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For the Congress, silence is not golden (Comment)


September 8th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Any one in India who heard the live telecast of Barack Obama's speech at the national convention of the Democrats in the US on Friday would have noted how his ... Read more...

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Russian anti-rally bill wants $50,000 fine on protesters


May 11th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian parliament is expected to pass an anti-protest bill in 2013 that authorises a fine of $50,000 on protest organisers for the kind of ... Read more...

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Russian government not open enough: Medvedev


April 18th, 2012 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian authorities do not explain their actions to the people enough, but societal demand and new technologies will change that, outgoing President Dmitry Medvedev ... Read more...

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India’s youth, like world over, are seeking change: US professor


March 2nd, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) Citing the example of India, a noted US professor has outlined how, frustrated and angry, the world's young people are demanding change, from Europe and ... Read more...

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Yemen’s President Saleh negotiating his departure


March 27th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Sanaa, Mar.27 (ANI): Yemen's President, Ali Abdullah Saleh is negotiating his departure from power during talks with the opposition.Yemeni Foreign Minister Abubakr al-Qirbi has said that transfer of power could be negotiated, ... Read more...

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Yemeni president suggests dialogue with opposition


February 25th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has ordered the creation of a special committee to start dialogue with opposition leaders, media reported Friday.Protesters in Yemen are demanding ... Read more...

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Protesters disperse as Egypt’s military set to ban strikes (Lead)


February 14th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 14 (IANS) Egypt's military leaders are set to ban strikes and act against "chaos and disorder" to restore order following protests that led to President Hosni Mubarak's ouster, as security ... Read more...

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Demonstrators trickling out of Cairo’s Tahrir Square


February 14th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 14 (IANS) Thousands of demonstrators have left the Tahrir Square in the Egyptian capital after the country's new military rulers said they would dissolve parliament and suspend the constitution, media ... Read more...

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Pakistan observes Kashmir Solidarity Day today


February 5th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Mirpur, Feb 5(ANI): Pakistan is observing the Kashmir Solidarity Day on Saturday (today) to renew its pledge to provide full moral, political and diplomatic support to the Kashmiri people."We would not ... Read more...

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‘I believe in human rights,’ says Aung San Suu Kyi


November 14th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
Yangon (Myanmar), Nov.14 (ANI): A day after she was released from seven years of house arrest, Myanmar's democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi, told thousands of wildly cheering supporters on Sunday that ... Read more...

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Left parties protest against price rise


April 8th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Patna/ Thiruvananthapuram, Apr 8 (ANI): The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) staged mass rallies across the country on Thursday to protest against high prices of essential commodities and to highlight the ... Read more...

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Naga people rally for early political solution


March 3rd, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, March 3 (IANS) At a time when the central government is talking to leaders of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-IM), thousands of Naga people organised mass rallies in ... Read more...

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Iranian opposition leader sentenced six-year jail


February 9th, 2010 - 3:24 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 9 (DPA) Former Iranian deputy foreign minister Mohsen Aminzadeh has been given a six-year jail term for his involvement in the post-election protests against President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, opposition websites reported ... Read more...

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Conan O’Brien Gains The Support Of The Viewers, NBC Fumes


January 19th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With time NBC is getting entangled in the mess it created over shifting the time of the Tonight Show. Its decision has irked the popular show ... Read more...

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Iran’s president says Holocaust ‘fairy tale’


September 18th, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 18 (DPA) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Friday called the mass murder of Jews by the Nazis a "fairy tale" and urged continued resistance against Israel's "Zionist regime". "The Holocaust is a ... Read more...

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Iran ‘lifts block on SMS texting’


July 3rd, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, July 3 (ANI): SMS text messaging services in Iran have been unblocked for the first time since disputed June 12 presidential elections.The BBC quoted Iranian news agencies as saying that there ... Read more...

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Mousavi’s website shut down, supporters tortured: Report


June 27th, 2009 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 27 (IANS) Iran has shut down opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi's website that was the only source for US officials to monitor events in the Islamic country, according to a ... Read more...

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Iran bans foreign press from covering protest rallies


June 16th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 16 (DPA) Iran Tuesday banned the foreign press from covering protest rallies or gatherings held by supporters of opposition leader Mir-Hossein Moussavi. The foreign press department of the culture ministry said ... Read more...

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Palin takes low-key return to top from New York


June 6th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
Seneca Falls (New York, US), June 6 (ANI): America's most famous Republican elected official quietly took a commercial flight into sleepy Central New York Thursday.She spent Friday on a private tour of ... Read more...

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Condoms not the answer to Africa’s AIDS tragedy: Pope


March 17th, 2009 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Rome/Yaounde (Cameroon), March 17 (DPA) Pope Benedict XVI Tuesday courted further controversy on his first trip to Africa by saying condoms were not a solution to the continent's AIDS problems. AIDS "is a ... Read more...

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It’s a Net-based poll campaign at Panjab University


September 9th, 2008 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 9 (IANS) If you've got not so familiar e-mail and you're a Panjab University (PU) student, it's probably from a candidate seeking your vote in the forthcoming students union elections.PU ... Read more...

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Nation to celebrate ”Rajiv Gandhi Akshay Urja Diwas” today


August 20th, 2008 - 9:23 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 20 (ANI): Nation will celebrate ''Rajiv Gandhi Akshaya Urja Diwas'' today.This effective and far-reaching mass awareness campaign about renewable energy is organised every year to commemorate the ... Read more...

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Nation to celebrate ”Rajiv Gandhi Akshay Urja Diwas” tomorrow


August 19th, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 19 (ANI): Nation will celebrate ''Rajiv Gandhi Akshaya Urja Diwas'' tomorrow. This effective and far-reaching mass awareness campaign about renewable energy is organised every year to commemorate the ... Read more...

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Indonesia to cut short Olympic torch relay route


April 10th, 2008 - 5:08 pm ICT by admin
DPA Jakarta, April 10 (DPA) Alarmed by recent disruptions, the organizer of the Jakarta Olympic torch relay has decided to cut short the route in the Indonesian capital, a local media report said ... Read more...

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Forward Bloc calls for West Bengal shutdown


February 6th, 2008 - 11:18 am ICT by admin
Kolkata, Feb 6 (ANI): The Forward Bloc, a member of the ruling Left Front in West Bengal, has called for a day-long state-wide shutdown today in protest against the killing of four ... Read more...

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Forward Bloc calls West Bengal shutdown tomorrow


February 5th, 2008 - 10:28 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, Feb 5 (ANI): The Forward Bloc, a member of the ruling Left Front in West Bengal, has called a day-long state-wide shutdown on Wednesday to register their protest against the killing ... Read more...

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