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Japan, Australia reach deal on free trade

Japan and Australia say they have reached "substantive agreement" on a long-awaited free-trade deal, in a rare opening of Japan's protected markets. Duration: 00:58 Apr 7, 2014
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Carbon cuts possible for manageable warming: experts

The world, acting urgently, can curb carbon emissions enough to avert worst-case scenarios for climate change, UN experts said Monday as envoys met in Berlin to weigh the options for action. Duration: 01:11 Apr 7, 2014
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Searchers scour debris for Solomon floods missing

Tearful residents and aid workers in the flood-ravaged Solomon Islands continue to scour debris for bodies, days after flash floods tore through the capital Honiara. Duration: 00:43 Apr 7, 2014
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Orban cruises to re-election in Hungary

Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban wins a clear victory in elections, while the far-right Jobbik party increases its share of the vote. Duration: 00:52 Apr 7, 2014
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Abu ka Maqbara in Meerut- Perfect example of Hindu-Muslim friendship

Meerut, April 07 (ANI): Meerut, situated in India's northern state of Uttar Pradesh, is famous for harmony between people of diverse religions who live here. One place in the city, which exemplifies this fact, is Abu ka Maqbara. The uniqueness of this shrine is that a Hindu built it in remembrance of his Muslim friend. Legend has it that Abu Hasan and Bihari Lal were very good friends and religion never came in way of this bond. After Abu Hasan passed away, Bihari Lal built a shrine in his memory. The shrine now stands as a perfect example of friendship and communal harmony. Apr 7, 2014
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Urs of Saint Hazrat Sai Lal Din- where people of different religions unite

Rajouri, April 07 (ANI): Rajouri district of Kashmir is well known for amity between Hindus and Muslims. And the celebration of annual Urs of Saint Hazrat Sai Lal Din is a perfect example of this fact. Every year devotees from different faiths come here in large numbers to pay obeisance to the revered saint. Legend has that the saint was a mystic who devoted his entire life for the betterment of mankind and preached communal harmony. It is believed that wishes of the devotees who come from all across the country are fulfilled here.People in Rajouri prepare for the Urs enthusiastically and everyone irrespective of their religion takes part in the arrangements. A special meal is prepared for all the devotees. Apr 7, 2014
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LS Polls 2014: EC on Assam and Tripura voter turnout

New Delhi, April 07 (ANI): The Election Commission on Monday informed that the voter turnout in Assam till 5 pm is approximately 72.5 % which is expected to cross 75% as people are still standing in queues to cast their vote. The EC also informed that the poll percentage is about 84% and is expected to go up by 1-2%. Apr 7, 2014
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EC issues notice to Amit Shah for hate speeches in UP

Lucknow, April 07 (ANI): The Election Commission on Monday issued notice to BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah for his hate speeches in the riot-affected areas in Uttar Pradesh. It asked the BJP leader to explain within three days as to why action should not be initiated against him for violating the model code through his speeches made while campaigning in Shamli, Bijnore and Muzaffarnagar districts in the state. Shah, who is in charge of the BJP's campaign in Uttar Pradesh, had allegedly said in a speech that the election is a chance to seek "revenge for the insult" inflicted during the riots in Muzaffarnagar in September last, in which nearly 60 were killed and thousands displaced. Apr 7, 2014
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Rahul targets BJP during his Raichur rally

Raichur, April 7 (ANI): Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday addressed a rally in Raichur district of Karnataka. Gandhi criticized the BJP and its various models of development. Talking over women empowerment, he said that on one hand they talk of giving strength to women on the other hand police in Gujarat chase women, tap their phones. Apr 7, 2014
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Maoist attack injures one in Chhattisgarh

Sukma, April 4 (ANI): An official from India's paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) was severely injured on Monday in an attack by Maoists in insurgency-hit Sukma district of Chhattisgarh. The injured, Sub-Inspector Mahendra Singh, was then admitted to a hospital in Jagdalpur city in Chhattisgarh. The rebels opened indiscriminate fire at security officials but fled the spot when security forces retaliated. Maoists are rebels who try to sink deep roots and form links after decades of neglect. The Maoists, also known as Naxals, have killed police and politicians, and targeted government buildings and railway tracks in an insurgency that has killed thousands since the 1960s. Apr 7, 2014