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Bombay High Court dismisses petition against Aamir Khan over Satyamev Jayate

22 June 2016 4:17 AM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

The impending case against the makers of TV reality show 'Satyamev Jayate' including Aamir Khan over the usage of the Indian emblem has now reached a conclusion. The Bombay High Court has dismissed the petition that was filed against the TV reality show for using 'Satyamev Jayate' as the title which is the motto for our emblem.

Earlier we had reported about a certain Manoranjan Roy filing a petition against Aamir Khan (who is also the producer of the show) along with the broadcasting channel Star India for using the word 'Satyamev Jayate' which is the motto of our emblem under sections 3 and 4 in the Emblems and Names (Prevention of Improper Use). However, the Bombay High Court has now quashed the petition and the bench of Justice Abhay Oka and Justice AA Sayed has dismissed the petition stating that using the motto is not a violation under the Act. »

- Bollywood Hungama News Network

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Aamir Khan adopts two drought affected villages in Maharashtra

19 April 2016 11:11 AM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

Aamir Khan, who has always extended his support towards varied social causes, has decided to do something for the drought affected regions in Maharashtra. With several Bollywood personalities like Akshay Kumar and Nana Patekar adopting drought affected villages, Aamir too is all set to follow their footsteps.

Aamir Khan will be adopting Tal and Koregaon in order to support the people living in these rural areas and uplift these regions. Interestingly, the superstar even joined hands with Paani Foundation for the Satyamev Jayate Water Cup campaign which aims at water conservation and spreading awareness about the same. He had also visited Beed in Aurangabad along with his team where he expressed his pride over the Jalyukt Shivar Abhiyaan kick started by Maharashtra government for water conservation and also explained about the varied ways to fight drought.

The actor has even done reality chat shows discussing some major issues of the society like rape, »

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Aamir Khan invites Bollywood to campaign for water conservation

31 March 2016 5:12 AM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

Just a day ago, the media could not stop gushing about Sunny Leone and her husband Daniel Weber being invited for one of Aamir Khan's bash. However, now we hear that the superstar who kick-started the Satyamev Jayate Water Cup initiative, has invited celebrities from his fraternity for a campaign over water conservation. Recently, we reported that Aamir Khan met the Governor of Maharashtra, Ch Vidyasagar Rao and his wife Vinoda to discuss the matter of water preservation and now the actor has yet another step in the direction and even asked the Governor's opinion on involving celebrities from the Marathi and Bollywood fraternity for a rural campaign. It has been learnt that Aamir is not looking for any kind of financial help (since the campaign has corporate backing), it seems that the actor is on a lookout for popular faces who can create awareness about the same amongst the masses. »

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Aamir Khan and Kiran Raos Paani Foundation announces Satyamev Jayate Water Cup

17 February 2016 10:54 AM, PST | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

After receiving great response for the three seasons of 'Satyamev Jayate', the team of the reality chat comes together to form 'Paani Foundation'. It is a Not-For-Profit company, helmed by Satyajit Bhatkal (CEO) and Ms. Reena Dutta (COO) and founded by superstar Aamir Khan and his wife Kiran Rao. The main objective of this foundation is to communicate, impart knowledge and bring about a change in outlook among people at the grass root level about water conservation and watershed management.

Paani Foundation will work in association with the Government of Maharashtra for solving the water crisis in the State of Maharashtra and its first step towards it is the 'Satyamev Jayate Water Cup'. The first edition of the Water Cup will be restricted to three districts and within those three districts, in one taluka each. The talukas include Koregaon Taluka, in Satara District (Western Maharashtra), Warud Taluka, »

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