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TN assembly passes resolution demanding India fully boycott CHOGM

Chennai, Nov 13 (ANI): The Tamil Nadu Assembly in its special meeting adopted a resolution against the Centre's decision to participate in the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting at Colombo. The resolution reiterated that India should totally boycott the Commonwealth Heads Summit which is to be held from November 13 to 17 and also the External Affairs Ministers' meeting. The resolution also emphasized that indirectly it meant that Sri Lanka had the support for indulging in acts of violence against the Tamils. It also said the assembly had urged the Centre to take steps to get Sri Lanka suspended from Commonwealth till it took action to ensure that Sri Lankan Tamils were given equal rights on par with Sinhalese and were able to live independently. Nov 13, 2013
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Middle path should be found: NCP on Campa Cola Colony demolition

New Delhi, Nov 13 (ANI): NCP leader DP Tripathi on Wednesday came out in support of the residents of the Campa Cola colony in Mumbai. He said that a ‘middle path’ needs to be found to resolve the issue. He also said that priority should be not to cause inconvenience to the people. Nov 13, 2013
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Peace on border tops agenda in meeting between India and Pakistan

Gurgaon, Nov 13 (ANI): Union Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid met advisor to Pakistan Prime Minister on security and foreign affairs, Sartaj Aziz, on the sidelines of ASEM (Asia-Europe Meeting) as the two leaders discussed the need to maintain peace and tranquillity on the Kashmir border. While addressing mediapersons at the meeting, India's Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Syed Akbaruddin said that New Delhi still calls for the 2003 ceasefire agreement to be honoured. Nov 13, 2013
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NGO calls for a Brazil without masks, wants transparency

The NGO Rio de Paz organized a demonstration in front of the Esplanade of Ministries in Brasilia on Tuesday. Protesters demanded a "Brazil without masks" and called for "transparency in the management of public services". Duration: 00:57 Nov 12, 2013
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Volunteers queue up to help Philippines aid effort

The global response to the horrific typhoon disaster in the Philippines gathered pace Tuesday, with the launch of a $300 million appeal by the United Nations as countries and companies swung into action. Duration: 01:31 Nov 12, 2013
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Grim search for bodies goes on in Philippines

Rescue workers in the Philippines were still picking up victims' bodies on Tuesday to gather them for forensic examination in Tacloban, a city devastated by super typhoon Haiyan. Duration: 00:54 Nov 12, 2013
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Detained Greenpeace activists moved to St. Petersburg

Russia on Tuesday transferred by train 30 detained crew members of a Greenpeace protest ship, moving them from the Arctic Circle city of Murmansk where they had been held since late September to Saint Petersburg. Duration: 01:00 Nov 12, 2013
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Flawless pink diamond up for auction in Geneva

A flawless 59.60-carat pink diamond known as the "Pink Star" goes under the hammer at a Sotheby's in Geneva Wednesday with auctioneers hoping to fetch a record $60 million (49 million euros). Duration: 00:57 Nov 12, 2013