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BSF organizes 2-day cleft surgery camp in Tripura

Agartala, June 23 (ANI): India's paramilitary Border Security Force (BSF) is making efforts to bring smile to the faces of children with cleft lips and palates by organising medical camps for children and adults in Tripura. The medical camp performed free of cost surgeries at the two-day long medical camp in Salbagan area in Agartala. The initiative gives both adults and children a new lease of life, giving back them their self-confidence. Special Director General of Border Security Force (BSF), BD Sharma, said such camps have been held in the past as well and almost 250 such cases have been dealt with. Jun 23, 2014
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Centre appeals to militant outfits to shun violence after a police officer killed in Assam

Assam, June 23 (ANI): Nitya Nanda Goswami, the Superintendent of Police, of Hamren police district was leading an operation against the insurgent outfit in remote Rongthang forest area where they came face-to-face with the militants. The police team retaliated and in the ensuing encounter, Goswami and his personal security guard were killed. Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju and Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi visited Karbi Anglong to pay tribute slain Superintendent of Police and his personal security guard. Their last rights were performed with full state honour. The police force and top officials paid floral tributes and gave them a guard of honor with gun salute. Saddened by the incident, the Kiren Rijiju appealed to militant outfits to give up arms and join the mainstream. Jun 23, 2014
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France's Jewish community elects new Grand Rabbi

France's Jewish community on Sunday elected the Jewish chaplain of the French army, Haïm Korsia, 51, to a seven-year term as its new Grand Rabbi, as it grapples with rising anti-Semitism. Duration: 01:07 Jun 23, 2014
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Egypt faces 'critical moment in transition': Kerry

US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Egypt Sunday on a surprise trip to push for democracy in the politically tumultuous country as Washington quietly released $572 million in military aid. Duration: 00:35 Jun 22, 2014
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Hong Kongers defy Beijing to vote in democracy referendum

Hong Kong citizens cast their ballots in an unofficial referendum on democratic reform, with booths opening across the territory after an online poll that has enraged Beijing and drawn nearly 600,000 votes since it opened online. Duration: 00:58 Jun 22, 2014
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Iraqis seek shelter from battles and privation

On a dusty patch of land off a highway in northern Iraq, just outside the border with Iraq's autonomous three-province Kurdish region, hundreds of Iraqi refugees took shelter, fleeing in front of the Sunni militants. Duration: 00:57 Jun 22, 2014
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Sao Paulo slum throws down World Cup gauntlet

Youngsters from a slum on the outskirts of Sao Paulo's Guarulhos airport have thrown down a World Cup gauntlet: they have challenged the competition winners to play a match against them. Duration: 01:31 Jun 22, 2014
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Politicos react as BJP ally Shiv Sena wants rail fare hike roll back

New Delhi, June 22 (ANI): Politicos on Sunday reacted over BJP ally Shiv Sena’s demand of a roll-back of the hike or a reduction in quantum of hike. The 14.2 per cent hike will pinch the pockets of the 70 lakh commuters of suburban railways in Mumbai. The average Mumbaikar will have to pay almost double for season pass tickets. Jun 22, 2014
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Huge arms recovered from Maoist-affected area in Jharkhand

Lohardaga, June 22 (ANI): Provincial police of Jharkhand state in a joint operation with the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunitions in Maoist-affected Lohardaga district of the state. During the operation, the police recovered 125 serial bombs, which were defused, three pressure cooker bombs, 100 metres codex wire and 23 grenades. Sub-divisional police officer (SDPO) SA Rijvi said the operations have been on for four days and thus far they have succeeded in their mission. The joint operation is also scheduled to take place in a few other villages in this area. Jun 22, 2014