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A video has been surfacing on the internet which shows quite a bewildering picture of a bear wandering around a van, opening its gate and sitting on the driver's seat comfortably for around 12 minutes and later leaving with just a water bottle.
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The Opposition on Thursday officially announced their proposed candidate for the upcoming Presidential Elections, and former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar has been selected.
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Tigmanshu Dhulia's upcoming film 'Raagdesh' based on the Red Fort trial of three INA officers that changed the course of India's freedom movement will have its trailer released in the Indian Parliament.
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The meeting of Opposition parties chaired by Congress president Sonia Gandhi has come to an end, and former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar has been selected as the Presidential candidate by the Opposition. Meira Kumar, a Dalit, will take on NDA's proposed candidate Ram Nath Kovind (another Dalit) in the upcoming Presidential elections taking place on July 17.
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Cauvery Protest Row: Rail Roko Protest enters 2nd Consecutive Day
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October 18 , 2016 , 12:51 IST
[caption id="attachment_232146" align="aligncenter" width="700"] DMK Party workers along with others during 'Rail Roko' Protest in Tamil Nadu.[/caption]
Oppositions parties' "rail roko" protest in favour of demanding constitution of the Cauvery Water Management Board entered second consecutive day on October 18.
Earlier on October 17, opposition parties including the DMK held a state-wide rail blockade protest announced by a farmer’s federation over the Cauvery issue. The rail roko protest aimed to set up the Cauvery Management Borad (CMB).
Chennai was majorly hit by the protest, although it was a planned agitation conducted across the state.
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The railway stations which got majorly affected by the protest and witnessed a large crowd were Perambur, Chennai Central and Saidaipet.
Thousands of DMK party leaders and workers, flocked to the Perambur railway stations, which blocked the entire zone.
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Some of the busy roads across the stations were also crippled on October 16, resulting in extreme inconvenience to the commuters.
DMK party members led by MK Stalin reached spot and tried to create menace by breaking it through the barricades with his followers and forcibly entered the station.
Even though a large number of policemen were deployed, crowd was uncontrollable, which numbered in thoudsands.