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Cabinet gives nod to Jet Airways-Etihad deal

New Delhi, Oct 04 (ANI): Paving the way for the biggest foreign investment in India's aviation sector, the union cabinet of India has approved a $330 million deal by Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways to buy a stake in Jet Airways, taking the companies one step closer to complete the long-delayed deal. India’s Aviation Minister Ajit Singh confirmed this in New Delhi and said that the deal would benefit passengers at large. Etihad had agreed in April to buy a 24 percent stake in Jet in the first such deal since the government relaxed rules in September 2012 to allow foreign airlines to own up to 49 percent of Indian carriers. Oct 4, 2013
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Pak ensures swift completion of integrated check posts along India's borders

Amritsar, Oct 04 (ANI): In a bid to boost trade relations between Pakistan and India, custom officials from the neighbouring country assured that the Integrated Check Post (ICP) on their side will be completed within six months. A five-member Pakistan Customs delegation met their Indian counterpart and discussed various issues, with the emphasis of easing trade between both nations. Customs collector from Pakistan, Junaid Akram who visited India’s Amritsar city, near the Wagah border said that Pakistan is developing the ICPs at a very good speed. Meanwhile, Commissioner of the Indian Custom, Ravi Bhagat appreciated Pakistan’s efforts and said that the neighbouring country has promised to allow hassle free entry of atleast 400 trucks from India to enter into Pakistan. Oct 4, 2013
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UNHCR: Human rights abuses behind Lampedusa tragedy

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) says they are doing what they can to work with authorities and refugees to prevent further disasters on the scale of the one in Lampedusa. Duration: 0:53 Oct 4, 2013
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Treve, France's great hope for the Arc de Triomphe

The world's most prestigious horse race, the Arc de Triomphe, is run on Sunday at the Longchamps race course outside Paris. An encounter with Treve, France's biggest hope for the meeting. Duration: 01:47 Oct 4, 2013
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Faithful react as Pope Francis makes Assisi pilgrimage

Pope Francis on Friday called for the Catholic Church and its faithful to rid themselves of earthly concerns like St Francis of Assisi during a pilgrimage to the saint's Italian hometown. He also greeted members of the public. Duration: 00:50 Oct 4, 2013
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Ford sees bright road ahead in Myanmar

Ford Motor Co officially opens its first authorised dealership in Myanmar, joining a rush to set up shop in the former junta-ruled country as the West rolls back sanctions. Duration: 00:30 Oct 4, 2013
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Merkel's defeated foes to continue coalition talks

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and her defeated centre-left election rivals on Friday agreed to push on with courtship talks that could lead to a "grand coalition" governing Europe's economic powerhouse. Duration: 0:57 Oct 4, 2013
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Juicing your veggies, LA's latest food craze

Juice fasts are a hot trend in esoteric and hipster Los Angeles with an increasing number of expensive juice bars -- where the juice is pressed, not blended -- sprouting up around the world's movie capital. Duration: 02:02 Oct 4, 2013
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Hundreds feared dead in Italy migrant shipwreck

Italy on Friday mourned the 300 African asylum-seekers feared dead in the worst ever Mediterranean refugee disaster, as the government appealed for Europe to stem the influx of migrants. Duration: 00:37 Oct 4, 2013