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Aid convoy reaches Yarmuk refugee camp in Damascus

The Syrian government and the Palestine Liberation Organisation are negotiating an end a months-long army siege of the Yarmuk refugee camp in Damascus, Palestinian officials told AFP on Tuesday. Duration: 00:32 Nov 12, 2013
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India says farewell to Tendulkar

Record-breaking batsman Sachin Tendulkar is retiring from cricket after playing his 200th Test match this week in Mumbai. The 40-year-old's remarkable career has won him millions of adoring fans both in India and abroad. Duration: 02:19 Nov 12, 2013
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Mortar fire kills school children in Damascus

Nine children were killed and 27 people wounded when mortar rounds hit a school and a school bus in the Syrian capital Damascus on Monday, another four students were killed when a mortar hit the vehicle they were in. Duration: 00:35 Nov 12, 2013
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Flawless pink diamond up for auction in Geneva

A flawless 59.60-carat pink diamond known as the "Pink Star" goes under the hammer at a Sotheby's in Geneva Wednesday with auctioneers hoping to fetch a record $60 million (49 million euros). Duration: 00:57 Nov 12, 2013
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Navy Day celebrations kick start at Vizag

Vizag, Nov 11 (ANI): Kick starting the Navy Day celebrations, the Eastern naval Command organized Pratibimb- 2013, a painting competition for children from various schools in Vizag. Nearly 1,400 children from various government and private schools, including Kendriya Vidyalayas, across the city participated in the event which saw the naval community joining hands with the civilians. Rear Admiral AK Saxena lighted the lamp to mark the launch of 'Pratibimb-13'. A number of events are lined up leading to the Navy Day on December 4. The Eastern Naval Command has drawn up a string of events aimed at showcasing the 'Silent Service' and for raising awareness among citizens as part of the Navy Day-2013 events. Nov 11, 2013
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Traditional buffalo fight in Shimla enthralls hundreds of spectators

Shimla, Nov 11 (ANI): The traditional buffalo-fight fair captivated hundreds of villagers in Baychari village of Shimla. People gathered together to celebrate this century old buffalo fighting fair, to preserve the old traditions and religious belief of the area. This is also done to praise Hindu gods and local deities. Meanwhile, Virender Kashyap, an MP from Shimla, who was also present during the fair said that such traditions help in preserving the culture of Himachal Pradesh. The event is organized to promote tourism in the region. The fair is organized every year during the month of October-November and is attended by people from across the state as well as from outside. Nov 11, 2013
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Raj polls: Ashok Gehlot files nomination from Sardarpura

Sardarpura, Nov 11 (ANI): Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday filed his nomination papers from the Sardarpura Assembly seat ahead of the December 1 polls in the state. Gehlot was accompanied by his wife Sunita Gehlot and Jodhpur Mayor Rameshwar Dadheech and Chairman of Jodhpur Development Authority Rajendra Solanki. Later, the Chief Minister went to his constituency where he inaugurated his election office and addressed his supporters. Nov 11, 2013
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Four dead in Dhanbad coal mine

Dhanbad, Nov 11 (ANI): Over 10 miners got trapped on Monday at around 11.30 am at a coal mine in Nirsa in Dhanbad after its roof collapsed. Four people are feared dead. Rescue teams have rushed to the spot and operation is on to save the trapped miners. Senior Bharat Coking Coal Limited and Dhanbad district administration officials are at the spot. Dhanbad in Jharkhand is the coal capital of India with the entire region being a hub of coal mining. Nov 11, 2013
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Maoists kill three, set ablaze a vehicle in Bihar

Amkola, Nov 11 (ANI): Maoists killed three villagers and then set ablaze a vehicle in Amkola village in Bihar's Gaya District. The rebels swooped down on the village when the villagers where enjoying a cultural night. Villagers from the neighbouring villages were also present at the cultural event when the group of Maoists started firing indiscriminately. Hundreds of people lose their life in the violence, perpetrated by the rebels. The Maoist insurgents are estimated to number between 7000 hardcore fighters in nearly a third of India's 630 districts. While they have made few inroads into cities, they have spread into rural pockets in 20 of 28 states. Nov 11, 2013