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Police arrest four Maoists in Bihar

Rohtas, Jan 14 (ANI): In a joint combing operation with paramilitary force, police has arrested four Maoists from Rohtas district of Bihar. Huge cache of arms and ammunition were recovered in the ambush on Tuesday. The security forces recovered two rifles, 13 single barrel guns, a pistol, 78 bullets, two sacks of gunpowder, batteries used in making Improvised Explosive Devices (IED), 21 splitters used in bombs and several kilograms of explosives. Superintendent of Police (SP), Chandan Kumar Kushwaha, said the arrests were made after a two-day-long combing operation in Kaimur hills and forest tracts of Banda village in the district. After the arrest, police are conducting raids on rebel hideouts in the region. Jan 14, 2015
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Encounter underway in J&K's Sopore

Sopore, Jan 14 (ANI): A fierce encounter broke out on Wednesday morning between the militants and the Indian Army in Jammu and Kashmir's Chakan area of Sopore district. According to reports, one militant is trapped inside one of the houses in the area. The security personnel have cordoned off the locality and carrying out searches at some houses for suspected LeT terrorists, including their commander Abu Huzaifa. A joint operation from Indian army and police is underway where security forces are battling suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists. No casualties were reported till the last reports came in. Further details are awaited. Jan 14, 2015
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Colourful birds thrill spectators at fair in Siliguri

Siliguri, Jan 14 (ANI): A bird fair organised to mark 152nd birth anniversary of philosopher-monk Swami Vivekananda attracts bird lovers in large numbers in West Bengal. The seven-day-long fair began on Monday with an aim to spread the message of freedom. Scores of bird lovers, both children and elderly alike, were thrilled to watch distinct species of birds at the fair being held in Siliguri city. While excited children tried to touch ostriches, many others clicked photographs with various species of parrots. A spectator Arabindo Das said that such fairs are very educative for children. The fair is being organised by Siliguri Shailendra Smriti Pathagar-O-Club. More than 35 species of birds from various countries are on display at the fair including Australian pigeons, Macaw, emu and ostrich. Jan 14, 2015
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Eleven Ukraine civilians killed when rocket hits bus

Eleven Ukrainian civilians are killed and nearly 20 injured when a long-range Grad rocket apparently fired by pro-Russian insurgents hit an intercity bus in the separatist east. *ATTENTION: IMAGES OF DEAD BODIES* Duration: 00:47 Jan 14, 2015
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Dutch cartoonist calls for 'world cartoon war'

Dutch cartoonist Ruben L. Oppenheimer, whose drawings went viral in the wake of the Paris attacks, says the role of cartoonists is now more important than ever and he hopes for 'a world cartoon war.' Duration: 01:41 Jan 14, 2015
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Nigerians react to Boko Haram's threat

Reactions in Nigeria's economic hub Lagos to the recent offensive launched by Boko Haram, which has proclaimed a "caliphate" in areas under its control in the northeast, and is now threatening neighbouring Niger, Chad and Cameroon. Duration: 01:16 Jan 14, 2015