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CAG must not play up results, says finance minister

New Delhi, Oct 30 (ANI): Union Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley, said the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) should refrain from sensationalising its findings just to make it to the headlines. Jaitley was speaking at the annual conference of CAG in New Delhi. Jaitley further said the auditors should be more careful and liberal when dealing with multiple observations. While referring to the two scams, Jaitley said it is important to be discreet because the country is suffering so much where contracts are being cancelled and power sectors are in misery. Oct 30, 2014
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Kerala to celebrate 'Kiss Day' to protest moral policing

Kochi, Oct 30 (ANI): A group of youngsters will organise a non-violent protest 'Kiss of Love' in Kerala on November 02 to protest against the moral policing and express freedom of love. The campaign was initiated in the wake of an attack on a coffee shop by youth wing activists of ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Last week, Congress party owned Jaihind TV had aired a show alleging immoral activities at a cafe called Downtown in Kozhikode city. Within hours, it was attacked by workers of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha, the youth wing of BJP. However, the Kerala police have denied the permission to protesters to hold the event in the port of Kochi. Young protesters were then seen holding posters reading 'Stop Moral Policing' to publicise the drive even as the members of local moral policing team were present at the venue trying to scare the youngsters by shouting at them. Oct 30, 2014
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Young leaders from northeast gather in Delhi to discuss prospects for development

New Delhi, Oct 30 (ANI): There is a huge scope for development in the Northeast and the maximum potential of the region can be explored only through collective effort. Recently, under the theme of "A strong Northeast is India's asset", the 4th edition of the Young Leaders Connect programme brought together several leaders and achievers from the Northeast at the India Habitat Center in capital New Delhi. Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju, footballer Baichung Bhutia, senior Delhi Police officers and several northeast activists, students, entrepreneurs and politicians were present at the event. An initiative of YouthNet, a non-profit organization based in Nagaland, the conclave was started with an aim to develop greater awareness and understanding of issues affecting the development of the region. Oct 30, 2014
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Obama: America "can't hermetically seal" itself off from Ebola

Barack Obama met at the White House with doctors involved in the fight against Ebola on Wednesday, saying Americans "can’t hermetically seal ourselves off", as California became the latest state to announce Ebola quarantine rules. Duration: 00:57 Oct 30, 2014
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Turkish PM orders probe into coal mine accident

Hopes faded Wednesday of finding alive any of 18 Turkish coal miners trapped when their shaft was engulfed by water, as rescue workers made last-ditch efforts to find survivors. Duration: 00:49 Oct 30, 2014
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Kurds cheer reinforcements for Syria's Kobane

Crowds of flag-waving Kurds greet Iraqi peshmerga fighters travelling through Turkey to join opposition rebels reinforcing the Syrian town of Kobane against an attack by the Islamic State jihadist group. Duration: 00:44 Oct 30, 2014
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What is Halloween? Evolution of Ancient Celtic Festival into Global Fair

Halloween, also called "Hallowe'en", "All Hallows' Eve," and "All Saints' Eve," is celebrated every year on 31 October, on the eve of All Hallows (or All Saints), by Western Christians and non-Christians around the world. the festival originated from the ancient Celtic festival known as Samhain to mark the end of harvest season in Gaelic culture. Oct 30, 2014
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Zambians react to the death of their president

Zambia's President Michael Sata -- nicknamed "King Cobra" for his sharp tongue and manner -- has died, according to officials, making his vice-president Africa's first white head of state in decades. Duration: 00:57 Oct 30, 2014