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Cloudy condition and light rain to remain in Delhi for next 24 hours: MeT Department

New Delhi, Oct 14 (ANI): Director of Meteorological Department M Duraisamy on Tuesday said that cloudy conditions and light rain will remain in Delhi for the next 24 hours and will fade the next day. He said that there was heavy rainfall in East UP and slight rainfall is expected in West UP in the wake of Cyclone Hudhud in Andhra Pradesh and Odisha. He said that the rain will subside tomorrow and that night temperature will slowly decrease. Oct 14, 2014
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Politicos react as sale of Mamata Banerjee's painting for Rs 1.8 crore comes under CBI lens

New Delhi, Oct 14 (ANI): Political leaders on Tuesday react as CBI secured details from the income tax department on purchase of one of Mamata Banerjee's paintings by Sudipta Sen, for Rs 1.8 crore. The CBI's probe into the Saradha scam is now closing in on Banerjee. BJP leaders Sambit Patra and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi condemned Banerjee and said that investigating agencies are looking into the matter. Meanwhile, Congress leader Rashid Alvi said that CBI is looking into the matter and immediate comment should not be made. Oct 14, 2014
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Security Expert says UN response to Pak was expected

New Delhi, Oct 14 (ANI): Security expert Alok Bansal on Tuesday said that the response of United Nations to Pakistan's letter on Kashmir issue was expected as it had earlier clearly refused to intervene in the matter after Shimla Agreement. Bansal also said that Pakistan is not in a position to respond back because of its weak political condition. Oct 14, 2014
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CRPF conducts community policing in red corridor of Jharkhand to create awareness

Latehar, Oct 14 (ANI): India's paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) carried out community policing in the red corridors of Jharkhand in order to create awareness among ignorant villagers about the need to fight the Maoists. As part of campaign against them, CRPF have been setting up camps for the past 80 days in different areas of the red corridor to minimise the influence of Maoists. Assistant Commandant of CRPF, AK Mishra said that community policing was conducted in the backward areas in order to make contact with the people living there. The CRPF officials conducted a civic action in Opag village of Latehar district by distributing bags, notebooks and other items to school children and utensils to the villagers. Oct 14, 2014
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PM Modi to conduct aerial survey of cyclone Hudhud hit areas in AP

New Delhi, Oct 14 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to visit the cyclone Hudhud affected areas of Andhra Pradesh in the afternoon on Tuesday, where he will undertake an aerial survey of the worst affected Visakhapatnam, Srikakulam and Vizianagaram districts. He has instructed top officials to ensure that there is no bottleneck in relief and rescue work in the cyclone affected areas of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha. He also asked them to continue to work closely with the affected states. Prime Minister Modi earlier emphasized the need to document learnings from this cyclone and to put in place more precise drills and disaster management plans, especially in areas which are prone to such disasters. Oct 14, 2014
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Operations on to rescue four year old who fell in borewell in Telangana

Telangana, Oct 14 (ANI): Rescue operations are underway on Tuesday to rescue a four year old girl who fell into a borewell in Telangana’s Ranga Reddy district two days back. The incident occurred Sunday morning on the outskirts of Manchala village when the girl accidentally fell inside the open borewell at an agricultural field while playing when her grandparents were working in the field. Police and revenue officials, besides teams of NDRF, fire, geologists, and a coal mining company are involved in the rescue operations. The borewell is nearly 300-feet deep, officials say. Oct 14, 2014
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Six suspected Bangladeshi militants arrested in West Bengal

North 24 Parganas, Oct 14 (ANI): West Bengal police arrested six suspected Bangladeshi militants in the Uttarpara area near the Basirhat border of West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district. An Indian mobile SIM card was also recovered by the police from their gang leader Mohammad Aziz. According to the police, all these militants belong to Bangladesh's Narayanganj city and further investigation were going on till reports last came in. Oct 14, 2014
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Cyclone Hudhud: Navy Chief R K Dhowan on relief and rescue operations

New Delhi, Oct 14 (ANI): Navy Chief Admiral RK Dhowan on Tuesday said that Indian Navy is lead service with regard to operation Lehar and priority is to provide relief material to the surrounding areas of Andhra Pradesh and wherever required. Naval diving and relief teams have already been deployed to the various district of the state. Efforts are also on to carry out a survey to find out the damage in the naval airport and other areas, however there is no major damage to Ships or submarines. After Cyclone Hudhud battered the Andhra coast, the Indian Navy launched 'Operation Lehar', a massive search and rescue operation, to assess the damage and rush help to areas still reeling under the effect of the devastating storm. The country's defence crisis management group nominated the Navy to undertake the lead rescue and relief operations in Andhra Pradesh and adjoining Odisha. Oct 14, 2014