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Prakash Javadekar wields broom in Ratnagiri, takes forward cleanliness drive

Ratnagiri, Feb 16 (ANI): Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar wielded broom and picked up garbage on Monday in n Maharashtra's Ratnagiri district as a part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Clean India' mission. Around 6, 000 students from 21 schools had gathered for cleanliness drive and took oath along with Javadekar to keep the surroundings clean. The campaign was launched by Modi in October last year with an aim to modernize sanitation within five years. Bollywood singer Kailash Kher was also present at the event. Feb 16, 2015
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Virtual body-swapping could tackle racial bias

STORY: It's hard to imagine having a body part with a different skin colour to your own - isn't it? In fact, it's surprisingly easy to "trick" people into thinking they have a foreign body part. And Feb 16, 2015
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Danes reflect on weekend shootings

The mood is somber in the Danish capital Copenhagen Monday morning after shooting incidents left two people dead and five others injured over the weekend. Security was tight during the morning Feb 16, 2015
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PM Modi congratulates Sri Lankan Prez on election mandate, says looking forward to visit'beautiful n

New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing a press conference on Monday with Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena congratulated the later for his win and the election mandate given by the people. Modi said that the mandate represents collective voice of Sri Lanka and their aspirations for united and prosperous nation. He said that the two had discussions on bilateral relations and international issues. PM Modi also asserted that India will support for a balanced trade in both directions. He also assured to improve air and sea connectivity between the two nations. The two leaders also had discussions on civil nuclear cooperation among others. Finally, the prime minister thanked Sirisena for invited him to Sri Lanka and said that he was eagerly looking forward to visiting the'beautiful nation' in March. Feb 16, 2015
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RR Patil fights cancer in Leelavati hospital, doctors say 'condition stable'

Mumbai, Feb 16 (ANI): Maharashtra's former Home Minister RR Patil has been undergoing treatment for oral cancer at the Leelavati hospital. Dr Sanjay Ogeymoghe on Monday said that Patil is on life support system but his condition is stable. NCP leader Nawab Malik said that the situation is critical but not very tense. Feb 16, 2015
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Sepios the robot cuttlefish takes to the sea

Sepios is no ordinary cuttlefish.....it's an underwater robot made by undergraduate students at ETH Zurich. Co-designer Martin Möller says it could help marine biologists observe marine life, without Feb 16, 2015