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US research group releases toy safety survey

Tougher laws mean toys sold in the United States today are safer than ever, said the US Public Interest Research Group as it released its 28th annual "Trouble in Toyland" survey on toy safety. Duration: 01:10 Nov 27, 2013
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Riding high with Ivory Coast's Elephant Bikers

The iconic Harley Davidson motorbike is typically associated with road trips across America, but bikers in the West African nation of Ivory Coast are also embracing the free spirit that comes with life on the open road. Nov 27, 2013
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Awami League rallies against oppositions protest over polls date in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Nov 27 (ANI): Bangladesh’s ruling Awami League party supporters rallied in Dhaka in order to oppose the strike called by opposition parties against the announcement of the date for country’s parliamentary polls. Earlier on Monday, the chief election commissioner had declared that the polls would be held on January 05, next year. The opposition, including Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) had opposed the polls date and announced a 48-hour strike to voice their displeasure. Insisting that the strike by opposition failed to gain public support, an Awami leader, Mofazzal Hossain, said that people in the country were actually relieved after the declaration of the polls date. Nov 27, 2013
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Lakhimpur gang rape case: Delay in case breaks down womens faith in system, says Annie Raja

New Delhi, Nov 27 (ANI): After Assam State Commission for Women took up suo motu cognizance of the Lakhimpur gang rape and murder case, Women Social Activist Annie Raja said that delay in the case is breaking down women’s faith in the system. She said that it is shocking that police failed to arrest the perpetrators and locate the vehicle even after 5-6 days of the crime. Nov 27, 2013
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Sharda Group funded TMC during elections: BJP

Allahabad, Nov 27 (ANI): BJP leader Siddharth Nath Singh on Wednesday slammed TMC and said that all media houses of Sharda are mouth pieces of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and TMC and all the funding of TMC during election had come from Sharda Group and added that proper investigation should be made on TMC in Sharda chit fund. Police have arrested suspended TMC lawmaker Kunal Ghosh in West Bengal for his alleged role and conspiracy in the state's multi-billion Sharda chit fund scam. Nov 27, 2013
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Belgian Princess pays homage to 26/11 martyrs

Mumbai, Nov 27 (ANI): Belgium Princess Astrid and Minister of State for Human Resource Development Shashi Tharoor laid wreath and paid homage to the victims of 26/11 terror attacks at the Gateway of India in Mumbai. India, on Tuesday, observed the fifth anniversary of 26/11 Mumbai carnage that shook the entire nation in 2008. This carnage strained the already tense relations between New Delhi and Islamabad as India suspects the killers to have come across the border. Several people were held hostage for three days before the National Security Guards (NSG) commandos killed the militants in the siege as they undertook 'Operation Black Tornado.' Nov 27, 2013
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Police recover explosives from Maoist hotbed in Jharkhand

Giridih, Nov 27 (ANI): In a joint operation, police and paramilitary forces recovered huge cache of explosives from a dense forest of Maoist hotbed in Jharkhand. Senior police officer Giridih area of the province, Ajay Sahu, said acting on an intelligence, a huge cache of ammunition was recovered from the forest area which was going to be supplied to Maoists. According to the police, 500 kilograms of explosives were recovered from a dense forest near Maheshkishor and Bhelwaghati villages of Giridih district. Nov 27, 2013
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P Chidambaram calls for stern action against service tax evaders

Kolkata, Nov 27 (ANI): Finance Minister P Chidambaram called for stern action against service tax evaders as the country’s tax scheme had met with poor response. Addressing an awareness camp on Voluntary Compliance Encouragement Scheme (VCES) in Kolkata on Tuesday, Chidambaram warned the defaulters to pay their taxes or else be ready to face legal action. The finance minister highlighted that the service tax amnesty scheme launched by his ministry has sought poor response so far. He revealed that thirteen chronic tax evaders have been arrested so far and the defaulters should not ignore the warning. Nov 27, 2013
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Pak PM breaks ground on nation's largest nuclear power project

Karachi, Nov 27 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif ceremonially broke ground on a $9.59 billion nuclear power complex designed to generate 2200 MW of electricity, state media reported. Pakistan is set to fix the country's ailing energy sector in three years with this plant. Sharif termed the ground breaking of the Project K-2 and K-3 'a proud moment in the energy history of Pakistan'. He thanked the Chinese government for extending help and support to Pakistan in the hour of need. Nov 27, 2013
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Clashes erupt in Cairo after arrest of protesters

Ten members of the panel drafting Egypt's new constitution suspended work Tuesday after authorities arrested several protesters, including prominent activists. Further protests took pace in downtown Cairo in support of those arrested. Duration: 00:35 Nov 27, 2013
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Water Crisis grips PoK

Muzaffarabad, Nov 26: Pakistan occupied Kashmir or PoK is reeling under intense water shortage, and administration has failed to overcome the crisis. At many places, people are suffering because of this water shortage, and falling ill because of unhygienic water consumed which is in itself scantily available. The Worst victims of this epidemic are the poor people of Pakistan occupied Kashmir. Nov 26, 2013
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Bangalore: Teen girl gang-raped after trip to cinema, 4 arrested

Bangalore, Nov 26 (ANI): Four accused in the alleged gang rape of a 16-year-old girl in Bangalore have been arrested. On Saturday, the teen watched a movie with one of the suspects, a 25-year-old. The police say from the theatre, he took her to a secluded area in Central Bangalore, where he was joined by four friends. Police are on the hunt for the fifth accused. Nov 26, 2013
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'Cyclone Lehar' set to hit Andhra coast with full force by Thursday

Hyderabad, Nov 26 (ANI): Cyclone Lehar is all set to hit the Andhra coast with full force by Thursday. Weather bureau reports said that the severe cyclonic storm has now become a 'very severe cyclonic storm' over southeast Bay of Bengal, and is moving westwards. Nov 26, 2013