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PM Modi meets Russian defence minister to deepen bilateral cooperation

New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday met Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu in New Delhi to deepen bilateral cooperation. Shoygu arrived in New Delhi for his three-day India visit to review the ongoing cooperation and future prospects in defence sector between the two countries. He is also scheduled to hold talks with his Indian counterpart Manohar Parrikar later in the day. Besides, the defence minister will also attend a session of Russian-Indian Intergovernmental Commission on Military and Technical Cooperation and visit the Russian-Indian joint venture BrahMos Aerospace Limited that makes supersonic cruise missiles. Modi had signed a raft of agreements with Russian President Vladimir Putin, who visited India in December last year. Jan 21, 2015
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India beefs up security ahead of US President Obama's visit for Republic Day celebrations

New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): Home Affairs Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said that security was beefed up across the country ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit to New Delhi for Republic Day celebrations. The central government has placed multi-tier security set up for the high profile visit. Obama will arrive in New Delhi on January 25 to take part in Republic Day celebrations on the invitation of Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi. Meanwhile, the city of Taj Mahal, Agra, is set to become a fortress ahead of Obama's visit on January 27. The Taj Mahal will be closed to visitors on that day. Jan 21, 2015
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Manjhi visits clash-hit village, assures action

Muzaffarpur, Jan 21 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi visited a village in Muzaffarpur district on Wednesday and took stock of the situation after communal violence claimed three lives and charred several houses recently. The clash erupted in Azizpur village after a Muslim girl eloped with a Hindu boy from a neighboring village, Bahilwara Mali Tola. On Sunday, body of the boy, who was missing from the past ten days, was found from an agricultural field. After the body was recovered, angry mob rushed to Azizpur village and set houses on fire. Manjhi visited houses and spoke to them regarding any required assistance from the state government. Police have arrested 14 people suspected of communal violence in the Jan 21, 2015
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Political leaders file nomination papers for Delhi Assembly Polls

New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): Political leaders from Congress and BJP on Wednesday filed their nomination papers for Delhi Assembly polls. Today is the last day for filing the nomination papers for the polls and the scrutiny of nominations papers would be done on January 22 while the last date for withdrawal of candidatures is January 24. Congress leader Ajay Maken filed his papers and said that he is ready for a debate with the AAP and BJP Candidates. Party's Kiran Walia also expressed confidence in the performance of Congress. BJP leader Vijender Gupta also talked about the works he envisions for Delhi and wishes to do for the national capital and his constituency. Jan 21, 2015
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Drug Racket Case: Punjab and Harayana HC stays transfer orders of ED official Niranjan Singh

Chandigarh, Jan 21 (ANI): The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday stayed the implementation of transfer orders of Enforcement Directorate (ED) Assistant Director Niranjan Singh who is probing 4000 crore synthetic drug racket case. The decision was taken on the public interest litigation (PIL) filed by Lawyer Navikiran Singh. The next hearing of the case is scheduled on February 2. Navikiran Singh said that it was wrong to order transfer of an official during the investigation. Jan 21, 2015
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Cuba to host higest level US offical since 1980

From fruit sellers to artists drawing Havana landscapes, Cubans are hopeful that Wednesday's highest-level US government visit in 35 years will shed Cold War-era rivalries and improve their daily lives. Duration: 01:03 Jan 21, 2015
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Hong Kong media tycoon arrested over protests

Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper tycoon Jimmy Lai is arrested and released by police after turning himself in, the latest figure targeted in a broadening investigation which protest leaders describe as harrassment. Duration: 00:29 Jan 21, 2015
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Auschwitz survivor remembers horrors of camp

January 27 2015 will mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi concentration camp. Zofia Posmysz survived and recalls the horrors of the death camp. Duration: 02:17 Jan 21, 2015
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Answer to Militants and ISI?

Peshawar, January 20, 2015: While the State of Pakistan's continues to connive with militants to disturb the peace in other countries, it is the common man who continues to suffer a great deal. One month after the gruesome attack on the army public school in Peshawar, the school reopened, the candle light vigils were held and a tough message was sent to militants and its backers within the State of Pakistan. Activists, campaigners and members of the civil society gathered in several cities across Pakistan on Friday (January 16) to mark one month since the deadly attack by Taliban gunmen on the Army Public School (APS) in Peshawar in which over 140 people, including 134 children, were systematically gunned down. In Islamabad, several parliamentarians came out to join a vigil outside Parliament House. In Lahore, around two hundred citizens lit candles in memory of those killed in the school attack. Jan 21, 2015
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Rainstorms mar Zambia's presidential vote

Zambians were called to cast their ballot in the country's presidential election. Heavy rains perturbed the proceedings with some voting stations forced to open again on Wednesday. Duration: 00:33 Jan 21, 2015

AAP- BJP will surely merge in future: Ajay Maken before filing nomination papers

New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): Before filing his nomination papers from Sadar Bazar constituency, Congress leader Ajay Maken said that AAP and BJP will surely merge in future. He said that BJP’s CM Candidate Kiran Bedi and AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal started their journey from Anna Hazare’s protest and they will ultimately join hands together. He said that the two started with the name of corruption but now no one is talking about the same. He also invited the two leaders for a public debate and taking jibe at Bedi said that a person who can’t debate and answer to people's question, how does she plan to give governance in Delhi. The elections for the 70-member Delhi Assembly will be held in a single phase on February 7, with the counting of votes set to take place on February 10. Jan 21, 2015

Japan provides human resource training in nuclear power generation

Hanoi/ Japan, Jan 20 (ANI): In order to meet the rapid growth in electricity demand driven by a growing economy and expanding industrial base, Vietnam has decided to introduce nuclear energy. A developing country with a population of 92.5 million, Vietnam has selected Japan as its partner. The government issued a master plan specifying the project of building nuclear power plants, as the first time in Vietnam and South East Asia. Electric Power University (EPU) in Hanoi, is one of the six universities in Vietnam that are authorized to provide human resource training in nuclear power generation. The University has opened the Department of Nuclear Power in 2010 where students are learning basic knowledge required for nuclear power generation. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries is one of the first partners which effectively cooperates and supports Electric Power University and provide nuclear engineering lecture. Recently, "Cool Japan lounge" exhibition was held at AEON Mall Binh Duon Canary in Vietnam by Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, as a part of "Cool Japan World Trial" initiatives. AEON VIETNAM Corporation hosted the business seminar with introduction of their business experience and strategy in Vietnam. Inside the deep mountains of Hida, Gifu Prefecture in Japan, the Jan 21, 2015
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BJP's Jagdish Mukhi offers prayers before filing his nomination papers from Janakpuri constituency

New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): BJP leader Jagdish Mukhi on Wednesday offered prayers before filing his nomination papers from Janakpuri constituency of Delhi. Mukhi expressed confidence over his party winning 60 seats in Delhi polls and said that people will surely vote for BJP. He also thanked people for his and party's success. Today is the last day for filing nomination for the Delhi Assembly polls. Scrutiny of nominations papers would be done on January 22 while the last date for withdrawal of candidatures is January 24. Jan 21, 2015