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Flag manufacturing business blooms ahead of Independence Day

Coimbatore, Aug 08 (ANI): Just a few days ahead of the Independence Day celebrations across the country, the tricolour manufacturing business is booming in Coimbatore. Last year, over two lakh cotton flags were produced and this year, with a new government at the centre, the manufacturers have produced over three lakh flags. The flags are sent to various states like, Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and within Tamil Nadu, around 5000 flags are produced daily. The flag manufacturers also said that they have manufactured tricolours for the past 40 years and 10 years ago the national flag production was very less but now the sales and production of flags has increased considerably. Aug 8, 2014
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Rasmussen: NATO working 'more closely' with Ukraine

NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen urged Russia to "step back from the brink" in Kiev on Thursday and vowed support for Ukraine as fears mounted that Moscow was preparing to send troops into the conflict-torn east of the country. Duration: 00:40 Aug 8, 2014