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Dozens killed in spate of attacks in Iraq

A wave of attacks in Iraq, including a series of coordinated car bombs in Baghdad, killed 46 people Wednesday as militants took more territory from security forces in crisis-hit Anbar province. Duration: 00:34 Jan 15, 2014
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Trinamool MP Somen Mitra resigns

Kolkata, Jan 15 (ANI): Dissident Trinamool Congress MP Somen Mitra on Wednesday resigned from his Lok Sabha seat. Accusing the Trinamool Congress leadership of "speaking the language of Hitler's Nazi regime" and deviating from the promises it made to the people before coming to power, Mitra is all set to re-join the Congress party. Reacting over this TMC leader Madan Mitra said that his party is happy with the resignation of Somen Mitra. Jan 15, 2014
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Nation needs strong leadership to bridge trust deficit: Narendra Modi

Gandhinagar, Jan 15 (ANI): BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, said on Wednesday that the nation lacked trust in the leadership and that there was a need for bold, proper decision-making, skill development and capacity-building to bridge the trust deficit in the country. Speaking at FIICI meet in Gandhinagar, Modi took a dig at the ruling Congress government and said that there should be determination and will to take decisions but the ruling government has been shirking from responsibilities. Addressing the business leaders, Modi said that the BJP would consider their suggestions on tax reforms. Jan 15, 2014
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Nursery Admissions: Delhi High Court reserves order

New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): Delhi High Court on Wednesday reserved order on petition of Action Committee of Unaided Recognized Private Schools for staying LG's order on nursery admission process. Lawyer Ashok Aggarwal on Wednesday said that the division bench has heard the issues of nursery schools and the court has reserved the orders which it can pronounce in two or three days. He further said that the verdict will be for the welfare of students. Jan 15, 2014
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Pakistan gang rape inspires New York opera

Inspired by the horrific gang rape of illiterate Pakistani woman Mukhtar Mai on orders of a village council, "Thumbprint" is a $150,000 production currently having an eight-night run in a basement theater in Manhattan. Duration: 01:03 Jan 15, 2014
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South Korea activists launch leaflets into North

South Korean activists launch thousands of anti-Pyongyang leaflets and Wikipedia-loaded USB keys across the border, despite previous North Korean threats to shell the "human scum" involved. Duration: 00:35 Jan 15, 2014
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BJP is a loser: Somnath Bharti on BJP asking for his resignation

New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday staged a protest demanding the resignation of AAP leader and Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti, who had been pulled up by a court for tampering with evidence in a case he handled last year. The demonstration was led by BJP leader Aarti Mehra, and people raised slogans against the law minister. Jan 15, 2014
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Centre tells SC, will cancel 41 coal block allocations between 1993 -2009

New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): The Central Government on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that it will cancel 41 coal blocks allocated in period between 1993 and 2009. The Supreme Court, which is examining the status report filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the coal block allocation scam, asked the Centre about parameters followed by the screening committee in allocating coal blocks. Jan 15, 2014