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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
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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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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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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

Eco-complex could breathe new life into Cairo

The Gate Residence is a multi-billion dollar eco complex. Featuring 1,000 apartments powered by solar panels and wind turbines, construction could be complete by 2019. Its location.....Cairo. The 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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US man jailed for killing German student

Markus Kaarma from Montana has been jailed for 70 years for fatally shooting an unarmed German exchange student who entered the garage of his home. He was found guilty of deliberate homicide last Feb 13, 2015
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UP professor's research on global warming included in US school syllabi

Gorakhpur, Feb 13 (ANI): Vice Chancellor of a university in Gorakhpur city of Uttar Pradesh has become the first person from the country to have his work on global warming included in the school syllabus in United States. An article by Vice Chancellor of Madan Mohan Malviya University of Technology, Professor Onkar Singh, has been included in a textbook titled 'Can Glacier and Ice Melt Be Reversed?' for students from class 10 to 12. This feat has got him a place in the Limca Book of Records, a catalogue of achievements made by Indians, at home and abroad, in diverse fields of human endeavour. The book covers various articles that talk about reasons causing global warming and the possible solutions to it. Speaking about global warming, Singh warns that the world would have to face dire consequences if immediate steps are not taken in this concern. Though Singh's article has made it to United States, but the Indian government is yet to take notice of his work. Feb 13, 2015
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Sikh outfits protest against release of 'MSG' film

Jammu/Chandigarh/ New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): Activists of a regional outfit on Friday (February 13) staged protest against release of the film 'The Messenger of God' (MSG), portraying self-styled spiritual leader and chief of the Dera Sacha Sauda sect, Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh. Members of the Jammu and Kashmir Sikh United Front (JKSUF) shouted slogans against Singh and burnt posters of 'MSG' as the film hits the silver screen on Friday. The film, which features the self-styled spiritual leader in jewel-studded costume riding motorbikes, drew severe criticism in Punjab and led to violence in some parts. In view of the film's release, police in Chandigarh have beefed up security to avoid any untoward incident. Meanwhile, protests also erupted in capital city of New Delhi where SAD is against its release. Feb 13, 2015
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Fans hopeful about India's win against Pakistan in cricket World Cup

Mumbai/ New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): With the 2015 cricket World Cup kicking off this week end, young fans across India are hopeful about country's win over arch-rival Pakistan in the first major clash. The World Cup tournament starts in New Zealand and Australia on Saturday (February 14). The stakes are especially high for the India-Pakistan match on Sunday. India has never lost a single match to Pakistan in the World Cup tournament. Indians across the country are pinning hopes on the defending champions to beat their traditional rival with ease. A cricket fan Vicky Besura in New Delhi confidently said that Indian players will give an outstanding performance during the upcoming World Cup. Feb 13, 2015
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Mayawati sharpens attack on BJP after Delhi poll rout

New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): BSP chief Mayawati on Friday sharpened attack on the BJP in wake of the defeat faced by the party in the Delhi Assembly Elections recently. In a major setback for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress, the AAP won the elections with 67 of the 70 assembly seats up. The Congress, which had ruled the national capital for 15 years up to 2013 and was trying to rebuild its lost ground in Delhi lost in all seats, while the BJP could win just 3 out of 70 seats. Feb 13, 2015