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Microsoft unveils upgraded Surface tablet

Microsoft unveiled two new versions of its Surface tablet on Monday, renewing its efforts in mobile computing after the product's launch a year ago failed to impress consumers. Duration: 01:07 Sep 27, 2013
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Rights groups say 50 dead in Sudan fuel riots

Rights groups slammed Sudan Friday for killing protesters demonstrating against fuel subsidy cuts, saying 50 people were shot dead in two days in the country's worst riots since 1989. Duration: 00:42 Sep 27, 2013
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The Joropo: Venezuela's popular political dance

The Joropo - a musical style resembling the waltz - was so favoured by Hugo Chavez he, like his successor Nicolas Maduro included it in official events. But some are now criticising the politicization of the dance. Duration: 02:24 Sep 27, 2013
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Sharif slams India, Pakistan arms race as massive waste

Pakistan and India have wasted "massive resources" on a nuclear arms race, Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said Friday ahead of a landmark meeting with his Indian counterpart. He also added Pakistan to the list of countries calling for reform of the UN Security Council. Duration: 0:38 Sep 27, 2013
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US scientists struggle with budget cuts

As Congress prepares to deal with budget issues, they will also tackle automatic spending cuts, known as sequestration, that kicked in earlier this year. In the meantime, various sectors are feeling the pinch of reduced funding. Duration: 02:16 Sep 27, 2013
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Pakistan bus bomb kills 'at least 18'

A powerful bomb tore through a bus carrying government workers in restive northwest Pakistan on Friday, killing at least 18 people, officials said. Duration: 00:29 Sep 27, 2013
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BJP Rally: Narendra Modi asks PM if India is too weak to counter attack its enemies

Trichy, Sep 26 (ANI): Addressing the people of Tamil Nadu in his speech at his rally in Trichy on Thursday, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi questioned the prime minister if India is too weak to counter attack its enemies who go on taking India for granted. Further, he lashed out at the central government for its inability to protect the fishermen of Kerala and soldiers on the borders from the neighboring country's attacks. Further, he also mocked PM's talks with his Pakistan counterpart saying that PM Manmohan Singh is enjoying 'chicken biryani' while Pakistan is attacking Indian soldiers. Sep 26, 2013
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BJP says Ordinance on convicted lawmakers against Constitution

New Delhi, Sep 26 (ANI): After a delegation of BJP leaders met President Pranab Mukherjee to voice its opposition to the Ordinance proposed by the Centre providing protection to convicted lawmakers, BJP leader Sushma Swaraj said that the ordinance is against the Constitution of India. Swaraj also said that the party had always opposed the Ordinance, which is illegal, immoral and unconstitutional. Further, the BJP leader also requested the President to examine the same before taking any decision. Sep 26, 2013
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Raghuram Rajan report will help Bihar get more financial aid: Nitish Kumar

Patna, Sep 26 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday hailed the Raghuram Rajan panel report that has ranked Bihar among India's least advanced states. Kumar said that the report will pave the way for getting more funds from the Centre for development in his state. He was speaking after release of a report of a panel headed by then Chief Economic Advisor Raghuram Rajan, now RBI Governor. The report has made a case for ending the "special category" criteria for providing additional assistance to poorer states and has suggested a new matrix to decide on which states should get the most financial assistance from the Centre. The report ranked Goa and Kerala as the most advanced state and Odisha and Bihar the least. Sep 26, 2013