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Bloomberg launches European cities competition

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday launched a competition among European cities aimed at inspiring new ideas to improve city life. He was hosted at London City Hall by London Mayor Boris Johnson and joined by the mayors of Florence and Warsaw. Duration: 00:55 Sep 24, 2013
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Ban urges end to Syria bloodshed

As he opened the UN General Assembly on Tuesday, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appealed to major powers to stop sending weapons to all sides in Syria. Duration: 00:43. Sep 24, 2013
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People flock to donate blood after Kenya attack

Kenyan troops on Tuesday battled Islamists making their final stand in a deadly shopping mall siege, on the fourth day of the attack by Al-Qaeda-linked militants said to include Americans and a British woman. Duration: 01:02. Sep 24, 2013
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BJP slams PM for communal violence in Muzaffarnagar

New Delhi, Sept 24 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) lashed at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the home ministry over the failure to take adequate steps to combat violence in Muzaffarnagar, which claimed at least 38 lives. Meanwhile, Congress leader Rita Bahuguna Joshi, slammed the BJP for politicising the recent incidents of violence that rocked Muzaffarnagar. Sep 23, 2013
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Could your tattoo give you cancer?

New Delhi, Sep 23 (ANI): Researchers have warned that the toxic chemicals in tattoo ink could penetrate your body and increase your chances of getting cancer. A new study reportedly has discovered that ink nanoparticles could enter the bloodstream and build up in major organs of the body, which can potentially impair their functionality. The recent research supports a previous study that showed that some tattoo dye contains carcinogens, including cobalt and mercury. Experts insisted that rules and regulations should be formed for the tattoo industry, similar to those governing the smoking and sunbathing industries. Sep 23, 2013
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Jaganmohan Reddy gets bail in disproportionate assets case

Hyderabad, Sep 23 (ANI): After remaining in prison for more than a year, YSR Congress chief Jaganmohan Reddy was on Monday granted bail in the disproportionate assets case. Reddy was granted bail on surety of Rs 2 lakh. The MP from Kadapa was arrested on May 27, 2012. The Supreme Court had earlier said that only after the chargesheet is completed, the bail to Jagan would be considered. Meanwhile, celebrations broke outside the court as soon as Jagan's supporters heard the news. Sep 23, 2013
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Haryana MP Rao Inderjit Singh quits Congress

Rewari, Sept 24 (ANI): Congress MP from Gurgaon, Rao Inderjit Singh, resigned from the party on Monday. Singh, who was recently in news for training his guns on the party's central leadership and on the Bhupinder Singh Hooda -led Haryana Government seeking fair probe into charges against UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra in controversial land deals, told a gathering here that he will not contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls on a Congress ticket. A four-time legislator in Haryana since 1977, Inderjit was first elected to the Lok Sabha in 1998, and re-elected in 2004 and 2009. Sep 23, 2013
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Digvijay Singh accuses MP Govt of massive corruption

Vidisha, Sept 24 (ANI): Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh on Monday charged the Shivraj Singh Chauhan-led Madhya Pradesh Government of indulging in corruption to the tune of over Rs. 100 crores, and said the time has now come for a change. Sep 23, 2013
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Pakistan church bombing draws the wrath of Christians in India

New Delhi/Bangalore, Sept 24 (ANI): Christians in India condemned the blasts outside a church in Pakistan which killed at least 78 people in one of the deadliest attack on Christians in the predominantly Muslim country. A pair of suicide bombers blew themselves up outside a 130-year-old Anglican church in Pakistan after Sunday (September 22) Mass. Explosions struck the historic white-stone All Saints Church in the city of Peshawar, near the frontier tribal areas where Islamist militants have their strongholds, as hundreds of parishioners, many of them women and children, streamed out of the building. Sep 23, 2013