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Government working to protect minorities: Rajnath

New Delhi : Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Wednesday that the government was working for the protection of minorities.

"I can come out with a full-fledged statement on communal incidents ... so that the country knows under which government maximum attacks have taken place," the minister said in the Lok Sabha.

Rajnath Singh said there seemed to be a "deliberate attempt" to repeatedly raise incidents of alleged communal violence anywhere in the country and in parliament.

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Flood threat wanes in Kashmir as weather improves

Srinagar : The water level in the Jhelum river and its tributaries receded significantly on Wednesday as the weather improved in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said, adding the looming flood threat has decreased.

On Tuesday, a flood alert was sounded in Kashmir as Jhelum and other streams crossed the danger mark.

"Water level decreased and if the weather improves, Jhelum will start flowing at its normal levels soon," an official of the flood control department said.

The local meteorological department has forecast dry weather during the next two-three days.

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For peace in Mid-East, India urges political settlement, action on terror

By Arul Louis,

United Nations : To bring peace to the Middle East, India has called for political dialogue to find solutions to the hostilities wracking the region while urging strong action against extremist groups whose deadly violence "strikes at our common humanity."

In a Security Council debate Tuesday on the Middle East, Permanent Representative Asoke Kumar Mukerji touched on the Palestine, Yemeni and Syrian crises, saying: "India remains firmly convinced that dialogue remains the only viable option" to solve the problems.

Multiple intelligence breakdowns behind Mumbai attacks: New report

By Arun Kumar,

Washington : Citing what it called "hidden intelligence breakdowns" behind the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, a new investigative report has described Mumbai "as a tragic case study in the strengths and limitations of high-tech surveillance".

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नरकंकालों पर खड़ा होता कनहर बांध – 2

By सिद्धान्त मोहन, TwoCircles.net,

दो सालों बाद होने वाले चुनावों के लिए बांध को रिपोर्ट कार्ड में शामिल करने के लिए समाजवादी पार्टी क्या नीति अपना रही है और दुद्धी, सोनभद्र के अस्पतालों में घायलों का आंखों-देखा हाल...

[इस सीरीज़ की पिछली कहानियां – अकथ कहानी कनहर की और नरकंकालों पर खड़ा होता कनहर बांध – 1]

Mumbai plotter Headley joined LeT "full time" after 9/11

By Arun Kumar,

Washington : A Pakistani-American key plotter of the November 2008 Mumbai terror attacks has revealed that he decided to join Pakistani terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) "full time" following the 9/11 attacks in the US.

Born Daood Gilani in the US to an American mother and a Pakistani father, David Coleman Headley makes the disclosure in a draft memoir made available to the makers of an "American Terrorist", a TV documentary telecast Tuesday night.

Probe begins on 'harassment' claims for 'anti-Modi' posts

Panaji : The Goa government's department of public grievances has started looking into the harassment complaints of a shipbuilding professional Devu Chodankar, whose Facebook posts on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar created a stir last year.

Modi was then the prime ministerial candidate of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Parrikar was the Goa chief minister.

Muslim League raises Telangana encounter killings in Parliament

By TwoCircles.net Staff Reporter,

New Delhi/Hyderabad: Raising the issue of encounter killing of five under trial terror accused Muslim youths in the custody of Telanagana police in the Parliament, E Ahamed, national president of Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) and Member of Parliament from Malappuram, on Tuesday demanded a reply on the matter from the state government.

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Indian Association of Bihar and Jharkhand celebrate ‘Bihar and Jharkhand Diwas 2015’ in Doha

By TCN News,

Doha: Indian Association of Bihar and Jharkhand (IABJ) invited the Indians residing in Qatar and celebrated ‘Bihar and Jharkhand Diwas’ at Doha.

Dinesh Udaniya, First Secretory, Indian Embassy Qatar, was the chief guest while the guest of honor was Sabih Bukhari, GM, SATCO International. R K Singh from the Indian Embassy, Syed Abdul Hai and Nilanshu De, Qatar Petroleum, were also present there as guests for the event that was held on Friday, April 17, at Al Maha Academy Doha.

Hidden intelligence breakdowns behind Mumbai attacks: Report

By Arun Kumar,

Washington : Citing what it called "hidden intelligence breakdowns" behind the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, a new investigative report has described Mumbai "as a tragic case study in the strengths and limitations of high-tech surveillance".

An analysis of documents leaked by Edward Snowden contradicted the US government's claims that the National Security Agency had played a key role in preventing a follow-up plot against a Danish newspaper in 2009, says the report by Sebastian Rotella.

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