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'Stop in name of the Great Barrier Reef'

ROUGH CUT - NO REPORTER NARRATION ==RESENDING WITH UPDATED INTRO== Hundreds of people took part in a Global Divestment Day protest in Sydney on Friday (February 13) and serenaded an appeal to the Feb 13, 2015
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Lovers print 3D objects for Valentine's Day

A cafe in Tokyo looks to provide a very personalised Valentine's Day gift, in the form of a plastic 3D printed coffee cup lid that's based on a 3D scan of your own head. Duration: 01:21 Feb 13, 2015
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Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena to arrive in New Delhi on Feb 15: MEA

New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): MEA spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin on Friday said that Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena will be arriving in New Delhi on the evening of February 15. He added that after the Sri Lankan President's visit their will be substantive talks and signing of pacts between the two India and Sri Lanka. He further said that issues related to reconciliation and reconstruction will be discussed with Sri Lanka. Feb 13, 2015
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'After Earth' failure was valuable lesson in his career, says Will Smith

New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): Will Smith, who was left devastated after his movie 'After Earth' bombed at the box-office, said that the movie's failure was a valuable lesson and the most painful failure in his career. He asserted that his flick 'Wild Wild West' was less painful than 'After Earth' because his son Jaden was involved and he led him into it, a web portal reported. He continued that he got the box-office numbers and he was devastated for about 24 minutes, and then he found out that his father had cancer and then he went right downstairs and got on the treadmill for about 90 minutes. He further added that only love was going to fill that hole and one can't win enough, one can't have enough money, one can't succeed enough. Feb 13, 2015
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Bihar Crisis: JD (U) is divided into JD (U)-Manjhi and JD (U)-Nitish, says Sushil Kumar Modi

Patna, Feb 13 (ANI): BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Friday said that JD (U) has been divided into JD (U)-Manjhi and JD (U)-Nitish. Modi added that the allegations made by Bihar's former Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his allies may be from a political prism but does not bode well for parliamentary democracy. JD-U has claimed support of 130 legislators, more than the half-way mark of the strength of the House, which is 243. JD-U has blamed its erstwhile partner, BJP, for the political uncertainty in the state, a charge the latter denies. Feb 13, 2015
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Hurt by Nitish Kumar's allegations, have many answers but bound by law, says Bihar Governor

Kanpur, Feb 13 (ANI): Bihar's Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi said on Friday that he is hurt by the allegations of mistrust made by JD (U) leader Nitish Kumar saying that political fights should not be related with the Governor who is holding a constitutional authority. Tripathi also said that he can give many answers but he is bound by law and constitution. He also clarified that he is not under the pressure of BJP or the Central government. Feb 13, 2015
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Seventy-seven exotic turtles rescued in Vadodara

Vadodara, Feb 13 (ANI): Forest department in Vadodara city of Gujarat recovered 77 exotic turtles from a college student. Among the turtles recovered were endangered Star turtles and Singaporean Red Eared turtles. A case has been registered against Patel. A penalty of rupees 60,000 has been imposed on him. Saxena said the accused planned to smuggle the turtles in neighbouring Maharashtra state. Star turtles, which belong to 'very endangered species' category, are quite popular in exotic pet trade and are found in dry and scrub forests of India and neighbouring country Sri Lanka. Feb 13, 2015
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School vacated in RS Pura sector after rumors of militant hiding

RS Pura, Feb 13 (ANI): Stephens International School in Kulian area of RS Pura sector was vacated on Friday after the police got message of alleged militant activity in the school. All the students were immediately evacuated from the school and search operation was started by police. The nearby schools were also shutdown. A parent, Nirmal Singh said that the parents and children have panicked due to the rumor. No militant or suspicious element was found in the operation but the administration has sounded high alert in the area. Feb 13, 2015
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PM expressed concern over school vandalisation, asked for speedy investigation: BS Bassi

New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi on Friday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had summoned Bassi to his office and expressed deep concern and anguish over the incident of vandalisation of Holy Child Auxilium School in Vasant Vihar. He added that PM Modi has also asked speedily investigate the recent incidents of vandalism to ensure that the guilty are brought to book. Holy Child Auxilium School was allegedly vandalized last night. Reports say the CCTV camera was broken and some money was stolen from the principal's office. Feb 13, 2015
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First international balloon festival begins in Bhopal

Bhopal, Feb 13 (ANI): The skies above Madhya Pradesh got dotted with colourful hot air balloons as the first International Balloon Festival began in capital Bhopal city on Friday. A three-day festival, the initiative has been taken as a part of Bhoj Adventure Fest 2015, to promote adventure sports in the state. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan is also expected at the fest being held at city's Lal Parade Ground. Flying enthusiasts from India and other countries are camping in the Madhya Pradesh to enjoy sports like parasailing and paragliding. Feb 13, 2015
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'Shocked' BJP says 'failed to gauge pulse of Delhiites'

New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday accepted that it had failed to gauge the pulse of the people and vowed to extend all cooperation to the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in Delhi. The office bearers and district presidents of the Delhi BJP held a review meeting in the national capital to discuss the future course of action in wake of the debacle in the assembly elections. The BJP won only three seats, while the AAP won 67 seats in the 70-member Delhi Assembly. Feb 13, 2015