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LeT recruitment module busted in Kashmir


July 4th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 4 (IANS) A recruitment module of the terror group Laskhar-e-Taiba (LeT) has been busted in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district and seven peoplehave been arrested, police said Wednesday, ... Read more...

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Congress distances itself from media bill (Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday distanced itself from a bill on media regulation proposed by Meenakshi Natarajan, a Lok Sabha MP and an aide of party ... Read more...

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Postpone Goa panchayat polls, says church body


April 28th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 28 (IANS) The Archdiocese of Goa's social wing Saturday sought the postponement of panchayat elections in the state, alleging irregularities in ward reservation and delimitation."The Council of Social ... Read more...

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5 killed in Uttar Pradesh cracker blasts


April 23rd, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 23 (IANS) Five people, including three women and two children, were killed Monday in explosions of stockpiled crackers at two places in Uttar Pradesh, police said.Two women and ... Read more...

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Russia blames Georgia for swine flu


April 9th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A top Russian official Monday blamed a recent outbreak of African Swine Fever Virus (ASFV) in the country on Georgia. The virus affects only animals ... Read more...

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India to reopen consulate in Karachi


March 14th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 14 (IANS) India plans to reopen its consulate in the port city of Karachi, said Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Sharat Sabharwal.Sabharwal said Tuesday that talks ... Read more...

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Relief for Chidambaram: Key points of court decision


February 4th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy's plea to make Home Minister P. Chidambaram a co-accused in the 2G case was Saturday dismissed by a special ... Read more...

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BJP leaders meet president on ‘parliament subversion’ (Second Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Top leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), including president Nitin Gadkari and veteran L.K. Advani, met President Pratibha Patil to complain about what ... Read more...

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Panels to speed up recommendations on AFSPA


November 9th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 9 (IANS) The Unified Command Wednesday evening asked the two panels looking into the question of revoking the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) to "speed up" their ... Read more...

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Commonwealth to intervene in democracy subversion, rights monitor stalled


October 28th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Oct 28 (IANS) The 54-nation Commonwealth Friday armed itself with powers to intervene early in countries that violate human rights and democratic norms, but a contentious move to ... Read more...

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Security expert rules out cyber warfare


October 19th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Cyber war - long considered by many defence experts to be a significant threat - may never happen, a security expert says.Thomas Rid, expert in war ... Read more...

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Subversion of parliament shouldn’t be allowed: Lalu


August 17th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Lalu Prasad Wednesday appealed to MPs not to allow subversion of parliament as it will ring the deathknell of ... Read more...

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Make Pakistan truly democratic: Zardari


August 14th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has called upon the people to make Pakistan a truly modern, dynamic, progressive and democratic country, adding that much could have been ... Read more...

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Rights group urges Vietnam to release jailed blogger


August 11th, 2011 - 2:14 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- Amnesty International on Wednesday urged Vietnamese authorities to release a French-Vietnamese blogger who has been sentenced to three years in prison on charges of subversion.Professor Pham Minh Hoang, ... Read more...

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BJP running minority government in Karnataka, says Congress


May 14th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The Congress Saturday charged the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) with running a "minority government with manufactured majority" in Karnataka after the apex court ... Read more...

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Geronimo descendant asks for apology


May 9th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, May 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) During the recent raid which killed Osama bin Laden, the US special forces reported back to the White House with the words “Geronimo Ekia” meaning the ... Read more...

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Activists condemn Hazare’s praise for Modi


April 16th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) After heaping praise on social reformer Anna Hazare for leading a crusade against corruption, activists Friday condemned him for praising Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra ... Read more...

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‘Immune profile’ may guide chemotherapy for breast cancer


April 4th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 4 (ANI): US researchers have discovered a new way to predict breast cancer survival based on an 'immune profile' - the relative levels of three types of immune cells within ... Read more...

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Chinese online activists charged with subversion over calls for Jasmine revolution


February 25th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Feb 25 (ANI): Three Chinese online activists have reportedly been charged with subversion for re-posting calls for a Jasmine revolution on the Internet.The arrests are an indication of China's crackdown ... Read more...

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Detained Chinese Nobel winner Liu Xiaobo’s wife claims her family is ‘hostage’


February 20th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Feb 20 (ANI): The wife of the Chinese imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo has told a friend online that her 'whole family has been held hostage', adding that she ... Read more...

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China demolishes famed artist Ai Weiwei’s Shanghai studio over political activism


January 13th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan 13(ANI): Chinese authorities have demolished Chinese social activist Ai Weiwei's Shanghai studio, a move which he says is linked to his political activism.According to reports, the local authorities had declared ... Read more...

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Nobel Peace Prize boycott in the works


December 8th, 2010 - 12:45 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the Nobel Peace Committee sets out to honor jailed Chinese dissident, Liu Xiaobo, several heads of states have opted to stay out of the ceremony.China has ... Read more...

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‘China-Norway ties affected by Nobel Peace Prize’


December 2nd, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 2 (IANS) China Thursday said its relations with Norway had been affected by the Nobel committee's decision to award this year's Nobel Peace Prize to "convicted criminal" Liu Xiaobo."I think ... Read more...

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Empty chair protest at Nobel peace prize ceremony


November 21st, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 21 (IANS) A Chinese dissident in the US plans to send a message by placing "two empty chairs on the stage" during the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony for jailed pro-democracy ... Read more...

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Chinese dissident plans empty chair protest for Nobel peace prize ceremony


November 21st, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.21 (ANI): A Chinese veteran of the Tiananmen Square protests in 1989, Yang Jianli, has said that his decision not to attend the Nobel peace prize award ceremony in Oslo on ... Read more...

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Anne Hathaway to co-host Nobel peace prize gig


November 20th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): Hollywood actress Anne Hathaway will join Oscar-winning actor Denzel Washington to host this year's Nobel peace prize concert in Norway.Among those who will perform at the Oslo ... Read more...

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Any ultra-constitutional step against judiciary to be deemed high treason: Pak SC


October 16th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 16(ANI): Pakistan's Supreme Court has said that any ultra-constitutional step against the judiciary in the country would be deemed as subversion of the constitution and liable to be tried under ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama criticizes China’s response after Xiaobo’s Nobel Peace Prize


October 11th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- The Dalai Lama on Monday criticized China's response after the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, according to media reports.The exiled spiritual leader told ... Read more...

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Chinese Dissident Liu Xiaobo Honored With Nobel Peace Prize


October 8th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo has been bestowed with the Nobel Prize in Peace for his long fight for fundamental rights in China. The announcement was made by the Nobel ... Read more...

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Female Iranian activist released on bail


September 13th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 13 (DPA) A female activist charged with subversion in Iran has been released from prison on bail, opposition websites reported Monday. Shiva Nazar-Ahari, 26, was released Sunday after posting bail equivalent ... Read more...

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‘Al Qaeda, Taliban are now headquartered in Pakistan’: Experts


August 2nd, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 2 (ANI): Former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) agent Henry Crumpton and Afghan Intelligence chief Amrullah Saleh have said that al Qaeda and Taliban are now headquartered in Pakistan."Al ... Read more...

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‘Paid news’ phenomenon a serious matter: government


March 5th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The phenomenon of "paid news" is a serious matter as it influences the functioning of a free press, the government declared in parliament Friday, adding there ... Read more...

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China jails Sichuan quake activist for subversion


February 9th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Feb.9 (ANI): China has jailed Sichuan quake activist for five years after investigating him for shoddy construction that contributed to the deaths of thousands of schoolchildren in 2008.Tan Zuoren, 55, a ... Read more...

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UN decries sentencing of Chinese dissident


December 26th, 2009 - 8:42 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 26 (DPA) The human rights commissioner of the UN Friday expressed concern about the 11-year prison term handed down to a prominent Chinese dissident. "The conviction and extremely harsh sentencing ... Read more...

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EU ‘deeply concerned’ at sentencing of Chinese dissident (Lead)


December 25th, 2009 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 25 (DPA) The European Union (EU) Friday said it was "deeply concerned" at the 11-year prison sentence imposed on Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo for seeking greater democracy. A statement released by ... Read more...

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