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Residents bear brunt of anti- bifurcation protests in Andhra Pradesh

Vishakapatnam, Oct 8 (ANI): Residents in Andhra Pradesh, mainly in the five districts--Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram, Srikakulam, East and West Godavari--coming under EPDCL are suffering as the announcement of the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh evoked violent protests, forcing the authorities to clamp a curfew in the regions. Deepening the crisis, the electricity department employees struck work, plunging large parts of the region into darkness. As a result of the power situation, many newborn babies in the hospital are unable to get the necessary immediate treatment. Oct 8, 2013
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BJP hits back at Finance Minister, says Congress scared of Narendra Modi

New Delhi, Oct 8 (ANI): A day after Finance Minister P Chidambaram said that it was gross exaggeration to say Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's wave was sweeping the countryside, the BJP hit back at him saying that the Congress is scared of Modi. Chidambaram while making such remarks had also conceded that Modi - BJP's prime ministerial candidate - has united the rank and file of BJP but he is not bigger than BJP leader and former PM of India Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Oct 8, 2013
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Lone Buddhist widow holds out in war-torn Thai village

Soldiers protect her from rebel attacks, but an 81-year-old grandmother -- the last Buddhist in a Muslim village -- vows she will never abandon her home, defying a wider separation of communities in Thailand's insurgency-hit south. Duration: 01:17 Oct 8, 2013