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Clinton, Morsi discuss US-Egypt relations


July 15th, 2012 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 15 (IANS) Visiting US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton held bilateral talks with newly-elected Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, Xinhua reported.The two leaders Saturday discussed Egypt's transition to democracy ... Read more...

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Sellers of MCD poll campaign material go innovative


April 10th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) With the Election Commission strictly forbidding plastering public and private property with posters and graffiti, sellers of campaign material for the April 15 civic poll ... Read more...

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JNU painted Red as AISA sweeps polls (Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Chants of "Lal Salaam" and "Naxalbari" resonated in the air as the All India Students Association (AISA) Saturday swept all top four posts of the ... Read more...

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Strike hits mining in Chhattisgarh


February 28th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 28 (IANS) The nationwide strike called by the country's trade unions has hit bauxite, coal and iron ore mining in mineral-rich Chhattisgarh, officials said Tuesday.Reports coming in from ... Read more...

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Putin supporters stage massive election rally


February 23rd, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 23 (IANS) Tens of thousands of supporters of Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin staged a massive rally Thursday in downtown Moscow to show solidarity with the presidential ... Read more...

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‘Iran won’t give in to western pressure’


February 12th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 12 (IANS) Iran has said it will not give in to any western pressure over its "peaceful" nuclear programme, Press TV reported.Iranian Foreign Minister Ali-Akbar Salehi made the ... Read more...

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Iran marks 33rd anniversary of Islamic Revolution


February 12th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 11 (IANS) Hundreds of thousands of Iranians carrying flags and banners in support of the Islamic regime celebrated nationwide the 33rd anniversary of the country's Islamic Revolution on ... Read more...

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Iran to announce new ‘big’ nuclear achievements


February 11th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 11 (IANS) Iran will soon announce new "big" nuclear achievements, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Saturday on the occasion of the 33rd anniversary of the Islamic revolution.Addressing a crowd ... Read more...

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Mumbai celebrates Eid-e-Milad


February 5th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 5 (IANS) Homes, mosques, dargahs and madrassas were decked with flags and banners as Muslims across the city Sunday celebrated Eid-e-Milad, the birthday of Prophet Mohammed, with prayers ... Read more...

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Anna crusade reaches police station


September 28th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Some were amused while others peeved, but volunteers of India Against Corruption (IAC) definitely ruffled many feathers at the Parliament Street police station Wednesday ... Read more...

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Anna personality cult should be avoided: Prashant Bhushan (Interview)


August 21st, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) For thousands of people thronging the Ramlila Ground, many hopes rest on one man: Anna Hazare. But Team Anna member Prashant Bhushan feels "personification" ... Read more...

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Pakistani Kashmir goes to polls Sunday


June 25th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) The Pakistan-administered Kashmir is now in polling mode. Streets are lined with flags and banners of political parties all set for the legislative assembly elections to ... Read more...

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Protests in Andhra over petrol price hike


May 15th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 15 (IANS) Opposition parties in Andhra Pradesh held protests across the state Sunday to demand a rollback of the hike in petrol prices.The Telugu Desam Party (TDP), ... Read more...

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Yesteryears’ beauties roll out for water onservation (Lead)


March 22nd, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Around 40 classic cars, bikes and scooters, including Buicks, Lambrettas and Vespas, took part in a rally here Tuesday to campaign for the cause ... Read more...

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Vintage vehicles spread save water message in Delhi


March 22nd, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Around 40 vintage cars, bikes and scooters, including Buicks, Lambrettas and Vespas, drove around the city Tuesday to campaign for the cause of conserving water.The ... Read more...

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Telangana march: Statues of Telugu personalities damaged


March 11th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 10 (IANS) Statues of 16 Telugu poets, writers and rulers were vandalised by Telangana protesters during the 'million march' at Tank Bund here Thursday.The protestors demolished some ... Read more...

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Telangana supporters paralyse rail traffic for separate state (Third Lead)


March 1st, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 1 (IANS) Intensifying the movement for separate statehood to Telangana, protesters in Andhra Pradesh Tuesday paralysed rail transport in Hyderabad and nine other districts of the region.Massive protests on ... Read more...

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Telangana supporters disrupt train traffic (Second Lead)


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 1 (IANS) Rail transport was paralysed in Hyderabad and nine other districts of Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh Tuesday as protesters demanding separate statehood to the region squatted on ... Read more...

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Hyderabad, other parts of Telangana hit by rail blockade (Lead)


March 1st, 2011 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 1 (IANS) The rail traffic in Hyderabad and nine other districts of Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh Tuesday came to a grinding halt as protesters demanding separate statehood to ... Read more...

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Protesters demanding Telangana block rail traffic


March 1st, 2011 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 1 (IANS) The rail traffic in Hyderabad and nine other districts of Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh Tuesday came to a grinding halt as protesters demanding separate statehood to ... Read more...

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2G scam: AIADMK demands dismissal of DMK Govt. for defending Raja


December 28th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by ANI
Thiruchirapalli, Dec 28 (ANI): Thousands of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leaders and supporters staged a mass protest here on Tuesday demanding the arrest of former Telecom Minister A. Raja ... Read more...

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Rahul mingles with people, conducts road show


September 6th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) Sending security personnel into a tizzy, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Monday mingled with people and had a brief road show during his six-hour tour to the ... Read more...

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Games flags, banners to cover Delhi eyesores


August 19th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Rajeev Ranjan Dwivedi New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Come September and this host city for the October Commonwealth Games will start covering some of its slums and garbage dumps with flags and ... Read more...

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Life hit in West Bengal as shutdown begins


July 5th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) Normal life was disrupted in West Bengal Monday as road and rail services were affected and government offices were closed following a 12-hour shutdown called by non-Congress parties ... Read more...

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Tibetans-in-exile stage protest rally against ‘17-point agreement’of 1951


May 24th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
Shimla, May 24 (ANI): A number of Tibetans-in-exile staged a rally here on Sunday to protest the China-Tibetan Agreement of 1951.Organized by the Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC), the rally marked the 59th ... Read more...

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Strike paralyzes life in West Bengal (Lead)


April 27th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) Life was paralysed in West Bengal as flight and train services were inoperative and vehicles kept off the roads Tuesday, following a 12-hour strike called by 13 political ... Read more...

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Hyderabad police start removing religious flags


March 31st, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 31 (IANS) As a dispute over religious flags triggered the communal riots in Hyderabad, the city police have decided to remove all religious flags and banners from public places. Police Commissioner ... Read more...

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Shias take out mourning procession in Delhi


February 22nd, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Shia Muslims Monday took out mourning processions here to remember the martyrdom of Imam Hussain, grandson of Prophet Mohammed, and his family members some 1,400 years back ... Read more...

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Kolkata’s Chinese community celebrates year of the Tiger


February 14th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Feb 14 (ANI): The Chinese community living in Kolkata celebrated the Year of the Tiger on Sunday.The Chinese New Year is the biggest festival in the Chinese calendar. Based on ... Read more...

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Hundreds protest against railways for neglecting Oriya


February 14th, 2010 - 3:21 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 14 (IANS) Hundreds of Biju Janata Dal (BJD) activists Saturday staged a protest against the railways for neglecting the Oriya language during the flagging-off ceremony of a new train ... Read more...

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Kerala to order judicial probe into Kasargode firing


November 18th, 2009 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 18 (IANS) The Kerala government Wednesday decided to order a judicial probe into the police firing at Kasargode Sunday that killed one person. While a judicial probe will be ordered into ... Read more...

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IUML activist killed in police firing in Kerala


November 15th, 2009 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kasargode (Kerala), Nov 15 (IANS) An Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) activist was killed Sunday as police opened fire to disperse a rioting mob in Kerala's Kasaragod district. The deceased has been ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama arrives in Tawang, thousands welcome spiritual leader


November 8th, 2009 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Tawang (Arunachal Pradesh), Nov 8 (IANS) Thousands of locals in traditional costumes and monks attired in their maroon robes lined up streets early Sunday to greet the Dalai ... Read more...

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Skirmishes as 750 neo-Nazis demonstrate in Berlin


October 10th, 2009 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Oct 10 (DPA) Around 750 neo-Nazis took part in a rally in central Berlin Saturday, leading to minor skirmishes and 17 arrests, police reported. The demonstrators gathered at Berlin's Alexanderplatz, dressed in ... Read more...

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G20 summit opens: Developing world ‘holds key’ (Lead)


September 25th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan Pittsburgh, Sep 25 (IANS) A two-day summit of leaders of 20 leading global economies opened here amid calls by developing countries such as India to have a key role ... Read more...

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