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India beefs up security in border region with Bangladesh in wake of blast

Siliguri/ New Delhi, Oct 07 (ANI): India's paramilitary Border Security Force (BSF) tightened security in areas bordering Bangladesh in wake of the bomb blast in Burdwan district of West Bengal. Two women have been arrested in connection with the explosion that left two suspected militants dead on Sunday (October 05). Police is probing the possible involvement of militant outfits like Lashkar-e-Toiba and Harkat-ul Jihad al-Islami in the blast. India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alleged that the regional party Trinamool Congress, which rules West Bengal, has turned the state into a safe haven for militants and accused chief minister Mamata Banerjee of protecting the militants. However, the TMC said that the BJP was trying to communalise the issue. Oct 7, 2014
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Skill development programmes help to generate employment for Kashmiri youth

Kathua, Oct 7 (ANI): Unemployed Kashmiri youth are being imparted with various technical trainings in a bid to explore their livelihood opportunities. 12 skill development programmes are running with as many as 100 unemployed youths being part of it. Project Officer, District Urban Development Agency, Zaffar Abbaz said that training to youths is being given by professionals in technical courses like welding, electronics, cutting tailoring, fashion designing and on computers, for a period of six months to one year. These training programmes are of free of cost and not just boys but even girls' participation was seen in large numbers. The youths who had completed six months training were also given multi-purpose tool kits and even a diploma. They can also start their own business and can also get financial aid from financial institutes. Oct 7, 2014
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Typhoon Phanfone slams into Japan

Strong typhoon Phanfone slams into Japan, packing gusting winds and huge waves and bringing travel chaos to a nation accustomed to dealing with nature's fury. Duration: 00:33 Oct 7, 2014
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Germans teach Kurds to handle new guns for IS fight

On a dusty firing range outside the Iraqi Kurdish capital of Arbil, peshmerga fighters are trained to handle new weapons provided by Berlin for the fightback against jihadists from the Islamic State group. Duration: 00:55 Oct 7, 2014