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Thousands of fish die in historical Sher Shah Suri lake in Kanpur

Kanpur, Jan 07 (ANI): Thousands of fish have died in the historical Sher Shah Suri Lake in Uttar Pradesh due to alleged official apathy. The Sher Shah Suri Lake of the Sur dynasty king is one of popular attractions for tourists. Residents of the area said they saw dead fish floating in the lake in Kanpur. They alleged negligence on the part of local municipality for not maintaining the pond. The municipal authorities later visited the spot and cleaned the lake with some chemicals. Locals say the lake has never run dry in the 400 years of its existence. Jan 7, 2015
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Fashion show in Manipur to promote state's handloom sector

Imphal, Jan 07 (ANI): Manipur's rich and colourful handloom is well projected by many Northeast based designers. In a recent event titled 'Elegance of the Dancing Looms', some 10 Manipur based fashion designers showcased a fusion of ethnic and modern outfits. The fashion extravaganza was organised by "Blue Wings" with an aim to promote the traditional indigenous attires of the state and attract the attention of national and foreign customers. Many models from Brazil, Slovakia, Ukraine and Russia along with several models from the Northeast sashayed down the ramp at the Bheigyachandra Open Air Theatre in Imphal, showcasing a variety of interesting attires. The collections showcased during the event included bridal attires, handloom outfits, modern designs and ready to wear casual garments. Actress Lin Laishram was one of the show stoppers. Jan 7, 2015
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Emmanuel Macron visits CES in Las Vegas

French Minister of Economy Emmanuel Macron visits CES in Las Vegas, stopping at the stand of French company Parrot, a start-up which Macron believes is "part of France's success." Jan 7, 2015
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Love in limbo in rebel-held east Ukraine

Tying the knot is no simple matter in eastern Ukraine, plunged into conflict and uncertainty since the outbreak of Russian-backed rebellion last year. Many young couples thinking of getting married have had to put their lives on hold. Jan 7, 2015
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French doctors renew strike call

General practitioners were closed across France Tuesday in a new 'strike day' to reinforce the three week long doctors' strike against a proposed new health bill. Jan 7, 2015