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Flood of Muslim pilgrims stone devil in final hajj ritual

Hundreds of thousands of Muslims converged on the Mina valley in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to participate in a symbolic stoning of the devil, the final stage of the annual hajj pilgrimage. Pilgrims say the reduction in the number of people attending this year is making the event run more smoothly. Oct 15, 2013
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Cong demands MP CM's resignation, BJP says wait for enquiry

New Delhi, Oct 14 (ANI): Even as the Congress demanded sacking of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, Shivraj Singh Chouhan over the Datiya temple stampede that has claimed at least 115 lives, the BJP on Monday said they were awaiting an enquiry into the matter and that action will be taken against the culprits. Oct 14, 2013
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'Phailin' is expected to reach Jharkhand accompanied by heavy rains: IMD

Bhubaneswar/Ranchi, Oct 14 (ANI): The officials in the weather department forecasted on Monday that the Super-Cyclone 'Phailin' is expected to reach Jharkhand accompanied by heavy rains in several regions. Earlier, a mass evacuation saved thousands of people from the cyclone in Odisha. Director of weather department, Bhubaneshwar, Sarat Sahu, confirmed that the intensity of the cyclone had calmed down. Meanwhile, the acting director of meteorological department in Ranchi, J S Jojo said that the state of Jharkhand could face the impacts of cyclone accompanied with heavy rain. Oct 14, 2013
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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