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Afghan assembly backs US security pact

Members of the Afghan loya jirga, a meeting of around 2,500 Afghan tribal elders and leaders, attend the last day of the four-day long loya jirga in Kabul on November 24, 2013. Duration: 00:36 Nov 24, 2013
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Eiffel Tower lights up for 'Paris Climat 2015'

UN negotiators agreed in fraught overtime talks Saturday on cornerstone issues of an ambitious, global climate pact to stave off dangerous Earth warming. Duration: 00:43 Nov 24, 2013
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Thousands rally against US drone strikes in Pakistan

Thousands of right-wing Pakistani activists led by cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan on Saturday staged a protest against US drone strikes, threatening to block NATO supply routes if strikes continue. Duration: 00:57 Nov 24, 2013
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Iranians in Tehran hail historic nuclear deal

Iran and world powers reach a preliminary accord curbing Tehran's nuclear programme in return for sanctions relief, the biggest breakthrough in a decade-old standoff. Duration: 00:59 Nov 24, 2013
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CPI (M) demands CBI enquiry against Mamata Banerjee & TMC leaders named by Ghosh

Kolkata, Nov 24 (ANI): After Suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh named Mamata Banerjee and 12 other TMC leaders in the Saradha Group chit fund scam, CPI (M) leader Mohammed Salim demanded CBI enquiry against Banerjee and other leaders. He said that the whole investigation is a drama by the Bengal CM and that the arrest of Ghosh is a part of the same. He said that Ghosh was close to Banerjee and he was taken in party after he became the CEO of the Saradha Group. Nov 24, 2013
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BJP questions Congress' inaction on 'issues of importance'

Jaipur, Nov 24 (ANI): Addressing the mediapersons in Jaipur, BJP Spokesperson Ravi Shankar Prasad targeted Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi and said that instead of talking on important issue, Gandhi is targeting BJP calling the party as 'poisonous'. He questioned Manmohan Singh government as to why they are not talking about the terrorism threat in the nation and taking the issue so lightly. Further, talking about the allegations by the Suspended IAS officer Pradeep Sharma on Narendra Modi, he said that there is no point of raising the issue after years, without any political benefits coming out of it. Nov 24, 2013
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Obama lauds Iran deal as 'important first step'

President Barack Obama hails an historic interim deal with Iran as "an important first step" towards a comprehensive accord to end the dangerous showdown over Teheran’s nuclear program short of war. Duration: 01:01 Nov 24, 2013
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Iran, world powers clinch 'historic' nuclear deal

Iran agrees to curb its nuclear programme in exchange for sanctions relief in a breakthrough deal with world powers reached Sunday after a decade of failed diplomacy and rising tensions. Duration: 01:28 Nov 24, 2013
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Manipur's cultural festival attracts huge crowd

Imphal, Nov 24 (ANI): The ongoing Sangai Festival 2013 in Manipur is attracting huge crowd as people are thronging the venue to watch traditional dance performances, exhibition of handicrafts, martial arts and indulge in some exotic music and indigenous food. Sangai festival, which is held annually, kicked off on November 21 at Hapta Kangjeibung, Palace Compound in Imphal. Most of the visitors at the festival, especially children, were seen wearing the unique symbol of Sangai festival - a head gear of the antlered deer Sangai. Nov 24, 2013
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Jharkhand Chief Hemant Soren reopens coal mine in rebel infested Latehar

Latehar, Nov 24 (ANI): Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren, reopened Jharkhand Mineral Development Corporation (JSMDC) owned Sikni coal mine recently in Latehar district which paved way for a large number of jobs in the rebel-infested district. The mine operations were closed since September 2011, after the coal deposits on the land allotted to the coal mine got exhausted. The mine operations were stopped over the issue of a mining lease for fresh stretches and lack of compliance on part of JSMDC. At least 40,000 families had been directly or indirectly affected by the closure. These families included employees of the coal mine and transporters. Nov 24, 2013
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Congress insensitive toward adivasi & poor: Narendra Modi Part-2

Banswara, Nov 24 (ANI): Addressing a rally in poll bound Banswara district of Madhya Pradesh, BJP’s PM candidate Narendra Modi said that Congress is insensitive towards the ‘adivasi and poor’ section of the society and that they talk or work about them only in front of cameramen and not otherwise. Modi said that Congress is furiated that ‘how can poor get vegetables to eat when they have decided for them was hunger’. He also said that Congress never knew for years that ‘adivasis’ even existed and that these backward people for them are nothing more than just voters. Modi also accused Rahul Gandhi for having ‘photo sessions’ with the poor once in a month for election purpose. Nov 24, 2013
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Congress insensitive toward adivasi & poor: Narendra Modi Part-1

Banswara, Nov 24 (ANI): Addressing a rally in poll bound Banswara district of Madhya Pradesh, BJP’s PM candidate Narendra Modi said that Congress is insensitive towards the ‘adivasi and poor’ section of the society and that they talk or work about them only in front of cameramen and not otherwise. Modi said that Congress is furiated that ‘how can poor get vegetables to eat when they have decided for them was hunger’. He also said that Congress never knew for years that ‘adivasis’ even existed and that these backward people for them are nothing more than just voters. Modi also accused Rahul Gandhi for having ‘photo sessions’ with the poor once in a month for election purpose. Nov 24, 2013
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Rural Housing Scheme successful in Maoist-affected Odisha

Gajapati, Nov 24 (ANI): Overcoming the fear of Maoists in Odisha, villagers in Gajapati district came out to avail the central government’s ‘Indira Awas Yojana’ (Rural housing scheme). It is noteworthy that Maoists have a stronghold in Gajapati district where welfare projects generally do not succeed due to Maoist influence. But, villagers are taking up the rural housing scheme in S. Kurlunda village of the district, willingly. Block development officer of the village N.C. Mishra said that financial assistance has been provided to the people to construct houses. Nov 24, 2013
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To hide one lie they are telling 100 lies: Kirti Azad on AAP

New Delhi, Nov 24 (ANI): A day after Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Manish Sisodia revealed that he has received a message from someone saying Rs 12 crore were given for the sting operations, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kirti Azad on Sunday said that to hide one lie they are telling 100 lies. The sting, carried out by media organisation mediasarkar.com, was released on Thursday and showed AAP leaders, including Shazia Ilmi, candidate from south Delhi's RK Puram, accepting donations without proper verification days before the December 4 Delhi Assembly polls. Nov 24, 2013