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We’re trying to protect India Gate, not restrict access: Delhi Police


August 28th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Clarifying that there are no restrictions on public entry at India Gate, the Delhi Police Tuesday said they have only enhanced the security of the ... Read more...

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Interfaith vigils across US for gurdwara victims


August 9th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Oak Creek (Wisconsin), Aug 9 (IANS) In a clear message of solidarity, Americans of all backgrounds and faith held candlelight vigils from coast to coast to mourn the victims of ... Read more...

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Gurdwara shooter acted alone: FBI


August 9th, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Milwaukee (Wisconsin), Aug 9 (IANS) As the nation held candlelight vigils to remember the victims of Sunday's rampage in a Wisconsin gurdwara, investigators asserted that the gunman acted alone even ... Read more...

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‘Their tears would make an ocean overflow’


August 8th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Oak Creek (Wisconsin), Aug 8 (IANS) "Struck by calm & composure of victim families. No trace of rancour. But their tears would fill an ocean, make it overflow."So tweeted India's ... Read more...

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Sikh Americans show solidarity after gurdwara tragedy


August 7th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) Deeply shocked by the killing of six Sikh worshipers in a gurdwara in Milwaukee, the anguished community has sought concrete action to ensure that ... Read more...

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AMRI directors grilled, toll now 93 (Roundup)


December 12th, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 11 (IANS) Police Sunday grilled the six arrested AMRI hospital directors as the death toll in Friday's fire at the high-cost medical facility in south Kolkata went ... Read more...

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No-bath protest in Hazare’s village


August 18th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Residents of Ralegan Siddhi, the village of anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare, took to a unique form of protest Thursday as they took to streets with ... Read more...

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Thousands gather in support of Hazare in Mumbai


August 17th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) Continuing with the protests in support of Anna Hazare, thousands took to the streets on the second day after Hazare was arrested by Delhi Police ... Read more...

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Facebook, candlelight vigil: Punjab city wakes up to a murder


April 26th, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, April 26 (IANS) The killing of a millionaire businessman by his gun-toting childhood friends in this Punjab city last week has prompted thousands of residents to come together ... Read more...

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Greenpeace observes a month of Japanese quake, tsunami (Second Lead)


April 11th, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) Marking a month of the devastating earthquake and associated tsunami that hit Japan, members of Greenpeace India held candlelight vigils at the India Gate in ... Read more...

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Candlelight vigils mark one month of Japan quake (Lead)


April 11th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Over a hundred people Monday took part in a silent candlelight vigil in Mumbai and Pune to pay homage to the victims of Japan's devastating ... Read more...

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Indians in US back Hazare with fasts, candlelight vigils


April 10th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 10 (IANS) Hundreds of Indian Americans from New York to Los Angeles to Seattle kept up the tempo in support of Indian social activist Anna Hazare's crusade ... Read more...

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Tamil community to observe ‘black days’ to mark war anniversary


May 8th, 2010 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 8 (IANS) With the first anniversary of the crushing of the LTTE approaching, Canadian Tamils will observe May 17-19 as 'Days of Remembrance' for the Tamils killed in what they ... Read more...

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Candlelight vigils, prayers for Mumbai victims in Canada


November 27th, 2009 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 27 (IANS) Canadians joined the million-strong Indian community in this country to pay tributes to the victims of the Mumbai terror attack a year ago. Candlelight vigils ... Read more...

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IIT-Kharagpur introduces faculty quota


November 26th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur has introduced the controversial faculty quota as ordered by the human resource development (HRD) ministry, but only at the entry ... Read more...

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Candlelight vigils for US journalists held in North Korea


June 3rd, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 3 (IANS) Candlelight vigils are being held across US Wednesday for two Asian American journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee, who were arrested March 17 near the North ... Read more...

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Canada calls for Sri Lanka truce as Tamils hold candlelight vigils


February 5th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 5 (IANS) Tamil Canadians observed Sri Lanka's Independence Day as a "protest day" by holding candlelight vigils even as the nation's parliament held an emergency debate on the situation.In Toronto, ... Read more...

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Tamils to march on Canada’s parliament, stage candlelight vigils


February 4th, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 4 (IANS) Tamils in Canada will march on the nation's parliament and take out candlelight vigils across cities to mark Sri Lanka's Independence Day Wednesday in protest against ``genocide'' in ... Read more...

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Candlelights, revelry at Chandigarh’s New Year celebrations


January 1st, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 1 (IANS) Dense fog proved to be no dampener for revellers in Chandigarh and Punjab as people took to the streets, nightclubs and private parties to usher in the New ... Read more...

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Coimbatore girl students hold a candlelight vigil for Mumbai terror victims


December 16th, 2008 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
Coimbatore/New Delhi, Dec 16 (ANI): Female students gathered here to hold a candlelight vigil as tribute to victims of the recent militant attacks on Mumbai. They sang songs communal harmony songs and ... Read more...

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Pakistan should invoke nuclear deterrence: Analyst


December 5th, 2008 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 5 (IANS) Pakistan should invoke its nuclear deterrence in the wake of the "hyped escalation" that has followed the Mumbai terror attacks - and also organise candlelight vigils throughout the ... Read more...

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All over US, Americans pledge to fight terror with India


December 5th, 2008 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 5 (IANS) It could be memories of 9/11, that six Americans were killed or just the urgency to unite in the face of global terror. The reasons are many ... Read more...

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Candlelight vigils, blood donation camps for Mumbai victims


December 1st, 2008 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) Kolkatans held candlelight vigils and organised blood donation camps Sunday to express their solidarity with the victims of the devastating terror strikes in Mumbai.Silent candleight vigils were held ... Read more...

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Hijacked ship finally freed, 18 Indians on way home (Roundup)


November 16th, 2008 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) A Japanese-owned cargo vessel Somalia's feared pirates hijacked two months ago was finally set free Sunday, ending a traumatic ordeal for the 18 Indian crew members who ... Read more...

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Sunday’s gay parade in India marks 1969 Stonewall riots in New York


June 29th, 2008 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) On the morning of June 28, 1969, armed squads of the New York Police Department (NYPD) raided the Stonewall Inn, an obscure pub in Greenwich ... Read more...

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Host of activities to mark Global AIDS action week


May 17th, 2008 - 6:37 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Demanding stronger response and accountability towards HIV/AIDS patients, activists, NGOs and the patients themselves will come together in 30 countries, including India, to observe the Global AIDS ... Read more...

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Tibetan community in Dharamsala to streamline their protest


March 21st, 2008 - 11:20 am ICT by admin
Dharamsala/Varanasi, Mar 21 (ANI): The Tibetan government-in-exile has set out guidelines to streamline their anti-China protests.Karma Choephel, the speaker of the Tibetan parliament-in-exile and also the President of the Solidarity Committee, ... Read more...

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