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Kamra airbase attackers were Pakistanis: Malik


August 19th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said the plan to destabilise the country will be foiled, as he revealed that the nine attackers of Kamra ... Read more...

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Saudi Islamic summit to discuss Myanmar violence


August 12th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 12 (IANS) Saudi Arabia will host an Islamic summit next week to discuss the issue of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, among other matters, and Pakistani President Asif Ali ... Read more...

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Interfaith vigils across US for gurdwara victims


August 9th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Oak Creek (Wisconsin), Aug 9 (IANS) In a clear message of solidarity, Americans of all backgrounds and faith held candlelight vigils from coast to coast to mourn the victims of ... Read more...

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India objects to cancellation of NAM meet on Palestine


August 6th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) India Monday said it has strongly objected to the cancellation of a Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) meeting on Palestine that was to be held at Ramallah ... Read more...

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Hegde opposes Hazare move to float political party


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 3 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare should not form a political party to fight for his just cause as entering politics would be an expensive proposition, former ... Read more...

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Army ex-chief joins Anna bandwagon


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Former Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh Friday lent his voice to Anna Hazare's anti-graft movement and also joined the protest at Jantar Mantar ... Read more...

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Pakistani who polished shoes in India sacked (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) A Pakistani official who sought to create inter-faith harmony by serving devotees in Sikh temples in Pakistan and India has lost his job.Mohammad Khursheed Khan, a ... Read more...

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25 Myanmarese Muslims seek refuge in Hyderabad


July 31st, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 31 (IANS) Persecuted in their own country, a group of 25 Muslims from Myanmar have reached Hyderabad to take refuge here.The group, fled Myanmar to escape ethnic violence ... Read more...

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Ralegan-Siddhi villagers back Hazare


July 29th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan-Siddhi (Maharashtra), July 29 (IANS) Residents of Anna Hazare's native village Ralegan-Siddhi in Maharashtra stood solidly behind the activist who Sunday launched an indefinite hunger strike in Delhi in ... Read more...

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Jan Lokpal is thrust of our movement: Anna (Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) On the second day of renewed agitation against graft here, Anna Hazare said the thrust of his movement was Jan Lokpal bill and demand ... Read more...

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Thin crowds on second day of Team Anna fast


July 26th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Day two of Team Anna's indefinite fast against corruption got off to a slow start Thursday with thin crowds and leaders of the movement ... Read more...

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Sangma congratulates Mukherjee, keeps election petition option open (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Congratulating Pranab Mukherjee for winning the presidential poll, opposition candidate Purno Sangma said the nation had lost an opportunity to elevate a tribal candidate ... Read more...

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Militants shoot down helicopter in Libya


July 7th, 2012 - 5:19 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, July 7 (IANS) Unidentified militants in Libya's largest city of Benghazi shot down a police helicopter Friday, killing one person in the incident, Xinhua reported early Saturday.The police ... Read more...

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Singur farmers have the right to take back land: SUCI-C


June 29th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 29 (IANS) Stating that the British-era Land Acquisition Act cannot be a yardstick for justice, the Socialist Unity Centre of India-Communist (SUCI-C) Friday said the farmers of ... Read more...

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Baramati mourns its residents’ death in Mantralaya fire (With images)


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Baramati, a small town of Pune district Friday fell into a deep glum as it mourned the death of two residents - Umesh Potekar and Mahesh ... Read more...

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Farmer dies during agitation outside BJP office


June 15th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) A 75-year-old farmer died Friday when he was holding an agitation along with hundreds of other farmers outside the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) office ... Read more...

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Goa church rues shrinking Christian numbers in Israel


June 11th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 11 (IANS) The Roman Catholic Church in Goa has expressed solidarity with Palestinians in general and Palestinian Christians in particular, in the face of what the Church has ... Read more...

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Illegal power connection at Shahbaz Sharif’s office


June 4th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 4 (IANS) An illegal electricity connection has been detected at Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif's office, a media report said.The illegal power connection, colloquially called `kunda', was found ... Read more...

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JLo, Anthony come together, again


May 28th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 28 (IANS) Singer Jennifer Lopez and her estranged husband Marc Anthony shared the stage together for their show "Q'Viva! The Chosen" in Las Vegas.The former couple, ... Read more...

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Jagan to appear before CBI today


May 25th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 25 (IANS) YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy will appear before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) here Friday amid speculation that he would be arrested in ... Read more...

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Bulgarian envoy to Yemen escapes abduction attempt


May 14th, 2012 - 4:01 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 14 (IANS) Bulgarian ambassador in Yemen Boris Genadiev Borisov had a miraculous escape when armed men intercepted his car and tried to kidnap him at gunpoint in Yemeni ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi meets kin of ferry disaster victims


May 2nd, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 2 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Wednesday cut short his Amethi visit to fly to Dhubri in Assam and express solidarity with the relatives of the ... Read more...

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PM expresses grief over Assam ferry tragedy


April 30th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday expressed grief over the boat tragedy in Assam's Dhubri district in which many people have died."The prime minister is ... Read more...

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Jolie honoured with Bosnian citizenship


April 25th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 25 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie has been made an honorary citizen of Bosnia after drawing attention to the region with her directorial debut "In the Land ... Read more...

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Pakistan condemns Taliban attacks in Afghanistan


April 17th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 17 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Monday called her Afghan counterpart Zalmai Rassoul over phone to strongly condemn the Taliban attacks in the country that ... Read more...

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Pakistan condemns Kabul attacks


April 16th, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 15 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Sunday condemned the series of Taliban attacks in Afghanistan and said Islamabad supports stability in the war-shattered neighbouring country."Pakistan ... Read more...

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UAE-Iran friendly football match cancelled


April 13th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 12 (IANS/WAM) A friendly football match between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) national team against Iran, scheduled for April 17, has been cancelled, an official said Thursday.Yousef ... Read more...

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Karat bats for Achuthanandan


April 10th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), April 10 (IANS) CPI-M general secretary Prakash Karat Tuesday dismissed as baseless reports that former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan was "ousted" from the politburo.Karat said told the ... Read more...

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Hafiz supporters rant against India


April 7th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 7 (IANS) Members of Pakistan's Jamat-ud-Dawa (JuD) burnt American flags and shouted slogans against India to denounce the US for announcing reward money for their chief Hafiz Saeed's ... Read more...

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Women wear hijab in support of hate victim


April 5th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) One million women worldwide have posted their pictures on Facebook wearing the hijab to show their support for an Iraqi immigrant in the US who ... Read more...

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60 percent Myanmarese in favour of Suu Kyi’s party: Survey


March 31st, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, March 31 (IANS) A day before the crucial elections in Myanmar, around 60 percent of respondents in a countrywide survey said they will vote for Nobel laureate Aung Sang ... Read more...

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UN to observe Earth Hour


March 31st, 2012 - 4:09 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 31 (IANS) The UN will observe Earth Hour Saturday by turning off the lights for one hour at its facilities around the world.The world body, headquartered in ... Read more...

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Refrain from drastic action, Tibetans told


March 27th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 27 (IANS) A day after a Tibetan protester attempted self-immolation in New Delhi, the Tibetan administration Tuesday asked the community to refrain from any "drastric action"."The CTA (Central ... Read more...

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Anna fever returns to Delhi


March 25th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Anna fever gripped Delhi once again Sunday with thousands filling the capital's dharna hotspot at Jantar Mantar to join the social activist in his ... Read more...

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Anna threatens a bigger Lokpal movement (Lead)


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Anna Hazare Friday said his team will build public opinion against the government's "useless" Lokpal bill and threatened a bigger anti-corruption stir if his ... Read more...

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