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Shoma resigned due to fear of arrest: Nirmala Samant

New Delhi, Nov 28 (ANI): NCW Member Nirmala Samant on Thursday lashed out at the Managing Editor of Tehelka, Shoma Chaudhury and alleged that she resigned as she does not doesn't want to cooperate even with the police. Samant also said that Shoma may be fearing arrest and that’s why she resigned from Tehelka. Nov 28, 2013
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Shoma Chaudhury resigns, faces flak from activists

Panaji/ New Delhi/ Mumbai, Nov 28 (ANI): Activists continued to lash out at the Tehelka Managing Editor Shoma Chaudhury, hours after she resigned amid allegations that she handled a young journalist's complaint of sexual assault against Editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal irresponsibly. Nov 28, 2013
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Hong Kong catches its breath amid the chaos

Life in Hong Kong is fast and frenzied but, with a shift in perspective, the chaos can appear to slow down just enough for the city to catch its breath. Duration: 04:38 Nov 28, 2013
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Cyclonic storm Lehar weakens; likely to hit Andhra coast today afternoon

Visakhapatnam, Nov 28 (ANI): The intensity of cyclonic storm Lehar, which is expected to hit Andhra Pradesh coast on Thursday afternoon and bring heavy rain, has weakened. According to reports, the very severe cyclonic storm, located over west-central and adjoining south Bay of Bengal, has weakened into a severe cyclonic storm. It is expected to weaken further and cross Andhra coast near Machillipatnam this afternoon. Andhra Pradesh government, however, remained alert, evacuating people from vulnerable areas and taking all precautionary measures. Nov 28, 2013
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Shoma Chaudhury should have resigned earlier: BJP

Allahabad, Nov 28 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Siddharth Nath Singh on Thursday said Tehelka managing editor Shoma Chaudhury's resignation has come late and added that she should have resigned long time back. He further claimed that Tehelka is a mouthpiece of Congress. Chaudhury has resigned amid unabated criticism for the way she handled a young journalist's complaint that the magazine's founder Tarun Tejpal had molested her in a Goa hotel earlier this month. Nov 28, 2013
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Tarun Tejpal should surrender before the police: JD (U)

New Delhi, Nov 28 (ANI): JD (U) Leader Sabir Ali on Thursday commented on Shoma Chaudhury's resignation and said that it is a good step taken by her and also added that Tehelka's editor in chief Tarun Tejpal should not hide and surrender in front of the police. Nov 28, 2013
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Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh kills four security officials

Chhattisgarh, Nov 28 (ANI): At least four paramilitary officials of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were killed in an ambush by Maoists in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh. A road opening party (ROP) of the CRPF was on its way to a village for a civic action programme, when an improvised explosive device (IED) attack took place. The explosion was followed by indiscriminate firing by the Maoists and later a gun battle between both sides. Director General of Police, Ramniwas said that the deceased belonged to 168 battalion of CRPF. Nov 28, 2013
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Annie Raja on Shoma Chaudhury's resignation

New Delhi, Nov 28 (ANI): Reacting over the resignation of Tehelka Managing Editor Shoma Chaudhury, Social activist Annie Raja on Thursday said that Shoma was responsible for tarnishing the woman journalist's image who was sexually assaulted by Tehelka's editor in chief Tarun Tejpal and making the issue so public. Nov 28, 2013
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Congress successful in maintaining peace, mainstreaming minorities: Manish Tewari

Singapore, Nov 28 (ANI): Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari said that Congress has been successful in mitigating fear, maintaining peace and mainstreaming the minorities, while delivering the Fullerton Lecture at International Institute for Strategic Studies in Singapore. The Information Minister said that since Independence, “the warp and the woof” of the ‘India story’ has been time and again woven by the Congress around a pluralistic society aspiring for impartiality in the policy frameworks of governance. Nov 28, 2013
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India's Mars mission spacecraft in final earth orbit, injection next week

Bangalore, Nov 28 (ANI): Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has geared up for Trans-Mars injection of the country’s maiden Mars Mission on December 01, planning four mid-course corrections in case of any deviation along its path to Martian orbit. A scientist at ISRO, Dharmanarayan Rath said that preparations for Mars mission were complete and that they were confident of executing the program flawlessly. Nov 28, 2013
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Shoma Chaudhury quits Tehelka

New Delhi, Nov 28 (ANI): Managing editor of Tehelka, Shoma Chaudhury has reportedly resigned from her post in the organization. Chaudhury reportedly wrote a letter to the management of the magazine and the staff on Thursday announcing her resignation. In her resignation letter, Chaudhury has written that she did not want questions raised about her honesty affecting the magazine. Chaudhury also said that she believed she had acted in instant outrage and in solidarity with the journalist who had suffered sexual assault. Nov 28, 2013
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Strikes, demos in Tunisia as ruling party office torched

Angry protesters clashed with police Wednesday and torched an office of Tunisia's ruling Islamist party, as rising discontent and political deadlock prompted people to go on strike in three parts of the country. Duration: 0:36 Nov 28, 2013
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Giant Louis Vuitton trunk ordered off Red Square

French luxury brand Louis Vuitton has been ordered to remove a giant trunk put up on Moscow's iconic Red Square, organisers said Wednesday, after it triggered outrage among some Russians. Duration: 0:47 Nov 28, 2013
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Nigeria sharia police smash 240,000 bottles of beer

Police enforcing Islamic law in Nigeria's city of Kano publicly destroyed some 240,000 bottles of beer on Wednesday, the latest move in a wider crackdown on behaviour deemed "immoral" in the area. Duration: 0:34 Nov 28, 2013