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Pak captures two Indian boats with 12 fishermen off Gujarat Coast even as patrolling is on

Porbandar, Jan 07 (ANI): The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (MSA) apprehended 12 Indian fishermen and seized their two boats near the International Maritime Boundary, a Porbandar-based NGO claimed. The incident took place even as patrolling by Indian maritime authorities is in full swing off the Gujarat coast. National Fish Workers Forum General Secretary Manish Lodhari said that there are NGOs who informed about the same and the news was now confirmed by Pakistan sources. He also said that the names of the fishermen will be given out in two days. Lodhari appealed the Indian government to work with the Pakistan authorities to get back Indian fishermen along with their boats as it can cause security threats to India. He said that if the boats are not recovered it can be used by Pak for infiltrating into India and would also cause financial loss to the nation and to the fishermen. Jan 7, 2015
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Fashion show in Manipur to promote state's handloom sector

Imphal, Jan 07 (ANI): Manipur's rich and colourful handloom is well projected by many Northeast based designers. In a recent event titled 'Elegance of the Dancing Looms', some 10 Manipur based fashion designers showcased a fusion of ethnic and modern outfits. The fashion extravaganza was organised by "Blue Wings" with an aim to promote the traditional indigenous attires of the state and attract the attention of national and foreign customers. Many models from Brazil, Slovakia, Ukraine and Russia along with several models from the Northeast sashayed down the ramp at the Bheigyachandra Open Air Theatre in Imphal, showcasing a variety of interesting attires. The collections showcased during the event included bridal attires, handloom outfits, modern designs and ready to wear casual garments. Actress Lin Laishram was one of the show stoppers. Jan 7, 2015
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Thousands of fish die in historical Sher Shah Suri lake in Kanpur

Kanpur, Jan 07 (ANI): Thousands of fish have died in the historical Sher Shah Suri Lake in Uttar Pradesh due to alleged official apathy. The Sher Shah Suri Lake of the Sur dynasty king is one of popular attractions for tourists. Residents of the area said they saw dead fish floating in the lake in Kanpur. They alleged negligence on the part of local municipality for not maintaining the pond. The municipal authorities later visited the spot and cleaned the lake with some chemicals. Locals say the lake has never run dry in the 400 years of its existence. Jan 7, 2015
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Love in limbo in rebel-held east Ukraine

Tying the knot is no simple matter in eastern Ukraine, plunged into conflict and uncertainty since the outbreak of Russian-backed rebellion last year. Many young couples thinking of getting married have had to put their lives on hold. Jan 7, 2015
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Emmanuel Macron visits CES in Las Vegas

French Minister of Economy Emmanuel Macron visits CES in Las Vegas, stopping at the stand of French company Parrot, a start-up which Macron believes is "part of France's success." Jan 7, 2015
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Gambia president blames foreign 'dissidents' for attack

In a video released by the Gambian government, president Yahya Jammeh blames unidentified foreign dissidents and "terrorists" for an assault on his presidential palace and said that the army remains loyal. Jan 7, 2015
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French doctors renew strike call

General practitioners were closed across France Tuesday in a new 'strike day' to reinforce the three week long doctors' strike against a proposed new health bill. Jan 7, 2015
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Colombia urges smaller rebel force to join FARC truce

Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos urges the country's second-largest rebel force, the National Liberation Army, to join the FARC's one-sided ceasefire and parallel peace talks. Duration: 01:06 Jan 7, 2015