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Arjun Kapoor becomes the ambassador of Earth Hour 2014

Mumbai, March 26 (ANI): Bollywood actor, Arjun Kapoor, has been chosen as the national brand ambassador of Earth Hour 2014 to endorsed the cause and urged individuals, communities, households and businesses to turn off their non-essential lights for one hour as a symbol of their commitment to the planet. Kapoor spoke in detail about his association with the cause and invited citizens of the country to come forward and show their support for the campaign. Feeling proud to be part of the event, he said that everyone should support policies that balance development and environmental concerns. Earth hour is the environmental campaign that enables individuals, organisations, governments and groups to come together and fight for environmental concerns. Earth Hour is a worldwide movement for the planet organised by the World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) and engages a massive mainstream community on a broad range of environmental issues. The event is scheduled to be held on March 29, Saturday between 8:30 - 9:30 PM. Mar 26, 2014
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Modi visits Vaishno Devi ahead of rally in Jammu and Kashmir

Katra , March 26 (ANI): BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi reached the famed Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in Katra and to seek blessings of the Goddess ahead of his rally in Jammu and Kashmir. Modi will be addressing a rally in Hiranagar town of the Kathua district, a few kilometres from Indo-Pak border. Mar 26, 2014
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Cricket associations respect SC's decision on BCCI President

Mumbai / Visakhapatnam, Mar 26 (ANI): Cricket associations of different states have said that they respect the Supreme Court's direction on BCCI chief N. Srinivasan and hope that he will take an appropriate step. The top court asked him to step down to ensure a fair probe in a betting case during last year's Indian Premier League (IPL), in which his son-in-law has been indicted. Commenting on the issue, the president of Andhra Pradesh Cricket Association, D. V. Subba Rao, said Srinivasan will take court's decision in right spirit and act accordingly. Meanwhile, former chairman of IPL, Rajiv Shukla, refused to comment on the issue. Mar 26, 2014
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Maoists spread threat in Bihar, ask people to boycott polls

Jamui, Mar 26 (ANI): As India prepares for the upcoming parliamentary polls that are just two weeks away, Maoists in Bihar are spreading threat by pasting posters in Jamui district, asking villagers to boycott Lok Sabha elections or else face consequences. Rebels belonging to Communist Party of India (Maoists) put up posters in many villages of the Jamui district on Tuesday. Villagers in the district said they feel threatened after they read the posters put up by Maoists and are not sure of voting as they are afraid of the consequences. However, the Superintendent of Police of Jamui, Jitendra Rana said the police are alert and assured that the general elections will take place peacefully. Mar 26, 2014
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Modi visits Vaishno Devi ahead of rally in Jammu and Kashmir

Katra , March 26 (ANI): BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi reached the famed Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in Katra and to seek blessings of the Goddess ahead of his rally in Jammu and Kashmir. Modi will be addressing a rally in Hiranagar town of the Kathua district, a few kilometres from Indo-Pak border. Mar 26, 2014
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Cricket associations respect SC's decision on BCCI President

Mumbai / Visakhapatnam, Mar 26 (ANI): Cricket associations of different states have said that they respect the Supreme Court's direction on BCCI chief N. Srinivasan and hope that he will take an appropriate step. The top court asked him to step down to ensure a fair probe in a betting case during last year's Indian Premier League (IPL), in which his son-in-law has been indicted. Commenting on the issue, the president of Andhra Pradesh Cricket Association, D. V. Subba Rao, said Srinivasan will take court's decision in right spirit and act accordingly. Meanwhile, former chairman of IPL, Rajiv Shukla, refused to comment on the issue. Mar 26, 2014
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Maoists spread threat in Bihar, ask people to boycott polls

Jamui, Mar 26 (ANI): As India prepares for the upcoming parliamentary polls that are just two weeks away, Maoists in Bihar are spreading threat by pasting posters in Jamui district, asking villagers to boycott Lok Sabha elections or else face consequences. Rebels belonging to Communist Party of India (Maoists) put up posters in many villages of the Jamui district on Tuesday. Villagers in the district said they feel threatened after they read the posters put up by Maoists and are not sure of voting as they are afraid of the consequences. However, the Superintendent of Police of Jamui, Jitendra Rana said the police are alert and assured that the general elections will take place peacefully. Mar 26, 2014
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Obama hosts landmark Japan, S.Korea summit

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday pledged his "unwavering commitment" in the face of nuclear-armed North Korea as he hosted a landmark Japan-South Korea summit. Duration: 00:36 Mar 26, 2014
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Kenya insists fight against poachers not lost

Kenya insisted Tuesday that it has not lost the battle against poaching, resisting calls from wildlife activists for the ongoing slaughter of elephants and rhinos to be declared a national disaster. Duration: 01:13 Mar 26, 2014
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Obama says Russia threats 'out of weakness'

Russia's attitude to its neighbours is a sign of weakness, US President Barack Obama said on Tuesday after the Kremlin took control of the Crimea region from Ukraine. Duration: 01:04 Mar 26, 2014
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OSCE observers begin their mission in Ukraine

The Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) has begun its observer mission to Ukraine, although they will not have access to Crimea. Duration: 00:42 Mar 26, 2014
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Malaysia Airlines: care, support given to families

Malaysia Airlines insists it is doing its best to handle relatives of the passengers aboard missing flight MH370 with care and dignity as new information led to confirmation the plane crashed in the southern Indian Ocean. Duration: 01:21 Mar 26, 2014
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Zimbabwe opposition leader says MDC party united again

Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai on Tuesday said there was renewed unity within the Movement for Democratic Change following talks aimed at bringing an end to months of infighting within the party. Duration: 00:30 Mar 26, 2014