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Telugu film industry extends support to Hazare


August 19th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 19 (IANS) The Telugu film industry members Friday took out a rally and observed a day-long fast demanding that the Jan Lokpal bill of activist Anna Hazare's team ... Read more...

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Tibetan Buddhist monks protest against China in Delhi


May 1st, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): Condemning the alleged lockdown of the Kirti Monastery in Tibet by Chinese forces, hundreds of Buddhist monks, along with Tibetan activists, undertook a peace rally here todayPraying ... Read more...

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Scribes take out peace rally in Assam


January 1st, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter Alex ToddGuwahati, Jan.1 (ANI): Scribes carried out a peace rally in Guwahati to mark the beginning of New Year, 2011, in the insurgency affected Assam.On Friday, the rally was organised ... Read more...

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Tourists throng annual ‘Hornbill Festival’ in Nagaland


December 20th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Kohima, Dec.20 (ANI): Tourists thronged the annual week-long 'Hornbill Festival' that was held here recently.The festival not only aimed to promote tourism, but also highlighted the socio-cultural panorama of the Nagas.The ... Read more...

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Peace rally for protection of human rights organised in Kolkata


December 19th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Dec 19 (ANI): In a bid to spread awareness about the importance of peace and non-violence and establish a democratic society based on human rights and values, a unique peace rally ... Read more...

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Rally supporting Indo-Naga peace talks held in Senapati District


October 27th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Senapati District (Manipur), Oct. 27 (ANI): A peace rally was organised on Tuesday in support of the ongoing Indo-Naga peace talks in Manipur's Senapati District.The rally was organised under the aegis of ... Read more...

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Blast at Andhra hospital, none hurt


September 22nd, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) A blast took place in a hospital owned by an environmental activist at Sompeta in Andhra Pradesh's Srikakulam district. No one was injured but a portion of the ... Read more...

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‘Salwa Judum’ activists condemn Dantewada massacre


May 20th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Bijapur/ Raipur, May 20 (ANI): The 'Salwa Judum', a local militia formed to fight Maoists, took out a peace rally in Bijapur on Wednesday to condemn the Maoist attack that killed ... Read more...

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Manipuris take out peace rally to protest Naga students’ blockade in Guwahati


May 11th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Assam May 11 (ANI): A number of Manipuris in Assam's Guwahati city took out a peace rally on Tuesday against Naga students' blockade.Organised under the banner of 'Greater Guwahati Manipuri Association' ... Read more...

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Naga students take out a peace rally in Guwahati


May 9th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, May 9 (ANI): Members of the Naga Students Association took part in a peace rally here on Saturday to express their solidarity with Naga sentiments.The demonstration was in the context of ... Read more...

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Maoists call off strike, Prachanda gives government two days time to respond


May 8th, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu (Nepal),May 8 (ANI): Maoist chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal alias Prachanda on Saturday called of his party's indefinite general strike, but warned the government of Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal that it ... Read more...

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Nepal hails reprieve as Maoists call off strike


May 8th, 2010 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 8 (IANS) Nepal bustled with frantic early morning activities Saturday, making best use of a reprieve after the opposition Maoist party called off a general strike that had kept the ... Read more...

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16 injured in clashes in Nepal on sixth day of Maoist strike


May 7th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, May 7 (ANI): At least 16 persons were injured when a clash broke out between the UCPN (Maoist) activists and locals participating in an anti-shutdown rally at Bhandardik of Lekhnath Municipality ... Read more...

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NC, UML stick to old stance: Nepal PM not stepping down


May 7th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, May 7 (ANI): The Nepali Congress (NC) and the CPN-UML has reiterated their stance that the Prime Minister cannot step down because of Maoist street agitations.In a two-party meeting held here, ... Read more...

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Farmers protest proposed cement plant in Gujarat


February 25th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Feb 25 (ANI): Farmers and villagers of Mahuva town in Gujarat today carried out a protest march from Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad against the setting up of a cement plant ... Read more...

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Partial response to Telangana shutdown on second day (Lead)


January 21st, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 21 (IANS) For the second consecutive day Thursday, the shutdown in Telangana over the demand for a separate state hit normal life in the region. But unlike the first ... Read more...

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For the second day, Telangana shutdown hits life


January 21st, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 21 (IANS) For the second consecutive day Thursday, the shutdown in Telangana over the demand for a separate state hit normal life in Hyderabad and nine other districts of ... Read more...

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Novel New Year celebration in Assam


January 11th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Jan 11(ANI): With the top United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) are behind the bars the people of Assam are hoping that 2010 would be peaceful and prosperous. The common mandate ... Read more...

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Assam Rifles holds peace rally on 175th year of formation


December 27th, 2009 - 10:17 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki DasAgartala, Dec 27, (ANI): Assam Rifles (AR), known for its gun-fight and active role of counter insurgency, has adopted a novel method to gain peace in the northeast parts of ... Read more...

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ABVP group disrupts film shooting of Chiranjeevi’s nephew


December 23rd, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 23 (IANS) Activists of the Bharatiya Janata Party's students wing Wednesday, extending support to the separate Telangana state demand, disrupted the shooting of a Telugu film of actor-turned-politician ... Read more...

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BJP, CPI asked Prime Minister to take initiative in Telangana issue


December 10th, 2009 - 12:15 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.9 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party and Communist Party of India (Marxist) leaders on Wednesday morning urged the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take an initiative in resolving the demand ... Read more...

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Telangana on boil as KCR continues fast (Roundup)


December 9th, 2009 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 9 (IANS) The Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh was on the boil Wednesday as massive protests demanding separate statehood and the fast-unto-death by Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) president ... Read more...

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Telangana remains tense, TRS chief’s condition serious (Roundup)


December 8th, 2009 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 8 (IANS) The Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh Tuesday remained tense amid widespread protests demanding statehood as the condition of Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) chief K. Chandrasekhara Rao, whose ... Read more...

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Mahatma Gandhi’s followers take out peace rally in Srinagar


October 1st, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Oct 1 (ANI): A day prior to the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, members of the Akhil Bharat Rachnatmak Samaj held a peace march here today.They assembled at the press ... Read more...

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Left and Maoists are hand in glove: Mamata


June 22nd, 2009 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Monday accused West Bengal's ruling Left Front of being in cahoots with the Maoists saying the Communists had used the rebels to win ... Read more...

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Fresh violence rocks Khejuri in West Bengal


June 11th, 2009 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 11 (IANS) Fresh violence erupted in West Bengal's East Midnapore district Thursday as a Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) office and two communist leaders' homes were ransacked, allegedly by Trinamool ... Read more...

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Indian students take out peace rally in Australia against racist attacks


May 31st, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 31 (ANI): Hundreds of Indian students in Australia have embarked on a peace rally aimed at curbing racist violence. The march comes in response to a recent spate of violent ... Read more...

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Indian students in Australia to hold peace rally Sunday


May 30th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 30 (IANS) Deeply concerned over the spate of attacks on its members, the Federation of Indian Students of Australia (FISA) has called for a peace rally Sunday "in response ... Read more...

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Assamese students promote Gandhian thoughts for peace


April 12th, 2009 - 8:49 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, April 12 (ANI): School children in Assam, who have witnessed a grotesque face of mindless violence and an environment of fear caused by bomb blast incidents, yearn for peace.Seeking a ... Read more...

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Aadesh Shrivastava teams up with Timberlake for anti-terrorism album


February 26th, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) Post Mumbai attacks, Bollywood composer Aadesh Shrivastava is teaming up with some of the biggest names from the music world including Justin Timberlake and Rihanna for an anti-terrorism ... Read more...

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Pakistani journalists protest colleague’s killing


February 19th, 2009 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 19 (DPA) Pakistani journalists Thursday held rallies across the country to protest the overnight killing of a local reporter in the troubled Swat district of North-West Frontier Province (NWFP). Musa Khankhel, ... Read more...

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Children hold anti-terror peace rally in Patna


January 31st, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Jan 31 (ANI): Children held a peace march in Patna to protest against the spurt of terror activities in the country. Holding placards, they took to streets on the occasion ... Read more...

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All over US, Americans pledge to fight terror with India


December 5th, 2008 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 5 (IANS) It could be memories of 9/11, that six Americans were killed or just the urgency to unite in the face of global terror. The reasons are many ... Read more...

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Assamese take out candle light march for bomb blast victims


November 4th, 2008 - 8:45 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter Alex Todd Guwahati, Nov.4 (ANI): Monday saw a large number of residents here participating in a candlelight march to pray for people who had lost their lives in last weeks ... Read more...

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Congress takes out peace rally in Orissa’s Kandhamal


October 19th, 2008 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Phulbani (Orissa), Oct 19 (IANS) Hundreds of Congress activists Sunday took out a massive rally in a town in Orissa's Kandhamal district where at least 36 people were killed in communal violence ... Read more...

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