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Salman Khurshid on Nawaz Sharif seeking US intervention in Kashmir

New Delhi, Oct 20 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Sunday said that India will not accept any intervention by the United States on the issue of Kashmir. Khurshid further added that Kashmir is a bilateral issue between India and Pakistan. Khurshid's statement came after media reports quoted Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif saying how he had sought for intervention from the US over the Kashmir issue. Oct 20, 2013
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PM reaches Russia to attend 14th India-Russian Annual Summit

Moscow, Oct 20 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has reached Moscow to attend the 14th India-Russian Annual Summit. Singh stated that the two countries are going to review their partnership and other aspects such as atomic energy, defense cooperation, space cooperation, science& technology, trade& investment. Singh also added that they will also review international & regional development of the two countries and find out how they can work to make world safe with peace and prosperity. Oct 20, 2013
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Bangladeshs Jamaat-e-Islami The past and its future

Dhaka, Oct 20 (ANI): Post 1947, Bangladesh was a part of Pakistan and was known as East Pakistan. Soon after the liberation of Bangladesh in 1971 following a 9 month long violent struggle against Pakistan, the father of the nation, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman banned communal parties in the country and declared secularism and socialism to be the state principles. These steps were taken to stop the rise of Islamist forces; especially the Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami. This party was not in favour of breaking away with Muslim-majority Pakistan. Oct 20, 2013
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Sushma Swaraj hits out at Rahul Gandhi over land acquisition bill

Sonipat, Oct 20 (ANI): Senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj on Sunday hit out at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for saying that the opposition was not in favour of the land acquisition bill in Parliament. Swaraj during a party rally in Sonipat said that Rahul doesn't track the parliament's proceedings and makes wrong statements. Oct 20, 2013
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Defense expert on Nawaz Sharif seeking US intervention in Kashmir

New Delhi, Oct 20 (ANI): Reacting on Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's demand of US intervention in resolving the Kashmir issue, Indian defense expert Bharat Verma said that this move exposes the Pakistan PM in front of those who used to think that he has a different mindset from the Pakistani army. Verma added that his demand is not going to get him anywhere. He further added that there is no dispute over Kashmir from India's side. Oct 20, 2013
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JD (U) on PMs Russia & China visit

New Delhi, Oct 20 (ANI): The JD (U) on Sunday stated that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s meetings with Russia and China government must happen with a positive approach. Taking about China and Pakistan, JD (U) leader Sabir Ali said that India needs to have a smart relationship with its neighbours as they cannot be trusted completely. Oct 20, 2013
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CBI should be allowed to work independently: Congress on coal scam

New Delhi, Oct 20 (ANI): Congress leader Rashid Alvi on Sunday stated that the CBI is an independent body and if it is probing the coal scam case, it should be given full authority to do it. Talking about the Nira Radia case, he further added that the Congress respects the Supreme Court's order but till the time the investigation is complete, the image of the top industrialists should not be tarnished. Oct 20, 2013
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US intervention in Kashmir not acceptable: SP on Nawaz Sharif's demand

Hardoi, Oct 20 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has sought US intervention in resolving the Kashmir issue. Reacting sharply on the demand, the Samajwadi Party on Sunday said that it won't tolerate any interference by the United States in the matter. SP leader Naresh Agarwal said that if, in case, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh agrees to this demand, they will thoroughly oppose it. Sharif is on a three-day official visit to Washington where he will meet US President Barack Obama. Oct 20, 2013
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BS Yeddyurappa writes to Advani on joining NDA

Bangalore, Oct 20 (ANI): Former Karnataka CM and Karnataka Janata Party chief BS Yeddyurappa wrote a letter to NDA chairman LK Advani with a request that his Karnataka Janata Paksha (KJP) be made its ally. Mr Yeddyurappa, who quit the BJP in a huff last year to form his own outfit, is a known Narendra Modi loyalist. Oct 20, 2013
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Floods following cyclone Phailin force thousands into rescue homes in Odisha

Puri, Oct 20 (ANI): Floods triggered by cyclone Phailin, which has left a wave of disaster in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh, left hundreds of villagers stranded in eastern Puri district, forcing them to take shelter in rescue homes. At least 15 people have died in this fury of nature. On the sixth day of the floods, the embankment of River Malaguni broke due to the force of the flood waters and many villages in Odisha were marooned. Though the water has started receding but around 50,000 affected villagers have nowhere to go as their houses were washed away with the floods. Oct 20, 2013
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Unnao gold hunt: Attempt to spread superstition in country, says JD (U)

New Delhi, Oct 20 (ANI): Even as a saint's astonishing claim that 1000 tonnes of gold is buried under the ruins of a fort in Unnao, has led to excavation of the place by the Archeological Survey of India, Janata Dal (U) president Sharad Yadav said that it is an attempt to spread superstition in the country and the excavation must stop immediately. Oct 20, 2013
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Every 3rd child in Gujarat is a victim of malnutrition: NCP

New Delhi, Oct 20 (ANI): Even as BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi accused SP and BSP of being hand in glove with the Congress on the issue of corruption and pushing away the state from developmental goals, NCP general secretary Tariq Anwar asked Modi what kind of development is he talking about as every 3rd child in Gujarat is a victim of malnutrition. Oct 20, 2013
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Congress seeks solution from BJP on Pak ceasefire violations

New Delhi, Oct 20 (ANI): Even as BJP leader Sushma Swaraj attacked the government for its policy of continuing dialogue with Pakistan despite repeated ceasefire violations by them at the LoC, Congress spokesperson Meem Afzal said that instead of criticizing, Sushma Swaraj must even give a solution. Oct 20, 2013