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Muslim lawyer pledges to ‘cover Russia in blood’


April 25th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police in the Russian capital said Wednesday they will examine a video in which a prominent Muslim lawyer pledges to "cover Russia in blood" if ... Read more...

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Security needs may escalate London Olympics budget


March 10th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 10 (IANS) An influential group of British MPs has released a report criticising the London Olympic organisers for poor valuation of security needs and warned of increased expenditure ... Read more...

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‘Spreaders’ behind ‘Twitter’ catalyse mass movements


December 26th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 26 (IANS) What is the factor that makes social networks tick and catalyses mass mobilisations in revolutions and protest movements worldwide? An Oxford University study of Twitter finds ... Read more...

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Bangladesh apex court dismisses Grameen, Yunus appeals


May 5th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 5 (IANS) Bangladesh's Supreme Court Thursday dismissed two petitions challenging an order removing Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus as managing director of Grameen Bank.A seven-member bench of the Appellate ... Read more...

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Facebook ‘can put vulnerable kids at depression risk’


March 29th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by ANI
London, March 29 (ANI): An influential group of doctors has warned that teenagers can suffer from "Facebook depression" after becoming obsessed with the social networking website.According to the American Academy of ... Read more...

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Kidnapping for ransom all-time high in Karachi


November 4th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 4 (IANS) The number of cases related to kidnapping for ransom in Pakistan's biggest metropolitan city, Karachi, has risen to over 100 this year -- an all-time high ... Read more...

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Protest in Manipur over price rise


April 9th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Apr 9 (ANI): Activists of Communist Party and the All Manipur Nupi Marup, a local women's influential group, on Thursday staged a protest here over the rising prices of essential commodities. ... Read more...

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India-China hold talks on climate change cooperation


March 26th, 2010 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) To take forward their bilateral cooperation in tackling climate change issues, India and China Friday held talks to chart out their future course of action on the ... Read more...

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India, China hold talks on climate change


March 26th, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) In order to take forward their bilateral cooperation in tackling issues of climate change, India and China Friday held talks to chart out their future course of ... Read more...

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16-year-old Bangladeshi girl receives 101 lashes for conceiving during rape


January 26th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Jan. 26 (ANI): A 16-year-old Bangladeshi rape victim was given 101 lashes as "punishment" for conceiving during assault, while the alleged rapist was left untouched.Apart from issuing the 101 lashes fatwa, ... Read more...

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Rape, divorce, lashes - triple hurt for Bangladeshi girl


January 24th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 24 (IANS) Life couldn't be more unfair to a teenaged Bangladeshi girl, who was first raped, then divorced on being found that she had conceived before marriage, and finally administered ... Read more...

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Rebels who parked bomb-laden car at Manipur Raj Bhavan arrested


November 27th, 2009 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 27 (IANS) Three separatist rebels, including a woman, of the outlawed Manipur based Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP), who parked a bomb-packed car at the Raj Bhavan in Imphal, were arrested ... Read more...

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New non-violent group should replace LTTE: Tamil leader (Lead)


May 18th, 2009 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, May 18 (IANS) A new democratically-minded and non-violent group is needed to win the aspirations of Tamils in Sri Lanka following the defeat of the LTTE, a leading ... Read more...

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New nonviolent group should replace LTTE: Diaspora leader (Exclusive)


May 18th, 2009 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, May 18 (IANS) A new democratically-minded and nonviolent group is needed to win the aspirations of Tamils in Sri Lanka following the defeat of the LTTE, a leading ... Read more...

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Asians, Latinos could change course of US election: Report


October 24th, 2008 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 24 (DPA) A large and growing, but underestimated, voter bloc of Asian and Latino immigrants could play a pivotal role in the presidential elections, which are often decided by very ... Read more...

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‘India, Brazil unity crucial to success of WTO talks’


July 25th, 2008 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva/London, July 25 (IANS) Unity between India and Brazil is crucial to break the deadlock and resist attempts to divide developing countries at world trade talks, a former Indian trade negotiator said ... Read more...

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MPs fear riots in Britain due to rampant immigration


July 16th, 2008 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
London , July 16 (ANI): Rapid immigration has damaged community relations in parts of England and is the single biggest cause of public concern, an influential group of MPs have warned.They ... Read more...

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London gets new mayor, BNP takes first assembly seat


May 3rd, 2008 - 3:54 pm ICT by admin
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, May 3 (IANS) A former journalist with a privileged upbringing who was forced to apologise after calling blacks "picanninies" Saturday became the mayor of London - the world's ... Read more...

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Rising temp in worlds largest freshwater lake result of global warming


May 2nd, 2008 - 12:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that due to global warming, the temperature of the worlds largest freshwater lake, located in Siberia, has risen.The team of Russian and American ... Read more...

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Global warming affecting world’s largest freshwater lake


May 1st, 2008 - 11:49 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Washinton, May 1 (Xinhua) Russian and American scientists have discovered that the temperature of Lake Baikal, the world's largest lake located in freezing Siberia, is rising gradually that confirms that the region ... Read more...

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Transition to democracy essential for Pak to combat extremism: NYT


February 2nd, 2008 - 3:34 pm ICT by admin
New York, Feb.2 (ANI): A leading US newspaper says that successfully moving Pakistan from military rule to civilian-run democracy is essential to combating extremism, and adds that President Pervez Musharraf can play ... Read more...

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