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PM inaugurates 110 acre Food Park in Karnataka Part - 1

Tumkur, Sep 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday inaugurated a Food Park in the Tumkur district of Karnataka. While addressing the public at the event, Modi said that for development of the farmers, there needs to be value addition. Explaining the importance of food processing, Modi said that if the companies of the aerated drinks agree to put even five percent of the natural juice in their product, then the farmers will be able to make a lot of money. He added that the farmers need to be given better facilities for them to develop economically. Sep 24, 2014
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Japan's bullet train hits half century

Fifty years ago, the first bullet train pulled out of Tokyo station and hurtled across the countryside, heralding Japan's arrival as a modern economic powerhouse with a transport system soon to become the envy of the world. Duration: 01:59 Sep 24, 2014
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Nine dead in Assam floods, over 1200 moved to safer places

Goalpara, Sep 24 (ANI): The flood situation in Assam has remained unchanged for the third consecutive day on Wednesday, with nine bodies being recovered so far from the Goalpara district. The army has been deployed for the rescue and relief operations in addition to squads from the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and State Disaster Response Force (SDRF). Goalpara Deputy Commissioner said that over one thousand people have been rescued so far and just a few people are now left to be rescued in the district. Around 1,200 marooned people have been shifted to safer places in the Kamrup district, while the rescue operations are on in Kamrup and Morigaon districts. At least 415 villages in 12 districts are reeling under the fury of floods. The continuous downpour since Saturday has also flooded the main roads and various other parts of Guwahati, leading to the closure of schools and colleges. Sep 24, 2014
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'World is united' in fighting IS: Obama

US President Barack Obama says that air strikes the United States and its Arab allies unleashed against the Islamic State group in Syria send a clear message that the world is united in confronting the jihadists. Duration: 01:05 Sep 24, 2014
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ISRO Scientists celebrate success of 'Mars Mission'

Bangalore, Sep 24 (ANI): ISRO scientists on Wednesday celebrated the victory of India's 'Mars Mission' which was successfully launched in the orbit of red planet of Mars. The scientists expressed their overwhelming joy at the success which came after 300 days of hard work, perseverance and patience. Some of them said that the chances of failure were more than success so it was a risk at the international level but its success proved the mettle of India's technology. Some of the scientists also said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech was quite inspirational and encouraged all scientists to work hard and achieve more. Sep 24, 2014
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Congress weakened after Sharad Pawar left the party: Majid Memon

New Delhi, Sep 24 (ANI): NCP leader Majid Memon on Wednesday said that the Congress party has realized that it has weakened after NCP Chief Sharad Pawar left the party and hence some senior Congress leaders has earlier asked him to join Congress again. Commenting on the NCP-Congress alliance, Memon said that if Congress does not take any decision soon, then NCP will fight the Maharashtra elections alone and eventually everyone will get to know who leads in Maharashtra. He added that it will be sad if the alliance breaks because of Congress' stubbornness. Sep 24, 2014
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Former PM congratulates nation on success of 'Mars Mission'

New Delhi, Sep 24 (ANI): Former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Wednesday congratulated the entire nation on the success of India's maiden 'Mars Mission'. Singh said that the success has marked culmination of hard work and tribute to the abilities of our scientists. Singh also said that he was humbled by being the government who initiated the project which has culminated successfully. He also congratulated every individual who was involved in the project. Sep 24, 2014
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Politicos applaud the success of ISRO's Mars Mission

New Delhi, Sep 24 (ANI): Politicos on Wednesday applauded the success of ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission which entered the orbit of Mars early in the morning. BJP leader Subramanian Swamy said that it was a historic achievement for the country as India is the first nation to achieve success in its maiden attempt. Congress leader Digvijay Singh, congratulating the scientist on their success, said that it was a proud moment for everyone. SP leader Naresh Agarwal said that a golden page has been added in the history of the country. Sep 24, 2014
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Landslide in Meghalaya kills eight

Meghalaya, Sep 24 (ANI): Eight bodies were pulled out from debris after landslide, triggered by heavy rains, wreaked havoc in East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya. At least 22 people have died in flooding and landslides triggered by heavy rains in remote northeastern India, in the second flood tragedy to hit the subcontinent this month. Rescue workers said 17 people died in the mountainous state of Meghalaya and five in Guwahati, the biggest city in the region. Authorities have deployed hundreds of rescue workers to the area. Pramod Kumar Tiwari, the head of Assam's Disaster Management Authority, said more than 50 villages were hit by flash floods in the Garo Hills district of Meghalaya. Sep 24, 2014
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'MOM' meets Mars, History has been created: PM Modi

Bangalore, Sep 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated the ISRO scientists on the success of Mars Mission which makes India the first country in the world to be successful in its maiden mission. Modi said that Mars Orbiter Mission abbreviated as MOM has met 'Mangal' and India has created history in the process. Modi congratulated all the scientists at ISRO and also those who have contributed in every way to make this mission a success. He also said that it is a great achievement which Mars Orbiter has made by travelling for more than 650 million kilometers and added that India has gone beyond the imagination of human enterprise and evaluation. Sep 24, 2014
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PM Modi congratulates scientists for success, urges nation to celebrate

Bangalore, Sep 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated the scientists for the success of the Mars Mission. Modi said that ISRO has joined an elite group of science research agencies who have been successful in the mission of reaching Mars and added that India is the only nation to be successfully in its maiden attempt. He lauded the scientists for creating this success for India in a budget even less than that of some Hollywood movies. Modi then urged the countrymen to celebrate this grand victory which has created history for India in the world. He also said that when India wins one cricket match, the entire country celebrates so this victory of the scientists is many times greater than the success of cricket. Sep 24, 2014
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Scientists feel proud on success of Mars Mission

New Delhi/ Ahmedabad/ Jaipur/ Patna, Sep 24 (ANI): Indian scientists felt extremely proud on Wednesday after Mars Mission was successfully launched in the orbit of Mars. All the scientists said that the mission was extremely important to India as our country becomes the first to be successful in Mars Mission's maiden attempt. The scientists also felt that this success will open new fields for improvement and advancement in science and technology. India's Mission Mars was successfully launched in the orbit of Mars in early hours of Wednesday. Sep 24, 2014
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Tangkhul Naga Community welcomes freshers to Delhi

New Delhi/ Nagaland, Sep 24 (ANI): College admissions are over and it's time to welcome the freshers. Under the theme of 'Emerging Youths, Emerging Talents' Tangkhul Katamnao Long, Delhi (TKLD) organized the 11th edition of "Yarthot Kazip" or fresher's meet at Thyagaraj stadium. Music, dance and fashion parade - the fun filled affair was attended by many Tangkhul Naga community and students. The celebrations not only aimed at making freshers comfortable but also were meant to introduce them to their seniors and others Nagas residing in the national capital. MP from Nagaland Neiphiu Rio also addressed the event. A group of Student performed the Tangkhul folk song in colorful traditional attire. During the event many young artists showcased their talent in singing and dancing. The audience was mesmerized by their performance. Later, Music bands like Epistles, Towering Faith and Red Light Passengers gave rocking performances. "Epistle" a Country, Pop & Gospel music band enthralled the audience by performing songs in Tangkhul and English. A huge crowd enjoyed the performance and sang along with them. Sep 24, 2014
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India's maiden Mars mission successful

Bangalore, Sep 24 (ANI): India's maiden Mars mission was successfully accomplished after the spacecraft entered the orbit around the red planet early on Wednesday (September 24). Indian space agency ISRO's low-cost mission to Mars successfully entered Mars, crowning India as the first country to execute such a project in its maiden attempt. The spacecraft, called Mangalyaan, was launched in November last year. Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself closely watched the final phase of the launching at ISRO in Bangalore. The success of the Mars Orbiter Mission, lauded for its low price tag of $74 million, will boost India's five-decade-old space programme that Prime Minister Narendra Modi aims to expand with better infrastructure and technology. Sep 24, 2014