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World 'losing the battle' to contain Ebola: MSF

International medical agency Medecins Sans Frontieres says the world is 'losing the battle' to contain Ebola and calls for a global biological disaster response to get aid and personnel to west Africa. Duration: 01:23 Sep 3, 2014
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BJP MLA Jitender Singh Shunty shot at in Delhi, escapes unhurt

New Delhi, Sept 03 (ANI): BJP MLA Jitender Singh Shunty was attacked by an unidentified man in Delhi's Vivek Vihar area on Wednesday morning. Shots were fired outside Singh's house as the man tried to attack him. Singh escaped unhurt while the assailant flee from the spot after the MLA called for help. The incident was caught on a CCTV camera at Shunty's home. Sep 3, 2014
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Landslide in Thane kills one, injures seven

Thane, Sept 03 (ANI): Landslide caused by heavy rains in Thane district in Maharashtra claimed life of an eight-year-old girl and left seven others injured. Assistant Commissioner of Police, Prashant Khere, said the incident happened in Gayatri Nagar area. The residents along with the fire officials carried out the rescue operation as they pulled people out from under the debris. The injured have been admitted to a nearby government hospital. Sep 3, 2014
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Usain Bolt wows India with cricket bat, says his records unbeatable

Bangalore, Sept 03 (ANI): World's fastest man Usain Bolt, who arrived on his maiden visit to India for a friendly cricket match, declared that his records are pretty much out of reach. Bolt arrived in Bangalore to play a seven-a-side exhibition cricket match at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium against a team with some of India's top players. His team including his best friend Nugent Walker Junior and Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh among others won the match and wowed the audience present.The rival team was led by Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh and the four-over match was hosted by former Indian cricketer Ajay Jadeja. Laughing off questions on potential challengers, Bolt said a few runners could challenge him but can't beat him. Sep 3, 2014
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Omar Abdullah promises to compensate families affected due to cross-border shelling

Jammu, Sept 03 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah met the families affected by Pakistan's ceasefire violations along the international border and promised to amend the existing compensation SRO policy. He expressed regret over the fact that solely militancy affected families get relief funds, and not the ones which also suffer due to cross-border shelling. Abdullah added whoever has borne heavy losses due to damage to their crops because of exchange of fire will also be compensated with free ration for three months. Meanwhile, Abdullah also inaugurated a multi-level parking lot in Jammu. Speaking to the mediapersons, he emphasized upon restoring dialogue with Pakistan regardless of the number of encounters that have taken place in Kashmir valley. Sep 3, 2014
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3D street painting in Kashmir attracts locals as well as tourists

Srinagar, Sep 3 (ANI): In a bid to promote 3D art in India, famed artists converged in Jammu and Kashmir state and painted a street in Srinagar city. Artists said the 3D painting was common in foreign countries and should also be encouraged in India. The 3D street painting event took place at Zabarwan Park on the banks of Dal lake. The unique art initiative was organised by state's tourism department along with an event and sports management company, to attract locals as well as tourists. The street painting was being done by a group of painters from Kerala and Mexico. To spread the knowledge of 3D street painting in India, the group is going to travel from Kashmir to Kanyakumari. The artists made 3D paintings of Kashmiri goats standing in front of a water and the signboard reading 'Kashmir'. Schoolchildren, tourists and locals enthusiastically watched the entire process. Sep 3, 2014