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Mandi flash floods: 5 bodies recovered from Beas river

Mandi, June 9 (ANI): Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) has revealed that about five bodies, including bodies of two girls and one boy, have been recovered from river Beas after flash floods washed away 25 people in Mandi on Sunday. People who were washed away due to the flash floods include 24 students of Hyderabad VNR Vigyan Jyoti College and one tour manager. The flash flood on River Beas has been attributed to water release from Laarji Hydropower project. Jun 9, 2014
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Two militants die in gunbattle with Indian security forces in Kashmir

Pulwama, June 9 (ANI): Indian security forces have gunned down two militants belonging to the Lashkar-e-Taiba (Let) operating in Kashmir. As soon as they received the information of the hide out at about 4:50pm on Sunday, a joint operation was launched by the Rashtriya (National) Rifle Unit and Special Operation Group (SOG) of police, at Pulwama in Kakpura village that resulted in the killing of the two hardcore LeT militants. Jun 9, 2014
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Cmde (Retd) Ranjit Rai on Karachi airport attack

New Delhi, June 9 (ANI): Speaking about the attack on Karachi airport, Commodore (retd) Ranjit B Rai on Monday said that the attack is a very sad one. The siege lasted for 5- hour and was laid by heavily armed militants, which claimed at least the lives of 23 people, including security personnel at Karachi airport. Jun 9, 2014
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Politicos condemn militant attack on Karachi international airport

New Delhi, June 9 (ANI): Politicos in India condemned the militant attack on the Karachi international airport on Monday. At least 23 persons, including 10 terrorists were killed when heavily armed militants attacked the Jinnah International Airport's old terminal in Pakistan's financial capital Karachi. Jun 9, 2014
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BJP promises cooperation to new Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu

Guntur, June 9 (ANI): BJP president and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday promised all cooperation and help to the regional Telugu Desham party (TDP) chief, N Chandrababu Naidu, who was sworn-in as the new chief minister of Andhra Pradesh. In a sprawling ceremony, Naidu took oath as the first chief Minister of the remaining part of the recently bifurcated Andhra Pradesh out of which the new state of Telangana had emerged Jun 9, 2014
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Politicos react on Mandi flash flood, demand strict action against culprit

New Delhi, June 9 (ANI): Politicos on Monday condemned the Mandi flash flood incident in which at least 25 students from Hyderabad have been reported missing. The flash flood on River Beas has been attributed to water release from Laarji Hydropower project. The leaders also demanded strict action against those who were responsible for releasing water without issuing any warning. Jun 9, 2014
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All 17 cops accused in 2009 Ranveer Encounter Case get life imprisonment

New Delhi, June 09 (ANI): A special CBI court on Monday sentenced all 17 Uttarakhand cops accused in 2009 Ranveer Fake Encounter Case to life imprisonment. Earlier, a Delhi court on Friday convicted 18 Uttarakhand police personnel, including 7 on a charge of murder. Meanwhile, the lawyer in the case said that they will go to the High Court to file review petition and claimed that Ranveer was a terrorist. Jun 9, 2014
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Karachi airport cleared of attackers, siege claims 23 lives

Karachi, June 9 (ANI): The more than 5-hour siege laid by heavily armed militants, which claimed at least the lives of 23 people, including security personnel at Karachi airport is now over. At least 23 persons, including 10 terrorists have been killed when heavily armed militants attacked the Jinnah International Airport's old terminal in Pakistan's financial capital Karachi. Ten militants were also among the dead. Jun 9, 2014
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Zoo animals in Chennai enjoy water sprinklers, special food to cope with extreme heat

Chennai, June 09 (ANI): Zoo authorities in Chennai made special arrangements for animals to protect them from scorching heat. In an effort to provide cool shelters for birds, about 20 to 25 cages of pheasants, parakeets and lovebirds are covered with jute sacks and water is sprayed on it thrice in a day. The initiatives taken by the local authorities and the state government to protect the animals and birds in the zoo from heat strokes have been welcomed by all. Elephant calves are provided a large enclosure for moving around and mud wallowing. They also enjoy shower between 3 and 4 PM daily. Visitors are permitted to see the exclusive shower. The white tigers have been provided with wooden shelters, which have a lot of shade, providing additional cooling effect to them. Jun 9, 2014
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FIFA world cup fever picks up as Jerseys sale shoot up in Kolkata

Kolkata, June 09 (ANI): Soccer jersey sales shot up in Kolkata city of West Bengal as fans went all out to support their favourite teams with the FIFA world cup fast approaching. The enthusiastic supporters of different soccer teams are lining up at the shops to buy their favorite country’s jersey as FIFA world cup is to kick off on June 12. Bhidan Market, which is situated in the heart of the city, area famous for all sports goods, has suddenly turned into a frequent haunt for all football enthusiasts in the city. A football fan and customer at the shop, Soumoditto Chandra, said his favorite team was Brazil and he always supports them. Shopkeeper, Siddik Ahmed said the sales have shot up and business is profitable during this time Jun 9, 2014
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Army boss Sisi sworn in as Egypt president

Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was sworn in as president on Sunday following a landslide election almost a year after he deposed Egypt's first freely elected leader and crushed his Islamist supporters. Duration: 00:39 Jun 8, 2014
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Talks between Sushma Swaraj and Wang Yi were cordial, useful, productive and substantive: MEA

New Delhi, June 08 (ANI): MEA spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin on Sunday said that the talks between External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj and her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi were productive, useful and substantial. Akbaruddin while briefing media on the Indo-Sino talks told reporters that all issues of significance were raised and discussed in a frank and cordial manner during the meeting. Jun 8, 2014
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Kejriwal demands subsidies for water and electricity from Central government for Delhi

New Delhi, June 08 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said his party hopes he will fulfill expectations of people. Kejriwal hoped that the NDA government would put a check on rising gas prices. He also urged the BJP to address water and electricity issues, especially in the capital. Jun 8, 2014
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Teams created to arrest culprits in BJP leader murder case, maintaining peace: ADG

Dadri, June 08 (ANI): Talking about the BJP leader murder case wherein Vijay Pandit was shot dead by an unidentified man in Greater Noida, ADG Law and Order in Dadri, Devendra Chauhan said that the incident is very saddening. He said that special teams are created to arrest the culprits and the second priority is maintaining peace in the area so that the normal life continues. Jun 8, 2014