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BJP MP from Gujarat held for RTI activist's murder, JD (U) assails BJP and Modi

New Delhi, Nov 6 (ANI): The JD (U) on Wednesday slammed the BJP and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi after reports of BJP MP from Gujarat Dinu Bogha Solanki's arrest emerged in media. Finding inconsistencies in his replies and other circumstantial evidence, the CBI on Tuesday arrested Solanki in connection with the murder of RTI activist Amit Jethwa in 2010. Jethwa had filed a petition before the Gujarat high court against illegal mining in the Gir forests. Nov 6, 2013
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Police arrest Maoist leader in Jharkhand, recover bombs

Jharkhand, Nov 6 (ANI): In two separate incidents in Jharkhand, police recovered 22 bombs and arrested a Maoist leader. Acting on a tip off in Latehar district of Jharkhand, the police managed to defuse the bombs, which were apparently planted to attack the security forces. Meanwhile, in Palamu district of Jharkhand, police nabbed a Maoist leader, who is believed to have been associated with several attacks by the rebels in the region. The arrested individual has been identified as commander Sikander alias Chappanji. The police said they have also seized a gun and some bullets from the arrested leader. Nov 6, 2013
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Protesters demand India to boycott Commonwealth Heads Meet

Tamil Nadu, Nov 6 (ANI): Protesters in Tamil Nadu demanded India not to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Colombo and urged the United Nations to intervene in the matter. According to media reports, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is yet to decide as to whether he would participate in the Commonwealth summit or not, which will be held in Colombo from November 15 to November 17. The protesters in Coimbatore took to the roads, shouting slogans and set an effigy on fire in the middle of the road, blocking the movement of vehicles. Nov 6, 2013
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Turkish PM defends government to ban coed dorms

Turkey's conservative Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday defended a plan to do away with mixed-sex dorms which has sparked an uproar in the mainly Muslim but staunchly secular country. Duration: 00:38 Nov 5, 2013
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Britain welcomes South Korean president

South Korea's President Park Geun-Hye has begun a three-day state visit to Britain. On Tuesday she attended a turf-cutting ceremony for a new Korean War Memorial in London with Prince William. Nov 5, 2013
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Tiger Woods drives golf ball from Asia to Europe

World number one Tiger Woods brought Istanbul to a 20-minute standstill on Tuesday as he hit golf balls from one continent to another. Special permission was needed for organisers of this week's Turkish Airlines Open to close three lanes of the Bosphorus Bridge that links Europe with Asia. Nov 5, 2013
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Indian mission to Mars blasts off

India's first mission to Mars blasted off successfully on Tuesday, completing the first stage of an 11-month journey that could see New Delhi's low-cost space programme win Asia's race to the Red Planet. Nov 5, 2013