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Boeing, Airbus lock horns at Dubai Airshow

The Dubai Airshow opens on Sunday where fierce rivals Airbus and Boeing will lock horns in a battle for lucrative airliner orders, mainly from fast-growing Gulf carriers. Duration: 01:07 Nov 17, 2013
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Aid effort intensifies in Philippines

Aid continues to pour into the Philippines after last week's massive typhoon, with relief efforts ramped up in order to reach the most isolated communities. Duration: 01:15 Nov 17, 2013
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Voting begins in Chile's presidential election

Chileans went to the polls Sunday to choose a new president from nine candidates, with Socialist Michelle Bachelet and her reform platform favored to win. Duration: 00:47 Nov 17, 2013
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Syria's capital Damascus comes under shelling

In Damascus, shelling of the government-held Kassaa and Abbasiyeen neighbourhoods killed one woman, the the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. Duration: 00:45 Nov 17, 2013
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Czechs close in on successful Davis Cup defence

The Czech Republic got within a point of defending the Davis Cup title as Tomas Berdych and Radek Stepanek beat Serbia's Ilija Bozoljac and Nenad Zimonjic in Saturday's doubles in Belgrade. Duration: 02:01 Nov 17, 2013
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Threats, boycott as disillusioned Nepal heads to polls

Millions of Nepalis will brave threats of violence and head to the polls Tuesday, hoping a second election since the end of their civil war will end years of deadlock and disillusionment with politics. Duration: 02:35 Nov 17, 2013
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Devout Sikhs throng Golden Temple on Guru Nanak's birth anniversary

New Delhi/Amritsar, Nov 17 (ANI): Sikh devotees revelled in the festive spirit as they congregated at the Golden Temple in Amritsar on Sunday to mark the celebrations of the 545-birth anniversary of the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak Dev. Golden Temple, also known as Harminder Sahib, the most important Sikh shrine in the world was illuminated with colourful lights on this occasion. The 'Jalao' was displayed which included the display of precious jewellery and articles, ornamental pieces studded with precious stones, diamonds, jewels, pearls, and bejewelled canopy. Every year, thousands of Sikh devotees from across the world throng the revered shrine, the Golden Temple and take holy dip on the occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti. Nov 17, 2013
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Visakhapatnam walks to spread breast cancer awareness

Visakhapatnam, Nov 17 (ANI): Visakhapatnam walked for spreading awareness on breast cancer and the importance of its early detection. The two-kilometre-long ‘Pink Ribbon Walk’ was organized by a state government’s organization on Sunday. Junior Trade Minister, D. Purandeswari, who flagged off the walk said that the country needs to do much more to curb and spread more awareness about breast cancer. Breast cancer, commonest cancer in urban India, accounts for about 30 percent of all cancers in women and around one-lakh cases of breast cancer are detected in India, every year. Doctors advice regular check-ups and at-home-check-for-breast-cancer to detect any signs of lumps. Nov 17, 2013
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Ashok Gehlot releases Congress manifesto in Rajasthan

Jaipur, Nov 17 (ANI): Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot along with other leaders released the Congress manifesto in Rajasthan on Sunday. Dedicating the manifesto to the people of the state, Gehlot said that his party aims to provide strong houses to the people. Gehlot also mentioned about the employment initiatives taken so far and the various scopes ahead. The state elections are dated to be held on December 1. Nov 17, 2013
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Hefazat-e-Islam using Madarsa youth for political gains: Shahriar Kabir

New Delhi, Nov 17 (ANI): Hefazat-e-Islam, backed by the Jamaat-e-Islami claimed that 3000 of their people were killed during its rally on May 5-6. The people's inquiry commission of the Nirmul committee has released a white paper on the same and said that the claims are completely false and baseless. Shahriar Kabir, who is also a part of the People's inquiry commission said that the violence mainly comprise of people from Madarsas and that the rally was a reply to the Shahbag square uprising, conducted to inflict justice to the victims of 1971 liberation war. Nov 17, 2013
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Sheila Dikshit has transformed Delhi: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi, Nov 17 (ANI): While addressing his second election rally in Delhi, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday said that state Chief Minister, Sheila Dikshit had transformed the state with her fine work. Nov 17, 2013
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Devotees take holy dip in sacred rivers to celebrate 'Kartik Purnima'

Uttar Pradesh, Nov 17 (ANI): Devotees braved the chill and thronged the banks of rivers Ganges and Yamuna in Garhmukteshwar, Ayodhya and Allahabad towns, to take holy dip celebrating 'Kartik Purnima'. Devotees in large numbers converged on the banks of Sangam, the confluence of river Ganga, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati to take a holy dip in Allahabad city of Uttar Pradesh. On the eve of 'Kartik Purnima', the pilgrims camp by the riverside and decorate the entire riverbank with earthen lamps. A devotee from Garhmukteshwar, Kishan Kumar said that bathing in the sacred river helps in washing away their sins. Nov 17, 2013