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Attempts on but no successful infiltration till now, situation little tense but under control: BSF I

New Delhi, Jan 30 (ANI): After yet another ceasefire violation by Pakistan along the international borders, BSF Inspector General Aditya Mishra on Friday said that there have been attempts to infiltrate into Indian territory but none have been successful till time. Mishra said that the situation along the border is little tense but are under control. He also said that few civilians were injured due to shelling yesterday and also said that there can be attempts of ceasefire in future. The BSF IG also said that the Army is retaliating efficiently even as the militants are trying to come to the fence. Jan 30, 2015
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Investigation would be done on Jayanti Natarajan's allegations: Environment Minister

New Delhi, Jan 30 (ANI): Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday said that the revelations made by Jayanthi Natarajan regarding the Environment Ministry are a matter of grave concern and he would review the specific files mentioned in Jayanthi's letter. In a major embarrassment for the Congress party Jayanthi Natarajan, who was sacked as Environment minister three months ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha polls has apparently blasted the leadership of Rahul Gandhi in a letter sent to party chief Sonia Gandhi. According to reports, the minister is likely to quit the party days ahead of the Delhi Assembly polls. Natarajan alleges the interference by Rahul Gandhi resulted in her being made the scapegoat for the government's failed attempts to revive the inert economy. Jan 30, 2015
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Expert and political leaders react as Pak violates ceasefire yet again along Arnia, RS Pura sectors

New Delhi/ Bhopal, Jan 30 (ANI): Political leaders as well as Defence Expert on Friday react as Pakistan yet again violated ceasefire at Arnia and RS Pura sectors of the international borders. At least 3 civilians were injured in the firing. Congress leaders PC Chacko said that the central government has totally failed in this regard and also said that Pakistan has stopped taking India seriously now. BJP leader GVL Narasimha Rao said that Pakistan is nervous about the progress led by India and that these are the signs of the same. Meanwhile, Defence Expert SR Sinho said that Pakistan is disturbed by the closeness in relations of India with the US and also China's assurance to the nuclear armed nation. Jan 30, 2015
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UPA govt a practitioner of sadistic economy: Arun Jaitley on Jayanthi Natarajans letter

New Delhi, Jan 30 (ANI): In a major embarrassment for the Congress party Jayanthi Natarajan, who was sacked as Environment minister three months ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha polls has apparently blasted the leadership of Rahul Gandhi in a letter sent to party chief Sonia Gandhi. According to reports, the minister is likely to quit the party days ahead of the Delhi Assembly polls. Natarajan alleges the interference by Rahul Gandhi resulted in her being made the scapegoat for the government's failed attempts to revive the inert economy. Jan 30, 2015
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Three Indian villagers injured in fresh ceasefire violation by Pakistan

Arnia, Jan 30 (ANI): In a fresh incident of ceasefire violation by Pakistani Rangers on the international border in Kashmir, three villagers were injured. The incident happened in Arnia sector of Jammu and Kashmir late Thursday night. The Border Security Force (BSF) has retaliated in full measure. Villagers rushed the three injured to a government hospital where condition of one of them has been described as critical. Residents said they faced difficulty in rescuing the wounded amid a barrage of bullets. Thousands of villagers have migrated to safer areas since October last year when Pakistan resumed firing along the international border and line of control. Jan 30, 2015
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Sonia Gandhi and Manmohan Singh pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajgath on his 67th death anniversa

New Delhi, Jan 30 (ANI): Congress president Sonia Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 67th death anniversary at Rajghat in New Delhi. Prominent leaders from various political parties and other dignitaries are also paying floral tributes at Rajghat. On this day in 1948, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated at a prayer meeting. The day is also observed as Martyrs' Day as tribute is paid to the martyrs who laid down their life for the nation. Jan 30, 2015
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PM Modi pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 67th death anniversary

Ahmedabad, Jan 30 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his 67th death anniversary, and to every martyr who laid down his or her life for the nation. Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to twitter to share his reverence for the Father of the Nation. “My tributes to Pujya Bapu,” tweeted Prime Minister Modi. “On Martyrs' Day I pay homage to each and every Martyr who laid his or her life for our Nation. Their bravery and courage will always inspire,” he added. Meanwhile, Gujarat is paying rich tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his death anniversary as the entire state will observe two minutes silence at 11 AM. An all-religion prayer meeting has been organised at the Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad and Kirti Mandir in Porbandar, the birth place of Mahatma Gandhi. Gujarat Governor OP Kohli also reached the Sabarmati Ashram to pay tributes to Gandhi. Jan 30, 2015
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Was very much part of decision to appoint Jaishankar as Foreign Secretary: Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi, Jan 30 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said that she was aware of the plans to replace Sujatha Singh with S Jaishankar, but the swift decision of the Prime Minister's Office on Wednesday night to sack India's top diplomat has clearly taken her ministry by surprise. Swaraj said the abrupt appointment took place since the former was retiring on January 31. Swaraj tweeted, “I was very much a part of the decision to appoint Dr. Jaishankar as Foreign Secretary. Since Dr. Jaishankar was retiring on January 31, we had to issue orders of his appointment before that date. I told her that the Government wanted to appoint Dr.Jaishankar as Foreign Secretary,” Swaraj further added. However, Singh, in a letter written to her IFS colleagues, said she had sought early retirement from government service. Jan 30, 2015