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Delhi goes to polls amidst tight security

New Delhi, Dec 04 (ANI): National capital Delhi went to polls early on Wednesday morning amidst tight security to prevent any untoward incident. Over 1.19 crore voters will exercise their right to vote to elect candidates to the 70-member Delhi State Assembly. Over four lakh voters will cast their votes for the first time. In all, 810 candidates, including 70 females are in the fray. Voting began at 8 a.m. this morning and will end at 5 p.m. The Election Commission has made elaborate arrangements to ensure free and fair polls. Intense vigil is being maintained to keep an eye on the misuse of money and muscle power in vulnerable areas, such as slum clusters and unauthorized colonies. Out of 11,753 polling booths, 630 have been declared sensitive. For the first time, webcasting has been introduced in all sensitive booths for live monitoring of proceedings. Dec 4, 2013
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Delhi Chief Electoral Officer on Delhi Assembly Polls

New Delhi, Dec 4 (ANI): As Delhi goes to polls today, Delhi Chief Electoral Officer Vijay Dev said that people are coming out in large numbers to vote candidates. Dev said that the Election Commission has done its best to spread awareness among people. Dec 4, 2013
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US, Colombia to triple cooperation in region

President Juan Manuel Santos on Tuesday said Colombia and the United States would triple security cooperation in a group of third countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. Duration: 00:34 Dec 4, 2013
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Guardian editor defends Snowden leaks before UK MPs

The editor of Britain's Guardian newspaper Alan Rusbridger on Tuesday defended the publication of leaks by Edward Snowden, insisting during fierce questioning from lawmakers that it had not put any lives at risk. Duration: 00:34 Dec 4, 2013