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Lack of Infrastructural development in Gilgit Baltistan

Gilgit Baltistan, Sep 09, 2014:- People of Gilgit Baltistan are protesting against Pakistan's unsuccessful plan towards region's infrastructural development. The locals here are against the puppet government who charge for extra taxes from the locals of the region. People here maintain that the government is unable to tackle the problem. For them its being ages that the puppet government have been taking any action. Due to which they are now on roads protesting and demanding for the rights, which they deserve to be given through basic facilities. Gilgit Baltistan is one of the most neglected and backward regions under Pakistan's command. Sep 9, 2014
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Earth Sciences Minister makes mandatory for scientists to teach in schools

New Delhi, Sep 09 (ANI): Earth Sciences Minister, Jitendra Singh, on Tuesday, said that over 5,000 highly accomplished scientists, working with various departments under Science and Technology Ministry would devote time to impart education to students of various schools and colleges in the country. Addressing a news conference in New Delhi, Singh said the concept was new for the country. Singh added that scientists will have to teach for 12 hours and evaluation of their teaching skills will be done after every three years. India's education ministry will collaborate with concerned departments in this endeavour. Meanwhile, Singh said recently launched indigenously built Oceanographic Research Vessel was a success and post sea trials, the vessel sailed for its first oceanographic research cruise from southern Visakhapatnam city. Sep 9, 2014
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Greenhouse gas levels hit new high, says UN

Surging levels of carbon dioxide sent greenhouse gases in the atmosphere to a new record in 2013, while oceans, which absorb the emissions, have become more acidic than ever, the UN said on Tuesday. Duration: 00:52 Sep 9, 2014
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Pakistan's Khan in 'battle of nerves' with PM Sharif

Pakistani opposition leader Imran Khan says he's engaged in a "battle of nerves" with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif whom he is seeking to oust even as crowds dwindle almost a month into his sit-in outside parliament. Duration: 01:23 Sep 9, 2014
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IAF evacuates more than 2200 people from flood hit J&K, working to supply relief materials

New Delhi, Sep 09 (ANI): IAF Spokesperson Group Captain Gerard Galway on Tuesday said that the force have evacuated more than 2200 people from flood hit Jammu & Kashmir, including 800 who have been winched up. Galway said that a total of 50 aircraft and 30 helicopters are providing relief materials in the affected region and is working for the rescue of the stranded people. He said that since past 4 days, rescue operation is going on and it continues to happen presently too. Sep 9, 2014
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Chennai police to monitor crime reporting in press, DMK says police not interested in controlling cr

Chennai, Sep 09 (ANI): DMK on Tuesday condemned Chennai police’s circular which is to monitor crime reporting in press in order to lessen the number of crimes in the city. Party leader TKS Elangovan said that this only suggests that the police is not at all interested in controlling crime and that are trying to hide their inefficiencies. He also said that police is trying to hide the number of cases and that judiciary should intervene in the matter. According to an internal circular issued by the city police, four senior officials have been given the task of “handling” 26 print reporters from 11 media houses in the city. The circular has upset the Chennai Union of Journalists (CUJ), which sent a petition to the Press Council of India (PCI) seeking action against city police commissioner S George. Sep 9, 2014
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People pay homage to ancestors in Gaya as 'Pitru Paksha' begins

Gaya, Sep 09 (ANI): Devout Hindus gathered at temples and river banks in Bihar to observe fortnight-long Hindu ritual of paying homage to departed souls and ancestors. 'Pitru Paksha' is marked annually, where family members offer food to ancestors. Traditionally, the eldest son or member of a family performs the ritual. Guided by priests, families performed religious rituals on the banks of River Ganges in Gaya district and other temples located in the city. The food is usually cooked in silver or copper vessels and placed on banana leaves. The offerings are also believed to cure diseases as well as infertility, apart from driving away evil souls. Sep 9, 2014
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AAP lusty for power, we will respond to LG if he invites: BJP

New Delhi, Sep 09 (ANI): President of BJP’s Delhi unit, Satish Upadhyay on Tuesday slammed the Aam Admi Party for its constant blames on BJP with regard to government formation in Delhi. Upadhyay said that AAP is lusty for power which is evident from the fact that its Chief Arvind Kejriwal quit as CM before Lok Sabha polls. Upadhyay further said that Kejriwal has double standards and he can do anything to come to power. He added that BJP stands clear that if Lieutenant Governor gives an invitation to BJP for government formation, the party will critically analyse it. Sep 9, 2014
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Police claim to arrest two foreign nationals staying illegally in Dharamshala

Dharamshala, Sep 09 (ANI): The local police claimed to have arrested two foreigners- one Russian and another Israeli- who have been staying illegally in the north Indian foothill town of Dharamsala. The police conducted a drive against foreigners staying illegally in Dharamshala and adjoining areas as a routine check and arrested another national, an Israeli, Gabrial Damian Kattan, without any valid documents at Dharamkot village near Mcleodganj town. Kattan came to India in 1999 and has been staying at different places secretly since then. He was also found in possession of two passports, one Argentinean passport expired in the year 2007 while the Israeli passport he possessed expired in 2012. The two accused have been booked under Foreigners Act, 1946 and sent to judicial custody till September 18 by a local court on Monday. Sep 9, 2014
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Panthers party seeks deferment of Kashmir polls, Politicos say EC will take decision

New Delhi/Poonch, Sep 09 (ANI): Panthers Party in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, sought deferment of upcoming state polls due to massive floods. Chief of Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party, Bhim Singh, said he would plead the Supreme Court to set up an information centre for trapped people and ruled out and possibility of state polls. BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Congress leader Manish Tewari left the decision to the Election Commission. NCP leader Majid Memon also ruled out the possibility of polls in Kashmir. The Kashmir polls are due in October-November and the Election Commission is likely to announce dates within a couple of days. India-administered Kashmir is experiencing worst flooding in 60 years, killing at least 175 and inundating homes, military bases and hospitals in region's main city Srinagar as the Jhelum River overflowed its banks. Sep 9, 2014
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Mohammad Asif's allegations on AAP asking Congress for support totally false: Manish Sisodia

Ghaziabad, Sep 09 (ANI): AAP leader Manish Sisodia on Tuesday said that all allegations by Congress' Mohammad Asif on party asking Congress' support to form government in Delhi is false. Asif had alleged that AAP approached him on September 7 at around 5:00 pm to meet at some location. He said that this was quite possibly to lure him into supporting AAP to form government in the national capital. Sisodia also said that BJP is involved in horse trading and it definitely needs to be stopped. Sep 9, 2014
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Neil Patrick Harris ties knot with long-time partner in Italy

New Delhi, September 09 (ANI): Neil Patrick Harris has finally married his partner of 10 years, David Burtka, in a private ceremony in Italy over the weekend. The pair confirmed the wedding had taken by place via social media, as the 41-year-old actor took to Twitter saying that they "put the 'n' and 'd' in husband", the Sydney Morning Herald reported. According to reports the ceremony, which was officiated by the pair's friend, Pam Fryman, a producer/director on How I Met Your Mother, was small and was attended only by family and close friends. The couple wore matching custom Tom Ford tuxedos, while reports say that Elton John performed at the reception. Sep 9, 2014