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Modi pulls up Chidambaram over weak rupee, asks 'why Tamil people sent him to Delhi'

Chennai, Oct 19 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi accused the Congress-led UPA Government of failure in boosting the ailing economy. Addressing a function at the auditorium of Madras University in Chennai he posed a question as to why Tamilians had elected and sent Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram to Delhi. He also targeted Union Foreign Minister, Salman Khurshid by ridiculing the manner in which the issue of incursions by Chinese troops was handled. He had arrived in the city for a launch of a book, written by economist-turned journalist and former central minister Arun Shourie. Oct 19, 2013
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Lok Sabha Speaker rejects resignation of 13 Andhra MP's

New Delhi, Oct 19 (ANI): The resignation of 13 MP's from Andhra Pradesh has been rejected by the Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar. The Speaker did not find the resignations in the proper format. The Lok Sabha release said that Constitutional provisions and rules of procedure and conduct of business in Lok Sabha stipulate that resignation should be in a proper format and a member doing so shall not give any reason for the resignation. The members who had resigned include Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy, M Rajamohan Reddy, Rayapati Sambasiva Rao, G V Harsha Kumar, V Aruna Kumar, A Sai Prathap, Sabbam Hari, among others. Oct 19, 2013
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In Baltimore, French swimmer Agnel in Phelps' footsteps

A public pool in Baltimore is an unlikely venue for international swimming excellence. Formerly home to Michael Phelps, the Meadowbrook pool is now where top French swimmer Yannick Agnel is readying his bid for 2016 Olympic gold. Duration: 02:15 Oct 18, 2013
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Greenpeace activists denied bail by Russian court

British Greenpeace activist Alexandre Harris broke down in tears in a Russian court after she was denied bail following her arrest for climbing onto a Russian oil rig. Canadian activist Alexandre Paul was also denied bail. Duration: 00:49 Oct 18, 2013
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Troops patrol scene of Kabul suicide attack

A Taliban suicide bomber detonated an explosive-laden car in Kabul on Friday outside a compound where many foreign workers are based, killing at least two local civilians, Afghan officials said. Duration: 0:37 Oct 18, 2013
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Jihadists return to Mali's streets

In Mali, the city of Gao is once again under attack by Islamists: in the latest spate of attacks, jihadists wounded two civilians when they blew up a bridge a week ago, a day after shelling the town and injuring a soldier. Duration: 2:43 Oct 18, 2013
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Moldovan centre helps human trafficking victims

For survivors of human trafficking, learning to live with the trauma, pain and memories "is a big challenge," says Lidia Gorceag, a psychologist at the Centre for assistance to victims of trafficking in Chisinau. Duration: 1:08 Oct 18, 2013
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Norwegians shocked by Somalia terror connection

Al-Qaeda operative Ikrimah al-Muhajir is one of the world's most wanted terrorists. A Kenyan report says he is suspected of planning attacks in Africa including the Nairobi mall siege. News of his activities causes shock in Norway, where he spent several years. Duration: 00:54 Oct 18, 2013