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Body of soldier martyred in Kashmir militant attack arrives home

Ranchi, Dec 7 (ANI): Body of slain soldier martyred in militant attack in Jammu and Kashmir, arrived at his hometown in Jharkhand. The body of lieutenant colonel Sankalp Shukla, martyred in the deadly attack in Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir, reached Ranchi. Militants sneaked into an Indian military camp in Kashmir on Friday, killing 11 soldiers and police, the worst losses for security forces in six years in Jammu and Kashmir. Chief Minister of Jharkhand, Hemant Soren, expressed his condolences. Dec 7, 2014
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Assam Police arrest accused in suspected plot to kill Bangladesh PM

Guwahati, Dec 7 (ANI): Assam police arrested a key suspect behind a blast in West Bengal who is also believed to have been involved in a plot to assassinate Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina and stage a coup there. Shahnor Alom, who was arrested in a village in Assam, is an operative of a banned Bangladeshi group active in West Bengal, a senior intelligence officer said. According to a police officer, he was caught hiding in his relative's house in a village in Nalbari district of Assam. Director General of Police for Assam, Khagen Sharma, said Alom had a very good rapport with militant leaders from both West Bengal and Bangladesh. Dec 7, 2014
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Northeastern states promote tourism and crafts at IITF-2014 in New Delhi

New Delhi, Dec 07 (ANI): Tourism and industrial promotion was the focus of Assam pavilion at the 34th India International Trade Fair at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. In tandem with the theme – 'Women Entrepreneurship', the Assam Pavilion showcased various entrepreneurial activities of the women of Assam and highlighted the contributions of those who have made a special mark in their respective fields. The various products put up on display at the Fair were Assam Tea, handloom products, Assamese jewellery, bamboo and cane products and ethnic foot items, most of which are led by women entrepreneurs. A large number of crafts persons and entrepreneurs from other northeastern states like Nagaland, Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya also participated in the fair. Around 20 exhibitors from Nagaland showcased a variety of products like handloom, traditional jewellery, artificial flowers, cultural artifact and decorative items. Dec 7, 2014
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Security experts say Kashmir militant attacks anticipated, India should step up tactics

New Delhi, Dec 6 (ANI): Security experts on Saturday reacting over the multiple militant attacks in Kashmir said that the attacks were anticipated and the country needs more preparedness. Security expert Uday Bhaskar said that though there had been similar attacks, the ones on Friday were of higher intensity. Meanwhile, Director General of Delhi Policy Group Dr Radha Kumar said that looking at previous cross-border attacks this year, Friday's attacks were expected sooner or later. Dec 6, 2014
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Rahul Gandhi blames Modi for Kashmir militancy

Ranchi, Dec 6 (ANI): Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said that the threats of militant attacks loom large over Kashmir as BJP came to power, while the valley was peaceful during the Congress rule. While addressing a rally in Ranchi, Gandhi blamed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for continued terror activities in Kashmir where militants launched four terror attacks on Friday leaving 11 security personnel including a lieutenant colonel dead and killing two civilians. Rahul also added that Modi is accumulating all the powers in his hand along with a handful of bureaucrats and entrepreneurs. Dec 6, 2014
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Rajnath adopts Benti village under 'Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana'

Benti, Dec 06 (ANI): Union Home Minister and Lucknow MP Rajnath Singh has adopted Benti village under the 'Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana'. Though in Lucknow district, Benti village is not part of the Lucknow parliamentary constituency. It falls in the Mohanlalganj parliamentary constituency. Dec 6, 2014
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Blast outside DAV College in Roorkee, 1 dead

Roorkee, Dec 6 (ANI): One child is reported to be dead after an explosion took place near DAV College in Roorkee city of Uttarakhand. According to the reports, the blast took palce at a garbage dump. Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat appealed the people to maintain calm and cooperate with the police in the investigation. It is being reported that BJP leader Sangeet Som was about to take part in a political event which was being organsied near the college. Further details are awaited. Dec 6, 2014
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Former AAP MP Ashok Kumar Chauhan and Former DPCC Secretary Rahul Rajpal join BJP

New Delhi, Dec 06 (ANI): Former AAP MLA from Ambedkar Nagar, Ashok Kumar Chauhan and Former DPCC Secretary Rahul Rajpal on Saturday joined Bhartiya Janata Party. Delhi BJP President Satish Upadhyay welcomed the leaders and said that the two leaders were not satisfied with AAP and Congress' functioning and therefore decided to join BJP in order to take Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision forward. Upadhyay welcomed the leaders with flower garlands and said that they will work for the party's progress. Dec 6, 2014