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Reward up to Rs.1 lakh for information of Assam culprits (Lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Saturday announced a reward of up to Rs.1 lakh to anyone providing information on the culprits behind the communal ... Read more...

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Businessman shot dead in Assam’s Kokrajhar


August 17th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 17 (IANS) A businessman was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Assam's troubled Kokrajhar district Friday, police said.Police said the deceased has been identified as Tasem Ali, who ... Read more...

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PM must help Assam’s displaced: Advani


August 15th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) BJP leader L.K. Advani Wednesday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to ensure the rehabilitation of the many thousands displaced by Assam's ethnic violence.Talking to ... Read more...

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Assam violence ‘very unfortunate’, says PM


August 15th, 2012 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Ethnic violence in Assam, which claimed over 70 lives, is "very unfortunate", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Wednesday.In his independence day speech, the prime ... Read more...

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Syrian forces storm rebel-held Aleppo


August 14th, 2012 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syrian government troops have stormed the rebel-held city of Aleppo using tanks and armoured vehicles, the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.Clashes with rebel ... Read more...

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Mumbai clashes reflect pseudo-secular politics: BJP


August 13th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday referred to the violence in Mumbai during a rally on Assam clashes as the "most perverted form of ... Read more...

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Curfew on in riot-hit Bareilly, 200 arrested


August 13th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 13 (IANS) Curfew continued for a second consecutive day in Bareilly city in Uttar Pradesh Monday even as police said the situation following communal violence was under control.The ... Read more...

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13 more die in fresh Myanmar violence


August 12th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 11 (IANS) At least 13 people have died in Myanmar in fresh sectarian violence, an official said Saturday.The violence erupted five days ago in the Kyauktaw township of ... Read more...

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Pietersen to ECB: Let me play full IPL or else…


August 8th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) England batsman Kevin Pietersen is keen on playing the Indian Premier League's entire next edition at the expense of the home series against New Zealand, and ... Read more...

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UN observer mission pulls out of Syria’s Aleppo


August 8th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Aug 7 (IANS) The UN Supervision Mission in Syria (UNSMIS) has temporarily relocated its teams from the restive northern province of Aleppo due to the deteriorating security situation, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Curfew in Kashmir village after clashes


August 7th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 7 (IANS) Curfew has been imposed in a Kashmir village after one person was killed in clashes between two groups over the use of a mosque loudspeaker Monday ... Read more...

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Tension in Assam’s Bodo areas as four bodies found, curfew imposed


August 5th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 5 (IANS) Tension again gripped the violence-affected Kokrajhar and Chirang districts in Assam on Sunday after the recovery of four bodies - two in each district where clashes ... Read more...

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Syrian troops kill 40 insurgents


August 4th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Aug 3 (IANS) At least 40 insurgents have been killed in the Syrian province of Homs and many others injured, a pro-government radio report said Friday.According to the ... Read more...

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Three mn people in Syria in need of assistance: UN


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 2 (IANS/AKI) Almost three million people in Syria are in need of assistance as the country's civil war has devastated food production, according to a joint study by ... Read more...

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NHRC seeks report on Assam violence


August 1st, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 1 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to the Assam chief secretary asking for a detailed report on the recent communal violence in the ... Read more...

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Situation has improved in Assam: Gogoi


August 1st, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 1 (IANS) The situation has improved in the communal violence-hit areas of Assam with the government planning to send all the displaced people to their homes by Aug ... 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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Clashes between Syrian army, opposition continue in Aleppo


August 1st, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Syrian army continued its crackdown on opposition forces in the country's industrial and financial centre Aleppo, reported Syria's state TV Tuesday.Some observers view the ... Read more...

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Russia dismisses EU sanctions on Syria


July 29th, 2012 - 7:58 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will not participate in the European Union (EU) sanctions against Syria and will not allow the inspection of ships sailing under its flag, an ... Read more...

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34,000 Syrian refugees reach Lebanon: UN


July 29th, 2012 - 7:13 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, July 29 (IANS) Nearly 34,000 Syrian refugees have arrived in Lebanon, after fleeing the clashes in their country, the UN agency for refugees said."There are currently nearly 34,000 Syrian ... Read more...

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Russia denies plans to grant asylum to Assad


July 29th, 2012 - 5:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has no plans to provide asylum to embattled Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said."We are not even thinking about it. Those ... Read more...

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At least 78 killed in western Myanmar clashes - UN


July 29th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Clashes between Buddhist and Muslim communities in western Myanmar have reportedly killed at least 78 people and displaced thousands last month, the United Nations (UN) said Friday.UN ... Read more...

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Hasina warns of possible terrorist threat from Mynmarese refugees


July 29th, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has warned of possible terrorist connections among thousands of Muslim refugees trying to enter her country from neighbouring Myanmar.In an ... Read more...

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Southern Philippine rebels clash and kill 12 soldiers


July 28th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by BNO News
ZAMBOANGA CITY, PHILIPPINES (BNO NEWS) -- At least twelve soldiers and five rebels were confirmed dead after clashes broke out in southern Philippines, officials said Thursday.Fighting broke out at around 7:30 a.m. ... Read more...

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PM calls for end to Assam violence, assures proper probe (Second Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 28 (IANS) Sharing the "pain" of Assam riots victims, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday called for an immediate end to the violence and promised "a proper inquiry" ... Read more...

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It’s time for healing: PM to Assam victims


July 28th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 28 (IANS) Sharing the "pain" of victims of Assam's ethnic riots, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said it was now "time for healing" and assured them of ... Read more...

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Labour pains for Haryana government (Haryana Newsletter)


July 27th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 27 (IANS) The violence at the Maruti Suzuki car manufacturing plant at Manesar near Gurgaon this month brought back memories of the July 25, 2005 violence at the ... Read more...

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Antony orders probe into Kashmir youth’s killing (Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Concerned over local protests after a Jammu and Kashmir teenager, suspected to be a militant, was killed by army personnel, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Thursday ... Read more...

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Antony orders probe into Kashmir youth’s killing


July 26th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Concerned over local protests after a Jammu and Kashmir teenager was killed by army personnel, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Thursday ordered a probe into the ... Read more...

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Srinagar protests against Assam, Myanmar killings


July 26th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 26 (IANS) Dozens of people Thursday gathered here to denounce the ethnic riots in Assam and the killings of Muslims in Myanmar.The protesters demanded the dismissal of ... Read more...

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Slain Kashmir youth was militant, reiterates army


July 26th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 26 (IANS) The young man killed in a Kashmir village two days ago was a militant from whom a weapon was recovered, a senior army officer said Thursday ... Read more...

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25,000 train passengers stranded in Assam (Second Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) With communal violence in Assam leaving some 25,000 train passengers stranded, the central and Assam governments were Tuesday urged to provide security so that ... Read more...

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Assam toll rises to 12, army called in (Second Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 22 (IANS) The death toll in the communal violence in Assam's Bodoland area rose to 12 Sunday with police recovering three more bodies. The army has been pressed ... Read more...

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Syrian envoy to Iraq defects


July 13th, 2012 - 10:01 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, July 13 (IANS/AKI) Syria's ambassador to Iraq has defected to the opposition and called on politicians and the military to do the same."I announce that from this moment I ... Read more...

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Top Syrian military defector contacts opposition


July 13th, 2012 - 4:00 am ICT by IANS
Paris, July 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A top general who recently defected from the Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria has established contacts with the opposition, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said.Brig. ... Read more...

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