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Trains collide near Zurich, causing injuries

Two passenger trains collided in Switzerland on Friday (February 20), Reuters photographs showed, causing injuries and disrupting commuter routes into Zurich, police and rail operator SBB said. One Feb 20, 2015
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India frees 111 Bangladeshi fishermen

West Bengal, Feb 20 (ANI): The West Bengal government has repatriated 111 Bangladeshi fishermen detained for illegal fishing in Indian waters. The release came ahead of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s maiden trip to Bangladesh. Reportedly, Banerjee announced the release of fishermen hours before she left for her three-day trip to Dhaka. During her visit, she is scheduled to meet Bangladesh's President Md Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. The release took place in the presence of officials from India’s paramilitary Border Security Force (BSF) and personnel of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB). Feb 20, 2015
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I accept my mistake and apologize to the people of Bihar: Nitish

Patna, Feb 20 (ANI): Terming his decision to quit from the post of Bihar’s Chief Minister last year as "a mistake”, senior JD (U) leader Nitish Kumar on Friday apologized to the people of the state. Addressing mediapersons in Patna, Kumar also thanked all the parties who supported them. The JD (U) leader added that he had already staked claim to form the government and was waiting for Bihar Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi to invite him to form the government. Feb 20, 2015
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Manjhi should have resigned earlier, BJP's real face has been exposed: Nitish (Part-2)

Patna, Feb 20 (ANI): Senior Janata Dal (United) leader Nitish Kumar on Friday said that Jitan Ram Manjhi should have resigned earlier. Earlier in the day, Manjhi resigned from the post of Chief Minister. He submitted his resignation ahead of the crucial trust vote. Addressing mediapersons in Patna, Kumar said that BJP’s real face has been exposed. Describing the sudden decision of Manjhi to quit as chief minister just ahead of the floor test as "unique situation", he added that JD (U) is now waiting for a word from the governor. Feb 20, 2015
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Manjhi should have resigned earlier, BJP's real face has been exposed: Nitish (Part-1)

Patna, Feb 20 (ANI): Senior Janata Dal (United) leader Nitish Kumar on Friday said that Jitan Ram Manjhi should have resigned earlier. Earlier in the day, Manjhi resigned from the post of Chief Minister. He submitted his resignation ahead of the crucial trust vote. Addressing mediapersons in Patna, Kumar said that BJP’s real face has been exposed. Describing the sudden decision of Manjhi to quit as chief minister just ahead of the floor test as "unique situation", he added that JD (U) is now waiting for a word from the governor. Feb 20, 2015
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Cyclones rip through Australia

A pair of cyclones batter Australia Friday causing what's expected to be major damage. In northeast Queensland state, Cyclone Marcia whipped up towns along the shoreline, upending trees, tearing Feb 20, 2015
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PM Modi greets people of Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh on their Statehood Day

Itanagar, Feb 20 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday conveyed his greetings to the people of Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh on their Statehood Day. "Wishing my sisters and brothers of Mizoram on the State's Statehood Day. Greetings on Mizoram's Statehood Day. My best wishes for the overall development of Mizoram. May the state scale new heights of progress in the years to come," the Prime Minister tweeted. "Dearest sisters and brothers of Arunachal Pradesh, Warmest greetings on the Statehood Day of your state. Arunachal Pradesh is a state known for its natural beauty and its warm people. I am committed to ensuring all possible support that enhances the State's development journey," PM Modi further tweeted. Later in the day, PM Modi also attended the Statehood Day celebrations of Arunachal Pradesh. Feb 20, 2015
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Police arrest two Maoist rebels, recover large amount of cash in Jharkhand

Khunti, Feb 20 (ANI): Police arrested two Maoist rebels in Khunti district of Jharkhand and recovered more than 1.5 million rupees from them. Police said they arrested the Maoist rebels after getting a tip-off that they were on their way to deliver the extortion money to their oganisation, the Peoples Liberation Front of India (PLFI). They had collected money by threatening traders, businessmen and shopkeepers. He added that the rebels were carrying no arms. The rebels have operated for decades across a wide swath of central and eastern India, and grew in strength during recent times in areas where poor, tribal villagers came into conflict with mining companies seeking resources for industrialisation. Feb 20, 2015
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Congress says govt notice over party headquarters Delhi's Akbar Road not for 'eviction'

New Delhi, Feb 20 (ANI): Congress leader Motilal Vora on Friday said that the notice served by BJP led central government allegedly to vacate its national headquarter in New Delhi’s Akbar Road was not for ‘eviction’. Vora said that the notice had come from the Urban Development Ministry and the party had replied to the same. He also said that if the ministry has any query, the party will respond to the same. Feb 20, 2015