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Private capsule to launch cargo to space station


September 21st, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) A private capsule is scheduled to fly to the International Space Station on a cargo mission Oct 7, US space agency NASA announced. The SpaceX's robotic ... Read more...

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France bans protest over anti-Islam movie


September 20th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Sep 20 (IANS) France Thursday banned a protest against the screening of an anti-Islam US movie which has triggered outrage across the Muslim world, Xinhua reported.According to news channel ... Read more...

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Villagers stage demonstration seeking bauxite for Vedanta plant


September 11th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 11 (IANS) Hundreds of people Tuesday staged a demonstration in Odisha, seeking allocation of bauxite for the alumina refinery of Vedanta Aluminum Limited (VAL) in the state which ... Read more...

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Russian accused of biting two policemen


September 8th, 2012 - 6:52 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former world chess champion Garry Kasparov isn't the only Russian to be accused of biting a police officer. A 21-year-old Russian has also has been ... Read more...

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CBI raids offices of three firms in Chhattisgarh


September 4th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The CBI, probing alleged irregularities in coal block allocations, Tuesday conducted raids at offices of three companies in Chhattisgarh, officials said.They said the raids began ... Read more...

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Villagers seek allocation of bauxite for Vedanta plant


August 29th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 29 (IANS) About 2,000 villagers Wednesday staged demonstration in Odisha's Kalahandi district, demanding allocation of bauxite to the alumina refinery of Vedanta Aluminum Limited (VAL) in the region, ... Read more...

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Court seeks police report on Kejriwal


August 13th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday sought an action taken report on a plea seeking to lodge a complaint against Anna Hazare aide Arvind Kejriwal for ... Read more...

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Group of Islamic protestors protest at Olympic Park


August 13th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group of Islamic protestors have arrived near the Olympic park ahead of the Sunday closing ceremony. The protestors who are staged at the arrival point for ... Read more...

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Body painted PETA activist to protest


August 6th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Three volunteers from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India, painting themselves in gold, silver and bronze symbolising Olympic medals, will take out ... Read more...

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Pakistani makes car that runs on water


July 27th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 27 (IANS) A Pakistani engineer has built a car that runs on water, a feat that left onlookers astounded.Engineer Waqar Ahmad drove his car using water as fuel ... 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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Protests hit steel project in Odisha


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 23 (IANS) Construction work at Jindal Steel and Power Ltd's (JSPL) steel and power project in Odisha was partially hit Monday as many workers kept away from work ... Read more...

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Protest in Gurgaon against Kashmir interlocutors’ report


July 9th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 9 (IANS) Members of several social and religious organisations staged a joint demonstration under the banner of the "Jammu-Kashmir Sangharsh Samiti" here Monday to protest against the report ... Read more...

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Anzhi fans to protest UEFA ban: Spokesman


July 5th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Anzhi Makhachkala supporters are to hold a demonstration on Saturday to protest UEFA's decision to strip the club of hosting rights for Europa League games, ... Read more...

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Airtel to invest $25 million in Malawi


June 22nd, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Indian telephony major Bharti Airtel said Friday it will invest $25 million in Malawi to develop a 3G network and introduce a mobile commerce service, ... Read more...

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Five killed in Pakistan clash


June 22nd, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) At least five people were killed and nine others injured Friday in a clash over the ongoing power crisis in Pakistan's Sindh province, police said.The clash ... Read more...

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Relatives create ruckus after woman’s death in hospital


June 14th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 14 (IANS) Family members of a migrant woman from Pakistan created ruckus at a private hospital here when she died while undergoing treatment Thursday, police said.A first ... Read more...

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Upgrades give Alonso a title shot: Fisichella


June 6th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) New upgrades to Ferrari's aerodynamics have made Fernando Alonso a strong contender for the Formula One title, three-time race winner Giancarlo Fisichella said Wednesday.Ferrari struggled ... Read more...

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Former CPI-M MP’s son shot dead in Bengal


May 10th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) The son of a former Communist Party of India-Marxist MP was shot dead by unidentified assailants in West Bengal's Burdwan district Thursday,police said. Arpan Mukhopadhyay, himself ... Read more...

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Jail attack sign of Taliban’s strength: daily


April 16th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 16 (IANS) The audacious Taliban attack on a jail in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province that freed about 400 prisoners is a demonstration of their physical and logistical strength, ... Read more...

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Jewellers stage protest in Mumbai


April 12th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) Over 2,000 mourners, part of the funeral of two jewellers who were murdered by four masked men near a busy suburban railway station, Thursday turned the ... Read more...

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Hafiz supporters rant against India


April 7th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 7 (IANS) Members of Pakistan's Jamat-ud-Dawa (JuD) burnt American flags and shouted slogans against India to denounce the US for announcing reward money for their chief Hafiz Saeed's ... Read more...

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UAE minister attends Indian church service


March 11th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 10 (IANS/WAM) Attending a service at the Indian Mar Thoma Church in Abu Dhabi, an United Arab Emirates (UAE) minister said the country promotes tolerance and understanding.Sheikh ... Read more...

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Afghans hold anti-US demonstration


March 10th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, March 10 (IANS) Hundreds of angry protesters Saturday chanted anti-US slogans demanding prosecution of foreign troops at a rally in Afghanistan, Press TV reported.The rally was held in ... Read more...

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Anti-China protest by Tibetans stopped


March 10th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 10 (IANS) Police Saturday broke up a peaceful protest by a group of Tibetans here opposing Chinese rule over Tibet.Around a dozen Tibetans, mostly students and executives working ... Read more...

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Police to act against erring officers in Ramdev case


February 23rd, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Delhi Police Thursday said that disciplinary action would be taken against its erring officers as well as Baba Ramdev's supporters in view of the Supreme ... Read more...

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Team Anna questions Delhi Police’s independence


February 23rd, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Team Anna Thursday questioned the independence of the Delhi Police, asking whether its chief took an independent decision on the midnight swoop on Baba ... Read more...

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Police action arbitrary, Ramdev didn’t cooperate: Supreme Court (Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday slammed Delhi Police for acting in an arbitrary manner and using excessive force in disbursing Baba Ramdev and his followers from ... Read more...

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Kashmir Panthers Party protesters arrested


February 23rd, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 23 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party held a strong against the Omar Abdulllah government for its alleged anti-Jammu policy on Thursday, the opening day of the ... Read more...

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Putin supporters plan car rally Saturday


February 16th, 2012 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Supporters of Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin are planning to organise a car rally in central Moscow Saturday, its organisers said.Up to 1,500 people are ... Read more...

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Moral police finally bow to Valentine’s Day


February 14th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Love, as they say, always wins. A Shiv Sena leader here admitted his group was not protesting against Valentine's Day any more - because no ... Read more...

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Animal rights campaigners accidentally kill rhino


February 11th, 2012 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 11 (IANS) Animal rights campaigners in South Africa accidentally killed a rhino while using it during a demonstration to raise public awareness about the threat to the endangered ... Read more...

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Russian city approves fair election protest


January 31st, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's St. Petersburg city government Monday approved staging of a demonstration Feb 4 for seeking a fair presidential vote.The authorities approved the opposition's request to ... Read more...

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Child was promised snacks and Rs.5 to bathe in R-Day tableau


January 30th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 30 (IANS) An eight-year-old boy who was made to bathe in cold water for hours at a tableau put up for the Republic Day parade in Dewas district ... Read more...

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Kashmir women’s group seeks Aafia Siddiqui’s release


January 27th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, January 27 (IANS) Muslim women separatist group, Dukhtaran-e-Milat (Daughters of Faith) headed by Asiya Andrabi, staged a demonstration in Srinagar Friday, demanding the release of Aafia Siddiqui, a former ... Read more...

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