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Mohan Bhagwat addresses on Vijaydashmi, raises issues of ISIS and China infiltration among others Pa

Nagpur, Oct 03 (ANI): RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat on the occasion of Vijaya Dashmi addressed the party members in Nagpur which was, for the first time, broadcasted by Doordarshan. Bhagwat pointed out at ISIS and said that vested interests of western world have given rise to terrorism. He also talked about infiltration attempt by Bangladeshis in states like Assam and West Bengal and said that the state government is doing nothing in this regard for votes. Further, he also talked about infiltration attempt and attacks from China and appealed people to first boycott Chinese products thereby giving strength to government's stand against China. Oct 3, 2014
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Buddhist monks in Bodh Gaya take part in 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'

Bodh Gaya, Oct 03 (ANI): Buddhist monks in holy town of Bodh Gaya in Bihar took part in cleanliness drive as a part of 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 145th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. On Thursday, a holiday for Gandhi's birthday, Modi launched the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, to modernise sanitation within five years. A Buddhist monk, Ajay said that Modi's campaign will be taken forward by all the monasteries across the state. The ministers and government officials also across India wielded broom and swept streets and offices as part of Modi's pet project. Oct 3, 2014
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PM Narendra Modi to deliver first radio speech via AIR on Friday

New Delhi, Oct 02 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to connect to masses through radio on Friday. The prime minister is to deliver his first radio address to be broadcasted on the state-owned All India Radio. The initiative would help Modi connect directly with millions across the country who have no access to TV. The programme titled 'Man ki Baat' will be aired at 11:00 am, and is likely to dominate the entire broadcasting space. The public service broadcasters are planning to provide the audio feed and visuals free of cost to all private radio channels as well as news and current affairs channels. A "recording point" has been set up at 7, Race Course Road. Oct 3, 2014
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Decline in insurgency paves way for development in rural Tripura

Tripura, Oct 03 (ANI): Tarun Das, a rubber tapper, has been coming to Abhicharan Village regularly to work in a rubber garden and earn his livelihood. This wouldn't have been possible some years back when people were not able to come to the village over fears of being abducted by militants. The decline of militancy has changed the face of the village and has significantly impacted the lives of people like Tarun. Situated under the Mohanpur sub-division of West Tripura, Abhicharan Village is inhabited mostly by tribals, and was once a bedrock of militancy. However, with peace returning to the area, rapid development is taking place. Under the Pradhan Mantri Gramin Sadak Yojana, bridges and roads have been constructed, and the village is now well connected with other parts of the state. Oct 3, 2014
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Police kill Maoist in encounter in Chhattisgarh

Bijapur/ Malkangiri, Oct 02 (ANI): A Maoist was killed in an encounter in Chhattisgarh while one was held in Odisha on Thursday. The Maoist named Kosa Ayatu, belonging to Maoist cultural front CNM, was killed in a police encounter where a police official was also injured. The deceased was carrying arms and ammunition. Superintendent of Police (SP) of Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh, KL Dhruv said the Maoists had attacked the police helicopter during the encounter. Meanwhile, another rebel was arrested in Malkangiri district of Odisha during a joint operation by the personnel of India's paramilitary Border Security Force (BSF) and the district police. Malkangiri's Superintendent of Police, Mitrabhanu Mohapatra said the Maoist identified as Singa Kattami alias Mahesh is a resident of Tagoorkota village and was arrested from Sudhakonda area. Oct 2, 2014
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Congress and NCP release manifesto for upcoming Maharashtra polls

Mumbai, Oct 02 (ANI): Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) released its manifesto for the state assembly elections on Thursday. Present during the event was also Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan among other party leaders. Same day also witnessed manifesto release by their ex-ally Nationalist Congress Party (NCP). The party attempted to woo farmers, youths and other sections of the society in their election manifesto for the upcoming October 15 Maharashtra assembly polls. The NCP has given special attention on education, employment, business and water in its manifesto. Oct 2, 2014
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Indian Air Force pledges for clean India on Oct 02

New Delhi/ Bhiwandi, Oct 02 (ANI): As Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' early on Thursday, Indian Air Force too came forward to take part in the campaign. IAF Chief Arup Raha too participated in the mission and took pledge to maintain cleanliness and also to encourage others to do the same. As a part of the "Swachh Bharat Abhiyan", many national airports have also undertook a special cleaning drive. Meanwhile, Union Rural Development Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday announced a grant of Rs. 20 lakhs per annum for each village panchayat for realising the Clean India Mission objective. Addressing media here after administering a pledge to the staff of his ministry, Gadkari said the amount will be kept with Gram Panchayat which will be distributed as per the requirement in the villages. Oct 2, 2014
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Jayalalithaa supporters pray for her release in Chennai

Chennai/ New Delhi, Oct 02 (ANI): Supporters of former chief minister of Tamil Nadu, Jayalalithaa took part in a special prayer session organised in a church by State Minorities Commission on Thursday. Jayalalithaa was sentenced to four years in jail on Saturday in a high-profile corruption case that has lasted nearly two decades. A special court in Bangalore found Jayalalithaa guilty of "disproportionately" amassing about 530 million rupees outside her known sources of income. On Thursday, supporters of Jayalalithaa, who is fondly known as 'Amma', prayed for her good health. Meanwhile, at least forty six AIADMK Members of Parliament staged a sit-down protest in front of Mahatma Gandhi's statue in the Parliament complex on Thursday over a demand for justice for Jayalalitha. Oct 2, 2014