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JD (U) chief slams Modi government for failing to deliver poll promises

Dhule /New Delhi, Oct 8 (ANI): Janata Dal-United Chief Sharad Yadav, lashed out at the ruling BJP government for failing to deliver the promises it made before coming to power in May. Taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Yadav said he did not leave a single opportunity to deliver a speech. Supporting the Public Sector Undertakings (PSU), Yadav also criticised government's decision to disinvest stake in some leading PSUs. He said this decision has been wrongly-timed and the prices of the shares of these PSUs have started falling since then. JD-U chief suggested that government can make enough profit only by selling the shares of certain blue chip companies like ITC, Axis Bank and Larsen and Toubro. Oct 8, 2014
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Indian pugilists train in Shimla's high altitude to adapt to rough climatic conditions

Shimla, Oct 08 (ANI): Forty eight Indian pugilists from Madhya Pradesh undertook training in an 18-day high altitude boxing camp in Shimla city to get acclimatized to low weather conditions and increase their stamina. The camp started on September 22 and will conclude on October 9.He also said that the camp will make them stronger and increase their level of play. Out of the total of 48 boxers, eight are international level players and 15 are national champions. The coach added that such high altitude camps help players in improving their game and should be made mandatory for everyone. Oct 8, 2014
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Food insecurity but no famine in South Sudan: UN official

The head of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), Ellen Margrethe Loej, said on Tuesday that the country was not suffering from famine, though some regions are suffering from 'food insecurity.' Duration: 00:45 Oct 8, 2014
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US diplomat urges all parties in Ukraine to respect ceasefire

"We know that (the ceasefire) is not being implemented today. The shooting has not stopped," visiting US State Department official Victoria Nuland told a group of Kiev students after talks with Ukraine's new pro-Western team. Duration: 00:48 Oct 8, 2014
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Syria border town 'about to fall' as hundreds dead

Jihadists are on the verge of seizing the key Syrian border town of Kobane, Turkey warned Tuesday, after a three-week assault by the Islamic State group that has killed hundreds. Duration: 00:51 Oct 8, 2014
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Erdogan: ground troops needed to beat IS group in Kobane

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned on Tuesday that the Syrian border town of Kobane is on the verge of falling to jihadists, saying a ground operation was needed to defeat the militants. Duration: 00:40 Oct 8, 2014
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Brazil's Rousseff, Neves chase run-off votes

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and challenger Aecio Neves are reading up their campaigns for a tight run-off election, vying for the support of frustrated voters demanding change amid an economic slowdown. Duration: 02:16 Oct 7, 2014
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Anguish and fear at Spain hospital where Ebola spread

At Madrid's La Paz-Carlos III hospital, where a Spanish nurse became the first person to contract Ebola outside of Africa, anxious staff gather in small groups to discuss their anger and dismay over the case. Duration: 01:03 Oct 7, 2014
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Frenchman fights for return of sister from Syria

A young Frenchman is fighting for the return of his sister, a 15-year old school girl, who he claims left France to join the Jihadist Al-Nusra group in Syria after being in touch with an internet recruiting network. Duration: 01:00 Oct 7, 2014