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Bhutan PM says India deserves permanent seat in UN Security Council

Thimpu, June 16 (ANI): Bhutan's Prime Minister called for India's inclusion in the UN Security Council as its permanent member as he thanked New Delhi on Sunday (June 15) for its 'unwavering' support and financial aid. Bhutan Prime Minster, Lyonchen Tshering Tobgay hosted a grand banquet for his Indian counterpart and said Indian PM Narendra Modi's first overseas visit to Bhutan, within a few weeks of his being sworn in as Prime Minister, indicates the new government's commitment to strengthen bilateral ties with its immediate neighbours. Supporting New Delhi contention for a permanent seat in the United Nations Security Council, Tobgay called for a reform in the council and said India rightly deserved a place. He also added that the socio-economic and political landscape of Bhutan has totally transformed and attributed this achievement to India. Jun 16, 2014
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Pakistani refugees in JandK demand voting rights

Kathua, June 16 (ANI): West Pakistani Refugees living in Jammu and Kashmir protested and demanded the newly elected PM to think of their welfare and grant them their much awaited voting rights. A number of refugees, including women, raised slogans in favour of their demands where they said that ahead of state elections, they should be given voting rights. State president of West Pakistani Refugees, Labha Ram Gandhi, alleged that the government has only been sympathetic to groups like Kashmiri Pandits but never paid heed to the long pending demands of West Pakistan refugees. Jun 16, 2014
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DR Congo, Rwanda, scrap over copse of trees

Congolese troops on the border with Rwanda have dug a trench behind a copse of eucalyptus trees, determined to defend a scrap of land they believe marks their territory. Duration: 01:08 Jun 15, 2014
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Canada: life as a transgender kid

In Canada, some youngsters with gender dysphoria, a conflict between biological sex and gender identity, are being supported with some provinces allowing over-18s to change sex officially without undergoing gender surgery. Duration: 02:03 Jun 15, 2014
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Narendra Modi meets Bhutan PM Tshering Tobgay

Thimphu, June 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday met Bhutanese Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay. Embarking on his first foreign visit since taking over, Prime Minister Modi arrived in Bhutan today. A grand welcome was accorded to him by the Bhutanese government which rolled out a red carpet and gave a ceremonial guard of honour to him. Jun 15, 2014
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PM Narendra Modi meets Bhutan King

Thimpu, June 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday met Bhutanese King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuk and the two discussed an entire gamut of ties to cement the "unique and special" bilateral relationship. During the meeting Modi invited the Bhutanese King and his wife Jetsun Pema to visit India. Before the meeting when Modi arrived at the palace, he was given a warm, ceremonial welcome with a traditional dance. He was also presented with a guard of honour at the palace and the national anthems of the two countries were played. Jun 15, 2014
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Policemen pay tribute to traffic constable who died in Moti Nagar road rage

New Delhi, June 15 (ANI): Policemen on Sunday paid tribute to late traffic constable Manna Ram who died in Moti Nagar in a road rage incident on Saturday. The traffic constable was mowed down by the accused, Raman Kant, in Moti Nagar following a heated argument, after Ram tried apprehending Kant for driving on the wrong side of the road. Trying to evade Ram, the accused dragged the constable for over 200 meters, which led to his tragic death. Jun 15, 2014
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High tide leaves one dead in Mumbai's Marine Drive, One rescued

Mumbai, June 15 (ANI): Despite a high tide alert warning issued for Mumbai residents, two boys fell prey to huge tidal waves on Sunday. The torrential waves which have been hitting the Mumbai shore continuously for the third day left one dead in the Marine Drive area of the city while the other one was rescued. The dead body was recovered by the BMC workers from amidst rocks on the shore. Jun 15, 2014
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Narendra Modi inaugurates Supreme Court of Bhutan

Thimphu, June 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated Supreme Court of Bhutan. Embarking on his first foreign visit since taking over, Prime Minister Modi arrived in Bhutan today. A grand welcome was accorded to him by the Bhutanese government which rolled out a red carpet and gave a ceremonial guard of honour to him. Later Modi met Bhutan Prime Minster, Lyonchen Tshering Tobgay and King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck in a bid to reassert Indian influence in the subcontinent offering financial and technical help to the small Himalayan kingdom. Jun 15, 2014
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Varun Dhawan to throw a bachelors party?

Mumbai, June 15 (ANI): Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan is set to throw a bachelor party! No, he's not getting married, but the celebrations are part of a promotional strategy for his forthcoming Bollywood entertainer "Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania". The party will be held June 20. Talking about it, the 27-year-old "Student Of The Year" actor said: "On June 20 night, we have planned a very big thing with MTV. I am throwing a bachelor party. So I will be there and I will dance with everyone." The actor said this while promoting the film at the Radio Mirchi studio where he was present with his co-star Alia Bhatt to promote the film. "Please, everyone is invited. So on Saturday night, there is going to be a lot of dance and masti (fun)," he added. Produced by Karan Johar and directed by Shashank Khaitan, Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania hits theatres on July 11th. Jun 15, 2014
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PM Modi receives Guard of Honour at Bhutan Kings Palace

Thimphu, June 15 (ANI): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday was received in Bhutan with a colourful processional ceremony. Indian delegation was escorted to the King’s Palace amidst colourful processions and dances carried out by the people of Bhutan and Modi also received the Guard of Honour at the King’s Palace. The PM is on a two day tour to Bhutan which is his first foreign visit after taking charge of his office. Jun 15, 2014