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Celebrations begin as Kailash Satyarthi to be conferred with Nobel Peace Prize today

Vidisha/ New Delhi, Dec 10 (ANI): The overjoyed members of Indian Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi's non-government organisation Bachpan Bachao Andolan (BBA) and his family members expressed their happiness on the day he will be receiving the award in Norway. The members of BBA across India came to participate in the celebrations in New Delhi. The children of the organisation were seen celebrating for their saviour on the streets of the city. India's Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai, who won this year's Nobel Peace Prize for their fight against the oppression of children and their right to education, will be conferred the prestigious award at a ceremony in Oslo on Wednesday. In a press conference in Oslo on Tuesday, the joint winners paid tribute to the millions of children who have been deprived of their childhood due to slavery, abuse, trafficking and prostitution. Meanwhile, the elated family members of the Nobel laureate in Madhya Pradesh were found celebrating with great vigour and joy. Dec 10, 2014
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J and K's development work done over years not in 6 months: Sonia

Srinagar, Dec 10 (ANI): Saluting the people of Jammu and Kashmir for taking part in the ongoing assembly polls with enthusiasm, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday said Congress made all efforts to provide relief to the flood victims. Taking a dig at the State Government, Sonia said the relief work during the 2005 earthquake had been much faster when Ghulam Nabi Azad was the Chief Minister of the state. Dec 10, 2014

Modi govt may announce Bharat Ratna for Vajpayee on his birthday, politicos react

New Delhi, Dec10 (ANI): The Narendra Modi government is thinking to confer the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, on former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. According to reports, a formal announcement in this regard is expected to be put in public domain on December 25 when the nation will celebrate Vajpaye's leader's 90th birthday. As per the reports available, the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government, which was voted to power this May, may bestow its first Bharat Ratna on Vajpayee on January 26 next year. Reacting over this veteran BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi said that no one deserves Bharat Ratna more than Vajpayee. Mathura MP and former Bollywood actress, Hema Malini, also echoed similar views. Shiv Sena leader Anant Geete said that his party wants Bharat Ratna to be awarded to the former prime minister. Meanwhile, the Congress said that there are also other personalities whose name should be considered. Dec 10, 2014
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Under Modi's leadership, Jharkhand will be no. 1 state: Amit Shah

Giridih, Dec 10 (ANI): BJP President Amit Shah on Wednesday while addressing a rally in Giridih district of Jharkhand assured that under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership, Jharkhand will witness development. Taking a dig at Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi, Shah said that Gandhi's rally has assured BJP's win in the upcoming assembly elections. Dec 10, 2014
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Reactions come in as 17-year-old raped and burnt to death in Ludhiana

New Delhi, Dec 10 (ANI): Reactions come in as a 17 year old girl succumbed to death after she was raped and later burnt by her alleged rapists in Ludhiana city of Punjab. The Prem Nagar locality in Dhandari remained tense as people gathered outside the victim's house and protested against the police. Six persons had allegedly entered the victim's house and set her ablaze. Congress leader Manish Tewari condemned the incident and said that the culprits should be brought to justice immediately. Meanwhile, social activists Barkha Shukla and Jagmati Sangwan condemned the series of such incidents taking place in different parts of the country and demanded implementation of laws properly. Dec 10, 2014
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Politicos and Social Activists condemn racial attack on Former MP's daughter in Bengaluru

New Delhi, Dec 10 (ANI): Political leaders and social activists on Wednesday condemned the racial attack on daughter of former Bengaluru Police Commissioner and Parliamentarian at a shopping mall in Bengaluru. DCW Chairperson Barkha Shukla said that nobody is safe in the nation now and that implementation of law and order is the only solution. AIDWA General Secretary Jagmati Sangwan said that northeast people are becoming the target of such incidents recently and it is shameful for the nation. Congress leaders Manish Tewari and Ninong Ering also said that Karnataka government should take cognizance of the same and try to avoid such incidents. BJP leader GVL Narasimha Rao said that there are many recommendations in this regard to the state government but the Karnataka government is not following any of them. Dec 10, 2014
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Police will take Uber rape accused driver's previous conducts into account, women safety priority: B

New Delhi, Dec 10 (ANI): Even as Delhi Police recovers iPhone of rape accused driver Shiv Kumar Yadav, given by employer Uber, from Mathura Police Commissioner BS Bassi on Wednesday said that they will be taking the accused driver's previous conducts into account. He said that the safety of women is a priority for the Delhi police and they are working hard in the sphere. Bassi also said that Delhi police is strengthening and increasing the number of patrolling police party and female constables among other things to avoid crime against women. Meanwhile, Eric Alexander, the president of business for Uber in Asia, will reportedly be interrogated by the Delhi Police today in the rape case. Dec 10, 2014
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SC extends stay on execution of 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon

New Delhi, Dec 10 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Wednesday further extended the stay on the execution of Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, lone death row convict in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case. The court issued notices to STF Maharashtra and CBI on Memon's plea seeking review of death penalty in the blasts case. The court had on March 21, 2013, upheld the death sentence of Memon. At least 257 people were killed in 13 blasts at several Mumbai landmarks, including the Bombay Stock Exchange, a popular cinema and two crowded markets. Dec 10, 2014
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Outrage in Parliament over mass religious conversion in Agra Part - 2

New Delhi, Dec 10 (ANI): The controversial conversion of at least 57 Muslims families to Hinduism in Agra created ruckus in the Parliament on Wednesday. The opposition leaders demanded an answer from the prime minister and the home minister on the matter. An FIR has been filed after the families were allegedly converted to Hinduism in a ceremony, described as 'homecoming' by the Bajrang Dal and Dharam Jagran Samanvay Vibhagh. Dec 10, 2014
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Outrage in Parliament over mass religious conversion in Agra Part - 1

New Delhi, Dec 10 (ANI): The controversial conversion of at least 57 Muslims families to Hinduism in Agra created ruckus in the Parliament on Wednesday. The opposition leaders demanded an answer from the prime minister and the home minister on the matter. An FIR has been filed after the families were allegedly converted to Hinduism in a ceremony, described as 'homecoming' by the Bajrang Dal and Dharam Jagran Samanvay Vibhagh. Dec 10, 2014