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Global torch relay to focus attention on Tibet


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 2 (IANS) To apprise the international community about the tense situation prevailing in Tibet, exiled Tibetans Sunday began a global tour aimed at ending the atrocities there.The second ... Read more...

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Child injured in high-tension cable explosion near Pune


August 17th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 17 (IANS) A five-year-old child sustained minor injuries when a high-tension wire exploded in Pimpri-Chinchwad city near Pune Friday, police said.According to police control, the explosion followed a ... Read more...

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Rajasthan town remains tense after clash, curfew on


August 17th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, August 17 (IANS) Markets in Rajasthan's Sirohi town remained closed Friday even three days after a communal clash broke out between two groups of people that left six people ... Read more...

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Police they prevented ‘holocaust’ in Mumbai


August 12th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) A top police official branded Saturday's violence in Mumbai as "pre-planned" said there may have been an "holocaust" but for the extreme restraint his force exercised.Additional ... Read more...

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India to Pakistan: Truce violations jeopardise peace


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 23 (IANS) India has in strong words conveyed to Pakistan its concerns over targeting of the Indian border posts by the Pakistani forces and implications of such "provocative" ... Read more...

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Controversial guru Nityananda in police custody (Second lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 13 (IANS) Controversial Hindu religious guru Nityananda Swami, who was missing from his ashram for five days following allegations of sexual exploitation of women, was Wednesday taken into ... Read more...

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Sangay concerned over unrest in Tibet


June 2nd, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 2 (IANS) Lobsang Sangay, prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile, Saturday expressed concern over the prevailing tense situation in Tibet and sought an end to "human rights violations ... Read more...

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Indian teams make Asian Squash finals


May 5th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kuwait City, May 5 (IANS) For the first time in the history of the Asian Squash Championships, India made the men's and women's finals here Friday.In the semifinals, the Indian ... Read more...

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Indian teams in Asian squash finals


May 5th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 5 (IANS) For the first time in the history of the Asian Squash Championship, India is the men's and women's finals.In the semi-finals here Friday, Indian women beat ... Read more...

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8,000 sued over Bangladesh clash


April 24th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 24 (IANS) Over 8,000 people have been sued in cases filed in connection with a clash in Bangladesh's Sylhet district during a countrywide strike Monday, a media report ... Read more...

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Curfew continues in riot-hit old Hyderabad


April 10th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 10 (IANS) Curfew continued in the riot-hit areas of the old city of Hyderabad for the third consecutive day Tuesday, with the situation remaining tense but under control.People ... Read more...

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Exiles seek UN intervention in Tibet


March 21st, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 21 (IANS) Worried over the increasing number of self immolation by Buddhist monks, Tibetan exiles here are asking the UN to intervene in Tibet.Concerned over what he thinks ... Read more...

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US to discuss Tibet situation with China


February 11th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 11 (IANS) The issue of increased tensions and violations of human rights in Tibet will come up for discussion during Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping's visit to ... Read more...

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Karmapa concerned over unrest in Tibet (Lead)


February 6th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 6 (IANS) Tibetan religious head and the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje Monday expressed concern over the prevailing tense situation in Tibet and the Chinese authorities' ... Read more...

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Unrest in Tibet: Exiles seeks global intervention


February 6th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 6 (IANS) The Tibetan government-in-exile based in Dharamsala Monday sought international intervention over the prevailing tense situation inside Tibet.It expressed fear of further bloodshed as the Tibetan New ... Read more...

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Regency Ceramics declares lockout at Yanam unit


February 1st, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 1 (IANS) Floor tiles major Regency Ceramics Ltd Wednesday declared a lockout at its unit in Yanam, Puducherry, which was burnt down during last week's labour unrest.A three-page ... Read more...

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Naidu reaches Warangal amid shutdown, protests


January 6th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 6 (IANS) Ignoring police advice, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu reached Warangal district Friday amid shutdown and protests by pro-Telangana groups against his visit.Tension ... Read more...

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Shops owned by Keralites attacked in Tamil Nadu


December 7th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 7 (IANS) The political tussle between Tamil Nadu and Kerala over the Mullaperiyar Dam has shifted to the streets of Chennai, Coimbatore and Thanjavur with fringe Tamil groups ... Read more...

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Situation in Manipur remains grim: Minister


December 1st, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Imphal, Dec 1 (IANS) The state of affairs remains grim in Manipur even though a crippling 121-day economic blockade has been temporarily lifted, says a minister while stressing that ... Read more...

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Vani edges out Gurbani to win Usha Northern India golf


November 17th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Nov 17 (IANS) Vani Kapoor held her nerve in a tense situation and grabbed the four-decade-old Usha Northern India Ladies golf title over Gurbani Singh in an exciting finish ... Read more...

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Popular Chennai showrooms sealed for violating norms


October 31st, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 31 (IANS) The city's commercial hub at T. Nagar woke up to a rude shock Monday with the Chennai Corporation and Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) sealing over ... Read more...

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BJP not soft on corruption: Advani


October 28th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Madurai (Tamil Nadu), Oct 28 (IANS) Accusing the central government of selectively targeting people involved in scams, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Friday said here that his ... Read more...

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Modi begins fast by reciting Gujarat’s success story


September 17th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi began his three-day 'sadbhavana' (goodwill) fast Saturday by heaping praises on the state for its inclusive growth and communal ... Read more...

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Five killed in armed clash in Rajasthan


September 15th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 14 (IANS) Tension gripped Rajasthan's Bharatpur district Wednesday after at least five people were killed in an armed clash that also left 10 injured, mostly with gunshot wounds, ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu firing: Ramadoss demands cops’ suspension


September 13th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 13 (IANS) PMK founder S. Ramadoss Tuesday demanded the suspension of police officials involved in the firing in Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu two days ago in ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa orders inquiry into police firing


September 12th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 12 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Monday decided to constitute a commission headed by a retired high court judge to conduct an inquiry into Sunday's police ... Read more...

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Defiant Anna jailed, freed, refuses to leave Tihar


August 17th, 2011 - 1:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Gandhian Anna Hazare was jailed here Tuesday morning ahead of his fast for an effective anti-corruption law, sparking protests that drew tens of thousands ... Read more...

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PM calls off northeast visit


July 17th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has cancelled his scheduled visit beginning July 22 to two northeastern states - Assam and Tripura - citing a hectic schedule ... Read more...

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Tibetans welcome Obama, Dalai Lama meeting


July 16th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 16 (IANS) The Tibetan government-in-exile, based in this Himachal Pradesh town, Saturday welcomed the scheduled meeting between their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama and US President Barack ... Read more...

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Bhardwaj’s recall will make everybody happy, PM told


May 17th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leaders Monday did not allow the tense situation over fate of the party's government in Karnataka to dim their quick ... Read more...

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Ready to name more witnesses, Gujarat cop tells probe panel (Lead)


May 16th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, May 16 (IANS) Gujarat's senior IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt told the Nanavati-Mehta commission that he could name other witnesses who would vouchsafe his presence at a crucial meeting ... Read more...

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End Tibetan monastery stand-off, urges Karmapa


May 9th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 9 (IANS) The 17th Karmapa, a religious head of the exiled Tibetans settled in this Himachal Pradesh town, Monday asked the Chinese government to end a stand-off at ... Read more...

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Persuade China not to use force: Tibetan exiles


April 23rd, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 23 (IANS) The Tibetan government-in-exile Saturday once again appealed to the international community to persuade China not to use force against locals in northeastern Tibet.The situation in Kirti ... Read more...

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End Tibetan monastery stand-off, European Parliament to China


April 19th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 19 (IANS) The European Parliament Tuesday asked the Chinese government to end a stand-off at a monastery in northeastern Tibet."This brutality is typical of the Chinese regime. The ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama urges intervention in Tibet monastery stand-off


April 16th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 16 (IANS) The prevailing tension in Kirti monastery in Tibet where the Chinese armed forces and local Tibetans are involved in a stand-off following the self-immolation by a ... Read more...

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