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Informal meeting of PM and Chinese President positive sign: Expert on China

New Delhi, July 15 (ANI): Talking about the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping_s meeting ahead of the BRICS summit, Expert on China Alka Acharya said that such informal meetings between leaders are always a positive sign. Further, Acharya said that as the meeting went on for longer duration, this signifies that more important issues must have come up which again is a favourable thing. Jul 15, 2014
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End of the high life for Hong Kong's unwanted rooftop dwellers

Authorities are seeking to rid Hong Kong of the rooftop shanties which have been home to poverty-struck residents for decades. But in a city with sky-high prices and a lack of public housing, campaigners say they have nowhere else to go. Jul 15, 2014
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Indian engineer prepares solar tuk-tuk for London odyssey

Bangalore, July 15 (ANI): Naveen Rabelli_s tuk-tuk broke down the first time he rolled it out of his garage. The electrical engineer didn_t lose heart: now, he plans to drive his customized three-wheeler all the way to London. Rabelli will leave India next year on a 6,000-mile (9,600-km) odyssey through 10 countries to promote the idea of environmentally friendly travel. His tuk-tuk, or auto rickshaw, is powered entirely by electricity and solar power. Jul 15, 2014
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Shopping tempo of Indian Muslims upswing during Ramadan

Hyderabad, July 15 (ANI): The tempo of shopping in Indian markets is on the upswing, as Muslim shoppers make purchases during the holy month of Ramadan bringing double-delight for businessmen with sales picking up gradually. Shopkeepers in Hyderabad city of Andhra Pradesh expressed happiness as business is booming and Muslims were seen trooping in and out of such markets to purchase various items. Jul 15, 2014
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US tries out new military tech during RIMPAC exercises

As part of the ongoing Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) naval exercises, the US military has been testing out some of its latest technology, including a 'Mastiff' walking motorized transporter. Duration: 00:39 Jul 15, 2014
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Ivorian reggae star preaches African unity

African reggae star Tiken Jah Fakoly has named his latest album 'Last Call', preaching a message of 'African unity' to his dedicated fans. Duration: 01:54 Jul 15, 2014
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UNRWA: Children are one quarter of fatalities in Gaza

UNRWA officials, the UN agency for Palestinian refugees, say that women and children make up a sizeable number of the fatalities in Gaza, as Israel continues air strikes and artillery fire on the Gaza Strip. Duration: 01:14 Jul 15, 2014
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F-35 jet issue not a major setback: Kendall

US Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics explains that the fleet of F-35 stealth fighter jets had to be grounded because of an engine fire a few weeks ago. Duration: 01:07 Jul 15, 2014
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Airbus launches new A330neo jet at Farnborough

European planemaker Airbus on Monday launched the eagerly-awaited upgrade to its long-haul wide-body A330 jet -- the A330neo -- which boasts more fuel-efficient engines. Duration: 00:57 Jul 15, 2014