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Governor of Pakistani province roots for people to people contact to improve ties with India

Wagah Border, Feb 16 (ANI): Governor of Pakistani province of Punjab, Mohammad Sarwar, rooted for more people-to-people contact with India to improve relationship between both nuclear-armed neighbours. Referring to the meet of youth entrepreneurs at South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries in Lahore, Sarwar said that such delegations should visit both the countries more often. The governor said all outstanding issues could be resolved through dialogue and negotiations. Feb 16, 2014
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Union Cabinet recommends President's Rule in Delhi

New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): The Union Cabinet has recommended President's Rule in Delhi and suspended animation of the Delhi State Assembly. Delhi's Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung has sent his report to President Pranab Mukherjee in which he has recommended non-dissolution of the Delhi Assembly and called for the holding of fresh elections. Feb 16, 2014
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Militant killed in encounter in Sopore

Sopore, Feb 16 (ANI): Security forces have gunned down a top militant in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore District, which is about 55 kilometers from Srinagar. The encounter is said to have taken place late last night in the Seeloo area of Sopore. Sources have identified the militant as Shafi Sheikh, a resident of Zaloora in Sopore District. Feb 16, 2014
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India needs hardcore politician as PM: Jaitley

New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): Senior BJP leader and Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha, Arun Jaitley has said that India needs a hardcore politician as prime minister. Jaitley said India wanted a leader who could give policy directions. Feb 16, 2014
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India backs Afghanistans delay in signing of Bilateral Security Agreement with US

Onboard, Feb 16 (ANI): Union Foreign Minister, Salman Khurshid backed Afghanistan President, Hamid Karzai’s ‘calculations’ on signing of long-term security deal with US that would authorize American troops to remain in war-torn country after 2014. The Foreign Minister was speaking to mediapersons onboard after attending the inauguration ceremony of the first National Agriculture University of Afghanistan. Khurshid’s visit comes amid a rift between Karzai and the US, jeopardising their proposed bilateral security agreement that is vital for the limited presence of American forces in Afghanistan after the drawdown this year. Feb 16, 2014
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Florida village a refuge for sex offenders

State and local laws make it hard for registered sex offenders to find housing and employment in Florida. More than 100 of them have decided to band and live together in a former sugar cane plantation. Duration: 02:45 Feb 16, 2014
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British skeleton champion hopes to inspire others

Lizzy Yarnold of Great Britain earned her country's first gold medal of the Sochi Olympics on Friday with victory in the skeleton. Speaking to AFP on Saturday, Yarnold said she hoped to inspire other Britons to take up winter sports. Feb 15, 2014
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Kejriwals resignation was a scripted drama: Arvinder Singh Lovely

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): DPCC Chief Arvinder Singh Lovely on Saturday said that Arvind Kejriwal’s resignation was a scripted drama. Attacking Kejriwal further, Singh said that the Chief Minister never wanted the draft of the Jan Lokpal Bill to be translated into a law. Feb 15, 2014
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Marines drink cobra blood in Thailand military drill

US Marines drink cobra blood during a jungle survival programme as part of the annual Cobra Gold combined military exercise at a navy base in Chanthaburi province, attended by about 8,000 military personnel from seven nations. Feb 15, 2014
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Akhilesh Yadav addresses rally in Gorakhpur

Gorakhpur, Feb 15 (ANI): Addressing a rally in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said that the Samajwadi Party government in the sate has done tremendous jobs for the poor, farmers and women at all levels. He said that such work and development strategies as devised by the SP government was never in any other party’s agenda. Feb 15, 2014
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CPI backfires at Narendra Modi over his third front remark

Bhopal, Feb 15 (ANI): CPI leader Ardhendu Bhushan Bardhan on Saturday hit out at BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and said that the future will tell who is first or third grade. Earlier, Modi took a dig at possible Third Front and had said that Left party and its allies would give third grade governance to the country, if voted to power in the upcoming general elections. Feb 15, 2014
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Lieutenant Governor recommends Presidents rule in Delhi

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung on Saturday recommends President's rule for the national capital. The Governor has recommended that president's rule be imposed in the state and has asked that the Assembly be placed in suspended animation. Jung came to the decision following Arvind Kejriwal’s resignation as the chief minister over AAP’s defeat on the issue of tabling of the Jan lokpal bill in Delhi assembly. Earlier on the day, Jung had sent a report to President Pranab Mukherjee on the political situation in Delhi in the wake of Kejriwal’s resignation. Feb 15, 2014
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Artisans hope for good sales in handicraft fair in Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam, Feb 15 (ANI): A vast variety of exquisite, traditional artifacts by artisans from across India attracted a steady stream of visitors to the ongoing handicraft fair in Visakhapatnam, which started from Friday. The ten-day exhibition organised by the Ministry of Textiles in association with Andhra Pradesh Handicraft Development Corporation aims at providing a platform to small-scale artisans where they can showcase their products and provide a boost to their business which is not exposed to bigger markets. Feb 15, 2014