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Darjeeling, 19th May (IANS): "The dream of the Gorkhas is my dream too" is what BJP's soon-to-be prime minister Narendra Modi had said in one of his election rallies here in the hills of north West Bengal.
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By Saeed Naqvi If this election campaign is to be remembered like a suspense drama, it must have a surprise end.
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Solapur (Maharashtra), 9th May (IANS): Here's another traditional male bastion set to crumble.
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Tura, 4th May (northeastnews): In Meghalaya’s East Garo Hills, fifteen villages on the other side of the longest river in Garo hills – Simsang, will soon reap the benefit of the ambitious Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MG-NREGS).
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New York, 1st May (IANS): Ever wondered why most Britishers could not pronounce the Sanskrit word 'sri' - a common Indian honorific for males - and instead settled for 'shri', a combination of sounds found in English words like shriek and shred? This is because the brain does not work like a computer when it comes to recognising speech sounds, rather it decides whether or not a combination can be permitted based on words that are already known, a fascinating study has said.
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