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SC extends hearing on Delhi govt formation till Oct 10, Politicos react

New Delhi, Sep 09 (ANI): Political leaders on Tuesday react as Supreme Court extended hearing on Delhi government formation to October 10. AAP's former leader Shazia Ilmi said that it is right that single largest party can be called but questioned on the availability of numbers. Congress leader Mukesh Sharma said that though SC has extended the dates, but there should be fresh elections and that Delhi assembly should be dissolved with immediate effect. NCP leader Tariq Anwar rather chose to wait on right decision by the Supreme Court over the issue. Former AAP Leader Vinod Kumar Binny also lauded the SC's decision to extend the dates and said that this will give time to centre to decide on the government formation. Sep 9, 2014
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Air India has put 2 special flights in Kashmir: Civil Aviation Minister on JandK floods

New Delhi, Sep 09 (ANI): Minister of Civil Aviation, Ashok Gajapathi Raju, on Tuesday said that the Central Government is trying its best to control effects of flood in Jammu and Kashmir. Raju said that Air India has put two special flights in Srinagar to speed up rescue work in the state. He added that besides public sector, private sector is also coming forward for humanitarian work. Sep 9, 2014
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Shoaib Iqbal says meeting aligned with AAP chief over Delhi govt formation, AAP refutes the same

New Delhi, Sep 09 (ANI): JD (U) MLA Shoaib Iqbal on Tuesday said that he will meet AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal over government formation in Delhi and that he was confident of convincing him. Iqbal said that he will convince Kejriwal for alliance with Congress party and for forming government thereby keeping the BJP at bay. Meanwhile, AAP Spokesperson Ashutosh refuted reports of any such meeting and said that such claims are only made by Iqbal. Ashutosh went on to say that AAP will do whatever is required in order to keep BJP away from the national government. Sep 9, 2014
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India-Pakistan flood toll rises to 400

The death toll from devastating floods in India and Pakistan rises to 400 with hundreds of thousands more stranded, some "neck-deep" in water, authorities say. Duration: 00:43 Sep 9, 2014
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Ghulam Nabi Azad praises PM Modi for offering support to PoK, politicos react

New Delhi, Sept 09 (ANI): Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad has praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for offering support to Pakistan for the flood-affected parts of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK). Azad also praised the Prime Minister for the amount of funds released for the reconstruction of infrastructure in the state. Meanwhile, reacting over this, political leaders said that the good work done by anybody should be praised. Sep 9, 2014
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Flood Victims laud Indian Army for commendable rescue operations in JandK

Srinagar, Sep 09 (ANI): Thousands of people rescued from the flood hit areas of Kashmir, lauded the Indian Army for its commendable operation in bringing them to safety. Some 2,500 communities are destroyed or partially underwater, while thousands of people are stranded on their rooftops still waiting for rescue. Major flooding following heavy rains caught people in low-lying areas off guard and nearly 5,000 people had to be rescued by the army. About 22 Air force helicopters and four aircraft were deployed to evacuate the stranded people and to deliver relief. About 120 army units and eight teams of police reservists, equipped with boats and life jackets, were in action. Another flood victim, Umesh Yadav said that they were rescued by Army helicopters from the terrace of the building. Sep 9, 2014
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At least 38 people died after landslide in Udhampur of J and K

Udhampur, Sep 09 (ANI): At least 38 people are feared dead after a landslide, triggered by heavy rains, submerged an entire village in Udhampur district of Kashmir, said a police officer. Nearly 22-23 houses were buried under the landslide. The administration has recovered seven bodies while 31 people are still missing. Additional Superintendent of police, Khalil Poswal said rescue operation was underway to trace the bodies or survivors from the debris. Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew over the Kashmir valley on Sunday to take stock of the situation and said that the disaster is of the whole nation. Some 2,500 villages have been partially or completely submerged across the area, while thousands of people are stranded on rooftops waiting to be rescued. Sep 9, 2014
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Pak PM extends helping hand to India post PM Modi's offer to help flood hit PoK

New Delhi/ Islamabad, Sep 09 (ANI): Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the latter's offer to help in flood relief operations in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. Acknowledging Modi's letter, Prime Minister Sharif said, "Such solidarity in the face of crisis is indeed valuable." The Pakistani Prime Minister reciprocated with an offer to "lend a helping hand in any way possible." He also established hope that such "closer collaboration in disaster management should be a part of the agenda of peace and development in region. On Sunday, Modi had offered help to Pakistan in rescue and relief operations in PoK, which has been reeling under the severe floods in the region. Sep 9, 2014