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Earthquakes rattle Delhi, no reports of casualties

New Delhi, Nov 12 (ANI): Four earthquakes within a period of 3 hours shook the National Capital Region (NCR) on early Tuesday, with no reports of casualties or major damage. The first tremor of magnitude 3.1 was felt in Delhi and occured at 12:41am. Its epicentre was Delhi, according to an IMD report. This was followed by three more tremors of 3.3, 2.5 and 2.8 magnitude at 1:41, 1:55 and 3:40 AM, the report said. Nov 12, 2013
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Traditional dances welcome British royals to Kerala

New Delhi, Nov 12 (ANI): Four earthquakes within a period of 3 hours shook the National Capital Region (NCKochi, Nov 12 (ANI): Britain's Prince of Wales, Charles and his wife, Camilla, got a colourful welcome to the city of Kochi in Kerala recently, as the couple enjoyed an evening of traditional dances and martial arts during the last leg of their India trip. The couple visited Kerala Folklore Theatre, which houses the country's largest collection of traditional performing art costumes. The royals were first garlanded and then enticed to the classical moves of Kathak, which is one of the most dynamic theatres arts in the world. The royal couple's visit ends on November 14 when they leave for Sri Lanka to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Colombo.R) on early Tuesday, with no reports of casualties or major damage. The first tremor of magnitude 3.1 was felt in Delhi and occured at 12:41am. Its epicentre was Delhi, according to an IMD report. This was followed by three more tremors of 3.3, 2.5 and 2.8 magnitude at 1:41, 1:55 and 3:40 AM, the report said. Nov 12, 2013
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Senior Haqqani network commander killed in Islamabad

Nasiruddin Haqqani, the chief fundraiser of the Haqqani militant network -- one of the most feared groups fighting US-led forces in Afghanistan -- has been shot dead in the Pakistani capital, the Taliban says. Duration: 01:20 Nov 12, 2013
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Myanmar Buddhist monks rally against visit by Muslim body

Around 300 Buddhist monks marched through Yangon Tuesday in protest at a looming visit by delegates from the world's top Islamic body to Myanmar, which has been rattled by several bouts of anti-Muslim violence. Duration: 00:30 Nov 12, 2013
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Russian gays fight prejudice with sport

Activists campaigning for the rights of gays in sport say they will work towards organising the 'Gay Games' in Moscow next year. Duration: 01:40 Nov 12, 2013
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NGO calls for a Brazil without masks, wants transparency

The NGO Rio de Paz organized a demonstration in front of the Esplanade of Ministries in Brasilia on Tuesday. Protesters demanded a "Brazil without masks" and called for "transparency in the management of public services". Duration: 00:57 Nov 12, 2013
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Villa that inspired Pinocchio for sale in Italy

A villa near Florence that inspired the author of Pinocchio is on the market for 10.5 million euros ($14 million) - a world away from the humble workshop where the marionette is born in the book. Duration: 01:31 Nov 12, 2013
Experts at e-cigarette summit ponder need for regulation

Experts at e-cigarette summit ponder need for regulation

Switching to e-cigarettes could save millions of smokers' lives, a conference on the rapidly expanding use of the devices heard Tuesday, though some delegates warned more research on the health effects is needed. Duration: 01:13 Nov 12, 2013
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Prince Charles still heir to throne on 65 birthday

Britain's heir to the throne Prince Charles can draw his state pension from Thursday when he turns 65 -- despite having yet to start the job he has eyed for a lifetime. Duration: 02:17 Nov 12, 2013
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Aid convoy reaches Yarmuk refugee camp in Damascus

The Syrian government and the Palestine Liberation Organisation are negotiating an end a months-long army siege of the Yarmuk refugee camp in Damascus, Palestinian officials told AFP on Tuesday. Duration: 00:32 Nov 12, 2013
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'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' premiere heats up rainy London

Actress Jennifer Lawrence greeted fans in London's Leicester Sqaure on Monday evening for the world premiere of 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,' the second in the series of film adaptations of the novels by Suzanne Collins. Duration: 01:07 Nov 12, 2013
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India says farewell to Tendulkar

Record-breaking batsman Sachin Tendulkar is retiring from cricket after playing his 200th Test match this week in Mumbai. The 40-year-old's remarkable career has won him millions of adoring fans both in India and abroad. Duration: 02:19 Nov 12, 2013
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Mortar fire kills school children in Damascus

Nine children were killed and 27 people wounded when mortar rounds hit a school and a school bus in the Syrian capital Damascus on Monday, another four students were killed when a mortar hit the vehicle they were in. Duration: 00:35 Nov 12, 2013