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Army Chief Bikram Singh pays homage to Kargil martyrs

Kargil, July 25 (ANI): The Army commemorated the _Vijay Diwas_ at the war memorial in Drass sector of Kargil on Friday. Army Chief General Bikram Singh paid tribute to the martyrs of the Kargil war in the ceremony at the war memorial in Drass. Singh will also interact with the families of the martyred soldiers during the day. Besides the Army Chief, other top commanders of the Army, war heroes, martyrs_ families, and other dignitaries were present at the commemorative wreath laying ceremony. Each year since 1999, the _Kargil Vijay Diwas_ is celebrated on 26 July every year to mark the exit of Pakistan Army from Indian territory and Indian Army bunkers captured by them. Jul 25, 2014
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Oinam Bembem Devi The star of Indian women football

Manipur, July 25 (ANI): At the tender age of 10 when Oinam Bembem Devi first started playing football, she couldn_t have imagined herself playing internationals in a few years_ time. When she turned 15 in 1995, Bembem Devi made her international debut for India. It was the start of the greatest career in Indian women_s football. The 36-year-old, who hails from Pishumthong Leishangthem Leikai, is the captain of Manipur women_s football team. She represented the Indian women_s team thrice in 2003, 2010 and 2012 as the captain and aspires to be a coach after retirement. Bembem Devi is the first woman from Manipur to have bagged the title of _Best Footballer_ twice. Jul 25, 2014
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Pineapple cultivation has great potential in Manipur

Manipur, July 25 (ANI): Pineapples from Manipur are well known for its distinct taste. And small farmers like Indrajit Singh have tapped the potential. He has been growing the fruit in one acre of his land at Ngariyan Hills in Imphal East. He earns Rs. 70,000 every season. In a move to motivate more farmers to grow pineapple, the Andro Kendra Development Organization organizes a week-long Pineapple festival every year. This year, it has invited horticulture experts to interact with local farmers and provide them technical knowledge to cultivate and market the fruit. Andro town has some 400 small and medium pineapple farmers. Jul 25, 2014
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UK's Hammond: cycle of violence 'triggered by Hamas'

British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond met Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Knesset, Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, to discuss possibilities for a ceasefire and an end to the ongoing violent conflict in Gaza. Duration: 00:46 Jul 25, 2014
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Funerals in Gaza after Israeli strikes

Washington_s top diplomat John Kerry Thursday pressed efforts to end bloodshed in Gaza, reaching out to allies of Hamas as the Islamist movement_s war with Israel raged into a 17th day. Duration: 00:59 Jul 25, 2014
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More MH17 bodies arrive in Netherlands

Planes carrying more bodies recovered from the MH17 crash site in Ukraine were flown to the Netherlands on Thursday, a day after the first of the 298 dead arrived. Duration: 01:06 Jul 25, 2014