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Our troops alert on firing, Pak not ready to take back man who crossed border: BSF

Jammu, Oct 12 (ANI): The DIG of BSF, BS Kasana, said on Sunday that the Indian troops are always alert on firing from Pakistani side. Kasana then informed about the Pakistani resident who had accidently crossed the border and came to the Indian side. He said that despite giving entire information about the old man and maintaining regular contact with the Pakistani side, they have refused to accept him as their resident. Oct 12, 2014
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Ajit Seth holds meeting with Crisis Management Committee of AP and Odisha, assures all possible help

New Delhi, Oct 12 (ANI): Cabinet Secretary of India Ajit Seth on Sunday held a meeting with Crisis Management Committee of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha to discuss the current situation in the states. He said that Indian government and the prime minister is in constant touch with the states over the cyclone Hudhud and are providing with all possible help from the Centre. He said that the focus is on the affected population that they should be alert even after the cyclone. Further, Seth also said that other states like Madhya Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand will also be affected though the intensity of the cyclone will be reduced by 0 per cent in next 6 hours. Oct 12, 2014
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Betterment of people is our motive, politics just a medium: Jyotiraditya Scindia

Kaithal, Oct 12 (ANI): Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia on Sunday while addressing a rally in Kaithal district of Haryana said that betterment of people is the motive of the party as well as the candidate contesting the election, while politics is only a medium to fulfill the motive. He added that Congress has worked for the development of the state and taken it to greater heights. Oct 12, 2014
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Total 67752 people evacuated in Odisha, more evacuations likely: Naveen Patnaik on Cyclone Hudhud

Bhubaneswar, Oct 12 (ANI): Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday took a review meeting on Cyclone Hudhud and said that total of 67752 people have been evacuated so far to 604 safe shelters. Patnaik said that more evacuations are likely and that the government is taking all precautions whatsoever. Meanwhile, strong wind close to about 50 kmph and heavy rain started in southern Odisha districts with very severe cyclonic storm Hudhud nearing the coast from Sunday morning. Oct 12, 2014
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PM Modi meets Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi

New Delhi, Oct 12 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi. Prime Minister Modi congratulated him warmly on winning the award as Satyarthi expressed his "keenness" to contribute to the PM's projects like "Swachh Bharat Abhiyan" and "Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana". He also expressed his commitment towards a child-labour free India. Prime Minister Modi also shared with Satyarthi his views on the use of social media and internet for tracking missing children. Satyarthi's family members including Sumedha Kailash, Asmita Satyarthi, Bhuvan Ribhu, Priyanka Ribhu and Rama Shankar Chaurasia accompanied him. Oct 12, 2014
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Relief and rescue operations crtical over Vizag: IMD

New Delhi, Oct 12 (ANI): IMD DG LS Rathore on Sunday while addressing a press conference said that the relief and rescue operations are critical in Vishakhapatnam and the department is hoping that the aircrafts can be deployed by the 13th morning if the speed of winds decreases. He added that northern coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh will see heavy rain and high speed winds. He further said that so far maximum damage has taken place in Vishakhapatnam. Oct 12, 2014
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India celebrates World Space Week to mark the success of Mars mission

Kozhikode, Oct 12 (ANI): India celebrated World Space Week in Kozhikode district of Kerala to mark the success of its Mars mission, where many enthusiast school and college students attended the space exhibition organized by the Regional Science Centre and Planetarium. India's first mission to Mars had entered orbit on September 24, making it the first Asian nation to reach the Red Planet. The spacecraft, called Mangalyaan, was launched in November last year by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). The World Space Week started on October 04 and concluded on October 10. Various activities for school and college students were organized with the most entertaining being the water rocket competition. Oct 12, 2014
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Outer edge of Hudhud makes landfall at Kailasagiri in Vizag

Vishakhapatnam, Oct 12 (ANI): The outer edge of cyclone Hudhud made landfall at Kailasagiri in Vizag on Sunday. The cyclonic wind has recorded a speed of 180KmPH in the port city. The Indian Meteorological Department rated Hudhud as a very severe cyclonic storm that could pack gusts of 195 km/h and dump more than 24.5 cm of rain when it makes landfall. Meanwhile, residents in Visakhapatnam accused state government in Andhra Pradesh for lack of preparations. A resident Nageshwar alleged that claims made by government that everything was normal was false. Authorities have been stocking cyclone shelters with dry rations, water purification tablets and generators. Oct 12, 2014
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Outer edge of Hudhud makes landfall at Kailasagiri in Vizag

Vishakhapatnam, Oct 12 (ANI): The outer edge of cyclone Hudhud made landfall at Kailasagiri in Vizag on Sunday. The cyclonic wind has recorded a speed of 180KmPH in the port city. The Indian Meteorological Department rated Hudhud as a very severe cyclonic storm that could pack gusts of 195 km/h and dump more than 24.5 cm of rain when it makes landfall. Meanwhile, residents in Visakhapatnam accused state government in Andhra Pradesh for lack of preparations. A resident Nageshwar alleged that claims made by government that everything was normal was false. Authorities have been stocking cyclone shelters with dry rations, water purification tablets and generators. Oct 12, 2014
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42 teams deployed for rescue and relief: NDRF on cyclone Hudhud

New Delhi, Oct 12 (ANI): NDRF DIG Randeep Kumar Rana on Sunday said that the cyclone Hudhud will cross Vizag in about an hour and 42 teams have been deployed for rescue and relief operations. He added when cyclone Hudhud passes the windfall will be 180 kmph and this makes it a severe cyclone. He further said that no causalities have been confirmed till now. Oct 12, 2014
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US death row exonerees get rare chance to meet

Over 140 people on US death row have had their convictions overturned since 1973, but even after they regain their freedom many have to fight for compensation, while rebuilding their lives is difficult. Duration: 02:49 Oct 12, 2014
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Sachin Tendulkar flags off paramilitary marathon in New Delhi

New Delhi, Oct 12 (ANI): Cricket's most prolific run-scorer Sachin Tendulkar, on Sunday, flagged off marathon in capital New Delhi hosted by paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) as part of 75th raising day celebrations.The half marathon was flagged off from Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium and hundreds of participants took part in the event. Besides Tendulkar, Olympic wrestlers Sushil Kumar, Yogeshwar Dutt, boxer Vijender Singh, Bollywood actor Nana Patekar and other luminaries from film industry and sports arena attended the event to boost the morale of participants. Oct 12, 2014