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Indian worker returning from Iraq succumbs to illness

Gurdaspur, July 10 (ANI): An Indian youth, Shemshar Singh, died in Sharjah hospital while returning back home from war-torn Iraq. Shemshar, 24, who belonged to Gurdaspur district of Punjab, was returning back from Iraq with 11 other colleagues, when he fell seriously ill and was admitted to Sharjah hospital in Dubai. Succha Singh, father of Shemshar, said his son was working in Iraq as a labourer as he had volunteered to provide financial assistance to the family. Jul 10, 2014
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TKS Elangovan hopes for early release of convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case

Chennai, July 10 (ANI): DMK leader, TKS Elangovan, hoped for release of convicts at the earliest after the Supreme Court of India's stayed their release in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case. The Supreme Court has stayed the release of any of the convicts till July 22. Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu Congress Committee (TNCC) president B.S. Gnanadesikan, said the new government must take up the issue. Jul 10, 2014
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Security personnel gun down militant in Kashmir gun battle

Handwara, July 10 (ANI): A militant was killed in an ongoing gun battle between rebels and India's security forces in Handwara area of Kupwara district in Jammu and Kashmir. In a joint operation launched by state police and the Indian Army, security personnel acted upon information received about presence of four to five militants in Handwara in Kashmir. Superintendent of Police (SP) in Jammu and Kashmir, Maqsood-ul–Zamaan, said the encounter began after one of the army personnel was injured in firing. Jul 10, 2014
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Police arrest three Maoists in Jharkhand

Palamu, July 09 (ANI): Police arrested three Maoists with arms and ammunition in Palamu district of Jharkhand. Acting on a tip-off, a special police team conducted search operation and arrested three members of new ultra outfit 'Sashastra People's Morcha' (SPM) while two others escaped. Superintendent of Police, Y S Ramesh, said they were involved in setting ablaze three machines of a private firm, which were engaged in implementing social forestry project. Maoists, also known as Naxals, have killed police and politicians, and targeted government buildings and railway tracks in an insurgency that has killed thousands since 1960s. Jul 10, 2014
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Congress says complaint against Sonia Gandhi politically motivated

New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Congress leader, Abhishek Manu Singhvi, said the court complaint against its chief Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul Gandhi is politically motivated. An Indian court summoned Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi to answer allegations that they used their leadership of the Congress party to misuse about $15 million of party funds for personal profit. Addressing a news conference in New Delhi, Singhvi said there was no strong evidence presented in the case and it was politically motivated act by the BJP. Jul 10, 2014
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Holy month of Ramadan spurs rush to buy dates in Kashmir

Srinagar, July 10 (ANI): The sale of dates have notched up in Kashmir during the holy month of Ramadan, as varieties of dates exported from various Arabian countries tempt buyers with their rich taste and high nutritional content. Buyers throng the markets which have stocked varieties of dates from India and expensive varieties from Arabian countries. Eye catching arrangements displayed in stalls instantly attract the attention of the buyer. Despite some of the varieties being heavily priced, it does not deter the buyers from purchasing even the costliest dates on display. Jul 10, 2014
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Hamas 'to pay high price' for strikes, says Netanyahu

During a meeting with military officials, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday that Hamas would "pay a high price" and that Israel will not "tolerate the strikes against our cities and our children". Duration: 00:43 Jul 10, 2014
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Sarajevo pays respect to Srebrenica victims

Thousands of Sarajevans paid their respects on Wednesday to 175 Srebrenica massacre victims as they were transported for a joint burial to mark the atrocity's 19th anniversary later this week. Duration: 01:16 Jul 10, 2014
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Rush to rescue stranded whale in Australia

Australian authorities struggled to rescue a beached baby whale Wednesday and were forced to suspend the operation as fading light hampered efforts to return it to sea. Duration: 00:29 Jul 9, 2014