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Next PBD meet in Gandhinagar to mark Mahatma's homecoming

New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The next Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, the world's largest annual gathering of the Indian diaspora, will be held in Gujarat capital Gandhinagar in January next year to mark 100 years of Mahatma Gandhi's return to India from South Africa, officials said Monday In this connection, two Gujarat ministers, Finance Minister Saurabhbhai Patel and Minister of State for Non-Re...

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Indian paddlers leave for Asian Games

New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) A 10-member Indian table tennis team spearheaded by Achanta Sharath Kamal left for Incheon from here Monday to take part in the ongoing Asian Games. The table tennis events will be held from Sep 27 to Oct 4. The team was accompanied by two coaches -- Peter Engel and Bhawani Mukherjee. The coaches said they were upbeat about the team's chances of putting u...

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Bangladesh school wins in Subroto Cup

New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Kidha Siksha Pratisthan from Bangladesh defeated Afghanistan's Afghan National Army School 3-2 in their Group H match of the 55th Subroto Cup Under-14 International Football Tournament here at the Ambedkar Stadium Monday. Bangla striker Mohammed Jewell scored a hat-trick to earn full points for his team after the Afghan team levelled twice. In Group G, Go...

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Ghosal eyeing squash gold, bronze for Dipika

Incheon, Sep 22 (IANS) Indian top seed Saurav Ghosal stayed in the hunt for a squash gold as he stormed into the final of the men's singles while compatriot Dipika Pallikal settled for the bronze at the 17th Asian Games here Monday. Whichever the medal, Ghosal, who overcame Malaysian Ong Beng Hee 11-9, 11-4, 11-5 in the semi-finals, will have the distinction of being the first Indian squ...

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Delhi government announces new circle rates

New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday announced new circle rates in view of the prevailing high market rates at which property transactions are done in the city. The circle rates were last revised in Nov 2012. The new rates will be effective from Tuesday. The revised rates in posh category A colonies, will be Rs.774,000 per square metre. The present rate is Rs.645,...

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Indian women win 25m pistol bronze at Asiad

Incheon, Sep 22 (IANS) Indian shooters kept up their fine performance in the 17th Asian Games with the women's team winning the bronze in the 25 metre pistol event at the Ongnyeon International Shooting Range here Monday. The Indian team comprising Rahi Sarnobat (580), Anisa Sayyed (577) and Heena Sidhu (572) shot a total of 1,729 to claim the medal. Rahi was the only Indian to qualify f...

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Two killed in Assam floods

Guwahati, Sep 22 (IANS) At least two people have been killed in Assam in flash floods and landslides triggered by incessant rain for the past two days, officials said. Floods have affected many parts of Assam's Brahmaputra valley. While Dhubri and Goalpara districts have been badly hit, floods have inundated most parts of the main city Guwahati, forcing the administration to clos...

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Kashmir secretariat resumes functioning after 16 days

Srinagar, Sep 22 (IANS) The flood-inundated Jammu and Kashmir secretariat, which houses offices of the chief minister, his ministerial colleagues and all the top bureaucrats, Monday resumed functioning after 16 days. The civil secretariat, the state legislature complex and the high court complex were inundated Sep 7 causing damage to the records kept in these institutions. Chief ...

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Kurdish fighters halt IS advance in northern Syria

Damascus, Sep 22 (IANS) Syria's Kurdish militia managed to push back forces of the Islamic State (IS) militant group Monday, preventing them from advancing into a strategic Kurdish city in northern Syria, a representative for the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union said. Shivan Kaburi said the Kurdish militia, known as the People's Protection Units or the YPG, blocked IS fighters from enteri...

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Indian Army chief cancels Bhutan visit

New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Indian Army chief Gen. Dalbir Singh Suhag has cancelled his four-day trip to Bhutan as Chinese troops continue to camp inside Indian territory in the Ladakh area of Jammu and Kashmir, sources said Monday. The visit was to begin today (Monday) but has been called off, a source in the defence ministry said refusing to cite the reason for the cancellation. A...

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12 dead in Meghalaya floods

Shillong, Sep 22 (IANS) At least 12 people, including five children, have been killed in floods and landslides triggered by incessant rain in the Garo Hills region of Meghalaya, an official said Monday. As of now, 12 people have been confirmed dead in various parts of Garo Hills. About 20 more people are feared dead in floods and landslides in other districts of Garo Hills, West Garo Hil...

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Ukraine condemns new ceasefire violations by rebels

Kiev, Sep 22 (IANS/EFE) Ukrainian authorities condemned alleged new ceasefire violations Monday by pro-Russian separatist militias in eastern Ukraine, as both sides withdrew their heavy weapons and artillery from the front-line combat zone. The press office of the Anti-Terrorism Operation, as Kiev calls the military drive against the separatist militia in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions,...

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13 insurgents killed in Nigeria attack

Abuja, Sep 22 (IANS) At least 13 insurgents were killed in an exchange of fire with Nigerian forces after a local market was attacked in the northeastern state of Borno, a top military source told Xinhua Monday. The Nigerian troops swung into action after the attackers, suspected to be members of the Boko Haram group, hit an overcrowded market in Mainok, 56 km from Maiduguri, Borno's sta...

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IWPC criticises daily for justifying women's objectification

New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Indian Women's Press Corps (IWPC) Monday criticised the manner in which a leading daily sought to justify itself against objections raised by a prominent Bollywood actress. The actress, whose body part was described in the entertainment section of the newspaper, registered her objections to the description following which the daily went on to justify itself w...

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Panic at Kenya shopping mall after tyre burst

Nairobi, Sep 22 (IANS) Armed Kenyan guards Monday opened fire at the entrance to a major shopping mall here following an accident at the parking lot caused by a sick customer. A man suffering from an epileptic fit lost control of his vehicle, and collided with another car at the entrance of Galleria Shopping Mall in Nairobi. This resulted in a tyre burst and emission of smoke, which prom...

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UP unveils road safety policy, first in India

Lucknow, Sep 22 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Monday unveiled a State Road Safety Policy, aimed at minimizing deaths in road mishaps. The government has also set up a Road Safety Fund of Rs.100 crore to improve the traffic system. Of this, Rs.50 crore would be contributed by the World Bank, officials informed. Launching the policy, which is also the first by any state in t...

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Iraq does not want foreign ground troops to fight IS

Baghdad, Sep 22 (IANS) Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Monday that Iraq rejects the presence of foreign ground troops in the country to fight the Islamic State (IS) militant group. Abadi renewed rejection of any ground intervention in Iraq, a statement from Abadi's office quoted him as saying during a meeting with Australian Defence Minister David Johnston in Baghdad. A...

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WHO committee identifies more action to contain Ebola

Geneva, Sep 22 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) Monday said the second meeting of the emergency committee on the 2014 Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa identified a number of areas where more action and attention is urgently needed to contain the growing outbreak. The second meeting of the Emergency Committee convened by WHO's director-general under the International ...

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Tiwary to lead India A against West Indies

Chennai, Sep 22 (IANS) Middle-order batsman Manoj Tiwary will captain India A for two practice one-day games against the West Indies to be played in Mumbai. The first practice game will be held at the Brabourne Stadium Oct 3 and the second at Wankhede Staidum Oct 5, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Sanjay Patel said in a stament Monday. BCCI's All-India Seni...

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UAE police investigating Indian girl's death at sea

Dubai, Sep 22 (IANS) Police in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are investigating the death of a five-year-old Indian girl, who was drowned while swimming with her mother in the turbulent sea Sep 18, a media report said Monday. The girl drowned while swimming with her mother in the Liwara area of Umm Al Quwain, one of the seven sovereign emirates in the UAE, The National reported. ...

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