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Ensure no police force is used against Anna: Ramdev


August 15th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Monday appealed to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to ensure that Delhi Police do not use force against social activist ... Read more...

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Suspend cops behind firing on Maharashtra farmers: BJP


August 12th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The killing of three farmers in police firing in Maharashtra figured in the Rajya Sabha Friday, with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) demanding the ... Read more...

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Hazare’s protest fast gets support in Mumbai


June 8th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 8 (IANS) Expressing their solidarity with social activist Anna Hazare, a group of people Wednesday went on a day-long fast here to denounce the police crackdown on yoga ... Read more...

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Opposition blames Nitish for police firing deaths (Lead)


June 6th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 6 (IANS) The opposition parties in Bihar Monday blamed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for the four deaths in police firing in Araria district last week.Four people, all from ... Read more...

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Opposition attacks Nitish over police firing deaths


June 6th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 6 (IANS) The opposition parties in Bihar were Monday up in arms against Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, holding him responsible for last week's police firing in Araria district ... Read more...

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Supreme Court moved on Ramdev’s eviction


June 5th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court was moved Sunday seeking direction to the central government to reveal details of the police action involving the detention of yoga guru ... Read more...

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Action at Ramdev meeting undemocratic: Naveen Patnaik


June 5th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 5 (IANS) Political parties, religious leaders and people in Orissa Sunday condemned the forceful eviction of Baba Ramdev from Delhi's Ramlila Ground, terming it "shocking" and "shameful".Chief ... Read more...

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Shameful chapter in Indian democracy: Jaitley


June 5th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley Sunday described the crackdown on yoga guru Baba Ramdev's anti-graft fast as "a shameful chapter in the ... Read more...

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CPI-M legislator ‘roughs up’ TV reporter


March 29th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Kannur (Kerala), March 28 (IANS) A television journalist was Monday allegedly roughed up by a senior legislator of Kerala's ruling Left Democratic Front after a chat show. The legislator denied ... Read more...

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Grave of LTTE chief’s mother ‘desecrated’ by leaving dead dogs at site


February 25th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Feb 25 (ANI): The cremation ground of late Tamil Tiger chief Vellupillai Prabhakaran's mother has been desecrated by the leaving of the dead bodies of three shot dogs at the site, ... Read more...

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Outraged Bangladeshi family demands justice for ‘whipped to death’ raped daughter


February 5th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Feb 5 (ANI): The plight of a 14-year-old Bangladeshi girl, who was whipped to death by a village body for allegedly having an illicit relationship with her married cousin, has outraged ... Read more...

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LeT, United Jehad Council condemn Sopore murders


February 3rd, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 3 (IANS) Guerrilla outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) has denied involvement in the murder of two teenaged sisters in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town, days after police blamed it for the killings. ... Read more...

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Pakistan food aid programme halted after suicide attack


December 27th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 27 (IANS) A UN agency has temporarily shutdown its food aid programme in Pakistan's restive tribal region after a suicide bomb attack on one of its posts killed 46 ... Read more...

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UN suspends food aid in Pak following suicide attack till situation stabilizes


December 27th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Dec 27(ANI): The World Food Program (WFP), the food aid branch of the United Nations, has temporarily shut down operations in the northwest region of Pakistan following a suicide bombing ... Read more...

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Baloch Chief Minister condemns twin suicide blasts in Pak’s Mohmand Agency


December 7th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Dec 7 (ANI): Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Aslam Khan Raisani has strongly condemned the twin suicide bomb attacks in Mohmand Agency, terming them a barbaric act.In a statement, Raisani expressed ... Read more...

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Brazil makes formal offer of asylum to convicted Iranian woman


August 11th, 2010 - 7:56 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Aug 11 (DPA) The Brazilian government has made an official offer of asylum to an Iranian woman - Sakineh Mohammadi-Ashtiani - who has been sentenced to death by stoning for adultery ... Read more...

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Lest we forget


August 8th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashJerusalem, Aug.8 (ANI): It wasn't a museum that I wanted to visit. I knew it would be gut wrenching, and it was.The holocaust museum in downtown Jerusalem is a ... Read more...

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Probe ordered into Tripura woman’s parading


June 16th, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 16 (IANS) The Tripura government has ordered a police probe into a tribal woman being paraded naked earlier this month after a kangaroo court held her guilty of sexual ... Read more...

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Kasab will be hanged in one year: Moily (Lead)


May 11th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Law Minister M. Veerappa Moily Tuesday said Mumbai terror attack convict Ajmal Amir Kasab's appeal against his death sentence will be fasttracked, if the case goes ... Read more...

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Haryana orders probe into leopard killings


April 20th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 20 (IANS) Haryana's Forest Minister Ajay Singh Yadav Tuesday ordered a probe into the killing of two leopards - one each in Karnal and Jind districts - in recent days. The ... Read more...

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Leopard shot dead in Haryana town


April 19th, 2010 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Karnal (Haryana), April 19 (IANS) A wild leopard, which strayed into a residential area here and attacked at least eight people, was shot dead by police, officials said Monday. "We are not ... Read more...

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BJP takes Sikh’s beheading protest to Pakistan border


February 23rd, 2010 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Feb 22 (IANS) After raising to the national level in New Delhi the issue of the beheading of a Sikh man by Taliban elements, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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India condemns ‘barbaric’ beheading of Sikh in Pakistan


February 22nd, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) India Monday strongly condemned the "barbaric" beheading of a Sikh man by suspected Taliban militants in Pakistan. "We condemn the barbaric act of Taliban," External Affairs Minister ... Read more...

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Policeman mowed down in Noida


February 19th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Noida (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 19 (ANI): Noida Police has arrested the six persons, who knocked off a police sub-inspector and crushed him under the wheels of their Maruti car in a barbaric ... Read more...

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Shaan and Hariharan sing for Crackers


November 29th, 2009 - 4:17 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Shaan and Hariharan have joined hands with director Anil Goyal to tackle the issue of terrorism. The duo has sung songs for Crackers, an animation film which is being directed by ... Read more...

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Nikhil Dwivedi to dub for Crackers


November 25th, 2009 - 10:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Animation film Crackers on 26/11 attacksDirector Anil Goyal is all geared up to make a film on November 26 terrorist attack under the banner of R.T.M. Technologies. Interestingly, Goyal has decided ... Read more...

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Orissa tribals shun animal sacrifice to please Goddess Kali


October 22nd, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by ANI
By Sarada LahangirKuchipalli (Orissa), Oct. 22 (ANI): In a significant development, tribals of Kuchipali village in Orissa's Bargarh District have shunned their old practice of animal sacrifice and instead opted to offer ... Read more...

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US remembers 9/11 attacks in sombre ceremonies (Second Lead)


September 12th, 2009 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
New York/Washington, Sep 11 (DPA) Mourners in the US gathered Friday to remember the nearly 3,000 people killed in the Sep 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, as the anniversary was proclaimed a ... Read more...

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Omar questions separatist leaders’ silence over killing of a child in Shopian


July 25th, 2009 - 11:13 pm ICT by ANI
Keller (Shopian) Jammu and Kashmir, July 25 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday reiterated his criticism of the separatist groups for their silence over the killing of a ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda might have killed British hostage: Brown


June 3rd, 2009 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (Xinhua) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Wednesday that Al Qaeda might have killed a British hostage in Mali in western Africa. "We have strong reason to believe that ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda kills British hostage Edwin Dyer in Mali


June 3rd, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Al-Quaeda fighters in Mali are believed to have killed British man Edwin Dyer who they kidnapped in neighboring Niger in January.Gordon Brown, Britain's prime minister, said: "We have strong reason to believe ... Read more...

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Supreme Court says those who burn woman should be hanged


June 1st, 2009 - 9:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 1(ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday came out with a stong verdict that, those who burn women to death for dowry should be hanged and no mercy should be ... Read more...

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Hundreds protest US-led airstrikes in Afghanistan


May 7th, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 7 (DPA) Hundreds of people took to the streets Thursday in western Afghanistan to protest deadly airstrikes by US-led forces that allegedly killed more than 100 civilians, a lawmaker ... Read more...

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Shanoo’s killer is still absconding


April 18th, 2009 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr.18 (ANI): The teacher responsible for the death of 11-year-old Shanno Khan is still absconding nearly 24 hours later.Shanoo lost her life for not knowing the alphabet. She spent ... Read more...

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Delhi CM expresses shock over student’s torture, death


April 17th, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr.17 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dixit on Friday expressed shock over the torture and death of a 11-year-old student at the hands of her teacher."I am shocked. This ... Read more...

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