social upheaval

Queen in a helicopter, Beckham on a boat: what more can you ask for? (Lead)

July 28th, 2012 - 5:42 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) What can you say about an opening ceremony of the Olympic Games that managed to get the queen of Britain into a helicopter with James ... Read more...

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Unesco asks Libyans to protect archaeological sites

August 25th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Aug 25 (IANS/AKI) The chief of the UN culture agency Unesco has called on Libyans and international antiquities dealers to respect Libya's ancient heritage and prevent looting of the ... Read more...

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Now a movie on Nandigram fiasco

March 18th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 18 (IANS) The social upheaval at Nandigram in West Bengal during the anti-land acquisition movement that changed the electoral script of the state will be the premise of ... Read more...

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120 million dollar ADB grant to help Assam tackle floods, land erosion

October 20th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Manila (Philippines), Oct. 20 (ANI): The north eastern Indian state of Assam will receive Asian Development Bank (ADB) assistance to combat flooding and erosion, which regularly cause large economic losses and social ... Read more...

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‘Bonnie and Clyde’ director Arthur Penn dies at 88

September 30th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 30 (ANI): Director Arthur Penn has died, a day after his 88th birthday.The legendary director's daughter Mollu Penn confirmed that the legendary director, who was best known for making 'Bonnie ... Read more...

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Cuban high priests predict tumultuous 2010

January 4th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Havana, Jan. 4 (ANI): Cuba's high priests have predicted massive social upheaval and internal conflict in the year 2010. "We can reach all we aspire to, but we can also destroy it ... Read more...

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Buddhist monks preach non-violence in Maoist-hit villages

November 23rd, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 23 (IANS) A group of Buddhist monks in Bihar are on a new peace mission -- preaching Lord Buddha's message of non-violence in the Maoist affected villages of Gaya ... Read more...

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British thinktank warns of ‘global pandemic of unrest’

March 21st, 2009 - 7:36 am ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (DPA) A leading British thinktank Friday warned of the "grave threat" of social unrest in response to the global recession over the next two years. The Economist Intelligence Unit ... Read more...

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