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Maharashtra urges centre to curb anti-islam movie on internet


September 20th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) The Maharashtra government has urged the central government to curb the controversial anti-Islam movie 'Innocence of Muslims' on internet sites in order to maintain peace and ... Read more...

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Veena strings to mark World Melody Day Oct 2


September 17th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 16 (IANS) India's ancient string instrument veena will be played by music maestros across the world Oct 2 to mark "World Melody Day", it was announced Sunday."Violin maestro ... Read more...

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Media should avoid sensationalism, says PM (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi/New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday urged the media to avoid sensationalism and rather focus on fair, objective and balanced reporting to ensure the unity ... Read more...

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Music to bridge India-Pakistan divide


September 5th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) The idea was to unite two uneasy neighbours through melody and music and what better platform than the reality show "Sur Kshetra" that brings together ... Read more...

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Delhi Book Fair begins: e-books the flavour this time (Lead)


September 1st, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The 18th Delhi Book Fair began here Saturday with e-books and e-publishing the focus of the nine-day event that will see more than 200 publishers, ... Read more...

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Mumbai attacks: SC expresses relief over exposure of falsehood


August 29th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Referring to the "deception" and "falsehood" that the terrorists involved in Mumbai attacks were Indian Muslims from Hyderabad, the Supreme Court Wednesday said that had ... Read more...

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Mamata airs concern over northeast people’s exodus


August 20th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 20 (IANS) Expressing concern over the mass exodus of northeastern people from other parts of the country, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday urged people ... Read more...

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Mamata wishes people on Eid


August 19th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) Greeting people on the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday called for promoting universal brotherhood and strengthening the bond between individuals ... Read more...

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Maruti employees offer prayers at Manesar plant


August 19th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 19 (IANS) The employees of Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) Sunday offered prayers for senior executive Awanish Kumar Dev who died in the violence at the company's Manesar ... Read more...

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UN chief hails Myanmar panel to probe violence


August 18th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 18 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed Myanmar's establishment of a 27-member commission to investigate the violence in the western state of Rakhine, which has left ... Read more...

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Rajasthan town remains tense after clash, curfew on


August 17th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, August 17 (IANS) Markets in Rajasthan's Sirohi town remained closed Friday even three days after a communal clash broke out between two groups of people that left six people ... Read more...

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Mukherjee greets Zardari on Pakistan’s Independence Day


August 14th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday greeted the people and the government of Pakistan on their Independence Day and said the progress in their bilateral dialogue ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

All set for world’s third biggest Muslim prayer congregation


August 14th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Malappuram (Kerala), Aug 14 (IANS) All arrangements are in place for what is billed as the country's biggest prayer congregation in the month of Ramadan to be held Wednesday at ... Read more...

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Unemployment allowance to be given from September: Akhilesh


August 14th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 13 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday announced that the provision of taking work from beneficiaries of the unemployment allowance has been done away with ... Read more...

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Protests, prayers against attack on Muslims in Myanmar


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Thousands of Muslims took out a procession and offered special Friday prayers here to protest against alleged attacks on Muslims in Myanmar, an official said ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Upgrade Mayawati’s security, BSP tells Akhilesh


July 30th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) After targetting him and his government for its failure to protect the statues of Dalit icons and party chief Mayawati, a delegation of BSP leaders ... Read more...

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AU presses Sudan, South Sudan to seal deal by Aug 2


July 15th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, July 15 (IANS) A day after the presidents of Sudan and South Sudan met here, the 54-nation African Union Sunday asked both countries to honour the Aug 2 ... Read more...

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Omar appeals for peace, promises to rebuild gutted shrine


June 26th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 26 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday called for peace and assured the people that the 17th century shrine of Peer Dastgeer will be ... Read more...

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US courts act in New York Hindu temple row (Lead)


June 9th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 9 (IANS) A US court has told a Long Island pharmacist to stay away from the elderly president of a Kali temple here after allegations of embezzlement ... Read more...

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New York Hindu temple head gets protection order


June 9th, 2012 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 9 (IANS) A US court has issued a temporary order of protection against a Long Island pharmacist following his alleged assault on the president of New York ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Islam-Christianity dialogue features at Kazakh interfaith meet


May 31st, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, May 31 (IANS) With religious tensions running high in Europe and other parts of the world, a dialogue between Islam and Christianity is the highlight of a global ... Read more...

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‘Media in India, Pakistan should not use hate language’


May 22nd, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Urging the Indian and Pakistani media not to use words such as "traditional rivals", a seminar of mediapersons from the two countries called for creating an ... Read more...

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Curfew further relaxed in Meghalaya


May 11th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 11 (IANS) With the situation in its riot-hit areas limping to normalcy, authorities in Meghalaya Friday further relaxed curfew in the plains of West Garo Hills district bordering ... Read more...

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India’s largest-ever steel installation at Delhi mall (With Images)


April 20th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The diveristy of new media art in India added yet another feather to its cap with the official unveiling of "Line of Control", a monumental ... Read more...

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Ahead of Zardari visit, Ajmer’s khadims remember Benazir


April 8th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, April 8 (IANS) When Syed Iqbal Kaptan helps Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari perform 'ziyarat' (prayer) at the dargah of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, the memories of his slain ... Read more...

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Andhra town tense after communal violence (Lead)


March 30th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 30 (IANS) The situation remained tense in Sangareddy town of Andhra Pradesh Friday following a night of communal clashes.Police, which had imposed a curfew Thursday night to ... Read more...

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Protesters block roads; Mamata, Left Front appeal for peace


March 21st, 2012 - 2:51 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 21 (IANS) Incensed over a photograph that appeared in a city daily, protesters blocked roads for up to six hours throwing life out of gear over parts ... Read more...

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I want violence-free Pakistan: Ravi Shankar (With Images)


March 12th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, March 12 (IANS) Indian spiritual leader Ravi Shankar arrived here Monday on a three-day visit, saying he wanted to see a violence-free Pakistan."My dream is to see a violence ... Read more...

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Kashmir youth no longer swayed by militancy, says police


March 10th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 10 (IANS) A "negligible number" of Jammu and Kashmir's youth are now joining militant outfits while a greater number are instead helping in anti-militancy operations, the state police ... Read more...

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Mumbai celebrates Eid-e-Milad


February 5th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 5 (IANS) Homes, mosques, dargahs and madrassas were decked with flags and banners as Muslims across the city Sunday celebrated Eid-e-Milad, the birthday of Prophet Mohammed, with prayers ... Read more...

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Karnataka governor calls for probity on R-Day (Second Lead)


January 26th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 26 (IANS) Karnataka Governor Hans Raj Bhardwaj Thursday urged people of the state to restore probity in public life by eliminating corruption in society."There is an urgent ... Read more...

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Tripura, Manipur, Meghalaya celebrate 41st statehood day


January 21st, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Imphal, Jan 21 (IANS) Three northeastern states -- Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya -- celebrated their 41st statehood day Saturday with colourful functions and numerous programmes."Under the North Eastern Region (reorganisation) ... Read more...

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President, PM greet nation on ‘Makar Sankranti’, ‘Pongal’ (Lead)


January 13th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Vice President Hamid Ansari Friday greeted the nation on the occasion of 'Makar Sankranti' and 'Pongal', ... Read more...

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Patil, Ansari greet nation on ‘Makar Sankranti’, ‘Pongal’


January 13th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil and Vice President Hamid Ansari Friday greeted the nation on the occasion of 'Makar Sankranti' and 'Pongal', expressing the hope that ... Read more...

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Karmapa prays for happiness, peace


January 1st, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Jan 1 (IANS) Tibetan religious head and the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje has greeted people on New Year's Day, praying for peace and harmony."May you find lasting happiness ... Read more...

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