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No classified information leak in Osama book: Ex-Navy Seal


September 1st, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 1 (IANS) A former US Navy Seal who gave a first-hand account of the Osama bin Laden raid in a new book has denied leaking any classified information.Robert ... Read more...

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CPI-M demands release of its jailed Bengal ex-MP


June 5th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 5 (IANS) The CPI-M Tuesday demanded the release of its former MP Laxman Seth and two of his associates jailed for allegedly plotting violent incidents in West ... Read more...

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Maoist shutdown hits parts of Odisha


May 16th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 16 (IANS) Transport in parts of southern Odisha was hit and several shops downed shutters as Maoists called for a daylong shutdown against the central government's proposed National ... Read more...

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UP farmers seek Big B’s help to write off debts


May 16th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 16 (IANS) Days after Amitabh Bachchan wrote off the debts of 90 farmers in Maharashtra's Vidarbha region, those in Uttar Pradesh's Bundelkhand area have written to the ... Read more...

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Chavez to return to Venezuela this week


April 24th, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, April 24 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez spoke Monday on state television for the first time since he went to Cuba for cancer treatment nine days ago and said ... Read more...

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Anti-Kudankulam protestors to fast from May 1 onwards


April 23rd, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 23 (IANS) Upset with the Tamil Nadu government for going back on its assurances, the People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) Monday announced that it would resume an ... Read more...

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Will do everything to get Hikaka released: Patnaik


April 16th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Monday said his government will do everything for the release of Biju Janata Dal party legislator Jhina Hikaka, who was ... Read more...

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Trapped Peruvian miners fine, awaiting rescue


April 10th, 2012 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Lima, April 10 (IANS/EFE) One of the nine men trapped inside a gold and copper mine in southern Peru said Monday that he and his comrades are well and eager ... Read more...

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Prohibitory order in Bengal court premises


March 20th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 20 (IANS) An order banning the assembly of five or more people has been imposed in a court premises in West Bengal where former Communist Party of India-Marxist ... Read more...

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Former CPI-M MP arrested in Nandigram case


March 17th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 17 (IANS) Former Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Lok Sabha member Laxman Seth and two of his associates were arrested in Mumbai Saturday in connection with the violent ... Read more...

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Hopes to retrieve George Cross from Britain dashed


February 4th, 2012 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 4 (IANS) Hopes to bring back the George Cross awarded to a pre-independence Indian soldier have grown dimmer as the British authorities have turned down the plea of ... Read more...

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British Bangladeshi eatery gets huge order from Sudan


December 28th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 28 (IANS) A restaurant owned by a Bangladeshi man in Britain has received one of its biggest take-away orders -- for 500 Bangladeshi troopers in Sudan to celebrate ... Read more...

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Mamata has killed Kishenji: Varavara Rao


November 26th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Midnapore (West Bengal), Nov 26 (IANS) Maoist ideologue P. Varavara Rao Saturday claimed that slain rebel leader Kishenji was killed in a 'staged encounter' and held West Bengal Chief ... Read more...

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Kishanji’s death big loss but movement will continue: Varavara Rao


November 25th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 25 (IANS) Describing the death of top Maoist leader Kishanji as a "big loss" for the left wing rebels, Maoist ideologue P. Varvara Rao said the movement will ... Read more...

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Movie buff Buddhadeb skips Kolkata film fest opening


November 11th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 10 (IANS) He was the moving spirit behind the Kolkata Film Festival till last year. But now, shorn of power, Left leader former chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee ... Read more...

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CPI-M to induct younger members in party committees


October 31st, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 30 (IANS) Ahead of its crucial West Bengal party conference, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday announced that at least 25 percent of members in all its ... Read more...

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Resign or be hanged: PML-N warns Zardari


October 29th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 29 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has been threatened by the opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) to be ready to be hanged "upside down" or "resign and ... Read more...

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Bhattarai recalls his wedding in Delhi!


October 20th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) On his first official visit to India as prime minister of Nepal, Baburam Bhattarai Thursday became emotive as he recalled his marriage 30 years ago ... Read more...

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Attacks aimed at diverting attention from Jan Lokpal bill: Kejriwal (Lead)


October 19th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 19 (IANS) Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal said here Wednesday that the attacks on the socical activist and his associates were aimed at diverting attention from ... Read more...

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‘Annalogy’ of protest turns new chapter (Comment)


August 24th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
A veritable wave of 'Annamania' has swept an angst-ridden, urban, middle India, specially in 'Annapolis' (read Delhi), giving the illusion of a new era christened 'Anna Domini,' marked by 'Annalia', mixing ... Read more...

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PM ready for ‘give and take’ as Hazare continues fast (Roundup)


August 20th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) As activist Anna Hazare's fast continued for the fifth day, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday indicated his willingness to end the stand-off, saying he ... Read more...

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Sweets and greetings exchanged at Attari border


August 15th, 2011 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 15 (IANS) To mark India's Independence Day, troopers of the Border Security Force (BSF) offered sweets to their counterparts from the Pakistan Rangers at the Attari-Wagah joint ... Read more...

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Pakistani soldier sentenced to death for killing unarmed young man


August 13th, 2011 - 1:35 am ICT by BNO News
KARACHI (BNO NEWS) -- A Pakistani anti-terrorism court on Friday sentenced to death a soldier who shot dead an unarmed teenager in the southern city of Karachi in early June, the Express ... Read more...

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Mamata invites Maoists for talks


July 20th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday invited the Maoists for talks to help restore peace in Junglemahal, assuring that her government would announce a ... Read more...

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Maoists graveyard found in Jharkhand


June 12th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 12 (IANS) A graveyard of Maoists with 14 bodies has been found in Jharkhand.Officials said the graveyard was discovered on a hill top in a forest during a ... Read more...

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PM agrees to quit as Nepal averts crisis by hair’s breadth (Lead)


May 29th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 29 (IANS) After holding an anxious nation hostage for over a day, Nepal's beleaguered Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal finally agreed Sunday to step down in exchange for ... Read more...

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Nepal parties haggle as parliament faces dissolution (Lead)


May 28th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 28 (IANS) With Nepal's constitution and parliament slated to expire at midnight, the republic's three major political parties were still deadlocked in feverish bargaining, and as hundreds of ... Read more...

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After 34 years, a ‘different’ day in Bengal (Lead)


May 14th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) It was a "very different" Saturday for the people of West Bengal. A day after the 34-year-old Left Front government was swept out of power, ... Read more...

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West Bengal wakes up to first morning post Left Front government


May 14th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) "Rajye palabadal" (change of regime in state) - thus read the grudging banner headline in Ganashakti, the Communist Party of India-Marxist's (CPI-M) mouthpiece, the morning after ... Read more...

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Sailors’ rescue in India’s hands, say hijacked ship’s owners


May 6th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) With Somalian pirates insisting on the release of their colleagues in Indian custody in return for eight Indian sailors held by them on board tanker ... Read more...

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Prince William is back at work just four days after marriage


May 4th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 4 (ANI): Newlywed Prince William has returned to work, just four days after his marriage to Kate, Duchess of Cambridge.The two had taken a brief weekend break at a ... Read more...

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Jordan indicts 146 Salafists on terror charges


April 25th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by BNO News
AMMAN, JORDAN (BNO NEWS) -- Jordan's State Security Court on Sunday officially charged 146 suspects with terrorism offenses after scores were hurt in clashes with police earlier this month, Arab News reported.The ... Read more...

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Poles outraged over demand for Nazi memorial at UK soldiers’ gravesite


April 20th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Apr 19 (ANI): Polish veterans have been outraged by the demands of German survivors of Second World War that a memorial be built for their fallen comrades on the same site ... Read more...

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Russian spy Anna Chapman pours her heart out


April 17th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 17 (IANS) Former Russian spy Anna Chapman, who was involved in a high-profile spy swap with the US, has finally broken her silence over her life as a ... Read more...

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British Air Force ‘forced’ lesbian recruits to undergo treatment


April 16th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 16 (ANI): Britain's Royal Air Force used to discourage recruitment of bisexual officials and forced suspected lesbians to undergo a medical treatment to 'cure' their 'perversions,' reveals newly declassified documents.A ... Read more...

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