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Madagascar prison authorities seek to stamp out the plague

The plague, a highly contagious disease which took the lives of nearly half of the population in Europe during the Middle Ages, is today still a serious public health problem in certain parts of the world, particularly in Madagascar. Duration: 01:15 Oct 10, 2013
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Knives in cheeks for Thai festival

Knives to swords and rifles are inserted into cheeks as devotees gather at the Chinese Bang Neow Shrine in Phuket on October 10, 2013. Duration: 00:47 Oct 10, 2013
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Praful Patel on his letter to defense minister

New Delhi, Oct 10 (ANI): Heavy Industry and Public Enterprises Minister Praful Patel shot off a protest letter to the Defense Minister AK Antony on not letting Public Sector Units compete for the tender of 56 Avro aircraft by Indian Air Force. Talking to mediapersons over the issue, Patel said that Defence Minister has asked officials to examine issues raised by him Oct 9, 2013
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Economy now on the path of a turn around: Montek Singh Ahluwalia

New Delhi, Oct 09 (ANI): Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said on Wednesday, that India's GDP will see a turnaround in the coming quarters on account of various steps taken by the government to spur growth as well as good agricultural production. Oct 9, 2013
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Nation will not be misled by Rahul Gandhi's fake promises: BJP

New Delhi, Oct 09 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday charged Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi of attempting to mislead the nation, and said that the people are not going to believe in such fake promises. BJP spokesperson Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi used the occasion to target the Congress-led UPA II Government at the Centre. Rahul Gandhi, who kicked off his election campaign in Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh, claimed that both the Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) have failed miserably in governance, and said that only a Congress Government can change the face of the state marred by politics based on religion. Oct 9, 2013