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Minor explosion outside polling station in J and K

Bandipore, Nov 25 (ANI): A minor explosion took place in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipore district on Tuesday morning reportedly. Security officials say that it was a very low intensity blast in a rocky terrain of the district, and added that there were no casualties so far. In the wake of the blast, the security drill in the district has been tightened, given that the first phase of assembly elections in the state is currently on. The DIG of North Kashmir, Ghulam Hassan Butt said that there was no need to panic. Meanwhile, about 20 percent voting was reported in the state till a little after 10 a.m. this morning. Prime Minister Modi and Chief Minister Omar Abdullah have appealed to the people to come out in large numbers to vote. Nov 25, 2014
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Suresh Prabhu and Ch. Birender Singh files nomination papers for RS seats

Chandigarh, Nov 25 (ANI): Union Ministers Suresh Prabhu and Ch. Birender Singh filed their nomination papers from Haryana on Tuesday. The two ministers were nominated by BJP for by-elections to two Rajya Sabha seats in Haryana. Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and other BJP MLAs were present when the two filed their nominations before Returning Officer Sumit Kumar, who is also the Secretary of Haryana Assembly. Prabhu said that the two will work for the state along with working at the centre and will take Haryana to new heights. However, Singh said that he is used to the works of a Rajya Sabha MP from his past experience. The Election Commission had earlier notified the by-election to the Council of States from Haryana. As per the schedule, the last date for filing nominations is November 25. Nov 25, 2014
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Pained by the behaviour of Congress: Venkaiah Naidu on black money

New Delhi, Nov 25 (ANI): Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu said on Tuesday that he does not need to give an account of what the government is doing in regard with the black money issue because the entire nation is watching it. Naidu added that he is deeply pained by the behaviour of Congress party in Parliament because they have been the main culprits in accumulating black money abroad and now they are raising issues on the floor of the house saying that the government has not been able to fulfill its 100 days’ promise. He further requested the opposition parties to work in coordination with the government and help in running the Parliamentary sessions peacefully. Nov 25, 2014
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Bengaluru MG Road stalking case: Police arrests 6 accused

Bengaluru, Nov 25 (ANI): Bengaluru Police has arrested all six accused in the MG Road women stalking case on Tuesday. Bengaluru Police Commissioner MN Reddi said that the police acted on a tipoff and within 48 hours of registration of complaint by one of the five women, all accused have been arrested. He added that the individuals have confessed their crime and further investigations are going on. On Saturday, the five women, who were returning from an ice cream parlour, were harassed by a group of men on Bengaluru's MG road. As they stopped their car near an ice cream parlour some unidentified men tried to open the doors of their vehicle and left only after the women started making a noise and shouted for help. Nov 25, 2014
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BJP used black money issue as conspiracy to cash on votes, failed all expectations: Mulayam Singh

New Delhi, Nov 25 (ANI): Samajwadi Party Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Tuesday slammed at the Narendra Modi led NDA government and said that the party used black money issue as a conspiracy to case on votes during the Lok Sabha polls. Yadav said that ruling BJP promised to get black money in 100 days among many other promises but failed on all expectations. He further said that at least the previous government told the amount of the black money but the BJP government failed to disclose even that. Meanwhile, talking about the land acquisition bill, he said that lands should and can be taken from farmers only on their will and not otherwise. Nov 25, 2014
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Festive Food Can Prove Harmful For Type 2 Diabetes Patients

New Delhi, Nov 25 (ANI): Overeating at a holiday get together could be harmful for people who suffer from Type 2 Diabetes, says a new study. People who have foods with too many carbohydrates or sugars during the holiday season could send their blood sugar levels into a dangerously high range. People should try to eat two or three special things during the holiday season like some special dessert and avoid sampling everything. "White" carbohydrates such as pasta, bread, rice and potatoes should be avoided and substituted with whole grains, brown rice and fruits and vegetables and limit portion sizes. Also those who chose to drink alcohol, a few adult beverages would be okay if alternated with water, seltzer, diet soda, etc. Nov 25, 2014
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Foreign ministers attend SAARC meet in Nepal

Kathmandu, Nov 25 (ANI): Foreign ministers of eight South Asian nations attended the 36th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Council of Ministers meet in Nepal on Tuesday. India's Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj was in attendance with Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh. Foreign Secretaries of India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Maldives are setting the agenda for the summit due to be held on November 26 and 27. Swaraj on Monday (November 24) hoped the Summit would bear fruitful results and boost regional cooperation cementing ties and added it was the most important for the south Asian nations as it strengthens friendship and bolsters bilateral relations. India's objective during the meet would be enhancement of connectivity, people to people contacts, transport and energy, which is subjected to agreements between the member nations. Nov 25, 2014