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Agitation should have targeted PM, says Bedi as rift rumours deepen (Lead)

August 27th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Amid signs of a rift with fellow activists, Kiran Bedi, a key member of the disbanded Team Anna, Monday said the India Against Corruption ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Belarus urged to release political prisoners

December 19th, 2011 - 6:56 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton Sunday called on Belarus to release and rehabilitate political prisoners."We reiterate ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Vidya Balan retrospective at Indian film fest in Oz

March 13th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 13 (IANS) The spotlight is on acclaimed Indian actress Vidya Balan at the ongoing 2011 Indian Film Festival (IFF): Bollywood and Beyond, which is screening a special ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Consumers face inner conflict when it comes to making decisions

November 18th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): From buying a piece of brownie to deciding on a new home, consumers are always involved in an inner dialogue that reflects thoughts and perspectives of their ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Bollywood’s domination has harmed India’s regional cinema’

May 24th, 2009 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
By Saibal Chatterjee Cannes, May 24 (IANS) Indian cinema needs to change drastically in terms of both content and approach in order to play its rightful role in the world market, feels Jerome ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Protest in Orissa against arrest of Kandhamal book author

December 11th, 2008 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 11 (IANS) Rights activists, journalists and writers sported black badges and gagged their mouth Thursday as they staged a sit-in outside the official residence of the Orissa governor here to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Arrest of Kandhamal book author sparks protests

December 10th, 2008 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 10 (IANS) Rights activists, authors and others have come together in Orissa to oppose the arrest of a journalist for writing a book on violence in Kandhamal that police say ... Read more...

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Iraq tightens security in Karbala ahead of pilgrimage (Lead)

August 15th, 2008 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Baghdad, Aug 15 (DPA) A total ban on the movement of cars was imposed in Karbala Friday as part of a tight security control in the holy southern Iraqi city, days before ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Iraqi president recovers from heart surgery in US

August 15th, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Cairo, Aug 15 (DPA) Iraqi President Jalal Talabani is recovering from heart surgery in the US, his office has announced. The 74-year-old president had been treated in a hospital in Rochester in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Sri Lanka has framework to curtail human rights violations’

May 24th, 2008 - 8:25 pm ICT by admin
Colombo, May 24 (IANS) A US human rights official has said that although Sri Lanka has the "necessary institutional framework in place" to deal with the widely-criticised human rights violations, it "needs ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Suicide bomber kills 40 Shia pilgrims in Iraq

February 24th, 2008 - 11:20 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) DPA Baghdad, Feb 24 (DPA) A suicide bomber killed 40 people and injured 60 others in a centre for Shia pilgrims in the Iraqi town of Iskandriya, south of Baghdad, police and ... Read more...

Posted in World |