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India confident armed forces will deal with infiltration along Kashmir border

New Delhi, Oct 8 (ANI): Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin has assured that armed forces would deal with ceasefire violations and the recent infiltration in Keran sector of Kashmir. On Monday, the Indian Army had recovered a large haul of sophisticated arms and ammunition after a search operation on the disputed border in Kashmir, following gun battles with infiltrators from Pakistan for nearly 14 days. India's military is fighting the biggest group of infiltrators to cross from Pakistan in years, as heavily-armed fighters continue to cross the Line of Control in the Keran sector and are holed up in thick forests in the area. The Army has killed nearly 20 of them in the battle that began on September 23. Meanwhile, the three services chiefs on Monday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at his official residence 7, Race Course Road in New Delhi to brief him about the operation in Keran sector along Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir (J and K). Oct 8, 2013
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Residents bear brunt of anti- bifurcation protests in Andhra Pradesh

Vishakapatnam, Oct 8 (ANI): Residents in Andhra Pradesh, mainly in the five districts--Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram, Srikakulam, East and West Godavari--coming under EPDCL are suffering as the announcement of the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh evoked violent protests, forcing the authorities to clamp a curfew in the regions. Deepening the crisis, the electricity department employees struck work, plunging large parts of the region into darkness. As a result of the power situation, many newborn babies in the hospital are unable to get the necessary immediate treatment. Oct 8, 2013
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BJP hits back at Finance Minister, says Congress scared of Narendra Modi

New Delhi, Oct 8 (ANI): A day after Finance Minister P Chidambaram said that it was gross exaggeration to say Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's wave was sweeping the countryside, the BJP hit back at him saying that the Congress is scared of Modi. Chidambaram while making such remarks had also conceded that Modi - BJP's prime ministerial candidate - has united the rank and file of BJP but he is not bigger than BJP leader and former PM of India Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Oct 8, 2013
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Obama: Libyan captured by US will be brought to justice

An alleged top Al-Qaeda operative snatched in a US commando raid in Libya was involved in plots that killed hundreds of people and will be brought to justice, President Barack Obama said Tuesday. Duration: 00:59 Oct 8, 2013
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Russia commits anti-Putin activist to psychiatric hospital

A Russian court Tuesday ordered that an activist be committed to a mental hospital after convicting him for his role in a protest against President Vladimir Putin, a move that raised charges of reviving Soviet-era punishments. Duration: 00:49 Oct 8, 2013
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Belgrade, Pristina overcome dispute ahead of polls

Serbia and Kosovo late Monday overcame a dispute over Belgrade's request to visit the breakaway territory ahead of next month's local polls, which had threatened to torpedo a process to normalise ties between the two sides. Duration: 00:35 Oct 8, 2013
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Football must lead fight against racism: UEFA

Football must lead the fight against racism inside and outside the game, Michel Platini, head of the sport's European governing body UEFA told a United Nations meeting on Monday. Duration: 00:36 Oct 8, 2013
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Work inspectors in Qatar ahead of 2022 World Cup

A delegation from an international labour federation arrived Monday in Qatar to inspect the situation of migrant workers in the 2022 football World Cup host, amid claims of severe exploitation.Duration: 00:58 Oct 8, 2013
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New Yemen federal structure to be resolved in days: Hadi

Yemeni President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi said Tuesday that the question of turning the country into a federal state, which has so far delayed ending reconciliation talks, will be resolved within days. Duration: 00:41 Oct 8, 2013