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‘Gangs Of Wasseypur - Part 2′ - more fast-paced, furious violence (IANS Movie Review)


August 9th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Gangs Of Wasseypur - Part 2"; Actors: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Huma Qureshi, Richa Chadda, Rajkumar Yadav, Zeishan Quadri; Director: Anurag Kashyap; Rating: ****If you try to count the numbers of ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir to have new police chief June 1


May 26th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 26 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police will have a new police chief June 1 as current incumbent Kuldeep Khoda is retiring May 31.Khoda made this announcement while addressing ... Read more...

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New York won’t tolerate Wall Street violence: Mayor


November 6th, 2011 - 2:25 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has said the city authorities would not allow the violence that swept Oakland to be repeated in New York.In ... Read more...

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London riots frighten British comedian


August 13th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) Comedian Russell Brand believes the street violence in Britain is sad and frightening."(The) riots are sad and frightening and if I have, by virtue of ... Read more...

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Strauss hopes Test will bring back country’s feel good factor


August 9th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 9 (IANS) England's skipper Andrew Strauss said the recent riots here have not affected the team's preparations and they are focused on Wednesday's Test against India to restore ... Read more...

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Rapper Snoop Dogg takes football to Chicago


August 1st, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chicago, Aug 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rapper Snoop Dogg has taken his football league to Chicago. Snoop outlined his plans on Saturday at the Chicago Indoor Sports Facility."The thing is if we don't ... Read more...

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Six killed in Karachi violence


July 24th, 2011 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 24 (IANS) Six people were killed and many injured in various firing incidents in different parts of Pakistan's Karachi city, Geo News reported late Saturday.Unidentified men opened fire ... Read more...

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10 killed in fresh Karachi violence


July 22nd, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) Ten people were killed and 16 others were injured Friday in fresh violence in Karachi following a brief calm in the city, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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Amid hopes and fears, a strong comeback for Kashmir tourism


July 3rd, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 3 (IANS) As the sun sank behind the picturesque Dal Lake leaving the Sringar skyline crimson, Abdur Rehman, a boatman, counted his day's earnings and thanked god for ... Read more...

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Suspended for kidnapped kid’s killing, 3 cops reinstated


June 24th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 24 (IANS) Chandigarh police have revoked the suspension orders of its three officers who were held guilty of negligence while handling the kidnapping and murder case of five-year-old ... Read more...

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Three killed in Chandigarh accident


June 19th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 19 (IANS) Three people, including a woman and her nephew, who were part of a religious procession were killed after being mowed down by a bus here. The ... Read more...

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Four killed in Chandigarh accident


June 19th, 2011 - 2:06 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 19 (IANS) Four people, part of a religious procession, died after they were mowed down by a private bus here Saturday night, police said.Following the accident in Sector ... Read more...

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Ensure against street protests this year, Kashmir told


April 2nd, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 2 (IANS) The central government has conveyed to the Jammu and Kashmir government that it is keen that the bloody protests of last year do not recur this ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir deputy speaker quits (Lead)


March 3rd, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 3 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir assembly deputy speaker Sartaj Madni quit Thursday protesting the remarks made against him by the speaker in a newspaper.As the house met, Madni ... Read more...

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Deputy speaker quits on Kashmir speaker’s remarks


March 3rd, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 3 (IANS) The deputy speaker of the Jammu and Kashmir assembly quit Thursday protesting the remarks made against him by the speaker in a local newspaper.As the ... Read more...

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Thousands of anti-government protesters rally in Bangkok


January 24th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Thousands of anti-government protesters rallied in Bangkok on Sunday, demanding the government to release their key leaders who were jailed in last year's crackdown, MCOT online news reported.

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India’s winter of discontent (2010 in Retrospect)


December 26th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli For the first time in the Manmohan Singh government's six years in power, there is a pervading sense of negativism in the atmosphere. Not even when the Left withdrew ... Read more...

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Lack of strong leaders led to parliament paralysis (Comment)


December 25th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli The relationship between a Congress-led government and the opposition parties in India remains hostage to the belief prevalent among the latter during the first few decades after independence that ... Read more...

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We need to know what alienated Kashmiri youth: Sonia


December 19th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Sunday said the country needed to find an answer to what caused alienation among youth in Kashmir Valley, where calm prevails at ... Read more...

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Amid curfew and agony, Indian leaders meet Kashmir separatists (Roundup)


September 20th, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 20 (IANS) Indian political leaders held ice-breaking talks Monday with Kashmiri separatist leaders in the glare of television cameras after three months of unprecedented street violence left 102 people ... Read more...

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Government may press panic button on Kashmir: BJP


September 1st, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Wednesday there are indications that the government "is all set for some panic steps" on Jammu and Kashmir. "The statements by ... Read more...

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Kashmir situation worrisome, accepts Omar


August 18th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 18 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday acknowledged that the situation in the valley was "worrisome" and hoped that the measures taken by his government to ... Read more...

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Omar seeks centre’s help to douse Kashmir flames (Lead)


August 2nd, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday held a meeting with Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, Home Minister P. Chidambaram and Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee to ... Read more...

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Pink Floyd’s ‘Another Brick in the Wall’ a hit for Iran’s resistance movement


July 30th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 30 (ANI): Pink Floyd's song 'Another Brick in the Wall' is being used as an anthem for Iran's resistance movement.Two exiled Iranian brothers have reworked the 1979 song, which was ... Read more...

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Don’t be harsh during protests: Human Rights Watch


July 22nd, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 22 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government should ensure due rights and protections for children detained for taking part in violent street protests, Human Rights Watch has said. Hundreds ... Read more...

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Assassination overshadows Krishna visit (Pakistan Diary)


July 15th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
By M.R. Narayan Swamy Islamabad, July 15 (IANS) The assassination of a Baloch leader and retaliatory street violence all over Balochistan overshadowed the visit by Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna to Pakistan. Splashed ... Read more...

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Bandh was a political and tactical mistake (Comment)


July 10th, 2010 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli It took only a day for the communists to switch from gloating over the "success" of the recent all-India bandh to offering explanations for their disruptive act.To the charge ... Read more...

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PM steps in to defuse Lashkar-created Kashmir tension (Roundup)


June 30th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday held a high-level meeting to review the turbulent situation in the Kashmir Valley where 11 people have been killed in street ... Read more...

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PM steps in to diffuse Kashmir tension (Lead)


June 30th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday presided over a high level meeting to review the turbulent situation in the Kashmir Valley and the government is hopeful the ... Read more...

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Arrange safe passage for Indians in Kyrgyzstan: BJP


June 14th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday asked the government to arrange safe passage for more than 100 Indians, who are trapped in Kyrgyzstan's Osh and Jalalabad ... Read more...

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116 Indians stranded in Kyrgyzstan, India assures help (Second Lead)


June 14th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) More than 100 Indians are trapped in Kyrgyzstan's Osh and Jalalabad towns after ethnic riots erupted in the Central Asian republic and the Indian mission is doing ... Read more...

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116 Indians stranded in Kyrgyzstan, India assures all help (Lead)


June 14th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Indian mission in Kyrgyzstan was doing its best to ensure the well-being of 116 Indians, mostly students, trapped in the Central Asian republic's Osh and Jalalabad ... Read more...

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Kyrgyzstan clashes toll reaches 37 (Lead)


June 11th, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan), June 11 (DPA) Authorities in Kyrgyzstan said Friday afternoon that the toll in a night of street violence in the southern city of Osh had risen to at least 37. "The ... Read more...

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Victoria Premier slams Opposition Leader for “trashing state’s reputation”


February 13th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb. 13 (ANI): Victoria Premier John Brumby has slammed Opposition Leader Ted Baillieu for trashing the state's reputation by calling it Australia's crime capital."This is part of the Liberal Party's campaign ... Read more...

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Cracks in Hindutva camp spells doom for doctrine (Comment)


February 6th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli The saffron brotherhood has generally been known for its unity. The reason is despite its long history - the Hindu supremacist Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) was founded in 1925 ... Read more...

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