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Kashmir: A guarded paradise (Letter from Srinagar)


June 11th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 11 (IANS) The natural beauty of the Kashmir Valley is an overpowering sight after traversing the 2.5-km bleakly-lit Jawahar Tunnel. Cradled in the midst of towering mountains, Kashmir ... Read more...

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Gurkhas, sonic arms, razor wire protecting cruise passengers from Somali pirates


April 18th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 18 (ANI): Cruise passengers are being protected from Somali pirates by razor wire, Gurkhas and sonic weapons.According to the Daily Express, this extraordinary range of security measures is now being ... Read more...

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George Harrison’s widow slams Rodney Bewes


July 12th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): Late Beatles member George Harrisson's wife Olivia Harrison has slammed actor Rodney Bewes, who accused her of turning her Oxfordshire home into a prison camp.Olivia said that former ... Read more...

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Dozens trapped in Bangkok televison station blaze


May 19th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok (Thailand), May 19 (ANI): Protesters have set fire to the offices of a TV station in Bangkok, trapping 100 people inside, officials say. According to Sky News, other parts of the city ... Read more...

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Thai soldier killed in Red Shirts-security forces clash


April 29th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok, Apr 29(ANI): One soldier was killed and at least 18 people were injured during a standoff in Thailand between security forces and the anti-government demonstrators, also known as the Red ... Read more...

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FIFA World Cup officials ignoring crime, piles of junk, filth in Johannesburg


April 18th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Apr.18 (ANI): South Africa maybe preparing for the greatest football show on earth, the FIFA World Cup, which is just 53 days away, but officials associated with the event appear to ... Read more...

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Facebook campaign to incite race hate ahead of World Cup in South Africa


April 7th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 7 (ANI): Police is investigating a vile Facebook campaign that is inciting race hate ahead of the football World Cup in South Africa in June.An official probe was launched ... Read more...

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George Harrison’s widow wins razor fence row


September 26th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 26 (ANI): Late English rocker George Harrison's widow has been allowed by the council officials to put up razor wire around her home despite concerns that it was causing injuries ... Read more...

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UN strongly warns Lanka over continued holding of civilians in refugee camps


September 12th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 12 (ANI): The United Nations has strongly warned Sri Lanka that the world body cannot continue funding indefinitely the huge refugee camps in the north of the country, and asked ... Read more...

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George Harrison’s widow in razor fence row


September 5th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 5 (ANI): Late Beatle George Harrison's widow Olivia has been caught up in a planning row after a former television sitcom star alleged that a razor wire fence around her ... Read more...

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Tamil refugees plead for help to find missing relatives


May 27th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Vavuniya (Sri Lanka), May 27 (ANI): Tamil refugees are reportedly pleading for help to find missing relatives. Speaking to The Daily Telegraph at Vavuniya, where 210,000 people are being held in five ... Read more...

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Families in Lanka camps search for missing children


May 22nd, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, May 22 (ANI): A report by the Save the Children charity has suggested that a fifth of all children were either missing or separated from one or both of their parents ... Read more...

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Welcome to the posh prison restaurant where inmates prepare, serve food!


May 10th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 10 (ANI): A restaurant with a pan-European menu, mood lighting and contemporary design will soon have its official launch - in a Brit jail.The Clink at High Down prison in ... Read more...

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Becks, Posh turn UK mansion into fortress to avoid theft


January 26th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 26 (ANI): Ace footballer David Beckham, 33, and his wife Victoria, 34, have turned their UK mansion into a fortress to avoid any theft of their valuables. According to ... Read more...

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Separatists welcome Obama’’s statement on Kashmir


November 7th, 2008 - 10:44 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Nov 7 (ANI): Kashmir''s separatist leader Moulvi Abbas Ansari on Friday welcomed the US president-elect Barack Obama''s remarks on Kashmir.Obama last week in an interview with MSNBC suggested that ... Read more...

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Prison with no bars opens in Canberra


September 11th, 2008 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept.11 (ANI): The first open prison in Australia, which has been built according to human rights principles, has been officially opened in Canberra. According to news.com.au, the 131 million Australian dollar ... Read more...

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Afghan truckers brave Taliban fire to supply NATO


March 20th, 2008 - 12:08 pm ICT by admin
By Nick Allen Kandahar (Afghanistan), March 20 (DPA) As British soldiers unload water and razor wire from his truck, Mohammad displays scars where a Taliban bullet passed through his belly and out of ... Read more...

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