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PMO defends coal block allotment to Hindalco: Explain other allotments too, says BJP

New Delhi, Oct 20 (ANI): Even as the Prime Minister's Office rejected any criminality in the controversial allocation of coal block to Hindalco, saying Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had approved it on the basis of merits of the case placed before him, the BJP on Sunday demanded the same to explain other allotments too. Oct 20, 2013
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Yeddyurappa wants to join NDA, BJP open for same

New Delhi, Oct 20 (ANI): Even as former Karnataka CM BS Yeddyurappa wrote a letter to NDA chairman LK Advani with a request that his Karnataka Janata Paksha (KJP) be made its ally, the BJP on Sunday said it was open for the same. Oct 20, 2013
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Pakistan Ceasefire Violation: Samba villagers migrate after shelling

Suchetgarh International Border, Oct 20 (ANI): Firing and shelling of mortar bombs on 14 forward posts and civilians areas in RS Pura, Pargwal, Samba, Hiranagar and Jagnockah border belts along the Internation Border (IB) in Jammu, Samba and Kathua districts by Pakistani troops has led to villagers migrating from the area. Oct 20, 2013
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Yeddyurappa wants to join NDA, BJP open for same

New Delhi, Oct 20 (ANI): Even as former Karnataka CM BS Yeddyurappa wrote a letter to NDA chairman LK Advani with a request that his Karnataka Janata Paksha (KJP) be made its ally, the BJP on Sunday said it was open for the same. Oct 20, 2013
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Chattisgarh: Maoists warn villagers against voting in upcoming polls

Kanker, Oct 20 (ANI): Maoists in Chattisgarh have issued threats to voters by pasting banners in the villages, asking them to boycott the upcoming state assembly polls. As the banners were placed across the villages in Kanker district of Chattisgarh, fear loomed in the region. Reportedly the Maoists had been going around the villages and distributing pamphlets among the villagers, instructing them not to vote. Oct 20, 2013
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Azamgarh: Hooch tragedy kills 35

Azamgarh, Oct 20 (ANI): Consumption of illicit liquor in Azamgarh has claimed 35 lives and affected 68 others among whom six are still hospitalised for detoxification and treatment. A majority of the victims were labourers and daily wage earners and reportedly, they had bought the hooch sold in pouches on Thursday. Soon they felt uneasy and fell sick. The police has arrested two people for supplying the toxic stuff to local vends. Oct 20, 2013
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Unnao gold hunt day 3: Inching closer to treasure

Daundiya Kheda, Oct 20 (ANI): The 12 member team from the Archeological Survey of India (ASI) and Geological Survey of India, digging for 1,000 tonne gold, on Sunday inched closer to the treasure buried at a 19th century fort of Raja Rao Ram Baksh Singh in Duandia Kheda village in Unnao district of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday. Oct 20, 2013
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Manmohan Singh leaves for two-nation visit to Russia, China

New Delhi, Oct 20 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left for Moscow on Sunday on first leg of his two-nation five day official visit of Russia and China. India is hopeful of the conclusion of contracts related to the third and fourth nuclear units at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant during Singh's visit to Moscow. Oct 20, 2013
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Sydney's iconic Opera House celebrates 40 years

Sydney's Opera House, world heritage-listed as "one of the indisputable masterpieces of human creativity", celebrates its 40th birthday with a flotilla of lifesavers, Aboriginal dancers and a gigantic cupcake. Duration: 00:46 Oct 20, 2013
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Syrian activist in UK keeps grim toll of civil war

His reports are combed through by the UN, foreign ministers and the international press: Rami Abdel Rahman, head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, counts the victims in Syria daily thanks to informants on the ground. Duration: 01:17 Oct 20, 2013
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Belgium investigates plane crash that killed skydivers

Investigators seek clues to how a plane carrying 10 skydivers, including one making her maiden jump for her birthday, crashed shortly after takeoff in Belgium, killing everyone on board, including the pilot. Duration: 00:44 Oct 20, 2013
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Afghans flock to peace concert

Afghans enjoy a musical interlude as a peace concert with performers from across the region takes place in the capital Kabul. Duration: 00:45 Oct 20, 2013
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Delhi hospitals overflow with hidden dengue epidemic

Dengue fever, one of the world's major mosquito-borne diseases, infects thousands in the Indian capital each summer. But this year numbers are on the rise and hospitals are overflowing with sufferers. Duration: 02:36 Oct 20, 2013