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Resurrecting the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel legacy: Will the 'Iron Man' have approved? 31.10.2014 Oneindia.in: News
The manner in which the 139th birthday of Sardar Vallabhbhai Jhaverbhai Patel (Oct 31, 1875 - Dec 15, 1950) is being celebrated contains within it both a tinge of irony and a reflection of the self-confidence of the Modi-led BJP that
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Relief efforts in Syria hampered by lack of access – senior UN humanitarian official 31.10.2014 Sify News
New York, Oct 31 (IBNS) Escalating fighting, insecurity and a lack of access to deliver critical assistance continue to hamper United Nations efforts to respond to the worsening humanitarian situation in Syria, a top UN relief official said on Thursday.
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Jerusalem Palestinian youths ready for new intifada 31.10.2014 Zee News : World
Fourteen-year-old Hisham, who was born around the start of the second Palestinian intifada, dreams of a new uprising so he can play his part in "defending" Jerusalem`s Al-Aqsa mosque.
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Sri Lanka says no hope of finding mudslide survivors 31.10.2014 TOI: All Headlines
Sri Lanka says no hope of finding mudslide survivors
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Egypt has right to build Gaza buffer zone: US 31.10.2014 Zee News : World
Egypt has the right to use a Gaza buffer zone to boost its security, but should also be concerned about the impact on local communities, the United States said Thursday.
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Slim survival odds for buried 31.10.2014 Asian Age: International
Sri Lankan Special Forces personnel search for victims at the site of a landslide at Koslanda village in Sri Lanka. AFP 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 help to deal with the disaster. The landslide, which struck on Wednesday, triggered by heavy rains and wiped out 120 workers’ homes at the Meeriabedda tea estate in the central Badulla district. “I have visited the scene and from what I saw I don’t think there will be any survivors,” disaster management minister Mahinda Amaraweera said. Disaster management centre assistant director Pradeep Kodippili said that, 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. Heavy ...
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Situation in Syria is "appalling," getting worse – U.N. 31.10.2014 FirstPost: World

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The humanitarian crisis in Syria is getting worse as all parties to the war, including forces aligned with the government and Islamic State militants, show "callous disregard" for millions of suffering civilians, the United Nations said on Thursday. The comments from Kyung-wha Kang, U.N. assistant secretary-general and deputy emergency relief coordinator, came during a monthly briefing for the Security Council on compliance with U.N

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Sri Lanka says no hope of finding mudslide survivors 30.10.2014 Hindustan Times: World
Hundreds of desperate Sri Lankan villagers dug with bare hands through the broken red earth of a deadly landslide on Thursday defying police orders after a top disaster official said there was no chance of finding more survivors at the highelevation tea ...
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Canada arrests Pakistani gun owner, alleges security threat: Report 30.10.2014 Zee News : World
Police arrested and charged a Pakistani gun collector living in Ontario this week, alleging he is a terrorist threat to Canada, the Globe and Mail newspaper reported on Thursday, quoting his attorney.
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Migrant rescue operations must be stopped at earliest opportunity minister 30.10.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
James Brokenshire defends ending rescues in Mediterranean, saying they encourage migrants and lead to more deaths

A Home Office minister has urged that emergency rescue operations of drowning migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean be stopped at the earliest possible opportunity despite being told his approach amounted to a barbaric abandonment of British values.

The unrepentant immigration minister, James Brokenshire, was defending in public for the first time the decision taken by the home secretary, Theresa May, to refuse to support future search and rescue operations of migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean in rickety unseaworthy boats.

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Nobel laureate Malala Yousufzai to donate 50,000 dollars for Gaza schools destroyed during conflict 30.10.2014 Sify News
Nobel Peace laureate Malala Yousufzai has reportedly decided to donate 50,000 dollars to help rebuild the United Nations schools in Gaza which were destroyed during the 50-day conflict between
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Let the women sit this one out, says India 30.10.2014 Rediff: News
India has told the UN Security Council that it does not subscribe to the view that women should form part of the military component of peacekeeping missions, emphasising no "useful purpose" will be served by it.
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Cattle thieves' bodies handed over to Bangladesh 30.10.2014 All News-IANS Stories
The Border Security Force (BSF) Thursday handed over to the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) the bodies of three cattle thieves from the country who were lynched by irate villagers in Tripura, officials said here.
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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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