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Turkish paper publishes version of new Charlie Hebdo

A version of the "survivors issue" of the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo will be published in predominantly Muslim Turkey as an insert in the centre-left opposition daily Cumhuriyet, one of the paper's journalists said. Duration: 01:13 Jan 14, 2015
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African Union troops take Uganda rebel for ICC transfer

Captured Lord's Resistance Army rebel chief Dominic Ongwen was handed over Wednesday to African Union troops to be sent to trial at the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity, Uganda's army said. Duration: 00:48 Jan 14, 2015
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Tesla's Elon Musk warns of fracking dangers

Tesla founder Elon Musk warned Tuesday that the fracking boom is a deep threat to the nascent electric car industry - and the planet - because of its ability to make more oil and gas available. Duration: 01:12 Jan 14, 2015

Mexico links Iguala ex-mayor's wife with drug cartel

The wife of the ex-mayor of Iguala, the Mexican city where 43 college students went missing in September, has links with the drug cartel who supposedly massacred the students, Mexican authorities confirm. Duration: 00:45 Jan 14, 2015
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Market along India-Bangladesh border inaugurated to boost trade

Agartala, Jan 14 (ANI): Trade Minister Nirmala Sitharaman along with her Bangladeshi counterpart Tofaile Ahmed inaugurated third border market or 'haat' along the border in Tripura to boost trade between the two countries. The market is set up within five kilometres radius at the border, which will enhance local trade and people-to-people contact. Sitharaman said that the market would build better relations and benefit small purchasers. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed in October 2010 on Border Haats and Border Trade along the India-Bangladesh border. Meanwhile, Ahmed said he was grateful to Indian government for awarding duty free, quota free market access in almost all the items except two-alcohol and tobacco. An Indian villager Motilal Sil said that the market would help revive old contacts. Jan 14, 2015
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Madhya Pradesh CM delighted to meet PM Modi

New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan had a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his office on Wednesday. Chouhan described his meeting with Modi as very successful, saying he had had a good discussion on various issues. Chouhan further said Prime Minister Modi also gave a lot of inputs for the event. Jan 14, 2015
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Politicos react after Army Chief says Pakistan supporting proxy war in JandK

New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Politicos reacted on Wednesday after Indian Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag accused Pakistan of supporting proxy war in Jammu and Kashmir despite suffering casualties in its own backyard. Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal said that Pakistan can never be good to India. NCP leader Tariq Anwar said that Pakistan will have to change its attitude if they have to fight terrorism. Jan 14, 2015
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Politicos react after SC slams Centre for not being serious about child rights

New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Politicos reacted on Wednesday after Supreme Court criticized the Central Government for leaving the posts of chairperson and members of the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) vacant and slammed Centre for not being serious about child rights. Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal said that the court should also consider the obstacles that the government is facing. NCP leader Tariq Anwar said that it is a serious matter and government should look into it. Jan 14, 2015
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Satish Upadhyay should explain his relationship with Delhi power discoms: Kejriwal

New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday alleged that there is a nexus between Delhi BJP Chief Satish Upadhyay and power companies. Kejriwal said that Upadhyay should explain his relationship with the Delhi power discoms and demanded the BJP leader to come clean on their ties with power suppliers in the national capital. Addressing a press conference, Kejriwal said that BJP's Delhi unit Chief Satish Upadhyay owns companies which installed and replaced electricity meters in Delhi and that is the reason why the meters run so fast leading to rise in power bills for the residents. He also questioned BJP on why did the p arty obstruct audit of electricity companies ordered by AAP during its governance in Delhi. The voting for Delhi assembly polls will take place on February 7. Jan 14, 2015
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Social activists protest kite flying with glass strings due to birds killing

Vadodara, Jan 14 (ANI): Social activists protested in Gujarat against the killing and maiming of hundreds of birds with glass coated kite strings during the celebration of International Kite Festival. During the kite festival in Vadodara city, scores of bird's died that were hit by harmful glass coated string used by participants who try to cut opponents' kite strings. The activists took to streets and spread messages of saving birds while holding banners reading 'Do not kill the birds, let them live'. A social activist, Bhagwan Bharwadh said that people should fly kites late in the day to save birds. The kite festival attracts enthusiastic kite makers and flyers from across the globe. Kites in various shapes dot state's skyline as foreign and local kite flyers compete with each other. Jan 14, 2015
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Centre removes DRDO chief Avinash Chander

New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): The government has removed Defence Research and Development Organization Director General Avinash Chander from his post, 15 months before his contract was to end. The Appointments Committee of Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi "approved the termination" of the contract of Avinash Chander with effect from January 31, an official notification said. Chander was Secretary, Defence Research and Development-cum-Director General, DRDO and Scientific Advisor to the Defence Minister. He had retired on November 30 last year after he turned 64, but was given a contract for 18 months till May 31 next year. He is considered to be the chief architect of Agni series of ballistic missile systems. Jan 14, 2015
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Nearly 50 bodies found in River Ganges in Uttar Pradesh

Unnao, Jan 14 (ANI): Nearly 50 bodies have been found in River Ganges in Uttar Pradesh. The administration has ordered a probe in the matter. Dogs, crows and vultures dug into bodies as they had reached the bank due to low water level, posing major environment challenges in the areas under Unnao District. A district official, Suraj Prasad, promised action after probe. Residents blamed the state as well as the government at the centre for it. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, elected to represent the 3,000-year-old riverside city of Varanasi, has taken personal responsibility to clean up the Ganges, as part of a broader push to India's scarce water resources and improve standards of public health and hygiene. Jan 14, 2015
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Black buck poaching case: SC quashes suspension of Salman Khan's conviction

New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Wednesday quashed the Rajasthan high court order which stayed actor Salman Khan's conviction in the blackbuck poaching case. The apex court asked the HC to decide Khan's plea afresh in which the trial court had sentenced him to five-year jail term. The SC also said that the actor can approach the HC if he really needs to travel abroad. Jan 14, 2015
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Devotees take holy dip in River Ganges to mark 'Makar Sankranti'

Varanasi/ Allahabad/ Haridwar, Jan 14 (ANI): Devout Hindus in India converged on the banks of holy River Ganges on Wednesday to take holy dip to mark harvest festival, ‘Makar Sankranti’. The festival marks the arrival of spring. Large number of devotees gathered in Allahabad and Varanasi cities of Uttar Pradesh to take a dip in River Ganges. The pilgrims camp by the riverside and in the evening they decorate the entire riverbank with earthen oil lamps. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also extended best wishes on the occasion. He tweeted saying, “I convey my heartfelt greetings to our fellow countrymen & women on the various festivals across the Nation. The festive spirit across India is gladdening. It celebrates the diversity of India that we cherish & are extremely proud of.” Jan 14, 2015
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Pope set for huge welcome in Philippines

Pope Francis’ second visit to Asia takes in the Philippines, a stronghold of Christianity in the region, where he is set to attract one of the biggest gatherings ever for a head of the Catholic Church. Duration: 02:17 Jan 14, 2015