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Cleaning Ganga a priority: Uma Bharti

New Delhi, June 06 (ANI): Minister for water resources and river development, Uma Bharti, along with minister for rural development, panchayati raj and sanitation, Nitin Gadkari, on Friday stressed upon the future course of action that they are planning to undertake for the cleaning of holy river Ganga. Bharti said her focus is to establish a model for quick and effective action to save the river Ganga that could also be implemented on other rivers that need to be revived. Gadkari discussed further plans that his department would undertake for river Ganga. Jun 6, 2014
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US Rep. Gohmert meets mothers of kidnapped girls

US Representative Louie Gohmert visit Lagos to listen to 21 mothers of young girls kidnapped by the Islamist group Boko Haram. "This evil has to stop", he said, adding that he fears a useless "religious war" in the country. Duration: 00:49 Jun 6, 2014
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Syrians wage 'war of tunnels' for Damascus

Guided more by what they can hear than see, Syrian troops and rebels are battling in the bowels of Damascus, digging tunnels in a campaign to control the eastern entrance to the capital. Duration: 01:15 Jun 6, 2014
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Delhi could face load shedding for another week: Najeeb Jung

New Delhi, June 06 (ANI): Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Najeeb Jung has said many areas in the capital could undergo planned blackouts for another three to four days. The comments from Najeeb came as Delhi is facing massive load shedding ranging for two to three hours every day. He added that repairing the big towers and lines that had fallen after the massive storm would take time. Jun 6, 2014
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Modi's Bhutan visit would send a positive signal: BJP

New Delhi, June 06 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to neighbouring Bhutan later this month in his first foreign visit after assuming power. According to sources, Modi hold talks on key bilateral and regional issues with the leadership of the Himalayan nation. Reacting over this BJP leader Siddharth Nath Singh said on Friday that UPA cancelled the subsidy on cooking gas and kerosene oil to Bhutan which was a wrong move and Modi's visit will now send a right message. He added that the visit would ensure Bhutan that India considers it a friendly neighbour. Jun 6, 2014
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Thai junta's spin doctors prescribe 'national happiness'

With free meals and dancing soldiers, Thailand's junta is waging a propaganda offensive to encourage "national happiness" following a military coup that has severely restricted civil liberties. Duration: 01:39 Jun 6, 2014
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Kejriwal refuses to budge from his stand in Gadkari defamation case, says won't withdraw allegation

New Delhi, June 06 (ANI): In a recent development in Nitin Gadkari defamation case, the court asked the two involved to finish the issue through negotiations. But AAP's Arvind Kejriwal refused to budge from his stand. After Gadkari asked him not for apology but to withdraw allegations, Kejriwal said that he won't do so. The lawyer in the case said that the statements make the case an ongoing process and no verdict is out as of now. Jun 6, 2014
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Politicos react over rift within AAP

New Delhi, June 06 (ANI): Political leaders on Friday reacted over rift within the Aam Aadmi Party. BJP's Nalin Kohli stated that AAP does not have any ideology thus people do not want to be associated with it. BJP leader Siddharth Nath Singh stated that AAP is a broken party which has disintegrated and everyone except Arvind Kejriwal is to be blamed for it. Meanwhile Congress leader JP Aggarwal said that Kejriwal is acting as a dictator in the party and does not know how to govern. Jun 6, 2014
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Clashes break out in Golden Temple on 30th Anniversary of Operation Bluestar

Amritsar, June 06 (ANI): Violent clashes broke out in the premises of Golden Temple in Amritsar on Friday between members of SGPC and a Sikh radical group, injuring at least 12 people. Accoding to reports, some mediapersons were also assaulted and their cameras were broken too during the clashes. Violence erupted in Golden Temple after various groups protested Simranjit Singh Mann's attempt to give a speech from Rostrum of Akal Takht. The clashes followed an altercation that reportedly happened during a ceremony organised to mark the anniversary of Operation Bluestar. Jun 6, 2014
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Sikh clash in Amritsar saddening, Parliament should have paid tribute to 1984 victims: SAD

New Delhi, June 06 (ANI): The spokesperson of SAD, Prem Singh Chandumajra on Friday expressed grief over the Sikh clash in Amritsar between two groups which took place earlier in the day. Chandumajra stated that on the 30th anniversary of Operation Bluestar, it is sad to again witness clashes within Sikhs and added that the offenders will be punished. He also added that every small incident is given priority in the Parliament but complained that the innocent victims of 1984 massacre were not given tribute in the Parliament which should have been done. Jun 6, 2014