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Cultural festival brings together indigenous tribes in Imphal

Manipur, Feb 09 (ANI): Artists from different tribes of Manipur showcased their rich culture at the 3rd State Level Tribal Cultural Festival held at the tribal Research Institute auditorium in Chingmeirong. The three-day-long event, themed "Culture for Peace and harmony", was organized by the Tribal Research Institute under the aegis of the Government of Manipur and the Ministry of Tribal affairs, Government of India. The festival aimed at bringing different tribes on one platform to provide them a chance to showcase their culture and interact with each other. Feb 9, 2014
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France's south-western coast fights the ocean

Climate change and heavy storms are contributing to erosion on France's Atlantic coast, where hard-hit areas see the ocean reclaim 3 to 5 meters of land every year. Duration: 01:58 Feb 8, 2014
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Fans enjoy first full day in Sochi Olympic park

The Sochi Olympic park hosted its first full day of competition on Saturday. Under bright sunshine, fans got their first taste of the park, and enjoyed some eclectic cultural performances. Duration: 00:52 Feb 8, 2014
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Besieged civilians in Syria's Homs receive UN aid

The United Nations was poised to deliver aid to desperate civilians besieged in rebel-held areas of Syria's third city Homs on Saturday on the second day of a humanitarian truce. Duration: 00:42 Feb 8, 2014
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Parineeti & Siddharths chemistry in Hasee Toh Phasee takes audience on fun ride

Mumbai, Feb 8 (ANI): Bollywood’s latest rom com 'Hasee Toh Phasee' hitting theatres with its lead pair Siddharth Malhotra and Parineeti Chopra’s fresh-mint on-screen chemistry with combination of unusual elements, sparkling humour and witty repartee, despite a few bumps along the way, takes audiences on a fun ride. Feb 8, 2014
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14 year old Manipuri girl raped in Delhi

New Delhi, Feb 8 (ANI): A 14-year-old Manipuri girl was raped in Munirka on Friday night, allegedly by her landlord's son. The girl had gone to the market to buy some household item when the accused attacked her and took the girl to a vacant room in the locality. The minor has suffered injuries and was taken to Safdarjung Hospital where she underwent a medical examination which confirmed rape. The accused has been arrested after an FIR was registered under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act at Vasant Vihar Police Station. Meanwhile, people on Saturday protested outside Vasant Vihar Police station in Delhi after the rape demanding justice for the girl and better security for women. Feb 8, 2014
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PM releases commemorative stamp in honour of late ghazal singer Jagjit Singh

New Delhi, Feb 8 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday released a commemorative stamp in honour of late ghazal singer Jagjit Singh on his 73rd birth anniversary. Singh said that Jagjit Singh would always remain alive in the hearts of his listeners through his soulful music for the generations to come. Feb 8, 2014
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14 year old Manipuri girl raped in Delhi

New Delhi, Feb 8 (ANI): A 14-year-old Manipuri girl was raped in Munirka on Friday night, allegedly by her landlord's son. The girl had gone to the market to buy some household item when the accused attacked her and took the girl to a vacant room in the locality. The minor has suffered injuries and was taken to Safdarjung Hospital where she underwent a medical examination which confirmed rape. The accused has been arrested after an FIR was registered under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act at Vasant Vihar Police Station. Meanwhile, people on Saturday protested outside Vasant Vihar Police station in Delhi after the rape demanding justice for the girl and better security for women. Feb 8, 2014
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Rahul takes on Narendra Modi & RSS, BJP condemns

Patna/ New Delhi, Feb 08 (ANI): After Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi asked people to respect the tea vendors but not those who cheat people, BJP condemned the statement and said that Gandhi speaks in ignorance. Gandhi also accused RSS of killing Gandhian ideology, to which BJP leader Sudhanshu Trivedi said that it is Congress who killed the Gandhian ideology. Meanwhile, party leader Rajiv Pratap Rudy said that BJP is proud that it has chosen somebody like a tea-vendor as its PM nominee. Feb 8, 2014
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Rahul takes on Narendra Modi & RSS, BJP condemns

Patna/ New Delhi, Feb 08 (ANI): After Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi asked people to respect the tea vendors but not those who cheat people, BJP condemned the statement and said that Gandhi speaks in ignorance. Gandhi also accused RSS of killing Gandhian ideology, to which BJP leader Sudhanshu Trivedi said that it is Congress who killed the Gandhian ideology. Meanwhile, party leader Rajiv Pratap Rudy said that BJP is proud that it has chosen somebody like a tea-vendor as its PM nominee. Feb 8, 2014
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Transport chaos as heavy snow hits Tokyo

Heavy snow strikes Tokyo and other areas across Japan, grounding nearly 300 flights and suspending some train services as the weather agency issues a severe storm warning for the capital. Duration: 00:46 Feb 8, 2014
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Descendant of Gordon of Khartoum returns to Sudan

Descendant of General Charles Gordon, Englishman Robert Gordon visited Khartoum on Friday where his ancestor was killed 129 years earlier by the forces of an Islamic reformer known as "the Mahdi". Duration: 00:26 Feb 8, 2014
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Bosnian protesters set presidential office alight

Protesters outraged over Bosnia's devastated economy set fire to a government building and a presidential office in Sarajevo, just hours after storming another in northeastern Tuzla. Duration: 00:33 Feb 8, 2014
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Maoists hamper development work in Latehar

Latehar, Feb 08 (ANI): Recently, the Maoists attacked a construction site in Bariatu area of Jharkhand’s Latehar district. The armed guerillas not only opened fire and threatened the workers but also burnt down their equipment used for road construction. Road construction work has come to a halt as the incident has created a fear psychosis among the workers. The case has been reported at the Bariatu police station and police is investigating the matter. It has claimed to have identified a few Maoists. Maoists are stalling development work in remote areas of Jharkhand. Feb 8, 2014