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Modi led government completes three months in office

New Delhi/ Uttar Pradesh, Aug 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government completed three months in office on Tuesday. Modi was sworn-in as prime minister of India on May 26 at Rashtrapati Bhavan. The ruling BJP came to power after it won a whopping 282 out of 543 seats in the Lok Sabha, ousting out the Congress party which had been in power for ten years. While the BJP said that people are proud of them, the rival parties slammed the government saying they failed to tame inflation and solve power crisis. Aug 26, 2014
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Boxer Manoj Kumar moves HC over Arjuna Award, next hearing on Aug 28

New Delhi, Aug 26 (ANI): Indian Boxer and World Boxing Champion Manoj Kumar has filed a petition in the High Court regarding the selection of sportspersons for giving Arjuna Award. Kumar has alleged that he is a world champion and has achieved more points than the person selected for Arjuna Award. Lawyer Rahul Mehra said that the petition has challenged the basis on which sportspersons are recognized for awards and also the committee which selects them. The next hearing will be on August28. Aug 26, 2014
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Al Sharpton eulogises Michael Brown during funeral

Michael Brown, the black teen whose shooting by a white officer ignited protests and a national debate on race, was eulogized at a cathartic funeral service Monday as a victim of abusive policing whose untimely death demands justice. Duration: 00:51 Aug 26, 2014
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Sushma Swaraj chairs regional Indian Heads of Mission meeting in Hanoi

Hanoi, Aug 26 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today chaired a meeting of Indian Heads of Mission in Vietnamese capital Hanoi. She is on a three-day visit to Vietnam and had earlier met the President and Prime Minister of Vietnam. The External Affairs Minister said India is working on its "Act East" policy, and added that she has discussed the way forward on bilateral ties with the Vietnamese leadership, especially in the fields of education, textiles, agriculture and natural resources. Indian heads of mission in East Asian countries were also instructed on New Delhi's approach to promoting bilateral relations in the region. President Pranab Mukherjee is expected to undertake a state visit of Vietnam next month, while the Prime Minister of Vietnam, Nguyen Tan Dung, will visit India at the end of the year. Aug 26, 2014