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Freedom acquiring new meaning for thinking India


August 14th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Freedom as an idea is no longer what it was 65 years ago when India emerged from the shackles of British domination at the stroke ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Sarabjit’s family elated in Punjab


June 26th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, June 26 (IANS) The family members of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who was convicted and sentenced to death on charges of terrorism in Pakistan, Tuesday said they were happy ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Sri Lankan reconciliation facing external pressure


June 7th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 7 (IANS) Sri Lanka Thursday said its post-war reconciliation process is facing serious challenges, partly due to external intervention.The defence ministry accused some unnnamed countries of launching "a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cameron invites Suu Kyi to visit Britain


April 14th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron has invited Myanmar's pro-democracy campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi to visit the country later this year.Cameron met Suu Kyi Friday ... Read more...

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Court declares Norway killer sane


April 10th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 10 (IANS) A court in Norwegian capital Oslo has said mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 people in a shooting spree in July last year, was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hazare’s movement showcased in photo-exhibition


April 8th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) Social crusader Anna Hazare travelled from his native village Ralegan-Siddhi Mumbai for inaugurating an exhibition of photographs taken by the driver of a TV OB ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Norway gunman claims to be sane


April 5th, 2012 - 6:09 am ICT by IANS
Oslo, April 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Norwegian gunman Anders Behring Breivik, charged with killing over 70 people in twin attacks in Oslo and a nearby youth camp last year, has written ... Read more...

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Norway killer officially charged with terrorism


March 8th, 2012 - 7:03 am ICT by IANS
Oslo, March 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Norwegian killer Anders Behring Breivik has been officially charged with acts of terror over the 77 people he killed in twin attacks in Oslo, a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Anna Hazare biggest ‘Mover & Shaker’ of today: Shekhar Suman


March 1st, 2012 - 2:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Shekhar Suman, who is returning to the telly world with his cult show "Movers & Shakers" after over a decade, has approached social activist ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mass rally for clean politics in Meghalaya


January 28th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 28 (IANS) After Team Anna launched its anti-graft campaign across India, Team Ardent - named after Meghalaya legislator Ardent Miller Basaiawmoit - is set to host a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Anna ends fast, vows more anti-graft crusade


December 11th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare Sunday vowed to continue his anti-corruption crusade, and if need be hold street protests and fill jails, till the government ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Corruption positive, jests Dalai Lama


December 3rd, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Saturday said jokingly that corruption could also be positive."I once met a delegation of Buddhists from Vietnam who asked ... Read more...

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Norway mass killer to escape trial


November 29th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 29 (IANS) Mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 people in Oslo in July, cannot be held accountable for his actions and put on trial. He will ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Anna Hazare may make it to ‘Time’ cover soon


November 26th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan-Siddhi (Maharashtra), Nov 26 (IANS) Social crusader Anna Hazare is going places. He is soon expected to figure on the cover of the prestigious Time magazine, an aide said ... Read more...

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Exposing corruption: Man who started it all (IANS Book Review)


October 18th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Book: "Bhrastachar, Atankvad aur Hawala Karobar"; Author: Vineet Narain; Publisher: Kalchakra Samachar Trust; Pages: 340 pages; Price: Rs.200 Even as the whole country seems gripped by Anna Hazare's crusade against corruption, ... Read more...

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Hazare turns blogger; joins Facebook, Twitter


September 29th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare seems set to take the virtual world by storm. He Thursday became a blogger and even joined social networking sites Facebook ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Under attack, Chandrababu declares assets


September 2nd, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 2 (IANS) Under attack from foes and allies, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief and former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N. Chandrababu Naidu Friday declared his and his ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Indians in Tokyo rejoice over Anna’s victory


August 28th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) Indians in Tokyo extended their best wishes to anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare in his victory for a strong anti-graft Lokpal bill and said they were ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

BJP supports Hazare’s movement, says Varun Gandhi


August 27th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi Saturday said his party supported social activist Anna Hazare in his anti-corruption crusade, which had convinced the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Indians in Tokyo pledge support to Anna


August 26th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Anna Hazare's crusade for a strong Lokpal Bill has evoked tremendous support among Indians living and working in Tokyo, Japan. Besides a signature campaign, a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Fasting Anna supporter hospitalised in Orissa


August 26th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 26 (IANS) An anti-corruption campaigner, who has been on indefinite fast since Aug 16 here in support of Anna Hazare's hunger strike, was shifted to a hospital ... Read more...

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Anna’s supporters fasting for 10 days in Orissa


August 25th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 25 (IANS) The hunger strike by 15 people in Orissa in support of social activist Anna Hazare's demand for a stronger anti-corruption bill entered the 10th day Thursday, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kamat denies offshore bank accounts


August 24th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 24 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat Wednesday rejected reports that he had black money stashed away in banks and tax havens abroad.Kamat also said that he was ... Read more...

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Please end fast, Thackeray appeals to Hazare (Lead)


August 24th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Wednesday made a personal appeal to veteran anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare to end his nine-day hunger strike in view of his ... Read more...

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End fast, Thackeray appeals to Hazare


August 24th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Wednesday urged Anna Hazare to end his nine-day-old hunger strike in view of his frail health.In a personal, signed, two-page letter ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Anna supporters baton-charged in Surat


August 24th, 2011 - 2:12 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 24 (IANS) Activists taking out a rally here in support of Anna Hazare's anti-corruption crusade were baton-charged by the police late Tuesday night.While the police claimed that the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Gates of human divide at Ramlila ground


August 22nd, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Segregation of humanity begins at the very gates of Ramlila Maidan -- the site of Anna Hazare's crusade against corruption. Five gates divide supporters into ... Read more...

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Delhi’s sex workers support Hazare


August 22nd, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Hundreds of sex workers in Delhi are supporting activist Anna Hazare in his agitation for a strong Lokpal bill, an NGO working for their welfare ... Read more...

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NRIs hold rally for Anna in LA (With Image)


August 22nd, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Carrying Indian flags, posters and banners with anti-corruption messages, several hundred non-resident Indians (NRIs) in Los Angeles held a rally to express solidarity with Anna Hazare's ... Read more...

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Too early to say if Anna will make difference: Thai daily


August 21st, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Aug 21 (IANS) It is too early to say if Gandhian activist Anna Hazare's movement will make "a real difference in the level of corruption in India", ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

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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Anna mocks Congress charge of RSS, BJP support


August 20th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare, on a hunger strike to press for a more inclusive Lokpal Bill, has taken strong objection to suggestions that his ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Only Gujarat is corruption-free: Madhya Pradesh minister


August 20th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 20 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Urban Development Minister Babulal Gaur Saturday said that only the Narendra Modi-led government in Gujarat was free from corruption in India.Speaking to reporters ... Read more...

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In Lucknow, doctors write out anti-graft message


August 20th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 20 (IANS) Doctors in this Uttar Pradesh capital are expressing solidarity with social activist Anna Hazare in a novel way - they are printing pro-Anna messages on their ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Anna Hazare figures in Haryana assembly


August 19th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 19 (IANS) Even though the first day of the monsoon session of the Haryana assembly was adjourned after obituary references Friday, anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare's name figured in ... Read more...

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