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PM Modi meets governor of Aichi Prefecture of Japan

Tokyo, Sept 02 (ANI):Prime Minister Narendra Modi began the fourth day of his five-day state visit to Japan by dropping in at Tokyo's Sacred Heart University and meeting Natsuo Yamaguchi, the leader of the New Komeito, which is a junior coalition ally of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP). The two leaders reportedly exchanged views on issues of bilateral, regional and global importance to the two countries. On Monday, in a joint statement issued after delegation-level talks, Modi and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged to take steps to boost bilateral cooperation in sectors such as railways, civil aviation, energy, maritime affairs, science and technology and women's empowerment. Prime Minister Modi, who will be concluding his visit to Japan tomorrow, is scheduled to meet Emperor Akihito. Sep 2, 2014
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PoK residents decry exchange of fire across the border

Poonch, Sept 02 (ANI): Residents of Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Pakistan called for an end to ceasefire violations as they travelled back to their nation by bus after visiting relatives in Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir. The residents, passengers of a bus service between Rawalakot in Pakistan and Poonch, said on unless there is peace and tranquility along the Line of Control at the international border, people from both the sides would not be able to visit each other often. Kashmir has witnessed almost uninterrupted ceasefire violation by Pakistan since August 15. Sep 2, 2014
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Do not lock yourself in TCS room when in India: PM Modi pitching for food and travel to Japanese tec

Tokyo, Sep 02 (ANI): While addressing a group of techies in Japan's TCS, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi pitched in for Indian food and travel to the audience. He requested the TCS employees not to lock themselves in TCS rooms while in India. He also said that if one goes to try every Indian dish, the person will get new dishes each day without repetition for 6 months. Further, he wished all the employees a great luck ahead. Sep 2, 2014
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British law minister says India must open up its legal sector

New Delhi, Sept 02 (ANI): British law minister Shailesh Vara, who arrived in New Delhi for his three-day visit said India must open up its legal sector. The United Kingdom's Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State and Minister for the Courts and Legal Aid at the Ministry of Justice, Vara, will also be visiting Ahmedabad. His visit is the latest in a series of senior British government visitors to India to further strengthen the bilateral relationship with the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Interacting with mediapersons in New Delhi, he added the United Kingdom and India have very strong links on trade, education and legal front. Vara said with Modi's initiative to allow foreign companies to invest in India, overseas lawyers must also be allowed to practice in India. Opening up the legal sector, Vara added, would make India also known as the centre of excellence across the globe, which will have benefits and help attract the business. Sep 2, 2014
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Amit Shah accuses UDF and LDF in Kerala of vote bank politics

Thiruvananthapuram, Sept 02 (ANI): BJP president Amit Shah, who visited Kerala in order to gain foothold in the state, blamed the dominant coalition fronts for pursuing vote bank politics, and promoting communalism. Kerala is one of the states where BJP is yet to display a strong electoral performance, and politics in the state is dominated by two political factions - United Democratic Front (UDF) led by Congress party and Left Democratic Front (LDF) led by Communist Party of India (Marxist). Shah was addressing special convention of party functionaries in Thiruvananthapuram city during his maiden visit to the state. He further elaborated on the point by saying that Kerala government had sought the release of Abdul Nazer Mahdani, who was detained in connection with the 2008 serial bomb blasts in Bangalore. Shah is hoping to promote the development model of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to lure the voters in southern states. Sep 2, 2014
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Spiritual partnership with Japan not bound by time: Modi

Tokyo, Sept 02 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed gratitude towards his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe for the grand hospitality and said India and Japan's spiritual relationship is not bound by time. Earlier in the day Abe had said he will work hand-in-hand with Modi to dramatically strengthen relations in every field and elevate ties to a special, strategic global partnership. Sep 2, 2014
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Haj Committee in Rajasthan organises orientation camp for Muslim pilgrims

Ajmer, Sep 02 (ANI): A Haj Committee in Rajasthan organized a vaccination camp and an orientation programme for Muslim pilgrims to guide them on issues concerning the holy rituals at Mecca and Madina. The committee in Ajmer directed the pilgrims to fill up the Haj forms, advised them to keep photocopies of passports and also told them about the significance of the pilgrimage. Blood samples of pilgrims were collected and every kind of medical aid was taken into consideration. The pilgrims were satisfied with the initiative of the Haj Committee. Sep 2, 2014