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No dearth of Good Samaritans on the ‪#‎DelhiMetro‬. Girl left behind on train when her dad got out at ‪#‎Dwarka‬ station and the train doors closed. Passengers volunteered to get down at the next station with her. They called the dad's mobile with the weeping girl's help. Family reunited.
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IN PICS: #Lion cubs make first public appearance at #Paris Zoological Park June 26. Reuters photos by Charles Platiau
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India offered $1 billion and Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj told a donors' conference that a quarter would be in the form of grants and was over and above India's existing aid pledges to Nepal. The rest would be loans.
 
#India, #China pledge nearly $1.5 billion in #Nepal quake aid http://reut.rs/1BNRzhz Gopal Sharma reports

India offered $1 billion and Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj told a donors' conference that a quarter would be in the form of grants and was over and above India's existing aid pledges to Nepal. The rest would be loans.
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"Everyone wants to work with the Khans, no matter what they say. And once you have tasted blood, you want to do it again and again."
 
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Not a crime to work with the Khans - #Kareena Kapoor

More at http://reut.rs/1dfkYW3

Kapoor spoke to Shilpa Jamkhandikar about why she works in films like #Bajrangi Bhaijaan (which comes out next month, and in which she has a small part), instead of choosing meatier roles.
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China inaugurated a new land crossing into Tibet on Monday for Indian pilgrims who wish to visit one of the holiest sites in both Hinduism and Buddhism, state media said, as the two countries seek to
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Rural distress is bad news for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, which wants to win elections in agrarian states such as Bihar and West Bengal that go to the polls over the coming year. My colleague +Mayank Bhardwaj reports.
 
Drought may hit India's rural economy, aggravating poverty http://reut.rs/1MVxkzs +Mayank Bhardwaj reports from Mathura.

India's farm economy could contract this fiscal year for the first time in over a decade because of drought, threatening Prime Minister +Narendra Modi's  drive to lift millions in the countryside out of poverty and bolster his party's support.
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Amid journalists' killings, India's #press body chief Chandramauli Kumar Prasad says it needs more powers
Full interview at http://reut.rs/1Cy2zdz

+Amit Ganguly interviewed Press Council of India (PCI) Chairman Prasad for India Insight.

Two journalists in #India died this month after being set on fire. The killings raise concerns about the safety of #journalists in the country. Reuters spoke to Prasad for his views on the killings, journalist safety in India and the working conditions of local #reporters working in dangerous places in the country. #Media  
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IN PIC: Newborn twin female #panda cubs are seen inside an incubator at the Giant Panda Research Base in Chengdu, Sichuan province, China, June 22, 2015. Giant panda Ke Lin at the base gave birth to the female twins on Monday, local media reported. REUTERS/China Daily 

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The more-than-$100 billion Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) intends to place an initial 1 percent of its investments in exchange traded funds, increasing to 5 percent of the annual total in equity products by March 31.
 
India's pension fund to start equity investments in July #EPFO  

Details at http://reut.rs/1J71ZZg

The more-than-$100 billion Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) intends to place an initial 1 percent of its investments in exchange traded funds, increasing to 5 percent of the annual total in equity products by March 31.
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India signs biggest #wheat import deals in over a decade - trade sources

Full story at http://reut.rs/1BJ4OjC +Mayank Bhardwaj reports.
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PM +Narendra Modi 's #yoga offensive gets Muslims stressed

More at http://reut.rs/1J0tlmL

By +Rupam Jain and Andrew Macaskill

Members of India's minority groups say the move to promote yoga is a ploy to whip up #Hindu pride and marginalize the country's 175 million Muslims. India's main opposition #Congress party has also attacked the yoga event as a political gimmick.
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Lovely place.
 
Yeah, that’s what I did – nothing; I slept like an infant, ate like a wolf and trekked with wanderlust. Nestled in oak and pine forests, Barog is a pristine hill station on the Kalka-Shimla highway...
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