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Nobel Peace laureate congratulates India for its support to Tibet

Dharamsala, Oct 4 (ANI): American Nobel Peace Laureate, Jody Williams has said that India should be congratulated for the support it has extended to Tibet over the years. Williams, who along with another Peace Laureate, Shirin Ebadi, was in Dharamsala after boycotting the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates scheduled in South Africa. They arrived at Dharamsala for the 25th anniversary of conferment of the Nobel Peace Prize on the 14th Dalai Lama on Thursday (October 02). A government of exiled Tibetans and tens of thousands of refugees are based in India. China, which regards the Dalai Lama as a dangerous separatist, has ruled Tibet with an iron fist since Communist troops marched in 1950. Oct 4, 2014
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Top N. Korea leaders hold talks on rare visit to South

Three top North Korean officials, including the nation's de facto number two, make a surprise visit to South Korea and hold the highest-level talks for years, fuelling hopes of a breakthrough in troubled cross-border ties. Duration: 00:43 Oct 4, 2014
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BJP's Maharashtra Rally: Modi attacks Congress-NCP

Beed, Oct 4 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday hit out at the Congress-Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) alliance in a campaign rally in Maharashtra's Beed district. Taking on the alliance, which broke last month, Modi quipped, just like Amitabh Bachchan's Kaun Banega Crorepati, the Maharashtra government used to play `Kaun Banega Arabpati` everyday. Oct 4, 2014
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If Munde ji was alive, I would not have to come to Maharashtra: Modi

Beed, Oct 4 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday while addressing a campaign rally in Maharashtra's Beed district recalled Gopinath Munde. Modi said if the BJP leader was alive, he wouldn't have been required to come to the state. Modi urged people to ensure his party's victory in the upcoming assembly elections in the state. Oct 4, 2014
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Responding to ceasefire violations by Pakistan: Army

Srinagar/Poonch, Oct 04 (ANI): A high-level officer of the Indian army said on Saturday that they have been responding continuously to the ceasefire violations by Pakistani Rangers. Unprovoked firing and ceasefire violations by Pakistani troops at Indian positions along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir left one dead and injured four civilians on Friday. Addressing a news conference in Srinagar, General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the Kashmir based 15 Corps of the Indian army, Lieutenant General Subrata Saha said they had recovered mortar shells which they are analyzing. Saha assured that the Indian army is doing all in its might to combat the Pakistani forces at the border. Oct 4, 2014
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Sonia Gandhi appeals Haryana to give Congress full mandate in by polls

Sirsa, Oct 4 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday during a rally in Sirsa district of Haryana appealed to the people to give clear majority to Congress in the upcoming assembly elections. She further said that under the leadership Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, the state has developed in various sectors. Gandhi also cautioned the people against those parties who want to come to power for their selfish interests. Oct 4, 2014
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Bihar Home Secretary assures thorough probe in Gandhi Maidan stampede

Patna, Oct 4 (ANI): Bihar's Principal Secretary (Home) Amir Subhani on Saturday said a thorough investigation will be conducted to find out the reason for Friday's stampede at the Gandhi Maidan and added that a hearing in this case will take place next Tuesday. Subhani and Additional Director General of Police (Headquarters) Gupteshwar Pandey have been asked to conduct an inquiry into the stampede. Subhani said the statements of the magistrate and police personnel deployed on duty will be taken separately. Pandey further said that this is an open inquiry. Oct 4, 2014
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Villagers near Indo- Pak border bear brunt of ongoing ceasefire violations

R S Pura/ Srinagar/ New Delhi, Oct 04 (ANI): Villagers living near the Indo-Pak border remained in fear throughout the night as Pakistan continued to shell mortars to target Indian positions on the international border in RS Pura sector of Jammu district. A fresh ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops in the Swajian sector of Poonch left two people injured last night from the same village. The village sarpanch of Kake-de-Kothe village, a grandfather and grandson duo, were injured in the firing. Unprovoked firing by Pakistan side have also led to loss of property of the nearby villagers who are dreading under fear nights by night as the ceasefire violations are continued for days. Earlier on Friday, one civilian was killed, while four others were injured in Swajian sector. Injured were immediately taken to hospital. Meanwhile, Congress leader Rashid Alvi said that government needs to take strong position over the issue. Oct 4, 2014
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PM Modi pays tribute to Shyamji Krishna Varma on his 157th birth anniversary

New Delhi, Oct 04 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid tribute to freedom fighter Shyamji Krishna Varma on his 157th birth anniversary, and urged people to visit Kranti Teerth, a memorial that celebrates Varma's life and contribution to India's freedom movement. Modi tweeted, "On his birth anniversary, I bow to Shyamji Krishna Varma. A devout patriot, he inspired several nationalists, both in India and overseas. Shyamji Krishna Varma was closely associated with India House, which was a very active hub for the nationalist movement in London." "In 2003, I had the honour to bring Shyamji Krishna Varma's ashes back to India from Switzerland. In 2010, we dedicated Kranti Teerth to the nation. Kranti Teerth is a memorial that celebrates Shyamji Krishna Varma's life and contribution, " he added. Oct 4, 2014
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BS Hooda tries to woo farmers at Sirsa rally, says strengthen Congress for farmer's sake

Sirsa, Oct 4 (ANI): Addressing a rally in Sirsa, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Saturday tried to woo farmers with new reforms for the welfare of farmers and poor. Hooda hit out the BJP and said that the party didn't get votes on their policies as everyone is aware that BJP can never be in favour of poor, farmers and backward classes. He also talked about many reforms Congress is planning to bring for the state after its victory in the state Assembly polls. Oct 4, 2014