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Chemical weapons watchdog wins Nobel Peace Prize

The winner of this year's Nobel Peace Prize is a body that has spent years trying to rid the world of chemical weapons in relative obscurity and was recently thrust into the limelight by the Syrian crisis. Duration: 02:08 Oct 11, 2013
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Nigeria's Adichie says bestseller helped recall painful past

Nigeria's Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, author of the bestseller "Half of a Yellow Sun", says that writing a novel about the civil war which devastated her home region helped people connect with a past that most no longer discussed. Duration: 01:21 Oct 11, 2013
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Pedestrians kicked to curb by 'Paris taxi war'

It's the world's most popular tourist destination -- but Paris is struggling with a lack of taxis. The consequent boom in unlicensed alternatives has led to a fierce "taxi war" between the drivers competing for pedestrians' business. Duration: 02:09 Oct 11, 2013
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Zidane's infamous headbutt on show in Qatar

A statue immortalising the headbutt delivered by French football legend Zinedine Zidane to Italian player Marco Materazzi in the 2006 World Cup final is on outdoor display in Qatar. Duration 0:37 Oct 11, 2013
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Sleeping for six to eight hours at night cuts heart disease risk

New Delhi, Oct 10 (ANI): A new research by an Indian origin scientist has claimed that sleeping for six to eight hours a night could help cut the risk of heart problems and stroke. Author Dr Saurabh Aggarwal, of Chicago Medical School has found that people who sleep less than six hours a night were twice as likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke, compared to those who sleep between six and eight hours. People who take less sleep also had a two-thirds higher risk of congestive heart failure. However, the research found that sleeping for more than eight hours doubles the risk of angina and increases likelihood of coronary artery disease by 19 percent. Oct 10, 2013
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SEBI to formulate rules for disclosures to curb errant trading: UK Sinha

New Delhi, Oct 10 (ANI): The country's capital markets regulator, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) is all set to formulate a new set of rules vis-a-vis disclosures by listed companies to curb errant trading of scripts such as insider trading and over or under rated deals. SEBI Chairman UK Sinha stated this in New Delhi on Thursday. He was speaking to the mediapersons on the sidelines of an event hosted by the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry. India, at present does not have any formal rules meant for dealing with the annulment of trades. Instead, stock exchanges across the country have devised their own guidelines. Recently, the SEBI took several measures to protect the interest of the investors. Oct 10, 2013
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Sachin Tendulkar Retirement: Cricket fraternity salutes the legendary cricketer

New Delhi/Vadodara, Oct 10 (ANI): As soon as the announcement came that batting legend Sachin Tendulkar's 200th Test would be his last, ending his phenomenal career in all forms of international cricket, current and former cricketers from all around the world saluted the achievements of the ace cricketer. Cricketer Irfan Pathan said that it is hard to believe that Sachin is retiring, while Indian commentator Charu Sharma said that it was indeed the right time for the cricketer to retire and he can now play his last two games without any pressure. Oct 10, 2013
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Difficult to imagine Indian cricket team without Sachin: Kirti Azad

New Delhi, Oct 10 (ANI): Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday announced his decision to retire from Test cricket after playing his landmark 200th match against the West Indies next month. Reacting over Sachin's announcement, former cricket player and BJP leader Kirti Azad said that it is difficult to imagine Indian cricket team without Sachin. Oct 10, 2013
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Manmohan Singh stresses on transnational crime during ASEAN meet

Brunei, Oct 10 (ANI): While addressing the ASEAN leaders at the Summit in Brunei on Thursday, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that the nation, along with other ASEAN countries would formulate steps to combat transnational crime and militancy. Singh also talked about stronger economic ties with the ASEAN nations as well as cooperation in sectors like Science and Technology, Security, Infrastructure and Tourism. Further, Singh also stressed that ASEAN is an integral part of India's Look-East policy that stresses the need of a new cooperation between India and the Mekong nations for the economic development of both regions. Oct 10, 2013
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College Principal hacked to death by engineering students

Tuticorin, Oct 10 (ANI): In a shocking incident, students of Infant Jesus Engineering College in Tuticorin city of Tamil Nadu hacked their Principal to death due to disciplinary action on them. The students were ordered to vacate the hostel on grounds of indiscipline. The three students were singled out by the Principal and repeatedly faced suspension and other disciplinary measures. According to the management, these students were indulged in ragging the juniors in the hostel. Police said the Principal, Dr LRD Suresh (55), of the college died on the way to hospital, following which the three students were arrested. Oct 10, 2013
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MeT Department on cyclone threat

New Delhi, Oct 10 (ANI): MeT Department scientist Dr. M Mohapatra on Thursday informed that the cyclone Phailin will be affecting Andhra Pradesh as well as Odisha. He also added that as per the research reports on Thursday, the cyclone storm is 800 km far in Southeast region. He also said that heavy fall will occur in coastal district of Odisha Oct 10, 2013