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Kejriwal s dharna on, four metro stations to remain shut

New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday is all set to sit on dharna outside the Home Ministry office in protest of no action taken against Delhi cops for their negligence in drug and sex rackets in the national capital. With the dharna on place, commuters will have a tough time as the four metro stations, that is, Patel Chowk, Central Secretariat, Udyog Bhavan and Race Course will remain closed from 9 am to 1 pm. Also, the Delhi Police has imposed prohibitory orders in and around Delhi to maintain law and order. Jan 20, 2014
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Will look into Kejriwals complaint against Delhi police: Shinde

Patna, Jan 18 (ANI): Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Saturday said that he will look into the complaint put forth by Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and other legislators from his party regarding the inaction taken by the Delhi police. Delhi’s law minister Somnath Bharti had on January 16 slammed the Delhi police for being inactive against a prostitution racket that was allegedly run by a few Nigerian nationals in the city. Jan 18, 2014
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India stampede kills 18 in Mumbai

A stampede kills at least 18 people in Mumbai when a large crowd gathered to pay their last respects to a Muslim spiritual leader, according to the Press Trust of India news agency. Duration: 00:41 Jan 18, 2014
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US clothing store goes 'pubic'

US clothing chain American Apparel has sparked controversy by putting mannequins sprouting pubic hair in the windows of their shop in New York. Duration: 00:35 Jan 18, 2014
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Capt Abhimanyu slams Haryana Govt for ordering CBI probe against Khemka

New Delhi, Jan 18 (ANI): Backing suspended IAS officer Ashok Khemka, BJP Spokesperson Capt. Abhimanyu on Saturday slammed Haryana Government for probing honest people such as Ashok Khemka. Further slamming the Congress he said that the party is double faced as on the one hand they talk of combating corruption and on the other they probe people fighting corruption. The Haryana Government has ordered CBI inquiry against Khemka for awarding a contract to a company in Gujarat worth eight crore rupees. Jan 18, 2014
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Shashi Tharoor discharged, wife s body handed over for cremation

New Delhi, Jan 18 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development Shashi Tharoor has been discharged after being declared medically stable. Tharoor was admitted earlier in the day for treatment after he complained of chest pain. Jan 18, 2014
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Sunanda Pushkar s death unnatural and sudden: AIIMS Autopsy Board

New Delhi, Jan 18 (ANI): After autopsy of Sunanda Pushkar Tharoor's body was over at AIIMS, the head of the autopsy board, Dr Sudhir Gupta said that she died an unnatural, sudden death. Gupta said that there were injury marks on her body, details of which he did not reveal. The doctor also said that the examinations and tests are still under process, and photos and videos of the same are taken for future reference and other details will follow later. Jan 18, 2014
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Pushkar was ill for quite some time: Tharoor's Assistant Private Secretary

Trivandrum, Jan 18 (ANI): Reacting to the death of Sunanda Pushkar, Shashi Tharoor's Assistant Private Secretary PR Sadasivam on Saturday said that Pushkar was not well for quite some time and was undergoing treatment at the Kerala Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS). Sunanda Pushkar, wife of Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development (HRD) Shashi Tharoor was found dead in a hotel room in New Delhi on Friday. Jan 18, 2014
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Haryana Government hounding Khemka: RK Singh

New Delhi, Jan 18 (ANI): Backing suspended IAS officer Ashok Khemka, former Union Home Secretary and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader RK Singh on Saturday said that the Haryana Government is trying to hound Khemka for carrying out his duties properly. Singh's comment came shortly after the Haryana Government ordered an inquiry by the CBI against Khemka for awarding a contract to a company in Gujarat worth eight crore rupees. Jan 18, 2014
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Somnath Bharti surrenders Bar Council license

New Delhi, Jan 18 (ANI): Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti on Saturday surrendered his Bar Council license after the Delhi Bar Council threatened to take action against him. Speaking on the same he said that it's a routine matter that when one acquires office of profit one has to submit the bar council license. Jan 18, 2014
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Shashi Tharoor admitted to AIIMS

New Delhi, Jan 18 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development (HRD) Shashi Tharoor was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences after he complained of uneasiness and chest pain, hours after his wife Sunanda Pushkar was found dead in a hotel room on Friday. Tharoor was initially admitted to the ICU as a precautionary measure. He has now been moved out of the ICU and is in a normal ward. Tharoor's wife Pushkar was found dead in a Delhi hotel, a day after her Twitter spat with a Pakistani journalist Mehr Tarar, over an alleged affair with the minister. An SDM level enquiry has been ordered under Section 176 as her marriage with Shashi Tharoor was less than seven years old. Jan 18, 2014
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18 killed in a stampede in Mumbai

Mumbai, Jan 18 (ANI): At least 18 people were killed and several wounded in a stampede that broke out on Saturday near the residence of Dawoodi Bohra spiritual leader Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin. According to reports, the stampede took place near the Malabar Hill residence of Dr. Burhanuddin, who died on Friday, as people had gathered to pay homage to the spiritual leader. The bodies of those died in the stampede were taken to Saifee Hospital. Injured people have been taken for treatment. Jan 18, 2014
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India eyes extremist groups as threat to Afghanistan's 2014 polls

New Delhi, Jan 18 (ANI): India said that extremist groups trying to deter domestic stability and internal security of Afghanistan are a key threat to the war-torn country's 2014 presidential polls scheduled for April, as the US plans a total pull-out of combat forces by this year end in absence of bilateral security agreement. India's foreign secretary, Sujatha Singh, expressed such views at the meeting of special officers from neighbouring countries of Afghanistan and other international agencies to discuss on 'Istanbul process' in New Delhi. Appreciating the efforts of Afghan President, Hamid Karzai, towards conducting the polls, Singh said the extremist groups could pose a threat to the elections. Singh also said that any initiative taken towards the Afghanistan's stability should not have inadequate preparations. Jan 18, 2014
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India and Pakistan hold flag meet over ceasefire violations

Poonch / New Delhi, Jan 18 (ANI): India and Pakistan conducted a brigadier-level flag meeting near the border in Jammu and Kashmir, following a large number of ceasefire violations on the Line of Control (LoC) last year. The meet continued for an hour-and-a-half at Chakan-Da-Bagh on LoC, a military line that divides Kashmir between the nuclear-armed neighbours, in Poonch district of the region. Meanwhile, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, met Union Home Minister, Sushil Kumar Shinde, to reduce the tension along the border. Jan 18, 2014