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Czechs close in on successful Davis Cup defence

The Czech Republic got within a point of defending the Davis Cup title as Tomas Berdych and Radek Stepanek beat Serbia's Ilija Bozoljac and Nenad Zimonjic in Saturday's doubles in Belgrade. Duration: 02:01 Nov 17, 2013
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Bharat Ratna for eminent scientist Prof. C N R Rao

Bangalore, Nov 16 (ANI): The government on Saturday decided to confer the Bharat Ratna, the nation's highest civilian award, on eminent scientist Professor C.N.R.Rao. Prof. C.N.R. Rao is an eminent scientist and a well recognized international authority on solid state and materials chemistry. Nov 16, 2013
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Manmohan Singh addresses rally to woe Mizoram before LS polls

Aizawl, Nov 16 (ANI): Addressing a rally in Aizwal in Mizoram, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that UPA government have worked hard and resulted in many positive developments in the state in the last nine years. He also talked about various policies that UPA government brought about for the welfare of the state. He said that Former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi have shared a special connection with the state, and so does Congress party representing it in the Lok Sabha for over years now. Nov 16, 2013
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Kut Festival sends out a message of peace and harmony

Manipur, Nov 16 (ANI): The vibrant folkdances performed by the tribal people in the hills of Manipur reflect their joy and happiness. Celebrated every year, Chavang-Kut brings together Kukis, Chins and Mizo tribes. Nagas and Meitei also participate in it to make it an occasion of peace and unity in the state. Nov 16, 2013
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Bangladesh lawyer calls for free and fair elections as political battle intensifies

Dhaka, Nov 16 (ANI): Senior advocate of Supreme Court of Bangladesh, Abu Mohammad Aminuddin urged the feuding parties, the Awami League and the BNP, to end the impasse over the issue of caretaker government and called for free and fair elections, as tensions mounted ahead of the polls. Aminuddin while talking to a reporter in Dhaka on Saturday (November 16) said that the leading parties should discuss about the forthcoming elections, as there is no provision of caretaker government in the present constitution. Commenting over the political uncertainty within the country, Aminuddin highlighted the difference over religion in politics between the two parties. Aminuddin also said that the BNP was associating with Jamaat with an aim to win the votes of the fundamentalists. Nov 16, 2013
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Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar to be given Bharat Ratna

New Delhi, Nov 16 (ANI): Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar who bid adieu to all forms of the game on Saturday will be conferred with the prestigious Bharat Ratna, according to a release by the Prime Minister's Office. That Sachin has been honoured with several awards is testimony to his extraordinary brilliance as a sportsman, and the records set by him are unmatched, and the spirit of sportsmanship displayed by him exemplary, said the release. Nov 16, 2013
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Shivraj Singh Chouhan releases manifesto ahead of upcoming state polls

Bhopal, Nov 16 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, Shivraj Singh Chouhan promised well-connected road system, increased power generation and schemes for farmers while releasing election manifesto in Bhopal ahead of upcoming polls. Releasing the manifesto along with other leaders on Saturday, Chouhan lured voters with announcement of a slew of projects. To make sure that the electricity crises is addressed, Chouhan said that power generation will be increased by 2020. While releasing the manifesto, Chouhan also highlighted the schemes for the farmers of the state. State Assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh will be held on November 25. Nov 16, 2013