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Markandey Katju clarifies not raising the corrupt judge issue earlier

New Delhi, July 23 (ANI): Justice (Retd) Markandey Katju on Wednesday clarified why he did not raise the issue of corrupt judge made permanent by UPA government fearing withdrawal of support by TN ally. Katju stated that the judges are supposed to maintain a particular discipline and not to come in public domain. He added that he did all that he could at his level. Jul 23, 2014
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Police denies receiving complaints from Maharashtra Sadan

New Delhi, July 23 (ANI): New Delhi ACP SBS Tyagi on Wednesday denied receiving any complaints from Maharashtra Sadan regarding improper basic facilities. Shiv Sena MP Rajan Vichare had clarified that the leaders had filed a complaint with the police to look into the facilities at Maharashtra Sadan. Shiv Sena MPs have been a part of a controversy when they reportedly tried to force feed a Ramazan observing Muslim waiter. Jul 23, 2014
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MoU signed to boost up power capacity without additional fuel consumption in north-east

Agartala, July 23 (ANI): India’s North East Power Corporation (NEEPCO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Tripura State Electricity Corporation Ltd (TSECL) to upgrade three power projects in Tripura. Two power projects – Baramura gas thermal power project and Rukhia gas thermal power plant – will be converted into combined cycle in order to raise power capacity without increasing the fuel consumption. The other Dumbur hydro power project will undergo renovation to increase its power generation capacity. Chairman-cum-managing Director of NEEPCO, PC Pankaj, said this MoU will prove very beneficial as more power will be generated without increasing the tariff. The MoU was signed in the presence of Chief Minister of Tripura, Manik Sarkar. The cost will be borne by both NEEPCO and TSECL. Jul 23, 2014
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Modi releases Braille biography of Sardar Patel

New Delhi, July 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday released a biography of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in Braille. The biography has been prepared by Dr. A Saibaba Goud, for the benefit of the visually challenged. Dr. Goud also runs the Devnar School for the Blind, in Hyderabad. Bandaru Dattatreya, Member of Parliament, was present on the occasion. Jul 23, 2014
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Shiv Sena MP clarifies Maharashtra Sadan incident

New Delhi, July 23 (ANI): Shiv Sena MP Rajan Vichare clarified the controversial incident that took place in Maharashtra Sadan on Wednesday morning. Vichare said that the leaders were unaware that the waiter was a Muslim and they just wanted him to know that the food was not edible. He added that the issue should not be raised from a communal angle because there was no such intention behind the act. He further stated that the facilities in Mahrashtra Sadan are not up to the mark and a complaint has been filed in Police Station in this regard. Jul 23, 2014
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Sikh Indian players asked to remove turbans in China

New Delhi, July 23 (ANI): In a shocking incident during the Asian Basketball Championship in Wuhan, China last week, two Sikh players from the Indian Basketball team were asked to remove their turbans. The match officials informed the players that they were violating International Basketball federation rules and can't play with the turbans. Players Amrit Pal Singh and Amjyot Singh had to play the remainder of the tournament without their turbans. Speaking on the same, Former Sports Minister, Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa on Wednesday said that remove turban is a big insult in their religion. He further said that he will write to ministers to take action against it and take cognizance of the matter. Jul 23, 2014
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Military Drill Affects Flights in China, Hundreds Cancelled

Delays and flight cancellations await travellers in China for the next four weeks as the country's People's Liberation Army is conducting military drills over the East China Sea, thus imposing "air traffic restrictions". Jul 23, 2014
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Controversy over woman's autopsy report in Mohanlalganj case, politicos react

Lucknow, July 23 (ANI): The autopsy of woman, who was sexually assaulted and brutally murdered in Lucknow's Mohanlalganj, came in questions on Wednesday after it said that both her 'kidneys were intact'. The family of victim says that she donated one of her kidneys to her late husband after he battled renal failure. Reacting over this, SP leader Rajendra Chaudhary said that the government has taken strict action in the case but if there is loophole in the autopsy report action will be taken. Jul 23, 2014
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House adjourned after ruckus over Maharashtra Sadan incident

New Delhi, July 23 (ANI): The lower house of the Parliament was adjourned after a ruckus was created over the incident that took place in Maharashtra Sadan where a Muslim was force-fed by Shiv Sena MPs reportedly. Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said that the incident was unfortunate and added that a BJP member in the Parliament came into the well and created a ruckus due to which the house had to be adjourned. Meanwhile, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu said that no body knows what happened in Maharashtra Sadan and Shiv Sena has already clarified that no such incident has taken place. Further, the Shiv Sena MP who reportedly force-fed man fasting for Ramazan has clarified that he was only protesting against the food quality at the state guest house. Jul 23, 2014