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Ensure safety of Sri Lankans in India: Amnesty


September 6th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Rights group Amnesty International Thursday asked the Tamil Nadu government to ensure safety of Sri Lankans visiting India and investigate the recent attacks on them."The ... Read more...

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Probe ‘terrorist acts’ in Syria, says Russia


August 30th, 2012 - 7:13 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia insists that terrorist acts in Syria should be investigated with UN and Arab League representatives, the Russian foreign ministry said.The ministry referred in particular ... Read more...

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UAE condemns Myanmar violence


August 30th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Aug 29 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has condemned the violation of the rights of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar and the recent acts of violence against them.These violent ... Read more...

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India rejects OIC reference on Kashmir


August 17th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) India Friday rejected as "erroneous and factually incorrect" a reference to Kashmir by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in its resolution on Syria.Syed ... Read more...

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India envoy raises questions about gun use in US


August 10th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) Echoing President Barack Obama's call for "soul searching" over Sunday's rampage in a Wisconsin gurdwara, Indian ambassador Nirupama Rao has raised questions about the free ... Read more...

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PETA India to sensitise children towards animals


August 3rd, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) In a bid to develop respect and compassion among children towards animals, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India has advocated the introduction ... Read more...

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Russia, China vote against UN resolution on Syria


July 7th, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 7 (IANS) Russia, China and Cuba voted against the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution Friday which unilaterally condemned the Syrian government. However, India, Philippines and Uganda ... Read more...

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UP government withdraws cases against 24 Tappal farmers


April 13th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 13 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government late Friday revoked the cases slapped on two dozen farmers during an agitation over land acquisition at Tappal in Aligarh district ... Read more...

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India condemns bomb attack in Bahrain, all Indians safe


April 13th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) India Friday condemned a bomb attack in a village in Bahrain and assured that the over 400,000 Indians living in the Gulf country are safe."We ... Read more...

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President pitches for controversial anti-terror intelligence hub


March 12th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Monday said the proposed National Counter-Terrorism Centre (NCTC), which has been blocked due to severe opposition from non-Congress ruled states, would ... Read more...

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China sends special envoy to Syria


March 7th, 2012 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 7 (IANS) China has sent a special envoy to Syria to discuss and find out a solution to the political crisis in the country, Xinhua reported.Li Huaxin, after ... Read more...

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70,000 killed in Iraq between 2004-2011


February 29th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Feb 29 (IANS/AKI) Terrorism and other acts of violence killed almost 70,000 people in Iraq in eight years between April 2004 and December 2011, the government said Wednesday."These figures ... Read more...

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UN condemns attack on Israeli embassy staffer


February 24th, 2012 - 8:47 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 24 (IANS) The UN Security Council has condemned the recent terrorist attack on an Israeli embassy staffer in New Delhi.The members of the council condemned the recurring ... Read more...

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Maoist killed in Junglemahal


February 5th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
West Midnapore, (West Bengal) Feb 5 (IANS) A Maoist involved in several acts of violence was killed in a gun battle with security forces here Sunday, police said.Judhisthir Mahato, alias ... Read more...

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700 militants surrender arms in Assam


January 24th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 24 (IANS) From guns to roses, life for close to 700 militants from nine separatist groups in Assam turned full circle Tuesday when they laid down arms ... Read more...

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Sharad Pawar protects the corrupt: Hazare


December 6th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare Tuesday accused Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar of protecting corrupt people who will have to be tried for graft once the ... Read more...

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UN Security Council urges strict implementation of Yemeni political agreement


November 29th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- The members of the United Nations (UN) Security Council on Monday underlined the importance of strictly implementing the new political agreement in Yemen, which agrees to a ... Read more...

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Workers have seized Manesar plant: Maruti


October 11th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon/New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Striking workers at Maruti's Manesar plant Monday seized control of the factory and indulged in acts of violence and vandalism, the company said.Managers and supervisors ... Read more...

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Tunisia bans police unions


September 7th, 2011 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, Sep 7 (IANS) Tunisia has banned all police unions in the country, as it views them being a threat to the national security, Xinhua reported.The police unions ... Read more...

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British police release CCTV footage of rioters


August 11th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Video footage of rioters who looted shops and establishments in Birmingham and Liverpool has been released by police.A gallery of suspects has been posted on the ... Read more...

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NATO airstrike targets Libyan state-run TV


July 30th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by BNO News
TRIPOLI (BNO NEWS) -- NATO aircraft on early Saturday morning carried out an airstrike against three ground-based Libyan state television satellite transmission dishes in Tripoli, officials said.NATO spokesman Colonel Roland Lavoie said ... Read more...

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India condemns ’senseless’ violence in Norway


July 24th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) India Sunday condemned the "senseless acts of violence" in Norway when a 32-year-old man showered bullets on a youth camp and triggered a bomb attack ... Read more...

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Canada stands by India, says terrorism is ‘alive and active’


July 14th, 2011 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
Ottawa, July 14 (IANS) Standing by India in the aftermath of the Mumbai bomb blasts, Canada Wednesday said terrorism is "alive and active" and the international community should come together ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton condemns Mumbai blasts; visit plan unchanged


July 14th, 2011 - 2:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 14 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Wednesday condemned the serial blasts in Mumbai and said she would be travelling to India next week as scheduled to ... Read more...

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Supreme Court grants bail to Binayak’s associate (Lead)


May 31st, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday granted bail to Pijush Bubun Guha, who was convicted along with human rights activist and doctor Binayak Sen on charges of ... Read more...

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Tenth Somali pirate pleads guilty in pirate attack that left 4 Americans killed


May 27th, 2011 - 5:34 am ICT by BNO News
NORFOLK, VIRGINIA (BNO NEWS) -- A tenth Somali pirate pled guilty in the United States on Thursday for his role in the hijacking of the American yacht the S/V Quest, which resulted ... Read more...

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Don’t blame Pakistan for non-state actors, says Zardari


May 10th, 2011 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) India should stop blaming Pakistan for the terrorist actions of "non-state actors", President Asif Ali Zardari told a delegation of Indian jurists which recently ... Read more...

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Tracking of couriers provided tip to Osama’s Pak location


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): An exhaustive streak of intelligence gathering and high-level meetings notwithstanding, it was a tip received in August last year convinced the American establishment that they had what ... Read more...

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Kayani ‘loses cool’ calling latest US drone attack as “intolerable and unjustified”


March 18th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 18 (ANI): Pakistan's army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has condemned the recent United States' drone attacks on his country as "intolerable and unjustified".General Kayani also insisted that the attack, ... Read more...

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“Lobby opposed to religious circles” could have inspired Bhatti’s murder: Fazl


March 5th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 5(ANI): The assassination of Pakistan Minority Affairs Minister Shahbaz Bhatti is being given a religious colour to pressurise religious circles in the country on the pretext of the controversial blasphemy ... Read more...

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UAE, Turkey join hands to deliver aid to Libya


February 27th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 26 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates and Turkey have joined hands to deliver urgent relief assistance to the people of Libya, which is witnessing violent anti-government protests. At a ... Read more...

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Sajjad Lone defends separatists silence over killing of Kashmiri girls


February 1st, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.1 (ANI): The Chairman of the Kashmir-based People's Conference, Sajjad Lone, has refused to directly comment on the silence of separatists with regard to the killing of two young Kashmiri ... Read more...

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Gasparilla Pirate Festival 2011 Kick Starts In Tampa


January 30th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The much awaited Gasparilla Pirate Festival an annual fun event has started in Tampa with a bang. On Saturday afternoon the fancy dressed pirates were seen ... Read more...

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US will not relent or waver, but ‘defeat’ al Qaeda and affiliates: Obama


January 26th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26(ANI): The United States will relentlessly fight the ongoing war against terrorism until it defeats al Qaeda and their affiliates, President Barack Obama has said."We have sent a message ... Read more...

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US blacklists Pak Taliban commander Qari Hussain for “wanton acts of violence”


January 21st, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21(ANI): The United States has designated Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan (TTP) leader Qari Hussain under its Executive Order 13224, which targets terrorists and their supporters."This action will help stem the ... Read more...

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