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WB: Explosion in IISCO steel plant, several injured

Asansol, Sep 25 (ANI): Several workers were seriously injured on Thursday in a gas pipeline explosion at the IISCO Steel Plant (ISP) in West Bengal. The incident took place in Burnpur in Burdwan district, about 210 km from Kolkata. The injured have been admitted to the Burnpur IISCO Hospital. Sep 25, 2014
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Narendra Modi not meeting Nawaz Sharif in U.S. disappointing, says Pakistani journalists

New York, Sep 25 (ANI): Senior Pakistani journalists said on Thursday the cancellation of meeting between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif on the sidelines of United Nations General Assembly in New York bears bad omen. The journalists said the fact that both the prime ministers are not meeting will disappoint the people of the two neighbouring nations. Modi will arrive in the United States on September 26 aiming to woo corporate titans and crown a burst of investment-focused diplomacy. Senior editor of Pakistani newspaper 'Jang', Saleh Zafar, said had both the country chiefs met in New York, it would have been beneficial to improve the rocky relationship of India and Pakistan. Sep 25, 2014
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PM Narendra Modi leaves for five-day US visit

New Delhi, Sep 25 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday leaves for United States of America on his five-day official visit. Clad in his signature half-sleeved kurta and Nehru Jacket, Modi boarded the Air India flight and waved to the country as he left for his maiden US visit. Modi will address the UN General Assembly and also hold a summit meeting with US President Barack Obama which would see trade and investment high on the agenda. Modi and Obama would interact on September 29 and 30 in Washington, which would also see the US President hosting a dinner in honour of the Indian Prime Minister. Modi has a packed schedule of 35 engagements during his September 26-30 visit. Sep 25, 2014
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Congress, BJP fight over Modis Make in India campaign

New Delhi, Sept 25 (ANI): The Congress on Thursday claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Make in India’ campaign is a re-statement of a lot of things that were already done by the UPA government. The BJP however, hailed Modi’s vision and said India would progress under his leadership. Sep 25, 2014
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Shiv Sena unhappy over Rudys announcement about split in alliance with BJP, says final decision wou

Mumbai, Sep 25 (ANI): Refuting rumours of a split in BJP-Shiv Sena alliance, Shiv Sena leader Diwakar Raote on Thursday said that the party is unhappy over announcement by BJP’s Rajiv Pratap Rudy of a split in the alliance. The party also expressed grievances over the BJP’s take to not attend the meeting with Shiv Sena after keeping them waiting uniformed for almost 2 hours. Raote further said that the final decision on whether to keep the alliance or not will be taken by BJP now and that Shiv Sena will strongly answer the same. Sep 25, 2014
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Indonesians rally outside parliament against election plan

Protesters burnt tyres outside Indonesia's parliament as lawmakers were set to decide whether to scrap the direct election of local leaders, a move activists warn will roll back a key reform in the young democracy. Duration: 00:45 Sep 25, 2014
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Despite truce, Gaza fishermen under fire at sea

Every time Gaza fisherman Rami goes to sea, the same thing happens: five nautical miles offshore, shots ring out and a voice over an Israeli loudspeaker demands he turn back. Duration: 01:51 Sep 25, 2014
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Iran leader slams West blunders but eyes cooperation

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani wavered between criticism and engagement in a speech to the UN on Thursday, slamming Western blunders in the Middle East but signalling commitment to securing a deal on nuclear power. Duration: 01:02 Sep 25, 2014
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Japan showcases cheerleading robots

A team of cheerleading robots make their dancing debut in Tokyo as creator Murata Manufacturing demonstrates its cutting-edge sensor technology. Duration: 01:17 Sep 25, 2014
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Every film has challenges, says Soha Ali Khan

Mumbai, Sept 25 (ANI): Bollywood diva Soha Ali Khan, who is currently busy promoting her upcoming movie 'Chaarfutiya Chhokare', believes that every film has challenges. Great going Soha!!! Sep 25, 2014
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Three weeks on from flood, people in Kashmir still stranded

Rajouri, Sep 25 (ANI): Victims of the Kashmir floods said that they are still homeless, as many houses had collapsed during the worst natural disaster that had hit Jammu and Kashmir in a century. Hundreds of people have been killed and tens of thousands are homeless. Authorities say the cost of damage in Jammu and Kashmir may run into billions of dollars. Villagers of Rajouri district said they haven't still got any tents or alternate arrangements after their houses collapsed in the devastation. Villagers are forced to live on the streets due to lack of availability of shelter and have run out of food that they had. Sep 25, 2014
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Prime Minister Modi greets nation on Navratri

New Delhi, Sep 25 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sent his greetings to the nation on the occasion of Navratri, seeking the blessings of goddess Jagdamba. "As the auspicious festival of Navratri begins, I convey my warm greetings to everyone. We bow to Maa Jagdamba and seek her blessings," said Prime Minister Modi. "May Maa Jagdamba enrich our lives with strength, well-being, good health and may she keep inspiring us to serve the poorest of the poor," he added. Navratri, literally meaning nine nights, falls this year from Septermber 25 to October 3. It is a festival to worship goddess Durga. It culminates on the tenth day, known as Dussehra, which marks the victory of good over evil. Sep 25, 2014