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Photos of suspects in Odisha violence released


September 13th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 13 (IANS) Odisha Police have released photographs of 36 suspects involved in violence during Sep 6 Congress rally here in which a policewoman was thrashed and molested in ... Read more...

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Ranbir sings live for Gurgaon fans


September 13th, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 12 (IANS) Actor Ranbir Kapoor had young fans swooning and jumping on his tunes as he gave a live performance of his song "Fatafati" from forthcoming film ... Read more...

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Congress shutdown hits life in Odisha


September 10th, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 10 (IANS) Public transport was hit in Odisha Monday and trains stranded as the opposition Congress called for a dawn-to-dusk shutdown to protest police excesses on its workers ... Read more...

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33 held for violence during Congress rally (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 7 (IANS) At least 33 people have been arrested in connection with the violence during a Congress rally in Odisha's capital Bhubaneswar, police said Friday."We have arrested 33 ... Read more...

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Congress calls for shutdown in Odisha


September 7th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 7 (IANS) Odisha's opposition Congress has called for a statewide shutdown Sep 10 to protest "police excesses" on its workers during a party rally here, a senior ... Read more...

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Several hurt as Odisha Congress protest turns violent (Lead)


September 6th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 6 (IANS) At least a hundred people, including protestors and several policemen, were injured when a Congress rally against the Naveen Patnaik-led government turned violent in the Odisha ... Read more...

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Several hurt as Odisha Congress protest turns violent


September 6th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 6 (IANS) More than two dozen people, including protestors and several policemen, were injured when a Congress rally against the Naveen Patnaik-led government turned violent in the Odisha ... 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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One dead, 34 wounded in Philippines blasts


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Sep 2 (IANS) One person was killed and 34 were wounded in two grenade blasts in the Philippines, Xinhua reported Sunday.At least 32 people were injured when an unidentified ... Read more...

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Bangladesh frees three Indians after seven months


August 14th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 14 (IANS) Bangladesh authorities Tuesday released three Indians, who had been arrested after their speeding car crashed into the Akhaurah checkpost on the India-Bangladesh border on Dec 27 ... Read more...

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Kolkata Slum dwellers’ eviction a crime: Binayak Sen


April 29th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) Describing the eviction of people from slums in Nonadanga in the eastern part of the city as a "tragedy and great crime", human rights activist Binayak ... Read more...

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Slum dwellers, police clash in Kolkata again


April 28th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 28 (IANS) Fresh clashes broke out between evicted slum dwellers of Nonadanga and police personnel here Saturday, leaving several people injured."A large number of slum dwellers today ... Read more...

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Three Indians crash into Bangladesh territory, held


December 27th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 27 (IANS) In a bizarre accident, three Indian men in a speeding car crashed into a checkpost on Bangladesh border, Tripura Police said here Tuesday. They were arrested ... Read more...

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Niyamgiri tribals join anti-Posco protests


July 7th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 7 (IANS) A group of tribals belonging to primitive Dangaria Kandh community from Orissa's Niyamgiri area Thursday joined the villagers' protest against land acquisition for the $12 billion ... Read more...

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Orissa to resume work at Posco site


July 1st, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 1 (IANS) The Orissa government said Friday it is likely to resume work at the site of the $12 billion Posco project as a group of protesting villagers ... Read more...

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Anti-Posco protests continue; supporters want demands met (Lead)


June 27th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 27 (IANS) A few thousand people, including women and children, continued their protest against South Korean major Posco's proposed steel plant in a village in Orissa's Jagatsinghpur district ... Read more...

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Posco work hit, villagers want local involvement


June 27th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 27 (IANS) Hundreds of protesting villagers Monday forced authorities to halt construction of a boundary wall at a project site of South Korean major Posco, which is building ... Read more...

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Deadlock over Posco land acquisition continues


June 25th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 25 (IANS) The deadlock over land acquisition for the Posco steel project in Orissa continued Saturday with the administration yet to find a resolution to the crisis, ... Read more...

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Justin Bieber injured


June 25th, 2011 - 6:36 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 25 (IANS) Teen pop sensation Justin Bieber was hurt after a man jumped over him in New York.Bieber was signing autographs for fans outside Macy's department store, ... Read more...

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Orissa halts land acquisition for Posco


June 21st, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 21 (IANS) The Orissa government Tuesday halted land acquisition for Posco's $12 billion project in Jagatsinghpur due to opposition from locals, an official said. "We have halted it indefinitely ... Read more...

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Medha Patkar joins anti-Posco protest (Lead)


June 20th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 20 (IANS) The anti-Posco agitation in Orissa got a boost Monday with social activist Medha Patkar joining the villagers in their protest against the proposed $12 billion project ... Read more...

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Medha Patkar joins Anti-Posco protest


June 20th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 20 (IANS) The anti-Posco agitation in Orissa got a boost Monday with social activist Medha Patkar joining the villagers in their protest.Patkar visited the site of the proposed ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown: Big Show Snaps


June 19th, 2011 - 3:36 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Justin Gabriel and Heath Slater lost a tag team match last night on 'WWE Friday Night Smackdown' to the Uso brothers when one of them managed to pin ... Read more...

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Posco land takeover to resume Saturday, protest intensifies (Lead)


June 17th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 17 (IANS) The protest against Posco steel plant in Orissa intensified Friday as authorities set to resume land acquisition for its $12 billion project from Saturday. ... Read more...

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Bravo stars chuckle at Padma Lakshmi for snub


April 6th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 6 (ANI): It seems all is not well between Padma Lakshmi and her Bravo stars.Stars, including Kyle Richards, NeNe Leakes, Patti Stanger, Jill Zarin, Lisa Vanderpump, Kara DioGuardi and ... Read more...

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Congress workers protest outside BJP office


March 2nd, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Tear gas shells and water cannons were used to disperse around 300 Youth Congress activists protesting outside the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) office here ... Read more...

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Yemen: Opposition accepts Saleh’s reform initiative, protests continue


February 13th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sana`a, Feb 13 (IANS) As a number of anti-government protesters marched toward the presidential palace in Yemen Sunday, the opposition accepted a political reform initiative offered earlier this month by President Ali ... Read more...

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Over 60 dead in Sabarimala stampede (Third Lead)


January 15th, 2011 - 4:04 am ICT by IANS
Vandiperiyar (Kerala), Jan 15 (IANS) More than 60 devotees were killed Friday night in a stampede in a forest in Kerala's Idukki district when they were returning from the Sabarimala shrine, officials ... Read more...

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Indian Festival Stampede: More than 50 pilgrims killed


January 15th, 2011 - 1:46 am ICT by IANS
Vandiperiyar (Kerala), Jan 15 (IANS) More than 50 pilgrims were killed late Friday evening in a stampede in a forest near the Sabarimala shrine when thousands of devotees were returning after watching ... Read more...

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Rob-Kris Bathing Scene Caught On Camera!


November 16th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The shooting of 'Breaking Dawn' is in full swing at the exotic locales of Brazil and even as actors Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart gets cozy ... Read more...

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Rahul gets tumultuous welcome in Santiniketan


September 14th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Santiniketan (West Bengal), Sep 14 (IANS) "Rahulda" and "Rahulji" they shouted, surging forward to shake hands with him or seek his autograph. Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi was given a tumultuous ... Read more...

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Rahul mingles with people, conducts road show


September 6th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) Sending security personnel into a tizzy, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Monday mingled with people and had a brief road show during his six-hour tour to the ... Read more...

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Pak UK High Commission anticipated ‘mischief’ at Zardari ’shoegate’ rally


August 12th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 12(ANI): A Pakistani official has said that the country's High Commission in the United Kingdom had anticipated that miscreants would do something mischievous during President Asif Ali Zardari's community appearance ... Read more...

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Pink’s Onstage Accident Takes Her To Hospital


July 16th, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 16 (Sampurn Wire): American pop and rock singer Pink has been rushed to hospital as she fell down from the harness to a steel barricade while performing in Nuremberg, Germany on ... Read more...

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Drunk driver jumps her car over a tollbooth


June 7th, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
A drunk driver emulated a stuntwoman when she managed to jump her car over a tollbooth. The 22-year-old drunk woman couldn’t comprehend the lane separators and she thought that she had no ... Read more...

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