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Iran marks 25th anniversary of the passing of Khomeini

On Wednesday Iranians observe the twenty-fifth anniversary of the passing of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. Khomeini was the leader of Iran's Islamic Revolution in 1979 and is remembered as one of the nation's most defining figures. Duration: 00:42 Jun 4, 2014
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New Palestinian unity government "committed" to agreements

The new Palestinian unity government met for the first time on Tuesday after a landmark reconciliation deal with the Islamist movement Hamas that Israel plans to boycott but Washington said it will work with. Duration: 00:37 Jun 3, 2014
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Lack of business opportunities in Gilgit Baltistan

Gilgit Baltistan, June 3: Life in Gilgit Baltistan remains in shambles due to non-availability of basic amenities. The common man is at the receiving end due to lack of employment opportunities. The administration fails to take steps for the welfare of the people. Jun 3, 2014
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Jayalalithaa meets PM Narendra Modi in New Delhi

New Delhi, June 3 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Tuesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the national capital. Jayalalithaa said that she discussed with Modi the problems Tamil Nadu was facing, to which Modi said that he would do the needful. She was, however, non-committal when asked if her party would support Modi's government in Parliament. Jun 3, 2014
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Traditional indigenous musical instrument Pena being revived in Manipur

Manipur, June 3 (ANI): The Pena or Tingteila is a bowed lute. It is the oldest instrument known to the Meiteis. It is used in folk music as well as an accompaniment to Manipuri dances. At one time, this instrument was played in royal courts and was considered part of the "high culture" of the region. Jun 3, 2014
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BSE closes points 173.74 up on June 3

New Delhi, June 03 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 173.74 points up to stand at 24,858.59. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 53.35 points up to stand at 7,415.85. Suzlon Energy and Havells India were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 8.70% and 8.11% along with Indiabulls Real Estate Ltd. and Tata Steel with an increase of 7.80% and 6.74% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include Mphasis and Wockhardt with a decrease of 3.85% and 3.37% along with Dr Reddys Lab and Shriram City University with a decrease of 3.07% and 2.80% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is up 45.56 points at 14,746.42 while the banking sector is down 37.58 points at 17,472.86 and the realty sector is up 60.43 points at 1,981.79. The Indian currency is down 0.30% at Rs 59.33 per dollar. Jun 3, 2014