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Farmers in Kashmir unable to reap crops under shadow of Pak shelling

Kathua, Oct 15 (ANI): Continuous shelling has compelled the farmers of 57 border villages at the zero line along the India Pakistan border to leave their crop unreapened or cut it raw as they flee to safer places to save their lives. Since the beginning of October, Pakistan and India have been firing mortars and shells across the border, leading to the highest death toll in a decade among civilians on both sides. According to local media reports, more than 12 people have been killed and 64 others injured along the Line of Control (LoC) and the working boundary over the past two weeks in Kashmir. Farmers worry that they cannot reap the crop they have sown after investing huge amounts. Villagers say they are witness to the preparations by Pakistan for attacking the Indian border villages. Owing to the constant fear, many farmers cut their raw crop in the hope of paying off their bank loans. Oct 15, 2014
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Maharashtra Assembly Polls: Salman Khan casts his vote

Mumbai, Oct 15 (ANI): Following the update for voting in Maharashtra Assembly Polls, Bollywood Actor Salman Khan cast his vote on Wednesday in Mumbai. Khan said that people should come out and vote for the development of their constituency. He also said that the change has to come within people first because they do not vote and later complain about the government not doing anything for their benefit. Oct 15, 2014
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Maharashtra Polls: Bollywood celebs cast their vote

Mumbai, Oct 15 (ANI): Bollywood came in full attendance to vote for the Maharashtra assembly polls on Wednesday. B - town biggies like Hema Malini, Esha Deol, Kirron Kher, Anupam Kher, Sonali Bendre cast their vote. Not only this, these celebrities also urged the people to go and use their voting rights. Oct 15, 2014
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Govt's scheme of easy housing loan welcomed in J and K: Jitendra Singh

New Delhi, Oct 15 (ANI): Minister of State in Prime Minister's Office Jitendra Singh said on Wednesday that the Central Government's scheme of easy housing loan has been launched in the flood affected state of Jammu and Kashmir. Singh said that various ministries have been announcing schemes for rehabilitation in areas affected by natural calamities but this easy housing loan scheme by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has been welcomed by the people in Jammu and Kashmir and will be successful. Oct 15, 2014
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Haryana Assembly polls: BJP, INLD workers clash in Sirsa

Sirsa, Oct 15 (ANI): As Haryana went to polls on Wednesday, clashes and firing were reported between the Bharatiya Janata Party and Indian National Lok Dal supporters in Sirsa. The incident took place in the Modiakhera village in Sirsa. According to reports, two people have been injured in the violence and have been taken to a hospital for treatment. Earlier, Haryana Lokhit Party (HLP) chief Gopal Kanda's car was attacked at Gaushala Mohalla in Sirsa town on Wednesday. Oct 15, 2014
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Iguala, the cemetery town of organised crime

Tucked in Mexico´s southern mountains, the city of Iguala is a playground for organised criminal networks. The 43 students that vanished more than three weeks ago are not the only presumed victims of syndicates. Duration:02:45 Oct 15, 2014
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Maharashtra polls: Raj, Uddhav, Nitin show confidence, cast their votes

Mumbai/ Nagpur, Oct 15 (ANI): Estranged cousins MNS chief Raj Thackeray and Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray cast their votes on Wednesday in Mumbai. Uddhav was accompanied by wife Rashmi and son Aditya. Talking to mediapersons, Uddhav said that he is sure the turnout will increase and people of Maharashtra will vote for the leaders they trust. MNS president Raj Thackeray also cast his vote at Shivaji Park which falls in the Mumbai South Central seat where his party's Aditya Shirodkar is pitted against Shiv Sena's Rahul Shewale and Congress's Eknath Gaikwad, seeking a third term. Meanwhile, BJP leader NItin Gadkari also cast his vote in Nagpur. Oct 15, 2014
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Politicos exude confidence, cast their votes in Haryana

Haryana, Oct 15 (ANI): Political bigwigs in Haryana on Wednesday cast their votes as polling is underway for the 90 assembly seats in the state. Major political players like the Congress, BJP and INLD exuded confidence saying that the voters of Haryana would take the right decision. Oct 15, 2014
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President Pranab Mukherjee arrives in Finland

Finland, Oct 15 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee arrived in Finland on a two-day official visit after completing his visit to Norway. He was received by Secretary of State Peter Stenlund at the airport in Helsinki. Mukherjee is accompanied by a high level delegation to Finland where he is expected to meet Finnish president, prime minister, foreign minister and the speaker. He will address a Business Seminar in Helsinki and attend an official lunch hosted by its Mayor. He will also visit 'Arktikum' museum, Arctic Science Centre, Rovaniemi and cross the Arctic Circle. Mukherjee is to return to India on October 17. Oct 15, 2014