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Speculations over Modi-Sharif meet during SAARC summit gains momentum; Politicos react

New Delhi, Nov 24 (ANI): Politicos reacted on Monday after speculations over bilateral meet between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif during the SAARC summit gained momentum. BJP leader GVL Narsimha Rao said that Pakistan doesn't appear to be quite interested in having any bilateral meets. Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said that SAARC is a multi-lateral meeting and the government doesn't seem to make any preparations for any bilateral meet. CPI leader D Raja said that government will have to resume bilateral talks with Pakistan. Nov 24, 2014
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Kerala Chief Oommen Chandy hopes Tamil Nadu understands concerns over disputed Mullaperiyar Dam

Chennai, Nov 24 (ANI): Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy hopes that the neighbouring state of Tamil Nadu would understand the concerns over stability of the disputed Mullaperiyar Dam that is shared by both the states. His statement comes after the water level in the dam reportedly touched 142 feet. Chandy said Kerala is concerned about the safety of those residing in the vicinity of the dam and said Tamil Nadu should understand their worries. He added he was aware of the importance of the water for both the states and that sharing was not an issue at all. The Mullaperiyar Dam site is in Kerala, but the reservoir mainly serves Tamil Nadu. Nov 24, 2014
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Director General of UNESCO meets Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi, Nov 24 (ANI): The Director General of UNESCO Irina Bokova met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi on Monday. After the meeting the Foreign Ministry spokesperson tweeted "Women to the fore in diplomacy. Minister @SushmaSwaraj and Irina Bokova DG of @UNESCO discuss 'exclusion and empowerment'". It was recently announced at a meeting of the UN Chief Executives Board (CEB) held in Washington on 20-21st November that the Director General of UNESCO will also be taking over the chairmanship of the High-Level Committee on Management (HLCM) for 2015-2016. Nov 24, 2014
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Salman Khan's hit and run case: Hearing adjourned till Dec 3

Mumbai, Nov 24 (ANI): Court hearing in Bollywood Actor Salman Khan’s hit and run case has been adjourned till 3rd December. Lawyer Pradeep Gharat said that Court has instructed Salman Khan's lawyer to be present Salman Khan on the next hearing. Nov 24, 2014
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Security forces prepared, aware of all kinds of inputs: Subrata Saha on J and K polls

Srinagar, Nov 24 (ANI): The General Officer Commanding of 15 Corps, Lieutenant General Subrata Saha, said on Monday that the security forces are completely prepared for the upcoming polls in Jammu and Kashmir. Saha said that the forces are aware of all kinds of inputs coming in from various sources and action shall be taken at the right time. Nov 24, 2014
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Politicos react as Jitan Ram says he'll continue to speak his mind

New Delhi, Nov 24 (ANI): Politicos on Monday gave mixed reaction on Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi, who sparks one after another controversy by his statements. Manjhi on Sunday said he would not listen to the "advice and suggestions" of "intelligent (gyani)" people and continue to speak plain truth. Nov 24, 2014
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Political leaders express concern over China building first hydropower dam on Brahmaputra endangerin

New Delhi, Nov 24 (ANI): Political leaders expressed concern after China announced that it has completed a major hydropower dam on the Brahmaputra, called Yarlung Zangbo, in Tibet, even as Minister of state for home affairs, Kiren Rijiju said that the matter is under knowledge of government. The dam is bound to enhance fears in India and Bangladesh about flash floods and related risks like landslides involving lives of millions of people downstream. India has repeatedly expressed concern about the dangers of damming the Brahmaputra. NCP, BJD and CPI all voiced their concerns on the matter and said that it should be taken up with the Chinese government and a solution should be planned out on the same. Nov 24, 2014
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Smriti Irani meets Astrologer who says she will become President of India one day

New Delhi/ Bhilwara, Nov 24 (ANI): Controversy cropped up after Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani met astrologer Nathulal Vyas in Bhilwara district of Rajasthan along with her husband Zubin Irani. Smriti spent around four hours with the astrologer asking about her future. The Rajasthan-based astrologer predicted that Irani would become the President of India after five years. Nathulal is the same astrologer who had, in the past, predicted a bright career and big post for Smriti in her political career. When asked on the purpose of her visit, Irani said that media should not interfere in her personal life. She said that if she leads to monetary gains and increase in TRPs for their channels, they can continue to "sensationalize her personal affairs." Nov 24, 2014
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Reactions pour in after HRD Minister Smriti Irani pays visit to astrologer

New Delhi, Nov 24 (ANI): Reactions poured in on Monday after HRD Minister Smriti Irani paid visit to an astrologer's home in Bhilwara district of Rajasthan. Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptulla reacting over Irani's visit said that astrology is a science and even she has faith in astrology. BJP leader Ram Madhav said that it is about one's personal faith and the issue should not be hyped. Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar said that HRD Minister should herself decide whether she believes in science or astrology. Congress leader Anand Sharma refused to make a comment on the issue. Nov 24, 2014
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Won't unnecessarily raise voice against Insurance Bill: Mayawati

New Delhi, Nov 24 (ANI): BSF Chief Mayawati on Monday said that her party won't raise voice against the Insurance bill unnecessarily in the Lok Sabha. Taking a dig at KC Tyagi, Mayawati said that Tyagi should speak for his party after KC Tyagi speculated that Mayawati led BSP would oppose the Insurance bill. Mayawati added that decision on Insurance bill will be taken after the reports of Select Committee are revealed. Nov 24, 2014
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Politicos react after TMC calls NSA Ajit Doval a 'RSS sympathiser'

Allahabad/Lucknow, Nov 24 (ANI): Politicos reacted on Monday after Trinamool Congress called the National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval a 'RSS sympathiser' and said that Burdwan blast isd the gameplan of RSS and has been hatched at its headquarters. BJP leader Siddharth Nath Singh condemning TMC said that even PM Modi belongs to RSS and hence such remarks concerning RSS should not be made. CPI leader Atul Anjan, however, said that Ajit Doval has a communal perspective which is not right for the country. Nov 24, 2014
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Lok Sabha adjourned for the day after political parties offer condolences to Murli Deora and others

New Delhi, Nov 24 (ANI): Lok Sabha was adjourned on Monday after political leaders offer condolences and observed silence to pay tribute to Murli Deora and others who lost their lives after the previous parliament session. Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said addressed the session and paid tribute to party leaders who lost their lives and also those who died in the recent natural disasters faced by different stated in India. The first day of winter session in both houses were said to get adjourned following the demise of Rajya Sabha member Murli Deora. The Winter Session will continue till December 23. Nov 24, 2014
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Have no differences with BJP, will raise issues of Maharashtra: Shiv Sena

New Delhi, Nov 24 (ANI): Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said on Monday that the party has no differences with BJP and it will support BJP leadership at the Centre. Raut added that Shiv Sena will raise issues pertaining to the farmers and common people of Maharashtra before the government. Nov 24, 2014
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Good work for nation will take place in winter session of Parliament, all have responsibility toward

New Delhi, Nov 24 (ANI): As Winter session of the Parliament is all set to start on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on reaching to the Parliament said that the good work for the nation will happen in cool state of mind. He said that the parliament session will be fruitful and that all parliamentarians have a responsibility toward the nation and they should abide by the same. He said that people have given huge responsibility of running the country and the party will work for the fulfillment of the same. The Winter Session will continue till Dec 23 and will have 22 sittings. Nov 24, 2014