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Pakistan test fires new Cruise Missile

Pakistan, Feb 2 (ANI): Pakistan on Monday (February 02) conducted a successful flight test of the indigenously-developed, Air Launched Cruise Missile (ALCM) "Ra'ad". With a range of 350 km, the Ra'ad missile enables Pakistan to achieve strategic standoff capability on land and at sea. The state of the art Ra'ad Cruise Missile was built with "Cruise Technology" which is extremely complex and has been developed by only a few countries in the world, the media wing of the military said in a statement. The state of the art Ra'ad Cruise Missile with Stealth Capabilities is a low altitude, terrain-hugging missile with high maneuverability, and it can deliver nuclear and conventional warheads with pin point accuracy, the statement said. Feb 2, 2015
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Sushma Swaraj meets Chinese President Xi Jinping

Beijing, Feb 2 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday met Chinese President Xi Jinping and discussed issues on positive agenda for 2015. The Chinese President reportedly said relations between the two countries had entered a new phase and the positive side of the China-India bilateral ties had been growing. Swaraj's visit is also aimed at laying the groundwork for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to China in May. On Sunday, India and China exchanged notes on modalities for opening the second route for pilgrims undertaking the Kailash Mansarovar yatra. Feb 2, 2015
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New Greek PM in Cyprus on first foreign trip

Greece's radical new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras holds talks in Cyprus Monday as he made his first foreign visit to a close ally that has also been ravaged by the eurozone crisis. Duration: 00:39 Feb 2, 2015
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BJP files complaint with EC against AAP for misrepresenting party's advertisement

New Delhi, Feb 02 (ANI): BJP on Monday filed a complaint with the Election Commission over misinterpretation of its election advertisement. Party leader Piyush Goyal said that BJP put forward all the relevant details along with the actual advertisement before the EC and explained how an advertisement by BJP which alluded to AAP's anarchist behavior has sought to be twisted into religious overtone. He added that the EC has assured to take appropriate action in this regard. Feb 2, 2015
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Kiran Bedi's campaign aide Narendra Tandon withdraws resignation

New Delhi, Feb 2 (ANI): Hours after sparking controversy by resigning from the party, Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) State Executive member and Kiran Bedi's election campaign in charge Narendra Tandon withdrew his resignation and said that he would continue to work for the party in the coming days. Tandon said that he had taken the decision to quit as he had become emotional over a matter. Feb 2, 2015
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Subramanian Swamy says will move SC on Ram Temple issue; politicos react

New Delhi, Feb 2 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Monday said he would approach the Supreme Court if Prime Minister Narendra Modi -led government at the Centre does not start the construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya by 2016. The BJP, which achieved absolute majority in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, had after coming to power said that Prime Minister Modi-led government at the Centre would clear the construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya. Politicos gave mixed reaction on the matter. Feb 2, 2015