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Army called in to protect Islamabad diplomatic enclave


September 20th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) The Pakistan government called in the army Thursday after a large number of enraged protesters tried to storm Islamabad's heavily-guarded diplomatic enclave to register their protest ... Read more...

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Russian telecom operator blocks YouTube


September 20th, 2012 - 7:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Rostelecom, one of Russia's largest telecom operators, has suspended access to YouTube in the central region of Omsk after local prosecutors reacted to a film ... Read more...

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Two Ghaziabad policemen in serious condition


September 19th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 19 (IANS) Two policemen viciously attacked by a frenzied mob after the desecration of the Koran remain in serious condition, police sources said Wednesday.Head constable Roop Chand and ... Read more...

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Patnaik transferred, Satyapal Singh is new Mumbai top cop (Third Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Mumbai Police Commissioner Arup Patnaik was shunted out Thursday, a top home department official said, after coming under criticism over the manner in which he ... Read more...

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19 more arrested for Mumbai violence


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Another 19 rioters have been arrested for their involvement in the violence at Mumbai's Azad Maidan Aug 11 during a massive rally taken out to protest ... Read more...

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Police custody of 23 Mumbai rioters extended


August 19th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) A Mumbai metropolitan court Sunday extended till Aug 24 the police custody of 23 people arrested in connection with violence at Mumbai's Azad Maidan earlier this ... Read more...

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Act against Mumbai rioters: activist


August 19th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) An activist Sunday asked the Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission (MSHRC) to take suo moto cognizance of the abuse of policemen and policewomen during a protest ... Read more...

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One more arrested for Mumbai’s Azad Maidan violence


August 16th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) A man who snatched and fired a police gun during the violence at Mumbai's Azad Maidan Saturday, which left two people dead and another 100 injured, ... Read more...

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Police start probing Mumbai violence (Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) Mumbai Police have started probing Saturday's violence during a Muslim procession which left two dead and 100 injured, including 45 policemen, a police official said Sunday."We ... Read more...

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It’s time for healing: PM tells Assam victims (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 28 (IANS) Sharing the "pain" of Assam riots victims, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said it was now "time for healing" and assured them of government help ... Read more...

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It’s time for healing: PM to Assam victims


July 28th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 28 (IANS) Sharing the "pain" of victims of Assam's ethnic riots, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said it was now "time for healing" and assured them of ... Read more...

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No fresh violence in Assam’s Bodo areas, toll 45


July 27th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 27 (IANS) Normalcy is slowly returning in Assam's violence-hit Bodo areas, where week-long communal clashes claimed 45 lives, with no reports of any fresh incidents of violence being ... Read more...

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Pakistan power protests cause damage worth millions


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) Enraged over the ongoing power crisis, people in Pakistan's Rawalpindi city have destroyed infrastructure and inflicted a loss of around Rs.8.5 million to the government.At least ... Read more...

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Riots in Pakistan over power cuts


June 18th, 2012 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) Riots broke out in Pakistan Sunday over long hours of power cuts.Police fired tear gas shells and baton charged to disperse protesters in several cities of ... Read more...

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Poland sees no threat to ties with Russia because of Euro 2012 mayhem


June 13th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 13 (IANS) Street clashes between Russian and Polish football fans in Warsaw would not threaten political relations between the two countries, the Polish Ambassador to Moscow said Wednesday."There ... Read more...

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Shahi Imam lashes out at Uttar Pradesh government


June 4th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 4 (IANS) Syed Ahmed Bukhari, the Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid, has come down heavily on the Samajwadi Party (SP) government in Uttar Pradesh for its "inability ... Read more...

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Two officials transferred after Mathura riots


June 4th, 2012 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 4 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has transferred two senior officials in Mathura following communal riots that left four people dead, an official said.Mathura District Magistrate (DM) Sanjay ... Read more...

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Congress doesn’t comment on Ode massacre verdict


April 9th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Congress Monday did not comment on a Ahmedabad court verdict convicting 23 persons in a 2002 riots case, saying that it was not ... Read more...

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23 convicted, 23 acquitted for Gujarat riots massacre (Lead)


April 9th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, April 9 (IANS) A special trial court here Monday acquitted 23 people and convicted a similar number for the massacre of 23 people in Ode village of Anand ... Read more...

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23 convicted, 23 acquitted for Gujarat riots massacre


April 9th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, April 9 (IANS) A special trial court here Monday acquitted 23 people, but also convicted 23 for the massacre of 23 people in Ode village of Anand district ... Read more...

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Scores injured after soccer match


March 12th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, March 12 (IANS) Scores of people were injured as fans clashed with police after a game between relegation threatened Chacarita and Atlanta in Argentine second-flight soccer division.The riots ... Read more...

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12 killed in China riots (Lead)


February 29th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 28 (IANS) A violent mob Tuesday chopped to death at least 10 people in China's Muslim-majority Xinjiang Uygur region, following which police chased the mob and shot dead ... Read more...

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12 killed in China riots


February 28th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 28 (IANS) A violent mob Tuesday chopped to death at least 10 people in China's Muslim-majority Xinjiang Uygur region, following which police chased the mob and shot dead ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Barlow hopes charity song will inspire youth


November 17th, 2011 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) Singer Gary Barlow is convinced that his latest charity single featuring several British rappers will inspire youngsters to chase their dreams.The 40-year-old formed a new band ... Read more...

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Riots in Liberia ahead of presidential poll run-off


November 7th, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Monrovia, Nov 7 (IANS) A fresh riot broke out on Monday in Liberia's capital Monrovia, with casualties feared and properties being destroyed ahead of Tuesday's presidential run-off election.A Xinhua reporter ... Read more...

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Britain rioters were from 44 nations


October 24th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 24 (IANS) Robbers, vandals and thugs from 44 countries took part in the riots in August in Britain, a media report said Monday.The sheer number from different corners ... Read more...

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24 killed in Cairo riots


October 10th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cairo, Oct 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Security forces in Egypt have arrested several people linked with the recent riots in the capital that has resulted in the deaths of at least 24 people ... Read more...

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Four get death sentence for China terror attacks


September 15th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 15 (IANS) Four people involved in deadly terror attacks in China's Xinjiang Uygur region in July have been sentenced to death, a media report said Thursday.About 20 people ... Read more...

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At least 3 killed in southern Thailand prison riot


September 5th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by BNO News
PATTANI, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- At least three people were killed on Monday morning when a prison riot broke out in the southern region of Thailand, officials were quoted as saying by ... Read more...

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Top bureaucrats depose before Nanavaty panel


August 30th, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 29 (IANS) Two senior government bureaucrats in their testimony before the Nanavaty-Mehta judicial inquiry commission probing the 2002 Godhra train carnage and the subsequent communal riots that ... Read more...

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Top British official to meet social networks over riots


August 26th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) British Home Secretary Theresa May will soon meet executives from social networks like Facebook, Twitter and BlackBerry to discuss the recent riots in the country.May ... Read more...

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Gujarat top cop Sanjiv Bhatt quizzed by CBI


August 25th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 25 (IANS) Suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt, in the eye of a storm after he pointed fingers at Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in relation to the ... Read more...

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British police hunt for 30,000 rioters


August 21st, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) About 30,000 people are suspected to have been involved in the looting, arson and violence during the riots which were witnessed in Britain recently, Scotland Yard ... Read more...

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Tory councillor Bob Frost suspended after racist comments on Facebook


August 19th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bob Frost, the Tory councillor who made racist remarks on his Facebook page about the rioters in London recently has been suspended. The 49-year-old who is also ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

I feel safe in London: Thandie Newton


August 16th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) "Mission: Impossible II" actress Thandie Newton refuses to feel scared living in London following the riots, insisting she still feels "very safe" in the city.Violence ... Read more...

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