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Centre appeals to militant outfits to shun violence after a police officer killed in Assam

Assam, June 23 (ANI): Nitya Nanda Goswami, the Superintendent of Police, of Hamren police district was leading an operation against the insurgent outfit in remote Rongthang forest area where they came face-to-face with the militants. The police team retaliated and in the ensuing encounter, Goswami and his personal security guard were killed. Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju and Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi visited Karbi Anglong to pay tribute slain Superintendent of Police and his personal security guard. Their last rights were performed with full state honour. The police force and top officials paid floral tributes and gave them a guard of honor with gun salute. Saddened by the incident, the Kiren Rijiju appealed to militant outfits to give up arms and join the mainstream. Jun 23, 2014
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France's Jewish community elects new Grand Rabbi

France's Jewish community on Sunday elected the Jewish chaplain of the French army, Haïm Korsia, 51, to a seven-year term as its new Grand Rabbi, as it grapples with rising anti-Semitism. Duration: 01:07 Jun 23, 2014
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Egypt faces 'critical moment in transition': Kerry

US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Egypt Sunday on a surprise trip to push for democracy in the politically tumultuous country as Washington quietly released $572 million in military aid. Duration: 00:35 Jun 22, 2014
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Hong Kongers defy Beijing to vote in democracy referendum

Hong Kong citizens cast their ballots in an unofficial referendum on democratic reform, with booths opening across the territory after an online poll that has enraged Beijing and drawn nearly 600,000 votes since it opened online. Duration: 00:58 Jun 22, 2014
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Iraqis seek shelter from battles and privation

On a dusty patch of land off a highway in northern Iraq, just outside the border with Iraq's autonomous three-province Kurdish region, hundreds of Iraqi refugees took shelter, fleeing in front of the Sunni militants. Duration: 00:57 Jun 22, 2014
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Sao Paulo slum throws down World Cup gauntlet

Youngsters from a slum on the outskirts of Sao Paulo's Guarulhos airport have thrown down a World Cup gauntlet: they have challenged the competition winners to play a match against them. Duration: 01:31 Jun 22, 2014
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Politicos react as BJP ally Shiv Sena wants rail fare hike roll back

New Delhi, June 22 (ANI): Politicos on Sunday reacted over BJP ally Shiv Sena’s demand of a roll-back of the hike or a reduction in quantum of hike. The 14.2 per cent hike will pinch the pockets of the 70 lakh commuters of suburban railways in Mumbai. The average Mumbaikar will have to pay almost double for season pass tickets. Jun 22, 2014
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Huge arms recovered from Maoist-affected area in Jharkhand

Lohardaga, June 22 (ANI): Provincial police of Jharkhand state in a joint operation with the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunitions in Maoist-affected Lohardaga district of the state. During the operation, the police recovered 125 serial bombs, which were defused, three pressure cooker bombs, 100 metres codex wire and 23 grenades. Sub-divisional police officer (SDPO) SA Rijvi said the operations have been on for four days and thus far they have succeeded in their mission. The joint operation is also scheduled to take place in a few other villages in this area. Jun 22, 2014
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CPMT exam cancelled in UP after paper leak

Lucknow, June 22 (ANI): The Uttar Pradesh Combined Pre-Medical test (CPMT) exam was cancelled on Sunday after the examination paper for entrance to medical colleges in the state was found to have been leaked in Ghaziabad. The case came to light after the officials found tampering with the boxes in which the examination papers were kept in Allahabad Bank and State Bank of India. The District Magistrate reached the spot to examine the boxes and then informed the administration after which orders were issued to cancel the examination. Over one lakh student were due to appear for the exam which will now be held on July 20. Jun 22, 2014