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Muslims in Jammu protest against anti-Islam film


September 21st, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 21 (IANS) Muslims in Jammu Friday protested the anti-Islam film 'Innocence of Muslims' and held demonstrations outside mosques in different parts of the city after Friday prayers.According to ... Read more...

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Assad’s sister flees Syria : Report


September 19th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's sister has fled the country along with her children to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Al Arabiya reported Wednesday citing an ... 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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Situation calm in Kudankulam, more protestors arrested (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) After two days of protests against the Kudankulam nuclear power project, the situation in Idinthakarai village in Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu was calm Tuesday even as ... Read more...

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Ukrainians protest censorship of TV channel


September 9th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Sep 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Hundreds of people protested in Kiev in support of an independent cable TV channel that has claimed it is being censored after several operators suspended ... Read more...

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Protest against Sri Lankan tourists near Trichy


September 4th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 4 (IANS) Over 175 Sri Lankan tourists were safely escorted by police to Tamil Nadu's Tiruchirapalli (Trichy) airport Tuesday when Tamil activists staged demonstrations against their visit, said ... Read more...

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Assam journalists protest, boycott AAMSU for three months


August 30th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 30 (IANS) At least a dozen organisations of media people of Assam Thursday decided to organise demonstrations across the state Sep 1 to protest a spate of attacks ... Read more...

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Prepare to take power: Germany, Italy tell Syrian opposition


August 30th, 2012 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti have called on the Syrian opposition to prepare to take over power in the country."The ... Read more...

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Geetika case politically motivated, Kanda tells court (Second Lead)


August 28th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Gopal Goyal Kanda, accused of abetting the suicide of his employee and former flight attendant Geetika Sharma, told a court here Tuesday that the case ... Read more...

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Police battle anti-corruption protests near PM, Sonia houses (Roundup)


August 26th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Police fired tear gas and sprayed water as hundreds led by Arvind Kejriwal noisily protested against corruption near Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress ... Read more...

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Police use force to stop Kejriwal, activists


August 26th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Police Sunday used tear gas and water canons to disperse anti-corruption activists led by Arvind Kejriwal here Sunday.The India Against Corruption (IAC) supporters held ... Read more...

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Twelve arrested after Russia-Ivory Coast game


August 16th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Twelve people were arrested by Moscow police after a friendly football match between Russia and the Ivory Coast, city police said Thursday.A header from former ... Read more...

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Odisha villagers lift blockades from Jindal project site


July 25th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 25 (IANS) The economic blockade, launched by villagers near a steel project site in Odisha demanding higher compensation for land, was lifted Wednesday after the authorities agreed to ... 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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BJP workers court arrest in Himachal


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 22 (IANS) Hundreds of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers courted arrest in Himachal Pradesh Friday in response to the party's nationwide "jail bharo" call to protest against ... Read more...

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Students want special status for northeast people


June 7th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 7 (IANS) Hundreds of students from seven northeastern states Thursday gathered on one platform to demand a special constitutional status for the people of the region.This was the ... Read more...

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CPI warns of gas price hike


May 29th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) The Communist Party of India (CPI) Tuesday warned that close on the heels of the recent petrol price hike, people may soon be hit by an ... Read more...

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Myanmar to hire gas turbines from Japan


May 28th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 28 (IANS) Myanmar will hire three gas turbines from Japan in a bid to ease the country's power shortage, the official media reported.The deal on three 120-megawatt gas ... Read more...

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BJD calls Odisha shutdown against petrol price hike


May 25th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 25 (IANS) Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Friday called for a statewide shutdown May 31 to protest the hike in petrol prices by oil marketing companies.At an ... Read more...

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Lawyers enforce 12-hour shutdown in Odisha


May 8th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 8 (IANS) A 12-hour shutdown called by lawyers Tuesday demanding action against a woman district collector for allegedly misbehaving with some of their colleagues hit normal life in ... Read more...

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MNS protests wrongful sacking of HSBC employees


May 4th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Over 400 protestors Friday staged demonstrations in front of the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corp. Ltd (HSBC Bank) to protest the sacking of employees at ... Read more...

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Bodoland gets more support, strike from May 7


May 3rd, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 3 (IANS) With other communities backing the demand for a Bodoland in Assam, a 36-hour state-wide strike has been called from May 7.Forty-five groups representing tribal and non-tribal ... Read more...

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Vidarbha supporters to observe Maharashtra Day as Black Day


April 27th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Pro-Vidarbha activists will observe the Maharashtra Day on May 1 as 'Black Day' and will take out rallies and hold demonstrations to press their demand ... Read more...

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North Korea threatens South Korean president


April 23rd, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang , April 23 (IANS) North Korea has threatened to launch "special operations" against South Korea's president, the official KCNA news agency said Monday.A special mission team of the Korean ... Read more...

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Force India team vehicle survives fire bomb in Manama


April 19th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Manama (Bahrain), April 19 (IANS) The Bahrain Grand Prix slated for the weekend got off to a worst possible start as a Force India team vehicle survived a fire bomb ... Read more...

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Police break up state employees’ protest in Srinagar


April 17th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 17 (IANS) Police used water canon and batons in the Exhibition Road area here Tuesday to disperse hundreds of state employees, who were demonstrating to press their demand ... Read more...

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Indian boy in UAE helps save environment


April 15th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 15 (IANS) A 10-year-old Indian boy in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is doing his own bit to save the environment. Every day, he makes paper bags ... Read more...

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Britain advises nationals to leave Mali


April 1st, 2012 - 3:50 am ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has urged its all nationals in Mali to leave the west African country immediately following security concerns.Issuing an emergency ... Read more...

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Long power cuts spark ire in Pakistani Punjab


March 25th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 25 (IANS) Long spells of power outage have caused huge public outrage in Pakistan's Punjab province.On Saturday, the outages triggered protests in several cities of the province as ... Read more...

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Spaniards rally against austerity measures


March 12th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 12 (IANS) Hundreds of thousands of people took part in fresh demonstrations throughout Spain Sunday to protest the government's new labour reforms.Protesters rallied in 60 Spanish cities against ... Read more...

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15 die in Afghan Quran burning protests


February 24th, 2012 - 6:44 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 24 (IANS) At least 15 people have died in violence over the past three days in Afghanistan following reports of burning holy Quran by foreign soldiers.Afghans in ... Read more...

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Obama apologisesn over Quran burning


February 23rd, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) President Barack Obama has apologised over the burning of Qurans by NATO troops at a US base in Afghanistan, calling it an inadvertent error, the ... Read more...

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Tripura CPI-M protests Bengal murders


February 23rd, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 23 (IANS) The ruling Communist Party India-Marxist (CPI-M) organised protests Thursday in Tripura to protest the killing of two party leaders in West Bengal.The demonstrations took place in ... Read more...

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Quran burning protests rage in Afghanistan


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 22 (IANS) Thousands of Afghans Wednesday staged demonstrations in Kabul and Jalalabad over the alleged burning of the holy Quran by foreign soldiers, with three injured in ... Read more...

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Much to be done to overcome economic crisis: Spanish PM


February 20th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Seville (Spain), Feb 20 (IANS/EFE) Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has warned about the "hard road" that remains to be travelled before the economic crisis can be overcome.He delivered the ... Read more...

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