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'Bang Bang' set for a grand IMAX release

New Delhi, Oct 3 (ANI): Fox Star studios is set to release ' Bang Bang' grandly in 4000 screens in India and 250 screens in the U.S. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif starrer film, which is a remake of Fox's 'Knight and Day,' would be the second digitally supersized Bollywood movie from the giant of a theatre after 2013's 'Dhoom: 3.' Greg Foster, senior executive VP of IMAX Corp. and CEO of IMAX Entertainment admitted that IMAX was "excited about becoming a larger part of Bollywood movie going culture in India." Oct 3, 2014
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Eco Friendly Pandal becomes the highlight of Delhi's Durga Pooja

New Delhi, Oct 03 (ANI): The Eco Friendly Durga puja pandal put up at Matri mandir made up from recycled wastes became the highlight of capitals festivities this year. Following Narendra Modi's footsteps for a Swach Bharat the Pandal has been made from recycled garbage and thrown away material. Throng of visitors who came to see this unique pandal were amused by its creativity. With most of the decoration items being picked up from garbage dumps and rag picker's this Pandal at Matri Mandir is indeed a great way to promote the Eco-Friendly drive. Oct 3, 2014
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Reactions pour in after AIR broadcasts PM Modi's 'Mann Ki Baat'

New Delhi, Oct 3 (ANI): Reactions poured in on Friday after Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared 'Mann ki Baat' on All India Radio in an attempt to get connected with maximum number of people. BJP leader Sambit Patra said that PM through his speech inspired people to march ahead for creation of a better India. Former IPS officer Kiran Bedi praising the PM said that PM is converting negativity to positivity and cynicism to hope in the country. However, Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit said that PM's speech was similar to the sermons given by the religious leaders. Oct 3, 2014
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Politicos applaud India for its historic performance at Asian games

New Delhi, Oct 3 (ANI): Politicos on Friday congratulated the Indian players for their historic performance at the 17th Asian games after India’s gold medal tally reached 11. BJP leader Sambit Patra congratulating India said that it is a matter of great pride for India. Congress leader Rashid Alvi said that the government should help the players in every way so that they are able to perform well on the global platform. NCP leader Tariq Anwar said that after this win, hockey will regain its lost fame among the youth of the country. Oct 3, 2014
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P Chidambaram terms 'Swachh Bharat'as UPA scheme, Politicos react

New Delhi, Oct 03 (ANI): Political leaders on Friday reacted over Congress leader P Chidambaram's remark on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project 'Swachh Bharat Abiyan'wherein he said that the there is 'nothing new but Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan" of erstwhile Congress-led UPA Government. Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi and NCP leader Tariq Anwar supported the same and said that this is taken up from the congress and such campaigns are being practiced by people from times immemorial. Singhvi said that it is fine if they are taking up UPA's regime but BJP should atleast give credits to the previous government. Meanwhile, BJP leader Sambit Patra said that Congress should realize the truth and accept their defeat. Oct 3, 2014
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Civilians injured, houses damaged as Pak rangers resort to unprovoked firing in J and K

Poonch, Oct 03 (ANI): Some civilians sustained injuries while some lost their houses as Pakistani Rangers violated ceasefire and resorted to unprovoked firing on the Indian positions along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. The entire Gagrian village in the Poonch sector was affected in the firing. According to the villagers of Gagrian, the firing continued till midnight and almost all civilians stayed awake all night. The injured were taken to the hospital immediately. Ahmed said the entire locality got strong tremors as bombs started falling on the village. He added the government should initiate steps to find out permanent solution for people living on the India-Pakistan border. Oct 3, 2014
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Two militants of Hizbul Mujahideen killed in J and K encounter

Pulwama, Oct 03 (ANI): Two militants of separatist outfit Hizbul Mujahideen were killed in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. Reportedly, the security forces got information about the presence of these militants and acted upon it. The militants opened fire while the forces were closing in on the hideout of these militants. Of the two militants killed, one has been identified as Riyaz Naikoo while the other is said to be a top militant of the outfit. Hizbul Mujahideen is a Kashmiri separatist group designated as a militant organisation by India. It is active in Jammu and Kashmir since 1989. Further re-enforcement have reached the encounter site to ensure that the hiding terrorist do not succeed in escape from the area under the cover of darkness. Oct 3, 2014
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PM Modi shares'Mann ki Baat' on All India Radio, appeals people to buy Khadi

New Delhi, Oct 03 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday shared'Mann ki Baat' on All India Radio in an attempt to get connected with maximum number of people nad with those who have no access to TV. Modi urged people to buy khadi products thereby helping poor in some way. He promised to make his radio address a fortnightly occurrence, saying that he would try to speak to the nation over radio at least two Sundays a month at 11:00 AM. The prime minster also asked people to gain back their self-respect and confidence and work for a better country. He also asked people to connect to him and send their suggestions regularly. Modi also talked about India's success in Mars mission and ended the speech by greeting people on Vijayadashmi. Oct 3, 2014
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Sports fraternity congratulates India on performance at Asian Games, expects better facilities for a

New Delhi, Oct 03 (ANI): Applauding India's performance at the 2014 Asian Games, sports fraternity on Friday congratulated India. Former Asian Marathon Champion Sunita Godara said that this is a proud moment for the country bring the poor conditions and facilities provided to the athletes by the administration. Godara also said that this might in near future help providing better facilities to the athletes. Former Sports Minister MS Gill also congratulated the athletes on their victory and he also expected better facilities and better performance by the administration and athletes respectively. Oct 3, 2014
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Buddhist monks in Bodh Gaya take part in 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'

Bodh Gaya, Oct 03 (ANI): Buddhist monks in holy town of Bodh Gaya in Bihar took part in cleanliness drive as a part of 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 145th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. On Thursday, a holiday for Gandhi's birthday, Modi launched the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, to modernise sanitation within five years. A Buddhist monk, Ajay said that Modi's campaign will be taken forward by all the monasteries across the state. The ministers and government officials also across India wielded broom and swept streets and offices as part of Modi's pet project. Oct 3, 2014
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Mohan Bhagwat addresses on Vijaydashmi, raises issues of ISIS and China infiltration among others Pa

Nagpur, Oct 03 (ANI): RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat on the occasion of Vijaya Dashmi addressed the party members in Nagpur which was, for the first time, broadcasted by Doordarshan. Bhagwat pointed out at ISIS and said that vested interests of western world have given rise to terrorism. He also talked about infiltration attempt by Bangladeshis in states like Assam and West Bengal and said that the state government is doing nothing in this regard for votes. Further, he also talked about infiltration attempt and attacks from China and appealed people to first boycott Chinese products thereby giving strength to government's stand against China. Oct 3, 2014