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Nearly 150 kg of explosives recovered from abandoned car in Varanasi

Varanasi, June 15 (ANI): Police in Holy city of Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh recovered 150 kilograms of ammonium nitrate from a car, while conducting routine frisking of vehicles. After recovering the explosive, police seized the car in which the explosive material was being transported. The two men carrying the explosive in the vehicle fled on seeing the police at a checkpost. No one has been arrested so far. A police probe is underway and further details are awaited. Jun 15, 2014
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Police bust Maoist hideout in 'red corridor', kills one

Gadchiroli, June 15 (ANI): Acting on a tip off, the police in the 'red corridor' of Maharashtra busted a Maoist hideout in the jungles of Gadchiroli district, where after a fierce gunbattle between both sides one rebel was killed and number of explosives were recovered. The Superintendent of Police (Paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force-CRPF), Gadchiroli, M Raj Kumar said that one dead body of a suspected Maoist was recovered after they barged in while the others escaped. The identity of the recovered body has not been ascertained. Jun 15, 2014
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India- Bhutan testimony of bilateral relations, Modi the 'man of action': Bhutan

Thimpu, June 15 (ANI): Bhutan Secretary of Ministry of Information and Communications, Kinley Dorji on Sunday said that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Bhutan is actually history. He said that India- Bhutan relation is testimony of bilateral relations and that Modi being a 'man of action' make things more real. Further, he said that Indian PM will meet almost everybody including king, prime minister and other top officials. Modi will be reaching the neighbouring country in some time soon today. Jun 15, 2014
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Rebels down Ukraine military plane, killing 49

Ukraine's new Western-backed leader vows to strike back at pro-Russian rebels who killed 49 troops by downing a military plane in the deadliest attack against federal forces in the two-month insurgency. Duration: 00:44 Jun 15, 2014
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Iraqi troops dig in, bolstering Baghdad's defences

Soldiers armed with shovels are digging in just 25 kilometres (15 miles) north of Baghdad as others man new checkpoints, bolstering the Iraqi capital's defences against a militant assault. Duration: 00:51 Jun 15, 2014
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Situation calms after fighting on DR Congo-Rwanda border

Rwandan and Congolese troops traded heavy weapons fire on Thursday in a second day of fighting on the border between the two neighbours. But the situation has since calmed and those who fled their homes near the border are returning. Duration: 00:59 Jun 15, 2014
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C. African PM calls for peace for World Cup

The Central African Republic's Prime Minister calls on his compatriots to observe a truce in sectarian violence in the country, for the World Cup and the month of Ramadan that starts on June 28th. Duration: 01:00 Jun 14, 2014
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Bangladesh clash kills at least nine people

Bangladesh, June 14 (ANI): At least nine people were killed in a clash between two groups in Mirpur, on the outskirts of Bangladesh capital Dhaka, on Saturday. The clash erupted just after the Fazr (Morning Prayer) prayers at Kalshi Nera camp near Dhaka due to a dispute over the use of fire-crackers on the occasion of Shab-e-Barat (Religious Festival), which are prohibited. Thousands of Urdu-speaking Muslims, who live in the camp and prefer to call themselves 'stranded Pakistanis' and want to go to Pakistan, said that the miscreants attacked the camp and set their houses on fire. Jun 14, 2014
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Bhutan PM humbled on Modi visiting Bhutan, says need to strengthen relations

Thimphu, June 14 (ANI): Bhutan Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay on Saturday expressed his happiness over Indian PM Narendra Modi visiting Bhutan and choosing it for his first visit from friendship point of view. Tobgay said that Bhutan has shared friendly relations with India since long and efforts will be made to strengthen the relation even more. Jun 14, 2014
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Experts in India endorse Modi's Bhutan visit

New Delhi, June 14 (ANI): Experts opined on Saturday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first foreign visit to Bhutan is a sign that he wants to strengthen relationships with its neighbouring countries. Foreign Minister, Sushma Swaraj, National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval and senior officials would also accompany the Prime Minister for the visit on June 15 and 16. Senior Journalist and BJP leader M.J. Akbar, views this step as a sign of a very clear foreign policy. Senior journalist and political analyst, Neerja Chaudhary, welcomed Modi's visit as a move that shows his seriousness in improving relations with India's neighbours. Jun 14, 2014