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Syrian opposition group decries insult to Prophet Mohammad


September 14th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, Sep 14 (IANS) A major Syrian opposition group has expressed its distress over the insults caused by a US movie towards Prophet Mohammad but also stated that it is ... Read more...

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Life back to normal in east Delhi, six more arrested


September 5th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Two days after large scale rioting in which a man was killed, life was limping back to normal in Mayur Vihar Phase III of east ... Read more...

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Uneasy calm after Delhi violence, 22 detained (Third Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) An uneasy calm prevailed in parts of east Delhi where largescale violence overnight left one man dead, with police Monday saying they had detained 22 ... Read more...

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Shops shut in violence-hit east Delhi area; situation under control (Second Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The roads were mostly deserted, wary shopkeepers kept the shop shutters down and at least two schools in the area remained shut Monday, a day ... Read more...

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Naroda Patiya massacre: Ex-minister Kodnani, 31 convicted (Second Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 29 (IANS) Ten years after a mob hacked and burnt to death 97 Muslims in Naroda Patiya locality here during riots, a Gujarat special court Wednesday convicted ... Read more...

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Naroda Patiya massacre: Ex-minister among 32 convicted (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 29 (IANS) A special court in Gujarat Wednesday convicted 32 people, including former BJP minister Mayaben Kodnani and Bajrang Dal leader Babu Bajrangi, for the massacre of 97 ... Read more...

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Gogoi seeks media help to restore peace


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 23 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Thursday sought the media's help to restore peace in the state.The chief minister met editors of Assam newspapers and appealed to ... Read more...

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Maruti’s Manesar plant: 16 cars made on second day


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 22 (IANS) The first lot of 16 cars was manufactured on the second day of the reopening of Maruti's plant at Manesar in Haryana Wednesday as more workers ... Read more...

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Maruti restarts Manesar plant with 400 workers (Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 21 (IANS) The country's leading car manufacturer Maruti Suzuki restarted its Manesar plant, in Haryana, Tuesday with nearly 400 workers rejoining work, a company official said Tuesday."Nearly ... Read more...

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Maruti’s Manesar plant reopens after 34-day shutdown


August 21st, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Production restarted at Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant Tuesday under heavy security more than a month after violence and rioting led to a shutdown of the ... Read more...

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Kashmiri separatist leaders placed under house arrest


August 20th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 20 (IANS) Authorities Monday placed all senior Kashmiri separatist leaders under house arrest to maintain law and order during the congregational Eid prayers in Srinagar."These measures have been ... Read more...

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Maruti to restart Manesar plant next week


August 16th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Troubled automobile manufacturer Maruti Suzuki Thursday said that it will restart production at its violence-marred Manesar factory from Aug 21, 2012.The company will initially produce ... Read more...

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13 more die in fresh Myanmar violence


August 12th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 11 (IANS) At least 13 people have died in Myanmar in fresh sectarian violence, an official said Saturday.The violence erupted five days ago in the Kyauktaw township of ... Read more...

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Vengeful man burns wife’s clothes


August 11th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) A vengeful British husband burned 5,000 pounds worth of his wife's designer gear after she left for Gambia to marry her lover, The Sun reported Saturday.Darrell ... Read more...

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Therapy for Maruti factory violence victims


August 6th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 6 (IANS) To help injured employees overcome the trauma of the July 18 violence and arson at Maruti's Manesar plant, the company has roped in psychologists for counselling, ... Read more...

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Bihar officials asked to explain Dalit hostel attack


July 25th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Patna July 25 (IANS) Country's apex panel for the Scheduled Castes has summoned top administrative and police officials of Bihar to explain inaction during arson and vandalism at a Dalit ... Read more...

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Moily: Is Modi confident of regaining power in Gujarat?


July 24th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 24 (IANS) Reacting to Gujarat Chief Minister Naredra Modi's assertion that the NDA would come to power after the next Lok Sabha polls, union Minister for Corporate ... Read more...

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Maruti not to abandon Manesar plant, says Bhargava (Lead)


July 21st, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Passenger car major Maruti Suzuki declared an indefinite lockout at its Manesar (Haryana) plant but denied any plans to shift after Wednesday's violent clashes that ... Read more...

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Cleaning exercise begins at Maruti factory


July 21st, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 21 (IANS) An exercise to clear the Maruti Suzuki factory of debris and charred remains of items began in Manesar Saturday, three days after workers indulged in ... Read more...

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States responsible for checking highway blockades, SC told (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The central government Tuesday told the Supreme Court that it was the state governments' responsibility to maintain law and order and ensure free and uninterrupted ... Read more...

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Baramulla goes into raptures, this time for right reasons


July 17th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Baramulla, July 17 (IANS) The garrison town of Baramulla, which has been in news for all the wrong reasons in recent years, Tuesday came alive cheering a Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi leader accused of killing 57 during 1971 war


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 3 (IANS) Abdul Quader Mollah of Bangladesh's Jamaat-e-Islami party has been accused of plotting the deaths of at least 57 people in Dhaka during the 1971 war of ... Read more...

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29 killed in Myanmar state riot: Official


June 14th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, June 14 (IANS) At least 29 people have been killed and 38 injured in riots in Myanmar's Rakhine state since June 8, the government said Thursday.Those killed comprise 13 ... Read more...

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Chinese terra cotta army was robbed, burned


June 10th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 10 (IANS) The famous life-sized terra cotta army, dating to the Qin Dynasty (221-206 BC), was robbed of its weapons and the figures broken and burned by ... Read more...

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Close aide of legislator arrested in Ranvir Sena chief’s killing


June 6th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 6 (IANS) A special investigation team (SIT) of the Bihar Police has arrested a close aide of a ruling party legislator in connection with the June ... Read more...

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Seven held in Ranvir Sena chief killing case (Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 4 (IANS) Seven people were arrested in Bihar's Bhojpur district Monday in connection with the June 1 killing of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh 'Mukhiya', police said.A special ... Read more...

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Violent protests rock Bihar for third day


June 3rd, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 3 (IANS) Widespread violent protests rocked Bihar for the third consecutive day Sunday over the killing of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh 'Mukhiya'.Protestors indulged in violence and arson ... Read more...

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Ranvir Sena chief killed, curfew imposed on Bihar town (Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 1 (IANS) An indefinite curfew was imposed in Ara town and red alert was sounded in Bihar's four districts Friday, after unidentified gunmen shot dead Brahmeshwar Singh 'Mukhiya', ... Read more...

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Official’s jeep set afire in Maharashtra


May 3rd, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) The jeep of a local official cracking down on the sand mafia was set on fire early Thursday in rural Maharashtra, injuring its driver, police said.The ... Read more...

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Violent clashes, arson mark shutdown in Bengal’s Terai, Dooars (Lead)


April 23rd, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, April 23 (IANS) Violent clashes and arson marked the indefinite shutdown in northern West Bengal's Terai and Dooars regions called from Monday by a faction of the Akhil ... Read more...

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CPI-M to Mamata: Can’t evade responsibility on Terai, Doars row


April 23rd, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) West Bengal opposition leader Surya Kanta Mishra Monday citicised the Mamata Banerjee regime over the ongoing violence in the Terai and Dooars regions, saying the ... Read more...

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Shutdown in Bengal’s Terai, Dooars evokes mixed response


April 23rd, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, April 23 (IANS) Violent clashes and arson marked an indefinite shutdown in northern West Bengal's Terai and Dooars regions called from Monday by a faction of the Akhil ... Read more...

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Indian-origin woman burns hubby in US


April 21st, 2012 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) An Indian-origin woman in the US set her husband on fire and locked him in a bathroom, after promising him a hot oil massage, police said.Shriya ... Read more...

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10 killed in Karachi violence after leader’s death (Lead)


March 27th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 27 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and over 50 vehicles torched as violence escalated in Pakistan's port city of Karachi Tuesday over the killing of a ... Read more...

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Political activist killed, vehicles torched in Karachi


March 27th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 27 (IANS) Karachi was tense Tuesday following the killing of an MQM activist. Fourteen vehicles were set ablaze in different parts of this port city, a media report ... Read more...

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