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Holy month of Ramadan spurs rush to buy dates in Kashmir

Srinagar, July 10 (ANI): The sale of dates have notched up in Kashmir during the holy month of Ramadan, as varieties of dates exported from various Arabian countries tempt buyers with their rich taste and high nutritional content. Buyers throng the markets which have stocked varieties of dates from India and expensive varieties from Arabian countries. Eye catching arrangements displayed in stalls instantly attract the attention of the buyer. Despite some of the varieties being heavily priced, it does not deter the buyers from purchasing even the costliest dates on display. Jul 10, 2014
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Hamas 'to pay high price' for strikes, says Netanyahu

During a meeting with military officials, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday that Hamas would "pay a high price" and that Israel will not "tolerate the strikes against our cities and our children". Duration: 00:43 Jul 10, 2014
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Sarajevo pays respect to Srebrenica victims

Thousands of Sarajevans paid their respects on Wednesday to 175 Srebrenica massacre victims as they were transported for a joint burial to mark the atrocity's 19th anniversary later this week. Duration: 01:16 Jul 10, 2014
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Vatican appoints new chief for scandal-dogged bank

The Vatican on Wednesday named a French businessman to head up its scandal-plagued bank as part of a radical overhaul ordered by Pope Francis after a year-long inquiry. Duration: 01:09 Jul 10, 2014
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Father, his six sons killed in Israel air strike on Gaza

Relatives and friends of the al-Kaware family attended the funeral of seven members of the family in Khan Yunis, in the Gaza Strip. The father, a member of the Fatah movement, and his 6 sons were all killed in an Israeli air strike. Duration: 00:51 Jul 9, 2014
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Israelis in Tel Aviv react to escalation of Gaza unrest

Israel significantly broadened its campaign against Gaza Wednesday after militants fired at Jerusalem and Tel Aviv in their biggest confrontation since 2012, raising fears of a major Israeli ground offensive. Duration: 00:43 Jul 9, 2014
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Rush to rescue stranded whale in Australia

Australian authorities struggled to rescue a beached baby whale Wednesday and were forced to suspend the operation as fading light hampered efforts to return it to sea. Duration: 00:29 Jul 9, 2014
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Update on Faizabad bomb blast in Court Premises

Faizabad, July 09 (ANI): The ADG for Law and Order in Faizabad on Wednesday updated the information on Faizabad blast in Court premises. Mukul Goyal said that the blast took two lives and was supposedly a planned attack. Jul 9, 2014
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Family members of abducted Indian in Herat seek assistance in his rescue

Chennai, July 09 (ANI): Family members of abducted Indian aid worker, Alexis Prem Kumar in Herat province in Afghanistan, submitted a petition to the chief minister of Tamil Nadu J Jayalalithaa, on Wednesday, seeking her assistance in rescuing Kumar. Indian Ambassador to Afghanistan, Amar Sinha on June 16 had said that the aid worker abducted in Herat was safe and the government was working towards his release. Siblings of Kumar eagerly waited for information related to Kumar's whereabouts and hoped for his safe return. Jul 9, 2014
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Security forces seize drugs worth millions near Pakistan border

Amritsar, July 09 (ANI): India's paramilitary Border Security Force (BSF) personnel seized heroin worth millions along with fake Indian currency notes near Pakistan border in northern state of Punjab. BSF personnel claimed on Wednesday to have seized four kilogrammes of heroin in the consignment which was confiscated in Amritsar on Tuesday. DIG of BSF, MF Farooqui, said the personnel challenged the intruder after noticing some suspicious movement on the other side of barbed fencing on India-Pakistan border. Farooqui also mentioned that seized heroin was worth rupees 200 million. Jul 9, 2014