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Obama lands in Philippines as defence pact signed

President Barack Obama lands in the Philippines to cement new defence ties on the last leg of an Asian tour conducted against a backdrop of territorial tensions between US allies and China. Duration: 01:10 Apr 28, 2014
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Philippines and US sign defence pact

The Philippines and the United States sign a deal to allow a bigger US military presence on Filipino territory, hours ahead of a visit to Manila by US President Barack Obama. Duration: 01:04 Apr 28, 2014
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Congress alleges Modi of having links with 'hawala' operator

New Delhi, April 28 (ANI): Congress on Monday, sought an answer from the BJP and its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for his alleged ' covert relationship, protection and friendship with one of the biggest hawala rackets unearthed a few days back' which raises serious questions. The Congress released a CD showing Narendra Modi in pictures with Afroz Fatta arrested in connection with a Rs1000 crore hawala racket and dared the BJP PM candidate to submit himself to an independent probe. Apr 28, 2014
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Urs of sufi saint Wahab Khar shows interfaith harmony in Kashmir

Kashmir, April 28 (ANI): The beautiful state of Jammu and Kashmir is known for attracting tourists from all over the world. The essence of its divine exquisiteness and the unity with which its people work together to keep it alive, spares nobody to visit the state at least ones in a lifetime. This utmost togetherness amongst people belonging to different communities spreads a message of communal harmony. A similar example comes from the saffron town of Pampore district in Kashmir where devotees practicing different religions together visit the shrine of Wahab Khar to celebrate his annual Urs. Khar, a mystic poet known for his spiritual powers and unique method of transforming thoughts into poetry in a unique way, is known by people for his ideologies of brotherhood. Apr 28, 2014
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Easter brings joy for all in Kerala

Kerala, April 28 (ANI): The state of Kerala, located in southern India, is not just a tourist hotspot but it is also the forerunner among Indian states in education, living standards, and harmonious coexistence. There is mutual affection and co-operation among different communities and people celebrate all festivals jointly with enthusiasm. Easter is one such occasion. The festival brings joy, not just for Christians, but for everyone alike. A large number of people from different religions gather on the occasion to light candles and pray for peace. Apr 28, 2014
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Congress says BJP in aggressive bid to snatch power

Kolkata, April 28 (ANI): Congress Leader, Anand Sharma, said Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its ideological mentor Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is aggressively campaigning for gaining power. Sharma, while addressing a news conference in Kolkata, said BJP-RSS were unfairly targeting Congress' United Progressive Alliance (UPA). Sharma also added that the BJP has been misusing the resources for their propaganda and publicity. Apr 28, 2014
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Kashmiris don't need certificate of secularism from Modi: Omar Abdullah

Srinagar, April 28 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday said the BJP's PM candidate Narendra Modi is the opposite of being secular, and added that he has insulted all Kashmiris through his statement. He further said that Modi has a habit to manipulate history and he brings up the topic of Kashmiri Pandits whenever it suited him. Apr 28, 2014
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BJP terms Robert Vadra's land dealing as huge scandal

New Delhi, April 28 (ANI): BJP spokesperson, Nirmala Sitharaman, on Monday said that her party would continue to question the issue of land dealings, which involves Congress party president Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law, Robert Vadra till Sonia and Rahul Gandhi come clean on it. The Wall Street Journal in an article claimed that in 2012 Vadra sold more than 72 crore rupees of property and he still held real estate valued at 252 crore rupees. The BJP termed it as a massive scandal which resulted in injustice to many people of Haryana and Rajasthan. Sitharaman also questioned Sonia Gandhi and Congress vice-president, Rahul Gandhi's silence on the matter. Apr 28, 2014

Regional leaders in Tamil Nadu pay tribute to Major Mukund Vardarajan killed in Shopian

Chennai, April 28 (ANI): The Tamil Nadu government and the regional Congress leaders on Monday paid homage to one of the security personnel, Major Mukund Vardarajan at his Chennai residence. Major Mukund Vardarajan and sepoy Vikram Singh were killed by militants during an overnight gun battle that started Friday in Shopian, which is 55 kilometres away from Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar. Senior Congress leader E V K S Elangovan said fighting militancy is the biggest challenge in front of the country. Both the security personnel are survived by their wives and children. Acting on a tip-off about a militant hideout, security forces launched the search operation to flush them out. The militants were reportedly asked to surrender but they resorted to firing, triggering the gunfight. Apr 28, 2014
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Congress protests against Ramdev over his derogatory remark

Bhopal / Bangalore, April 28 (ANI): Congress supporters and workers protested in various parts of the country on Monday against yoga guru Ramdev over his derogatory remarks on party's vice-president, Rahul Gandhi. Ramdev had said Gandhi visits Dalit households for picnics and honeymoon, which triggered a storm especially among Dalit community. In IT hub Bangalore, members of the youth Congress party and Schedule Caste department took to streets and shouted slogans against Ramdev. Following Ramdev's remarks, Election Commission banned Ramdev from conducting any meetings and programmes in Lucknow till May 16, the day results of general elections will be announced. Apr 28, 2014
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Congress has set world record in corruption: Nitin Gadkari

Lucknow, Apr 28 (ANI): Senior BJP leader, Nitin Gadkari, on Monday said that the country is reeling under inflation and price rise due to wrong economic policies and mis-governance of Congress party-led central government. Addressing a news conference in Lucknow, Gadkari slammed Congress party and its alliance United Progressive Alliance (UPA), saying they had created a world record in corruption. Gadkari said people of the country are hopeful of Narendra Modi and believe that a change will come in the country. Apr 28, 2014
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5 Navy cadets arrested for molesting woman in Mumbai

Mumbai, April 28 (ANI): Mumbai police arrested five navy cadets for allegedly molesting a woman in a Mumbai pub and then chasing her auto. The incident took place when the 25-year-old housewife went to a pub along with her husband and a friend. The couple was dancing when the cadets allegedly misbehaved with her. The officers waited for the victim after the pub authorities asked them to leave. The victim called the police while on the chase and later, the police arrested the five accused. ACP Shivaji Rao Kolekar said that investigation is on and that the court has given them to police custody. Apr 28, 2014