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Hong Kong pro-democracy protests 'national security issue' for China 30.10.2014 DNA: Mumbai
Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests have escalated into a national security issue threatening Chinese sovereignty over the Asian financial centre, a delegate to China's rubber-stamp parliament said on Thursday. Businessman and lawmaker Michael Tien Puk-sun said support for Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying was crucial to the city's future stability and there was no longer any room to remain neutral. The protesters have blocked key intersections for a month in their demand for fully-democratic elections for the city's next chief executive in 2017. Beijing has said it will only allow a vote among pre-screened candidates. While the protests have remained largely peaceful, flashes of violence and dramatic images of students dressed in raincoats and safety goggles using umbrellas to protect themselves from tear gas and pepper spray have reared a new political consciousness in the city of seven million. "Because China has declared there are foreign forces and political influence behind Occupy Central, ...
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Spending watchdog slams inspection regime for English state schools 30.10.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page

Ofsted and education ministers under fire from National Audit Office for poor value for money in oversight of education

Waves of reform have left Englands state schools working under a confused array of inspection regimes and unclear systems for raising standards, according to a report by the governments spending watchdog.

The highly critical assessment published on Thursday by the National Audit Office calculates that 1.6 million children attend a state-funded school rated as less than good by Ofsted but says the Department for Education (DfE) is unable to show what helps to tackle low standards.

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How PM Modi has outplayed the media 30.10.2014 Rediff: Columns
From a ruling party's perspective, the BJP is in a sweet spot; editorial independence and analytical coverage of governance is rapidly declining
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Modi spurs organic will 30.10.2014 The Telegraph : North East
Modi spurs organic will
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LIVE! Sena to decide on joining BJP govt in Maharashtra today 30.10.2014 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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CAG shouldn't sensationalise findings: Arun Jaitley 30.10.2014 TOI: India
Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday advised the Comptroller and Auditor General to exercise restraint and scrutinise the fairness of decision-making (of the government) and not sensationalise its ...
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Disgruntled independent MLAs fly to Delhi 30.10.2014 TOI: India
Apparently unhappy with the meeting with the CM designate in Mumbai, a group of seven independent MLA flew to Delhi to meet the BJP high command on ...
Black money: Where is Rs 15 lakh for each Indian? Congress asks 30.10.2014 TOI: India
With the Centre pushed on the backfoot over black money issue, Congress poked fun at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's monthly radio address to the ...
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Calcutta captures King 30.10.2014 Telegraph: Calcutta
Shah Rukh Khan rocked St. Xavier's College on Wednesday evening with his dimpled smile, star appeal and snappy quips, giving a 10,000-strong crowd of screaming fans plentiful "happy" moments to remember the evening by.
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Sena agonises, BJP prepares 30.10.2014 Telegraph: Nation
Mumbai, Oct. 29: The Shiv Sena continued to be in a dilemma today on partnering the BJP, deferring a decision till tomorrow in Maharashtra, even as the BJP went ahead with preparations for a gala swearing-in on Friday.
Sena to finally take a call on joining BJP govt today 30.10.2014 TOI: India
The Shiv Sena failed to arrive at a decision on its support to a BJP government in Maharashtra at a late-evening meeting of its senior leadership but said a final decision will be made public on ...
Three-day astronomy exhibition 29.10.2014 Telegraph: North Bengal
Siliguri, Oct. 29: The Sky Watchers' Association of North Bengal (SWAN) will hold a three-day astronomy exhibition and a Live Lunar show here from October 31.
AAP terms Jungs allparty meet an exercise in futility 29.10.2014 Hindustan Times: Top Stories
The Aam Aadmi Party has termed Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jungs proposed meeting with all party leaders to discuss the possibility of government formation an exercise in ...
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African musicians band together to raise Ebola awareness 29.10.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
Song lyrics give clear advice on protection from the disease as international NGOs make unprecedented appeal for funds Some of Africas best-known musicians have recorded a song to raise awareness of Ebola and help people understand how they can protect themselves from the ...
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India can grow at 8-9 per cent; good governance key: FM Arun Jaitley 29.10.2014 ET: Economy/Finance
Amid slowing investments & corruption allegation in allocation of natural resources, India's economic growth slumped to below 5% in 2012-13 & 2013-14.
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Admissions open at DU's FMS for MBA, PhD programmes 29.10.2014 ET: Education
However, it is to be noted that the Indian Institutes of Management(IIMs) do not have any role in the selection process of FMS or in delivering the MBA programme.
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Admissions Open at Delhi University's Faculty of Management Studies 29.10.2014 NDTV National
The Delhi University's Faculty of Management Studies is inviting applications for admission to its MBA and doctoral programmes for the 2015 session, for which Common Admission Test or CAT scores will ...
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Mumbai: Uddhav Thackeray holds talks with Sena leaders 29.10.2014 Times Now: Home

Mumbai: Uddhav Thackeray holds talks with Sena leadersA day after Devendra Fadnavis was anointed Chief Minister-designate of Maharashtra, Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday (October 29) went into a huddle with top party leaders to discuss the future course of action but there were no signs of the party being in the BJP-led government for now. A top BJP leader said no talks were underway with Sena and would resume only after the new government was sworn in on Friday.

Fadnavis swearingin Friday will Sena join govt 29.10.2014 Hindustan Times: Top Stories
With less that two days for Devendra Fadnavis to be sworn in chief ministerand no signs of a callup from the BJP the Shiv Sena is meeting Wednesday evening to take stock of the political ...
Kejriwal asks LG to call all-party meeting 29.10.2014 Times Now: Home

Kejriwal asks LG to call all-party meetingAam Aadmi Party, which has been pressing for fresh election in Delhi, today demanded that Lt Governor call a meeting of all political parties and take a final decision till by this evening.

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