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Russian parliament approves heavy fines for protestors

June 5th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The lower house of Russian parliament in its final hearing Tuesday approved a controversial law that greatly increases the maximum fine for participating in ... Read more...

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Egyptian man names daughter Facebook to mark revolt

February 21st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 21 (IANS) An Egyptian man has named his new daughter Facebook to mark his country's recent revolution.Jamal Ibrahim, who is in his 20s, named his daughter after the social ... Read more...

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Egypt man names daughter ‘Facebook’ to mark country’s revolution!

February 21st, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 21 (ANI): An Egyptian man has named his baby daughter 'Facebook' to commemorate the part the social network played in revolution.According to the newspaper Al-Ahram, Jamal Ibrahim was so ... Read more...

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15 wounded in Yemen clashes (Lead)

February 17th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Feb 17 (IANS) At least 15 people were injured in clashes between pro- and anti-government protesters in Yemen's capital Sanaa Thursday, Xinhua said. The demonstrations against President Ali Abdullah Saleh continued ... Read more...

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Two killed in clashes as protests continue in Yemen

February 17th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Feb 17 (IANS) At least two protesters have died of gunshot wounds during clashes with police in southern Yemen as anti-government rallies spread across the country.Besides the two deaths reported in ... Read more...

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Anti-government protests in Morocco planned on Facebook

February 5th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Rabat, Feb 5 (IANS/AKI) Moroccan authorities have okayed an anti-government protest being planned on the popular social networking site Facebook, a media report said.The media report said several Moroccan youth movements ... Read more...

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Terrorist-stone pelter nexus unearthed in Kashmir

December 19th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 19 (IANS) Two modules of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Hizbul Mujahideen were busted Sunday in south Kashmir's Anantnag district, thus unearthing a nexus between the guerrillas and the stone pelters ... Read more...

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Srinagar under curfew after Masarat Alam’s arrest

October 19th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 19 (IANS) Curfew was imposed in Srinagar and other major towns of the Kashmir Valley to prevent violence, police said Tuesday, a day after the arrest of hardline Hurriyat leader ... Read more...

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After Nepal government, India conveys concern to Maoists

April 14th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 14 (IANS) A day after formally conveying its displeasure to the Nepal government for scrapping a deal with an Indian state-owned company to print Nepali passports, India Wednesday conveyed its ... Read more...

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Hurriyat leader Geelani placed under house arrest

September 11th, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Sep.11 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir police on Friday placed leader of the hardline faction of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) under house arrest as a preventive measure.The arrest was ordered ... Read more...

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Long way to go for Congress in Uttar Pradesh

January 8th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) One of the biggest challenges for the Congress party in the upcoming general elections is its revival in Uttar Pradesh, the land of India's first prime minister ... Read more...

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Tibetans held in Himachal to disrupt Olympics run freed

June 26th, 2008 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 26 (IANS) Twenty-one Tibetans, who were arrested from Reckong Peo town in Himachal Pradesh last week, were released on bail by a court Thursday. Deputy superintendent of police, Kinnaur, Shamsher ... Read more...

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Paswan favours tribe status for Gujjars

May 27th, 2008 - 8:34 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief and central minister Ram Vilas Paswan Tuesday supported the agitating Gujjar community's demand for Scheduled Tribe status in Rajasthan. "LJP supports the ... Read more...

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Agra women rally against liquor shops

April 8th, 2008 - 7:44 pm ICT by admin
Agra, April 8 (IANS) Hundreds of women, wielding sticks, took to the streets at a Dalit-dominated locality here, offering stiff resistance to the opening of liquor shops. The spontaneous movement, which took ... Read more...

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