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GoM to meet over bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh

New Delhi, Nov 18 (ANI): The Group of Ministers (GoM), which is looking after the proposed bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh will wrap up the consultation process on Monday after meeting Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy and all Union ministers representing the state separately. Reddy has already stated that he will oppose the state's division before the GoM. Interacting with the reporters, Jaipal Reddy said that he and three other ministers from Telangana region would attend the meeting on Monday. After the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, the creation of Telangana would lead to the formation of India's 29th state. Nov 18, 2013
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Bharat Ratna awardee calls politicians 'idiots'

Bangalore, Nov 18 (ANI): Bharat Ratna awardee and eminent scientist CNR Rao calls politicians idiots while expressing his dissatisfaction over inadequate funding in the field of science. Rao said that he contributed much more than he was paid for. Rao, also chairman of Prime Minister's scientific advisory council, sought more funds for research and education. The central government on Saturday announced to confer Bharat Ratna upon Rao and iconic cricketer Sachin Tendulkar. Nov 18, 2013
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Hamas elects new spokesperson

Hamas have elected 23-year-old Isra Almodallal as its new spokesperson, and she'll be tasked with managing Hamas' relations with the world's media. Duration: 01:16 Nov 17, 2013
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Boeing, Airbus lock horns at Dubai Airshow

The Dubai Airshow opens on Sunday where fierce rivals Airbus and Boeing will lock horns in a battle for lucrative airliner orders, mainly from fast-growing Gulf carriers. Duration: 01:07 Nov 17, 2013
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Aid effort intensifies in Philippines

Aid continues to pour into the Philippines after last week's massive typhoon, with relief efforts ramped up in order to reach the most isolated communities. Duration: 01:15 Nov 17, 2013
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Czechs close in on successful Davis Cup defence

The Czech Republic got within a point of defending the Davis Cup title as Tomas Berdych and Radek Stepanek beat Serbia's Ilija Bozoljac and Nenad Zimonjic in Saturday's doubles in Belgrade. Duration: 02:01 Nov 17, 2013
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Devout Sikhs throng Golden Temple on Guru Nanak's birth anniversary

New Delhi/Amritsar, Nov 17 (ANI): Sikh devotees revelled in the festive spirit as they congregated at the Golden Temple in Amritsar on Sunday to mark the celebrations of the 545-birth anniversary of the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak Dev. Golden Temple, also known as Harminder Sahib, the most important Sikh shrine in the world was illuminated with colourful lights on this occasion. The 'Jalao' was displayed which included the display of precious jewellery and articles, ornamental pieces studded with precious stones, diamonds, jewels, pearls, and bejewelled canopy. Every year, thousands of Sikh devotees from across the world throng the revered shrine, the Golden Temple and take holy dip on the occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti. Nov 17, 2013
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Visakhapatnam walks to spread breast cancer awareness

Visakhapatnam, Nov 17 (ANI): Visakhapatnam walked for spreading awareness on breast cancer and the importance of its early detection. The two-kilometre-long ‘Pink Ribbon Walk’ was organized by a state government’s organization on Sunday. Junior Trade Minister, D. Purandeswari, who flagged off the walk said that the country needs to do much more to curb and spread more awareness about breast cancer. Breast cancer, commonest cancer in urban India, accounts for about 30 percent of all cancers in women and around one-lakh cases of breast cancer are detected in India, every year. Doctors advice regular check-ups and at-home-check-for-breast-cancer to detect any signs of lumps. Nov 17, 2013
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Ashok Gehlot releases Congress manifesto in Rajasthan

Jaipur, Nov 17 (ANI): Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot along with other leaders released the Congress manifesto in Rajasthan on Sunday. Dedicating the manifesto to the people of the state, Gehlot said that his party aims to provide strong houses to the people. Gehlot also mentioned about the employment initiatives taken so far and the various scopes ahead. The state elections are dated to be held on December 1. Nov 17, 2013