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Surat's diamond merchant buys NAMO's pinstripe suit, bid closes at 4.31 cr

Surat, Feb 20 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi's monogrammed pinstriped suit on Friday was bought by Surat-based Diamond merchant Laljibhai Patel as the bidding closed at 4 crores and 31 lakhs. Dharmanandan Diamonds Chairman Laljibhai Patel after winning the suit said that he will keep the suit in our office as a reminder of the noble cause he took part in. Reportedly, the monogrammed bandhgala is worth Rs 10 lakh. Modi had worn the suit during his meeting with the US President Barack Obama. The money which will come from the bidding will be used in the Ganga Cleaning Project. Feb 20, 2015
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It happens : Vintage car rally

Bhopal, Feb 20 (ANI): Vintage car owners and collectors converged in Bhopal city of Madhya Pradesh for a rally of classic beauties. The rally was organized as a part of the ongoing Bhoj Adventure Festival which aimed to generate awareness about beautification of Bhopal. The rally started from Shahpura Lake and concluded at Kaliyasot Adventure Zone in the city. 25 vintage cars from across Bhopal took part in the rally that was organised by Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) and flagged off by BMC Commissioner Tejaswi S Naik. Naik said the rally was a moment of pride for the citizens of Bhopal. In this almost 10 kilometer-long rally, vintage beauties like Austin, Rolls Royce, Ford, Willys, Maruti 1984 and others strutted on the roads enthralling the onlookers. A participant, Azhar Mohammed Khan said such rallies needed to be held every year. Feb 20, 2015
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Tamil Nadu, Feb 20 (ANI): Students of an engineering college in Chennai city of Tamil Nadu made a solar-powered e-scooter, an eco-friendly step to save non-renewable sources of energy. The solar powered scooter runs on a primary and an auxiliary set of batteries and takes six to seven hours to charge fully. It can travel at a speed of 50 to 55 kilometres per hour and gives a mileage of 45 to 55 kilometres, once charged. The students said the team created this scooter as solar power was the future. India has committed to a huge expansion in renewable energy and improving the energy efficiency of its rapidly growing economy. Feb 20, 2015
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Two passenger trains collide near Zurich

Friday morning's commute into Zurich ended badly, when two Swiss passenger trains collided in Rafz, a small town near the German border. Police say at least five people were injured in the crash, one Feb 20, 2015
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Tiny Italian island swamped by migrant tide

The Italian island of Lampedusa has been overwhelmed with over a thousand migrants in recent days, with charities worried that more will try to get there from Libya which has descended into lawlessness. Duration: 01:17 Feb 20, 2015
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Ukraine: humanitarian convoy stopped in Uglegorsk

A humanitarian convoy on its way Debaltseve was stopped in Uglegorsk, in Eastern Ukraine, because of ongoing fighting between the Ukrainian army and pro-Russian rebels - despite a ceasefire deal agreed in Minsk. Duration: 01:08 Feb 20, 2015
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World's oldest leader Mugabe triumphant as he turns 91

The world's oldest leader, Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, turns 91 on Saturday with much to celebrate -- even as critics condemn as "obscene" his lavish birthday party plans in a country he is accused of plunging into poverty. Duration: 02:36 Feb 20, 2015
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No need to panic about swine flu, says JP Nadda

Lucknow, Feb 20 (ANI): Union Health Minister Jagat Prakash Nadda said on Friday that there is no need to panic about swine flu and that there is an adequate stock of medicines to deal with the pandemic. He added swine flu medicines were being sold by registered stores only but that did not mean there was a scarcity of the cure. Nadda also stressed on the need for personal hygiene and building up immunity to tackle the disease which spreads more in winters. Nadda also said healthcare workers were being vaccinated as they worked in close proximity with infected patients. Feb 20, 2015
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Lady Gaga shares details of her 'customized' engagement ring

New Delhi, Feb 20 (ANI): Lady Gaga's fiance Taylor Kinney went an extra mile to add personal detailing to the engagement ring he gifted to the singer. The heart-shaped engagement ring features the couple's initials i.e. a "T" for Taylor and an "S" for Gaga's birth name, Stefani connected with the heart, an online news portal reported. The snapshot of the ring posted by the 28-year-old singer reads the caption as, "My favourite part of my engagement ring". Feb 20, 2015
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BSE closes points 247.38 down on Feb 20

New Delhi, Feb 20 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 247.38 points down to stand at 29,214.89. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 61.70 points down to stand at 8,833.60. SREI INFRASTRUCTURE FINANCE LTD and IDBI were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 9.82% and 8.42% along with CONCOR and JAIN IRRIGATION SYSTEMS LTD. with an increase of 7.59% and 6.05% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include PMCFIN and Bajaj Finance LTD with a decrease of 4.09% and 3.98% along with GODREJ CONSUMER PRODUCTS LTD. and DEN with a decrease of 3.82% and 3.78% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is down 14.94 points at 19,832.70 while the banking sector is down 137.33 points at 21,819.46 and the reality sector is up at 12.02 points at 1,761.25. The Indian currency is up 0.19 % at Rs 62.22 per dollar. Feb 20, 2015