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Mamata expresses shock on FDI notification


September 21st, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Thursday expressed shock over the central government notifying FDI in retail, and questioned the creditability of ... Read more...

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Pakistan assures diplomats’ safety at ‘all cost’


September 20th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) As a large number of people created a ruckus near Islamabad's diplomatic enclave Thursday while staging a protest over an anti-Islam US film, the Pakistani government ... Read more...

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36 injured in anti-Islam film protest in Islamabad (Second Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) At least 36 people, including policemen, suffered injuries near the diplomatic enclave in Islamabad Thursday and the army had to be called in to contain a ... Read more...

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25 injured in Islamabad protests over anti-Islam film (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) At least 25 people, including 15 policemen, were injured in the Pakistani capital and the army had to be called in to contain a massive protest ... Read more...

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UP employees asked to strike work against promotion quota bill


September 4th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 4 (IANS) More than 18 lakh Uttar Pradesh government employees have been asked to strike work Wednesday to protest the central government decision to move a constitutional ... Read more...

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BJP announces stir for farmers


July 26th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Charging the Congress-led central government with apathy towards farmers, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday announced a nationwide stir from Aug 3 to 8."The ... Read more...

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Depleting water sources in Himachal worry locals


June 5th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Keylong (Himachal Pradesh), June 5 (IANS) Fearing drying up of traditional water sources and depletion of flora and fauna due to massive construction of hydropower projects, people of over two ... Read more...

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Thousands protest austerity plan in France


May 1st, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 1 (IANS) Thousands of people marched through the main cities of France Tuesday to express their opposition to the government's austerity plan.Trade unions, left political activists and others ... Read more...

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Muslims take to streets to demand journalist’s release


March 24th, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 23 (IANS) Burying differences persisting for generations, hundreds of Muslims - both Shias and Sunnis - Friday took to the streets here to protest the arrest of journalist ... Read more...

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Anti-builder rally by farmers in Greater Noida Saturday


March 23rd, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida (Uttar Pradesh), March 23 (IANS) Farmers, led by the Akhil Bharatiya Yuva Manch in Greater Noida in western Uttar Pradesh have called for a massive protest rally against ... Read more...

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Tripura CPI-M to protest Bengal leaders killing


February 23rd, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 22 (IANS) Tripura's ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) will organise a massive protest rally Thursday to protest the killing of two party leaders in West Bengal Wednesday, ... Read more...

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Mass nude wedding held in Jamaica


February 20th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kingston, Feb 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A couple dropped out at the last minute leaving only nine couples to strip bare for a mass wedding ceremony in Jamaica. The couples who traveled from ... Read more...

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Hazare clarifies ’slap the corrupt’ remark


January 27th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), Jan 27 (IANS) Calling criticism of his "slap the corrupt" remark as unfortunate, Anna Hazare Friday said the whole issue has been blown out of proportion ... Read more...

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Russia’s unrest simmers, but life as usual in Moscow


December 19th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 19 (IANS) The streets of Moscow and its broad thoroughfares, at first glance, do not reflect the mood of the nation. As Russians go about their work, ... Read more...

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PM congratulates Medvedev, Putin on Duma polls (Lead)


December 17th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 16 (IANS) Amidst public protests in Russia over the results of the Dec 4 Duma polls and the opposition allegations of electoral fraud, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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PM felicitates Russian president on recent Duma polls


December 16th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 16 (IANS) Amidst public protests in Russia over the results of the Dec 4 Duma polls and the opposition allegations of electoral fraud, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Roadmap aside, urgent issues await Sonia in Goa


December 16th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 16 (IANS) Even as Congress president Sonia Gandhi, at her public rally here Saturday, promises to lay out Goa's roadmap for a quarter century ahead, there are ... Read more...

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BMS plans rally in Delhi against fuel price hike


November 5th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Strongly opposing the petrol price hike announced by the central government a day earlier, Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) Friday said it will hold a massive ... Read more...

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Assam groups oppose Arunachal dam


September 13th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 13 (IANS) A mega dam being built in Arunachal Pradesh has become a major issue in Assam, with pressure groups Tuesday opposing the transport of turbines to ... Read more...

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Ire in Himachal over Virbhadra Singh’s remarks


August 25th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 25 (IANS) Thirty-five supporters of Anna Hazare courted arrest here Thursday amid strong objections to union minister Virbhadra Singh's comments against the fasting social activist."The supporters of ... Read more...

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Congress holds massive protest in Lucknow


June 27th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 27 (IANS) Thousands of Congress workers led by Uttar Pradesh party chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi were arrested here Monday for staging a street protest to demand a CBI ... Read more...

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Furious Ramdev hits out, talks of murder and rape (Intro Roundup)


June 26th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Three weeks after he was ousted amid bedlam, yoga guru Baba Ramdev returned to the capital Sunday and accused police of having tried to ... Read more...

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‘Religious sentiments lead to massive violence in Afghanistan over Koran burning issue’


April 3rd, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Apr 3 (ANI): The Koran burning issue has created a massive protest leading to deaths of many in Afghanistan compared to the incident of US soldiers posing with dead Afghan civilians ... Read more...

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Political parties to support anti-POSCO movement


March 1st, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 1 (IANS) The movement against South Korean steel major POSCO's $12 billion project in Orissa's Jagatsinghpur district got a boost with leaders of various political parties Tuesday announcing their support ... Read more...

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Lawyers’ strike against abductions leaves courtrooms deserted in Balochistan


March 1st, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Mar 1(ANI): Lawyers have boycotted court proceedings across Balochistan to protest against the abductions of lawyers and judges in the province, and demanded their immediate and safe recovery.The Balochistan Bar Association, ... Read more...

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23 protesters killed in Iraq’s ‘Day of Rage’


February 26th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Feb 26 (IANS) At least 23 people were killed Friday as Iraq's newly-elected government of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki faced a massive protest amid calls for a "Day of Rage" ... Read more...

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West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee organise a silent protest in Kolkata


January 11th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Jan 11 (ANI): Protesting against the killing of eight people in firing in Lalgarh village, members of West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee organised a massive silent protest here on Monday.Manas ... Read more...

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Wen Jiabao visit: Delhi Police take five Tibetan protesters into custody


December 16th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec. 16 (ANI): Delhi Police on Thursday took at least five Tibetan protesters into preventive custody after they raised slogans outside Hyderabad House, the venue of the Sino-Indian bilateral talks, ... Read more...

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Student protests rock Andhra, Rayalaseema after police test put off


November 20th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 20 (IANS) The postponement of recruitment test for sub-inspectors of police landed the Andhra Pradesh government in a spot as massive students protests rocked Andhra and Rayalaseema regions Saturday.The ... Read more...

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British deputy PM Clegg ‘plotted to ditch tuition fees pledge’


November 13th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 13 (IANS) British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg was secretly plotting to ditch his pledge to axe tuition fee hike two months before the election, a media report said ... Read more...

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Rosaiah, other Congress leaders hold anti-RSS protest


November 12th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 12 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K. Rosaiah, state Congress chief D. Srinivas, party MPs and other leaders Friday participated in a massive protest here against RSS leader K.S. ... Read more...

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CPI-M not to boycott Obama speech


October 30th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Saturday said it will not boycott US President Barack Obama's address to MPs Nov 8 as he is the first ... Read more...

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Villagers give nod to Jindal project


October 23rd, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 23 (IANS) Dozens of villagers Saturday gave the nod to Jindal Power Limited's (JPL) coal washery project but expressed concern about pollution fallout due to the project to Kelo river, ... Read more...

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Student group calls for anti-Telangana protests


September 19th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 19 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh is again witnessing protests and counter-protests over the demand for separate statehood to Telangana with a students' body calling for demonstrations in universities in Andhra ... Read more...

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ABVP protests commercialisation of education in Ahmedabad


September 16th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Sep.16 (ANI): Students took out a massive protest march here on Thursday against commercialisation of education.Organised by Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), student wing of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), ... Read more...

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