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Nagaland government appeals for calling off blockade

August 21st, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kohima, Aug 21 (IANS) The Nagaland government Tuesday appealed to the Assam-based organisations to call off their indefinite economic blockade of National Highway 39, the lifeline of Nagaland and Manipur.Five ... Read more...

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Akbarabadi Mosque: LG urges people to exercise restraint

July 23rd, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Delhi Lieutenant Governor (LG) Tejinder Khanna Monday appealed to people to exercise restraint and respect the Delhi High court order on the purported excavated mosque ... Read more...

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Censorship of social media fans public unrest

July 3rd, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Is social media censorship a means to quell a modern uprising? Politicians and law enforcers thought so in the context of last year's political turbulence. But ... Read more...

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Goa Church threatens boycott of village panchayat polls

May 3rd, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 3 (IANS) The Goa church has threatened to urge voters to boycott the May 16 village panchayat polls, if the "controversial electioneering process" for the grassroot local ... Read more...

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Egyptian prosecutors demand death for Mubarak

January 6th, 2012 - 4:08 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Jan 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Prosecutors General's Office in Egypt has demanded a death sentence for former president Hosni Mubarak, the former interior minister and six other defendants.The hearing ... Read more...

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PM to hold talks with Medvedev, Putin

December 16th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 16 (IANS) Seeking to enhance bilateral cooperation in nuclear, energy, defence and economic spheres, India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will hold a summit meeting with Russian President ... Read more...

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Telangana agitation trips power supply in Maharashtra

October 10th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 10 (IANS) The ongoing agitation for a separate Telangana state in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh has had a fallout in Maharashtra - massive power cuts since the past ... Read more...

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Congress’ money before 1993 trust vote a donation: JMM MPs

September 13th, 2011 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) In a fresh twist in the vote of confidence controversy faced by the P.V. Narasimha Rao government in 1993, the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) MPs ... Read more...

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Middle East unrest can subside US focus on Pak, Afghanistan: Expert

March 24th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 24(ANI): Pakistan cannot replicate the ongoing wave of unrest in the Middle East, however it will have to suffer the implications of the Arab turmoil, such as diversion of the ... Read more...

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Chandigarh boy cremated amidst heart-rending wails, moist eyes

January 7th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 7 (IANS) Five-year-old kidnap victim Khushpreet Singh, whose body was found on the city outskirts Wednesday, was cremated amidst heart-wrenching wails and moist eyes of family and relatives here Friday.The ... Read more...

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Wright County Egg Farm’s Unpleasant Past Surfaces

August 20th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Iowa, Aug 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The massive egg recall involving 380 million eggs sold under various brand names in the USA are pointing to the not- so- nice past of ... Read more...

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Curfew, shutdown cripple life in Kashmir Valley

August 16th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 16 (IANS) Life was paralysed across the Kashmir Valley Monday as separatists called for a shutdown and authorities imposed curfew in some places, including this summer capital, officials said. "Curfew ... Read more...

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Life returns to normal in Xinjiang capital

September 7th, 2009 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Urumqi (China), Sep 6 (Xinhua) Life gradually returned to normalcy Sunday in Urumqi, capital of northwest China's Xinjiang region Sunday, where police have eased traffic restrictions imposed in the wake of public ... Read more...

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Iran to use UK travel advisory as “proof” against British Embassy employee

July 5th, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, July 5 (ANI): Iran is set to use a travel advisory posted on the British Foreign Office's website as evidence against a British Embassy employee in the political plot trial. British ... Read more...

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Italian TV crew attacked by police in Tehran

June 14th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 14 (DPA) An Italian TV crew covering the unrest in Tehran has been attacked and injured by riot police, Italy's foreign ministry said Sunday. The journalists, from Rai 3 TV, were ... Read more...

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40,000 railway passengers stranded in Punjab

May 26th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Punjab, May 26 (ANI): At least 40,000 train passengers have been left stranded inside and outside railway stations across Punjab following disruption of railway traffic by supporters of a Sikh outfit.Public unrest ... Read more...

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Burmese comedian maybe jailed for helping Cyclone Nargis victims

August 8th, 2008 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.8 (ANI): One of Burmas most famous comedians went on trial yesterday for providing aid to victims of Cyclone Nargis.The trial of Maung Thura took place in a closed ... Read more...

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British PM terms emergency in Pakistan as Martial Law

November 24th, 2007 - 11:54 am ICT by admin
London, Nov 24 (ANI): British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has said that the Commonwealths decision to suspend Pakistan from the 53-member bloc was "clear and necessary", and significantly termed the emergency rule ... Read more...

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