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CRPF organises medical camp in Maoist-affected Jharkhand

Latehar, Feb 14 (ANI): The CRPF organised a medical camp in Maoist-affected Latehar district of Jharkhand recently. Several patients availed the benefits of the camp and were provided with medicines and necessary treatment. Feb 14, 2014
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Jan Lokpal bill: Ruckus in Delhi Assembly

New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): The Delhi Assembly on Friday once again witnessed turmoil over Jan Lokpal Bill.The Congress, BJP disrupted proceedings of the house. The Congress accused the Delhi government of not being serious about the bill. BJP demanded disclosure of L-G's letter to the house and said that there will be no discussion on the Bill if L-G's letter says so. BJP also said that it supports the Jan Lokpal Bill, but hasn't received any copy of the bill. Feb 14, 2014
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It happens: Jute Fair

Guwahati, Feb 14 (ANI): Awestruck visitors thronged the National Jute Fair in Guwahati city in India's north east Assam held to promote jute products and to create a platform for marketing jute products by self help groups. The fair is organised by the National Jute Board. Entrepreneurs from different parts of the country are participating in this fair, exhibiting huge variety of environment friendly consumer products. Eco friendly jute dolls, fancy bags, shopping bags, gift items, wall hangings, home textiles, floor coverings are some of the products displayed at the fair.Nearly 20 stalls are participating in the fair from all over. Several lifestyle jute products such as handicraft and handloom materials, dolls, fancy jute bags, shopping bags, gift articles, wall hangings, footwear, floor coverings and artificial jewelleries are on the display cum sale. The fair is organised as part of the National Jute Board's (NJB) promotional activity and to create awareness among the general public regarding eco-friendly alternative products for use in home and offices. Feb 14, 2014
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It happens:Flower Show

Siliguri, Feb 14 (ANI): A variety of beauties that bloomed in all their splendour and fragrance at the flower show in Siliguri city of India's eastern West Bengal left visitors spellbound. There are atleast 90 stalls showcasing a vast variety of flowers from different parts of the province and also from the country's northeast region. They range from special orchids of Sikkim to the Cactii of Kalimpong,to name a few. Gerbera, seasonal flowers and different coloured roses also seemed to be attracting the visitors' attention.The programme is in its 29th edition this year. It is being organised by the Siliguri Horticulture Society and the provincial government. This fair is held every year and attracts a large number of visitors. Feb 14, 2014
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It happens: Elephant Festival

Kerala, Feb 14 (ANI): Devotees thronged the ten-day long famed temple festival, 'Attukal Pongala', to seek blessings of Hindu goddess, 'Attukal Devi', and to see majestic elephants decorated with ornaments for a procession in Thiruvananthapuram city of India's God's own country, southern Kerala province. The festival witnessed 11 richly caparisoned elephants, decorated with gold ornaments, and divided into two groups in the Attukal temple premises, amid drumbeats and frenzied shouts of devotees. Elephants form a major part of religious festivals in Kerala. In this annual festival, women from all walks of life, gather at the temple and perform a ritual of offering rice cooked in earthen pots to seek the blessings of the goddess. This festival of 'Attukal Pongala' has got a listing in the coveted Guinness Book of World Records for the record turnout of women devotees at a single place of worship. Feb 14, 2014
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Jan Lokpal Bill can't be tabled in Delhi Assembly: LG Najeeb Jung

New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): Delhi Lt-Governor Najeeb Jung has written a letter to Delhi Assembly Speaker MS Dhir saying the Delhi Jan Lokpal Bill cannot be tabled in the House as it has not been approved by him. Earlier, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had tweeted that there would be no compromise on Jan Lokpal bill. He has also threatened to resign if the Jan Lokpal Bill is not tabled today. Feb 14, 2014
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Delhi Jan Lokpal Bill should be moved in constitutional manner: AAP Leader

New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): A rift appears to have emerged within Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) as party leader Ashok Agarwal on Friday said that, AAP led Delhi government should follow legal framework while introducing the Delhi Jan Lokpal bill in Delhi Assembly. Talking to mediapersons, he said that the government should have presented the Bill to the Lt Governor first. Feb 14, 2014
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AAP using Jan Lokpal Bill as political tool: BJP

New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): The BJP on Friday slammed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for his repeated threats of resignation if the Jan Lokpal Bill is not passed in the Delhi Assembly. Senior BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi hit out at AAP and Kejriwal for using the Jan Lokpal Bill as a political tool. Feb 14, 2014
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No support to 'unconstitutional' Delhi Jan Lokpal Bill: Congress

New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): As Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal remains adamant on his stand of resigning if the Jan Lokpal Bill is not passed in the ongoing Assembly session, Congress leader Haroon Yusuf said on Friday that the Congress will not support the Bill as it's unconstitutional Feb 14, 2014
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Belgium allows euthanasia for ill children

Belgium becomes the first country to allow euthanasia for terminally ill children of all ages, after a heated debate in which critics questioned a child's ability to make the decision to die.Duration:00:53 Feb 14, 2014
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Jaganmohan Reddy meets Rajnath Singh over Telangana issue

New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): YSR Congress President YS Jaganmohan Reddy on Friday met BJP President Rajnath Singh over Telangana issue. Reddy, who was on Thursday suspended along with15 other MPs by the Lok Sabha speaker for involvement in the unruly behavior and unprecedented clashes inside the Parliament, said that he had a detailed discussion with Singh on the topic. Reddy also added that he is hopeful that wisdom will win upon the opposition. In a bid to protest the manner in which the Telangana bill was tabled in Parliament on Thursday, YSR Congress has announced an Andhra Pradesh shutdown on Friday. Feb 14, 2014
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Narendra Modi pitches for IT revolution in India

Mumbai, Feb 14 (ANI): BJP's Prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Friday pinned hopes on IT revolution in the country, as he lauded the information technology industry, considering it as an agent of change. Modi was addressing a session of the NASSCOM India Leadership Forum through video-conferencing in the financial capital Mumbai. Hailing the growth of the information technology industry, Modi said that it has enhanced the image of the nation across the world. Modi also said that India should become digital and knowledge should be imparted to all the people at the grass root level. Feb 14, 2014
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Shutdown in Andhra Pradesh continues over Telangana row

Guntur, Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam, Feb 14 (ANI): Supporters of YSR Congress party and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) called for shutdown for second consecutive day in various districts of Andhra Pradesh on Friday against the creation of a new state. Members of YSR Congress party burnt tyres and staged a protest shouting slogans on the streets of Guntur district against the central government over its decision of creation of a separate state, Telangana by bifurcating Andhra Pradesh. Effect of shutdown was also seen in capital city Hyderabad, where businesses remained shut and also in the port city of Visakhapatnam where no public transport was visible and people were seen waiting at the bus stops. Feb 14, 2014
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Lower minimum support prices will help curb inflation: Raghuram Rajan,

Mumbai, Feb 14 (ANI): Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan, has said that a moderation in the minimum support prices for agricultural products would help curb inflation in the country. He said that inappropriate price adjustments in these areas will burden the central bank. Rajan added that it was best for the reserve bank to link prices to market realities. Feb 14, 2014