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Ramdev dubs PM as a ___robot___

Lucknow, Sep 20 (ANI): Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev dubbed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as a robot and slave of Congress President Sonia Gandhi. Ramdev obliquely said that Sonia Gandhi had taken control of democracy in India by subverting the Constitution. Yoga guru has decided to campaign in the country till parliament polls scheduled in May 2014. Born in a dusty village in northern India to illiterate parents, Swami Ramdev heads a $40 million global yoga empire and owns an island off the coast of Scotland. Sep 20, 2013
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Tata group plans new air carrier in alliance with Singapore Airlines

New Delhi, Sep 20 (ANI): Singapore Airlines Ltd and Tata group, owner of the Jaguar and Land Rover brands, have entered into a pact to set up a new full-service airline in India and also have sought approval for this tie-up to function from New Delhi. India___s Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh clarified this while interacting with the media persons in the national capital. Tata Sons said it will own 51 percent of the carrier and Singapore Airlines will own the remainder. On its part, Singapore Airlines said the initial outlay of $100 million would be funded by the two sides in proportion to their ownership. Sep 20, 2013
Swiss glacier shows climate change in action

Swiss glacier shows climate change in action

The walk from Morteratsch station in Switzerland to the glacier of the same name used to be covered in ice, but it has been steadily shrinking for decades providing one of the clearest examples of climate change in action. Duration: 01:28 Sep 20, 2013
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Egypt army buries police general after clashes

The funeral of Giza deputy security chief Nabil Farrag took place in Cairo today, with Egyptian army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and other top brass in attendance. Farrag was shot dead when security forces stormed the Islamist bastion Kerdassah near the Giza pyramids on Thursday in the latest crackdown on Islamist supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi. Duration: 00:40 Sep 20, 2013
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Toddler's 9/11 t-shirt lands mum suspended sentence

French appeals court rules "severe, surprising" sentence over mother for sending her three-year old to school wearing a T-shirt bearing the words "I'm a bomb" and "Jihad, born September 11." Duration: 00:52 Sep 20, 2013
swiss-split-on-whether-to-abolish-military-draft

Swiss split on whether to abolish military draft

Swiss voters will head to the ballot box Sunday to decide whether to abolish their conscript army, as much a part of the Alpine nation's image as direct democracy, chocolate and cheese. Duration: 00:53 Sep 20, 2013
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Rise of violence raises food concerns in C. Africa

The African Union on Friday urged the international community to do more in the poor and strife-torn Central African Republic, describing the situation there as "dire". Central African Republic has been chronically unstable for the greater part of the past two decades. Duration: 00:57 Sep 20, 2013
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Obama: US becomes 'deadbeat' if debt ceiling not raised

President Barack Obama warns that America will become a "deadbeat" nation if conservative Republicans refuse to raise the government's debt ceiling by next month and throw the economy into crisis. Duration: 00:55 Sep 20, 2013
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Apple buyers rue high price of new 'low cost' iPhone

A kilometre-long queue in Japan with Apple aficionados who brave a typhoon clamour for the new iPhones, but high prices in Asia and no new alliance in the vast Chinese market put a damper on the global roll out. Duration: 01:22. Sep 20, 2013