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France's Sarkozy announces political comeback

Former president Nicolas Sarkozy announced his return to French politics Friday, taking to Facebook to offer disenchanted voters a "new political choice" amid a deep economic crisis. Duration: 01:51 Sep 20, 2014
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Classical dance festival entices audiences in eastern India

Bhubaneswar, Sept.19 (ANI): The latest edition of classical Odissi dance Ashtapadi festival kicked off in India's eastern Bhubaneswar city, pays an ode to Sanskrit poet Jayadev from the 12th century. The Ashtapadi festival was inaugurated by Odisha Chief Minister, Naveen Patnaik. The fourth edition of the festival includes some of the best known names in Odissi genre. Prior to the dance festival, a book 'Sampoorna Geeta Govinda', authored by noted scholar of Odisha's cultural heritage and musician Dr Subas Pani was released by the Chief Minister. The performing arts festival features Odisha's classical dance Odissi dance performances and vocal recitals of all twenty four songs of Jayadeva's Geetagovinda. Dr.Subas was hopeful that the colourful festival will provide a complete aesthetic experience to the audiences. The festival has been mounted by Sri Geeta Govinda Pratishtana of Puducherry, which has been making its presence felt across the country over the last few years with elaborate dance events dedicated to the 12th century epic of Jayadeva. Sep 19, 2014
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PM Modi meets senior ministers to discuss 'Clean India Mission'

New Delhi, Sep 19 (ANI): Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, on Friday met his senior ministers and bureaucrats to discuss his dream project 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' or Clean India Mission. Clean India Mission will be launched on October 02, the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, to create a clean India by 2019 by eliminating the unhealthy practice of open defecation. Linking cleanliness to tourism and economy, earlier, Modi said that world-class levels of hygiene and cleanliness are required in the country's top fifty tourist destinations to bring about a paradigm shift in the global perception of India. Modi had said in his first Independence Day speech on August 15 that the poor needed self respect , which begins with cleanliness and had urged the nation to make the country a cleaner one by 2019. Sep 19, 2014
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Nalanda University's glory historic, will attract students from all countries: Sushma Swaraj

Bihar, Sep 19 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday inaugurated the revived Nalanda University as a centre for learning and education. Swaraj said that Nalanda University's glory is historic and it will attract students and teachers from all countries. She also expressed confidence that the University will be set up as a landmark among all South Asian countries that have been eagerly waited for the ancient learning centre to reopen. The university will be built in Rajgir, 12km from where the ancient Nalanda University stood till the 12th century. Sep 19, 2014
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Students' union to move court in JADAVPUR UNIVERSITY molestation case in Kolkata

Kolkata, Sept 19 (ANI): Protesting students' union of Jadavpur University in Kolkata city will move court to seek justice for the alleged molestation of a victim in hostel. The protesters shut down the institution and demanded resignation of Vice Chancellor of the university over alleged molestation of other students during their protest. The victim student was molested by few male students who dragged her inside the boys’ hostel on August 28. Students further alleged that police authorities dragged out students and manhandled them. More than 30 students were arrested by the police while some of them were also injured. Protesters demanded Vice Chancellor Abhijeet Chakraborty's resignation and suspension of police officials, who manhandled students, and also an impartial inquiry. Sep 19, 2014
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Bangalore: Several students fall ill after eating mid-day meal in govt School

Bangalore, Sep 19 (ANI): Several students of Urdu government primary school in DJ Halli area of Bangalore were admitted to a hospital on Friday after they consumed mid-day meal. The children complained of nausea and vomited soon after having the lunch.Talking to mediapersons, Karnataka Health Minister UT Khader said that there is no need to panic and students are being treated for food-poisoning. He also asked parents to keep calm as all the students are fine. He added that all medical expenses for the students’ treatment will be taken care of by the government. Sep 19, 2014
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Are Prince Harry and Cressida Bonas back together?

New Delhi, Sept 19 (ANI): Prince Harry and Cressida Bonas have reportedly reconciled after breaking up earlier in April. A source told a US magazine that the couple, who had dated for two years before parting ways, that the royal had spent 16th and 17th September nights with the 25-year-old socialite, and were back together, at least at present. Prince William’s younger brother was first spotted with Bonas at London’s Odeon Cinema where they had reportedly attended screening of ‘Sex Tape,’ and the next night had danced together at Harry’s 30th birthday party at Clarence House. Earlier, Bonas had also attended the opening and closing ceremonies of the Invictus Games, which was led by Prince Harry. Sep 19, 2014