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Alert personnel recover live bombs and timers in Ranchi

Ranchi, June 8 (ANI): A team of National Investigation Agency (NIA) recovered 18 live bombs and timers from Sithio village in Ranchi. This is the same village from where terrorists were arrested in connection with the Patna blast. Police said these bombs were identical to those used in the Patna blasts prior to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's election rally. Jun 8, 2014
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Chinese foreign minister arrives in New Delhi to boost bilateral ties

New Delhi, June 8 (ANI): Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi arrived in New Delhi on Sunday to meet his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj in a bid to bolster bilateral ties between the two Asian giants. Wang, the special envoy of the Chinese president, will hold talks with Swaraj on Sunday. He will meet President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday. This will be the first meeting between the two governments after the Indian general election while Chinese Premier Li Keqiang already spoke to Modi over phone soon after he was sworn in. Jun 8, 2014
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Manipur entrepreneurs tap potential of agro industries

Imphal, June 8 (ANI): Fifty four-year-old Thangjam Joykumar ventured into agro Industries by setting up a small food processing unit in Imphal East three years ago. He manufactures different foods and beverage items under the brand name 'Likla', which literally means 'dew drops'. The unit is a source of employment for local youth, as it employs around 200 local youth. Joykumar has received many awards, including the prestigious Governor's Trophy for best entrepreneur in 2011. Jun 8, 2014
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Karate player from Jorhat to represent India at International karate championship in Tokyo

Assam, June 8 (ANI): 14-year-old Ramanuj Bora is a member of the team representing India at the 13th World Funakoshi Gichin Cup Tournament to be held in Tokyo in October this year. A resident of Desoi Nagar in Assam's Jorhat District, Ramanuj has got this opportunity after winning gold at the National Karate Championship held in Mumbai in January. He is practicing hard for the upcoming international tournament. Jun 8, 2014
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The Dutch "Iron Lady" destroying Syria's chemicals

The diplomat ridding the world of Syria's chemical weapons is Sigrid Kaag, a statuesque and impeccably dressed mother of four who speaks six languages and is fearless in a war zone, New York, June 7, 2014. Duration: 01:47 Jun 8, 2014
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Bangladesh's Gonojagoron Mancha protests, demand speedy trial of war criminals

Dhaka, June 07 (ANI): Bangladesh people's resurgence platform, Gonojagoron Mancha, took to streets in Dhaka as they demanded speedy trial of war criminals accused of genocide during 1971 liberation struggle and banning of the country's Islamist party, Jamaat-e-Islami. The activists of the Gonojagoron Mancha came out in droves and shouted slogans. Bangladesh social activist, Khushi Kabir, slammed the government for protecting the interest of the parties responsible for the genocide. Kabir also blamed the government over the slow process of the war crimes trials. Jun 7, 2014
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Malaysian woman raped in Jaipur, one held

New Delhi, June 7 (ANI): A Malaysian woman has alleged to have been raped by a man she met on an official trip to India. According to reports, the woman has told the police that the man took her to an isolated place where he gave her a spiked drink and allegedly raped her. One man has been detained. The accused, however, denied the allegations and said that the woman had planned everything in advance. Activist Ranjana Kumari terming this rape serious stated that India's image in the world is deteriorating rapidly. Jun 7, 2014
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Hardcore Maoists surrender in Odisha

Odisha, June 7 (ANI): Four rebels of a hardcore Maoist organisation, CPI (Maoist) surrendered before police in Koraput district of Odisha.The police said their case is being recommended for rehabilitation under the surrender policy of Odisha government.The surrendered rebels included the area committee member, Krishana Praska, the other rebels -Raju Hikoka, Kosai Wateka alias Nirmala and Durjana Mandingi and all belonged to Srikakulam-Koraput divisional committee of the CPI (Maoist).Inspector General of Police, South Western Range, Yaswant Jethwa, said the rebels were carrying a cash prize of around Rs 1 lakh.Four active members of Maoist organisation, CPI (Maoists), including area committee member, a member of technical team of Andhra-Odisha Border Special Zonal Committee and two more active members have surrendered. Jun 7, 2014
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Mumbai metro set to roll on Sunday, state CM says arbitrary tariff hike not acceptable

Mumbai, June 07 (ANI): The much anticipated Mumbai metro will be inaugurated by Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Sunday morning. This is India's first metro railway project implemented on a public-private partnership model by a consortium headed by RInfra since 2007, at a total cost of around Rs.4,300 crore. Accordingly, from Sunday the 11.4 km long Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar east-west corridor with 12 elevated stations en route will run from 5.30 a.m. till midnight at a speed of 80 kmph. Meanwhile, talking about controversy over metro fare, state chief minister said that the increased fare is not acceptable unless it goes through the due processes. Jun 7, 2014
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Hamren SP Nityananda Goswami's son demands CBI probe into father's death

Guwahati, June 7 (ANI): Nityananda Goswami's son, Nayan Goswami said that a high level probe should be conducted to find out how exactly his father died. On the tip of intelligence, police conducted a combing operation in remote Rongthang forest area of Karbi Anglong district on Friday to nab the militants and after an exchange of fire between two sides the Superintendent of Police Hamren, Nityananda Goswami went missing, whose body was found later. The Additional SP and other police officials who were part of the operation recovered the body of the Superintendent later on Friday. Jun 7, 2014
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Ukraine's Poroshenko sworn in as president

Ukrainian tycoon Petro Poroshenko vowed Saturday to avert civil war and mend ties with Russia after being sworn in as president with the nation facing disintegration and economic collapse. Jun 7, 2014
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Verdict postponed for Egypt Islamist chief

An Egyptian court Saturday postponed to July 5 the verdict in the trial of Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie and 47 others for inciting violence that killed two people last summer. Duration: 00:30 Jun 7, 2014
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Modi asks MPs not to touch his feet, politicos react

New Delhi, June 07 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked the Members of Parliament to stop touching his or other senior party leaders' feet while greeting them at the party's parliamentary meet. He also said that the MPs must be well prepared before speaking in the house and must have the right perspective on issues so that they do not strike a discordant note with the party's views, according to media reports. Reacting over this Congress leader Rashid Alvi said that it would not be right for him to comment on the instructions Modi gave to his leaders but it the tradition in India to touch feet of elders. Meanwhile BJD leader Jay Panda welcomed this and said that it is a good signal that PM is sending out. Jun 7, 2014
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Kiren Rijiju & Tarun Gogoi pay homage to Assam SP killed in gun battle

Guwahati, June 07 (ANI): Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Saturday visited Guwahati city in Assam to pay tribute to a Superintendent of Police and a policeman who was killed by a militant outfit. Rijiju, accompanied by state Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, paid homage to the martyr. He visited the state following the directive of Home Minister Rajnath Singh following the killing of the senior officer. The Karbi Peoples' Liberation Tigers (KPLT) militants killed a Superintendent of Police and another policeman in Assam's Karbi Anglong district on Thursday during police action. During the visit, Rijiju is expected to hold a meeting with state government officials and take stock of the law and order situation. Jun 7, 2014