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GoM to meet over bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh

New Delhi, Nov 18 (ANI): The Group of Ministers (GoM), which is looking after the proposed bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh will wrap up the consultation process on Monday after meeting Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy and all Union ministers representing the state separately. Reddy has already stated that he will oppose the state's division before the GoM. Interacting with the reporters, Jaipal Reddy said that he and three other ministers from Telangana region would attend the meeting on Monday. After the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, the creation of Telangana would lead to the formation of India's 29th state. Nov 18, 2013
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India- Bangladesh agree to work against militants

Akhaurah, Nov 18 (ANI): Addressing a joint press conference Bangladesh Home Minister Mohiuddin Khan Alamgir promised to hand over any Indian militant caught hiding in its territory to India. Alamgir and his Indian counterpart Sushil Kumar Shinde met to inaugurate a multi purpose integrated checkpost along the border in Akhaura. Alamgir said Indian militant Anup Chetia, currently lodged in a jail in Bangladesh, would be extradited after the completion of judicial formalities. Nov 18, 2013
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Manish Tewari takes jibe at BJP over snooping row

New Delhi/ Ahmedabad/ Gujarat, Nov 18 (ANI): Starting a war of words, I and B Minister Manish Tewari took a jibe at BJP over over snooping allegations and posed questions over infringement of civil liberty. Tewari on Sunday (November 17) lashed the opposition party over alleged snooping by Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah on a young woman in 2009. Sharpening his attack, Tewari said it was 'brazen assault on civil liberty by state sponsored stalking'. Tewari targeted Modi for misusing police machinery and monitoring the movement of a young woman by Gujarat Police in 2009. Nov 18, 2013
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Bharat Ratna awardee calls politicians 'idiots'

Bangalore, Nov 18 (ANI): Bharat Ratna awardee and eminent scientist CNR Rao calls politicians idiots while expressing his dissatisfaction over inadequate funding in the field of science. Rao said that he contributed much more than he was paid for. Rao, also chairman of Prime Minister's scientific advisory council, sought more funds for research and education. The central government on Saturday announced to confer Bharat Ratna upon Rao and iconic cricketer Sachin Tendulkar. Nov 18, 2013
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Conservationists discuss ways to protect bluefin tuna

Conservationists meet in Cape Town Monday to discuss ways to protect the bluefin tuna population, which has been decimated by illegal fishing. Bluefin tuna can sell for over 10,000 US dollars per fish, due to a growing demand for sushi. Nov 18, 2013
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Murder of Central African judge sparks deadly clashes

Two civilians were killed in clashes in the Central African Republic Sunday sparked by the gunning down of a magistrate and his assistant by former members of the Seleka rebel group, a police source said. Duration: 00:37 Nov 18, 2013
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Shooter on the run in Paris after newspaper attack

French police deployed throughout Paris on Monday, tracking a lone fugitive gunman who shot and critically wounded a young photographer at the left wing newspaper Liberation. Duration: 01:08 Nov 18, 2013
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Russia passenger jet crash leaves 50 dead

Russia on Monday sought answers for a plane crash that killed 50 and raised fresh alarm about the safety of its civil aviation, with investigators focusing on a fault with the 23-year old plane or pilot error as the likely cause. Nov 18, 2013
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Passenger jet crashes in Russia, killing 50

A Boeing 737 operated by a Russian airline crashed while attempting to land in the city of Kazan, killing all 50 on board, Russia's emergency situations ministry says. Duration: 00:29 Nov 18, 2013
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World Cup is Qatar's chance 'to end labour abuse'

Amnesty International criticizes "alarming" exploitation of construction workers in Qatar, urging the country to seize the opportunity of hosting the 2022 World Cup to demonstrate its commitment to human rights. Nov 18, 2013
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France relocates Albanian refugee camp

Hundreds of Albanian asylum-seekers have been evacuated from underneath an overpass in Lyon and relocated in temporary housing in the surrounding area amidst tensions with local residents. Duration: 00:37 Nov 18, 2013