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Delhi government to challenge CNG price hike in SC

New Delhi, Jan 27 (ANI): Arvind Kejriwal led Delhi government has decided to appeal in the Supreme Court against the Centre's increase in the price of Compressed Natural Gas or CNG, which fuels autos in Delhi. Jan 27, 2014
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Argentine Peso collapse will not affect rupee: Economic Affairs Secretary

New Delhi, Jan 27 (ANI): India's economic affairs secretary, Arvind Mayaram, said on Monday in New Delhi that the falling value of the Argentine Peso was not casting any influence over the Indian rupee's movement, pertaining to strong economic fundamentals of the country. While talking to media persons in New Delhi, Mayaram said that the rupee has been the best since October, as far as emerging markets are concerned and that they were not overtly concerned about the currency. Jan 27, 2014
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Communal harmony at work place

Coorg, Jan 27 (ANI): There are many small and big establishments flourishing across the country that contribute to its amazing growth story. One such example is a coffee estate in Coorg. Here Hindus and Muslims work together in perfect harmony. The estate has grown over the years and its success is credited to good relations between Hindu and Muslim workers. Indians have a unique ability to keep their individualities intact and yet they embrace each other's differences with open arms, and this is the speciality of Indian culture. Jan 27, 2014
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Annual urs of Mohammad Salalaho Alleh draws devotees from all faiths

Bareilly, Jan 27 (ANI): The city of Bareilly is located in India's northern state of Uttar Pradesh. It is known for its rich culture and heritage, especially the Ganga-Jamuni Tehzeeb or the culture of religious harmony. And presenting a perfect example of this ethos is the mausoleum of Mohammad Salalaho Alleh. The mausoleum is respected by one and all, as it is believed that all prayers and wishes are answered here. All devotees who visit the shrine participate equally in various activities here. Jan 27, 2014
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First phase of global Islamic congregation ends in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Jan 27 (ANI): The first phase of Biswa Ijtema has concluded following the final prayer on the banks of the river Turag in Tongi, 20 kilometres off the capital city Dhaka in Bangladesh. Devout Muslims across the globe assembled in Bangladesh to participate in the Biswa Ijtema -- the world Islamic congregation -- billed as the second largest annual gathering of Muslims after the Hajj. Jan 27, 2014
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Binny calls off hunger strike, gives more time to Kejriwal govt

New Delhi, Jan 27 (ANI): Expelled AAP leader Vinod Kumar Binny on Monday called off his hunger strike for 10 days and said that the purpose is to give Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal more time to implement his policies. He said that Anna Hazare advised him that such hunger strikes won’t work and that spreading awareness against AAP is what is needed. Binny started his hunger strike demanding expulsion of Somnath Bharti as the law minister of Delhi. Jan 27, 2014
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Binny calls off hunger strike, gives 'more time' to Kejriwal govt

New Delhi, Jan 27 (ANI): Expelled AAP leader Vinod Kumar Binny on Monday called off his hunger strike for 10 days and said that the purpose is to give Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal more time to implement his policies. He said that Anna Hazare advised him that such hunger strikes won't work and that spreading awareness against AAP is what is needed. Binny started his hunger strike demanding expulsion of Somnath Bharti as the law minister of Delhi. Jan 27, 2014
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Finance minister calls for technology advancement for customs department

New Delhi, Jan 27 (ANI): In an event to felicitate Customs officials on Monday to mark the International Customs Day in New Delhi, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, emphasized on the need for technology advancement in the Customs department. Chidambaram honoured the work of many Customs officials by presenting them with certificates. Chidambaram focused on the advancement of technology in this sector as it has almost become the driving force of the 21st century. Along with GST, Customs will become the second major tax revenue, as stated by Chidambaram. He emphasized that customs are essential as they aid legitimate trade and prevent illegitimate trade. It keeps a tap on gold smuggling. Jan 27, 2014
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Imtiaz Ali launches Tisca Chopra's book 'Acting Smart'

Mumbai, Jan 27 (ANI): Actress Tisca Chopra has turned author with her book 'Acting Smart'. And the actress got none other than the very talented Imtiaz Ali to release her book. The book would be for cinegoers, movie buffs and people who are venturing into the movie industry. Well we wish all the very best for your new venture Tisca! Jan 27, 2014

Expelled AAP MLA Vinod Kumar Binny begins hunger strike

New Delhi, Jan 27 (ANI): Expelled AAP MLA Vinod Kumar Binny on Monday started his hunger strike at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. Earlier today Binny met Lt Governor Najeeb Jung and apprised him of the ongoing situation and talked about the alleged misbehaviour of Law Minister Somnath Bharti with Ugandan women during the midnight raid that took place in Khirki Extension in South Delhi recently. The Aam Aadmi Party's disciplinary committee on Sunday expelled Binny for publicly making false statements against the party and its leadership. Jan 27, 2014
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21 die as boat capsizes off Port Blair, V Narayanasamy expresses disappointment

New Delhi, Jan 27 (ANI): Minister of State in Prime Minister's Office and Congress leader V Narayanasamy, said on Monday that the overcrowded boat carrying tourists that capsized off Andaman Islands, killing at least 21 people, did not had any lifeguards or life jackets to save the people on board. Narayanasamy said he would request Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to order an immediate inquiry into the matter and demanded punishment for the people at fault. Jan 27, 2014
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BJP begins protest against AAP, demands to sack Somnath Bharti

New Delhi, Jan 27 (ANI): BJP leaders led by Harsh Vardhan on Monday started their protest against AAP outside national capital's Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's office at Delhi Secretariat, pressurizing the party to sack his controversial Law minister Somnath Bharti. Bharti is facing criticism for his midnight raid at a house in Khirki Extension and also for misbehaving with a Ugandan woman who alleged that he manhandled them and molested them during the raid. Jan 27, 2014
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AAP born with a new ideology, should be accepted the way it is: KC Tyagi

New Delhi, Jan 27 (ANI): Commenting on the ongoing criticism against the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's government, Janata Dal United (JD-U) leader KC Tyagi on Monday said that the party was born with a new ideology, and that they should be accepted that way only. Reacting to the increasing number of crime against women in the capital he said that it was a result of the mindset of the people. Jan 27, 2014