RE- ELECTED UPA candidate Hamid Ansari, as vice president of India. Ansari is the second person to get a second consecutive term after Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan. He defeated NDA nominee Jaswant Singh by a margin of 252 votes. DISMISSED Amreet Ahluwalia, Beijing station chief of external intelligence agency Research & Analysis Wing ( RAW), for professional misconduct, including possible compromise of operational secrets. KILLED Amir Ali Kamal, member of the Hizb- ul Mujahideen and main accused in the 2001 Delhi High Court blast. A J& K police- Army team shot down the terrorist in an encounter. CHOSEN Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde as the new Leader of the House in Lok Sabha. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh nominated Shinde after Pranab Mukherjee stepped down.