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Serbia, Czechs tied 1-1 in Davis Cup final

Serbia and defending champions the Czech Republic were tied 1-1 after the first day of the Davis Cup final on Friday as Novak Djokovic and Tomas Berdych swept through in straight sets. Duration: 01:32 Nov 16, 2013
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Kut Festival sends out a message of peace and harmony

Manipur, Nov 16 (ANI): The vibrant folkdances performed by the tribal people in the hills of Manipur reflect their joy and happiness. Celebrated every year, Chavang-Kut brings together Kukis, Chins and Mizo tribes. Nagas and Meitei also participate in it to make it an occasion of peace and unity in the state. Nov 16, 2013
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Manmohan Singh addresses rally to woe Mizoram before LS polls

Aizawl, Nov 16 (ANI): Addressing a rally in Aizwal in Mizoram, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that UPA government have worked hard and resulted in many positive developments in the state in the last nine years. He also talked about various policies that UPA government brought about for the welfare of the state. He said that Former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi have shared a special connection with the state, and so does Congress party representing it in the Lok Sabha for over years now. Nov 16, 2013
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Bharat Ratna for eminent scientist Prof. C N R Rao

Bangalore, Nov 16 (ANI): The government on Saturday decided to confer the Bharat Ratna, the nation's highest civilian award, on eminent scientist Professor C.N.R.Rao. Prof. C.N.R. Rao is an eminent scientist and a well recognized international authority on solid state and materials chemistry. Nov 16, 2013
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Bangladesh lawyer calls for free and fair elections as political battle intensifies

Dhaka, Nov 16 (ANI): Senior advocate of Supreme Court of Bangladesh, Abu Mohammad Aminuddin urged the feuding parties, the Awami League and the BNP, to end the impasse over the issue of caretaker government and called for free and fair elections, as tensions mounted ahead of the polls. Aminuddin while talking to a reporter in Dhaka on Saturday (November 16) said that the leading parties should discuss about the forthcoming elections, as there is no provision of caretaker government in the present constitution. Commenting over the political uncertainty within the country, Aminuddin highlighted the difference over religion in politics between the two parties. Aminuddin also said that the BNP was associating with Jamaat with an aim to win the votes of the fundamentalists. Nov 16, 2013
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Rahul Gandhi lauds Nand Kumar Patels work, expresses grief over his loss

Kharsia, Nov 16 (ANI): Addressing a rally in Kharsia constituency in Chhattisgarh, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi said lauded former PCC Chief Nand Kumar Patel’s work in the state and expressed grief over the 25th May incident which killed Patel. Gandhi said that Patel never asked to be a Chief Minister, he was a person with the heart of a ‘Sarpanch’ and not of a political party leader. He said that Congress gave many schemes and introduced bills for the Chhattisgarh people, but BJP stripped off all these from the citizens. Finally, Gandhi said that he wants 500 such Nand Kumar Patel from between the crowds who will throw the BJP out and that will ultimately lead to the development of the state. Nov 16, 2013
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Shivraj Singh Chouhan releases manifesto ahead of upcoming state polls

Bhopal, Nov 16 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, Shivraj Singh Chouhan promised well-connected road system, increased power generation and schemes for farmers while releasing election manifesto in Bhopal ahead of upcoming polls. Releasing the manifesto along with other leaders on Saturday, Chouhan lured voters with announcement of a slew of projects. To make sure that the electricity crises is addressed, Chouhan said that power generation will be increased by 2020. While releasing the manifesto, Chouhan also highlighted the schemes for the farmers of the state. State Assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh will be held on November 25. Nov 16, 2013
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Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar to be given Bharat Ratna

New Delhi, Nov 16 (ANI): Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar who bid adieu to all forms of the game on Saturday will be conferred with the prestigious Bharat Ratna, according to a release by the Prime Minister's Office. That Sachin has been honoured with several awards is testimony to his extraordinary brilliance as a sportsman, and the records set by him are unmatched, and the spirit of sportsmanship displayed by him exemplary, said the release. Nov 16, 2013
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Congress, maintain some decency during election campaigns: Rajnath Singh

Raipur, Nov 16 (ANI): BJP president Rajnath Singh on Saturday said that the limits of decency should not be crossed by Congress leaders during election campaign speeches. Rajnath said that the more baseless allegations Congress levels at BJP and its PM Candidate Narendra Modi, the more his party will emerge stronger. Nov 16, 2013
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British PM welcomes European Commissions say in Spain-Gibraltar row

Colombo, Nov 16 (ANI): Addressing a news conference in Colombo on Saturday, British Prime Minister David Cameron welcomed the decision of European Commission on Spain-Gibraltar border issue, which comes in favour of Spain and rules out UK’s complaints. Earlier, Britain had said that it is confident that Spain was breaking EU (European Union) law by imposing "politically-motivated" checks at its border with Gibraltar, after Madrid imposed strict controls at the border following tiff with the latter over an artificial reef created by it in disputed waters. The European Commission too found that Spain had broken no EU rules by stepping up checks on the border crossing into Gibraltar. Nevertheless, Cameron said that raising the issue with the Commission had definitely served a purpose and good had come out of it. Nov 16, 2013
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Arvind Kejriwal files nomination papers from Delhi, slams opposition

New Delhi, Nov 16 (ANI): As the 2014 general elections are approaching, AAP representative Arvind Kejriwal also filed his nomination paper following BJP and Congress nominations. Kejriwal slammed the opposition BJP as well as Congress for corruption and said that the nomination is filed on the behalf of the common man and not a political party. He further slammed Congress’ advertising banners and said that is there would have been any development in Delhi, Sheila Dikshit would never have required posting banners and bragging about the developments done. Nov 16, 2013