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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
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Arvind Kejriwal to announce decision on govt formation as public referendum ends

New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): As Aam Aadmi Party's referendum is over, Arvind Kejriwal is all set to form the government in Delhi on Monday, though with the support of Congress. Kejriwal held several public meetings on Sunday to seek public opinion on government formation and promised to declare the compiled results. The announcement of their decision is likely by 11:00 am Monday after which Kejriwal will meet Delhi lieutenant governor Najeeb Jung at 12.30 pm and formally stake claim to form the government. According to party leaders, Kejriwal will address media before his meeting with Jung. Dec 23, 2013
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Jat community thanks Sonia Gandhi for supporting their Job Quota

New Delhi, Dec 22 (ANI): Cheering crowd of Jat Hindu community met congress President Sonia Gandhi on Sunday and thanked on her decision to back quota for the community in central government jobs and educational institutions. The Union Cabinet had on Thursday asked the National Commission of Backward Classes to take a final call on granting them with Other Backward Class (OBC) status at the central level. The government had not given any deadline to the commission to give its report. Dec 22, 2013
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Akhilesh rubbishes Congress charge, says Muzaffarnagar victims are being properly treated

Uttar Pradesh, Dec 22 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday claimed that his government has ensured that the victims of Muzaffarnagar riots were properly looked after. Yadav said that after Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi visited and interacted with victims of the Muzzaffarmagar Riots languishing in relief camps. Homeless Muzaffarnagar riot victims had reportedly complained that the state government has been paying a deaf ear towards their problems. Earlier, over 40 children died in the relief camps due to severe weather conditions, dengue outbreak and lack of basic hygiene. Dec 22, 2013
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Kiran Bedi on AAP

New Delhi, Dec 22 (ANI): Former IPS officer and social activist Kiran Bedi on Sunday raised doubts about the possible alliance between the Congress and AAP. Bedi said that she is skeptical about the stability of the government in Delhi. Dec 22, 2013
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Rahul Gandhi appeals Akhilesh to pay attention to Muzaffarnagar relief camps

Muzaffarnagar, Dec 22 (ANI): While on his visit to Muzaffarnagar relief camps, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi said appealed UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to pay attention to the camps and the people living there, even after Yadav rubbished all claims of the same. Gandhi said that the victims are dying at the camps and are not getting enough care to sustain themselves. Gandhi also said that people wants brotherhood and no hatred and that the state CM should mediate between the people. Dec 22, 2013
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Atul Anjan backlashes on Modis every contentions from Mumbai rally

New Delhi, Dec 22 (ANI): Commenting on Narendra Modi’s contentions in Mumbai rally, CPI leader Atul Anjan backlashed on every argument Modi made against Congress and in favour of BJP. Anjan said that Modi should first do his homework about the history and geography of the nation before speaking. On his ‘Congress quit India’ remark, Anjan said that leaving the same, communalism should quit India which is supported by Modi. About farmer suicides in Congress governed states, he said that there was huge number of farmer suicides in Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s governance too. Dec 22, 2013
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Thai opposition protesters gear up for fresh mass rally

Tens of thousands of Thai anti-government protesters gather ahead of a major rally aimed at toppling the premier, paralysing parts of central Bangkok a day after the main opposition party declared a boycott of snap polls. Duration: 00:44 Dec 22, 2013