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Cartoonist RK Laxman dies at 94

New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): RK Laxman, the country's best-known cartoonist, passed away at 94 on Monday evening, at the Dinanath Mangeshkar hospital in Pune, where he was on life support for the past few days. Born in 1921 in Mysore, Laxman had no formal training in cartooning but the work he put out over decades was sheer genius. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his condolences on the sad demise of Laxman. PM Modi tweeted- "My condolences to the family and countless well-wishers of a legend whose demise leaves a major void in our lives. RIP RK Laxman." Jan 26, 2015
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US President Barack Obama addresses India-US Business Summit Part - 2

New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): US President Barack Obama on Monday addressed the India-US Business Summit in New Delhi. Obama said that India and U.S are always ready for investments from both sides in terms of expanding business. He added that economic growth is a major perspective of development. He also added that growth cannot just be measured by GDP, it has to make people’s life better in more tangible and lasting ways. Jan 26, 2015
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US President Barack Obama addresses India-US Business Summit Part - 1

New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): US President Barack Obama on Monday addressed the India-US Business Summit in New Delhi. Obama said that India and U.S are always ready for investments from both sides in terms of expanding business. He added that economic growth is a major perspective of development. He also added that growth cannot just be measured by GDP, it has to make people's life better in more tangible and lasting ways. Jan 26, 2015
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PM Modi addresses India-US Business summit Part - 2

New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday addressed the India-US business summit in New Delhi. Modi said that the business between India and United States has immense potential to grow economies of both countries. He added that together India and US will make the world a better place to live in. Jan 26, 2015
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PM Modi addresses India-US Business summit Part - 1

New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday addressed the India-US business summit in New Delhi. Modi said that the business between India and United States has immense potential to grow economies of both countries. He added that together India and US will make the world a better place to live in. Jan 26, 2015
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US President addresses India-US CEO forum meet

New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): US President Barack Obama on Monday addressed the India-US CEO forum meet which was held in New Delhi. Obama said that United States looks for an improved relation between both the countries in terms of business. He said that India has a tremendous potential and scope for growth and US will take all necessary steps to improve the relation consistently. Jan 26, 2015
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PM Modi addresses India-US CEO forum meet

New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday addressed the India-US CEO forum meet which was held in New Delhi. Modi said that India is open for all kinds of investments in various sectors, laying stress upon tourism. He also added that India and US have come up with a new program of 'Ease of Business' where all problems faced by businessmen shall be addressed. Modi said that his three top priorities are- skill, scope and speed to deliver best business ground for investors. Jan 26, 2015
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Republic Day: Beating retreat ceremony takes place at Wagah border

Amritsar, Jan 26 (ANI): A beating retreat ceremony was held at Wagah Border in Amritsar on Monday evening as the country marks 66th Republic Day. The BSF jawans and Pakistan Rangers shook hands during the ceremony. The forces from both sides performed the 'show of strength' ceremony expressing their power. After that the common practice of lowering the national flags of both countries was held. The Beating Retreat ceremony is a daily military practice that the security forces of India and Pakistan have jointly followed since 1959. The ceremony starts with a blustering parade by the soldiers from both the sides, and ends up in the perfectly coordinated lowering of the two nations' flags. Jan 26, 2015
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India Pakistan exchange sweets on Republic Day

Kaman Aman Setu, Jan 26 (ANI): Indian and Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC) exchanged sweets on the occasion of 66th Republic Day on Monday. A unit of 12 Infantry Brigade of the Army exchanged sweets with their Pakistan counterparts at Kaman Post in Uri sector on Srinagar-Muzaffarabad Road. Despite ceasefire violations and infiltration bids from across the border, the exchange of sweets between army personnel of India and Pakistan along the LoC on their respective days of national importance has been a regular feature. Jan 26, 2015
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Police recover IED in Assam on Republic Day

Jorhat/ Imphal, Jan 26 (ANI): Police officials recovered an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) and later demolished it in Assam on Monday (January 26), on the occasion of country’s 66th Republic Day. Police said they recovered the bomb from the boundary wall of a refinery godown in Jorhat city. The IED weighing two kilogram was wrapped in black polythene bag. Later, the Bomb Disposal Squad of Assam Police detonated the bomb. Earlier in the day low intensity blasts rocked Imphal city in Manipur. Police personnel were deployed at key locations in Imphal leading towards the venue of Republic Day celebrations. Manipur celebrated the Republic Day with great fervour as school children marched and people performed traditional dances. Jan 26, 2015