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Sashastra Seema Bal, ITC & SRM University donates to PM National Relief Fund for J&K flood victims

New Delhi, Sep 20 (ANI): ITC Chairman YC Deveshwar on Saturday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and donated Rs.10 crore towards the Prime Minister`s National Relief Fund (PMNRF) for the flood-affected people of Jammu and Kashmir. Sashastra Seema Bal Director General BD Sharma also handed over demand draft of Rs.2.12 crore on behalf of the force for rehabilitation of the flood victims. Meanwhile, the founder chancellor of Chennai`s SRM University, TR Pachamuthu, donated Rs.1 crore for the PMNRF. Prime Minister Modi had recently appealed to the people to donate generously to the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund, for the flood-affected people of Jammu and Kashmir. Sep 20, 2014
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Ek Aur Bismil' with Shahid and Shraddha

Mumbai, Sept 20 (ANI): Bollywood actors Shahid Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor launched the new song ‘Ek Aur Bismil' from their upcoming movie ‘Haider’ in entertainment capital Mumbai recently. They also shook a leg to the song, along with a flash mob. They enjoyed interacting with the fans. Directed by Vishal Bhardwaj, ‘Haider’ is slated to release on 2nd October 2014. Sep 20, 2014
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Responsible tourism in Kerala connects tourists to villages.

Kochi, Sep 20 (ANI): Kerala is giving a chance to tourists to connect to villages and visit them to know more about tradition and food. The tourism department, which markets Kerala as ‘God’s own country’ has come up with Responsible Tourism (RT), to let tourists have a hands on experience. The initiative focuses on attracting tourists to the villages, where they can see activities like weaving, pottery, making items out of coconut and also enjoy authentic Kerala cuisine. As per the state government in Kerala, RT will help in reviving age old traditional handicrafts and attract youth to follow the same. Tourists flocked villages and get elated to see women weaving with coconut leaves. Meanwhile state coordinator, responsible tourism, Bhupesh Kumar, said that tourists can avail packages and see tribal archery, net fishing, etc. Sep 20, 2014
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MoU signed on Nalanda University between India and Bangladesh: MEA

New Delhi, Sep 20 (ANI): MEA Spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin on Saturday said that the meeting between Foreign Ministers of India and Bangladesh was productive and close relations were reflected between both the countries. He also said that an MoU was signed between India and Bangladesh over Nalanda University. He also said that both countries’ Prime Ministers will be meeting on margins of UN General Assembly meeting in New York. Responding to Bilawal Bhutto’s remark, Akbaruddin said that India is looking forward but that does not mean our borders will change. He also stated that India’s integrity and unity is non-negotiable. Sep 20, 2014
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Karan Johar turns fashion designer for Vero Moda

Mumbai, Sep 20 (ANI): Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar took his love for designing a step further as he launched his collection titled Marquee in collaboration with a popular foreign brand in showbiz capital Mumbai. Johar collaborated with Denmark-based fashion brand Vero Moda for his exclusive and lavish women wear collection, which was unveiled at a fashion show at Mehboob Studio in Mumbai. Bollywood actor Raveena Tandon Thadani, who was seen at the event with her husband Anil Thadani, a film distributor, was all praise for Johar and expressed happiness at this collaboration. Bollywood actor Neha Dhupia also expressed confidence that Johar’s collection will be a hit among the buyers. Sep 20, 2014
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Afghanistan veteran struggles in 'Fort Bliss'

The movie "Fort Bliss" is out in theaters in the US. Starring Michelle Monaghan and Ron Livingston the movie follows an Afghanistan war veteran, also the mother of a little boy, as she returns home. Duration: 01:43 Sep 20, 2014
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Party Chief to take final decision, Mission 150 intact: Shiv Sena on seat sharing

Mumbai, Sep 20 (ANI): Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Saturday said that the final decision on seat sharing in Maharashtra Assembly Polls will be taken by party Chief Uddhav Thackeray. Raut said that the party’s mission of 150 seats remains intact. The BJP had given a new proposal to Shiv Sena asking them to decide mutually as to which seats will be possibly won by Shiv Sena and which by BJP in the state. Sep 20, 2014
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Want to increase employment opportunities in MP: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

New Delhi, Sep 20 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan at Global Investors Meet on Saturday said that to increase employment opportunities in the state Madhya Pradesh has to move from basic farming to agricultural business. He further said that investors have been coming in the state and through Global Investors Meet; the state has been able to come in contact with the investors from all over the world. He added that food processing and horticulture are the two main sectors which require investment. Sep 20, 2014
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Clash between police and locals in Moradabad after alleged extortion of money by police

Moradabad, Sep 20 (ANI): A violent clash took place between police and locals in Moradabad city of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday. The police charged lathi on the locals and one of the victims fell unconscious and has been admitted to a nearby hospital. According to locals the clash took place after a police official tried to extort money out of a local trader but he refused. Meanwhile, Superintendent of Police said that the locals have alleged charges of forced extortion of money on two police officials and investigation is going on against the accused officers. Sep 20, 2014
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India Will Stand United Against Chinese Incursions: SP

New Delhi/Leh, Sep 20 (ANI): Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal, on Saturday said that Indians would stand united against Chinese incursions as Chinese President Xi Jinping’s trip to India was dominated by a standoff on a barren Himalayan plateau between soldiers from the two nations. Dozens of soldiers from both sides had a face off on the Ladakh plateau for over a week in a dispute about infrastructure works near the de facto border. Meanwhile, defence expert, Alok Bansal, said that such issues between the two neighbours would remain as long as there was no clear demarcation of the Line of Actual Control (LAC). BJP spokesperson Nalin Kohli said that Modi had held dialogue with Xi on the matter and everyone needs to wait for the outcome. Sep 20, 2014
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Govt will felicitate medal winners like Jitu Rai: Akhilesh

Lucknow, Sep 20 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday said that the Samajwadi Party government will felicitate medal winners like Jitu Rai. He added that the government has always worked towards rewarding sportspersons who win medals for the country and make the citizens proud. Yadav also said that other silver and bronze medal winners will also be rewarded by the government. Sep 20, 2014
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Politicos slam Bilawal Bhutto for his statement over Kashmir

New Delhi, Sep 20 (ANI): Political leaders in India slammed Pakistan Peoples Party leader Bilawal Bhutto on Saturday after he said that he would get back the entire Kashmir from India to Pakistan. BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain said that Kashmir lives in the heart of Indians and Pakistan can never take it back. BJP leader Subramanian Swamy called Bhutto’s statement immature and said that Pakistan should remember that India can finish Pakistan when it comes to war. Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit said that J&K is an undivided part of India and anybody saying that Kashmir belonged to Pakistan is wrong. NPP leader Bhim Singh said that Bhutto is using the issue of Kashmir to get entry in the politics of Pakistan. Sep 20, 2014
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Politicos remain critical of Kejriwal as he writes to PM Modi over corruption and communalism

New Delhi, Sep 20 (ANI): Political leaders on Saturday remained critical of AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal even as he writes letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over issues of corruption and communalism. The letter came a day after PM Modi had said that 'Indian Muslims will live and die for India' and that 'Al-Qaeda will fail in India'. While BJP said that Kejriwal is taking Modi's support to remain in news and to make himself audible, BJD leader Jay Panda welcomed PM's statement and said such statements should be welcomed. Meanwhile, CPI leader Atul Anjan said that Kejriwal should now write next to request Modi to resign from post like he himself. Sep 20, 2014