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Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal meets Harsh Vardhan over drug issue in state

Punjab, June 19 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday met Health Minister Harsh Vardhan over drug issue facing the state and said that he seeks centre's help in the eradication of the same. Harsh Vardhan said that its encouraging that a chief minister himself came over on the issue and assured all help in the matter. Jun 19, 2014
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Congress stages walkout from UP Assembly, BSP leads protest over poor law and order situation

Lucknow, June 19 (ANI): The Uttar Pradesh Assembly on Thursday saw a vociferous protest by the opposition parties against the deteriorating law and order situation in the state. The Congress party staged a walkout and the Bahujan Samaj Party and the Bhartiya Janata Party led a protest against the Akhilesh Yadav led government for failing to tackle the rising crime graph and not providing sufficient power and water to the people. Jun 19, 2014
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5 things you must not miss on your trip to Kolkata

Kolkata is often referred to as the 'City of joy'. The many religions, races and food is sure to make a visitor positively exaggerate the diversity of this flourish city. The place is a beautiful mix of modernity,history and culture blended into one. If your "been there" list involves this entrancing city, you might want to make sure the "done that" half of it involves the interests listed below. Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/Travelbugshow Twitter : https://twitter.com/Travelbugshow Youtube : http://www.youtube.com/user/ventunotravel A Ventuno Production : www.ventunotech.com Jun 19, 2014
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All efforts being made to rescue abducted Indians in Iraq: Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said that all efforts are being made to rescue the Indians abducted in Iraq. Swaraj stated that she herself is monitoring the entire situation personally and will leave no stone unturned to ensure safe return of the abducted Indians. She added that she will be meeting the families of the abducted Indians if they approach her. Jun 19, 2014
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Operations on to rescue four-year old girl from borewell in Karnataka

Bijapur, June 19 (ANI): Authorities undertook rescue operations to trace a four-year-old girl, who accidentally fell into a borewell in Karnataka. Akshata, who is still trapped in the borewell, which is around 300 feet deep, fell into it in Bijapur district on Wednesday. Local authorities and policemen stepped up massive rescue operation on Thursday to save the girl. Oxygen is being supplied through a pipe into the borewell. Jun 19, 2014
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Russia Eyes New Pipeline Deal with India

Russia continued her support to boost India's energy security and infrastructure projects by offering to export hydro-carbon to India in a meeting on Wednesday. Jun 19, 2014

Union Minister Refuses to Quit Over Rape Charges

On the day Rajasthan rape survivor called for Union Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilizers Nihalchand Meghwal's resignation, the minister brazenly refused to step down, when questioned by the media. Jun 19, 2014
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Politicos react as RJD agrees to support JD (U) in Bihar RS polls

New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): Politicos on Thursday reacted over Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Yadav extending his party's support to the ruling JD (U). As per reports, on the request of former Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar, Lalu has extended his party's support to the ruling JD (U)’s two candidates in the Rajya Sabha by-election to defeat BJP. Jun 19, 2014
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Netherlands beat Australia 3-2 to secure last-16 place in FIFA WC

Rio De Janeiro, June 19 (ANI): Netherlands defeated Australia 3-2 in their second match of Group B to secure a last-16 place in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Winger Arjen Robben put Netherlands ahead in the 20th minute but within a minute Australia rovided his side with an equaliser. Australian midfielder Mile Jedinak slotted in a penalty for his side in the 54th minute that was leveled by Netherlands in the 58th minute to level the game at 2-2. Netherlands left winger Memphis Depay went on to provide the winning goal for the Dutch side in the 68th minute that saw Australia out of this year's World Cup. Netherlands had demolished defenders Spain in their opening game and overcame a strong Australian side at the Estadio Beira-Rio in Port Alegre, Brazil to secure a place in the last-16 for the tournament. Jun 19, 2014
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Politicos give mixed reactions on Indians kidnapped in Iraq

New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): Political leaders on Thursday gave mixed reactions on 40 Indians kidnapped in Iraq during the ongoing crisis. NCP leader Tariq Anwar said that the government should have realized the situation earlier as the crisis was going on since a long time. CPI leader Atul Anjan stated that the Indian government should keep one of its airplanes at Baghdad Airport to help the Indians come back to their country. RJD leader Manoj Jha said that the new government should have taken the initial step of preventing the Indian nationals from being affected by Iraq crisis. Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar said that he has confidence in the Foreign Ministry that it will put in all possible efforts to rescue the Indians. Jun 19, 2014