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Insufficient rainfall affects paddy farming in Siliguri

Siliguri, Aug 07 (ANI): Inadequate rainfall and weak monsoon in West Bengal has affected the farming of and left the farmers worried in its Pasidewa block in Darjeeling district. Every year, by this time, the state witnesses good rainfall but many districts are still reeling under weak monsoon, making it difficult for the paddy cultivation. However, due to less rainfall this year, farmers are uncertain of their agricultural fields and scared that their state might head towards drought-like situation. Aug 7, 2014
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Chinese quake victim loses hope to find his child alive

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Netanyahu: Gaza operation was _justified, proportionate_

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu launches a vigorous defence of Israel_s month-long conflict in Gaza as _justified_ and _proportionate_, blaming Hamas for the heavy Palestinian civilian death toll on August 6, 2014 in Jerusalem. Duration: 01:12 Aug 7, 2014
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Caretaker prime minister named in crisis-hit Bulgaria

Bulgaria's president named on Tuesday a left-wing law professor as caretaker prime minister to serve until October 5 when the country holds its second snap elections in 17 months in Sofia on August 6, 2014. Duration: 00:55 Aug 7, 2014
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Michelle Obama calls for women empowerment in Africa

US First Lady Michelle Obama, joined by her predecessor Laura Bush, speaks about the need to empower African youth and educate women and girls on the last day of the US-Africa summit in Washington, DC on August 6, 2014. Duration: 00:54 Aug 7, 2014