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Maoists pose barrier to development, trigger panic to disrupt work

Latehar, Oct 23 (ANI): The only aim of Maoists infested in different parts of the country is to overthrow the present democratic structure by using violence as their primary weapon and to usher what they term as new social order. Giving birth to yet another trouble for the locals, Maoists in Latehar district of Jharkhand pasted threat posters at different places disrupting work in coalfields in the area and thereby hitting dispatch and production work. Police was called on at the spot and they helped dispatch some of the trucks carrying coal. General Manager of Central Coalfields Limited (CCL) in Latehar, MK Mishra said that the departmental production is on but contractual production has been stalled. Oct 23, 2013
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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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Saudi activist talks about campaign for right to drive

Saudi female activists gear up to test a long-standing driving ban Saturday, with more women already getting behind the wheel in defiance of the restriction amid a seemingly more lenient approach from authorities. Duration: 01:24 Oct 23, 2013
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French art fair celebrates fortieth year

France's International Contemporary Art Fair (FIAC) has taken over Paris for its 40th anniversary exhibition, with works from 184 galleries around the world brought together at Paris's Grand Palais. Duration: 00:35 Oct 23, 2013
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NSA revelations cause diplomatic ruckus among allies

The United States has branded reports it spied on millions of French citizens as inaccurate but the newspaper behind them said Wednesday it was sticking by a story which has caused a diplomatic ruckus between the allies. Duration: 00:42 Oct 23, 2013
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Sharif urges Obama to end drone strikes

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif called Wednesday on US President Barack Obama to end drone strikes, which are widely unpopular in his country, during a meeting between the two heads of state at the White House. Duration: 1:18 Oct 23, 2013
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Funeral of Islamic Jihad militant killed by Israeli troops

A funeral is held in the West Bank for an Islamic Jihad militant killed by Israeli troops. Mohammed Assi was suspected of being responsible for the November 2012 bombing of a Tel Aviv bus that wounded 29 people. Duration: 00:43 Oct 23, 2013