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It happens:Flower Show

Siliguri, Feb 14 (ANI): A variety of beauties that bloomed in all their splendour and fragrance at the flower show in Siliguri city of India's eastern West Bengal left visitors spellbound. There are atleast 90 stalls showcasing a vast variety of flowers from different parts of the province and also from the country's northeast region. They range from special orchids of Sikkim to the Cactii of Kalimpong,to name a few. Gerbera, seasonal flowers and different coloured roses also seemed to be attracting the visitors' attention.The programme is in its 29th edition this year. It is being organised by the Siliguri Horticulture Society and the provincial government. This fair is held every year and attracts a large number of visitors. Feb 14, 2014
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It happens: Jute Fair

Guwahati, Feb 14 (ANI): Awestruck visitors thronged the National Jute Fair in Guwahati city in India's north east Assam held to promote jute products and to create a platform for marketing jute products by self help groups. The fair is organised by the National Jute Board. Entrepreneurs from different parts of the country are participating in this fair, exhibiting huge variety of environment friendly consumer products. Eco friendly jute dolls, fancy bags, shopping bags, gift items, wall hangings, home textiles, floor coverings are some of the products displayed at the fair.Nearly 20 stalls are participating in the fair from all over. Several lifestyle jute products such as handicraft and handloom materials, dolls, fancy jute bags, shopping bags, gift articles, wall hangings, footwear, floor coverings and artificial jewelleries are on the display cum sale. The fair is organised as part of the National Jute Board's (NJB) promotional activity and to create awareness among the general public regarding eco-friendly alternative products for use in home and offices. Feb 14, 2014
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Jan Lokpal bill: Ruckus in Delhi Assembly

New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): The Delhi Assembly on Friday once again witnessed turmoil over Jan Lokpal Bill.The Congress, BJP disrupted proceedings of the house. The Congress accused the Delhi government of not being serious about the bill. BJP demanded disclosure of L-G's letter to the house and said that there will be no discussion on the Bill if L-G's letter says so. BJP also said that it supports the Jan Lokpal Bill, but hasn't received any copy of the bill. Feb 14, 2014
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CRPF organises medical camp in Maoist-affected Jharkhand

Latehar, Feb 14 (ANI): The CRPF organised a medical camp in Maoist-affected Latehar district of Jharkhand recently. Several patients availed the benefits of the camp and were provided with medicines and necessary treatment. Feb 14, 2014
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Delhi Assembly: BJP rejects allegation of not letting AAP table Jan Lokpal Bill

New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): BJP's Harsh Vardhan on Friday said that his party is not opposed to the Jan Lokpal Bill but to the presence of one particular AAP minister (Somnath Bharti) who he said should resign from his ministerial post. He further asked Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal if the Lokpal Bill wasn't on the agenda how did the Congress-BJP block it on Thursday. Feb 14, 2014
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Delhi govt not serious about Jan Lokpal Bill: Congress in Delhi Assembly

New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): The Congress on Friday accused the Aam Aadmi Party of not being serious about the passage of Delhi Jan Lokpal Bill. Congress' Arvinder Singh Lovely said the Jan Lokpal Bill that the government has been telling the whole country about is not even listed as first among the list of items for the day. Feb 14, 2014
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Narendra Modi pitches for IT revolution in India

Mumbai, Feb 14 (ANI): BJP's Prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Friday pinned hopes on IT revolution in the country, as he lauded the information technology industry, considering it as an agent of change. Modi was addressing a session of the NASSCOM India Leadership Forum through video-conferencing in the financial capital Mumbai. Hailing the growth of the information technology industry, Modi said that it has enhanced the image of the nation across the world. Modi also said that India should become digital and knowledge should be imparted to all the people at the grass root level. Feb 14, 2014
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Jaganmohan Reddy meets Rajnath Singh over Telangana issue

New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): YSR Congress President YS Jaganmohan Reddy on Friday met BJP President Rajnath Singh over Telangana issue. Reddy, who was on Thursday suspended along with15 other MPs by the Lok Sabha speaker for involvement in the unruly behavior and unprecedented clashes inside the Parliament, said that he had a detailed discussion with Singh on the topic. Reddy also added that he is hopeful that wisdom will win upon the opposition. In a bid to protest the manner in which the Telangana bill was tabled in Parliament on Thursday, YSR Congress has announced an Andhra Pradesh shutdown on Friday. Feb 14, 2014
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Belgium allows euthanasia for ill children

Belgium becomes the first country to allow euthanasia for terminally ill children of all ages, after a heated debate in which critics questioned a child's ability to make the decision to die.Duration:00:53 Feb 14, 2014
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Jan Lokpal Bill can't be tabled in Delhi Assembly: LG Najeeb Jung

New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): Delhi Lt-Governor Najeeb Jung has written a letter to Delhi Assembly Speaker MS Dhir saying the Delhi Jan Lokpal Bill cannot be tabled in the House as it has not been approved by him. Earlier, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had tweeted that there would be no compromise on Jan Lokpal bill. He has also threatened to resign if the Jan Lokpal Bill is not tabled today. Feb 14, 2014
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No support to 'unconstitutional' Delhi Jan Lokpal Bill: Congress

New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): As Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal remains adamant on his stand of resigning if the Jan Lokpal Bill is not passed in the ongoing Assembly session, Congress leader Haroon Yusuf said on Friday that the Congress will not support the Bill as it's unconstitutional Feb 14, 2014