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Assam’s anti-dam activist starts protest fast


May 19th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 19 (IANS) Assam's farmer leader and anti-dam activist Akhil Gogoi Saturday started an indefinite hunger-strike near Dighalipukhuri in Guwahati.Hundreds of people from various walks of life joined the ... Read more...

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Free Fonseka, Sri Lankan opposition says (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 2 (IANS) Sri Lanka's main opposition party has called for the immediate release of the jailed Sarath Fonseka, who led the army when it crushed the Tamil Tigers ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka against disguising global influence


May 2nd, 2012 - 2:44 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 2 (IANS) International "conspiracies" under the guise of human rights will not be allowed to break Sri Lankans' unity, President Mahinda Rajapaksa has said.Addressing a May Day rally ... Read more...

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Interlocutor Halder meets Ranjan Daimary in Guwahati


April 25th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 25 (IANS) The central government's peace interlocutor for the the northeast and former Intelligence Bureau chief P.C. Halder met the chief of National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) ... Read more...

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Maoists holding Hikaka jack up their demand (Second Lead)


April 8th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 7 (IANS) Extending their deadline to Tuesday, the Maoists holding Biju Janata Dal legislator Jhina Hikaka Saturday demanded unconditional release of five more people from Odisha jails in ... Read more...

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Maoists holding Hikaka jack up their demand (Lead)


April 7th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 7 (IANS) Extending their deadline to Tuesday, Maoists holding Biju Janata Dal legislator Jhina Hikaka Saturday demanded unconditional release of five more people from Odisha jails in order ... Read more...

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Naga women’s body agitates in Manipur


February 9th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Feb 9 (IANS) The Naga Women's Union (NWU), Manipur, Thursday held a "public curfew" programme in all the four Naga dominated districts of Manipur demanding unconditional release of a ... Read more...

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Abducted Meghalaya engineers freed: Police


February 5th, 2012 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 5 (IANS) Two engineers kidnapped by terrorist outfit Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) were released unharmed Saturday after 10 days in captivity, police said.Assistant executive engineer Apus Pothmi ... Read more...

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10 days on, no trace of kidnapped Meghalaya engineers


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 3 (IANS) The whereabouts of two engineers kidnapped by Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels remain unknown, an official said Friday, 10 days after the abduction.On Jan ... Read more...

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Thousands gather in support of Hazare in Mumbai


August 17th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) Continuing with the protests in support of Anna Hazare, thousands took to the streets on the second day after Hazare was arrested by Delhi Police ... Read more...

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Hazare released from his cell in Tihar


August 16th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare has been released from his cell in Tihar Jail but is in talks with senior jail officials demanding an "unconditional release", ... Read more...

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Release jailed Chhattisgarh activists, demands Amnesty


June 4th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 3 (IANS) Amnesty International Friday condemned arrest of two environmental activists in Chhattisgarh and sought their unconditional release immediately.Police had arrested Ramesh Agrawal and Harihar Patel late last ... Read more...

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Mulayam Singh flays Mayawati for targeting party supporters


February 4th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Feb 4 (ANI): Samajwadi Party President Mulayam Singh Yadav has cautioned Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati for her alleged pick and choose approach in ... Read more...

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EU imposes travel and economic sanctions on Belarusian officials


February 1st, 2011 - 1:58 am ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Union's Foreign Affairs Council on Monday imposed travel and economic sanctions on Belarusian officials due to their involvement on post-election violence."I welcome today's Council's decision to ... Read more...

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Government will be forced to release my son, says Binayak’s mother


January 21st, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) Welcoming the active and vocal support of rights bodies for Binayak Sen's immediate release, his mother Friday exuded confidence that the collective demand of well-wishers will force the ... Read more...

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Kolkata doctors to campaign for Binayak Sen’s release


January 8th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 8 (IANS) Expressing shock and anguish over the life sentence given to rights activist Binayak Sen, doctors here Saturday said they would carry out an intensified campaign demanding his immediate ... Read more...

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Kolkata doctors protest for Binayak Sen’s release


January 4th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 4 (IANS) Expressing anguish and dissent over the life imprisonment of rights activist Binayak Sen, city-based medical practitioners, professors and students Tuesday held a protest here and started a ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh right activists protest Binayak Sen’s conviction


December 31st, 2010 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 31 (IANS) Right activists and workers of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), the Communist Party of India (CPI) and the Chhattisgarh Mukti Morcha (CMM) held a rally and ... Read more...

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Maoist frontal group rallies against CPI-M in West Midnapore


December 2nd, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Midnapore (WB), Dec 2 (ANI): The People's Committee Against Police Atrocities (PCPA), a Maoist frontal organisation, led a protest rally against the atrocities and illegal detention of their fellow villagers by Communist ... Read more...

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‘I believe in human rights,’ says Aung San Suu Kyi


November 14th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
Yangon (Myanmar), Nov.14 (ANI): A day after she was released from seven years of house arrest, Myanmar's democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi, told thousands of wildly cheering supporters on Sunday that ... Read more...

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Myanmar elections not free and fair: EU


November 8th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Nov 8 (IANS) The European Union (EU) Monday rejected the general elections in Myanmar as flawed and not compatible with international standards.The election was held Sunday for the first time in ... Read more...

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Quaids released from detention in Vancouver


October 28th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Oct 28 (ANI): Oscar-nominated actor Randy Quaid along with his wife has been released from detention in Vancouver.The Canada Border Services Agency announced the release of the couple in a statement.They ... Read more...

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Japan calls for talks over detained Chinese fisherman


September 22nd, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 22 (DPA) Japan hoped to hold talks with Beijing to defuse an escalating row over a Chinese fisherman detained near disputed islands, an official said Wednesday. China has repeatedly called for ... Read more...

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Bihar Government talking to Maoists to release captured cops: Centre


September 2nd, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 2 (ANI): Union Home Secretary G K Pillai on Thursday said the Bihar Government is trying its best to secure the release of the four policemen kidnapped by Maoists ... Read more...

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Al Arabiya: Jordanian U.N. peacekeepers abducted in South Darfur released


August 17th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by BNO News
NYALA, SOUTH DARFUR (BNO NEWS) -- Arabic-language television station Al Arabiya on Tuesday reported that two Jordanian United Nations - African Union peacekeepers have been freed after being abducted in South Darfur ... Read more...

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British government ’strongly condemns’ the kidnapping of two peacekeepers in Darfur


August 17th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by BNO News
NYALA, SOUTH DARFUR (BNO NEWS) -- The British government on Tuesday 'strongly condemned' the kidnapping of two Jordanian United Nations-African Union peacekeepers in South Darfur last weekend.The police advisors with the African ... Read more...

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Bhutanese refugees pin homecoming hopes on SAARC Summit


April 27th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 27 (IANS) Tens of thousands of Bhutanese refugees, forced to leave their homes for nearly two decades, are pinning their hopes on the 16th SAARC Summit starting in Bhutan from ... Read more...

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Maoists silent on abducted Dalbhumgarh BDO


February 19th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, Feb 19 (ANI): Despite Jharkhand Chief Minister Shibu Soren accepting the Maoists demand to set free 14 rebels, the fate of abducted Dalbhumgarh Block Development Officer (BDO) Prashant Kumar Layek hangs ... Read more...

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Maoists place fresh demands before Jharkhand Government


February 18th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, Feb 18 (ANI): Bolstered by Jharkhand Chief Minister Shibu Soren's soft stand on Maoists' and his acceptance of their demands, the rebels have now asked for Rs 10 lakh as compensation ... Read more...

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Maoists, Jharkhand Government involved in swap deal


February 17th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi (Jharkhand), Feb 17 (ANI): There are reports that Maoists have struck a deal with the Jharkhand Government for the safe release of abducted Dalbhumgarh Block Development Officer (BDO) Prashant Kumar Layek.Sources ... Read more...

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Deadline on abducted Jharkhand BDO ends today


February 17th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Dalbhumgarh (Jharkhand), Feb 17 (ANI): The fate of Prashant Kumar Layek, the abducted Block Development Officer (BDO) of Dalbhumgarh hangs in balance, as the deadline set by the Maoists for the unconditional ... Read more...

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Red Cross staff members abducted in eastern Chad


November 10th, 2009 - 7:07 pm ICT by BNO News
N'DJAMENA/GENEVA (BNO NEWS) -- An expatriate staff member of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) was abducted in eastern Chad on Monday, the organization said on Tuesday.The staff member was ... Read more...

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UN council meets to discuss Myanmar’s Suu Kyi verdict


August 12th, 2009 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 12 (DPA) The UN Security Council met Tuesday to discuss a Myanmar court's verdict against the country's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, but failed to agree immediately on ... Read more...

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Obama calls for Suu Kyi’s release


August 12th, 2009 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (DPA) US President Barack Obama called on Myanmar's ruling junta to immediately release human rights activist Aung San Suu Kyi, who received an additional 18 months of detainment ... Read more...

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Verdict against Suu Kyi angers Gordon Brown


August 11th, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said he is angered by the sentence of 18 months' house arrest passed against Myanmar opposition leader and Nobel laureate Aung San ... Read more...

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