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Grenade blast in Imphal injures at least four

Imphal, Dec 27 (ANI): At least four people were injured in a grenade blast on Friday in Imphal, Manipur. The blast took place at around 5.30 pm when an unidentified person hurled a grenade in front of an office 'Angels Digital Media Service'. The injured, who were inside the shop at the time of blast, sustained minor injuries. Security personnel rushed at the site and investigation is underway. No group has claimed responsibility for the blast yet. On December 21, three people were killed and four sustained injuries in a bomb explosion in Imphal. Manipur is one of the seven states that make up India's remote northeast. Dec 27, 2014
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Tribal groups call for Bandh in West Bengal

Birpara, Dec 27 (ANI): Several tribal groups on Saturday have called for shutdown in Birpara area of Alipurduar district of West Bengal following the attacks by the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) which killed over 80 people. NDFB militants killed over 80 people in the Sonitpur, Kokrajhar and Chirang districts of Assam ths week. Various groups such as All Assam Tea Tribes Student Association, Adivasi Chhatra Sangathan, Akhil Assam Bhojpuri Parishad, All Assam Minority Students' Union (AAMSU) and seven other groups had observed Bandh in several areas of Assam even on Friday. Dec 27, 2014
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Floods hit Malaysia's north-east

Rescue teams struggle to reach inundated areas of northeast Malaysia after the country's worst flooding in decades. Dec 27, 2014
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Bangladesh finance minister calls for economic connectivity

Kolkata, Dec 27 (ANI): A proposal to establish connectivity between four Asian countries is in pipeline, said Bangladesh’s finance minister, Abul Maal Abdul Muhith, at the Industrial Trade Fair-2014 inaugural function in Kolkata recently. The finance minister was the guest of honour. In a bid to boost business, the minister invited the industrialists said Bangladesh was a good place for investment. Dec 27, 2014
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Medieval weapons brought to life as UK popularity grows

Longswords, sickles and Dussacks - these Medieval weapons may be unfamiliar to most of us but thanks to the popularity of TV series like Game of Thrones, a growing number of people are picking up swords and embracing a bygone era. Dec 27, 2014
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Majority of the States were in favor of early implementation of GST, says Jaitley after pre-budget m

New Delhi, Dec 26 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday after the pre-budget consultation meeting with the finance ministers of the states said that majority of the states were in favor of early implementation of GST. He added that states even suggested that flagships of the centre like Jan Dhan Yojana should be more encouraged. He further stated that all the suggestions will be taken into consideration while formulating the policies. Dec 26, 2014
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India, Bangladesh begin border talks

Dhaka, Dec 26 (ANI): A four-day conference between Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and India's paramilitary Border Security Force (BSF) began in Dhaka city on Friday. BGB Director General, Major General Aziz Ahmed, led a 23-member delegation and met BSF Director General Devendra Kumar Pathak, who was accompanied by 20-member delegation. Both the countries are expected to discuss issues relating to border security, smuggling, infiltration and curbing trans-border crimes. India, earlier this month, inched closer to settling a long-simmering border dispute with Bangladesh, possibly signaling a softer line from Prime Minister Narendra Modi than when he was in opposition. Dec 26, 2014