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12-hour shurdown in Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland


September 6th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 6 (IANS) Vehicles went off the roads, schools, banks and government offices remained shut and commercial establishments downed shutters in all the northeastern states, except Assam, Thursday in ... Read more...

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Exodus reversed: Special train to Bangalore leaves Guwahati


September 1st, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 1 (IANS) A special train to Bangalore left a railway station here Saturday afternoon to help people from the northeast return to their places of study or work ... Read more...

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Special Guwahati-Bangalore train to run Sep 1


August 29th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 29 (IANS) A special train from Guwahati to Bangalore will run Sep 1 to help people from the northeast return to their places of study or work in ... Read more...

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Can’t rule out more border tunnels: Home secretary (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 24 (IANS) Home Secretary R.K. Singh said Friday that it is possible Pakistan may have dug more tunnels to push militants and weapons into India.He also the media ... Read more...

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Blame illegal immigrants for northeast tensions: Gadkari


August 24th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 24 (IANS) Illegal immigrants were to be blamed for triggering the mass exodus of northeastern people from southern states, BJP president Nitin Gadkari has said."The attacks on northeastern ... Read more...

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Assam asks railway to help people go back


August 22nd, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 22 (IANS) Assam has asked Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) to arrange special trains to allow northeastern people who had fled other states fearing attacks to return, said an ... Read more...

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Mamata airs concern over northeast people’s exodus


August 20th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 20 (IANS) Expressing concern over the mass exodus of northeastern people from other parts of the country, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday urged people ... Read more...

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Mamata wishes people on Eid


August 19th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) Greeting people on the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday called for promoting universal brotherhood and strengthening the bond between individuals ... Read more...

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Rehabilitate Bengali Muslims only after verification: Bodo groups


August 18th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 18 (IANS) Two Bodo groups including the National Democratic Front of Bodoland's (NDFB) pro-talk faction Saturday demanded that the Assam government verify the citizenship status of the ... Read more...

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Andhra police chief asks northeast community not to panic (Second Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 17 (IANS) Denying that there was a mass exodus of people of Assam and other northeast states from Hyderabad, the Andhra Pradesh police chief Friday appealed to them ... Read more...

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Andhra police chief appeals northeast community not to panic (Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 17 (IANS) Denying that there was a mass exodus of people of Assam and other northeastern states from Hyderabad, the Andhra Pradesh Police chief Friday appealed to ... Read more...

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Hyderabad cops allay fears of northeast people, set up helpline


August 17th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 17 (IANS) A few people from the northeast had left this Andhra Pradesh capital but there was no exodus, police officials said Friday, adding that a helpline had ... Read more...

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PM asks states to maintain peace (Third Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday appealed to states to maintain peace at any cost as thousands of people from the northeast fled Karnataka, Maharashtra ... Read more...

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Government says northeast people safe in Karnataka (Second Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The central government Thursday made it clear there was no danger to people from the northeast in Karnataka and warned miscreants against spreading rumours ... Read more...

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Insecurity increasing among Hindus, says Pakistani daily


August 11th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 11 (IANS) There is an escalating sense of insecurity within Pakistan's Hindu community, said a leading daily Saturday as many Hindu families moved from Jacobabad to India.Interior Minister ... Read more...

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Growing insecurity among Hindus in Pakistan, says daily


August 11th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 11 (IANS) There is an escalating sense of insecurity within Pakistan's Hindu community, said a leading daily Saturday.Interior Minister Rehman Malik's predilection for terming all negative developments in ... Read more...

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No mass exodus of Indian nurses from Saudi Arabia: Ravi


November 23rd, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) There are no instances where exodus of Indian nurses in large numbers from Saudi Arabia has taken place, parliament was told Wednesday.Replying to a ... Read more...

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Oz selectors will need to decide on Katich, Hussey’s future in national squad


March 30th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar. 30 (ANI): How many ageing batsmen can Australian cricket carry as it seeks to regenerate itself after consecutive Ashes losses and the World Cup. That will be the question uppermost ... Read more...

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Militancy related problems not yet over in Manipur


March 5th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Mar 5 (ANI): A recent incident where cadres of banned Kuki National Front (KNF-P) forced people of three villages to leave their homes, leaves us with the impression that militancy isn't ... Read more...

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Britain’s ‘worst football team’ concedes 227 goals in 11 games!


November 30th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 30(ANI): Madron FC, a football team from Cornwall, has gained fame after being branded the worst in Britain following the loss of 11 games in a row in which it ... Read more...

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Fruit bats destroy apple crop in Himachal


September 8th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Sep 8 (IANS) Fruit bats, which play a critical role in controlling pests, have become a menace in the Jubbal-Rohru belt in the upper Shimla region of Himachal Pradesh, ... Read more...

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Mass exodus in Pak as floodwaters threaten new areas


August 30th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug 30(ANI): Floodwater has submerged a town in Pakistan's Sindh province, and threatens another being used by flood relief workers.According to reports, Sujawal, a town of some 250,000 people, has been ... Read more...

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Mass exodus in Pakistan as floodwaters threaten new areas


August 29th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 29 (IANS) The mass exodus of people continued in Pakistan Sunday as floodwaters entered Thatta district in the Sindh province, even as the government set up relief camps in ... Read more...

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Mass Departure Of The Frogs A Precursor To The Earthquake In Greece?


May 31st, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 31, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A huge amount of frogs compelled the shutting down of a crucial highway in northern Greece. They constituted a mass exodus while departing ... Read more...

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Over 50 pct Facebook users could delete accounts over privacy worries


May 20th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 20 (ANI): A security firm has suggested that more than half of Facebook users are considering deleting their profile from the site because of privacy concerns.According to Sophos, a ... Read more...

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Ashes move from Sky TV to BBC will cause ‘collapse of cricket’: ECB


March 21st, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 21(ANI): The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is opposing proposals to move the Ashes from Sky TV to BBC, saying the move would cost them 137.4 million pounds in ... Read more...

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Punjab moves court on fiscal sops to neighbouring states


December 24th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Rana Ajit New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) The Punjab government has moved the Supreme Court challenging the federal government's fiscal sops to industries since 2002 for setting up shop in the neighbouring ... Read more...

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Warne says selectors must starting looking to the future


November 23rd, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Nov.23 (ANI): Fearing another mass exodus of senior players in the coming years, leg-spinning great Shane Warne has urged the national selection committee to avoid becoming too comfortable with up-and-down ... Read more...

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China wants stability at Myanmar border


September 1st, 2009 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 1 (Xinhua) China Tuesday urged the Myanmar junta to restore "order and stability" at their border following unrest that triggered mass exodus of Myanmarese into the Communist country. "Safeguarding ... Read more...

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Myanmar military offensive forces thousands to flee into Thailand


June 17th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mae Sot (Thailand), June 17 (DPA) Thousands of ethnic Karen villagers have been forced to flee across the border into Thailand over the past few weeks as the Myanmar army steps up ... Read more...

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Pakistan raises bounty on Fazlullah tenfold (Lead)


May 29th, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 29 (IANS) Reinforcing the belief that Swat Taliban commander Maulana Fazlullah is still alive, the Pakistani government Friday raised the bounty on his head tenfold to a staggering Rs.50 ... Read more...

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Pakistan seeks donors’ support to take care of refugees


May 21st, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 21 (DPA) A donors conference began in Pakistan Thursday to drum up humanitarian aid for refugees streaming from the conflict zone where the government is battling the Taliban. Nearly 1.5 ... Read more...

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Pakistan Army pushes deeper into Taliban-held towns (Lead)


May 19th, 2009 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 19 (DPA) Pakistani soldiers pushed deeper into built-up areas in the Taliban bastion of Swat Tuesday, as the number of displaced civilians from the war zones swelled to over ... Read more...

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Swat civilians flee as Pakistani army battles Taliban (Lead)


May 10th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 10 (DPA) An exodus of thousands of civilians resumed in Pakistan's Swat valley Sunday as a curfew was temporarily lifted to allow people to flee the intensifying conflict between ... Read more...

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Swat civilians flee as Pakistan fights Taliban


May 10th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 10 (DPA) An exodus of civilians resumed in Pakistan's Swat valley Sunday as a curfew was temporarily lifted to allow people flee the intensifying conflict. Authorities announced the seven-hour break, ... Read more...

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