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Shutdown near-total in Mumbai, most of Maharashtra (Second lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) The shutdown against rising prices and inflation called by opposition parties paralysed life in large parts of Maharashtra and its capital Mumbai with public transport ... Read more...

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Shutdown near-total in Mumbai, most of Maharashtra (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) The shutdown against rising prices and inflation paralysed life in large parts of Maharashtra and its capital Mumbai with public transport off the roads and ... Read more...

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BAI gets green signal for Indian Open


March 21st, 2012 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The Badminton World Federation (BWF) Tuesday gave the green signal to the Badminton Association of India (BAI) to host the Yonex Sunrise India Open here ... Read more...

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Pakistan celebrates Eid


August 31st, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) Eid-ul-Fitr was celebrated Wednesday across Pakistan with great religious zeal and fervour at the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.The country began the celebrations after ... Read more...

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Bollywood bids final goodbye to Shammi Kapoor


August 15th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) With moist eyes and prayers, Shammi Kapoor's family members and friends bid goodbye to the veteran actor at his funeral at the Ban Ganga cremation ... Read more...

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Only pot-full of money can get ticket for Wankhede final


April 1st, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) There is a last minute scramble for that elusive ticket for the World Cup final featuring India and Sri Lanka here Saturday but only a pot-full ... Read more...

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US warns citizens against travelling to Pakistan due to Al-Qaida, Taliban threats


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3(ANI): The United States has warned its citizens against travelling to Pakistan owing to militant threats, saying that terrorists have "disguised themselves as Pakistani security forces personnel to gain ... Read more...

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‘Public places in Sindh under grave threat of terrorist attacks’


November 24th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 24 (ANI): Sindh Home Minister Zulfikhar Mirza has hinted that government buildings, hospitals, the assembly and other important places in the Pakistani province are under the threat of terror attacks.Talking ... Read more...

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Celebrated Humorist, Dave Barry, Subjected To A ‘Pat-Down’ At The Miami Airport


November 17th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 17, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The annoyance and exasperation of the ordinary Americans is intensifying gradually on account of the ultra-stringent security measures that are being adopted in the airports ... Read more...

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Security stepped up in UP ahead of Babri mosque demolition verdict


September 14th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Allahabad, Sep 14 (ANI): Stringent security measures have been initiated in Uttar Pradesh to thwart any untoward incident ahead of the verdict on the 1992 Babri Mosque demolition case, due to be ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan hockey match tickets sold out


February 23rd, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) It will be a full house at the majestic Major Dhyanchand National Stadium when Indian hockey team take on Pakistan under floodlights on the first day of ... Read more...

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High alert in Maharashtra after Pune attack (Lead)


February 14th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 14 (IANS) Hundreds of policemen spread across Maharashtra were Sunday randomly checking vehicles, train and bus passengers and visitors to important religious shrines and vital installations in the wake ... Read more...

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Aussie cricketers advised to observe stringent security measures during IPL


February 3rd, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb. 3 (ANI): Following a threat by extreme right wing political party Shiv Sena to prevent the Australians from playing in Mumbai, Aussie cricketers will be asked to follow stringent security ... Read more...

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Insurgents affecting Loktak Lake development


January 31st, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Jan 31 (ANI): Development of the Loktak Lake area of Manipur has been repeatedly affected by insurgent attacks. Militants recently damaged an excavator that was being used to clear Phumdis, or ... Read more...

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Massachusetts College Prohibits Head Covering Dress


January 7th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a recent development that may create a stir in the Islamic groups in USA, a pharmacy college based in Massachusetts has imposed a ban on ... Read more...

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60 held from areas near Pakistani military HQ


October 18th, 2009 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rawalpindi, Oct 18 (IANS) More than 60 suspicious people, among them numerous Afghans, were arrested Sunday during a search operation in areas near the Pakistani military headquarters, which was the ... Read more...

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Adlabs promises action over theft of ‘…Raashee?’ print


September 24th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Adlabs Processing Thursday pledged to take action against employees responsible for leaking the master print of forthcoming Bollywood movie "What's Your Raashee?" Amit Khanna, head of Reliance Big ... Read more...

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Lahore terror attack was aimed at striking ISI building, claims Minister


June 16th, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, June 16 (ANI): The Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah has claimed that terrorists had targeted the Lahore office of the Inter-Services Intelligence in the May 27 bomb and suicide attack.He was ... Read more...

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Threats to civil liberties, rights increasing: UN


October 9th, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Oct 9 (IANS) Stringent security measures following the Sep 11, 2001 terror attack in the US are increasingly threatening civil liberties, the UN rights agency has warned and called for effective ... Read more...

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Pak to take action against terrorists on its soil: Zardari


September 28th, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 28 (ANI): President Asif Ali Zardari has said that only Pakistan and its security forces have the rights to take any action inside its border and in case America ... Read more...

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Seven drown in Maharasthra during Ganesh immersion


September 14th, 2008 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) Seven people drowned in four separate incidents in Maharashtra during Ganesh immersion Sunday, the police said.Four men were washed away in the raging sea waters at Murugwada in ... Read more...

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Stringent security measures in Jaipur for IPL match


May 16th, 2008 - 8:44 pm ICT by admin
Jaipur, May 16 (IANS) A thick security cover will be in place at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium here for Saturday's Indian Premier League match between Rajasthan Royals and Bangalore Royal Challengers. The ... Read more...

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President Ahmadinejad arrives in Colombo on two-day visit


April 28th, 2008 - 10:03 pm ICT by admin
By P. Karunakharan Colombo, April 28 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrived in Colombo Monday evening on a two-day state visit during which he is expected to inaugurate two projects, including a Tehran-funded ... Read more...

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Mountaineer with Free Tibet banner barred from Everest


April 23rd, 2008 - 2:34 pm ICT by admin
DPA Kathmandu, April 23 (DPA) Nepalese authorities have barred an American mountaineer from climbing the Mount Everest after discovering a Free Tibet banner in his possession, Nepalese media reports said Wednesday. The mountaineer, ... Read more...

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Varanasi spruced up for PM, security tightened


March 14th, 2008 - 2:32 pm ICT by admin
Varanasi, March 14 (IANS) This ancient holy city has been spruced up and unprecedented security has turned large parts of it into an impregnable fortress as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrives here ... Read more...

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Counting begins in Pakistan


February 18th, 2008 - 10:23 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Feb 18 (ANI): The voters cast their votes for national and provincial assemblies elections in Pakistan on Monday amid stringent security measures.In various incidents of violence 19 persons including a woman ... Read more...

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Kashmir Solidarity Day observed in Pakistan


February 5th, 2008 - 5:35 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Feb.5 (ANI): Organisations supporting the Kashmiri quest for self-determination today observed Kashmir Solidarity Day. In Muzzaffarabad, the capital of Pakistan-administered Kashmir, rallies were held to mark the occasion for the 18th consecutive ... Read more...

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Backdoor contacts restored between Presidency, PPP: Sources


January 3rd, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Jan 3 (ANI): Following the assassination of former premier Benazir Bhutto, backdoor channel contacts have once again been restored between the Presidency and the PPP, sources have said. Well-placed sources said that ... Read more...

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Terrorists may target Indian, US embassies: Pak Intelligence report


December 14th, 2007 - 3:08 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Dec 14 (ANI): Pakistani intelligence agencies have warned against suicide attacks by terrorists based in the tribal areas and Swat targeting Indian and US embassies. Sources quoted intelligence agencies as further saying ... Read more...

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