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Syrian forces storm rebel-held Aleppo


August 14th, 2012 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syrian government troops have stormed the rebel-held city of Aleppo using tanks and armoured vehicles, the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.Clashes with rebel ... Read more...

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Clashes between Syrian army, opposition continue in Aleppo


August 1st, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Syrian army continued its crackdown on opposition forces in the country's industrial and financial centre Aleppo, reported Syria's state TV Tuesday.Some observers view the ... Read more...

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China commemorates centenary of imperial rule’s end


October 9th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 9 (IANS) China held a grand ceremony at the Great Hall of the People here Sunday to commemorate the centennial of the 1911 Revolution that terminated 2,000 years ... Read more...

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Quake hits Nepal’s mainstay tourism industry


September 21st, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 21 (IANS) Recovering from a decade of armed uprising and a massacre in the royal palace that wiped out the king, queen and nine more royals, Nepal's tourism ... Read more...

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Nepal’s ruling left takes ‘lesson’ from Bengal rout


May 13th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 13 (IANS) Chastened by the rout of neighbouring West Bengal's communist party that had ruled the Indian state for over three decades, Nepal's ruling left alliance said ... Read more...

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Nepal’s ‘Quit India’ fighter PM dies at 87


March 5th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 5 (IANS) Krishna Prasad Bhattarai, lovingly dubbed the "saint prime minister" of Nepal for an exemplary political life untarnished by any scandal, and an active participant in India's ... Read more...

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Nepal’s Maoists finally return to power (Lead)


March 4th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 4 (IANS) After the fall of their government in May 2009, Nepal's former guerrilla party, the Maoists, finally returned to power Friday despite a protracted battle over power-sharing.In ... Read more...

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Looted Libyan arms may land in hands of terrorists, warn experts


March 4th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
New York/Washington, Mar. 4 (ANI): Security analysts say the armed uprising in Libya could see looted weapons in wide circulation, and landing in the hands of terrorists.Photographs and video from the ongoing ... Read more...

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ULFA leaders meet PM briefly (Lead)


February 14th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) A delegation of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh briefly on a courtesy call Monday evening, days after the central ... Read more...

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Ousted Nepal king’s minister joins Maoists


September 29th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 29 (IANS) Politics continued to bring together strange bed fellows in Nepal with a veteran politician, who had supported deposed king Gyanendra's coup and became minister in the ... Read more...

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Intifada or not - Kashmir defies definitions (Part-I)


August 25th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashNew Delhi, Aug.25 (ANI): The recent spurt in violence in a few districts of the Kashmir Valley is being termed as an Intifada by many journalists. Perhaps because they perceive ... Read more...

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Nihalani’s film on Maoist movement touches chord in Nepal


April 18th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, April 18 (IANS) The Nepal Tourism Board auditorium in Kathmandu overflowed with people sitting on the floor as well as the stairs for over two hours patiently, watching Indian ... Read more...

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Nepal’s child soldiers to be freed finally


July 16th, 2009 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 16 (IANS) Some of them took up arms when they were as young as 12. Some did it because their parents were dead and some to avenge a dead relative. Now ... Read more...

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New Nepal PM in fresh army controversy


June 28th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 28 (IANS) Almost two months after Nepal's Maoist government became embroiled in a row with the army and was ousted from power, the republic's new Prime Minister Madhav Kumar ... Read more...

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Over 25 percent voting in Kashmir’s Baramulla (Second Lead)


May 13th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Baramulla, May 13 (IANS) Over 25 percent voting was recorded in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla constituency until 1 p.m. Wednesday after a slow start early in the day despite a boycott call ... Read more...

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Over 16 percent voting in Jammu and Kashmir (Lead)


May 13th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Baramulla, May 13 (IANS) Over 16 percent voting was recorded in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla and Ladakh constituencies until 11 a.m. Wednesday after a slow start early in the day amid a ... Read more...

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Prachanda quits as Nepal PM after army row escalates (Second Lead)


May 4th, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, May 4 (IANS) Nepal's first Maoist Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda Monday announced his resignation in a televised address to the nation sending shock waves through the nation ... Read more...

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Indian envoy to Nepal meets Koirala


April 29th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 29 (IANS) As the bitter battle between Nepal's ruling Maoist party and army chief General Rookmangud Katawal showed no sign of any resolution, India's Ambassador to Nepal Rakesh Sood Wednesday ... Read more...

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Kashmir police to manage security of Srinagar


January 20th, 2009 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 20 (IANS) Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday ordered the Jammu and Kashmir police to look after the security of the summer capital Srinagar which was earlier being managed by central ... Read more...

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Three Maoists gunned down in Andhra Pradesh


January 20th, 2009 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 20 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh police Tuesday gunned down three Maoist guerrillas, including a woman rebel, in a shootout. The shootout took place in the agency area of Visakhapatnam district ... Read more...

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A Kashmiri sculptor’s longing for home (With Image)


November 17th, 2008 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) For nearly a quarter of million Hindu migrants, who left the Kashmir valley in the early 1990s following an armed uprising, home is a green but unreachable ... Read more...

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Narayanan hopes Kashmir will be normal in 10 days (Lead)


August 30th, 2008 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) National Security Adviser M.K. Narayanan has said the government is hopeful of restoring normalcy in Jammu and Kashmir "within next week to 10 days", stressing the situation ... Read more...

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Kashmir will be normal within 10 days: Narayanan


August 30th, 2008 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) National Security Adviser M.K. Narayanan has said the government was hopeful of restoring normalcy in Jammu and Kashmir within seven to 10 days as he underlined the ... Read more...

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Chronicle of a crisis that divided Jammu and Kashmir


August 13th, 2008 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Srinagar, Aug 13 (IANS) The genesis of the crisis that has seen Jammu ranged against Kashmir lies in what appeared to be a routine order May 26 allotting 40 hectares ... Read more...

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‘Prospects of armed uprising in Tibet remote’


March 29th, 2008 - 11:19 am ICT by admin
New York, March 29 (IANS) Prospects of an armed uprising in Tibet against China are remote because sheer numbers do not support the Tibetans, an authorised biography of the Dalai Lama says. ... Read more...

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Castro is a true son of Karl Marx: Bengal communists


February 23rd, 2008 - 5:27 pm ICT by admin
By Soudhriti Bhabani Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) Left icon Fidel Castro may not have any relevance in today's communist-ruled pro-capitalist West Bengal, but veteran leaders of the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) ... Read more...

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