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Russia-Saudi Arabia: A growing strain


September 6th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Relations between Russia and Saudi Arabia, which have never been cloudless, are quite tense today, something that seems unlikely to change in the foreseeable future, says a RIA Novosti commentary from ... Read more...

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Congress protest against Chhattisgarh CM turns violent


September 4th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 4 (IANS) At least 20 Congress workers were injured and some 1,000 protesters arrested and lodged in a makeshift jail following clashes with police Tuesday in Chhattisgarh ... Read more...

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Minor girl dies as barricade falls on her


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) A six-year-old girl died here after a police barricade fell on her, police said Monday.Sabina and her three friends were playing with barricades at Neb ... Read more...

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17 killed in clashes at Yemen’s interior ministry


August 1st, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, July 31 (IANS) At least 17 people were killed and dozens of others wounded in clashes between the security forces and gunmen belonging to a group of army defectors ... Read more...

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Media persons manhandled at Hazare protest venue


July 31st, 2012 - 2:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Around 150-200 people present at Jantar Mantar, the venue of the protest by Anna Hazare, allegedly broke down barricades and manhandled media persons late ... Read more...

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Anna supporters protest outside PM’s house, detained (Roundup)


July 28th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Team Anna's anti-graft protest Saturday reached near Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's heavily guarded residence here after more people joined the ongoing agitation at Jantar ... Read more...

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Leopard captured in Odisha made to ‘entertain’ locals


July 9th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 9 (IANS) Odisha officials have drawn flak after a captured male leopard was brought to the residence of a district collector to "entertain" people in the area.The leopard ... Read more...

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A dozen UP doctors injured in clash with police


July 2nd, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 2 (IANS) At least a dozen Unani and Ayurvedic doctors were injured in clashes with the police here after hundreds of medics, including women, tried to stage protest ... Read more...

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KKR fans face police batons outside Eden


May 29th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) As West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan hogged the limelight inside the Eden Gardens stadium Tuesday, spectators outside had ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits Punjab, Rajoana appeals for calm (Second Lead)


March 28th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 28 (IANS) A shutdown called by Sikh groups to protest the scheduled hanging of terrorist Balwant Singh Rajoana affected life in most parts of Punjab but the man ... Read more...

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Akhilesh takes over, shunts out Mayawati loyalists (Evening Lead)


March 15th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 15 (IANS) Within an hour of taking over as the new Uttar Pradesh chief minister, promising "change in two days", Akhilesh Yadav Thursday overhauled the state bureaucracy ... Read more...

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Shoaib Akhtar escapes unhurt in car accident (Lead)


February 26th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 26 (IANS) Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar escaped unhurt after his car rammed into the barricades near the Prime Minister Secretariat here Sunday.Akhtar was returning ... Read more...

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Bustle back at Israeli embassy car blast site


February 14th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) A day after an Israeli embassy car carrying the wife of a defence attache was targeted in a terror attack, the morning bustle seemed to be ... Read more...

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Lakhs witness ‘celestial light’ on Sabarimala horizon (Lead)


January 15th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sabarimala (Kerala), Jan 15 (IANS) A year after over 100 people died in a stampede after witnessing the 'celestial light' on Makar Sankranti day, the ritual of 'Makarajyothi' passed off ... Read more...

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Court allows Tamil Nadu’s bull taming sport with riders (Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 12 (IANS) Jallikattu, Tamil Nadu's traditional bull taming sport held as part of the Pongal festival, can be organised subject to certain safety conditions, the Madras High Court ... Read more...

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Kerala gears up for Sabarimala ritual


January 5th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Sabarimala (Kerala), Jan 5 (IANS) The Kerala government Thursday said it was making elaborate arrangements for the 'Makar Jyothi' day of the Sabarimala temple pilgrimage, during which last year over ... Read more...

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New York tightens security ahead of new year celebration


December 30th, 2011 - 7:20 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 30 (IANS) The New York Police have beefed up security in the city ahead of the New Year's Eve celebration.Police have already set up barricades at the ... Read more...

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SRK, Priyanka captivate fans at Delhi mall


December 20th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Chanting in unison "Shah Rukh! Shah Rukh!" and "Priyanka, Priyanka", hundreds of fans lined up at the Ambience Mall in south Delhi Monday evening ... Read more...

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With flowers, candles Kolkata mourns its hospital victims


December 10th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 10 (IANS) Kolkata residents hit the streets Saturday, protesting the "callousness" of the AMRI Hospital through silent marches and tearfully remembering with bouquets and lighted candles the 90 ... Read more...

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Arrest of anti-Posco leader triggers tension


November 27th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 27 (IANS) The arrest of top anti-Posco leader Abhaya Sahu has triggered tension in Odisha's Jagatsingpur district as thousands of villagers blocked roads and sealed entry points to ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party workers create ruckus at Rahul’s programme


November 26th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 26 (IANS) A brief clash took place between Congress party workers and Samajwadi Party activists when they tried to breach the security cordon of Congress general secretary ... Read more...

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Occupy protesters take to streets across US


November 18th, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 18 (IANS) Occupy protesters took to the streets across America, from Miami to Los Angeles to Portland as thousands of original Occupy Wall Street demonstrators deluged New ... Read more...

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Occupy protesters evicted from New York park


November 15th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 15 (IANS) Police in full riot gear moved into New York's Zuccotti Park early Tuesday, evicting hundreds of protesters from the site where the Occupy Wall Street ... Read more...

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Metallica fiasco: Judicial custody for four


November 3rd, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Nov 3 (IANS) Four officials of an event management company organising last week's cancelled Metallica concert here were Thursday sent to judicial custody for 14 days by a local ... Read more...

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Bank asked to seize Metallica concert organisers’ account


October 30th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Oct 30 (IANS) Even as Banagalore readied itself for Metallica's performance Sunday, the Gurgaon district administration has asked the Indian Bank there to seize the bank account of the ... Read more...

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Four held for Metallica no-show


October 29th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Oct 29 (IANS) Four people, including a top official of the company organising the now-cancelled Metallica concert here, were sent to six days' police custody after being arrested early ... Read more...

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Metallica show cancellation ‘epic failure’, say upset fans


October 29th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Oct 29 (IANS) First it was the cancellation of Bryan Adams concert in February and now Metallica's much-awaited gig here, and fans are really sore.The cancellation of Metallica's ... Read more...

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Court tells National Defence Academy to ease security norms


September 30th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Pune, Sep 29 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Thursday directed Pune's National Defence Academy (NDA) to ease security restrictions imposed on the road leading to the tri-services institution, a lawyer ... Read more...

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Security alert in Kolkata following Delhi blast


September 7th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) A security alert has been sounded in this West Bengal capital following the Delhi High Court blast that claimed 11 lives Wednesday.Checking at the entry and ... Read more...

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200 Anna supporters detained outside Rahul Gandhi’s house


August 26th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Around 200 supporters of social activist Anna Hazare, who gathered outside Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's residence here demanding a strong anti-graft bill, were ... Read more...

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Work in full swing at Ramlila Ground (Lead)


August 18th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Preparations are in full swing at the Ramlila Ground as several trucks, road rollers and labourers are working relentlessly to transform the ground for Gandhian ... Read more...

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Deserted roads in capital on I-Day


August 15th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Heavy downpour and strict security measures left the roads across the national capital deserted with people mostly prefering to stay indoors enjoying an extended weekend.Shops ... Read more...

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Strict vigil in capital on I-Day


August 15th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Amidst impregnable security, the 65th Independence Day was celebrated in the capital Monday with no untoward incident reported.In the wake of last month's triple ... Read more...

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Kashmiri separatist leaders under house arrest


August 11th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 11 (IANS) The authorities Thursday imposed restrictions on the movement of senior separatist leaders in the Jammu and Kashmir summer capital to scuttle a gathering at the Eidgah ... Read more...

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Mamata holds sway at mammoth party rally


July 21st, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) From addressing a crowd of tens of thousands, playing the perfect host to her VIP guests, and even anchoring the show to control an unruly ... Read more...

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