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Allegations on industrialists would adversely affect economy: SP

New Delhi, Oct 17 (ANI): Reacting over the fresh FIR registered by the CBI against KM Birla, Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal on Thursday stated that FIRs against top industrialists of the country is unfortunate and the central government should take up the matter seriously. Agarwal further stated that such actions would dissuade other business leaders in the country forcing them to leave the place which will adversely affect the economy. Oct 17, 2013
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Haryana govt files 2nd chargesheet against Khemka

New Delhi, Oct 17 (ANI): Haryana government on Thursday agreed to file second chargesheet against senior IAS officer Ashok Khemka, who had earlier exposed the land deals done by UPA President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra in Haryana. Khemka is likely to be given a major penalty under the service rules, according to sources. Khemka has been charged with administrative misconduct and exceeding jurisdiction for cancelling the mutation of the Rs 58 crore land deal between Vadra's company, Skylight Hospitality, and estate major DLF in October 2012. He had also ordered an inquiry into the undervaluation of land deals done in four districts in Haryana, adjoining New Delhi, by Vadra. Oct 17, 2013
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2nd chargesheet against Khemka highlights Congress' double standard: BJP

New Delhi, Oct 17 (ANI): The BJP on Thursday assailed the Congress government after a second chargesheet was filed against senior IAS officer Ashok Khemka, who had earlier exposed the land deals done by UPA President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra in Haryana. BJP leader Balbir Punj said that the act shows the double standard of the Congress party which had earlier backed another IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal who exposed the sand mafia in Uttar Pradesh. Oct 17, 2013
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Empowerment of people possible through expansion of internet: Kapil Sibal

New Delhi, Oct 17 (ANI): While addressing the mediapersons, Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal on Thursday talked about the power of internet and said that the empowerment of people can only be made possible through the expansion of internet. He further said that in order to bring transparency in the system, internet is an important factor. Talking about the recent disaster in Odisha, Sibal said that it is through internet and mobile phones that such a major evacuation was made possible and helped save many lives. Oct 17, 2013
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Election commission issues notice to Kailash Vijayvargiya for violating code of conduct

Indore, Oct 17 (ANI): The Election commission issued a show-cause notice to Madhya Pradesh Industries Minister Kailash Vijayvargiya for violating the model code of conduct by distributing cash to people during a function. The district collector, Indore, Akash Tripathi, said that the Election Commission has asked Vijayvargiya to reply by October 18. While defending himself, Vijayvargiya, said that he would work in accordance with the norms of the election commission. Oct 17, 2013
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Everyone equal before law: D Raja on Anand Sharma's statement on CBI

New Delhi, Oct 17 (ANI): Reacting to Union Commerce minister Anand Sharma's statement in wake of a fresh FIR against business leader Kumar Manglam Birla, CPI leader D Raja on Thursday said that everyone is equal before law and there should be no interference in the functioning of CBI. Sharma had said that CBI should not play to the galleries and create an atmosphere of sensation and shock Oct 17, 2013
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Gurgaon: armed men assault toll booth staff, flee with cash

Gurgaon, Oct 17 (ANI): A group of men allegedly armed with chains, iron rods and hockey sticks assaulted Delhi-Gurgaon expressway toll staff and looted Rs 1.85 lakh. The whole incident was caught on a CCTV camera, installed on the Gurgaon-Pataudi Road. The men came in a black Scorpio with a red beacon light, beat up the toll plaza staff, grabbed the cash and fled. The police have registered an FIR in the case, however no arrest has been made as yet. Oct 17, 2013
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EU's Ashton hails 'important' Iran nuclear talks

EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said Wednesday that "positions have been set out on a number of issues already" during talks on Iran's nuclear programme and that the EU will work with the United States to carry them forward. Duration: 01:03 Oct 16, 2013
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Algiers' 6th Intl. Comic Festival spotlights local humour

The sixth International Comic Festival of Algiers (Festival International de la Bande Dessinée d’Alger, FIBDA) drew comics artists from around the world and showcased Algerian talents including Rachid Ait-Kaci and Amine Labter. Duration: 00:48 Oct 16, 2013