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Major engagement with ASEAN through look east policy: Salman Khurshid

Onboard, Mar 5 (ANI): The two-day economic summit in Myanmar proved fruitful for India as the nation involved in discussions on key issues with its neighbouring countries including Sri Lanka and Myanmar and strengthened ties with other Southeast Asian nations, said India’s foreign minister Salman Khurshid. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh attended the Bay Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) in Myanmar, along with representatives from Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Bhutan and Nepal. Singh pushed the nation’s 'Look East' policy and urged his counterparts to explore ways to enhance connectivity, transport, trade and tourism between the north-eastern states. Mar 5, 2014
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Arvind Kejriwal begins his tour in Narendra Modis Gujarat to verify his development claims

Ahmedabad, Mar 5 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal, on Wednesday embarked on his tour of Gujarat, the homeland of BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, to verify the development claims often made by the latter. Taking a jibe at Modi, Kejriwal kick-started his four-day tour and said that he is visiting the state to see the level of development. Mar 5, 2014
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Rare Thai satire takes aim at all political colours

The duo in dark sunglasses rattle off scathing, witty barbs at breakneck speed: all sides of Thailand's political crisis are fair game on "Shallow News In Depth", a satirical show taking Thailand by storm. Duration: 02:30 Mar 5, 2014
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Obama unveils election year 'growth and jobs' budget

President Barack Obama on Tuesday proposed a budget for the coming fiscal year that had less to do with managing US finances than with stemming Democratic losses in congressional elections. Duration: 00:58 Mar 5, 2014
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Kerry: Russia seeking 'pretext to invade' Ukraine

US Secretary of State John Kerry accused Russia on Tuesday of looking for a "pretext" to invade Ukraine after taking de-facto control of the ex-Soviet state's strategic Crimea peninsula. Duration: 00:56 Mar 5, 2014
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London exhibition shows Vikings not just violent warriors

Vikings were not just violent warriors but also craftsmen, traders and explorers, a new exhibition at the British Museum reveals. At the centre of the exhibition is a 37-metre long Viking warship, the longest ever discovered. Duration: 00:52 Mar 5, 2014
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Arab-Israeli Islamist jailed for inciting violence

An Israeli court sentenced firebrand Islamic preacher Sheikh Raed Salah Tuesday to eight months in prison for inciting Muslims to violence over Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque. Duration: 00:59 Mar 5, 2014
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John Kerry paid tribute to fallen Ukrainians in Kiev

US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Kiev Tuesday for talks with Ukraine's new interim government, and paid his respects to the victims killed during clashes in Independence Square. Duration: 00:47 Mar 5, 2014
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Hamas rejects Egypt court ban of Palestinian movement

A Cairo court banned Tuesday the Palestinian Hamas movement from operating in Egypt, tightening the noose around the militant rulers of the blockaded Gaza Strip amid a crackdown on Islamists. Duration: 00:43 Mar 5, 2014
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Putin says Russian intervention in Ukraine is legitimate

Vladimir Putin on Tuesday denied that Russian troops were operating in the Ukrainian Black Sea region of Crimea, while insiting that sending Moscow's forces to Ukraine would be a legitimate move but also a last resort. Duration: 00:55 Mar 5, 2014