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Police in Pakistan occupied Kashmir try to cover up the dirty tricks of ISI

Bagh, PoK, Dec 17: Recently two bomb exploded in a house in Bagh district of Pakistan occupied Kashmir. Mystery surrounds the explosion which was seen as a handiwork of Pakistani spy agency ISI, which intends to create an atmosphere of terror there, people say ISI crafted these explosions and its member itself fell in its own trap. Dec 17, 2013
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Congress & BJP offered issue-based support, AAP will consult people: Kejriwal Part -1

Kaushambi, Dec 17 (ANI): After AAP meeting with its senior MLAs on Tuesday, Arvind Kejriwal said that both Congress and BJP offered issue-based support to the party without asking. He said that following the same, AAP put forth its conditions, regarding which Congress wrote back an unsure answer and BJP didn’t gave it much importance to answer. Further, Kejriwal said that AAP will consult the people regarding the same and will know about their opinion till Sunday and the issue of government formation will be decided based on the same. Kejriwal also clarified that AAP is not running away from its responsibilities and is ready to form government if common man desires so. Dec 17, 2013
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Congress & BJP offered issue-based support, AAP will consult people: Kejriwal Part -2

Kaushambi, Dec 17 (ANI): After AAP meeting with its senior MLAs on Tuesday, Arvind Kejriwal said that both Congress and BJP offered issue-based support to the party without asking. He said that following the same, AAP put forth its conditions, regarding which Congress wrote back an unsure answer and BJP didn’t gave it much importance to answer. Further, Kejriwal said that AAP will consult the people regarding the same and will know about their opinion till Sunday and the issue of government formation will be decided based on the same. Kejriwal also clarified that AAP is not running away from its responsibilities and is ready to form government if common man desires so. Dec 17, 2013
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Bangladesh sets example by executing war criminal Mollah: Shahriar Kabir

Dhaka, Dec 17 (ANI): Bangladesh journalist and war veteran, Shahriar Kabir said on Tuesday that the country has set an example for other nations by executing Islamist leader Abdul Quader Mollah for war crimes committed during the 1971 war of independence from Pakistan. The decision to hang Mollah, a senior figure in the Jamaat-e-Islami party, which is a key part of the opposition coalition, drew widespread condemnation from political allies and international human rights groups. But many citizens celebrated the first ever execution of a Bangladesh war criminal, which took place late on December 12 at the Dhaka Central Jail in the capital. Kabir while talking to a reporter in Dhaka said that Mollah’s trial gave a message that the perpetrators of genocide can be tried in any country. Dec 17, 2013
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India can also arrest US homosexual diplomats post SC ruling: Yashwant Sinha

New Delhi, Dec 17 (ANI): Reacting on the arrest of Indian Diplomat, Devyani Khobragade, senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Tuesday said that it is a barbaric act and no words are strong enough to condemn the treatment meted out by the US authorities. Sinha further said that diplomats from US are being treated as viceroys in India and we do not use reciprocity as an instrument of diplomacy. He further said that in wake of the recent SC ruling criminalizing gay sex, even homosexual diplomats, who have been granted visa for staying in India, should be arrested. Dec 17, 2013
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Lalu Yadav dubs AAP as fraud

Ranchi, Dec 17 (ANI): RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav hit out at Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday, saying that it was fooling people with its false promises. After their resounding victory in the assembly elections in Delhi, the AAP ruled out the possibility of forming an alliance with veterans Congress party or the BJP. Yadav, who was arrested for his involvement in the fodder scam and is now on bail, took a dig at AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal and said that he was giving false hopes to the people of Delhi. Dec 17, 2013
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No better person to lead nation than Rahul Gandhi: Nabam Tuki

New Delhi, Dec 17 (ANI): Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister, Nabam Tuki while visiting New Delhi on Tuesday spoke about Congress planning to name Congress’s Vice President Rahul Gandhi as its Prime Ministerial candidate and said that there is no better person to lead the nation as he is young and dynamic. Further talking about BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi he said that nobody knows about Modi in Arunachal Pradesh and everybody talks about the Congress. Dec 17, 2013
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Abdul Quader Mollah's execution sparks protests in Pak

Pakistan, Dec 17 (ANI): As Pakistan Islamists rallied to condemn the execution of Bangladeshi Islamist leader Abdul Quader Mollah, country’s Interior Minister expressed grief and concern over the execution of war criminal and leader of Jamaat-e-Islami. Bangladesh executed Mollah on December 13 for war crimes he committed during the 1971 war of independence from Pakistan. About two hundred activists and supporters of Islamist group Jamaat-ud-Dawa and major Islamic party Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) staged protest outside press club in Pakistan’s commercial capital Karachi. The protests were also held in the garrison city of Rawalpindi and Lahore. The demonstrators held banners and placards. The protest leaders while addressing crowd said that Mollah was hanged because of his loyalty and solidarity with Pakistan in 1971. Pakistan’s Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan expressed grief and concern over the execution of Mollah. Dec 17, 2013
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Cabinet approved Anti Communal Violence Bill: Shinde

New Delhi, Dec 17 (ANI): The Cabinet has cleared the Anti Communal Violence Bill and is likely to be tabled in the current session of the Parliament. Titled 'Communal Violence (Prevention and Control) Act, 2013', has been opposed by several states and the main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), sees it as an attempt to infringe on the constitutional rights of a state. However, Janata Dal-United JD (U) backed the bill, calling it in favour of humanity. Dec 17, 2013
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Madhya Pradesh: Woman delivers 10 stillborn babies

Rewa, Dec 17 (ANI): In an extremely rare case, a woman hailing from Satna village in Madhya Pradesh delivered dectuplets but all stillborn. The woman, Anju Kushwaha was being taken to the Sanjay Gandhi Memorial hospital, 125 km away in neighbouring Rewa district, after she went into labour but she delivered nine stillborn babies on the way and one in the hospital. The doctor attending her case, earlier said that on first examination of the patient the pregnancy appeared as eight months old. However, later it was found out that Kushwaha was undergoing treatment for infertility. Earlier in October, Kushwaha suffered a miscarriage, doctor said. Dec 17, 2013
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Somnath Chatterjee defends Justice AK Ganguly

New Delhi, Dec 17 (ANI): Former Lok Sabha speaker, Somnath Chatterjee has defended former Supreme Court Justice AK Ganguly, accused of sexual harassment by a law intern. Chatterjee said that Ganguly couldn’t be forced to quit as chief of West Bengal Human Rights Commission because nothing had been proved against him. Dec 17, 2013
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Bangladesh celebrates its 42nd Independence Day

Dhaka/Kolkata, Dec 17 (ANI): Bangladesh celebrated its 42nd independence day, after liberation war of 1971 with Pakistan. Thousands of Bangladeshis gathered at Dhaka’s a national memorial Suhrawardy Udyan, to celebrate the victory day organised by the Freedom fighters and members of the Gonojagoron Mancha or activists of People's Resurgence Platform. Former Advisor of the caretaker government, Sultana Kamal expressed her elation saying that the most important achievement for the people was that they breathe in a free country. India also commemorated the victory of the Indian Armed Forces in the Bangladesh liberation war of 1971 and pledged to protect every inch of Indian land and territory. Dec 17, 2013
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Mis-handling Indian diplomats may hinder Indo-US relations, PM should infringe: Defence Analyst

New Delhi, Dec 17 (ANI): After India's deputy consul general in New York Devyani Khobragade was strip-searched and was kept in a cell with drug addicts following her arrest for alleged visa fraud in New York, Defence Expert Capt (Retd) Bharat Verma said that such mis-handling can ruin Indo-US relations. He said that such an action is not tolerable and that PM and the government of India should infringe and give a statement on the same. Verma also said that this is shameful and is bringing a bad name to India. Dec 17, 2013
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Anna appreciates Rahuls fight against corruption, Congress expresses gratitude

New Delhi, Dec 17 (ANI): After Anna Hazare wrote a letter to Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi thanking him for his commitment to get the Lokpal Bill passed, Congress leader Ajay Maken expresses gratitude for the same on behalf of the party. He said that Gandhi has been firm against corruption and the congress party had p[assed many bills against corruption. Maken also said that Gandhi replied back to Hazare saying the government was committed to the Bill and promised that that the bill will be passed. Rahul has been in constant touch with Parliamentary Affairs Minister and other ministers who are introducing the Lokpal bill in the Rajya Sabha. Dec 17, 2013