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CBFC Chairman quits citing 'corruption' after clearance for film MSG

New Delhi, Jan 16 (ANI): Chairperson of Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) Leela Samson has resigned citing reasons of 'interference and corruption' after the Film Certification Appellate Tribunal (FCAT) apparently cleared the controversial film Messenger of God ( MSG) that stars Dera Saccha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh. Samson said the reasons cited are alleged "interference, coercion and corruption of panel members and officers of the organization who are appointed by the ministry." Jan 16, 2015
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Dense fog envelops Delhi, air, rail and road traffic disrupted

New Delhi, Jan 16 (ANI): A dense fog enveloped national capital New Delhi and surrounding areas on Friday morning, disrupting flights, train services and road traffic. Visibility at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI Airport) had reduced to zero meters reportedly, which delayed the arrival and departure of many international and domestic flights. Northern Railway authorities said over 50 Delhi-bound trains were running late, whereas 17 trains had been rescheduled. Five trains had been cancelled, it added. The Meteorological department, however, has predicted clear skies later in the day, and expects a maximum temperature to hover around 16 degree Celsius. Jan 16, 2015
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Zoo authorities in Bihar take adequate steps to keep animals warm in winter

Patna, Jan 16 (ANI): Zoo authorities in Bihar have taken necessary steps to create required warmth for the animals and protect them from harsh winter season. The temperatures in the Indian subcontinent dip drastically during the months of December and January. Director of Sanjay Gandhi Biological Park in Patna, Yash Chandrashekharan, said on Thursday (January 15) the zoo authorities are making extra efforts to take care of the animals. Zoo animals are the worse affected by a change in temperature as they have been displaced from their natural habitat and kept in places where the temperatures are not favourable to their bodies. Jan 16, 2015
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Kerry accuses Boko Haram of 'crime against humanity'

US Secretary of State John Kerry branded a Boko Haram massacre in northern Nigeria a "crime against humanity" as satellite images suggested massive destruction in the two towns reported razed by its fighters. Duration: 00:38 Jan 16, 2015