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Central govt deploys additional forces in strife-torn Manipur

Imphal, Sep 06 (ANI): NDA government deployed additional forces in strife torn northeastern Manipur state in wake of the road blockade called by a Naga group. Home Ministry rushed additional forces to assist the local administration and a top official to take stock of the rising tension. The additional paramilitary forces were sent to Manipur to be deployed along the national and state highways to ensure law and order in the state. Earlier, Rajnath Singh had reviewed the situation with Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh and discussed preventive measures to ameliorate hardship of the people of Manipur. Special secretary of internal security, Prakash Mishra hold talks with the State government apart from making a direct assessment of the situation prevailing in the state. Sep 6, 2014
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Abbott meets Modi, India and Australia seal nuclear deal

New Delhi, Sep 06 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Friday met his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi in New Delhi and returned two antique statues ahead of delegation-level talks. In an apparent bid to remove an irritant between the two nations, Abbott handed over to Modi a statue of Lord Shiva, worth $5 million in the international market, that was illegally trafficked and a stone statue that had been displayed in an Australian gallery. Abbott also promised that Australia would never act as receiver of stolen goods. Later, Abbott sealed a civil nuclear deal to sell uranium to India in New Delhi, offering to ramp up supplies of energy to help the emerging Asian giant overcome chronic shortages. After holding formal talks with PM Modi, Abbott's government signed the deal to sell uranium for peaceful power generation. Sep 6, 2014
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Assam Nagaland border calm after centre intervenes

Assam, Sept 06 (ANI): There have been no fresh incidents of violence and curfew has been relaxed in Golaghat district. Security continues to remain tight in the border area, with round the clock patrolling and army flag march. Meanwhile, the Chief Ministers of Assam and Nagaland have agreed to resolve the long pending border issues by setting up a joint mechanism, following a meeting with Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju in Guwahati. Both the state governments have assured that they will be working together to resolve the issue and restore peace in the disputed border area. The two sides have agreed to meet frequently and work jointly to defuse the tension and build confidence among the people living along the border. Enquiry committees have been constituted to look into the incident and 15 people have been apprehended in Nagaland. Meanwhile, the Union Minister has appealed the agitators not to resort to economic blockade that causes inconvenience to the people. Sep 6, 2014
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Deadly barrel bombs 'hit taxi stand' in Syria's Aleppo

At least 12 civilians, including a child, were killed in a Syrian air strike on a taxi stand in Aleppo. At the scene, bloodied bodies were removed and rescue workers scrambled to treat the injured. Duration: 00:40 Sep 6, 2014
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Could Wales seek independence like Scotland?

Wales has in many ways followed Scotland in developing its constitution, so as Scots vote in an independence referendum on September 18 could they be blazing a trail for Wales to do the same? Duration: 02:18 Sep 6, 2014
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Monsoon rains kill at least 89 in Pakistan

Two days of torrential monsoon rains have killed at least 89 people in Pakistan, officials said Friday. In Lahore, Pakistan's second-largest city, 18 people were left dead and 53 others injured as a result of the flooding. Duration: 01:07 Sep 6, 2014
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Turkey's opposition CHP discusses future strategy

Turkey's opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) holds an extraordinary congress to decide its future strategy amid internal divisions after its candidate was defeated by Recep Tayyip Erdogan in presidential elections. Duration: 01:00 Sep 5, 2014