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Cross-chopping topless activist flees Ukraine


September 6th, 2012 - 5:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A member of Ukrainian feminist group Femen, who cut down a wooden crucifix while being topless in Kiev in support of Russian punk band Pussy ... Read more...

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British anti-terror hunt nets Batman, rat hunter


July 6th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) Police have arrested 13 people on terror charges ahead of the London Olympics but also netted two unlikely suspects - a man dressed as Batman and ... Read more...

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Refugees in our own country: Kashmiri pandits


June 20th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Kashmiri pandits, who have been forced out of the Kashmir Valley, gathered at Jantar Mantar here Wednesday, seeking rehabilitation and government's support.The protest was organised ... Read more...

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Protesters demand clean Ganga, Yamuna


June 18th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Hundreds of protesters gathered at the capital's protest hotspot Jantar Mantar Monday, demanding the government initiate quick action to clean up the Ganga and Yamuna ... Read more...

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Small activist groups feel ignored amid Ramdev-Hazare hoopla


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Small activist groups who were also demonstrating at Jantar Mantar for an unemployment allowance, Sunday blamed the media for not covering them and giving ... 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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11 Egyptians killed by assailants during protest in Cairo


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by BNO News
CAIRO, EGYPT (BNO NEWS) -- At least eleven people were killed on Wednesday after sit-in supporters of former Salafist presidential candidate Hazem Salah Abu-Ismail were attacked outside Egypt's Defense Ministry, officials said ... Read more...

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Employees’ strike paralyses Kashmir offices


April 17th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 17 (IANS) A section of Jammu and Kashmir government employees struck work Tuesday demanding, among others, an increase in the retirement age and regularisation of services of casual ... Read more...

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China says Dalai Lama stoking extremist views


March 29th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) China Thursday blamed the Dalai Lama for stroking extremist views and thanked India for taking "effective and concrete" steps to curb Tibetans during President Hu ... Read more...

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JNU’s Tibetan students pay homage to ‘martyr’


March 29th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Tibetan students in the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) here Wednesday sat on a candlelight vigil in the campus to pay homage to Jamphel Yeshi, the ... Read more...

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Refrain from drastic action, Tibetans told


March 27th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 27 (IANS) A day after a Tibetan protester attempted self-immolation in New Delhi, the Tibetan administration Tuesday asked the community to refrain from any "drastric action"."The CTA (Central ... Read more...

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Former IMF chief jeered at Cambridge varsity


March 10th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 10 (IANS) At least two people were arrested as protesters scuffled with police and jeered at former International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who was invited to ... Read more...

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Debate needed on Ramlila crackdown judgment: Advani


March 4th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Expressing concern over aspects of the Supreme Court judgment on the crackdown at Baba Ramdev's rally in Ramlila ground last year, Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Protestor handcuffs himself to goal during Everton v Man City match


February 1st, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man, described by officials as a professional protester, held up play for more than five minutes during the Barclays Premiership game between Everton and Manchester City.... Read more...

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Man handcuffs self to goalpost in Premier League clash


February 1st, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) The English Premier League football clash between Everton and Manchester City saw a surprise delay five minutes before the first-half as a protestor invaded the pitch ... Read more...

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Chandrababu Naidu visits Warangal despite shutdown, protests (Lead)


January 6th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 6 (IANS) Braving violent protests by Telangana activists, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu Friday successfully completed his padyatra in Andhra Pradesh's Warangal district.Winding up ... Read more...

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AFSPA removal issue being pursued, says Omar


January 5th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 5 (IANS) Stressing that he was relentlessly pursuing the lifting of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from some areas in the state, Jammu and Kashmir Chief ... Read more...

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One killed in CISF firing, five troopers arrested (Third Lead)


January 2nd, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar/Jammu, Jan 2 (IANS) One person was killed and two others were injured Monday when Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) troopers opened fire at people protesting power shortage at a ... Read more...

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One killed in CISF firing in Kashmir


January 2nd, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 2 (IANS) One person was killed and two others were injured Monday when Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) troopers allegedly opened fire at people protesting power shortage at ... Read more...

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Anna supporters in Chennai disappointed


December 28th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 28 (IANS) The general mood of India Against Corruption (IAC) members here supporting Anna Hazare's demand for a strong anti-graft law was of disappointment after the Lok ... Read more...

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Palestinian demonstrator injured during West Bank protest dies


December 11th, 2011 - 2:54 am ICT by BNO News
RAMALLAH (BNO NEWS) -- A Palestinian protester who was seriously injured during a weekly protest in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh on Friday has died of his injuries, the Palestine ... Read more...

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Vienna opens the world’s first school on intimacy


November 30th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Vienna, Nov 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new school in Austria promises to make people “better lovers” by teaching them how to have sex. The International Sex School in Vienna has become the ... Read more...

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Occupy protesters celebrate Thanksgiving, residents donate meal


November 25th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/New York, Nov 25 (IANS) Occupy protesters across America celebrated Thanksgiving on Thursday, bringing all the trimmings of a traditional meal without any let up in the over two month ... Read more...

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Activists, patients protest delay in tabling AIDS bill


November 22nd, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Around 200 people, including homosexuals, eunuchs and families of those living with HIV/AIDS, protested outside the health ministry here Tuesday to press for early passage ... Read more...

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Attacks on Uttar Pradesh protesters wrong: BJP


November 14th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday condemned the beating up of a protester by Congress leaders at party leader Rahul Gandhi's Uttar Pradesh rally.After ... Read more...

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British MPs to get beefed up security after foam-fiasco


October 18th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) A new security chief is likely to be appointed to oversee the protection of the Parliament following the "chaos" caused by a foam pie assault on ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas tragedy survivors call shutdown Oct 11


October 8th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 8 (IANS) For the first time in their 27-year fight for justice, Bhopal gas tragedy survivors will hold a day-long shutdown Oct 11 here, seeking correct government figures ... Read more...

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Anna supporters celebrate in Chhattisgarh


August 28th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 27 (IANS) Celebrations broke out in streets of Chhattisgarh capital Saturday after parliament adopted "a sense of house" that included an in-principle acceptance of three key demands ... Read more...

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Anna supporter enters parliament complex, detained


August 26th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) A lone protester wearing an 'I Am Anna' T-shirt managed to enter the parliament complex Friday and shouted slogans on the road in front ... Read more...

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Dalits protest against Jan Lokpal bill


August 24th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Hundreds of Dalits Wednesday gathered at India Gate and marched towards Jantar Mantar to protest the Jan Lokpal bill proposed by activist Anna Hazare and ... Read more...

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Protests outside Sibal, Mukherjee, Dikshit’s houses (Lead)


August 22nd, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Supporters of social activist Anna Hazare Monday staged a sit-in protest outside residences of union ministers Kapil Sibal and Pranab Mukherjee and Delhi Chief ... Read more...

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Protests outside Sibal’s home


August 22nd, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Supporters of fasting activist Anna Hazare Monday staged a sit-in in front of Congress MP and union minister Kapil Sibal's house.As Hazare asked supporters to ... Read more...

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Anna supporters squat near PM’s residence


August 21st, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Over 40 people squated near Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's official residence here Sunday and shouted slogans in support of activist Anna Hazare and a ... Read more...

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During Ramzan, no one notices Kashmir’s fasting teachers


August 5th, 2011 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 5 (IANS) For the past week, dozens of contractual college teachers in Kashmir Valley have been on an indefinite fast in Srinagar demanding a wage hike. But theirs ... Read more...

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UK: Rupert Murdoch attacker charges, released on bail


July 20th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- A protester who attempted to throw a paper plate of shaving foam into the face of News Corporation CEO Rupert Murdoch has been released on bail, Scotland Yard ... Read more...

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