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Delhi Polls: Ajay Maken to spearhead Congress campaign

New Delhi, Jan 13 (ANI): Senior Congress leader PC Chacko has announced that former Union minister Ajay Maken will be the head of the party's campaign committee for the upcoming Delhi assembly polls. When asked whether the party is also exploring the possibility of making him the CM candidate, Chacko said that the party will not reveal any name for the post before the election. Jan 13, 2015
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India will take proactive steps to deal with proxy war by Pak: Parrikar

Lucknow, Jan 13 (ANI): Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday said that the government will take proactive steps to deal with proxy war by Pakistan. Talking to mediapersons in Lucknow, he added that any talks with Pakistan will only take place after it stops ceasefire violations and intrusion of terrorists. The defence minister's comments came hours after army chief General Dalbir Singh said Pakistan was supporting a proxy war against India in Jammu and Kashmir. Jan 13, 2015
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PM Modi greets people on Lohri

New Delhi, Jan 13 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has greeted people on the occasion of Lohri. In his message, the Prime Minister said, "Lohri greetings to everyone! May this festival brighten your lives with abundant happiness, prosperity and good health." The bonfire festival of Lohri is being observed and celebrated across Northern India today. The people of Punjab and Haryana primarily celebrate Lohri to signal the end of the Winter Solstice. This year, in Punjab and Haryana, the state governments and NGOs are going with the theme of saving the girl child. Jan 13, 2015
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Omar writes to J and K Governor, offers support to PDP

Srinagar, Jan 13 (ANI): The National Conference in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday wrote to Governor NN Vohra offering its support to the People's Democratic Party for the formation of the next government in the state. Jan 13, 2015
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Education sector in shambles in PoK

Muzaffarabad, PoK, Jan 13: While Pakistan boasts of having improved the literacy rate in its occupied region of Kashmir, it has failed to provide quality education to region's students. Jan 13, 2015
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Israel buries four Jews killed in Paris attacks

Thousands of mourners gathered at a Jerusalem cemetery Tuesday for the funeral of four Jews killed by an Islamist gunman in Paris in an attack that shook the Jewish community. Duration: 01:37 Jan 13, 2015
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Defiant Charlie Hebdo returns with Prophet Muhammed on cover

Paris, Jan 13 (ANI): Up to 3 million copies of Charlie Hebdo could hit newsstands this week, dwarfing its usual print run of 60,000 in response to soaring demand for the first edition of the satirical weekly since last week's deadly attacks by Islamist militants. The French satirical magazine will come back with a bang defying the attackers by putting a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammed on its cover, as the government on Monday announced the deployment of 10,000 soldiers to boost security. Liberation newspaper, now temporarily housing Charlie Hebdo operations, revealed the front page of "survivors' issue" via Twitter late on Monday as the edition is due to be out by Wednesday. The cover page shows an image of the Prophet Mohammad holding a sign saying Je Suis Charlie which means I am Charlie below the headline All is forgiven. Jan 13, 2015
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Huge cache of ammunition recovered from police constable in Assam

Guwahati, Jan 13 (ANI): Police recovered huge cache of ammunition, including a grenade, from a police constable in Guwahati city of Assam. The constable was detained at Guwahati railway station while trying to transport the ammunition to neighbouring state of Bihar. Police officer, Sisir Bhatta said that the arrested constable is a cadre of the Meghalaya Police. Rai, in his defence said that he did not intend to give the bullets to anyone. Reportedly, Guwahati police has sought help from Meghalaya Police in order to proceed with the investigation. Police is interrogating Rai to find out the origin of the pilfered ammunitions recovered from him. Jan 13, 2015
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US military's Twitter and YouTube account hacked by ISIS

New Delhi, Jan 13 (ANI): The Twitter and YouTube accounts for the US military command that oversees operations in the Middle East were hacked by people claiming to be sympathetic toward the Islamic State militant group. In an apparent propaganda coup, the hackers replaced CentCom's usual logo with the image of a hooded fighter and the words "CyberCaliphate" and "I love you ISIS. American soldiers, we are coming, watch your back, ISIS," the hackers posted on the US Central Command Twitter feed. "In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful, the CyberCaliphate continues its CyberJihad," the Centcom Twitter feed further said. Subsequent posts on the Centcom twitter account read, "Pentagon Networks Hacked! China Scenarios" and "Pentagon Networks Hacked.Korean Scenarios." Jan 13, 2015