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Bangladesh academician points at enmity between BNPand Awami League ahead of elections

Dhaka, Oct 05 (ANI): As tensions mounted ahead of the general elections, Bangladesh academician, Fakrul Alam, said on Friday that the politics of the country was based on the enmity between the two leading political parties, the ruling Awami League led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and the Bangladesh National Party (BNP) headed by Begum Khaleda Zia. Alam also said that a caretaker government was no longer possible under the present constitution. Alam also said that the government led by Hasina was inclined to promote Islam. Oct 5, 2013
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Telangana row: Jaganmohan Reddy to begin indefinite fast from today

Vishakhapatnam, Oct 05 (ANI): YSR Congress party president YS Jaganmohan Reddy will launch an indefinite fast in Hyderabad from Saturday in protest against the decision to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh by carving out a Telangana state. Reddy will fast in front of the YSR Congress office and urge the central government to withdraw its decision. Reddy's party is expecting a massive turnout for the protest fast from the other two regions of the state, Rayalaseema and coastal Andhra Pradesh, jointly known as "Seemandhra". Oct 5, 2013
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Nadal returns to world number one

Rafael Nadal will return to number one in the world rankings after his semi-final opponent Tomas Berdych retires injured at the China Open, capping an astonishing comeback for the 13-time Grand Slam champion.  Oct 5, 2013
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Children among 5 Afghans killed in NATO strike

Afghans mourn at least five civilians, including three children, who were killed overnight in a NATO air strike in eastern Afghanistan after they went hunting for birds with air guns, according to local officials. Duration: 00:44 Oct 5, 2013
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BJP ready for Assembly polls in five states: Mukhtar Abbas

New Delhi, Oct 04 (ANI): The Election Commission on Friday announced the schedule for Assembly Elections to be held in five states, namely Delhi, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Mizoram. Speaking to mediapersons in New Delhi, Chief Election Commissioner VS Sampath said that Delhi and Mizoram will go to polls in single phase on December 4, while voting will be held in Rajasthan on December 1, and in Madhya Pradesh on November 25. Chhattisgarh will have two-phase polls on November 11 and 19. Speaking over the assembly elections, BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, said that his party is ready for the polls. Oct 4, 2013
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Ready and confident for the assembly elections: Sheila Dikshit

New Delhi, Oct 04 (ANI): The Election Commission on Friday announced the schedule for Assembly Elections to be held in five states, namely Delhi, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Mizoram. Speaking to mediapersons in New Delhi, Chief Election Commissioner VS Sampath said that Delhi and Mizoram will go to polls in single phase on December 4, while voting will be held in Rajasthan on December 1, and in Madhya Pradesh on November 25. Chhattisgarh will have two-phase polls on November 11 and 19. Speaking over the assembly elections, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said that her party is ready and confident for the assembly elections. Oct 4, 2013