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Chinese premier holds talks with PM Manmohan Singh

Beijing, Oct 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh attended a welcome ceremony hosted by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday. Singh arrived at Beijing on Tuesday for the two-day state visit to China. Keqiang held talks with Singh in the Great Hall of the People on Wednesday morning. During the talks, the two sides exchanged views on bilateral relations and other issues of common interest. This is the second time this year that the heads of government of the two countries have met following Li's visit to India in May. India and China are close to an agreement to stop tension on their contested border touching off confrontation while they try to figure out a way to break decades-old stalemate on overlapping claims to long stretches of the Himalayas. Oct 23, 2013
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Wipro registers record revenue growth in second quarter

Bangalore, Oct 23 (ANI): Wipro, India’s third-largest information technology (IT) services firm registered highest revenue growth over the past seven quarters in its core business during the second quarter of the current financial year, backed by an improved demand environment and favorable currency movement. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the company, TN Kurien said this at a news conference in Bangalore on Tuesday while releasing the results for the second quarter. Oct 23, 2013
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Onion price reaches Rs. 100 a Kg, BJP slams govt

New Delhi, Oct 23 (ANI): The BJP on Wednesday hit out at the ruling UPA government over the soaring price of onion that reached Rs. 100 a Kg. BJP leader Prakash Javadekar said that the soaring prices of onion is harassing common man. Oct 23, 2013
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Mexico probes US spying

Mexico says it will investigate allegations that the United States spied on the emails of President Enrique Pena Nieto and his predecessor, the latest diplomatic wrangle stemming from America's intelligence-gathering efforts. Duration: 00:44 Oct 23, 2013
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New blazes in Australia but worst fears ease

Firefighters in Australia battled hot, dry winds and soaring temperatures Wednesday as new blazes were whipped up in a week-long bushfire emergency, but fears of a catastrophe eased. Duration: 01:12 Oct 23, 2013
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Bolivia's churches plagued by sacred art theft

Bolivian churches are plagued by sacred art theft, with one robbery leaving the Virgin of Copacabana without her crown. An increased demand for religious artifacts sold on the black market is to blame, according to officials. Duration: 01:07 Oct 23, 2013
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Vatican suspends Germany's 'bling bishop'

The Vatican on Wednesday suspended indefinitely a German Catholic cleric dubbed the "bling bishop" for his luxury lifestyle, despite multiple calls in Germany for the prelate to be dismissed. Duration: 00:58 Oct 23, 2013
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Saudi activist talks about campaign for right to drive

Saudi female activists gear up to test a long-standing driving ban Saturday, with more women already getting behind the wheel in defiance of the restriction amid a seemingly more lenient approach from authorities. Duration: 01:24 Oct 23, 2013
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French art fair celebrates fortieth year

France's International Contemporary Art Fair (FIAC) has taken over Paris for its 40th anniversary exhibition, with works from 184 galleries around the world brought together at Paris's Grand Palais. Duration: 00:35 Oct 23, 2013
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NSA revelations cause diplomatic ruckus among allies

The United States has branded reports it spied on millions of French citizens as inaccurate but the newspaper behind them said Wednesday it was sticking by a story which has caused a diplomatic ruckus between the allies. Duration: 00:42 Oct 23, 2013