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South Korea’s foreign reserves hit new high


September 5th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Sep 5 (IANS) South Korea's foreign currency reserves hit a new high last month due to a rise in conversion value of non-dollar assets and a growth in investment ... Read more...

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Reverse flow begins from northeast to south - but slowly (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 4 (IANS) With trepidation and hope that things would be back to normal, people from the northeast of India who fled cities like Bangalore and Pune, centres of ... Read more...

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Government lifts restriction on SMS


August 30th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The restrictions imposed on sending bulk SMSes and MMSes, imposed in the wake of nationwide rumours of attacks on persons of northeastern states, was Thursday ... Read more...

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Government raises cap on bulk SMSes from five to 20


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The government Thursday increased the cap on SMSes to 20 from five announced last week for 15 days with immediate effect.According to the Ministry ... Read more...

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Twitter agrees to block six fake PMO accounts (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


August 23rd, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Social networking site Twitter has agreed to cooperate with the government in blocking six fake accounts "misrepresenting" Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, officials said ... Read more...

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Twitter will block six fake PM accounts


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Social networking site Twitter has agreed to block six fake accounts which were "misrepresenting" Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, officials said Thursday.Twitter has around 16 ... Read more...

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Respect internet freedom, US tells India


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) Voicing its support for full freedom of the internet, US has urged India to maintain respect for fundamental freedoms, while probing rumours that have caused ... Read more...

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Working with government to remove hateful content: Facebook


August 21st, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Social networking website Facebook Tuesday said it is working with the government to remove "hateful content" that is widely being perceived as likely to ... Read more...

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Social media becoming double-edged sword


August 21st, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The online hate campaign targeting people from the northeast has put the spotlight on the power of the social media network in India, which ... Read more...

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Central team to visit Assam for rehabilitation efforts


August 20th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) A central team of officials will pay a three-day visit to Assam from Tuesday to assist the state administration in the rehabilitation of over 2 ... Read more...

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Over 250 websites blocked for triggering northeast panic


August 20th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) In the wake of morphed images triggering an unprecedented exodus of northeastern people from major cities in other states, the government Monday blocked over ... Read more...

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Assam violence not Hindu-Muslim clash: Minister for Northeast (Interview)


August 20th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The ethnic violence in Assam which led to an exodus of thousands of northeastern people from other parts of India was not a Hindu-Muslim clash, ... Read more...

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Northeast exodus: Pakistan rejects Indian charge


August 19th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Pakistan Sunday rejected Indian charges that morphed pictures of Assam and Myanmar violence which sparked an exodus of northeastern citizens from other states originalted in ... Read more...

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No exodus of northeast people from Bihar: Modi


August 18th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 18 (IANS) Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi Saturday said there was no report of exodus of northeast people from the state while security has been ... Read more...

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Exodus to northeast from Bangalore down to trickle


August 18th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 18 (IANS) Exodus of northeast people from Bangalore to Guwahati reduced to a trickle -- about 100 Saturday from thousands till late Friday -- even as security has ... Read more...

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Thousands of fleeing northeastern people reach Guwahati


August 18th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 18 (IANS) Frustration and despair etched on their faces at leaving their jobs, thousands of people from the northeast, mostly youth, arrived in Guwahati Saturday on the three ... Read more...

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Goa warns against spread of MMS showing violence


August 18th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 18 (IANS) A day after the Goa government reassured people from the northeast of their security, the state police Saturday warned against the spread of an MMS, which ... Read more...

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Northeast exodus hits Bangalore’s private security sector


August 18th, 2012 - 1:55 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 18 (IANS) Rumors of attack on people from northeast in Bangalore leading to an exodus from the city is taking its toll on private security agencies guarding IT ... Read more...

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Five held in Karnataka for spreading rumours: Shettar (Lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, Aug 17 (IANS) Karnataka Police have arrested five people and are hunting for four more for spreading rumours of an impending attack on people from the northeast in ... Read more...

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Speaker pulls up Sharad Yadav


August 17th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar, who is usually polite while managing the house, Friday got up from her seat and pulled up Janata Dal-United ... Read more...

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Delhi Police assure security for northeast people


August 17th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar Friday assured people from the northeastern states of their security in the national capital and said they need not panic ... Read more...

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Bulk SMS, MMS banned for 15 days


August 17th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The government Friday banned bulk SMS and MMS messages for 15 days in view of the exodus of people from the northeast from cities like ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha appeals to northeast people to come back


August 17th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Friday unanimously passed a resolution extending support to people from the northeast and appealing to them to return to their places ... Read more...

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No problem in the state for northeast people, says Andhra CM (Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Polavaram (Andhra Pradesh), Aug 17 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy Friday downplayed the flight of northeast people from the state, saying they were leaving as they wanted ... Read more...

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No problem in the state for NE people, says Andhra CM


August 17th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Polavaram (Andhra Pradesh), Aug 17 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy Friday downplayed the flight of northeast people from the state, saying they were leaving as they wanted ... Read more...

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House spoke as one on northeast issue: Meira Kumar


August 17th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) To loud thumping of desks from the benches, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Friday got up to say that the "serious and sensitive" discussion ... Read more...

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Ensure return of northeast people: Arun Jaitley


August 17th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley Friday said it was the responsibility of all political parties, state governments and communities to ensure ... Read more...

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All parties will ensure safety of northeast citizens: PM (Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) All parties would together ensure that citizens from the northeast are safe in all parts of the country, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday."I ... Read more...

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Northeast exodux: Meghalaya to send team to other states


August 16th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 16 (IANS) Expressing concern over "students' exodus" from southern states fearing attacks, the Meghalaya government Thursday decided to send a delegation to these states to unearth the truth.Many ... Read more...

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Northeast people safe in Karnataka: Government (Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The central government Thursday said people from the northeast were safe in Karnataka and also warned those spreading rumours that sparked a panic exodus from ... Read more...

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Over $50 bn illicitly transferred from Africa annually: Mbeki


August 16th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 15 (IANS) Over $50 billion is illicitly transferred from Africa annually with multinational corporations being the main culprits, said former South African president Thabo Mbeki here Wednesday.Mbeki, chairman ... Read more...

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More Pakistani Hindus arrive in India, say they won’t return


August 13th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 13 (IANS) A fresh batch of Pakistani Hindus arrived in India Monday on board the Samjhauta Express, the peace train between India and Pakistan, and many ... Read more...

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Passengers stranded as Kingfisher cancels flights


August 8th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Passengers of Kingfisher Airlines were stranded Wednesday as flights from the national capital and Mumbai were cancelled due to a strike by pilots over non-payment ... Read more...

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Returned aircraft on own accord, says Kingfisher


June 27th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) Debt-ridden Kingfisher Airlines Wednesday said it has returned 32 aircraft to the lessors as those were not required under its truncated schedule of operation."There have ... Read more...

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South Korea’s foreign reserves contract


June 4th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, June 4 (IANS) South Korea's foreign reserves contracted to $310.87 billion last month due to a sharp fall in conversion value of non-dollar denominated assets that offset a rise ... Read more...

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