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Sri Lanka, India discuss travel advisory


September 13th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 13 (IANS) Sri Lanka is holding discussions with India to lift a travel advisory issued after 184 Sri Lankan pilgrims were attacked in Tamil Nadu, a government spokesman ... Read more...

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175 Sri Lankan tourists to return following protests (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 4 (IANS) One hundred and seventy-five Sri Lankan tourists were safely escorted by police to Tamil Nadu's Tiruchirapalli airport Tuesday when Tamil activists staged demonstrations against their visit. ... Read more...

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Travel advisory: India assures safety to visiting Sri Lankans (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Amid reports of attack on buses carrying Sri Lankan pilgrims in Tamil Nadu and a travel advisory issued by Colombo, the government Tuesday assured that ... Read more...

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UN extends peacekeeping mission in Lebanon


August 31st, 2012 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti)The UN Security Council has extended its peacekeeping mission in Lebanon for another year by unanimously adopting a resolution Thursday.The resolution extends the mandate of ... Read more...

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Nasheed ouster no coup, says Maldivian panel


August 30th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) A probe panel, which went into the events of February this year when then Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed was ousted from power, Thursday held that ... Read more...

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South China Sea: India calls for respect to global laws (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) India Thursday called for all parties to the territorial disputes in the South China Sea to respect global laws governing freedom of navigation and access ... Read more...

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Akali Dal-BJP sweep Punjab civic polls (Lead)


June 10th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 10 (IANS) The ruling Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance made a clean sweep in the municipal election in Punjab Sunday winning four municipal corporations, three ... Read more...

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Before going to jail, Dharun Ravi apologises


May 30th, 2012 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
New Brunswick, New Jersey, May 30 (IANS) Before turning himself in Thursday to begin serving a 30-day jail term for spying on his gay roommate with a webcam, Indian-American student ... Read more...

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US court sentences student Dharun Ravi to 30 days jail


May 21st, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Brunswick (New Jersey), May 21 (IANS) Indian-American student Dharun Ravi will serve a 30-day jail term beginning May 31.Sentencing the former Rutgers New Jersey State University student on bias ... Read more...

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Hundreds of Dharun Ravi supporters hold protest rally


May 15th, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Trenton (New Jersey), May 15 (IANS) Hundreds of Dharun Ravi supporters rallied outside the New Jersey State House to protest against state's bias intimidation law used to convict the Indian ... Read more...

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Prosecution seeks jail for Indian American Dharun Ravi


May 11th, 2012 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 11 (IANS) US prosecutors have asked a New Jersey court to sentence convicted Indian American student Dharun Ravi to prison for bias intimidation in a webcam spying ... Read more...

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Dharun Ravi seeks webcam spy case dismissal


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 2 (IANS) Lawyers for an Indian American student found guilty of bias crimes for spying with a webcam on his roommate having an intimate encounter with another ... Read more...

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China busts noodle mafia


April 27th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) A gang that controlled supplies to a well-known snack store chain has been broken up in China's Guangzhou city, a media report said Friday.The gang used ... Read more...

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Court acquits don Dawood Ibrahim’s ‘aide’


April 23rd, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Khalil Ahmed, said to be an aide of don Dawood Ibrahim, was Monday acquitted by the Delhi High Court in a case of alleged attempt ... Read more...

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‘Indian parliament should provide solution to black money’


April 14th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 14 (IANS) Black money, corrupt electoral practices and mismanagement of resources are three problems dogging the country and parliament should give solutions to them, said former governor of ... Read more...

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Suu Kyi wins landmark Myanmar by-polls (Roundup)


April 1st, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, April 1 (IANS) Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi Sunday scored a momentous victory following a decades-long fight for democracy by winning a parliamentary by-poll for a seat in ... 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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Indian student says he was ’stupid’, but didn’t cause roommate’s death


March 23rd, 2012 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) An Indian American student convicted of spying on his gay roommate with a webcam said he did some stupid things but didn't cause the fellow pupil's ... Read more...

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Gays join protest against verdict in Indian student’s case


March 21st, 2012 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 21 (IANS) Some members of the LGBT community have joined in protesting against the conviction of Indian American student Dharun Ravi, accused of spying on his gay roommate ... Read more...

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Found guilty, Indian American student faces deportation


March 17th, 2012 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 17 (IANS) Indian American student Dharun Ravi, accused of spying on his gay roommate, faces up to 10 years in jail and deportation to India after a ... Read more...

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Dharun Ravi found guilty in webcam spying case


March 16th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 16 (IANS) Indian American student Dharun Ravi has been found guilty of the most serious charges for spying on his roommate, Tyler Clementi, having a gay sexual ... Read more...

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No verdict yet in Indian American student’s spycam trial


March 16th, 2012 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 16 (IANS) A New Jersey jury ended the second day of deliberations in the trial of an Indian American accused of using a webcam to spy on ... Read more...

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Jury deliberates in Indian student spying case in US


March 15th, 2012 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 15 (IANS) A New Jersey Jury ended the first day of its deliberations without reaching a verdict in the trial of Indian American student Dharun Ravi, accused ... Read more...

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Dharun Ravi is just a kid: Defence lawyer


March 14th, 2012 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 14 (IANS) The lawyer for an Indian American student accused of spying on his gay roommate has argued that his client was not a criminal and did ... Read more...

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Dharun Ravi doesn’t testify in US student spying case


March 13th, 2012 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 13 (IANS) As the defence rested its case Indian American student Dharun Ravi did not take the stand to defend himself against charges that he spied on ... Read more...

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Dharun Ravi’s lawyers want 9 charges dropped


March 9th, 2012 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 9 (IANS) Defence lawyers have asked a New Jersey court to dismiss nine out of 15 criminal counts against Dharun Ravi, a former Indian American student charged ... Read more...

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Dharun Ravi sent messages to roommate on night of suicide


March 8th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 8 (IANS) Indian American student Dharun Ravi apparently tried to make amends with his estranged roommate after spying his sexual encounter with another man with a webcam, ... Read more...

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Dharun Ravi’s roommate monitored his Twitter account


March 7th, 2012 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 7 (IANS) Two days before his death, Indian American Student Dharun Ravi's roommate suspecting Ravi had spied on him began closely monitoring Ravi's Twitter account, visiting it 38 ... Read more...

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Mystery man testifies in Dharun Ravi’s trial


March 3rd, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 3 (IANS) A mystery man known only as MB testified that he had sexual relations with a student in Rutgers university dorm room on the two nights ... Read more...

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Poll panel gives clean chit to Jaiswal (Lead)


March 1st, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) The Election Commission Thursday gave a clean chit to Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal for his alleged remarks intimidating Uttar Pradesh voters that if the Congress ... Read more...

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Indian American student was not homophobic: Defence


March 1st, 2012 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 1 (IANS) Indian American student Dharun Ravi's lawyer has argued that he used a Web cam to watch his gay roommate kissing another man because he did not ... Read more...

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Friend testifies against Indian-American student in webcam spying case


February 28th, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 28 (IANS) A friend of Indian American student Dharun Ravi, charged with spying on his gay roommate, has testified she received text messages from Ravi while she ... Read more...

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Indian American student to go on trial for spying on roommate


February 24th, 2012 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) The trial of Dharun Ravi, a 19-year-old former Indian American student charged with spying on his roommate, is set to begin Friday with the selection ... Read more...

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Ex-member of rebel group held in Meghalaya


February 24th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 23 (IANS) A former Meghalaya rebel was Thursday arrested along with seven aides for assault, intimidation and damage to private property, police said. He had laid down arms ... Read more...

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Congress’s Jaiswal favours President’s Rule in UP, retracts (Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, Feb 23 (IANS) Union minister and senior Congress leader Sriprakash Jaiswal Thursday said Uttar Pradesh will have President's Rule if the Congress fails to win majority in the ... Read more...

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