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Bangladesh celebrates 42nd Independence Day as victory over injustice

Dhaka, Dec 23: People in Bangladesh celebrated the execution of Abdul Qader Mullah, a senior Jamaat leader, who was described by prosecutors as the "Butcher of Mirpur" for crimes committed by him during the 1971 war.He was executed at the Dhaka Central Jail on December 12, 2013. People took out procession across Bangladesh to celebrate the historic moment as it came days before the country's "Victory Day" on December 16. Four other leading figures in Jamaat-e-Islami have also been convicted by the International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) and face the death penalty. Dec 23, 2013
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Arvind Kejriwal to be Delhi CM, swearing in at Ramlila Maidan

New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal on Monday met Lt Governor Nazeeb Jung at his official residence and apprised him about his party's decision to form government in Delhi. Kejriwal stated that AAP will form government in Delhi with external support from the Congress, after overwhelming approval from the public in a referendum conducted over the last few days. Kejriwal's oath-taking ceremony will be held at Ramlila grounds. Dec 23, 2013
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Battle of the Christmas decorations for Hong Kong malls

In the race to extract cash from Christmas shoppers, Hong Kong's myriad shopping malls have taken to heart the maxim that you must spend money to make money when it comes to decorations this festive season. Duration: 00:53 Dec 23, 2013
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'Aam Adami' Arvind Kejriwal to Become New Delhi Chief Minister

Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party has taken the country by storm, in a spectacular display of courage and promise which were laughed off and even mocked on by veteran leaders of the national political parties, such as Congress and even Bhartiya Janata Party. Dec 23, 2013
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Salute mandate of people: Delhi Cong President

New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): Delhi Congress President, Arvinder Singh Lovely on Monday said that his party salutes the mandate of the people of Delhi that opined that the AAP form the next Government here. He further reiterated Congress’s stand on giving no unconditional support to the AAP. Dec 23, 2013
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Congress back through backdoor with AAP, Delhi betrayed: BJP

New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): As AAP is ready to form the government in Delhi with the support of Congress, BJP leader Harsh Vardhan said that Congress came back to power through backdoor with AAP's support and with such an act, AAP has betrayed Delhi. He said that AAP has been accusing congress throughout as a corrupt party and have accepted the support of the same party in order to come to power. Further, Harsh Vardhan said that people of Delhi rejected Congress and AAP brought it back which is a betrayal to the people of Delhi. Dec 23, 2013
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Sheila Dikshit extends wishes to AAP, reminds Cong support not unconditional

New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): Extending her wishes to the AAP so that they come up to the expectations and the promises made to the people of Delhi following their decision to form the next government in the state, former state CM, Sheila Dikshit on Monday reminded the AAP that the Congress's support to them was not unconditional. Dec 23, 2013
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AAP to form Govt in Delhi, Kejriwal to be CM

Kaushambi, Dec 23 (ANI): Ending days of speculation concerning Government formation in Delhi, the Aam Aadmi Party on Monday gave a nod to form the next Government in the national capital seeking the support of Congress, with party convener, Arvind Kejriwal being the obvious choice for next CM of the state. Dec 23, 2013
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Congress-AAP is no alliance, Congress trapped in its own net: IAC

New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): Commenting on the soon to be formed AAP government in Delhi with the support of Congress, IAC member Sunita Godara on Monday said that Congress- AAP is no alliance at all but Congress is trapped in its own net designed to trap AAP. Godara said that Congress should understand that a man or a party who started from zero and reached such a height must have a strategy to break all their traps whatsoever. She further said that people of Delhi now wants to see is AAP can come up to their expectations and bring some changes. Dec 23, 2013
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Rahul Gandhis Muzaffarnagar visit mere holiday long drive: Naqvi

New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): Taking a dig at Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s recent meet with Muzaffarnagar riot victims at relief camps set up by the government, BJP Vice President, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Monday said that Rahul’s visit was mere a holiday long drive aimed at garnering cheap politics. Dec 23, 2013
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AAP set to form govt in Delhi, JD (U) says AAP has 6 safe months for governance

Kaushambi/ New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): As AAP is all set to form government in Delhi following the public referendum, party leader Gopal Rai said that the party will form a government driven by issues. He said that the party has organized a meeting wherein it will decide the next steps and strategies. Meanwhile, JD (U) leader Ali Anwar congratulated Arvind Kejriwal for his success and said that AAP has atleast 6 safe months to remain in power and govern as Congress can in no way pass a no-confidence motion against the party in that duration. Dec 23, 2013
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Rahul should act besides getting photo clicked: JD (U) on his Muzaffarnagar visit

New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): After Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi visited Muzaffarnagar relief camps and appealed UP CM to pay attention to the same, JD (U) leader Ali Anwar said that the situation sure is bad but Rahul should act besides getting his photo clicked. Muzaffarnagar riot victims on Sunday blocked Gandhi's convoy and showed black flags to him at Kandhla saying the government has not done enough for them. Dec 23, 2013
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Specially-abled girls participate in Christmas cribs making competition in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 23 (ANI): As Christmas is round the corner, specially-abled girls in Kerala doubled their joy as they displayed their talent at a crib making competition organized on a beach in the state. The girls participated in the competition with great enthusiasm. The participants depicted the nativity scene which is the special exhibition of the birth scene of Jesus Christ. The depictions included infant Jesus his mother Mary and Joseph and other characters like shepherds, sheep, angels and farm animals. Union Minister Shashi Tharoor also attended the function and said it's not just the job of women to fight for their empowerment, we should all empower them. Dec 23, 2013
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Asaram s wife and daughter investigated, arrested and released on bail

Ahmedabad, Dec 23 (ANI): The police arrested self-styled godman Asaram's daughter Bharti and wife Lakshmi in the case of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl in his hermitage. The two had conceded that they supplied girls to Asaram. However, they were later released on bail. During the interrogation, Bharti and Lakshmi admitted that the girls were sent to Asaram on the pretext of 'Gurudiksha'. The 75-year-old Asaram was arrested in August and has remained in prison since then. Deputy Commissioner of Police, Ninama, confirmed that an enquiry had been held and the investigation procedure was now complete. Dec 23, 2013