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Farmers vandalise Haryana government office

July 16th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 16 (IANS) Agitating farmers Monday vandalised the Rewari district secretariat in Haryana, damaging government property and vehicles, police said. At least a dozen protestors were injured in ... Read more...

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Outrage over diktat against women, villagers thrash cops (Roundup)

July 13th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 13 (IANS) Amid national outrage over a Uttar Pradesh panchayat's Taliban-style diktat against women, defiant villagers Friday thrashed two policemen for arresting two of the panchayat members.The ... Read more...

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US’ Iraq ambassador sees progress despite bombing

August 18th, 2010 - 3:47 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 18 (DPA) Christopher Hill, the outgoing US ambassador to Iraq, insisted Iraq has made progress in reducing the level of violence in the past year, shrugging off the lack of ... Read more...

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Thai PM Vejjajiva to draw ‘political roadmap’ to placate Red-shirts

May 3rd, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok, May 3 (ANI): Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva has said he will be drawing a roadmap to bring about a rapprochement with the anti-government United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship ... Read more...

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Tamil films blamed for crime by Indians in Malaysia

March 22nd, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 22 (IANS) A Malaysian Indian official has blamed Tamil cinema for young people from the community taking to crime. N.V. Subbarow, education officer of the Consumer Association of Penang (CAP), ... Read more...

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Thousands of disabled people celebrate World Disability Day

December 3rd, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Some were on wheelchairs, others used sign language to communicate and hundreds were standing firm with white sticks - over 5,000 physically challenged people took part in ... Read more...

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Manipulation of religion should be prevented: Religion Congress (Lead)

July 1st, 2009 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishnu Makhijani Astana, July 1 (IANS) Politicians and civil society around the world were Wednesday urged to "counteract" the manipulation of religions or religious differences for political ends to preserve the unity ... Read more...

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Karnataka BJP leaders toe Yeddyurappa’s line on ‘pub culture’

January 30th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 30 (IANS) The daughter might have differed with her father, but Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's party colleagues seem to toe his line as far as disallowing "pub culture" in ... Read more...

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‘Pro-Tamil’ broadcasting station attacked in Sri Lanka

January 6th, 2009 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 6 (DPA) A private radio and television station on the outskirts of Sri Lanka's capital has been attacked by an armed gang, causing extensive damage to the studio complex and ... Read more...

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Bangalore airport chief executive Brunner quits

November 21st, 2008 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 21 (IANS) Bangalore International Airport Ltd (BIAL) chief executive officer (CEO) Albert Brunner is quitting the high-profile post and has decided not to renew his contract, the company said here ... Read more...

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Pakistan experiencing leadership void: NYT

June 24th, 2008 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 24 (ANI): Pakistan is experiencing a leadership void four months after elections. Western diplomats, military officials, Pakistani politicians and Afghan officials are reportedly concerned about the fact that no one ... Read more...

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Hezbollah tightens grip on Lebanese government

May 8th, 2008 - 9:21 pm ICT by admin
DPA Beirut, May 8 (DPA) Hezbollah-led opposition supporters tightened their grip on the Lebanese government Thursday by closing all major roads leading to the capital, isolating neighbourhoods inside the capital from each other. ... Read more...

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