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‘Chief ministers should ensure high vigil till Jan 2012′


October 20th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Concerned over recent incidents of communal violence, union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday asked chief ministers to maintain high vigil till January 2012 to ... Read more...

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Bal Thackeray prays for ‘eccentric, adamant’ Hussain


June 9th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 9 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Thursday called renowned painter M.F. Husain "an eccentric and adamant person" who thought it fit to leave his country rather ... Read more...

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Is the Pakistani Army getting ready to take over? (Part II)


January 7th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
(Cont.)Apart from its homegrown insurgency, Pakistan is in the throes of a large number of problems. These include ineffectual handling of last year's floods, which can be safely termed as the ... Read more...

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Pakistan has never had it so bad (Comment)


November 13th, 2010 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli Pakistan is evidently passing through the worst period of its 63-year-old history. Although democracy never struck roots in the country, it at least had a semblance of stability earlier. ... Read more...

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17 years on, one convicted in Muslim cleric’s murder


September 29th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 29 (IANS) Seventeen years after a Muslim cleric was murdered, a court here Wednesday found the main accused guilty but let off eight others for lack of evidence that ... Read more...

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Kerry announces $200 mn aid for flood-hit Pakistan


August 19th, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) US Senator John Kerry Thursday announced an aid of $200 million from the US for Pakistan, and warned that fundamentalist elements could utilise the opportunity ... Read more...

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Pakistan will remain a threat, despite US surge (Comment)


December 5th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli President Barack Obama's letter to Asif Ali Zardari is probably one of the sternest written by one head of state to another. It isn't often that a president tells ... Read more...

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President appeals for united approach to fight terror


January 26th, 2009 - 12:05 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 25, (ANI): President Pratibha Patil on Sunday evening appealed for a united approach to fight the menace of terrorism. Addressing the nation on the eve of the 60th Republic ... Read more...

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President calls for strong international action against terrorism


January 25th, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Sunday said India was located in a region that harboured the epicentre of terrorism, and appealed to the international community to take decisive and ... Read more...

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Militancy in Pakistan’s northwest impacts on Balochistan women


January 25th, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 25 (IANS) The impact of militant activities in Pakistan's northwest has spilled over to the equally turbulent Balochistan province in the south, with women being increasingly marginalised at the bidding ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena ‘bans’ Pakistani players, artistes in Mumbai


December 2nd, 2008 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 2 (IANS) The Shiv Sena will henceforth not permit any Pakistani player or cultural artiste to come and perform in Mumbai or Maharashtra, a senior party leader said here Tuesday.Party ... Read more...

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Northeast tribal bodies want Assam ethnic clashes to be stopped


October 11th, 2008 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Oct 11 (IANS) Parties representing tribals in the northeast Saturday urged the central government to take stern action to stop ethnic clashes in Assam.The Indigenous Nationalist Party of Tripura (INPT), North-East ... Read more...

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Bal Thackeray urges people to vote out Congress


October 9th, 2008 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 9 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Thursday urged the people to vote out the Congress government not only from Maharashtra but from all over the country in the next ... Read more...

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CPI-M for urgent central intervention in Jammu and Kashmir


August 5th, 2008 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 5 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday sought immediate central intervention to control violent protests in Jammu and Kashmir following a row over a controversial land transfer issue ... Read more...

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Dogs to keep vigil along border with Bangladesh


March 3rd, 2008 - 12:54 pm ICT by admin
By Sujit Chakraborty Agartala, March 3 (IANS) India's Border Security Force (BSF) troopers will soon use trained dogs to check infiltration and smuggling along Tripura's border with Bangladesh. "We shall engage trained dogs ... Read more...

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