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Over 50 injured as Haryana farmers clash with police (Second Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Rewari (Haryana), July 22 (IANS) Over 50 people, including 40 police personnel, were injured Sunday afternoon as an agitation by farmers against land acquisition turned violent near Asalwas village in ... Read more...

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43 percent turnout in Ghaziabad civic polls


July 5th, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 4 (IANS) Ghaziabad registered a 43 percent turnout Wednesday in the municipal corporation polls, which were largely peaceful though stray incidents of violence was reported from some ... Read more...

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YSR Congress calls for Andhra shutdown Monday


May 27th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 27 (IANS) YSR Congress Party called for a shutdown in Andhra Pradesh Monday to protest the arrest of its leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy in the disproportionate assets ... Read more...

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Polls critical step in Myanmar reform: UN


April 12th, 2012 - 4:00 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 12 (IANS) The UN Security Council has praised the by-elections held in Myanmar as important progress in the country's democratic reform process."Council members welcome the successful by-election ... Read more...

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India seeks larger UN role in resolving African conflicts


February 22nd, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 22 (IANS) India wants the United Nations to become a more effective partner of the African Union in resolution of African conflicts."The relevant UN agencies should support ... Read more...

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UN rules out probe into Maldives’ power transfer


February 14th, 2012 - 7:09 am ICT by IANS
Male, Feb 13 (IANS) The UN Monday ruled out launching any investigation into power transfer in the Maldives, suggesting the country should find internal solution to its imbroglio.Completing a three-day ... Read more...

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Nasheed’s supporters rally against new Maldives government


February 12th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Male, Feb 12 (IANS) Thousands of supporters of ousted Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed rallied in protest in the capital Saturday night as the new President Mohamed Waheed Hassan was busy ... Read more...

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US envoy calls for new coalition government in Maldives


February 11th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Male, Feb 11 (IANS) A senior US diplomat said here Saturday that it was too early to conduct a snap poll in the Maldives and urged former president who claimed ... Read more...

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AMU students’ union election results declared


December 11th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Dec 11 (IANS) Syed Sharique Ahmad, a BA (final year) student, has been elected president of the Aligarh Muslim University Students Union (AMUSU), an official said Sunday.Abdul Quadir Jilani, ... Read more...

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India monitoring Libya situation, offers assistance


August 23rd, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) With rebels advancing to take control of Tripoli, India Tuesday said the situation in the North African country should "be normalized by the people of ... Read more...

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Groundswell of support for Anna visible in Uttar Pradesh (Lead)


August 16th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 16 (IANS) Lawyers stayed away from courts and students played truant to take part in rallies in all major cities of Uttar Pradesh Tuesday as support for activist ... Read more...

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Demonstrations in Lucknow against Hazare’s detention


August 16th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 16 (IANS) People across various age groups and different walks of life held demonstrations in this Uttar Pradesh capital to protest the detention of Gandhian activist Anna Hazare ... Read more...

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Peasants’ group backs Hazare


August 15th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan, an organisation for the empowerment of workers and peasants, Monday condemned the refusal of permission by the Delhi Police to ... Read more...

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PM greets South Sudan, world’s newest nation


July 9th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday greeted the people and the government of South Sudan on the occasion of the declaration of the country's independence."On ... Read more...

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Mulayam Singh detained, released in Ghaziabad


July 7th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 7 (IANS) Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh Yadav was Thursday detained and later released in Ghaziabad while he was on his way to Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh, police ... Read more...

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BJP attacks UPA for not ticking off US for graft comments


June 10th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Thursday accused the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government of failing to tick off the US after senior officials of that country ... Read more...

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Indian institutions will answer questions over Ramdev: US


June 8th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 8 (IANS) Reiterating that New Delhi's action against yoga guru Baba Ramdev is "an internal matter", the United States has said it believed that any questions raised by ... Read more...

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Action against Baba Ramdev internal Indian matter: US


June 7th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 7 (IANS) The United States has said that it supports the right to peaceful assembly, but it considers New Delhi's action against yoga guru Baba Ramdev as "an ... Read more...

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Government has lost mental balance: Mulayam (Lead)


June 5th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 5 (IANS) Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav said here Sunday the central government seemed to have lost its "mental balance" and would have to "pay for ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi visits agitating farmers in Greater Noida (Lead)


May 11th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, May 11 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi, who came here early Wednesday on a surprise visit, met the farmers agitating against land acquisition. Meanwhile, the district ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh seeks extra troopers for Bastar by-poll


April 25th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 25 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has sought at least 15,000 additional paramilitary troopers for the May 8 Lok Sabha by-election from the Maoist stronghold of Bastar, official ... Read more...

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US spending millions on activist technology


April 9th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 9 (ANI): The United States Government is spending millions of dollars developing technology to help pro-democracy activists in the Middle East and China.Washington is promoting a "panic button" application that ... Read more...

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Jats refuse to vacate railway tracks despite court orders


March 25th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Jatpur (Haryana), Mar.25 (ANI): Protestors of the Jat community have continued their agitation over reservations in government jobs and educational institutes, despite orders from the Punjab and Haryana High Court directing them ... Read more...

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Talks, not war, only way forward for Pak, India to resolve outstanding issues: Gilani


March 24th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 24(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that his government would like to continue to work with the Indian Government to resolve all outstanding issues in a ... Read more...

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India welcomes South Sudan referendum


February 14th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) India Monday welcomed the results of the January referendum in which southern Sudan voted for independence."India welcomes the successful conclusion of the referendum held in southern Sudan ... Read more...

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India welcomes successful Southern Sudan referendum


February 14th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): India has welcomed the successful conclusion of the referendum held in Southern Sudan in which its people have voted overwhelmingly for a separate state, in a credible ... Read more...

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Mass protests reflect aspirations of Egyptian people: India


February 1st, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Marking a shift in its stand on the popular uprising in Egypt, India Tuesday described mass protests in the north African country as "an articulation of aspirations ... Read more...

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Thai protesters urge government to solve border dispute with Cambodia


January 30th, 2011 - 4:42 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Activists on Saturday continued to urge Thailand's government to resolve a dispute over an ancient temple which sits on the border with Cambodia, MCOT online news reported.The 'Yellow ... Read more...

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Mirchpur violence: Jats demand SIT probe, block roads


January 23rd, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jind (Haryana), Jan 23 (IANS) Hundreds of Jat community members blocked roads in Haryana's Jind district Sunday to demand a Special Investigation Team probe into the Mirchpur caste violence last year in ... Read more...

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Mirchpur violence: Jat conclave demands fresh CBI probe (Lead)


January 15th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jind (Haryana), Jan 15 (IANS) Tension prevailed here Saturday as tens of hundreds of members of the Jat Mahapanchayat, a congregation of leaders from over 42 khap (clan) panchayats, threatened to block ... Read more...

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India-China friendship can change world: Yeo


December 20th, 2010 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 20 (IANS) If India and China cooperate and resolve bilateral disputes in a peaceful manner, Asia will be completely transformed and with it the rest of the world, Singapore Foreign ... Read more...

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Dikshit seeks curbs on Delhi Lt. Governor’s powers


November 27th, 2010 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Stepping up the ante against Delhi Lieutenant Governor Tejendra Khanna, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Friday said she has asked the central government to nullify its 2002 ... Read more...

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Musharraf accuses India of supporting terrorist activities inside Pakistan


October 11th, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 11(ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has reportedly accused India's external intelligence agency, Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), of supporting terrorist activities inside Pakistan.Musharraf said that India was involved ... Read more...

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Chinese Dissident Liu Xiaobo Honored With Nobel Peace Prize


October 8th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo has been bestowed with the Nobel Prize in Peace for his long fight for fundamental rights in China. The announcement was made by the Nobel ... Read more...

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Musharraf’s Kashmir remarks widely accepted fact: India


October 6th, 2010 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) India Wednesday said former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf's reported remarks about Pakistan training militants against India in Kashmir confirmed what it has been saying all along ... Read more...

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