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Congress open to alliance with PDP in JandK: Ghulam Nabi Azad

New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): With assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir throwing up a hung verdict, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday said it was 'open' to aligning with PDP in the state to provide a government. Azad said that the party have allied with PDP as well as with National Conference in past and it is clear that PDP will not go with BJP. He said that the Congress will align with any secular force in the state to keep the BJP at bay. He said that it was entirely for the PDP leadership to decide whether they want to go with a communal force like the BJP. Dec 23, 2014
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A decade on, is Thailand ready for another Tsunami?

Ten years after the deadliest tsunami on record wrought destruction across the Indian Ocean, authorities fear creeping complacency is undermining a hi-tech warning system to prevent human losses happening again. Duration: 02:29 Dec 23, 2014
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Latest trend shows BJP getting less than it expected in Jharkhand: Nitish Kumar

Patna, Dec 23 (ANI): Even as latest trends in Jharkhand assembly polls show BJP heading in the state, JD (U) leader Nitish Kumar said that the trends show that the national ruling party is getting less than it expected in the state. Citing the public rallies and advertisement by the BJP, he said that the expectation was full sweep by BJP in the state which did not seem the case. Dec 23, 2014
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Ranveer Singh bags FHM's Bachelor of the year award!

Mumbai, Dec 23 (ANI): Actor Ranveer Singh has grabbed the FHM's Bachelor of the year award beating eligible hunks like Salman Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Virat Kohli and even Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. FHM, one of leading men's lifestyle magazine in India, announced the winners at an annual award ceremony held in Mumbai recently. On the occasion an elated Ranveer broke into a jig after receiving the award and said, "I am glad actually that they have decided to bestow this honor upon me because I don't know how long will I live as a bachelor so it's good to receive it in good time." Well, with that is Ranveer hinting on wedding bells for him and his gorgeous girlfriend Deepika? Only time will tell!!! Dec 23, 2014
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Sajjad Lone wins from Handwara in J and K

Handwara, Dec 23 (ANI): Separatist-turned-mainstream politician Sajjad Lone has won from Handwara in north Kashmir in the state assembly polls. He contested for the first time from Handwara. Lone has revived the People's Conference founded by his father Abdul Gani Lone, who was killed during an election rally in Srinagar in 2002. Dec 23, 2014
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Mallikarjun Kharge on latest trends in Jharkhand and J and K polls

New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Tuesday hinted the poll trends indicate the unhappiness of people towards the Congress party's coalition partners. With the counting of the votes underway, the latest reports indicate that the BJP and the PDP are running neck to neck in Jammu and Kashmir. Meanwhile, the NC seems to have lost ground since the 2008 assembly elections. Dec 23, 2014
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Assembly Poll Results: Winning PDP candidates say it's a victory of the people in J and K

Srinagar, Dec 23 (ANI): The winning candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday said it is the victory of the people of Jammu and Kashmir and the policies of their party. With the counting of the votes underway, the latest reports indicate that the BJP and the PDP are running neck to neck in the state. Meanwhile, the NC seems to have lost ground since the 2008 assembly elections. Dec 23, 2014
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Cold wave grips North India due to snowfall in upper regions

Jaipur/ New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): Intense cold conditions coupled with fog paralysed normal life in northern India on Tuesday as mercury dipped further due to snowfall and rainfall in upper regions. In Rajasthan, people sat around bonfires to keep themselves warm. Inclement weather condition has aggravated problems of daily wage labourers and homeless people. In capital New Delhi, trains were running behind scheduled time due to fog. The maximum temperature recorded was 15 degrees Celsius and minimum around seven degrees. Passengers said they had to sleep at railway station as the trains were getting delayed by several hours. Located in the tropics, most of India witnesses a very hot summer and a largely temperate winter. Dec 23, 2014
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BJP celebrates as party leads in J and K assembly elections, says 'will create new history'

New Delhi/ Jammu/ Kolkata, Dec 23 (ANI): BJP on Tuesday celebrated in Jammu and Kashmir even as final results of the five-phased assembly elections are yet to be announced. BJP leader Krishan Lal who won from the Chhamb constituency of the state against Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand said that it was a great victory for the BJP. JandK BJP President RP Singh and party leader Siddharth Nath Singh said that the party is making new records in the state and the elections has brought BJP to the position of the largest party in the valley. Dec 23, 2014
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People throng markets for Christmas shopping in Assam

Guwahati, Dec 23 (ANI): People of Assam thronged shops to buy decorative items for Christmas. Shops in Guwahati city are filled with Christmas trees, Santa Claus dolls, stars and lights, which are attracting customers from all faiths. People brought Christmas trees and tinsel streamers, baubles, stars, lights, stockings, bells to decorate it. A resident, Rajiv said that Christmas celebrations had increased over a period of time in the northeastern state. There are few churches in Guwahati city that attract thousands of people on Christmas Eve. The Punbazar Don Bosco school church is one of the most visited churches on Christmas. Dec 23, 2014