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Uma Bharti seeks report on unidentified bodies in River Ganges

New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Wednesday said the ministry will probe the matter of unidentified bodies found around a bank of the River Ganges. Nearly 50 bodies were found in revered River Ganges in India's northern state of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday. Dogs, crows and vultures dug into bodies as they had reached the bank due to low water level, posing major environment challenges in the areas under Unnao district. Bharti said she had received information on the unidentified bodies and would deploy officials from her own ministry on the spot, to send her a detailed report. Jan 14, 2015
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Charlie Hebdo sells out in France after mad rush

The new Charlie Hebdo issue has sold out across France just hours after it hit newsstands, the UNDP union representing news vendors throughout the country said Wednesday. Duration: 00:51 Jan 14, 2015
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Qaeda in Yemen claims attack on France's Charlie Hebdo

Al-Qaeda in Yemen has claimed responsibility for the attack on Charlie Hebdo in a video posted online, saying it was "vengeance" for the French weekly's cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed. Duration: 00:25 Jan 14, 2015
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PDP rejects support from NC to form government in J&K, politicos react

New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): The PDP, which emerged as the single largest in last year’s December elections, but fell short of majority, on Wednesday rejected an offer of support from rival party National Conference to form government in the state. NC was voted out of power in the elections. The NC made the offer in a letter to state Governor, NN Vohra, Jan 14, 2015
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Ganga Cleaning Project: SC directs shutting down of industries with no treatment plants

New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Supreme Court directed the shutting down of industries with no treatment plants in Uttar Pradesh to clean river Ganga on Monday. The order came after the government informed SC about the industries with no treatment plants. Lawyer Vijay Panjwani said that SC gave the industries which have effluent but were not working properly one month's time. Jan 14, 2015
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Satish Upadhyay and Ashish Sood challenges Kejriwal to present evidence on his allegations in 24 hou

New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Responding to charges by AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal, BJP Delhi Chief Satish Upadhyay said if charges against his party are proved not proved, he will take Kejriwal to court. Addressing media persons, Satish said that there is no company that exists by the name of company Kejriwal is alleging. He also challenged him to present with proof over retire from political life. Party leader Ashish Sood also said that he is doing normal business and there is nothing illegal about it. He said that if Kejriwal is proved right, he will resign from his current position. Jan 14, 2015
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Satish Upadhyay & Ashish Sood challenges Kejriwal to present evidence on his allegations in 24 hours

New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Responding to charges by AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal, BJP Delhi Chief Satish Upadhyay said if charges against his party are proved not proved, he will take Kejriwal to court. Addressing media persons, Satish said that there is no company that exists by the name of company Kejriwal is alleging. He also challenged him to present with proof over retire from political life. Party leader Ashish Sood also said that he is doing normal business and there is nothing illegal about it. He said that if Kejriwal is proved right, he will resign from his current position. Jan 14, 2015
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Naqvi taken into custody for breaching prohibitory orders during 2009 LS polls, gets bail

Rampur, Jan 14 (ANI): Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi was taken into judicial custody in Rampur on Wednesday for alleged poll code violation. Naqvi's arrest took place after a local court in Rampur sentenced him to one year in jail for violating the Model Code of Conduct during the 2009 general elections. However, Naqvi was later released on bail. An FIR had been registered against Naqvi and his supporters during the 2009 Lok Sabha elections in Rampur. Naqvi had allegedly breached the prohibitory orders in force and barged into a police station along with his party workers at Patwai area of Rampur parliamentary constituency while campaigning for the 2009 Lok Sabha polls. Jan 14, 2015
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Yechury criticizes govt for inviting Obama on Republic Day

New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Sitaram Yechury on Wednesday criticised the government's decision to invite United States President Barack Obama as the chief guest on Republic Day. He added that all the left parties decided to hold nation-wide demonstrations ahead of US Presidnet Barack Obama's visit to register their protest. Yechury further alleged that a dangerous terror outfit Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) was born because of US administration's policies of military interventions in several countries. Jan 14, 2015
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Congress criticises land acquisition ordinance, says not in favour of farmers

Greater Noida, Jan 14 (ANI): Congress party on Wednesday criticised central government’s land acquisition ordinance, saying it is not favour of farmers. India passed an urgent executive order last year on December 29 to ease land-acquisition rules in sectors like power, housing and defence to kick-start hundreds of billions of dollars in stalled projects. Jairam Ramesh while addressing a group of farmers in Bhatta Parsaul village in Uttar Pradesh said the BJP-led government is snatching away the rights of farmers by changing things which took years to form. He also added that in 2013 the Congress party has maintained if no work is done on a land for five years then it will be returned to the rightful owner, which will, however, change now. Jan 14, 2015
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Hong Kong leader takes hard line on public vote in key speech

Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying takes a hard line on political reform in his annual address, saying there will be no deviation from Beijing's policy on elections, as pro-democracy campaigners stage a dramatic walk-out. Duration: 01:10 Jan 14, 2015
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Turkish paper publishes version of new Charlie Hebdo

A version of the "survivors issue" of the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo will be published in predominantly Muslim Turkey as an insert in the centre-left opposition daily Cumhuriyet, one of the paper's journalists said. Duration: 01:13 Jan 14, 2015
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African Union troops take Uganda rebel for ICC transfer

Captured Lord's Resistance Army rebel chief Dominic Ongwen was handed over Wednesday to African Union troops to be sent to trial at the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity, Uganda's army said. Duration: 00:48 Jan 14, 2015
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Tesla's Elon Musk warns of fracking dangers

Tesla founder Elon Musk warned Tuesday that the fracking boom is a deep threat to the nascent electric car industry - and the planet - because of its ability to make more oil and gas available. Duration: 01:12 Jan 14, 2015

Mexico links Iguala ex-mayor's wife with drug cartel

The wife of the ex-mayor of Iguala, the Mexican city where 43 college students went missing in September, has links with the drug cartel who supposedly massacred the students, Mexican authorities confirm. Duration: 00:45 Jan 14, 2015