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Politicos condemn militant attack on Karachi international airport

New Delhi, June 9 (ANI): Politicos in India condemned the militant attack on the Karachi international airport on Monday. At least 23 persons, including 10 terrorists were killed when heavily armed militants attacked the Jinnah International Airport's old terminal in Pakistan's financial capital Karachi. Jun 9, 2014
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Cmde (Retd) Ranjit Rai on Karachi airport attack

New Delhi, June 9 (ANI): Speaking about the attack on Karachi airport, Commodore (retd) Ranjit B Rai on Monday said that the attack is a very sad one. The siege lasted for 5- hour and was laid by heavily armed militants, which claimed at least the lives of 23 people, including security personnel at Karachi airport. Jun 9, 2014
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Two militants die in gunbattle with Indian security forces in Kashmir

Pulwama, June 9 (ANI): Indian security forces have gunned down two militants belonging to the Lashkar-e-Taiba (Let) operating in Kashmir. As soon as they received the information of the hide out at about 4:50pm on Sunday, a joint operation was launched by the Rashtriya (National) Rifle Unit and Special Operation Group (SOG) of police, at Pulwama in Kakpura village that resulted in the killing of the two hardcore LeT militants. Jun 9, 2014
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Mandi flash floods: 5 bodies recovered from Beas river

Mandi, June 9 (ANI): Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) has revealed that about five bodies, including bodies of two girls and one boy, have been recovered from river Beas after flash floods washed away 25 people in Mandi on Sunday. People who were washed away due to the flash floods include 24 students of Hyderabad VNR Vigyan Jyoti College and one tour manager. The flash flood on River Beas has been attributed to water release from Laarji Hydropower project. Jun 9, 2014
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Karachi airport cleared of attackers, siege claims 23 lives

Karachi, June 9 (ANI): The more than 5-hour siege laid by heavily armed militants, which claimed at least the lives of 23 people, including security personnel at Karachi airport is now over. At least 23 persons, including 10 terrorists have been killed when heavily armed militants attacked the Jinnah International Airport's old terminal in Pakistan's financial capital Karachi. Ten militants were also among the dead. Jun 9, 2014
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FIFA world cup fever picks up as Jerseys sale shoot up in Kolkata

Kolkata, June 09 (ANI): Soccer jersey sales shot up in Kolkata city of West Bengal as fans went all out to support their favourite teams with the FIFA world cup fast approaching. The enthusiastic supporters of different soccer teams are lining up at the shops to buy their favorite country’s jersey as FIFA world cup is to kick off on June 12. Bhidan Market, which is situated in the heart of the city, area famous for all sports goods, has suddenly turned into a frequent haunt for all football enthusiasts in the city. A football fan and customer at the shop, Soumoditto Chandra, said his favorite team was Brazil and he always supports them. Shopkeeper, Siddik Ahmed said the sales have shot up and business is profitable during this time Jun 9, 2014
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Zoo animals in Chennai enjoy water sprinklers, special food to cope with extreme heat

Chennai, June 09 (ANI): Zoo authorities in Chennai made special arrangements for animals to protect them from scorching heat. In an effort to provide cool shelters for birds, about 20 to 25 cages of pheasants, parakeets and lovebirds are covered with jute sacks and water is sprayed on it thrice in a day. The initiatives taken by the local authorities and the state government to protect the animals and birds in the zoo from heat strokes have been welcomed by all. Elephant calves are provided a large enclosure for moving around and mud wallowing. They also enjoy shower between 3 and 4 PM daily. Visitors are permitted to see the exclusive shower. The white tigers have been provided with wooden shelters, which have a lot of shade, providing additional cooling effect to them. Jun 9, 2014
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Army boss Sisi sworn in as Egypt president

Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was sworn in as president on Sunday following a landslide election almost a year after he deposed Egypt's first freely elected leader and crushed his Islamist supporters. Duration: 00:39 Jun 8, 2014
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Ghulam Nabi Azad appointed leader of Congress in RS

New Delhi, June 08 (ANI): Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi on Sunday confirmed that party President Sonia Gandhi had appointed Ghulam Nabi Azad as leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha. Dwivedi said that Anand Sharma is appointed as deputy leader of the party. Congress has 67 members in the 245-member House, thereby meeting the requirement of having ten per cent of the total strength of the House to get the post of leader of the opposition. Jun 8, 2014
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Chandrababu Naidu takes oath as Andhra Pradesh CM

Guntur, June 08 (ANI): TDP Chief N Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday took oath as the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh at a grand function Guntur district of the state. Senior leaders like LK Advani, Murali Manohar Joshi, Venkaiah Naidu, Arun Jaitley, Prakash Javadekar, Chief Ministers of Goa, Rajasthan and Gujarat and film stars attended the swearing-in ceremony. Governor ESL Narasimhan administered oath to Naidu as the first chief minister of Andhra Pradesh after its bifurcation. Some Cabinet Ministers also sworn-in at the event. Jun 8, 2014
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Need to focus on tri-colors of Indian flag for development and economic growth: Modi

New Delhi, June 08 (ANI): After launching "Getting India Back on Track: An Action Agenda for Reform" edited by Bibek Debroy, Ashley J Tellis and Reece Trevor, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the need is to focus on tri-colors of Indian flag for development and economic growth. Modi said that green revolution that is for environment, white revolution for milk production, saffron revolution for more energy production and blue revolution for fisheries sector is what India requires at the time. The Prime Minister also said that we need to stress upon three factors, Skill, Scale and Speed to compete with China. Jun 8, 2014