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South Africa gallery won’t display Zuma painting


May 31st, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) After reaching a deal with the ruling ANC party, a South African art gallery has agreed not to display a controversial painting of President Jacob Zuma ... Read more...

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Social media content creators need protection: Experts


March 29th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Calling the country's IT rules as "flawed", experts at a seminar Thursday said the right to freedom of expression should also provide protection to ... Read more...

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Balance freedom of press with rights of accused, says apex court


March 27th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said it has to frame guidelines to balance the freedom of press with that of the right of an accused under ... Read more...

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Censor’s decision to blur Tibet flag angers Tibetans


November 10th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Dharamsala, Nov 10 (IANS) Ranbir Kapoor-starrer forthcoming movie "Rockstar" is in trouble as the censor board's decision to cut a scene showing a "Free Tibet" flag has angered the ... Read more...

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Punjab, Andhra Pradesh revoke ban on ‘Aarakshan’ (Lead)


August 13th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Punjab and Andhra Pradesh governments have cleared filmmaker Prakash Jha's "Aarakshan" for screening and revoked the statewide ban they imposed on it. ... Read more...

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Rights group urges Vietnam to release jailed blogger


August 11th, 2011 - 2:14 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- Amnesty International on Wednesday urged Vietnamese authorities to release a French-Vietnamese blogger who has been sentenced to three years in prison on charges of subversion.Professor Pham Minh Hoang, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

New York town ordered to scrap English-only ordinance


May 20th, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 20 (IANS/EFE) New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has ordered the upstate town of Jackson to "immediately" overturn a local ordinance that made English the town's ... Read more...

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UNESCO chief condemns killing of journalist in Yemeni protests


March 25th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) chief on Friday condemned the death of journalist Jamal Ahmed al-Sharabi, who was killed when gunmen last week ... Read more...

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Yemeni leader orders troops to protect protesters, loyalists


February 24th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, Feb 24 (IANS) Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has ordered the country's security forces to protect protesters trying to force him out of power and loyalists alike, a media report said ... Read more...

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Media cannot be used to fight corporate battles: Tata


January 11th, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Tata group chairman Ratan Tata has questioned the "indiscriminate disclosure" of private conversations between corporate lobbyist Niira Radia and a host of others being justified under the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pak Minister denies Zardari making derogatory remarks on journalists


January 20th, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.20 (ANI): Pakistans Information and Broadcasting Minister Sherry Rehman has denied that President Asif Ali Zardari made derogatory remarks about journalists. President Zardari has cordial relations with journalists, and he can ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Ashley Cole set to sue media for privacy violation over infidelity claims


November 13th, 2008 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13 (ANI): English footballer Ashley Cole is set to fight a legal battle over newspaper allegations that he cheated on his wife Cheryl Cole.Coles lawyers are suing for ... Read more...

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Holding Olympics in China was not a good decision: Speaker of Italian provincial parliament


May 11th, 2008 - 10:59 pm ICT by admin
Dharamsala, May 11 (ANI): President of the regional parliament of south Tyrol in Italy Franz Pahl on Sunday met the Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala, and condemning Chinese ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Nepal police beat Tibetan protestors, UN concerned


March 17th, 2008 - 4:35 pm ICT by admin
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, March 17 (IANS) The UN in Nepal Monday said it was concerned that Nepalese police could have used excessive force on unarmed Tibetan protesters and would investigate the assault ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

UN urges China to act with restraint in Tibet


March 15th, 2008 - 12:31 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 15 (IANS) The UN has called on Beijing to refrain from excessive use of force while maintaining order in Tibet, even as China warned of using a firm hand ... Read more...

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Germany issues travel warning for Tibet as protests spread


March 14th, 2008 - 11:37 pm ICT by admin
DPA Berlin, March 14 (DPA) Germany's foreign ministry issued a travel warning for Tibet Friday after protests triggered by Buddhist monks led to riots in the Tibetan capital, Lhasa. "The federal government is ... Read more...

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Chennai cops shut down Lalit Kala Akademi show on Aurangzeb


March 7th, 2008 - 1:44 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, March 7 (IANS) An art show at the prestigious Lalit Kala Akademi (LKA) here curated by journalist Francois Gautier was at the receiving end of moral policing when an exhibition on ... Read more...

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