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Bone chilling cold disrupts normal life in northern India

Kanpur/ Jammu, Jan 20 (ANI): Spell of intense cold wave continued to sweep large parts of northern India, paralysing normal life and disrupting rail traffic on Monday. People were seen sitting around bonfires on pavements to beat the cold. Dense fog engulfed many parts of the region, causing trouble for the daily commuters due to poor visibility and dozens of trains running behind schedule or cancelled. Biting cold wave forced people to stay indoors within the warmer confines of their houses, while office-goers and schoolchildren had to struggle to reach their destinations. Jan 20, 2014
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Neil Nitin Mukesh walks for Kids Fashion Show

Mumbai, Jan 20 (ANI): Bollywood actor, Neil Nitin Mukesh was spotted walking the ramp at a children fashion show held in showbiz city, Mumbai. Speaking on the occasion Neil expressed his happiness on being a part of the show. Former beauty queen and Bollywood actress, Sarah Jane also walked the ramp as showstopper along with Mukesh. The event saw a range of kids wear, and clothing line being designed by designer, Nishka Lulla and showcased by small children. Child actor, Darshil Safary and Bollywood sensation Tammana Bhatia were also a part of the fashion show. Jan 20, 2014
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Not seen such lawlessness in Delhi: BJP on AAP's Dharna

New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): Speaking over Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's dharna outside Home Ministry office on Monday in protest of no action taken against Delhi cops for their negligence, BJP Leader VK Malhotra said that Kejriwal had taken oath to abide by law and now he is breaking the same by sitting on a dharna and also added that he has not seen such lawlessness in the national capital in last 50 years. He further added that AAP leader and Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti should be sacked immediately Jan 20, 2014
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Delhi Police stops Kejriwal's car, dharna at Rail Bhawan

New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): The Delhi Police on Monday stopped Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's car near Rail Bhawan, while he was on his way to North Block to sit on a dharna, outside Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde's office. Kejriwal's demand is action against Delhi Police personnel for alleged negligence in performing their duty. Meanwhile, the party said that they will conduct dharna wherever they will be allowed to, be it Rail Bhawan. Police officials tried to persuade the chief minister not to proceed ahead. Jan 20, 2014
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BNP and Jamaat make Bangladesh 'unsafe' for minorities

Dhaka, Jan 20 : Poll-related unrest in Bangladesh shows no sign of easing. The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and its Islamist allies, especially Jamaat-e-Islami, continue to hold the country to ransom. Activists of BNP targeted the minority Hindus and torched Chapotala and Malopara villages in Jassore. They attacked their houses and shops with crude weapons and sticks, displacing around 600 villagers. Attacks against minorities were also carried out in Rajshahi, Dinajpur, Thakurgaon, Panchagarh and Gaibandha. The Hindus, under the aegis of Acharya Vivekananda Goswami International group, came out on the streets to raise their voice against the crimes committed by BNP and Jamaat activists. Jan 20, 2014
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Police crack down economic chain of Maoists in Raipur

Raipur, Jan 19 (ANI): Police cracked down the economic wing of outlawed Maoists in Raipur, the capital city of Chhattisgarh. Inspector General of Police, Raipur range, G P Singh, explained the connection of the arrested people with Maoists. Jan 20, 2014
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Police nab Maoist leader in Jharkhand

Latehar, Jan 19 (ANI): Acting on a tip off, Police in Jharkhand nabbed a Maoist leader and recovered arms from him. The Maoist was arrested from hotbed area of Latehar district in Jharkhand. Police said that the arrested person was an operative of a Maoist outfit, People’s Liberation Front (PLF). Jan 20, 2014
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Kejriwal's dharna will bring backward counting for AAP: Meem Afzal

New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): As Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is all set to sit in dharna in protest of inaction against Delhi police, Congress leader Meem Afzal said that the dhrana will bring the backward counting for AAP and the people will decide on party's fate. Further, Afzal said that any issue is to be solved on the table and not on the streets and asked Kejriwal to use the power he is given for the purpose. He also questioned on who will govern the national capital if the government sits on protest. Jan 20, 2014
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Kejriwal not aware of conduct of CM: Congress

New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): As Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's dharna is set to begin on Monday, Delhi Congress Women's wing President Onika Mehrotra said that Kejriwal is not aware of the conduct of a chief minister. Mehrotra said that his ministers are mis-behaving with foreign women and termed it as a mockery of democracy. She also said that Kejriwal should better fulfill the promises he made to the voters and think about the safety and security of women. Jan 20, 2014
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Pak border trade suspended after contraband haul in Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir, Jan 20 (ANI): India suspended border trade with Pakistan after police recovered a truck containing 114 packets of suspected brown sugar in Kashmir. The police recovered the packets from a truck said to be containing bags of almonds which was coming from Pakistan occupied Kashmir. Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of police, Baramulla range, Jaipal Singh addressed media persons and said the Pakistan authorities have refused to take back the trucks, which indicates that they had some knowledge of the contents of these bags. Singh added this is one of the biggest drug hauls in Kashmir. Jan 20, 2014
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Indian Coast Guard progresses on Tamil fishermen issues

Chennai, Jan 20 (ANI): Inspector General of Indian Coast Guard, Satya Prakash Sharma briefed mediapersons regarding the issues of Tamil fishermen. Sharma said that though the Indian coast guard has arrested Sri Lankan fishermen for illegal fishing in Indian waters on several occasions, they are more often let off after serving their jail term or are exchanged in lieu of the Indian fishermen who are held captive by the Sri Lankan forces. Sharma had earlier stated that a total of 52 Sri Lankan fishermen were handed over and now 151 fishermen remain with India. Jan 20, 2014
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Will write to CMs again on minority detention issue: Shinde

Odisha, Jan 20 (ANI): Union Home Affairs Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said that he would soon send an advisory letter to the Chief Ministers of states asking them to form a committee to scrutinise cases of detention of 'minority people'. Shinde was addressing media persons on the sideline of the Ninth Raising Day of National Disaster Response Force in Odisha. Shinde said that he had earlier written a similar letter to the chief ministers of the states requesting them to look into the cases of various under trial 'minority prisoners' and release them if not found guilty. Jan 20, 2014