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Around 100 affected in Maharashtra after inhaling toxic gas

Ulhasnagar, Nov 29 (ANI): Around 100 people were affected in Ulhasnagar on Saturday after inhaling toxic gas formed due to the release of a chemical component in a nearby river. The people living in areas near the river complained of uneasiness and breathing problems and were rushed to different hospitals. Central Hospital Dean Dr Ashok Nadpurkar said that more than 80 people have come for treatment so far but only nine have been admitted. The incident occurred after a tanker carrying waste chemical components dumped its contents in the Ulhas River. Police are investigating the case as to whose carelessness led to the incident. Nov 29, 2014
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Army Chief urges new cadets to gear up for national challenges

Pune, Nov 29 (ANI): Army chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag, on Saturday (November 29), urged new cadets to gear up for the national crisis and challenges, while addressing passing out parade in Pune. The cadets rejoiced as they successfully passed out from premier training institute National Defence Academy (NDA). Among those present were the parents and guardians of cadets as well as top brass of defence and other dignitaries stationed at various units based in and around Pune. The NDA trains cadets of all the three defence services- Army, Navy and Air Force- prior to their pre-commissioning training at their respective academies. Located in Khadakwasla near Pune, it holds the distinction of being the first tri-service academy in the world. Nov 29, 2014
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Jharkhand can become number one if nurtured in right direction: PM Modi

Ranchi, Nov 29 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing a rally in Ranchi on Saturday said that Jharkhand can become number one state in next five years, if nurtured in right direction as it is in its most crucial age. Modi also urged people not to waste these five years which are crucial for the state. Modi added that this assembly election is litmus test for the state. Jharkhand is witnessing five-phased assembly polls which began on Tuesday and will conclude on December 20. The results will be announced on December 23. Nov 29, 2014
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Politicos demand probe after NIA detains Islamic State suspect

New Delhi, Nov 29 (ANI): Politicos on Saturday demanded thorough probe after a suspected Islamic State militant was detained from Mumbai airport, adding the BJP-led government should not be witch hunting. NCP leader Majid Memon said that such persons who return home should not be treated in a harsh way like the NIA did. Congress leader Manish Tewari said that religious politics practiced by the BJP gave fodder to youths to join extremist organisations. Meanwhile, Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal said that investigation should be done as to why he went to Iraq. Nov 29, 2014
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India gay rights debate rages ahead of Delhi pride march

Ahead of Delhi's annual gay pride march on 30 November, the debate rages about a Supreme Court ruling that re-criminalised homosexuality last December, following pressure from religious groups. Duration: 01:50 Nov 29, 2014
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Angry protests in Haiti over election delays

Thousands of angry protesters take to the streets of Haiti to demand the resignation of President Michel Martelly, in the latest public outcry over long-delayed elections in the troubled Caribbean nation. Duration: 00:47 Nov 29, 2014
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Tobacco banned in Chhattisgarh, not factories run by state Health Minister, Politicos condemn

New Delhi, Nov 29 (ANI): Controversy was sparked after Chhattisgarh Health Minister Amar Aggarwal said that tobacco ban in the state is a good step but the factories run by him or his relatives should not be shut. Congress leaders Rashid Alvi and Manish Tewari said that everyone should be treated equally before law and action should be taken against the Health Minister. NCP leaders Majid Memon and Tariq Anwar said that this cannot be possibly be executed that factories keep running and products not sold so the state government should take prompt action in the case. Nov 29, 2014
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China's growth may not be peaceful, ISIS challenge to the world: Air Chief Marshal

Bangalore, Nov 29 (ANI): Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha on Saturday said that India has no territorial ambitions except to get back our lost territories. He said that the strategic gravity has shifted from west to the east, to Asia and Asia-Pacific but security remains a big challenge. Further, Raha said that China is growing in power and there are doubts whether its growth will be peaceful or not so India is fully prepared. Raha added that ISIS is a big challenge to the world which needs to be tackled. Nov 29, 2014
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HC grants Amit Shah permission to hold rally in Kolkata; officials inspect venue

Kolkata/ New Delhi, Nov 29 (ANI): Officials appointed by the High court inspected the proposed venue of rally of Bharatiya Janata Party Chief Amit Shah in Kolkata on Saturday after the court gave Shah conditional permission to hold a public meet on Sunday despite objections from local police. Leaders from various political parties gave mixed reactions on HC's decision. Nov 29, 2014
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Srinagar: 7 civilians and 1 CRPF jawan injured in Grenade blast at Lal Chowk

Srinagar, Nov 29 (ANI): Seven civilians and one CRPF jawan was injured after terrorists hurled grenade at a CRPF bunker at Lal Chowk in Srinagar on Saturday. Lal Chowk DSP Faisal Qayum said that area of the blast has been cordoned off. The injured have been admitted in the hospital and investigation is on in the case. Nov 29, 2014
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Cold wave, dense fog grip Kashmir

Srinagar, Nov 29 (ANI): People in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday reeled under cold weather conditions. Dense fog hit visibility and cold wave forced people in Srinagar to stay indoors. Reportedly, minimum temperatures in Srinagar remained below zero degrees Celsius. The northern state witnessed worst flooding in September in which hundreds were killed and marooned. The valley is still recuperating from the aftereffects. The famous tourist resort of Gulmarg recorded minus 2 degrees Celsius temperature while Leh was coldest at minus 9.7 degrees Celsius. Nov 29, 2014