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ULFA claims responsibility for attack, Gogoi for offensive

Guwahati, Dec 1 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday asked security forces to step up the offensive against the ULFA after it claimed responsibility for attacking Hindi-speaking people. Gogoi directed Chief Secretary V.K. Pipersenia and Director General of Police Mukesh Sahay to deal firmly with the ULFA's anti-talk faction involved in the shooting in Namrup in Dibrugarh di...

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Social stigma on HIV/AIDS should be pulled down: Aishwarya

Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan feels that communicating about HIV/AIDS is important in order to eliminate the social stigma associated with the disease. As long as we keep the communication (on HIV/ AIDS) going, people will remain informed and educated. The perceived social stigma should definitely be pulled down. That will be the day when the issues are more practic...

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Modi, Hollande unveil Ricky Kej's new album

Paris, Dec 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Francois Hollande launched Grammy-winning Indian artist Ricky Kej's new music album Shanti Samsara - World Music For Environmental Consciousness at the Conference of Parties (CoP) climate summit here. The music album was released during the International Solar Alliance (ISA) launch event and a music video from the albu...

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No IS threat along borders of northeast India: BSF

Agartala, Dec 1 (IANS) There is no threat from the Islamic State terror group along India's borders in the northeastern states, a BSF official said here on Tuesday. There is no threat of IS terrorists on India's northeastern frontier. Our border is safe and secured, Border Security Force (BSF) Tripura frontier Inspector General M.F. Farooqui told reporters. The IS is not an issue...

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Israeli jailed for Jerusalem bilingual school arson

Tel Aviv, Dec 1 (IANS) An Israeli court on Tuesday sentenced a Jewish extremist to three years in prison for setting ablaze a bilingual Jewish-Arab school in Jerusalem last year. The Jerusalem District Court sentenced Yitzhak Gabay, 22, after finding him guilty on charges of arson, destroying property, carrying a knife and supporting a terror organisation, Xinhua news agency reported.

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German cabinet clears anti-terror military aid

Berlin, Dec 1 (IANS) The German cabinet, headed by Chancellor Angela Merkel, on Tuesday approved a mandate offering military assistance in the fight against the Islamic State (IS) terror group in Syria. According to the mandate, the German armed forces will provide aid in the areas of military reconnaissance and logistics, Xinhua news agency reported. In addition, a frigate will ...

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ED raids firms allegedly linked with Chidambaram's son

Chennai, Dec 1 (IANS) Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials on Tuesday conducted searches at offices allegedly connected with former finance minister P.Chidambaram's son Karti P. Chidambaram here. However, the officials are tightlipped on the reasons behind the searches. Reacting to the raids, Chidambaram said in a statement: If the government wishes to target me, they should do...

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Rahul seeks V.K. Singh's removal from PM

New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of being silent on incidents of intolerance, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday sought union minister V.K. Singh's removal from the ministry for comparing Dalit children with dogs. Taking part in a debate in the Lok Sabha on intolerance, Gandhi said the prime minister did not speak on incidents such as the lynchin...

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Nitish seeks CBI probe into Mahavira idol theft

Patna, Dec 1 (IANS) The Bihar government has taken serious note of the theft of an antique idol of Lord Mahavira of over two millennia old and recommended a CBI probe into it, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Tuesday. I have recommended a CBI probe into the theft of the antique idol of Lord Mahavira, Nitish Kumar said. I have directed top police officials to ensure the recovery of the...

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Poor technique, not pitches responsible for Proteas' loss: Mishra

New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Brushing aside the controversies over the nature of the pitches during the ongoing Test series against South Africa, India leg-spinner Amit Mishra said on Tuesday that poor batting technique is more responsible for bowlers' domination. The pitches during the series have been spinners' paradise with the first and third Tests at Mohali and Nagpur respectively being ...

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State operated buses might run on batteries: Gadkari

Kolkata, Dec 1 (IANS) Aimed at cutting the huge crude oil import bill, the government is mulling converting diesel guzzling state-run buses across the country into battery-operated vehicles, union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said here on Tuesday. Addressing the 115th Annual General Meeting of the Bharat Chamber of Commerce here, he also said the central government was targeting...

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Rise above religion, says Modi

New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) People must rise above issues of religion and sects, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday. Wrapping up a debate on the 125th birth anniversary of B.R. Ambedkar, one of the key architects of the constitution, Modi said the constitution kept the country united. It was also the people's duty to keep the country one, Modi said in his concluding remarks...

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Hyundai Motor logs six percent volume growth in November

Chennai, Dec 1 (IANS) Car maker Hyundai Motor India Ltd said on Tuesday that it closed last month with a volume growth of 6.2 percent. In a statement, the company said it sold 57,661 units last month as against 54,290 units sold during November 2014. Hyundai achieved cumulative four million domestic sales milestone with strong performance of 43,651 units this month growing by 23 ...

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Deepika happy at Ranbir receiving accolades

Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Deepika Padukone is elated to see her Tamasha co-star Ranbir Kapoor receiving accolades for his performance in the film. I would not like to give credit to myself only. This is everybody's effort that 'Tamasha' is doing well. But I am happy that finally people's reaction about Ranbir has changed and he is getting praised for his performance, Deepika said here at a p...

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Homely remedies to tackle Psoriasis

New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) : Psoriasis, a chronic inflammatory skin disease, can be easily deal with by homegrown solutions. Psoriasis, which usually appears in red patches anywhere on the skin, particularly the knees, the elbow, the lower back and scalp happens due to several factors such as environment, genetics and the immune system. Here are some home remedies suggested by Dr. N...

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Eicher Motors logs 48 percent sales growth in November

Chennai, Dec 1 (IANS) Two wheeler maker Eicher Motors Ltd on Tuesday said it closed last month with 48 percent sales growth. In a statement, the company said it sold 40,769 units last month up from 27,542 units sold in November 2014. Out of them, 40,312 were sold in the domestic market while 457 units were shipped out, it added. ...

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Nine injured in leopard attack in Telangana

Hyderabad, Dec 1 (IANS) At least nine people were injured in an attack by a leopard in Telangana's Medak district on Tuesday, police said. After five-hour-long struggle, forest officials managed to captured the animal. The incident occurred in Chukkapur village of Kolcharam mandal in Medak district. The condition of one of the injured is stated to be critical. Panic gripp...

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Golfer Chikka aims to retain Asian Tour card next season

Ho Tram (Vietnam), Dec 1 (IANS) Young Indian golfer S. Chikka said on Tuesday he is confident of retaining his Asian Tour card next season despite his continuing struggle with form. Chikka is currently 66th in the Order of Merit and needs to finish inside 60 at the end of the season to keep his card. He has played 10 tournaments and earned $48,220 in his debut season on the region's prem...

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India's 'real dirt' lies in minds, needs a clean-up: President

Ahmedabad, Dec 1 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee here on Tuesday exhorted people to go strongly with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat Mission but ensure the society was first cleansed from within as evinced by Mahatma Gandhi through his life. The real dirt of India lies not in our streets, but in our minds and in our unwillingness to let go of views that divide society into...

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RBI holding rates is on expected lines: India Inc

New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) India Inc on Tuesday termed the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) move to hold policy rate at 6.75 percent as on expected lines. The RBI's decision to maintain status quo was in line with expectations, given that there has already been a reduction of 50 basis in the last policy, Confederation of Indian Industry director general Chandrajit Banerjee said in a statement...

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