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Two women killed, many injured in firing in Bharatpur


July 1st, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 1 (IANS) Two women were shot dead, while at least a dozen other people were seriously wounded in a violent clash in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district Sunday, police said.The ... Read more...

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Woman killed in Rajasthan stampede


June 30th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 30 (IANS) A 55-year-old woman was killed in a stampede while about a dozen others sustained bullet injuries in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district Saturday after two groups of villagers ... Read more...

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Jammu observes shutdown against police action


March 17th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 17 (IANS) Jammu observed a complete shutdown Saturday on a call given by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and supported by traders and the BJP to protest ... Read more...

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Tension spilling over to Jammu


March 16th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 16 (IANS) Tension prevailed in the Jammu region Friday following clashes between protestors and police a day earlier in the border town of Rajouri, which has seen communal ... Read more...

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People clash with police, dozen injured in Kashmir town


March 15th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 15 (IANS) Over a dozen people, including six policemen, were injured Thursday when police resorted to a baton charge to disperse a procession in Jammu and Kashmir's border ... Read more...

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Police open gate of disputed shrine


January 30th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Two weeks after clashes at a shrine in Jor Bagh area of south Delhi left at least 25 people injured, police Monday opened a disputed ... Read more...

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Eight die as truck ploughs into Brazil procession


December 10th, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Dec 10 (IANS/EFE) Eight people were killed when an out-of-control truck ploughed into a religious procession in the northeastern Brazilian town of Feira Grande, authorities said.The truck's brakes ... Read more...

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Explosives from Britain found at Bahrain airport


December 8th, 2011 - 5:13 am ICT by IANS
Manama, Dec 8 (IANS) A package that came from Britain and contained explosives has been detected at the Bahrain International Airport, Xinhua reported.Bahraini security authorities announced Wednesday evening that they ... Read more...

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Religious procession dispersed in Srinagar


December 4th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 4 (IANS) Police used batons and tear smoke cansters to disperse Shia Muslim protesters who had assembled to take out a Muharram procession here Sunday afternoon, officials said. Scores ... Read more...

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Blast near British embassy in Bahrain


December 4th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Manama, Dec 4 (IANS) A blast occurred Sunday in a bus parked near the British embassy in Bahrain capital Manama, the interior ministry said. There were no reports of any ... Read more...

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‘Chief ministers should ensure high vigil till Jan 2012′


October 20th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Concerned over recent incidents of communal violence, union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday asked chief ministers to maintain high vigil till January 2012 to ... Read more...

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Three killed in Chandigarh accident


June 19th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 19 (IANS) Three people, including a woman and her nephew, who were part of a religious procession were killed after being mowed down by a bus here. The ... Read more...

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Four killed in Chandigarh accident


June 19th, 2011 - 2:06 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 19 (IANS) Four people, part of a religious procession, died after they were mowed down by a private bus here Saturday night, police said.Following the accident in Sector ... Read more...

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No dosas for blast case accused, rules Goa judge


May 20th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 20 (IANS) A Goa court has turned down a request from members of the Hindu rightwing group Sanatan Sanstha, accused of carrying out an improvised explosive device (IED) ... Read more...

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Antonio Banderas leads religious procession


April 18th, 2011 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Malaga (Spain), April 18 (IANS/EFE) Hollywood actor Antonio Banderas carried an image of the Virgin of Tears and Favors through the streets of Malaga, the city of his birth, in ... Read more...

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Mayawati conducts ‘monitoring visit’ in Ghaziabad


February 21st, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Ghaziabad, Feb.20 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Mayawati conducted a surprise inspection visit to Ghaziabad District on Sunday.She visited the district civil hospital, some police stations and other offices to pull up ... Read more...

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15 killed in suicide blasts targeting Shiites in Lahore, Karachi (Third Lead)


January 25th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 25 (IANS) At least 13 people, including a woman and four policemen, were killed and over 50 others injured in a suicide bomb attack in Lahore Tuesday evening during ... Read more...

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13 killed in suicide blast in Lahore Shiite procession (Second Lead)


January 25th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 25 (IANS) At least 13 people, including four policemen, were killed and over 50 others injured in a suicide bomb attack in Lahore Tuesday evening during a religious procession ... Read more...

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Delhi traffic advisory for religious procession Sunday


January 1st, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) A traffic advisory was Saturday issued as a religious procession on the birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh would be taken out in the capital Sunday by ... Read more...

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In Delhi, traffic stops for only select VVIPs (With PMO orders inquiry into patient’s death)


December 20th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) In a city of movers and shakers, the Delhi traffic police has a very select list of VVIPs for whom traffic is stopped when their cavalcades ... Read more...

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Iran asks for Pak support in investigating Chahbahar suicide blast


December 19th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 19 (ANI): Iran has formally requested Pakistan to assist it in investigating the terrorist attack in the Iranian city of Chahbahar.According to a spokesperson for the Interior Ministry, Iran's Ambassador ... Read more...

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Imphal’s Khwairamband Bazar, a symbol of women empowerment


December 4th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal (Manipur), Dec.4 (ANI): The centuries-old Khwaraimband Bazar in Imphal is the world's only market where shops are owned, run and controlled by women.Currently, women vendors are in the process of ... Read more...

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Communal clash erupts over a Gaya religious procession


October 19th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
By Surya Pratap SinghGaya (Bihar), Oct.19 (ANI): Violence erupted in Bihar's Gaya District as members of two communities clashed following a dispute over a religious procession.Four persons, including a security officer sustained ... Read more...

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Devotees participate in Lord Ram’s procession in Allahabad


October 17th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Allahabad, Oct.17 (ANI): Thousands of devotees lined up along the streets in Allahabad to watch the colourful procession dedicated to Lord Rama as a part of Dussera celebrations.The procession was carried out ... Read more...

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Pak links India to Wednesday’s Lahore attack despite Taliban acknowledgment


September 4th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep 4(ANI): Pakistan 's intelligence agencies have reportedly linked India to Wednesday's triple bombings on a religious procession in Lahore, which killed at least 37 people, and left 250 injured.According ... Read more...

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76 die in Pakistan bombings


September 3rd, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Sep 3 (IANS) At least 76 people were killed and more than 160 injured in three powerful explosions in Pakistani cities Friday, two days after triple blasts ripped ... Read more...

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Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan claims responsibility for Lahore attacks


September 3rd, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 3 (ANI): The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has claimed responsibility for carrying out Wednesday's triple bombing on a religious procession in Lahore, which killed at least 37 people, and left ... Read more...

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Pak intelligence agencies declare Friday ‘most sensitive’


September 3rd, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep 3(ANI): Pakistan's intelligence agencies have issued fresh warnings of more terrorist activities in Lahore, saying that sensitive installations, shrines and other worship places are at risk especially on Friday (Today).According ... Read more...

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Pak Interior Minister for curbs on mourning processions


September 3rd, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad. Sept 3 (ANI): The recent suicide attacks by militants in Pakistan has prompted Interior Minister Rehman Malik to ask the Shia community to curb mourning processions in open areas."I request the ... Read more...

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Janmashtami celebrated with fervour in Delhi (Lead)


September 2nd, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Thousands of devotees Thursday gathered at temples across the capital to pay obeisance to Lord Krishna, one of the most revered gods of Hindus, on the ... Read more...

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Lahore police blasted for allowing terror attack despite prior intelligence


September 2nd, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep 2(ANI): Pakistani intelligence agencies have blamed the Lahore police of gross negligence, claiming that it had failed to heed warnings that terrorists would try to target sensitive installations, shrines, imambargahs ... Read more...

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Toll in Lahore bombings rises to 38


September 2nd, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 2 (DPA) The toll from three suicide bombings in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore rose to 38 Thursday as more victims died in hospital from their wounds, rescue workers ... Read more...

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Delhiites throng temples on Janmashtami


September 2nd, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Men, women and children of all ages Thursday thronged temples that were decked up in bright coloured lights, decorations and flowers across Delhi for Janmashtami which ... Read more...

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Four killed, over 50 injured in explosions during religious procession in Lahore


September 1st, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep 1 (ANI): At least four people are feared to have died and over 50 others injured as two low-intensity explosions occurred during a religious procession near Karbala Gamay Shah and ... Read more...

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Bangladesh minister slammed for comments on Janmashtami


August 31st, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 31 (IANS) A call by Bangladesh Home Minister Sahara Khatun to the minority Hindu community to observe Janmashtami, the birthday of Lord Krishna, "peacefully" and end it by 5 p.m. ... Read more...

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