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SC to re-examine verdict on membership of banned outfits


August 13th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday said that it would take a relook at its earlier judgment which said that mere membership of a banned organisation was ... Read more...

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General Motors imposes lockout at Brazil complex


July 25th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, July 25 (IANS/EFE) The Brazilian subsidiary of General Motors said Tuesday that it was suspending production at its manufacturing complex in Sao Jose dos Campos pending an agreement ... Read more...

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IAS officers urge Andhra CM to act against minister


July 17th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 17 (IANS) Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers Tuesday urged Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy to take action against state minister T.G. Venkatesh for his remark ... Read more...

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Andhra minister’s remark angers bureaucrats


July 15th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 15 (IANS) Serving and retired bureaucrats in Andhra Pradesh are up in arms against a state minister's reported remark that officials who have no commitment to their work ... Read more...

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Tunisia’s Ben Ali sentenced to 20 more years in jail


June 14th, 2012 - 7:39 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A military court in Tunisia has sentenced ousted president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali to 20 years in jail in absentia on charges, including "incitement ... Read more...

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Don’t cross ‘Lakshman Rekha’ on media curbs, apex court urged (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) While protecting the rights of an accused to a free and fair trial not prejudiced by media reporting, the Supreme Court should not cross the ... Read more...

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Student jailed for offensive Muamba tweets


March 27th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 27 (IANS) A Swansea University student was Tuesday jailed for 56 days after he posted offensive comments on Twitter about the on-pitch collapse of Bolton Wanderers midfielder Fabrice ... Read more...

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UN official warns Sri Lanka over reprisals


March 24th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 24 (IANS) A UN human rights official has warned Sri Lanka against possible attacks on its rights activists after a UN body passed a resolution decrying rights violations ... Read more...

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‘Why censor Facebook when you don’t censor Sunny Leone?’


December 7th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) young leader Anurag Singh Thakur wonders why the government wants to censor social media like Facebook when it is not ... Read more...

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Palestinian rivals prepare for Cairo summit


November 13th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza, Nov 13 (IANS) Palestinian rivals are making intensive contacts to prepare for a meeting between their leaders, initially scheduled to take place in Egypt's Cairo later this month, Palestinian ... Read more...

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CHOGM asks members not to back terror


October 30th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Oct 30 (IANS) The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) here Sunday called for "accelerated efforts" to conclude negotiations on a Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism (CCIT).In ... Read more...

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U.S. Ambassador Ford pulled from Syria due to threats


October 24th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. government has decided to pull Ambassador Robert Ford from Syria as a result of 'credible threats' made against him, officials said on Monday morning.Ford, who ... Read more...

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Twitter refuses to suspend British rioters’ accounts


August 10th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Twitter has refused to suspend the accounts of British mass protesters, citing the importance of "freedom of expression".Like the recent revolts in North African ... Read more...

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US will not release Osama Bin Laden death photos: Obama


May 5th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has blocked the release of pictures of Osama bin Laden's body, expressing concern that they might incite extremists to retaliate.He said that US ... Read more...

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Facebook removes ‘intifada’ page calling for Muslims’ killing of Jews


March 30th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 30 (ANI): Facebook has removed a page called 'Third Palestinian Intifada' that had called for a new Palestinian uprising against Israel, after more than 350,000 people signed up to ... Read more...

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Maharashtra cop who conducted ’sting operation’ on Hasan Ali suspended


March 22nd, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar 22 (ANI): Maharashtra Government today announced the suspension of senior IPS officer Ashok Deshbhratar, who secretly carried out a sting operation, while interrogating Pune based stud farm owner Hasan Ali ... Read more...

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Missionary’s killer Dara Singh moves apex court for review (Lead)


March 10th, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Rabindra Kumar Pal alias Dara Singh - a convict in the 1999 killing of Australian missionary Graham Staines and his two children in Orissa - ... Read more...

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Iran opposition says Monday anti-government rally will go ahead


February 14th, 2011 - 9:51 am ICT by ANI
Tehran, Feb.14 (ANI): Iran's opposition leaders have said that their planned anti-government march on Monday will go ahead, as they see it as an expression of their solidarity with the Egyptian people. ... Read more...

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‘Fatwa’ issued against British home secretary


January 29th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 29 (IANS) Several posters have come up in London, declaring a "fatwa" - or religious pronouncement - against Home Secretary Theresa May for the "abduction, kidnapping and false imprisonment" of ... Read more...

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Apex court modifies Graham Staines murder verdict (Lead)


January 25th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Stung by widespread criticism, the Supreme Court Tuesday expunged the portion of its judgment which said that Australian missionary Graham Staines was killed in Orissa in ... Read more...

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Apex court upholds life term for Graham Staines’ killers (Third Lead)


January 21st, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Exactly 12 years after Australian missionary Graham Staines and his two sons were burnt to death by a mob of Hindu fanatics in Orissa, the Supreme Court ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda leader Anwar al-Awlaki sentenced to ten years in prison


January 17th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by ANI
Sanaa (Yemen), Jan.17 (ANI): A Yemeni court has sentenced fugitive al-Qaeda propagandist Anwar al-Awlaki to ten years in prison for his role in the murder of a French energy contractor. The ... Read more...

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India urged to repeal sedition law


January 6th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 5 (IANS) The Indian parliament should repeal the colonial-era sedition law which it said was employed to silence peaceful political dissent, Human Rights Watch said Thursday. And the Indian ... Read more...

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Kashmir interlocutors to submit report to government in ten days


December 24th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar/New Delhi, Dec. 24 (ANI): Dileep Padgaonkar, veteran Indian journalist and one of the three Kashmir interlocutors, said on Thursday, that they will submit the report with their recommendations to the Central ... Read more...

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Taking cue from Nitish, Mayawati shifts focus to governance


November 28th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 28 (IANS) Obviously taking a cue from the success story scripted by Nitish Kumar in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has visibly shifted her focus to the hard issue ... Read more...

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Birmingham girl arrested for allegedly burning Qur’an


November 26th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Birmingham (UK), Nov.26 (ANI): A 15-year-old Birmingham schoolgirl has been arrested on suspicion of inciting religious hatred after allegedly burning an English-language version of the Qur'an - and then posting video ... Read more...

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Female Muslim journalist’s shock over ‘execution’ tweet


November 12th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): A female Muslim journalist in Britain has revealed that she is "incredibly upset" over a Twitter message calling for her to be stoned to death.Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, a newspaper ... Read more...

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20-year-old Australian arraigned in first ’sexting’ case


November 1st, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 1 (IANS) A 20-year-old man is at the centre of Australia's first "sexting" case after a schoolgirl sent a nude photo of herself to his mobile phone, a media report ... Read more...

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No legal action against Arundhati: Chidambaram


November 1st, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Monday said no action according to law could be taken against author-activist Arundhati Roy for her alleged seditious speech on Kashmir ... Read more...

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Oz man first to be convicted in ’sexting’ case involving nude 13-yr-old girl


November 1st, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 01 (ANI): An Australian man has landed in the centre of the country's first 'sexting' case after a 13-year-old schoolgirl sent a nude photo of herself to his mobile phone.Damien ... Read more...

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Chinese dissident who won Nobel prize probably unaware


October 8th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 8 (IANS) Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo who won the Nobel peace prize Friday is probably not aware that he has won the prestigious prize, a media report said.Liu, 54, is ... Read more...

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Pak Govt’s move to muzzle media ignites fears of censorship


July 2nd, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 2 (ANI): The Pakistan government's decision to muzzle the country's media by limiting the coverage of terror attacks and criticism of the state has caused major consternation in the media ... Read more...

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Time to take ‘uncompromising stance’ to disband hate speeches in Pak: Editorial


June 22nd, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, June 22(ANI): After a string of rallies and sermons in Pakistan, including one by Jamaat-i-Islami chief, Syed Munawwar Hasan, an editorial in a leading newspaper has said that government should now ... Read more...

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Ex-Lanka army chief Fonseka denies incitement charge


May 13th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, May 13 (ANI): Defeated Sri Lankan presidential candidate and the country's former army chief, General Sarath Fonseka, has denied inciting unrest during an appearance before a civilian magistrate's court here.General Fonseka ... Read more...

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Extremists ruckus leads to scrapping of 18 million pound ‘mega mosque’


May 4th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 4 (ANI): Masked extremists of the far-right English Defence League have stymied plans for building an 18 million pound 'Mega-Mosque'.The agitators perched themselves on the walls of a disused building ... Read more...

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