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Facebook has no near term plan to monetise WhatsApp: Mark Zuckerberg

New Delhi, Oct 10 (ANI): Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said that Facebook Inc, which closed its acquisition of mobile messaging service WhatsApp on Monday, has no near-term plan to make money from the service. Zuckerberg, who is visiting India to participate in an event to boost Internet usage, did not give details. Facebook's final WhatsApp acquisition price tag has risen an additional$3 billion to roughly$22 billion because of the increased value of Facebook's stock in recent months. WhatsApp works across different types of phones, across borders, and without advertising. Zuckerberg, 30, is in India on a two-day visit and was speaking at the first summit for Internet.org, an organization led by Facebook which, he said, "wants to connect the whole word." Zuckerberg said that when one brings internet to country like India it directly improves the world for everyone. Oct 10, 2014
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UNICEF South Asia Ambassador Aamir Khan calls for change to fight malnutrition

Kathmandu, Oct 10 (ANI): UNICEF South Asia Ambassador Aamir Khan said its time to change, give equal rights to girl child and join hands to fight malnutrition. Khan said in Kathmandu that child stunting remains one of the greatest development challenges in South Asia, adding that stunted children have stunted bodies, stunted brains and stunted lives. Khan, who is on a three-day visit to Nepal, was named UNICEF's national ambassador for India in 2011. The UN agency officially announced Khan as new UNICEF ambassador after he visited Kapilvastu and Lumbini in west Nepal on Wednesday to observe a locally initiated nutrition programme by women health volunteers, saving thousands of children from malnutrition, a common phenomenon in South Asia. Oct 10, 2014
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India's oldest unmarried woman aims for Guinness World Record

Thrissur, Oct 10 (ANI): Age does not deter Kunjannam of Kerala from aiming high. At 111, she is helping her family members browse through the photographs and certificates that will assist establish her exact age so that she finds a place in the Guinness Book of World Records for being the oldest surviving unmarried woman on earth. A resident of Thrissur district of Kerala, Kunjannam's name and age is recorded in the church where she was baptized. The baptism records show her date of birth as May 05, 1903, which is issued by Rosary Church at Eranellur village, established in 1861. Oct 10, 2014
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200,000-year-old human bones found in France

French archeologists have found 200,000-year-old human bones, probably of the Neanderthal line. The remains were uncovered in Tourville-la-Riviere, Normandy, in 2010, but the find has only been announced now. Duration: 00:55 Oct 10, 2014
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Shelling continues around Donetsk airport

Five civilians are killed during intensified shelling in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, according to local authorities. Near Donetsk airport, fighting continues. Duration: 00:54 Oct 10, 2014
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Frankfurt Book Fair showcases the fall of the Berlin Wall

Political memoirs, fictional tales, true escape stories, photo chronicles and graphic novels on the fall of the Berlin Wall are all showcased at this year_s Frankfurt Book Fair, the publishing industry_s biggest gathering. Duration: 00:50 Oct 10, 2014
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Three women Maoists killed in joint encounter in Bijapur

Bijapur, Oct 9 (ANI): Police personnel and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) killed three women Maoists in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh. On the basis of secret information received, a search operation was conducted in the woods of the district. 12 bore guns and one 303 gun have been seized from the dead Maoists. Maoists, also known as Naxals, have killed police and politicians and targeted government buildings and railway tracks in an insurgency that has killed thousands since the 1960s. Oct 9, 2014