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Violence at Maruti plant reflects social unrest: Premji


July 24th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 24 (IANS) Violence at auto major Maruti Suzuki's plant at Haryana's Manesar is representative of the social unrest building up in the country, Wipro chairman Azim Premji said ... Read more...

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4.5 mn jobs at risk in eurozone in four years: UN


July 12th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 12 (IANS/AKI) The 17-nation eurozone faces a further loss of 4.5 million jobs, prolonged recession and social unrest over the next four years, the UN has warned ... Read more...

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No recovery in sight for global labour market: UN


May 1st, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 1 (IANS) A new UN report Monday warned that despite signs that economic growth has resumed in some regions, the global employment situation is alarming and shows ... Read more...

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ILO warns of new global jobs crisis


April 30th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, April 30 (IANS) The International Labour Organisation (ILO) Monday warned of the emergence of a global jobs crisis, noting that around 50 million jobs that were lost during the ... Read more...

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Youths hit hardest by high unemployment, says UN


February 6th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Unemployment among the youths has risen sharply in the recent years resulting in social unrest and political turmoil in many countries, especially in the Middle ... Read more...

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Police in China hunt for ‘runaway bosses’


October 26th, 2011 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 26 (IANS) Police in China have launched a crackdown on entrepreneurs who have gone into hiding to avoid repaying bank and informal high-interest loans.The move has come as ... Read more...

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‘Aarakshan’ screening begins in Uttar Pradesh


August 20th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 20 (IANS) Over a week after its worldwide release, multiplexes and cinema halls across Uttar Pradesh started screening Prakash Jha-directed film "Aarakshan" Saturday -- a day after the ... Read more...

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World media asks people to avoid riot-hit Britain


August 10th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) "Keep away from Britain" -- media around the world have warned people, while reacting with horror to the riots that have affected many cities across the ... Read more...

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Greek default would roil financial markets: US official


June 23rd, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS/EFE) Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Wednesday that a Greek sovereign debt default would "roil" financial markets and that the US is closely following the situation ... Read more...

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Children most vulnerable in Orissa, West Bengal: Study


June 17th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Nearly two-thirds of the 100 districts in the country where children are most vulnerable to poverty, lack of parental care, social unrest and HIV/AIDS are ... Read more...

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Bahrain to disband two opposition groups for threatening national unity


April 15th, 2011 - 1:17 am ICT by BNO News
MANAMA, BAHRAIN (BNO NEWS) -- Bahrain's Justice Ministry on Thursday informed that legal cases were filed against two Shia opposition groups for threatening national unity, a move aimed at disbanding and outlawing ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son denies reports of air strikes in Tripoli


March 4th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 4 (IANS) Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, son of embattled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, has denied reports of air strikes in the capital city of Tripoli, saying "show me a ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa to present separate agriculture budget


February 23rd, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 23 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa will Thursday present a separate budget for agriculture - a first for the country. Yeddyurappa, who folds the finance portfolio and is ... Read more...

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Red Cross warns of ‘Tunisia-style unrest’ in flood-affected Pakistan


February 1st, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 01(ANI): Food insecurity caused by last year's devastating floods in Pakistan can eventually lead to social unrest similar to that seen in Tunisia, the head of the International Federation ... Read more...

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African Union summit opens with focus on stability


January 30th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, Jan 30 (IANS) The 16th African Union (AU) summit opened Sunday in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa as African leaders gather to discuss peace, security and stability in the ... Read more...

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U.S. government issues travel warning for Egypt, urges Americans to leave


January 30th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. government on Sunday issued a travel warning for Egypt, urging Americans to leave the African nation 'as soon as they can safely do so'.Egypt plunged ... Read more...

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U.S. government issues travel alert for Egypt, warns against non-essential travel


January 29th, 2011 - 2:23 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. government on Friday issued a travel alert for Egypt, urging Americans to defer non-essential travel to the African country amid massive anti-government protests.Egypt plunged into ... Read more...

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Chandrasekhara Rao ready to merge TRS party with Congress for Telangana


December 26th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Dec.26 (ANI): Telangana Rashtra Samithi chief K. Chandrasekhara Rao has said that he is ready to merge his party with the Congress if a separate Telangana state is formed.Rao ... Read more...

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Pro-Telangana activists boycott ‘Andhra Day’ celebrations


November 1st, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Nov 1 (ANI): Pro-Telangana activists mainly students of Hyderabad's Osmania University boycotted the celebrations of 'Andhra Day' here on Monday by carrying out demonstrations to highlight their demand for a ... Read more...

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Groundwater depletion rate more than doubled in recent decades: Study


September 24th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 24 (ANI): After a global assessment of groundwater use, scientists have suggested that groundwater depletion has more than doubled in recent decades.Today, people are drawing so much water from below ... Read more...

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Telangana activists attack Naidu’s convoy


September 13th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Ranga Reddy (Andhra Pradesh), Sep 13 (ANI): Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) activists hurled stones at Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N Chandrababu Naidu's convoy here on Monday, when he was proceeding ... Read more...

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1.3 mn Haitians still in camps months after quake: UN


September 3rd, 2010 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 2 (DPA) Nearly nine months after a devastating earthquake, an estimated 1.3 million Haitians are still living in temporary shelters while the country struggles with reconstruction and rebuilding a ... Read more...

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Militants may exploit flood-affected children: Zardari


August 20th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and a top US senator have warned that militants may exploit orphans and children of flood-affected people for their terror activities. "We are giving ... Read more...

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Zardari fears today’s flood orphans will be trained into ‘terrorists of tomorrow’


August 20th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.20 (ANI): Echoing the international community's fears regarding extremists taking advantage of the devastating floods, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has expressed concerns over militants adopting flood orphans to train them ... Read more...

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Naxalites may take to urban terrorism: Stratfor


July 9th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 9 (IANS) While the Maoist movement in India appears to be fairly contained for now, the rebel group's leaders and bombmakers could develop the "tradecraft for urban ... Read more...

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Four in 10 Chinese feel corruption, public discontent most to blame for social uncertainties


July 9th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 9 (ANI): Most Chinese polled in a recent survey believe widespread corruption and public discontent are to blame for social uncertainties in the country. The poll, launched by a ... Read more...

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Police arrest two Maoist leaders in Jharkhand


June 27th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by ANI
Khunti (Jharkhand), June 27(ANI): Jharkhand Police has arrested two zonal level Maoist leaders and recovered ample quantity of arms, ammunitions and assorted items from their hideout in the state's Khunti District.The ... Read more...

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Pillai meets Manipur chief minister over economic blockade (Lead)


May 11th, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, May 11 (IANS) Home Secretary G.K. Pillai Tuesday met Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh and chalked out a broad strategy to get urgently supplies of essentials into the state ... Read more...

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Social unrest inspires Ghose to make film on Lalon Fakir


March 29th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 29 (IANS) Renowned Indian filmmaker Gautam Ghose is here to finish work on his film "Moner Manush", based on the life of 19th century Sufi poet and Baul music exponent ... Read more...

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Korean Official Executed For Ruining Nation’s Economy


March 19th, 2010 - 3:17 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In an un-official announcement which was released this morning, the world learned the fate of the North Korean Official, Pak Nam-gi. He was reportedly dragged in front of ... Read more...

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Iranian student to be executed for stone-throwing during demonstration


March 17th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Mar. 17 (ANI): The Iranian Government has decided to execute a 20-year-old Iranian student, who was arrested for throwing a stone during the pro-democracy mass protests against the country's alleged rigged ... Read more...

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Another student commits suicide for separate Telangana


March 10th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Mar 10 (ANI): Another student of Osmania University in Hyderabad committed suicide on Tuesday to press for the creation of a separate Telangana state.M Saikumar, a B Tech second year ... Read more...

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Improved technology a must to feed world’s projected 9 billion people by 2050


March 7th, 2010 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
Washington, March 7 (ANI): A top agricultural economist has determined that technology that can enhance food production will be a significant asset, in order to feed a world population projected to ... Read more...

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Protestors detained for attempting to storm into Andhra State secretariat


January 23rd, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Jan.23 (ANI): About 50 activists of pro-Telangana front Progressive Democratic Students Union (PDSU) were apprehended by the State police, while trying to storm into Andhra Pradesh secretariat in Hyderabad on ... Read more...

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Robert Gates Warning On Terrorism


January 21st, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US Defense Secretary, Robert Gates has said that terrorism might weaken the relation between India and Pakistan. Terrorism is the main cause of unrest between ... Read more...

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