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Hindi isn't the unifying force of India: Karti Chidambaram

Congress PM Kirti Chidambaram slammed Union Home Minister Amit Shah and stated, "We, in Tamil Nadu, will never accept the imposition of Hindi. Hindi isn't the unifying force of this country. We will oppose the imposition of Hindi vociferously". Kirti further said that he will also participate in the protest conducted by Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on September 20. Earlier, today, Amit Shah has issued a clarification stating he had only requested people to learn Hindi as their second language and not to impose it over any other regional language. Src: https://bit.ly/2mol08A

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NRC not for the whole country: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, while addressing a media conference after the meeting with the PM Modi, stated, that the National Register of Citizens of India (NRC) isn't applicable to the entire country. Banerjee further mentioned, "NRC comes only under Assam accord and it isn't for all over the country". She further added, "There were no discussions on National Register of Citizens of India (NRC). How can all the issue be raised in one meeting?" On August 31, the final list of NRC was published with names of 3.11 Cr applications on the state list of Assam and 19 lakh names have not been included in the list. Src: https://bit.ly/2lT746d

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India vs SA 2nd T20I: India will chase the target of 150 Runs

In today’s match between India vs South Africa, Indian skipper Virat Kohli had won the toss and elected to bowl first. In the first Innings of SA, had managed to smash 149 Runs with the loss of 5 wickets. In the match, SA skipper Quinton de Kock had also smashed a half-century while for India, Deepak Chahar had taken 2 wickets and conceded 22 Runs in his entire spell of 4 overs.

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Devipatnam boat incident: Death toll rises to 34, 13 still missing

In Andhra Pradesh's Devipatnam district, the death toll in the Godavari riverboat overturned incident near Kacchuluru village rose to 34 and 13 persons are still missing. Earlier, the State Disaster Management (SDMA) release stated, "A boat carrying 73 passengers was overturned in Godavari river. Out of 73 passengers, 26 passengers have been rescued, 34 are yet to be traced out". As per media reports, 6 fire teams, 12 Aska Lights and one Satellite phone are engaged in search and rescue operations. Two NDRF and three SDRF teams have been engaged in rescue operations with all necessary rescue and communication equipment". The reports added that post mortem has been completed for all the retrieved dead bodies and handed over to relatives. Src: https://bit.ly/2lT591v

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