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EAM Sushma Swaraj speaks about expectations from SAARC summit

Kathmandu, Nov 24 (ANI): External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday said that India is always interested in having talks with the SAARC nations. The preparations for the 18th SAARC summit are in full swing in Nepal as the authorities have heightened the security for the two-day event where leaders from eight nations will meet and discuss the core issues of importance. Leaders from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, the Maldives, Sri Lanka, Nepal, India and Pakistan would meet in Kathmandu for two days for the plenary session from November 26 for the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC). Nov 24, 2014
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Veggie Diet Triumphs over Medicines in Beating Type 2 Diabetes

New Delhi, Nov 24 (ANI): Veggie diet is better than medicines when it comes to treating Type 2 diabetes, says a new study. According to the George Washington University researchers a healthy vegetable-based diet could notably boost blood sugar levels. Veggie and vegan diets are good for heart, hypertension, body weight, and plasma lipids, and also provide nutritional advantages in comparison with omnivorous diets. According to the study everyone should not adopt a vegetarian or vegan diet but increasing intake of fruit, vegetables, whole grains and pulses and eating less saturated fat do have its benefits. People are recommended to maintain a healthy weight through balanced eating which contains all the food groups and was low in -saturated fat, and physical activity. Nov 24, 2014
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SC slams ICC chairman N Srinivasan over IPL match fixing

New Delhi, Nov 24 (ANI): The Supreme Court has slammed International Cricket Council (ICC) Chairman N Srinivasan on Monday over corruption in the Indian Premier League (IPL) Twenty20 competition. The Court asked the suspended BCCI president N Srinivasan how he could own an IPL team while remaining head of the cricket establishment in the country. Meanwhile, head of the probe committee, retired Justice Mukul Mudgal, however, refused to comment on the matter. In March, Srinivasan, regarded as the world's most powerful cricket administrator, was called on by the apex court to leave his post at the BCCI to ensure a fair investigation into the IPL Scam. Srinivasan stood down in June. Nov 24, 2014
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Kunal Ghosh says Mamata Banerjee biggest beneficiary in Saradha

Kolkata, Nov 25 (ANI): Suspended TMC MP Kunal Ghosh who has been arrested in the Saradha scam case accused West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of being the biggest beneficiary in the scam. Ghosh, before being produced before the Sessions Court on Monday, said that Mamata is a coward and added that she should be made to sit before him and questioned with regard to the Saradha scam. Ghosh is an accused in the multi-crore Saradha scam case and was arrested in November 2013 by Bidhannagar Police. He was taken into custody by CBI in July after it started probing the scam on a Supreme Court order. Nov 24, 2014
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Iraqi forces retake critical city from jihadists

Iraqi security forces and pro-government fighters on Sunday retook areas from jihadists near the Iranian border in an operation that left 20 Kurdish troops dead, security officials said. Duration: 00:41 Nov 24, 2014
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US police shoot dead boy, 12, holding toy gun

Residents express their anger in Cleveland after police shot and killed a 12-year-old African American boy waving around what turned out to be a toy gun at a playground. Duration: 00:44 Nov 24, 2014
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Preparations speed up for SAARC meet in Nepal

Kathmandu, Nov 24 (ANI): The preparations for the 18th SAARC summit are in full swing in Nepal as the authorities have heightened the security for the two-day event where leaders from eight nations will meet and discuss the core issues of importance. Leaders from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, the Maldives, Sri Lanka, Nepal, India and Pakistan would meet in Kathmandu for two days for the plenary session from November 26 for the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC). As last stage preparations are being carried out, even artisans are busy giving final touches to earthen pots that will adorn the venue to welcome leaders at the meet. Nov 24, 2014
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Health Minister JP Nadda seeks Sweden's cooperation in 'Make in India' campaign

New Delhi, Nov 24 (ANI): The India-Sweden MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) Celebration Conference was inaugurated in New Delhi by Swedish Healthcare, Public Health and Sports Minister Gabriel Wikstrom on Monday. This conference was organised to commemorate the five years of successful cooperation in the field of healthcare and public health. Speaking at the conference, India's Health Minister JP Nadda said that he hoped that Sweden will provide an impetus for the 'Make in India' campaign. Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the 'Make in India' campaign seeking to make India a global manufacturing hub. Nadda further said that the arrival of the Swedish delegation to India reflected a commensurate desire for enhanced relations. He further added that India looks forward to an effective partnership with Sweden. Overall, the conference took stock of the development in recent years and planned at a roadmap for the future. Nov 24, 2014
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Election officials sent to polling booths via helicopters in poll bound Jharkhand

Gumla, Nov 24 (ANI): Election officials left for polling booths in the Maoist affected districts of Jharkhand via helicopters on Monday to prevent any untoward incidents ahead of polls that start Tuesday. Indian security forces had launched a massive anti-Maoist operation on November 11 to prevent any problem in the election process. District Election Officer, Gauri Shankar Mij said all necessary precautions are being taken in the Maoist affected districts for the polls. Maoists have called for boycott of the five-phased polls in Jharkhand that begin from November 25 and end on December 20. The results would be announced on December 23. An election booth officer who was sent via helicopter to a polling station, Arun Tripathi said their wish was to see high turnout in the polls. Nov 24, 2014