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Philippine typhoon widow grateful for cruel consolation

Jennifer was left destitute after Super Typhoon Haiyan tore into Tacloban in the Philippines a year ago. Since then she has managed to rebuild her life and with a little help from a US-based donor she's now in control of her future. Duration: 02:12 Nov 3, 2014
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Bollywood Actor Sadashiv Amrapurkar dies at 64

Mumbai, Nov 03 (ANI): Bollywood Actor Sadashiv Amrapurkar best known for playing negative roles, passed away at a hospital early on Monday. He was 64. Amrapurkar was being treated for lung infection at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital (KDAH) in Mumbai and was admitted there two weeks ago and was on life support since then. In his long career, he has won two Filmfare awards - in 1984, he won the award for the best supporting actor for 'Ardh Satya' and in 1991, the best villain trophy for 'Sadak'. The actor is also known for his performance in Aankhen, Ishq, Coolie No 1 and Gupt: The Hidden Truth among others. Born and brought up in a Maharashtrain Brahmin family, Sadashiv Amrapurkar is fondly called Tatya by his family and close friends. Meanwhile, Bollywood grieved on the loss. Veteran Actor Raza Murad also paid respect to Amrapurkar. Nov 3, 2014
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At least 55 killed and several injured in suicide blast on Pakistan side of Wagah border

Lahore, Nov 03 (ANI): At least 55 people were killed and more than 150 injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up near the Indo- Pak border. The attack occurred shortly after a daily ceremony when troops from both sides simultaneously lower the two nations' flags. The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, saying it was a response to the Pakistani army's actions against their positions in tribal areas straddling Pakistan's border with Afghanistan. State police Chief Mushtaq Sukhera said that the explosion hit near the checkpoint at the Wagah border crossing as hundreds of people were returning from the military ceremony on the outskirts of Lahore. The daily flag-hoisting ceremonies by the Pakistani and the Indian military on their respective sides of the border draw crowds of hundreds. Some of the victims were taken to the city's Mayo hospital. Rani Begum was among the unfortunate relatives at the hospital. Nov 3, 2014
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BJP declares candidates for polls in Jharkhand and JandK

New Delhi, Nov 03 (ANI): BJP declared names of candidates for polls in Jharkhand and Jammu and Kashmir. The five-phase polls in these states will begin November 25 and end on December 20. The results would be announced on December 23. BJP announced names of 45 candidates for Jammu and Kashmir. The decision was taken in a meet, which was presided by BJP chief Amit Shah, and was attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other senior leaders. Nov 3, 2014
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JandK PDP hints at alliance with BJP post state polls

Jammu, Nov 03 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed hinted at alliance with the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) after polls. The five-phase polls in Jammu and Kashmir will begin November 25 and end on December 20. The results would be announced on December 23. Sayeed said he had worked with BJP leaders Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Lal Krishna Advani in the past. He also urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to begin dialogue with nuclear-armed neighbour, Pakistan, to ease tension in the region. Nov 3, 2014
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BSF guns down smugglers, recovers 22 kilograms of heroin in Punjab

Amritsar, Nov 03 (ANI): India's paramilitary Border Security Force (BSF) troopers gunned down smugglers and recovered 22 kilograms of heroin worth 1.1 billion rupees along the Indo-Pak border in Punjab. Giving details of the incident, BSF Inspector General Ashok Kumar said that one smuggler was shot dead while two of his accomplices were injured and 22 kg of heroin was seized from them at Dera Baba Nanak sector in Gurdaspur district. He added that the operation was launched on the basis of intelligence inputs, following which the patrolling party of 38 Battalion in Gurdaspur observed some suspicious movement in the area of Bohar Wadala border outpost. The patrolling party opened fire in retaliation as the smugglers, who were trying to cross over to the Pakistan side, challenged them. Three smugglers Tasveer Singh, Balwinder Singh and Fateh Singh , all residents of Kalanaur town in Haryana, received injuries. Nov 3, 2014
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India beefs up security post blast at Pakistan side of Wagah border

New Delhi, Nov 03 (ANI): India beefed up security after a blast took place on the Pakistan side of the Wagah border which killed at least 55 people including women and children and as many as 70 sustained injuries. Hundreds of people visit Wagah border crossing near the Pakistani city of Lahore to witness the flags of both countries being lowered just before sunset. Bakshi also said the explosion could have happened on this side of the border as well, and that with the winters approaching the ceasefire violation may increase along the border. Media reports earlier said the explosion was caused by a gas cylinder but later police said it was probably a suicide bomber. Police probe is underway. Nov 3, 2014
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Curfew in Kashmir ahead of Muharram processions

Srinagar, Nov 02 (ANI): The state government in Jammu and Kashmir, on Sunday (November 02), imposed curfew in several parts of the region ahead of Muharram processions. Security personnel manned the streets in main city of Srinagar to prevent any mishap. Since 1989, Muharram processions have been banned in Srinagar after a pro-independence revolt started in Kashmir. Only small mourning rallies and processions are allowed in selected areas with limited Shi’ite populations. Every year, Muslims mourn the tragedy of Karbala on the occasion of Moharram. Nov 3, 2014
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Politicos react on Modi's Radio address

New Delhi, Nov 2 (ANI): The BJP on Sunday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi who once again claimed that his government would leave no stone unturned in bringing back the black money stashed abroad, in his address on AIR. However, opposition leaders claimed that Modi avoids tough questions from media and his government is taking steps in the black money case only under the pressure of the Supreme Court. Nov 3, 2014
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SIT chief Justice M B Shah on PM Modi's statement on black money

New Delhi, Nov 2 (ANI): Reacting on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's radio address, where he spoke about bringing back black money stashed abroad, SIT chief on black money Justice M B Shah said that it's good for country to bring back the money but as of now nobody knows how much can be brought back. He also added that the names of those holding illegal accounts abroad cannot be made public as there are policies that cannot be breached. Nov 3, 2014
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The Five Lifestyle Rules that Guarantee Longevity Revealed

New Delhi, Nov 2 (ANI) : A new research has observed that there are simple five lifestyle rules that add years to one's life. The five rules include regular exercise, sensible eating, maintaining a healthy weight, minimal alcohol consumption and no smoking which guarantees longevity.Long life may seem obvious and should definitely be encouraged but in an age of technology and breathtaking medical advances we have lost sight of the much more obvious and simpler fact that a healthy, active lifestyle is more powerful than any drug in preventing ill health and increasing life expectancy. Nov 3, 2014
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Raj Thackeray meets Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis

Mumbai, Nov 02 (ANI): Maharashtra Navanirman Sena Chief Raj Thackeray on Sunday paid a courtesy visit to Maharashtra’s newly elected Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. In the short meeting, Thackeray said he raised various issues including increasing the minimum support price of sugarcane and development of tourism industry in the State. He also sought a detailed probe of the grisly murders of three members of a Dalit family in Ahmednagar. Devendra Fadnavis is the first Chief Minister of Maharashtra belonging to the BJP and was sworn in at a grand ceremony in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Nov 3, 2014
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Half marathon in Visakhapatnam celebrates spirit of people

Visakhapatnam, Nov 02 (ANI): Thousands of people converged in port city of Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday (November 02) and took part in half marathon organised to salute the spirit of people who showed strength during cyclone Hudhud. Cyclone Hudhud had slammed into the coast of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha last month, killing 41 people and tearing down tens of thousands of mud-and-thatch homes. Meanwhile, the half-marathon, organised by the Indian navy, celebrated the courage of people who rose above the storm and returned to normal lives. Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command, Vice Admiral Satish Soni, said that the half marathon marked the spirit of Visakhapatnam, known to locals as Vizag. The funds generated from the run will be used for rehabilitation work and a part of it will also go to an orphanage. The marathon was categorized under 20 km run, 10 km run and five km walk. Nov 3, 2014
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Vadra's behaviour with journalist totally objectionable, tarnishes Priyanka and Sonia's image: Vaidi

Indore, Nov 02 (ANI): Senior Journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik on Sunday said that Robert Vadra's behaviour with a journalist was totally objectionable. He said that any journalist does not come to attack but to acquire information and reacting in such a way as Vadra did was not at all right in any way. Vaidik said that by behaving in such a way one proves that there is something surly wrong on his side. He further said that sue to this behaviour, Priyanka Gandhi and Congress President Sonia Gandhi's image also gets tarnished. Vadra snapped at a reporter from ANI and pushed away the mic after he was asked for a comment on an impending probe into his company's land deals in Haryana. Nov 3, 2014
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Common man hails PM Modi's initiative to reach out to millions of Indians through radio

Bhopal /Nagpur / Kanpur, Nov 2 (ANI): Common man hailed India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi's initiative to reach out to millions of Indians through his on air radio speech touching upon various social issues. Twitter and tech-savvy Modi on Sunday turned to the country's oldest radio station for the second time since he came to power in May to reveal his thoughts on issues of national import. His voice was heard in the farthest Himalayan hamlets as also in the most distant deserts through his 'Mann Ki Baat’ talk. Nov 3, 2014