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Teacher arrested for brutally thrashing 13-year-old student in West Bengal

Howrah, July 26 (ANI): A teacher of St. Aloysius School in West Bengal was arrested for beating up a 13-year-old boy black and blue during class hours for borrowing pen. The student of eighth standard sustained severe injuries on shoulder and is suffering from high fever. Father of the teenager, Deepak Khater, said the teacher beat his son with steel scale. Meanwhile, school in-charge, Sister Hilda, said the school authorities were unaware of the incident but will suspend the teacher with immediate effect. Complaint was registered at Golabari police station of Howrah district. Jul 26, 2014
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Arun Jaitley, armed forces heads pay tribute to Kargil martyrs at India Gate

New Delhi/ Kargil, July 26 (ANI): Defence Minister Arun Jaitley and heads of all three wings of the Indian armed forces paid tribute to the martyrs at the India Gate, who laid down their life for the nation in the 1999 Kargil conflict with Pakistan. Jaitley along with Army Chief General Bikram Singh, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha and Chief of the Naval Staff RK Dhowan paid homage to the martyred soldiers at the Amar Jawan Jyoti at the India Gate in Delhi on Saturday. Each year since 1999, the _Kargil Vijay Diwas_ is celebrated on July 26 every year to mark the exit of Pakistan Army from Indian territory and Indian Army bunkers captured by them. On _Vijay Diwas_ the nation remembers the soldiers who laid down their lives in the cold desert of Ladakh, fighting to reclaim every inch of their motherland. Jul 26, 2014
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IAF helicopter crashes in Uttar Pradesh, 7 dead

Sitapur, July 26 (ANI): A helicopter of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed in Sitapur district of Uttar Pradesh killing all seven people on board, including two pilots. According to reports, the advanced landing chopper-307 was on its way to Allahabad from Bareilly when it crashed in a field in village Ahirwa in Sitapur district, around 70 Kms away from Lucknow. The pilot gave a _may-day_ (emergency) call and soon after, there was a loss of contact on radar and radio. There is no reported damage on ground. Reportedly, eleven helicopters belonging to the armed forces have crashed in the past three years. Jul 26, 2014
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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