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Candice Swanepoel tops Maxim's 2014 Hot 100 list

New Delhi, May 24 (ANI): South African model Candice Swanepoel beat the likes of Scarlett Johansson, Katy Perry to become reach No.1 position in Maxim's 2014 Hot 100 list. The Victoria’s Secret supermodel said in a statement that it’s a huge honor to be Maxim’s number one, among so many beautiful and talented women, adding that its great feeling, a leading daily reported. Also included in the list were a bevy of beauties from the Hollywood Jennifer Lawrence and Mila Kunis. Maxim Creative Director Paul Martinez said that South African beauty was chosen not only because of her beauty, but also because of her catapulting herself into international stardom and building herself a global brand. May 24, 2014
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Sports goods industry in Punjab booms ahead of FIFA World Cup

Jalandhar, May 24 (ANI): With 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil less than a month away, sports manufacturing houses in Punjab are flourishing as sport lovers throng the shops to buy football gear and apparels to support their respective teams. In Punjab’s Jalandhar city, brands like Nivia are manufacturing not just footballs but jerseys, shoes, souvenirs and women apparel to lure soccer crazy fans. The fans immerse themselves in football frenzy and scream their lungs out in support of their favourite teams. This time also, especially with the World Cup just around the corner, the football industry is expected to make a profit of 30 to 40 percent as compared to last year. Although football is not very popular in northern India, it definitely has a strong grip in West Bengal, Goa, Maharashtra and Mizoram. May 24, 2014
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Top leadership of AAP dictatorial, anarchic: Vinod Binny

New Delhi, May 24 (ANI): Expelled Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Vinod Kumar Binny on Saturday said it is justifiable for party leader Shazia Ilmi to be unhappy with the party as it is forcing its decision on her, and described the top leadership of the party as 'dictatorial' and 'anarchic'. He further said that Shazia is being ignored completely in the party, and alleged that only three-four individuals are taking all the major decisions in the party. Shazia Ilmi had contested both the Delhi Assembly elections and the Lok Sabha elections, and had lost both the times. According to reports, Ilmi is unhappy with the AAP regarding some of its decisions, and might announce her decision to leave the party in her press conference scheduled for today. May 24, 2014
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Police arrest militants, seize heroin in Punjab

Ludhiana, May 24 (ANI): The anti-narcotics cell along with the local police arrested militants and seized 20 grams of heroin in Punjab. Assistant Sub-Inspector, Anti-narcotics cell, Satvir Singh informed they had arrested active militant, Avtar Singh alias Tari, and one of his accomplices. The police said several cases like murder, robbery, etc are already registered against Tari. Drugs trade has been thriving in Punjab, which shares its international border with Pakistan. May 24, 2014
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Shazia Ilmi may quit AAP today; Somnath Bharti says all is well

New Delhi, May 24 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party leader Shazia Ilmi may resign from the party on Saturday. Ilmi, who seems to be dissatisfied with the party's leadership, is likely to hold a press conference where she will formally announce her resignation. In a bid to dilute the whole matter, another party leader, Somnath Bharti said he met Ilmi and there is no major issue. May 24, 2014
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Shazia Ilmi may quit AAP today, politicos react

New Delhi, May 24 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Shazia Ilmi who is one of the most prominent faces of the party, is reportedly not happy with the AAP's policies and may resign from the party on Saturday. Ilmi is likely to hold a press conference today where she will formally announce her resignation. Meanwhile, reacting over this, BJP leader Dr Harsh Vardhan took a jibe saying that any AAP member, who comes to know even 10 percent of the party's real face, will quit. Ashwini Upadhyay, who was expelled by the AAP last month due to "anti-party activities", meanwhile, said that soon no one will be left in the party except Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia, Yogendra Yadav, Sanjay Singh. Congress too slammed AAP for making fool of people. May 24, 2014
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Don't know that Shazia Ilmi is unhappy, has not contacted party yet: Ashutosh

New Delhi, May 24 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Shazia Ilmi who is one of the most prominent faces of the party, is reportedly not happy with the AAP's policies and may resign from the party on Saturday. Ilmi, is likely to hold a press conference today where she will formally announce her resignation. Reacting over this AAP leader Ashutosh said that he did not know if Shazia was unhappy. He added that she has not contacted the party yet, therefore he cannot comment. May 24, 2014
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Politicos react as Sharad Pawar blames Congress for NCP's dismal performance

New Delhi, May 24 (ANI): Politicos on Saturday reacted over Sharad Pawar's statement where he blamed Congress party for his Nationalist Congress Party's disappointing performance in the Lok Sabha polls. With the Lok Sabha polls leaving the Congress badly bruised, key ally NCP demanded more seats for itself in the Maharashtra Assembly elections due later this year while attributing the debacle to "complete breakdown" of dialogue between ruling UPA allies. May 24, 2014
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Not the right time to have serious talks with Pakistan: Congress

New Delhi, May 24 (ANI): Congress leader Shakeel Ahmed said that it was not the right situation to have serious discussions with Pakistan as Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi invited premier of the neighbouring country for swearing-in ceremony. BJP has invited Pakistan Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, to the swearing in ceremony of Modi on May 26. Addressing a news conference in New Delhi, Ahmed said that Pakistani government showed no positive signs of reducing terror activities. Meanwhile, Ahmed also hit out at BJP for its double standards for saying reports of Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India should not be cited for political arguments. May 24, 2014
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Congress in Kashmir reviews performance after poll debacle

Srinagar, May 24 (ANI): Congress party in Jammu and Kashmir reviewed its performance after poll debacle in recently concluded general elections and said that it would focus more on employment and development. Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, who was present at the review meeting in Srinagar said that it was time to accept flaws and introspect. Meanwhile, president of State Congress Committee in Jammu and Kashmir, Saifuddin Soz, said that the focus would be on development in the state. May 24, 2014
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Congress slams BJP for inviting Nawaz Sharif to Modi's swearing in

New Delhi, May 24 (ANI): The Congress party on Saturday criticized the BJP over sending an invitation to Pakistan premier Nawaz Sharif for the swearing in ceremony of Prime Minister designate Narendra Modi, saying that Modi should have asked Nawaz Sharif to get underworld don Dawood Ibrahim along, as BJP was making a lot of noise about it during campaign. Congress leader JP Agarwal said that in the past BJP criticized Manmohan Singh's government for such initiatives and now they are doing the same. May 24, 2014
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Tide turns for Liberia's secret surf spot

Hardcore surfers have known about the world class breaks off the coast of Liberia's north west coast for years but locals in the poor fishing community of Robertsport are now hoping for a new wave of tourism to revive the region. Duration: 01:52 May 24, 2014