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Sailors to protest Somali piracy on Wednesday

April 25th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) Thousands of sailors will take out protest marches in eight cities across the country Wednesday to condemn the hijackings and hostage taking by Somali pirates, a ... Read more...

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BJP leaders celebrate Holi with people of different religions

March 20th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 20 (ANI): Leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) celebrated the festival of colours - Holi - on Saturday with people of different religions using flowers and herbal ... Read more...

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Protesters swell as Mubarak clings to power, US steps up pressure (Third Lead)

February 11th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo/Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) Spurred on by President Hosni Mubarak declaring he was not quitting office, tens of thousands of Egyptians Friday vowed to hold a massive pro-democracy demonstration as US ... Read more...

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Thousands Of Egyptian Prisoners Escape Amidst Anti-Government Protests

January 30th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Amidst the confusion and chaos across Egypt over the anti-government protests in the country, thousands of prisoners from prison all over the trouble-torn nation have managed ... Read more...

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Thousands march against corruption in Delhi

January 30th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Holding aloft banners and shouting slogans against rising levels of corruption in the country, thousands of people from all age groups stepped out of their homes Sunday ... Read more...

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UAE leaders greet India on Republic Day

January 26th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 26 (IANS/WAM) United Arab Emirates (UAE) President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Wednesday sent greetings to India on the occasion of the country's 62nd Republic Day.Sheikh Khalifa ... Read more...

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US to help Bangladesh organise “transparent” war crime trials

January 14th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): An American envoy has said his country would help Bangladesh "hold an open and transparent trial" in connection with the 1971 independence war."The US government will help Bangladesh ... Read more...

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Situation in Uttar Pradesh worse than Emergency: Varun Gandhi

January 10th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Barielly, Jan 10 (IANS) Training his guns on Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi said here Monday that conditions in the state were worse than ... Read more...

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Students campaign to save tigers in Coimbatore

December 17th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), Dec. 17 (ANI): Over 2000 students took part in a campaign to save the tiger here on Thursday.They dressed themselves up in tiger skin outfits, carried placards, banners and ... Read more...

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Tourism ministry to promote India’s Buddhist circuit

October 27th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 27 (ANI): The Ministry of Tourism signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), an agency of the World Bank, on Wednesday here to improve ... Read more...

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Indian and Sri Lankan foreign ministers discuss rehabilitation of Tamils

October 14th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.14 (ANI): Sri Lankan Foreign minister Gamini Lakshman Peiris met his Indian counterpart SM Krishna to discuss issues of mutual concern here on Thursday.Peiris, is accompanying Sri Lankan President ... Read more...

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Angelina Jolie Issues a plea for Pakistan

September 2nd, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):The Hollywood superstar Angelina Jolie and her husband Brad Pitt are renowned all over the world not only for their movies but also for their off-screen humanitarian ... Read more...

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Bandh was a political and tactical mistake (Comment)

July 10th, 2010 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli It took only a day for the communists to switch from gloating over the "success" of the recent all-India bandh to offering explanations for their disruptive act.To the charge ... Read more...

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Natalia Ragozina Wins In Saturday Night Duel

December 20th, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec. 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Russian female boxer Natalia Ragozina, who is known for her glamorous looks, has won the heavy weight belt on Saturday night in her home country. ... Read more...

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Counties rush aid to El Salvador, as flood toll rises to 157

November 12th, 2009 - 9:15 am ICT by IANS
San Salvador, Nov 12 (EFE) Relief materials from different countries and aid organisations have begun to arrive for the flood affected people in El Salvador, as the toll has risen to 157 ... Read more...

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Aussies to pay $1500 to watch Britney Spears ‘mime’!

November 5th, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, November 5 (ANI): Australian fans of Britney Spears are splashing up to 1500 dollars to watch their idol perform in the country.Thousands of devotees were said to have grabbed the ... Read more...

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Life in time of swine flu - India gets back to work

October 12th, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Kavita Bajeli-Datt New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The markets are crowded with Diwali shoppers, cinema halls wear houseful signs and children are headed for school. People in India who were once panic-stricken ... Read more...

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Iran’s president says Holocaust ‘fairy tale’

September 18th, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 18 (DPA) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Friday called the mass murder of Jews by the Nazis a "fairy tale" and urged continued resistance against Israel's "Zionist regime". "The Holocaust is a ... Read more...

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Lal Masjid chief defiantly calls for imposition of Islamic law in Pak

April 17th, 2009 - 7:19 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.17 (ANI): The head of the radical Lal Masjid (Red Mosque), which was stormed by Pakistani troops in 2007, led thousands of his followers in a Friday prayer meeting and called ... Read more...

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Pranab files nomination, eyes second Lok Sabha win (Lead, Changing dateline)

April 13th, 2009 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Baharampur (West Bengal), April 13 (IANS) Senior Congress leader and External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday filed his nomination from West Bengal's Jangipur constituency, seeking his second Lok Sabha win of his ... Read more...

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In Britain, it snowed on Diwali

October 29th, 2008 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 29 (IANS) British Hindus celebrated a White Diwali amid unseasonal snowfall Tuesday, but refused to allow the chill to dampen spirits.Snowflakes mixed with fireworks as up to two inches of ... Read more...

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Bangladesh bans Chinese powdered milk amid health panic

September 22nd, 2008 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 22 (DPA) Bangladesh imposed a ban on the sale and import of powder milk from China Monday after laboratory tests found presence of toxic chemical melamine in the samples, ... Read more...

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Sadhus’ anti-terror rally planned in Ayodhya

May 18th, 2008 - 7:51 pm ICT by admin
Lucknow, May 18 (IANS) Raising their first united voice against terrorist strikes across the country, thousands of saffron-clad `sadhus' (holy men) are to congregate in Ayodhya Monday for an anti-terrorism rally. The ... Read more...

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