Friday, October 24, 2014

Voters face stark choice on Brazil`s economic future

Voters face stark choice on Brazil`s economic future


Voters face stark choice on Brazil`s economic future

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As Brazilians head to the polls Sunday, here is a look at the policies of the two presidential contenders, leftist incumbent Dilma Rousseff and center-right senator Aecio Neves. Economy:

Winnipeg woman at centre of baby corpses mystery

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Forensic examinations started Friday may reveal who gave birth to six babies whose corpses were discovered in a storage locker in the Canadian plains city of Winnipeg, and how they ended up there.

Canada to deliver spy agency bill next week, more to come

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Canada will introduce legislation next week to give more powers to its spy agency, a bill that will be largely unchanged from one drafted before this week`s attack in Ottawa, a government source said on Friday.

'Premature' to talk of US troop cuts in Asia: Kerry

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Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday it was too early to discuss cutting the number of US troops stationed in Asia and South Korea, amid increased tensions on the heavily guarded peninsula.

US seeking to confirm if IS militants used chlorine gas

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Washington is seeking more information on reports that Islamic State militants used chlorine gas against Iraqi police officers last month, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday.

NATO calls on Russia to withdraw troops ahead of Ukraine poll

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NATO head Jens Stoltenberg called on Russia on Friday to withdraw its troops from Ukraine as the country prepares for key national elections which pro-Moscow rebels plan to prevent in areas they control.

Car bomb in Egypt`s Sinai kills 28 soldiers

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A suicide car bombing in Egypt`s Sinai Peninsula killed at least 28 soldiers Friday, in the deadliest attack on security forces since the army deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi last year.

Slain Canadian soldier heads home on "Highway of Heroes"

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The body of a Canadian soldier shot dead while guarding the country`s war memorial in Ottawa began the journey to his hometown on Friday, in a last ride along the nation`s "Highway of Heroes."

New York cop in serious condition after hatchet attack

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A rookie New York police officer remained in hospital in a serious condition on Friday after being attacked by a man with a hatchet who was then shot dead by officers.

US condemns Sinai car bomb attack

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The United States denounced a car bomb attack in the Egyptian Sinai peninsula that killed at least 26 soldiers, and injured 28 others Friday.

Voters face stark choice on Brazil`s economic future

Posted:

As Brazilians head to the polls Sunday, here is a look at the policies of the two presidential contenders, leftist incumbent Dilma Rousseff and center-right senator Aecio Neves. Economy:

Winnipeg woman at centre of baby corpses mystery

Posted:

Forensic examinations started Friday may reveal who gave birth to six babies whose corpses were discovered in a storage locker in the Canadian plains city of Winnipeg, and how they ended up there.

Canada to deliver spy agency bill next week, more to come

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Canada will introduce legislation next week to give more powers to its spy agency, a bill that will be largely unchanged from one drafted before this week`s attack in Ottawa, a government source said on Friday.

'Premature' to talk of US troop cuts in Asia: Kerry

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Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday it was too early to discuss cutting the number of US troops stationed in Asia and South Korea, amid increased tensions on the heavily guarded peninsula.

US seeking to confirm if IS militants used chlorine gas

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Washington is seeking more information on reports that Islamic State militants used chlorine gas against Iraqi police officers last month, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday.

NATO calls on Russia to withdraw troops ahead of Ukraine poll

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NATO head Jens Stoltenberg called on Russia on Friday to withdraw its troops from Ukraine as the country prepares for key national elections which pro-Moscow rebels plan to prevent in areas they control.

Car bomb in Egypt`s Sinai kills 28 soldiers

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A suicide car bombing in Egypt`s Sinai Peninsula killed at least 28 soldiers Friday, in the deadliest attack on security forces since the army deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi last year.

Slain Canadian soldier heads home on "Highway of Heroes"

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The body of a Canadian soldier shot dead while guarding the country`s war memorial in Ottawa began the journey to his hometown on Friday, in a last ride along the nation`s "Highway of Heroes."

New York cop in serious condition after hatchet attack

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A rookie New York police officer remained in hospital in a serious condition on Friday after being attacked by a man with a hatchet who was then shot dead by officers.

US condemns Sinai car bomb attack

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The United States denounced a car bomb attack in the Egyptian Sinai peninsula that killed at least 26 soldiers, and injured 28 others Friday.

Student Dead After Opening Fire at High School Near Seattle

Student Dead After Opening Fire at High School Near Seattle


Student Dead After Opening Fire at High School Near Seattle

Posted: 24 Oct 2014 12:57 PM PDT

The police in Marysville, Washington, said Friday that a student was dead after opening fire at a high school in this city north of Seattle.






Student Injures Six, Kills Self in Seattle School Shooting: Reports

Posted: 24 Oct 2014 12:10 PM PDT

A student opened fire at a US school on Friday, injuring as many as six people before killing himself, the Seattle Times reported, citing law enforcement sources.






Congress Won't Be Embarrassed if "Big Name" is on Black Money List: Chidambaram to NDTV

Posted: 24 Oct 2014 11:37 AM PDT

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has warned that the Congress will confront "embarrassment" because "a big name" from the party is on the list of Indians who hold illicit foreign bank accounts.






Bomb Thrown At Police Team at a Village in West Bengal

Posted: 24 Oct 2014 10:49 AM PDT

A police officer was wounded when he and his team were attacked with bombs, bricks and sticks at a village in West Bengal's Birbhum district today. The police team had gone to the village this afterno...






'Sonia No 1; In Future Non-Gandhi Can Be Chief', Chidambaram Tells NDTV: Full Transcript

Posted: 24 Oct 2014 10:21 AM PDT

After Finance Minister Arun Jaitley warned that the Congress will be "embarrassed" because a "big name" from the party is on a list of Indians who hold illicit foreign bank accounts, his predecessor a...






Indian Air Force Asks Personnel Not to Use Chinese Xiaomi Phones

Posted: 24 Oct 2014 08:22 AM PDT

The Indian Air Force has asked its personnel and their families not to use Chinese 'Xiaomi Redmi 1s' phones as it believes these phones could be transferring data to their servers in China and hence b...






Officials Tracing New York Ebola Patient's Movements, While Reassuring a Wary City

Posted: 24 Oct 2014 07:50 AM PDT

Much of the public's concern is focused on the movements of the patient the night before he reported feeling ill.






Mohammedan Sporting Won't Scrap Football Team

Posted: 24 Oct 2014 06:58 AM PDT

Mohammedan Sporting, facing financial crisis, will continue to participate in Indian football tournaments. Durand Cup in Goa will be their first tourney.






Ahead of Chhath Puja, Massive Overcrowding on Delhi-Bihar Trains

Posted: 24 Oct 2014 06:55 AM PDT

With only five days left for Chhath Puja, a Hindu festival, thousands of devotees thronged the New Delhi Railway Station today to catch the Bihar bound trains.






French Filmmakers Offer Rice to Illegally Film Andaman's Jarawa Tribals

Posted: 24 Oct 2014 06:36 AM PDT

The Andaman and Nicobar administration is looking to take legal action against two French filmmakers who entered the protected Jarawa reserve to film a documentary on the ancient and highly vulnerable...






Britain's Queen Sends First Tweet, Signed 'Elizabeth R'

Posted: 24 Oct 2014 05:19 AM PDT

Queen Elizabeth II has sent her first tweet - and she's signed it "Elizabeth R."






Shootout in Ottawa: Indian-Canadian MP's First Person Account

Posted: 24 Oct 2014 05:14 AM PDT

I heard close to 30 shots, being fired one after another.

Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan: Omar Abdullah Nominates Mehbooba Mufti, Kailash Satyarthi

Posted: 24 Oct 2014 04:47 AM PDT

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today nominated his political opponent and PDP president Mehbooba Mufti and Nobel Peace prize winner Kailash Satyarthi among nine people to Prime Ministe...






Meiyappan's Voice Sample Confirmed in IPL Spot-Fixing Case: Sources

Posted: 24 Oct 2014 04:40 AM PDT

Gurunath Meiyappan was arrested last year after he was charged with betting in Indian Premier League 2013.






How These K-9 Agents Lifted Spirits of an 'Embarrassed' Secret Service at The White House

Posted: 24 Oct 2014 04:24 AM PDT

Jordan took a kick to his snout. Hurricane was slammed to the ground and repeatedly punched. Both were rushed to a veterinarian for treatment.






For News on BJP-Sena Reunion, All Eyes on PM Modi's High Tea

Posted: 24 Oct 2014 04:16 AM PDT

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's high tea for allies on Sunday will be watched for signs of a reunion with the Shiv Sena, which will enable them to form a government in Maharashtra.






Day After Diwali, Pollution in Delhi 9 Times Higher Than Normal

Posted: 24 Oct 2014 03:25 AM PDT

The air quality in Delhi severely deteriorated a day after Diwali with the city recording nine times higher pollution level than the normal.






Mary Kom Takes Up Broom, Wins PM Modi's Praise

Posted: 24 Oct 2014 03:18 AM PDT

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today tweeted his appreciation after champion boxer Mary Kom cleaned up a road in Manipur capital Imphal as part of his "Swachh Bharat" or Clean India mission.

India Wants Peace with China, But Not at Cost of Honour, Says Rajnath Singh

Posted: 24 Oct 2014 03:06 AM PDT

Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said that India wants peace with China but that cannot come at the cost of honour.

Mumbai University Has More Billionaire Alumni Than LSE, MIT: Survey

Posted: 24 Oct 2014 02:37 AM PDT

Harvard University with 22 billionaire alumni came in at second spot, followed by Yale University that boasts of 22 billionaires from its list of graduates.






High-Alert at Kochi Airport After Letter Warns of Terror Strike

Posted: 24 Oct 2014 02:17 AM PDT

The airport at Kochi in Kerala is on high-alert after an anonymous letter warned of a possible terror attack. Officials said they believe the letter is a hoax, but more detailed security checks are be...






'Modi Government has Done Nothing New': Chidambaram on Black Money Row

Posted: 24 Oct 2014 02:13 AM PDT

Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram spoke to NDTV on a range of issues, from the black money row to coal reforms. Here are the highlights:






New York Cops Attacked With Hatchet as They Posed For Photo

Posted: 24 Oct 2014 02:00 AM PDT

A hatchet-wielding man who charged at four rookie New York City police officers Thursday as they posed for a photograph on a Queens street was shot and killed after he struck one of the officers in th...






Australian Doctors Transplant 'Dead' Hearts in Surgical Breakthrough

Posted: 24 Oct 2014 01:31 AM PDT

Australian surgeons said on Friday they have used hearts which had stopped beating in successful transplants, in a world's first they said could change the way organs are donated.

After Car Accident, Man Crawls Through Jungle for 3 Days to Get Help

Posted: 24 Oct 2014 12:11 AM PDT

A Malaysian man seriously injured in a car accident crawled through jungle for three days before happening upon an isolated village, authorities said on Friday.