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Rocket takes off on ISS resupply mission

Orbital Sciences Corporation on Thursday launched its unmanned Cygnus cargo ship on the company's first regular supply mission to the International Space Station. Duration: 00:33 Jan 10, 2014
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Puntland elects former Somali PM as new president

Deputies in Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region on Wednesday elected a former national prime minister, Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Gaas, as the new president of an area still threatened by Islamist militants. Duration: 00:34 Jan 9, 2014
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Muzaffarnagar riot victims hit at SP s splurge on Saifai Mahotsav

Muzaffarnagar, Jan 09 (ANI): Muzaffarnagar riot victims languishing in the relief camps hit at Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday for splurging millions on the fortnight-long annual carnival- Saifai Mahotsav, while the former battle bitter cold weather conditions with poorly managed arrangements by the state government. A distressed woman living in the camps, Nafeesa said she had lost her child due biting cold wave conditions, while many other children had fallen sick due to unhygienic surroundings and lack of supplies. Jan 9, 2014
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UPA admits to irregularities in coal block allocation

New Delhi/ Ranchi, Jan 09 (ANI): The Attorney General of India, GE Vahanvati, admitted to irregularities in the infamous coal allocation scam in the apex court on Thursday, media reports said. As per the reports, Vahanvati told the Supreme Court that something had gone wrong in the allocation of coal blocks, even though they took the decisions in 'good faith'. After the statement, the UPA government drew flak from the opposition. As per reports, the FIRs have been filed against BLA Industries Pvt Ltd, Gastron Technologies Pvt Ltd and some unknown officials of the Coal Ministry to whom the coal blocks were allocated during the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) regime. Jan 9, 2014