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Shipping minister urges PM to ensure release of fishermen from Sri Lanka

New Delhi, March 10 (ANI): Shipping Minister GK Vasan, on Monday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to make efforts for the release of fishermen arrested by the Sri Lankan government for the success of talks between the two governments. Last week, Sri Lanka's navy arrested 32 Indian fishermen for allegedly fishing illegally in their territorial waters less than two months after the two neighbours agreed to work together to resolve the issue. Vasan also requested Singh to support the United States (US) resolution against Sri Lanka. Mar 10, 2014
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Encounter in J&K kills two LeT militants

Handwara, March 10 (ANI): Two Lashker-e-Toiba militants were killed an Army officer was injured in an encounter between the two sides in Handwara area of Kupwara district in Kashmir, police said. The encounter took place when security forces cordoned off a house in Malikpora village in Vilgam area of Handwara, 85 kms from here, following information about presence of militants there. The police officer said the militants opened firing on security forces, who retaliated, triggering off a fierce gun battle. Some arms and ammunition were recovered from the possession of the slain militants. Mar 10, 2014
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Colombia voters give lukewarm support for peace process

Columbian voters showed lukewarm support for peace talks with guerrillas Sunday by giving the country's president a majority in Congress, but also electing his conservative rival, ex-president Alvaro Uribe, to the senate. Duration: 00:38 Mar 10, 2014
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Uncertainty in BJP over Lucknow and Varanasi seat, Politicos react

New Delhi/ Lucknow, Mar 10 (ANI): Politicos on Monday reacted to the rift in BJP over seats in Varanasi and Lucknow. Lucknow BJP MP Lalji Tandon has said that he will not vacate his seat for anyone other than party's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. According to reports, BJP President Rajnath Singh wants to contest the Lok Sabha elections from the Lucknow seat. Speaking on the same, Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi said that he don't have anything to comment on seat distribution. Further, BJP leader Kalraj Mishra said that there is no rift within the party over this issue. Meanwhile, JD (U) leader KC Tyagi said that there is a lot of uncertainty in BJP. AAP Leader Ashutosh asked BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi why does he want to contest elections from two places and that Modi is scared that he is going to lose to AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal and this is the reason he wants to secure the other seat. Mar 10, 2014
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Akhilesh faces flak for sacking two ministers

New Delhi, March 10 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minsiter Akhilesh Yadav on Monday faced criticism from the former leaders of his party for sacking ministers Anand Singh and Manoj Paras allegedly for anti-party activities. The development came days after Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav warned UP ministers to "mend" their ways or face the sack. Former SP Leader, Kamal Farooqui said that there is no principle based politics in Samajwadi Party. Another former leader Shahid Siddiqui said that the SP has become an autocratic party. Mar 10, 2014
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Amar Singh, Jaya Prada join RLD

New Delhi, March 10 (ANI): Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, former Samajwadi Party leaders Amar Singh and Jaya Prada on Monday joined Ajit Singh's Rashtriya Lok Dal. will contest the Lok Sabha elections from Fatehpur and Jaya Prada will fight from Bijnor in Uttar Pradesh. Singh and Jaya Prada were expelled from the Samajwadi Party in February, 2010 for leading "a capitalist and communalist invasion. Mar 10, 2014
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Kejriwal pays homage to three alive RTI activists, Politicos react

New Delhi, Mar 10 (ANI): AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal committed a slip-up at his rally in Ahmedabad when he paid homage to four RTI activists, of whom three happens to be alive. Reacting on the same, JD (U) leader KC Tyagi laughed at the matter. Congress leader Kapil Sibal said that he has a habit of doing such things. BJP Leader Nalin Kohli said that it is unfortunate that he is making such statements without giving a thought. Meanwhile, AAP Leader Ashutosh said that sometime such mistakes happen. Mar 10, 2014
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GJMM, two members of AGP join BJP

New Delhi, March 10 (ANI): BJP and Gorkha Jan Mukti Morcha (GJMM) have formed an alliance for upcoming general elections that start April 07. Leaders from both the parties met at the BJP office on Monday in New Delhi. President for BJP Rajnath Singh called the merger a welcome move. BJP has been trying for an alliance with major regional parties to gain the maximum seats in the general election. Meanwhile, two senior leaders, Chandan Lal Patwari and Hitendra Nath Goswami of the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) joined BJP Mar 10, 2014
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Syria rebels release kidnapped nuns

A group of nuns kidnapped by rebels in the Syrian town of Maalula in December are released early thanks to Lebanese-Qatari mediation. Duration: 01:11 Mar 10, 2014
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Ajit Singh seeks division of Uttar Pradesh

Amroha, March 10 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister, Ajit Singh, sought the division of the most densely populated Uttar Pradesh into four parts for better governance. Singh, who is also chief of Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD), said that the state was so huge in terms of population that it could easily be called the sixth largest country in the world. The RLD chief hit out at BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. Mar 10, 2014