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Muslim-majority Indonesia's capital gets Christian leader

A Christian is inaugurated as governor of the Indonesian capital for the first time in 50 years, despite weeks of protests from Islamic hardliners in the world's most populous Muslim-majority country. Duration: 00:36 Nov 19, 2014
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Cricketers participate in govt's 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan'

Ghaziabad/ New Delhi/ Rajkot, Nov 19 (ANI): Indian cricketers Suresh Raina and Sikhar Dhawan participated in the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan' on Wednesday. Raina wielded the broom in Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh with residents and children. Meanwhile Dhawan took up the broom in New Delhi and said that cleanliness was extremely important and people's thinking should change. Meanwhile, speaking at an event, Bollywood singer, Shaan said that the best part about this campaign was that people could work together. Nov 19, 2014
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Sushma Swaraj meets Palestinian delegation in New Delhi

New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday held talks with the Special Envoy of President of the state of Palestine, Dr. Nabil Shaath in New Delhi. Swaraj in July asserted in parliament that India's policy on Palestine issue would remain unchanged. She refused to take sides over the Gaza conflict as she said Israel and Palestine should have peace talks. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government in July had voted in favour of a UN resolution to launch an inquiry into Israel's alleged war crimes in Gaza. Nov 19, 2014
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Haryana Police arrests Rampal's brother from Satlok Ashram

Barwala, Nov 19 (ANI): Haryana Police on Wednesday arrested Rampal's brother Purshottam Das from Satlok Ashram. According to the media reports, Das has been taken by the police for interrogation. He was arrested while he was reportedly trying to flee from the ashram. Earlier in the day, dead bodies of four women were recovered from Rampal's ashram and sent to hospital for postmortem. Rampal's supporters had opened fire on police personnel on Tuesday as they moved ahead to arrest him from his ashram in Hisar. Since then, tension has been escalating in Barwala, where the Satlok Ashram is located. His supporters have repeatedly been warning authorities against trying to arrest him. Nov 19, 2014
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US Senate rejects Keystone pipeline by one vote

The US Senate on Tuesday narrowly rejected a bill that would have approved construction of the Keystone XL pipeline to bring crude oil to Gulf coast refineries from Canada's controversial tar sands. Duration: 00:40 Nov 19, 2014
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Finance minister Arun Jaitley meets US envoy to bolster ties

New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley met U.S. Embassy Chargé D'affaires Ambassador Kathleen Stephens in New Delhi on Wednesday in a bid to boost bilateral ties. Stephens leads the U.S. mission of bolstering strategic partnership between both countries and looks forward to work closely with the new Indian government. Earlier, on his US visit Prime Minister Narendra Modi told nearly a dozen American company chiefs that he is committed to liberalizing his country's economy. Ambassador Stephens assumed charge of the U.S. Mission in India in June 2014 following the resignation of her predecessor Nancy J Powell. Nov 19, 2014
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Training aircraft crashes in Indore, 2 injured

Indore/New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): A training aircraft of Madhya Pradesh Flying Club crashed at Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport in Indore on Wednesday, seriously injuring two instructor pilots. The two instructors have reportedly suffered severe injuries and have been rushed to hospital for treatment. (Retd) Wing Commander Praful Bakshi said that we have to ascertain that our system in civil aviation is properly designed to undertake the training of pilots. Meanwhile, investigation has been ordered into the incident. Nov 19, 2014
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Media persons condemn attack by police at Rampal's hermitage

New Delhi/Hisar, Nov 19 (ANI): Media persons condemned the assault on them on Wednesday after some media persons were attacked by police during clashes with the Rampal's supporters on Tuesday. The incident occurred after followers of Rampal opened fire at police personnel standing on guard outside the hermitage, thus forcing police to resort to baton charge and firing, leaving many injured and two police personnel getting shot. Journalist Prashant Gupta said that the attack on media persons have scared the camerapersons and reporters. Another journalist, Ashok Singhal, said security has been tightened in the area and the police are preventing media from entering the area. Nov 19, 2014
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Politicos react on PM Modi's Australia visit after two nations sign deals

New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): Politicos praised Prime Ministers Narendra Modi's Australia visit as outstanding, as both the counties signed deals which will benefit them in the future. BJP leader Nalin Kohli on Wednesday said that Modi is building relations which countries that will help in development of India the most. Meanwhile, Congress leader Manish Tiwari said that there is nothing substantial coming out of Australia visit. Nov 19, 2014