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Sikhs in Jammu protest against Saharanpur clashes in UP

Jammu/ Saharanpur, July 27 (ANI): Condemning violence in UP, Sikhs protesters in Jammu on Sunday took to streets terming Saharanpur communal clashes as a conspiracy against minorities. They protested against the violence that erupted in Saharanpur district of Uttar Pradesh in which three people were killed and over 24 got injured when two groups clashed over a disputed land adjoining Sikh temple. Police have arrested 24 people who were reportedly involved in fuelling the violence. Meanwhile, Inspector General (IG) Meerut Zone, Alok Sharma said that things are under control and no fresh violence has been reported yet. Paramilitary forces were seen patrolling the street across the city. The district administration had deployed 17 companies of security forces in the troubled areas while imposing curfew across six police stations in the city. Jul 27, 2014
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Saharanpur DM on ongoing clashes, says situation better now

Saharanpur, July 27 (ANI): Saharanpur District Magistrate Sandhya Tiwari briefed on the ongoing clashes in the district and said that situation is under control and that no fresh violence has been reported on Sunday. Tiwari also said that decision on fresh curfew will be taken later and that schools will remain closed till 30th July. Jul 27, 2014
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At least six people killed as high-tension wire fell on bus

Auraiya, July 27 (ANI): At least six people were killed and others injured when a high-tension wire fell on a bus and it caught fire in Erwakatra area, police said. When the private bus was being reversed, it hit an electricity pole and the high-tension wire fell on it after which it caught fire. The bus was going from Chhibramau area of Kannauj district to Vidhuna district in Auraiya. The injured are admitted to the government hospitals nearby. Villagers gathered at the spot and started pelting stones on officials accusing the electricity department for lack of safety measures. Meanwhile, District Magistrate Mala Srivastava, CO Rajiv and Sub- Divisional Magistrate Ghanshyam reached the spot of the incident. Jul 27, 2014
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Army recovers huge cache of arms and ammunitions from militant hideout in Kashmir

Baramulla, July 27 (ANI): Indian security forces busted a militant hideout in Kashmir's Baramulla district and seized a huge cache of arms and ammunition from the area on Sunday. A joint operation was launched by a branch of Indian army, Rashtriya Rifles, and provincial police after intelligence inputs. During the raid, the security forces seized AK-47, two magazines which consist of 225 rounds, 19 rounds of heavy calibre, 13 UBGL round, one communication set, three Chinese grenade, two rockets, three detonators and various other ammunitions. Recovered arms and ammunition were destroyed soon after the seizure. The restive region has witnessed numerous militant attacks, insurgency, and infiltration attempts from across the border in the last two decades. Jul 27, 2014
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Teary-eyed families bid adieu to IAF officers killed in helicopter crash in Sitapur

Bareilly, July 27 (ANI): Sombre yet proud families of personnel, who died in an Indian Air Force helicopter crash, paid their last tribute to their loved ones. Seven persons, including two pilots were killed when an Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed on Friday (July 25) in Sitapur district of Uttar Pradesh. IAF officials, including Air Chief Arup Raha, and kin of the deceased gathered in Bareilly to present guard of honour and to pay last rites to three of the killed officials, Bhagat Singh, P Mukherjee and Manoj Yadav. The families have put up a brave face and said they are proud that the lives of their near and dear ones have not been lost in vain. Jul 27, 2014
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Jitendra Singh congratulates Ministry of Earth Sciences on its Foundation day

New Delhi, July 27 (ANI): Minister of State for Earth Sciences Jitendra Singh congratulated the Ministry of Earth Sciences on its Foundation day on Sunday. He applauded the ministry for the developmental works it has undertaken and the level it has achieved in the recent past. Further, he also talked about the relation between the scientific thinking and religion. Jul 27, 2014
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Venkaiah Naidu hits at Congress over LoP row

Hyderabad, July 27 (ANI): Parliamentary Affairs Minister, Venkaiah Naidu, on Sunday hit out at the Congress party that had accused that the Modi government pressurized the Speaker not to grant Leader of Opposition (LoP) post to it. Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi opined the main opposition party in the house must have at least 10 percent seats for the Leader of Opposition post. Congress has only 44 lawmakers in a 543-member lower house of the parliament. Congress leader Anand Sharma alleged that Attorney General (AG) and Speaker Sumitra Mahajan were working at the behest of the government. Naidu said the government would abide by the Speaker’s decision on the issue. Jul 27, 2014
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Congress stages a unique protest against BJP government over rising prices

Kanpur/ New Delhi, July 27 (ANI): Congress party staged a unique protest in an attempt to taunt ruling BJP government over rising inflation throughout the country on Sunday. The anguished protesters took to streets and raised anti-Narendra Modi and BJP government slogans condemning the soaring prices of vegetables and commodities. In an attempt to mock the BJP government, protesters held a unique protest showcasing a small market named as ‘Modi Bazaar’ displaying high price tags on a number of vegetables like tomatoes, capsicum and brinjals. Congress leader, Sriprakash Jaiswal condemned the price hike adding, that the anger and distress within people is likely to come down to streets. Meanwhile, a BJP leader, Sudhanshu Trivedi said the current ruling government is taking all necessary measures to curb inflation. Jul 27, 2014
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Syria regime forces retake gas field from jihadists

Syrian government troops Saturday recaptured the Shaar gas field in Homs province from the Islamic State, a week after the jihadists seized it, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and the Syrian Army both confirmed. Duration: 00:46 Jul 27, 2014
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Philippines welcomes 100 millionth baby

A baby girl born early Sunday has officially pushed the population of the Philippines to 100 million, highlighting the challenge of providing for more people in the already-impoverished nation. Duration: 00:30 Jul 27, 2014
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Politicos on forensic report of Mohanlalganj case

Lucknow, July 27 (ANI): Politicos from rival parties in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday cornered the Samajwadi Party in the state after reports emerged that the post-mortem report in the Mohanlalganj assault case could have been manipulated. The family members of the victim have pointed out various discrepancies in the postmortem report submitted by a six-member medical team. While the autopsy report said that both kidneys of the lab assistant were intact, a family member claimed that it was wrong as she had donated one of her kidneys to her ailing husband on October 15, 2011. Jul 27, 2014
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Mixed reactions flow as RJD- JD (U) - Congress alliance finalized for Bihar by polls

New Delhi, July 27 (ANI): The alliance of RJD, JD (U) and the Congress to contest the by-elections in 10 assembly constituencies of Bihar has resulted in mixed reactions by political leaders of different parties. Congress leader Rashid Alvi said that the alliance was a good step forward and would lead to the defeat of BJP in the state. RJD leader Manoj Jha stated that they have set a good example by looking over individual differences and forming an alliance, not only for their own benefit but for the benefit of Bihar. On the other hand, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi from the BJP slammed the alliance sarcastically saying that RJD and JD (U) had come up as a force against Congress but now it would be interesting to see for how long such an alliance is able to function. Jul 27, 2014
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NCW condemns UP govt as kin cry foul over autopsy report of Mohanlalganj murder victim

New Delhi, July 27 (ANI): The NCW on Sunday cornered the Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh after reports emerged that the post-mortem report in the Mohanlalganj assault case could have been manipulated. The family members of the victim had pointed out various discrepancies in the postmortem report submitted by a six-member medical team. While the autopsy report said that both kidneys of the lab assistant were intact, a family member claimed that it was wrong as she had donated one of her kidneys to her ailing husband on October 15, 2011. The victim of the horrific murder was also raped, news reports stated on Sunday. Sources further said that involvement of more than one person in the crime cannot be ruled out. The recent claims are contradictory to the version given by UP police which stated that the crime was a 'one-man operation.' Jul 27, 2014