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Dantewada (Chhattisgarh) [India], Dec. 9(ANI): Once a Naxal-hit area, Palnar village in Dantewada district has become the "first cashless village" in Chhattisgarh.
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Jorhat (Assam) [India], Dec. 8 (ANI): The first Para Taekwondo state-level and 11th district-level Open Martial Art Championship for the intellectual disabled children was recently held at Prerona Spastic Society Centre in Jorhat, Assam.

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Phapha Gachui crowned 'Miss Manipur 2016'
Updated: Dec 08, 2016 08:26 IST

Imphal, Manipur [India], Dec. 8 (ANI): Phapha Gachui was on Wednesday crowned as 'Miss Manipur 2016' while Urmila Sagolsem became the first runners up and R.K. Linthoisana the second runners up.

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Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Dec. 7 (ANI): A water sports coaching camp with emphasis on canoeing and kayaking on the world famous Dal Lake is going on in full swing.

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Bangalore (Karnataka ) [India], Dec. 6 (ANI): As the nation mourned the demise of former Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa, her school, which played a significant role in laying her personality, was not to be left behind.

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Rajkot (Gujarat) [India], Dec.6 (ANI): Due to the outbreak of many diseases following the use of chemical fertilizers for growing crops, Rajkot has initiated a new process of pranic healing in the field of agriculture.

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Surat (Gujarat) [India], Dec. 6 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi's demonetisation effect is now having an impact on wedding arrangements. A Muslim family in Surat has taken this announcement in a positive way, printing the invitation card in cheque book style under the name of 'Bank of Love'.

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Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh)[India], Dec.5 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi's push for a cashless economy in Moradabad has inspired school children in the area to educate people on multiple modes of digital payment.

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Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Dec. 5 (ANI): Nothing could be better than running when it comes to have a healthy body, but Bhopalites have taken up running to make their city clean and green.

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Konark Dance Festival leaves audience mesmerized
Updated: Dec 05, 2016 08:33 IST

Konark (Odisha) [India], Dec. 5 (ANI): The five-day long Konark Dance Festival, which kick-started From December 1, has attracted renowned dance experts and lovers from all across the world.

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New York [USA], Dec. 4 (ANI): Muhammad Dakhlalla aka Mo is at the start of an eight-year prison sentence for trying to join and help the Islamic State (ISIS), which he says was because he was deeply in love with a girl.

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Now, know when your best time to marry is
Updated: Dec 04, 2016 08:17 IST

New Delhi [India], Dec.4 (ANI): One of the most important decisions in life is marriage, but many are hesitant as they are swamped by social and parental pressure. Keeping that in mind, matrimonial website Bharat Matrinony.com has come out with a special survey to clear your doubts so that you can make a wise decision.

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Kanpur e-rickshaw pullers embrace 'Paytm karo'!
Updated: Dec 04, 2016 08:14 IST

New Delhi [India], Dec. 4 (ANI): It cannot be denied that demonetisation has affected the day-to-day life of every other person. Be it tea seller or vegetable vendor, everyone is finding it difficult to carry out basic transaction after the government imposed a ban on Rs.500 and Rs. 1,000 notes.

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Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Dec. 3 (ANI): Hospitals across Kashmir are flooded with huge rush of patients with complains of rough, dry and itchy skin due to continuous exposure to dry and cold weather as the Valley is reeling under intense cold and dry weather conditions with the night temperature dipping several notches below the freezing point while the day temperature is above normal due to sunny days.

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Surat (Gujarat) [India], Dec. 3 (ANI): Giving some respite to the people who are bearing the brunt of demonetisation and to tickle your funny bones, a college in Surat held a peculiar fashion show, showing their support for the process.

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Gangtok (Sikkim) [India], Dec. 3 (ANI): Sikkim's cheese making industry, known for producing some of India's finest varieties of cheese, is no longer confined to the Indian borders as it is stamping its mark globally.

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Baramulla (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Dec. 3 (ANI): In an effort to curb incidents of stone pelting, police in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district are conducting counselling sessions with the pelters to guide them on ways to lead better lives.

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Barnala (Punjab) [India], Nov. 30 (ANI): A taxi driver in Barnala city of Punjab was shocked beyond words when he turned billionaire for a day as huge sum of money was transferred into his account.

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Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Nov. 30 (ANI): Apple traders at the Poonch fruit market are pondering whether to quit their businesses as they are suffering losses due to the demonetisation initiated by the Centre.

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Surat (Gujarat) [India], Nov. 28 (ANI): The Surat couple who grabbed headlines for serving just chaai and paani (tea and water) to their guests on their marriage post demonetisation, felt immensely happy when Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned them in his Mann Ki Baat radio programme on Sunday.

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Rajouri (J&K) [India], Nov. 28 (ANI): A musical concert programme was organised at the Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University by the Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art and Cultural and Languages (JKAACL) to promote the art and culture of Jammu and Kashmir in Rajouri district.

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Guwahati (Assam) [India], Nov. 26 (ANI): To motivate youngsters and empower disabled children, the First Para Taekwondo state level and the 11th district level Open Martial Art Championship was held in Assam's Jorhat district under the aegis of Taekwando Association of Assam in association with Jorhat Taekwando Association recently.

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Migratory birds attract bird watchers in Ramnagar
Updated: Nov 26, 2016 07:41 IST

Ramnagar (Uttarakhand) [India], Nov. 26 (ANI): Nature enthusiasts and tourists gathered at a barrage on the River Kosi in Ramnagar town of Uttarakhand to observe migratory birds flock to warmer climes far away from their Arctic home ground.

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Agra (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Nov. 26 (ANI): The skyline of Agra was filled with colour as a hot air balloon festival kicked off with much fanfare on Friday.

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Surat (Gujarat) [India], Nov. 26 (ANI): Indian marriages are called big and fat primarily because of the lavish amount of money spent on various ceremonies, delicacies and beverages. But believe it or not, the central government's demonetisation announcement led a cash crunch hit couple in Surat to get married for just Rs. 500.

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Tea sales hit by demonetization
Updated: Nov 25, 2016 08:28 IST

Siliguri (West Bengal) [India], Nov. 25 (ANI): The tea industry as a whole is facing problems at every step, starting from plucking to selling post the demonetisation drive by the government.

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Pregnant women benefit from NHRM scheme in Doda
Updated: Nov 25, 2016 08:21 IST

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Nov. 25(ANI): Pregnant women in remote areas of Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir are availing the benefits of medical facilities under Central Government's National Rural Health Mission (NRHM).

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Guwahati (Assam) [India], Nov. 21 (ANI): The India-Myanmar-Thailand Friendship Car Rally which aims to improve road connectivity in South East Asia reached Guwahati yesterday.

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Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh)[India], Nov. 21 (ANI): The weavers community in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, is facing a tough time after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the demonetisation of Rs 500, Rs 1,000 currency notes.

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