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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
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Jagdambika Pal attacks Salman Khurshid, says he cheated handicaps

New Delhi, March 12 (ANI): Launching a scathing attack against Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid, former Congress leader Jagadambika Pal said that the Zakir Hussain Memorial trust that is being run by Khurshid and his wife has cheated many handicaps, as it forged signatures and stamps of senior officials depriving physically challenged people of their due. Mar 12, 2014
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BJP and Congress can together sell the country: Mamata Banerjee

New Delhi, March 12 (ANI): Days after extending his support to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, social activist Anna Hazare skipped a scheduled joint rally at the Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi on Wednesday citing ill health. Following Anna's last-minute withdrawal, Mamata addressed the Trinamool Congress rally alone. While addressing the rally she hit out at the BJP Congress and left. She said that CPM, BJP and Congress all tried to suppress her, but she won't be suppressed. She added that the BJP and Congress can together sell the country. Mar 12, 2014