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Fire in Dubai high-rise

Hundreds of people are evacuated after one of the world's tallest residential buildings caught fire in Dubai early Saturday. In this amateur video, which Reuters can't independently verify, flames Feb 21, 2015
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Militant killed in encounter with Indian forces in Baramulla

Baramulla, Feb 21 (ANI): A fierce encounter is on in Kashmir's Baramullah district between security forces and militants on Saturday. The two militants, whose identity was unknown, were holed up in Rafiabad area of the district. Security forces have cordoned off the area and have launched the operation. Militants have been targeting security bases in Kashmir since 1990s, when there was a full-blown insurgency against Indian rule in a region over which India and Pakistan fought two of their three wars. Feb 21, 2015
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Amitabh Bachchan attends Tej Pratap Yadav's 'Tilak' ceremony

Saifai, Feb 21 (ANI): Bollywood veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan on Saturday attended the 'Tilak' ceremony of SP Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's Grand-Nephew Tej Pratap Yadav in Saifai village of Uttar Pradesh. Tej Pratap is marrying Raj Lakshmi, the youngest daughter of Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on February 26 in New Delhi. A staggering 1,00,000 invites have been sent out for the ceremony. Also flying down to Saifai today are a string of other Bollywood stars, singers, politicians, state and union cabinet ministers, chief ministers of other states and bureaucrats. Feb 21, 2015
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PM's visit to Arunachal shouldn't create problem, he will visit again: Kiren Rijiju

New Delhi, Feb 21 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju, on Saturday said that China has always adopted a revolting attitude regarding Arunachal Pradesh. Talking about China raising questions on PM Narendra Modi's visit to Arunachal, Rijiju said that Arunachal is not a debatable territory it is India's part and PM can visit any part of the country. He added that there can be a dispute over a few metres of boundary but the entire state is not disputed. Feb 21, 2015
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Residents survey cyclone damage in Australia

The sky is clear Saturday as residents in this coastal Australian town survey damages from Cyclone Marcia. The storm tore apart homes and cut power to tens of thousands. There were no reports of Feb 21, 2015
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Manish Sisodia directs DJB to submit report on problems of sewage system in 10 days

New Delhi, Feb 21 (ANI): Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister and Delhi Jal Board (DJB) chairperson Manish Sisodia in a review meeting had directed the DJB to submit a report on the state of the sewage system and contamination of potable water in the city to the government within 10 days. While commenting on the review meeting held, Delhi Government’s spokesperson Nagendra Sharma said that Sisodia had asked the engineers of Jal Board to prepare a report on the problems of water shortage and sewage system being faced at the various places of Delhi and to submit the report to the Delhi Government within 10 days. Feb 21, 2015
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Politicos express grief on demise of Govind Pansare, call for strict action against culprits

New Delhi, Feb 21 (ANI): Politicos across party line expressed grief on the demise of Veteran Communist leader Govind Pansare. Pansare (84) who was shot last Monday in Kolhapur by unknowh assailants died at Breach Candy hospital in Mumbai. He had suffered a head injury and succumbed to his illness shortly around midnight. Politicos have called for strict action against the culprits. Feb 21, 2015
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Discussions on with PDP to form govt in J&K, confirms BJP

New Delhi/ Jammu, Feb 21 (ANI): BJP leaders on Saturday confirmed that discussions are going on with PDP to form coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir. President of BJP unit in J&K, Jugal Kishore Sharma and BJP leaders GVL Narasimha Rao and Ram Madhav said that discussions is going on over a few political issues on which BJP and PDP do not share common opinion and added that soon a decision shall be taken on the matter. Feb 21, 2015
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Defence firms showcase their capabilities at Indian aero show

Bengaluru, Feb 21 (ANI): Aero India 2015, the premiere air show of Asia, hosted a range of defence equipments showcased by firms from world's leading defence suppliers in India's IT hub Bengaluru. The 10th edition of the international event is themed on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious 'Make in India' project in aerospace, defence, civil aviation, airport infrastructure and defence engineering. Countries like the U.S., Russia France and Israel are participating in the event and are acknowledging the nation's growing defence market and hope to contribute to the same. Meanwhile, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), OIS Advanced Technology Limited, NK Sharma, spoke about indigenous 3D radar systems, namely 3D Bird Detection, Tracking and Monitoring and Deterrence Radar System and Ground Surveillance Radar System. The former can do bird detection and deterrence, whereas the latter can be used for both military and homeland security applications. Feb 21, 2015
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Suspected swine flu case reported in JandK

Doda/ Jaipur, Feb 21 (ANI): A suspected case of swine flu has been reported in Jammu and Kashmir. This comes after two people in the state lost their lives on Wednesday (February 18) due to the deadly H1N1 virus. A 13-year-old girl, suspected to be infected with the virus, is undergoing treatment in Doda district of Jammu. To check the spread of swine flu, Mir added, rapid response teams and separate wards for suspected patients were set up in district hospitals. With the number of swine flu cases rising in the state, a government dispensary in Rajasthan is selling herbal medicine, kada, which improves one's immunity to fight the virus. Feb 21, 2015
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Burari Police in Delhi lathicharge AAP workers, files FIR against two MLAs

New Delhi, Feb 21 (ANI): Police have filed FIR against two AAP MLAs - Sanjiv Jha from Burari and Akhilesh Tripathi from Model Town – for inciting a mob to attack police station in Burari late night. Police resorted to baton charge on AAP workers after supporters of Jha gathered outside the police station. The incident took place at around 11 PM when security guards at the Burari police station stopped Jha's vehicle from entering the premises of police station. According to Jha, some people in Burari molested two kids but the police didn't register any case against the accused. Police has so far arrested seven persons in connection with the case. Several vehicles were damaged in the incident. 17 police personnel were among others who suffered injuries. Feb 21, 2015
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UK police appeal to find Syria-bound schoolgirls

British police are asking for help in locating three missing London schoolgirls believed to be on their way to Syria. The three friends, two aged 15 and one 16, caught a flight to Istanbul earlier in Feb 21, 2015