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Police arrest Indian wrestler in alleged drug racket

Patiala, Nov 12 (ANI): The Punjab police arrested top award winning Indian wrestler, Jagdish Bhola, an alleged mastermind behind an international drug racket from Haryana. Jagdish Bhola was on the run after his residence was raided by the police and drugs worth Rs 100 crore were recovered. The team was tracking the accused since March this year. According to the SSP, drugs worth Rs 700 crore had earlier been seized which were being smuggled to countries like Canada, America, Europe and Australia. The SSP said there were foreigners involved in the case and that they had arrested 27 people in the case so far. Nov 12, 2013
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Sonia Gandhi slams BJP in poll-bound Chhattisgarh

Ambikapur, Nov 12 (ANI): While addressing a rally in poll-bound Ambikapur city of Chhattisgarh, Congress President Sonia Gandhi slammed the BJP yet again and said that the 25th May incident wherein many Congress leaders were killed was the biggest failure of the party. Further, Gandhi said that the UPA government sent many funds for the development of the sate but the Chhattisgarh government never allowed them to reach the public. Gandhi also taunted the BJP and said that the party who makes brothers fight, cannot be anybody's own. Nov 12, 2013
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Myanmar attracts Japanese housing companies and car manufacturers

Tokyo, Nov 12 (ANI): Myanmar's transition to a democracy has opened new vistas for foreign companies. The country is now looking for better urban infrastructure and rapid economic development. Recently, "The Building and Housing Seminar between Myanmar and Japan" was held in Yangon to deepen cooperation between the two countries. Japanese companies have shown great interest in Myanmar's growing building and housing business. The delegates exchanged information about areas that could be tapped. Rinnai, a Japanese gas appliances company, produces the most efficient water heater in the market. It plans to contribute to the local society by promoting its energy efficient products in Myanmar. Nov 12, 2013
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Registration of FIR in cognizable offences mandatory: SC

New Delhi, Nov 12 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that registration of First Information report (FIR) in cognizable offences is mandatory. A five-judge Bench, headed by Chief Justice P. Sathasivam, clarified that no preliminary inquiry by a police official is permissible as a condition for registering FIR in cognizable offences. The bench said that police officials cannot avoid registration of FIR and action must be taken against them for not lodging FIR in cognizable offences. The apex court further said that preliminary investigation must be completed within seven days. The ruling came on a petition seeking clarity on the process of police investigations. Nov 12, 2013
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Along with AAP, investigate other parties as well: D Raja

New Delhi, Nov 12 (ANI): CPI leader D Raja on Tuesday said the probe order by the government into alleged irregularities in the funding received by Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), should not give an impression that it is being done to target a particular party. He welcomed the probe but demanded that the funding of other parties be investigated as well. Nov 12, 2013
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Mumbai: Residents of Campa Cola compound protest against demolition

Mumbai, Nov 12 (ANI): Residents of 103 illegal flats on the Campa Cola compound in Worli area of Mumbai on Tuesday protested against forcible eviction by the Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) of the building. MCGM had earlier issued eviction notices last week stating that the illegal structure will be brought down any time after November 12. Meanwhile, Mumbai police too warned the residents not to create any law and order problem during the process. Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan refused to intervene and issue an ordinance to stop the demolition. Nov 12, 2013
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Santosh Hegde on AAP funding controversy

Bangalore, Nov 12 (ANI): Justice (Retd) N Santosh Hegde on Tuesday defended the Aam Aadmi Party saying that the party has received money from those who hold Indian passports. Although he did not oppose the probe against AAP, but questioned why wasn’t any investigation held against any existing political parties till now. He also added that in larger interest of the democracy, all parties should come out and reveal their funding. Nov 12, 2013
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UP govt employees begin indefinite strike, SP appeals for talks

Lucknow, Nov 12 (ANI): UP government employees began an indefinite strike in the state on Tuesday after talks with the government on parity with central government employees turned futile. Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal appealed the employees to have a talk with the government in order to resolve the issue. The strike is allegedly called by the Rajya Karmchari Sanyukt Parishad. Agarwal said that if the act is any political tactic, the party won’t bend in front of the same and will come out of these political gimmicks by the opposition. Nov 12, 2013
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India, Japan to enhance strategic partnership for growth and development

Gurgaon, Nov 12 (ANI): Union Foreign Minister, Salman Khurshid met his Japanese counterpart, Fumio Kishida on the sidelines of ASEM (Asia-Europe Meeting), as they came together to enhance bilateral ties and improve strategic partnership for growth and development. This is for the first time India is hosting an ASEM Foreign Ministers meeting, which was inaugurated by Vice-President Hamid Ansari on the outskirts of New Delhi in Gurgaon. Khurshid will chair the meeting and the theme of this year is 'ASEM- Bridge to partnership for growth and development.' The dialogue forum between representatives of Asian and European countries is expected to discuss a wide rage of issues between Asia and Europe and reinvigorate the platform to achieve tangible results in various fields. Nov 12, 2013
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Narendra Modi unaware about nation's history, not eligible for PM candidate: JD (U)

New Delhi, Nov 12 (ANI): JD (U) leder Shivanand Tiwari on Tuesday slammed Narendra Modi after he mistook Syama Prasad Mookerjee for Shyamji Krishna Varma. Tiwari said that Modi whjo is unaware even about the nation's history and about the person who laid foundation of the Jan Sangh is not eligible to be a PM candidate of the country. He also termed Modi as a product of corporate sector and appealed people not to follow a leader like him. Nov 12, 2013
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Sonia Gandhi to address rallies in poll-bound Chhattisgarh today

New Delhi, Nov 12 (ANI): In a bid to woo voters once again, Congress President Sonia Gandhi will be addressing rallies in poll-bound Chhattisgarh today. The region cast its vote in the first phase of assembly polls yesterday. Despite sporadic attacks by Maoists, the voter turnout by the end of the polls reached 67 per cent. According to reports, Gandhi will address rallies in Bhilai and Ambikapur, kicking of Congress' poll campaign for the second phase of the elections which will be held on November 19. Nov 12, 2013