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Dozens dead in double bombing in Nigeria's Jos city

A double bomb attack that killed 31 people in a crowded market in the central Nigerian city of Jos was likely to have been carried out by Boko Haram, the state government said on Friday. Duration: 00:47 Dec 12, 2014
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Nobel peace laureates gather for summit

Former winners of the Nobel Prize for Peace, including the Dalai Lama and Iranian lawyer Shirin Ebadi, take part in the opening ceremony of the 14th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in Rome. Duration: 00:31 Dec 12, 2014
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Fadnavis orders probe in irrigation scam in Maharashtra

Nagpur/ Amritsar, Dec 12 (ANI): The Maharashtra government on Friday ordered a probe into the multi-million irrigation scam by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB). Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis justified his government's decision to order the probe. Fadnavis' Bharatiya Janata Party had made it an election issue early this year when the state went to polls. Senior NCP leader Ajit Pawar said the BJP government was resorting to witch-hunting against opposition leaders after coming to power. Meanwhile, the Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) chief, Manikrao Thakre, welcomed the probe. Dec 12, 2014
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Saradha scam: CBI arrests Madan Mitra, politicos react

New Delhi, Dec 12 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday arrested West Bengal State Transport Minister and Trinamool Congress leader Madan Mitra after questioning him for his alleged role in the multi-crore rupee Saradha chit fund scam case. Reacting over this CPI (M) leader Ritabrata Banerjee said that this should have happened earlier. Meanwhile, the BJP demanded West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's resignation and said that the links of Saradha scam are reaching towards the top leaders of TMC. Dec 12, 2014
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Pak MPs failed to meet Sumitra Mahajan because of me: Mani Shankar Aiyar part - 2

New Delhi, Dec 12 (ANI): Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Thursday while addressing a press conference said that he should be blamed for delaying Pakistan MPs because of which the MPs failed to meet Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan. The visit of a Pakistani parliamentary delegation to the Lok Sabha created a flutter after the delegation members claimed that the Speaker did not meet them after giving time. The delegation comprising 12 Pakistani parliamentarians arrived on an initiative taken by the Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency and their visit to the Parliament House was arranged by Mani Shankar Aiyar. Dec 12, 2014
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US House approves $1.1 trillion spending bill

Facing intense pressure to avoid a government shutdown, the US House of Representatives passes a $1.1 trillion federal spending bill , sending it to the Senate barely two hours before a midnight deadline. Duration: 00:19 Dec 12, 2014
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Pak MPs failed to meet Sumitra Mahajan because of me: Mani Shankar Aiyar part - 1

New Delhi, Dec 12 (ANI): Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Thursday while addressing a press conference said that he should be blamed for delaying Pakistan MPs because of which the MPs failed to meet Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan. The visit of a Pakistani parliamentary delegation to the Lok Sabha created a flutter after the delegation members claimed that the Speaker did not meet them after giving time. The delegation comprising 12 Pakistani parliamentarians arrived on an initiative taken by the Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency and their visit to the Parliament House was arranged by Mani Shankar Aiyar. Dec 12, 2014
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Elaborate security for PM Modis rally in Kashmir

Rajouri, Dec 12 (ANI): Security forces made elaborate arrangement on Friday (December 12) for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s election rally in Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of recent militant attacks. The armed security personnel sensitised the nearby mountainous region as well as the rally venue to prevent any untoward incident. Modi will address an election rally in Rajouri district to seek votes for Bharatiya Janata Party in the fourth phase of polls. The polling will end on December 20 and the results will be declared on December 23. Dec 12, 2014
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Police constable injured in attack by juveniles in Meerut succumbs to injuries

Meerut, Dec 12 (ANI): A police constable who was injured in an attack by a group of inmates of a juvenile justice home succumbed to his injuries on Friday (December 12) in Meerut city of Uttar Pradesh. A group of 16 juvenile justice home inmates attacked the police personnel when they were being brought back to Meerut from Bulandshahr after their court appearance on Thursday. According to police, the juveniles were passing lewd comments on women and when the policemen objected, the boys attacked them. Senior Superintendent of Police, Meerut, Onkar Singh, said the policemen were battered by cricket bats. Additional force has been rushed to the spot and police personnel have been positioned outside the juvenile home. Dec 12, 2014