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Japan's SoftBank CEO meets PM Narendra Modi in New Delhi

New Delhi, Oct 28 (ANI): Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Japan-based telecom giant SoftBank Corporation, Masayoshi Son held a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. Son, who was accompanied by a delegation of his company directors, covered many issues during his interaction with Modi. Softbank, one of the major telecom and internet corporations of Japan, will seek opportunities in the sectors of e-commerce and telecom in India. Reportedly, it will invest $10 billion in India's information technology and communications sector. Son also met I&B Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. Oct 28, 2014
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Tibetan PM-in-exile attends 10th anniversary celebrations of NGO in Dharamsala

Dharamsala, Oct 28 (ANI): Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile, Lobsang Sangay attended the foundation day of a non-governmental organisation (NGO), Tibet Charity, in Dharamsala. The NGO, in its 10th year, has been contributing immensely in the fields of education, social development and animal care. Hundreds of Tibetans and supporters gathered at Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts (TIPA) near Dharamsala to celebrate the event wherein leaders and activists delivered speeches and various artists performed cultural activities. Sangay hailed the efforts of those involved with the charitable organisation. Oct 28, 2014
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Government protecting top industrialists in black money case: Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi, Oct 28 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party Chief Arvind Kejriwal, alleged that the government was deliberately withholding names of industrialists Mukesh Ambani and his brother Anil, who have stashed black money in the off-shore banks.The government had disclosed names of three black money account holders to the Supreme Court, however, drew flak from the opposition parties for not revealing big names. Kejriwal alleged that the BJP government has not taken action against Ambanis as they are close associates of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Oct 28, 2014
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Light Snacks Can Make You 'Pile On The Pounds'

New Delhi, 28 Oct (ANI): Next time, think twice before munching on popcorn while watching your favorite movie in the theatre - as this 'light food' can actually make you pile on the pounds. These cinema snacks contain "shocking" levels of calories and fat. According to a research, a typical tub of sweet popcorn contains around 1,260 calories and 79.6g of fat much more than the daily maximum intake suggested for people. A portion of nachos provides 3.1g of salt which is more than half of an adult's daily allowance, plus 1,030 calories and 56.5g of fat. Even the Cola bought at the cinema has up to 320 calories per container.So for the next tim e, do think about the calorie and fat count before you enjoy your light snacks meal. Oct 28, 2014
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Now, Know your Fitness Age for Longevity

New Delhi, Oct 28 (ANI): A new research has come up with a method that could help in determining the fitness age i.e. it can help us inform till what age one will remain fit and healthy. The research conducted at Norwegian University of Science and Technology showed that fitness age takes one's respiratory health into account and is made up of different components including your heart rate, waist circumference, exercise routine, and more. According to the study, the lower one's fitness age s from their actual age, the higher one's chances of living a long life plus, if one does not get the number one then by regular exercise the fitness age could decrease over time. Oct 28, 2014
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Canada moves to tighten terror laws in wake of attacks

Michael Zehaf-Bibeau was homeless, possibly mentally unstable, and seems to have acted alone in his attack on Canada’s Parliament, but his actions may still have far-reaching consequences for the country. Duration: 02:34 Oct 28, 2014
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In 2014, Miss Uganda teaches women to get their hands dirty

A former mushroom and poultry farmer has been crowned Miss Uganda following a major rebranding of the annual beauty pageant, which saw the glamour of the catwalk ditched for an army-sponsored boot camp on a farm. Duration: 01:40 Oct 28, 2014
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Liberian doctor uses HIV drug on Ebola patients

New methods to try and stem Ebola are being tested regularly in Liberia. One doctor in the city of Tubmanburg, G. Logan Gorbee, has been using a drug originally intended to treat AIDS - and he says the results have been positive. Duration: 01:08 Oct 28, 2014
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Hong Kong protests divide city one month on

Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests are dividing the city's residents, as demonstrators remain camped on the streets one month after the campaign began. Duration: 01:25 Oct 27, 2014
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Kidnapped Nigerian women tell of Boko Haram abuse

Boko Haram has used kidnapped young women and girls on the front lines of its insurgency, according to a new report published by Human Rights Watch, after a fresh abduction in Nigeria's far northeast. Duration: 01:34 Oct 27, 2014
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Congress condemns Centre over Trilokpuri violence, says govt polarizing votes

New Delhi, Oct 27 (ANI): Congress party condemned the Central government over the Trilokpuri violence which took place in New Delhi. Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi said on Monday that the violence which is taking place in New Delhi as well as other parts of the country is a way of BJP to polarize votes ahead of elections. Singhvi added that the capital city had never observed such communal violence in decades but it is now happening under the nose of BJP government and Lieutenant Governor. Oct 27, 2014
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Will not resort to vendetta politics, says Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar

Chandigarh, Oct 27 (ANI): Newly sworn-in Chief Minister of Haryana Manohar Lal Khattar, on Monday (October 27), chaired his first cabinet meeting and said all plans and agendas of previous government led by Congress party will be reviewed. Khattar, 60, who is a former member of Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS), took oath as the 10th state chief of Haryana on October 26, after the BJP won the state polls with a clear mandate last week. BJP won 47 of 90 seats in Haryana. During a news briefing in Chandigarh, Khattar said that policies beneficial for people will only be continued. He added that a review did not mean total scrapping of previous plans. Khattar said that any improper dealings will be dealt with as per law, when asked about land dealings of Robert Vadra, son-in-law of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi. Oct 27, 2014
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West Bengal: One dead, four injured in TMC-BJP clash

Birbhum, Oct 27 (ANI): In a clash between the BJP and TMC workers, one person is reportedly killed and 4 injured in Birbhum district of West Bengal on Monday. Out of the four injured who sustained bullet injuries, the condition of two is reportedly critical. The Rapid Action Force (RAF) has been deployed in the Makra village, where the violence took place. Many villagers have also reportedly fled the area. The violence comes days after assailants hurled bombs at three policemen, including the officer-in-charge of a West Bengal police station, in Birbhum last week. The bombs were thrown at the police when they had gone to Chakmondola village to inquire about bombs being illegally manufactured there. Oct 27, 2014