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Gurgaon students hold demonstrations for Dana Sangma


May 1st, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 1 (IANS) The National Students' Union of India (NSUI), along with students from various faculties at the Amity University campus here, demonstrated Tuesday against the university administration and ... Read more...

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Northeast students protest Manipuri student’s death (Lead)


April 29th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Banglaore, April 29 (IANS) More than 200 students from Manipur and other northeastern states, studying in the capital, came together Sunday at India Gate for a silent candlelight ... Read more...

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Protesters seek release of Israeli car blast accused


March 13th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Social activists and journalists Monday sat on protest at India Gate here and organised a candle light vigil demanding the release of journalist Syed ... Read more...

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British cops meet slain Indian student’s kin (Lead)


January 2nd, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 2 (IANS) British police officers Monday evening visited the grief-stricken family of 23-year-old Indian student Anuj Bidve, who was shot dead in Manchester a day after Christmas. The ... Read more...

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Mamata leads candle light vigil for AMRI victims


December 13th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 12 (IANS) People cutting across religious and social barriers led by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday took out a candlelight march to pay tribute to ... Read more...

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Procession, candle-light vigil against Neeraj Grover judgement (Lead)


July 3rd, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) A large number of film and television personalities, NGOs and common people joined a candle-light vigil here Sunday evening to express their outrage against the judgement ... Read more...

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Protest in Mumbai over Neeraj Grover judgement


July 3rd, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) A large number of film and television personalities, NGOs and others took part in a protest march here Sunday after to express their outrage against the ... Read more...

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Marches against corruption in Delhi, other cities (Lead)


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) A day before the second meeting of the joint Lokpal Bill drafting committee, thousands of people marched in Delhi and in over 20 major cities ... Read more...

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Candle light vigil held for killed child worker


April 22nd, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) About a thousand people flocked to India Gate Friday evening to join in a candle light vigil in memory of 10-year-old Moin Khan, who was ... Read more...

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Sweety has an encounter with ‘Balochis’: A satire


April 12th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr. 12 (ANI): London is so pretty in April. Grey and rainy. I don't know why these English complain? Getting ready today for a party at the Shah's Belgravia flat. ... Read more...

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Thousands hold candle light vigil in support of Hazare


April 7th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Over 5,000 people participated in a candle light march Thursday evening here in support of fasting veteran Gandhian Anna Hazare and his fight against corruption.The ... Read more...

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Hazare supporters stopped from march in Mumbai


April 7th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) A march to the Gateway of India by supporters of social activist Anna Hazare, who is on an indefinite fast for a stronger anti-corruption Lokpal bill, ... Read more...

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Students in Maharashtra join Hazare’s crusade


April 7th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) Nearly a hundred people, including over 40 students, joined the relay fast across Maharashtra Thursday in support of social activist Anna Hazare's anti-corruption campaign."There are 45 ... Read more...

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Bangalore Christians staged rally against probe reports on church attacks


February 22nd, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Karnataka, Feb.22 (ANI): Hundreds of Christians in Bangalore gathered for a candle light vigil on Monday to protest against a probe report on church attacks.The group criticized the findings of the ... Read more...

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Karnataka bishops to protest church attacks


February 17th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 17 (IANS) Bangalore Archbishop Bernard Moras will lead 17 bishops in a sit-in protest Friday and the Christian community will hold a rally and candle light vigil here Monday ... Read more...

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Nepal campaigners call for end to animal sacrifices


November 24th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 24 (IANS) One year after Nepal shocked animal lovers worldwide by the slaughter of thousands of birds and animals at a Hindu temple close to the Indian border, ... Read more...

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Pace University Football Player Danroy Henry Killed At Police Shooting


October 19th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Danroy Henry, the football player of Pace University was pronounced dead last Sunday after two officers shot at his vehicles. The police officers said that the ... Read more...

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Dismayed by Priyadarshini verdict, CBI must intervene: activists


October 6th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Activists who fought for justice in the Priyadarshini Mattoo murder case Wednesday voiced disgust after the Supreme Court reduced the killer's death sentence to life imprisonment, and ... Read more...

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Candle light vigil against Maoist attack on train


May 30th, 2010 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata , May 29 (IANS) A section of intellectuals Saturday held a candlelight vigil protesting the suspected role of the Maoists in the derailment of the Mumbai-bound Gyaneshwari Express that left 131 ... Read more...

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Patrick Trainor’s Body Found In Pond Along With Car


March 25th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Fishers, March 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After a search of four days, police were able to find the missing Purdue University student Patrick Trainor but in a form which nobody would ... Read more...

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Tibetans exiles take out candlelight march in Dharamsala against China


March 6th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, Mar 6 (ANI): Scores of Tibetan exiles and monks took out candlelight vigil here to condemn the sentences given to Tibetans in Lhasa by China.As per a newspaper report in Lhasa, ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas victims hold candle light vigil on 25th anniversary of holocaust


December 3rd, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal, Dec.3 (ANI): Kin of the victims and survivors of the Bhopal gas tragedy staged a candlelight vigil here on Wednesday to mark the 25th anniversary of the world's worst industrial disaster.On ... Read more...

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First anniversary of 26/11 attacks being observed today


November 26th, 2009 - 11:18 am ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov 26 (ANI): Today is the first anniversary of 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, on this occasion prayers and candle-light vigil are being held in Mumbai and various parts of the country ... Read more...

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Mumbai remembers 26/11: host of events planned a year on


November 25th, 2009 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) A candle-light vigil, a police parade, an all-religion prayer meet at the Gateway of India and a memorial service at Chabad House - people from all walks ... Read more...

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Campaign for fulfilment of Millennium Development Goals begins


October 16th, 2009 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) To remind world leaders that the deadline to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) is drawing near, the civil society and individuals across the world, including in ... Read more...

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Orissa’s anti-mining protests reach Delhi


July 27th, 2009 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Members of Orissa's Kondh tribe Monday gathered for a candle light vigil in the capital, urging Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to stop mining of the bauxite-rich ... Read more...

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Prof.Sabharwal’s son taken into custody for protest at India Gate


July 26th, 2009 - 11:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 26 (ANI): Himanshu Sabharwal, son of deceased Professor H.S.Sabharwal, and about 25 others were taken into preventive custody for organising a candle-light vigil at India Gate here.They were ... Read more...

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Delhi Police chief inspects Sabharwal aide’s murder spot


July 26th, 2009 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) In a rare appearance at an investigation site, Delhi Police Commissioner Y.S. Dadwal Sunday inspected the spot where a close aide of Himanshu Sabharwal, son of ... Read more...

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No going back now, says slain professor’s son


July 26th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) A three-year long legal battle for justice for his slain father and now the shocking murder of one of his close aides - Himanshu Sabharwal, whose ... Read more...

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Indian students hold rally against attacks in Australia


May 31st, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 31 (IANS) Thousands of Indian students gathered Sunday outside the Victorian parliament here to protest the spate of attacks on them in Australia. They shouted slogans against the Australian government and ... Read more...

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Indian students in Australia to hold peace rally Sunday


May 30th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 30 (IANS) Deeply concerned over the spate of attacks on its members, the Federation of Indian Students of Australia (FISA) has called for a peace rally Sunday "in response ... Read more...

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Dalits in Canada call Vienna killing ‘act of terrorism’


May 26th, 2009 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Vancouver, May 26 (IANS) Outraged by the killing of their spiritual leader Sant Rama Nand by Sikhs opposed to his sect in Vienna, the Ravidassia community of Canada has called ... Read more...

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Sikh groups to observe 25 years of Operation Blue Star (Re-issued with Corrections)


May 24th, 2009 - 9:01 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, May 24 (ANI): Various Sikh organisations have decided to observe the 25 years of Operation Blue Star as the Martyrs' Day in first week of June in remembrance of the ... Read more...

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Tamil mourners say no going back on ‘Eelam’ (With Images)


May 23rd, 2009 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, May 23 (IANS) More than 20,000 Canadian Tamils descended on the Ontario assembly here in black to mourn "innocent civilians killed in the genocide by Sri Lanka".In their speeches ... Read more...

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Tamil diaspora observes Friday as black day


May 22nd, 2009 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 22 (IANS) The Tamil diaspora will mark Friday as a black day to mourn those killed by the Sri Lankan forces, the Canadian Tamil Congress said here Thursday. "In conjunction with ... Read more...

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