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Bihar Crisis: With 130 MLAs, Nitish Kumar meets President Pranab Mukherjee

New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI): Former Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar along with 130 supporting MLAs met President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday. Nitish was accompanied by RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, SP Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and JD (U) Chief Sharad Yadav. The MLAs belonged to the ruling JD (U), besides some from the RJD, Congress, CPI and Independents. Nitish Kumar said that they have told President that they enjoy the majority in the Bihar Assembly. He added that he had appealed to the President to look into the matter immediately since due to delay the environment of Bihar is getting fouled. Nitish, who wanted an invitation from Bihar Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi to form a new government in the state after he was elected the leader of JD (U), had said that a democratic process should be followed in Bihar. Feb 11, 2015
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Delhi CM-designate Arvind Kejriwal pays courtesy call on President Pranab Mukherjee

New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI): Delhi CM-designate and AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday met President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhawan. AAP leader Manish Sisodia was also present at the meeting. Sisodia said that the meeting was a courtesy call. He added that Kejriwal thanked Mukherjee for his guidance. He further said that the President gifted Kejriwal two books, namely, Constitution of India and Thoughts and reflections. Kejriwal, who was unanimously elected as the leader of the legislative party yesterday, met Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu earlier in the day. Kejriwal's party, AAP, made a clean sweep of the Delhi assembly polls yesterday, winning 67 of the 70 seats on offer and decimated rivals BJP and Congress. Feb 11, 2015
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Internet addiction hits Japan's youth

A recent survey shows high school girls in Japan spend an average of seven hours a day on their mobile phones, a sign of the times and a growing concern for health professionals. Duration: 01:16 Feb 11, 2015
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Dominique Strauss-Kahn back in court

Ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is back in court in France to take the stand for a second day in a bid to convince judges he was not at the heart of a global vice ring. Duration: 00:39 Feb 11, 2015
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African dust engulfs Israel and the Palestinian territories

As South-Eastern winds of up to 100 kph hit the region, Israel and the Palestinian territories experience a high polluted air quality, up to 50% above normal, after dust originating in Egypt and the Sinai desert streams in the area. Duration: 00:36 Feb 11, 2015