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Tarun Gogoi objects relaxation of visa norms for Bangladeshis

Guwahati, June 21 (ANI): Assam Chief Minister, Tarun Gogoi on Saturday opposed the move of the BJP government regarding free visa entry for the Bangladeshi nationals. Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) had sought Assam opinion on the proposal of giving free visa entry to the Bangladeshis below 18 and above 65 years of age, to which Gogoi objected. He is also against proposal of multiple entry on a single visa to Bangladeshis which was put to improve relationships between both the countries. Jun 21, 2014
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Karisma Kapoor at Glamour South Mumbai 2014

Mumbai, June 21 (ANI): Bollywood diva Karisma Kapoor was seen inaugurating ‘Glamour South Mumbai 2014’ in India’s showbiz capital Mumbai recently. At the event, she said every woman loves jewelry. Well…we agree with you Lolo!!! Jun 21, 2014
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Megan Fox says her heart is not in acting anymore

New Delhi, June 21 (ANI): Megan Fox, who has planned to make just one movie a year to support her family, has said that her heart is not in acting anymore. She told an online portal that it was hard because she did not feel like she was ever giving either one of them 100 per cent of her attention or 100 per cent of her, so she carried a lot of guilt, media reported. The 28-year-old actress who recently gave birth to a boy named Bodhi asserted that she never been an extraordinarily ambitious girl or career-oriented, but once she got pregnant with her first son and now second, it was so hard to be a working mom especially when one's heart was not in their work, when one's heart is with their family. Jun 21, 2014
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Iraq govt assured security of Indians in Iraq: BJP delegation after meeting Iraqi Ambassador

New Delhi, June 21 (ANI): Iraqi Ambassador to India Ahmad Tahseen Ahmad Berwari on Friday met the BJP delegation to discuss about the issue of security of Indians in Iraq. BJP leader Vijay Jolly said that the Iraqi government assured the delegation of the safety of all Indians in Iraq. Jolly added that the Iraq government ensured that it will work in co-ordination with the Indian government to rescue the abducted Indians in Iraq during crisis there. Jun 21, 2014
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AAP MP Bhagwant Mann establishes contact with some Indians in Iraq

Chandigarh, June 21 (ANI): AAP MP from Punjab Bhagwant Mann on Saturday confirmed that he had established contact with some Indians in different cities of Iraq. Mann said that he had conversation with almost 4000 people stranded in Iraq. He also talked about what all the stranded Indians are going through in the violence hit country. Further, he also said that he and his party is ready to help the government to free the Indian nationals. Jun 21, 2014
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Security preparations underway for Amarnath Yatra

Jammu/Srinagar, June 21 (ANI): Security has been stepped up for safety of devotees who will take the annual Amarnath Yatra commencing from June 28 in Jammu and Kashmir, said police officials on Saturday. Director General of Police, K Rajendra Kumar said that security forces were prepared to face any challenge. Jun 21, 2014
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DERC hints at revision of power tariff, congress reacts

New Delhi, June 21 (ANI): The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission has hinted that it will revise electricity tariff in the city, which is still grappling with unprecedented power outages. DERC said that the electricity tariff could be increased in the city due to increase in the coal prices, which in turn had increased the cost of electricity production. Due to persistent pressure by the power distribution companies on the power regulator to increase the tariff, the hike could affect people across all the slabs. Jun 21, 2014
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Harshvardhan visits AIIMS Patna

Patna, June 21 (ANI): Union Health Minister Dr Harshvardhan visited the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Patna on Saturday. Talking to mediapersons, he said that it was former former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's dream to establish six AIIMs in the country, out of which Patna was one of them. Jun 21, 2014
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Congress protests over railway fare hike against NDA govt

New Delhi, June 21 (ANI): Congress workers in Delhi staged protest on Saturday under DPCC Chief Arvinder Singh Lovely over the hike in railway fare by 14.2 per cent and the subsequent hikes in other articles as a result of the same. The protesters shouted anti-BJP slogans and carried placards demanding to take back the hike. Lovely termed the fare hike the biggest in history and also mocked BJP’s 'good days are to come' slogan. Police also used water cannons to control the crowd. Meanwhile, CPI (M) workers also staged a protest against the hike in railway passenger and freight fare in the national capital. Jun 21, 2014
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Campa Cola Society's residents refuse to budge, to continue silent protest against eviction

Mumbai, June 21 (ANI): Residents of unauthorised Campa Cola Housing Society in Mumbai refused to budge on Saturday saying they would continue their silent protest against demolition drive. Residents protested against Mumbai's civic body, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), who had arrived at gates of the society for eviction. Distraught residents refused to vacate their homes and were willing to go to jail to prevent the BMC from razing down their houses. Seven high-rises were constructed at the Campa Cola Compound between 1981 and 1989. The builders had permission for only six floors, but constructed several more. Jun 21, 2014
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BMC reach Campa Cola Compound, residents fight eviction

Mumbai, June 21 (ANI): The officials of the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) have reached the Campa Cola society to try and enter the premises of the compound and evict the residents of illegal flats in the society. But like yesterday, residents, led by women, have barricaded themselves in to stop civic teams that have arrived with cops to prepare grounds for their eviction in keeping with a Supreme Court order. Jun 21, 2014
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Congress retorts as BJP says rail fare hike was Congress' decision

New Delhi/ Mumbai, June 21 (ANI): BJP leader, Prakash Javadekar on Saturday said that the decision for the rail fare hike was taken by previous Congress government. Reacting over the same, Congress leader, Manish Tewari said that if BJP takes a decision then it must take responsibility for it and it is wrong to blame UPA for everything. The government has increased rail passenger fares by 14.2 percent and freight rates by 6.5 percent, which has led to an outcry by the opposition parties. Jun 21, 2014
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Congress worker's house attacked by unidentified gunmen in JandK

Sopore, June 21 (ANI): Unidentified gunmen barged inside the house of Congress party activist Khazir Mohammad Naikoo in Baramulla district of Kashmir and opened heavy fire upon their family members. In the firing that started around 9:05 pm Friday night, two persons identified as Nazir Ahmad Naikoo, son of Khazir Mohammad and his cousin Shabir Ahmad, suffered critical injuries, and the duo were immediately shifted to Sub-district hospital, where Nazir succumbed to injuries. The joint team of these two forces cordoned off the whole area and launched a search to nab the assailants. Jun 21, 2014
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Indian worker returns safely from Iraq

Navsari, June 21(ANI): An Indian labourer who was working in Iraq safely returned to his home town Navsari in Gujarat. Patel said he was unable to contact his stranded friends in Iraq due to no connectivity. Militants from the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), along with other Sunni rebels, are reported to have abducted dozens of foreigners including Indian nationals as they swept through towns in the Tigris valley north of Baghdad in recent days. Jun 21, 2014