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_Neymarmania_ (literally) goes to Brazilians_ heads

World Cup fever and Neymarmania have literally gone to some Brazilians_ heads, with barbers swamped by demands to get the latest popular hairstyle in Rio_s slums: the face of football star Neymar sculpted in the back of the head. Duration: 01:44 Jul 3, 2014
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Pistorius prosecution cross-examines athlete_s manager

In a pummelling cross-examination, prosecutor Gerry Nel questioned Oscar Pistorius_s manager about the star sprinter_s angry outbursts and turbulent love life, zeroing in on apparent inconsistencies in key parts of his account. Duration: 01:05 Jul 3, 2014
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Indians take to streets as inflation hits hard on common man

Bangalore /Allahabad, July 02 (ANI): Indians took to streets on Wednesday protesting against the new Modi led BJP government following price rise and spiralling inflation that has hit hard on the pocket of the common man. Condemning BJP, youth wing of main opposition Congress party in IT hub Bangalore staged a protest demanding quick relief from rising prices. Meanwhile, regional Samajwadi Party workers in northern Allahabad city tried to stop normal movement of trains and demanded resignation of PM Modi if inflation was not curbed. Jul 2, 2014
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Dutch queen lauds Indian central bank's vision for financial inclusion

Mumbai, July 02 (ANI): Queen Maxima of the Netherlands met governor of India's central bank, Reserve Bank of India, Raghuram Rajan, on Wednesday and lauded financial services in the country. Queen Maxima said Reserve Bank's efforts to universalise financial services in the country, especially in the last five to ten years, were worth mentioning. Meanwhile, Rajan hoped the meeting would help both the countries share experiences to get a new perspective on benefits of financial inclusion. Jul 2, 2014
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BJP leader's remark on banning women wearing bikini in Goa invites sharp criticism

Panaji, July 02 (ANI): Senior BJP leader Sudin Dhavalikar who said women wearing bikini and mini-skirts should be banned from beaches has invited critical reactions. Hitting out at Dhavalikar, Tourism minister of Goa Dilip Parulekar on Wednesday said women are responsible enough to know what to wear and when to wear. Meanwhile, spokesperson of Congress Durgadas Kamat, said the party ordered and sent a mini-skirt to Dhavalikar to show that the party condemned his statement. Echoing the same sentiments, president of Travel and Tourism Association of Goa, Francisco De Braganca, said tourism industry will fall if such statements come to the fore. Jul 2, 2014
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Health Minister prepares to fight mosquito-borne diseases poising threat

New Delhi, July 02 (ANI): Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan has said that he is preparing to fight mosquito-borne diseases posing a continual threat to the nation's health. Health officials from Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Haryana including the official of concerned agencies attended the conference to work out a plan on devising preventive measures. At the experts meet, Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, Najeeb Jung, said the need of the hour was to chalk-out a workable plan to prevent the harmful consequences of chronic infections. Jul 2, 2014
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US Senator John McCain meets Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi, July 02 (ANI): US Senator John McCain, who arrived India on a two day visit, met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday. McCain is also likely to meet defence and finance Minister Arun Jaitley and national security advisor Ajit Doval. He is also expected to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday in an apparent bid to give a fresh momentum to bilateral ties Between India and US after the formation of the BJP-led government. Earlier on Tuesday, MEA spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin had said that US Secretary of State John Kerry was also likely to visit India and the dates of the visit were being finalized. Jul 2, 2014