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Police recover bodies of British couple in hotel in Agra

Agra, Oct 23 (ANI): Police on October 21 recovered the dead bodies of a British couple from a hotel room in Agra. Police suspected it to be a case of drug overdose as several bottles of cough syrups, strips of sleeping pills and anti-depressants were found lying next to the bodies on the bed.The police said that James Oliver Gaskell (28) and Alexandra Nichola Louise Gaskell (24) are residents of United Kingdom. Hotel manager, Jagdish Gupta, said the couple had arrived in the hotel a day before they were found dead. The investigation into the matter is on and the British Commission has also been informed. Oct 24, 2014
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Resolutions passed by any Parliament are internalization processes: MEA on Pak's anti-India resoluti

New Delhi, Oct 24 (ANI): Commenting on the Pakistan’s anti –India resolution, MEA spokesperson said that resolutions passed by any parliament are their internalization processes and it is for that country to take a view on. Pakistan's parliament has passed a resolution against the "unprovoked and indiscriminate" ceasefire violations by India and asked the government to seek UN intervention to resolve the Kashmir issue. Oct 24, 2014
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Pollution level increases in India post Diwali

Mumbai/Nagpur/Raipur /New Delhi, Oct 24 (ANI): The level of pollutants in the air shot up significantly due to excessive use of fireworks as people across India celebrated Diwali, the festival of lights, on Thursday. Bursting of firecrackers added to the air, noise and garbage pollution even as massive awareness drives advocating a noiseless and pollution free festival were conducted in different parts of the country by activists, police and civic administration. Accusing people of not remembering Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Clean India Mission’, a cleaner in Nagpur city in Maharashtra, Sarita Yadav, said people should act more responsibly by cleaning off the remnants after bursting the crackers. Oct 24, 2014
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NIA Chief visits blast site in Burdwan

Burdwan / New Delhi, Oct 24 (ANI): The Director General (DG) of National Investigation Agency (NIA), Sharad Kumar, on Friday (October 24) visited blast sites in Burdwan to monitor the probe. The explosions in Burdwan district in West Bengal on October 02 had left two suspected militants dead, while the city court has sent three accused in police custody till October 22. Later, two women were also arrested in connection with the blast on October 05. The involvement of militant outfits like Lashkar-e-Toiba and Harkat-ul Jihad al-Islami (Bangladesh-based) are being suspected in the case as a large number of watch dials, SIM cards, and other tools required to make improvised explosive devices were found in the house. 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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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