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Farmers in Gujarat fear drought like situation

Rajkot, July 04 (ANI): Farmers in Gujarat await rains after slow start to Monsoon as they fear drought like situation in the coming days. Farmers of Rajkot region have been experiencing difficult times and have yet to begin planting because there is no scope of rainfall. In the current situation, farmers are upset due to scanty rains. Farmers said the seeds have been sown but fear that germination might not take place as the rains are almost one month late. The four-month-long monsoon season started on a weak note as the annual rains arrived over southern coast about five days behind the average date of June 01. Jul 4, 2014
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Three Ukrainian policemen shot down in restive Donetsk

Three traffic policemen gunned down in the middle of the street in Donetsk Thursday morning, according to AFP journalists. Another policeman was badly injured. The reasons behind the shooting were not immediately understandable. Duration: 00:39 Jul 4, 2014
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DR Congo_s tshukudu, the all-purpose transport scooter

What do you do when you need to deliver several hundred pounds of potatoes, 150 stalks of sugar cane, 30 eucalyptus saplings and eight sacks of coal, without motorised transport? For residents of Goma, the answer is the tshukudu. Duration: 02:13 Jul 4, 2014
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Heroic fantasy fans _fight to the death_ in epic Ragnarok battle

Hundreds of medieval combat enthusiasts fight to the death in a annual heroic-fantasy celebration known as Ragnarok, where gladiators, elves and knights go sword-to-sword in a week-long bloody battle with foam axes, bows and polearms. Duration: 02:48 Jul 4, 2014
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Rio shopkeepers see sales spike with World Cup

Many Rio de Janeiro shopkeepers and restaurateurs say they’ve registered record sales since the World Cup began, to the point that sometimes they have difficulties meeting customer demand. Duration: 01:03 Jul 3, 2014
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Rubbish collector, a job with a sparkling future

Unemployment in France is still stuck close to 10% as the country struggles to pull itself out of the economic slump. But one industry is actively seeking recruits, convinced there's a rich future in rubbish collection. Duration: 03:24 Jul 3, 2014
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Kejriwal meets President, requests dissolution of Assembly and holding re-elections

New Delhi, July 03 (ANI): AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday met President Pranab Mukherjee and requested him to dissolve Delhi Assembly and hold re-elections. He alleged that BJP will not let government to form in the national capital and are now opting for divisive politics. Further, he said that the president assured him that he will think over the same and take actions accordingly. Jul 3, 2014
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AirAsia India venture to break even in December, later than they expected

Bangalore, July 03 (ANI): Malaysian-based budget carrier AirAsia, on Thursday said it expected its India unit to break even in December, later than initially planned, after a delay in plane deliveries and a plan to boost investment in the fleet. The budget carrier, which launched its inaugural flight in India last month, had said it would break even around October. Tony Fernandes, owner and CEO of AirAsia, told reporters that the airline would also invest more money in new planes to raise its scale in India. AirAsia India, a three-way venture between the airline, India's Tata Group and investment firm Telestra Tradeplace, launched its debut flight on June 12. Jul 3, 2014