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Appeal Central govt to increase coal supply in UP for power generation: Akhilesh

Lucknow, Sep 10 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday said that the state requires more coal supply for power generation to solve its power and electricity crisis spread across the state. Yadav said that although the government has been in power for just 100 days, it should cater to the needs of the state which has led to victory in maximum number of seats in Lok Sabha polls. He further added that if UP is supplied with adequate amount of coal, it will be self sufficient in generating power and will also be able to supply power to neighbouring states. Sep 10, 2014
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Flood ravaged Kashmiris urge govt to restore communication blackouts

Jaipur/ Jammu/ Dehradun, Sep 10 (ANI): Kin of flood ravaged people in Jammu and Kashmir urged the State and Central governments to restore communication blackouts as the floods claim over 200 lives. India-administered Kashmir is experiencing worst flooding in 60 years, killing over 200 people and inundating homes, military bases and hospitals in region's main city Srinagar as the Jhelum River overflowed its banks. Meanwhile, recalling the last year's floods that ravaged Uttarakhand, the chief minister of the state Harish Rawat empathised with the flood-affected people. Sep 10, 2014
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Yogi Adityanath gets notice from EC for inflammatory remarks, Politicos react

New Delhi, Sep 10 (ANI): BJP leader Yogi Adityanath received a show cause notice from the Election Commission for violating the Model Code of Conduct and making inflammatory remarks while he campaigned for the assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh. Appreciating Election Commission's step, Congress leader Manish Tewari said it's high time that someone takes cognizance of the manner in which the leaders of BJP are trying to create communal violence in India. NCP leader Majid Memon said that whenever any mischievous statement is made from any side, the Election Commission should deal with it very firmly. Sep 10, 2014
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Situation serious due to floods, no time for politics over it: Omar Abdullah

Srinagar, Sep 10 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday said that situation in the state is very serious due to floods. He said that rescue operations are underway and the army, air force and NDRF officials are trying their best to reach to maximum people and provide them with relief. On being asked about Opposition's blame over State government's inaction, Abdullah said that this is not the time for politics. Sep 10, 2014
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Heavy rain damages apple crop in Himachal Pradesh

Shimla, Sep 10 (ANI): Heavy rains and storm for the last three days damaged apple crop worth rupees100 crore in the state of Himachal Pradesh. Heavy rains lashed several areas of the state in the last few days and as per preliminary assessment, farmers have lost nearly 80 percent crops in Shimla district. Farmers expected assistance and relief from the government, as main roads and transport links have also been damaged due to the rains. India’s top apple growing state of Himachal Pradesh is likely to produce 500-540 million kilograms of the fruit this year as compared to 700 million kilograms last year. Apple crop occupies over 50% fruit growing area of the state. The apple business is considered as the lifeline for apple growers in many districts. Sep 10, 2014
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Immense loss in silk production disillusions producers in Gorakhpur

Gorakhpur, Sep 10 (ANI): Gorakhpur city in Uttar Pradesh witnessed the gradual phasing out of the silk fabric industry as traders failed to get the market price for their products. The once buzzing silk park of Gorakhpur bears a dilapidated look these days. Those involved in the production of these cocoons say that people are gradually losing interest in their work as the workers are not getting their due. The villagers say they have not been paid for the past two years. However, Director of the production unit, Manavi Pathak denied that the condition has deteriorated. Sep 10, 2014
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US company creates tsunami 'survival capsule'

Almost 20,000 people were killed when an earthquake triggered a tsunami that engulfed the northeast coast of Japan in 2011. Engineers in the US believe they have refined a way to protect lives during such events: survival capsules. Duration: 02:06 Sep 10, 2014
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Flight MH17 hit by numerous 'high energy objects': probe

A Malaysian passenger jet which blew up over rebel-held east Ukraine with the loss of all 298 people on board was hit by numerous "high-energy objects", according to a report which could back up claims it was downed by a missile. Duration: 00:51 Sep 10, 2014
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British PM heads to Scotland as independence vote looms

British Prime Minister David Cameron and opposition leader Ed Miliband said in a joint statement they would travel to Scotland on Wednesday as polls show those for and against independence evenly split ahead of next week's referendum. Duration: 01:12 Sep 10, 2014