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Plight of the minorities particularly the Muslims in the current political scenario in India

After the victory of BJP in the recent Lok Sabha election all the political analysts are talking about the consolidation of the Hindu votes and fragmentation of minority votes resulting in the massive victory of the BJP . To a certain extent it is true . It is because of the congress led government’s dismal failure to control inflation, corruption and unemployment, the middle class among the Hindus decided to vote for the NDA alliance since they wanted India to become free from a non performing government .

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Sania, Paes advance in US Open doubles event

New York,31st August-2014,(IANS):Sania Mirza won both her women’s and mixed doubles matches while Leander Paes was also victorious in his mixed doubles match as both Indians advanced to the next round of the US Open here. Sania and Cara Black, seeded third, eased past Caroline Garcia of France and Romanian …

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Monaco held 1-1 by Lille in Ligue 1

Paris,31st August-2014,(IANS): Monaco continued their stuttering start as the French Ligue 1 runners-up of last season were held to a 1-1 draw Saturday at home by Lille, with Radamel Falcao excluded from the squad. Monaco held 1-1 by Lille in Ligue 1 Amid increasing speculation over the Colombian forward’s departure …

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New delivery vehicle holds promise against AIDS

New York,31st August-2014,(IANS):Scientists have developed a sensory tested drug delivery vehicle that can protect women against the spread of sexually transmitted infections during unprotected intercourse. The semi-soft vaginal suppository is made from the seaweed derived food ingredient carrageenan and loaded with the antiviral drug Tenofovir. Microbicides – compounds that can …

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Volunteering boosts health of older adults

toronto,31st August-2014,(IANS): Older adults who stay active by volunteering are likely to receive a health boost. Volunteering is linked with reductions in symptoms of depression, better overall health, fewer functional limitations and greater longevity, a study indicated. Volunteering boosts health of older adults We discovered a number of trends in …

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Rain likely in Delhi Sunday

New Delhi,31st August-2014,(IANS):Parts of the Indian capital are likely to see rains Sunday. Light rain or thundershowers may occur in some parts of the city, said an official at the India Meteorological Department. Rain likely in Delhi Sunday Sunday’s minimum temperature settled a notch below the season’s average at 25 …

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Indian PM Modi visits Buddhist temples in Kyoto, Japan

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited two prominent Buddhist temples here Sunday on the first full day of a five-day visit to Japan that will later him to Tokyo. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the Toji Buddhist temple here Saturday.

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