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Blast in Manipur kills one

Manipur, Nov 29 (ANI): One person was killed in an explosion in Manipur on Saturday (November 29). The blast came a day ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the state. The victim, an 11-year-old boy, was playing in a farm land when the explosion took place. The bomb is reportedly said to be planted by militants, though no militant group has claimed responsibility so far. Security officials are investigating the matter. Modi would be attending an event in Manipur on Sunday (November 30). Nov 29, 2014
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Defence experts say govt should deal carefully with arrested ISIS suspect

Chandigarh/ Bhopal, Nov 29 (ANI): Arif Majeed, who was detained by National Investigation Agency (NIA) at Mumbai airport on suspicion of being an Islamic State (IS) militant, was produced in court on Saturday (November 29). Majeed, who belongs to Maharashtra and was one of the four youths who went to Iraq, was detained on Friday (November 28). Reacting to his arrest, Lieutenant General (retired) Srinivas Kumar Sinha said there is a need on the part of intelligence agencies to be more careful. Meanwhile, Lieutenant General (retired) PN Hoon advised the government to set up a research think-tank to follow such incidents of cross-border militancy. Nov 29, 2014
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Security forces recover huge cache of arms and ammunitions in Kashmir

Doda, Nov 29 (ANI): Security forces recovered huge cache of arms and ammunition in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday (November 29). The security forces busted a militant hideout from where an AK-47 rifle, 12 bore guns, grenades and ammunitions were recovered. Last week also Indian army had recovered huge cache of arms and ammunition in Kupwara and Baramulla districts of the state before the assembly elections began. Stray incidents of violence have been seen in the valley in the wake of assembly elections. The five-phased assembly polls began on November 25. The results are due on December 23. Nov 29, 2014
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Angry protests in Haiti over election delays

Thousands of angry protesters take to the streets of Haiti to demand the resignation of President Michel Martelly, in the latest public outcry over long-delayed elections in the troubled Caribbean nation. Duration: 00:47 Nov 29, 2014
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India gay rights debate rages ahead of Delhi pride march

Ahead of Delhi's annual gay pride march on 30 November, the debate rages about a Supreme Court ruling that re-criminalised homosexuality last December, following pressure from religious groups. Duration: 01:50 Nov 29, 2014
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Politicos react on PM Modi's Northeast visit

New Delhi, Nov 29 (ANI): Politicos on Saturday reacted over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's upcoming two-day trip to conflict-ridden Nagaland and Manipur. Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the north-east will instill belief and give a feeling of security to the people there. Congress leader Manish Tewari hooped that PM Modi will draw some positive ideas about pluralism from his visit. NCP leader Majid Memon said that . Nov 29, 2014
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Cold wave, dense fog grip Kashmir

Srinagar, Nov 29 (ANI): People in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday reeled under cold weather conditions. Dense fog hit visibility and cold wave forced people in Srinagar to stay indoors. Reportedly, minimum temperatures in Srinagar remained below zero degrees Celsius. The northern state witnessed worst flooding in September in which hundreds were killed and marooned. The valley is still recuperating from the aftereffects. The famous tourist resort of Gulmarg recorded minus 2 degrees Celsius temperature while Leh was coldest at minus 9.7 degrees Celsius. Nov 29, 2014
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Srinagar: 7 civilians and 1 CRPF jawan injured in Grenade blast at Lal Chowk

Srinagar, Nov 29 (ANI): Seven civilians and one CRPF jawan was injured after terrorists hurled grenade at a CRPF bunker at Lal Chowk in Srinagar on Saturday. Lal Chowk DSP Faisal Qayum said that area of the blast has been cordoned off. The injured have been admitted in the hospital and investigation is on in the case. Nov 29, 2014
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HC grants Amit Shah permission to hold rally in Kolkata; officials inspect venue

Kolkata/ New Delhi, Nov 29 (ANI): Officials appointed by the High court inspected the proposed venue of rally of Bharatiya Janata Party Chief Amit Shah in Kolkata on Saturday after the court gave Shah conditional permission to hold a public meet on Sunday despite objections from local police. Leaders from various political parties gave mixed reactions on HC's decision. Nov 29, 2014
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Tobacco banned in Chhattisgarh, not factories run by state Health Minister, Politicos condemn

New Delhi, Nov 29 (ANI): Controversy was sparked after Chhattisgarh Health Minister Amar Aggarwal said that tobacco ban in the state is a good step but the factories run by him or his relatives should not be shut. Congress leaders Rashid Alvi and Manish Tewari said that everyone should be treated equally before law and action should be taken against the Health Minister. NCP leaders Majid Memon and Tariq Anwar said that this cannot be possibly be executed that factories keep running and products not sold so the state government should take prompt action in the case. Nov 29, 2014
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Politicos react after Rajnath Singh says ISI behind terror strikes in India

New Delhi, Nov 29 (ANI): Politicos reacted on Saturday after Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that state actors of Pakistan are playing a role to destabilise India. Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi commenting on Singh's statement said that everyone should stand against terrorism. Congress leader Manish Tewari said that the single biggest antidote to ensure that young Indians do not get radicalized is to embrace the inclusive idea of India. However, SP leader Naresh Agarwal said that he agreed with Rajnath Singh's statement. Nov 29, 2014
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Bikers loot Rs1.5 crore from cash van outside Citibank ATM in Delhi

New Delhi, Nov 29 (ANI): Two unidentified men on a bike opened fire at the security guard and took away about Rs.1.5 crore from a cash van in Delhi on Saturday. According to police, the incident took place around 11 am when the cash van came to refill a Citibank ATM in north Delhi's Kamla Nagar market area. The guard has been taken to a nearby hospital where his condition is stated to be critical. The entire area has been cordoned off by the police. Nov 29, 2014