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India, US must bring persistence to overcome obstacles: US Ambassador to India

New Delhi, Feb 06 (ANI): US Ambassador to India, Richard Verma said that both countries should bring energy and persistence to overcome the obstacles towards achieving the shared objectives agreed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Barack Obama. Verma added that leaders had set the tone and it was up to rest of them to take the relationship forward that involves Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar and his team, cabinets, bureaucracies and national security teams. The January 25 announcement by Obama and Modi followed six weeks of intensive talks, but few details were released beyond a framework based on India's acceptance of the principle that plant operators should bear primary liability in the event of a nuclear disaster. Feb 6, 2015
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Radio emerges as Kashmir's hero post floods

Srinagar, Feb 06 (ANI): Radio has emerged as the ultimate choice of mass media for the people of Jammu and Kashmir in the aftermath of the floods that wrecked havoc in September last year. Hundreds of people were killed and thousands of villages were devastated by the worst flooding in decades in the Kashmir valley last year. Roads in Srinagar were transformed into stagnant canals strewn with wreckage, trash and dead animals. When all channels of communication including phone lines and other mass media networks like the state owned television channel Doordarshan were down, it was FM services of state owned station 'Radio Kashmir' which kept the people up to date with the latest happenings and also acted as a platform where their grievances were highlighted. As a result of this a lot of people in the state still prefer to listen to radio over other mediums of mass communication like television and newspapers. Feb 6, 2015
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Row over Cordoba church's Muslim past

A fierce row is mounting over the mosque-cathedral of Cordoba, a UNESCO-listed jewel of Islamic and Christian architecture and history, with locals accusing the Catholic church of seeking to rub out its Muslim past.. Feb 6, 2015
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Obama to decide on Ukraine arms 'soon': Kerry

US President Barack Obama will "soon" decide whether to arm Ukraine against pro-Russian separatists but prefers a diplomatic solution, according to Secretary of State John Kerry. Feb 6, 2015
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Rival rallies greet Dalai Lama visit in US

Crowds gathered outside the venue where the Dalai Lama and President Obama met on Thursday, with some welcoming the religious leader and others demonstrating against his position on the Shugden Buddhist faith. Duration: 01:17 Feb 6, 2015
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Tunisia parliament endorses historic coalition government

Tunisia's parliament approved Thursday a coalition government led by the secular Nidaa Tounes party and including moderate Islamist rivals Ennahda, following landmark elections in the birthplace of the Arab Spring. Feb 6, 2015
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'Dodo the pimp' takes stand in Strauss-Kahn trial

The trial of disgraced former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn and 13 others for aggravated pimping continues with Dominique Alderweireld, also known as 'Dodo La Saumure' ('Dodo the pimp') taking the stand. Feb 6, 2015
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Polish president announces bid for second term

Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski, 62, has announced on Thursday he will be a candidate for a second mandate for the presidential elections in which he is the favourite. Feb 6, 2015
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NATO to unveil strengthened Eastern Europe defence

NATO was set Thursday to agree a major boost to its defences in eastern Europe including six bases and a spearhead force of 5,000 troops in response to what it called Russian aggression in Ukraine. Feb 6, 2015