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LS polls: Voting commences in Mizoram for single seat

Mizoram, April 11 (ANI): Voting for a single Lok Sabha seat in Mizoram constituency began on Friday, for which additional eight companies of central para-military forces have been deployed. The Mizoram Lok Sabha seat is witnessing a three-cornered contest between the Congress, Aam Aadmi Party and the United Democratic Front which is an alliance of eight opposition parties. An electorate of 7,02,189, of whom 3,55,954 are women are eligible to cast votes in 1,126 polling stations. In 385 polling stations, mainly in urban areas, the VVPAT system, under which a paper trail would show the voters their choice of candidates, has been installed. Apr 11, 2014
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Extra-terrestrial Tweet-up links Tokyo with space

An unusual 'Tweet-up' -- a meeting of people who know each other on Twitter -- involving an ambassador, an astronaut and a prime minister has taken place on a video-link between Japan and the International Space Station. Duration: 01:27 Apr 11, 2014
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Washington enjoys cherry blossom season

After a brutal winter, Washington's famous Japanese cherry trees are now in full bloom, with throngs of locals and tourists enjoying the scent of the cherry blossoms by the capital's Tidal Basin. Duration: 00:43 Apr 11, 2014
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As standoff continues in Donetsk, Kiev offers amnesty

The embattled acting president of Ukraine promised not to prosecute pro-Russian militants occupying government buildings in the east of the country if they laid down their arms and halted a four-day standoff. Duration: 01:14 Apr 11, 2014
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Pistorius at trial admits 'no reason' to fire fatal shots

Under pummelling cross-examination, Oscar Pistorius admitted Thursday that he had "no reason" to fire the shots that killed Reeva Steenkamp, as prosecutors began to zero in on apparent inconsistencies in key parts of his account. Duration: 00:31 Apr 11, 2014
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Detained Al-Jazeera journalists back in Cairo court

Al-Jazeera journalists being tried in Egypt pleaded for thier release Thursday, as the prosecution in an unprecedented trial of reporters submitted footage and pictures as evidence. Duration: 00:36 Apr 11, 2014
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French hospital tests new prostate cancer treatment

A hospital in Lyon, France, is testing a new method for the treatment of prostate cancer involving a combination of MRI and 3D imaging, as an alternative to surgery or radiation therapy that presents far fewer complications. Duration: 00:54 Apr 11, 2014
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UN to send 12,000 peacekeepers to C.Africa Sept. 15

French envoy to the UN Gerard Araud says the UN troops will be operational in the Central African Republic by September 15, following a unanimous vote by the Security Council to send 12,000 UN peacekeepers to CAR. Duration: 00:38 Apr 11, 2014
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Greece bounces back to bond market with 3bn debt sale

Bailed-out Greece returned to bond markets with a bang on Thursday ending a four-year exclusion, raising 3.0 billion euros and sending a major signal that the eurozone debt crisis is fading. Duration: 01:24 Apr 10, 2014
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Search for MH370 seeks plane's 'final resting place'

The hunt for "pings" from the missing Malaysian airliner's black box narrows in the remote Indian Ocean after fresh signals were detected, raising hopes that wreckage will soon be found. Duration: 00:37 Apr 10, 2014