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12th century UK tradition of 'swan upping' creating a flap

For five days, the Queen's Swan Marker in Britain travels along the river examining and marking swans for conservation purposes, in a tradition dating back to the 12th century originally carried out by families claiming ownership. Duration: 01:01 Jul 16, 2014
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Taking control of Italy_s cruise ship wreck

Italy_s Costa Concordia c is now floating on its own, thanks to an unprecedented operation. Belgian salvage expert David Fieuw is one of the few to have access to the control room located at the top of striken vessel. Duration: 01:16 Jul 16, 2014
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20 dead, scores injured in Moscow metro crash

Twenty people died and scores more were hurt after a train derailed in Moscow's packed metro during rush hour on Tuesday in the worst accident to hit one of the world's busiest subways. Duration: 01:08 Jul 15, 2014
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Brazil interested in Russian air defenses: Rousseff

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff told her Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin that Brasilia was keen on obtaining air defenses from Moscow and cooperating on nuclear energy. Duration: 01:45 Jul 15, 2014
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Japanese firms expanding base in ASEAN

Cambodia, July 15 (ANI): Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia, witnesses a major economic growth, but here exists only a few commercial establishments. International giants like Japan's Aeon Group are foraying into the Cambodian market and it opened its first shopping mall. Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida were among the dignitaries present at the event. The Cambodian Prime Minister calls it a major investment by AEON, which shows the economic growth of Cambodia. He hopes for more advancement of Japanese investment in the country. Jul 15, 2014
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Modi govt urges UPSC to postpone Civil Services preliminary exams

New Delhi, July 15 (ANI): Days after civil service aspirants protested against the new concepts introduced in the syllabus, the Indian government agreed to resolve issues faced by them on Tuesday. Civil services aspirants demanding scrapping of C-SAT (Civil Services Aptitude Test) and age relaxation for 2011 candidates demonstrated outside the residence of Home minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday. They also met Singh and stressed that their demands should be met. On Tuesday, junior minister for Science and Technology in the BJP government, Jitendra Singh, assured fast action. Jul 15, 2014
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Israeli attacks on Gaza spark protests in India

New Delhi/Srinagar, July 15 (ANI): Indians took to streets on Tuesday as they protested Israeli air strikes in Gaza that have killed at least 160 Palestinians. The current Israeli offensive, which began last week, has claimed lives of at least 138 civilians, including 30 children. Thousands were forced to flee in a Gaza town on Sunday after Israel warned them to leave ahead of threatened attacks on rocket-launching sites. Jul 15, 2014
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Pakistan involved in Education Scam

Rawalakot, POK, July 15: Rawalakot University in Pakistan occupied Kashmir from the last 8 years has been offering and running the course of Veterinary medicine but ironically hundreds and thousands of students who subscribe to the course are rendered jobless. Even after completing the course and getting the degrees, no one is getting the job. Jul 15, 2014