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PM Narendra Modi speaks at DRDO award function

New Delhi, Aug 20 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday addressed an awards function at DRDO. Speaking at the function, Modi said that our scientists work hard, sacrifice a lot and that is when they come out with something in interest of mankind. Aug 20, 2014
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Congress party pays homage to Rajiv Gandhi on his birth anniversary

New Delhi, Aug 20 (ANI): Leaders of Congress party paid floral tributes to former Prime Minister, Rajiv Gandhi, on his 70th birth anniversary in New Delhi on Wednesday. Congress party chief, Sonia Gandhi, party___s Vice-President, Rahul Gandhi, along with Priyanka Gandhi and husband Robert Vadra paid homage at Vir Bhumi, the memorial of Rajiv Gandhi. India___s President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice-President Mohammad Hamid Ansari, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and several other dignitaries visited the memorial and paid floral tributes to Rajiv Gandhi. Aug 20, 2014
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Heavy rainfall damages crops in Kashmir, farmers incur losses

Rajouri, Aug 20 (ANI): Heavy rainfall and strong winds caused huge damage to crops and vegetable farms in Kashmir, leaving farmers in distress over expected losses. The windy storms triggered by heavy rainfall have led to massive damage of crops, on which farmers depend for their livelihood. One of the farmers expressed their disappointment and said they have been incurring heavy losses due to incessant rains which have damaged their standing crops. Aug 20, 2014
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BSF initiates plantation drive promoting environmental awareness

North Dinajpur, Aug 20 (ANI): The soldiers of Border Security force (BSF) initiated a plantation drive by sowing saplings across Indo-Bangladesh border in order to promote environmental conversation as a part of ___Green Mission___. The troopers also exchanged plants with the Border Guards of Bangladesh (BGB) along the India-Bangladesh border as an effort to boost relationship within the two countries. One of the BSF soldiers, K Ganesh appreciated the initiative and said the exchange of friendship trees was organized in a bid to promote mutual cooperation with the counterparts. Aug 20, 2014
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Concept of _pedaling for a green earth_ gains popularity in India

New Delhi, Aug 20 (ANI): Biking has gained popularity, as people from all walks of life are interested in using bicycles. With growing consciousness about health and environment, the concept of _pedaling for a green earth_ is fast gaining popularity. With an annual production of 15 million bicycles, India is the largest bicycle manufacturer in the world after China. Aug 20, 2014
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Eyewear market booms in India

New Delhi, Aug 20 (ANI): The neo-rich and fashion conscious urban Indians have provided a perfect opportunity to the eyewear market to establish themselves in India. The revenue of the industry has increased to USD 1,247 million at a CAGR of 27.4% during FY_2007-FY_2013. It is estimated to exceed USD 14,856 million by 2018 due to the major push from eyewear sales in the spectacle lens segment. The eyewear market in India has witnessed a steep incline in recent years on account of higher sales of eyewear across an array of segments. Eyewear market has come a long way and with people switching to modern techniques and brands, the sector is poised to grow in future as well. Aug 20, 2014
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Israel-Hamas ceasefire shattered

Israel and Palestinians militants resume fire across the Gaza border, sparking panic across the wartorn enclave where residents flee for cover from Israeli aircraft strikes. Duration: 01:15 Aug 20, 2014
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US police shoot suspect dead near protest scene

Police from the US city of St. Louis shot dead another suspect on Tuesday a short distance from a suburb that is already the scene of protests over last week_s killing of an unarmed teenager. Duration: 00:41 Aug 20, 2014