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Furtado was a ‘hopeless rebel’


September 17th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 17 (IANS) Singer Nelly Furtado says she was part of a gang during her high school days, and she was the most hopeless rebel in the gang.As ... Read more...

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Mohammed Film Protests Sweep Muslim World


September 15th, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Yemen, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) a group of raged people stormed into the American embassy and there heightened anger is as a result of an American film that depicted mockery to prophet ... Read more...

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Clashes outside US embassy in Cairo leave 200 injured


September 14th, 2012 - 2:43 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Some 200 people were injured in clashes outside the US embassy located in the Egyptian capital, said an official related to ambulance service Thursday."Eight people ... Read more...

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Several hurt as Odisha Congress protest turns violent (Lead)


September 6th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 6 (IANS) At least a hundred people, including protestors and several policemen, were injured when a Congress rally against the Naveen Patnaik-led government turned violent in the Odisha ... Read more...

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Anti-Assad protesters attack Russian embassy in London


August 17th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Opponents of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad pelted the Russian embassy in London with stones overnight, causing significant damage to the building, the embassy said in ... Read more...

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Rajasthan family keeps mentally ill woman in chains


April 15th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Karauli (Rajasthan), April 15 (IANS) Unable to pay for her treatment and with no assistance from the government, the family of a 65-year-old mentally ill woman in Rajasthan's Karauli district ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan dailies go to town over India’s UN vote


March 23rd, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 23 (IANS) India's vote against Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council grabbed the headlines here Friday.India Thursday voted for a US-backed resolution urging Sri Lanka to ... Read more...

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Palestinian women protest in support of hunger striker


March 8th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Ramallah/Gaza, March 8 (IANS) Hundreds of Palestinian women Thursday celebrated International Women's Day by protesting in solidarity with a female hunger striker jailed by Israel.The protests were held in the ... Read more...

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Jordan condemns Israeli settlers’ breaking into Al-Aqsa mosque


February 20th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Amman, Feb 19 (IANS) Jordan Sunday condemned breaking into Al-Aqsa mosque by Israeli settlers, calling on Arabs and Muslims to intervene to halt such violations, media reports said."Jewish settlers, a ... Read more...

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35 injured in Rajasthan clash


January 15th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Jan 15 (IANS) At least 35 people, mostly policemen, were injured in Rajasthan Sunday in a clash between police and villagers who were demanding arrest of criminals involved in ... Read more...

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Protesters attack Bharti Walmart store in Rajasthan


December 1st, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kota (Rajasthan), Dec 1 (IANS) Protesters participating in an anti-FDI stir clashed with the police and attacked a Bharti Walmart outlet here, officials said. Over 15 people, including five ... Read more...

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Britain expels all Iranian diplomats


December 1st, 2011 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain has expelled all Iranian diplomats from its territory after the British embassy in Tehran was stormed by a crowd, said the British Foreign Secretary ... Read more...

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Rajasthan family keeps two deranged members chained


September 8th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Nagaur (Rajasthan), Sep 8 (IANS) Two mentally-ill men here have been kept in chains for years as their kin are unable to afford their treatment, even as the state government's ... Read more...

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Five trespassers held near Anna Hazare protest site


August 26th, 2011 - 6:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) At least five people were taken into police custody outside the Ramlila Maidan here Friday night after they manhandled policemen and tried to enter ... Read more...

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Ensure no police force is used against Anna: Ramdev


August 15th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Monday appealed to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to ensure that Delhi Police do not use force against social activist ... Read more...

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70 injured in Tripura clash


July 10th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 10 (IANS) At least 70 people, including 13 policemen, were injured here Sunday during a clash between the police and Congress workers who were protesting against the entrance ... Read more...

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Ramdev wants independent probe into police crackdown


July 8th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Friday sought an independent probe into the police crackdown at Ramlila Ground on the night of June 4-5 where he along ... Read more...

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Minor girl dies of burns, kin allege rape, murder


June 25th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 25 (IANS) An eight-year-old girl died of burns in the Pilakhuwa area of Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad district Saturday, police said. The girl's family alleged she was raped and ... Read more...

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Police blame Ramdev for Ramlila Ground troubles, injuries (Third Lead)


June 17th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Delhi Police Friday implicitly blamed yoga guru Baba Ramdev for the crackdown on him and his supporters at the Ramlila Ground here two weeks ... Read more...

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Ramdev was asked to leave, started protesting: Delhi Police (Lead)


June 17th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Claiming there was a security threat to Baba Ramdev, the Delhi Police Friday told the Supreme Court that the yoga guru was evicted from the ... Read more...

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Didn’t baton-charge Ramdev supporters: Delhi Police


June 17th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Refuting charges of using batons during the crackdown on Baba Ramdev and his supporters at Ramlila Ground here early this month, Delhi Police Friday said ... Read more...

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US software expert validates authenticity of Obama’s birth certificate


April 30th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): A leading software expert has vouched for the authenticity of US President Barack Obama's birth certificate posted online by the White House, after his opponents raised doubts ... Read more...

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Protests rattle major cities across Yemen


April 14th, 2011 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, April 14 (IANS) Anti-government protests rattled Yemen's major cities Wednesday after President Ali Abdullah Saleh and his opponents reached another deadlock following the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)'s conciliation plan ... Read more...

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Palin supports Trump’s ‘birther’ debate on Obama


April 11th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.11 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has said she appreciates Trump using his resources and paying researchers to confirm President Barack Obama's birthplace.Palin approved of Donald Trump's efforts ... Read more...

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100 protesters injured in clashes with police in Sana’a: Eyewitness


March 13th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, March 13 (IANS) At least 100 protesters were injured by rubber bullets, live ammunition and teargas in fierce clashes with police in this Yemeni capital Sunday, Xinhua cited an ... Read more...

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Mental patient chained to tree for over five years


March 4th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 4 (IANS) Unable to pay for her treatment and getting no assistance from the government, the family of a mentally-ill woman in Rajasthan's Karauli district has kept her ... Read more...

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One more killed in Yemen unrest


February 21st, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Feb 21 (IANS) A teenager was killed and four people were wounded Monday when security forces attacked pro-democracy protesters in Yemen's southern port city of Aden, a media report said.The soldiers ... Read more...

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Afghanistan stoning victim’s father had sold her into marriage with relative


February 5th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Feb 5(ANI): A young woman who was stoned to death in Afghanistan last August had reportedly run away from home because her father had sold her into marriage with a wealthy ... Read more...

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One killed in Cairo, protestors confront security forces


January 28th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Jan 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least one protestor was killed and dozens of others were injured in Cairo Friday, as a large number of protestors took to the streets across Egypt ... Read more...

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Telangana activists pelt stones at chief minister’s meet


January 28th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 28 (IANS) Telangana activists went on the rampage Friday, pelting stones at a public meeting addressed by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy and damaging 15 vehicles ... Read more...

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One dead, 39 injured in clashes in Albania


January 21st, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by BNO News
TIRANA, ALBANIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least one people on Friday died and 39 other were injured as protesters and police forces clashed during an opposition demonstration, the Shekulli newspaper reported.The rally ... Read more...

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Devotees in Shimla participate in stone pelting festival


November 7th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Shimla, Nov.7 (ANI): A number of devotees in Himachal's Shimla district participated in a unique stone-pelting festival this week.Thousands of people of the district congregated at Dhami village on Saturday to ... Read more...

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Islamic group protests against Pamela Anderson’s disaster help


November 1st, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Actress and model Pamela Anderson has donated $25,000 to an Indonesian charity that helps disaster victims, but the funds have been questioned by the Islamic Defenders Front ... Read more...

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From mangoes to archery gold, Deepika Kumari is on target (Lead)


October 10th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Ranchi, Oct 10 (IANS) She would target mangoes on trees as a child by throwing stones and seldom miss! On Sunday, as archer Deepika Kumari won her second gold at the ... Read more...

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Taliban militants stone woman to death in Pakistan


September 27th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Orakzai (Pakistan), Sep 27(ANI): Taliban militants have allegedly stoned a woman to death in Orakzai, Pakistan.The execution, which allegedly took place two months ago, has been revealed in a video ... Read more...

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