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Hollande's ex Royal refuses comment on rival's memoirs

Ségolène Royal, former partner of French President Francois Hollande and environment minister in his cabinet, refuses to be drawn into the storm triggered by the publication Thursday of a kiss-and-tell memoir by her former rival. Duration: 00:45 Sep 5, 2014
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World experts race to deploy experimental Ebola drug

Some 200 experts huddled in Geneva on Thursday to debate experimental treatments for the Ebola virus as the world's worst-ever outbreak raged in west Africa, having killed more than 1,900 people so far. Duration: 01:03 Sep 5, 2014
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Kiev sets out goals for ceasefire deal ahead of talks

Ukraine's security spokesman Andryi Lysenko set out Kiev's hopes for a ceasefire Thursday, including the withdrawal of all foreign troops from the territory of Ukraine and the release of all Ukrainian hostages. Duration: 00:47 Sep 4, 2014
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NDA Cabinet to release dearness allowance hike for all Central Govt employees

New Delhi, Sep 04 (ANI): After the central cabinet met at South Block on Thursday, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad announced that the cabinet decided to release dearness allowance hike from 100 percent to 107 percent. The decision will benefit around 30 lakh Centre's employees and its 50 lakh pensioners including dependents. The cabinet meet also congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his successful Japan visit. Sep 4, 2014
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Australian PM Tony Abbott arrives in Delhi, to meet PM Modi & Foreign Minister

Mumbai/ New Delhi, Sep 04 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Thursday arrived in national capital Delhi while on his two-day visit to India. Abbott was received by Power Minister Piyush Goyal and other dignitaries at the airport. He is scheduled to meet India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj. Earlier, while attending an event at Cricket Club of India (CCI) in Mumbai, Abbott said that cricket brings people together. The event also saw the gracious presence of former Australian cricketers, Brett Lee and Adam Gilchrist, and former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar. Meanwhile, Tendulkar said what sport teaches, cannot be learnt within the four walls of a classroom. Sep 4, 2014
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State govts priority is safety of people, arrangements on rescue and shelter on: JandK Deputy CM

Srinagar, Sep 04 (ANI): Briefing about the ongoing flood situation in Jammu and Kashmir, the state Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand said that the government’s priority is safety of people. He said that arrangements are being made for the rescue of people and to provide shelter for the stranded people. He announced that government as well as private schools and colleges will remain closed for 3 days in wake of incessant rainfall. Chand also said that temporary shelters are provided to those who had to leave their houses and food supplies are being provided. He also said that army and other officials are also helping the administration in rescue work and that things will be tackled effectively by the state. Sep 4, 2014
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District court grants bail to three accused in Badaun rape and murder case

Badaun, Sep 04 (ANI): A district court on Thursday granted bail to rest of three accused in the Badaun rape and murder case. The court heard the plea of the three accused, Pappu, Awadhesh and Urvesh Yadav, who were brothers, and later granted them bail on Rs 2 lakh each. Earlier, all the five accused in the case had passed the lie detector test and two of the accused had been granted bail following the same. Sep 4, 2014
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Navy Chief RK Dhowan Commissions INS Sumitra in Chennai

Chennai, Sep 04 (ANI): Believed to be increasing the Navy's coastal surveillance, its largest offshore Patrol Vessel, INS Sumitra was formally commissioned by Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Robin Dhowan on Thursday, in Chennai. The vessel has been built on in-house design of Goa Shipyard Ltd., a state-owned shipyard. Fourth in its class, the vessel will be based at Chennai under the operational control of Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command. Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral RK Dhowan said that the vessel will have an indigenous role to play in the patrolling of India's eastern seaboard and form an important part of the NOIC. The latest generation warship will have a displacement of about 2,200 tonnes. The ship is also designed to operate on Advanced Light Helicopter. Sep 4, 2014