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Filled killed in Indian Kashmir in heavy shelling

Indian and Pakistani security forces traded fire along their troubled frontier, leaving five civilians dead in Indian Kashmir and four in Pakistan, marring the Muslim festival of Eid, officials on the two sides said Monday. Duration: 00:34 Oct 6, 2014
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Ira Trivedi launches "India in love - Marriage and sexuality in 21st century at Goa International Li

Panaji, Oct 6 (ANI): Famed author Ira Trivedi launched her book "India in love - Marriage and Sexuality in 21st Century' recently at the International Writers and Readers' Festival 2014 in the beach state Goa. The three-day lit-fest, which began on October 04 will wrap up on October 06. While launching her book Trivedi said that it was a proud moment for her to have launched her book at the International Writers and Readers' Festival in the presence of so many dignitaries. Meanwhile one of the organizers if the event, Shweta Bajaj said events like these boost cultural exchange on a global platform. Various sessions were slated for all the three days of the literary festival. Oct 6, 2014
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BSF exchanges Eid sweets with Bangladeshi counterparts

Siliguri/Agartala, Oct 6 (ANI): Troops of paramilitary Border security Force (BSF), stationed along the India-Bangladesh border, celebrated Eid al-Adha by exchanging sweets with security personnel of Bangladesh on Monday. BSF personnel posted at Phulbari border under Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal gifted a box of sweets to the members of Bangladesh Border Guard (BGB) as a step of goodwill and to enhance bilateral relations. The exchange of sweets between India and Bangladesh along the border in West Bengal is an old and traditional gesture to show goodwill between the two nations and has been in practice for many years now. Eid al-Adha, also known as the Feast of Sacrifice, is considered one of the two most important occasions in the Islamic calendar, and marks the end of the annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca. Oct 6, 2014
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Religious harmony between Hindus and Muslims exemplified during Navratri

Midnapur, Oct 06 (ANI): The Haldia area of Midnapur is serving as a perfect example of India's age old ethos which stands as an epitome of country's culture, communal harmony. Here a artisan, Nur Muhammad Chowdhury, makes the idol of Hindu goddess Durga during the festival of Dussehra. Being a Muslim he has always preached his work and treats every idol in the same manner as a Hindu does during the festive occasion. Involved from past thirty five years, Nur Muhammad today has several artisans working under him who belong to both Hindu as well as Muslim religion. Oct 6, 2014