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Political parties react over rift even as Congress NCP meeting 'remains incomplete' for later discus

New Delhi, Sep 23 (ANI): Political leaders on Tuesday react over possible collapse or a much talked about rift between the Congress and NCP and even as a meeting between the two parties 'remained incomplete' for further discussions from party leadership in Delhi. While NCP and Congress remained optimistic that the alliance will remain intact and that the parties will not part ways at such crucial moment, JD (U) leader Ali Anwar said that parting ways will bring loss to both NCP and Congress. CPI leader Atul Anjan said that the rift highlights the inefficiency of both the parties. Meanwhile, BJP Leader Subramanian Swamy said that the reason behind the rift is that NCP has realized that congress has become weak. Sep 23, 2014
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Four killed, 70 injured as cylinder bursts in moving bus in Bulandshahr

Bulandshahr, Sep 23 (ANI): A gas cylinder on a moving bus exploded in Bulandshahr district of Uttar Pradesh, leaving four dead, including a woman and three children and injuring more than 70. Soon after the cylinder exploded, the bus caught fire. The four dead were rushed to the government hospitals in New Delhi. District Magistrate Nidhi Kesarwani said that the critically injured are being referred to burnt unit of Safdarjung hospital in New Delhi. Fifty five passengers received serious burn injuries and are being treated in Delhi hospitals. The condition of 15 other passengers is said to be critical. Many passengers were sitting on the roof top of the bus when the incident took place. Sep 23, 2014
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At least 12 people killed in road accident on Delhi-Mathura highway

Mathura, Sep 23 (ANI): At least 12 people, including two women and a child, were killed early morning on Tuesday as a fast moving truck rammed into another stationary one on the Delhi-Mathura highway. The driver and cleaner of the offending truck, which was carrying coal, are said to be absconding. According to Police officials, the deceased men and women were labourers, who were on their way to Rajasthan. Sep 23, 2014
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Abhinav Bindra bags two bronze medals at 2014 Asian Games, announces retirement

New Delhi, Sept 23 (ANI): India has a realistic chance to improve their golden tally on Day 4 of the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon of South Korea on Tuesday. While Abhinav Bindra fired two bronze medals (team and individual), a historic squash gold beckons Saurav Ghosal. Ghosal is a win away from a historic squash gold. Abhinav Bindra, Sanjeev Rajput, Ravi Kumar bagged team bronze for India in 10m air rifle event. Bindra confirmed yesterday his decision to call time on his professional shooting career and that Day 4 at the Asian Games would be his last day as an India shooter. Sep 23, 2014
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US, partner nations launch first strikes in Syria: Pentagon

New Delhi, Sept 23 (ANI): The United States and partner nations are carrying out the first air strikes against Islamic State targets in Syria, the Pentagon said, in ongoing operations that mark the opening of a new, far more complicated front in battle against the militants. Rear Admiral John Kirby, Pentagon press secretary on his Twitter page said: "US military and partner nation forces have begun striking ISIL targets in Syria using mix of fighters, bombers and Tomahawk missiles."I can confirm that U.S. military and partner nation forces are undertaking military action against ISIL terrorists in Syria using a mix of fighter, bomber and Tomahawk Land Attack Missiles," Kirby said in a statement. "Given that these operations are ongoing, we are not in a position to provide additional details at this time." Sep 23, 2014
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India collaborates with Sweden promoting environmentally sustainable transport

Bangalore, Sept 23 (ANI): India collaborates with Sweden on promoting environmentally sustainable transport (EST) which will lead to accomplish safe, reliable, affordable, efficient, people-centric and environment friendly transport system. Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah inaugurated the workshop on "the way to sustainable transport: an Indo-Swedish perspective". Swedish Envoy to India Harald Sandberg and senior advisor to Sweden trade minister, Ambassador Jonas Hafstrom, were also present at the event in the country's IT hub of Bangalore. The aim of their visit is to identify areas within transport and urban planning with potential for further collaboration between the two countries. Calling for best practices and planning for transforming Indian cities and towns safe for all, Siddaramaiah said the workshop will foster economical, social and environmental developments. The visit by the transport delegation from Sweden is a reciprocal visit to strengthen the bilateral relation between Sweden and India and aims to integrate developing countries in the world economy and contribute in the eradication of poverty. Sep 23, 2014