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Quit Time for Raj Bhavan Occupants

After taking some widely hailed ‘bold’ and ‘innovative’ initiatives during its initial days, the Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance government has strayed into controversial territories that can much deplete its stock of goodwill. It took recourse to the ordinance route for appointing a bureaucrat and it refuses to remove a minister who has been accused by a woman of sexually assaulting her.

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Zarb-e-Azb: Though late! But still in time

Pakistani Armed Forces have launched full scale operation “Zarb-e-Azb” to eliminate terrorists and their sanctuaries from Waziristan Agency on 15 June, 2014. Till today Armed Forces have cleared over 40% area, destroyed communication centers, bases and heaps ammunition and explosives. The forces have also killed 232 insurgents which include Tajik and Uzbek. According to the credible sources many militants escaped to Afghanistan. Thousands of people have become temporarily internally displaced and government has appointed Minister for States and Frontier Region Abdul Qadir Baloch, to look after these IDPs.

Zarb-e-Azb: Though late! But still in time
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Vijitha Thera’s injuries self-inflicted - Police

The cuts on the body of Watareka Vijitha Thera who claimed he was abducted and assaulted by an unidentified group were self-inflicted, the Police said.

United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Member of the Mahiyangana Pradeshiya Sabha, Watareka Vijitha Thera said in an interview  that  the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) is looking for him, in order to kill him.
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Official Notification of 3 NCP MLAs’ merger expected by Monday

“An Official Notification” of the 3 Nagaland NCP MLAs’ merger with the BJP in Nagaland is expected by Monday and the Nagaland Assembly Office has already received the additional documents from the three and also merger acceptance letter from the BJP National Party.

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