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Cabinet approves treaty on transfer of sentenced prisoners between India, Nigeria

New Delhi, Nov 6 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet gave its approval for signing a treaty on transfer of sentenced persons between India and Nigeria and also plans to work closely with Australia as a committed partner in international efforts to combat illicit drugs. The meeting was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his official residence 7 RCR in New Delhi. The Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that India and Nigeria have undergone an agreement that Indians sentenced to imprisonment in Nigeria can complete their punishment in their own country and vice-versa. Nov 6, 2014
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Russian Deputy PM meets PM Modi in New Delhi

New Delhi, Nov 6 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Deputy Prime Minister of Russia, Dmitry Rogozin, and a team of Russian delegates in New Delhi. Rogozin is in India for the 20th round of India-Russia Inter-Governmental Commission meeting that is being co-chaired by Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj. Modi stressed that India gives high importance to the time-tested and the special and privileged strategic partnership with Russia. Meanwhile, Trade Minister Nirmala Sitharaman invited Russian investment in the country and said both the nations want immediate removal of red tapism to witness unfettered economic ties. Nov 6, 2014
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Odisha CM meets Finance Minister for aid post cyclone Hudhud

New Delhi, Nov 6 (ANI): Odisha Chief Minister, Naveen Patnaik, met Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in New Delhi regarding the funds for the damages caused by cyclone Hudhud. Cyclone Hudhud had slammed into the coast of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha last month, killing 41 people and tearing down tens of thousands of mud-and-thatch homes. Patnaik urged the Central government to release the funds similar to the advance of rupees 10 billion, which has been released to Andhra Pradesh. He further said they have also asked the government to release the due amount of rupees 399.83 crore from NDRF for the last year's cyclone Phailin. Nov 6, 2014
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Arun Jaitley says Pak should draw red line if it wants to initiate dialogue

New Delhi, Nov 6 (ANI): Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said that Pakistan should draw a red line whether it wants to initiate dialogue or talk to those who wish to break India. Speaking at the World Economic Forum in New Delhi, Jaitley said Pakistan should make a conscious choice for a meaningful dialogue between the two countries. India had called off Secretary level talks with Pakistan earlier in August, giving a jolt to renewed diplomatic efforts between the two nuclear-armed neighbours and adding to the troubles of Pakistan's beleaguered government. Jaitley said India wants to normalize the relationship with Pakistan by initiating the dialogue process. Nov 6, 2014
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Tribal women encourage youngsters in Tripura to save indigenous art

Tripura, Nov 06 (ANI): Tribal womenfolk encourage youngsters to save indigenous art and spread the rich culture of handmade textiles of Tripura. Realising the looming threat of their art falling into oblivion, a tribal woman, Smriti Rekha Chakma, established a small training centre to save the dying art. Chakma said that the whole idea was to inspire the new generation to learn about the rich culture of the state. Meanwhile, another tribal woman, Pramita Chakma, said that unfortunately the Chakma society has adapted to western attire which is comparatively cheaper than the indigenous one. Each tribal community in Tripura owns a handloom and designs colourful material. Chakma tribal women cover their lower body with a length of cloth wrapped around the waist the ends of which are unstitched, while the upper garment is also stitched out of handloom woven cloth. Nov 6, 2014
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Royal pearl necklace, 'Graff Ruby' to go under the hammer

Sotheby's will be offering several jewels from the Dimitri Mavrommatis collection on auction, including precious stones and avant-garde jewelry led by the "Graff Ruby," which is estimated to fetch $6.9 million to nearly $9.2 million. Duration: 00:58 Nov 6, 2014
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Obama congratulates Republicans on midterm poll win

US President Barack Obama congratulated his Republican opponents on their midterm election victory. On the hill, re-elected Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell vowed that the divided government would "function". Duration: 01:18 Nov 6, 2014
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British Defence Secretary visits Peshmerga training camp

British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon visited a Peshmerga training camp in Arbil on Wednesday, after talks with Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi on the fight against the Islamic State group. Duration: 00:39 Nov 6, 2014
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Ebola treatment centre opens in Sierra Leone

A new British Ebola treatment facility opens to patients in Kerry Town, Sierra Leone. Construction has begun on five other treatment facilities, at Port Loko, Makeni, Moyamba, and two more centres in Freetown. Duration: 00:59 Nov 6, 2014