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Amit Shah man of match in LS polls, party will prosper under his leadership: Narendra Modi part -

New Delhi, Aug 09 (ANI): While addressing BJP workers during the National Council meet, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Amit Shah was ‘man of the match’ of the 2014 Lok Sabha polls and Rajnath Singh was the ‘captain of the team’. Modi credited party workers for the historic win in the general elections and said that the government needs to function in order to fulfill people’s expectations. The prime minister also said that the party will prosper under the leadership of Shah, after he was formally announced as party president by Rajnath Singh. Modi also slammed former UPA government over WTO decision and said that the 60 days of NDA rule can guarantee going on right direction for the welfare of people. Aug 9, 2014
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Stronger Indo-US partnership critical for sustained peace around the globe: Chuck Hagel

New Delhi, Aug 9 (ANI): Stressing on the importance of the Indo-US relationship, United States Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel on Saturday said that a stronger partnership between both the countries is critical for sustained peace and prosperity around the globe. Earlier, Hagel met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Defence Minister Arun Jaitley and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to hold discussions to strengthen military ties between the United States and India. Hagel's visit follows U.S Secretary of State John Kerry and Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker's recent three day bilateral visit to India. Aug 9, 2014
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Former PM Manmohan Singh visits Jaswant Singh at Army RR Hospital

New Delhi, Aug 09 (ANI): Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh visited Army's Research and Referral hospital in Delhi to enquire about the health of Former BJP leader Jaswant Singh on Saturday. Jaswant Singh, who slipped into coma after suffering a head injury at his residence, is still critical according to reports. Singh, who was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of the Army's Research and Referral hospital in Delhi, is on life support systems and under constant monitoring by a team of neurosurgeons and critical care providers. Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also spoke to his family members on phone shortly after he was apprised about Singh's condition. Aug 9, 2014
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Amit Shah says Nitish sat in Lalus lap for sake of power, Lalu slams

New Delhi, Aug 09 (ANI): Amit Shah who was installed as BJP president on Saturday said that just for the sake of power Nitish Kumar went and sat in RJD Chief Lalu Yadav's lap. Addressing the BJP national council meet in New Delhi, he said that he will expose Nitish and Lalu nexus. Reacting over this Lalu said that Amit Shah’s statement shows that he is scared. Aug 9, 2014
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BJP has no other work, only worried about SP: Rajendra Chaudhary

Lucknow, Aug 09 (ANI): Reacting to BJP President Amit Shah’s statement that the condition of Uttar Pradesh is very worrying, Samajwadi Party leader Rajendra Chaudhary on Saturday said that the BJP has no other work just to worry about SP. Talking to mediapersons in Lucknow, he said that BJP has got a mandate at the Centre, they must first work there and prove themselves, then think about UP. Aug 9, 2014
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WHO declares Ebola outbreak an international health emergency

Nigeria/ Johannesburg, Aug 09 (ANI): The World Health Organization said that the world's worst outbreak of Ebola that has killed nearly 1,000 people in West Africa represents an international health emergency and could continue spreading for months. Nigeria became the third African nation, after Sierra Leone and Liberia, to declare a national emergency as the region's healthcare systems struggle to cope with the advance of the disease. Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan's spokesman Reuben Abati outlined the plan to help battle the deadly Ebola virus, after Jonathan declared a national state of emergency, and approved 1.9 billion naira of emergency funds to contain it. Aug 9, 2014
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Congress condemns Amit Shah's speech at BJP national council meet

New Delhi/ Kanpur, Aug 9 (ANI): Congress on Saturday condemned BJP chief Amit Shah’s statement that the electoral verdict of Lok Sabha polls was "defeat of dynasty politics" and the "people rejected appeasement and vote bank politics". Shah had said that when history will be written, the former UPA government will be known as a government of scams. Aug 9, 2014
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Bangladeshi students gather information about Indian varsities at education fair in Dhaka.

Dhaka, Aug 09 (ANI): Bangladeshi students thronged an education fair in Dhaka, to explore prospects of studying in Indian universities. Career Fair, the Indian Education Fair, 2014, a two-day event began in Dhaka on August 08 at the Ruposhi Bangla Hotel. India has been at the forefront of providing quality education facilities and thus creating a vast pool of talent for the country. The situation has got better with the new knowledge-driven technology, with which the demand for education has increased manifold. Today, India is in a great position to provide high quality English language based education, training and skill development to Bangladeshi citizens in India. Aug 9, 2014
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UPA faced blow in elections, we are a low taxation govt: Jaitley

New Delhi, Aug 09 (ANI): Finance and Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday spoke about the tremendous win of BJP and heavy loss of Congress in the recent elections. Jaitley said that all political analysts had failed to estimate the extent to which the BJP would win in the elections. He added that Modi-led NDA government is a low taxation government which works for the betterment of the citizens. Aug 9, 2014
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Ethiopian wine raises cheer for economy

The sandy soil, short rainy season, cheap land and abundant labour make Ethiopia ideal wine growing territory, and the government is hoping wine can also boost the country's image abroad to attract more foreign investment. Duration: 01:50 Aug 9, 2014
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Truce fails as Israel strikes Gaza after militants resume rocket fire

Israeli-Gaza Border, Aug 09 (ANI): Israeli tanks gathered on the border with Gaza on Saturday as a brief three-day peace crumbled on Friday after militants in Gaza fired dozens of rockets at Israel and Israeli forces responded with their own salvos. Israel launched more than 20 aerial attacks in Gaza early on Saturday and militants fired several rockets at Israel in a second day of violence since a failure to extend an Egyptian-mediated truce that halted a monthlong war earlier this week. Relative of a victim in Gaza talked about his loss. Meanwhile, Hamas blamed Israel for the failure of the talks. Aug 9, 2014
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Foraging for food in New York's parks

Foraging for wild, edible plants and berries is becoming a popular pastime in New York, with several restaurants now selling dishes that can be sourced to the city’s parks and open spaces. Duration: 02:03 Aug 9, 2014
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Amit Shah thanks workers for BJP's success

New Delhi, Aug 09 (ANI): Amit Shah who was installed as the party president on Saturday thanked BJP workers for party's success in the Lok Sabha Polls. Addressing the BJP national council meet in New Delhi, he said that lakhs of activists have worked to ensure BJP' success on various mediums including Facebook and Twitter. Aug 9, 2014