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World Ship Trust of UK felicitates retired Indian Naval Officer for opening submarine museum

Visakhapatnam, Sep 11 (ANI): The World Ship Trust of UK felicitated retired Indian Naval officer, Vice Admiral Vinod Pasricha (Retd), with the 'Individual Achievement Award' for setting up the first Asian submarine museum, INS Kursura. Vice Admiral Vinod Pasricha (Retd) while serving as Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Eastern Naval Command, saw the submarine grounded and converted it into a museum. The President of the Indian Maritime Foundation and representative in India of World Ship Trust of the UK, Commodore Rajan Vir (Retd) along with Naval officers felicitated Pasricha at the port town of Visakhapatnam. Sep 11, 2014
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FIR against Yogi Adityanath for defying ban on election meeting

New Delhi, Sep 11 (ANI): Police lodged a first information report (FIR) against controversial BJP leader Yogi Adityanath for defying a ban and going ahead with his public rally in Lucknow. Chief Election Officer of Uttar Pradesh Umesh Sinha sought a report from the Lucknow district administration and a recording of Adityanath's speech will be handed over to the Election Commission. On Wednesday, Adityanath defied the ban and went ahead with his election meeting in Lucknow and accused the SP government of following a communal agenda. Sep 11, 2014
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Relief operations gather steam as flood water recedes in Kashmir

Srinagar, Sep 11 (ANI): Relief operations gathered steam as flood waters have started receding in Kashmir, giving rescue teams a chance to reach tens of thousands of villagers stranded by the heaviest rainfall in half a century. Indian Air Force has been carrying out extensive winching operation and now is also engaged in air dropping of food items. Meanwhile, a PDP leader said the magnitude of destruction and devastation is unprecedented. The Indian army has evacuated 76,000 people from their homes, mosques and government buildings. The death toll from the flooding in Jammu and Kashmir, reached 220 by Wednesday. Sep 11, 2014
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Environment protection and Development will go hand in hand, says Prakash Javadekar

Hyderabad, Sep 11(ANI): Addressing the media on Thursday in Hyderabad, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said that their slogan is'prayavaran raksha aur vikas saath-saath'. Prakash Javadekar who has IandB and Environmnet Ministry under his ambit, said that environment ministry was considered to be an obstacle in the path of development. He further said that to improve the working of the ministry, he took some important steps like bringing transparency and accountability. Sep 11, 2014
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Landslides lash Kashmir's National Highway, result in complete blockade

Udhampur, Sep 11 (ANI): Landslides lashed Jammu-Srinagar National Highway causing complete blockade of road and suspension of traffic hundreds of truck drivers bear the brunt. The sudden landslide could have caused major tragedy on the busy National Highway when it occurred near Kheri area of Udhampur district. Sep 11, 2014