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Rajapaksa to meet Manmohan Thursday


September 19th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived here Wednesday night for a three-day official visit during which he is to meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and ... Read more...

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Wendell Rodricks closes boutique to protest illegal mining


September 17th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 14 (IANS) Green activists have welcomed ace designer Wendell Rodricks' move to close down a boutique in a five-star resort which was run in collaboration with a company ... Read more...

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Wendell Rodricks protests against illegal mining, closes boutique


September 14th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 14 (IANS) World-renowned fashioned signed Wendell Rodricks has closed down his fashion boutique in a hotel co-operated by a mining company in protest against the illegal mining in ... Read more...

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NHRC notice on school turning away gangrape victim


September 13th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Thursday sought a response from the Uttar Pradesh government over a Dalit girl being allegedly denied admission in school ... Read more...

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Chinese daily warns of China, Japan `full confrontation’


September 13th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 13 (IANS) The conflict between China and Japan over the disputed Diaoyu islands "may grow into a full confrontation", said a state-run Chinese daily, adding that "Chinese patience ... Read more...

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China must teach Japan a lesson, says Chinese daily


September 12th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS) A lesson is necessary to dispel Japan's contempt toward China, said a state-run Chinese daily Wednesday, a day after the Japanese government inked a deal to ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb wants mass protest against Trinamool


September 9th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Arambagh (West Bengal), Sep 9 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader and former West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Sunday called for mass resistance against the "atrocities" against his ... Read more...

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Big B meets ‘complete sport’ Judi Dench


September 7th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan was recently introduced to Hollywood veteran Judi Dench and said it was a delight to meet her.Big B met her at the ... Read more...

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Ulfa warns non-Assamese in Assam


August 26th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 26 (IANS) The ULFA Sunday warned of attacks on "Indians" in Assam if "atrocities" on Assamese people did not halt in other parts of the country.A statement signed ... Read more...

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Woman branded a witch, beaten up in Rajasthan


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 21 (IANS)A 50-year old woman in Rajasthan's Ajmer district approached the police Tuesday accusing her neighbours of branding her a witch and beating up her and her ... Read more...

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‘Chakravyuh’ deepens Abhay, Arjun’s understanding on Maoist issues


August 18th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Actors Abhay Deol and Arjun Rampal, who will be seen playing pivotal roles in Prakash Jha's "Chakravyuh", say they knew little about naxalites (Maoists) but the ... Read more...

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Kolkata students rally on World Humanitarian Day eve


August 18th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) Amidst a chorus of Michael Jackson's "We are the World", around 2,000 students took to the streets here on the eve of World Humanitarian Day ... Read more...

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MIM chief urges Muslims to help Assam riots victims


August 18th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 18 (IANS) Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi has called upon Muslims across India to help their brethren who were rendered homeless in recent Assam violence.Owaisi has ... Read more...

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One more arrested for Mumbai’s Azad Maidan violence


August 16th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) A man who snatched and fired a police gun during the violence at Mumbai's Azad Maidan Saturday, which left two people dead and another 100 injured, ... Read more...

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Mamata asks Maoists to lay down arms (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 15 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday promised an attractive rehabilitation package to Maoists who lay down weapons and return to mainstream."I appeal to the ... Read more...

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Mumbai violence raised in Rajya Sabha


August 14th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The violence in Mumbai during a rally to protest Assam violence had its echo in the Rajya Sabha Tuesday with a Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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Mumbai violence: 22 injured cops still in hospitals


August 12th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) As many as 23 policemen, who were injured during Saturday's mob violence in south Mumbai, continue to be under treatment at various city hospitals while 22 ... Read more...

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Seven Maoists get political prisoner status


August 8th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Wednesday granted status of political prisoners to seven Maoist leaders and sympathizers in West Bengal jails, the rebels' counsel said.The seven include ... Read more...

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Akhilesh asks party’s youth to work for Lok Sabha win


August 7th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 6 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav Monday assured the party's youth wing that promises made to the youths will soon be ... Read more...

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LeT still going strong in Pakistan’s terror core: US (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) Even as western strikes have weakened the Al Qaeda core in Pakistan, the terror group's affiliates are still increasing "operational capabilities", with no decrease in the ... Read more...

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US warns of LeT threat, asks Pakistan to act


August 1st, 2012 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) Expressing great concern over continued threat posed by Lashkar-e-Taiba to stability in South Asia, the United States has asked Pakistan to take more action against the ... Read more...

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NHRC issues notice to UP government


July 25th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission Wednesday issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh government over a shocking incident in which a 22-year-old Dalit's leg was amputated ... Read more...

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Patil disappointed us, says Vidarbha farm widow


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, July 23 (IANS) Outgoing President Pratibha Patil did nothing to help thousands of starving farm widows of Vidarbha, an activist Monday alleged."Veteran Congress leader Pratibha Patil is from ... Read more...

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Hundreds out in Guwahati demanding punishment for molesters


July 15th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 15 (IANS) Hundreds of people, mostly women, on Sunday took out a protest rally through the streets of Guwahati demanding exemplary punishment to the culprits of the July ... Read more...

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NCRB tag not worrying: Kerala minister


July 13th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 13 (IANS) The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) might have reported that Kerala had the highest crime rate in the country but this was not a matter of ... Read more...

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Tribal woman branded a witch, beaten up in Rajasthan


July 8th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 8 (IANS) A tribal woman has approached the police accusing her neighbours of branding her a witch and harassing her for a year in Rajasthan's Pali district, officials ... 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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India to send back Sri Lanka Air Force personnel


July 6th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 6 (IANS) Bowing to the political pressures exerted by the AIADMK government and the major opposition party DMK, the central government has decided to send back the Sri ... Read more...

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AIADMK, DMK want Sri Lankan airmen to go (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 5 (IANS) Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa and DMK leader M. Karunanidhi Thursday demanded the immediate expulsion of Sri Lanka Air Force personnel being trained near in Tamil Nadu.Jayalaltihaa ... Read more...

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Don’t train Sri Lanka Air Force personnel: Jayalalithaa


July 5th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 5 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Thursday described the training of Sri Lankan Air Force personnel in Tamil Nadu as an insult to Tamils.She said this ... Read more...

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Political murders have come down in West Bengal: Mamata


June 29th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 29 (IANS) Claiming that political murders have come down in the state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday lambasted the opposition Left Front for ruining the ... Read more...

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Woman branded as witch, molested in Rajasthan


June 25th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 25 (IANS) A 30-year-old woman was stripped and molested after being branded as a witch in Rajasthan's Tonk district, police said Monday.The incident took place Saturday in Dhuan ... Read more...

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Assam rights panel moves NHRC over police atrocities


June 21st, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 21 (IANS) A human rights group in Assam has sought intervention of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) over alleged police atrocities on anti-dam activists in the state.The ... Read more...

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Musharraf was behind n-strike warning for India


June 16th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 16 (IANS) The Pakistani warning of a nuclear strike on India within eight seconds, as reported in a British daily, was actually made at the behest of ... Read more...

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Apex court stays order in Karnataka cop’s case


June 1st, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) In a relief to former Karnataka Police chief Shankar Mahadev Bidari, the Supreme Court Friday stayed the state high court order holding illegal his appointment ... Read more...

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