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Police gun down Maoist in fierce gun battle in Odisha

Malkangiri, Sep 19 (ANI): Police gunned down a Maoist, who had a bounty of rupees 400 thousand on his head, during a fierce battle in Malkangiri district of Odisha. The Maoist has been identified as Erra Madkami alias Sundhi Dalai. Acting on a tip-off, District Voluntary Force (DVF) personnel launched a combing operation and also recovered arms and ammunition. Inspector General of Police, Yashwant Jethwa said that exchange of fire took place in the forest area near a village. The police recovered a sten gun, a 303 rifle, kitbag, posters, banners, Maoist literature, medicines, and other materials during search operation. Maoists, also known as Naxals, have killed police and politicians, and targeted government buildings and railway tracks in an insurgency that has killed thousands since 1960s. Sep 19, 2014
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Bill Gates meets Nitin Gadkari over sanitation projects, to meet PM Modi today

New Delhi, Sep 19 (ANI): Microsoft Co-Founder Bill Gates on Friday met Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari over sanitation projects his foundation is undertaking in India. Gadkari thanked Gates on his works in the country and said that he along with his wife Melinda Gates will now meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Gates said that rural development and sanitation were key areas of discussion. He said that they also discussed many projects that the foundation and India will be working on together. Sep 19, 2014
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Xi Jinping meets LS Speaker Sumitra Mahajan

New Delhi, Sep 19 (ANI): Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday met Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan in New Delhi. Both the leaders held talks in the presence of a delegation of Chinese and Indian leaders. The Chinese President will be leaving for China later in the day after completing his three day visit to India which was aimed at improving bilateral ties between the two countries. India and China have signed various agreements including a sister agreement between Guangzhou and Ahmedabad. Sep 19, 2014
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Kashmir's flood fury leaves migrants stranded

Srinagar, Sep 19 (ANI): Scared due to life threat looming large, Gujarati migrants cried out for help as floods mayhem in Jammu and Kashmir leaves many stranded. Migrant workers and poor people say they are all still struggling for basic amenities like safe drinking water, food packets and blankets. More than 3,000 families from Gujarat are based in the valley. Most of the bread earners of these families work as menial labourers. The flood victims demanded Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, to take initiative to send them back to their hometown as the floods and threats of Kashmir natives cause misery to them. Meanwhile, Kashmiri's stranded for days by the floodwaters said that the army has selectively evacuated tourists and people according to a pre-set priority list, leaving locals to be rescued later by volunteers. Sep 19, 2014
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First French Ebola victim to be flown home from Liberia

The first French person to have been infected by the deadly Ebola virus, a female volunteer for Medecins Sans Frontieres, was still in Liberia Thursday and was waiting to be airlifted home. The patient was placed in isolation on Tuesday after showing symptoms of the disease. Duration: 00:45 Sep 19, 2014
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US welcomes news France to join Iraq air strikes

The United States on Thursday welcomed an announcement by French President Francois Hollande that France would join US-led air strikes against Islamic militants in Iraq. Duration: 00:32 Sep 19, 2014
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Ukraine leader warns of Russia threat, seeks US support

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko calls for greater political and military support from Washington and tighter sanctions on Russia as he tells US lawmakers that Kremlin aggression represents a threat to global security. Duration: 01:10 Sep 18, 2014