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Ukraine peace efforts stall despite lull in fighting

Ukrainian peace efforts stalled Wednesday after pro-Russian insurgents called their own elections in defiance of a deal under which they and the Ukrainian army began withdrawing heavy weapons after five months of war. Duration: 00:31 Sep 24, 2014
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Baghdad car bomb kills at least 14

Iraqis clear up after a car bomb exploded near a market in the Shiite neighbourhood of Sadr City in Baghdad on Tuesday, killing at least 14 people. Duration: 00:26 Sep 24, 2014
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At least 23 killed in Bilaspur bus accident

Dharamshala, Sept 24 (ANI): At least 23 people were killed and many injured when an overloaded private bus fell into Bhakra Nangal Dam's Gobind Sagar Reservoir in Bilaspur district of Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday. While injured passengers have been taken to Bilaspur hospital, police are suspecting the toll to rise after the rescue operation is over. The bus had passengers beyond its capacity and many people were also seated on the roof. Sep 24, 2014
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Trucks carrying flood relief material halted near border check post in Kashmir

Kathua, Sept 24 (ANI): Government authorities in Jammu and Kashmir stopped nearly 45 trucks loaded with relief material for flood victims from entering inside the valley at the border. Trucks carrying food items, utensils, blankets, medicines and more were stopped at Lakhanpur in Kathua district – the gateway to Jammu and Kashmir – by the Toll Posts of Excise Department and the Sales Tax Department due to incomplete formalities. The trucks belonged to Shri Amarnath Sewa Mandal of Patiala, an organization that works to help the poor, old and unprivileged people and is also devoted to help people undertaking the pilgrimage to sacred shrine of Amarnath. President of the organization, Mohan Deep Sharma, said their trucks have been halted for two days. Sep 24, 2014
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Modi, Obama popular tattoo faces in Navaratri ahead of PMs US visit

Surat /Gorakhpur, Sept 24 (ANI): Ahead of the Hindu festival of Navaratri, enthusiastic Indians got themselves tattooed with the faces of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barrack Obama as mark of support for the former’s US visit. The festival spans Modi's first trip to the United States since he took office as PM. Millions of Hindus fast, pray and dance to please the mother goddess during Navratri. Some restrict their diet to fruit and vegetables while spurning meat, onions and garlic. Meanwhile, preparations are going on in full swing in Gorakhpur city of Uttar Pradesh. Artisans from Kolkata arrived in Gorakhpur to craft the idols of the goddess. Sep 24, 2014