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News In Pictures: 09 June

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GLOBAL PEACE: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh lights a ceremonial lamp to inaugurate the international conference on "Towards a World Free of Nuclear Weapons" in New Delhi on Monday. Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister said that we seek a world in which power flows through the empowerment of people, and from the strength and resilience of our economy, our society, our institutions and our values. (PTI)


TACKLING TAXES: Finance Minister P. Chidambaram arrives at the 24th Annual Conference of Chief Commissioners & Directors General of Income Tax in New Delhi on Monday. The conference will discuss, among other things, speeding up processing of tax returns, augmenting revenue collection, improving selection and quality of tax scrutiny among others. (PTI)


BRIDGING COMMUNICATION: Labourers at work along the construction site for the Northeast Frontier Railways (NFR) track near Agartala. Trial for the 67-km long Agartala-Ambash railway line is likely to begin later this month. (PTI)


ENHANCING TIES: UPA chairperson and Congress chief Sonia Gandhi with African National Congress President Jacob G Zuma in New Delhi on Monday. Zuma will interact with the top Indian leadership and also sign a memorandum of understanding with the Congress party to enhance ties between the two parties, which played an illustrious role in shaping the destinies of their respective countries. (PTI)

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