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Soccer fan carves sculptures of footballers as FIFA World Cup begins

Thrissur/ Kolkata, June 12 (ANI): A sculptor and ardent soccer fan in Kolkata has carved 21 clay footballer models, three referees and a replica of the FIFA world cup trophy, which he plans to gift to the Argentina fan club. With the soccer world cup beginning on June 12, Kolkata is all decked up and revels in excitement filling the whole city with frenzy. Sukumar Dutta Pal, a sculptor and a football fan, took over 45 days to make these idols. Jun 12, 2014
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Politicos react as PM says women s respect should be priority rapes should not be politicized

New Delhi, June 12 (ANI): Politicos on Thursday reacted over Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first Lok Sabha speech in which he stressed upon safety for women. Modi said that respecting and safeguarding women should be our priority. He also expressed grief over all the crimes happening against women in different parts of the country. He then made a humble request to all the political leaders to stop politicizing rapes because by doing so they are playing with the dignity of women. Jun 12, 2014
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CBI takes charge of Badaun rape case, probe begins

New Delhi, June 12 (ANI): The CBI has filed an FIR and taken over the probe in Badaun rape case where two Dalit girls were found hanging from a tree in their village. CBI Director Ranjit Sinha said that Government of India has handed over the case to CBI and it will soon begin probe. Meanwhile, CBI Spokesperson Kanchan Prasad stated that an FIR has been filed in the case and a team of 20 officials will leave for Badaun on Friday to begin investigations. Jun 12, 2014
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Police file negligence case in Mandi river tragedy

Mandi/ New Delhi, June 12 (ANI): Police filed a First Information Report (FIR) in Mandi river tragedy after 24 students were swept away by gushing waters from a dam discharge in the state of Himachal Pradesh. The students were from a private engineering college of Hyderabad and had gone missing on Sunday after stopping to take photographs. Police have filed negligence cases against the dam officials. Jun 12, 2014
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European taxi drivers stage day-long demonstration

Hundreds of taxi drivers in Madrid staged a day-long strike, joining drivers from several other major European capitals to protest against new car-hailing apps such as Uber which have shaken up the industry. Duration: 00:58 Jun 12, 2014
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New York bedbugs bite back

The pest control industry sees rich spoils as New York City continues its battle against bedbugs. Duration: 02:22 Jun 12, 2014
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Chinese relatives of MH370 still seeking answers

Frustrated relatives of passengers onboard missing flight MH370 express their anger at Malaysian Airlines, saying their questions remain unanswered almost 100 days after the plane disappeared. Duration: 00:45 Jun 12, 2014
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Gaza banks reopen after six-day wage dispute

Gaza's banks reopened Wednesday after being closed for six days by Hamas forces, an official said, in a dispute that is the first challenge to a new Palestinian unity government. Duration: 00:53 Jun 12, 2014