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Thousands flee after clashes in north Lebanon

Thousands of civilians have fled their homes in a battered district of northern Lebanon's Tripoli, taking advantage of an informal truce in fighting between the army and Islamist militants. Duration: 00:36 Oct 27, 2014
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Rousseff vows dialogue after narrow Brazil win

Leftist President Dilma Rousseff vowed to make "dialogue" her top priority after narrowly winning reelection in the most divisive race since the return to democracy in 1985. Duration: 01:29 Oct 27, 2014
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LeT luring youth from flood-hit Azad Kashmir

Muzaffarabad/ Geneva, Oct 27: Heavy rains and floods have caused havoc in Azad Kashmir. Property and infrastructure has been destroyed and hundreds of civilians were killed and many have become homeless. Militant leaders based in Pakistan, including Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) chief Hafiz Saeed reached the affected areas to take advantage of the flood situation to lure youths rendered shelter less by the recent floods. They instigate them to join militancy and wage a `jihad’. The situation in Azad Kashmir arises as the government has failed to make proper arrangements for the relief and rehabilitation of flood victims. Oct 27, 2014
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BJP members to renew membership in 2015 for next 6 years: JP Nadda

New Delhi, Oct 27 (ANI): BJP leader JP Nadda said on Monday that as decided in a previous meeting under party’s senior leadership, 2015 has been declared as a membership renewal year of the party. Nadda said that the party leaders will have to get their membership renewed in 2015 for next 6 years till the term of 2020-2021. Oct 27, 2014
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K Kavitha meets Rajnath Singh over division of officers in Telangana and Andhra

New Delhi, Oct 27 (ANI): TRS leader K Kavitha on Monday met Home Minister Rajnath Singh over division of officers’ cadre in the newly divided states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. She said that the division of IPS, IAS and other officers should happen in such a manner that the officers belonging to Telangana work for Telangana and those of Andhra Pradesh work for their state. She also said that this has been a long pending demand since the formation of Telangana and added that due to this obstacle both states are not being able to develop. Oct 27, 2014
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Venkaiah Naidu inaugurates water ATM in New Delhi

New Delhi, Oct 27 (ANI): Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Monday inaugurated a water ATM (Automated Teller Machine) in New Delhi under the Sarvajal (water for all) scheme to provide potable drinking water at a nominal price. Sarvajal scheme, launched by Delhi Jal (Water) Board (DJB), seeks to provide affordable access to potable water in parched areas through water ATMs. A water ATM is a decentralized water treatment plant that extracts the ground water which then is purified through reverse osmosis system and provided to people. Naidu said that the government hoped to install more such water ATMs across the capital city. Oct 27, 2014
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NCP's decision to abstain from voting in Maharashtra, in best interest of democracy: Majid Memon

New Delhi/Mumbai, Oct 27 (ANI): NCP leader Majid Memon on Monday said the party's decision to abstain from voting for majority in Maharashtra is in the best interest of the democracy and would do justice to the system. The chief of NCP, Sharad Pawar in an interview to business paper, Economic Times stated that if there is voting for majority in Maharashtra, NCP will abstain from it. The BJP won 122 of 288 seats in Maharashtra, but fell short of an outright majority. Memon said they would lend external support to the BJP. However, slamming Pawar, a leader of Communist Party of India (CPI), Atul Anjan, said that Pawar just wants to stay in power but does not hold anything in the interest of the nation. Meanwhile, Shiv Sena, a former ally of the BJP in Maharashtra, said on Monday it was ready to support whoever the BJP picked as the next chief minister of the state. Taking a dig at Shiv Sena lending support to the BJP the lawmaker of India's opposition Congress Party, Rashid Alvi, said that both parties want to get in power at any cost. Oct 27, 2014
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Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung arrives in India for two-day visit

Gaya, Oct 27 (ANI): Vietnam's Prime Minister, Nguyen Tan Dung, arrived in India on Monday to enhance ties and regional cooperation and began his two-day visit by landing in Bihar. Dung, who was accompanied by a 50-member delegation, was received by Bihar Chief Minister, Jitan Ram Manjhi, in Gaya city. During his visit in the state, Dung will pay homage at Mahabodhi temple in holy town of Bodh Gaya, where Lord Buddha is believed to have attained enlightenment. He would also visit the Vietnam Buddhism Pagoda in the town. Both the countries could sign at least a dozen pacts to boost cooperation in sectors like energy, infrastructure, trade and tourism. Dung will hold talks with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, President Pranab Mukherjee, Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj and other leaders. The trade between the two countries has reached $8 billion during 2013-14. Oct 27, 2014
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Centre reveals three names from Black Money list in affidavit to SC

New Delhi, Oct 27 (ANI): The central government on Monday disclosed to the Supreme Court the names of three persons who have allegedly stashed black money abroad. The affidavit which the Centre submitted to the Supreme Court mentioned the names of former Dabur executive Pradip Burman, Rajkot-based bullion trader and jeweller Pankaj Chimanlal Lodhia and Goa miner Radha S Timblo. The list did not feature any politician.Dabur came out with a statement shortly after the Centre filed the affidavit in the Supreme Court. It stated that the account was opened when Pradip Burman was an NRI and was legally allowed to open the account. Oct 27, 2014
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Hope SC will rise and do the needful: Jethmalani on black money

New Delhi, Oct 27 (ANI): Senior Lawyer Ram Jethmalani on Monday said that the case of black money account holders is a case of mountain in labour producing a mouse. He further hoped that Supreme Court will rise to the occasion and do the needful. The Supreme Court has revealed three names of foreign bank account holders. Oct 27, 2014
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Preparations made on Nilofar, Fishermen called back: Anandiben Patel

Gujarat, Oct 27 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel said on Monday that all preparations have been made in context of the approaching cyclone Nilofar which is about to strike the coast of Gujarat. Patel said that the fishermen have been called back from sea in advance and further trees have been trimmed so that their felling does not cause destruction. She added that the areas of Kutch and Naliya will be most affected. Oct 27, 2014
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Kashmir observes complete shutdown protesting 67 years of Indian troops in state

Srinagar, Oct 27 (ANI): Separatist party in Kashmir, Hurriyat Conference called for a complete shutdown in the state on Monday (October 27) in protest of Indian troops landing on Kashmir soil 67 years ago. The Hurriyat Conference also demanded for complete demilitarisation of the state. All shops and business establishments remained closed and traffic was off the roads in the capital city of Srinagar. Banks, educational institutions and government offices also remained closed. Most of the streets wore a deserted look in Srinagar. The shutdown is based on the struggle faced by Kashmiris since the arrival of Indian troops, according to Hurriyat Conference. Oct 27, 2014
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Situation under control in Trilokpuri, people are being questioned: BS Bassi

New Delhi, Oct 27 (ANI): Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi on Monday said that the situation in Trilokpuri is under control and investigation is going on in the matter. He added that Section 144 will be there in the area as along as it is needed. He further said that the police have identified the people who were spreading rumors and creating communal tensions and they will be punished as per the law. A communal riot had broken out in East Delhi's Trilokpuri locality after four people were shot during a clash between two communities. Curfew was imposed in the area and 33 people were arrested by the police. Oct 27, 2014
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Ajit Doval examines Burdwan blast site

Burdwan/ New Delhi, Oct 27 (ANI): National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Monday examined the site of Burdwan blast which took place on October 2 in West Bengal. Doval, is scheduled to hold a meeting with state chief secretary Sanjay Mitra, home secretary Basudeb Banerjee and the CM Mamata Banerjee in the state secretariat. He personally inspected houses used by the terror modules including the one where the accidental blast took place. Meanwhile political leaders demanded quick probe into the blast. Oct 27, 2014