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Scribes fear for safety in Uttar Pradesh


August 29th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 29 (IANS) Journalists are a worried lot in Uttar Pradesh following two major attacks on them in a fortnight.On Aug 17, a Muslim mob thrashed photographers and ... Read more...

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Delhi Police assure security for northeast people


August 17th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar Friday assured people from the northeastern states of their security in the national capital and said they need not panic ... Read more...

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PM likely to visit violence-hit Assam districts


July 26th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is likely to visit Assam's restive Kokrajhar and Chirang districts Saturday, where communal violence has claimed 40 lives and affected ... Read more...

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4,000 troopers rushed to violence-hit Assam, PM speaks to Gogoi (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The central government Tuesday said nearly 4,000 paramilitary troopers have been rushed to two violence-hit Assam districts where communal clashes have left 25 people ... Read more...

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PM speaks to Assam CM, directs him to monitor situation


July 24th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday spoke to Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and directed him to "monitor the situation closely" and to "ensure safety ... Read more...

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Violence rages in Assam, death toll 25 (Second Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 24 (IANS) Security forces Tuesday shot dead four miscreants in Assam, taking the death toll in communal violence raging in two districts to 25, authorities said.An indefinite curfew ... Read more...

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Assam toll rises to 12, army called in (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 22 (IANS) The death toll in the communal violence in Assam's Bodoland area rose to 12 Sunday with police recovering three more bodies. The army has been pressed ... Read more...

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Assam toll is 12, curfew continues


July 22nd, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 22 (IANS) The death toll in the communal violence in Assam rose to 12 Sunday with police recovering three more bodies.The situation remains tense in lower Assam's Kokrajhar ... Read more...

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Police foil OU students’ bid to march towards assembly


July 19th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 19 (IANS) Police Thursday foiled an attempt to take out a rally to the state assembly by pro-Telangana students of Osmania University who were demanding that legislators ... Read more...

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Jammu students demand setting up of Central University


July 22nd, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 22 (IANS) Hundreds of students gathered here Friday to demand that a Central University, sanctioned more than two years ago, be set up in Jammu. The students ... Read more...

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Telangana leader arrested in Hyderabad


July 6th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 6 (IANS) Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) convenor M. Kodandaram was arrested Wednesday when he was heading towards Osmania University here to participate in a rally to ... Read more...

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Ahead of elections, politicians get a unique platform


March 8th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) As India prepares for elections in five states, a New Delhi-based NGO has come up with a magic formula politicians have been looking for: a ... Read more...

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46 Zimbabwe political activists charged with treason for watching Egypt protests video


February 25th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25 (ANI): Zimbabwe has charged dozens of political activists with treason for allegedly plotting "Egypt-style" protests against Robert Mugabe's rule.The arrest of the activists is being seen as another ... Read more...

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Clashes continue in Osmania University, protests rock Telangana (Lead)


January 7th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 7 (IANS) For the second consecutive day, clashes broke out between students and police in Osmania University campus here Friday as protests over the Srikrishna committee report rocked Telangana.Osmania ... Read more...

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Buses torched in Telangana to demand students release


December 18th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 18 (IANS) Unidentified men set afire two buses in Telangana demanding release of Osmania University student leaders, police said Saturday, even as the Andhra Pradesh government sought central paramilitary ... Read more...

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CII to showcase Kerala IT to investors


December 3rd, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 3 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) will showcase Kerala to prospective investors at the second edition of the India ICT Summit in Kochi Dec 14-15."The highlight of the ... Read more...

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‘Pak govt must provide immediate justice for Baloch atrocities’: Amnesty International


October 27th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 27 (ANI): The Pakistan government must investigate the torture and killings of more than 40 Baloch leaders and political activists over the past four months, human rights group Amnesty International ... Read more...

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Aligarh university vice chancellor, students hold talks


October 13th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Oct 13 (IANS) Aligarh Muslim University Vice Chancellor P.K. Abdul Azis Wednesday held talks with agitating students who launched a sit-in Oct 4 demanding restoration of the students' union, among other ... Read more...

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MIT Pune to host ‘Parliament of Student Council Leaders’


October 3rd, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Oct 3 (ANI): The first ever 'Parliament of Student Council Leaders' (Bharatiya Chhatra Sansad) will be held at Maharashtra Institute of Technology (MIT) campus in Pune from January 12 to ... Read more...

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ABVP protests commercialisation of education in Ahmedabad


September 16th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Sep.16 (ANI): Students took out a massive protest march here on Thursday against commercialisation of education.Organised by Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), student wing of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), ... Read more...

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Penn State No Longer The Top Party School


August 3rd, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Princeton Review rankings indicate that Penn State is not any more the best party school. As per the latest rankings which was released recently Penn ... Read more...

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Naga students to consider lifting of Manipur economic blockade


June 15th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 15 (ANI): The Naga Students Federation (NSF) on Monday said they would consider temporary suspension of the two-month long economic blockade of Manipur following a meeting with the ... Read more...

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Naga students to call off blockade in Manipur


June 14th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Naga Students Federation (NSF) Monday said after meeting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here that it planned to call off the two-month long economic blockade of ... Read more...

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Leader of Tiananmen Square protests arrested in Tokyo


June 4th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, June 4 (DPA) One of the Chinese student leaders of the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests was arrested Friday for allegedly trespassing into the Chinese embassy in Tokyo, Kyodo News reported. ... Read more...

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No talks on ULFA’s sovereignty, says Gogoi


April 27th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 27 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Tuesday rejected holding peace talks with the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) on their core demand of sovereignty and said negotiations, ... Read more...

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Ready for peace talks, let ULFA take initiative: Gogoi


April 26th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kokrajhar (Assam), April 26 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Monday put the onus of holding peace talks on the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), saying the government was ready ... Read more...

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Open talks with ULFA: Assam citizen’s conclave


April 25th, 2010 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 24 (IANS) A citizen's conclave in Assam Saturday urged New Delhi to begin peace talks with the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) by discussing its core demand of ... Read more...

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Police appeal student activists in Osmania Univ. for restrain in demonstrations


February 21st, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Feb.21 (ANI): Hyderabad police on Sunday appealed to student activists of Osmania University and other educational institutions, demanding the creation of a separate Telangana state, to observe restrain and protest ... Read more...

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TRS rejects Srikrishna panel’s terms of reference (Lead)


February 12th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 12 (IANS) The Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) has rejected the terms of reference announced by the central government Friday for the five-member Justice B.N. Srikrishna committee looking into the ... Read more...

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TRS rejects terms of reference of Srikrishna panel


February 12th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 12 (IANS) The Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) has rejected the terms of reference announced by the central government Friday for the five member Justice B.N. Srikrishna committee looking into ... Read more...

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Sydney seeks to attract Indian students from ‘racist attacks’ seeped Melbourne


February 11th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 11 (ANI): To attract Indian students who are the target of racist attacks here in Victoria, Sydney has launched a campaign to promote New South Wales as a safe study ... Read more...

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Visit to Mumbai was a huge success, says Rahul Gandhi


February 6th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 6 (IANS) Congress party general secretary Rahul Gandhi Saturday told a gathering of student leaders near here that his visit to Mumbai was a huge success. "When 15 Shiv Sena ... Read more...

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Questions raised over brand promos inside Panjab University


February 4th, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Feb 4 (IANS) The use of the Panjab University campus for commercial activities like brand promotions has raked up a controversy, with student leaders demanding to know how the ... Read more...

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Demand for separate time zone in northeast gathers momentum


January 23rd, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, Jan 23 (IANS) A group of opinion makers Saturday decided to lobby the central government for a separate time zone for the northeast so that there is ... Read more...

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All parties back Telangana shutdown after student suicide


January 19th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 19 (IANS) The self-immolation by a student over the delay in forming a separate Telangana state has intensified the movement as the Joint Action Committee (JAC) of students called ... Read more...

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