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Haj Committee in Rajasthan organises orientation camp for Muslim pilgrims

Ajmer, Sep 02 (ANI): A Haj Committee in Rajasthan organized a vaccination camp and an orientation programme for Muslim pilgrims to guide them on issues concerning the holy rituals at Mecca and Madina. The committee in Ajmer directed the pilgrims to fill up the Haj forms, advised them to keep photocopies of passports and also told them about the significance of the pilgrimage. Blood samples of pilgrims were collected and every kind of medical aid was taken into consideration. The pilgrims were satisfied with the initiative of the Haj Committee. Sep 2, 2014
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Political tension rising in Pakistan

Pakistan's first democratic transition of power appears to be under threat as the pressure on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif mounts daily in the form of twin anti-government protests in the capital. Duration: 01:56 Sep 2, 2014
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Lesotho PM heading home after 'coup'

Lesotho's Home Affairs minister requested Monday that members of the country's defence force return to their barracks, as the country’s exiled prime minister returns home from South Africa after an apparent coup. Duration: 01:21 Sep 2, 2014
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NATO upgrades mean increased East Europe presence

This week's NATO summit will upgrade its military readiness to provide a more visible presence in eastern European member states spooked by Russia's actions in Ukraine, alliance head Anders Fogh Rasmussen said. Duration: 01:29 Sep 1, 2014
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Iceland lowers aviation alert on volcano

Iceland has lowered its aviation alert on its largest volcano after a fresh eruption on a nearby lava field prompted authorities to enforce a flight ban for several hours. Duration: 01:07 Sep 1, 2014
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Poland marks 75th anniversary of World War II

Poland marks the 75th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II Monday with one eye on Russia, which invaded it during the war and is now throwing its weight around in neighbouring Ukraine. Duration: 01:21 Sep 1, 2014
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Urs of Sufi Saint Mubarak Khan Shahid draws devotees from various faiths

Gorakhpur, Sept 1 (ANI): Gorakhpur is situated in the eastern part of Uttar Pradesh. The city named after the medieval saint Gorakshanath, has been home to many saints of different communities. Today, it is known for religious tolerance and harmony between different communities that live here. The annual Urs or death anniversary of Mubarak Khan Shahid exemplifies this spirit of communal harmony. This is reflected in good relations between Hindu and Muslim devotees who come to the mausoleum to pay obeisance to the Sufi saint in large numbers from across India. Devotees throng the shrine with utmost devotion. Many believe that their prayers are answered here. The message of harmony comes out loud and clear from this shrine. And it simply reaffirms the fact that amity between different communities has been a way of life in India since ages and it will continue to strengthen the social fabric in times to come as well. Sep 1, 2014
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Celebration of India's rich old legacy of communal harmony

Aligarh, Sept 1 (ANI): Aligarh, India's northern Uttar Pradesh state is one of the most culturally diverse states of the country. And every year with a motive to promote the age old ethos of harmony a conference is organized. The conference aims at brining eminent personalities from various faiths under one roof and share the importance of being together. Locals endorsed the efforts and learn the importance of embracing each other. Many ideas and ideologies are shared during the conference which encourages people to embrace each other with open arms. Aligarh provides yet another example of India's composite culture whose strands are woven with the thread of love and brotherhood. Sep 1, 2014