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SAARC summit concluded successfully, looking forward to development through peace and institut

Kathmandu, Nov 27 (ANI): As 18th SAARC Summit ended on Thursday, Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Kumar Koirala said that the summit concluded successfully. He said that the nation is looking forward to development through peace and institutionalization of democracy. He applauded the developments that took place during the summit of the SAARC leaders. He said that the discussions and deliberations were held in cordial and friendly atmosphere. Nov 27, 2014
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Oil Minister says companies to decide rates of petrol, diesel

Jammu/New Delhi, Nov 27 (ANI): Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday said that oil marketing companies (OMCs) will decide the rates of petrol and diesel. He said this while attending a function in Jammu. India has three OMCs, Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL). Meanwhile, Pradhan talked about the launch of a modified Direct Benefit Transfer of LPG (DBTL) scheme in 54 districts on November 14. Nov 27, 2014
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No proposal on expansion of SAARC membership: MEA

Kathmandu, Nov 27 (ANI): MEA spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin on Thursday said that there is no proposal on expansion of SAARC membership. He added that the focus is currently on enhancing more cooperation between the member countries of SAARC. Nov 27, 2014
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SAARC is not just about India and Pak but about all neighbours, we are satisfied with the summ

Kathmandu, Nov 27 (ANI): MEA spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin on Thursday stated that India would go back very satisfied with the outcome of the SAARC summit. When asked about not having any separate dialogue with Pakistan, Akbaruddin stated that SAARC is not just about India and Pakistan, but about all the neighbours in South Asia. He reiterated that India can talk to Pakistan only if it is a meaningful dialogue. Nov 27, 2014
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Modi, Sharif shake hands at SAARC retreat even as logjam over pact continues

Kathmandu, Nov 27 (ANI): In a brief meeting, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif shook hands and shared pleasantries during the retreat at the SAARC Summit. During the summit, Modi had two-way talks with most leaders except Nawaz Sharif. India has stated that no conversation would be held with the Pakistani leadership until Pakistan commits to a "meaningful dialogue". Meanwhile, the SAARC leaders are making the last effort at the retreat to push the Pakistani premier to ink the regional connectivity agreements. Pakistan stalled the inking of SAARC connectivity on Wednesday on the pretext that they have not completed the "internal process". Nov 27, 2014
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Police recover live bombs from tourist bus in Gaya

Gaya, Nov 27 (ANI): Police officials recovered four live bombs from a tourist bus in Gaya district of Bihar. The police have taken some suspects into the custody for interrogation. The bombs were recovered few kilometers away from the venue where Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi held a rally. The empty bus from which bombs were recovered travels from Maoist-affected area Dumariya to Gaya district. Nov 27, 2014
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BJP Chief Amit Shah denied permission to hold rally in Kolkata

New Delhi, Nov 27 (ANI): The feud between TMC and BJP deepened further after Kolkata municipal corporation refused BJP Chief Amit Shah the permission to hold a rally in the city. Shah was refused permission on Thursday. The party had applied as early as July for permission to hold a public meeting outside Victoria Hall, where Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee holds an annual rally every July for her party. Earlier, the city police had said that Shah's meeting would inconvenience commuters since a major traffic intersection is located at the venue. Differences between TMC and the ruling BJP has cropped up after recent developments in Saradha chit fund scam where a few TMC leaders were named and the party later alleged that Narendra Modi government is interfering in functioning of CBI against the regional party. Nov 27, 2014
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Akhilesh Yadav slams media for defaming SP in Badaun gangrape case

Lucknow, Nov 27 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday slammed media organizations for defaming and maligning the image of Samajwadi Party in the Badaun gangrape case. Yadav said that any positive step taken by the Uttar Pradesh government is not reported by the media however, a single mistake made by the party is exaggerated in the media reports. He further talked about the steps taken by the government to bring development in the sectors of Health, Dairy, and Information Techonology. Nov 27, 2014
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HK police clear protest camp after clashes

Fresh scuffles break out as Hong Kong authorities move in to clear the main body of a major pro-democracy protest site, a day after more than 100 demonstrators were arrested. Duration: 00:52 Nov 27, 2014