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Indian army organizes blood donation camp in Kashmir

Budgam, Jan 13 (ANI): Indian army organised a blood donation camp in Jammu and Kashmir in a bid to reach out to the local residents. Many soldiers, along with residents, donated blood at the camp organised in Budgam district. General Officer Commanding Kilo Force of Rashtriya Rifles, Asit Mishra, said that blood donation is the highest form of humanism. Requirement of blood has always been high in the state due to militancy and insurgency activities. The army said it planned to take up similar projects in the future. There has also been an acute shortage of blood especially after the devastating floods in September last year. Jan 13, 2015
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Pak must fight terror groups that threaten its neighbours and also US interests: John Kerry

Islamabad, Jan 13 (ANI): US Secretary of state John Kerry on his visit to Pakistan, said that the nation should fight terror groups that threaten Afghan and Indian and also US interests. US Secretary of state said this as he voiced sympathy for the victims of the December 16 attack on a Pakistani military school. Kerry said that terror outfits like LeT, Taliban and the Haqqani network pose a threat to regional countries like India and the world. Kerry, who travelled to Pakistan from India, said all militant groups should be targeted to bring security to the region. He also offered to help India and Pakistan overcome decades of distrust. Jan 13, 2015

Pope urges respect for human rights on Sri Lanka trip

Pope Francis urges respect for human rights in Sri Lanka as he begins a two-nation Asia tour on the island, bearing a message of peace and reconciliation after a decades-long civil war. Duration: 01:24 Jan 13, 2015
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Abhishek Bachchan announces 60th Filmfare Awards

Mumbai, Jan 13 (ANI): Abhishek Bachchan announced the 60th Filmfare Awards at an event held in Mumbai. Speaking on the occasion Jr. Bachchan said just attending filmfare award is a matter of huge pride for every actor of our industry. The 60th Filmfare Awards will be held on January 31, at the Yash Raj Studios. It will be hosted by Alia Bhatt, Karan Johar and Kapil Sharma. Jan 13, 2015
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Sports Ministers statement out of ignorance, homosexuality is natural: Goa CM

Panaji, Jan 13 (ANI): After Goa's Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Ramesh Tawadkar created a furor by saying that the LGBT community needs cure, state Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar did a damage control saying sexual orientation is a natural thing. Meanwhile, the Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community is hoping that Tawadkar apologizes for his controversial statement. Tawadkar on Monday sparked a row by saying that government is contemplating setting up centres to make LGBT youth 'normal'. Tawadkar said that the LGBT youth will be trained and administered medicine in order to make them 'normal'. He, however, took a u-turn over the issue saying he was misunderstood and misquoted on the issue later. Jan 13, 2015
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Security forces worked tirelessly for successful polls in J&K: Army Chief

New Delhi, Jan 13, (ANI): Army Chief General Dalbir Singh on Tuesday praised the security forces operating in Jammu and Kashmir for ensuring a successful election in the state. He also hailed the high voter turnout. Gen Singh further said the active borders in Jammu and Kashmir were a great threat to the elections. He also praised the media, terming it 'vital' for national security. Jan 13, 2015
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Pakistan supporting proxy war in J&K: Army Chief

New Delhi, Jan 13 (ANI): Army Chief General Dalbir Singh on Tuesday said that Pakistan is supporting a proxy war in Jammu and Kashmir with the help of terrorists, and this reflected Islamabad's desperation. The army chief further said that the number of terrorists gunned down by army and other forces have certainly increased in last year. Jan 13, 2015