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UK's Hammond: cycle of violence 'triggered by Hamas'

British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond met Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Knesset, Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, to discuss possibilities for a ceasefire and an end to the ongoing violent conflict in Gaza. Duration: 00:46 Jul 25, 2014
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PM Narendra Modi meets delegation of Aga Khan Foundation

New Delhi, July 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met a delegation from the Aga Khan Foundation which briefed him on various activities it was undertaking in the country. The PMO tweeted saying that, “The delegation members briefed the prime minister on various development activities being undertaken by the foundation in India.” AKF vice chairman Gulam Rahimtoola led the five-member delegation. The foundation was established by the spiritual leader of the Ismaili community in 1967 and its mission is to develop and promote creative solutions to problems that impede social development, primarily in Asia and east Africa. Jul 24, 2014
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Goa Cabinets Dipak Dhavalikar says Modi will develop India into Hindu nation, Congress condemn

New Delhi, July 24 (ANI): Congress condemned Goa Cabinet’s Dipak Dhavalikar’s statement wherein he said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will develop India into a Hindu nation. Congress leaders Rajiv Satav and Pramod Tiwari hit out at BJP’s “good days are to come” slogan and said that the radical Hindu group is taking its real form. Satav said that Modi’s agenda is to destroy harmony in the country. Jul 24, 2014
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Skill development programmes and fashion shows help in promoting handloom sector in Manipur

Manipur, July 24 (ANI): These 20 artisans from Manipur have come to Power Loom and Allied Service Centre at Takyel Industrial Estate in Imphal to receive skill development training. The centre opened under the Directorate of Commerce and industries with an aim to equip the rural artisans with modern technology. It expects to enhance the productivity with the use of technology. The center also plans to provide loom sets, incentives and marketing assistance to those who accomplish the training. Manipur currently occupies the third position in the country in terms of handloom productivity. Jul 24, 2014
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Shiv Sena leader can be penalized for force-feeding fasting Muslim: Lawyer

New Delhi, July 24 (ANI): An advocate of Supreme Court on Thursday said that the Shiv Sena leader, who force-fed a fasting Muslim, is liable to face legal action under Indian Penal Code (IPC) for hurting religious sentiments. Shiv Sena leader Rajan Vichare was caught on a video trying to force-feed a Muslim caterer, Arshad Zubair, when the food served in Maharashtra Sadan was not up to his standards. Meanwhile, Former SP leader Shahid Siddiqui slammed the state government of Maharashtra which has said it will respond on this issue after ascertaining full facts. Congress leader Manish Tewari also condemned the incident. Jul 24, 2014
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Lucy Lawless to star in 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D'

New Delhi, July 24 (ANI): Lucy Lawless is set to join the cast of Marvel's hit superhero-based TV series ' Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' The 46-year-old former 'Xena: Warrior Princess' star, who is also an environmental campaigner and Greenpeace ambassador, has been signed for the ABC show's second season, which is due to air in September 2014. The series, which shows the Marvel superheroes fighting world threats post an epic Battle of New York, has not yet revealed Lawless' role or the details on how many episodes she'll appear in. Jul 24, 2014