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PMO defends coal block allotment to Hindalco: Explain other allotments too, says BJP

New Delhi, Oct 20 (ANI): Even as the Prime Minister's Office rejected any criminality in the controversial allocation of coal block to Hindalco, saying Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had approved it on the basis of merits of the case placed before him, the BJP on Sunday demanded the same to explain other allotments too. Oct 20, 2013
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Azamgarh: Hooch tragedy kills 35

Azamgarh, Oct 20 (ANI): Consumption of illicit liquor in Azamgarh has claimed 35 lives and affected 68 others among whom six are still hospitalised for detoxification and treatment. A majority of the victims were labourers and daily wage earners and reportedly, they had bought the hooch sold in pouches on Thursday. Soon they felt uneasy and fell sick. The police has arrested two people for supplying the toxic stuff to local vends. Oct 20, 2013
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Manmohan Singh leaves for two-nation visit to Russia, China

New Delhi, Oct 20 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left for Moscow on Sunday on first leg of his two-nation five day official visit of Russia and China. India is hopeful of the conclusion of contracts related to the third and fourth nuclear units at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant during Singh's visit to Moscow. Oct 20, 2013
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Unnao gold hunt day 3: Inching closer to treasure

Daundiya Kheda, Oct 20 (ANI): The 12 member team from the Archeological Survey of India (ASI) and Geological Survey of India, digging for 1,000 tonne gold, on Sunday inched closer to the treasure buried at a 19th century fort of Raja Rao Ram Baksh Singh in Duandia Kheda village in Unnao district of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday. Oct 20, 2013
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Chattisgarh: Maoists warn villagers against voting in upcoming polls

Kanker, Oct 20 (ANI): Maoists in Chattisgarh have issued threats to voters by pasting banners in the villages, asking them to boycott the upcoming state assembly polls. As the banners were placed across the villages in Kanker district of Chattisgarh, fear loomed in the region. Reportedly the Maoists had been going around the villages and distributing pamphlets among the villagers, instructing them not to vote. Oct 20, 2013
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Vienna Boys' Choir, famed riding school join forces

The Vienna Boys' Choir and the Spanish Riding School, two of Vienna's most famous and beloved institutions, join forces for a new programme combining equine grace and angelic voices. Duration: 00:52 Oct 19, 2013
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French president says deported Roma girl can come back

French President Francois Hollande says that a 15-year-old Roma schoolgirl whose deportation sparked nationwide student protests will be allowed to come back -- but without the rest of her family. Duration: 01:11 Oct 19, 2013
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Deadly suicide blast in central Somalia

Several people die in a suicide attack in a restaurant in the central Somali town of Beledweyne claimed by the Shebab rebel group. Duration: 00:49 Oct 19, 2013
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Families mourn Laos air disaster victims

Rescuers have recovered the bodies of more than half of the victims of Laos's worst known air disaster, officials say, as families begin to hold funerals for the dead. Duration: 01:05 Oct 19, 2013
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Police force postponement of Maldives vote

Police in the Maldives force the postponement of presidential polls, declaring the vote illegal and blocking ballot papers from leaving the offices of the independent Elections Commission. Duration: 00:33 Oct 19, 2013
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Kanpur Rally: Narendra Modi targets PM, Sonia Gandhi & Rahul over inflation

Kanpur, Oct 19 (ANI): Addressing around 1.5 lakh people at a rally in Kanpur, BJP’s prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday targeted prime minister Manmohan Singh, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and 'shehzada' Rahul for overlooking the problem of inflation in the country. Modi stated that the Congress is brimming with pride and pay no heed to problems of a common man. Oct 19, 2013
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Our jawans were riddled with bullets, PM took no action: Narendra Modi

Kanpur, Oct 19 (ANI): BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Saturday targeted the prime minister over the continuous ceasefire violation by Pakistan. Modi said that after the Pakistani army beheaded Indian soldiers, the PM had promised that their government will not tolerate any such incidents in future and will take strict action. He further added that the government has ironically taken no action even after so many Indian soldiers were shot by the Pakistani army. He also slammed the Congress for adopting divide and rule policy. Oct 19, 2013