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Hartmut Richter - a hero of the former GDR

In 1966, he successfully fled from East Berlin to West Berlin, having returned many times to help other citizens of the German Democratic Republic escape. In 1975, he was arrested by border police and spent five years in prison. Duration: 01:02 Nov 2, 2014
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Antique submarines still key to struggling Taiwan fleet

At 70 years old, Taiwan's World War II-era "Hai Pao" submarine would not be out of place in a museum, but the antique vessel is still part of the navy -- a sign of the island's ongoing struggle to strengthen its fleet. Duration: 00:46 Nov 2, 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 2, 2014
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Congress issues statement over Robert Vadra, says whole episode propagated for political agenda

Kaithal, Nov 02 (ANI): Congress on Sunday issued statement over Robert Vadra's misbehaviour with a reporter from ANI. Blaming media for Vadra's behaviour, Congress leader Randeep Surjewala said unpleasantness of repeatedly asking questions at any private functions must be avoided by media at all times. He said that deliberate hounding of individuals on issues that are already conclusively settled and rejected by constitutional bodies must stop. Further, he also referred to some incidents where then Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi had thrown the mic and had later walked out of a pre fixed interview. He also alleged that the entire episode was propagated for political agenda. Surjewala also requested media to 'respect social mores and privacy of individuals in this age of professional competition'. Nov 2, 2014
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Bus Accident kills at least 14 in Himachal Pradesh

Chamba, Nov 02 (ANI): At least 14 people were killed and 11 others injured after a bus fell into a gorge in Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh. The private bus carrying 25 people was on its way to Himri in Saluni region when the driver lost control over the wheel and it fell into 100 feet deep gorge. While 12 people died on the spot, two others succumbed to their injuries at the hospital. The injured were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. Road and rail accidents are common in India, where rickety infrastructure and weak law enforcement struggle to cope with a surge in traffic and floods of unlicensed drivers. Nov 2, 2014
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BJP condemns Digvijaya Singhs tweet defending Vadra

New Delhi, Nov 02 (ANI): BJP leader Sambit Patra on Sunday condemned Congress leader Digvijaya Singh’s tweet following Robert Vadra’s media attack controversy in which Singh had defended Vadra’s behaviour. BJP leader Sambit Patra said that Congress will surely defend Vadra and it will be a small incident for them as he belongs to the Gandhi family. Digvijaya Singh had tweeted that Vadra’s behaviour is a minor incident and the issue should not be raised by media. Nov 2, 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 2, 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 2, 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 2, 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 2, 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 2, 2014
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Navy Chief to visit Kenya

New Delhi, Nov 02 (ANI): Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral RK Dhowan, is scheduled to visit Kenya to consolidate defence relations with the Indian Ocean Region country. The Navy Chief will be on a five-day visit to Kenya beginning today. India and Kenya have enjoyed historical maritime linkages since many centuries. The Navy Chief's visit will not only cement existing maritime linkages, but will also explore avenues to build more bridges of friendship. India already has an ongoing and fruitful bilateral engagement with Kenya. Apart from regular ship visits, the Indian Navy has been extending training support to the Kenyan Navy. Nov 2, 2014
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Indian Army starts construction of bridge damaged due to floods in Kashmir

Poonch, Nov 02 (ANI): The Indian army started construction of a major connecting bridge in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir which was damaged during worst floods in the valley in September. During the floods, several key bridges were damaged and some were washed away leaving hundreds of villages disconnected from several areas. Meanwhile, commanding officer, engineer regiment, Poonch, Major Krishna Prasad said the Sher-e-Kashmir bridge was damaged and work was on to construct a new one. The approach road to the bridge was also damaged. Residents hailed the army and said it will facilitate movement of relief material and other goods. Nov 2, 2014