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Sochi residents braced for Olympic invasion

Hosting the Winter Olympics has already transformed the host city of Sochi but accommodating tens of thousands of additional visitors will force the 400,000 inhabitants to change their ways. Duration: 01:58 Jan 12, 2014
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Fighting continues in Iraqi city of Fallujah

Fighting continues in Fallujah, a former insurgent stronghold 60 kilometres from Baghdad, while Iraqi government employees returned to work under tight security in Ramadi. Duration: 00:34 Jan 12, 2014
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Arab World Celebrates Death of Sharon 'The Butcher' [Photos+Video]

In other parts of the world, Sharon is being deemed as the Israeli warrior who evacuated settlers and soldiers from the Gaza Strip and the former prime minister 'famous' for his ferocity in battling Arabs. But for Arabs, he was the butcher of Sabra and Shatila, and his death was ample reason to celebrate. Jan 12, 2014
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US-based NRI doctor successfully performs surgery in Jaipur with help of Google Glass

Jaipur, Jan 12 (ANI): Orthopedic surgeon Selen G Parekh used the medium of Google Glass, the tech giant's wearable computer, to perform a successful foot and ankle surgery. A team of doctors under supervision of US based Indian doctor Parekh conducted the foot and ankle surgery wearing Google glass, which was broadcasted live on Google website via internet. Jan 12, 2014
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Kolhapur toll booths vandalized, Shiv Sena calls for bandh

Kolhapur, Jan 12 (ANI): Nine toll booths in Kolhapur district of Maharashtra were ransacked on Sunday by a group of activists after a dispute over collection of toll tariff. The roads and nearby highways have also been severely vandalized, following which the protesters were detained, police confirmed. About dozen members of anti-toll action committee had launched a hunger strike six days ago, saying that they would not call it off unless the toll collection stopped. Maharashtra Minister of State for Home affairs Satej Patil and Labour Minister Hasan Mushrif had reportedly met the activists on Saturday and assured them that Government would ask the company to stop the toll collection. Jan 12, 2014
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Biting cold, dense fog affects northern India

Kanpur, Varanasi, Jan 12 (ANI): A spell of intense cold wave condition continued in northern India on Sunday, affecting daily lives of people and disrupting air and rail traffic. A blanket of thick fog enveloped Uttar Pradesh, and mercury dipped several notches further. Jan 12, 2014
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People pledge to vote during awareness rally in Bangalore

Bangalore, Jan 12 (ANI): A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) organised a voting awareness rally on Sunday in Bangalore. People were wearing t-shirts, ‘I pledge to vote’, and took part in the rally in huge numbers. Jan 12, 2014
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MP CM conducts surprise inspection, checks govt schemes for poor fighting cold

Bhopal, Jan 12 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, conducted a surprise visit to inspect the implementation of state government’s schemes to help poor fighting cold weather conditions. Chouhan said that his government had ordered concerned authorities to arrange for bonfires and distribute blankets among the homeless people. Jan 12, 2014
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Why Rahul failed to bring development in Amethi: Ashutosh

Amethi, Jan 12 (ANI): While addressing AAP leader Kumar Vishwas' rally in Amethi, Ashutosh questioned Rahul Gandhi on why is there no development, no electricity, poverty in his age old constituency. He compared Ravana with the opposition and Ram with Arvind Kejriwal who with his truth and simple ways won over the great power. Further, talking about protests in the constituency against AAP, he said that the party supporters should not retaliate against those protesters with anguish but with understanding and intelligence. Jan 12, 2014