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IIT Kanpur revolts, to hold separate entrance exam


June 8th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) In a clear revolt against the human resource development ministry's move for a common entrance test, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Kanpur Friday decided to ... Read more...

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No divide within BJP, says party


May 18th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janta Party Friday said there was no divide within the party.BJP spokesperson Syed Shahnawaz Hussain, at the regular party briefing, jumped to deny ... Read more...

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UP bride runs away for lack of proper toilet


May 11th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 11 (IANS) Lack of a proper toilet is least of reasons a young woman revolts. Not at least in Uttar Pradesh's countryside where half the population is forced ... Read more...

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Amnesty claims widespread rights violations in Iran


February 28th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) Global human rights monitor Amnesty International has said there have been "widespread and persistent human rights violations in Iran", CNN reported Tuesday."It is essential if further ... Read more...

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134 Brazilian prisoners escape in two jailbreaks


November 28th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 28 (IANS) Some 134 prisoners escaped in two separate jailbreaks in Brazil over the weekend, police officials said Sunday.A group of 52 prisoners escaped from a ... Read more...

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Nepal snubs Indian call for second consulate


October 27th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 27 (IANS) Despite the apparent bonhomie during Nepalese Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai's maiden official visit to New Delhi this month and his assertion that it created trust between ... Read more...

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Twitter refuses to suspend British rioters’ accounts


August 10th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Twitter has refused to suspend the accounts of British mass protesters, citing the importance of "freedom of expression".Like the recent revolts in North African ... Read more...

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Police reforms: Need for Anna Hazare-type movement (Comment)


May 15th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
If corruption is a buzzword after Anna Hazare's campaign, then it's nowhere better reflected than in Indian police. The recent Transparency International India puts policing at No.1 in the corruption stakes ... Read more...

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Kyrgyz deputies sacrifice sheep to drive evil spirits away


April 21st, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 21 (IANS) After witnessing two popular revolts, a bloody fistfight and a police raid that turned up a Kalashnikov in the parliament chamber, the Kyrgyz legislature Thursday saw ... Read more...

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US groups helped nurture Arab uprisings


April 15th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr. 15 (ANI): American officials and others looking back at the uprisings of the Arab Spring, they are seeing that the United States' democracy-building campaigns played a bigger role in fomenting ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda deputy demands Arab armies’ intervention in Libya to oust Gaddafi


April 15th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): Al Qaeda number two Ayman al-Zawahiri has praised the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak and urged Arab armies also to overthrow Libya's Colonel Muammar Gaddafi before "Western aid... ... Read more...

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US was told of Yemen leader’s vulnerability two years ago: WikiLeaks cable


April 8th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr. 8 (ANI): A classified U.S. diplomatic cable leaked by the whistle blowing web site WikiLeaks has revealed a secret plan to overthrow Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh two years ago.According ... Read more...

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Libya military intervention more in interest of Europe than US: Jim Jones


April 4th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 4 (ANI): Former US National Security Advisor Jim Jones has said that the military intervention in Libya was more in the vital interest of Europeans" than Americans."It's not a ... Read more...

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Islamist groups are elated by Arab revolts: Awlaki


March 31st, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.31 (ANI): Yemeni-American cleric Anwar-al-Awlaki, who is a top propagandist for Al-Qaeda, broke his silence on the uprisings in Middle East and claimed that Islamist groups are elated by these revolts. ... Read more...

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Gaddafi seeks UN probe into unrest in Libya


March 6th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Mar 6 (ANI): Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi has said that the United Nations (UN) or the African Union should probe into the unrest rocking Libya, and promised investigators free access.Gaddafi, ... Read more...

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Gaddafi vows to fight, blames unrest on freed Guantanamo inmates (Lead)


March 2nd, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 2 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi Wednesday refused to acknowledge that Libyans were involved in the anti-regime protests in the country and blamed these on former Al Qaeda ... Read more...

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British varsity regrets ties with Gaddafi family


February 28th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 28 (IANS) The head of the prestigious London School of Economics Monday said he felt "embarrassed" about the university's ties with the family of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.The LSE director ... Read more...

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23 protesters killed in Iraq’s ‘Day of Rage’


February 26th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Feb 26 (IANS) At least 23 people were killed Friday as Iraq's newly-elected government of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki faced a massive protest amid calls for a "Day of Rage" ... Read more...

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Iranian leaders split over developing nuclear weapons: US intelligence report


February 17th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): Fear of international sanctions may be behind growing discord among Iranian leaders as they are engaged in heated debate over whether to move further toward developing nuclear weapons, ... Read more...

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Algerian premier to lift emergency


February 17th, 2011 - 5:57 am ICT by IANS
Algiers, Feb 17 (IANS) Amid massive protests and calls for change of regime, Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia has agreed to lift the state of emergency that has been enforced since 1992."The ... Read more...

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Facebook playing down role as ‘key tool for democratic change’ in Middle East


February 15th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): Despite playing a crucial role in providing a platform for democratic change in the revolts that toppled the governments in Tunisia and Egypt, Facebook executives are avoiding ... Read more...

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Protesters square off with armed forces in Yemen


February 14th, 2011 - 9:18 am ICT by ANI
Sana (Yemen)/New York, Feb.14 (ANI): Young Yemeni protesters have reportedly squared off against security forces, with some marching to the presidential palace in Sana in the hope of repeating and emulating the ... Read more...

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After Egyptians, now Yemenis call for revolution


February 12th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Feb 12 (IANS) As tens of thousands of jubilant people in Cairo celebrated the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak, Yemenis inspired by the Egyptian uprising have begun mustering forces for their ... Read more...

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Planned rally to support revolts draws Iranians anger


February 10th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Feb.10 (ANI): Iran's chief prosecutor has called an opposition request to hold a rally in support of the uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt "divisive" and "political."His comments suggested that officials ... Read more...

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NATO not to interfere in Egypt’s affairs


February 7th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Feb 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) NATO will not interfere in Egypt's affairs, the alliance's Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Monday, but expressed concern over the continuing protests in the country.The unrest ... Read more...

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Gillard facing revolts over Australia’s treatment of WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange


December 11th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 11(ANI): Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard is facing a revolt from several MPs in her left-wing parliamentary faction, who are enraged at the treatment of Julian Assange, founder of the ... Read more...

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Indian army chief ignoring internal problems: Pakistani paper


October 17th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 17 (IANS) Indian army chief Gen. V.K. Singh's terming Pakistan and China as major threats "hides the real danger posed to his country by the on-going open revolts ... Read more...

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Zee TV synopsis for the week (30th Aug to 4th Sep 2010)


September 4th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Sanjog Se Bani SanginiGauri's bubble bursts as she finds out that Rudra, who she took as a friend, is the man responsible for mowing down her ... Read more...

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Script fails ‘Mathe Mungaru’ despite honest effort (Kannada Film Review)


August 7th, 2010 - 9:26 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Mathe Mungaru"; Producer: E. Krishnappa; Director: Dwarki Raghava; Music: X. Paul Raj; Camera: Sundaranath Suvarna; Art Director: Mohan G. Kere; Cast: Sreenagara Kitty, Rachana Malhotra, Ravishankar, Sushma Bharadwaj, Neenasam Aswath, Muni. ... Read more...

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UN peacekeeper killed in clash in Congo


May 28th, 2010 - 2:20 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) — An Indian soldier from the United Nations peacekeeping force (MONUC) was killed on Sunday in eastern Congo, the United Nations news announced on Thursday.Corporal Naik Husan Lal ... Read more...

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Films from northeast take centrestage at Mumbai International Film Festival


February 9th, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Feb 9(ANI): The ongoing 11th Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF) has provided a platform for the filmmakers from country's insurgency hit northeastern states to showcase their hidden talents behind and ... Read more...

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Vasundhara Raje revolts; BJP defers election for Rajasthan state chief


December 24th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 24 (ANI): The foremost test for the newly appointed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari is to end the infighting in the BJP's Rajasthan unit. Former Rajasthan ... Read more...

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Now Left Front minister favours early polls in West Bengal


November 11th, 2009 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 11 (IANS) A senior West Bengal minister Wednesday favoured early elections to the state assembly, saying "people have turned" against the Left Front government. "The people's mandate is against ... Read more...

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Matthew Hoh Resigns Over Afghanistan War


October 27th, 2009 - 10:33 pm ICT by GD
Oct.27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The White House as shaken by a blow delivered no by an outsider, but by someone who was very much an insider. United States diplomat Matthew Hoh has resigned ... Read more...

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Koran phrases appear on Russian baby’s skin


October 20th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 20 (ANI): A baby boy has left doctors baffled in Russia after phrases from the Koran allegedly began appearing on his skin.Sayings from the Muslim holy book are said to ... Read more...

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