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Attractions of Rio De Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro, or simply Rio is the second largest city in Brazil. It is located in the far western part of Brazil's Atlantic coast. So when you are not at the stadiums cheering your favourite team this World cup, here are a few attractions that you must not miss. Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/Travelbugshow Twitter : https://twitter.com/Travelbugshow Youtube : http://www.youtube.com/user/ventunotravel A Ventuno Production : www.ventunotech.com Jun 11, 2014
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Beaches of south offer respite from rising mercury

Visakhapatnam, June 11 (ANI): The blistering summer sun continues to sizzle life in south compelling families to rush to beaches to beat the heat and enjoy the coolness of the sea waves. The delay and the sluggish pace of the monsoons ensures no respite from the heat for most parts of the country for some time to come. As mercury points northwards in Andhra Pradesh, the intense heat leaves people sick and residents now flock towards the beach for a respite from the discomfort and to enjoy the cold waves splashing on the shore. A doctor, Sunita Sen, visiting the beach in Vishakhapatnam offered some sound advice to remain healthy this season. May and June are usually the hottest months of the year in India with temperatures often in the range of 42 to 47 degrees Celsius at many places. Jun 11, 2014
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Sushma Swaraj flags off Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

New Delhi, June 11 (ANI): Foreign minister, Sushma Swaraj, on Wednesday flagged off the annual Hindu pilgrimage, Kailash Mansarovar Yatra, to the holy Lake Mansarovar in Tibet, the water of which is believed to cleanse all sins according to Hindus. Mansarovar Lake and the flanking Mount Kailash, which is the highest mountain in Tibet at 22,022 feet, are revered by Hindus as the abode of their god Shiva. Annually, pilgrims come from all over the subcontinent to take ceremonial baths in the lake water. The pilgrimage-route is considered prone to earthquakes and landslides. Jun 11, 2014
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Arun Jaitley says Lt Gen Suhag's appointment as Army Chief is final

New Delhi, June 11 (ANI): Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday announced Lt Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag's appointment as next Army Chief to be final. His statement came when senior Congress leader Anand Sharma raised the issue of tweet messages against Army Chief-designate Suhag by Gen (Retd) VK Singh. Jaitley said in Rajya Sabha that the previous UPA government had made the appointment few weeks ago and it is a practice that some issues should be kept outside the "realm of inter-party politics". He said the matter should not be raised directly or indirectly. Jun 11, 2014
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RR Patil says even a cop in every house can't stop crimes against women, BJP reacts

New Delhi, June 11 (ANI): When the nation is debating the issue of women's sa'ety, Maharashtra Home Minister R R Patil’s insensitive remark that even if the government provides one policeman for every house, crime against women can't be stopped sparked a new controversy. Patil made the statement in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly, while replying to the opposition's charge that women are feeling unsafe in the current regime. He also said that the rise in rape cases are a result of downslide of moral values. Reacting over this, BJP slammed Patil for this bizarre comment. Jun 11, 2014
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Amused by NSUI's protest against FYUP, says Smriti Irani

New Delhi, June 11 (ANI): Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday said that she is amused by National Students Union of India (NSUI) protesting for the removal of Four Year University Program (FYUP) from Delhi University (DU), as it was the Congress government that brought this particular program into force. The NSUI members had earlier today staged a protest regarding this issue in front of Irani's residence. Jun 11, 2014
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Greenpeace Foundation rejects Intelligence Bureau's allegations

New Delhi, June 11 (ANI): The Greenpeace Foundation on Wednesday refuted allegations of negatively impacting the economic growth of the country, leveled by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) in its report submitted to the Prime Minister's Office (PMO). Bharti Sinha, Communications Director of Greenpeace Foundation, said that Greenpeace has been active in India for the past ten years. It has supported and fought for the people whose voices have been subdued. She further said that Greenpeace has never targeted any specific corporations and can explain this point if given a chance by the government. Jun 11, 2014
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Raman Singh highlights plan to combat Maoism

Raipur, June 11 (ANI): Chhattisgarh CM, Raman Singh, on Wednesday highlighted the need for a national policy and an integrated plan to combat Maoist operations. Commenting on the Maoists hotbed areas, Singh lauded the rebels as they are coming forward to surrender and join mainstream. Jun 11, 2014
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Raman Singh lauds Modi's proposal to set up knowledge city in Chhattisgarh

Raipur, June 11 (ANI): Chhattisgarh CM, Raman Singh, on Wednesday hailed the proposal put forward by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to initiate the process of setting up knowledge city in a bid to promote development. Singh said Modi has also assured adequate steps would be taken to promote livelihood and skill upgradation. Jun 11, 2014
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Rescue officials intensify search in river for missing students in Mandi

Mandi, June 11 (ANI): Rescuers intensified search operations on Wednesday for the missing students of an engineering college who were swept away by the gushing waters of river Beas following the unannounced release of water from a dam in Himachal Pradesh. Rescuers, included teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), Indian Army and Armed Border Force, Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) and divers. Jun 11, 2014