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Cold wave grips northern India as temperatures dip further

New Delhi/ Shimla, Dec 24 (ANI): Cold wave gripped northern India as temperatures dipped further on Tuesday and dense smog enveloped the region, forcing many people to stay indoors. Regions in the foothills of Himalayas received fresh snowfall on Sunday, much to the delight of hundreds of tourists from the plains and the residents as well. After the snowfall, mercury dropped considerably, causing inconvenience to many and forcing people, especially children, to stay indoors. The temperature in most places has dropped to sub-zero. As per data available with the meteorology department in Shimla, the minimum temperature recorded was -1.0 degree Celsius. People shivered as icy winds lashed the region and cut through their bones. Dec 24, 2013
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India, Pak DGMOs meet at Wagah-Attari border

Wagah, Dec 24 (ANI): The much anticipated meeting between Director Generals Military Operations of India and Pakistan took place along the Wagah-Attari border. India's Director General Military Operations (DGMO) Lieutenant General Vinod Bhatia met his Pakistani counterpart Major General Aamer Riaz. Bhatia stated that the two DGMOs have agreed to sustain the ceasefire. Dec 24, 2013
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Action should be taken against Justice AK Ganguly: Atul Anjan

New Delhi, Dec 24 (ANI): Speaking on the law intern harassment case against former Justice AK Ganguly, CPI Leader, Atul Anjan on Tuesday said that it has been already very late and now action should be taken in the case as soon as possible. He also added that an FIR should be lodged against Ganguly otherwise he will keep manipulating people. Dec 24, 2013
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Veerappa Moily takes additional charge as Environment Minister

New Delhi, Dec 24 (ANI): Union Petroleum Minister, Veerappa Moily, took additional charge of environment ministry portfolio on Tuesday. Moily said that the rules of the game have to be strictly followed and adhered to and nothing should be left to discretion. Ahead of his new role, Moily added that he will work without any fear or favour and said that the over-arching principle of regulation will have to be ensured. Dec 24, 2013
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What AAP has done is a suicide: BJP on AAPs alliance with Congress

New Delhi, Dec 24 (ANI): BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Tuesday criticized Aam Aadmi Party for taking support from the Congress. Swamy said that what AAP has done is a suicide. Further slamming AAP’s convener, Arvind Kejriwal he said that Kejriwal had tweeted several times that he won’t take help from Congress. He also added that Kejriwal will have to think of his actions to combat corruption as Congress will not tolerate cases against Robert Vadra and Sheila Dikshit and it will withdraw support if he files cases against them. Dec 24, 2013
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Girirajs political murder remark highlights Narendra Modis traits: RJD

New Delhi, Dec 24 (ANI): After BJP leader Giriraj Singh said that Narendra Modi will do ‘political murder’ of Nitish Kumar, RJD leader Ram Kripal Yadav said that the remark highlights Modi’s ‘murderous traits’. He said that such phrases like ‘murdering & killing’ should not be used in politics. He also accused BJP and RSS to be of the ideology of Nathuram Godse (Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin) and such statements are normal from them. Dec 24, 2013
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Japans JCB expands its reach to Taiwan

Taiwan, Dec 24 (ANI): Japan’s global payment card brand, JCB, launched the world’s first JCB brand “Debit Card” in Taiwan in cooperation with Hua Nan Bank, a JCB partner since 2000. The card has already become popular in Taiwan with over 9 million users in a working population of 11 million people. This is a very high penetration rate. JCB believes that the success of its cards in Taiwan is because it is a low-risk product as it directly debits from the bank account. JCB International Taiwan has been adopting various measures to penetrate the competitive debit card market in Taiwan. Dec 24, 2013
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Children died in Muzaffarnagar relief camps, SP govt responsible: Laxmikant Bajpai

Meerut, Dec 24 (ANI): After the Samajwadi Party Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav refuted any claims of sufferings in Muzaffarnagar relief camps, UP BJP President Laxmikant Bajpai said that at least 48 infants died in the camps and SP government is responsible for the same. He also said that the state Health Minister Ahmad Hasan should be sacked and put behind the bars for the same. Dec 24, 2013
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BJP on AAP-Congress alliance

New Delhi, Dec 24 (ANI): BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Tuesday said that the Kejri-Congress concept has come out in front of everyone and now the nation will see both working together. Naqvi also added that the level of language is going to degrade in the coming future. Dec 24, 2013
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Muzaffarnagar issue should not be politicized, situation in relief camps pitiable

Lucknow/ New Delhi, Dec 24 (ANI): After the visit of Rahul Gandhi to the Muzaffarnagar relief camps brought reactions from CP Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, Muslim Cleric Khalid Rashid Firangi Mahali and BJP leader Kirti Azad appealed not to politicize the issue. Mahali said that the state administration should understand the reason as to why people are not leaving the camp and solve the issue. Further, Azad said that the situation is very pitiable in the camps and rather than doping vote bank politics, leaders should look at the people’s grievances. Dec 24, 2013
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Narendra Modi will do political murder of Nitish Kumar: Giriraj Singh

Patna, Dec 24 (ANI): Slamming Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, BJP leader Giriraj Singh said that Kumar’s ‘political murder’ will be done by Narendra Modi when BJP will bag all 40 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar. He also said that Kumar was the one to strategize Modi’s murder in Ramlila Maidan. He further slammed Kumar and said that Modi has won over the trust of the people of the country and that Bihar CM have no idea of its worth. Dec 24, 2013
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Mulayam Singh Yadav takes jibe at Congress

Lucknow, Dec 24 (ANI): Samajwadi party (SP) President Mulayam Singh Yadav took a jibe at the Congress party over the Lokpal Bill, which he claims would lead to anarchy and was passed just to divert the attention of the voters ahead of the upcoming general elections. The Congress party, which suffered a big loss in assembly elections in four key states, and was faced with allegations of pervasive culture of corruption rushed through the Lokpal Bill in the parliament. Yadav dismissed all accusations of neglect towards the Muzaffarnagar riot victims living in the relief camps. Dec 24, 2013