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Fresh ceasefire violation kills one soldier in Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir/ New Delhi, Oct 23 (ANI): One Border Security Force (BSF) jawan was killed and six others were injured as Pakistani troops resorted to heavy shelling at Indian positions at more than 30 locations along the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir. Earlier on Tuesday, Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde had reviewed security situation in Jammu and Kashmir. Heavy firing from the Pakistan side was reported in the RS Pura and Pargawal sectors and continued for almost six hours throughout the night. Meanwhile, the BJP has condemned the issue and said that the government must take strong actions as Pakistan is killing Indian soldiers one after the other. Oct 23, 2013
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Chinese premier holds talks with PM Manmohan Singh

Beijing, Oct 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh attended a welcome ceremony hosted by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday. Singh arrived at Beijing on Tuesday for the two-day state visit to China. Keqiang held talks with Singh in the Great Hall of the People on Wednesday morning. During the talks, the two sides exchanged views on bilateral relations and other issues of common interest. This is the second time this year that the heads of government of the two countries have met following Li's visit to India in May. India and China are close to an agreement to stop tension on their contested border touching off confrontation while they try to figure out a way to break decades-old stalemate on overlapping claims to long stretches of the Himalayas. Oct 23, 2013
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Wipro registers record revenue growth in second quarter

Bangalore, Oct 23 (ANI): Wipro, India’s third-largest information technology (IT) services firm registered highest revenue growth over the past seven quarters in its core business during the second quarter of the current financial year, backed by an improved demand environment and favorable currency movement. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the company, TN Kurien said this at a news conference in Bangalore on Tuesday while releasing the results for the second quarter. Oct 23, 2013
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Onion price reaches Rs. 100 a Kg, BJP slams govt

New Delhi, Oct 23 (ANI): The BJP on Wednesday hit out at the ruling UPA government over the soaring price of onion that reached Rs. 100 a Kg. BJP leader Prakash Javadekar said that the soaring prices of onion is harassing common man. Oct 23, 2013
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UN-OPCW: Syria fully cooperative on chemical disarmament

Syria has so far "fully cooperated" in destroying its massive chemical arsenal, the chief of the joint Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and United Nations mission said Tuesday. Duration: 00:29 Oct 23, 2013
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Cambodian opposition supporters protest disputed polls

Thousands of Cambodian opposition supporters protested Wednesday over disputed elections that extended strongman Prime Minister Hun Sen's near three-decade rule, under a heavy security presence after bloody clashes last month. Duration: 00:48 Oct 23, 2013
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Kerry calls for action from Iran on nuclear issue

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday "words are no substitute for actions" on the Iran nuclear issue and said it was too early to talk about easing sanctions on the country. Duration: 01:24 Oct 23, 2013
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Ethnic Serbs torn over whether to vote in Kosovo elections

With two weeks to go until local elections in Kosovo, ethnic Serbs in the north are torn between boycotting the vote organised by Pristina, whose authority they have always rejected, and Belgrade's call for them to take part. Duration: 01:07 Oct 23, 2013
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Firefighters battle Australia blazes

Firefighters in Australia battle hot, dry winds and soaring temperatures as new blazes are whipped up in a week-long bushfire emergency, but fears of a catastrophe ease. Duration: 00:44 Oct 23, 2013
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Mexico probes US spying

Mexico says it will investigate allegations that the United States spied on the emails of President Enrique Pena Nieto and his predecessor, the latest diplomatic wrangle stemming from America's intelligence-gathering efforts. Duration: 00:44 Oct 23, 2013
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New blazes in Australia but worst fears ease

Firefighters in Australia battled hot, dry winds and soaring temperatures Wednesday as new blazes were whipped up in a week-long bushfire emergency, but fears of a catastrophe eased. Duration: 01:12 Oct 23, 2013
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Bolivia's churches plagued by sacred art theft

Bolivian churches are plagued by sacred art theft, with one robbery leaving the Virgin of Copacabana without her crown. An increased demand for religious artifacts sold on the black market is to blame, according to officials. Duration: 01:07 Oct 23, 2013
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Vatican suspends Germany's 'bling bishop'

The Vatican on Wednesday suspended indefinitely a German Catholic cleric dubbed the "bling bishop" for his luxury lifestyle, despite multiple calls in Germany for the prelate to be dismissed. Duration: 00:58 Oct 23, 2013