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In Gaza, whatever the target, children often the victims

The spiraling number of children killed in the latest conflict between Israel and the Palestinian group Hamas in Gaza has raised international concern. ATTENTION: This report contains images of dead and wounded children. Duration: 01:56 Jul 23, 2014
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Japanese encephalitis kills 75 in UP

Gorakhpur, July 23 (ANI): An outbreak of Japanese encephalitis has affected more than 300 and claimed lives of 75 people in Gorakhpur city of Uttar Pradesh. The disease usually takes place during the monsoon season and India's most populous state Uttar Pradesh is ravaged by encephalitis every year and it is mostly children who succumb to this disease. The disease, which is spreading slowly across other regions, had also claimed more than 50 lives in West Bengal. Jul 23, 2014
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Security personnel kill Maoist, recover arms in Jharkhand

Khunti, July 23 (ANI): Acting on a tip-off, security personnel of India’s paramilitary, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), along with the police launched an operation to nab Maoists hiding in forest area in Jharkhand on Wednesday. During the search operations, Maoists started firing at the police and during the encounter, one Maoist was shot dead. The Maoist has been identified as Vishal alias Tulsi, who was a sub-junior commander and had 22 cases against him. During the encounter, a hardcore rebel, Panda Munda, belonging to People’s Liberation Front of India surrendered to the police. He is charged with a murder and 23 other cases. Jul 23, 2014
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MEA gives schedule of Indian leaders' meeting with foreign counterparts

New Delhi, July 23 (ANI): MEA Spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin on Wednesday gave the schedule of Indian leaders' meeting with their foreign counterparts. Akbaruddin said that both sides are working on a schedule for PM Narendra Modi's visit to Japan. He added that India-Pakistan foreign secretaries will meet in Islamabad on August 25. Jul 23, 2014
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Family of deceased security personnel demands death penalty for Sabyasachi Panda

Bhubaneswar, July 23 (ANI): The family of deceased security personnel, Pramod Kumar Satapathy, demanded capital punishment for the top Maoist leader, Sabyasachi Panda, who was arrested and sent to 10 days of police custody. Special Operation Group commando, Satapathy, was one of the 17 officers who laid down their lives in the process of fighting armed Maoists on February 15, 2008 in Nayagarh district of Odisha. On July 18, Panda was produced in front of the Sub-Divisional Judicial Magistrate (SDJM) of Berhampur amid tight security where he was ordered to be sent on 10-day police custody. Jul 23, 2014
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Modi releases Braille biography of Sardar Patel

New Delhi, July 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday released a biography of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in Braille. The biography has been prepared by Dr. A Saibaba Goud, for the benefit of the visually challenged. Dr. Goud also runs the Devnar School for the Blind, in Hyderabad. Bandaru Dattatreya, Member of Parliament, was present on the occasion. Jul 23, 2014
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MoU signed to boost up power capacity without additional fuel consumption in north-east

Agartala, July 23 (ANI): India’s North East Power Corporation (NEEPCO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Tripura State Electricity Corporation Ltd (TSECL) to upgrade three power projects in Tripura. Two power projects – Baramura gas thermal power project and Rukhia gas thermal power plant – will be converted into combined cycle in order to raise power capacity without increasing the fuel consumption. The other Dumbur hydro power project will undergo renovation to increase its power generation capacity. Chairman-cum-managing Director of NEEPCO, PC Pankaj, said this MoU will prove very beneficial as more power will be generated without increasing the tariff. The MoU was signed in the presence of Chief Minister of Tripura, Manik Sarkar. The cost will be borne by both NEEPCO and TSECL. Jul 23, 2014
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Police denies receiving complaints from Maharashtra Sadan

New Delhi, July 23 (ANI): New Delhi ACP SBS Tyagi on Wednesday denied receiving any complaints from Maharashtra Sadan regarding improper basic facilities. Shiv Sena MP Rajan Vichare had clarified that the leaders had filed a complaint with the police to look into the facilities at Maharashtra Sadan. Shiv Sena MPs have been a part of a controversy when they reportedly tried to force feed a Ramazan observing Muslim waiter. Jul 23, 2014