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Bangladesh book fair in Kolkata aims to boost bilateral relations

Kolkata, Sep 29 (ANI): Bangladesh book fair organised in Kolkata drew bibliophiles, as it aimed to boost trade and strengthen bilateral relations between the two neighbouring nations. West Bengal, Education Minister Bratya Basu inaugurated the fair. Around 32 publishers are participating in the fair, which would conclude on October 02. Basu said that such fairs would enhance not only trade but socio-political relations between India and Bangladesh. The Deputy High Commissioner of Bangladesh to Kolkata, Abida Islam, said that if the demand for Bangladeshi books increase in India then the export of books would rise, which would provide a boost to trade. Sep 29, 2013
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Victims of Pakistan quake hospitalised in Karachi

Victims are hospitalised in Karachi after a 6.8-magnitude earthquake hit southwest Pakistan, killing at least 22 people in a region already devastated by a tremor which left more than 300 people dead this week. Duration:01:07. Sep 29, 2013
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Edgy Aussie Ellery fashion hits Paris catwalk

Young Australian fashion designer Kym Ellery shows her summer collection during Paris fashion week, only the third time in 20 years that an Australian has been invited to the prestigious event. Duration: 00:57 Sep 29, 2013
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Nairobi prays for victims of mall attack

Church-goers in Nairobi pray for the victims of the Westgate Mall attack, as pressure mounts on the government after accusations that top brass failed to heed security warnings. Duration:01:01 Sep 29, 2013
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Ajmer: Gehlot inaugurates Government Hospital worth 32 Crore Rupees

Ajmer, Sep 28 (ANI): While inaugurating a government hospital in Kekeri block of Ajmer worth 32 crore rupees, Rajasthan Chief Minister, Ashok Gehlot recently said that the state was now standing in front row of developed states of the country. He further said that the road to development will continue in future as people realized that they are getting the programs which were required. Gehlot also asserted that for all programs for common people, the government had never cried for budget deficit and provided services to people. Meanwhile the union minister Sachin Pilot who was present at the occasion said that the UPA government had always supported the state to develop and get facilities. Sep 28, 2013
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Villagers in Nagaland benefit from MGNREGA

Nagaland, Sep 28 (ANI): The government has launched several schemes to uplift the living standard of the rural poor. The villages of Seithekima, Virazoma and Chumukedima, which surround the commercial hub of Dimapur, are now making speedy progress through the implementation of developmental schemes like the MGNREGA. Sep 28, 2013
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UPA firmly behind PM, nothing wrong in rectifying his errors: Milind Deora

Mumbai, Sep 28 (ANI): Even as opposition parties demand Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s resignation over the latest contentious issue of Ordinance related to convicted lawmakers and Congress Vice President, Rahul Gandhi calling it a complete nonsense, MoS, Communication & IT, Milind Deora on Saturday said that UPA was behind the PM and that there was nothing wrong in rectifying his errors. Sep 28, 2013
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Manmohan Singh and Sheikh Hasina to meet at UNGA New York on September 28

New Delhi, Sep 28 (ANI): Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to meet her Indian counterpart Dr. Manmohan Singh on the sidelines of the UNGA in New York on the 28th of this month. In an exclusive interview to ANI, noted Indian Journalist Jayanto Ghoshal threw light on the agendas to be discussed between the two nations. Talking about the different bilateral issues like the Teesta water sharing and the Land Boundary agreement, Ghoshal stated that India has started a new initiative to resolve all these problems. Ghoshal however added that on its part, Bangladesh should also try to understand that India is trying to sort out its federal problems and make a political consensus. Sep 28, 2013