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River Ganges overflows menacingly towards nearby villages in UP

Gonda, Aug 07 (ANI): The holy river Ganges overflowed menacingly towards the nearby villages of Gonda city in Uttar Pradesh after submerging the fields and a wooden bridge and creating panic of a flood- like situation among people living in the vicinity. The bridge helps people to commute from Patpadganj and Nawabganj districts to Tulsipur, Mazharath, Arjunpurva, Durgaganj and Jaitpur villages and vice versa. Incessant rainfall has caused floods in the district, thereby drowning nearby villages. In July, Moradabad district experienced rainfall for hours, when around 25 villages were submerged in the flood waters. Aug 7, 2014
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Japanese Encephalitis takes 3 more lives in West Bengal

Siliguri, Aug 07 (ANI): Japanese Encephalitis claimed three more lives in Siliguri district of West Bengal, taking the death toll to 102. Despite State government_s assurance that the disease is under control and no more patients were either admitted or diagnosed of it, three people died at the North Bengal Medical College and Hospital (NBMCH) in the district. Outbreaks of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome and Japanese Encephalitis are common every year in India, especially during the monsoon season, and claim hundreds of lives. Aug 7, 2014
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State Assembly in HP first to use high technology during assembly session

Shimla, Aug 07 (ANI): State assembly of Himachal Pradesh became the first in the county to use high technology (E-Vidhan) project during its assembly session. The first session without papers began on Wednesday in Shimla city. Highly equipped advance technology, the e-Vidhan Sabha project was inaugurated by the Chief Minister, Virbhadra Singh. Speaker of Himachal Pradesh state assembly, Brij Behari Lal Butail said that e-Vidhan Sabha project holds a lot of significance as no paper work process will be used and they completed the project within ten months. Aug 7, 2014
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Insufficient rainfall affects paddy farming in Siliguri

Siliguri, Aug 07 (ANI): Inadequate rainfall and weak monsoon in West Bengal has affected the farming of and left the farmers worried in its Pasidewa block in Darjeeling district. Every year, by this time, the state witnesses good rainfall but many districts are still reeling under weak monsoon, making it difficult for the paddy cultivation. However, due to less rainfall this year, farmers are uncertain of their agricultural fields and scared that their state might head towards drought-like situation. Aug 7, 2014
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Sacred 'Modi threads' flood markets ahead of 'Raksha Bandhan'

Rajkot/Jaipur, Aug 07 (ANI):With 'Raksha Bandhan' around the corner, markets are flooded with sacred threads, or 'rakhis', displaying miniature pictures of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi among other variants. 'Rakhi' is a symbolic holy thread, which a sister ties on her brother's wrist as a mark of bonding between them on 'Raksha Bandhan'. Aug 7, 2014
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Netanyahu: Gaza operation was _justified, proportionate_

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu launches a vigorous defence of Israel_s month-long conflict in Gaza as _justified_ and _proportionate_, blaming Hamas for the heavy Palestinian civilian death toll on August 6, 2014 in Jerusalem. Duration: 01:12 Aug 7, 2014
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Chinese quake victim loses hope to find his child alive

Staring at the blades of a mechanical digger as it combed through the debris that entombs his only child, Zhao Dekun on Wednesday faced the grim reality that time has run out in Longtoushan, China on August 6, 2014. Duration: 00:42 Aug 7, 2014