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Home minister Rajnath Singh calls for debate on revoking Article 370

Bhaderwah, Nov 20 (ANI): Home Minister, Rajnath Singh has called for a debate on the abrogation of Article 370 and termed it as a national issue, which should be discussed by the people of the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Singh was addressing an election rally in Bhaderwah town of Doda district in Jammu and Kashmir, and said sensitive issues like revoking of Article 370, which gives a special status to the state, should not be raked up during polls for vote bank politics. Singh invited the people of the state for a national debate on abrogation of Article 370. Nov 20, 2014
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Narendra Modi reaches India after three-nation tour

New Delhi, Nov 20 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday reached India after completing his three nation 10-day tour. Modi had left India on Nov 11 to attend the Asean-India and East Asia summits in Myanmar's capital Nay Pyi Taw. He then left for Australia and attended the G20 summit in Brisbane. He also addressed the Australian parliament in Canberra, and the Indian diaspora in the city. On Wednesday, Modi reached Fiji's capital Suva where he addressed the Fijian parliament and interacted with representatives of civil society at the Fiji Technical University. During the course of his three-nation tour, he also held a number of bilateral meetings with leaders of various countries and spoke about liberalizing the trade and investment policies in India to attract investors. Nov 20, 2014
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Tulip garden soon to be ready for visitors in Kashmir

Srinagar, Nov 20 (ANI): Visitors would soon get a visual treat as floriculturists are on the final stage of sowing tulip bulbs at Asia's largest Tulip Garden in Jammu and Kashmir, a prime attraction for tourists from around the world. Gardeners are working in tulip garden at Siraj Bagh and building a tulip bed. The garden is one of the major attractions, which was established in 2007. The Department of Floriculture, like every year, imported more than three lakh tulips from Holland. A 'Tulip festival', which is annually held in April will begin from March 2015. Nov 20, 2014
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Suicide car bomb targets foreigners' compound in Kabul

A Taliban suicide car bomb exploded on Wednesday close to a compound that houses many international contractors, officials said, the latest in a series of explosions to rock the Afghan capital in recent days. Duration: 00:46 Nov 20, 2014
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Venezuela groups raise awareness on teen pregnancy

Shop window mannequins dressed up as pregnant school girls form the shock effect of a Venezuelan campaign to raise awareness of teenage pregnancy in a country where over a fifth of babies are born to mothers under 19. Duration: 01:14 Nov 20, 2014
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Britain holds its first exhibition on the study of sex

Scientific discovery mingles with stimulation in Britain's first exhibition about the study of sex, with pioneering sex aids, ancient phallic charms and even a chair credited with inducing orgasms. Duration: 00:49 Nov 20, 2014
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Accidents ignite debate on US commercial space travel

Serious accidents with two US commercial spacecraft within a week of each-other in October have re-ignited the debate over the place of private corporations in the exploration of space. Duration: 02:08 Nov 20, 2014
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US returns looted artifacts to Thailand

The United States has returns over 500 vases, bowls, axes, and other ancient artifacts mostly from the Ban Chiang archaeological site which were illegally looted from Thailand decades ago. Duration: 01:13 Nov 20, 2014
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German FM warns against giving up on Ukraine truce

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, fresh from a tense mission to Ukraine and Russia, says he had not given up on a tattered truce agreement between the sides. Duration: 00:34 Nov 20, 2014
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Rival Libyan Dawn, Zintan militias clash near capital

Clashes between rival Libyan Dawn fighters and fighters of militias in Zintan continued on Tuesday in Kikla, approximately 150 kilometres south-west of the country's capital Tripoli. Duration: 00:24 Nov 20, 2014
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Terror expert says second Frenchman in IS video 'dangerous'

A second Frenchman who appeared among IS jihadists in a grisly execution video has been identified as a man from an eastern suburb of Paris. An AFPTV interview with French terrorism expert Jean-Charles Brisard who said the man had been radicalised over the internet. Nov 20, 2014