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Pakistan assures diplomats’ safety at ‘all cost’


September 20th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) As a large number of people created a ruckus near Islamabad's diplomatic enclave Thursday while staging a protest over an anti-Islam US film, the Pakistani government ... Read more...

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36 injured in anti-Islam film protest in Islamabad (Second Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) At least 36 people, including policemen, suffered injuries near the diplomatic enclave in Islamabad Thursday and the army had to be called in to contain a ... Read more...

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25 injured in Islamabad protests over anti-Islam film (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) At least 25 people, including 15 policemen, were injured in the Pakistani capital and the army had to be called in to contain a massive protest ... Read more...

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Army called in to protect Islamabad diplomatic enclave


September 20th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) The Pakistan government called in the army Thursday after a large number of enraged protesters tried to storm Islamabad's heavily-guarded diplomatic enclave to register their protest ... Read more...

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CCTV footage from area near blast site being collected: Police


February 14th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Delhi Police are collecting CCTV footage from a wide swathe of area near the blast site, including along the route from Khan Market - where ... Read more...

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Blast in Israel embassy car injures four, Iran blamed (Intro Roundup)


February 13th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Jerusalem, Feb 13 (IANS) An Israeli embassy car was gutted after an explosion Monday in the heart of the Indian capital, leaving the wife of the defence attache ... Read more...

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Finland to close embassy in Pakistan (Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 4:15 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 5 (IANS) Finland has decided to close its embassy in Pakistan over security concerns, a media report said.Finland embassy officials in Islamabad said they have informed the Pakistan ... Read more...

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German artists connect to India with hip-hop graffiti


December 9th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) A 50-yard stretch of a boundary wall behind the German Embassy overlooking the Nehru Park in the posh diplomatic enclave in the capital has become ... Read more...

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Tibetan immolates self outside Chinese embassy


November 4th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) A 26-year-old Tibetan man suffered burns on his legs when he set himself on fire outside the Chinese embassy here Friday to protest Beijing's rule ... Read more...

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A stadium that is truly ‘common wealth’ (Year after CWG)


October 1st, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Only Thyagaraj Stadium can proudly claim that it has organised seven national and two international events in the one year after the Commonwealth Games, besides ... Read more...

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Mercury dips in Delhi, rains expected (Lead)


June 18th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Temperature remained below the season's average in Delhi Saturday, a day after showers cooled the capital. The Met office has forecast more rains over ... Read more...

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Security tightened around US embassy in Delhi (Lead)


May 2nd, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) A high alert has been sounded and security tightened around the US embassy in the national capital after Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was ... Read more...

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Osama killing: Security strengthened around US Embassy in Delhi


May 2nd, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Security was strengthened around the US Embassy and nearby areas in the diplomatic enclave of Chanakya Puri on Monday following the killing of Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin ... Read more...

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Foundation stone laid for overseas Indians centre


April 28th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi Thursday laid the foundation stone here for a "Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra" - intended for discussions and research on the ... Read more...

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Leela Group to issue 14.5 percent preferential shares


April 18th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Luxury hotel chain company Leela Group Monday said it would issue preferential shares of about 14.5 percent to private equity firms in six to eight ... Read more...

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Super senior citizens hail income tax sops


March 1st, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) A day after the federal budget, senior citizens practising laughter therapy at the Nehru Park in the capital's diplomatic enclave had real reasons to laugh - ... Read more...

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NDMC launches disaster management centre


February 19th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) Saturday launched its maiden disaster management centre - the fourth such facility in the city - which would provide emergency help ... Read more...

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Delhi students rally for Egypt protesters


February 2nd, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Holding placards "enough is enough, go Mubarak go" and shouting slogans like "Hosni Mubarak get lost", students, volunteers from social organisations and rights groups Wednesday demonstrated outside ... Read more...

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Leftist students protest against Mubarak in Delhi


February 1st, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Shouting slogans like "Hosni Mubarak Get Lost", a group of students from the Left-leaning Students Federation of India (SFI) Tuesday held a demonstration outside the Egyptian embassy ... Read more...

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Spit roasts to kofta, tuck into festive feasts in Delhi


December 24th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) They are a family of foodies, but corporate communication executive Geet Srivastava, his wife and parents have sent their cook on leave for the festive ... Read more...

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Islamabad Police files case against alleged CIA official


December 15th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 15 (ANI): Islamabad Police have filed a case against US citizen Jonathan Banks, for allegedly being the CIA chief in Pakistan and controlling the drone attacks.Acting on an application of ... Read more...

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A hat-trick of presidential honour for ITC Maurya


October 25th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) For the ITC Maurya Hotel, with its sprawling presidential suite, complete with its own library and sauna, it will be a hat-trick of honour as it ... Read more...

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Hundreds homeless as 25-year-old Delhi slum razed


September 23rd, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Most of 470 families living a slum near the capital's diplomatic enclave for over 25 years were rendered homeless as their dwellings were demolished ahead of the ... Read more...

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Covert op charge: US embassy scraps land plan in Islamabad


September 21st, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) The US has scrapped plans to procure additional land from the Pakistan government in the high-security diplomatic enclave to expand its embassy in Islamabad amid ... Read more...

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Islamabad crash plane’s ‘no-fly zone’ route puts doubts over Pak air defence system


July 29th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 29(ANI): The speculation that a Pakistani domestic airliner entered a no-fly zone in Islamabad before crashing on Wednesday morning, and the failure of the authorities concerned to react for intercepting ... Read more...

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Rail Museum to take Games visitors on joyride


June 8th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Gautam Sachdev New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Light and sound shows, a tour on a special steam engine, documentary screenings...with all these new features, the capital's National Rail Museum is expected to ... Read more...

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Don’t remove Frontier Constabulary from Islamabad: Police chief


March 29th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 29 (IANS) Islamabad Inspector General of Police (IGP) Syed Kaleem Imam has requested the interior ministry not to remove the Frontier Constabulary (FC) deployed for security of the Diplomatic ... Read more...

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71 Myanmarese protest at Myanmar embassy, held


March 19th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Seventy-one Myanmarese activists were detained Friday for protesting outside the Myanmar embassy here to oppose the military regime in their country, police said. The activists shouted slogans ... Read more...

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Tibetans detained for trying to storm Chinese embassy


March 9th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Around 30 Tibetan activists were detained Tuesday when they tried to storm the Chinese embassy here as part of their protest on the eve of the anniversary ... Read more...

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No plan to attack Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi: ULFA


January 8th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 8 (IANS) The outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) Friday denied any plans to attack the Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi and said media reports in both India ... Read more...

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Pak govt. shifts American trainers to Islamabad police headquarters following protests


December 21st, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 21 (ANI): Following protests from the media and the lawyers' fraternity, who have questioned the American presence at the Police Training College in Sihala, the Pakistan Government has decided to ... Read more...

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Three bomb attacks kill 15 in Afghanistan (Fourth Lead)


December 15th, 2009 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Farhad Peikar Kabul, Dec 15 (DPA) Two suicide attackers killed 10 people Tuesday while another bomb in eastern Afghanistan killed four local workers and one Nepali man, officials said.In central ... Read more...

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Five killed in Kabul bombing (Second Lead)


December 15th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 15 (DPA) Afghan President Hamid Karzai said five people, including two women, were killed in a suspected suicide attack at the diplomatic enclave of Kabul Tuesday. Speaking to senior government officials ... Read more...

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Explosion rocks diplomatic enclave in Kabul (Lead)


December 15th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 15 (DPA) A massive explosion rocked the diplomatic enclave of the Afghan capital Kabul Tuesday, causing unknown casualties and damage to several cars and houses, a police official said. The apparent ... Read more...

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Blast rocks diplomatic enclave in Afghan capital


December 15th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 15 (DPA) A massive explosion rocked the diplomatic enclave of Kabul city Tuesday, causing unknown casualties and damage to several cars and houses, a police official said. The blast occurred ... Read more...

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