ethnic strife

Ethnic violence may continue, centre warns Assam (Second Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The central government has warned the Assam government that the situation arising out of the ethnic strife between Bodos and Muslims "is far from ... Read more...

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Ethnic trouble far from over, Assam warned (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Assam government has been warned that the situation arising out of the ethnic strife between Bodos and Muslims "is far from normal" and ... Read more...

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Assam ethnic trouble far from over: Shinde


September 13th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Assam government has been warned that the situation arising out of the ethnic strife between Bodos and Muslims "is far from normal" and ... Read more...

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Don’t let social media fan communal flames: PM (Second Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday flagged the use of social media and bulk SMSs to aggravate social tensions as the new challenge before the ... Read more...

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Don’t let social media fan communal flames: PM (Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday flagged the use of social media and bulk SMSs to aggravate social tensions as the new challenge before the ... Read more...

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Krishna wins Sri Lankan Tamil hearts with rehabilitation aid


January 19th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Jaffna (Sri Lanka), Jan 19 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna won the hearts of Sri Lankan Tamils with the rehabilitation programmes of the Indian government in the ... Read more...

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Krishna holds talks with Sri Lankan president, PM


January 17th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 17 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Tuesday held a breakfast meeting with Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on the second day of his four-day visit to ... Read more...

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Creative policies needed to resolve Kashmiri alienation: Wajahat Habibullah (Interview)


September 7th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) A placid summer and a peaceful Ramzan should have been the endgame of insurgency in Jammu and Kashmir but the sense of "alienation is too ... Read more...

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Fractured Malaysian mosaic captured in fiction (IANS Book Review)


August 20th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Book: "Thunder Demons"; Author: Dipika Mukherjee: Publisher: Gyaana Books; Price: Rs.280; Pages: 272The allure of the Truly Asia slogan that draws tourist hordes to the cultural melting pot that is ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa calls for UN intervention against Lanka president for alleged war crimes


April 27th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Apr. 27 (ANI): All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) chief J Jayalalithaa on Wednesday asked the UPA Government to move the UN against Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa for "war ... Read more...

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Karachi -Pakistan’s lifeline or City of Death


January 31st, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
By Vikram SoodNew Delhi, Jan.31 (ANI): In recent times while the world's attention was on events in FATA and North Waziristan, another brutal battle has been raging in Karachi, which is ... Read more...

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US defence chief warns against new arms race in Asia


May 30th, 2009 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, May 30 (DPA) The United States would not accept North Korea as a nuclear weapons state, US Defence Secretary Robert Gates said Saturday while warning that Pyongyang's nuclear and missile tests ... Read more...

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Jayalalitha reiterates Tamil Eelam demand


April 27th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 27 (IANS) AIADMK chief Jayalalitha Monday reiterated her demand for an independent Tamil Eelam in Sri Lanka, even as Colombo announced the end of its combat operations against the Tamil ... Read more...

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Congress slams Jayalalitha’s Eelam talk as ‘irresponsible’


April 26th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The Congress party Sunday termed AIADMK chief J. Jayalalitha's demand for a separate 'Eelam' homeland for Sri Lankan Tamils as "anti-national and irresponsible". "I see this demand as ... Read more...

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Temple in Turkey sheds light on so-called ‘Dark Age’


April 16th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, April 16 (ANI): A remarkably well-preserved monumental temple in Turkey, believed to be constructed during the time of King Solomon in the 10th/9th-centuries BC, is shedding light on the so-called Dark ... Read more...

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Rajapaksa to discuss political situation with parties


March 24th, 2009 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 24 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has invited all Tamil and Muslim political parties, including the pro-LTTE Tamil National Alliance (TNA), for an interaction this week on the prevailing ... Read more...

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Chidambaram picks on India’s ‘troubled neighbourhood’


September 18th, 2008 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Tracing the impact of India's "troubled neighbourhood" on its economic growth, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram has singled out Pakistan for "supporting terror activities" and blamed China for ... Read more...

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Indian delegation was on fact-finding mission: Tamil parties


June 22nd, 2008 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 22 (IANS) The two-day previously unannounced Sri Lanka visit by a high-powered Indian delegation led by National Security Advisor M.K. Narayanan was a "serious fact-finding mission", mainly on the long-drawn ... Read more...

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Manas park set to repopulate rhinoceroses


March 3rd, 2008 - 11:14 am ICT by admin
(Feature) By Sanjeeb Baruah Manas (Assam), March 3 (IANS) The Manas national park, a Unesco world heritage site, is all set to repopulate the greater one horned rhinoceroses seven years after poachers wiped out ... Read more...

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