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Mauritius President promotes Ayurveda during his India visit

Kochi, Feb 19 (ANI): Addressing a conference in Kerela, the President of Mauritius, Rajkeswur Purryag, strongly advocated the use of Indian traditional alternative medicine, Ayurveda, to cope with today's lifestyle. Purryag said that Ayurveda is not only curative but also preventive. Purryag is in India to attend the Global Ayurveda Festival scheduled to be held at Kochi. The five- day event will be inaugurated on Thursday. Mauritius and India share a strong bond as more than 60 percent of Mauritus population is of Indian origin. Feb 19, 2014
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Maharashtra: Police recovered cache of arms and ammunitions after killing Maoists

Gadchiroli, Feb 19 (ANI): Police recovered huge cache of arms and ammunitions in a joint operation on Tuesday (February 18), which killed seven hardcore Maoists in the Kotasurya jungles in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra. Acting on a tip-off by sources, police launched a joint operation and killed the Maoists in an encounter, a little after midnight in the area that lies on the red corridor that is worst affected by Maoist violence. Kadam said the massive operation would prove to be a major setback for the Maoists. Feb 19, 2014
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Bahrain king seeks to boost ties with India during his first visit

New Delhi, Feb 19 (ANI): The King of Bahrain, Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, arrived in New Delhi for three-day official visit to India. The King will seek to bolster long-standing ties with India and open up new horizons of cooperation in various sectors. He was received at the Delhi airport by India's Minister of State for External Affairs E Ahamed. During his first visit to the country, the King of Bahrain will meet Indian President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and a number of other senior officials. A number of agreements and memoranda of understanding will be signed during the visit and the two nations would also hold talks on regional and global development and issues of mutual concern. Feb 19, 2014
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Young gymnasts from Manipur participate in National Gymnastic Championship at Agra

Agra, Feb 19 (ANI): A group of 19 students from Manipur were in Agra recently to take part in the 59th National School Gymnastics Championship in both the boys and girls categories. Over 1000 athletes from all over the country participated in the 5-day-long championship held at the Eklavya stadium. The young boys and girls from Manipur put up an impressive performance in the Under-14 category. Feb 19, 2014
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Jamaica targets next bobsleigh generation

Undeterred by their dismal showing at the Sochi Olympics, Jamaica's bobsleigh pilots say they're ready to hand over the baton to the next generation in the Caribbean island nation. Duration: 01:23 Feb 19, 2014
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Pussy Riot members arrested over theft in Sochi

Russian police on Tuesday detained the two most famous members of the Pussy Riot punk protest group in Sochi, currently hosting the Winter Olympics, questioning the pair for several hours in a theft case before later releasing them. Duration: 01:05 Feb 19, 2014
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Iraq violence leaves at least 22 dead

Attacks in Iraq, including a series of car bombs in Baghdad, killed at least 22 people Monday, officials said, as the country struggles with its worst violence in six years. Images of the aftermath in Baghdad. Duration: 00:42 Feb 18, 2014
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Italy's PM nominee Renzi races to form coalition

Italy's new prime minister designate Matteo Renzi began talks on Tuesday to try to form a coalition, a day after promising quick reforms to get the eurozone's third biggest economy moving again. Duration: 00:36 Feb 18, 2014
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Kashmiri Mohajirs live a life of misery and subjugation in PoK

Muzaffarabad, PoK, February 18: Kashmiris who left their homes in India's northern Jammu and Kashmir for Pakistan occupied Kashmir or PoK say that they regret having left their home and hearth in India and in falling prey to propaganda and said that they would fare better in Pakistan occupied Kashmir. Feb 18, 2014
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Congress playing double game: Sushma Swaraj on passage of Telangana Bill

New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha, Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday said that the UPA had not done anything in its second tenure for the formation of Telangana and had brought the bill in the House only in Parliament's last session. Sushma added that in 2004 Congress had fought elections with TRS and had promised that they would work for Telangana, however they finished the tenure without acting on it. She also said that the Congress had wanted the BJP to reject the Telangana Bill amidst uproar, so that they could blame them for non-passage of the bill. Feb 18, 2014
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Venezuela govt faces more street protests

Venezuela gives three US diplomats 48 hours to leave the country as Washington rejects as "baseless and false" accusations it is aiding protests against the government of President Nicolas Maduro. Images of anti-government protests. Duration: 00:48 Feb 18, 2014