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Two militants with possible link to Assam attacks produced in court, taken back to Assam on transit

Alipurduar, Jan 06 (ANI): Police in West Bengal produced two militants in court after speculations of their possible links to guerilla attacks, which left at least 80 dead last month in Assam, surfaced. The two suspects belonging to the tribal militant group National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) were nabbed late Sunday evening from a bus stop in Alipurduar district of West Bengal, which borders Assam. Police said the two suspects were produced in the court from where they were taken back to Assam on transit remand. According to Jaswal, the suspects identified as Ganga Basamatari (29) and Sajid Narjenari (21), both residents of Assam, were trying to escape through West Bengal after the Indian army declared Operation All Out' to reportedly flush out militants belonging to the NDFB. Jan 6, 2015
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Brick industry prospering as workers from different faiths work together

Midnapur, Jan 06 (ANI): Midnapur, located in India's eastern state of West Bengal is known for many small and big business development. One of them being the brick industry... Owned by a Muslim, the industry employs large number of labours belonging to different communities, who work together, presenting the ethos of harmony and brotherhood. The brick industry, as a means of livelihood, for both Hindus and Muslims has helped them to live together in an atmosphere of peace and harmony. Without any religious intolerance, both the communities are working hard to expand their business to earn a better living. Jan 6, 2015
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Religious barriers fade as Hindus lend hand in making Tazia for Muslim brothers

Gorakhpur, Jan 06 (ANI): India is known for its diversity that is marked by harmonious relations between people of different communities. And examples of this ethos can be found throughout the country. One such example comes from Gorakhpur, where a Hindu, Puran Kumar makes Tazias for Muslims, who use it during processions of Islamic festivities. The Tazia maker believes that through his work he is able send out a message of brotherhood and harmony between different communities. The joint participation of people in important events of different communities is an example of interfaith harmony that exists in the country. A Tazia is a replica of the tomb of Imam Hussain that is carried in processions during Muharram. Jan 6, 2015
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Syrian refugees rescued at sea recount ordeal

Relief centres in Milan have been providing refuge to a growing number of Syrian refugees who were rescued from the Blue Sky M ship which was stranded near the Greek island of Corfu. Jan 6, 2015
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Tunisians react to the nomination of a new PM

Ex-interior minister Habib Essid, who held a number of posts under Tunisia's ousted regime, has been tasked with forming a government as prime minister designate, he announced Monday. Jan 6, 2015