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Bhutan PM Tobgay visits Buddhist pilgrimage centre Sarnath in Uttar Pradesh

Sarnath, Jan 16 (ANI): Bhutan Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay visited the Buddhist pilgrimage centre Sarnath in Uttar Pradesh on Friday. Tobgay visited Sarnath Archaeological Museum, which houses the findings and excavations at the archaeological site of Sarnath. The main attraction of the museum is Ashoka pillar which is the national emblem of India. Sarnath, located at about 10 km from Varanasi, is the place where Buddha chose to deliver his first sermon. Tobgay is on a nine-day official visit to India at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's invitation. He had also participated in 'Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors Summit' in Gandhinagar on Sunday. The visiting dignitary also held talks with Indian leaders before embarking on a visit to some historical places. Jan 16, 2015
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Moral Policing: Couple brutally thrashed by hooligans in Maharashtra

Latur, Jan 16 (ANI): In a shocking incident of moral policing, a young couple was beaten brutally by Ganimi Kawa organisation in a park after being spotted by the group in Latur district of Maharashtra. According to reports, the city police has taken the matter into consideration and registered a case against 4 people of the organisation including Balaji Godse, the head of the group. Ganimi Kawa is a rural-based organisation which involves in moral policing. Local police has registered a case against the accused. The assault was filmed by the gang on a phone and circulated on WhatsApp to shame the victim in her village. Jan 16, 2015
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Saradha scam: Madan Mitra's judicial custody extended till Jan 30

Kolkata, Jan 16 (ANI): A court on Friday extended the judicial custody of West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra till January 30. Mitra was arrested in connection with the Saradha scam. After hearing both prosecution and the defence, the court rejected Mitra's bail plea and extended his custody by 14 days. He was presented in the court of additional chief judicial magistrate H. Mukherjee on the expiry of his earlier judicial remand. Jan 16, 2015
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Nigerian president visits Boko Haram heartland

Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday met survivors of what is thought to be Boko Haram's worst attack in its six-year insurgency, in a surprise visit to the troubled northeast. Duration: 01:00 Jan 16, 2015
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Former AAP leader Shazia Ilmi joins BJP, says it is an opportunity to serve people

New Delhi, Jan 16 (ANI): Former AAP leader Shazia Ilmi joined the Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday. The announcement of Shazia joining the BJP was made at a press conference in the national headquater, which was attended by Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay, Shazia Ilmi and other leaders. Speaking on the occasion, Shazia said that she is thankful to everyone for giving her this opportunity and that this is an opportunity to serve the nation and its people. Shazia further stated that she doesn't have the desire to fight polls. Jan 16, 2015