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BJP MLA suspended from party for using abusive language: Venkaiah Naidu

New Delhi, Dec 19 (ANI): Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu said on Friday that the BJP MLA from Rajasthan Prahlad Gunjal has been suspended from the party for using abusive language against a medical officer over phone. Naidu said that Gunjal has been asked to give clarification over the matter. Gunjal has resigned from his post and Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje has also asked for a report on the incident. Dec 19, 2014
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Ashok Khemka on pages of Robert Vadra-DLF files missing

Kolkata, Dec 19 (ANI): IAS officer Ashok Khemka who had over two years back cancelled mutation of the land deal between Robert Vadra's company and DLF, on Friday said that he was charge sheeted on the basis of the committee's report which was constituted by the Bhupinder Singh Hooda government to probe the matter. He added that the committee was constituted with prime objective to give a clean chit to Vadra's licensing transaction. He further stated that when he gave an application to State Information Commission to provide the relevant notings to him, he was informed that the notings have been detached from the file. Dec 19, 2014
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No rescue in sight for Nigeria's kidnapped schoolgirls

2014 saw Islamist group Boko Haram abduct more than 200 schoolgirls, provoking a wave of global outrage. As the group intensifies its attacks and declares a caliphate in north-eastern Nigeria, hope is fading for their safe return. Dec 19, 2014
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Bangladesh President meets Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi, Dec 19 (ANI): The visiting Bangladesh President Mohammad Abdul Hamid met Indian foreign minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday. The two leaders discussed matters of bilateral and regional importance. Bangladesh President's visit is aimed at strengthening and expanding the bilateral relations between the two countries.Hamid is in Delhi on the invite of President Pranab Mukherjee. The Bangladesh president is scheduled to visit places of historical and cultural importance both in and outside Delhi. This is the first visit by a ceremonial Head of State of Bangladesh since 1972. Dec 19, 2014
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Sushma Swaraj condemns granting of bail to Lakhvi by Pak court; resolution passed in Parliament

New Delhi, Dec 19 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday condemned the granting of bail to 26/11 accused Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi by a Pakistani court, while addressing in Lok Sabha. She said India does not accept Pakistan government's argument that there was no evidence against Lakhvi. Meanwhile, the Lok Sabha also passed a resolution moved by all parties condemning the grant of bail. Pakistan has, however, said that Lakhvi will remain in jail for three months, while it challenges the bail granted to him by the court. Dec 19, 2014