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Auction illegal mines: Goa Congress


September 18th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 18 (IANS) All illegal mining sites in Goa should be divided into blocks and auctioned to the highest bidder, Congress leader and former union minister of state for ... Read more...

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Madonna should be denied Russian visa: Theologian


April 6th, 2012 - 7:58 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A prominent Russian Orthodox Church theologian has called on the government to deny a visa to Madonna, who plans to lend her support to ... Read more...

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Team Anna to move court against ground charges


December 21st, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 21 (IANS) Anna Hazare's India Against Corruption (IAC) group said it will move court Thursday against the Rs.3.77 lakh daily rental demanded by city authorities for allowing ... Read more...

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Anna phenomenon grows in Nepal too


August 25th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 25 (IANS) As Anna Hazare's public protest against corruption in the form of a fast in New Delhi's Ramlila Maidan reached its 10th day Thursday, support for the ... Read more...

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Congress seeks judicial probe in Dantewada killing


August 18th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 18 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's opposition Congress Thursday sought a judicial inquiry into killing of a village head allegedly by para-military troopers in a staged shootout earlier this month."The Chhattisgarh ... Read more...

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Ire over village head’s slaying in Chhattisgarh mounts


August 13th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 13 (IANS) Public protest escalated Saturday in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada, India's worst insurgency-hit district, against the killing of the village head of Chikpal reportedly by para-military troops.Tribal villagers and ... Read more...

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Meghalaya defers civic polls


July 14th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 14 (IANS) The Meghalaya government Thursday again postponed the first-ever civic polls in the three districts of Garo Hills scheduled for next month, fearing breakdown of law-and-order situation ... Read more...

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Ex-Nepal army chief to launch new party


April 15th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 15 (IANS) A controversial former chief of Nepal's army, who was instrumental in the collapse of the republic's first Maoist government two years ago, is now poised to ... Read more...

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Over 14,000 British policemen may lose jobs


January 11th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) Over 14,000 policemen may lose their jobs due to budget cuts in Britain, a media report said Tuesday.Most of these jobs are in England and Wales, the ... Read more...

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Parliament adjourned again, BJP vows protests (Lead)


December 10th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Parliament was adjourned till late afternoon for the 21st successive day Friday over the opposition's demand for a parliamentary probe into the 2G spectrum scam, even ... Read more...

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TSA Facing Backlash From Pilots And Fliers Over Full Body Scanners


November 13th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The public protest against the full body scanners installed at 60 airports of the USA is only growing with time. However, it is not that passengers ... Read more...

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Woman’s killing by Maoists sparks public protest


November 10th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 10 (IANS) In a rare public protest, residents of a restive part of Chhattisgarh's violence-hit Bastar region took to streets Wednesday against the killing of a special police officer's (SPO) ... Read more...

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Repeal army’s special powers in Kashmir: Civil society team


September 3rd, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Describing the situation in Kashmir as "critical and tragic", a delegation from the civil society, which visited the valley recently, Friday called for the immediate withdrawal ... Read more...

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Public protest in Manipur over abduction of rural student


July 22nd, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal (Manipur), July 22 (ANI): Scores of residents of Imphal and the nearby villages staged a sit-in demonstration here on Wednesday to protest against certain unidentified miscreants abducting Yumnam Manaoba, an innocent ... Read more...

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Singapore football fans stage protest over World Cup TV fees


June 6th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 6 (DPA) Disgruntled Singapore football enthusiasts staged a protest against high TV fees for watching the upcoming World Cup, participants said, in a rare public demonstration in the tightly ... Read more...

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Hot couture lands Nepal film in Hindu fire (With Image)


April 19th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 19 (IANS) After Hollywood and Bollywood, now it is the turn of Nepal's film industry, affectionately dubbed Kollywood, to face angry action by ruffled Hindu groups. The Vishwa Hindu Mahasangh ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party protests against price rise, Kalyan Singh says it’s a flop show


January 19th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by ANI
Kanpur/Lucknow/New Delhi, Jan.19 (ANI): Supporters of Samajwadi Party (SP) held protests in different parts of Uttar Pradesh to voice their concern against price rise and corruption on Tuesday.Uttar Pradesh State unit ... Read more...

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Private airlines call off move to suspend services Aug 18


August 2nd, 2009 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) India's private airlines Sunday called off their proposal to suspend domestic operations Aug 18 in view of widespread public protest and a stern warning from the government. The ... Read more...

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Another controversy hits National Games 2011 at Goa


July 22nd, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 22 (IANS) Alleging there was a massive scam in land acquisition for the National Games 2011, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday said a top sports official owned a ... Read more...

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Consequences yet to unfold out of Iran’s extraordinary moment of change: Rice


June 29th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): Despite Iranian government snuffing out public protest over disputed presidential elections, the event has highlighted an extraordinary unity in the country that will reap out results soon, U.S. ... Read more...

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Pak government files review petition against Sharif brothers disqualification


March 19th, 2009 - 7:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.19 (ANI): The Pakistan Government has filed a review petition in the Supreme Court challenging the apex courts verdict which disqualified former Pakistan Prime Minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) ... Read more...

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Haqqani hopes US aid wont be affected amidst Pak political turmoil


March 18th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.18 (ANI): Following fears that the United States might cut off aid and assistance to Pakistan if political instability prevails, Pakistans Ambassador to the US, Husain Haqqani, has expressed hope ... Read more...

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Don’t arrest political opponents: Britain tells Pakistan government


March 16th, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 16 (IANS) British Foreign Secretary David Miliband has welcomed reports that the Pakistan government will seek to revoke the disqualification of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, but expressed concern ... Read more...

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PCB holds Punjab government, security authorities responsible for Lahore attack


March 5th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar.5 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has held the Punjab Government and security authorities responsible for the Tuesdays attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team. According to a source ... Read more...

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Obama warned of possible return of military regime in Pakistan by Foreign Policy magazine


March 4th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar.4 (ANI): A report in the Foreign Policy magazine has warned the United States to get prepared for an unwelcome contingency of military regime which may return to rule Pakistan, ... Read more...

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Chinese order cover up of tainted milk scandal


September 25th, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Sept.25 (ANI): Chinese authorities ordered a cover-up of a tainted milk scandal that has poisoned tens of thousands of babies because they feared social unrest if the news was made ... Read more...

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Singapore warns Myanmar activists to stop protests


August 23rd, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Aug 23 (DPA) Singapore's home ministry warned political activists from Myanmar in the city state not to ignore repeated police orders to stop illegal public protests and anti-Myanmar activities, the The ... Read more...

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With arts and films, Delhi’s gay celebrate Nigah Queer Fest


August 10th, 2008 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) With roses in their hands and banners voicing their angst against the law which makes homosexuality a crime in India, Delhi's gay community will celebrate the 16th ... Read more...

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Past misdeeds return to haunt Nepal army


May 13th, 2008 - 1:31 pm ICT by admin
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, May 13 (IANS) With just a fortnight left for the ouster of Nepal's King Gyanendra, the army that had once been allowed to perpetrate gross human rights violations in ... Read more...

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Queen mother effect: officials to look into land dispute


February 21st, 2008 - 5:02 pm ICT by admin
Jaipur, Feb 21 (IANS) The local administration has assured the former queen mother of Jaipur Gayatri Devi they will look into the matter of a disputed plot in front of her palace ... Read more...

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