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Kashmiri Nationalists Blame Pakistan for Exporting Terror

Vienna/Muzaffarabad, PoK, February 10, 2015: Despite proclamations, Pakistan's export of terror to neighboring countries continues. Kashmiri nationalists allege Pakistan occupied Kashmir or PoK has virtually become a recruitment and training hub for anti-India groups. There seems to be no end to Pakistan's support to terror, via Pakistan Occupied Kashmir or PoK. Nationalist leaders have for long complained about the mushrooming of terror camps in the remote region, which operate with impunity despite opposition from all corners. Terror outfits like the Lashkar-e-Tayeba or LeT and the Jamaat-ud-Dawa or JuD look towards PoK's mountainous terrain to undertake training of youth to further their agenda. At a recent conference on "Terrorism and its impact on the South Asian region" in Vienna, Jammu Kashmir International Peoples Alliance said religious intolerance and extremism were major the threats to peace in the region. Pakistan, which has illegally occupied PoK for the over six decades, has been training and arming militants to wage proxy war against India, since the late seventies. Publicly, the Pakistani government maintains that it is a victim of terrorism and will not allow any militant groups to operate from its soil. Rhetoric apart, much of the terror infrastructure in PoK ha Feb 10, 2015
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Manish Sisodia thanks voters for AAP victory, says it's time for work not celebration

New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): AAP leader Manish Sisodia on Tuesday thanked the voters of Delhi for victory to the party with full majority in the state. Sisodia also thanked the voters of Patparganj constituency to once again choose him as their leader. He further appealed to the voters that it was not a time for celebration but for work. Sisodia also said that BJP faced defeat as it did not have any agenda for these polls. Feb 10, 2015
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Anna Hazare congratulates Kejriwal on victory, requests him not to repeat past mistakes

Ralegan Siddhi, Feb 10 (ANI): Anti-Graft Crusader Anna Hazare on Tuesday congratulated AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal over party's phenomenal performance in Delhi assembly election and attributed BJP's dismal performance to BJP Government at the Centre going back on its promises. He said that the results indicate that people have lost faith in the BJP. Hazare also requested Kejriwal not to repeat his past mistakes and keep things simple. Feb 10, 2015
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Delhi polls: Vijender Gupta thanks people, BJP after win

New Delhi. Feb 10 (ANI): Vijender Gupta, who is one of the three Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders to emerge victorious in the Delhi Assembly polls despite the Aam Admi Party's (AAP) landslide march to victory, on Tuesday said this is a victory of the people as they had immense faith in him. Gupta, who won from the Rohini Assembly constituency, also said that this is a victory of the BJP. The BJP suffered reverses in the Delhi polls as even its chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi lost from the Krishna Nagar seat. In a major setback for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress, the AAP won the elections with 66 of the 70 assembly seats up for grabs. Feb 10, 2015
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Congress leaders AS Lovely, PC Chacko and Ajay Maken offer to resign

New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): Congress leader PC Chacko said on Tuesday that observing the poll results for Delhi, leaders responsible for elections- DPCC Chief Arvinder Singh Lovely, PC Chacko and Ajay Maken have decided to offer their resignation from the party taking their moral responsibility. He added that BJP leaders should also take responsibility of their defeat and resign from party leadership. Feb 10, 2015
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Politicos extend wishes to AAP on its landslide win in Delhi polls

New Delhi/ Mumbai, Feb 10 (ANI): Politicos extended their wishes Arvind Kejriwal led Aam Aadmi Party after the party swept the Delhi assembly polls routing the Bhartiya Janta Party and Congress. BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad congratulated the AAP and hope AAP would work for the development of Delhi. Congress leader Manish Tewari said that the people of Delhi wanted to teach BJP a lesson for their arrogance and hence they voted for AAP. Leaders from other political parties also congratulated AAP for its tremendous win in the assembly polls. Feb 10, 2015
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Indian security officials in civil clothes to strengthen connect at borders

Siliguri, Feb 10 (ANI): In a unique initiative, India's paramilitary Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) (Armed Border Force) launched a pilot project in Siliguri in which officials would be deployed at Nepal and Bhutan borders for smooth transit of people. As a part of the project, SSB officials will be seen in civil clothes at India-Nepal and India-Bhutan borders to help civilians, who often get intimidated by seeing security officials. SSB Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Ranidanga Sector, A.K. Mallik, said that officials dressed in civil clothes would be able to establish greater trust among people. An SSB official, Shriparna, hoped that this initiative would ward off fear from civilians. The teams have been specially trained by experts from Ranidanga and Jalpaiguri sector headquarters to be empathetic to the civilians. SSB personnel have been instructed to speak politely to the tourists coming from the neighbouring countries as India shares cordial relations with the both the nations. Feb 10, 2015
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Oldest elephant 'Maheshwari' dies in Thiruvananthapuram zoo

Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 10 (ANI): An 85-year-old elephant, Maheshwari died in a zoo in Thiruvananthapuram city of Kerala. Maheshwari was the oldest inmate of the zoo. A couple of days back, a frail Maheshwari had collapsed after a bath and could not stand on her own since then. The zoo authorities tried lifting her up with a crane but all efforts went in vain. Surgeon at the zoo, Doctor Jacob Alexander said that Maheshwari breathed her last at 10.45 a.m. Zoo officials paid last respects to Maheshwari, who was also accorded with a proper funeral and complete last rites. Feb 10, 2015
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Hong Kong woman guilty in Indonesian maid abuse case

A Hong Kong woman is convicted of beating and starving her Indonesian maid and keeping her prisoner in a case that sparked international outrage and highlighted the plight of migrant domestic workers. Duration: 01:09 Feb 10, 2015
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Ajay Maken takes moral responsibility for poll debacle, decides to tender resignation

New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): Congress leader Ajay Maken on Tuesday took moral responsibility for his party's dismal show in the Delhi Assembly polls and tendered his resignation as the AICC general secretary. Maken also congratulated Arvind Kejriwal for the Aam Aadmi Party's victory in the elections. The AAP is inching closer to government formation in Delhi with the party leading in 65 seats. The BJP is ahead in four seats while the Congress is trailing in all the 70 assembly seats. Feb 10, 2015
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Arrogance of BJP, Congress major cause for their downfall: Kejriwal

New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): Arvind Kejriwal, whose Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is heading towards a landslide victory in the Delhi Assembly Elections, said on Tuesday that the people of Delhi have done something amazing and the magnitude of victory is "scary". He, however, cautioned the AAP leaders and supporters against becoming arrogant. He also thanked his family for supporting him throughout. Feb 10, 2015
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Delhi Polls Results 2015: AAP overjoyed as latest trends show absolute majority for party

New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party leaders were overjoyed on Tuesday as in a major setback for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress, the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP headed towards a landslide win in the Delhi Assembly polls. AAP leader Manish Sisodia said that people of Delhi have given them a huge responsibility and that the party is grateful for love, affection and faith that the people have showered on them. Other AAP leaders also expressed their happiness and joy and promised to continue with clean politics. Feb 10, 2015
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AAP's SK Bagga wins from Krishna Nagar constituency against Bedi

New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): AAP candidate from Krishna Nagar constituency, SK Bagga came out victorious against BJP's Kiran Bedi as the results showed AAP getting clear majority and BJP lagging far behind. Bagga said that he will work for the people of the constituency and will abide by whatever Arvind Kejriwal asks him to. He said that the people of the area did not like Bedi as she was an outsider to the place unlike him who is a resident of Krishna Nagar. Feb 10, 2015
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Shutdown in Kashmir to protest killing of youth

Srinagar, Feb 10 (ANI): Separatists called for shutdown in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday to protest killing of youth during demonstration in the valley. Hurriyat Conference appealed people to observe a complete shutdown. A youth named Farooq Ahmad Bhat was killed when forces allegedly opened fire on a group of stone-pelting protesters in Palhallan area of north Kashmir on Monday. The youths were demanding the mortal remains of Afzal Guru - a Kashmiri --who was hanged in New Delhi jail for attacking parliament on December 13, 2001. Guru, who was held guilty in the case, was given death sentence by a Delhi court on December 18, 2002, after being convicted of conspiracy to attack parliament and waging war against the country and murder. Feb 10, 2015