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Obama defends deal with Taliban to free US soldier

President Barack Obama on Tuesday defended a prisoner swap with the Taliban to free an American soldier, saying his "sacred" trust as commander-in-chief outweighed claims he broke the law and set a dangerous precedent. Duration: 00:43 Jun 4, 2014
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Iran marks 25th anniversary of the passing of Khomeini

On Wednesday Iranians observe the twenty-fifth anniversary of the passing of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. Khomeini was the leader of Iran's Islamic Revolution in 1979 and is remembered as one of the nation's most defining figures. Duration: 00:42 Jun 4, 2014
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Traditional indigenous musical instrument Pena being revived in Manipur

Manipur, June 3 (ANI): The Pena or Tingteila is a bowed lute. It is the oldest instrument known to the Meiteis. It is used in folk music as well as an accompaniment to Manipuri dances. At one time, this instrument was played in royal courts and was considered part of the "high culture" of the region. Jun 3, 2014
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Jayalalithaa meets PM Narendra Modi in New Delhi

New Delhi, June 3 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Tuesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the national capital. Jayalalithaa said that she discussed with Modi the problems Tamil Nadu was facing, to which Modi said that he would do the needful. She was, however, non-committal when asked if her party would support Modi's government in Parliament. Jun 3, 2014
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Lack of business opportunities in Gilgit Baltistan

Gilgit Baltistan, June 3: Life in Gilgit Baltistan remains in shambles due to non-availability of basic amenities. The common man is at the receiving end due to lack of employment opportunities. The administration fails to take steps for the welfare of the people. Jun 3, 2014