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Mamata warns against politics over Assamese refugees


July 28th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) Wishing that peace returns to riot-torn Assam, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday warned those who were trying to play politics over the influx ... Read more...

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Clashes at Kerala-Tamil Nadu border post over Mullaperiyar


December 6th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Kumily (Kerala), Dec 5 (IANS) Kerala Police Monday night issued orders banning any gathering of more than five people for three days in and around the border checkpost near ... Read more...

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Normalcy returns to Srinagar - but only for a day


September 29th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 29 (IANS) With authorities relaxing curfew and separatists asking locals to resume normal life for a day, students streamed into schools while shops and businesses functioned normally in this Jammu ... Read more...

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The situation in Jammu and Kashmir: Beginning the Dialogue - Part II


September 14th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Salim HaqNew Delhi, Sept.14 (ANI): Let us presume for a moment that the government does find the elusive starting point for talks, the crucial question that arises is who does the ... Read more...

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No shutdown or curfew, normalcy returns to Kashmir Valley


September 5th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 5 (IANS) Life returned to normal here Sunday as the separatists asked people to resume routine activities and the authorities decided not to impose curfew or restrictions anywhere in the ... Read more...

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Normalcy returns for a day in Srinagar


September 3rd, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 3 (IANS) Life once again returned to normal for a day as authorities did not impose any restrictions in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital after separatists withdrew their protests ... Read more...

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Normalcy returns for a day in Kashmir Valley


September 1st, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 1 (IANS) Life was back to normal for a day in the Kashmir Valley Wednesday as authorities lifted curfew and separatists called off protests and shutdowns. "Curfew has been lifted from ... Read more...

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Normalcy returns to Leh a week after cloudburst


August 13th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by ANI
By Shashank ShantanuLeh, Aug 13 (ANI): Normalcy has gradually returned to Leh district of Jammu and Kashmir after it was adversely affected by a cloudburst followed by unexpected floods a week ago. ... Read more...

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Rahat Is Back, Normalcy Returns To ‘Chhote Ustaad’


August 10th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Star Plus has refused to relent to the threats of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena, and will go ahead with the shoot of "Chhote Ustaad' as per ... Read more...

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Gorkha group withdraws shutdown call in Darjeeling


June 24th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) The pro-Gorkhaland Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) Thursday withdrew its indefinite shutdown call in the three hill subdivisions of Darjeeling district in northern West Bengal. The GJM had called the ... Read more...

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Muivah wants Govt. to resolve the issue soon


June 22nd, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by ANI
Jotsoma (Nagaland), June 22 (ANI): The National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Isak-Muivah (NSCN-IM) General Secretary, Thuingaleng Muivah, on Monday said the Central government must recognize the unique history of Nagas and resolve the ... Read more...

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Bosch defers lockout at main plant, wage talks on


March 12th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 12 (IANS) Automotive component major Bosch Ltd Friday withdrew notice to declare lockout at its main plant in this tech hub as negotiations were on with workforce on wage hike, ... Read more...

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Assam’s picnic spot Chawki attracts tourists as insurgency recedes


January 31st, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter Todd AlexGuwahati, Jan 31 (ANI): Nature has been generous to Assam by providing it with amazing natural beauty. And, as insurgency declines, people are making their way to various tourist ... Read more...

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Normalcy returns to Nokia India’s plant


January 23rd, 2010 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 23 (IANS) Production at Nokia India's plant near here resumed as usual Saturday after the four day worker's strike was called off Friday night. "Workers have reported to duty this (Saturday) ... Read more...

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Get set, go: domestic travel jumps back from slump


December 19th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Planning a winter holiday, but haven't done your tickets yet? You may be in for trouble. Experts in the travel industry say there has been ... Read more...

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As normalcy returns, Tripura withdraws security escorts on NH 44


September 21st, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki DasAgartala, Sep.21 (ANI): With the security situation improving and insurgency showing signs of abating, the Tripura Government has scrapped the convoy escort system along the 70 kilometre stretch of the ... Read more...

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Army to stay in Swat until normalcy returns: Gilani


August 11th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Malakand (NWFP, Pakistan) Aug.11 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said security forces would remain in war ravaged Swat Valley until displaced people are rehabilitated and normalcy returns to ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu steps up vigilance for swine flu


August 7th, 2009 - 9:27 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Aug 7 (ANI): Health authorities in Tamil Nadu on Friday set up screening booths at the station in Chennai to examine passengers coming from areas where swine flu cases were on ... Read more...

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Maharashtra advisory only general alert, no ban: Tamil Nadu


August 7th, 2009 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 7 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government has clarified that it had given a general alert Thursday to the public to travel to Maharashtra only on exigency and avoid any leisure ... Read more...

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Relief, rehabilitation in Swat, Malakand to cost billions: UN


July 11th, 2009 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 11 (ANI): The rehabilitation and reconstruction work in the war ravaged Swat and Malakand Divisions would cost billions of dollars, the United Nations (UN) has said.Talking to media persons at ... Read more...

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Normalcy returns to Srinagar


June 9th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, June 9 (ANI): Normalcy returned to Srinagar after eight days of unrest over the alleged rape and murder of two women.Transport operated smoothly and other business establishments, school, colleges and ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s army, air force chiefs visit Swat (With image)


June 8th, 2009 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 8 (IANS) Pakistan's army and air force chiefs Monday visited Mingora, the largest town in Swat in the restive northwest that has just been cleared of the Taliban, even ... Read more...

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Taliban planning to penetrate into Punjab : Shahbaz Sharif


June 1st, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jun.1 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that the Taliban and other extremist groups are now planning to expand their writ into the province, as the security forces ... Read more...

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Himachal stops plying its buses in violence-hit Punjab


May 25th, 2009 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 25 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Monday stopped operations of its state transport bus service in neighbouring Punjab after two buses were set afire there during violence that flared up following the ... Read more...

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US asked for a/c tents for Swat displaced


May 20th, 2009 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 20 (IANS) The US has been asked for air-conditioned tents to house the 2.5 million civilians who have fled the Pakistan military's anti-Taliban operations in the country's restive northwest ... Read more...

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Swat offensive to continue until ‘normalcy’ returns to valley: Zardari


May 8th, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington May 8 (ANI): Visiting Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has said the military operation in the North West Frontier Province's Swat Valley would continue until the Taliban and other extremist ... Read more...

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‘Era of lip service is over’ US tells Pakistan


May 7th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): The United States has once again clarified to Pakistan that it would have to counter the expanding writ of the Taliban effectively, and be very specific about ... Read more...

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Normalcy returns to militant infested village in Kashmir


March 29th, 2009 - 10:32 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Mar 29 (ANI): Normalcy has returned to a militant infested village here, where people once afraid of venturing out even during the daytime.Dera Ki Gali, a village in the Rajouri District, ... Read more...

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Kashmiris express concern over crisis in Pakistan


March 14th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Mar 14 (ANI): The crisis in Pakistan has triggered concern among people in Jammu and Kashmir. According to people in Srinagar, anything happening in Pakistan has a direct impact on India ... Read more...

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Improve India, Pakistan ties for normalcy in Kashmir: Omar Abdullah


March 2nd, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Gulmarg, March 2 (IANS) Relations between India and Pakistan should improve so that "complete normalcy" returns to Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said here Monday. "I hope relations between India ... Read more...

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Dravid will bounce back: Ganguly


December 13th, 2008 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 13 (IANS) Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly Saturday expressed confidence that out-of-form Rahul Dravid will soon come up with a good knock."Dravid is a great cricketer with a lot of ... Read more...

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Normalcy returns to Indira Gandhi International Airport after gunshots


December 5th, 2008 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 5 (ANI): Operations at the Indira Gandhi International Airport returned to normalcy early on Friday after gunshots were heard there. There were reports that two sharp sounds had sparked ... Read more...

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Normalcy returns to Darjeeling hills


October 23rd, 2008 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) Normalcy returned to West Bengal's Darjeeling district Thursday as supporters of the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) stopped the forcible use of Gorkhaland in vehicles number plates and signboards ... Read more...

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Thousands stranded at Bihar railway stations as protests continue (Lead)


October 23rd, 2008 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 23 (IANS) Thousands of passengers are stranded at various railway stations in Bihar as trains have been cancelled due to the violent protests in the state, including the ransacking of ... Read more...

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Bihar students ransack 2 railway stations, torch vehicle


October 23rd, 2008 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 23 (IANS) Angry mobs, comprising mostly students, ransacked two railway stations and torched a police vehicle Thursday morning in various parts of Bihar to protest the attacks on north Indians ... Read more...

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