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Curfew in Kashmir ahead of Muharram processions

Srinagar, Nov 02 (ANI): The state government in Jammu and Kashmir, on Sunday (November 02), imposed curfew in several parts of the region ahead of Muharram processions. Security personnel manned the streets in main city of Srinagar to prevent any mishap. Since 1989, Muharram processions have been banned in Srinagar after a pro-independence revolt started in Kashmir. Only small mourning rallies and processions are allowed in selected areas with limited Shi’ite populations. Every year, Muslims mourn the tragedy of Karbala on the occasion of Moharram. Nov 3, 2014
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UN demands civilian transfer in Burkina, as demos erupt

A UN envoy called Sunday for a civilian transition in Burkina Faso after the ouster of president Compaore. The country prepared for another day of mass protest as leaders challenged moves by the military to step into the power vacuum. Duration: 01:43 Nov 2, 2014
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Romania PM casts vote in presidential election

Prime Minister Victor Ponta looked set to win the first round of presidential elections in Romania Sunday, despite fears he could reverse reforms aimed at tackling the rampant corruption that blights one of Europe's poorest countries. Duration: 01:22 Nov 2, 2014
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Peshmerga in Kobane fire rockets at IS targets

Smoke is seen rising from the battleground Syrian border town of Kobane amid shelling and gunfire just days after Peshmerga forces arrived to reinforce fighters pushing back against Islamic State militants. Duration: 00:40 Nov 2, 2014
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Zambians pay respects to late president Sata

Zambians formed long lines on Sunday to pay last respects to their late president, Michael Sata, who died in London last week aged 77 while undergoing treatment for an undisclosed illness. Duration: 00:45 Nov 2, 2014
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Annual Pushkar fair attracts tourists in Rajasthan

Pushkar, Nov 03 (ANI): Tourists from across the world flocked the annual Pushkar fair in Rajasthan. The week-long fair, which began on Friday displayed several art and craft stalls that attracted scores of tourists. People enjoyed folk dances and performance by caparisoned camels. People took camel rides and participated in events like cattle exhibitions, camel show along with other games. A local, Ashok Pank said that the festival is organised by Department of Tourism every year and gives a fillip to the industry. The Pushkar town was transformed into fair ground with rows of makeshift tents selling mouth-savouring delicacies. According to Hindu calendar, the annual fair takes place on the eighth month of the year. It offers a lifetime experience for tourists which also attract hundreds of animal buyers. Nov 2, 2014
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Politicos lash out at Robert Vadra for attacking ANI journalist

New Delhi, Nov 2 (ANI): Political leaders on Sunday continued to lash out at businessman Robert Vadra for misbehaving with a reporter. On Saturday, Vadra lost his temper and pushed the ANI reporter's mic away, when asked a question about the land deal scam. Vadra and his security guards also threatened the reporter and asked him to turn off his camera at a private event held at the Ashoka Hotel. Nov 2, 2014
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Antique submarines still key to struggling Taiwan fleet

At 70 years old, Taiwan's World War II-era "Hai Pao" submarine would not be out of place in a museum, but the antique vessel is still part of the navy -- a sign of the island's ongoing struggle to strengthen its fleet. Duration: 00:46 Nov 2, 2014
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Hartmut Richter - a hero of the former GDR

In 1966, he successfully fled from East Berlin to West Berlin, having returned many times to help other citizens of the German Democratic Republic escape. In 1975, he was arrested by border police and spent five years in prison. Duration: 01:02 Nov 2, 2014
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Ukraine separatists vote in controversial election

Separatists in eastern Ukraine vote in controversial, Russian-backed leadership elections that Kiev and the West have refused to recognise and which threatened to deepen an international crisis over the conflict. Duration: 00:40 Nov 2, 2014
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Kaziranga National Park reopens for visitors

Jorhat, Nov 02 (ANI): Kaziranga National Park in Assam, which is home to the largest number of one-horned rhinos has been reopened for the visitors. Forest minister of Assam Rockybul Hussain inaugurated the re-opening by cutting the ribbon amid prayers and rituals. Hussain also flagged off the first batch of elephant safari of 13 elephants for a group of tourists from countries like Australia, United States and United Kingdom. Hussain also urged the people to be more committed for the conservation and protection of the rich bio-diversity of the park and help in maintaining its natural beauty. The Kaziranga National Park is a World Heritage Site, the park hosts two-thirds of the world's great one horned rhinoceroses. Nov 2, 2014
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Kaziranga National Park reopens for visitors

Jorhat, Nov 02 (ANI): Kaziranga National Park in Assam, which is home to the largest number of one-horned rhinos has been reopened for the visitors. Forest minister of Assam Rockybul Hussain inaugurated the re-opening by cutting the ribbon amid prayers and rituals. Hussain also flagged off the first batch of elephant safari of 13 elephants for a group of tourists from countries like Australia, United States and United Kingdom. Hussain also urged the people to be more committed for the conservation and protection of the rich bio-diversity of the park and help in maintaining its natural beauty. The Kaziranga National Park is a World Heritage Site, the park hosts two-thirds of the world's great one horned rhinoceroses. Nov 2, 2014