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Kashmir: Amarnath Yatra Suspended after Hizbul Mujahideen Commander's Death

SourceKASHMIR, INDIA, July 9, 2016 (Indian Express): Thousands of Amarnath pilgrims were stranded at Jammu and various other places on Saturday after the state government suspended their movement to Kashmir Valley apprehending trouble as a fall out of …

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Amarnath Yatra Stays Suspended as Kashmir Remains Tense

SourceJAMMU, INDIA, July 10, 2016 (Hindustan Times): The Amarnath Yatra remained suspended for the second day on Sunday due to security measures in the valley following the death of top Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani on Friday.”No yatri will b…

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Statues Falling off Temple Gopurams Cause Panic

SourceANDHRA PRADESH, INDIA, July 7, 2016 (The Hindu): While the free fall of statues from various towers in the Srikalahastheeswara temple over the last few months, though brushed aside as sporadic instances, continues unabated, a similar incident wit…

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Meat is Horrible

SourceUSA, July 10, 2016 (by Rachel Premack, Washington Post): It may be delicious, but the evidence is accumulating that meat, particularly red meat, is just a disaster for the environment — and not so great for human beings, too. By 2050, scientists…

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Seers Object to Godavari in Krishna

SourceVIJAYAWADA, INDIA, July 7, 2016 (Deccan Chronicle): Seers from across the state have suggested that pilgrims avoid the Pavitra Sangamam — where the Godavari water from the Pattiseema project meets the Krishna — and areas downstream of the river…

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