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AIADMK celebrates Jayalalithaa's 67th birthday in Chennai with much fanfare

Chennai, Feb 24 (ANI): AIADMK Office in Chennai witnessed grand celebration as the party chief J Jayalalithaa turned 67 on Tuesday. Party workers and members are organising a number of welfare activities to mark their leader's birthday which also includes a free medical camp. While special prayers at religious places were conducted for the former Chief Minister's acquittal in an assets case also, mass marriages and welfare activities marked the day for supporters. The party workers also cut a grand cake shaped as the number '67' and later distributed sweets to the poor. Firecrackers, dance and music marked the day at the party office as people rejoiced on the occasion. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also extended his wishes to former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister on her birthday. "Birthday greetings to Jayalalithaa ji. May she be blessed with a long life, filled with good health," he said. Feb 24, 2015
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Land Acquisition Ordinance: Farmers, Anna Hazare protest at Jantar Mantar

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Veteran social activist Anna Hazare on Tuesday continued his protest at Jantar Mantar against the ordinance on Land Acquisition Bill. Hazare began a two-day protest against Modi government's controversial Land Acquisition Ordinance on Monday, the day when Budget Session of the Parliament also commenced. Social activist Medha Patkar, CPI leader Atul Anjan, MDMK leader Vaiko also joined Hazare's protest. Several farmer unions from across the country are also protesting with Anna at Jantar Mantar against the government's land ordinance. Feb 24, 2015
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Opposition parties firm on protesting against govt's Land Acquisition Bill in Parliament

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Opposition parties on Tuesday remained firm on protesting against BJP government's Land Acquisition Bill in Parliament. Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge said that the party will make all efforts to retain the original act. NCP leader Tariq Anwar also said that the party will oppose it and also called the government 'anti farmer'. AAP leader Bhagwant Mann said that they will raise the issue in the Parliament and that the government will have to take away that bill. Samajwadi Party leader Ram Gopal Yadav said that the amendments made by the government in the Bill are not acceptable and the same will be protested against. JD (U) leader KC Tyagi said that the ordinance has proved that the present government is of the corporates. CPI leader D Raja said that the left parties will protest against the bill both inside the Parliament and on the streets. Feb 24, 2015
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LG Najeeb Jung briefs upon goals & aspirations of AAP govt in Delhi to make it a world class city

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung on Tuesday awhile addressing at the Delhi Assembly briefed upon the goals and aspirations of the AAP government in the national capital to make it a world class city. Jung talked about various objectives of the Kejriwal government which includes women safety, infrastructure development, water and power supply, addressing employment issues, introducing free wi-fi and hotspot services among others. He also said that the government is obliged to work for the people of Delhi in all the ways it can. Feb 24, 2015
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LG Najeeb Jung briefs upon goals and aspirations of AAP govt in Delhi to make it a 'world class city

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung on Tuesday awhile addressing at the Delhi Assembly briefed upon the goals and aspirations of the AAP government in the national capital to make it a 'world class city'. Jung talked about various objectives of the Kejriwal government which includes women safety, infrastructure development, water and power supply, addressing employment issues, introducing free wi-fi and hotspot services among others. He also said that the government is obliged to work for the people of Delhi in all the ways it can. Feb 24, 2015
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Classical dancers continue to steal the limelight at Khajuraho festival in MP

Khajuraho, Feb 24 (ANI): Classical dancers from across India mesmerised audience at the famed Khajuraho Dance Festival with their elegant moves and subtlety. The week-long world renowned classical dance festival is held in the spectacular backdrop of magnificently lit temples in Madhya Pradesh. It aspires to promote cultural and traditional dances in the culturally-rich country. Dancers portray regional folklores through various classical dance forms such as Bharatanatyam, Odissi, and Kathak. They portray an array of legendary tales including an image of Hindu God Shiva's cosmic dance 'Tandava' and Lord Krishna's Rass Leela with Gopis (female partners). While celebrated performers enthralled the audience with their prowess, budding artistes felt blessed to have performed on the prestigious stage. Feb 24, 2015