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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
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No question of delaying gas price hike: Veerappa Moily on Kejriwal's demand

New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): Union Oil Minister Veerappa Moily has said that the gas price would be hiked as planned on April 1, rejecting Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's demand. Kejriwal, who has also initiated a criminal investigation against Moily and Mukesh Ambani, for allegedly colluding to inflate gas prices, had written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to delay gas price hike. Feb 14, 2014
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BJP- Congress will obstruct passage of Jan Lokpal Bill today: Shoaib Iqbal

New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): After witnessing disruptions on the first day of the special assembly session, the Arvind Kejriwal led-Delhi Government on Friday will table the Jan Lokpal Bill in the Delhi Assembly. Reacting over this, JD (U) MLA said that Jan Lokpal Bill will not be passed as Congress and BJP have joined hands and will not let the bill sail through. He also said that Kejriwal might resign today. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who is adamant on passing the bill, has even threatened to resign if bill is not cleared Feb 14, 2014
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Raje Govt pursuing politics of transforming Rajasthan

New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has maintained that she believes in the politics of transforming the state, instead of pursuing vengeful politics. Since assuming power in December last year, her government has taken several important decisions for people's welfare. The government decided not to implement FDI in Multi Brand Retail, in the view of adverse impact on employment opportunities for youth in the state. It has also decided to supply uninterrupted single-phase power for domestic connections. Raje's government has also decided to constitute the Rajasthan Subordinate and Ministerial Staff Selection Board, which would ease the process of recruitments. Feb 14, 2014
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Govt set to raise Rs 61,162 cr from spectrum auction

New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): India is set to raise about Rs 61,162 crore from the auction of telecommunication spectrum, said Telecoms secretary M F Farooqui, far exceeding the government's target as it tries to narrow its budget deficit. Eight companies, including Bharti Airtel Ltd, Vodafone Group Plc's India unit and Reliance Industries Ltd, had applied to bid in the auction of 900 megahertz and 1800 megahertz band airwaves. Feb 14, 2014
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India, Pakistan end cross-border trade crisis

Islamabad, Feb 14 (ANI): Pakistan and India reached an agreement to resume trade across the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir, and to allow trucks to move across the heavily-militarised de facto border. Pakistan foreign ministry spokesperson Tasnim Aslam told in Islamabad that the steps were taken in the interest of Kashmiris on both sides of the border. Feb 14, 2014
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'Snowmaggedon' hits winter-weary New York

A major storm packing heavy snow and ice plowed into the eastern United States Thursday, leaving at least 10 dead, widespread road accidents and hundreds of thousands of people without power. Feb 14, 2014
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US slopestyle skiers sweep podium in Sochi

Joss Christensen produced a dominant display to win the men's freestyle skiing slopestyle gold at the Sochi Olympic Games Thursday. Christensen headed a US clean sweep of the medals with Gus Kenworthy taking silver and Nicholas Goepper winning bronze. Feb 14, 2014
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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