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From the archives (dated Oct. 30, 1964) 30.10.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
From the archives (dated Oct. 30, 1964)
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The importance of random acts of kindness 30.10.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
The importance of random acts of kindness
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Kenya's Kimetto, Kipsang battle for marathon jackpot 30.10.2014 All News-IANS Stories
Wilson Kipsang and Dennis Kimetto will battle for the $500,000 World Marathon Majors (WMM) jackpot in Sunday's New York Marathon.
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Slim chances of survivors as 200 buried in Lanka landslide 30.10.2014 Oneindia.in: News
Colombo, Oct 30: Nearly 200 people are feared to have been buried alive in Sri Lanka after a deadly landslide destroyed the homes of mostly Indian-origin tea plantation workers with slim chances of any survivors being found even as India offered
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200 buried alive in Sri Lanka landslide 30.10.2014 Hindu: National
Nearly 200 people are feared to have been buried alive in Sri Lanka after a deadly landslide destroyed the homes of mostly Indian—origin tea plantation workers with slim chances of any survivors b...
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US condemns attack on refugee camp by Syrian military 30.10.2014 All News-IANS Stories
Washington, Oct 30 (IANS/EFE) The US has condemned an attack by Syrian armed forces on a camp for displaced people in the northeastern region of Idlib in which 10 people died and dozens were injured.
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US condemns attack on refugee camp by Syrian military 30.10.2014 New Kerala: World News
Washington, Oct 30 : The US has condemned an attack by Syrian armed forces on a camp for displaced people in the northeastern region of Idlib in which 10 people died and dozens were injured.
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Nearly 200 people buried in massive landslide in Lanka 30.10.2014 deccanherald.com
Nearly 200 people were feared to have been buried alive in Sri Lanka after a devatating landslide triggered by rains destroyed the homes of mostly Indian-origin plantation workers, as heavy machinery was deployed today in the rescue operations involving the army. The landslide struck yesterday and wiped out 120 workers homes at the Meeriabedda tea estate in the central Badulla district. Disaster Management Centre Assistant Director Pradeep Kodippili said according to the latest information 192 people were believed to be missing in the landslide at Meeriyabedda estate and rescue operations were underway. He said 817 displaced people were being sheltered in two camps at Ampitikanda and Koslanda.Even as top officials warned that chances of finding survivors are slim, the Army and Police personnel were engaged in rescue operations with five teams from the National Building Research Organisation (NBRO). Sri Lanka Army has deployed a contingent of over 500 troops from the Security Forces Headquarters to rescue ...
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Nearly 200 people buried in massive landslide in Lanka 30.10.2014 Sify News
Nearly 200 people were feared to have been buried alive in Sri Lanka after a devatating landslide triggered by rains destroyed the homes of mostly Indian-origin plantation workers, as heavy
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Sri Lanka landslide: Nearly 200 people buried alive 30.10.2014 Rediff: Intl News
Nearly 200 people were feared to have been buried alive in Sri Lanka after a devastating landslide triggered by rains destroyed the homes of mostly Indian-origin plantation workers, as heavy machinery was deployed on Thursday in rescue operations involving the army.
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Syrian helicopter bombs displaced persons camp, several dead 30.10.2014 DNA: Top News
A Syrian army helicopter dropped two barrel bombs on a displaced persons camp in the northern province of Idlib, camp residents said on Wednesday, and video footage appeared to show charred and dismembered bodies. Footage posted on YouTube showed corpses of women, children and burning tents while people scrambled to save the wounded. "It's a massacre of refugees," a voice off camera said. "Let the whole world see this, they are displaced people. Look at them, they are civilians, displaced civilians. They fled the bombardment," the man's voice said. A man in another video of the Abedin camp, which houses people who had escaped fighting in neighbouring Hama province, said as many as 75 people had died. Syrian state media did not mention the bombing. The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which tracks violence in the civil war, said 10 civilians died. Reuters could not independently confirm the attack. Barrel bombs are crudely made containers filled with nails, metal shrapnel and explosive ...
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Women Officers in Military Component Serve No Useful Purpose: India Tells UN 30.10.2014 newindianexpress.com
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UN applauds donation by Malala Yousafzai for reconstruction of Gaza schools 30.10.2014 Sify News
New York, Oct 30 (IBNS) As the United Nations ramps up its reconstruction efforts of war-ravaged Gaza, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Malala Yousafzai, has announced a contribution of $50,000 to help with the rebuilding of UN schools heavily damaged during the recent fighting in the enclave.
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In Somalia, Ban lauds country's progress towards stability, urges 'continuity' 30.10.2014 Sify News
New York, Oct 30 (IBNS) Somalia has made "remarkable progress" as it continues down the road towards economic and political stability, United Nations UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Wednesday as he arrived in the capital city of Mogadishu – the third stop in a tour of the Horn of Africa aimed at promoting development and consolidating peace and security across the wider region.
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Massive scale-up of assistance needed for countries impacted by ongoing Syria crisis - UN relief official 30.10.2014 Sify News
New York, Oct 30 (IBNS) The ongoing civil war in Syria and its spillover effects continue to inflict a devastating human and humanitarian toll on neighbouring Iraq, Lebanon and Jordan, a senior United Nations relief official said on Wednesday, warning that rising numbers of displaced persons, increasing pressure on refugee hosting countries and dwindling international support left the UN “racing against the clock” to meet the needs on the ground.
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Barrel bombs hit Syrian refugee camp 30.10.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

Assad regime blamed for bombing of Abedin camp, with US state department condemning barbaric attack

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'Syrian helicopter bombs displaced persons camp, many dead' 30.10.2014 Zee News : World
A Syrian army helicopter dropped two barrel bombs on a displaced persons camp in the northern province of Idlib, camp residents said on Wednesday, and video footage appeared to show charred and dismembered bodies.
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Nobel laureate Malala to donate $50,000 to G... 30.10.2014 TOI: All Headlines
Nobel laureate Malala to donate $50,000 to G...
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Nobel laureate Malala to donate $50,000 to rebuild UN schools in Gaza 30.10.2014 FirstPost: World

Malala Yousafzai, the youngest ever Nobel Peace Prize laureate, is to donate $50,000 to help rebuild United Nations schools in Gaza, the UN's Palestinian refugee agency said on Wednesday.

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Jordan warns against forced displacement of Arab Christians 30.10.2014 All News-IANS Stories
Jordan King Abdullah II Wednesday warned of the forced displacement of Arab Christians in some unrest-hit neighbouring countries, media reported.
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