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Policeman shot dead by suspected militants in Kulgam District

Anantnag, Oct 24 (ANI): A Policeman was shot dead by unknown militants in Jammu and Kashmir. The gunmen fired at Rafiq Ahmad Mir outside his residence in Kulgam district. Mir’s family members are clueless about the murder. His body was brought to his home on Friday. Rafiq was shifted to sub-district hospital in Bijbehara town where doctors declared him brought dead. The policeman, who was posted with IRP 12 battalion and posted at Mattan area in Anantnag district, was on leave and had reached home only Thursday, officials said. Meanwhile, Army, Special Operation Group of Police and paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) cordoned off the area and launched the hunt to nab the suspected militants. Oct 24, 2014
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PM Modi salutes brave ITBP personnel on their Raising

New Delhi, Oct 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday saluted the brave personnel of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) on its Raising Day. "On the Raising Day of ITBP, I salute our brave ITBP personnel. We are proud of their valour, determination and service to the Nation," he said on Twitter. The ITBP was raised on October 24, 1962. Presently, the ITBP is deployed on border guarding duties from Karakoram Pass in Ladakh to Jachep La in Arunachal Pradesh covering 3,488 km of Indo-China border and manning Border Outposts in the Western, Middle and Eastern Sector of the Indo-China border. Oct 24, 2014
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Ugandans question 'bride price' tradition

A Uganda’s Supreme Court debates the practice of paying a 'bride price' or dowry as a precondition to marriage, villagers offer their take on whether it helps preserve traditions, or make women more vulnerable to domestic abuse. Duration: 02:22 Oct 24, 2014
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Christian Bale set to play Steve Jobs in biopic

New Delhi, 24 Oct (ANI) : Christian Bale will play the role of Steve Jobs in the upcoming biopic, it has been reported. Aaron Sorkin, who will helm the project, said that he was a phenomenal person and they needed the best artist to play this extremely difficult role, media reported. The film would reportedly be based on the ' Steve Jobs' biography by Walter Isaacson, which the late Jobs sanctioned. The Apple co-founder died in 2011 following a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Oct 24, 2014
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Policeman shot dead by suspected militants in Kulgam District

Anantnag, Oct 24 (ANI): A Policeman was shot dead by unknown militants in Jammu and Kashmir. The gunmen fired at Rafiq Ahmad Mir outside his residence in Kulgam district. Mir’s family members are clueless about the murder. His body was brought to his home on Friday. Rafiq was shifted to sub-district hospital in Bijbehara town where doctors declared him brought dead. The policeman, who was posted with IRP 12 battalion and posted at Mattan area in Anantnag district, was on leave and had reached home only Thursday, officials said. Meanwhile, Army, Special Operation Group of Police and paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) cordoned off the area and launched the hunt to nab the suspected militants. Oct 24, 2014
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PM Modi salutes brave ITBP personnel on their Raising

New Delhi, Oct 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday saluted the brave personnel of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) on its Raising Day. "On the Raising Day of ITBP, I salute our brave ITBP personnel. We are proud of their valour, determination and service to the Nation," he said on Twitter. The ITBP was raised on October 24, 1962. Presently, the ITBP is deployed on border guarding duties from Karakoram Pass in Ladakh to Jachep La in Arunachal Pradesh covering 3,488 km of Indo-China border and manning Border Outposts in the Western, Middle and Eastern Sector of the Indo-China border. Oct 24, 2014
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Pakistan's anti-India resolution meaningless, say Experts

New Delhi/ Flora, Oct 24 (ANI): Experts on Friday slammed Pakistan for passing an anti-India resolution and accusing Indian troops of unprovoked firing at the border. Foreign policy expert, Qamar Agha, called the resolution meaningless. Meanwhile, Retired Wing Commander Praful Bakshi said India need not worry. Oct 24, 2014
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Japan firm showcases Bat-Signal of the future

A free-floating image created by firing lasers into thin air has been unveiled in Japan, offering the possibility one day of projecting messages into a cloudless sky. Duration: 00:50 Oct 24, 2014
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Jewish tombstones returned to final resting place

Jewish tombstones that were destroyed during the Holocaust and taken as building materials during Poland’s Communist era are retrieved and given back to Jewish cemeteries. Duration: 01:20 Oct 24, 2014
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Shiv Sena ready to form Maharashtra Govt with BJP: Athawale

Mumbai, Oct 24 (ANI): Republican Party of India chief Ramdas Athawale, who met Uddhav Thackeray on Friday, said the Shiv Sena is ready to form an alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for government formation in Maharashtra. Athawale further said that he has requested the Shiv Sena supremo to forget the past and take decisions in favour of the people of Maharashtra. The BJP and Shiv Sena had parted ways ahead of the Maharashtra Assembly polls over seats sharing. The BJP had emerged as the single-largest party in Maharashtra winning 122 of the 288 seats. Oct 24, 2014
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Home Minister Rajnath Singh salutes brave ITBP personnel on their 53rd Raising Day

Surajpur, Oct 24 (ANI): Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday saluted the brave ITBP personnel on their 53rd Raising Day. The ITBP was raised on October 24, 1962. Presently, the ITBP is deployed on border guarding duties from Karakoram Pass in Ladakh to Jachep La in Arunachal Pradesh covering 3,488 km of Indo-China border and manning Border Outposts on altitudes raging from 9000' to 18700' in the Western, Middle and Eastern Sector of the Indo-China border. The ITBP is a specialized mountain force and most of the officers are professionally trained mountaineers and skiers. Being the first responder for natural disaster in the Himalayas, the ITBP has been carrying out numerous rescue and relief operations. Oct 24, 2014