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Man attempts immolation at Gadkari’s rally


December 1st, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) A man attempted immolation during a public address by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Nitin Gadkari here Wednesday.Bishnu Chowdhury, came close to the dais where ... Read more...

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BJP leader booked for defamation


October 20th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Mumbai police has filed a chargesheet against the city unit chief of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), whom a 19-year-old girl has accused of defamation, ... Read more...

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Trinamool on a vendetta, Left learning from mistakes: Bhattacharjee


May 31st, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 31 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader and former West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Tuesday attacked the ruling Trinamool Congress for the post-poll violence against ... Read more...

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Mubarak summoned for interrogation, ex-PM in custody


April 11th, 2011 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's top prosecutor has summoned ousted president Hosni Mubarak and his sons for interrogation while ex-prime minister Ahmed Nazif has been taken into custody on ... Read more...

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Mike Tyson coaches George Bush in spoof of ‘The King’s Speech’


March 1st, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 1 (ANI): Former boxing champ Mike Tyson was seen playing the role of a vocal coach to a look-alike of former US President George Bush in a spoof version of ... Read more...

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Radical Islamic cleric al-Sadr urges Iraqis to ‘resist occupier US with all means’


January 8th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Baghdad, Jan 7 (ANI): Muqtada al-Sadr, the Shiite cleric whose soldiers had earlier battled with the American forces, has urged his followers to resist the United States "with all means" in ... Read more...

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Patil ask Maoists to give up violence, chose negotiating table for solution


August 14th, 2010 - 11:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug. 14 (ANI): On the eve of 64th Independence Day, President Pratibha Devisingh Patil appealed to Maoists to give up the violent path and come to the negotiating table to ... Read more...

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Khamenei says vote was definitive victory, blames enemies of Iran for turmoil


June 19th, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei today said that the recent presidential elections showed off the country's religious democracy for the world to see, shrugging an unprecedented challenge to ... Read more...

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Varun unhurt as dais collapses in Pilibhit


May 1st, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 1 (IANS) A dais that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Varun Gandhi was standing on collapsed Friday in his Pilibhit constituency in Uttar Pradesh, but he did not suffer ... Read more...

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Kusum Rai faces action for provocative speech at Noida


April 21st, 2009 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, April 21 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kusum Rai, considered to be close to rebel leader Kalyan Singh, is in trouble as the Noida police have filed a ... Read more...

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Pakistan examining cleric’s comments on Sharia courts (Lead)


April 20th, 2009 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) The Pakistani government is examining the remarks of a Taliban-linked radical cleric on the supremacy of Sharia courts over the existing judiciary, a senior minister said Monday. A ... Read more...

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Tripura celebrates Republic Day defying militant threat


January 26th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Tripura, Jan 25 (ANI): Thousands of people in Tripura took part in the 60th Republic Day celebrations on Monday, with full vigor and gaiety, despite a warning by militants against it. ... Read more...

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Mainland clarifies name issue of Taiwan Olympic team


July 24th, 2008 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, July 24 (Xinhua) The Chinese mainland called on both sides across the Taiwan Straits to dissolve misunderstandings on the name of the island's Olympic team. It was not conducive to the ... Read more...

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Beijing volunteers count down for big day


July 17th, 2008 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 17 (IANS) Grandpa Shang Muzhou knows better than anyone the benefits of morning exercise. The 84-year-old is one among the 74,615 volunteers selected for the Beijing Olympic Games starting Aug ... Read more...

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