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Kirron Kher arrives in Chandigarh, says will win over angry BJP workers

Chandigarh, March 18 (ANI): A day after BJP picked actor Kirron Kher as its candidate to fight from the Chandigarh Lok Sabha constituency, a section of party activists on Tuesday staged a protest demanding that she be replaced with a local leader as the party's nominee. A group of party workers, reportedly owing allegiance to the local BJP unit, held protest and demanded the party's central leadership to review its decision to field Ms Kher. They said the party should field any of the three local party leaders - Sanjay Tandon, Harmohan Dhawan and Satyapal Jain - who were top contenders for the seat. Mar 18, 2014
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Uddhav says nobody wants to contest on Congress ticket, Politicos react

New Delhi/ Patna, Mar 18 (ANI): Speaking on Saamna editorial in which Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray said no one wants to contest the Lok Sabha polls on a Congress ticket, BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that Congress is reaping what it has grown. Meanwhile, Former JD (U) leader Shivanand Tiwari said that BJP claims there is a wave for it all over India, yet its President is running away from his constituency. Mar 18, 2014
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If Modi contests from Ahmedabad, itll prove he is a weak leader: AAP

New Delhi, Mar 18 (ANI): Speaking on the report of BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi contesting from Ahmedabad apart from Varanasi, AAP leader Manish Sisodia on Tuesday said that if Modi is looking to contest from another seat then it proves he is actually a weak leader. He also said that this shows that he only aims for the PM post and nothing else. Mar 18, 2014
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Congress slams Modi after Wikileaks denies endorsing him as 'incorruptible'

New Delhi/ Lucknow, Mar 18 (ANI): The Congress on Tuesday slammed the BJP and its PM candidate Narendra Modi after whistle-blower Julian Assange's WikiLeaks said the BJP had pushed fake endorsement in support of Modi. In a series of tweets, WikiLeaks claimed it never said Modi was incorruptible. Mar 18, 2014
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Fish boom in Jalalabad

For years chicken, mutton or lamb has been the dish of choice for Afghans, yet in Jalalabad fish is becoming ever more popular, encouraging some to start their own fish farming businesses. Duration: 02:37 Mar 18, 2014
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Military training in Kiev after Crimea vote

New recruits take part in military training in Kiev after Crimea votes to secede from Ukraine and become part of Russia in a referendum slammed by the West. Duration: 00:47 Mar 18, 2014
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WikiLeaks says things which do not have reference to reality: Jagdambika Pal

New Delhi, Mar 18 (ANI): After WikiLeaks clarified that the US diplomatic cables released by it in 2011 never described BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi as "incorruptible" or "the lone honest Indian politician", Former Congress leader Jagdambika Pal on Tuesday said that Wikileaks keeps on saying such things which do not have any reference to reality. Mar 18, 2014
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Woman journalist molested in Mumbai, activists slam

New Delhi, Mar 18 (ANI): A woman journalist was allegedly molested by a group of people in Mumbai on Monday. According to the Police, the incident happened around 3pm, when the reporter along with her cameraman and driver were going to the cameraman's house after covering the festival events. Condemning the same, women activist Jagmati Sangwan said that people who do such things with women should be given a lesson. Further, women activist Annie Raja said that these kinds of incidents are showing the failure of the government. Mar 18, 2014
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Venezuela forces take opposition protest plaza

Venezuela's authorities deployed hundreds of security forces, including troops in combat gear, into an opposition stronghold early Monday to stamp out protests against the leftist government of President Nicolas Maduro. Duration: 00:41 Mar 18, 2014
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Official Crimean, Ukrainian reactions to referendum results

Crimea launched a raft of measures to facilitate its entry into Russia, a day after the separatist region voted overwhelmingly to split from Ukraine. Defence Minister Igor Tenioukh said Ukrainian troops will remain in the Crimea. Duration:00:53 Mar 18, 2014
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Ivory Coast carries out first census in 16 years

Ivory Coast on Monday began its first census in 16 years, an essential process for a country incapable of estimating its growing population, but where the question of nationality caused a decade of political and military crisis. Duration: 00:52 Mar 18, 2014
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Winter takes a parting shot at US northeast

The unusually grim winter in the US northeast shows no sign of relenting, after Washington DC and nearby states were blanketed by some of the heaviest snows of the season. Duration: 00:24 Mar 18, 2014
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UN nuclear watchdog chief: No technology is 100% safe

The head of the UN nuclear watchdog says his agency will keep working to improve safety after the Fukushima crisis, but no atomic plant could be "100 percent" safe from natural disasters. Duration: 00:56 Mar 18, 2014