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More than 80 students feared dead in Pak, security experts condemn attack in school

New Delhi, Dec 16 (ANI): More than 80 students have been killed and many more wounded in a terror attack by the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in Pakistan's Army Public School in Peshawar. According to reports, police said that at least six terrorists stormed inside the school after scaling its walls. Meanwhile, security experts in India have condemned the incident. Dec 16, 2014
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Social Activists await laws to ensure women safety two years post Delhi gang rape case

Lucknow/ Chennai, Dec 16 (ANI): India on Tuesday observed the second anniversary of brutal gang rape of 23-year-old trainee physiotherapist in a moving bus in New Delhi, a case that led to nationwide protests and forced authorities to tighten laws on sex crimes. Social Activist Sudha Ramalingam said all the steps taken so far have failed to make women feel safer. Faced with criticism over apathy and insensitivity to crimes against women, Delhi's 80,000-strong police force has also attempted a revamp of sorts. Meanwhile, Social Worker Aparna Yadav urged the politicians to aware the masses, especially women, of the Criminal Laws Amendment Act. Social Activist Shaina NC also said that befitting tribute to the victim is still waiting. It would be complete when we use technology available to us. Dec 16, 2014
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Japan introduces its pop music and food to the world

Japan, Dec 16 (ANI): Horipro, the Japanese talent production company, is now eyeing ASEAN and India. Recently, its famous actor and artist gathered in Singapore for the Anime Festival Asia 2014, and annual event with participation of some 90,000 people. The event was held jointly by Singapore cooperation SOZO and Horipro. Horipro executes not only talent business but also plural business including talent goods sales and production of its own content. It was displayed at an exhibition. Actor of Japanese comic, Death Note, Hayato Kakizawa also participated at the event marked by musical performances and caught the attention of fans. Some fans also interacted with Kakizawa. They were attracted by his performance and attitude. Dec 16, 2014
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Billawar rally: Dynastic politics like termite eating democracy, says Modi

Billawar, Dec 16 (ANI): Addressing a rally in Kathua district’s Billawar town, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday described dynastic politics as a "termite" that eats away the foundations of democracy. Holding corruption, bad governance and nepotism responsible for the problems being faced by the people of Jammu and Kashmir, he said dynastic politics was the root cause of all these problems. Attacking Cong, NC and PDP, Modi said that J&K people have now got an alternative. Dec 16, 2014
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GoI condemns attack on innocent children in Peshawar, no definition for terrorism: MEA

New Delhi, Dec 16 (ANI): The Spokesperson of MEA, Syed Akbaruddin said on Tuesday that the Indian government condemns attack on innocent children at a school in Peshawar. Akbaruddin said that it was the most unfortunate militant attack on children and is highly condemnable. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also condemned the act through twitter. Dec 16, 2014
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Reactions come in as TMC demands withdrawal of PM's control over CBI

New Delhi, Dec 16 (ANI): Reactions come in after Trinamool Congress demanded in Lok Sabha that the CBI's control be withdrawn from the Prime Minister and handed over to the Lokpal. BJP Spokesperson Nalin Kohli said that TMC should rather demand that justice be done to those who lost their money in the scam. NCP leader Majid Memon said that CBI should try and clean its image of a 'caged parrot'. CPI leader Atul Anjan said that the TMC should remember that they never questioned the CBI during the UPA government. JD (U) leader KC Tyagi said that the CBI works as a rubber stamp and the allegations itself was made by the BJP earlier. Dec 16, 2014
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Politicos react as Adityanath says Akhilesh govt should bring anti-conversion law

New Delhi, Dec 16 (ANI): Politicos react as BJP MP Yogi Adityanath said that UP government should come up with an anti-conversion law if it disapproves of the forthcoming "ghar wapsi" event in Aligarh. Defending the planned December 25 programme, Adityanath sought to differentiate it from conversions. Congress leader Manish Tewari said that it’s a shame for the country that issues like religious conversions are the topics of debate in today's India. JD (U) leader KC Tyagi said that religion should be a subject to an individual and no force should be put on any person over the same. Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal said that the party does not take statements by Adityanath seriously. Dec 16, 2014
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Cold wave intensifies in northern, central India

Kanpur/ New Delhi/ Bhopal, Dec 16 (ANI): Cold wave conditions and foggy weather disrupted normal life in central and northern India on Tuesday. After New Delhi and Kanpur witnessed light rain showers, the temperature went down, adding to the woes of daily wage labourers and homeless people as they have no alternative to fight the chill. A resident of Kanpur, Kishan, said due to rains the cold has become unbearable. People of New Delhi also had a tough time dealing with the cold as mercury dipped to 10 degrees Celsius. Temperatures in Himachal Pradesh also plummeted as some regions of the state received snowfall. Meanwhile, people in Bhopal also woke up to chilly, foggy morning and faced problems in travelling due to poor visibility. Dec 16, 2014
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Case registered under various sections, need to collect evidences: MN Reddi on ISIS Twitter handler

Bengaluru, Dec 16 (ANI): Bengaluru Police Commissioner MN Reddi said on Tuesday that a case has been registered under various sections against the pro-ISIS twitter account handler who was arrested from the city. Reddi said that such cases are not easy to investigate as a lot of online information is required to download. He added that a need to collect evidences is required in the case. Dec 16, 2014
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Teacher beats 5-yr-old student to death

Bareilly, Dec 16 (ANI): A five-year-old student today died after he was allegedly beaten by his teacher in Rath village of Bareilly district. Superintendent of Police (Crime) SP Singh stated that investigation is going on in the matter. Dec 16, 2014
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Politicos react after CBI is asked to record Manmohan Singh's statement over Coal Scam

New Delhi, Dec 16 (ANI): Political leaders reacted on Tuesday after a Special court demanded CBI to record Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's statement on coal scam. BJP leaders Sambit Patra and Subramanian Swamy said that the coal scam should be investigated properly, even if Former Prime Minister's statement is required in the case. Congress leader Manish Tewari said that the legal procedure should be followed. Dec 16, 2014
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Intelligent leaders

We talk about ‘being swadesh’ but we don't have our own individual thinking to start with. Which actually is like a herd of cows or pigs! Those who think out of the box are either killed or… promoted to rule and exploit us! Dec 16, 2014
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Taliban gunmen hold 500 students hostage in Peshawar, 16 feared killed

Peshawar, Dec 16 (ANI): In the latest major offensive, 500 students have been held hostages and 16 are feared to be killed after Taliban militants stormed the Army Public School in Peshawar in broad daylight on Tuesday. Five or six militants reportedly wearing military uniforms entered the Army Public School in the city of Peshawar. The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed responsibility for the attack, saying the gunmen had been ordered to shoot older students but not children. Security forces arrived at the Army Public School, located on busy Warsak Road near cantonment, and kicked off rescue operation. Police and military officials said two of the attackers have been eliminated while one blew himself up during retaliation by security forces. They said the terrorists attacked central auditorium of the school where a function was underway. Dec 16, 2014