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An undated handout image provided by the 'Elephant Family' organization on 23 April 2014 shows Mark Shand, the chairman of this wildlife foundation. According to media reports, the British travel writer, conservationist and brother of Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, died after suffering a head injury during a fall at an after-party for a charity event in New York, USA, on 23 April 2014 night. He was 62.
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Indian soldiers serving in France were known for their fighting spirit
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