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PM calls upon strong disaster management capabilities

New Delhi, Oct 29 (ANI): Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, has stressed on the need to strengthen the country’s disaster management mechanisms against the backdrop of the recent natural disasters that had struck the nation. Singh made this statement at the 5th meeting of the National Disaster Management Agency that was chaired by him. Singh appreciated the collaboration between the Odisha government and the NDMA for its preparedness to have tackled the natural disaster of cyclone Phailin and consequently saving many lives. Explaining how the poor and the marginalised people are the most affected during times of natural disasters, Singh said that the country must improve its disaster management system further. Oct 29, 2013
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Patna blasts: Khurshid faces flak for defending Shinde

New Delhi, Oct 29 (ANI): Union External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid faced flak from the BJP and JD (U) for defending Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde who was criticised for attending a music launch function hours after the serial blasts in Patna Oct 29, 2013
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Kareena Kapoor Khan receives whopping amount for her dance gig

New Delhi, Oct 29 (ANI): Bollywood babe, Kareena Kapoor Khan, has been paid an enormous amount for a TV dance performance. According to a tabloid, she has recently received Rs 1.5 crore for dancing on a reality TV show ‘Arab’s Got Talent’ in Lebanon. “Bebo performed the opening act on the show and also attended the launch of a new channel the next day. She had also been promoting her upcoming film ‘Gori Tere Pyaar Mein’ but managed to take some time off,” a source said. Well….even outside India, you have great fan following, Bebo!!! Oct 29, 2013
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US accent booms in Hong Kong language schools

A growing number of children in Hong Kong are learning to speak English like an American, with some parents believing it is more relevant than an accent of the southern Chinese city's former rulers, Britain. Duration: 02:05 Oct 29, 2013
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Naples treasures gathered in unprecedented Rome show

A necklace and mitre studded with precious emeralds and diamonds go on display in Rome as part of an unprecedented exhibition in which the "Treasures of San Gennaro" are shown for the first time outside of Naples. Duration: 00:50 Oct 29, 2013
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Palestinians in Gaza await release of 26 prisoners

Israel was preparing on Tuesday to release 26 long-serving Palestinian prisoners, the second batch of 104 inmates who are to be freed in line with commitments to US-brokered peace talks. Duration: 00:28 Oct 29, 2013
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Footballer Yaya Tour joins fight against elephant poaching

International football star Yaya Touré and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) unveiled a new alliance to combat the illegal ivory trade that sees thousands of African elephants slaughtered each year. Duration: 01:13 Oct 29, 2013
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Somali govt welcomes US drone strike against Shebab

The spokesman for Somalia's prime minister, Ridwan Haji Abdiwel, said on Tuesday that the country's government "welcomes the raid that took place in Middle Juba region, killing Ibrahim Ali Abdi". Duration: 00:51 Oct 29, 2013
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Stop moving the target on Kosovo, Serbian PM tells EU

Serbian Prime Minister Ivica Dacic has urged European countries to stop setting new conditions on the vexed issue of Kosovo as he tries to steer his nation to EU membership, in an interview with AFP. Duration: 00:44 Oct 29, 2013