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Britain, UN host first ever 'Girl Summit'

Britain and the UN's children's agency on Tuesday hosted the first ever "Girl Summit" to mobilise international efforts to end female genital mutilation and child marriage, practices that affect millions of girls around the world. Duration: 00:56 Jul 22, 2014
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One Rand Man's richer sense of value

One man has decided to take part in a social experiment for National Savings Month in July in South Africa. He is trying to live an entire month using nothing but single rand coins earning him the name 'One Rand Man'. Duration: 01:30 Jul 22, 2014
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Mosque in Rafah destroyed by overnight Israeli strikes

Relentless Israeli shelling continued in the Gaza Strip for the fiftienth day as UN chief Ban Ki-moon and US Secretary of State John Kerry were in Cairo Tuesday in a bid to broker a truce between Israel and Hamas. Duration: 00:39 Jul 22, 2014
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Victim in Nihal Chand case demands CBI probe

New Delhi, July 22 (ANI): Victim in Union Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilizers Nihal Chand case on Tuesday demanded CBI probe into the case. She said that she has come to Delhi to get justice, and added that she wants to meet the PM. Jul 22, 2014
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Police arrest three accused in Manipur youth killing

New Delhi, July 22 (ANI): Delhi police on Tuesday confirmed the arrest of three men accused of killing a Manipuri youth who was beaten to death by a group of unidentified men. 30-year-old Shaloni was beaten to death in the national capital on Sunday, an incident which again raised concerns over security of people from northeastern states. He was rushed to a hospital where he was declared dead on arrival. On Tuesday, Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi assured stringent action in connection with the case. Expressing concern over the incident, Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju, said police has intensified search for the other two accused involved in the killing. Jul 22, 2014
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Karnataka CM_s _Is this the only news you are having_ comment on rape of Bangalore minor stirs contr

Bangalore/New Delhi, July 22 (ANI): Even as parents_ continued to protest over the rape of a six-year-old girl in Bangalore, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday controversially distanced himself from the event when he asked the media if it is the only news they had that they could report on. He also accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of the politicizing the issue. Meanwhile, Social activist Ranjana Kumari slammed the chief Minister for giving such remark. Jul 22, 2014
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BJP legislators demand probe report in Kosi river floods to be made public

Patna, July 22 (ANI): BJP leaders on Tuesday protested outside the state assembly in Patna, and demanded that the state government make the 2008 Justice Walia report on Kosi river floods public. A one-man inquiry commission headed by Justice Rajesh Walia, a retired chief justice of the Patna High Court, was probing an embankment breach in the river and submitted its report earlier this year in March. The floods were caused by a swollen Kosi river, which had changed its course, ravaging and devastating several districts in the state. Slamming the ruling Janata Dal United government for not tabling the report, BJP legislator, Nitin Navin, said he and his party would urge the government to do so. Jul 22, 2014
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Speaker Sumitra Mahajan remains evasive on allegations of being partial

New Delhi, July 22 (ANI): Lok Sabha Speaker, Sumitra Mahajan, on Tuesday remained evasive on Congress party_s allegations of being biased in connection with leader of opposition (LoP) post. As per Indian laws, the main opposition party in the house must have at least ten percent seats for the Leader of Opposition post. Congress has only 44 lawmakers in a 543-member house. In an effort to strengthen its claim, the Congress party, has sent a letter to Mahajan claiming that it has more than 60 lawmakers in the house with its pre-poll allies. Mahajan acknowledged that she has received letter from Congress in this regard. Senior Congress leader, Amarinder Singh, had alleged that the Speaker is hand-in glove with the government. Environment Minister, Prakash Javadekar, condemned Singh_s statement, terming it desperation. Jul 22, 2014
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First look of movie 'Khoobsurat'

Mumbai, July 22 (ANI): The cast and crew of upcoming rom-com 'Khoobsurat' unveiled its first look in showbiz capital Mumbai recently. At the event, Sonam said that she is a selfish actor. While talking to media, Rhea Kapoor, the producer of the movie said that making this movie was one of the best experiences of her life. 'Khoobsurat' is slated to hit the theaters on 19th September 2014. Jul 22, 2014
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BSE closes points 310.63 up on July 22

New Delhi, July 22 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 310.63 points up to stand at 26,025.80. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 83.65 points up to stand at 7,767.85. Financial Tech and Wockhardt were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 10.00% and 6.64% along with National Aluminium Co.Ltd. and Shriram City Union Finance Ltd. with an increase of 6.31% and 6.04% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include Thermax and JPINFRATEC with a decrease of 8.28% and 3.96% along with Torrent Power and Unitech with a decrease of 3.92% and 2.79% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is up 61.85 points at 15,778.80 while the banking sector is up 71.02 points at 17,688.31 and the realty sector is up 11.15 points at 1,972.75. The Indian currency is 0.08 % down at Rs 60.25 per dollar. Jul 22, 2014
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Japanese firms use leading-edge technology for safety and comfort

Tokyo, July 22 (ANI): Cyber security is the need of modern era. And to provide high security service to global clients, Japan's NEC Corporation has established Cyber Security Factory in Tokyo. 50 professional engineers remotely monitor the network and take measures to solve clients' problem. The Factory conducts cyber training exercise and is equipped with customer communication and analysis room which helps to analyze computer virus. Engineers sitting at different locations can have discussions through digital graphic. NEC has made an alliance with Interpol on cyber security. Besides cyber security, the Japanese firms use leading edge technology to provide comfort to people. Haneda International Airport, the state of the art airport which connects Japan to South-east Asia, witnesses large number of passengers every day. EBARA Corporation has installed four chillers, with each having a capacity of 3,516kw. It is equivalent to 1,000 units of the regular home air conditioners. The chillers generate cold water at the airport building which helps to cool the air by heat reactors. Jul 22, 2014
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SC refuses to release Subrata Roy on parole

New Delhi, July 22 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to release Sahara Chief Subrata Roy on parole. Roy had pleaded for 40 days bail to sell properties in the wake of returning money to the investors. The court has allowed Roy to sell three hotels abroad and said that he can negotiate on assets sale from the police custody. Jul 22, 2014
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Ram Naik takes oath as UP governor

Lucknow, July 22 (ANI): BJP veteran and former petroleum minister Ram Naik on Tuesday took oath as Uttar Pradesh's Governor in Lucknow. Naik was appointed as Governor of Uttar Pradesh in the first appointment of five Governors by the recently-elected Narendra Modi government. Jul 22, 2014