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Chennai, 8th Oct (IANS): It may not be a cracker of a Diwali this year for about 500,000 families in Tamil Nadu's Sivakasi town - India's biggest firecrackers manufacturing hub - as they fear getting swamped by Chinese firecrackers.
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This month's assembly elections in Maharashtra may well prove to be one of the most acrimonious contests in recent memory.
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Indian woman boxer Sarita Devi and her cousin Devendro Singh justifiably feel cheated, robbed and deprived of possible gold medals at the Incheon Asian Games.
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Abu Dhabi, 29th Sept (IANS/WAM): Despite the overall progress made in global hunger reduction, 805 million people are estimated to be chronically undernourished in 2012-14, down more than 100 million over the last decade, and 209 million lower than in 1990-92, the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) said Monday.
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Kolkata, 26th Sept (IANS): Nearly 60 widows from Vrindavan and Varanasi Friday arrived here to a grand welcome to celebrate Durga Puja in their native land they were forced to leave decades ago.
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