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India abstains from voting against Sri Lanka on UNHRC resolution

New Delhi, March 27 (ANI): India on Thursday abstained from voting on the US-sponsored resolution seeking probe into Sri Lankan war crimes at the UNHRC, though the resolution was passed with the support of 23 nations. Talking over the same, MEA Spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin said that India have voted differently on the resolution as it imposes an international investigation mechanism. He said that adopting an intrusive approach like this that undermines national sovereignty and institutions is counter productive. Mar 27, 2014
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Fewer missing, but questions grow over US landslide

The number of people missing after a devastating US landslide has fallen to 90, according to officials who also are defending themselves over the disaster which has claimed as many as 24 lives so far. Duration: 01:08 Mar 27, 2014
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Security tightened ahead of LS polls in Assam

Jorhat, March 27 (ANI): In a bid to ensure free and fair general elections, the police stepped up security arrangements in Assam to foil any attempt to disrupt the democratic process. Security personnel were seen manning the streets and checking vehicles in Jorhat. The State government also sought cooperation from neighbouring states for security arrangements. The Lok Sabha Polls will be held in nine stages, which will commence on April 07, which is also raising day of separatist group, United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA). Following this, security measures have been intensified for peaceful polling process during the first phase. Mar 27, 2014
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Sachin unveils largest digital photo mosaic of himself in Mumbai

Mumbai, March 27 (ANI): Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar felt overwhelmed as he unveiled world’s largest digital photo mosaic of himself in Mumbai. The photo mosaic was adapted from a painting created by ace painter, Viveek Sharma, titled ‘Eye of the Tiger’, which draws parallel between the tiger and the iconic batsman for his strength and valiant acts of courage, bravery and precision. The original painting by Sharma, which illustrates Tendulkar is akin to the ‘King of the Jungle’ and the ruler of the Earth, was also unveiled at the event. Meanwhile, Tendulkar also thanked his fans for immense support. Mar 27, 2014
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Marketing balloon of BJP will burst again, says Rahul

Assam, Mar 27 (ANI): Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, while addressing a rally at Sonitpur in Assam, said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) always releases a marketing balloon before elections and just like in 2004 and 2009, it will burst this time too. Mar 27, 2014
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Power of democracy prevails over gun: Modi

Gumla, March 27 (ANI): Acknowledging the crowd at his rally, BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Thursday said that it showed that the power of democracy still prevails over the gun. Recalling Mahatma Gandhi, Modi appealed to the Maoists to drop their weapons and shun the path of violence, saying the country needs development more than violence and bloodshed. He said that Jharkhand was given by former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, and added that many Congress governments have come and gone, but they have never acknowledged the presence of tribals in the country. Mar 27, 2014
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SC proposes Srinivasan removed and Gavaskar appointed, Cricketers react

Bangalore, March 27 (ANI): Cricketers on Thursday reacted to the Supreme Court's proposal which says that N Srinivasan removed as the BCCI President and Sunil Gavaskar appointed as the interim Chief. Rahul Dravid said that there are flaws in every thing but overall cricket is a great game. K Srikkanth refrained from commenting the subject being 'sub judice'. While Anil Kumble said that its better to wait for the decision of the Supreme Court before commenting on the matter. Mar 27, 2014
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When Harman Baweja & Shilpa Shetty got candid with us

New Delhi, March 27 (ANI): Bollywood Actor Harman Baweja & Debutante producer Shilpa Shetty who were in the national capital New Delhi to promote their upcoming film Dhishkiyaaon got candid with us and urged the audience to watch the film. Mar 27, 2014
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Centre in favour of Bhullars death sentence commuted to life imprisonment

New Delhi, March 27 (ANI): Giving relief to Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar, the Centre finally agreed on Thursday for commuting his death penalty into life imprisonment on the basis of delay of 18 years in mercy petition. Lawyer KTS Tulsi said that the Attorney general had agreed to the same citing the reason of the delay in the case. The Supreme Court had asked the centre to take a decision on Bhullar's plea by Thursday or it would decide on the issue. Mar 27, 2014