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Gabon's pangolins poached because of Asian demand

The pangolin, a small scaly anteater is one of the most frequent victims of poaching in Gabon. The trade was banned in 2000 by the international law it is one of the most sought after species by traffickers. Duration: 00:53 Aug 19, 2014
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Tourists have a lot to explore in Japan

Yokohama, Aug 19 (ANI): The Triennale, an international art exhibition held every three years in Yokohama, Japan, recently showcased the work of 79 artists from around the world. This was the fifth edition of the Triennale contemporary art exhibition. Yokohama has embraced a variety of different ideas and values, while promoting modern and contemporary culture. In 2014, Yokohama was designated as one of the _Culture Cities of East Asia 2014_ program. Followed by Yokohama Triennale, _Fictive Communities Asia_- an international art exhibition, was held at Koganecho Bazaar. Art works were also displayed at various spaces including the studios under the railway-bridge, small buildings and empty lots. Aug 19, 2014
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Congress accuses Modi government of opaque functioning

New Delhi, Aug 19 (ANI): Congress party slammed the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party over Kashmir separatist leaders talks row and said that country was absolutely in dark because of opaque functioning of the Modi government. Spokesperson of Congress party, Anand Sharma on Tuesday hit at BJP saying that there was absolutely no clarity on Modi government_s foreign policy towards Pakistan. The Indian government on Monday called off secretary-level talks with Pakistan, which were scheduled for August 25th after the Pakistani High Commissioner Abdul Basit_s meetings with separatists. Sharma also questioned Modi government for taking the decision of holding foreign secretary level talks despite of constant ceasefire violations. Aug 19, 2014
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Real face of Pakistan exposed

Muzzafarabad, PoK, August 19, 2014: In Muzzafarabad thousands of Kashmir migrants have been dying to return back to their homes in various parts of Jammu and Kashmir but authorities are not letting them come, Pakistan stands exposed as all its promises of good life and heaven turned out to be false, real face and intention of Pakistan is now known to Kashmiris. Aug 19, 2014
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I will never share stage with PM Modi again: Haryana CM Hooda

Kaithal, Aug 19 (ANI): Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Tuesday vowed not to ever attend any event in future that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be part of and share the dias with him. Hooda_s reaction came after he was not allowed to speak at the foundation laying event here of 166 km Kaithal-Rajasthan border section of the National Highway-152/65. As per reports, the crowds started shouting and booing the Haryana CM as soon as he rose to speak. Hooda continued to speak but his speech was lost in the din of the crowd. However, the same crowd went silent and listened to the PM in rapt attention when his turn came to speak. This has apparently caused huge embarrassment to Hooda. Aug 19, 2014
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Amit Shah targets UP govt over poor law and order situation

Lucknow, Aug 19 (ANI): Newly elected BJP president Amit Shah while addressing party workers in Lucknow, assailed the UP government over the poor law and order situation. Shah said that his biggest goal is to bring BJP to power in Uttar Pradesh. Talking about the Saharanpur riots, Shah said that the committee to probe Saharanpur riots consists of SP leaders and cannot be trusted. Aug 19, 2014
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Mera kya and mujhe kya has ruined the nation: Narendra Modi in Haryana

Kaithal, Aug 19 (ANI): In Haryana to lay the foundation stone for a road project Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that corruption has ruined the nation. Modi promised to return the love of election-bound Haryana with interest, with development and an end to corruption. Aug 19, 2014
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Corporate sector should utilize the services of ex-servicemen: Arun Jaitley

New Delhi, Aug 19 (ANI): Defence minister of India, Arun Jaitley, on Tuesday said the corporate sector should utilize the services of ex-servicemen to meet their requirements of trained and disciplined manpower. The minister was addressing the Director General Resettlement (DGR) Corporate Conclave 2014 in New Delhi, which was organized by the industry body, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in collaboration with DGR. Jaitley said convergence of ex-servicemen and industry can contribute to the development of the country. Aug 19, 2014
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Congress party protests against Mohan Bhagwat_s _Hindu Nation_ remark

Bangalore, Aug 19 (ANI): Youth wing of Congress party on Tuesday staged a protest in India_s IT hub of Bangalore, condemning controversial remark by RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat. Bhagwat sparked a controversy by stating that India was a Hindu nation and Hindutva was its identity, while addressing an event in Mumbai on Sunday. Members of Youth Congress took to streets and burnt banners bearing Bhagwat_s photograph. They also agitated against BJP President Amit Shah and former chief minister of Karnataka, B.S. Yedyyurappa. Aug 19, 2014
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LA Clippers fans welcome new owner Steve Ballmer

LA Clippers fans welcomed new owner Steve Ballmer. The tech tycoon managed to buy the NBA basketball team after a legal tussle following the league's decision to oust former owner Donald Sterling, accused of making racist remarks. Duration: 01:21 Aug 19, 2014
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Police fire tear gas in US town as Obama calls for calm

Police fire tear gas in another night of unrest in a Missouri town where a white police officer shot and killed an unarmed black teenager, just hours after President Barack Obama called for calm. Duration: 00:59 Aug 19, 2014
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Kashmiri separatist leaders to meet Pakistan envoy, Politicos react

New Delhi, Aug 19 (ANI): Politicos on Tuesday reacted over Kashmiri separatist leaders, who will meet Pakistan envoy even after cancellation of Indo-Pak meet by Indian Government. India on Monday cancelled the talks scheduled to be held in Islamabad on August 25, raising strong objections to consultations held with separatist Hurriyat leaders by Pakistan High Commissioner. Aug 19, 2014
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Mixed reactions flow over cancellation of Indo Pak meet by Govt

New Delhi, Aug 19 (ANI): Mixed political reactions flowed on Tuesday after the Government of India cancelled the meeting between Foreign Secretaries of India and Pakistan which was scheduled for August 25. Congress leader Manish Tewari said that the BJP has showed dual face regarding relations with Pakistan and added that the meeting was called off only after the Opposition started creating pressure on the government. CPI leader Atul Anjan said that the government should have tried to stop the meeting of Separatist leaders with Pak envoy and should have acted earlier on the issue. NCP leaders Majid Memon and Tariq Anwar welcomed the government’s decision saying that it would send a strong message to Pakistan that talks should be held between governments not leaders. Aug 19, 2014
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Politicos react as Chinese troops enter 25 km deep into Indian territory in Ladakh

New Delhi/ Lucknow, Aug 19 (ANI): Even as India-Pakistan relations hit a new low with the Narendra Modi government calling off secretary-level talks, relations with another neighbor – China - also seemed to plunge with reports emerging of Chinese troops blatantly entering more than 25 kilometers into Indian territory in Ladakh and claiming it as theirs. Reacting over this, politicos demanded a strict action against China. Aug 19, 2014
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SC rejects Asaram bail plea, constitutes medical board to examine health

New Delhi, Aug 19 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected Asaram’s interim bail plea which was filed in consideration of his ill health. Lawyer PC Solanki said that the interim bail filed by Asaram was rejected and the Supreme Court has given orders to constitute a medical board in order to examine his health and the report of which should be provided by September 23. He added that the next hearing will take place on 23rd September and would be based on the medical report. Aug 19, 2014