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We will fulfill expectations of Delhi: AAP

New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): The Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday, acknowledging the high expectations placed on its shoulders by the people of Delhi, expressed confidence in fulfilling the latter's hopes. Actor-turned-AAP activist Gul Panag said that the party was grateful for the 'massive' mandate given by the people. Feb 14, 2015
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Today a day of celebration and reflection: Kiran Bedi

New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): While Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal took oath as Delhi's Chief Minister, his political rival and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kiran Bedi said that it was a day of celebration and reflection. "Today is a day of celebration and reflection. When both the processes are done with true responsibility and commitment, India is the real winner," tweeted Bedi. The former IPS officer, who was the BJP's chief ministerial candidate for the recently concluded Delhi polls, faced a crushing defeat in her constituency Krishna Nagar, which had been a stronghold of the saffron party. Kejriwal was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Delhi's Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung at the Ramlila Ground today. Feb 14, 2015
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Dozens of whales die in NZ beaching

The operation to save them has been unstinting. In the end it's proving a losing battle. By Saturday afternoon more than 100 of the pilot whales stranded on this beach at Farewell Spit in New Feb 14, 2015
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AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal takes oath along with six cabinet ministers at Ramlila Maidan

New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday took oath as the 8th Chief Minister of Delhi at Ramlila Maidan. He was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Delhi's Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung. Along with Kejriwal, six other Aam Aadmi Party leaders - Manish Sisodia, Asim Ahmed Khan, Sandeep Kumar, Satyendar Jain, Gopal Rai and Jitender Singh Tomar were also sworn-in as cabinet ministers. After the oath taking ceremony, Kejriwal is heading towards Rajghat to pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi. He is expected to hold his first cabinet meeting at around 4 pm. Feb 14, 2015
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Arvind Kejriwal takes oath as Delhi CM

New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday sworned-in as the Chief Minister of Delhi. He was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Delhi's Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung at the Ramlila ground. Unlike last year, where he took the Delhi Metro to reach the venue, today he was seen heading to Ramlila Maidan in a grey Innova car, flanked by his colleague Manish Sisodia. Six other Aam Aadmi Party leaders - Manish Sisodia, Asim Ahmed Khan, Sandeep Kumar, Satyendar Jain, Gopal Rai and Jitender Singh Tomar were also sworned-in as ministers. After the oath taking ceremony, Kejriwal will head to Rajghat to pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi. He is expected to hold his first cabinet meeting at around 4 pm. This will be Kejriwal's second term as Delhi Chief Minister. He had resigned in February last year after running a 49-day government with the support of Congress. Feb 14, 2015
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Labourers protest against hydropower firm in Himachal Pradesh

Kinnaur, Feb 14 (ANI): Over 1300 tribal labourers marched down a mountain in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh against a hydropower firm, demanding wages, shelter and compensation. The protest against Jaypee Hydropower has now entered a month and is becoming aggressive with each passing day. Local administration deployed heavy security in the area as protesters became aggressive. Despite the freezing cold, labourers have been actively participating in the protest, demanding wages according to labour laws, protection, etc. As per the workers, the company has not provided them with shelter during the cold. The protest, which at first consisted wholly of employees, is now being joined in by around 18 villages in the Kinnaur area. Feb 14, 2015
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India's first national tribal festival attracts visitors

New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): Visitors thronged India's first national tribal festival 'Vanaj', featuring around 900 artists across the country in New Delhi. The five-day event is being organised by the government to conserve and promote the distinctive cultures of the tribal by providing them a national platform. Tribal Affairs Minister, Jual Oram, urged media to given them adequate coverage. The carnival will run till February 18, showcasing the rich diversity in tribal art and culture. Tribal products, medicines, paintings, art and handicrafts will be put on sale at an exhibition. Feb 14, 2015
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Ramlila Maidan ready to welcome Delhi's new CM

New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): Supporters and well-wishers of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal are thronging the sprawling Ramlila Maidan, where he will take oath as the Chief Minister of Delhi this afternoon. The enthusiastic people of Delhi began gathering at the venue since early morning and resorted to unique antics to show their loyalty to Kejriwal. One man came dressed as a peacock, flaunting a hundred motifs of Kejriwal on his person. Some others took out a procession with a child dressed as 'mufflerman', the winter garb made famous by the AAP chief. Javed, who dressed as a groom and led a procession towards the venue, has come all the way from Jalandhar to attend Kejriwal's swearing-in ceremony. Feb 14, 2015

PM Modi extends birthday wishes to Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday extended greetings to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on her birthday. "Wishing my esteemed colleague and India's External Affairs Minister @SushmaSwaraj ji a very Happy Birthday!," Prime Minister Modi tweeted. Swaraj, 63, is the second woman to be the country's External Affairs Minister, the first being Indira Gandhi. She has been elected seven times as a Member of Parliament and three times as a Member of the Legislative Assembly. Feb 14, 2015