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NHRC seeks solution on Mayanmarese asylum seekers


May 25th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asked Myanmar's rights panel to engage with the government at Yangon to press for a solution to the ... Read more...

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Mali president finally resigns after coup


April 9th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) Mali president Amadou Toumani Toure has finally resigned by handing over a letter to an emissary to deliver to the country's new leaders following a coup ... Read more...

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Myanmar diaspora apprehensive yet hopeful after Suu Kyi’s victory


April 2nd, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Hailing victory of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi in the Myanmar by-polls, Myanmarese settled here say that they are eagerly waiting to see how ... Read more...

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Mali’s junta announces constitution’s restoration


April 2nd, 2012 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
Bamako, April 2 (IANS) Days after toppling the government in a coup, Mali's junta has announced restoration of the country's constitution.Junta leader Amadou Sanogo said in a statement Sunday that ... Read more...

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58 gays, lesbians slain this year in Honduras


December 15th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Dec 15 (IANS/EFE) Dozens of members of Honduras' gay and lesbian community gathered outside the Attorney General's Office in this capital to protest the slayings of 58 gays and ... Read more...

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Cops beat protesting journalists in Honduras


December 14th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Dec 14 (IANS/EFE) Several people were beaten by police and troops here Tuesday during a protest to demand justice for 24 journalists murdered in Honduras over the last eight ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton arrives in Myanmar for a state visit


December 1st, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Naypyidaw, Nov 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton has made a historic visit to the Southeast Asian nation of Myanmar. Clinton said she was in the country to make ... Read more...

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Brazil probes human rights violations


November 19th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Nov 19 (IANS/EFE) President Dilma Rousseff Friday signed a document creating a panel to investigate human rights violations by Brazil's 1964-85 military regime."It is not a process of vengeance, ... Read more...

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India offers help to aid Myanmar’s democratic transition


October 14th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Lauding Myanmar's "transition towards a democratic government", India Friday offered to share its experience in parliamentary practices, signalling New Delhi's strategic move to scale ... Read more...

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Fans watch ‘Rock Star’ promo at Ranbir’s house


August 27th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) It was indeed a moment to remember for a group of Ranbir Kapoor's female fans when they were not just invited by the star personally ... Read more...

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Military rulers demand apology from Suu Kyi’s party for supporting western sanctions


February 20th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Myanmar, Feb.20 (ANI): Burma's military rulers have demanded an apology from pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party for backing western sanctions, which it said were restricting development in the country.They said: ... Read more...

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Burmese state media threatens Suu Kyi with ‘tragic end’ over ending sanctions stance


February 15th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Myanmar's state media has for the first time criticized pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, and warned that she along with her party will "meet their tragic ends" ... Read more...

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Burmese Supreme Court refuses to hear Suu Kyi party’s appeal


January 29th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Yangon (Myanmar), Jan.29 (ANI): Myanmar's highest court has refused to hear a case filed by pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi seeking to overturn the government's dissolution of her political party.The ... Read more...

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BJP MLA murder case: Bihar Govt. will fully cooperate with CBI, says Nitish


January 10th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Jan 10 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said his government will fully cooperate with the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in its probe into the murder of ... Read more...

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EU asks India, China to stop supporting Myanmar junta


November 26th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Nov 26 (IANS) The European Union Parliament has asked China, India and Russia to stop supporting the junta regime in Myanmar and exert pressure on the government to bring positive change ... Read more...

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Obama hits out at Myanmar polls


November 7th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Sunday told students here that elections in Myanmar would be anything but "free and fair" and exhorted everyone to speak up for democracy ... Read more...

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Brown says Burmese poll sans Suu Kyi “masquerade of an election”


November 1st, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 1 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has said that the world leaders are not doing enough to highlight the plight of Aung San Suu Kyi, the embodiment ... Read more...

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Law Of Averages Hits Ajay Devgn


October 29th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): A film about honor killing, Aakrosh has turned out to be an honorable flop at the box office. The film just didn't open well and also ... Read more...

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Niger’s junta deputy leader Colonel Abdoulaye Badie arrested


October 14th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by BNO News
NIAMEY, NIGER (BNO NEWS) -- Niger's junta deputy leader who took power in February has been arrested, and is currently in custody at a military headquarters in Niamey, local media reported Thursday.Colonel ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi At A ‘Do Dooni Chaar’ Show


October 14th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 14, 2010 (Sampourn Wire): As 'Do Dooni Chaar' shows massive upswing in foot falls with every passing days, it is crytal clear that this delightful gem of a film has ... Read more...

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Baloch leader announces Rs.1 bn to kill Musharraf (Lead, Correcting figure)


October 10th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 10 (IANS) Former president Pervez Musharraf has undermined Pakistan's sovereignty, a Baloch nationalist leader has said, offering Rs.1 billion ($11.6 million) to anyone who kills the former army chief.Talal ... Read more...

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Baloch leader announces Rs.1 bn to kill Musharraf


October 10th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 10 (IANS) Former president Pervez Musharraf has undermined Pakistan's sovereignty, a Baloch nationalist leader has said, offering Rs.1 billion ($1.1 million) to anyone who kills the former army chief.Talal ... Read more...

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New releases don’t find any takers; ‘Dabangg’ wave continues


September 20th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): With all producers wisely deciding to stay as far away from 'Dabangg' as possible, three inconsequential films - 'Life Express', 'For Real' and 'A Distant Mirage' ... Read more...

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Retired Myanmar generals join election fray


September 15th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Sep 15 (DPA) Three of Myanmar's top retired generals have registered to contest the Nov 7 general elections as candidates of the main pro-junta party, officials said Wednesday. Prime Minister Thein Sein, ... Read more...

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Mob Goes Amok In Hyderabad Mall, Sonakshi Jostled In The Melee, Upset Salman Cancels Hyderabad Events


September 13th, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Hyderabad is one city that Salman Khan won't forget that easily. It's the city where last week on Tuesday afternoon Salman, Sonu Sood and Sonakshi Sinha ... Read more...

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Myanmar democracy icon wants to sue junta


September 5th, 2010 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, Sep 5 (DPA) Myanmar's democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi has advised her now defunct political party to sue the ruling junta for forcing its dissolution, opposition sources said Sunday. Suu Kyi, ... Read more...

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ASEAN, UN stress rapid aid for Myanmar cyclone


August 30th, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Aug 30 (DPA) The United Nations Monday stressed the importance of rapid international reaction to disasters, after the delay in getting help to Myanmar after a cyclone two years ago was ... Read more...

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Myanmar generals resign to contest polls


August 27th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 27 (DPA) Myanmar's defence minister and other top generals resigned their junta and military posts Friday to contest the upcoming polls as civilians, officials said. Defence Minister General Thura Shwe Mann ... Read more...

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Suu Kyi asks supporters to boycott election


August 25th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 25 (DPA) Myanmar's pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi has urged her supporters not to vote in this year's general election, opposition sources said Wednesday. Suu Kyi and her National League ... Read more...

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Myanmar sets Nov 7 election date


August 13th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 13 (DPA) Myanmar's election commission has set Nov 7 as the date for a much-awaited general election, national television announced Friday. Military-ruled Myanmar, also called Burma, last held an election in ... Read more...

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General Than Shwe pays obeisance at Bodhgaya temple


July 26th, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by ANI
Bodhgaya, July 26 (ANI): General Than Shwe, head of Myanmar junta rule, presently on a five-day state visit to India, paid obeisance at the Bodhgaya temple in Bihar before proceeding to the ... Read more...

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Four Reasons Why ‘Lamhaa’ Didn’t Take Off With A Roaring Start


July 20th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Release of multiple films on a single Friday is never a good idea. However, the makers of 'Lamhaa' can't be blamed if they thought of last ... Read more...

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Myanmar junta releases opposition politician


July 15th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, July 15 (DPA) Myanmar's junta Thursday released opposition member Win Htein, 69, after detaining him for more than two years on no specific charges, opposition National League for Democracy (NLD) spokesman ... Read more...

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Will ‘Red Alert - The War Within’ Work At The Box Office?


July 7th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Now this film has been quite in the news with some great reviews at various film festivals all over. But will the "aam junta' lap it ... Read more...

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Shahid and Pankaj Kapoor Deeply Upset By Paparazzi Pictures


June 14th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Ever since he unintentionally gave away his hotel and location in Edinburgh on Twitter, Shahid Kapoor seems to the toast of the Scottish press and public. ... Read more...

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