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Bikes big hit in checkpoint-strewn Syria capital

Checkpoint-weary locals in the Syrian capital are increasingly swapping their cars for bicycles especially young Damascenes who have turned to bikes en masse to avoid the endless traffic jams. Duration: 02:00 Dec 5, 2013
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SC says sportsmen should head sports bodies, Kirti Azad supports

New Delhi, Dec 05 (ANI): After the Supreme Court on Thursday said only sportsmen, not businessmen should head sports bodies, BJP leader and former cricketer Kirti Azad supported the same and said that these politicians behave like snakes in sports bodies. He said that they take all advantages of the position sitting back at of sports. The apex court's observations were made during the hearing of two warring home and are not sensitive towards the spirit factions of hockey associations - Indian Hockey Federation and Hockey India. Dec 5, 2013
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At least 20 dead in raid on Yemen defence complex

A suicide bomber rammed an explosives-laden car into the Yemeni defence ministry Thursday, opening the way for gunmen who stormed the complex, leaving at least 20 people dead, security officials said. Duration: 00:41 Dec 5, 2013
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Omar Abdullah lashes out at Narendra Modi - Part - 1

Srinagar, Dec 05 (ANI): Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said lashed out at Narendra Modi and said that it is surprising that people who have no idea about the state is talking about the same. He said that Modi who said that Shias are not treated well enough in the state have no clue even about the month when the community celebrates and when they mourn. Further, he said that these people in high positions are different at the time when they have power than they are bereft of the same. Abdullah also said that he has always fought against AFSPA and will continue his fight even if he is not in power. Dec 5, 2013
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Narendra Modi's opposition a political move: K Rahman Khan on Communal Violence Bill

New Delhi, Dec 05 (ANI): Minority Affairs Minister K Rahman Khan on Thursday said that if the CM of Gujarat, Narendra Modi has written to the PM that Communal Violence Bill is not properly drafted then it is a political move. He also added that it is in the agenda of UPA from a long time and is the need of the hour. He further said that certain states are opposing this bill only for the sake of opposition and there is no base in their argument. Dec 5, 2013
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Communal Violence Bill caught in political battle

New Delhi, Dec 5 (ANI): Politicos on Thursday expressed their divergence on the Communal Violence Bill ahead of the winter session of Parliament. Even as the Congress is trying to build consensus, other parties are demanding amendment in the bill. Dec 5, 2013
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India needs to develop strong domestic base in telecommunications, electronics: PM

New Delhi, Dec 5 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday emphasized on the need to develop strong domestic manufacturing base in electronics and telecommunications with an aim to avoid difficulties in financing huge imports. Singh, while inaugurating the 8th edition of 'India Telecom 2013', said that telecom sector has contributed significantly to country's economic growth and has created valuable employment opportunities. During the conference, Singh also said that telecommunications has the potential to reduce socio-economic disparities. Singh also said that the government aimed to provide reliable and affordable broadband access to rural and remote areas. Dec 5, 2013
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Nobody is above law: Shobha Oza on AK Ganguly sexual harassment case

New Delhi, Dec 05 (ANI): After an NGO filed an FIR complaint against Justice AK Ganguly (retd.), who has been accused of sexually harassing a law intern, All India Mahila Congress President Shobha Oza said that nobody is above law and the law should take its course. Further, she said that if Ganguly is innocent, he will be released with due respect. Oza said that after an FIR is being launched against anyone, he/she should leave his government position. Dec 5, 2013
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Fresh trial ordered in Salman hit-and-run case, definite relief for Khan, says petitioner

Mumbai, Dec 05 (ANI): After a Mumbai court on Thursday ordered a fresh trial in the Salman Khan hit-and-run case, petitioner in the case, Abha Singh said that this is a definite relief for Khan and that his lawyer will take full advantage of the same. The court has ordered that all evidence and witnesses be re-examined. The hearing in the case will begin from December 24. According to an earlier court order, the Bollywood actor be tried for culpable homicide not amounting to murder, which attracts ten years of imprisonment. Dec 5, 2013
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Narendra Modi either not aware of communal violence bill or knows people responsible for riots: Musl

New Delhi, Dec 05 (ANI): After Narendra Modi called the communal violence bill a ‘recipe for disaster’, Muslim cleric Mufti Mukarram said that Modi either is not aware of the bill or knows the people responsible for the riots in different places. He said that the bill will surely benefit the people and stop any communal violence from taking place. Further, he said that the UPA government should have brought this pending bill much before and they have just woken up from slumber. Dec 5, 2013
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Narayan Sai rebuffs sexual assault allegations

New Delhi, Dec 05 (ANI): Self-styled Godman Asaram Bapu's son, Narayan Sai on Thursday rebuffed the sexual assault allegations, after the crime branch of Delhi police arrested him on a complaint lodged by two sisters from Surat. A court in New Delhi granted a 24-hour transit remand of Sai along with two others to the Guajrat police on December 04 in the alleged sexual assault case. Dec 5, 2013