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AIIMS student hangs herself in hostel room

New Delhi, Dec 08 (ANI): A 20-year-old student AIIMS student committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling fan of her hostel room at the institute. According to the reports, the girl was depressed over her relations with the hostel superintendent and other staff at the AIIMS. Victim's friend and family alleged that the warden and the class teacher used to torture her because of which she committed suicide. Students staged protest outside the director's bungalow on Monday morning. Police is investigating the case and postmortem report of the dead body is awaited. Dec 8, 2014
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Tourists throng Shimla for ice skating

Shimla, Dec 08 (ANI): Tourists from different states thronged Shimla city in Himachal Pradesh and enjoyed ice skating. Visitors who could not see snowfall in hill town of Kufri enjoyed ice skating as a swimming pool of an amusement park was turned into an ice rink. One of the organisers, Nishant Nag, said that tourists were getting disappointed as the region was not witnessing snowfall for past few years. Tourists from different regions like Ludhiana, Rajasthan, etc enjoyed ice skating and instructors were seen helping them. Dec 8, 2014
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Parliament logjam ends after Government agrees to Opposition resolution

New Delhi, Dec 08 (ANI): After a week of Parliament logjam, Rajya Sabha ended the impasse over Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti's controversial remarks on Monday after Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari intervened. Rajya Sabha resumed normal functioning during Question Hour after the Government and the opposition leaders agreed to a compromise formula to end the protests. Following the compromise, Ansari made a fresh appeal to "all members of Parliament, ministers and leaders of all political parties to maintain civility at all costs in public discourse". Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu confirming the development said that the impasse over the minister's remark has ended after RS chairperson's intervention and appealed the opposition leaders to co-operate with the government. Dec 8, 2014
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Delhi Rape Case: Protests continue in national capital even as govt bans Uber cab services

New Delhi, Dec 08 (ANI): Series of protests continue to take place across the national capital over Delhi rape case even as Uber cab services have been banned in Delhi by the government. Members of All India Democratic Women's Association (AIDWA) staged protest outside police headquarters demanding action against the accused. Brinda Karat after meeting Police Commissioner BS Basssi said that she was assured by Bassi in the case. Aam Aadmi Party members also staged protest outside the residence of Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung and demanded action over the matter and steps for safety of women on Delhi streets. Earlier, Uber cab services issued a statement, wherein it said that "what happened over the weekend in New Delhi is horrific. Our entire team hearts go out to the victim of this despicable crime. Will do everything, to help bring this perpetrator to justice and to support the victim and her family in her recovery. Will work with Govt to establish clear background checks currently absent in their commercial transportation licensing programs." Dec 8, 2014
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Women and Social Activists condemn Uber Rape Case

New Delhi/ Jaipur/ Bengaluru/ Kolkata, Dec 08 (ANI): Social and Women Rights Activists on Monday condemned Uber rape case of Delhi which arose various questions regarding cab drivers' verification and online cab booking procedure. Social activist Kavita Srivastava, Former NCW Chairperson Mmata Sharma, Women Rights Activists Pramila Nesargi, Saswati Ghosh and Abha Singh all condemned the incident and demanded strict laws for women protection. Dec 8, 2014
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Russian Ambassador to India says Russia will not to anything to threaten India's security

New Delhi, Dec 08 (ANI): Russian Ambassador to India Alexander Kadakin said on Monday that Russia and India share a strategic partnership and Russia will not do anything to threaten India's security. Kadakin explained that it is providing civilian helicopters to Pakistan, which will not harm India in any way. Further stressing upon Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to India, Kadakin said that various memorandums shall be signed between the two countries during his visit. Dec 8, 2014
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UP govt suspends Noida Authority's Yadav Singh for amassing illegal properties worth crores

Lucknow, Dec 08 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh government has suspended Noida Authority Chief engineer Yadav Singh who was accused of amassing illegal properties worth crores. Few days back, the I-T department had recovered diamonds worth Rs 100 crore, Rs 10 crore in cash and around 2 kgs of gold from Yadav's residence. All tenders issued by Yadav have also been cancelled. The Supreme Court had appointed a special investigation team in monitoring investigations against Yadav. Reacting on the same, BJP leader Vijay Bahadur Pathak said that proper investigation should be done of the companies. He also questioned on why the state government trusted person like Yadav Singh who was already under suspension. Pathak also alleged that the scam took place under the political leaders. Dec 8, 2014
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Opposition jointly proposes to pass resolution over derogatory remarks by leaders

New Delhi, Dec 08 (ANI): The Opposition parties have jointly prepared a resolution to be passed by the government in Rajya Sabha. Congress leader Anand Sharma said that the Opposition parties have given various chances to the government to resolve the issue of derogatory remark made by Union Minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti. SP leader Ram Gopal Yadav said that if the government does not agree to pass a simple resolution which applies to all leaders, then it is itself responsible for the disruption of Parliament. TMC leader Derek O'Brien said that all Opposition parties share the same view. Dec 8, 2014