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US will do short-term debt deal: analysts

With Thursday's deadline to raise the US debt ceiling and avoid default, Ishaq Siddiqi, market strategist with ETX in London, said lawmakers are likely to do a short-term deal to hold them over until February next year. Duration: 01:17 Oct 16, 2013
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Khmer Rouge trial hears closing statements

Cambodia's Khmer Rouge trial enters a crucial phase with closing statements in the case of former regime leaders accused of masterminding one of the worst horrors of the 20th century. Duration: 02:30 Oct 16, 2013
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Parekh must tell whole truth, PM must resign: BJP on Coalgate

New Delhi, Oct 16 (ANI): Main opposition, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday demanded the resignation of Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh following the allegations by former coal secretary that he should be named among conspirators in the coal scam. While addressing news conference in New Delhi, spokespersons of BJP, Prakash Javadekar said that Parakh should tell the complete truth. Oct 16, 2013
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Jairam Ramesh lauds new Land Acquisition Act

Chennai, Oct 16 (ANI): Union Minister for Rural Development Jairam Ramesh on Wednesday lauded the new land acquisition act as it guarantees fair compensation to the farmers, apart from making rehabilitation easy for those who were rendered landless. The new Land Acquisition Bill, which would come into effect from January 1, 2013. Ramesh while addressing a news conference in Chennai said that the priority of the new act was fair compensation and transparency. Ramesh also said that it would benefit the farmers. Commenting on the Food Security Act, Ramesh said that it was oriented primarily for those states which suffer from acute poverty and malnutrition. Oct 16, 2013