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India News on August 20, 2012

  • Eid ul-Fitr is being celebrated across India. The festival of Eid marks the end of the holy month of Ramzan.
  • The Border Security Force of India and the Pakistan Rangers exchanged fire in a ceasefire violation in the Akhnoor sector in Jammu. The Indian Border Security Force shot an intruder who was attempting to cross the border to enter India near the Sidharvan post.
  • The Government of India has ordered over 80 pages on social networking sites including Facebook, Google and Twitter to be banned for spreading panic among people in the North East region.
  • Prime Minister Manmohan Singh attended an Eid-ul-Fitr lunch hosted by BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain. Singh spent about five minutes at the lunch and had coconut water. He was in a jovial mood and held Hussain's niece in his arms. Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda was also present at the lunch.

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