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AAP delegation meets LG over horse trading by BJP, request to review letter to President

New Delhi, Sep 10 (ANI): A delegation of AAP leaders on Wednesday met the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, Najeeb Jung over the issue of horse-trading by BJP caught on camera. AAP leader Manish Sisodia said that in a previous meeting with the LG, he had asked them to conduct a sting on the BJP leaders who try to horse-trade AAP MLAs, which AAP produced this time to the LG. He added that AAP has also asked the LG to review his letter to the President in which he sought permission from him to allow BJP to form a government in Delhi. Sep 10, 2014
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Health Ministers of S East Asian countries meet in Dhaka to focus on vector borne diseases

Dhaka, Sep 10 (ANI): The Health Ministers of 11 South East Asian countries met in Bangladesh's capital Dhaka for a four-day meeting on various health issues pertaining to the region with special focus on vector-borne diseases. The 32nd meeting of the Ministers of Health of World Health Organisation South-East Asia Region (WHO-SEAR) and the 67th Session of the WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia started on Wednesday. Margaret Chan, Director General of World Health Organization (WHO) said that the meeting was special as the focus this year was on vector-borne diseases. Meanwhile, India's Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, addressing the gathering said that he was happy that traditional medicine was being discussed by the committee. He also said that he was happy that an agreement was being signed between India and Bangladesh in this field. Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina hailed the initiatives taken by the regional powers to discuss on various health issues and said her government will give all its inputs. 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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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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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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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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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