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Increase in communal incidents cause of concern: PM


September 8th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday expressed concern over an increase in the communal incidents in the country in the past few months and revival ... Read more...

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NAM summit opens in Tehran


August 30th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (IANS) The 16th Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit opened in Tehran Thursday, with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei saying that Iran is "not after nuclear weapons". Khamenei said ... Read more...

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Taliban deny involvement in Afghan killings


August 29th, 2012 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 29 (IANS/AKI) The Taliban has said it was not involved in the beheading and shooting of 17 people in Afghanistan, and called the accusation "baseless propaganda".The Afghan ... Read more...

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Over 250 websites blocked for triggering northeast panic


August 20th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) In the wake of morphed images triggering an unprecedented exodus of northeastern people from major cities in other states, the government Monday blocked over ... Read more...

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It was Anna’s decision to form a political party: Kejriwal (Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The decision to form a political party was Anna Hazare's, former Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal said Sunday.In a series of tweets, Kejriwal said ... Read more...

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It was Anna’s decision to form a party: Kejriwal


August 12th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The decision to form a political party was Anna Hazare's, former Anna team member Arvind Kejriwal said Sunday. In a series of tweets, Kejriwal ... Read more...

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Madonna broke ‘gay propaganda’ law: Russian official


August 11th, 2012 - 8:11 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A city councilor in Russia's St. Petersburg city has accused US pop star Madonna of violating a controversial local law banning "homosexual propaganda" during ... Read more...

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Russian opposition to launch online TV channel


June 15th, 2012 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian opposition intends to set up an online television channel featuring political content as an alternative to the state-controlled channels.According to the Izvestia daily, ... Read more...

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Raja to continue in party and politics: Karunanidhi (Second Lead)


June 8th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 8 (IANS) Former telecom minister A. Raja, a key accused in the 2G spectrum allocation scam case, Friday met his DMK party resident M. Karunanidhi, who said Raja ... Read more...

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Raja arrives in Chennai to rousing welcome (Lead)


June 8th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 8 (IANS) Former telecom minister A. Raja, key accused in the 2G spectrum allocation case, arrived in Chennai Friday evening to a tumultuous welcome by his supporters. He ... Read more...

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Topless protest at Euro 2012 trophy display


May 13th, 2012 - 2:32 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, May 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A topless female protester attacked the trophy to be awarded at Euro 2012 and knocked it to the floor at an exhibition in the Ukrainian ... Read more...

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Anti-gay propaganda bill passed in Siberia


April 26th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The regional legislature in Russia's Siberia region Thursday passed a bill banning promotion of homosexual, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender practices among minors."It's mainly about various ... Read more...

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Russian gay rights activists arrested under new law


April 7th, 2012 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two gay rights activists in Russia's St. Petersburg city have been arrested for violating a new local law that bans "gay propaganda", police said.The law, ... Read more...

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China seeks Pakistan help to nab terrorists (Second Lead)


April 6th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 6 (IANS) China wants Pakistan to help arrest six Islamist terrorists whose assets and funds have been frozen.The six were core members of the "East Turkistan Islamic Movement", ... Read more...

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Russian gays challenge bill in court


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Gay rights activists in Russia have asked a court to strike down a controversial bill passed by the legislature in St. Petersburg that prohibits "propaganda" ... Read more...

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Madonna to support Russian gay community


March 23rd, 2012 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Madonna has vowed to use her upcoming concert in Russia's St. Petersburg city to voice her support for local gays and campaign against a controversial ... Read more...

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Bring Jan Lokpal bill or go, Hazare tells government


March 16th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Anna Hazare Friday said that if the government does not bring the anti-graft Jan Lokpal bill, it will have to go.Speaking at the India ... Read more...

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Russia enters ‘day of silence’


March 3rd, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia entered Saturday into the so-called 'day of silence', a day ahead of presidential elections, when any form of election propaganda is prohibited.Election campaign billboards, ... Read more...

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Putin documentary to premiere in Russia ahead of poll


February 29th, 2012 - 4:28 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A German documentary, portraying the "human side" of Prime Minister and presidential candidate Vladimir Putin will be aired on Russian television shortly before the ... Read more...

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Ex-Iranian president’s daughter jailed


January 4th, 2012 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 4 (IANS) A Tehran court has sentenced daughter of former Iranian president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani to six months in jail over anti-regime propaganda, Mehr news agency reported.Faezeh Hashemi ... Read more...

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2G: Raja cross examines former aide


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Former communications minister A. Raja Thursday cross-examined his former aide in a special CBI court here during the hearing of the 2G case on ... Read more...

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2G: Raja shares information on Kalaignar TV


December 21st, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) A former aide of jailed former communications minister A. Raja Wednesday told a special court hearing the 2G spectrum allocation case that he knows from ... Read more...

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50 Taliban rebels lay down arms in Afghanistan


December 20th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 20 (IANS) Fifty Taliban guerrillas Tuesday laid down arms in Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province, an official said."The former Taliban fighters under Hajji Malim had been active in ... Read more...

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‘Some forces’ attempting to malign me, says Hazare


November 24th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Anna Hazare Thursday said "some forces" who were against the Jan Lokpal bill were trying to maligning him and his team members.In his new ... Read more...

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Omar says ‘mass graves’ are only unmarked graves


September 27th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 27 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday denied the existence of "mass graves" in the state, saying these were only unmarked graves.Delivering a long speech ... Read more...

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Vaghela to counter Modi fast


September 14th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 14 (IANS) Congress leader and former union minister Shankersinh Vaghela is to go on a three-day fast from Sep 17 to counter Chief Minister Narendra Modi's fast ... Read more...

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Narendra Modi to sit on fast


September 13th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 13 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday said he will sit on a three-day fast from Saturday to strengthen the state's "peace, unity and harmony".In an ... Read more...

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Pakistan to have TV channel to counter Taliban propaganda


August 12th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 12 (IANS) Pakistan will launch a Pashto-language TV channel to counter Taliban propaganda, an official said.Pakistan Television (PTV) will start Abaseen TV channel at the end of ... Read more...

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Danish woman survives 1,000 meters (3,280 feet) fall


July 31st, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by BNO News
COPENHAGEN (BNO NEWS) -- A Danish woman has reportedly survived a fall of around 1,000 meters (3,280 feet) after her parachutes failed to open, local media reported on Sunday.The Ekstra Bladet newspaper ... Read more...

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PM needs to meet media more often (Comment)


July 2nd, 2011 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
Notwithstanding the confidence and good humour with which Prime Minister Manmohan Singh interacted with a group of editors recently, he could not but have noticed how the question of being ... Read more...

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Pakistan Army offers to back Shahzad’s murder probe


June 20th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) The Pakistan Army would support formation of a commission to probe the murder of journalist Saleem Shahzad, an official here said.Shahzad, 40, was kidnapped in Islamabad ... Read more...

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BJP link claims to malign me, Anna writes to Sonia


June 12th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Veteran Gandhian Anna Hazare Sunday wrote to Congress president Sonia Gandhi expressing his displeasure with her party calling him the face of Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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Uma Bharti back in BJP (Second Lead)


June 7th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Veteran politician Uma Bharti Tuesday rejoined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), nearly six years after being expelled for defying the party leadership.The former Madhya ... Read more...

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Osama raid Obama’s election propaganda: Ahmadinejad


May 15th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 15 (IANS) The US killed Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden as part of Barack Obama's "propaganda" to secure victory in the next presidential election, Iranian President ... Read more...

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Bin Laden died before US raid: Iranian intelligence minister


May 10th, 2011 - 4:21 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 10 (IANS) Iranian Intelligence Minister Heidar Moslehi has claimed that Tehran has evidence to prove Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden had died of disease long before the ... Read more...

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