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US ship detained in Tamil Nadu, Foreign Ministry probe on

New Delhi, Oct 15 (ANI): The Indian authorities have commenced thorough investigation into 'illegal' weapons found onboard a ship operated by an US maritime security company, which was detained off the Tuticorin (Tuthukudi) port in Tamil Nadu. The ship was seized on Friday. India's Foreign Ministry Spokesperson, Syed Akbaruddin stated that the ship where 35 people were onboard was also detained for failing to produce papers authorising the vessel to carry weapons and ammunition in Indian waters. Among them were 10 crew members and 25 armed security guards. The crew and the ship will remain detained till the authentic documentation is submitted. Oct 15, 2013
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Fire in Pantry car of Rajdhani Express, no casualities reported

Dibrugarh, Oct 15 (ANI): Passengers on board the Rajdhani Express travelling from Dibrugarh to New Delhi had a narrow escape after the pantry car of the train caught fire early morning on Tuesday. No causality has been reported so far. According to sources, one of the two pantry cars caught fire following which, the rest of the train was isolated to prevent further damage. The incident happened as the train was crossing through Assam's Nagaon district at about 4:00 in the morning. The fire has now been brought under control. The Rajdhani Express is still stationed at the accident spot, according to reports. Oct 15, 2013
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Sanjay Dutt gets 14 day parole extension

New Delhi, Oct 15 (ANI): Actor Sanjay Dutt, who was out on parole due to medical reasons, was granted a 14-day extension of his leave of furlough, according to jail authorities. Dutt sough an extension in the furlough on medical grounds. The 53-year-old actor was was sentenced for five years jail, after his conviction for illegal possession of arms in the Mumbai blasts case and is to serve the remaining 42 months of his sentence. The actor’s parole period was to end on Monday, but he made an application for another fortnight’s extension last week. Oct 15, 2013
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Flood of Muslim pilgrims stone devil in final hajj ritual

Hundreds of thousands of Muslims converged on the Mina valley in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to participate in a symbolic stoning of the devil, the final stage of the annual hajj pilgrimage. Pilgrims say the reduction in the number of people attending this year is making the event run more smoothly. Oct 15, 2013
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Indonesia celebrate Eid al-Adha

Indonesians parade and perform the ritual of slaughter of cows and goats for Eid al-Adha which is celebrated throughout the Muslim world in remembrance of Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son to God. Duration: 00:41 Oct 15, 2013
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Serbian postman who goes the extra mile

After Serbian postman Filip Filipovic saw how many people in the town of Kursumlijska Banja lived in isolation without access to basic goods, he decided to deliver groceries and other essentials along with the mail and even helped renovate a school. Oct 15, 2013
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Russia keeps Greenpeace ship captain behind bars

A Russian court on Monday rejected bail requests from the captain of a Greenpeace ship -Pete Willcox- and a young female Argentinian activist involved in a protest against oil drilling in the Russian Arctic. Duration: 00:35 Oct 15, 2013