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Distressed flood victims cry for help as houses collapse in Kashmir

Rajouri, Sep 10 (ANI): Distressed victims of the flood fury in Rajouri district of Kashmir cried for help on Wednesday as they were rendered homeless and heartless with collapsed houses and damaged crops. People of the valley demanded the government to provide free ration and expedite relief operations. On the Indian side of the heavily militarised Line of Control (LoC) that divides the Himalayan region, the city of Srinagar lies submerged along with more than 2,000 villages. Medical camps in Rajouri have been providing first aid and emergency medicines to flood victims. The Indian Air Force air-dropped more than 550 tonnes of relief material and 80 medical teams have established emergency health services in government schools and state-run health care centres. Sep 10, 2014
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BSE closes points 262.44 down on September 10

New Delhi, Sept 10 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 262.44 points down to stand at 27,057.41. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 58.85 points down to stand at 8,094.10. SUZLON and GSPL were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 9.93% and 7.71% along with TORNT POWER and PIPAVAV DEFENCE AND OFFSHORE ENG LTD. with an increase of 6.09% and 5.00% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include GODREJ CONSUMER PRODUCTS LTD. and J&KBANK with a decrease of 5.06% and 4.38% along with INFRATEL and LIC HOUSING FINANCE LTD. with a decrease of 3.29% and 3.20% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is down 73.05 points at 17,698.89 while the banking sector is down 11.40 points at 18,499.69 and the reality sector is up 10.74 points at 1,770.02. The Indian currency is down 0.47% at Rs 60.89 per dollar. Sep 10, 2014
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Ashley Tisdale, Christopher French are officially married!

New Delhi, Sept 10 (ANI): Ashley Tisdale has recently married fiance Christopher French, it has been reported. She shared a snap of the pair staring lovingly into each other's eyes and described the intimate ceremony as the "best day of her life," a leading daily reported. The former High School Musical star, who got engaged to the rocker in August 2013 when he proposed on the 103rd floor of the Empire State Building, tied the knot in a "small" and "private" ceremony. She wore a traditional white dress with capped sleeves and a crown of flowers on top of her head. Sep 10, 2014
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Kerala Liquor ban: SC to hear bar owners plea on Thursday

New Delhi, Sep 10 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Wednesday told the Kerala Government not to enforce its order to ban non-five-star hotel bars till Thursday, when the apex court will hear several petitions challenging the ban. An apex court bench headed by Justice Anil R. Dave asked the Kerala Government to wait till it ruled on the matter. The state government had passed an order banning the sale of liquor at bars and hotels below the five-star category. The ban was to come into force from September 11. Last month, in a bid to reduce the availability of liquor across the state, the Kerala Cabinet sanctioned the closing of 730 bars. Sep 10, 2014
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3 militants killed in an encounter in Keran Sector near LoC

Udhampur, Sep 10 (ANI): Three terrorists were killed in an encounter that broke out in Keran sector of Kupwara District on Wednesday morning. The encounter operation was launched by the army after they had specific information about their movement in the Keran sector. The identity of the terrorists is not yet known. PRO Defence, S D Goswami said that three militants have been killed in the Kishanganj range near Line of Control. He further said that they have recovered three AK-47 rifles, 15 magazines and 319 rounds of ammunitions. Sep 10, 2014
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Robert Vadra may lose airport security privilege, politicos react

New Delhi, Sep 10(ANI): According to reports Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju has asked the aviation officials to tone down the existing list of people exempt from the security checks at airports. Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) has 30 people on the exempt list which begins with the President and goes up to special protection group protectees. The list also includes the Dalai Lama. The only individual listed in that list (on number 31) is Robert Vadra. It seems Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra may soon lose his exalted frisking privileges at the airports. Sep 10, 2014
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KCR warns media against insulting Telangana, politicos slam

New Delhi, Sep 10 (ANI): Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Wednesday faced flak for his comment on media. KCR threatened to bury the media "ten feet under the earth" if they continue to insult the newly-carved out state. Rao, at loggerheads with the Andhra Pradesh government over disbursement of assets and liabilities of the undivided state, also demanded that Telangana "must be respected". Sep 10, 2014
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Kumar Vishwas clarifies controversial statement, says will attend 'Kavi Sammelan' if Modi invites

New Delhi, Sep 10 (ANI): Clarifying his statement, Kumar Vishwas said that he was earlier called for the poetry session by BJP and so he intended to attend the same before they declined it. Further, slamming journalist Arnab Goswami for twisting his statements and spicing them, Vishwas said that his poetry session is open for all audience irrespective of party to which the members belong. Sep 10, 2014
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Massive rescue operations underway as flood situation remains grim in JandK

Srinagar, Sep 10 (ANI): Rising death toll in Kashmir and worst floods in 60 years submerged villages and destroyed crops as the number of dead hit 420 and thousands remained trapped on rooftops. Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah had earlier said that paramilitary and defence forces were pressed into service to rescue people stranded on rooftops and flooded residential areas. A tourist affected by floods, Rajat Khanna, said he waded through neck-deep floodwater to reach a safer place. Another tourist who has been stranded due to floods, Mitesh Chugh, said all connections were snapped. Soldiers rescued families using boats or airlifted them from rooftops by helicopter after the river Jhelum burst its banks in Srinagar, but many more remained stranded. Sep 10, 2014
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Nirbhaya's nurse reportedly gang-raped, Reactions Flow

New Delhi, Sep 10 (ANI): In yet another serious crime against women, Delhi Gangrape victim Nirbhaya's nurse has allegedly been gang-raped in Punjab. Reacting to this, BJP leader Sambit Patra said that it was a deplorable incident and strict action should be taken. SP leader Naresh Agarwal said that increasing crime against women is a sign of bad governance. Congress leader Barkha Shukla said that immediate cognizance should be taken in the matter and action should be taken against all the accused. Meanwhile, woman activist Annie Raja said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should no longer maintain silence on such issues and strict action should be taken. Sep 10, 2014