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Pakistani refugees in JandK demand voting rights

Kathua, June 16 (ANI): West Pakistani Refugees living in Jammu and Kashmir protested and demanded the newly elected PM to think of their welfare and grant them their much awaited voting rights. A number of refugees, including women, raised slogans in favour of their demands where they said that ahead of state elections, they should be given voting rights. State president of West Pakistani Refugees, Labha Ram Gandhi, alleged that the government has only been sympathetic to groups like Kashmiri Pandits but never paid heed to the long pending demands of West Pakistan refugees. Jun 16, 2014
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Bhutan PM says India deserves permanent seat in UN Security Council

Thimpu, June 16 (ANI): Bhutan's Prime Minister called for India's inclusion in the UN Security Council as its permanent member as he thanked New Delhi on Sunday (June 15) for its 'unwavering' support and financial aid. Bhutan Prime Minster, Lyonchen Tshering Tobgay hosted a grand banquet for his Indian counterpart and said Indian PM Narendra Modi's first overseas visit to Bhutan, within a few weeks of his being sworn in as Prime Minister, indicates the new government's commitment to strengthen bilateral ties with its immediate neighbours. Supporting New Delhi contention for a permanent seat in the United Nations Security Council, Tobgay called for a reform in the council and said India rightly deserved a place. He also added that the socio-economic and political landscape of Bhutan has totally transformed and attributed this achievement to India. Jun 16, 2014
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Canada: life as a transgender kid

In Canada, some youngsters with gender dysphoria, a conflict between biological sex and gender identity, are being supported with some provinces allowing over-18s to change sex officially without undergoing gender surgery. Duration: 02:03 Jun 15, 2014
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DR Congo, Rwanda, scrap over copse of trees

Congolese troops on the border with Rwanda have dug a trench behind a copse of eucalyptus trees, determined to defend a scrap of land they believe marks their territory. Duration: 01:08 Jun 15, 2014
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Narendra Modi inaugurates Supreme Court of Bhutan

Thimphu, June 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated Supreme Court of Bhutan. Embarking on his first foreign visit since taking over, Prime Minister Modi arrived in Bhutan today. A grand welcome was accorded to him by the Bhutanese government which rolled out a red carpet and gave a ceremonial guard of honour to him. Later Modi met Bhutan Prime Minster, Lyonchen Tshering Tobgay and King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck in a bid to reassert Indian influence in the subcontinent offering financial and technical help to the small Himalayan kingdom. Jun 15, 2014