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World_s hottest chilly becomes a profitable business for farmers in Manipur

Manipur, July 26 (ANI): Yambem Ibohanbi is a progressive farmer in Manipur who has been growing U-Morok, the world_s hottest chilly. In 2012, he set up M/S Global Vegetables at Nungoi Awang Leikai in Imphal east and starts producing saplings to supply it to local farmers.He prepares over 10,000 saplings at his farm and earns over Rs. 1 lakh rupees during the season.Yambem also produce the chilli and send it in the market. U-Marok is mainly used for curries, pickles and chutney. This chilli is also cultivated in parts of Assam, Nagaland and particularly in the hilly areas of the region. Many traders in cities across Manipur, Assam and Nagaland are exporting the processed chilli. Jul 26, 2014
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Amarnath Yatra spurs tourism in Kashmir as well

Srinagar, July 26 (ANI): The Hindu cave shrine of Amarnath, located in a Himalayan glacial valley, spurred tourism in Kashmir as pilgrims throng the mountainous terrain during the ongoing pilgrimage. The holy Amarnath cave is situated at a height of approximately 4,000 meters, which has four ice formations considered figurines of different Hindu gods. Amarnath is a 150 feet high and 90 feet long cave located nearly 145 km from summer capital, Srinagar. Pilgrims are not only going to the shrine, but are also coming in large numbers to take a trip of the valley and enjoy the picturesque views, grasp the freshness of the meadows, the hills and the rivers and to beat the heat. The Amaranth yatra started on June 28 this year and since then, famous tourist spots in the state, including summer capital Srinagar, Gulmarg district, Pahalgam, and Sonmarg have witnessed travellers from around the country. Jul 26, 2014
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Nigeria says Liberian man died of Ebola in Lagos hospital

Nigeria said Friday that Ebola caused the death of a Liberian national who died in quarantine in Lagos, confirmation that the worst-ever outbreak of the virus has reached Africa_s most populous country. Duration: 00:37 Jul 26, 2014
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Iran rally in support of Palestinians, against Israel

Iranians rallied nationwide on Friday in a show of support for Palestinians and to protest against Israel as the Jewish state pursued its deadly campaign against the Gaza Strip enclave. Duration: 00:41 Jul 26, 2014
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Japan volcanic isle smouldering and growing

A smouldering islet formed by a volcanic eruption last year off Japan's southern coast is absorbed by a nearby island, new video images show. Duration: 00:30 Jul 26, 2014
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C. African govt. vows to enforce Brazzaville ceasefire deal

The Central African Republic's transitional authorities have returned to Bangui after a peace conference in Brazzaville, in the Republic of the Congo, where Centrafrican rival armed factions agreed to a tentative ceasefire. Duration: 00:32 Jul 26, 2014
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Richard III's car park burial site opens to public

Visitors will be able to look down from a glass walkway on the grave of King Richard III when a new centre opens in the English cathedral city of Leicester, where the infamous hunchback was found under a car park in 2012. Duration: 00:35 Jul 26, 2014