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Misery mounts in drought-hit southeast Pakistan

Two-month-old Mangal succumbs to pneumonia in Mithi, southeast Pakistan, the latest victim of a deadly web of drought, disease and malnutrition in one of the country's most deprived regions. Duration: 01:44 Mar 13, 2014
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Congress vows to counter Maoist attacks

New Delhi, March 12 (ANI): Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala, on Wednesday said that the government was committed and capable enough to counter the Maoist attacks. Surjewala condemned the Maoist attacks in Chhatisgarh that killed 16 security personnel involved in a mine clearing operation. Meanwhile, Congress leader lamented the attacks on soldiers and common citizens of the country. Mar 12, 2014
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SC asks Law Commission to define hate speeches

New Delhi, March 12 (ANI): Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Law Commission to look into the issue of hate speeches being made by political, social and religious outfit leaders and consider framing guidelines to regulate such provocative statements. The SC passed the order, in response to a PIL filed by NGO Pravasi Bhalai Sanghatan. Petitioner, Avinash Kumar Singh said that the hate speeches made by the political leaders are done to claim personal political gains. Singh also added that the PIL contains name of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena Chief Raj Thackeray and All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen leader Akbaruddin Owaisi. Mar 12, 2014