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Mark Zuckerberg meets PM Modi, charms him with his ideas

New Delhi, Oct 11 (ANI): Founder and CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and charmed him with his ideas during maiden visit to the country. Modi tweeted, "It was wonderful meeting @facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. We discussed a wide range of issues". Earlier in the day, Zuckerberg, met Communications &IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in New Delhi, pledging to help the government's Digital India initiative, an ambitious plan to connect a billion people to the internet. India has the second highest number of Facebook users in the world after the United States, but still only about 243 million out of 1.25 billion people have access to internet. Oct 11, 2014
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Carpet exporters expect boost in sales after PM Modi's US visit

Varanasi, Oct 11 (ANI): Exporters in carpet industry in Uttar Pradesh expect a boost in sales after the recent five-day US visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Traders say that the Bhadohi region of the state is one of the largest manufacturers of carpets and is considered to be an earning town. Also, 60 per cent of the carpets are exported to the US from India. In a bid to boost the industry, exporters said Modi's US visit would benefit them. Modi's five-day United States visit was aimed to woo corporate titans and crown a burst of investment-focused diplomacy. Oct 11, 2014
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Children hail Nobel win for child-rights activist Kailash Satyarthi

New Delhi, Oct 11 (ANI): India's street children cheered Nobel Peace Prize win for child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi who won the prize along with Pakistani teenaged activist Malala Yousafzai. Satyarthi, 60, and Yousafzai were picked for their struggle against the oppression of children and young people, and for the right of all children to education, the Norwegian Nobel Committee said. After winning the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize, Satyarthi on Friday had said that it is a matter of pride and honour for all fellow Indians and those fighting for rights of children in the world. He also added that this will give strength to the struggle of millions of children. Oct 11, 2014
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Brazil quarantines Guinean feared to have Ebola

Brazilian health officials quarantine a Guinean man feared to have Ebola after he checked in at a clinic with a fever following his arrival from Africa last month. Duration: 00:27 Oct 11, 2014
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Malala dedicates Nobel award to 'voiceless' children

Education rights campaigner Malala Yousafzai dedicates her Nobel peace prize to "voiceless" children around the world, and called on the Indian and Pakistani prime ministers to attend the award ceremony for the sake of peace. Duration: 00:49 Oct 11, 2014
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Residents of DRC village change habits to conquer Ebola

In the small village of Lokolia, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, residents no longer eat bushmeat but fish to "conquer Ebola" after an awareness campaign prompted them to change their habits to control the spread of the disease. Duration: 01:23 Oct 11, 2014
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UK nationalist party wins first seat in British parliament

Britain's anti-EU UK Independence Party won its first seat in the House of Commons Friday, sending jitters through Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives seven months before what is likely to be a tight general election. Duration: 01:00 Oct 11, 2014
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Uruguay president welcomes Syrian refugees

A total of 42 Syrian refugees, mostly children, arrived on Thursday in Uruguay where they were welcomed by President Jose Mujica. Uruguay is the first country in Latin America to offer such a resettlement programme. Duration: 00:32 Oct 10, 2014
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Uruguayans create low-cost 3D printer for all pockets

A low-cost and easy to assemble 3D printer was created by Uruguayans who want to popularize this technology. They present the 3D printer as the cheapest of its kind in South America. Duration: 00:33 Oct 10, 2014