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Britain's Labour debates strategy for winning 2015 polls

Britain's main opposition Labour Party was on Monday debating how to win next year's general election at its annual conference as it struggles to avoid divisions after Scotland's independence referendum. Duration: 00:47 Sep 23, 2014
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Relatives of Palestinian migrant shipwreck victims demonstrate

Relatives of Palestinian immigrants who drowned at sea off the coast of Malta took part on Monday in a protest in front of the UN and Red Cross headquarters in Gaza City to call for the disclosure of the fate of their relatives. Duration: 01:00 Sep 22, 2014
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EU says not told of any specific threat to HQ

The European Commission says it has not been told of any specific threat against it, after reports suggested its Brussels headquarters was a possible target for jihadist fighters returning from Syria. Duration: 01:01 Sep 22, 2014
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Journalists in Telangana protest against state CM over his 'anti-media remark'

Chennai, Sep 22 (ANI): Journalists took to streets in Tamil Nadu on Monday and protested against remarks of Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao. Rao had threatened to bury journalists 10 feet under the earth if they tried to insult and demean newly formed Telangana state. In his sharp attack on mediapersons, Rao said he would not tolerate anyone disrespecting culture, people and language of Telangana and was ready to bear any consequences. As per local media reports, the state assembly of Telangana had also taken a decision to blackout two regional channels for allegedly projecting the state in bad light. Sep 22, 2014
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Incessant rains trigger flash floods in Assam

Guwahati, Sep 22 (ANI): Incessant rains created havoc disrupting normal life of residents in Guwahati city of Assam. Residents said rains have paralyzed normal life and daily commuters are facing problem to reach to their destinations. The rains have been continuously pouring since Saturday flooding the main roads and various other parts of Guwahati. Due to heavy rains school and college have been closed. Earlier this month, floods in Kashmir left about 150,000 people stranded in their homes with the worst deluge in over a century. Sep 22, 2014
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Nitin Gadkari and Jitendra Singh conducts aerial survey of flood hit JandK, assures of all possible

Srinagar, Sep 22 (ANI): Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari and Minister of State (MoS) in Prime Minister's officer (PMO) Jitendra Singh on Monday conducted an aerial survey of the flood hit Jammu and Kashmir to take stock of the situation in the state. Later, the ministers met with the state chief minister Omar Abdullah and discussed on the issues facing the state today. Gadkari further announced funds for the rehabilitation of the state. He also assured all possible help by the central government and said that the state is ordered to start the halted projects in the state worth Rs 25 thousand crore. Sep 22, 2014
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Ukraine forces prepare pullback as truce holds

A fragile truce between pro-Russian insurgents and Ukrainian forces appears to consolidate as clashes subside and attention focuses on the unresolved status of the separatist east. Duration: 00:31 Sep 22, 2014
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Yemen peace deal signed

Yemeni political rivals including Shiite rebels sign a peace accord in the presence of the UN envoy. Duration: 00:38 Sep 22, 2014
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Varun Gandhs supporters pelt stones at Shyama Charan Guptas residence for his anti-Maneka Gandhi

Allahabad, Sep 22 (ANI): The supporters of Varun Gandhi on Monday pelted stones at the house of BJP MP Shyama Charan Gupta, who had criticised Women & Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi for pitching in for her son as the Uttar Pradesh chief minister. Gupta's statement has infuriated Varun's supporters who burnt his effigy and also pelted stones at his residence. The protesters also shouted slogans and tore the posters outside his residence in Allahabad. They also demanded an apology from Gupta for his statement. The Allahabad MP said, "It is a statement made in haste. She should not have said this. Like her others will also pitch in for their children." Sep 22, 2014
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Tribals in Jharkhand launch anti liquor campaign

Lohardaga, Sep 22 (ANI): Hundreds of tribal women in a village of Lohardaga district of Jharkhand launched an anti liquor campaign on Monday to make their village hooch free. The women went on a rampage to destroy material used to produce country-made liquor in the villages. A tribal anti liquor activist, Malti Devi said that the campaign has been launched to make the state addiction free. Earlier, in a similar movement in 1991, women from the villages of Andhra Pradesh addressed the growing alcohol dependency among men and the consequent domestic abuse and squandered household income by staging protests aimed at forcing out local liquor traders. Sep 22, 2014
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Woman Lawyer consumes poison in Supreme Court premises

New Delhi, Sep 22 (ANI): A woman lawyer allegedly consumed poison in the Supreme Court premises on Monday. The woman claimed that she had been gang raped in November 2013 and no action was taken so far in the matter. Commenting on the incident Lawyer Kamini Jaiswal said it is a bad reflection of the system and she is glad that the Court has taken cognizance of the situation. Eyewitness and lawyer Avneesh Kumar said that the woman was sent to a hospital with a lawyer since she had consumed poison. Sep 22, 2014
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Arterial road damaged during Kashmir rainfall reopens after reconstruction

Jammu & Kashmir, Sep 22 (ANI): The arterial Mughal Road in Kashmir running between the towns of Buffliaz and Shopian, which was rendered inaccessible following landslides caused by the recent heavy rainfall, has been reconstructed and thrown open to traffic. The road has been witnessing heavy traffic ever since it was opened. Residents of Buffliaz, heaved a sigh of relief after the Mughal Road, which is crucial for connectivity to Kashmir, opened up. Vehicles carrying relief material for Kashmir flood victims and other necessary items have been passing through this road which offers the shortest route to Kashmir. Border Roads Organisation (BRO) Commanding Officer, Pankaj Kapur, told reporters that the connectivity to Poonch has been opened from both sides, including Mughal Road and Rajouri on a war footing. Sep 22, 2014