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Manmohan Singh, Advani to address rallies in poll-bound Chhattisgarh today

New Delhi, Nov 09 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) patriarch LK Advani will address rallies in poll-bound Chhattisgarh today. According to reports, the Prime Minister will address a rally in Raipur to encourage voters to back Congress Chief Ministerial candidate Ajit Jogi. Advani will be addressing people in Kasdol, Bilaspur and Bhatapara today for the second phase. Nov 9, 2013
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India, Kuwait agree to strengthen relations and expand ties

New Delhi, Nov 09 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that India and Kuwait have agreed to work purposefully to expand relations in key areas, including energy and investments. Singh had delegation levels talks with the Prime Minister of Kuwait Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah. Singh said that the relationship between India and Kuwait was enriched by the great warmth and goodwill shared by the two nations. During the meet, Singh addressed Kuwait as an extremely valuable partner in the economic sphere and that close relations between India and Kuwait were important for both the countries. Jabar reiterated the view of his Indian counterpart and stated that Kuwait and India have signed several agreements to strengthen the relations between both countries Nov 9, 2013
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Political uncertainty plunges Bangladesh into cycle of violence ahead of elections

Dhaka, Nov 09 (ANI): Political uncertainty and unrest plunged Bangladesh into a cycle of violence as the two main political parties exploit the tension between secularists and Islamists ahead of elections. Recently, Bangladesh's main opposition party refused a request from the prime minister to form an all-party government to oversee upcoming elections, setting the stage for a showdown this week that could delay or even derail the polls altogether. Senior advocate, Bangladesh Supreme Court, Yusuf Hossain Humayun, while talking to a reporter blamed the founder of Bangladesh Nationalist Party, Ziaur Rahman for allowing Jamaat-e-Islami to function as a political party. Commenting over the demand for a caretaker government, Humayun said that a constructional amendment for such a demand was not possible. Nov 9, 2013
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At least 100 dead in typhoon Haiyan

Philippines, Nov 09 (ANI): Typhoon Haiyan, possibly the strongest storm ever to hit land, was barrelling out of the Philippines on Saturday after it flattened houses, triggered landslides and floods and knocked out power and communications across a number of islands. In the central Philippines, nearly all houses in Tacloban in Leyte province with a population of about 220,000, were toppled and casualties were feared to be massive, a disaster official said. At least 100 people may have died from the impact of super typhoon Haiyan, a senior government official said on Saturday. Nov 9, 2013
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PM stresses on need for strengthening relations between India and China

New Delhi, Nov 09 (ANI): Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh interacted with a delegation of Chinese students in New Delhi and said that relations between the two Asian giants needed to be strengthened. Emphasising on this economic- cultural relationship, Singh said that the need of the hour was to carry the multi- faceted relationship between the two nations forward. Nov 9, 2013
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Indigenous peoples games take place in Brazil

With the lighting of the sacred fire, the Brazilian city of Cuiabá becomes the indigenous capital of the Americas, 48 Brazilian ethnic groups and indigenous representatives from 17 countries are taking part in the indigenous peoples’ games. Nov 9, 2013
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Sri Lankan couple's wedding breaks world record

Sri Lankan couple Nisansala and Nalin set a Guinness World Record for their wedding in Negombo, some 30kms north of Colombo. The ceremony includes 126 bridesmaids, 25 best men, 20 page boys and 23 flower girls. Duration: 00:34 Nov 9, 2013
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India-China joint military drills focus on boosting trust, countering terrorism

Beijing, Nov 08 (ANI): India and China are holding a 10-day joint military drill on counterterrorism in Beijing, with around 300 soldiers from both countries taking part in exercises aimed at boosting trust between the militaries. The first such exercise between the neighbours in five years, began on Tuesday with displays of Kungfu by the People's Liberation Army (PLA) contingent and the Gatka martial art by Indian soldiers. Nov 8, 2013