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Villagers go on rampage after death of Indian girl in Bhutan

Jalpaiguri, Nov 24 (ANI): Protesters turned violent at Indo-Bhutan border check post on Sunday over the unnatural death of an Indian girl in neighbouring Bhutan. Violence erupted when Bhutan police surrendered the girl's dead body to the family members without explaining the cause of death. The villagers blocked the Chamurchi Indo-Bhutan border check post in Jalpaiguri district. Meanwhile, the girl's family has alleged that she was raped and murdered. 17 years Symuta Lohar used to work as a domestic help at a professor house in Bhutan from the past few years. Nov 24, 2014
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Explosion in Assam kills one person, injures 16

Dibrugarh, Nov 24 (ANI): At least one person was killed and 16 others were injured after an explosion took place in Assam on Sunday evening. The blast took place in Rajgarh area of Dibrugarh district. The cause of the blast has not been ascertained so far. The injured were admitted in a local hospital where one person was declared brought dead. Police has launched a massive manhunt to nab the culprits. Nov 24, 2014
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Politicos react after senior Congress leader Murli Deora passes away

New Delhi/ Nagpur/ Allahabad, Nov 24 (ANI): Politicos reacted on Monday after senior Congress leader Murli Deora passed away in Mumbai. Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge expressed his condolence and said that Deora was his close friend and one of the longest serving leaders. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis expressed grief over the news and said that he will pray for Deora's soul. Maharashtra Rural Development Minister Pankaja Munde and BJP leader Siddharth Nath Singh also expressed their condolences. Nov 24, 2014
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Good work for nation will take place in winter session of Parliament, all have responsibility toward

New Delhi, Nov 24 (ANI): As Winter session of the Parliament is all set to start on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on reaching to the Parliament said that the good work for the nation will happen in cool state of mind. He said that the parliament session will be fruitful and that all parliamentarians have a responsibility toward the nation and they should abide by the same. He said that people have given huge responsibility of running the country and the party will work for the fulfillment of the same. The Winter Session will continue till Dec 23 and will have 22 sittings. Nov 24, 2014
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Bombs hurled at BJP rally in West Bengal

Howrah, Nov 24 (ANI): Bombs were hurled at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rally in Bandhaghat area of West Bengal's Howrah city. Two BJP workers who were reportedly injured by the bomb have been taken to the hospital. According to the media reports, the crude bomb was hurled during a clash between BJP and Trinamool Congress supporters. BJP's Howrah Unit Convener Sanjay Singh said that TMC workers were shouting slogans and disrupting the meeting that was being held in Bandhaghat. He added that the TMC party workers even clashed with the police force. Nov 24, 2014
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Senior Congress leader Murli Deora passes away in Mumbai

Mumbai, Nov 24 (ANI): Senior Congress leader Murli Deora passed away in Mumbai after a prolonged illness on Monday. Deora was unwell from a long time and was admitted to a hospital. Several Congress leaders are expected to attend the funeral which will take place later in the day. A regional party leader expressed grief over the demise of Deora. Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered his condolences on the demise of the minister. Modi tweeted, "A dedicated leader, Murli Deora's warm nature made him popular across party lines. News of his demise is saddening. My deepest condolences to @milinddeora and the Deora family on Shri Murli Deora's demise. May his soul rest in peace." "Just yesterday I had spoken to Shri Murli Deora's family and asked about his health. Very sad to hear the unfortunate news today," he added. Nov 24, 2014
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International trade fair in Guwahati showcases business potential of the Northeast

Guwahati, Nov 24 (ANI): Guwahati hosts the "Leo International Trade fair" every year with an aim to provide a wider platform for traders and artisans to exhibits their products under one roof. Participants from Pakistan, Thailand, Bangladesh and various states of the country have set up over 100 stalls at the venue. Ashma, a trader from Bangladesh, feels that northeast region is a potential market to do business. She has been visiting northeast since last three years and has exhibited her products at different fairs in the region. The fair gives the locals a chance to buy a variety of bamboo and cane products, jewelry, home appliances, bags and decorative items. It is also a good opportunity for the artisans to showcase their handiworks. Trade fairs provide a platform to local artisan and craftsperson to directly interact with customers and find a suitable market for them. Nov 24, 2014
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Tunisia votes in landmark presidential election

Tunisians were voting Sunday in their first presidential election since the 2011 revolution that sparked the Arab Spring, in a ballot set to round off an often fraught transition to democracy. Duration: 01:14 Nov 23, 2014
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Tehran hardliners protest nuclear deal

Tensions over a possible nuclear deal between Iran and world powers were on display Sunday outside an atomic facility in Tehran where a rare protest saw hardliners criticise government negotiators. Duration: 01:04 Nov 23, 2014
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Catholics in New Delhi carry out procession to mark feast of 'Christ the King'

New Delhi, Nov 23 (ANI): Catholics from across New Delhi and the neighbouring areas took out a peaceful procession on Sunday to celebrate the feast of 'Christ the King'. The celebration which marks the end of the liturgical year is an annual event and this year it concentrated on burning issues of the country. Father Stanley Kozhichira, former Media Director of Archdiocese of Delhi, said this year the Archdiocese of Delhi is emphasising on issues like violence against women and racism against people of northeastern states. The procession saw hundreds of devotees taking part in it while small children showered flowers and everyone sang devotional songs. Sunday was also an eventful day for Indian Catholics as an Indian priest and a nun were canonized by the Pope. Nov 23, 2014
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Huge cache of arms and ammunition recovered in J and K

Baramulla, Nov 23 (ANI): Army personnel on Sunday recovered huge cache of arms and ammunition from a militant hideout in forest area in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir. According to Major MK Chaitanya, the security personnel had been receiving inputs for the past two and a half months about the movement of militants in woods in the district. On Sunday, after receiving a specific input, with the assistance of Special Operations Group (SOG), an elite anti-insurgency force of Jammu and Kashmir Police, the weapons were seized. The operation lasted two and a half hours. Chaitanya further added the matter is yet to be investigated. Nov 23, 2014