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Rioting, blockade over power cuts in Hooda’s district


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), Sep 2 (IANS) Fed up with power cuts, hundreds of villagers of Haryana's Rohtak district, the home district of Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, went on the rampage ... Read more...

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Crack of dawn start for Chandy, ministers


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 22 (IANS) It was an early start to the day for Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and five of his ministers who reached office at 5 a.m. Tuesday ... Read more...

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Mexican protests block TV studios amidst election scandal


July 29th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) -- Protests in Mexico continued on Thursday and Friday against the recent presidential election results, as thousands formed a 'human blockade' around the country's main TV station.Controversial allegations ... Read more...

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BSP workers protest over statue vandalisation


July 26th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad/Noida, July 26 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) activists blocked traffic movement in Ghaziabad and Noida in protest against the vandalisation of their party leader Mayawati's statue in Lucknow.The ... Read more...

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Haryana’s Rewari area calm, highway traffic restored


July 23rd, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Rewari (Haryana), July 23 (IANS) An uneasy calm settled over this Haryana district Monday, a day after violent clashes between farmers and police over land acquisition left about 50 injured, ... Read more...

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States responsible for checking highway blockades, SC told (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The central government Tuesday told the Supreme Court that it was the state governments' responsibility to maintain law and order and ensure free and uninterrupted ... Read more...

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Baramulla goes into raptures, this time for right reasons


July 17th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Baramulla, July 17 (IANS) The garrison town of Baramulla, which has been in news for all the wrong reasons in recent years, Tuesday came alive cheering a Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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US deploys underwater drones to hunt for Iranian mines


July 12th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) The US is to intensify its military build up in the Persian Gulf by deploying miniature underwater drones to hunt for Iranian mines, The Telegraph reported ... Read more...

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NATO containers in Pakistan leave for Afghanistan


July 5th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 5 (IANS) NATO containers at the Karachi port will begin to leave Thursday for Afghanistan after a seven-month long blockade on their movement was lifted, a media report ... Read more...

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This green cover is upsetting residents! (Letter from Punjab)


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Mohali (Punjab), July 3 (IANS) At a time when the Punjab government has launched a comprehensive 'Greening Punjab' drive across the state, residents of Mohali town, adjoining Chandigarh, are ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Want to combat piracy? Go for John Doe order


May 25th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Piracy is one of the major roadblocks in the growth of the Indian film industry - Bollywood itself loses Rs.4,000 crore every year because of ... Read more...

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Zardari-NATO chief meet postponed due to plane delay


May 20th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) A delay in the arrival of Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari's plane Saturday evening led to the postponement of a meeting in Chicago between him ... Read more...

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Zardari arrives in Chicago for NATO summit (Lead)


May 20th, 2012 - 6:45 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 20 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has arrived in Chicago to attend a key NATO summit starting Sunday.Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar and Foreign Secretary Jalil ... Read more...

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Zardari arrives in Chicago for NATO summit


May 20th, 2012 - 6:23 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 20 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has arrived in Chicago to attend a key NATO summit.Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar and Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbass Jilani ... Read more...

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Life in Assam hit by shutdowns, blockade


May 7th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 7 (IANS) Normal life was disrupted across Assam Monday due to separate shutdowns called by two community-based groups in support of their demands and blockade of the national ... Read more...

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Easter bomb blast kills at least 38 in Kaduna, Nigeria


April 10th, 2012 - 4:29 am ICT by BNO News
KADUNA, NIGERIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least 38 people were killed and others were injured when a bomb blast hit north-central Nigeria on Easter Sunday, officials said on Monday.The explosion occurred on ... Read more...

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For reforms, Pakistani daily cites India’s example


April 3rd, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 3 (IANS) Had Pakistan implemented governance and fiscal reforms it might have been better placed to protect its people against rising global oil prices today, "just as India ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Protesters block roads; Mamata, Left Front appeal for peace


March 21st, 2012 - 2:51 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 21 (IANS) Incensed over a photograph that appeared in a city daily, protesters blocked roads for up to six hours throwing life out of gear over parts ... Read more...

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Jats finally call off agitation, remove blockade


March 12th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), March 12 (IANS) The 23-day old agitation by Jat community in Haryana seeking quota in government jobs was finally called off Monday. The Jat leadership has set Sep ... Read more...

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Haryana releases Jat leaders, stir yet to end


March 11th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), March 11 (IANS) Over 100 leaders of the agitating Jat community were released by the authorities in Haryana Sunday evening but the community was yet to take its ... Read more...

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Life affected as Jats continue blockades in Haryana (Lead)


March 10th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 10 (IANS) Normal life was thrown out of gear in Haryana's Hisar district and adjoining areas of Bhiwani, Jind and Rohtak districts as the agitating Jat community continued ... Read more...

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Akhilesh tells SP cadres to stop hooliganism or face action


March 7th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 7 (IANS) Worried at violence by overzealous party workers, the Samajwadi Party (SP) has issued strict instructions to them to "mend their ways" or face "exit from the ... Read more...

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Agitating farmers lift Haryana highway blockade


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Kurukshetra (Haryana), March 1 (IANS) Agitating farmers affiliated to the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) lifted their blockade of the busy National Highway No.1 (NH-1) near Haryana's Pipli town Thursday following ... Read more...

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Reversing Alzheimer’s gene ‘blockade’ restores memory


March 1st, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 1 (IANS) An enzyme overproduced in the brains of Alzheimer's patients creates a blockade that shuts off genes necessary to form new memories, says a new research.Furthermore, ... Read more...

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IAF airlifts 313 stranded passengers between Leh and Srinagar


February 7th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 7 (IANS) Over 300 stranded passengers were Tuesday airlifted between Leh town of Ladakh region and Srinagar by special Indian Air Force (IAF) sorties arranged by the Jammu ... Read more...

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Special IAF flights for people stranded in Kargil


February 6th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 6 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Monday announced special flights by the Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft Tuesday for people stranded in Kargil town of Ladakh region."The ... Read more...

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IAF airlifts stranded Kashmiris


January 30th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 30 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Monday flew special sorties to airlift 126 people stranded in snowbound areas of Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region of Jammu and ... Read more...

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IAF sorties between Srinagar and Jammu begin (Lead)


January 21st, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 21 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) began flying sorties between Srinagar and Jammu with two flights leaving Srinagar airport Saturday afternoon carrying passengers stranded here due to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Pakistan, Afghanistan to double bilateral trade to $5 bn


January 18th, 2012 - 5:11 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 18 (IANS) Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to increase bilateral trade volume to $5 billion by 2015 from the present near $2.5 billion, said officials.The Pakistan-Afghanistan Joint Economic ... Read more...

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Lawyers’ protest clogs central Bangalore


January 17th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 17 (IANS) Hundreds of lawyers protesting police assault on one of their colleagues caused massive traffic jams in the heart of the city for over six hours Tuesday, ... Read more...

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Traffic restored on Srinagar-Jammu highway


January 14th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 14 (IANS) The Srinagar-Jammu national highway was reopened to traffic Saturday and over a thousand vehicles moved towards their destinations on the road.According to eye-witnesses, Brigadier T.P.S. Rawat, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Lawyers clash with police in Jaipur


January 11th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 11 (IANS) Lawyers in Jaipur Wednesday went on a rampage, clashing with police and blocking roads after a 30-year-old advocate committed suicide, allegedly depressed over police atrocities.According to ... Read more...

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Smoked fish, dried vegetables charm Kashmiris in winter


January 11th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 11 (IANS) The temporary blockade on the Srinagar-Jammu highway due to snowfall has come as a blessing for traders selling smoked fish and dried vegetables - a centuries-old ... Read more...

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Jammu-Srinagar highway open to one-way traffic


January 10th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 10 (IANS) Despite snow, the Srinagar-Jammu national highway will remain open for one-way traffic Tuesday and vehicles will be allowed to move from Jammu to Srinagar, Border Roads ... Read more...

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Accused in Ghaziabad wedding shooting held


January 10th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 9 (IANS) A criminal, allegedly involved in the shooting at a Ghaziabad marriage last November, and his accomplice were arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district after ... Read more...

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