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Andhra minister booked over temple row

August 9th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 9 (IANS) The Hyderabad police Thursday booked Andhra Pradesh minister Danam Nagender and his followers after they allegedly prevented police officials from discharging their duty.A case under four ... Read more...

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Kudankulam fast’s 11th day, letter against MNCs

October 28th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 28 (IANS) Even as the fast against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) continued for the 11th day Friday, around 50 children appealed to Russians, French and Americans ... Read more...

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4,500 km ‘yatra’ against Special Powers Act begins

October 16th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) A Srinagar to Imphal anti-Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) 'yatra' covering 4,500 km began here Sunday "to generate public opinion" for the withdrawal of the ... Read more...

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Congress has RSS phobia, says BJP (Lead)

June 11th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The Bhartatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday said the Congress was suffering from "RSS phobia" as it accuses fasting yoga guru Baba Ramdev of being backed ... Read more...

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After Egyptians, now Yemenis call for revolution

February 12th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Feb 12 (IANS) As tens of thousands of jubilant people in Cairo celebrated the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak, Yemenis inspired by the Egyptian uprising have begun mustering forces for their ... Read more...

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Dams in Arunachal easy target for China: Bahuguna

December 8th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 8 (IANS) Noted environmentalist Sunderlal Bahuguna Wednesday said that construction of dams in the border state of Arunachal Pradesh is a serious security threat to India as it is an ... Read more...

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Obama says US wants India to be a permanent UNSC member

November 8th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.8 (ANI): Visiting US President Barack Obama on Monday backed India for a permanent seat on the UN Security Council.Addressing a joint session of Parliament this evening, Obama made ... Read more...

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MDMK chief Vaiko demands lifting of ban on LTTE

October 29th, 2010 - 10:59 am ICT by ANI
Chennai, Oct. 29 (ANI): Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) founder-president V Gopalswamy, popularly known as Vaiko, and his followers staged a demonstration here on Thursday to demand the lifting of a ban ... Read more...

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Pak Taliban, other militant outfits behind MQM leader’s killing: Malik

August 4th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 4 (ANI): Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said the murder of Muttahida Qaumi Movement leader Raza Haider in Karachi was part of a plan hatched by the Tehreek-e-Taliban ... Read more...

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Statute changes needed to stop military takeover: Hasina

July 22nd, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 22 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called the move to amend the country's constitution "a historic responsibility" meant to prevent future seizure of power by the military. The ... Read more...

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Vaiko goes on hunger strike over deportation of Prabakaran’s mother

April 22nd, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Apr 22 (ANI): Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) General Secretary Vaiko went on a hunger strike on Thursday in Chennai to condemn the "insensitive" deportation of Parvathi, the mother of slain ... Read more...

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Vaiko to fast against deportation of Prabhakaran’s ailing mother

April 17th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 17 (IANS) MDMK leader Vaiko has announced a mass protest fast April 23 to condemn the deportation of slain Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) leader Vellupillai Prabhakaran's ailing mother ... Read more...

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Anna Howard Shaw Day On NBC Charms The Viewers

February 12th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The TV networks are showing various types of thought provoking and inspiring programs before Valentine's day. NBC aired the 13th episode of Season 4 of "30 ... 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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Orissa tribal leader held for Maoist links

January 28th, 2010 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 28 (IANS) A tribal leader, known for being part of agitations against large-scale industrial projects in Orissa, was arrested Wednesday for his alleged links with Maoist rebels, police said. Gananath Patra, ... Read more...

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Saudi King invites Pakistan leaders to discuss Musharraf trial

September 5th, 2009 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jeddah, Sep 5 (IANS) Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz has invited Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz chief Nawaz Sharif and Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry to discuss Pakistan's political situation ... Read more...

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Gujarat Congress to campaign against Jaswant’s book

August 21st, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 21 (IANS) The Congress party in Gujarat Friday said it plans a campaign against expelled Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaswant Singh and his views on Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's ... Read more...

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Leader of banned Pakistani outfit shot dead (Lead)

August 17th, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 17 (IANS) Chief of the banned Pakistani outfit Sipah-e-Sahaba and religious scholar Sher Ali Haideri was gunned down along with an associate early Monday, triggering protests in several Sindh towns, ... Read more...

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Ex-diplomat, champion of Dalit cause, is first woman speaker (Profile)

June 2nd, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Meira Kumar, who is set to become the first woman speaker of the Lok Sabha, the lower house of India's parliament, is a former diplomat who ... Read more...

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Now, Ramadoss comes in support of Prabhakaran

April 26th, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Apr 26 (ANI): A week after Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief Karunanidhi's statement that he did not see Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) chief Prabhakaran as a terrorist, Pattali Makkal ... Read more...

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Kayani meets Gilani, threatens to impose emergency in Pakistan

March 11th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.11 (ANI): Pakistans Chief of Army Staff, General Asfaq Parvez Kayani, met Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on Wednesday morning andreviewed the deteriorating law and order situation in the country ... Read more...

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Lawyers protest attacks on Sri Lankan Tamils

February 2nd, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 2 (IANS) More than 5,000 lawyers across Tamil Nadu Monday staged protests denouncing Sri Lanka's war against the Tamil Tigers which they said had caused civilian deaths and suffering.According to ... Read more...

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Tribal leader to challenge Orissa’s move against road blockade

October 12th, 2008 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 12 (IANS) The leader of an anti-displacement movement will legally challenge the Orissa government's decision to sue him for staging a road blockade that allegedly prevented a child from being ... Read more...

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MQM chief Hussain says Zardari should be Pak president

August 20th, 2008 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug. 20 (ANI): Muttahida Qami Movement leader Altaf Hussain believes that Pakistan People''s Party (PPP) Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari should be the frontrunner for the office of president.Hussain told ... Read more...

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Ecuador defence minister, armed forces chief sacked

April 10th, 2008 - 4:33 pm ICT by admin
Quito, April 10 (IANS) Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa has sacked the defence minister and the entire military leadership over allegations that the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has infiltrated the country's intelligence ... Read more...

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