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International co-operation & action are absolutely called for to fight terrorism: President

New Delhi, Feb 8 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday while addressing a conference of heads of missions said that terrorism has converted itself into an industry of evils. He added that it has not only become a challenge for India but for the entire humanity. Mukherjee therefore said that international co-operation and action are absolutely called for to fight terrorism. Feb 8, 2015
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Mumbai hosts fund-raising marathon to spread awareness about cardiac diseases

Mumbai, Feb 8 (ANI): Hundreds of children took part in a fund-raising marathon in Mumbai on Sunday spread awareness about cardiac diseases. ‘Little Hearts Marathon’ is an initiative of ‘Bai Jerabai Wadia Hospital for Children’ in Mumbai to raise funds for poor children unable to meet the exorbitant hospital expenses. The second edition of the three-kilometer marathon drew several known personalities, including the head of youth wing of regional political party, Yuva Sena, Aditya Thackeray, Bollywood actor Shreyas Talpade and businessman Ness Wadia. Students of various schools performed physical and gymnastic activities sending across the message of a healthy lifestyle. Feb 8, 2015
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President Pranab Mukherjee meets delegates of Heads of Mission part 2

New Delhi, Feb 8 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday met delegates of Heads of Indian Mission. The president while addressing the delegates said that for the first time on day of swearing-in of the new Ministry by President, Prime Minster Narendra Modi decided he would invite all heads of state in SAARC countries. Mukherjee added that with this, subsequent series of initiatives had been taken till then. He added that the institutional arrangements of converting the globe into a global village have been initiated and those days are gone when balance of power was the most important element in foreign policies of the countries. Feb 8, 2015
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President Pranab Mukherjee meets delegates of Heads of Mission part - 1

New Delhi, Feb 8 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday met delegates of Heads of Indian Mission. The president while addressing the delegates said that for the first time on day of swearing-in of the new Ministry by President, Prime Minster Narendra Modi decided he would invite all heads of state in SAARC countries. Mukherjee added that with this, subsequent series of initiatives had been taken till then. He added that the institutional arrangements of converting the globe into a global village have been initiated and those days are gone when balance of power was the most important element in foreign policies of the countries. Feb 8, 2015
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North Korea observes military anniversary

North Korean soldiers and citizens gave offerings of flowers at a war cemetery in Pyongyang on Sunday (February 8) to mark the 67th anniversary of the founding the country's regular armed forces by Feb 8, 2015
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Death toll climbs in Taiwan plane crash

The death toll in the Taiwan TransAsia plane crash last week now stands at 40. On Sunday, recovery teams continued efforts to find three people still missing. About 741 rescuers and 141 divers were Feb 8, 2015
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PM Modi chairs first meeting of newly created NITI Ayog in Delhi

New Delhi, Feb 8 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Sunday (February 08) chaired the first meeting of the governing council of National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) in New Delhi. The formation of the forum was announced on August 15, 2014 by Modi during his maiden Independence Day address from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort. Modi has accused 65-year-old Planning Commission of stifling growth with Soviet-style bureaucracy. The NITI will act more like a think tank or forum, in contrast with the Commission which imposed five-year-plans and allocated resources to hit set economic targets. Feb 8, 2015
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BCCI AGM to be held on March 02: Rajeev Shukla

Chennai, Feb 08 (ANI): BCCI Vice President Rajeev Shukla said on Sunday that the Annual General Meeting of BCCI will be held on March 02 as decided by the Board. Shukla said that no discussion has been held regarding N Srinivasan’s contesting election. Feb 8, 2015