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Nithari Case: SC stays Surinder Koli's execution till October 29

New Delhi, Sep 12 (ANI): In a breakthrough in the Nithari murder case, the Supreme Court has stayed the execution of main accused Surinder Koli on Friday. The lawyer said that the Court has given the next date of hearing as October 28 and execution has been stayed till October 29 on grounds of unavailability of documents. Koli was convicted of cannibalism and unnatural sex with children in the henious Nithari murder case. He had confessed of having sex with his dead victims and also eating some of their body parts. Sep 12, 2014
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Sudarshan Pattnaik salutes Indian Army by making sand sculpture of JandK rescue operations

Puri, Sep 12 (ANI): Sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik salutes the Army, who are engaged in mammoth rescue and relief operations in flood ravaged Kashmir, through sand. Pattnaik has created a 6 feet high sand sculpture where he shows how the army is rescuing the people in Jammu and Kashmir. He has used about 5 tonne of sand and it took him nearly 4 hours to complete. Both the Indian and Pakistan sides of the disputed Himalayan region have been hit by extensive flooding in recent days, and about 450 people have been killed, with Indian Kashmir's main city of Srinagar particularly hard hit. Officials say 220 people have been killed in Srinagar, a city of about one million people. Sep 12, 2014
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Second FIR filed against Yogi Adityanath for violating poll code

Noida, Sep 12 (ANI): Noida police lodged a second FIR against BJP MLA Yogi Adityanath for his alleged hate speech, within 24 hours of the first one. While the first one was filed in Lucknow, the second was filed in Noida following the orders by the Elections Commission. Noida Deputy SP Shivram Yadav said that a case has been registered under Sec 153A, 295A, 505 IPC and 125 of the Representation of People Act. The Election Commission had on Thursday "reprimanded" the BJP MP for violating the Model Code of Conduct and asked the Uttar Pradesh chief electoral officer (CEO) to ensure that an FIR is lodged against him. Sep 12, 2014
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Schools in Jammu reopen after flood water recedes in JandK

Jammu, Sep 12 (ANI): Educational institutions in the Jammu division, except those serving as relief camps for flood-affected people, reopens on Friday as the level of flood water receded in flood ravaged Jammu and Kashmir. The Divisional Commissioner sent a circular asking the Jammu division to open all educational institutions. Earlier on Thursday, India Air force officials conducted aerial survey of devastated Jammu region to assess the damage. Indian Air Force official, Prashant Patange, said more than 70 aircrafts were flying over the flood-hit areas to provide relief and pull out stranded people. Meanwhile, the 300-km-long Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was closed for traffic due to landslides at various places in Ramban district of the state. The movement of traffic on the highway was suspended due to landslides at Nashri and Khoni Nullah in Ramban district. Sep 12, 2014
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Jitendra Singh visits JandK to take stock of rescue operations

Srinagar, Sep 12 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi sent Minister of state for Personnel, Jitendra Singh to take stock of the situation as rescue work gains momentum in flooded Kashmir after waters have started receding, giving rescue teams a chance to reach tens of thousands of villagers stranded by the heaviest rainfall in half a century. Singh visited the region a day after Modi directed the home ministry to provide full assistance to Jammu and Kashmir government and coordinate in rescue and relief operations being carried out in the flood-hit state. Indian Army official General Subrata Saha said that defence forces and National Disaster Rescue Force (NDRF) teams are working together in relief and rescue operations. Many people praised the army on social media for its efforts but others vented their anger at delays in getting help to survivors. Sep 12, 2014
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Aditya Verma files complaint against Mudgal commission over BCCI's 'wrong statements'

New Delhi, Sep 12 (ANI): Petitioner in the IPL spot-fixing case Aditya Verma on Friday said that he had filed a complaint against the Supreme Court appointed Retired Justice Mukul Mudgal commission over BCCI's 'wrong statements'. He said that BCCI Secretary Sanjay Patel had alleged getting a clean chit by the commission, in the media. Verma also said that he will approach the Supreme Court over the matter. Sep 12, 2014
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The Pantanal: Brazil's wildlife paradise

An increasing number of eco-tourists are finding that Pantanal's vast wetlands and stunning biodiversity offer just as many opportunities to spot rich wildlife such as the caiman, capybaras and jaguars. Duration: 03:04 Sep 12, 2014