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Pakistani clerics condemn use of religion for terrorism


May 21st, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) Around 40 religious leaders in Pakistan launched a front -- National Solidarity Council -- Monday to promote sectarian harmony and resolve disputes and oppose the use ... Read more...

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CPI-M in wait and see mode for 2014 allies


January 20th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 20 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) has adopted a wait and watch policy for firming up alliances ahead of the 2014 general elections as it ... Read more...

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MQM for `referendum’ after Osama killing (Lead)


May 12th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 12 (IANS) The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) is seeking the opinion of Pakistanis regarding the country's sovereign status following the killing of Osama bin Laden.MQM leader Anis Qaimkhani ... Read more...

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Abbottabad attack: MQM launches `referendum’ across Pakistan


May 12th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 12 (IANS) The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has launched a nationwide programme, which it calls a "referendum", to seek the opinion of people regarding Pakistan's sovereignty following the ... Read more...

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Fresh protests in Yemen


March 1st, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, March 1 (IANS) Thousands of anti-government protesters Tuesday gathered outside the Sana'a University here to demand the ouster of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, a media report said.Thousands of government loyalists ... Read more...

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Egypt’s military asks people to end fresh wave of strikes


February 15th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 15 (IANS) As thousands of workers began protests to demand better pay and conditions, Egypt's ruling military council asked people to end the fresh wave of strikes and help in ... Read more...

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NGO holds hearing on Orissa’s anti-Christian violence


August 22nd, 2010 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) A tribunal comprising retired judges and social activists Sunday began a three-day session for hearing 43 cases related to the 2008 anti-Christian violence in Orissa's Kandhamal district. The ... Read more...

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NGO to hold hearing on anti-Christian violence in Orissa


August 21st, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Forty-three heinous cases related to the 2008 violence in Orissa's Kandhamal district will be heard here in a three-day session of a tribunal, comprising retired judges ... Read more...

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‘People’s Tribunal’ to deliberate on Kandhamal riot victims complaints


August 20th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.20 (ANI): The National Solidarity Forum (NSF) has announced plans for holding a three-day "people's tribunal" from August 22 to 24 here to address and hear grievances of victims of ... Read more...

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Ansari to confer award on late Sunil Dutt


July 25th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Vice President Hamid Ansari will confer the National Amity Award for this year on late actor-turned-politician Sunil Dutt July 30. The award will be received by ... Read more...

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Afghans show the way to improved lives without fear of Taliban


November 13th, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
Jurm (Afghanistan), Nov.13 (ANI): Since arriving in Afghanistan in 2001, the United States and its Western allies have spent billions of dollars on development projects. Much of that money has been ... Read more...

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Chinese statements are routine rhetoric: Farooq Abdullah


October 22nd, 2009 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Chinese statements on the border with India are a "routine rhetoric", Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah says, downplaying the projection by China of ... Read more...

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BBC’s Persian channel in Iran is illegal: Minister


January 21st, 2009 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 21 (IANS) Iran's Culture Minister Mohammad-Hossein Safar-Harandi said BBC's Persian-language TV channel in Iran is illegal, IRNA reported Wednesday.Tehran, Jan 21 (IANS) Iran's Culture Minister Mohammad-Hossein Safar-Harandi said BBC's Persian-language ... Read more...

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PML-Q wants Govt to move UN over airspace violations by IAF, NATO


December 16th, 2008 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 16 (ANI): The government should raise the issue of the violation of Pakistani airspace by Indian Air Force fighters and ISAF drones at the United Nations (UN), Pakistan Muslim ... Read more...

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Mumbai attacks: JEI chief says UN ban on JuD favours India


December 13th, 2008 - 11:02 am ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec.13 (ANI): Criticizing the Pakistan Government for toeing the line of the United States through its crackdown on the Jamaat-ud-Dawa, Jamaat-e-Islami (JEI) Chief Qazi Hussain Ahmad said that move in ... Read more...

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UN envoy to Afghanistan in Kabul, to revamp international aid modalities


July 6th, 2008 - 10:12 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul , July 6 (ANI): The UN's envoy to Afghanistan is set to outline a new plan on spending foreign aid in Afghanistan , amid concerns that millions of dollars have ... Read more...

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India to sign MoU with Mauritius in social defence sector


April 11th, 2008 - 4:56 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 11 (ANI): The Union Cabinet today gave its ex post facto approval for the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Mauritius in the field ... Read more...

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Terrorism should be condemned in all its forms: Jamait-Ulema-I-Hind


February 25th, 2008 - 7:42 pm ICT by admin
Deoband (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 25 (ANI): A senior functionary of the Jamait-Ulema-I-Hind (JUH) today said that while terrorism should be condemned in all its forms, unwarranted accusations against the Muslim community should ... Read more...

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Kashmir issue to be resolved according to UN resolutions: Sharif


December 15th, 2007 - 3:05 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Dec 15 (ANI): Former premier Nawaz Sharif, while announcing the election manifesto of his party, has said that every effort would be made to resolve the issue of Jammu and Kashmir, ... Read more...

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