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Modi visits Rajghat, pays tributes to Gandhi

New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Rajghat -- the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi -- Thursday morning to pay tributes to the Father of the Nation on his birth anniversary. Modi visited Rajghat ahead of the launch of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Modi had declared that the mission will be launched Oct 2 and that a clean India will be the best tribute to Mahatma Gandh...

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Obama 'deeply concerned' over Israel's settlement expansion plan

Washington, Oct 2 (IANS) President Barack Obama Wednesday voiced deep concern in his meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over the country's plan to build some 2,610 new homes for Israeli settlers in East Jerusalem. The two leaders met at the White House for 90 minutes to discuss Iran, peace with the Palestinians and the ongoing battle against the Islamic State militant...

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US, Brazil strike new deal to end cotton trade dispute

Washington, Oct 2 (IANS) The US and Brazil reached an agreement Wednesday to end a decade-long cotton dispute between the two countries. Brazil sued the US in the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on cotton subsidies in 2002. The WTO handed down a ruling in 2009 in Brazil's favour, allowing Brazil to take retaliation measures on imports of US goods. To avert Brazil's countermeasure...

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Alec Baldwin, Kevin Spacey in 'Boss Baby'?

Los Angeles, Oct 2 (IANS) Actors Alec Baldwin and Kevin Spacey have reportedly been signed up for an animation movie titled Boss Baby. The two will lend their voices to the latest DreamWorks animation, which will be helmed by Madagascar co-director Tom McGrath, reports contactmusic.com. The film, which is expected to come out in March 2016 in the US, is based on the children's pi...

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Real Madrid stays perfect thanks to late goal from Benzema

Madrid, Oct 2 (IANS/EFE) Second-half substitute Karim Benzema scored to give Real Madrid a 2-1 win over Ludogorets Wednesday, leaving the Blancos at the head of Champions League Group B with six points after two matches. The Spanish side fell behind early in Sofia, giving up a goal to Marcelinho in the 6th minute. Cristiano Ronaldo replied for the visitors in the 24th minute, con...

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Secret service director resigns over White House security lapse

Washington, Oct 2 (IANS) The US secret service director Julia Pierson resigned Wednesday over a recent White House security breach. According to a statement released Wednesday afternoon by the US Department of Homeland Security, Pierson has offered her resignation, and DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson has accepted it. I salute her 30 years of distinguished service to the secret service and the ...

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31 killed in attack near school in Syria

Beirut, Oct 2 (IANS/EFE) Several children were among the 31 people killed in a pair of bombings near a school in the central Syrian city of Homs, a Syrian official said. Seventy-four others were injured in the blasts. The official said that 15 minutes after a car loaded with C4 explosives and gas cylinders blew up near the Akrima Makhzumi School in the Akrima Yadide district of H...

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'Rush Hour' to hit small screen as TV series

Los Angeles, Oct 2 (IANS) Chris Tucker and Jackie Chan's blockbuster film franchise Rush Hour is heading to the small screen. Warner Bros. Television team has recruited Scrubs creator Bill Lawrence and Mad Men producer Blake MCCormick to adapt the action films for television, reports contactmusic.com. The series will follow the style of the movies and feature the adventures of a ...

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'Twilight' to return as short films

Los Angeles, Oct 2 (IANS) Twilight is set to return in the form of five short films that will be broadcast exclusively on social-networking site Facebook. It's been revealed five female directors will be selected to make their own short film based on the iconic characters for The Storytellers - New Creative Voices of The Twilight Saga. The directors will be mentored by a group of...

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Lavrov charges Ukraine with war crimes after mass graves found

Moscow, Oct 2 (IANS/EFE) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused Ukraine of committing war crimes after pro-Russian separatists allegedly discovered several mass graves in the eastern Ukrainian region of Donetsk. This is obviously a war crime. Already more than 400 bodies have been discovered in graves outside Donetsk and we hope that Western capitals will not hush up these facts ...

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Obama, Netanyahu talk focus on peace, Iran and terrorism

Washington, Oct 2 (IANS) US President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met at the White House Wednesday and held discussion over some thorny issues including peace with the Palestinians, Iran's nuclear programme and the battle against the Islamic State Sunni radical group. We meet at a challenging time, Obama told his guest ahead of their talks, calling for effo...

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Dominic Cooper, a caring boyfriend

Los Angeles, Oct 2 (IANS) Dracula Untold actor Dominic Cooper believes that when he's in a relationship, he tries to give his best by being caring and understanding. His former girlfriend Amanda Seyfried recently commented that she was too uptight in her relationship with Cooper for their relationship to work long term. Reacting to this, Cooper said in a statement: I like to thin...

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US sends 700 soldiers to Liberia to fight Ebola

Washington, Oct 2 (IANS) US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel has authorised the deployment of 700 soldiers to Liberia to help with the fight against the Ebola epidemic there, the Defence Department said in a statement Wednesday. The troops will be deployed in late October to supervise the construction of Ebola treatment units, conduct site surveys and provide engineering expertise in an are...

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15 killed in tribal clashes in Libya

Tripoli, Oct 2 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed and 55 were injured in fighting between local tribes near Libya's southern city of Sebha, security sources said Wednesday. The deadly clashes took place between members of the Awlad Suleiman and the Qaddadfa tribes. Local residents said that many houses were destroyed and continuous bombing was heard over the last two week, Xinhua repo...

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Pitt enjoys fatherhood, feels like the richest man

Los Angeles, Oct 2 (IANS) Actor Brad Pitt says that fatherhood has not only made him more generous and alive, it also makes him feel like the richest man alive. The 50-year-old has six children - Maddox, 13; Pax, 10, Zahara, 9, Shiloh, 8, and twins Knox and Vivienne, 6. In the November issue of the Psychologies magazine, he spoke about what he's learned from raising children and more, re...

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Seven killed in grenade attack in Azerbaijan

Baku, Oct 2 (IANS) Seven people were killed and two seriously injured in Azerbaijan after a grenade was thrown into a house, authorities said Wednesday. The attack took place in the country's Goranboy region, around 320 km west of Baku, Wednesday. The suspected attacker, Rafig Huseynov, 36, threw a grenade into the house where his father-in-law lived. Huseynov's wife was also in...

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UN extends its mission in Liberia

Monrovia, Oct 2 (IANS) The United Nations Security Council has extended the mandate of the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) till September 15 next year keeping in view the Ebola outbreak in the country, a senior UN official said Wednesday. Karin Landgren, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's special representative for Liberia, made the announcement in Liberia's capital Monrovia, Xinhua report...

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Israel approves new settlement in East Jerusalem

Jerusalem, Oct 2 (IANS) An Israeli committee has granted approval to the construction of a massive Jewish settlement in East Jerusalem, Israeli settlements watchdog Peace Now said Wednesday. The approval by Jerusalem District Committee came shortly before the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in Washington for a meeting with US President Barak Obama. The move is expected ...

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Catalonia to go ahead with peaceful referendum

Madrid, Oct 1 (IANS) President of Spain's Catalonia autonomous community Artur Mas Wednesday said he has not changed his mind about the region's independence referendum despite the Spanish Constitutional Court declaring it unconstitutional. The court declared Catalonia's proposed referendum invalid following an appeal by the Spanish government. In a counter move, the Catalan gove...

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Show cause notice to over 10,000 associations

New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The union home ministry has issued show cause notice to around 10,300 associations registered under Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010 for not filing mandatory annual return, a statement said Wednesday. The defaulting associations are being asked to submit the proof of submission of returns within one month and in case they have not filed the returns, jus...

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