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Historic English city engulfed by floods Aerial pictures show the extent of severe flooding in the historic English city of York after it experienced heavy flooding over the weekend. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). 28-Dec-2015
BJP alleged corruption in distribution o New Delhi, Dec 28 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday protested against the alleged corruption in issuance of auto permits, and demanded the resignation of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. The protesting BJP activists, along with auto drivers, raised slogans against the Aam Aadmi Party, and charged it with corruption.Ahead of the odd-even formula implementation from January 1, the Kejriwal government announced granting of permits to 10,000 auto-rickshaws, which saw 17,000 applications received by the department concerned. The protesters alleged corruption in the allocation of permits. 28-Dec-2015
Engaging youths to control militancy in Srinagar, Dec 28 (ANI): Inspector General (IG) of Police Javed Mustafa Gilani on Monday said the Kashmir Police were taking each and every possible step to control the rising number of militants. He added that they have increased the engagement with youths in the Valley to stop local recruitment and the effort would continue to the next year as well. He said there was a positive impact of their effort, but police have to stay alert along the border. As many as 134-140 militants have been killed/ arrested thus far in 2015. 28-Dec-2015
Rise in demand for traditional dried veg Srinagar, Dec 28 (ANI): The demand for dried vegetables has increased in Jammu and Kashmir as the minimum temperature across the Valley was recorded below freezing point. Residents of Srinagar city as well as tourists in the city thronged to the local vegetable market to purchase dried vegetables. Different dried vegetables like beetroot, spinach, dates, pumpkin, tomatoes, brinjals, turnips, bottle guards among others were on sale. Adil Ahmad, a customer, said the demand for dried vegetables is always high because of the regular snowfall in the state. The dealers in the city confirmed that due to the dip in temperatures and snowfall, the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway gets closed, making it difficult to yield fresh vegetables. Also, it becomes almost difficult for the customers to travel in order to purchase fresh vegetables. Hence, they opt for dried ones for ease as well as health benefits. 28-Dec-2015
Cold wave conditions prevail across nort New Delhi/Dehradun/Rajouri, Dec 28 (ANI): People across India braved chilly winds as cold wave still prevailed across the country. New Delhi continued to reel under severe cold with intense fog situation. Meanwhile in Dehradun city people wrapped themselves up in multiple layers of clothing to shield against the cold. Many were seen queuing up at roadside tea stalls. A local resident, Jagdish, said children and aged people were facing a hard time due to the cold weather. On the other hand, people sat around bonfires in Jammu and Kashmir to keep themselves warm. Every year as the cold wave tightens its grip, the homeless are the worst hit as they often sleep in open or under thin tarpaulin sheets. 28-Dec-2015
SIX KILLED AFTER ROOF OF LIQUOR SHOP COL At least six people lost their lives after the roof of a liquor shop collapsed in Chandigarh's Sector-26. The incident took place after a building adjacent to the shop collapsed on it. 28-Dec-2015
KIRTI AZAD REFUSES TO NAME JAITLEY IN DD "Kirti Azad today refused to directly name finance minister Arun Jaitley in the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) controversy. The suspended BJP MP told reporters at his official residence in New Delhi of more charges of financial irregularities against the sporting body. " 28-Dec-2015
KIRTI AZAD REFUSES TO NAME JAITLEY IN DD "Kirti Azad today refused to directly name finance minister Arun Jaitley in the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) controversy. The suspended BJP MP told reporters at his official residence in New Delhi of more charges of financial irregularities against the sporting body. " 28-Dec-2015
EX-JAWAN DETAINED FOR SPYING The Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) of Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh detained an ex-armyman for his alleged "spying and anti-national activities" in Pokharan. 28-Dec-2015
CONG BACKS STUDENTS’ PROTEST AGAINST R The Congress today attacked Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev after the Jawahalal Nehru University extended an invite to him to deliver the keynote address at an event which is being co-organised by it. Even though Congress leaders said they have no issues Ramdev attending the event, they pressed on to the fact that the JNU students are against the move. 28-Dec-2015
Death, destruction from tornadoes in Tex Tornadoes rip through the US state of Texas killing at least 11. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). 28-Dec-2015
South Korea, Japan agree to resolve 'com Foreign ministers of South Korea and Japan say they have reached an agreement to resolve a long-standing dispute over 'comfort women'. Rough Cut-subtitled (no reporter narration). 28-Dec-2015
Mumbai Cops Find Girls Hidden In Wall Ca Mumbai Cops Find Girls Hidden In Wall Cavity Of a Dance Bar 28-Dec-2015
TMC has strong alliance with people of B New Delhi, Dec 28 (ANI): Trinamool Congress leader Derek O’Brien on Monday said the Trinamool Congress (TMC) has a strong alliance with the people of Bengal, adding that they were confident that their party would do well in the assembly elections due to next year. He stated that in her last five years of rule, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had brought development across West Bengal. 28-Dec-2015
Six killed as building collapses in Chan Chandigarh, Dec 28 (ANI): At least six people lost their lives after a building collapsed in Chandigarh's Sector-26 on Monday. The exact cause of the building collapse is not yet known. The rescue operation is underway. Further details are awaited. 28-Dec-2015
Lokayukta Police conducts raids against Indore, Dec 28 (ANI): The Lokayukta Police on Monday conducted raids at multiple locations in connection with the disproportionate assets case levelled against Arun Singh, who is the head constable in transport department. Raids were also conducted in Rewa, Satna and Jabalpur areas. Three cars, including a Scorpio and property documents, have been seized in this regard. 28-Dec-2015
Girl kidnapped from outside college caug Gurgaon, Dec 28 (ANI): A college student was allegedly kidnapped from outside a college in Gurgaon on Monday.According to an eye witness the girl was forced inside a white number plate less maruti swift car from outside a college in Gurgaon. 28-Dec-2015
I Will Fight Till The End, Says Salman K I Will Fight Till The End, Says Salman Khan On Hit and Run Case 28-Dec-2015
Magh Mela 2016: How devotees take holy Magh Mela is an important annual Hindu ritual held on the banks of Sangam (Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati) in Prayag ( Allahabad). Magh Mela begins on January 14 and ends on March 7. Magh Mela is also known as mini Kumbh Mela and is held in Magh month as per traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India. The main ritual involves taking a holy dip (bathing) at Sangam on auspicious dates. 28-Dec-2015
Taliban car bomber targets NATO convoy n A Taliban bomber detonates an explosives-packed vehicle near Kabul airport killing one civilian, in an attack targeting a NATO convoy according to the Afghan interior ministry. 28-Dec-2015
CONGRESS CELEBRATES ITS 131ST FOUNDATION Marking yet another year of being India’s oldest active political party, the Congress today celebrated its 131st foundation day. Founded on 28 December 1885, the party held its first session on this date in Mumbai which was attended by 72 delegates. 28-Dec-2015
'Congress Darshan' Criticises Sonia Gand The Congress is in a flap over its mouthpiece in Maharashtra featuring articles that have questioned Jawaharlal Nehru, the party's biggest icon, and also made controversial comments on Sonia Gandhi. An article in the December issue of "Congress Darshan", while describing Sonia Gandhi's life, says that her father was a member of the fascist forces in Italy. Another article says Mrs Gandhi became Congress president 62 days after joining the party as a primary member in 1997, and also made a failed attempt to form government. 28-Dec-2015
Rajnath Singh lauds NIA's efforts Lucknow, Dec 28 (ANI): Home Minister Rajnath Singh in a speech at the National Investigation Agency (NIA) lauded the efforts of the agency saying they have investigated more than 100 cases in six years or so and achieved the conviction rate of nearly 93 percent. He added that the agency's efforts were being appreciated and India thereby was being acclaimed. 28-Dec-2015
At least one dead in Kabul suicide attac At least one person has been killed after an attack by a Taliban suicide bomber in Kabul. Julie Noce reports. 28-Dec-2015
Auto permit scam:BJP demands Kejriwal's The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists staged a protest outside Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence here, demanding his resignation over the alleged auto-rickshaw permit scam.The demonstrators led by BJP's Delhi unit chief Satish Upadhyay also called for the resignation of Transport Minister Gopal Rai. 28-Dec-2015
Congress mouthpiece shouldn't rake up de New Delhi, Dec 28 (ANI): The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Majeed Memon on Monday said the Congress mouthpiece 'Congress Darshan' should not rake up decade old issues against former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru and party president Sonia Gandhi. He added that the Congress president has had her own experiences of success. 28-Dec-2015
Indian Muslims will resist ISIS- Tiwari Expressing confidence that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) cannot gain foothold in India, Congress Leader Manish Tiwari said that families of those Muslim youth lured to join the militant outfit will stop them. 28-Dec-2015
Girls film rape of friend, upload clip o Bareilly: an incident that has shocked both parents and cops probing the matter, two schoolgirls allegedly filmed the rape of a friend at her house and uploaded the entire sequence online. A report has been filed at the local police station and the two girls have been arrested. However, the youth who allegedly raped the friend is absconding. 28-Dec-2015
INDIA MIGHT GET NEW PARLIAMENT BUILDING Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has proposed a new Parliament building with latest technological facilities, saying the existing 88-year-old structure is showing signs of ‘distress’ and will no longer be able to meet the growing demand for space. 28-Dec-2015
NATURE’S MOOD SWINGS : WILD AND FURIOU It is said more you tamper with nature higher the impact on climate. In a year when the much talked about COP21 target for climate change was set in Paris, nature’s fury played havoc in this region with impunity. Here’s a look at how nature in India and neighbouring areas has been at its furious best in 2015. 28-Dec-2015
CONG WING SHAMES PARTY, SAYS NEHRU MESSE In a big embarrassment for the party just ahead of its 131st Foundation Day celebrations, Congress’ Mumbai wing has shocked party members and supporters alike with an exhaustive write-up in its mouthpiece blaming the party icon and India’s first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, for the state of affairs in Kashmir, China and Tibet. 28-Dec-2015
2015 RECAP : A BUSY YEAR FOR LEGAL EAGLE 2015 was a year of historic judgments and headline grabbing verdicts. This is what kept the legal eagles busy. 28-Dec-2015
Accused held in Mirzapur Gang-Rape Confirming the detention of the two accused in the Mirzapur gang-rape case in which a Class 11 student committed suicide, Superintendent of Police Arvind Sen on Sunday said the accused has been held following a complaint lodged by kin of the victim. The family members have also alleged that the police refused to file a First Information Report or FIR against the accused after which the girl committed suicide. 28-Dec-2015
'Congress Darshan' Criticises Sonia Gan The Congress is in a flap over its mouthpiece in Maharashtra featuring articles that have questioned Jawaharlal Nehru, the party's biggest icon, and also made controversial comments on Sonia Gandhi. An article in the December issue of "Congress Darshan", while describing Sonia Gandhi's life, says that her father was a member of the fascist forces in Italy. 28-Dec-2015
JD(U), BJP play blame game over law and New Delhi/Patna, Dec 28 (ANI): Janata Dal (United) leader KC Tyagi on Monday said that the allegations being made by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) regarding the law and order situation in the state is only a reaction to the elections that the latter lost in Bihar. JD (U) leader Pawan Varma echoed similar sentiments saying the BJP had stooped to the level of playing myopic opportunistic politics. He further added that the Nitish Kumar government condemned any sort of crime and would take all necessary actions to curb it. BJP leader Nand Kishore Yadav believed that the rising crime rates in Bihar was a result of the increasing confidence in criminals as they feel they would get protection from the administration. He stated that the law and order situation in Bihar had deteriorated and people were losing their faith in the government. 28-Dec-2015
ATS Rajasthan arrested ex-armyman for al Pokhran, Rajasthan, Dec 28 (ANI): Rajasthan Anti- Terrorism Squad has arrested an ex-armyman near Jailsamer for links with Pakistan's intelligence service Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). Govardhan Ram who is an ex-Army jawan near a military base in Jailsamer was detained by the ATS Rajasthan. He is being questioned at Pokhran police station as he is suspected to have passed on confidential information to Pakistan's intelligence service ISI. 28-Dec-2015
Satya Nadella meets KTR Rao in Hyderabad Hyderabad, Dec 28 (ANI): Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella met Telangana IT Minister KT Rama Rao in Hyderabad today. Nadella is on his annual vacation to India. Nadella is expected to meet Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu. Hyderabad-born Nadella has been a more frequent visitor to the country, having come to India in November to attend Microsoft's flagship Future Unleashed event and meet key customers, partners and developers. 28-Dec-2015
Mosque in Tracy, California vandalised Islamic leaders in California want latest mosque attack treated as a hate crime. Julie Noce reports. 28-Dec-2015
Youngsters in Aurangabad start 'roti ban Aurangabad, Dec 28 (ANI): A group of four young men in Aurangabad have started a 'roti bank' where they collect leftover 'rotis' from homes, hotels and then distribute them among the homeless and poor. The group of youngsters goes door to door of the locals, asking them to donate rotis to their bank so that those who are hungry may be fed. 28-Dec-2015
President Mukherjee inaugurates 98th IEA Hyderabad, Dec 28 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the 98th annual conference of the Indian Economic Association in Hyderabad. Addresing the conference of Indian Economic Association President Pranab Mukherjee said that he had a long association with IEA and added that when an opportunity presented to renew that association, in the form of an invitation from Dr. Kaushik Basu to inaugurate the present session, he readily accepted it. The three-day conference is being organised by Indian Economic Association and the Centre for Economic and Social Studies. 28-Dec-2015
Congress celebrates its Foundation Day a New Delhi, Dec 28 (ANI): The Congress party celebrated its 131st foundation day today. Congress president Sonia Gandhi hoisted the party flag at All India Congress Committee (AICC) head quarters to mark the occasion. Later in the day Congress supremo Sonia Gandhi would inaugurate a series of events to mark the occasion. She would also be addressing a gathering of the Congress workers at the party headquarters. The Congress party head quarters have been decorated for the occasion and huge security arrangements have been put in place. 28-Dec-2015
Have Done Nothing Against Party Line- Ki Kirti Azad, suspended by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for his attack on Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, addressed a press conference. Below are the highlights: I have done all investigations myself: Azad "I was speaking only when asked by the Speaker. I was not speaking on instigation of Congress party." It is not acceptable to level wild allegations about Speaker: Azad 28-Dec-2015
AIMIM MEN PROTEST AGAINST KEJRI GOVT OVE Members of the AIMIM and a gropu of parents of missing children today staged protest outside Jantar Mantar against the Kejriwal government in Delhi, raising the issue of high number of children going missing in the national capital. Demanding strict laws, the protestors hit out at the Delhi government and state police for not being alert and doing something about the matter. 28-Dec-2015
Vidhan Parishad Election - Mahadev Mahad Vidhan Parishad Election - Mahadev Mahadik 28-Dec-2015
At least one dead in Kabul suicide blast At least one person has been killed and 13 others wounded after a suicide bomber detonated explosives in the Afghan capital Kabul. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). 28-Dec-2015
Lokayukta, RTO Officer, Arun Singh, Satn Lokayukta police raided the residence of a senior RTO officer Arun Singh in Anpurna Nagar.Police seized movable as well as immovable assets.“So far, documents related to the corruption have Seized. More than 5 crore worth a Benglow of the Said officer in Annapurna Nagar. 28-Dec-2015
Train carrying sulphuric acid derails in A train loaded with 200,000 litres of sulphuric acid came off the tracks in north-west Queensland, Australia. Rough Cut-subtitled (no reporter narration). 28-Dec-2015
Obama, daughters out for Hawaiian desser US President Barack Obama and his daughters go out for 'shave ice' while on holiday in Hawaii. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). 28-Dec-2015
Studio burnt over provocative remark in Kannur, Dec 28 (ANI): A studio was allegedly burnt down in Kochi after the owner made a 'provocative' comment on the use of 'purdah'. The unidentified assailants damaged the equipments and furniture of the studio before razing the studio to the ground. The owner said that he was just expressing the misuse of 'purdah' in immoral activities. Police are looking into the situation and are investigating further. 28-Dec-2015
PM MODI WISHES FINANCE MINISTER ARUN JAI Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended his wishes to Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today on the occasion of his 62nd birthday. 28-Dec-2015
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