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Kiren Rijiju calls for peace in northeast region

Agartala, Dec 7 (ANI): Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju said that for there to be development peace has to be maintained in the north eastern region of the country. Rijiju said this while inaugurating a modern cargo complex integrated check post in Tripura city of Agartala. Rijiju said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi led government had plans for the rehabilitation of the militants of the region. Dec 7, 2014
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Northeastern states promote tourism and crafts at IITF-2014 in New Delhi

New Delhi, Dec 07 (ANI): Tourism and industrial promotion was the focus of Assam pavilion at the 34th India International Trade Fair at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. In tandem with the theme – 'Women Entrepreneurship', the Assam Pavilion showcased various entrepreneurial activities of the women of Assam and highlighted the contributions of those who have made a special mark in their respective fields. The various products put up on display at the Fair were Assam Tea, handloom products, Assamese jewellery, bamboo and cane products and ethnic foot items, most of which are led by women entrepreneurs. A large number of crafts persons and entrepreneurs from other northeastern states like Nagaland, Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya also participated in the fair. Around 20 exhibitors from Nagaland showcased a variety of products like handloom, traditional jewellery, artificial flowers, cultural artifact and decorative items. Dec 7, 2014
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2014 a 'black year' for Italy's olive oil producer

A combination of olive fruit flies and unpredicatable weather made 2014 a bad year for Italian olive oil, with production falling by an average of 35 percent throughout the country. Duration: 01:46 Dec 7, 2014
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France to start withdrawing troops from C.Africa

France announces that troops will start gradually withdrawing from the Central African Republic as the United Nations ramps up the number of peacekeepers in the conflict-wracked nation. Duration: 01:16 Dec 6, 2014
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Rahul Gandhi blames Modi for Kashmir militancy

Ranchi, Dec 6 (ANI): Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said that the threats of militant attacks loom large over Kashmir as BJP came to power, while the valley was peaceful during the Congress rule. While addressing a rally in Ranchi, Gandhi blamed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for continued terror activities in Kashmir where militants launched four terror attacks on Friday leaving 11 security personnel including a lieutenant colonel dead and killing two civilians. Rahul also added that Modi is accumulating all the powers in his hand along with a handful of bureaucrats and entrepreneurs. Dec 6, 2014
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Security experts say Kashmir militant attacks anticipated, India should step up tactics

New Delhi, Dec 6 (ANI): Security experts on Saturday reacting over the multiple militant attacks in Kashmir said that the attacks were anticipated and the country needs more preparedness. Security expert Uday Bhaskar said that though there had been similar attacks, the ones on Friday were of higher intensity. Meanwhile, Director General of Delhi Policy Group Dr Radha Kumar said that looking at previous cross-border attacks this year, Friday's attacks were expected sooner or later. Dec 6, 2014
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Angry protests in Haiti over election delays

Thousands of angry protesters take to the streets of Haiti to demand the resignation of President Michel Martelly, in a public outcry over long-delayed elections. Duration: 00:44 Dec 6, 2014
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Massive fire engulfs Chitra studio in Mumbai

Mumbai, Dec 6 (ANI): A massive fire broke out at Chitra studio in Powai area of Mumbai on Saturday. The fire broke out during the shoot of Television serial ‘Jamai Raja’ but no casualties have been reported so far. The studio was burnt to ashes soon after it caught fire. Eight fire engines have been sent to the spot. According to the preliminary report, fire broke out in the warehouse of the studio. Chitra studio which has three sets is one of the known studios of Mumbai. Dec 6, 2014
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Muslims demand reconstruction of Mosque on Babri demolition anniversary

Ayodhya/Chennai, Dec 6 (ANI): Muslims on Saturday protested in demand for the reconstruction of the Babri Masjid on the 22nd anniversary of the mosque demolition, an incident that had triggered communal riots in the country. The 1992 demolition of the 16th century mosque in Ayodhya by Hindu mobs had triggered worst riots in which about 2,000 people were killed. Many Hindu organisations, especially Vishwa Hindu Parishad, observe it as a day of victory while Muslim organisations call it a black day. A protester, Maulana Jameer, demanded that the government should rebuild the demolished mosque. Meanwhile in Chennai, a non government Muslim organization, Tamil Nadu Muslim Munnetra Kazhagam (TMMK) staged a protest with thousands of Muslims participating in it. Dec 6, 2014