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Qatar to end sponsorship system for foreign workers

Qatar, which will host the 2022 football World Cup, said Wednesday it will abolish its controversial sponsorship system for foreign workers as international criticism mounts over their treatment. Duration: 01:07 May 15, 2014
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Teams race to rescue Turkish trapped miners after blast

Anger erupted across Turkey on Wednesday as hopes faded for scores of workers trapped in a collapsed mine and the death toll rose to 274, in what has become the country's worst mining disaster. Duration: 01:05 May 15, 2014
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Chilean comes up with a groundbreaking water purifier

A Chilean designed an innovative purifier that transforms water into plasma, killing viruses and bacteria. It will be installed in poor areas of Haiti, Bolivia, Chile and Ghana, benefiting about 10,000 families in its pilot phase. Duration: 01:43 May 15, 2014
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Kiev hosts 'unity' talks as Russia warns of civil war

Ukraine's embattled leaders vowed Wednesday they would not bow to "blackmail" by pro-Russian rebels waging an insurgency in the east as Kiev launched round-table talks under a Western-backed push to prevent the country falling apart. Duration: 00:53 May 15, 2014
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Sept. 11 Memorial Museum prepares for opening

More than a decade after the twin tower attacks in New York City, the National September 11 Memorial Museum will open its doors with a dedication from President Obama on Thursday, and an official opening for the public on May 21. Duration: 00:52 May 15, 2014
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Manish Tewari refutes claims of limited autonomy to Prasar Bharti - Part - 1

New Delhi, May 03 (ANI): IandB Minister Manish Tewari on Saturday refuted all claims of the ministry limiting the autonomy of Prasar Bharti. Tewari said that the autonomy of the Prasar Bharti is guaranteed by an act of the Parliament and that the IandB Ministry has an arms length relationship with the organization. He also said that it was on his initiative that Sam Pitroda committee was constituted and one of its terms was looking at government- Prasar Bharti relation. Further, on Narendra Modi's claims of freedom of press in India, Tewari said that the ministry too is concerned about the same in Gujarat and will like to look into the matter. May 3, 2014
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Manish Tewari refutes claims of limited autonomy to Prasar Bharti - Part - 2

New Delhi, May 03 (ANI): IandB Minister Manish Tewari on Saturday refuted all claims of the ministry limiting the autonomy of Prasar Bharti. Tewari said that the autonomy of the Prasar Bharti is guaranteed by an act of the Parliament and that the IandB Ministry has an arms length relationship with the organization. He also said that it was on his initiative that Sam Pitroda committee was constituted and one of its terms was looking at government- Prasar Bharti relation. Further, on Narendra Modi's claims of freedom of press in India, Tewari said that the ministry too is concerned about the same in Gujarat and will like to look into the matter. May 3, 2014
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Pak says ready to work with Modi, politicos react

New Delhi, May 03 (ANI): Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's advisor on security and foreign affairs Sartaj Aziz has reportedly said that Pakistan is ready to talk to any government elected by the Indian voters, including one headed by BJP's Narendra Modi. Aziz's comment is important since it has come a day after Pakistan army chief General Raheel Sharif's controversial remark, where he referred to Kashmir as Pakistan's 'jugular vein'. Meanwhile, Aziz's remark has garnered a lot of comments from the political leaders in India. May 3, 2014
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SP slams Amit Shah's booth capturing claims, calls it BJP's frustration

New Delhi/ Lucknow, May 03 (ANI): Samajwadi Party on Saturday hit back at BJP leader Amit Shah for accusing the SP workers of booth capturing in Uttar Pradesh during the ongoing polls. SP leader Ram Gopal Yadav said that it is normal on their part and that whenever someone loses, he/ she make such allegations against others. Meanwhile, party leader Gayatri Prajapati said that the act shows the frustration of the BJP. May 3, 2014
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Prasar Bharti CEO says shadow of government leading to lack of credibility, politicos react

New Delhi/ Lucknow/ Sultanpur, May 3 (ANI): Politicos on Saturday reacted to Prasar Bharati's CEO Jawhar Sircar acknowledgement that certain portions of Narendra Modi's interview "were apparently edited" while indirectly pointing at IandB minister Manish Tewari for failing to give the public broadcaster the autonomy it has sought. Sircar claimed that 'the shadow of government' hurts the credibility. May 3, 2014