India displays its military might on 65th republic day

New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended India's 65th Republic Day celebrations as the chief guest on Sunday (January 26), while India showcased its defence might in a colourful ceremony. The country exhibited state-of-the art ballistic missiles, even as soldiers belonging to the three armed forces marched down Rajpath, the ceremonial boulevard in the heart of the city, and enthralling spectators. Jan 26, 2014
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Unprovoked firing from Pakistan on Republic Day

Jammu & Kashmir, Jan 26 (ANI): General Officer Commanding of 19 Infantry Division Major General Anil Chauhan said that there was unprovoked firing from Pakistani side on Sunday which continued for almost three hours. Although, he said that there was no retaliation from India’s side in order to maintain peace and tranquility on the borders on Republic Day. In what was the first case of ceasefire violation since the last month's DGMO level talks, Pakistan breached the ceasefire this morning at 6:15 am. Jan 26, 2014
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Delhi CM should learn to rise above anarchist attitude: Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): Slamming Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s speech at the Republic Day celebration, BJP leader Harsh Vardhan said that the Delhi CM should learn to rise above the anarchist attitude as was also warned by President Pranab Mukherjee during his Republic Day speech. He said that Kejriwal should respect that Constitution which brought him to power. Jan 26, 2014
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Sweets exchanged between India and Pakistan at border on Republic Day

Jammu and Kashmir, Jan 26 (ANI): Soldiers from both India and Pakistan exchanged sweets across the Wagah Border of Amritsar to mark the 65th anniversary of India’s Republic Day on Sunday. Deputy Inspector General of the Border Security Force (BSF) M.S. Faruqi said, this was a tradition that is practiced every year on the occasion. Jan 26, 2014
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WWII landings re-enacted in Italy on 70th anniversary

Soldiers waded onto a beach, fighter planes flew overhead and jeeps filed along the seaside at Anzio in Italy this weekend as the resort town marks the 70th anniversary of Allied landings during World War II. Duration: 01:35 Jan 26, 2014
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Children among victims of Fallujah shelling

Shelling and bombings across Iraq killed 28 people Saturday and militants blew up a key bridge linking the capital to the north, the latest in a surge of violence. Duration: 00:28 Jan 26, 2014
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Suicide bomber kills four in Kabul attack

A Taliban suicide bomber blows himself up near an Afghan military bus in Kabul, killing four people in the latest attack in the Afghan capital in the final year of NATO combat operations. Duration: 00:29 Jan 26, 2014
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India celebrates 65th Republic Day with patriotic fervour

Raipur/ Trivandrum/ Bhopal/ Bangalore, Jan 26 (ANI): Various states across India celebrated 65th anniversary of the Republic Day on Sunday with a patriotic fervor. In Bangalore, Governor H.R. Bhardwaj attended to an impressive and colourful parade that highlighted the strength of the armed forces and culture of the state. Jan 26, 2014
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Ramdev urges Muslims to vote for Narendra Modi in 2014 polls

Hyderabad, Jan 26 (ANI): Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev on Sunday urged Muslims to vote for BJP’s PM candidate Narendra Modi in the upcoming 2014 general elections. Modi is accused to have not acted and encouraged the 2002 communal violence in Gujarat which claimed more than 1000 lives, mostly Muslims. Ramdev also said his aim was to ensure victory of Modi in the polls as he agreed to bring back Indian black money stashed in off-shore banks. Jan 26, 2014
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Legal services centre opens in rebel infested Jharkhand

Jharkhand, Jan 26 (ANI): The Supreme Court launched a Legal Services Authority Centre in rebel infested Jharkhand to provide legal aid to the residents of the area. The centre was inaugurated by the legal advisory body in Ramgarh district in Jharkhand. Jan 26, 2014
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Separatists in Kashmir call for shutdown on Republic Day.

Srinagar, Jan 26 (ANI): Separatists called for a complete shutdown in Jammu and Kashmir on 65th Republic Day on Sunday. The shutdown call was given by hardliner Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani and was supported by a host of separatist groups. All shops, business establishments, and the public transport remained shut. Every year the separatists announce shutdown on Republic Day and Independence Day. Meanwhile, heavy security has been deployed in the state to foil any attempt by militants to disturb the Republic day function. Jan 26, 2014
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Kamal Haasan to get Padma Bhushan, thanks govt

Chennai, Jan 26 (ANI): Well-known actor Kamal Haasan will be awarded the Padma Bhushan award for his contribution to Indian cinema. The Padma Bhushan is one of the highest civilian awards of the country, given for distinguished service of high order. This award is conferred upon by the President at a ceremonial function at the Rashtrapati Bhawan. The actor who had won the Padma Shri in 1990 has been in the film industry for over five decades and acted in nearly 200 films. Hassan on Sunday thanked the government for choosing him over many others. Jan 26, 2014
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Maoists torch trucks in Jharkhand

Gumla /Gaya, Jan 26 (ANI): Maoists torched three trucks in Gumla district of Jharkhand for not paying the levy demanded by them, said drivers. The incident has inflicted fear among the truck drivers, who say no one comes to their rescue to solve their problems. There have been reports of setting trucks ablaze by Maoists in the past. After the attack, the Maoists left behind a list of their demands. Meanwhile, in Bihar police arrested one Maoist in Kabir village. The Maoist identified as Aayodhya Ravidas was a wanted rebel responsible for various crimes. Jan 26, 2014