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Curfew continues in riot-hit old Hyderabad


April 10th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 10 (IANS) Curfew continued in the riot-hit areas of the old city of Hyderabad for the third consecutive day Tuesday, with the situation remaining tense but under control.People ... Read more...

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In house of memories, meet the nowhere women (Feature) (March 8 is International Women’s Day)


March 8th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Bordered by barbed wires and huge iron gates, a dilapidated amphitheatre in old Delhi's Kabir Basti is home to over 30 mentally ill women who ... Read more...

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‘Warhorse’ - saved by beautiful anti-war sentiment (IANS Movie Review)


February 11th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Warhorse"; Cast: Jeremy Irvine, Emily Watson, David Thewlis; Director: Steven Spielberg; Rating: ***Every writer, artist, musician or filmmaker develops a certain style of representing his work that makes his work ... Read more...

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Telangana million march begins despite police ban


March 10th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 10 (IANS) Braving massive presence of police and paramilitary forces and violating ban orders, thousands of people, demanding separate statehood to Telangana, reached Tank Bund in this ... Read more...

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‘The Way Back’ - an impossible trek turned into a cinematic triumph (IANS Movie Review)


March 4th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Way Back"; Cast: Jim Sturgess, Ed Harris, Colin Farrell, Saoirse Ronan, Dragos Bucur; Director: Peter Weir; Rating: ****Through the history of mankind, various events - enforced or self-inflicted - ... Read more...

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Bahamas-flagged merchant vessel escapes pirate attack


November 17th, 2010 - 1:43 am ICT by BNO News
MOMBASA, KENYA (BNO NEWS) -- A Bahamas-flagged merchant vessel on early Tuesday morning escaped a pirate attack thanks to the implementation of the protection measures, the European Union Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) ... Read more...

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Gudda gets naughty with John, closes men’s week


August 30th, 2010 - 2:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Touching, ogling, throwing passes on the runaway - that's how celebrated designer Rohit Bal aka Gudda brought the curtains down with the grande finale of the ... Read more...

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Curfew imposed in Srinagar to thwart separatist march


August 18th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
By FaiyazSrinagar, Aug 18 (ANI): Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir have imposed curfew in Srinagar and many other parts of the Kashmir Valley to foil a march call given by separatist leader ... Read more...

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New Species Of Titi Monkey Found In Columbian Jungles


August 16th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 16, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A hitherto unknown species of Titi monkey has been discovered in Columbia. Scientifically named as ‘Callicebus Caquetensis’, this creature is small, about the ... Read more...

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Shutdown, restrictions hit life in Srinagar


June 14th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 14 (IANS) Restrictions continued in the the Old City areas here for the third consecutive day Monday in view of a shutdown called by separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani to ... Read more...

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Former Inmate Gets 15 Years For Breaking Into Prison Attempt


March 24th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Florida, Mar 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Florida prisons witnessed a different case altogether as ex-inmate Sylvester Jiles tried to sneak back into the prison after he had moved out. Well he ... Read more...

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Rs.420,000 spent to deport one Bangladeshi from Assam


March 9th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 9 (IANS) Believe it or not, the Indian government spends an astounding Rs.424,000 to formally detect and push back an illegal Bangladeshi migrant from Assam. Assam spent Rs.410 million between ... Read more...

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Rihanna’s black and white cover for new album unveiled


October 29th, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): Rihanna's cover for her upcoming album, "Rated R," has been revealed.The stunner looks like a dejected drinker who is nursing a headache on the new album sleeve.However, ... Read more...

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Blackwater has arms warehouse in Islamabad: Report


October 20th, 2009 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct. 20 (ANI): Private US security firm Blackwater has a warehouse located in the industrial area of Islamabad that is reportedly involved in illegal arms trading.The warehouse, Kestral Logistics, is working ... Read more...

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Adiala Jail security beefed up following Taliban terror spree


October 17th, 2009 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Oct. 16 (ANI): In the wake of a series of terror attacks across Pakistan, security of Rawalpindi's Adiala Jail has been beefed up, with the deployment of two companies of ... Read more...

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Secret US military training camp just 30 kms away from Islamabad?


October 3rd, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct.3 (ANI): The United States has reportedly established a secret military training camp just a few kilometers away from Islamabad.According to The Nation, just 30 kilometers away from Islamabad, situated in ... Read more...

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Security restrictions, shutdown disrupt life in Kashmir


May 12th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 12 (IANS) Security restrictions in Srinagar and a shutdown called by separatists affected normal life in Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday ahead of polls in the Baramulla and Ladakh constituencies in ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka blacklists senior HRW officer


May 8th, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, May 8 (ANI): The Government of Sri Lanka has blackisted a senior researcher of the emergencies division at Human Rights Watch (HRW) due to violation of the country's immigration and emigration ... Read more...

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Thousands join Nawaz Sharif-led Long March


March 15th, 2009 - 10:20 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, March 15 (ANI): Thousands of people comprising lawyers, political supporters and members of the civil society joined Sharif-left Long March, which has already gained wide media attention and publicity across ... Read more...

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Baba Sheikh Brahms mausoleum evokes reverence beyond borders


March 13th, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh Robin Mianwali (Punjab), March 13 (ANI): Hundreds of devotees paid obeisance at the mausoleum of the popular Sufi saint Pir Baba Sheikh Brahm on the India-Pakistan border on the ... Read more...

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Islamic hardliners mark Red Mosque operation anniversary


July 6th, 2008 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Islamabad, July 6 (DPA) Thousands of hardline Islamists Sunday gathered in Pakistan's capital to commemorate the first anniversary of a military operation against the extremists in the Red Mosque. Dozens of religious ... Read more...

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Three killed in BSF firing near India-Bangladesh border


April 18th, 2008 - 9:17 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) Three people, including a Bangladeshi national, died when Border Security Force (BSF) personnel opened fire while they were allegedly smuggling cattle through the Indo-Bangladesh border in West Bengal's ... Read more...

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Karachi lawyers protest outside Sindh High Court, court arrest


November 14th, 2007 - 8:30 am ICT by admin
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