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Five years on, Nandigram feels forgotten and betrayed

January 3rd, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Nandigram (West Bengal), Jan 3 (IANS) Five years after a movement that catapulted it into the national spotlight and spelt the beginning of the end of the 34-year Left ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Oz Muslim leader calls troops in Afghanistan ‘terrorists’

October 23rd, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct. 23 (ANI): A Muslim leader in Australia has branded the country's troops as the "real terrorists" in Afghanistan.Uthman Badar, spokesman for the controversial Muslim group Hizb ut-Tahrir, said Aussie ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Al Qaeda racism could deter black African recruits: Report

July 25th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 25 (ANI): A National Counter Terrorism Center terrorism bulletin from October 2009 has come out with the argument that highlighting al Qaeda racism could deter black African recruits.The Oct. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dailies wax lyrical about Kiwis performance at FIFA WC

June 21st, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, June 21 (ANI): The All Whites of New Zealand continue to capture the hearts and minds of the world media.According to, the Kiwis have put up an extraordinary performance in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Third win for Karnataka, TN in South Zone One-dayers

February 13th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 13 (IANS) Tamil Nadu and defending champions Karnataka swept to their consecutive victories in the South Zone Subbaiah Pillai One-day cricket tournament here Saturday. Karnataka, thanks to an unbeaten 121 (98b, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mickey Mouse, dead drops and Headley’s terror tradecraft (Overall Lead)

December 17th, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 17 (IANS) Pakistani-American David Coleman Headley, a key suspect in the Mumbai terror assault that left 166 people dead, used sophisticated tactics of terrorist tradecraft like code language ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Headley was no low-level operative’

December 17th, 2009 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 17 (IANS) The extensive use of terrorist tradecraft by Pakistani American terror suspect David Headley makes it evident that he "was not merely a low-level cannon fodder-type operative", ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Illiterate Spanish thief sentenced to school time

April 24th, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 24 (DPA) A Spanish judge has ordered an illiterate young thief to learn to read and write as punishment for his crimes, Spanish media reported Friday. The 17-year-old, who lived in ... Read more...

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Kashmir valley starts seventh day under curfew

August 30th, 2008 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 30 (IANS) The Kashmir valley continued to be under curfew for the seventh consecutive day Saturday, but officials said restrictions would be relaxed in a phased manner in the state's ... Read more...

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