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Narendra Modi addresses 2013 Global Meet of Emerging Markets Forum

Gandhinagar, Oct 14 (ANI): BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Monday addressed the global meeting of the Emerging Markets Forum. Modi stated that there cannot be a better model of governance than democracy and Government must be the guardian of people's interest. He further added that people want development and are even ready to take bitter pills for it. Oct 14, 2013
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JD (U) slams MP govt for Ratangarh temple stampede

New Delhi, Oct 14 (ANI): Slamming the Madhya Pradesh government for Ratangarh temple stampede, JD (U) on Monday said that bad governance, corruption in police responsible for the tragedy. Talking to mediapersons in New Delhi, JD (U) chief Sharad Yadav said that negligence by the state administration led to the tragedy. JD (U) leader K C Tyagi said that there were no proper arrangements for the devotees. Oct 14, 2013
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MP Govt should be held fully accountable for MP stampede: Congress

New Delhi, Oct 14 (ANI): Slamming the Madhya Pradesh government for Ratangarh temple stampede, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath said that just to make way for a BJP leader to enter the temple, police began lathicharge and that is why the stampede happened. He also said that MP government should be held fully accountable for temple tragedy. He further said that no leaders are being allowed to go and talk to people there because there is more to hide. Oct 14, 2013
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Dussehra Celebrations: Mysore gripped by religious fervour and gaiety

Mysore, Oct 14 (ANI): Vijayadashami marks the end of the Dussehra celebrations in Mysore. Karnataka's cultural capital and the city of palaces, Mysore is gripped by religious fervour and gaiety on the occasion. Dussehra has been chosen as Karnataka's state festival - and the centuries-old tradition of a procession that starts in the Mysore Palace and winds its way through Mysore is one of the highlights. The biggest attraction in the festival is the victory procession of caparisoned elephants that marks the triumph of good over evil. Oct 14, 2013
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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik conducts aerial survey of cyclone hit areas

Odisha, Oct 14 (ANI): Odisha Chief Minister, Naveen Patnaik visited cyclone affected areas of worst hit Ganjam district on Monday. CM Patnaik conducted aerial survey of the cyclone hit areas- Gopalpur, Rangeilunda and Chhatrapu. Patnaik said the primary aim was to minimise loss of human lives and they had successfully managed to do so. Earlier, villagers blocked the official convoy of Patnaik who was on a visit to coastal areas of cyclone-hit Odisha to oversee relief work. Oct 14, 2013
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Our current priority is to provide relief materials to people: Odisha CM

Bhubaneswar, Oct 14 (ANI): As Cyclone Phailin left a trail of destruction knocking down lakhs of homes affecting nearly 90 lakh people, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said that rehabilitation was the biggest challenge before the state government. He also said that roads have been fixed and state government has requested Government of India for technical help of man power to fix electricity power. Oct 14, 2013
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Ceasefire violation: Army is ready to face infiltrators and giving them befitting answers says Lt Ge

Rajouri, Oct 14 (ANI): After Pakistan troops yet again violated ceasefire at Samba sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday wherein a BSF jawan has been injured, GOC of White Knight Corps Lt Gen DS Hooda said that the army is ready to face the infiltrators and are giving them befitting answers. He further said that a few infiltrators are present in the Rajouri district, who will be taken care of by the army. Hooda also said that apparently, winter snow will make the infiltrators divert themselves. Oct 14, 2013
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Ram Baraat in Agra breaking all communal barriers

Agra, Oct 14 (ANI): Festivals are an integral part of India’s culture. It not only symbolizes India’s age-old tradition but also brings people together to celebrate the occasions depicting the communal harmony, which has been the part of this tradition. One such example comes from Agra where every year during the Navratri festival a Ram Baraat is organised where people from all types of religions such as Hindus, Muslims, Sikh, and Christians come together to participate. Oct 14, 2013
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Communal harmony at Urs of Baba Tajuddin in Nagpur

Nagpur, Oct 14 (ANI): India is country of several faiths, languages and cultures, where there are many examples of strong bonds between different communities. One such instance of friendship and communal amity between Hindus and Muslims is visible at the annual Urs in Nagpur in the western state of Maharashtra. Oct 14, 2013
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MP CM visits stampede victims says inquiry will take 2 months

Datia, Oct 14 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan on Monday visited the Ratangarh temple stampede victims and stated that a judicial inquiry has been ordered in the case. He further said that the inquiry will take 2 months and also ensured that action would be taken within 15 days. Oct 14, 2013
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Coast guard rescues 18 sailors left stranded after Cyclone Phailin

Bhubaneswar, Oct 14 (ANI): The Indian coast guard rescued 18 sailors, who were left stranded after their merchant vessel went missing in the super-cyclone ‘Phailin’. A Panama-registered cargo ship carrying iron ore was reported to have sunk in rough seas off the coast of West Bengal, but the crew was rescued later by a Coast Guard aircraft. Speaking to a journalist in Bhubaneswar city, a Group Captain in the Indian Air Force (IAF), Basant. B. Pande, said on Monday (October 14) that the 18 sailors – 17 Chinese and one Indonesian – were safe. Oct 14, 2013
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Congress denies report of Priyanka campaigning in 2014 LS polls

New Delhi, Oct 14 (ANI): The Congress Party on Monday categorically denied media reports that party chief Sonia Gandhi's daughter Priyanka Vadra will campaign for the party in the 2014 general elections, and said this news has been floated to divert attention from the Madhya Pradesh Temple tragedy. Oct 14, 2013
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Judicial enquiry not enough, time for strict action: Jyotiraditya on Ratangarh stampede

Datia, Oct 14 (ANI): Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on Monday slammed the MP government for the loss of lives in the Ratangarh stampede and said that it was the result of completely negligence. He further said that the MP government did not learn any lesson from its mistakes previously and therefore instead of any judicial enquiry, strict action should be taken against all the culprits. Oct 14, 2013
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Jamaat-e-Islami a threat to Bangladesh

Dhaka, Oct 14 (ANI): Created in 1941 by Maulana Maududi, the Jamaat-e-Islami has a history of committing violence and promoting fundamentalism. The Jamaat, which stood against the independence of Bangladesh, collaborated with the Pakistani Army in its operations against Bengali nationalists, intellectuals and minority Hindus. After 42 years of independence, Bangladesh is still faced with acts of religious fundamentalism primarily perpetrated by the Jamaat-e-Islami. Although the Jammat has been deemed unconstitutional and banned from contesting general elections in 2014, it continues to mark its influence through violent means. The Jamaat in Bangladesh received a setback when Syed Haider Farooq Maudoodi, the son of the founder of the Jamaat-e-Islami, said that the religion-based party should not indulge in politics in Bangladesh as it had opposed the creation of the country out of what was then known as East Pakistan. Oct 14, 2013