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‘Three Ebola-infected travellers flying out every month’

Toronto, Oct 21:  On an average every month, three Ebola infected people might board an international flight from any of the three countries in West Africa experiencing the virus outbreak, found a study. The study highlights the role of exit

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Protection assured to Paraguayan journalists

Asuncion, Oct 21: Paraguayan Interior Minister Francisco de Vargas has vowed to provide police protection to journalists in the city of Curuguaty following the murder last Thursday of reporter Pablo Medina and his assistant Antonia Almada. The measure, agreed upon

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Andhra firecrackers unit blast toll mounts to 16

Hyderabad, Oct 21: The toll in Monday’s blast in firecrackers-making unit in Andhra Pradesh rose to 16 ,with four injured succumbing at a hospital since Monday night, police said Tuesday. The dead include 13 women, all workers of the unit.

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Two killed in football clashes in Argentina

Buenos Aires, Oct 21: Two men were killed in separate football-related incidents in Argentina, following a Transition Tournament match, according to media reports. Both killings occurred in the town of Rosario, after Sunday’s game between Rosario Central and Newell’s, 300

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Nun to release debut album featuring ‘Like a Virgin’

Madrid, Oct 21: Sister Cristina, the Italian nun who became world famous after winning the first edition of “The Voice” contest in Italy this year, is set to release her debut album, in which she sings Madonna’s classic “Like a

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Mahanama is fourth match referee to officiate in 200 ODIs

Dubai, Oct 21:  Roshan Mahanama became the latest member of the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) elite panel of match referees to reach the 200-mark milestone in One-Day Internationals (ODI) when he officiated the first ODI between New Zealand and South

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Budapest: the ‘startup’ capital of Eastern Europe

Budapest, Oct 21: Barack Obama, the Dalai Lama and NASA all have one thing in common – the fact that they distributed live videos on Ustream, the app of the Hungarian startup that represents Budapest’s potential to become a technology

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Bayern Munich face first big test against AS Roma

Berlin, Oct 21: German League champions Bayern Munich face their first biggest test of 2014-15 season so far when they take on Italian side AS Roma in the Champions League Group E match Tuesday. In contrast to other German clubs

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Developing countries participate in half of world trade

Geneva, Oct 21: The participation of developing countries in world trade accounts for nearly half of global trade, according to a report by the World Trade Organisation (WTO). The report released Monday says that during the period between 2000 and

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Monica Lewinsky debuts on Twitter

Washington, Oct 21: Former White House intern Monica Lewinsky, who had an affair with then president Bill Clinton in 1998, has debuted on the Twitter social network just before speaking at Forbes magazine’s Under-30 Summit about harassment and bullying on

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US group to contest immunity for Modi

New York, Oct 21: A US group that has filed a case against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for alleged crimes against humanity has said it would contest the Obama administration’s “suggestion of immunity” for the Indian leader. American Justice

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Pleasant Tuesday morning in Delhi

New Delhi, Oct 21: It was a pleasant Tuesday morning here with a minimum temperature of 18.2 degrees Celsius, normal for this time of the season. “The sky Tuesday will be clear and the maximum temperature of the day is

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India showcases IPL as driver of economic development

United Nations, Oct 21: The success of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in cricket embodies the emergence of sports as a global industry that promotes economic development and job creation in developing countries, India told the UN General Assembly (UNGA)

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Modi greets nation on Dhanteras

New Delhi, Oct 21: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday greeted the people of the nation on the occasion of Dhanteras. “Greetings on Dhanteras. May Lord Dhanvantari bless us with prosperity, joy and good health,” Modi said in a statement.-IANS Share

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Sensex up 56 points; metal stocks gain

Mumbai, Oct 21: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Tuesday was trading 55.77 points or 0.21 percent up as metal stocks gained. Good buying was observed in metal, capital goods, banking and consumer durables sectors, while selling pressure was

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Cuba dispatches two new medical brigades to Africa

Havana, Oct 21: Cuban President Raul Castro has announced that two health brigades from the island will be dispatched to Liberia and Guinea Conakry this week to collaborate in the fight against the Ebola virus disease epidemic. The Cuban leader

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Good karma earns Satya Nadella $11.6 mn in 2014

Washington, Oct 21: Microsoft’s Indian-American CEO Satya Nadella, who stirred a controversy by his remarks that women should trust their karma for pay raises, himself earned $11.6 million in fiscal 2014, not counting $79.78 million in stock awards. Nadella’s earnings

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Brazil’s Souza joins Sao Paulo on permanent deal

Rio de Janeiro, Oct 21:  Sao Paulo have announced the signing of Brazil international midfielder Souza on a permanent deal from local rivals Gremio. Souza has made 27 first-team appearances since joining Sao Paulo on loan in January, playing a

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English Premier League standings

London, Oct 21: Following are the English Premier League standings after Monday’s match (tabulated under matches played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points), according to Xinhua. Chelsea 8 7 1 0 23 8 22 Man City 8 5

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French oil giant Total CEO killed

Moscow, Oct 21: Christophe de Margerie, the chief executive officer (CEO) of French oil giant Total, was killed in a plane accident here Tuesday, an official said. De Margerie and three crew members were killed when the plane they were

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Inter join race for Brazilian Lucas Silva

Rio de Janeiro, Oct 21: Internazionale have joined the battle to sign highly rated Brazilian midfielder Lucas Silva, according to media reports. The Italian Serie A outfit are prepared to meet Cruzeiro’s 20 million-euro asking price in the next European

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Ryan Reynolds plans names for baby

Los Angeles, Oct 21: Actor Ryan Reynolds, who is looking forward to the birth of his first child with his wife and actress Blake Lively, has already thought of names for yet unborn child. The 37-year-old actor shared the details

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UN chief urges resumption of Israel, Palestine talks

United Nations, Oct 21: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon has called on the Israelis and Palestinians to return to the negotiation table. Ban made the appeal Monday while meeting Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon here, Xinhua quoted the UN spokesperson’s

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UN chief seeks more efforts for Millenium Development Goals

United Nations, Oct 21: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on the scientific community to invest more talent and resources to research that would contribute to UN’ s Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Ban made the remarks at the United Nations

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EU to intensify efforts against Ebola

Brussels, Oct 21: The European Union (EU) has decided to intensify efforts to protect its citizens, health workers against the ongoing spread of the Ebola virus in West Africa. Objective information is necessary to be used to promote public awareness

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