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Two killed in grenade attack in Assam

Sepon, Feb 13 (ANI): Two persons were killed in a grenade attack by suspected separatists in Assam on Friday (February 13). The incident happened in Sepon town, about 400 kilometres from Guwahati, the main city of Assam. Eyewitnesses said two cycle-borne militants hurled grenade at the house of a businessman. One of the deceased’s uncle said the explosion took place around 9.00 a.m. (0330 GMT). Police suspect the hand of banned United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA). Feb 13, 2015
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At least 19 killed in Pakistan mosque attack

Sectarian violence strikes again in Pakistan, with a series of explosions at a Shi'ite mosque in Peshawar that killed at least 19. Police say it began when gunmen broke in during Friday prayers and Feb 13, 2015
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It happens : Visually challenged experience car driving in Mumbai

Mumbai, Feb 13 (ANI): The Blind Man Car Rally in Mumbai city on Sunday gave an opportunity to visually impaired people to experience car driving and showcase their abilities. At the rally, the sighted drivers were navigated by visually impaired individuals, with their route mapped in Braille. Around 103 visually impaired navigators were selected to drive across pre-selected city circuit. The rally, which was organised by Bombay Round Table 2, aims at making society aware of the challenges faced by visually impaired people. Meanwhile, the sighted drivers said they enjoyed helping the people in need and more such events can boost the confidence of people with disabilities. The car rally, which is an annual event, is a time distance rally and not a race. The registration amount is used for the welfare of the visually handicapped and the education of underprivileged children. Feb 13, 2015
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It happens : Cattle fair in Tamil Nadu draws large number of enthusiastic farmers

Coimbatore, Feb 13 (ANI): A cattle fair held to spread awareness among people about the preservation of livestock drew enthusiastic response from villagers in Tamil Nadu. The fair, held at Samathur on the outskirts of Pollachi town in Coimbatore district, also drew animal lovers from abroad. Villagers dressed in traditional attire brought hundreds of cows and bulls of different breeds at the fair ground. A member of Vanavarayar Foundation, which organised the event, Shankar Vanavarayar said the idea was to create awareness about the importance of livestock in agriculture. A cattle specialist from New Zealand, Doctor John Henry Niezen said the fair offered opportunities to farmers to share their ideas and thoughts with each other about the health of animals. He said cattle shows are very common in western countries. Local bulls of Kangeyam region stole the limelight. The bulls are known all over the world for their superior strength and easy adaptability in any condition. The fair is the first of its kind being held in the region. Organisers were overwhelmed with the response. About 700 cattle of nine native breeds were on display. The animals were later judged on fitness. Prize money was also announced for the cattle in different categories. Feb 13, 2015
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Lovers print 3D objects for Valentine's Day

A cafe in Tokyo looks to provide a very personalised Valentine's Day gift, in the form of a plastic 3D printed coffee cup lid that's based on a 3D scan of your own head. Duration: 01:21 Feb 13, 2015
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'Stop in name of the Great Barrier Reef'

ROUGH CUT - NO REPORTER NARRATION ==RESENDING WITH UPDATED INTRO== Hundreds of people took part in a Global Divestment Day protest in Sydney on Friday (February 13) and serenaded an appeal to the Feb 13, 2015
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School vacated in RS Pura sector after rumors of militant hiding

RS Pura, Feb 13 (ANI): Stephens International School in Kulian area of RS Pura sector was vacated on Friday after the police got message of alleged militant activity in the school. All the students were immediately evacuated from the school and search operation was started by police. The nearby schools were also shutdown. A parent, Nirmal Singh said that the parents and children have panicked due to the rumor. No militant or suspicious element was found in the operation but the administration has sounded high alert in the area. Feb 13, 2015
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Seventy-seven exotic turtles rescued in Vadodara

Vadodara, Feb 13 (ANI): Forest department in Vadodara city of Gujarat recovered 77 exotic turtles from a college student. Among the turtles recovered were endangered Star turtles and Singaporean Red Eared turtles. A case has been registered against Patel. A penalty of rupees 60,000 has been imposed on him. Saxena said the accused planned to smuggle the turtles in neighbouring Maharashtra state. Star turtles, which belong to 'very endangered species' category, are quite popular in exotic pet trade and are found in dry and scrub forests of India and neighbouring country Sri Lanka. Feb 13, 2015
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'Stop in name of the Great Barrier Reef'

ROUGH CUT - NO REPORTER NARRATION Hundreds of people took part in a Global Divestment Day protest in Sydney on Friday (February 13) and serenaded an appeal to the Commonwealth Bank of Australia to Feb 13, 2015
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Will leave if trust vote not in favour, says Manjhi

Patna/Kanpur, Feb 13 (ANI): Days after his party showed him the doors, Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Friday said he will quit the CM's post if state Assembly voted against him. The regional Janata Dal United (JD-U) last week sacked Manjhi on charges of anti-party activities and named former chief minister Nitish Kumar as Manjhi's replacement. Kumar, along with party legislators who supported him, had met the President earlier this week to stake claim to form government after Bihar Governor, Keshari Nath Tripathi, did not take a call. Tripathi justified his decision accusing Kumar of indulging in "unconstitutional" means. Feb 13, 2015
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Invited LG, Kiran Bedi for Kejriwal's oath-taking: Manish Sisodia

New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): AAP leader Manish Sisodia on Friday held a meeting with a few of his leaders regarding development work in his constituency. Sisodia said that many tasks were put on hold due to elections which will be completed now. Further, answering about Delhi's CM Designate Arvind Kejriwal's oath-taking ceremony, he said that invites have been sent to Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung, BJP's CM candidate Kiran Bedi and a few leaders of other parties for the ceremony. Feb 13, 2015
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Karnataka train derailment: PM Modi condoles loss of lives

New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday condoled the loss of lives due to the derailing of the Bangalore-Ernakulam Inter City Express near Anekal in Karnataka this morning. "Saddened by the loss of lives due to derailing of Bangalore-Ernakulam Express. Condolences to the families of the deceased," Prime Minister said. "I wish the injured a speedy recovery. Railway Minister and officials are closely monitoring the situation and ensuring timely relief", ", the Prime Minister further said. The Indian Railways confirmed earlier in the day that ten persons had lost their lives and over 17 others were critically injured in the incident. The mishap took place this morning at around 7.45 am. in South Western Railway, Bangalore division. The accident happened between Hosur and Anekal road station. Feb 13, 2015
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SC stays arrest of activist accused of fudging funds for 2002 riots victims

New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): The Supreme Court of India on Friday (February 13) stayed the arrest of social activist in an alleged misappropriation of funds case till February 19. The court asked both Teesta and the Gujarat government to file relevant documents before it. The apex court ruling came after the Gujarat state High Court rejected Setalvad's anticipatory bail plea in the case. She is accused of embezzlement of funds collected on behalf of 2002 riot victims in Gujarat. In January 2014, police had registered a case against Setalvad, her husband Javed Anand and others for allegedly usurping rupees 15 million collected by them in form of donations for turning the colony into a riots museum. Feb 13, 2015