PoK, September 30, 2014:- Be it the infrastructure, administration or social life...everything is in shambles in Gilgit Baltistan. The young minds, which need to be nurtured, do not get an environment that is conducive to their development and growth. As a result of which people here are trying to send their children out of the region but lack of financial assistance have crashed several dreams of gaining education. Sep 30, 2014
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Rajnath Singh, Uma Bharti participate in Gomti River cleanliness drive

Lucknow, Sept 30 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, and Water Resources Minister, Uma Bharti, participated in a cleanliness drive of drying and polluted Gomti River in Lucknow on Tuesday. The ministers said that all the required attempts will be ensured to rejuvenate the water body. Singh said that countries with dying rivers cannot develop and cited the example of development of London after the rejuvenation of Thames River. Meanwhile, Bharti said that the Gomti River will be rejuvenated in the line of Sabarmati River in Gujarat. Meanwhile, a rally was also organised on this occasion to raise awareness among people about proper usage and restoration of the holy river. Sep 30, 2014
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Microsoft to roll out commercial cloud services from local data centres in India

New Delhi, Sept 30 (ANI): Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on Tuesday said that Microsoft would roll out commercial cloud services from local data centres in India by the end of 2015. Microsoft Azure is a cloud-based platform for creating, deploying and maintaining online applications and services such as websites and web-hosted applications. The service, which is used by governments and corporations around the world, supports various programming languages, tools and frameworks. Nadella, who took the helm of the world's largest software company in February, said there was an incredible demand and opportunity for India with Microsoft cloud services. Sep 30, 2014