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Thousands of kids line up Thimphu streets to welcome Modi

Thimphu, June 15 (ANI): Thousands of school kids have lined the route from Paro Airport to Thimphu, armed with Indian and Bhutanese flags, to greet Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday soon after his arrival from New Delhi on a two-day official visit. Welcoming a guest with warmth is the traditional Buddhist way of life. Special prayers were held in downtown for a clear day in Thimphu, so that all the functions planned for Modi go off smoothly. The gigantic Shakyamuni Buddha at a height of 169 feet is clearly visible today. Jun 15, 2014
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Bhutan flight makes emergency landing at Kolkata airport

Kolkata, June 15 (ANI): A Royal Bhutan Airlines flight whose windshield cracked during its journey from Paro to Mumbai was forced to make an emergency landing in Kolkata on Sunday. All the passengers and crew members on board are said to be safe. The captain of the flight sought permission of the ATC for emergency landing as the aircraft suffered windshield crack during the flight, said an official at NSC Bose International Airport. Jun 15, 2014
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Congress continues protest over power and water crisis

New Delhi, June 15 (ANI): Entering fourth day of its protest against power and water crisis in the national capital, Congress staged a protest in Delhi on Sunday. Congress protester said that PM Narendra Modi who talked about bringing down inflation is not acting and that the continuous crisis of power and water has aggravated the troubles for the residents of Delhi. Meanwhile, BJP leader Vijender Gupta said that this is just a political stunt by the Congress to encash the issue for their benefit and that centre is doing everything possible in the matter. Jun 15, 2014
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New technology designed to carry out rescue operations in Mandi

Mandi, June 15 (ANI): Engineers from southern India have devised two new technologies, SONAR and LIDAR, to carry out further search operations of the missing students who drowned in Beas River of Himachal Pradesh. 24 engineering students of a private engineering college of Hyderabad were swept away when the waters of river Beas suddenly spiked dangerously high following a release from the reservoir of 126 MW Larji hydropower project on June 08. Antony Leyon Felix, an engineer, said the two technologies are based on laser pulse-recognition. Jun 15, 2014
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LS Speaker Mahajan final arbiter on LOP issue: M Venkaiah Naidu

Vizag, June 15 (ANI): Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said that Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan is having a look at all past conventions and precedents before deciding on the method to choose a Leader of the Opposition. He also said that she is consulting with experts on the issue. He also advised the Congress Party and its supporting parties to stay calm. Naidu also quoted the prime minsiter's speech in the parliament to remind the Congress that it does not have numbers to stake a claim for the post of Leader of the Opposition. Naidu also went back in history to say that there have been many occasions when there was no Leader of the Opposition, and asked Congress to explain as to why the rules should be bent for it. Jun 15, 2014
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Indonesia's poor swap garbage for health care

A new group of clinics on Indonesia's main island of Java are treating patients for free in exchange for rubbish, an innovative approach to broadening access to healthcare for the poorest as the state struggles to deliver. Duration: 02:04 Jun 15, 2014
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BJP leader's body found tied in car at Baheri-Nainital Highway

Baheri, June 15 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rakesh Kumar Rastogi who had gone missing on Friday evening, was found dead in his car on Baheri-Nainital Highway under mysterious circumstances. The body of Rastogi, the divisional vice-president of BJP's Nainital unit, was found tied with a nylon rope inside Santro car, leading to suspicion that he had been murdered and his body is sent for postmortem. BJP leader Rakesh Tyagi demanded that those involved in the killing of Rastogi be nabbed within 24 hours, failing which the party would take to the streets. Jun 15, 2014
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UP CM should either maintain law or resign: BJP

Meerut, June 15 (ANI): BJP's UP unit President Laxmikant Bajpai on Sunday slammed Uttar Pradesh government over the declining law and order in the state and reacted over the murder mystery of BJP leader Rakesh Kumar Rastogi whose dead body was found in Baheri. Bajpai said that he has asked the authorities for quick probe into the matter. He also added that Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav should either maintain law in the state or resign. Jun 15, 2014
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Congress leader's son shot dead in Amethi

Amethi, June 15 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Congress leader Jang Bahadur Singh's son, Mahendra Pratap Singh was shot dead by unidentified men in Amethi giving the Congress constituency a jolt. Superintendent of Police (SP) Hira Lal said that the assailants in a Bolero fired on the windscreen and on the side of the Qualis car while it was travelling on the stretch between Raniganj road and Waris road. Mahendra was a former chairman of Jamo Block and his family members have accused Akshay Pratap alias Gopal Ji for the killings. Jun 15, 2014
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Politicos react as Jaitley says forces capable of responding to ceasefire violations

New Delhi, June 15 (ANI): Politicos on Sunday reacted over Defence Minister Arun Jaitley's comment that the country's forces are capable of responding to ceasefire violations along the Line of Control by Pakistan. Jaitley, who arrived on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir, said he will review security related matters with the state government and officers involved in the security grid. Jun 15, 2014
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BJP delegation visits Kolkata to investigate attack on party workers

Kolkata, June 15 (ANI): BJP delegation on Sunday visited Kolkata in order to investigate the violence unleashed on BJP workers in West Bengal. BJP leader Balbir Punj said that violence against political workers has increased under Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. Punj also stated that the BJP delegation has arrived only to investigate the violence against BJP leaders and workers. Several BJP workers were injured during the clash between BJP and TMC supports. The BJP leaders will also visit Illambazar where a BJP leader was killed. Jun 15, 2014
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Italian fans rejoiced over victory over England by 2-1

Manaus, June 15 (ANI): Italian soccer fans were left elated in the Amazonian city of Manaus after their team beat England by 2-1 in their first Group D match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. England dominated the second half but could not find a way past back-up keeper Salvatore Sirigu, deputising for the injured Gianluigi Buffon. Italy fans leaving the stadium were delighted with the win. While Brazilian fans also seemed to be supporting the "Azzurri" or blues, like Aline Zacarni. Italy now joined top of the group with Costa Rica while England must beat Uruguay in their next game to retain realistic hopes of reaching the last 16. Jun 15, 2014
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Mixed reactions flow over Modi's maiden visit to Bhutan

New Delhi, June 15 (ANI): Political leaders on Sunday reacted over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's maiden foreign visit to Bhutan. BJP leader Subramanian Swamy said that Bhutan is a friendly nation which always supported India and thus Modi's decision to choose Bhutan was a wise one. Congress leader Rashid Alvi stated Modi should first concentrate on national issues and then move to foreign ones. RJD leader Manoj Jha stated that the PM should understand that he has moved beyond election campaign and should handle foreign issues maturely. Jun 15, 2014
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PM Modi warns of tough measures on economic front, Politicos react

New Delhi, June 15 (ANI): Politicos on Sunday reacted over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's comment where he said that 'tough decisions' would be taken in order to improve the financial health of the nation. He also launched an attack on the previous Congress-led UPA government for the poor way in which it had handled the nation's economy. Jun 15, 2014
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PM Narendra Modi reaches Bhutan, receives Guard of Honour

Thimphu, June 15 (ANI): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday reached Bhutan on his first foreign visit. Modi was accompanied by Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj along with NSA Ajit Doval. Bhutan Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay himself came to receive Modi at the airport. Modi also received the Guard of Honour on his arrival. He arrived at the Paro Airport from where he will be heading towards Thimphu city by road. Indian prime minister will lay the foundation of a 600 MW hydroelectric power station in Bhutan and inaugurate a parliament building constructed by India. Jun 15, 2014