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China's urban drive risks digging economic hole

Chinese workers in coal-mining villages who bear the brunt of toxic air and tragic accidents face finding new jobs due to government plans to shut down half the province's mines in a bid to fight the country's pollution. Duration: 02:00 Mar 19, 2014
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Fast-paced 'parkour' offers outlet for Iranian girls

The acrobatic sport of parkour is increasingly popular in Tehran. And women in the Islamic Republic are rising above social constraints to practise the sport with dedication and determination. Duration: 02:11 Mar 19, 2014
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Ukranians in Kiev foresee military conflict in Crimea

Pro-European protesters in Kiev believe a military conflict with Russia is now inevitable, after a Ukranian soldier died when a group of pro-Russian gunmen stormed a Ukrainian military centre in Simferopol on Tuesday. Duration: 01:06 Mar 19, 2014
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Uncertain future for Crimea's tourist industry

Crimea's tourist industry fears for its future as Ukraine and Russia wrangle over its status. Voters chose to join Russia on Sunday -- and Moscow pledged at least $1bn to buoy the economy. Duration: 02:02 Mar 19, 2014
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Displaced persons arrive at Bangui airport in CAR

New displaced persons arrive at the site of the Bangui airport from Monday night, following a new outbreak of violence in the Muslim Quarter of the Central African Republic capital. But living conditions are deplorable. Duration: 00:55 Mar 19, 2014
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Farmers commit suicide in Aurangabad as unseasonal rains destroy crops

Aurangabad, Mar 19 (ANI): Farmers in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra are committing suicide after rain and hailstorm destroyed their yield. Unseasonal rains and intense hailstorm along with stormy winds destroyed ready to harvest crop, causing misery to farmers. A farmers' leader, Jayaji Suryawanshi, said that the death toll is not final as more reports can come. Mar 19, 2014
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Farmers commit suicide in Aurangabad as unseasonal rains destroy crops

Aurangabad, Mar 19 (ANI): Farmers in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra are committing suicide after rain and hailstorm destroyed their yield. Unseasonal rains and intense hailstorm along with stormy winds destroyed ready to harvest crop, causing misery to farmers. A farmers' leader, Jayaji Suryawanshi, said that the death toll is not final as more reports can come. Mar 19, 2014
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Politicians flay Narendra Modi for sidelining senior BJP leaders

Ahmedabad/ Rajkot/ New Delhi, Mar 19 (ANI): Politicians on Wednesday criticized main opposition BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for hogging the limelight ahead of the parliamentary elections and disrespecting senior leaders of the party. Congress leader, Arjun Modhwadia, said senior BJP leader Lal Krishna Advani has fallen prey to Modi's juggernaut. Mar 19, 2014
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Modi and Kejriwal both sell only dreams: Sibal

New Delhi, March 19 (ANI): Union Law Minister, Kapil Sibal, on Wednesday took potshots at BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and Aam Aadmi chief Party (AAP), Arvind Kejriwal. Addressing mediapersons, Sibal called Modi 'Narendra Kejriwal', saying both of them sell dreams to people. Mar 19, 2014
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AAP candidate quits poll fray, blames it on former Delhi minister Rakhi Birla

New Delhi, March 19 (ANI): A candidate of the Aam Aadmi Party Mahender Singh, who was going to contest for the upcoming general elections, withdrew his name and accused party colleague and former Delhi minister Rakhi Birla of demanding money from him. Reportedly, another AAP candidate Khalid Pervez, who had received a party ticket for Moradabad seat from Uttar Pradesh, also withdrew his name. Meanwhile, BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra, blamed the party's greed for power behind the withdrawal of candidatures. Slamming the Aam Aadmi Party, Congress leader Satyavrat Chaturvedi that said AAP did not have a strong base. Mar 19, 2014
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Rajnath Singh welcomes Jagdambika Pal, Raju Srivastava to BJP - Part - 1

New Delhi, March 19 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh welcomed veteran Congress Party leader Jagdambika Pal and Samajwadi Party (SP) candidate Raju Srivastava to his party on Wednesday, with less than a month to go for the general elections. Describing both Pal as a leader of high political standing, Singh said that his decision to join the BJP, would go a long way in strengthening the party on the national stage. He said that both Pal and Srivastava have been given significant roles in the party. Former Congress MP and Uttar Pradesh unit chief Jagdambika Pal had earlier this month resigned from the Lok Sabha as well as from the party, saying that the emerging Congress leadership did not need leaders like him. Pal, 63, has been a three-time legislator and minister in Uttar Pradesh. Mar 19, 2014