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Jackie Chan says 'stop buying' illegal wildlife products

Actor Jackie Chan has called on consumers around the world to stop buying products from endangered animals like tigers, sharks, elephants and rhinos -- on the day representatives from more than 40 countries gathered in London aiming to agree a landmark global declaration on the illegal wildlife trade. Feb 14, 2014
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British police, army rescue vulnerable from floods

British police and army personnel are working around the clock to deliver sand bags to homes and rescue the vulnerable as floodwaters continue to rise along the Thames valley, west of London. Feb 13, 2014
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Used pepper spray for self-defence: L Rajagopal

New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): Suspended Congress MP from Andhra Pradesh L Rajagopal on Thursday said that he used pepper spray in the Parliament for self defence when other leaders tried to attack another MP. He further said that Congress should be questioned on their failure to negotiate their own MPs and trying to negotiate with the opposition on the bill. He also accused Congress of indulging in blame game. Feb 13, 2014
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Congress-BJP nexus exposed in Delhi Assembly today: Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said that the BJP-Congress nexus has been exposed today in Delhi Assembly, as both joined hands in a coordinated effort to disrupt the House. He added that the match-fixing between the parties is of the worst kind. Feb 13, 2014
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Maharashtra CM to implement new toll policy

Mumbai, Feb 13 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Thursday said that a new toll policy is likely to be implemented in the light of recent agitations against toll tax collection in the state. Earlier, during the day, Chavan had met the MNS chief Raj Thackeray and discussed the contentious toll collection issue. Feb 13, 2014
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Congress leaders protest outside Delhi Assembly over Janlokpal Bill

New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): The Congress leaders on Thursday protested against the AAP Government outside Delhi Secretariat over tabling of Delhi Janlokpal Bill in the state assembly. The Union Law Ministry, earlier, clarified that the Delhi government needs prior consent of the Centre before it can table the Bill. However, reports had said that the Delhi government will table the controversial Jan Lokpal Bill in the state Assembly as decided. Feb 13, 2014
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Mamata Banerjee ready to accept 17 points if comes to power: Anna Hazare

Ralegan Siddhi, Feb 13 (ANI): Anna Hazare after meeting TMC leaders Mukul Roy and KD Singh with West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee's word, said that Banerjee is ready to accept his 17 points if she comes to power. Further, he appreciated West Bengal CM and said that nobody else than she thought of changing the economic system form the village level. Hazare also praised Banerjee for her simplicity and said that if people will support her, change will follow. Feb 13, 2014
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IOC seeks clarification from Russia on jailed activist

The International Olympic Committee on Thursday said it was seeking clarification from Russia over the jailing of a leading activist who criticised the environmental damage caused by the Sochi Games. Duration: 01:10 Feb 13, 2014
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Badalta Manzar (Feb 13, 2014): An independent news report on Jammu and Kashmir

Numbers of remote and far flung villages in kathua district have no resources of safe water supplied by Government Public Health department and are fully dependent on natural resources like borewell, springs, well, along with nullah and rivers which are not safe for consumption and are not good for health. To sort out the grievances of rural areas, the National Development Foundation, Jammu with support from Communication and Capacity Development Unit, Water and Sanitation Support organization, Deptt. of PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control organized “ Advocacy Workshop for Media and allied Departments” to create mass awareness among people to get them checked up with testing lab. The government school in Rajouri district lacks basic facilities that are needed to create a suitable atmosphere for education. In the modern times, when electricity has become a necessity in every home to commence the day to day chores, people here are still reeling under darkness. The residents of aalosa village in Bandipora district are facing major power shortage with electricity playing hide and seek every day. Feb 13, 2014
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Govt's claim of introducing Telangana Bill incorrect: Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): Leader of opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj on Thursday claimed that the central government's claim of introducing the Telangana Bill is incorrect. The leader of opposition also questioned why the bill was not mentioned in the list of business. Feb 13, 2014
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BJP should admit it opposes formation of Telangana: Kamal Nath

New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath on Thursday accused the BJP of showing double standards on the issue of Telangana. Nath said that the BJP should admit in front of all that it opposes the bill as it is trying to create obstacles on technical grounds. Earlier, leader of opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj said that the central government's claim of introducing the Telangana Bill is incorrect. The leader of opposition also questioned why the bill was not mentioned in the list of business. Feb 13, 2014
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Democracy killed in daylight in LS: Jaganmohan Reddy

New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): Reacting on ruckus created in Parliament on Thursday, YSR Congress President Jaganmohan Reddy said that democracy was killed in broad daylight in the Lok Sabha. He said that the bill was introduced in the house without any ‘yes or no’ and was arbitrary of the centre. Reddy also said that he and his party will go to all the opposition party and other political parties to garner their support against the Telangana bill. Feb 13, 2014
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J and K Molestation case: Shabir Ahmad Khan claims innocence

Srinagar, Feb 13 (ANI): Former health minister of Jammu and Kashmir Shabir Ahmad Khan, accused of sexually assaulting a woman doctor, said that he is being framed in the case and claimed that he is innocent, while talking to media persons in Srinagar on Thursday. The doctor in her complaint to the police alleged that the minister made provocative advances to her - both verbal and physical - and molested her when she met him for an official work in the civil secretariat in Srinagar. Khan said that the false allegations had been put to destroy his political career. Feb 13, 2014