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PM Manmohan Singh & Japanese defence minister hold defence talks

New Delhi, Jan 07 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Japan’s Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera met in New Delhi to hold defence talks during the latter’s 4 -day visit to India. The talk was a follow up to India-Japan’s defence ministerial meeting held in November 2011. The two ministers talked extensively and exchanged ideas regarding regional and global security challenges as well as bilateral defence cooperation and exchanges between the two countries. They shared views on the necessity to conduct high- level and working-level regular consultations and exchanges, education/academic research exchanges and making other efforts in order to further strengthen mutual trust and understanding. Jan 7, 2014
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Strong counter infiltration process on, ceasefire maintained: GOC Dagger Division

Baramulla, Jan 07 (ANI): Giving information about any infiltration attempts at the Uri region of Kashmir, GOC Dagger Division Major Gen Anil Chauhan said that a strong counter infiltration process is in place and ceasefire from both sides is maintained. He said that there are no surety on whether there will be infiltration or not, but the preparations for the same is in place. Jan 7, 2014
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Intense cold wave sweeps northern India, paralyses normal life

Kanpur / Shimla, Jan 07 (ANI): Intense cold wave coupled with dense fog continued to paralyse normal life in northern India on Tuesday, disrupting, flight and train operations. A blanket of thick fog over northern India hit rail traffic with dozens of trains running behind schedule or cancelled. The visibility dropped below 100 metres. People were seen sitting around bonfires on pavements in Kanpur. Meanwhile, the mercury dropped to freezing point in Shimla, leading to formation of frost on plants. The meteorological department of India informed that a strong western disturbance is coming towards north-western part which will result in heavy snowfall in Himachal Pradesh on January 08. Jan 7, 2014
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Nobody denying enquiry: Shinde on Adarsh scam report

Diu/ New Delhi/Mumbai, Jan 07 (ANI): Home Affairs Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde defended the ruling Congress party in the Adarsh Housing Scam inquiry report, which indicted four former state chiefs and slammed political parties for politicising the issue. Earlier, Congress Vice- President Rahul Gandhi demanded that the Maharashtra government reconsider its decision of rejecting the Adarsh Housing Scam inquiry report. Shinde, who was on a tour to Diu on Monday said his party has always cooperated in investigating the scam. According to media reports, the government had rejected the final report of the commission that probed the Adarsh Housing Society scam because it named senior Congress leaders. Jan 7, 2014
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Punish them if found guilty, but dont play on their wounds unnecessarily: Md Adeeb on Muzaffarnagar

New Delhi, Jan 07 (ANI): After Delhi police confirmed that terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba tried to recruit men from riot-hit Muzaffarnagar, Rajya Sabha MP Mohammed Adeeb said that punishment should be meted out to those found guilty but the authorities should avoid playing on their wounds unnecessarily. Further, he said that its been 10 years that a particular community is hit by authorities and arrests are made with no proof. He urged that there should not be any further arrest on without nay basis. Jan 7, 2014
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Bosnian Muslims send images of corpses to Serb politicians

Muslim victims of Bosnia's war sent postcards showing corpses taken from a mass grave to 5,000 Serb politicians on Monday, ahead of the anniversary of the creation of a separate Bosnian Serb-run political entity. Duration: 00:57 Jan 7, 2014
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Portugal pays final homage to football legend Eusebio

Tens of thousands of people turned out in the rain on Monday to say a final farewell to Portuguese football legend Eusebio, who grew up in grinding African poverty to become one of the world's greatest players. Duration: 00:53 Jan 7, 2014
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Sudan's Bashir calls for peace on visit to South Sudan

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir arrived Monday in Juba calling for an end to three weeks of fighting in South Sudan as mediators struggled to get peace negotiations under way in neighbouring Ethiopia. Duration: 00:40 Jan 7, 2014
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CES stage in Vegas set for new wave of gadgets

The Consumer Electronics Show officially opens its doors this week. At a preview event on Sunday, members of the media got a look at some of the many innovative products that will be on display. Duration: 01:08 Jan 7, 2014
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New Nigerian police unit assume duties in Somalia

A new Nigerian Formed Police Unit serving under the African Union in Somalia assumed duties on Monday as the previous group of 70 men and women completed their tour of duty. Duration: 00:59 Jan 7, 2014