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Hong Kong: Protest site becomes traffic-free oasis

Pedestrianised streets, al fresco art and urban picnic zones have become part of the landscape in central Hong Kong as a result of mass protests -- and some residents would like to keep it that way, regardless of their politics. Duration: 01:42 Oct 9, 2014
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Don't need any certificate for past 60 yrs: Sonia Gandhi

Aurangabad, Oct 9 (ANI): Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday took a dig at the Modi government saying that the party was just 4-5 years old when Jawaharlal Nehru had laid the foundation of modern India. Gandhi further added that the Congress does not need any certificate from anyone for the past 60 years. Oct 9, 2014
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When border is tense, it's soldiers who answer, not politicians: PM Modi

Baramati, Oct 9 (ANI): Ahead of the assembly elections in Maharashtra, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday while addressing a rally in Baramati district said that when bullets are being fired on the border, it is the soldiers who answer with their rifles and not the politicians. He added that the BSF forces are giving a befitting reply to the Pakistan rangers who are violating ceasefire agreement. He further said that it's shameful that leaders are politicizing the issue. Oct 9, 2014
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PM Modi appeals people to free Maharashtra on Oct 15 by giving BJP a clear mandate

Baramati, Oct 9 (ANI): Ahead of the assembly elections in Maharashtra, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday while addressing a rally in Baramati district appealed to the people to press the lotus button to end wrongs and corruption going on for 15 years in the state. He said that on October 15, people will be liberated from 15 years of inaction and corruption. Oct 9, 2014
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Villagers take refuge in camps as worst India-Pakistan fighting continues

Jammu And Kashmir, Oct 9 (ANI): Thousands took refuge in relief camps in the disputed region of Kashmir after some of the most intense fighting between nuclear-armed neighbours Pakistan and India in a decade. A total of eight Indian civilians have been killed since the firings started more than a week ago in the mostly Muslim Himalayan region. On Wednesday night, another ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops along the International Border injured eight persons, including three BSF jawans. Oct 9, 2014
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Crowds cheer Kenyan leader's return from Intl Court

President Uhuru Kenyatta was welcomed by thousands cheering him home Thursday, a day after becoming the first sitting president to appear before the International Criminal Court on crimes against humanity charges. Duration: 01:06 Oct 9, 2014
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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik reviews preparedness for Cyclone Hudhud

Bhubaneswar, Oct 9 (ANI): Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursady held a review meeting in the wake of the 'Cyclone Hudhud' alert issued for the state. Meanwhile, the National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC), which is chaired by Union Cabinet Secretary Ajit Kumar Seth, also reviewed the preparedness for dealing with the aftermath of Cyclone Hudhud, which is likely to hit the coasts of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh on October 12. The Cabinet Secretary asked representatives of all Central Ministries, Departments and Chief Secretaries of the concerned State Governments to take necessary steps for preparedness to meet any eventuality from the cyclone. In wake of the cyclonic storm "Hudhud", the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has placed its five Battalions situated at Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, West Bengal and Bihar on high alert. These NDRF battalions comprise of 51 teams. Oct 9, 2014
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Cyclone alert for Odisha, Andhra Pradesh

Puri / Visakhapatnam, Oct 9 (ANI): The cyclonic storm Hudhud is getting closer to the Odisha-Andhra Pradesh coast leading to a cyclone warning for Andaman and Nicobar Islands and cyclone alert for north coastal Andhra Pradesh and south Odisha coasts. The government officials say adequate measures have been taken to tackle the situation and its aftermath. Cyclone Hudhud is moving in from the Bay of Bengal and is forecast to bring gales of up to 140 kmph (87 mph), heavy rains and storm surges when it hits the coast of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha on October 12 afternoon. However, the fishing community is scared as the government has not informed them of the approaching cyclone. According to an official of Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) in Visakhapatnam, D Srinivasan, an alert has already been sounded in the coastal areas of Andhra Pradesh. Oct 9, 2014