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Security beefed up before murder-accused Rampal produced in court

Chandigarh/ Hisar, Nov 10 (ANI): Police and state administration in Punjab beefed up security measures on Monday (November 10) hours before murder-accused Sant Rampal is produced in court for contempt. Rampal faces contempt for skipping judicial proceedings before a sessions court in Hisar last Wednesday (November 05), after which a non-bailable warrant was issued against him and his aide. He had been earlier shifted to Barwala town in the Hisar district but will now be produced in the joint state Punjab and Haryana High Court. The District Collector (DC) of the Chandigarh administration where Rampal is to be produced later on Monday (November 10), Mohammed Shayin, said that security measures had been beefed up judging how last time about 50, 000 of his supporters had collected in protest. Rampal has been charged with murder; attempt to commit murder and other charges under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) in 2006 after his followers attacked villagers. Nov 10, 2014
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Manohar Parrikar files nomination for Rajya Sabha from UP

Lucknow, Nov 10 (ANI): Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday filed his nomination papers for election to the Rajya Sabha from Uttar Pradesh on the last date for nomination on ten seats of the state. At present he is not member of any house in the parliament. Elections, if needed, will be held on November 20. Samajwadi Party, BSP and Congress party nominees have already filed their nominations. Parrikar said he was proud to file nomination from UP. Further the Defence Minister said that he would be defenceless before press but never let the nation be defenceless. Nov 10, 2014
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Secretariat of Jammu and Kashmir moves to winter capital

Jammu, Nov 10 (ANI): With growing chill in the air, the secretariat of Jammu and Kashmir moved to its winter capital, Jammu, on Monday (November10) with the ceremonial guard of honour for the Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah, to mark the occasion. The bi-annual practice of shifting the 'Darbar' (Secretariat) between the two capital cities of the state dates back to the 19th century. The government operates from Srinagar during summers and from Jammu in winters. It is estimated that the whole exercise of relocating offices costs the government crores of rupees every year. Srinagar, experiences severe snow covered winters and a pleasant weather in summers, while Jammu city records high temperatures during summer, but is relatively warm in winters. Nov 10, 2014
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MS Dhir alleges lack of internal democracy in AAP, Kejriwal says not getting ticket results in such

New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): AAP leader MS Dhir on Monday alleged that there is lack of internal democracy in Aam Aadmi Party and refuted news report that he was denied ticket by the party. He said that he never applied of the same and so there is no question of ticket rejection. Dhir went on the appreciate Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said that the country has not seen such a PM in recent years and that Modi is taking the nation in right direction. Reacting on the same, party chief Arvind Kejriwal said that anyone denied ticket would obviously talk of lack of democracy in the party. Further, he said that these are just media reports and that ticket distribution has not taken place in the party till now. Nov 10, 2014
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Harsh Vardhan takes charge as Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Minister

New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): Harsh Vardhan who was relieved of the Health Ministry and was allotted Science and Technology and Earth Sciences by Modi government after the Cabinet expansion, took charge of the office on Monday. He said that he was fortunate to get the portfolio being a science professional. Vardhan said that his ministry will try to upgrade science and technology and look to use the same for benefits of people. Further, he said that he will make stronger interaction with scientists working in the field and bring something positive out of the same. Nov 10, 2014
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Women participate in Wrestling Championship in J and K

Katra, Nov 10 (ANI): Women in Katra district of Jammu and Kashmir participated in the 10th Rustum e Hind Indian style wrestling competition to promote gender equality. The organiser of the competition, Shiv Kumar, said that women should participate equally as men, especially in wrestling. Kumar further said that wrestling competitions should be conducted at every level with camps and proper coaching facilities so that more women take up this game. Meanwhile, the women wrestlers were happy and wanted more such competitions in future. The event witnessed a large crowd of spectators at the stadium enjoying the fight and encouraging the women to perform their best. Nov 10, 2014
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SC does not agree to let Srinivasan contest BCCI elections

New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): The Petitioner in IPL spot fixing case said on Monday that the Supreme Court heard the case on IPL match fixing and did not agree to Srinivasan's Counsel's demand fro letting him contest the BCCI elections. Nov 10, 2014
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Police arrest three accused in Australian woman murder case in Andhra Pradesh

Puttaparthi, Nov 10 (ANI): Police arrested three accused for allegedly killing an Australian woman on the outskirts of pilgrim town Puttaparthi in Andhra Pradesh, said a senior officer. Superintendent of Police, Sriniwas Lu said Toni Anne Ludgate was murdered by the watchman of an apartment where she was staying. Ludgate was murdered by the security guard of her apartment complex with the help of two accomplices on August 28 as the guard was unable to return the rupees 20,000 he owed her. Earlier, police exhumed body of Ludgate, who went missing over two months ago. Nov 10, 2014
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Modi's newly elected Cabinet portfolios announced

New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi inducted four cabinet ministers, three Ministers of State (Independent Charge) and 14 Ministers of State in his first cabinet expansion on Sunday and the portfolios were decided later. Former Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is the new Defence Minister and Suresh Prabhu will now head the Railway Ministry, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi led NDA government carried out the first cabinet expansion on Sunday. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley who earlier held the Defence portfolio as an additional charge has now been given the Information and Broadcasting Ministry's additional charge. JP Nadda, who also took oath as a Cabinet minister on Sunday, gets the portfolio of Health and Family Welfare, which was earlier held by Dr Harsh Vardhan. Harsh Vardhan has been shifted to the Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Ministry which has been stripped off from Jitendra Singh, who has got Independent charge of Development of North Eastern Region. Nov 10, 2014
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Suresh Prabhu takes charge of Railway Ministry

New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): BJP leader Suresh Prabhu on Monday took charge of the Railway ministry. Prabhu will head the Railway Ministry Minister in the expansion-cum-reshuffle of the Narendra Modi ministry after 21 new Ministers were sworn-in on Sunday. Nov 10, 2014
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Sensex and Nifty hits record high as "India becomes attractive destination for international market"

New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): The SandP BSE Sensex and the Nifty rallied over 100 points in trade on Monday, led by gains in ITC, HDFC, Sun Pharma, Axis BankBSE -0.90 % and Dr Reddy's Laboratories. However, it failed to maintain this level and declined afterwards to 27,818.23, showing a loss of 55.36 points or 0.2 per cent at 27,813.27 at 11.31 a.m. local time. Market Expert Akash Jindal said that sensex may cross 30,000 level as India is being seen as an attractive destination by the international investors. He said that India is more attractive for international investors than Brazil, Russia and China or other emerging market. Further, talking about the gold prices, Jindal said that gold prices are expected to come down to Rs. 22,000 as people are now not interested in gold. Nov 10, 2014
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Politicos react on Modi govts cabinet expansion

New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): The BJP on Monday appreciated the expansion-cum-reshuffle of the Narendra Modi ministry after 21 new Ministers were sworn-in on Sunday. The Congress, however, criticized the selection of leaders for the ministries. Nov 10, 2014
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New Cabinet Ministers assure to work hard in their portfolios

New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): The new team of Union Cabinet under Prime Minister Narendra Modi who took oath on Sunday began taking charge of their offices from today. Union Health Minister JP Nadda, Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilizers Hansraj Ahir, MoS for Social Justice and Empowerment Vijay Sampla, MoS for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Rathore, MoS in Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and MoS for MSME Giriraj Singh pledged to work hard under PM Modi’s guidance and leadership. Nov 10, 2014
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Shiv Sena threatens to sit in opposition if BJP seeks NCPs support directly or indirectly, Politico

New Delhi. Nov 10 (ANI): Politicos reacted on Monday after Shiv Sena declared that it would sit in opposition in the Maharashtra assembly if the BJP takes direct or indirect support from the NCP to prove its majority in the house. BJP leader GVL Narsimha Rao said that Shiv Sena should talk to party leaders and solve the issue. Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi said that the issue should have been settled by both the parties before the oath taking ceremony. Congress leader Rashid Alvi slammed Shiv Sena saying that it is desperate to form alliance with BJP in Maharashtra. NCP leader Majid Memon also expressed similar sentiments. Nov 10, 2014
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Arun Jaitley takes additional charge of IandB ministry

New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday took additional charge of the I&B Ministry at Shashtri Bhawan. Jaitley who earlier held the Defence portfolio as an additional charge has now been given the Information and Broadcasting Ministry's additional charge. Nov 10, 2014