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Japan rescuers search for typhoon survivors

Rescuers in Japan pick through mud and ruined houses as hopes fade for dozens not seen since a landslide engulfed their homes following Typhoon Wipha. Duration: 01:02 Oct 17, 2013
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'Toxic bomb' ticks on Maldives rubbish island

A far cry from the Maldives' famous turquoise waters and white sands, Thilafushi island is the country's biggest rubbish dump -- and an environmental disaster, say experts. Duration: 02:30 Oct 17, 2013
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Rescuers struggle to find Laos plane crash victims

Rescuers battle hazardous conditions in the search for bodies from a Lao Airlines plane which plunged into the Mekong River with 49 people on board, more than half of them foreigners. Duration: 00:42 Oct 17, 2013
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Tight security measure in Mecca for Hajj

Throngs of Muslim pilgrims took part in the symbolic stoning of the devil ritual for a second day Wednesday in Saudi Arabia's Mina Valley, near Mecca, as the annual hajj neared its end. Duration: 00:40 Oct 17, 2013
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US national museums reopen

The US Natural History Museum, along with the rest of the Smithsonian Museums, reopened on Thursday morning after a deal was reached in Congress to re-open the federal government. Duration: 01:00 Oct 17, 2013
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Near 100 African migrants rescued in Strait of Sicily

The Italian coast guard released video footage of the arrival in Sicily on Wednesday of a Liberian-flagged cargo ship that rescued 93 African migrants -- the latest in over 32,000 who have arrived on Italy and Malta so far this year. Duration: 00:30 Oct 17, 2013
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Advani praises Narendra Modi, JD (U) not surprised

New Delhi, Oct 16 (ANI): Even as veteran BJP Leader, LK Advani came out all praise for the party's PM candidate, Narendra Modi saying he will be elated if Modi became the Prime Minister of the country, JD (U) Leader, KC Tyagi on Wednesday said there was nothing surprising at Advani's outburst. Oct 16, 2013
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Will be happy if Narendra Modi becomes PM: Advani

Ahmedabad, Oct 16 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and senior BJP leader LK Advani on Wednesday inaugurated Institute of Infrastructure, Technology, Research and Management (IITRAM) in Ahmedabad. While addressing a gathering there, Advani praised Modi and said that he always thinks about doing something new. He also said that he will be very happy if Modi becomes the Prime Minister of the country. Oct 16, 2013
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Jairam Ramesh lauds new Land Acquisition Act

Chennai, Oct 16 (ANI): Union Minister for Rural Development Jairam Ramesh on Wednesday lauded the new land acquisition act as it guarantees fair compensation to the farmers, apart from making rehabilitation easy for those who were rendered landless. The new Land Acquisition Bill, which would come into effect from January 1, 2013. Ramesh while addressing a news conference in Chennai said that the priority of the new act was fair compensation and transparency. Ramesh also said that it would benefit the farmers. Commenting on the Food Security Act, Ramesh said that it was oriented primarily for those states which suffer from acute poverty and malnutrition. Oct 16, 2013
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Parekh must tell whole truth, PM must resign: BJP on Coalgate

New Delhi, Oct 16 (ANI): Main opposition, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday demanded the resignation of Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh following the allegations by former coal secretary that he should be named among conspirators in the coal scam. While addressing news conference in New Delhi, spokespersons of BJP, Prakash Javadekar said that Parakh should tell the complete truth. Oct 16, 2013