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Less than 10 Indians keen on joining, Muslim leaders denounced IS: NSA Doval

New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval Saturday said there were fewer than 10 cases of Indian youth wanting to join the Islamic State and Muslim leaders in India had unanimously come out against the jihadist group. Addressing the HT Leadership Summit, Doval also said Pakistan was using terrorism as an instrument of state policy and that India will have to pre...

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Delhi BJP meets Naidu, seeks unauthorized colonies be regularized

New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Delhi's unauthorised colonies are likely to be regularized, said the BJP after state chief Satish Upadhyay raised the issue in a meeting with union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu here Saturday. According to a statement issued by the Bharatiya Janata Party, Upadhyay submitted a memorandum to the minister mentioning the nine main problems of Delhi inc...

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'Most new Malayali producers don't even own houses'

Panaji, Nov 22 (IANS) Over 100 Malayalam films are made every year, but it is not a cash rich industry. The new producers of Kerala often sell property or borrow money to make films, says a distributor from the southern state. The total investment on films last year was Rs.300 crore. And most new producers either borrow money or sell their property. Most of them don't own a house also, d...

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Speaker holds all-party meeting

New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan Saturday held an all-party meeting to ensure smooth functioning of parliament during the winter session beginning Monday. Leaders of political parties in the Lok Sabha attended the meeting. It was, however, not attended by the Trinamool Congress, sources said. It was followed by dinner which was also attended by Prime Min...

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Indian smuggler shot by Nepal police

Kathmandu, Nov 22 (IANS) Nepal Police shot dead an Indian national along the Nepal-India border while he was smuggling weapons from India. The incident took place Saturday afternoon in Bishnupura village of Rupandhei district, 20 km south from Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha. Rajendra Dhakal, superintendent of police in Rupandhei district, said an Indian national, Surf Raj...

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Battle with IS militants continues in Iraq

Baghdad, Nov 22 (IANS) Iraqi security forces launched a major offensive against Islamic State (IS) militants in the western province of Anbar Saturday, even as fighting continued in the province of Salahudin, a security source said. In Anbar province security forces backed by allied tribal fighters and aircraft launched a major offensive against the IS militants in the early hours of Sat...

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Over 65 percent turnout in Rajasthan civic polls

Jaipur, Nov 22 (IANS) Over 65 percent of 63.29 lakh voters cast their votes in Saturday's elections for 46 civic bodies in Rajasthan including the Jaipur Municipal Corporation, officials said. The voting percentage was higher than 61.79 percent recorded five years back The voting, which was held was held from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., was more or less peaceful. As per tentative figures,...

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Global entrepreneurship summit boost for SMEs

Marrakech, Nov 22 (IANS) Nine agreements were signed between the Moroccan General Confederation of Enterprises (CGEM) and several small and medium enterprises (SMEs) as well as between major Moroccan banks and start-ups at the 5th Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES 2014) held in Morocco. The GES 2014 wrapped up Friday night in Marrakech after three days of intense debate on how to encou...

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Five killed in Indonesia landslides

Jakarta, Nov 22 (IANS) At least five people were killed and many houses damaged in landslides in Indonesia's North Sumatra Saturday, an official said here. Heavy downpour caused the landslides in Sibio Bio village of Tapanuli Tengah district, damaging five houses located on the slope of a hill, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, spokesman of the national disaster management agency, told Xinhua over p...

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Woman hangs herself after tiff with mother-in-law

Ghaziabad, Nov 22 (IANS) A woman committed suicide after a tiff with her mother-in-law when the latter scolded her son, police said Saturday. The incident, which occurred in Avantika residential colony, came to light Saturday morning. Police said on Friday night, Pallavi (30) fought with her mother-in-law Lata who shouted at her three-year-old son. After the fight, Pallavi went t...

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Odisha minister apologises for abusive remark

Bhubaneswar, Nov 22 (IANS) Odisha Agriculture Minister Pradeep Maharathy Saturday apologised in the legislative assembly for a derogatory remark made to BJP's woman legislator Radharani Panda. After an all-party meeting held to resolve the deadlock continuing for the last two days over the issue, Speaker Niranjan Pujari informed the house that the minister apologised to Panda. In...

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Al-Shabaab claims responsibility for Kenya bus attack

Nairobi, Nov 22 (IANS) Somalia-based militant group Al-Shabaab Saturday claimed responsibility for the killing of 28 bus passengers in Kenya. Al-Shabaab spokesman Sheikh Ali Mohamud Rage said the dawn attack on the Nairobi-bound bus, which was carrying 60 passengers, in the border town of Mandera was in response to the killings and arrests of Muslims in the coastal city of Mombasa, Xinhu...

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Indians upbeat about Delhi Half Marathon

New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Defending champion in the Indian women's category of the Delhi Half Marathon, Preeja Sreedharan is ready to retain her title with a new course record. I have been practicing for the marathon. Several good competitors are here for the race. This time I will try to break the record and come below an hour and 17 minutes, Preeja said Saturday. Runner-up in th...

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Filmmakers can't change society: Vishal Bhardwaj

Panaji, Nov 22 (IANS) Director Vishal Bhardwaj says filmmakers express their experience on the big screen, but they can't transform society. The Haider director believes that movies are mirror of society, but filmmakers are not social workers. We are storytellers. Whatever happens in life, filmmakers reflect that. We express what we experience. Films can be brought to a level of ...

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Force India cars to start 13th, 14th at Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, Nov 22 (IANS) Force India drivers Sergio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg will start 13th and 14th at the season ending Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix to be held at the Yas Marina Circuit here Sunday. In Saturday's qualifying session, Mercedes' Nico Rosberg took pole position from teammate and title contender Lewis Hamilton while Williams' Valtteri Bottas will start third in the 55-l...

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Conference on housing for all held in Delhi

New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) To ensure housing for all, the government needs to focus on identifying locations facing shortage, figuring out how to provide housing there and prioritising Public Private Partnership (PPP), a conference said here Saturday. The All India Institute of Local Self Government (AIILSG) in association with Urban Update magazine organized a one-day conference on 'Housi...

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Jama Masjid Shahi Imam's son anointed Naib Imam

New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Shaban Bukhari, the son of Jama Masjid Shahi Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari, was Saturday formally anointed the Naib Imam (deputy Imam) of the 17th century mosque at a ceremony here. I announce Shaban Bukhari as the Naib Imam of Jama Masjid. I hope that he will live up to the expectations, Syed Ahmed Bukhari said during the ceremony. The 19-year-old Shaban, who ...

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We have always spoken of friendship with Pakistan: Rajnath

New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Ahead of next week's Saarc summit, Home Minister Rajnath Singh Saturday said India was open to talks with Pakistan but Islamabad should take the first step to resume dialogue. If not today then tomorrow, one side will have to take the first step. We have always spoken of friendship but they should take some friendly action, Rajnath Singh said at the 12th Hindusta...

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Shia Muslim delegation going to Iraq to discuss anti-IS measures

New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Shia Muslim group Anjuman-e-Haideri announced Saturday it will be sending a team for war-torn Iraq Monday to discuss modalities of sending its registered volunteers to protect holy shrines,and serve and rehabilitate victims tortured by the Islamic State(IS). The Anjuman-e-Haideri (AEH), in a press conference here, said they had received overwhelming responses fro...

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Chandhok finishes 6th in Putrajaya ePrix

Putrajaya (Malaysia), Nov 22 (IANS) India's Karun Chandhok, driving for Mahindra Racing, eventually finished sixth to bring home eight points despite racing for a podium spot for most of the Formula E Putrajaya ePrix here Saturday. Meanwhile, teammate Bruno Senna once again crashed out on the last lap of the 31-lap race at the 2.56 km at the Putrajaya Street Circuit. Virgin Racin...

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