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Delhi Polls counting on: Kejriwal says BJP approached AAP Members

New Delhi, Dec 08 (ANI): Even as counting of Delhi assembly election votes is underway, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday alleged the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had approached many of the AAP candidates. He, however, stressed that his party won't provide support to any other political outfit. Dec 8, 2013
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Raj Polls counting on amid tight security

Jaipur, Dec 08 (ANI): Amidst tight security, counting began for the 200 member Assembly elections for the Rajasthan Assembly morning early Sunday morning. Counting will be held for 199 seats as one seat was countermanded following the death of a candidate. Dec 8, 2013
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Fresh protests in Ukraine's Independence Square

Students in Ukraine took to the streets Friday to protest against the treatment of colleagues at the hands of security forces during the recent pro-EU demonstrations. Duration: 1:13 Dec 8, 2013
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Article 370 will stay as long as democratically elected Kashmiris want it to stay: Shashi Tharoor

Indore, Dec 07 (ANI): MoS, HRD Shashi Tharoor said on Saturday that there is a difference between the state law issue and Article 370 and the only implication of Article 370 is that the gender equality is not applicable in J and K till the Kashmir Assembly passes it. He further said that the gender issue needs to be debated and article 370 in itself should not be debated. He also said that article 370 will stay as long as democratically elected Kashmiris want it to stay. Dec 7, 2013
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Manipur hosts large delegation from Myanmar to strengthen cultural ties

Imphal, Dec 06 (ANI): On Nov. 21, the first international flight from Myanmar landed at Tulihal International Airport in Imphal. The Golden Myanmar Airlines aircraft arrived with over 100 passengers to take part in the annual Sangai Festival. The delegation, including the Chief Minister of Mandalay region, U Ye Mint, the Chief Minister of Sagaing Region, U Thar Aye, several Meitei Diaspora and media persons were warmly received by Manipur Chief Minister O.Ibobi Singh. Manipur is hopeful of turning a significant regional hub for international flights to Southeast Asian countries, thereby promoting trade, tourism, business and investment. A business conclave was also organised to explore trade and investment opportunities between Manipur and Myanmar. The Myanmar delegation interacted with Manipuri traders and discussed the issues concerning border trade. Both sides were keen on capitalizing on the huge potential for joint ventures between the two countries in several sectors. Dec 7, 2013
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UP Govt. has taken decisions in sugarcane farmers' interest: Akhilesh Yadav

Lucknow, Dec 07 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday said the Samajwadi Party (SP) has kept the interests of sugarcane farmers in mind while taking decisions. He also added that sugar mills have incurred heavy losses as sugar prices have consistently gone down. Dec 7, 2013
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Chinese made Christmas goods dominate markets

Coimbatore, Dec 07 (ANI): With Christmas round the corner, festivities and surge in sale of Chinese made Santa costumes and red caps dominate the markets of Coimbatore. Shopkeepers are doing brisk business as Chinese made goods are selling like hot cakes across the markets, while there is a decline in the sales of Indian products. Dec 7, 2013
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US war veteran released from North Korea

North Korea deported an American veteran of the Korean War on Saturday, two months after he was detained for "hostile acts" against the communist country. Merrill Newman's family said they were "delighted" by the 85-year-old's release. Dec 7, 2013
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Sport stars, family visit Mandela's home

Mandela family members joined South African football and rugby players at the Johannesburg home of late South African President Nelson Mandela on Saturday to pay their respects. Dec 7, 2013
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Manyata not ill and attending premiers; Commissioner be suspended for granting parole to Sanjay Dutt

Mumbai, Dec 07 (ANI): A day after Sanjay Dutt was granted parole for 30 days considering his wife Manyata Dutt’s illness, former IPS officer YP Singh said that Manyata is not ill and that she is attending premiers and that the concerned commissioner who granted the parole should be put under suspension and an enquiry should be called over the same. Further, he said that there has to proper enquiry on the reasons of filing a parole request proving which is the way to get the same. Singh also said that a person once granted parole once can only have access to another one only after one year. Dec 7, 2013
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Politicos slam Narendra Modi for urging chief ministers to oppose anti-Communal violence bill

New Delhi, Dec 07 (ANI): Politicians slammed BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, for urging the chief ministers to oppose the anti-Communal Violence Bill proposed by the central government. Nationalist Congress party leader Tariq Anwar said that the political leaders and chief ministers should be taken into confidence. Samajwadi party leader Kamal Farooqi criticized Modi for trying to dilute the spirit of the bill. Dec 7, 2013