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Odisha: Police gunned down 13 Maoists

Odisha, Sep 15 (ANI): The top brass of police in Odisha revealed details of the operation that gunned down 13 Maoists, including a very high ranking Maoist leader and a woman cadre, under Kalimela in Malkangiri region of the province. A huge cache of arms and ammunition were also seized after this counter anti-insurgency operation. Briefing the media, Superintendent of Police, Malkangiri, Akhilesh Singh said that an offensive had been launched by the personnel of District Voluntary Force (DVF) and Special Operations Group (SOG) to track down these Maoists. He revealed that they had managed to obtain prior information of the rebels' hideout. Sep 15, 2013
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Syrian Kurds expand banned language education

While the Assad regime in Damascus is under international pressure over conflict raging in the country, in the Kurdish region in the northeast of Syria the Kurdish language is being taught in schools for the first time in defiance of a longstanding ban. Duration: 01:07 Sep 15, 2013
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US-Russia plan on Syria arms wins China support

A US-Russian plan to eliminate Syria's chemical weapons gains China's support, easing its route towards the UN Security Council and hiking pressure on Damascus to act within days. Duration: 01:02 Sep 15, 2013
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Germany's Bavarians head to the polls

Voters in Bavaria went to the polls Sunday with Chancellor Angela Merkel hoping her conservatives in the southern state will create momentum ahead of Germany's general elections in a week. Duration: 00:31 Sep 15, 2013
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Syria rebels voice disdain for Obama, world powers

Rebel fighters have expressed disdain for US President Barack Obama after he backed away from striking over alleged chemical weapons attacks, saying the world does not care about Syria. Duration: 00:39 Sep 15, 2013
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French visitors peek at depths of Channel Tunnel

More than 1,100 people signed up to walk through the service tunnels and different parts of the Channel Tunnel which links Britain to France under the North Sea. It's the first time that the British company Eurotunnel has thrown open its doors during France's two-day "Heritage days" weekend. Duration: 00:30 Sep 15, 2013
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French farriers continue to craft horseshoes

A growing interest in horses guarantees apprentices attending the farrier school in Beauvais, France a steady job. These blacksmiths specialized in shoeing horses are learning an age-old trade, one that has changed little and yet remained stable over the past centuries. Duration: 02:01 Sep 15, 2013
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No differences with Advani: Rajnath Singh

Mumbai, Sep 14 (ANI): Even as several BJP leaders, including Sushma Swaraj, Ananth Kumar and Ravi Shankar Prasad met veteran LK Advani at his residence apparently in a bid to pacify him over his firm opposition to anoint Gujarat Chief, Narendra Modi as the party___s PM candidate, party Chief, Rajnath Singh on Saturday said there were no differences with Advani over the issue. Sep 14, 2013
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India-Bangladesh security forces conduct survey on unfenced areas to combat border crime

Siliguri, Sep 14 (ANI): Security forces of India and Bangladesh conducted a survey on unfenced areas along the border with an aim to put an end to infiltration, trafficking and smuggling by criminals. Inspector General of the Border Security Force (BSF) north-Bengal frontier, S K Sood, said that fencing work would begin after getting an approval from Bangladesh. Sood also said that fencing would also help to curb criminal activities. Sep 14, 2013
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Advani___s blessings on BJP will prevail forever: Ravi Shankar Prasad

New Delhi, Sep 14 (ANI): As BJP announced Narendra Modi as its prime ministerial candidate, ignoring objections from party___s senior leader LK Advani, BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad, after meeting Advani and trying to appease him, said that Advani is not opposed to the party and that his blessings for party will prevail forever. Sep 14, 2013
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British council organises an evening of poetry in New Delhi

New Delhi, Sep 14 (ANI): The British Council in New Delhi organised a poetry recitation programme by Indian diplomat-poet Abhay K, recently. Abhay K is currently posted in Kathmandu, Nepal. He said that the objective of the event was to promote poetry as an art and make people aware of it. He also added that poetry has the power to build bridges and connect people of different communities. Abhay K. has authored eight books including five poetry collections. Sep 14, 2013
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AP Singh's remarks causing aspersions on Nirbhaya: Brinda Karat

New Delhi, Sep 14 (ANI): After Defence lawyer AP Singh in the Delhi gang rape gave a controversial statement against the victim of the case, CPI (M) leader Brinda Karat said on Saturday that Singh's remark is causing aspersions on Nirbhaya (victim). Karat further said that this is an outrageous statement on the part of a lawyer and that the Bar Council of India should take proper action on the same. Singh had earlier said that he would have burnt his daughter had she been out with her boyfriend late night, and had pre-marital sex. Sep 14, 2013
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Nitish jealous of Modi as he is nowhere in PM race: Shahnawaz Hussain

Patna, Sep 14 (ANI): After Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday said that announcement of Narendra Modi as BJP___s PM candidate was no surprise and was anticipated beforehand, BJP Spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain said that Nitish Kumar is jealous of Modi because he falls nowhere near the ongoing PM race. Further, he said that Kumar is trying to get publicity in the name of Modi. This came up after Kumar___s statement, ___Vinaash kaale vipreet buddhi___ (when downfall nears, one thinks and does the wrong). Sep 14, 2013