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BS Hooda announces formation of separate SGPC in Haryana

Kaithal, July 6 (ANI): Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Sunday announced to form a separate Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee for Haryana. Hooda made this announcement in accordance with the aspirations of Sikhs of his state, while attending a Sikh conference at Kaithal. The Bhupinder Singh Hooda government will present the bill for the same on July 11 in the assembly. Jul 6, 2014
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Maharashtra doctors refuse to end hunger strike even after govt's warning

Mumbai, July 06 (ANI): Medical services in Maharashtra continued to suffer as over 12,000 doctors from Members of the Maharashtra State Association of Gazetted Medical Officers (MAGMO) refused to take back their strike on Sunday. Doctors are on hunger strike from past six days, leading to suspension of health care situation in the state. Reportedly, the government dismissed more than 200 doctors on Saturday and has warned that strict action would be taken if they failed to return to work by Sunday. President of MAGMO Doctor Rajesh Gaikwad said that till the time government does not approve their demands, they will continue with the strike. Jul 6, 2014
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Nitish meets CPI leaders, discusses political scenario in Bihar

New Delhi, July 06 (ANI): Former Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today met Communist Party of India (CPI) leader AB Bardhan and D Raja. Bardhan, however, was non committal on reports of a possible alliance between the two parties. The discussion was centered on the present political situation of Bihar. The CPI along with the RJD and the Congress had helped the JD (U) candidates in winning the Rajya Sabha by-election recently. Jul 6, 2014
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SGPC president slams BS Hooda for announcing separate SGPC for Haryana

Ludhiana, July 6 (ANI): SGPC president Avtar Singh Makkar on Sunday slammed Haryana Chief Minister BS Hooda after he announced formation of a separate Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee for Haryana. Makkar said that Hooda wants to break the unity of the Sikhs in the country and they will oppose the decision. Jul 6, 2014
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BJP delegation visits Moradabad jail to meet workers arrested in Kanth violence

Moradabad, July 06 (ANI): BJP delegation finally visited Moradabad jail on Sunday to meet their party workers who were arrested after the Kanth violence following a hindrance by the district administration in the same. Party leader Suresh Khanna criticized the inhuman behavior of the local police with the BJP workers saying that they were partial in illegally removing the mic from the temple which led to the violence. Jul 6, 2014
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15 released Indian labourers return home from war torn Iraq

Navsari, July 06 (ANI): As many as 15 Indian workers, who were trapped in war torn Iraq, arrived in Navsari city of Gujarat on Sunday to join their relieved families. Earlier during the day, a group of 200 Indian workers stranded in Iraq arrived in New Delhi and 46 freed nurses, who were abducted by suspected Islamist militants in Iraq, also arrived home in Kochi on Saturday. A group of 78 workers belonging to Andhra Pradesh also reached India the same day. Jasoda, wife of freed Indian worker, Praveen Bhai, said the safe return of her husband has brought immense relief to her and her family. Jul 6, 2014
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Haven't done anything wrong, welcome any probe if required: HD Kumaraswamy

Bangalore, July 06 (ANI): Refuting allegations of asking for bribe which surfaced after a CD showed him demanding Rs 20 crore from a person to give away his party's seat for the Upper House, Former Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy said that he had not done anything wrong. He said that he is ready for any probe if required and is not afraid of anything. Further, Kumaraswamy also alleged that the system goes on within every party and Congress and other parties too ask for bribes and offer bribes for their vested interest. Jul 6, 2014
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Just raised right issues that went wrong: OP Dhankar

Gurgaon, July 06 (ANI): Giving clarification over his controversial 'Bihari wives for Haryana men' remark, BJP leader OP Dhankar said that he just raised a right issue that was interpreted wrong and converted into a controversy. He said that the issue was respect of the women who don't get respect in certain illegal marriages. He advocated for their respect and said that such marriages should be made legal. Dhankar also apologized for hurting sentiments of people and raised concern over differentiating sex ratio. Jul 6, 2014
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1600 people are being provided tickets by govt for their return: MEA on Iraq crisis

New Delhi, July 6 (ANI): Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin on Sunday said that about 1,600 Indian nationals in Iraq are being provided tickets by the Indian government for their return. He also added that two other special flights will be operated to New Delhi from Najaf and Basra in the next 36 to 48 hours with approximately 200 Indians. Jul 6, 2014
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MEA on PM Narendra Modi attending upcoming BRICS Summit

New Delhi, July 6 (ANI): Ministry of External Affairs held a press conference on Sunday to talk about the upcoming BRICS summit which Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend. PM Modi will be having a bilateral meeting with Brazil. Jul 6, 2014
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Met EAM over Indians stranded in Iraq, Bihar should send official to coordinate with ministry: Sushi

Patna, July 06 (ANI): BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Sunday said that he met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj over the people from Bihar stranded in violence hit Iraq. He said that Swaraj assured of all help and is working towards the cause. He also appealed the Bihar government to send some official to MEA in Delhi in order to coordinate and help bring back the people of the state as soon as possible. He also said that the ministry has arranged air tickets for Indian in Iraq and are arranging for their safe return. Jul 6, 2014
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Sushil Modi supports OP Dhankars Bihari wives for Haryana men remark, Politicos condemn

Patna/ New Delhi, July 06 (ANI): Supporting BJP's National Kisan Morcha president OP Dhankar’s ‘Bihari wives for Haryana men’ remark, party leader Sushil Kumar Modi said that the statement was twisted by media. Condemning the same, JD (U) leader Ali Anwar said that the BJP people have lost their mental state and are talking against women. Congress leader Shobha Oza too voiced her concern in this regard and said that these statements are supporting women trafficking. Jul 6, 2014
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Market Expert hopes for positive upcoming budget from NDA govt

New Delhi, July 06 (ANI): As the upcoming budget is to be presented by the NDA government on July 10, Market Expert Akash Jindal hoped for a positive budget with a sweetened effect. He said that the target oif the budget could be reduction of inflation, taxes and to have massive reforms for agriculture and industry. He also talked about changes in direct and indirect taxes and GSTs. Further, he also said that the government should make norms to increase investment in the nation that has lost in this sphere a lot recently. Jul 6, 2014
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Religious organisations set up community kitchens to serve pilgrims in Kashmir

Kathua, July 06 (ANI): Keen volunteers set up community kitchens providing free food, temporary shelter and medical care in a bid to help devotees undertaking the annual Hindu pilgrimage, Amarnath Yatra in Jammu and Kashmir. President of a religious organisation, Baba Barfani Sewa Mandal, Chander Sheikher Sood, said on Sunday that various kitchens enroute to Amarnath are being run by his volunteers and arrangements for nearly 5,000 pilgrims have been made. Pilgrims said they were happy with the arrangements made for them and their journey was made easier through the efforts of the volunteers. The holy Amarnath cave containing the holy Shiva shrine is located at a snow-capped mountainous peak of the Himalayas. Jul 6, 2014