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Landslide in Thane kills one, injures seven

Thane, Sept 03 (ANI): Landslide caused by heavy rains in Thane district in Maharashtra claimed life of an eight-year-old girl and left seven others injured. Assistant Commissioner of Police, Prashant Khere, said the incident happened in Gayatri Nagar area. The residents along with the fire officials carried out the rescue operation as they pulled people out from under the debris. The injured have been admitted to a nearby government hospital. Sep 3, 2014
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BJP MLA Jitender Singh Shunty shot at in Delhi, escapes unhurt

New Delhi, Sept 03 (ANI): BJP MLA Jitender Singh Shunty was attacked by an unidentified man in Delhi's Vivek Vihar area on Wednesday morning. Shots were fired outside Singh's house as the man tried to attack him. Singh escaped unhurt while the assailant flee from the spot after the MLA called for help. The incident was caught on a CCTV camera at Shunty's home. Sep 3, 2014
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World 'losing the battle' to contain Ebola: MSF

International medical agency Medecins Sans Frontieres says the world is 'losing the battle' to contain Ebola and calls for a global biological disaster response to get aid and personnel to west Africa. Duration: 01:23 Sep 3, 2014
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Trapped, then poisoned: Kabul's ruthless dog cull

Kabul's stray dogs are trapped and poisoned before dying a slow death as the city sparks outrage in its bid to protect residents from disease and control its canine population. Duration: 02:38 Sep 3, 2014
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3D street painting in Kashmir attracts locals as well as tourists

Srinagar, Sep 3 (ANI): In a bid to promote 3D art in India, famed artists converged in Jammu and Kashmir state and painted a street in Srinagar city. Artists said the 3D painting was common in foreign countries and should also be encouraged in India. The 3D street painting event took place at Zabarwan Park on the banks of Dal lake. The unique art initiative was organised by state's tourism department along with an event and sports management company, to attract locals as well as tourists. The street painting was being done by a group of painters from Kerala and Mexico. To spread the knowledge of 3D street painting in India, the group is going to travel from Kashmir to Kanyakumari. The artists made 3D paintings of Kashmiri goats standing in front of a water and the signboard reading 'Kashmir'. Schoolchildren, tourists and locals enthusiastically watched the entire process. Sep 3, 2014
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Lesotho police station bears marks of military operation

The Hamabote police station in Maseru still bears the marks of the operation run by the military. The few policemen present don’t wear uniforms and keep a low-profile. Lesotho's exiled prime minister delayed a planned return. Duration: 00:44 Sep 3, 2014
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At least half a million displaced by Ukraine conflict: UN

Fighting in Ukraine has driven over half a million people from their homes, the UN refugee agency said Tuesday, warning that the real number could be double that, in a crisis threatening the entire region. Duration: 00:55 Sep 3, 2014
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Turkey hosts Internet forum despite 'abysmal' online record

Turkey on Tuesday began hosting a major UN-backed forum on Internet governance aimed at promoting online use and cutting cyber crime, despite criticism over its "abysmal" record as an offender on limiting Internet rights. Duration: 01:11 Sep 3, 2014
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PFLP militants celebrate a week of truce in Gaza

Militants of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), held a rally in Gaza city on Tuesday to celebrate a week of truce between Israel and Hamas. Duration: 01:06 Sep 3, 2014
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British activist faces trial in Thailand for defamation

The defamation trial of a British activist begins after he co-authored a report alleging widespread labour abuses in Thailand's food industry, a prime supplier of cheap foodstuffs to Western supermarkets. Duration: 00:36 Sep 3, 2014