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Paramilitary Assam Rifles gun down four militants in Assam

Dima Hasao, Nov 06 (ANI): Four militants were killed in two separate encounters with paramilitary Assam Rifles and the police in Dima Hasao district of Assam on Thursday. Huge cache of arms and ammunition was recovered from the militants. According to reports, the Assam Rifles had launched an operation near Robi Basti village, and indulged in a gun battle in which three militants were killed. Two AK series rifles, 73 rounds of ammunition and other war-like stores were recovered from the militants. The militants belonged to National Socialist Council of Nagalim - Isak- Muivah (NSCN-IM) rebel group. Meanwhile, another operation was conducted near Kopilo village, a day before, on the junction of Assam, Nagaland and Manipur, an area frequented by NSCN (IM) insurgents for their transit into the state, said sources. In the encounter an ultra was killed and one AK-47 rifle, one Lathod rifle, one hand grenade and over 100 rounds of ammunition were recovered from him. Nov 6, 2014
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Satish Upadhyay says forging 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' condemnable, had no knowledge about same

New Delhi, Nov 06 (ANI): Clarifying on the controversy over his cleanliness drive, Delhi BJP President Satish Upadhyay on Thursday said that he totally condemns forging of 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' and that it should be taken seriously and carried on honestly. He also said that he or any BJP leaders had no knowledge of the same and he went there as a participant. Upadhyay said that it was a program of the Islamic Centre and he was there for a few minutes only. He further condemned the incident saying it was a human error and should not be done in future. Earlier, some photographs had emerged of garbage being dumped purposely on a Delhi sidewalk for a photo opportunity featuring Upadhyay and former AAP leader Shazia Ilmi. Nov 6, 2014
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BJP indicated that if any proposal for joining Union cabinet comes from PM, I should accept: Manohar

Panaji, Nov 06 (ANI): Amidst speculations of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar getting post in Union Cabinet, he said that he was consulted by the party leadership over the matter. He said that the party President Amit Shah has indicated that if any proposal for joining Union cabinet comes from Prime Minister Narendra Modi comes his way, he should accept it. Further, Parrikar said that when any proposal will come, he will talk about reasons of leaving the post of chief minister of Goa and joining the Union Cabinet. Nov 6, 2014
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Demolition derby at huge US base as Afghan exit quickens

First they remove the power supply, then they tear out fixtures by hand, before a mechanical digger destroys the roof in a cloud of dust -- the US military is ending its war in Afghanistan and the wrecking crews are busy. Duration: 01:11 Nov 6, 2014
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SP, RJD, JD (U) to work together, decision on merger will take place in future: Nitish Kumar

New Delhi, Nov 6 (ANI): Bihar former Chief Minister Nitish Kumar while addressing a press conference on Thursday said that Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav had invited several leaders from the Third Front at his residence. He added that the parties have unanimously decided to work together on several issues like black money and youth employment opportunities. He further said that the decision on the merger will be taken in the future. Nov 6, 2014
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Nitesh Rane stands firm on his tweet, says he wants to start cleaning up 'Marathi hating Gujjus'

Mumbai, Nov 06 (ANI): Congress MLA Nitesh Rane on Thursday stood firm on his tweet once again targeting Gujarati community residing in Mumbai. Congress leader Narayan Rane's son had tweeted, "Wanna take part in Swacha Bharat abhiyan and start from Mumbai!! Wanna start cleaning up all the Marathi hating gujjus from there once for all." Rane said that the Gujarati community post obligatory remarks against Marathis on twitter and terms them as downtrodden and second-hand citizens. He said that if Marathis cannot get their rights in their own state because of the Gujaratis residing there, the later should be sent away from Maharashtra. Nov 6, 2014
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Karnataka CM requests PM Modi to withdraw IT concessions given to Andhra

Bangalore, Nov 6 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to withdraw the concessions the Centre has provided Andhra Pradesh for the information technology (IT) sector, stating that such allowances would cause an unhealthy competition between the two states. Siddaramaiah also stated that the state authorities were taking all possible steps to check the spate of incidents of rape and molestations, which have recently cropped up in schools of Karnataka. Nov 6, 2014
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Will bring secular forces together to fight against Modi who has taken a U-turn on his promises: Lal

New Delhi, Nov 06 (ANI): After Samajwadi Party Chief Mulayam Singh on Thursday hosted a lunch meeting for leaders of regional parties, RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav said that the parties will bring all secular forces in the nation together to fight against BJP and Narendra Modi. He alleged that Modi took a U-turn on his promises made before coming to power. The meeting was attended by Yadav, his wife Rabri Devi, JDU Chief Sharad Yadav, JDS Chief Deve Gowda and Indian National Lok Dal's Dushyant Chautala. According to sources, the meet has been called to discuss strategies of a possible united front in Parliament. Nov 6, 2014
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Country facing troubles, Modi govt should appoint a full time Defence Minister: Congress

New Delhi, Nov 6 (ANI): The Congress on Thursday stated that it is the prerogative of Prime Minister Narendra Modi whom he wants to induct as Defence Minister in his Cabinet, while reacting on reports about a possible Union Cabinet reshuffle that may see Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar getting that portfolio. The party, however, emphasized that the country was facing problems in absence of a full time Defence Minister and therefore the government should give the responsibility to someone at the earliest. Presently Finance Minister Arun Jaitley holds the additional charge as Defence minister. Nov 6, 2014
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New rule for women boxers, doctor's certification in pregnancy test mandatory

New Delhi/ Mumbai, Nov 06 (ANI): A new rule has been imposed upon women boxers all over the world that they will have to carry the doctor's certification after undergoing a pregnancy test prior to participation in any boxing championship. The Vice President of Indian Orthopaedic Association, Tarlochan Singh said that this was already a mandatory practice apart from a certification from a doctor. He added that there was nothing discriminatory in the rule for India as the practice is applicable worldwide. Secretary of Sports Department, Ajit Saran said that the Indian sports federation cannot do anything about the rule as it has been applied by AIBA for all boxers. Secretary of Boxing India Jay Kowli said that there is no need to create an issue out of the rule because it is in the benefit of women boxers to prevent them of any injury if they are pregnant. Meanwhile, former athlete Sunita Godara said that in a sport like boxing pregnancy test being mandatory is a safe step and all sportspersons going through it is also a welcome step. Nov 6, 2014
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Politicos condemn Bihar CM's decision to appoint son-in-law as PA even as he resigns later

New Delhi, Nov 06 (ANI): Political leaders on Thursday condemned Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi for appointing his son-in-law as his personal assistant even after he resigned from the post later following the controversy. BJP leader Sambit Patra said that Bihar CM should give answer on his son-in-law's statement that he has had many benefits of the post of Manjhi. Party leader Kirti Azad also hit out at the Bihar chief minister. Congress leader Rashid Alvi also said that this is unfortunate and that politicians should stop doing such things which points finger on the political system as a whole. Nov 6, 2014
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New rule for women boxers, doctor's certification in pregnancy test mandatory

New Delhi/ Mumbai, Nov 06 (ANI): A new rule has been imposed upon women boxers all over the world that they will have to carry the doctor's certification after undergoing a pregnancy test prior to participation in any boxing championship. The Vice President of Indian Orthopaedic Association, Tarlochan Singh said that this was already a mandatory practice apart from a certification from a doctor. He added that there was nothing discriminatory in the rule for India as the practice is applicable worldwide. Secretary of Sports Department, Ajit Saran said that the Indian sports federation cannot do anything about the rule as it has been applied by AIBA for all boxers. Secretary of Boxing India Jay Kowli said that there is no need to create an issue out of the rule because it is in the benefit of women boxers to prevent them of any injury if they are pregnant. Meanwhile, former athlete Sunita Godara said that in a sport like boxing pregnancy test being mandatory is a safe step and all sportspersons going through it is also a welcome step. Nov 6, 2014