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Telangana employees threaten another strike


February 10th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 10 (IANS) Government employees from Telangana region in Andhra Pradesh Friday threatened to launch a protest from Feb 21, culminating in a strike, if the government failed ... Read more...

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No idea of Nasheed’s whereabouts: Maldives envoy


February 9th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Calling the violence that swept through the island nation following the ouster of Mohamed Nasheed as "unlawful and unfortunate", Maldives High Commissioner to India Abdul ... Read more...

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Iran to exhibit downed US drone’s model


February 9th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 8 (IANS) Iran will put on public display a model of the downed US drone next Saturday when it will mark the anniversary of the establishment of the ... Read more...

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Hooch kills 26 in Odisha, probe ordered (Third Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 8 (IANS) At least 26 people died in Odisha after consuming spurious liquor laced with medicines, officials said Wednesday. A total of eight people have been arrested.The victims ... Read more...

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Romanian prime minister resigns


February 6th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bucharest, Feb 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Romanian Prime Minister Emil Boc resigned Monday along with his cabinet, media reported."It is the time for important political decisions. That is why I made ... Read more...

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Romanian PM resigns


February 6th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Romanian Prime Minister Emil Boc announced Monday the resignation of his government, media reported."It is the time for important political decisions. That is why I ... Read more...

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Three farmers’ suicides not linked to debt: Bengal


January 17th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) The West Bengal government Monday said three farmers committed suicide in the state but these were not because of debt."As per the primary report ... Read more...

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Death penalty sought for Mubarak


January 6th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Accusing Hosni Mubarak of ordering the killing of anti-regime demonstrators, a prosecutor in the former Egyptian president's trial has demanded death sentence for the leader who ... Read more...

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Ex-Iranian president’s daughter jailed


January 4th, 2012 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 4 (IANS) A Tehran court has sentenced daughter of former Iranian president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani to six months in jail over anti-regime propaganda, Mehr news agency reported.Faezeh Hashemi ... Read more...

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Protests erupt in Dhaka after bus hits journalist


December 28th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 28 (IANS) Angry journalists from media houses in the Bangladesh capital Wednesday staged demonstrations, burnt tyres and vandalised vehicles after a fellow journalist's right leg had to be ... Read more...

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Moscow allows poll protest Dec 24


December 14th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Opposition activists have been allowed to hold a rally Dec 24 to protest against alleged fraud during the Dec 4 parliamentary elections.Ilya Ponomarev, a member ... Read more...

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Amnesty urges Russia to respect right to protest


December 9th, 2011 - 5:24 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Human rights watchdog Amnesty International has called on Russian authorities "to respect the right to peaceful protests" ahead of rallies against alleged electoral fraud ... Read more...

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Protests at Russian embassy in Paris


December 9th, 2011 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Dec 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) More than 100 people protested outside the Russian embassy in Paris against alleged electoral fraud in the Dec 4 parliamentary elections.The demonstrators, holding slogans in ... Read more...

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Medvedev calls for probe into alleged Russian poll fraud


December 8th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) President Dmitry Medvedev said Thursday that allegations of fraud during Sunday's parliamentary polls should be investigated."The main thing now is to calm (our) nerves and ... Read more...

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McCain like ‘Alice in Wonderland’ March Hare: Russian speaker


December 7th, 2011 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Speaker of the Russian State Duma Boris Gryzlov has compared US senator John McCain to the March Hare from "Alice in Wonderland", after McCaine predicted ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh MPs in the dock for taking parliament allowance


December 2nd, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 2 (IANS) An RTI activist has put a couple of Uttar Pradesh MPs in the dock for having charged daily allowance for attending parliament on days when no ... Read more...

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Mixed response to FDI strike in Punjab, Haryana


December 1st, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 1 (IANS) The nationwide strike call given by trading associations against foreign investiment in retail saw a muted to mixed response in parts of Punjab, Haryana and ... Read more...

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Kerala traders to protest FDI in retail


November 25th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, Nov 25 (IANS) The two main bodies of traders in Kerala will down their shutters Tuesday to protest the centre's decision to allow 51 percent foreign direct investment (FDI) ... Read more...

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Odisha seeks special status


November 24th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 24 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday to reiterate his demand to accord special status to the state."Although Odisha satisfies ... Read more...

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Teachers’ strike hits Lucknow varsity, colleges


November 21st, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 21 (IANS) Teaching at Lucknow University and several of its affiliated colleges was suspended Monday after around 1,200 teachers went on a daylong strike to protest the delay ... Read more...

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Protesters dispersed from Cairo’s Tahrir Square


November 21st, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Nov 20 (IANS) Joint forces of the Egyptian police and military Sunday evening started to evict protesters from central Cairo's Tahrir Square, Xinhua reported, citing Egyptian Nile TV.The military ... Read more...

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Chefs to churn out dishes at UAE date fest


November 19th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 19 (IANS/WAM) Celebrity chefs will churn out exotic dishes made from date palm at an upcoming international festival for the fruit here, organisers said Saturday.Chefs like Manal ... Read more...

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Issue white paper on money spent on parks: Amar Singh to Mayawati


November 15th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Rashtriya Lokmanch president Amar Singh Tuesday demanded a white paper from Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on the money spent in constructing Ambedkar parks in ... Read more...

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Patnaik slams petrol price hike


November 5th, 2011 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 4 (IANS) Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Friday slammed the central government for the latest petrol price hike, saying the move will further add to the plight ... Read more...

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BJP leader murdered in Uttar Pradesh


October 27th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 27 (IANS) An octogenarian leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was brutally murdered in Uttar Pradesh?s Bahraich district, triggering protests by party workers, police said Thursday.Jagdish ... Read more...

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U.S. Ambassador Ford pulled from Syria due to threats


October 24th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. government has decided to pull Ambassador Robert Ford from Syria as a result of 'credible threats' made against him, officials said on Monday morning.Ford, who ... Read more...

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Hundreds arrested at protests against corporate greed in US


October 17th, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 17 (IANS/EFE) Hundreds of people were arrested at protests against corporate greed in cities across the US, police said Sunday.About 175 people were arrested early Sunday in Chicago, ... Read more...

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Financial protests spread across the globe


October 16th, 2011 - 8:29 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 70 people, including police, were injured in Rome as protests turned violent during demonstrations against global financial policies, the Italian media said Saturday.The ... Read more...

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Vikram Pandit: ‘Occupy Wall Street’ sentiments understandable


October 13th, 2011 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 13 (IANS) Banking giant Citigroup's Indian American CEO Vikram Pandit thinks the sentiments of the Occupy Wall Street protesters are "completely understandable" as US economy recovery fell short ... Read more...

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BJP leader shot dead in Uttar Pradesh


October 8th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jaunpur (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 8 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader was shot dead by unidentified assailants in this Uttar Pradesh district Saturday evening, triggering protests by the ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party workers clash with police during protest


September 16th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) Hundreds of Samajwadi Party (SP) activists clashed with police here in Uttar Pradesh Friday while protesting the hike in petrol prices, an official said.Shouting slogans ... Read more...

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India-US ties create jobs for both countries: White House


September 7th, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) Underlining the importance of economic cooperation between the United States and India, the White House has said a healthy bilateral relationship will mean more jobs ... Read more...

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Training of fresh pilots puts Sagar Pawan shows on hold


September 3rd, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 3 (IANS) The engaging aerobatic demonstrations of the Indian Navy's elite Sagar Pawan team, based in Goa, have been put on hold because of heavy training pressures on ... Read more...

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EU bans Syrian oil imports


September 2nd, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 2 (IANS) The European Union (EU) Friday imposed a ban on importing Syrian oil by itself, in a step towards tightening its noose around Syrian President Bashar Al ... Read more...

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Khan Market Metro station opens, three others still shut (Lead)


August 25th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) After a four-and-half-hour shutdown, Delhi Metro Thursday opened its Khan Market station, one of the four stations in the vicinity of the prime minister's residence ... Read more...

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