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Sunflower crops wilting in conflict-hit east Ukraine

Sunflower farmers in Ukraine, the world's biggest sunflower oil producer, are beginning to harvest their crops. But in the east of the country fighting between government and separatist forces is threatening production. Duration: 00:52 Sep 21, 2014
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Three die after falling in cesspool in UP

Moradabad, Sep 21 (ANI): A couple along with their rescuer died as sewer water washed them away after they fell into a cesspool in Moradabad district of Uttar Pradesh. The couple landed in trouble as their bike fell into an under construction slurry sewer pit filled with rain water. A resident, Amit Kumar said on Sunday that a construction company had left the pit open, which had become large due to heavy rains. Rescue operation is underway to recover the bodies from the slurry pit. Residents were quizzed by police officials while ambulance service has been put in action. Sep 21, 2014
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Mud rally to promote safe driving thrills Bike lovers in Bhopal

Bhopal, Sep 21 (ANI): Wheels smoked, brakes screeched, engines thundered and the crowd roared on Sunday (September 21) as some of the best bikers passed through the mud water obstacle during the Mud Challenge Bike Rally in Bhopal city of Madhya Pradesh. More than 70 bikers from across the country participated in the rally the theme of which was safe driving. The race was organised in three categories beginners, expert and open riders. Hundreds of spectators gathered to witness the gruelling rally and to cheer the dare devil rally riders. A participant, Syed Azam, said that mud bike rally is a tough competition as the participant faces many hurdles to pass through the muddy track. With series of rallies being conducted every now and then, India is soon becoming a global motor-sports destination. Sep 21, 2014
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Subramanian Swamy slams Nalini Chidamabaram, questions on payment of Rs 1 crore for legal consultati

New Delhi, Sep 21 (ANI): Even as CBI is examining Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram’s wife Nalini Chidambaram in connection with the alleged multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Sunday said that Nalini had taken Rs 1 crore as her legal fee, which is extraordinary and puts her in suspicion. He added that CBI needs to even investigate her relations with the north-east television station. He further said that it’s not surprising that Nalini Chidambaram is being investigated by the CBI and that the whole family of P Chidambaram has been involved in scams. Sep 21, 2014
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2 French trekkers remain untraceable in HP, fifth search operation called off

Dharamshala, Sep 21 (ANI): Police called off the fifth unsuccessful search operation to trace the two French trekkers who went missing last year in the mountains of Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh and remain untraceable. Valentin Marcel Gorges and Francois Xavier Camille trekked to Tirund Hill in the city on August 22 last year with a group of 32 members. The two went missing after they decided to trek further to scale Moon Peak and separated from the group. Several teams of the state police, National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and Army helicopters conducted a month-long massive manhunt and scoured the Dhauladhar hills but remained unsuccessful in tracing the missing duo. The search was resumed on September 16 by a 27 member team comprising mountaineering experts, state police, local trekkers and the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP). Sep 21, 2014
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PM Modi to inaugurate Global Investors Summit in MP on October 9

New Delhi, Sep 21 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Global Investors Summit organised by the state on October 9. The Summit is aimed at showcasing state as major investment destination for overseas and domestic industrialists. After the two leaders met in New Delhi, Modi also assured Chouhan that he would stay there for around three hours. He said the sectors like education, health, textile, automobiles and food processing will be focus of the summit. The Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister disclosed that at least twenty nations have confirmed their participation in the summit. The three-day Global Investors Summit will aim to showcase the strength and industrial prowess of the state besides providing global platform for interaction with the Indian industry leaders, policy makers and other stakeholders. Sep 21, 2014
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PM Modi wishes Japanese PM Shinzo Abe on his birthday

New Delhi, Sep 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday wished his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on his birthday and said that both of them are committed to taking India-Japan ties to the next level. PM Modi tweeted saying, "Wishing @AbeShinzo a Happy Birthday! I pray for his long life, good health and wish him the best in leading Japan to new heights of progress." He went on the praise the Japanese PM and said that both countries are committed to promote Indo-Japan relations. He tweeted, "Whenever I interact with @AbeShinzo, I cannot but marvel at his insight and expertise on a wide range of issues, both local and international. Both PM @AbeShinzo and I are committed to taking India-Japan relations to the next level and contributing to global peace and development." Sep 21, 2014
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Patrolling along LoC increased to stop infiltration attempts: BSF

Srinagar, Sep 21 (ANI): BSF Inspector General PS Sandhu on Sunday assured that any attempts of infiltration from across the border along LoC will be curbed by the BSF officials who have been deployed along the Line of Control. He added that due to approaching winter season the attempts by militants to cross the border and enter into the Indian Territory are quite high and added that patrolling along the LoC has been increased. Sep 21, 2014
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FIR against Binny have been filed, allegations of remarks on Jashodaben Modi flase: Alka Lamba

New Delhi, Sep 21 (ANI): After Vinod Kumar Binny said that it was AAP who may have created the false FB page on his name, AAP's Alka Lamba said that FIR has been filed against Binny and that there are proofs to support the case too. Further, Lamba also addressed the issue wherein the FB page in question alleges her negative remarks on Narendra Modi's enstranged wife Jashodaben. AAP leader said that she will not set back but will fight against the same and is also ready to face the court. Sep 21, 2014
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BJP stage protest against Bilawal Bhutto's 'Kashmir remark'

Kanpur, Sep 21 (ANI): BJP workers in Kanpur staged protest against Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader Bilawal Bhutto Zardari for his controversial remarks about Kashmir. Protesters hanged the effigy of Bhutto and also shouted anti-Pakistan slogans. They demanded execution of Bhutto for such a remark for India's Kashmir. Earlier, addressing party workers in Multan on Friday, Bhutto had said, "I will take back Kashmir, all of it, and I will not leave behind a single inch of it because, like the other provinces, it belongs to Pakistan." The statement had invited reactions and criticism from political parties in India, wherein BJP's Subramanian Swamy had claimed that India is capable of destroying Pakistan but does not want a war. Sep 21, 2014
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SpaceX cargo ship blasts off toward space station

SpaceX's unmanned Dragon cargo ship blasts off toward the International Space Station, carrying a load of supplies and science experiments for the astronauts living there. Duration: 00:35 Sep 21, 2014
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US attorney office confirms White House intruder had a knife

Washington, Sep 21 (ANI): According to US attorney’s office, Omar Gonzalez, the man arrested after climbing the fence at the White House was armed with a knife. Previously, the US Secret Service had said Gonzalez was unarmed. Gonzalez made his way into the executive mansion, though President Barack Obama and his family were not there. Gonzalez was charged with unlawfully entering a restricted building or grounds while carrying a “deadly or dangerous weapon”, according to an affidavit released by the US attorney’s office. Armed Secret Service officers raced through the West Wing area of the White House during the intrusion and ordered journalists and staff members to evacuate. Sep 21, 2014
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Reactions flow as BJP-Shiv Sena seat sharing in Maharashtra remains undecided

New Delhi, Sep 21 (ANI): Politicos reacted on Sunday as BJP-Shiv Sena seat sharing remained undecided for the upcoming Maharashtra elections. BJP leader Satyapal Singh said that he is hopeful that BJP-Shiv Sena alliance will stay and that it would be beneficial for both the parties as well as for the people of Maharashtra. RJD leader Manoj Jha said that BJP seems to be emerging as a party which feels that it can manage the politics of the whole nation single-handedly and fails to realize the importance of an alliance. Sep 21, 2014